Bookstore and Bear Necessities host sales in December

On Friday, Dec. 2, University Bookstore will host its annual Holiday Sale from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. at its Memorial Union location with festive savings and light refreshments. The sale will include special markdowns, new merchandise perfect for gift giving, made-in-Maine items and technology deals from the Tech Center. Spend $75 and get a limited-edition tumbler featuring the Maine bear logo while supplies last. 

On Tuesday, Dec. 13, Bear Necessities Fan Shop at Harold Alfond Sports Arena will hold its annual Tinsel Tuesday sale from 9 a.m.–5 p.m. with light refreshments, complimentary gift wrapping from M Club and once-a-year markdowns on Fan Shop gear. 

Shoppers also will enjoy free shipping now through Dec. 16 on all online purchases at and In addition, any purchase made in store and online Dec. 2–13 will be entered for a chance to win a prize basket from the two stores.

Bring three nonperishable items for the Black Bear Exchange food drive to earn a 30% coupon for a regular-priced item.