Out on Adams grand opening Oct. 23

The Out on Adams storefront in downtown Springfield. Photo by Tom Wray

Out on Adams, a store by Springfield’s Phoenix Center, will have its grand opening on Saturday, Oct. 23, at 9 a.m.

The store sells Pride merchandise with money going to support the center, Springfield’s LGBTQ community center. The store is at 213 E. Adams St. in downtown Springfield, a block west of the Old State Capitol. You can pick up items like coffee mugs, jewelry, flags and apparel. Store staff can also provide resources and answer any questions.

The grand opening will feature Springfield’s Mahogany Knight and Deanna Knight at Drag Queen Storytime. People can also take a picture at the selfie station, pick up some giveaways, chalk up sidewalk, get your hair sprayed painted in your favorite colors and get temporary Pride tattoos.