Happy Thanksgiving! Here’s a quick run down of what we consider to be your best links for planning your savings excursions for this Black Friday and over the weekend:
– “What’s Open When For Black Friday Sales,” by the staff at Mainstreet.com, includes their picks for each store’s best offerings.
– “Where to Snag the Best Black Friday Electronics Deals,” by Jeanine Pogg from the Street.com.
– “10 Best Black Friday Deals,” by Becky Worley from Yahoo’s ‘Upgrade Your Life’ blog.
– “Black Friday 2011: 10 best TV deals,” by Consumerreports.org.
– “BlackFriday.fm” features a listing of all Black Friday ads and sales.
– “LivingSocial Has National Black Friday Deals This Year,” by Matt Brownell of MainStreet.com.
– Groupon has decided to jump in with these limited-inventory weekend offers as well. Disclaimer: this is an affiliate link and if you purchase an item you’ll help support POTC.
– “Top sites for the best Cyber Monday deals,” by Michael Gray of Tecca.com.
– “KATU’s Black Friday Survival Guide,” includes listing times for store and mall openings.
– “Portland-area retailers to hold alternative sale on Black Friday,” from Oregonlive.com, profiles Portland’s city wide shopping event and free raffle (with some pretty awesome prizes!).
– “Small Business Saturday“: don’t forget that November 26th is the 2nd annual Small Business Saturday, the day people support small businesses. If you are a cardholder of American Express credit cards, you can get a one-time $25 statement credit when you register an eligible American Express Card and use that Card for a purchase of $25 or more at a small business on November 26th.
– The web blog FrugalLivingNW has a great lineup of regional and national deals grouped by retailer.
– Submission from Roman of Phagen’s School of Hair Design:
“Lloyd Center and Clackamas Town Center November Specials “Black Friday and Winter Skin 9-1-1″…
Black Friday: Free gift bags to the first 100 people who make a purchase on Black Friday at Clackamas location only. Those who make a purchase will also be entered to win other great prizes (Available only at Clackamas location starting at Midnight on November 25th, 2011) The following specials are good through November 30th: Facials…Save $5 off any Repechage treatment at both our SE and NE locations. More Facials… Get $10 off Repechage 4-Layer Facial ($30 instead of $40) at both our SE and NE locations. Facial Product… Bring in this coupon and get 20% off all Repechage product at both our SE and NE locations.
– It’s time for the 29th annual Wine Country Thanksgiving event this Friday – Sunday with more than 160 wineries and tasting rooms in the Willamette Valley opening their doors for special tastings and holiday festivities.
– Civil War! It’s the Ducks vs. the Beavers, 12:30pm this Saturday on ABC. Who will prevail? Watch to find out!