Follow us on Facebook

Follow us on Facebook
FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK! Click the image to like us on Facebook for daily updates and special promotions exclusively for our online followers.

Tuesday 27 December 2016

Our Mega Sale Starts Today!

Today is the day! Come on by West Wind and join in on the fun -- our annual BOXING DAY MEGA SALE starts today at 10 am! See you soon!

Friday 23 December 2016

2 days until Christmas

2 days until Christmas! Are you ready?
Drop by West Wind and we'll help you finish up your holiday shopping -- we have something for everyone! We're open from 9 am to 8 pm today, see you soon.

Thursday 22 December 2016

Open until 8 pm tonight!

Don't forget, several stores will be open late tonight for a holiday shopping evening. Grab some friends and head into town! (*Note Alice's Pantry should be added to this list, they'll be open too!)
At West Wind we have everything you need to finish up your holiday shopping so be sure to come on by, you'll be glad you did. :)
We're open 9 am - 8 pm today, (and tomorrow too). See you soon.

Tuesday 20 December 2016

Drop by for all of your last minute shopping needs

Is holiday shopping wearing you out? 

Drop by West Wind and we'll help you finish up your gift buying all in one local stop. You're sure to find the perfect ideas for those last minute gifts, even for the hard to shop for people on your list. 

We have casual clothing for men and women, loads of PJs, cozy slippers, warm blankets and throws, unique gift items and decor pieces, candles, artwork, jewellery, gift baskets, bath products, and tons of great stocking stuffers! So many things to choose from, all in one spot. We have something for everyone!
We're open from 9 to 6 or so today, see you soon.

Monday 19 December 2016

Something for Everyone!

At West Wind we have something for everyone. 
With a great selection of gift ideas for men, women and children, we can take the stress out of holiday shopping. Come on by.
We're open from 9 to 6 today (open until 8 pm on Thursday and Friday!) See you soon.

Sunday 18 December 2016

Holiday Hours

As part of our extended shopping hours, we'll be open until 8pm on Thursday, along with several other businesses.
Please note we will also be opening at 9 am all of next week for those of you who like to get into town early; and will be open until 8 on Friday as well. Ho, Ho, Ho!

Friday 16 December 2016

Thanks for shopping Local

When we said we have something for everyone on your shopping list, we meant it!

Thanks to Lynn for sharing her photo of the line-up of our iconic gingham bags filled with gifts that she bought in our shop this holiday season.  

We're grateful to Lynn, and everyone else who has been shopping local this Christmas. Supporting Bancroft's downtown merchants means a better, stronger, more vibrant community for all of us.  Together we can build a better Bancroft. 

Come on by and we'll help you find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. (And get some nifty stuff for yourself too!)  Thanks for shopping local!

Tuesday 13 December 2016

Christmas Ornament Sale

Christmas Ornament Sale!!!
Buy one Christmas ornament, get one for half price! Come on by for a look.
See you soon.

Saturday 10 December 2016

Gifts for Men

Clothing he'll love to wear.
Our Woolrich collection for men offers quality, comfortable clothing in timeless styles. Warm flannel shirts, traditional wool sweaters, cozy PJ bottoms, comfortable slippers, and so much more. We have the perfect gift for all of the men on your shopping list. Come by for a look.
See you soon.

Monday 5 December 2016

Cozy Knits

It's a good day from a cozy hat and mittens! Drop by to see our collection of fun and funky hats, mitts, hand warmers and slipper socks. Available in a variety of colours and styles, they're a great gift idea!

Thursday 1 December 2016

Hello December!

December is here and we're ready for a busy holiday season. Drop by to see all that we have to offer--clothing and accessories, giftware, home and cottage decor, gourmet goodies, artwork and so much more. We have something for everyone on your list, and a few things you'll want to pick up for yourself too. ;)
Extended holiday hours will begin soon.

