2021 Uptown Shelby Holiday Gift Guide

This Christmas, as you indulge in the magic of the season, treat yourself to a day taking in the lights, sights and shopping of Uptown Shelby, NC. Often compared to those magical towns in Hallmark Christmas movies, this city of 20,000 has a rich history of soul-stirring music, mouthwatering barbeque and talented creators and growers.

Here are just a few ideas in our 2021 Uptown Shelby Holiday Gift Guide.

MAKING SPIRITS BRIGHT!

Bring some of your favorite people along and kick off your holiday shopping with spirits at Dragonfly Wine Market! While enjoying your Mimosa, shop a wide selection of wines, craft beer, cigars and locally crafted jewelry and gifts.
A 4 pack of Newgrass Brewing Company brews, handcrafted in small batches using the finest ingredients possible is sure to please the craft beer fans on your list! Can’t decide what kind? A gift card with some cool Newgrass merch lets them choose their own brews and/or enjoy small plates crafted from local ingredients.

FOR THE MUSIC LOVER

LIVE MUSIC AT THE DON GIBSON THEATRE!
Make memories together that last a lifetime with tickets or gift certificates to a live show at the Don Gibson Theatre! This 400 seat theatre welcomes visitors from around the world and nationally touring acts as well as the next big stars! Or, shop for vintage records .
VINYL RECORDS
Vinyl is back in style and turntable sales are at a record high! To find second-hand vinyl, dig into the record bins at Workshop Vintage Market, the largest craft and vintage market in Cleveland County with nearly 80 vendors. Also check out the Antique Market of Shelby for additional second-hand vinyl and other treasures.
HANDS ON FUN at EARL SCRUGGS CENTER
The birth of bluegrass music is rooted in this area and explored through the exhibits at the Earl Scruggs Center: Music & Stories from the American South. Gift ideas include admission tickets, membership or unique gifts such as instrument shaped Christmas Ornaments, magnets and even pewter measuring spoons, all available in the Earl Scruggs Center gift shop.

FOR THE FASHIONISTA

Accessorize or buy an entire outfit at Uptown Girl Boutique. Be sure to stop by Morgan Chandler Boutique and Miss Molly’s Boutique as well for the best variety of styles and accessories.
Boots, hats, belts, clothing, beanies and many other items in adult and child sizes. Ariat and other name brands.
For your littlest fashionistas, shop the newest store in Shelby, Poppy and Harper Boutique. This Children’s store carries clothes for Boys and Girls as well as baby accessories in sizes from newborn to 7/8 in select options. Don’t miss the adorable holiday outfits sure to please the kids (and parents) on your list!

FOR THE CRAFT and HOME DECOR ENTHUSIAST

Choose a Candle inspired by local favorites like the Cleveland County Fair or choose one of a kind vintage style T-Shirt featuring Shelby’s Liver Mush Festival or City Park Carrousel. With 80 vendors, Workshop Vintage Market has a feast of holiday themed decor, ornaments, crafts and gifts galore.
Be inspired at Greenbrook Design and Showroom. In addition to their beautiful showroom, you will find wonderful home decor as well as great gifts in every budget range for those on your list that love to entertain. Be warned…you may be so inspired you add some things to YOUR list…

FOR FURRY FRIENDS

At RollOver Pets: Where Pets Bring Their People, you’re sure to have a great time finding the perfect gift for furry family and friends. From toys, treats, supplies and grooming services, find gifts that will have them begging…

FOR THE CHEF

At Uptown Olive Oil & More, you’ll find over 45 flavors of Gourmet Olive Oils and Balsamic Vinegars along with mixes, rubs, aple syrup, award winning jams, kitchen gadgets, fun aprons and towels and stuffed olives. Pick up a ready made wrapped gift package or create your own.

FOR ART ENTHUSIASTS or COLLECTORS: One of a Kind Gifts

Select a piece of pottery, a sterling silver necklace, charcuterie board or painting, all by local artists. With the work of over 50 creatives on display, Buffalo Creek Gallery is the perfect place to find one of a kind gifts for the one of a kind people on your list.
Shop the Cleveland County Arts Council Gift Shop and Handmade for the Holidays through December 26th. The one of a kind treasures make perfect gifts! Jewelry, pottery, paintings, ornaments and more.

ORNAMENT COLLECTORS

TIP: The following places also sell Christmas Ornaments: Victoria Stephen, Buffalo Creek Gallery, Arts Council, Earl Scruggs Center, Workshop Vintage Market This Guitar ornament is from the Earl Scruggs Center Gift Shop. They also have a 5-string Banjo (currently sold out) and a Fiddle. If you like instruments, check out the instrument shaped “Color Me Bluegrass” crayons, Bluegrass Instrument shaped magnets and the Bluegrass Instrument Shaped Pewter measuring Spoons!

BEST SPOT TO COVER ALOT!

If you only have time to stop in one spot, this is the place! Victoria Stephen has you covered for hostess gifts, teacher gifts, kids, grandparents and anyone else you need a “little something” for. They also have extensive selections of Christmas ornaments, Demdaco figurines, holiday decor, jams, jellies, mixes, clothing, stuffed animals, clothing, shoes and toys! BEST of ALL – they will gift wrap your purchases for free and they ALWAYS look incredible!

SHOP ‘TIL YOU DROP

Book a room at Morgan and Wells and make your shopping trip a getaway too! Walkable to Uptown Shelby shops, restaurants and attractions, you can rest easy and wake up refreshed. Enjoy a freshly cooked breakfast and coffee before heading out for the day.

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