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Shop local this holiday season with our annual gift guide.
North Carolina Zoo Society Membership, $59
Make memories with your family and friends at the North Carolina Zoo with an annual membership; discounts available on other Association of Zoos & Aquariums-accredited facilities, too. Membership pricing as low as $59/year; find additional details here.
500 Albemarle Rd., Asheboro; 336-626-0364, ext. 102
Mountain Laurel Earrings, $1,150
These 18-karat yellow gold earrings were created in-house by goldsmith Patrick King using recycled gold and inspired by Durham’s Eno River State Park.
2200 W. Main St., Durham; 919-286-2990
Pillowise Pillows, Holiday special of $129
A good night’s sleep begins with finding the most well-fitting pillow for your body. Get measured at Carolina Spine Specialists for a Pillowise pillow in your size, which aligns your cervical spine and keeps you aligned throughout the night.
Carolina Tar Heels BBQ Sauce (Officially Licensed Collegiate Product), $8.95 per jar
Round out your game day tailgate or at-home cookout with the Carolina Tar Heels BBQ Sauce by Cackalacky – made by Tar Heels for Tar Heels.
Eminence Organic Skin CareStarter Sets, $79
Establish or enhance your skin care routine with these Eminence Organic Skin Care sets, either by targeting your specific needs, creating an ageless look or keeping your skin healthy and nourished.
3110 Environ Way, Chapel Hill; 919-929-2209
Blue Tree Bark Vase, 15 inches tall, $150
Created using a locally sourced clay body, this vase is handmade with a warm, dark clay and colored slip for a striking contrast. Enhance the design of any living space with this unique piece.
1601 E. Geer St., Ste. C, Durham
Louis Vuitton Neverfull MM Tote, $1,498
Roomy enough for a winter scarf, yet sleek enough for a night out, this tote blends classic design with practical elements – ideal for the fashion-forward friend on your gift list.
1000 W. Main St., Ste. 1B, Durham; 919-806-3434
Rose Quartz Barware, set of three, $235.50
Ideal for a hostess gift, stocking stuffer or gift exchange item, this barware set adds a unique pop of glam. All you need is a holiday beverage!
5850 Fayetteville Rd., Ste. 104, Durham; 919-806-3638
Octagonal Bamboo Two-Tier Side Table, $795
Crafted around 1870 and now with decoratively decoupaged surfaces, this English two-tier side table is an example of the bamboo furniture items carried at Whitehall – perfect accent pieces for any home!
1213 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill; 919-942-3179
$100 gift certificate for framing and a complimentary “Doors of Chapel Hill” art print by Catharine Carter (19-by-26 inches), $50 value
Give the gift of framing this holiday season and receive a complimentary print, the “Doors of Chapel Hill” by Chapel Hill artist Catharine Carter. (No other discounts apply.)
201 Estes Dr., Ste. 400C, Chapel Hill; 919-942-7306
1129 Weaver Dairy Rd., Ste. W, Chapel Hill; 919-942-3291
GRIP6 Wallets (three styles, available in many colors), $59 – $79
These sleek, minimalist wallets make the perfect gift for the person looking to simplify their life. Made in the U.S., each one comes with a lifetime guarantee.
52 Hillsboro St., Pittsboro; 919-542-7366
674 West St., Pittsboro; 919-542-5487
North Carolina Glass Ornament, $25; Apotheke Charcoal Candle, $42
Add a touch of North Carolina to your Christmas tree with an ornament that features prominent landmarks from across the state. Light the charcoal candle while decorating to fill your home with the warm, welcoming scents of cedarwood and sandalwood.
115 Hillsboro St., Pittsboro; 919-542-8166
Truffles and Cake Balls: 6 for $6;
Snowball Cookies: $3.50
Mix and match any truffle flavors to create a sweet holiday gift box. Add a few melt-in-your-mouth buttery cookies with pecan pieces to pair with a warm winter drink. ¡Hablamos Español!
Classic flavors: Peanut butter, Nutella, vanilla, chocolate, cherry bomb, and brownie and ganache
Winter seasonal flavors: Pumpkin spice, red velvet and nutty coconut
84 Hillsboro St., Pittsboro; 919-444-2023
Tumbler or Vase, $35–$40
With a lively decoration and melted blue-glass run, this salt-glazed drinking tumbler (5.5-inches tall by 3.5-inches wide) can also double as a lovely vase styled with your favorite flowers.
424 Johnny Burke Rd., Pittsboro; 919-542-2371
Fireside Gift Set, Merry & Bright Matches: $18;
Peppermint Farmhouse Soy Wax Candle: $28;
Red Cotton Knit Plaid Throw (60-by-50 inches): $75
Spend a holiday movie night by the fireplace wrapped in this warm winter throw. Complete the cozy ambiance with this peppermint candle and matches.
697 Hillsboro St., Pittsboro; 919-533-6357