GloucesterTimes.com, Gloucester, MA

December 11, 2012

Merchants offers food, discounts to men Thursday night

By Times Staff
Gloucester Daily Times

---- — Last week, Thursday night in Gloucester was for the ladies. This week, it’s the guys’ turn.

Tomorrow night is the 38th annual Men’s Shopping Night, hosted by downtown merchants, a holiday evening designed especially for men’s shopping needs. More than 54 stores will be open until 8 p.m., with many providing refreshments and special offers and discounts. With every item purchased, men will receive a free entry to a $1,500 shopping spree.

The last day to enter the shopping spree drawing is Dec. 19. Santa will draw the winning ticket at 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, as part of the First Family and Friends Night, when downtown stores again will be open late; restaurants will offer free desserts or appetizers.

Carolers will be strolling Main Street.