When shopping for the perfect gift this holiday season, shop local first! There are plenty of awesome gifts available locally from businesses across Chautauqua County on ShopLocalCHQ!
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Dad Joke Socks from the National Comedy Center
Is there a special guy in your life who loves dad jokes? If so, let him revel in all of his dad joke glory with these Dad Joke Socks from the National Comedy Center in Jamestown, NY! The National Comedy Center store on ShopLocalCHQ also has a wide variety of apparel, decorations, and quirky gifts that can tickle even the grumpiest Grinch’s funny-bone!
Sponge Candy from Peterson’s Candies
If you need your fix of holiday candy, you can’t go wrong with Peterson’s Candies! Their famous homemade sponge candy, a local tradition, is covered in Peterson’s milk or dark chocolate! If sponge candy isn’t your thing (what’s wrong with you?), Peterson’s has a wide variety of holiday candy for you to choose from!
Santa Coloring T-Shirt Package from Santa (and Hae Jude)
Hae Jude’s “Santa Package” includes a 100% cotton white t-shirt with a coloring image of Santa (you can add the child’s name to the t-shirt for $5), package of washable markers, Santa Claus stickers and a personalized note from Santa Claus himself!! The package will be mailed and addressed to the child from the North Pole in a special Santa Claus mailing envelope. Orders must be submitted by 12/9/20 to ensure delivery the week before Christmas. Check out Hae Jude’s other selections – there are 5 designs to choose from!
Red Batik Scarf from Quilter’s Haven
Know someone who loves colorful flair? This Red Rayon Batik Scarf from Quilter’s Haven in Lakewood, NY is perfect for anyone who loves style and color! If you like this scarf, check out other hand made goodies form Quilter’s Haven, including quilts, bags, and apparel!
Happy Hour Wine and Cheese from Johnson Estate
Christmas is hard work for Mr. and Mrs. Claus (mostly Mrs. Claus)! What would be better on Christmas Day than a nice bottle of wine from Johnson Estate Winery in Mayville, NY with cheese and crackers?! Pro tip: there are options for dry, semi-dry and sweet – and you can sub in many of Johnson Estate’s wines with this package. Our choice for Christmas is Red Ipocras, a spiced wine that is perfect, especially when warmed up! We won’t even judge if you decide to crack this open in the morning! 😉 Check out Johnson Estate’s store on ShopLocalCHQ for a wide variety of wines and snacks!
Chautauqua Miller Bell Tower Jewelry by Ginny Stanton
The original, iconic Chautauqua Miller Bell Tower charm! This is the perfect gift for anyone who loves jewelry and Chautauqua County! If your special someone already has this charm, check out other Chautauqua themed jewelry from artist and jeweler Ginny Stanton on ShopLocalCHQ!
Birds of Prey Stuffed Animals from the Audubon Community Nature Center
These large, huggable Bald Eagles, Great Horned Owls, and Red-tailed Hawks are ready to take you to new heights of fun! Covered in soft fabric matching their realistic colors and markings, these birds are guaranteed to enchant children of all ages. Check out other toys, books, and art from the Audubon Community Nature Center store on ShopLocalCHQ!
Grillin’ and Chillin’ Steaks and Ground Beef from The Heron
If you’ve tried beef from The Heron, you know that their 100% grass-fed beef is some of the best you can get! This package is a great gift for that meat-eater who is hard to shop for. This selection includes: (1) Porterhouse • (1) T-bone Steak • (1) Delmonico • (1) Sirloin Steak • (1) Cube Steak • (1) 1# Burger Patties. Check out other delicious, local offerings from The Heron Farm and Event Center on ShopLocalCHQ!
“I Am Lucille Ball” from the Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum
“Kids always search for heroes, so we might as well have a say in it,” Brad Meltzer realized, and so he envisioned this friendly, fun approach to biography—for his own kids, and for yours. This book on Lucille Ball, sold by the Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum in Jamestown, NY, tells the story of one of America’s comedy icons in a vivacious, conversational way for young readers! The Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum store has a wide variety of Lucille Ball paraphernalia for Lucy fans of all ages.
Cobble Rocket Stove from Paul’s Rocket Stoves
Cook outside with FIRE! Any outdoor enthusiast can enjoy the use of this handmade rocket stove to cook with or to simply set the mood. Rocket stoves are very energy efficient, using little fuel, and are quick to start! About the size of a paint-can and weight of a vacuum, this cobble stove by Paul’s Rocket Stoves in Fredonia, NY has a natural look and feel due to its coat of metamorphic rocks. Three larger rocks sit on top to provide a level and elevated stand for pots, pans, grates, etc.! Paul’s Rocket Stoves also has a Moon Stove and catering services available!