Tuesday 29 November 2016

Giving Tuesday

Today is Giving Tuesday, a day to get involved and support your community and charities that matter to you.
It's no secret that we're big dog lovers, and are very active in rescue work. Pictured here is one of our current foster dogs, Mollie. She'll be undergoing orthopedic surgery to repair ruptured cruciate ligaments, and living with us throughout her recovery and rehabilitation. 
Today, if you drop by our shop with a donation of $20 or more for our local dog rescue HART Highland Animal Relief Team or Newf Friends Newfoundland Dog Rescue we'll give you a big thank you and we'll pay the tax on your in-store purchase of regularly priced items. Your tax deductible donation will help dogs like Mollie receive the care they need, and you'll enjoy a special discount for your generosity! Win-Win!
We're open from 10-5 today, see you soon.

Monday 28 November 2016

Gifts for the Nature Lover

We love spending time outdoors enjoying all that Bancroft has to offer. With snow on the ground we get to check out all of the wildlife tracks on our property. This weekend we found the usual suspects like squirrel and rabbit tracks, plus deer prints, otter slides and these turkey tracks. I wonder what we'll see next!
If you have a nature lover on your holiday shopping list, consider picking up some of our National Audubon Society Field Guides--they make a great gift. We have a wide selection available, including our most popular guides like Birds (eastern Region), North American Mammals, and the Night Sky. Come have a look.

Sunday 27 November 2016

Tilley Hats

The Tilley Hat. A classic. 
For the traveler, golfer, adventurer or man about town. Made in Canada, insured against loss, guaranteed for life. What more can you ask for?
Available in Bancroft exclusively at West WInd.

Friday 25 November 2016

Black Friday Sale

BLACK FRIDAY SALE: One day only!
Buy one piece of regularly priced Woolrich clothing, get a second piece of equal or lesser value for HALF PRICE!

Thanks Ya'll!

A huge thank you to everyone who participated in last night's Christmas in November event! Town was hopping and the evening was a tremendous success--thanks for shopping locally everyone!
A special thank you to the organizers Lynn and Debbie who worked so hard to put this great event together. We heard so many times how wonderful it was to see the lights on in so many stores, decorated for Christmas.
Looking forward to next year!

Thursday 24 November 2016

Christmas in November

Nov 24/16
Don't forget, tonight is Christmas in November, the huge COMMUNITY shopping event in Bancroft! Grab some friends and head into town for an evening of fun, festive treats and special promotions at participating businesses. What a great opportunity to kick start your holiday shopping, find some great deals and support the Bancroft community.

We're open from 10 am to 9 pm today, see you soon!

Wednesday 23 November 2016

Moccasin Sale!

Today's Special - Nov 23/16:
We'll pay the tax on regularly priced Laurentian Chief moccasins when you mention this post at time of purchase. These moccasins are handcrafted in Canada by Eugene Cloutier Inc. who have been crafting moccasins and boots out of leather, suede and moose hide since 1945. Our moccasins offer the exceptional quality, comfort and style you've come to expect from the Laurentian Chief brand.

We have several styles and colours of moccasins to choose from, including slippers, shoes, ankle boots and more, so be sure to drop by today and pick out your favourite pair! Men's styles available too -- another great gift idea!

Saturday 19 November 2016

We pay the tax - today only!

One day sale! 
Today only (Nov 19/16), mention this post at time of purchase and we'll pay the tax on this Woolrich wool duffle coat!
Inspired by styles from Woolrich's archives, the Century Wool Duffle traces its history to the British Royal Navy. This gorgeous coat is made from a tightly-woven wool/viscose blend that repels rain and snow so you stay warm and dry. It's a gorgeous coat, come try one on today.
We're open from 10-5, see you soon.

Friday 18 November 2016

Casual Clothing for Men and Women

Looking for casual, comfortable clothing? Come on by for a browse, we have a great selection for men and women. Sweaters, ponchos, outerwear, tunics, flannel shirts, leggings, footwear and accessories galore. So many great gift ideas, and a bunch of thing you'll want to pick up for yourself too!

Thursday 17 November 2016

Christmas in November Event!

Tonight is the night!
Have you signed up for tonight's BBIA Christmas in November event? There's still time, go to Royal LePage at 530 tonight to register and get all of the info you need to make the most out of this fantastic community shopping event! Registration means that you are entered in the draw for awesome prizes!
Can't make it into town in time to register? No worries, you can still drop in for some evening shopping and take advantage of our special promos!
About 30 downtown businesses are participating in tonight's event, so grab a couple friends and head into town for some fun!
From 530-9 tonight we'll have special promotions! See you soon!

