He added the business was able to add five full-time employees this year because of the shop's success over the past two years.
A passport will be inside the bag with store logos and deals for the day.
"I think it's gonna be a good crowd".
For additional information about Small Business Saturday visit the U.S.
Small Business Saturday is a nationwide promotion to encourage holiday shoppers to shop at local businesses.
The Small Business Authority notes that these establishments are also more likely than the chains to serve as community hubs - the coffee shop that sponsors regular open-mic night, or the pizza shop that holds fund raiser for the Little League.
"Now people know we're here, and we don't know if it's because of that fact, or what exactly is driving sales or even (getting) people in the door", Moore said Friday.
"By making purchases in our local businesses, you are making a significant impact on our local economy", said Laura Lane, president and CEO of the Livingston County Area Chamber of Commerce.
Local shops will be open with refreshments, specials and more, according to Main Street Enid.
Dena Davis, owner of The Pink Crocodile gift shop in North Charleston, is bullish on shopping local as well and loves the idea behind Small Business Saturday. You could go to the mall and buy a sweater that looks like all the other sweaters, or you can reach out to local, black-owned stores to get something really unique.
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It's a common refrain across the four-county GLOW region.
By a year ago, a whopping 72 percent of USA consumers knew about Small Business Saturday. They live in our communities, they pay taxes here.
Nor do you have to sacrifice anything by shopping locally.
Even if you intend to join the mass of Americans who shop online on CyberMonday, that doesn't mean you also can not and should not support the stores in our community. If you spot him, you might win a prize, Loy said.
If you spend your money on gifts this year in local stores, you will personally contribute to the prosperity of your community, while buying your gifts at big box or online stores (although more convenient and perhaps a bit less expensive) translates into a simple transfer of cash from your wallet to some far away retailer.
Small Business Saturday started about 10 years ago with American Express.
"My favorite thing about Small Business Saturday is seeing all of the people come to shop in downtown Bay St. Louis", Butler said.
"People were interested the first year because it was new, last year was kind of slow, and we are hoping for another good year", she said. So don't forget, after the Black Friday frenzy, make sure to stop by some of your neighborhood businesses.
There is no question that retail is changing. But the experience and the outcome are different than when you shop locally.