This coming Saturday marks the 5th annual International Video Store Day. While many of you might think, “Is that really a thing?” I can assure you that it is. As much as International Record Store Day, International Cheeseburger Day or Christmas. It’s a day to celebrate all that is wondrous and marvellous about your local video store. We’ve been at it for almost 20 years and not a day goes by that I’m not grateful to have experienced this amazing ride. I hope that we’ve been able to provide you with not only some sweet films to watch and experience, but a nice, comfortable, inviting and overall fun place to visit, hang out and get to know our staff and your neighbours. We’ve met so many excellent people (and a few sub-excellent people) and made great friends (and the occasional enemy) along the way. We’ve seen kids grow up and become fine young adults, some have passed on, some have even opened video stores of their own across the country. It’s been a great journey and while it’s been a bit of a tough slog over the past few years, we’re still able to keep the doors open and the lights on. Most of that can be attributed to you fine folks who keep visiting us to take home some great films and TV. We appreciate it immensely and we wouldn’t be here without y’all. Much love.
Drop into either Black Dog this Saturday (October 17th) to celebrate! We have a few things up our sleeves to make this a joyous affair:
We will be doing an in-store, one-day raffle for a couple of sweet prizes – a fancy new Blu Ray player and one of our much lauded $35 punch cards.
If you rent 2 DVDs or Blu Rays you can get a third at no cost (of equal or lesser value)!
Buy any 2 previously-loved DVDs or Blu Rays and get a third for free (of equal or lesser value)!
At the Commercial location, local musical hero Jason Zumpano will be spinning some cool sounds to make you movie perusal that much more enjoyable.
We hope to see you all in the stores this weekend (if not before) to help us celebrate the day of the Video Store!