Join us for the 1st Annual Spring Shop Hop in downtown Ware on Saturday, April 27th from 10 am to 2 pm.

Local businesses, civic and community organizations invite all to come and take a stroll down the beautiful Main Street of Ware. Local businesses will sponsor a variety of free drawings, refreshments, music, and kids’ crafts.   Many of the stores will also offer this day only “Special Sales”. Maps of the Main Street with entertainment spots will be available on April 27th. The PVTA Trolley will be in Ware to shuttle shoppers or to just take a ride. The trolley is compliments of PVTA and is free.  Participating merchants to date are:


  •  Dioguardi Jewelers, 95 Main Street-
  • Intarsia By Mike, 13 North St.-drawing (Cebula Insurance)
  • Otto Florist & Gifts, 7 North St.- Specials on Tulips
  • Hanna Devine’s Restaurant, 91 Main St.- Drawing/ Spring menu
  • Lost & Found Mercantile, 85 Main St.-Treats and Drawings
  • QVCDC/ E2E, 79 Main St.-Care For the Troops Book & CD Drive
  • Clayworks-71 Main Street- demonstrations on wheel throwing
  • Artworks-69 Main Street
  • Ware Package Store, 51 Main St.-Liquor special.
  • Lost & Found Mercantile, 85 Main St.-Kid’s crafts & Treats
  • Young Men’s Library Children’s Room, 37 Main St. –Cookies & crafts 10 am to 2 pm
  • Care For The Troops at E2E  79 Main St. CD and Book Drive
  • Cluett’s Appliance, 23 E Main St- Free Drawing
  • Wilton Children’s Store, 40 E. Main St. – $6 sun dresses
  • North Brookfield Savings Bank, 40 Main St. – Craft project (9 am to 12 pm only)
  • This N That 2, 52 Main St.- Free Drawing
  • Nat Falk, 64 Main St. 10% 0FF Storewide & Treats
  • Ware Rotary Club, Main St.- FREE popcorn!
  • Ware River News / Turley Publications-Carnival Games and Make your own Trail Mix!
  • Grenville Woodland Playground Committee at Ware River News-Nerf gun shooting gallery.
  • The Ware Family Pack 520 at Ware River News will be selling candy bars
  • Carol Works For You! Cleaning– Student Ambassadors
  • NAPA Auto Parts 175 West Street Free NAPA Race hat with purchase.
  • Country Bank, 155 West Street- Kids crafts and Basket Drawing


  • Silhoettes Hair Salon, 164B West St.—Basket Drawing
  • Roll-A-Way Bowling, 140 West St.- Special
  • BIG Y, 148 West St.- facepainting and goodie bags
  • Monson Savings 136 West St.-FREE popcorn and give a way
  • Ware Grange,(Monson Savings) 136 West St.-Planting party


                                                                         Music by  Tempo-Airey Jazz         


Organizations and businesses wishing to join the fun please email czins1@gmail or stop in Lost & Found Mercantile. Special thanks to BT Copy & Print and the Ware Business and Civic Association for sponsoring this event. The event is being organized by Ware It’s At a new subcommittee of the Ware Business & Civic Organization.

Ware B&CA Meeting Tuesday, April 16th 8 am at E2E. All are Welcome!

The votes are in!  We had a very significant response to holding the
meting on a TUESDAY Morning… so we will hold April ‘s meeting
Tuesday, April 16th 8-9AM at E2E.

Very interesting topics to present along with an update on the Spring
Shop Hop on Saturday, April 27th!

See you next Tuesday AM!

Your W B & C A Team