Christmas shopping guide: Running list of deals Dec. 6-8

We are officially in the mad dash toward Christmas Day.

To help you navigate the endless promotional materials and discount news, I will post a running list of deals every weekend through Christmas with help from the bargain hunters at

Don't forget that some of the coupons handed out on Black Friday expire Saturday. Target's 20 percent off purchase coupon handed out on Black Friday expires Saturday, for example. The Toys "R" Us $10 off $10 coupons that were handed out on Black Friday also expire Saturday.

Here are some other deals to get you started for this weekend, Dec. 6-8:

Best Bets

Non-members may shop at Sam's Club fee-free Dec. 6-8 for the chain's "Holiday Open House." is offering a variety of coupons for Hasbro games and toys, including $5 off Easy Bake Oven Ultimate and $3 off any Scrabble or Monopoly game.

Hallmark offers a coupon for $5 off $10 on its website.

Text STOCKUP to 827438 to get a coupon for $10 off $40 household purchase at Target.

Local deals

The Peninsula Town Center in Hampton will give shoppers who spend $100 at the center in one day a $30 gift card. This offer is valid through Dec. 15. Visit customer service for the details. 

There will be special discounts during the Hollydazzle event at City Center in Newport News on Friday.

Maggie Moos will offer $1 off all menu items, for example. Between 6 and 9 p.m., Hi Ho Silver will offer 10 percent off your entire purchase. The Perfect Setting will offer 20 percent off regular-priced merchandise, and Sisters Unique will offer 20 percent off all holiday merchandise and 10 percent off all jewelry. Christmas Corner will offer 20 percent off all regular-price items.

You can find the entire list and more information about Hollydazzle at

Ace Hardware stores will offer 20 percent off most everything in stores on Saturday, Dec. 7 and Sunday, Dec. 8. Power equipment will be discounted by 10 percent. There will be special events at the new Hampton location. Find out more about that, here.


Fisher-Price Little People Disney Princess Klip Klop Stable at Amazon for $24.97.

Playhut Doc McStuffins Discovery Hut Tent at Amazon for $14.99.

Lionel Pennsylvania Flyer O Gauge Train Set at Amazon for $123.99 with free shipping.

Zulily has LEGO brand items, including building sets, apparel, storage containers and other toys on sale for 50 percent off or more today.