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Monthly Archives: August 2016

Here are the latest store events.

Some events have limited space so please call 802-233-6102 to reserve a spot or for more information.  You can also check out our event calendar or Facebook page for information about Turner Toys & Hobbies events.

Rubber Band Racer event at Turner Toys & Hobbies

8/11/16 – Be A Detective

Kids solve a crime by taking on the role of junior detective.  Children develop skills in observation, record keeping, critical thinking and analysis.  $5 material fee. Ages 7+

8/18 – Star Wars Flyers

Kids become Jedi masters as they fold Obi-Wan Kenobi’s and Anakin Skywalker’s starfighters.  If the weather is nice, we’ll go outside and fly our planes. $3 material fee.  Ages 7+

8/25 – Washi Tape Doorhanger

Kids can transform pretty paper tape into even prettier stickers.  Once the kids have created a couple of totally cool stickers, they can decorate a door hanger, take it home and hang it up for display.  $3 material fee. Ages 8+

Magic the Gathering at Turner Toys & HobbiesMagic the Gathering

During the summer we have Casual Magic Mondays-Friday 4-6 pm and on Sundays 12 noon – 2 pm

We also have Friday Night Magic.  The format and entry fee vary so please call 802-233-6102 or look at the event calendar.

Pokemon Trade and Play

Every Saturday from 10 am – 11:30 am is Pokemon Trade and Play.    Call 802-233-6102 to make sure that it’s happening.  Sometimes it’s preempted by another event.


Turner Toys & Hobbies Retail StoreTurner Toys & Hobbies has a new retail store!

We took a big step from being an online store to opening a retail store at the Essex Outlets in Essex, Vermont.  Turner Toys & Hobbies started as an e-commerce store way back in 1998 – practically before the internet was invented!

Educational Toys

We’ve always carried quality, educational toys such as:

  • Science kits from Thames & Kosmos
  • Estes Model Rockets
  • Brain Teaser Puzzles
  • Made in America toys

New Toys

We’ve expanded our offerings to include:

  • Dolls
    • Groovy Girls, Lottie Dolls, Adora Baby Dolls and Haba Dolls.
  • Stuffed animals
  • Baby & Toddler Toys
    • teethers, bath toys, pegging toys, building blocks, musical instruments and more
  • Arts & Crafts
    • Kits from Klutz and kits such as “Paint Your Own Bowls” and “String Art” along with coloring books and art supplies
  • Outdoor Toys
    • Stomp Rockets, Frisbees, Boomerangs and Planes
  • Games for the whole family
    • Everything from “first games” for toddlers to strategy games like Codenames, Pandemic and Settlers of Catan.

Event SpaceRubber Band Racer event at Turner Toys & Hobbies

We also have an event space.  We have Magic the Gathering, Pokemon and Vacation events. We just had a Rubber Band Racer event in the store.  Check out our event calendar to see what’s going on.

Contact Us

Turner Toys & Hobbies is your source for quality toys.  Now, we’re your local specialty toy shop!  Come to our Essex Outlet store for the perfect toy or gift.

Turner Toys & Hobbies , 21 Essex Way, Essex VT 05452  802-233-6102






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