The Specialty Shops of Fairbury Group are once again combining their creativeness with special event schedules to give the community an opportunity to discover the advantages, specialties, bargains, and shopping comfort that these businesses, shops and services put right at your fingertips. In alignment with the Fairbury Fair week this group of accommodating special merchants are adding their efforts to the adventure of the week with the following notables:
The Spotted Owl – located on the northwest corner of the Route 24 and First Street intersection this new boutique shop is having their Grand Opening on Friday, August 15th, with free brats and burgers (while they last) and a very nice arrangement of merchandise and gifts that are bound to get your attention. They are unique and different and they’ve got a lot of neat stuff including new items, so stop by and see if there isn’t something there for you.
Country Cupboard – they’ve got gourmet deli sandwiches, snacks (a huge variety), drink mixes, candies (lots of chocolate), and gluten-free products if you prefer. There’s a whole lot more as well at their location on Route 24 about two miles east of Fairbury.
Dave’s Supermarket – Try their “Ribs To Go” – full racks of meaty baby-back ribs, peach season rubbed, peach wood smoked, and glazed with their homemade peach glaze – they’re back next to the deli in the WondeRoast Chicken Rotisserie – that’ll take care of you for a meal or two.
Heart’s Desire Antiques & Accents – they’ve got a bunch of new Fall Items and you can sample their iced Strawberry-Lemonade Savannah Mix while you’re browsing. Stop in at this fine establishment just across Route 24 from 10th Street – its a treasure trove of what the name implies.
Kilgus Farmstead Country Store – They’ve got all those country goodies – locally produced meats, milk, cheese, soft serve ice cream ready for the cone, and a whole lot more – take First Street south from Route 24 and when you come to the T-intersection they’re on your right.
Lost in Time/Lost Arts – they’ve got multiple buildings on the corner of Locust (Main) Street and Fourth Street – both corners on the north side – and there is a great restaurant with a unique menu for breakfast and lunch, a bakery that smells great and has things that taste better, and a store with all your crafting needs.
Meyer’s Gifts & Services – a newly arranged customized gift shopping center that also features watch and jewelry services and, you can get 25% off of any one item in your selection – its located on the north side of the main business section on Locust (Main) Street so, go get it
Once ‘n Again/Frugality – here is a two store operation where you can buy, sell for cash, or consign and they have all your favorite brand names at amazing prices – the ultimate in used clothing and household items that are in good shape and very affordable. Also on the north side of Locust Street between Second and Third Streets.
Serendipity Cards & Gifts – newly rearranged and better than ever – cards, gifts, souvenirs, candies, jig saw puzzles, and a whole lot more – come on in and see what they’ve got new for Fall – they do it in style! North side of Locust Street between Third and Fourth Streets.
Antiques & Uniques – here to is a vast arrangement of antiques and assorted items of interest and they’ve got their popular annual book sale going on as well – they’re on the south side of Locust between Second and Third Streets.
So there you go – get out and about for the Fair but do some zig and zag on your way to the south side of town or, on the way back, and fill up a few bags with those things you need and want and can’t live without and you’ll see why the variety that’s covered here is truly the “spice of life”. Make your day out something extra special at the Specialty Shops of Fairbury.