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GSO Children’s Museum $ 220 N. Church St. GSO

Meraki Handmade $-$$

230 S. Elm St. A, GSO Find them on Facebook Find a warm atmosphere inviting you to sip & shop for locally handmade finds at Meraki Handmade in downtown Greensboro. A curated selection of North Carolina goods includes jewelry, apparel, pottery, leather goods, art and an apothecary with soaps, scents and tinctures. And every product has a story. There is enough variety in the store so shoppers can check off their entire lists in one stop. Meraki is the perfect place to find small gifts and stocking-stuffers among the shelves of local, handmade goods. Curated gift boxes filled with delights run between $15 and $50. Meraki also offers fresh-ground coffee drinks, wine and beer for shoppers at the in-store bar, and the sort of expertise you can only find in local retail shops. During holiday season Meraki will be open Monday through Wednesdays from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Thursdays until 6 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays until 7 p.m. Sunday hours are noon-4 p.m. They’ll keep extra hours on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 30, and on Dec. 23, they’ll be open Christmas Eve until 3 p.m. and then again on New Year’s Day.

Fainting Goat Spirits

115 W. Lewis St. GSO,

The Greensboro Children’s Museum is the place for kids of all ages to explore, pretend and create. With more than 20 hands-on learning exhibits including lifesize vehicles and the Edible Schoolyard garden, GCM offers a fun, energetic and safe environment. This holiday season, gift certificates are available for memberships, day passes, and programs. Purchase online or by calling 336.574.2898. Take 10 percent off select classes this winter by using promo code TRIAD. The distillers at Fainting Goat have filled their downtown distillery with classic labels and new items prefect for the season. The Limited Edition CB Fisher’s Christmas Whiskey is available now, while supplies last. Fisher’s Christmas Whiskey is an Internationally Award Winning CB Fisher’s American Single Malt Whiskey infused with cinnamon, nutmeg, orange peel, cloves, allspice, and ginger. Find 375 ml bottles for $19.95 each at the Lewis Street distillery. CB Fisher’s Straight Rye Whiskey won a gold medal at San Francisco International Spirits Competition this year and New York International Spirits Competition named Fainting Goat Spirits the 2019 North Carolina Rye Whiskey Distillery of the Year. Cigar and Spirits Magazine Named Emulsion Gin a Top 5 Gin in the World. Tours & Tastings are Fridays 3-7 p.m., Saturdays 1-6 p.m. and Sundays 1-5 p.m. Participants tour the facility, taste all of our handcrafted spirits, and keep the tasting glass as well. Tours & Tastings are $10 per participant.


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Local Honey Artisan Hair Salon & Apothecary Please join Sawtooth in celebration of its 30th annual Deck the Halls! Deck features regional artists’ work in a variety of mediums, perfect for holiday gift-giving. Items include ornaments, scarves, bags, pottery, sculpture, paintings, photography and prints, cards, glassware, home furnishings, woodworking and more. Support artists and shop Sawtooth! #shopsawtooth  Our ticketed Preview Party will be held on Friday, Dec. 6 from 6-9 p.m. Guests have the first opportunity to shop our handmade items, crafted by more than 100 local and regional artists. Party-goers will also enjoy live music by Karon Click & the Hot Licks, light bites by Diamondback Grill, craft beer by Foothills, and more!

Tickets are available at $25 in advance, $30 at the door. ublic Shopping Dates: Dec 7-22. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday, noonm.

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233 Commerce Place GSO, Come shop Black Friday at Local Honey®! Buy an Arrojo professional clipless styling wand, and get a FREE Local Honey® T shirt AND 3 FREE Arrojo travel products! (PS, we are restocked on the old-school logo shirts that were so popular! Gift Collection Price: $125 Retail Value: $180 A curling wand makes creating texture, waves and curls easier. A contemporary, quick and creative tool, knowing what a curl will look like when you take it off the rod is the first step to tailoring textures as you and your clients like them. Here’s our easy guide for a variety of ribbons, twists, and turns. •Flat Wrap: As it sounds, the hair is wrapped around the wand with no twisting and turning; it lays completely flat. This style of wrap will give a ribboning effect and is great for big classic curls and prepping hair for updos. •Twisted Wrap: In this wrap the section of hair is completely twisted around itself, and then wrapped around the wand. When this curl is loosened it breaks apart giving a softly deconstructed look. This style is great for natural-looking curly and wavy textures. •Half and Half: A half flat and half twisted wrap will create the softest wave. This is great for creating beachy textures and vintage looks. TIP: For the most natural looks try a mixture of all three styles. Perfectly uniform curl patterns do not happen naturally, so mixing it up is a great way to make sure the look is always soft and playful, rather than forced and overdone.

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