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Get into the holiday spirit, start shopping early and support your community while buying from local businesses. Whether you need the perfect present for a party host, or to find a unique gift for people who have everything and say they want nothing, we’ve solved your holiday shopping problems by doing the hard work for you. So, sit back and let us show you some of the great options from local businesses.
2000 W Stadium Blvd
734-994-5111 | lewisjewelers.com
9:30am-5:30pm, Monday-Wednesday & Friday-Saturday.
Want to add a little sparkle to the season? Make the holidays bright and merry with a gift that always puts a smile on someone’s face: jewelry. Since 1921, Lewis Jewelers has served the Ann Arbor and Detroit region with quality products that offer a sophisticated, traditional aesthetic. Find a timeless piece, or help start a collection of Sterling Silver Stackable bracelets, which start at $99.
5060 Jackson Rd
734-887-6655 | freshforage.com
Fresh Forage gift cards are a great gift to give your family so you know they’re eating right. They use locally sourced and foraged ingredients to craft delectable seasonal combinations for lunch and dinner everyday! Give your loved ones the gift of fast casual farm-to-table dining in a family-friendly restaurant!
Abracadabra Jewelry & Gem Gallery
205 E Liberty St
734-994-4848 | abragem.com
11am-6pm, Tuesday-Thursday & Saturday.
Hypnotize those on your list with the magic of gift-giving by finding a gift at Abracadabra, a family owned custom jewelry boutique located in downtown Ann Arbor since 1974. Inspired by nature, art, architecture, lore, love, mineralogy, music and beyond, this unique jeweler offers over 13,000 unique gems perfect for custom jewelry design and repair. Find environmentally-friendly metals and lab-grown gems for any budget, plus jewelry made by local artists, exclusive national designers, and fair trade international artisans. Consider a custom ring—they’ve created over 11,000 during their 44 years in business—or browse the boutique to see what other enchanting items catch your eye.
Ann Arbor Running Company
AARC Colonnade: 901 West Eisenhower Pkwy | 734-662-2400
AARC Kerrytown: 200 N Fourth | 734-997-5223
Got someone running through your mind? Take things one step at a time and race right into their heart with a gift from Ann Arbor Running Company, which has been supporting running, fitness and health in the Ann Arbor and surrounding area since 2014. Voted a top 50 store in America, this fitness shop has everything from running shoes and athletic wear to accessories that your favorite fitness nut needs to keep moving. Fans of the Run Fast Cook Fast Eat Slow cookbooks, by world-class marathoner and 4-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan and chef Elyse Kopecky, will want to join Kaylin Russeau Fitness on Tuesday, December 4th at AARC Kerrytown for a 4-6 mile run followed by a potluck.
The Treasure Mart
529 Detroit St
734-662-9877 | treasuremart.com
Is there a person on your list that’s a little hard to shop for? Get all hands on deck and satisfy even the most eclectic tastes with eccentric oddities and unique home decor at The Treasure Mart, Ann Arbor’s favorite consignment shop since 1960, tucked away on a quiet street in Kerrytown. Explorers can navigate the large store’s bounty of rare and unusual antiques, furniture, and decor, and find everything from quirky kitschke to mid-century accent pieces to fine art, with presents available in every price range. If you don’t discover treasure fit for your friend here, well, shiver me timbers— they just have bad taste!
Adventures in Homebrewing
Ann Arbor: 6071 Jackson Rd
Taylor: 23847 Van Born Rd
313-277-2739 | homebrewing.org
At Adventures in Homebrewing we have everything you need to brew your first batch of beer or craft your first bottle of wine! This holiday season we are featuring our beginner equipment kits starting at just $79.99. And as a special bonus, you will receive a free recipe with each beginner kit purchased! Order online or stop into our store at 6071 Jackson Rd, Ann Arbor MI 48104 and consult with one of our brewing experts to pick out your perfect kit!
300 W Huron St
734-623-1951 | relaxstation.com
Since 2002, massage therapist, Eileen Bristol, has dedicated her business to providing on-the-spot massages and other spa services. The holidays can get stressful, so a RelaxSation gift card is a great gift for anyone. Clients can relax with a full body massage or targeted area messages such as neck and back or feet. Scheduled appointments are required for full body massages, but all other services welcome walk-ins at any time during business hours. If you’re looking for more reasons to look forward to summer, RelaxStation also offers outdoor massages in the warmer months.
Rock Paper Scissors
216 S Main St
734-531-6264 | rockpaperscissorsshop.com
Show your love for Michigan makers when gifting DIY decor, quirky ornaments, home items, and more, at this adorable Ann Arbor boutique. Find cheeky seasonal cards, stylish stationery, kitchen items, and other cute treats that are sure to charm anyone on your list. As an added bonus, we know you’ll have a blast pursuing the eclectic selections inside this cozy, eccentric shop.
Humane Society of Huron Valley
3100 Cherry Hill Rd
734-662-5585 | hshv.org
Tiny Lions Lounge & Adoption Center
5245 Jackson Rd, Suite A1
734-661-3530 | tinylions.org/gifts
Keep track of animal-friendly holidays (“Ask your cat a question day” anyone?) in the new year with the Furever Favorites 2019 calendar ($15). The calendar features photos of Humane Society alumni and proceeds go to support the most vulnerable animals in our community. Or how about a gift certificate for the Tiny Lions Lounge and Adoption Center! They never expire, and they give back; every purchase helps the needy cats in our community. Choose a 5-hour punch-card that can be used in any combination for $25. Or get a gift certificate for Yoga with Cats classes in denominations of $10.
2386 E Stadium Blvd
734-929-4356 | vosenna.com
Vosenna is the perfect place to pick up gifts for the holidays. A better for you, 100% cruelty-free yet affordable beauty store featuring products created by independent beauty, body care, fragrance, and skin care brands. We have a variety of gift boxes available, items that make the perfect stocking stuffers, and gift certificates. Stop by to pick up ethically conscious beauty and self-care products to pamper your friends, coworkers, family members, or yourself!