What’s your favorite Small Business doing on SBS?

Shop Small Mount Vernon and Lisbon is part of the national Small Business Saturday campaign initiated by American Express and taking place throughout the country. Here is a complete list of participating Mount Vernon-Lisbon businesses and what they are doing in their businesses and shops on Saturday, Nov. 26, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please come be part of the celebration!

Can’t make it to Mount Vernon and Lisbon on Saturday? Consider shopping small all year long, and find out why this community loves its Small Businesses!


Alger’s Pizza Palace – free order of garlic bread with an order of a large pizza (dine-in only)

Alice’s Wonderland – free gift with $20 purchase

Angel’s Nest/Hands in Harmony – 25% off Friday, Saturday, Sunday of Shop Small Saturday

Bauman’s – see coupon in this week’s Sun newspaper

Ben & Flo’s – 10% off all yarns

Big Creek Emporium – 15% off Maggie’s Organic Clothing

Blooming Acres – Open House on Shop Small Saturday! Specials throughout the day

CarePro Pharmacy Mount Vernon and gifts – open on Shop Small Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Chameleon’s – free fries with any sandwich during lunch

Czech Feather & Down – 25% off spa comforts and cold therapy products

East End Art – 10% off anything in the gallery

Fuel – 20% off Fuel swag

The Green Door – The Green Door will donate 10% of all sales on Shop Small Saturday to the FSCC Uptown Theater

Hair Studio of Mount Vernon – 20% off all product

Heart Consort Music – HCM performs live on Shop Small Saturday at the Small Business Saturday HQ and booth (100 1st St. SE)

Helios Stiches N Stuff – sale fabrics on display throughout the day

Home Business Expo – visit 14 home-based businesses set up inside the FSCC gym (221 1st St. NE) on Shop Small Saturday

Ink Expression – spend $100.00 on a gift card, get on extra $25 free

Iron Leaf Press – free goodie bags to the first 15 customers on Shop Small Saturday

Lincoln Wine Bar – ½ price bottles of wine during Shop Small Saturday’s lunch service

Maya – 10% off one regularly priced item

Mount Vernon Ace Hardware – free popcorn all day, and holiday sales throughout the store

Mount Vernon Bank & Trust – open 9 a.m. to noon on Shop Small Saturday

Mount Vernon Confections – free stocking stuffer with $25 purchase

One Mission Fundraising – soaps and lotions, $5 each or 5 for $20

One Tree Wood Co-op – 20% off all unfinished slab wood

Palisades Café – free non-alcoholic beverage with lunch purchases

The Perfect Blend – 15%off everything except shortbread and consignments

The Pet Nanny – visit with The Pet Nanny inside Zoe’s Deli from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Shop Small Saturday

Polly Ann’s – 10% off items over $10 (cash and carry)

Right Frame of Mind – in-store specials throughout the day

Rolling Hills Yoga Wellness — open on Shop Small Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Room 222 – 20% off for all union members with membership card

Scarlett Boutique – 15% off all jewelry

School House Antiques – all paper items ½ off

Scorz — $1 off burgers, $2 domestic pints and $3 craft pints (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

Silver Spider – sale scarves, two for $15

Skillet Café – open on Shop Small Saturday from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Twig and Fairy Room – 10% off everything storewide on Shop Small Saturday only

Video Village Etc. – tanning and DVDs, buy one, get one ½ off

Wilkie Liquors – wine and spirit tasting 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; 5% off all products

Zoe’s Deli – free pet portraits from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Shop Small Saturday


Other Participating Businesses

In Mount Vernon

Bridge Community Bank, 302 Highway 1 South – open 8 to 11 a.m. today

Caroline’s Interiors, 601 1st Ave. SW – 20% off one item

Gary’s, 715 1st Ave. South – see ad in this week’s Sun newspaper

Hills Bank and Trust, 720 1st Ave. South – open 9 a.m. to noon on Shop Small Saturday

Java Hut, 353 Highway 30 SW – 20% off all drinks

Kroul Farms, 245 Highway 1 South — $5 off remaining ANF T-shirts; 20% off remaining produce

Schultz Strings – Cedar Rapids store (1756 1st Ave. NE) open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today

In Lisbon

Bud’s Auto & Truck Repair, 1001 N. Washington – open on Shop Small Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon

Gwen’s, 119 W. Main St. — breakfast buffet on Shop Small Saturday from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Hills Bank and Trust Lisbon, 103 W. Main St. – open on Shop Small Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon

This & That Lisbon – online store open 24/7 www.thisandthatmarket.com


Additional supporters:

Barb Bybee Coldwell Banker Hedges Realty


Coldwell Banker – Lee’s Town & Country

Cornell College

Dance Arts Iowa

Elliott’s Uptown Fitness

Green Room Salon


Meridith Hoffman, Realtor

Mount Vernon-Lisbon Sun

Transformation Yoga










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