Papa’s is Closed for Reorganizing – Hope to Reopen on Sept 28

Hours - Week of 09 20 2015
As previously mentioned, I’ve been trying to organize Papa’s inventory to make it easier for customers – and for us – to figure out what we have, but in the midst of it all, we’ve gotten a ton of new stuff.

So I purchased a number of fixtures and display pieces, and got a few more for free (hurray!) to help organize the shop.  Then we ended up with even more new inventory. So, the shop – which was already overcrowded – is even more impossible to navigate right now, although I’ve been slowly working on it!

At this point, I’m hoping we’ll be able to reopen next Monday, the 28th, from 12:00-2:00.  It depends on how this week goes with my social work job (which was exhaustingly busy last week), and my daughter being in town from Los Angeles… of course, spending as much time with her as possible is my priority!

Anyway, it looks like our $5 and $10 bag sale will be delayed until October.  I sincerely apologize for any disappointment this causes.



  Papa’s Thrift Shop at 5 Park Street, Lewiston ME 04240.
Hours: Usually 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm on Mondays, and 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Fridays & Saturdays.  Sometimes we’re open at other times … if you happen to drop by and don’t see the door open, check around the corner at Heritage Collectibles.  If we can, we’ll open up Papa’s for you.
Our hours do vary, unfortunately, depending on the demands of our day jobs (Linda is a social worker, and John is the post press supervisor at the local newspaper), whether we are exhibiting at an antiques or home show (rare nowadays), doing a garage sale or flea market clean-out, or are attending an auction we just don’t want to miss!  Your best bet is to call us first to make sure we’ll be there, or to make an appointment.  We do try to post our hours each day on the shop’s door, and on this blog.
Contact us:
Maine locations
… Linda: 207 740 2247 or (easier to reach than John, and somewhat more flexible)
… John: 207 713 0674 or
Generic Email

Message re Our Products:
Most of the items we offer are pre-owned (although you’ll find some things still have tags on them).  Therefore, reasonable wear & tear is to be expected, and our items are sold as seen and as described in the photos and/or in person.
We try to describe any damage, nicks, blemishes or other problems of which we are aware in any and all of our listings, and always include plenty of clear photographs which are integral to the description, so please review them closely.
We ordinarily do not “clean up” items because such cleaning may detract from their value.
We are specific and honest in our descriptions because we want happy buyers who will return and/or refer their friends!

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