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Historic Downtown Liberty has 24 boutique shops and 13 eateries where you’ll find gifts and goodies for everyone on your list. For the Chiefs and Royals fans in your life, head to Brant’s Clothing
for team gear from head to toe. For the skincare loving ladies, Bittersweet Apothecary has the most wonderful smelling soaps, luxurious bath bombs and more, all handmade in Liberty with the highest quality ingredients. Don’t go to dinner empty handed. An order from Pie Time will have everyone asking “where did you get this pie?!” For more information » www.visitlibertymo.com
As the seasons change one thing is certain… The Shoe Box at 1112 Main St. in Lansing, Kansas will have the best new fashions that fit for your feet. Ladies come from all over the region to get sage advice, quality accessories, and even seasonal sales. If they don’t have it, they can get it! M-F 9-6, Sat. 9-5.
For more information » https://www.facebook.com/TheShoeBoxKS
Clay County, Missouri
Clay County has a host of eclectic shops in their communities. From sweets in Smithville, experiences in North Kansas City, pampering in Excelsior Springs, eateries in Gladstone, one of a kind shops in Liberty, museums in Kearney and adventure in Kansas City, Visit Clay has it all. For more information » https://www.visitclaymo.com/p/stories/holiday-shopping
I Heart Local was founded by two local ladies as a gathering space and storefront for local makers (like themselves). They offer a fully local shopping experience in the heart of downtown Shawnee (right next Servaes Brewing Co.) with all kinds of products that make for the perfect holiday gift! Specifically one of the co-owners, Breck Liston’s company makes fun, custom designed metal signs. It’s the perfect gift for a family or someone who loves home décor. Check them out at 10919 Johnson Dr. in Shawnee
For more information » https://www.facebook.com/iheartlocalkc/
Kansas City, Missouri
It’s one of Kansas City’s most iconic holiday destinations, but the Country Club Plaza’s twinkling Plaza Lights are just the start of everything the hotspot has to offer during the most wonderful time of the year. All season long, you’ll find exclusive national brands and unearth treasures from hometown favorites beneath the glowing bulbs of every color.
New openings from local brands include Nickel & Suede, offering handcrafted statement earrings and other eye-catching accessories, and Matches Boutique, an ideal destination to browse an always-changing lineup of women’s fashion. Just steps away, access major brands that can’t be found anywhere else in the KC area, from Barton Perreira to Tiffany & Co.
Before your outing ends, pick up something to make your own holidays brighter—a bottle of wine at the Made in KC Marketplace, a plate of burnt ends from Fiorella’s Jack Stack Barbecue or an unforgettably indulgent dessert crafted by Rye.
Give the gift of deliciousness this holiday season! Merriam’s Strawberry Hill Povitica bakes more than a dozen flavors of this delectable, hand-made dessert bread daily. Perfect for gifting coworkers, neighbors, friends or even serving around your own holiday table, Povitica is made with love from grandmother’s recipe. Check out the new cream cheese coffee cakes or pick up a loaf or two of seasonal favorites like Pumpkin Spice or Apple Cranberry Crunch. To sweeten the deal, enjoy a special rate of 40% off—click here for this special offer which ends 1/1/21. For more information » https://www.strawberryhill.com/
Junque Drawer Boutique can be found in the heart of Downtown Olathe. This 3-story historic home is full of fun clothes, home décor, gifts, jewelry, and more. Junque Drawer can be visited at 233 S Cherry St. For more information » https://junquedrawerstudio.com/.
Head to Historic Downtown Leavenworth for Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree, Nov. 9 - Dec. 18! Pick up a "Tree" card from any participating business. The tree is decorated with ornaments representing different dollar amounts. Get at least 8 ornaments stamped by supporting local Leavenworth shops, business and restaurants. You can fill out a tree each week for prizes (the first 10 trees returned each week will get a special LV prize) or take all six weeks to fill out your tree to be entered into the grand prize drawing for a Leavenworth basket for the holidays. For more information » www.VisitLeavenworthKS.com
Gardner Edgerton, Kansas
Liven up someone’s holiday celebration this year with some locally made wine. KC Wine Co. and White Tail Run Winery both serve a number of varietals to please anyone’s palate. Pick some up at either location near Gardner and don’t forget to grab a gift for yourself!