We thank everyone that was able to stop by for a visit, leave us a Facebook message, write us note, or email an anniversary wish to us!
It has been a wonderful first 60 years!
Read on to find out what we have in store for you this month to lead off our next 60!
Saturday, October 3rd, 11am-3pm
Join us in our west parking lot as we celebrate the pre-party to one of America's favorite pastimes! We'll host an expo to showcase the latest and greatest in products that guarantee a great tailgate party!
Learn about super quiet, party enhancing Honda generators, taste the difference a Traeger Pellet Grill can make (free, hot samples!), try PepPod, Appleooz crunchy apple chips, Rizuto cotton candy, Bella gluten-free mixes and Tungsten toffee popcorn! Play McParty Blocks and other fun tailgating games!
Saturday, October 3rd, 11am-2pm Sports Cartoonist Drew Litton will be here in the store signing copies of his iconic cartoons! Considered one of the last sports cartoonists in the US, Drew's work is featured weekly in the Chicago Tribune and daily on his website. He's also a regular contributor to ESPN.com. Bring your favorite Drew Litton cartoon to have him sign, or purchase one of his new posters celebrating the 25th anniversary of CU's 1990 football championship season!
GRAMPA BARDEEN'S PUMPKIN CARVING DEMO
Saturdays, October 17th and 24th, 11am-2pm Want to easily carve custom designs into this year's pumpkins? You can! Just ask Grampa Bardeen: he's been doing it since he was little. Grampa will be here in the store two weekends in a row using his made-in-Louisville carving kit to create stunning visuals with pumpkins fresh from the patch!
DIA DE LOS MUERTOS MASK MAKING
Saturday, October 24th, 11am-2pm Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, is a Latin American holiday traditionally celebrated at the end of October and beginning of November to honor friends and family members who have passed on. We'll have supplies on hand so you can make your own mask to celebrate this colorful, festive holiday! Click here for more information.
Saturday, October 31st, 11am-2pm Join us for a free, fun pumpkin decorating activity on the day of Halloween, free for kids 12 and under. First come, first serve, while supplies last!
McGUCKIN HOLIDAY SHOP OPENS Our world famous holiday shop opens for business on Saturday, October 17th! Stop by to witness the transformation of our middle aisle into one of the most complete holiday departments available! Our holiday buyers have spent the whole off season securing fresh additions as well as classic favorites to this year's holiday selection, including Halloween supplies, Thanksgiving and fall decorations, Christmas ornaments, trees and lights, Department 56 items, nutcrackers, nesting dolls, nativity scenes, candles, decorations, Hanukkah supplies and much, much more!
CHIP'S KIDS CLUB
We are proud to sponsor Chip's Kids Club, the official CU fan club for kids (8th grade and under).
Join for FREE and receive great benefits and free admission to select CU athletic events for the 2015-2016 season or become a V.I.B., Very Important Buff, for only $35.