Save money this weekend shopping local! Here are all the details you need to know on this special day of shopping in downtown Quincy.

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The District in Quincy is hosting a "Shop Local Saturday" which is a chance for you to shop at certain local businesses Tax Free! The event is all happening on this Saturday, May 8th and it's a great opportunity to find that special gift for mom, with Mother's Day being Sunday. On the Facebook event page for Shop Local Saturday they say...

"Head to The District for a fun day of tax-free, local shopping! Browse participating shops for unique goods and services, in-store specials and plenty of fun surprises for you! Shop Local and enjoy tax-free purchases!"

The businesses that will be participating in this Saturday's shop local event are.

District Designs, Domestics, Etc., for home & her, Love It or Leave It, Shaker Hill, Silhouette Shoppe, The Sweet Apricot, and Yellow Kiss Boutique. For more information on Shop Local Saturday check out the Facebook event page by clicking here! 

If you have been struggling to find the perfect gift for your mom for Mother's Day then you absolutely have to shop local in The District this Saturday. All of these participating stores will have great unique gifts for your mom, or hey just buy some stuff for yourself! I really love the idea of making a day of it, grab brunch at Thyme Square, do some shopping, grab an afternoon beer from Quincy Brewing Company and have a fun time treating yourself and supporting local!

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