Wednesday 16 November 2016

Gift Baskets

It's gift basket season! Once again West Wind is offering both PRE-MADE and CUSTOM baskets!

In a hurry? Choose from our selection of ready-to-go gift sets featuring some of our top selling items. We have an ever changing selection of gift baskets in a range of prices to suit any need.

If you're looking for something more personal let us help you create the perfect CUSTOM gift basket for that special someone--call ahead with your request and we'll have it ready and waiting for you when you arrive, or drop by and we'll work with you to select the perfect combination of items and prepare it on the spot for you.

So many great gift ideas, all in one spot! We're open from 10-5 today, see you soon.

Saturday 12 November 2016

Slippers for men and women

Looking for cozy slippers or moccasins? Drop by West Wind to browse our selection of comfy footwear for men and women. We offer Woolrich slippers in a variety of styles, as well as Canadian made Laurentian Chief moccasins. They make a great gift! Come have a look.

Monday 7 November 2016

New Tilley hats in stock

Come see what's new in our Tilley hat collection. Whether you're looking for a warm and cozy winter hat, or a lightweight, packable travel hat, Tilley is the way to go. Made in Canada, guaranteed for life, they look and feel great. Available in many styles, sizes and fabrics ,we can fit any size noggin! Drop by today to check out our whole collection--they make a great gift too!

Thursday 3 November 2016

Wigwam Socks

Our Wigwam socks for men are always a hit -- this year we have several hiking socks in varying weights, as well as our popular 40 Below cold weather socks and some Wigwam classics for the vintage loving guy.
New this year, Wigwam for kids too!
Come have a browse. We're open from 10-5 today, see you soon.

Wednesday 2 November 2016

Buffalo Check - the perfect choice for winter

We love all things Buffalo Check. From table linens and dishes to PJs and socks, we have a fabulous selection of red and black check. Come have a look at our new arrivals.

Saturday 29 October 2016


Our "Anju" necklace and earring sets are 30% off! Several designs available, these are a great gift idea for the upcoming holiday season.
We're open 10-5 ish today, see you soon!

Friday 28 October 2016

Handmade Mittens

So cute! Our handmade, one of a kind mittens are the perfect choice to keep you toasty warm this winter. Made in Canada of upcycled materials like sweaters and blankets, no two pairs of mittens are the same. They make a great gift, drop by to check them out!

Wednesday 26 October 2016

Comfy Socks!

The World's Softest Socks continue to fly out of our shop. Have you picked up a pair (or 3 or 4) yet? You're going to love them!
Mid calf or knee high, available in a range of colours and patterns, come find your new fave! Also a great gift, match them up with cozy PJs, or one of our comfy sweaters and off you go.

Tuesday 25 October 2016

Hatley Fun

We bet you know someone who would get a kick out of these boxers.
Drop by to see our whole Hatley Little Blue House collection for men, women and kids. 

Saturday 22 October 2016

Time to Register!

The COMMUNITY SHOPPING EVENT of the season is just a few weeks away! You don't want to miss out on the awesome "Christmas in November" event. Gather your friends and enjoy an evening out on the town -- you deserve it! Go out for dinner, drinks, shopping and find some great deals, win prizes and more! 
With about 30 (yep, thirty!) local businesses participating you don't want to miss out on the fun! Come out and support this great community event. 
We'll be participating in both evenings and have wonderful things planned. We look forward to seeing you at this fabulous event! Pre-register now at participating businesses for the chance to win an awesome door prize (or message us and we'll pre-register you!) 

Wednesday 19 October 2016

Come on by for a visit

It's going to be a gorgeous day in Bancroft, perfect for moseying around town. Drop by to check out our fall collections, including great new pieces from Woolrich for men and women.

Tuesday 18 October 2016

Fun Leggings

 Super cute patterned leggings that are ridiculously soft and comfortable are available in a variety of colours and patterns. One size fits most, and they're only $15! Wowzers! Drop by to pick some up, and pick out a gorgeous tunic or sweater to pair with them, maybe some funky boots too, and you're all set.

