Sometimes the best sales aren’t held in stores. Two big community sales this week will offer Triangle shoppers deals on everything from baby clothing to career-wear.
▪ The Triangle Parents of Multiples fall clothing and equipment sale brings new and gently used baby and children’s clothing, maternity clothes and more to the N.C. State Fairgrounds in Raleigh on Friday and Saturday. Friday is open to members and guests only, from 5 to 10 p.m.; the Saturday sale is open to the public, from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Admission is free, and purchases are cash only except for those over $50, for which credit cards will be accepted. Visit tmott.org or call 919-666-7832 for more information.
▪ Dress for Success Triangle will hold its summer/early fall transition excess sale Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Northgate Mall in Durham. During the sale, shoppers can score new and gently used designer clothing, shoes, purses and other accessories for $5-$15. Admission is free, but attendees can get early access at 9 a.m. with a $20 donation at the door. Proceeds from the sale benefit Dress for Success’ efforts to help local women in need. For more information, visit trianglenc.dressforsuccess.org.
Belk Engagement Party
Over the next few weeks, engaged couples can win a variety of prizes from local Belk stores during the Belk Engagement Party. During the events, couples who create or add to a wedding registry will be entered to win cash, travel vouchers, Belk gift cards, Carolee jewelry or a stay at the Inn at Biltmore in Asheville. Triangle-area parties will be held in Raleigh (Triangle Town Center), and Cary, Aug. 16, 2-5 p.m.; Garner, Aug. 22, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Durham (Southpoint) and Raleigh (Crabtree), Aug. 23, 1-4 p.m. and Smithfield, Aug. 30, 1-4 p.m. Visit belk.com/EngagementParty for full details.
TJ Maxx opening
Discount clothing chain TJ Maxx opens a new location in Wake Forest this week. The new store opens Sunday at 8 a.m. at 12632 Capitol Blvd. During the grand opening, the first 1,000 customers will receive reusable shopping bags. Regular store hours will be 9:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday; 9:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday.
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