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Centennial Village Museum Gift Shop Re-opens Nov. 29 for Annual Holiday Sale  

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For Immediate Release
For more information, contact:
Bill Armstrong, Curator of Education and Living History
City of Greeley Museums
970-350-9275, bill.armstrong@greeleygov.com

Subject: Centennial Village Museum Gift Shop Re-opens Nov. 29 for Annual Holiday Sale
 
Selma’s Store at Historic Centennial Village is open once again for the annual holiday sale.  For an entire month, Nov. 29-Dec. 22, doors open to wonderful books, toys and holiday décor. Hours are 12 - 5pm, Friday through Sunday.
 
Selma’s Store has a unique gift for everyone. An assortment of history books reveals the fascinating history of Weld County. Holiday décor, kitchenware and ornaments are perfect for hosting Holiday gatherings. Victorian jewelry, tea-related goodies, locally related ethnic cookbooks, retro kitchen commodities, and old world toys and games can also be found among the many discounted items. Yummy holiday treats, including chocolates, nuts and historic candies, are perfect for the sweet tooth on anyone’s Christmas list.  Shoppers can also enjoy a free cup of Arbuckle’s Gourmet coffee or hot apple cider.
 
Visitors can enter a drawing for a 4 free passes to Centennial Village Museum and the book, Weld County Towns: The First 150 Years. The passes can be used anytime during the 2014 season. No purchase is necessary to enter the drawing which will be held at the close of the holiday sale.
 
Nestled in a cozy 1870s house, Selma’s Store is named for Selma Terry, a beloved Greeley Museums’ volunteer who worked tirelessly to make Centennial Village Museum a reality in 1976. The building was a Union Colony rental house owned by Greeley's founder, Nathan Meeker, originally located on property south of 14th Street and 9th Avenue. It was moved to 1015 ½ 10th Street behind the Methodist Church where it stood for many years until it was relocated to Centennial Village and restored as a museum gift shop.
 
For more information, call 350-9220 or visit www.greeleymuseums.com.  Selma’s Store is located at the entrance of Centennial Village at 1475 A Street, Greeley, CO. 
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11/22/2013 
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