Sunday 16 October 2016

Drop by for a visit

What to do on a rainy Sunday in Bancroft? Head into town for some shopping, maybe grab a bite to eat at one of the local restaurants, and enjoy all that town has to offer. We're open from 11-4 today and with so many new arrivals in the shop you're bound to find some treasures. Get a head start on your holiday shopping, treat yourself to a new outfit, pick up some decor pieces to do a bit of many great finds await you. See you soon.

Friday 14 October 2016

Fill your feeders!

The sparrows are back in abundance, migratory birds are heading south and backyard birds are once again active at feeders.   Be sure to provide plenty of food for them and sit back to enjoy their visit.  At West Wind we have a great selection of Squirrel Buster feeders, as well as fly through, suet feeders and more.  Drop by to see our whole collection of items for the backyard bird enthusiast.

Wednesday 12 October 2016

Beer glasses on sale!

We're having a sale on beer glasses! Our Craft Beer tasting kits and our Beer Expertise glasses are all on sale for 25% off!
Stock up for the holidays!

Wednesday 5 October 2016

Mmmmm, candy

Mmmm. Our gourmet candies and snacks are always a popular item, drop by today to check out our fall/Christmas selection. We have salty treats like Beer Buddies, Beer Nuts, and Maple Candied Nuts; sweet goodies like Chocolate Covered Walnuts, smooth Chocolate Mints, and Marbled Cranberries; and for the more adventurous we have tabasco chocolate, dark chocolate covered espresso beans, and more. Pick some up to add to gift baskets for the coming holiday season, and maybe get a few treats for yourself too! Don't forget to grab a couple bags of our wildly popular maple kisses - a top seller in our shop for over a decade! Deeeeeeelicious!

Tuesday 4 October 2016


Our menswear collection is flying out the door; this Woolrich Hemlock Cord Shirt is a hot seller! Shop soon before we run out of sizes, they're going fast. This vintage inspired piece offers the soft comfort of your favourite, well-worn shirt, yet it's rugged enough to withstand years of wear. Come pick one up today, it's a great gift idea.

Saturday 1 October 2016

We love black dogs!

Today is National Black Dog Day - a day to raise awareness about the plight of black dogs in shelters and rescue groups. Did you know that black dogs are less likely to be adopted than other dogs? Help spread the word that black dogs are filled with light!
Today only, October 1st, when you stop by the shop and mention this post, we will pay the tax on your purchase of any artwork featuring a black dog.

Thursday 29 September 2016


Slippers galore! We have a great selection of slippers and moccasins in stock for men and women. Come on by for a look.

Monday 26 September 2016

Flannel Shirts

Is there anything cozier than a Woolrich flannel shirt? Drop by to see our whole collection of shirts for men and women before they're all gone......

Sunday 25 September 2016

Blanket Season

Blanket season is here. Wool, berber, fleece, and cotton blankets and throws are flying out the door. They make a great gift! Come have a look.

Saturday 24 September 2016

Hatley PJs

Another shipment of new Hatley Little Blue House PJs has arrived! Full size ranges from infant to adult sizes are in stock, so shop early for the best selection. Now is the time to drop by to pick up your matching PJ sets for Christmas morning to ensure you get all of the sizes you need.

Thursday 22 September 2016

Welcome Autumn

The first official day of Autumn has arrived. Come by West Wind to check out all of our new fall and winter fashions. Many of our early arrivals are sold out now, but we've received several new orders this week so hurry in for the best selection. New arrivals include men's corduroy shirts, wool sweaters, women's wool coats, the world's most comfortable fleece dresses, new casual sweatshirts, gorgeous fall footwear and more!
See you soon!

Monday 12 September 2016

Woolrich berber blankets

Great news! Woolrich has brought back their berber throws and they are now in stock at West Wind and flying out the door! Hurry in for the best selection. These warm and cozy blankets make a great gift for that special someone.

Saturday 10 September 2016

Got flannel?

Our Woolrich flannel shirts for men and women are flying out the door. Some patterns are already sold out! Hurry in before they are all gone.....