TMS introduces ‘Paint the Town Red’

TROY — A new event, sponsored by Troy Main Street, will take place Friday evening, Feb. 26 — an open house feel with a twist.

TROY — Plan to visit downtown Troy and “Paint the Town Red!”

Several downtown businesses will stay open late the last Friday of the month and offer shoppers wine, cheese, or chocolate when they enter their business in addition to offering shoppers various incentives.

This event is sponsored by Troy Main Street.

Organizers are excited to showcase each business in an open house fashion. Each store participating will be offering various discounts or promotions, along with providing customers complimentary snacks to include cheese or chocolate, or a complimentary beverage in store while they browse. This event is aimed at bringing shoppers and diners to the heart of the community to shake off the mid-winter cabin fever for a night of fun and excitement.

Guests can expect to see many great deals and discounts all revolving around the color red. Walking maps will be available at each of the participating businesses that will have icons indicating what each business will be providing in the form of refreshments. “Paint the Town Red” is perfect for a date night, girls’ night out, or fun family event to beat the winter blues. Come downtown to do some shopping in the plethora of specialty stores and have dinner in one of our amazing restaurants.

A few of the participants include:

• The Troy History Library will be hosting John Fulker for a book signing along with a selection of cheese and chocolate.

• Bakehouse Bread and Cookie Company will be offering cheese, bread, and wine, and will also donate 5 percent of their sales that evening to the Red Cross.

• Raise Your Brush will be offering an open house style drop in painting of wine glasses for $10, along with drink specials that evening.

• Basil’s on Market will offer 10 percent off those wearing or carrying red that evening and will also be running a red drink special.

A full list of participants and their specials will be listed on the Troy Main Street website and featured throughout the month of February on the Facebook page.

For more information, visit or call (937) 339-5455.