2016 Gift Guide

Locally themed products to help navigate the frenzy of shopping season

By Greg Lindstrom

Season’s greetings, and welcome to this year’s Flathead Beacon Gift Guide, an annual trove of locally themed products to help navigate the frenzy of shopping season and lead you to the goods.

Enjoy your time exchanging gifts and gratitude with friends, family and loved ones, and happy holidays from the Flathead Beacon.



Help friends and family set the table with delectable local fare


1. Coffee Liqueur


Spotted Bear Spirits, Whitefish


2. Naughty ‘N Spice Hot Buttered Rum Mix

$6, $15

Montana Liquor and Wine, Kalispell


3. Celebration Dark Roast Coffee, 12 oz.


Montana Coffee Traders, Whitefish, Columbia Falls and Kalispell


4. Carlburg Pottery Replica Antique Flask


Persimmon Gallery, Bigfork


5. Wüstner Brothers Raw Honey


Third Street Market, Whitefish


6. Mother Goosey’s Sauerkraut


Third Street Market, Whitefish


7. Farm-to-Market Meat Sticks


Markus Foods, Whitefish


8. Assorted Candy and Fudge, 1 lbs.


Whitefish Sweets and Treats


9. Beer and Wine Basket


Brix Bottleshop, Kalispell


10. Stainless Steel Growler


Flathead Lake Brewing Co., Bigfork


For The Little Ones

Because they’re not getting a pony or puppy


1. T&T Custom Hoodie


Nature Baby Outfitter, Kalispell


2. Starry Knight Moccasins

$28 and up

Nature Baby Outfitter, Kalispell


3. Toys and Games

$10 and up

Imagination Station, Kalispell and Whitefish


4. Campfire Collective Kid’s Onesie


Sweet Peaks, Kalispell


5. Knit Viking Hat


Bigfork Art And Cultural Center


6. Stuffed Animals


Sprouts, Whitefish


Quality Threads

Apparel and accessories made to last


1. Kalispell Brewing T-Shirt


Kalispell Brewing Co, Kalispell


2. Accessories

$20 and up

Harlow, Whitefish


3. Woolrich Woman’s Coat


The Toggery, Kalispell/Whitefish


4. Authentic Vintage Briefcases

$20 and up

The Shops at Station 8, Columbia Falls


5. Ariat Boots


Western Outdoor, Kalispell


6. Montana-designed Hat


Montana Shirt Co., Whitefish



Stocking Stuffers

Everyone knows the best gifts come in small packages


1. Assorted Pint Glasses and Mugs


Meriwether of Montana, Whitefish


2. Primal Elements Soap by the Slice


Sage & Cedar, Kalispell/Whitefish


3. Socks


Flair Boutique, Kalispell


4. Decorative Gnome

$9 and up

Beckman’s Fine Furnishings, Kalispell


5. Bigfoot Lunch Box


Flair Boutique, Kalispell


6. Crystals & Rocks, Including Coal

$1 and up

Rocks and Things Metaphysical, Whitefish



Adventure Lab

Toys and tools for exploring powder to pavement


1. HitchcasePro+ Mountable Wide Angle Action Case


Stumptown Snowboards, Whitefish


2. Bungee Doggie Leash


Persimmon Gallery, Bigfork


3. Nordic Ski Wax, Tie, and Scraper Pencil


Glacier Cyclery & Nordic, Whitefish


4. Glacier National Park Bandana, Buff

$2.50, $25

Rocky Mountain Outfitter, Kalispell


5. Smith I/O Goggles


The White Room Mountain Shop, Whitefish


6. Ugly Stick Ice Fishing Pole and Johnson Spoon Lure

$29.99, $2.99

Snappy Sports Senter, Kalispell


7. Diamondback Binocular


Army Navy, Kalispell and Whitefish


8. Lenz Heat Level Merino Wool Socks


Sportsman & Ski Haus, Kalispell and Whitefish


9. Electra Custom Bike Bell


Wheaton’s, Kalispell


Artist’s Palette

Deck their halls long after the holiday season ends


1. Lisa Middleton Hand-Painted Maps




2. Books by Local Authors


Bookworks, Whitefish


3. The Jeremy Quick Trio Record


Old School Records, Kalispell




Ornaments for you


1. On U Designs Necklace


Think Local, Kalispell


2. Fly Earrings


The Mountaineer, Bigfork


3. Cathi Spence Montana Necklace


Think Local, Kalispell

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