Shop Small Business Saturday in Southern West VirginiaNovember 24, 2020
It’s no secret that 2020 has been a hard year for small businesses. But, there is no better way to help support your local businesses than by stopping by their stores this weekend for Small Business Saturday (November 28). From WV-themed mementos to artisan crafts, Southern West Virginia is filled with local shops that have the perfect present for this holiday season.
Shop Local, Buy Local
A number of towns in Southern West Virginia have rallied behind their local businesses and are helping promote different deals and discounts this weekend.
Fayetteville – From gifts for your favorite “foodie” to local art, check out the Fayetteville Gift Guide for more ideas of what you can purchase in-town.
Oakhill – Stop by Bessie’s Floral Design or visit their website for a selection of gift items from local businesses. The sprays, melts, and candles come in a variety of scents. Stay tuned as we will be adding more to our selection over the comings weeks!
Lewisburg – Lewisburg features many restaurants, is full of unique shops, boutiques, and galleries, and offers plenty of arts opportunities. Can’t decide on what to get that special someone in your life? You can never go wrong with a gift card for a local shop, restaurant, or brewery!
Alderson – Alderson’s Store, located in downtown Alderson, has a little something for everyone. Blenko glass, local pottery, home decor, and vintage games are all great gift ideas!
Hinton – Located near Bluestone Lake and the New River in Hinton, Otter and Oak has everything for your next excursion. Find outdoor gear, clothing, and more from top brands like GoPro, Hydroflask, and Eno. Get your essentials here before you head out for a day on the water.
For a fun map of all of the shopping opportunities in downtown Hinton, visit the Explore Summers County Facebook page.
Beckley – Find that unique gift for someone on your Christmas list at Beaver Creek Antiques or handmade primitives, scents, and decor’ at The Carpenters Loft Primitives and More. Don’t forget to refuel while shopping by visiting The Chocolate Moose and Hebrews Coffee Company these quaint coffee shops will be sure to warm you up and put you in the holiday spirit! While things may be a bit different this holiday season, downtown Beckley’s tree and lights are decorated and lit making for the perfect Small Business Saturday experience in downtown Beckley. Stop by the Beckley Art Center for the Holiday Gift Show on November 28 for an array of gifts created by local artisans.
For more information on Shop Small Business Saturday deals, visit the Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce Facebook page.
Do you have an outdoor enthusiast in your family? Then we have the perfect place for you. The outdoor shops in Southern West Virginia are always stocked with the latest products.
Check out the climbing gear at Water Stone Outdoors or the bike equipment at Arrowhead Bike Farm. For your whitewater gear, be sure to stop by the ACE gear shop – they’ve got everything you’ll need to get on the water! The knowledgeable staff will definitely steer you in the right direction for your gear purchase.
Fine Art and Unique Gifts
If you’re looking to add a new piece of art to your collection, then Southern West Virginia has a number of art galleries that are worth checking out. Be sure to factor in a stop at Tamarack on your Small Business Saturday shopping tour – it’s filled with some of the best art in the area!
Antiques and Oddities
For a unique gift with a little bit of history, then you’ve got to stop by one of the many antique stores in Southern West Virginia. From furniture to knick-knacks, browsing our antique stores is a great way to spend your day – you never know what you’ll find!
All that shopping is surely going to make you hungry. So be sure to stop by the unique restaurants and coffee shops in our area for a pick-me-up or sweet treat!