Chautauqua Lake Laser-Cut Map from Skillmans
These laser-cut maps of Chautauqua Lake are made in the USA and were designed alongside the team at Skillmans in Bemus Point, NY! Each map displays the different depths of Chautauqua Lake through a series of laser-cut wood panels. The 8” x 10” map has two layers. The larger the map, the more layers! Be sure to check out Skillmans on ShopLocalCHQ for other gifts such as clothing and home decor!
Double Knit Headwrap: Ready to Ship from LilyLou Creations
Part headwrap, part messy bun beanie: double knit headwraps are the best of both worlds! These headwraps from LilyLou Creations in Panama, NY are certain to keep you warm, never give you hat-head and will turn any bad hair day into a stylish look that you won’t be embarrassed to leave the house with! LilyLou Creations has a wide variety of hand made cold-weather apparel, gift ideas and face masks available on ShopLocalCHQ (including a few Bills themed selections – GO BILLS!).
Arthur Crystal’s Last Will and Testament Escape Room from Escape Rooms Jamestown
Need something to do with your family as you social distance this winter? Book an adventure with Escape Rooms Jamestown! Arthur Crystal left the contents of his estate to whomever can locate his last will and testament – will it be you?! If you love escape rooms and puzzles, be sure to also check out other offerings from Jamestown Escape Rooms on ShopLocalCHQ!
2021 Season Pass to Panama Rocks
Give the gift of nature with a 2021 Panama Rocks Season Pass! Whether you visit to explore or for the peace and serenity of reconnecting with the Earth, a Panama Rocks Season Pass is a great gift for yourself or loved ones. The Panama Rocks Season Pass is valid for their 2021 Season (early May through late October) and Passholders start saving on their second visit. Panama Rocks also has t-shirts and books for sale in their store on ShopLocalCHQ.
Cool Track Walking Memberships from Northwest Arena
It can be hard to stay healthy when stuck indoors. The Northwest Arena’s indoor track in Jamestown, NY offers a consistently cool walking path all year long and is open at any time during public hours when there is not a ticketed event scheduled. Eight laps equal one mile and two lanes provide adequate space for both walkers and runners. If you love Northwest Arena, be sure to check out their other offerings, including skate sharpening packages, on ShopLocalCHQ.
Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America from RTPI
A new edition of Roger Tory Peterson’s best-selling field guide, with 25 all-new artwork plates covering the birds of Hawaii. RTPI also has a variety of other guides, books, and art available in their store on ShopLocalCHQ!
Chautauqua Apparel from the Chautauqua Bookstore
What better way to show your Chautauqua County pride than by repping some Chautauqua apparel?! Check out the Chautauqua Bookstore (located in Chautauqua Institution) for a wide variety of Chautauqua apparel on quality brand clothing including Columbia Sportswear, Under Armour, Perrin, and more! P.S. – the Chautauqua Bookstore also has a lot of great books (and other items)!
Wood Sentinel Giclée Print by Audrey Kay Dowling from Portage Hill Art Gallery
From Chautauqua County artist Audrey Kay Dowling of Portage Hill Art Gallery in Westfield, NY, this print represents the crow who is always present, making noise, when Audrey takes a walk in her woods. The bottom section of this print reflects the flowers that grow in Chautauqua County every spring. This print is a wonderful gift for anyone who loves artwork, nature, and Chautauqua County, and you can check out more offerings from Audrey at the Portage Hill Art Gallery ShopLocalCHQ store!
Musical Instruments from Crino Music
Have a budding musician in the house? From guitars and conga drums to clarinets, Crino Music in Fredonia, NY has a variety of musical instruments for sale on ShopLocalCHQ!
Fredonia State Hoodie from the Fredonia University Bookstore
Perfect for anyone who went to SUNY Fredonia (or just wants to show some Fredonia pride)! This Fredonia State hoodie is a great way to keep warm and rep Fredonia this winter. Be sure to check out the wide variety of Fredonia offerings at the University Bookstore!
These products are just a small sample of what is available on ShopLocalCHQ – the new online marketplace for Chautauqua County.
More businesses and products are being added daily. Be sure to check back soon to see what is new!