Warehouse Row Gives Portion Of Open House Sales To Toys For Tots

Monday, November 19, 2012

Santa Claus will pose for pictures and listen to children’s wishes Dec. 1, 8, 15 and 22 in Warehouse Row’s Building North from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.  In the spirit of Christmas, Santa will make the photos available for download free-of-charge online.

To kick off the winter festivities, Warehouse Row will host an extended hours Holiday Open House on Thursday, Dec. 6, from 10 a.m.-8 p.m.  From 5-8 p.m., a live bluegrass band will fill the air with the sounds of the season. St. John’s Restaurant will distribute hors d’oeuvres and cocktails during this three-hour evening event.

To share in the spirit of giving, a portion of proceeds from the nighttime event will be donated to Toys for Tots.

“Everyone wants to find the perfect gifts for people on their list, and the holidays are a special time for families,” said Kelly Scott, leasing manager for Jamestown Properties, the company that owns Warehouse Row. “We have created a shopping environment at Warehouse Row that brings those things together. Our retailers look forward to helping shoppers make the perfect selections that will create memorable holiday moments.”

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