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Main Street turns into Man Street
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Main Street becomes “Man Street” on Saturday to cater to men and other last-minute shoppers. Pictured is Robert Macy, who browses in Weathered Arrow for his significant other. - photo by Lacy Garrison

Still need a few last-minute Christmas gifts? Never fear, downtown McMinnville has a special event planned for all procrastinators. 

This Saturday, Dec. 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Main Street becomes “Man Street” to cater to men and other last-minute Christmas shoppers with a variety of discounts and holiday specials.  

“With Man Street, we cheer on those last-minute Christmas shoppers, especially the lovely men in our lives, as they race to cross that last name off their list,” said Main Street McMinnville executive director Katie Kemezis. “We’re celebrating you. You know who you are. Those who wait to find the best presents just days before Christmas!”  

Participating shops offer discounts, free gift wrapping, or other specials as part of this shopping event. Here’s a quick list of some of these specials:

The Weathered Arrow – Free  earrings with purchases over $30 

The Trendy Trunk – 50 percent off Christmas items (except vendors) and 20 percent off boutique clothes

Renewed Creations – On-site monogramming and free gift wrapping

Randy Jane & Co. – Christmas decor 25 percent off, flannels 20 percent off, and 10 percent off entire purchase

Furry Tales – BOGO on all treats (except Buffalo horns)

Collins River BBQ – 10 percent off whole ticket with downtown receipt

Diamond Jewelry Co. – Free gift wrapping

Ashley’s Attic – Free gift wrapping  

Additionally, some of downtown’s newest shops are excited to treat last-minute shoppers. Renewed Creations is offering refreshments, complimentary gift wrapping and on-site embroidery to customers to make gifts extra special. Wink Skincare Studio offers complimentary gift wrapping with purchase of their beauty essentials.

Don’t feel like cooking for a holiday party or family gathering? Pick up delicious baked goods from Kimmi’s Tea Room and Vanilla Bean Baking Co. 

So, take advantage of this local event and find special gifts and unique stocking stuffers for those left on your shopping list.