This summer, we saw the 2014 Shops of Monmouth Retail Business Competition take Monmouth by storm! Eighteen businesses participated through nine events, culminating on our Elevator Pitch competition on July 30th. Congrats to finalists McCarron's, Rhinestone Junkies Boutique and The Rivoli Theatre, and congratulations to our three winners: G's Gafe Hause, Maude Specklebelly's and Western Stoneware. Look for these wonderful businesses to be opening soon right here in Monmouth!
Please feel free to explore this site to learn about the exciting shopping and dining experiences that await you here in Monmouth - the Maple City. Explore the Events page to learn more about our annual community-wide events, or click on the Community Calendar button to see what is happening day-to-day. There's always something going on in Monmouth - live music, an art opening, a play performance, a lecture, a great meal to be enjoyed or the perfect gift to be purchased. Welcome to Monmouth - we're glad you're here!
You are invited to participate in a "Christmas Expedition" on Friday, December 6th, 2013. This event allows local business and organizations to showcase their talents while generating some Christmas cheer for our wonderful community.
The Buchanan Center for the Arts Gift Shop gift shop features items that have been handcrafted by local and area artists as well as Fair Trade items. They have lots of lovely, unique, one-of-a-kind items that you simply won’t find anywhere else. Hand woven scarves by Betsy Johnston, photos by James Keefe, books by award-winning local authors, and more. Shop locally and support our local artists - shop locally and support the world.
For a big city experience with a small town touch, check out the award-winning Market Alley Wines right on Monmouth's Public Square. Whether you are looking for a perfect bottle of wine for dinner, a nice glass to relax after work or a one-of-a-kind gift, Market Alley Wines has what you need.