Shoppers afoot on ‘Holiday Welcome Weekend’


Event spanned 3 days, 5 towns, and over 100 businesses

Mike Ullery | Daily Call Bert Harrison of Barclay’s in Piqua assists Neil Nehring of Troy in choosing a suit on Saturday.


Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Rox and Dawn Burgin browse merchandise at Expressions of the Home on Saturday in Troy.


Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Troy resident Christina Pentaudi, who is a teacher in Tipp City, peruses the shelves at Browse Awhile Books on Saturday in Tipp City.


Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Leah Tippie, 9, of Troy, browses the merchandise at Wertz Variety Store on Saturday in West Milton.


Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Anita Pollard, proprietor of Anita’s Boutique, pours cider at the establishment on Saturday in West Milton.


Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Kristy Reis, owner of Sweet By Kristy, assists customers at the establishment on Saturday in Tipp City.


Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Beth Beane, of Troy, submits a ballot for the “6x6 auction” selections at the Mayflower Arts Center on Saturday in Troy.


Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Brian Rogers assists customers at Frame Mill Gallery on Saturday in West Milton.


Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Employee Carl Towe assists customers at Frame Mill Gallery on Saturday in West Milton.


Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Employee Darla Fryman, straightens the “Melissa & Doug” section at Wertz Variety Store on Saturday in West Milton.


Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Ashley Jones, manager of Merchant 31, assists customers at the establishment on Saturday in Tipp City.


Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Will, Alicia, and Lessie Thompson, of Troy, browse the merchandise at Cairns Toys on Saturday in Tipp City.


Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Holly Smith and Ann Sweeney, of Troy, browse the merchandise at The Hotel Gallery on Saturday in Tipp City.


Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Emily Hess, of Covington, enjoys the atmosphere with Lindsey and Wyatt Brookhart, of Tipp City, at Grounds for Pleasure Coffee House on Saturday in Tipp City.


Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Employees Amaria Carter and Morgan Rench assist a customer at Ark & Echo on Saturday in Troy.


Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Aliece Risch and Millie White, of Troy, browse merchandise at 3 Weird Sisters on Saturday in Troy.


Staff Report

MIAMI COUNTY — More than 100 local shops and restaurants took part in the “Holiday Welcome Weekend” event, which ran Nov. 17-19, including businesses located in Troy, Piqua, Tipp City, West Milton, and Covington.

For more information on local holiday events, visit hometowngreat.com.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call Bert Harrison of Barclay’s in Piqua assists Neil Nehring of Troy in choosing a suit on Saturday.
http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2017/11/web1_111817mju_piqua_barclays20171118195212570.jpgMike Ullery | Daily Call Bert Harrison of Barclay’s in Piqua assists Neil Nehring of Troy in choosing a suit on Saturday.

Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Rox and Dawn Burgin browse merchandise at Expressions of the Home on Saturday in Troy.
http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2017/11/web1_17-Expressions-1.jpgCody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Rox and Dawn Burgin browse merchandise at Expressions of the Home on Saturday in Troy.

Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Troy resident Christina Pentaudi, who is a teacher in Tipp City, peruses the shelves at Browse Awhile Books on Saturday in Tipp City.
http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2017/11/web1_6Browse-Awhile-1.jpgCody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Troy resident Christina Pentaudi, who is a teacher in Tipp City, peruses the shelves at Browse Awhile Books on Saturday in Tipp City.

Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Leah Tippie, 9, of Troy, browses the merchandise at Wertz Variety Store on Saturday in West Milton.
http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2017/11/web1_18Wertz2-1.jpgCody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Leah Tippie, 9, of Troy, browses the merchandise at Wertz Variety Store on Saturday in West Milton.

Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Anita Pollard, proprietor of Anita’s Boutique, pours cider at the establishment on Saturday in West Milton.
http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2017/11/web1_1Anita-1.jpgCody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Anita Pollard, proprietor of Anita’s Boutique, pours cider at the establishment on Saturday in West Milton.

Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Kristy Reis, owner of Sweet By Kristy, assists customers at the establishment on Saturday in Tipp City.
http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2017/11/web1_7Sweet-1.jpgCody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Kristy Reis, owner of Sweet By Kristy, assists customers at the establishment on Saturday in Tipp City.

Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Beth Beane, of Troy, submits a ballot for the “6×6 auction” selections at the Mayflower Arts Center on Saturday in Troy.
http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2017/11/web1_11Mayflower-1.jpgCody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Beth Beane, of Troy, submits a ballot for the “6×6 auction” selections at the Mayflower Arts Center on Saturday in Troy.

Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Brian Rogers assists customers at Frame Mill Gallery on Saturday in West Milton.
http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2017/11/web1_2Frame-Mill-1.jpgCody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Brian Rogers assists customers at Frame Mill Gallery on Saturday in West Milton.

Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Employee Carl Towe assists customers at Frame Mill Gallery on Saturday in West Milton.
http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2017/11/web1_3Angel-Heaven-1.jpgCody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Employee Carl Towe assists customers at Frame Mill Gallery on Saturday in West Milton.

Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Employee Darla Fryman, straightens the “Melissa & Doug” section at Wertz Variety Store on Saturday in West Milton.
http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2017/11/web1_4WertzVariety-1.jpgCody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Employee Darla Fryman, straightens the “Melissa & Doug” section at Wertz Variety Store on Saturday in West Milton.

Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Ashley Jones, manager of Merchant 31, assists customers at the establishment on Saturday in Tipp City.
http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2017/11/web1_6Merchant31-1.jpgCody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Ashley Jones, manager of Merchant 31, assists customers at the establishment on Saturday in Tipp City.

Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Will, Alicia, and Lessie Thompson, of Troy, browse the merchandise at Cairns Toys on Saturday in Tipp City.
http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2017/11/web1_8Cairns-1.jpgCody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Will, Alicia, and Lessie Thompson, of Troy, browse the merchandise at Cairns Toys on Saturday in Tipp City.

Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Holly Smith and Ann Sweeney, of Troy, browse the merchandise at The Hotel Gallery on Saturday in Tipp City.
http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2017/11/web1_9Hotel-Gallery-1.jpgCody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Holly Smith and Ann Sweeney, of Troy, browse the merchandise at The Hotel Gallery on Saturday in Tipp City.

Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Emily Hess, of Covington, enjoys the atmosphere with Lindsey and Wyatt Brookhart, of Tipp City, at Grounds for Pleasure Coffee House on Saturday in Tipp City.
http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2017/11/web1_10Grounds-1.jpgCody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Emily Hess, of Covington, enjoys the atmosphere with Lindsey and Wyatt Brookhart, of Tipp City, at Grounds for Pleasure Coffee House on Saturday in Tipp City.

http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2017/11/web1_12All-Seasons-1.jpg

Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Employees Amaria Carter and Morgan Rench assist a customer at Ark & Echo on Saturday in Troy.
http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2017/11/web1_13-Ark-Echo-1.jpgCody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Employees Amaria Carter and Morgan Rench assist a customer at Ark & Echo on Saturday in Troy.

Cody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Aliece Risch and Millie White, of Troy, browse merchandise at 3 Weird Sisters on Saturday in Troy.
http://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2017/11/web1_16-3-Weird-1.jpgCody Willoughby | Troy Daily News Aliece Risch and Millie White, of Troy, browse merchandise at 3 Weird Sisters on Saturday in Troy.
Event spanned 3 days, 5 towns, and over 100 businesses