Guest Blogger - April Clark, Fashion Aficionado, Beauty, Lifestyle Blogger ​

Photo credits:  Tracy is wearing: Tommy Bahama Cropped Jeans and NFL Patriots sweatshirt and light grey FLEX TREK sneakers from The Walking Company. Eldridge is wearing: Tommy Bahama authentic fit jeans and reversible NFL Panthers hoodie and "Panther Blue" DISCOVER sneakers from The Walking Company.  Cooler, Beach Chairs and Stadium Chairs are from Tommy Bahama.  

You made it to the weekend, but more importantly you made it through the summer to enjoy another season of football! It's time to prepare for the first games of the season and unwind with friends at Crabtree Valley Mall! Check out these retailers that want to make sure you're tailgate ready!

ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL? NEW to TOMMY BAHAMA is a line of NFL apparel, shop your favorite team with a range of sweatshirts and hoodies for those cool stadium games.  Their 'relax logo stadium' chair it's a lightweight, comfy foam stadium seat, complete with adjustable padded straps.   This cushy seat is perfect the season opener.

Shop at ALUMNI HALL for great brands, selections and deals on NC State collegiate apparel, merchandise and gifts. Official sideline clothing from Nike, Adidas, PING and more, fashion and accessories for the ladies and even a great kids' selection. It's the ultimate place for students, alumni and fans to shop.

It's time to update your sunglasses from the summer. If you're like most beach goers, you either lost your favorite pair or the elements of summer put them to ruins. Shop SUNGLASS HUT for a premium pair of shades to get you stadium-ready!

There is no offseason for true fans and you can showcase your team spirit with the jerseys you're looking for at SPORTSMANIA. They have jerseys for the whole family!

Perhaps your looking for something custom to cheer on your favorite football team. Shop up to "Friday Night Lights" in a custom shirt from SOMETHING CUSTOM PRINTED.

With over forty beers on tap and a bottle shop selling over 300 beers from around the world.  CRABTREE BEER GARDEN is a great place watch the big game without all the traffic! Stop in, you're sure to find a fellow fan at the bar!

Are you looking for weekend clothes that are comfortable and stylish?  AEROPOSTALE has great casual apparel and accessories for a comfortable weekend at home or at the stadium to watch the game.

There's so much to do on the weekend at Crabtree, stop by before the big game and eat at one of our many eateries and shop for apparel and shoes to keep you stylish for the game.

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