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Buy Local Night 2014

Tuesday, April 1, 2014   (0 Comments)
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What: American Stage in the Park presents Buy Local Night with LocalShops1
When: Wednesday, April 23. Doors open at 6; play begins at 8

Where: Demens Landing Park, First Ave. S. &  Bayshore Blvd., St. Petersburg
Why: To spotlight the importance of all things local: local business + local culture!
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April 1, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla -- American Stage Theatre and LocalShops1 are proud to present the second annual Buy Local Night on Wednesday, April 23, in St. Petersburg.

Guests will enjoy a live outdoor theater performance of The Wiz while also having an opportunity to win prizes, meet & mingle and learn about all the great local businesses in the Tampa Bay region.

"American Stage is proud to be teaming up with LocalShops1 to bring patrons a fun night out at Demens Landing Park while bringing awareness to local businesses in the area and the importance of shopping local," said Roman Black, marketing director at American Stage. "This is going to be an event not to miss with lots of socializing and free giveawaysAmerican Stage is thrilled to be continuing this celebration of local businesses for its second year and looks forward to many more!” 

The first 50 guests at the door will receive LocalShops1's discount shopping card, valid at hundreds of businesses throughout Tampa Bay! The 1Card is valued at $20.

There will be plenty of swag and raffles, too, as well as new theater merchandise and exhibits from locally owned businesses.  All patrons will have an opportunity to sign up and receive a free raffle ticket for a grand prize drawing that night.

"We're looking forward to be working again with American Stage to bring together the community for a fun night that celebrates the local arts, local culture and local businesses," said Ester Venouziou, LocalShops1 founder. 

Participating businesses include the following:

  • Bejeweled Gifts from Mother Earth, St. Petersburg 
  • Bruner Fitness, St. Petersburg
  •, St. Petersburg
  • Aussie Designs, Clearwater
  • FiFi Ruffles, St. Petersburg
  • Amazon to Andes, St. Petersburg

For more information on Buy Local Night and to find out how your business can be involved, email Ester Venouziou at

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