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Gift Guide


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RiverRun International Film Festival $$ Festival dates: May 6-16, 2021 Riverrunfilm.com RiverRun International Film Festival is the Triad’s go-to for indie films from international and local filmmakers with screenings in Winston-Salem & Greensboro. We present an 11-day, Academy Award qualifying Film Fest (May 6-16, 2021) and several year-round initiatives including the ITVS Indie Lens Pop-Up Series in partnership with PBS, RiverRun Retro, RiverRun Arts, and Films With Class. Our 2021 Ticket Samplers & t-shirts make great stocking stuffers! Go to riverrunfilm.com to see all our Holiday Gift options!

Fainting Goat Spirits $-$$ 115. W. Lewis St. (GSO) Faintinggoat.com The distillers at Fainting Goat have filled their downtown distillery with classic labels and new items perfect 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 bottles at the Lewis Street distillery or your local ABC store. 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. And Fainting Goat’s bourbon, which has been barrel-aging since the distillery opened in 2014, is due out in early 2021. 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.

Local Gift Guide 2020

Deep Roots Market $$ 600 N. Eugene St. (GSO) Deeprootsmarket.com


Deep Roots Market, the only grocery store in downtown Greensboro and the only grocery co-op in the Triad, anchors the holidays with virtual events, gift ideas, cooking supplies and pre-made meals for members and non-members alike. Wine, beer and kombucha selections feature local crafters and purveyors. Produce and dairy products are sourced from Triad-area farms. Gift packs assembled by our associates will please all foodies on your list. A gift card or a membership at Deep Roots makes a great gift for anyone who cares about the source of their nourishment.

Amelia Mattocks Doula Ameliamattocks.com (GSO) facebook.com/ameliamattocksdoula instagram.com/ameliamattocksdoula “Amelia has a way of being advocate, educator, and comforter all at the same time. My birth experience was certainly enhanced by Amelia’s care. Her presence gave me and my partner overwhelming peace of mind.” – RSW: Birth Client Doulas change the world. Everyone deserves unconditional care and support as they begin their parenting journey. My doula practice is exclusively client focused, and I facilitate meaningful communication between you and your birth and postpartum medical team. With my support you will be well informed so you can make decisions that meet the needs of you and your family. Your loved ones deserve unconditional care and support during their pregnancy, adopting, or parenting journey. I provide luxury emotional, physical, and educational services for expecting and new parents. You can give the gift of doula care. Gift cards are available at ameliamattocks. com. Book my services before Jan. 1, and receive a 25% discount on birth support and postpartum care in 2021. Havana Phil’s $-$$$ 1628 Battleground Ave. GSO havanaphils.com

Local Gift Guide 2020

Founded in Greensboro in 2010 by longtime cigar enthusiast Phil Segal, the cigar shop he created is a true haven for aficionados. Now helmed by Phil Jr., Havana Phil’s features the complimentary Rocky Patel Lounge and the private Davidoff Lounge, available with a membership (starting at $500/year). A wide selection of the world’s finest cigars, housed in a beautiful and spacious walk-in humidor, offers something for every cigar enthusiast on your list. Seasonal selections include Year of the Ox, a very limited-edition release from Davidoff, and the limited, exclusive Havana Phil’s Davidoff cigar, a blend created in collaboration with Havana Phil himself. There are an abundance of other gift ideas for the cigar smoker — Phil and his knowledgeable staff can help you find the perfect item for that special person.



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TCB 2020 Local Gift Guide  

Holiday gift ideas from Triad City Beat — including Havana Phil's, Fainting Goat Spirits, RiverRun and more.

TCB 2020 Local Gift Guide  

Holiday gift ideas from Triad City Beat — including Havana Phil's, Fainting Goat Spirits, RiverRun and more.