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.


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Gourmet

Help friends and family set the table with delectable local fare

 

1. Coffee Liqueur

$20-$35

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.

$11

Montana Coffee Traders, Whitefish, Columbia Falls and Kalispell

 

4. Carlburg Pottery Replica Antique Flask

$45

Persimmon Gallery, Bigfork

 

5. Wüstner Brothers Raw Honey

$15

Third Street Market, Whitefish

 

6. Mother Goosey’s Sauerkraut

$12

Third Street Market, Whitefish

 

7. Farm-to-Market Meat Sticks

$4

Markus Foods, Whitefish

 

8. Assorted Candy and Fudge, 1 lbs.

$12-$15

Whitefish Sweets and Treats

 

9. Beer and Wine Basket

$40-$100

Brix Bottleshop, Kalispell

 

10. Stainless Steel Growler

$45

Flathead Lake Brewing Co., Bigfork


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For The Little Ones

Because they’re not getting a pony or puppy

 

1. T&T Custom Hoodie

$40

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

$18

Sweet Peaks, Kalispell

 

5. Knit Viking Hat

$30

Bigfork Art And Cultural Center

 

6. Stuffed Animals

$42

Sprouts, Whitefish


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Quality Threads

Apparel and accessories made to last

 

1. Kalispell Brewing T-Shirt

$23

Kalispell Brewing Co, Kalispell

 

2. Accessories

$20 and up

Harlow, Whitefish

 

3. Woolrich Woman’s Coat

$275

The Toggery, Kalispell/Whitefish

 

4. Authentic Vintage Briefcases

$20 and up

The Shops at Station 8, Columbia Falls

 

5. Ariat Boots

$219

Western Outdoor, Kalispell

 

6. Montana-designed Hat

$24

Montana Shirt Co., Whitefish

 


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Stocking Stuffers

Everyone knows the best gifts come in small packages

 

1. Assorted Pint Glasses and Mugs

$14

Meriwether of Montana, Whitefish

 

2. Primal Elements Soap by the Slice

$9.50

Sage & Cedar, Kalispell/Whitefish

 

3. Socks

$10

Flair Boutique, Kalispell

 

4. Decorative Gnome

$9 and up

Beckman’s Fine Furnishings, Kalispell

 

5. Bigfoot Lunch Box

$15

Flair Boutique, Kalispell

 

6. Crystals & Rocks, Including Coal

$1 and up

Rocks and Things Metaphysical, Whitefish

 


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Adventure Lab

Toys and tools for exploring powder to pavement

 

1. HitchcasePro+ Mountable Wide Angle Action Case

$100

Stumptown Snowboards, Whitefish

 

2. Bungee Doggie Leash

$18

Persimmon Gallery, Bigfork

 

3. Nordic Ski Wax, Tie, and Scraper Pencil

$6-$16

Glacier Cyclery & Nordic, Whitefish

 

4. Glacier National Park Bandana, Buff

$2.50, $25

Rocky Mountain Outfitter, Kalispell

 

5. Smith I/O Goggles

$210

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

$229.99

Army Navy, Kalispell and Whitefish

 

8. Lenz Heat Level Merino Wool Socks

$299

Sportsman & Ski Haus, Kalispell and Whitefish

 

9. Electra Custom Bike Bell

$9.99

Wheaton’s, Kalispell


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Artist’s Palette

Deck their halls long after the holiday season ends

 

1. Lisa Middleton Hand-Painted Maps

$5-$25

GreatRiverArts.com

 

2. Books by Local Authors

$15-$25

Bookworks, Whitefish

 

3. The Jeremy Quick Trio Record

$20

Old School Records, Kalispell

 


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Jewelry

Ornaments for you

 

1. On U Designs Necklace

$70

Think Local, Kalispell

 

2. Fly Earrings

$15

The Mountaineer, Bigfork

 

3. Cathi Spence Montana Necklace

$30

Think Local, Kalispell

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