Looking for local gifts this Holiday? In a season that grows increasingly materialistic every year, why not support the local economy while showering your loved ones with presents? Hunterdon County’s and Central New Jersey local artists, assortment of farms, independent businesses, amazing restaurants, all make for endless gift options. Our suggestions below lists nearby sources for holiday gifts that fit every price range and taste. Lets say ‘Goodbye Wal-Mart and Hello Hunterdon’ !
Dancing On Air Balloon Adventures – Town: Flemington – For: The Adventurer ~ An unforgettable gift and the ride of a lifetime in a hot air balloon!
Old Broad; aka:Broad Street Antiques – Town: Flemington – 110 Broad Street – For: The Collector ~ This shop has been opened for years and they have the best selection of antiques and collectibles in all of Hunterdon County! One could spend a hefty sum on antique jewlery or any number of artsy pieces, but great gift options also exist for smaller budgets. The extensive collection of ornaments, some antique and some “good replicas” include great stocking stuffers.
Bobolink Dairy and Bakehouse – Town: Milford – 369 Stamets Road – For: The Baker ~ Treat the baker in your life to a bread-baking class with master-bread-baker Nina White at Bobolink Dairy Farm. Nina’s skills and old world style of bread baking make this class such fun and oh-so informative! ( Not to mention the many loaves of bread you’ll have to savour all winter, long after class is over!) OR just stop in at the farm for some of their bread and farm made cheese to enjoy together through the holidays!
Main Street Massage – Town: Flemington – 4 Walter Foran Blvd – For: The Stressed ~ Invigorating or relaxing, massage is sure to re-balance that someone in your life who needs some ‘just me’ time!
Teaberry’s Carriage House Boutique – Town: Flemington – 2 Main Street – For: The Tea Lover ~ The tea aficionado in your life will appreciate most anything in this lavish emporium of tea-related gifts and items of finery for ‘ladies who lunch’. Teaberry’s Tea Room also offers gift certificates for a proper English High Tea or lunch Wednesdays-Saturdays.
Kissimmee River Pottery – Town: Flemington – 12 Mine Street – For: The Artsy Person ~ Choose from John Fulwood’s one-of-a-kind pottery creations or give the gift of pottery classes to that wanna-be OR artist in your life!
Chef-Owned & Operated Restaurants – Towns: Flemington, Milford, Frenchtown – For: Anyone who appreciates a dining ‘experience’ ~ Our faves: Matt’s Red Rooster Grill, 55Main, The Milford Oyster House, The Race Street Cafe. Eclectic, exciting, unique and creative…thats how we describe all these nearby dining spots.
Main Street Manor Bed & Breakfast Inn – Town: Flemington – 194 Main Street – For : Those in need of a respite. Fireplaces, featherbeds and comfortable elegance are just a few of the things you’ll love about our inn. We source all our produce and foodstuffs locally and do all our own baking right here on premises. Local wine tastings are complimentary with a stay @ the inn and our gift shoppe features locally produced gift items. Gift certificates are available in all denominations…Stop by this Holiday Season for a tour of the inn all dressed up for Christmas! Merry Christmas and Holiday Blessings to you & Yours!