Holiday Shopping Guide
Nothing is quite like the twinkle and warmth of a small town decked-out for Christmas, and Blowing Rock delivers the ambiance every year. You’ll find plenty of lights, window displays, and holiday cheer in the village! This holiday season, get your tree and everything to go under it in Blowing Rock – from apparel and accessories to that perfect keepsake, the shops in Blowing Rock have you covered for all your gifts this winter.
Join us for the Holiday Stroll on Friday, December 9 for an extra dose of holiday cheer while you do your gift shopping!
For the 2022 holiday season, local businesses are sharing their Favorite Things with you!
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This season, The Mustard Seed Home wants to feature Bear Food Gourmet Peanuts as their favorite thing. Bear Food is a collection of gourmet peanuts handcrafted in Matthews, NC and is exclusive to Mustard Seed Home in the Blowing Rock area.
The Stable @ Home wants to share their Mahogany Cheese Board as their Favorite Thing this Holiday Season! This luxury cheese board has a self contained knife included. What better way to entertain family and friends than with wine and cheese?
Did you know that BRAHM has bees? This Holiday Season they have chosen to focus on their pure NC wildflower honey as their favorite thing! They lease a hive of bees from Faith Mountain Farm in Creston, NC.
Finley House Couture has selected their staple Susan Shaw Jewelry to feature as their Favorite Thing. They are the only store in Blowing Rock that carries this jewelry.
This Holiday Season, The Last Straw is featuring their Iridescent Glass Ball Strand. It looks beautiful paired with some greenery on their curved wooden trays.
This season Vera Bradley is featuring their Vera Tote! It’s the perfect bag to fit so many needs. It can be a work bag, an overnight tote or even a diaper bag.
Tazmaraz’s favorite thing this season are their cuddly Faux Furs. They make the perfect Christmas Gift. Tazmaraz has a great selection featuring gloves, scarves, hats and pullovers.
The Funky Tulip is featuring Capri Blue Candles as their favorite Holiday gift. They especially love the Glimmer Collection which is elegantly festive with a splash of holiday sparkle!
Hanna’s has chosen lovely Lladro Nativity Figurines as their favorite thing this Season. Featuring the three pieces that form a Holy Family, they have them in both the glossy porcelain finish and the gres finish.
These exquisite lamps are handmade locally featuring a solid wood base with a copper shade. They are available in three sizes. The moon or sun detail on the shade is stained glass and casts a warm, soft glow.
These festive ornaments are a perfect, unique souvenir to remind you of the town of Blowing Rock. They are made through a “give back” program that supports small villages in Thailand; Pilgrim Imports Inc. has been supporting communities for over 35 years!
The ideal gift for the person who has everything else. Creates the perfect soothing ambience for the home, office, bar or even as a nightlight. Features 2 realistic Jellyfish illuminated by 18 LED lights. It also includes a programmable timer.
Mustard Seed Market’s curated selection of Holiday bulbs for indoor Christmas & winter blooms consists of Amaryllis & Paperwhites. You can shop individual bulbs, pre-sprouted or waxed options. They are available in multiple colors that pair nicely with their curated pottery selection.
Elegance and Japanese design come together with The Spice & Tea Exchange’s collection of cast iron teapots. The unique designs of these teapots include heavy duty cast iron with an enameled interior, so your tea stays hot and retains its flavor for a longer period of time.
What better way to surprise your loved ones and sports nuts than with one of these beautiful autographed mini helmets for their favorite college or NFL team? Just think how proud your loved one would be to display one of these beautiful helmets in their man-cave or trophy case!
Due to their lovely fragrances, Carriage Trade Living is choosing their Nest Holiday Candles as their Favorite Thing this season. They are the only store in the area that sells Nest Candles.
This Holiday Season, sparkle and shine with silver and gold jewelry from The Boutique Collection. Each piece of jewelry is finely crafted and uniquely designed.
Crown gallery believes that ‘home is where your art is.’ This holiday season they have chosen an original work by artist, Frank Baggett, that evokes the quiet, winter beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Gather together with your family in comfort this Season with the Beckham Sectional. Its modular design gives it more versatility than any other sectional. Each piece is fully finished allowing you ultimate flexibility to reconfigure.
This unique, handmade, pottery snowman is made to be illuminated. It comes with a cute, removable, black hat so that tealights or string lights can be inserted into the head. The snowman is wheel thrown and made here in Blowing Rock at Bolick and Traditions Pottery.
Quality letterpress notebook with high quality lined paper makes a great guest book for your mountain cabin or the perfect notebook for writing your next bestselling novel.
This Holiday Season, they are showcasing their Lazy One Moosletoe Kid’s PJ Set. Their Lazy One collection offers pajamas and accessories for the whole family! The Moosletoe PJ set features a fun printed applique moose tee and a Christmasy design on the pants.
Layer up at J. McLaughlin! They are featuring they’re cozy, cashmere scarves and fur trimmed wraps. Snuggle into luxe layers and enjoy your winter season in warmth. They are also offering curbside pickup and complimentary gift wrap and shipping.
Village Thrift is operated by the Blowing Rock Women’s Club, a non profit organization that raises funds for local student scholarships. Recently, several Pre-Owned, Vintage, Estate Fur Coats were donated to assist in this cause. These high quality furs are in outstanding condition, and will be very warm for someone this winter season.
The Mountain Thread Company has brought crafty inspiration to life in downtown Blowing Rock since 2015! Zigzag Rope Sewing Projects by Mountain Thread Company’s owner Katherine Lile is a comprehensive guide to using
Gaines Kiker is a local Silversmith who creates his own designs and makes everything by hand. This season he is featuring Freshwater Pearls set in Sterling Silver. He has made a matching set with a necklace, earrings, and a ring.
The Speckled Trout Outfitters is showcasing the Breeze SUP (stand up paddleboard). It is made with “AeroULTRA Technology”, which makes it a sleek, lightweight, durable, inflatable paddleboard.
Almost Rodeo Drive offers distinctive styles and recognizable brand names to become a one-stop shop for upscale ladies’ clothing. This Holiday Season they’re featuring their 100% Cashmere Popovers. The Popovers come in 44 different colors
Aqua B Boutique feels that Hey Dude said it best, “We all have “go-to’s.” Our essentials. Our tried-and-trues. The people and things that we depend on to lift us up, lighten the mood and soften the moments that make life, well, hard.
Don’t miss deals at Tanger Outlets in Blowing Rock! Tanger is offering exclusive sales earlier than ever. During the week leading up to Thanksgiving, Tanger will promote Super Sale Days, where shoppers can save big. All stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and will open at 6:00am on the day after Thanksgiving. Deep holiday sales will continue throughout the weekend! If you haven’t been in a while, there are several new stores, including local and regional shops. Don’t miss the Artisan Market presented the Friday & Saturday after Thanksgiving!
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