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Merchants hope holiday open houses encourage shoppers to begin gift quests

Thursday, November 3, 2011

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Greg Miller, left, and Doug Shaw work on the wiring for the Sikeston Board of Municipal Utilities' light display on Wednesday afternoon.
(Photo by Jill Bock, Staff)
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SIKESTON -- Local merchants are kicking off the holiday shopping season with open houses planned for the next two weekends.

This weekend Charleston merchants are extending their hours for a three-day open house from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.

"Several stores will be offering different in-store specials," said Karen Teeters, executive director of the Charleston Chamber of Commerce.

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