Think Small Business Saturday- Unique Gifts

Nov. 20, 2012

Waukesha, WI – Small Business Saturday kicks off November 24th, Waukesha Pewaukee has many opportunities to support local with gifts to give this holiday season. From unique treats from Allo! Chocolat and Becky’s Blissful Bakery, to trying a hand at painting or a formal tea experience.

Delectable treats from Allo! Chocolat will suit every chocolate lover on any Christmas list, covering all things chocolate like the classic turtle or artisan truffles in a variety of flavors and colors. Becky’s Blissful Bakery offers the counter part to chocolate with caramel options like sea salt, gingerbread or beer & pretzel flavored caramels sure to sweeten a hostess gift this holiday season. Looking for more? Don’t forget to pick up a bottle of local wine from Two Brother’s Wine in Pewaukee. How about their special “Deer Camp Wine” for the hunters in the family.

How about a gift certificate for classes for painting at Otto’s Art Academy or experience glass fusing first hand at Wise Art Glass, both located in Historic Downtown Waukesha. Looking for more bonding time? Get the girlfriends together for a class at Cake Pops by Design to make holiday treats or spice things up with “shot pops” a tasty treat for those 21+. A Touch of Glaze in Pewaukee offers an opportunity to paint pottery with use of stencils or freehand design, they’ll glaze and fire painted piece and call when it’s completed.

For those seeking a unique gift card that gives back, The Clinton Street Gallery offers gift certificates while donating 10% to the Food Pantry of Waukesha County. Just down the street, Montecito Ristorante offers a FREE pizza with each $100 gift card purchase.

For additional ideas visit: www.visitwaukesha.org

The Convention and Visitor Bureau (CVB) is an economic development organization that strengthens the area by attracting visitors in the convention, sports and leisure markets. Through CVB sales and marketing efforts, Waukesha Pewaukee hosts lively meetings of waterfronts, downtowns, fun and people. To learn more about our meetings visit www.visitwaukesha.org.

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