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THIRTY TWO awesome Asheville gift ideas for the holidays 2021! SHOP LOCAL

It's December 1st, time to shop! Here are 32 of our favorite Asheville gift ideas broken down into Stocking Stuffers under $20, MidPriced Gifts under $50 and those Special Items under $100.

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Stocking Stuffers: Under $20

1) Mountain Merch
For the gal or guy who digs the Asheville beer scene, this locally made iron bottle opener is awesome. It's $17.99 and the shape of our beloved NC feels good in your hand.
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2) Asheville Bee Charmer
Made exclusively for the Bee Charmer, these locally made body butter in flavors like eucalyptus /mint and rosemary /lemon smell delicious and will be a hit. $17
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3. Dobra Tea
Find your zen through the gift of loose leaf tea. Dobra has an incredible selection of teas from all over the world and their knowledgeable staff is there to answer questions. Starting at $4.50 per ounce.

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4. Woolworth Walk
Darryl the Bookie has been busy making these cool handmade note pads/journals out of recycled beer boxes full of pages to write or sketch what you want. A steal at only $8.50 
25 Haywood St.

5. Mount Inspiration
We're digging the large selection of Cullowheegee Farms soaps (all natural) for only $10 and of course, our exclusive Asheville Vibes t-shirts (background) are also sold at Mount Inspiration!
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6. Raven and Crone

Homemade Yule Oil ready to use for celebrating the Sabbat of Yule and also the Winter Solstice, this year on 12-21-21. Scents of Orange, Clove, Cinnamon, Benzion, Frankincense & Myrrh essential oil all naturally derived. $11

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7. Bridge and Tunnel Coffee 

Greg and Phil know a thing or two about coffee. A locally roasted bag of beans fits great in a stocking and starting $12, you can't beat this gift. Look for their yellow coffee truck at the RAD tailgate and Luella's.

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8. Hickory Nut Gap

For the person who likes meat in their stocking... Charcuterie! $9.99 Made from 100% pasture-raised, hormone- and antibiotic-free pork. Choose from Salami Classico, Salami Milano, Sweet Soppressat, Hot Soppressata, and Pepperoni. 

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Awesome Gifts: $20 - $50

9. Buchi

Give the gift of "gut health" this holiday season! Buy some Buchi online and they'll ship it cold to any of your kombucha-drinking comrades living in NC, SC, TN, GA, VA, & FL. There are customizable subscriptions that are packed with benefits! Order a minimum of $40 to get free delivery.

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10. Ad Lib

For the hard to buy for person in your life. We all know it's tough to buy clothes as gifts because, you know, sizing. These "one size fits all" scarves are super soft and available in dozens of color combos. $48

23 Haywood St

11. Asheville Goods

We love the customization of this gift. Get two delectable loaves of Annie’s Butter Stollen in a gift box or bag. Then you can choose to add a coffee from Mountain City Coffee, tea from Asheville Tea Co., French Broad sipping chocolate, or Spicewalla golden milk to pair perfectly with this sweet treat. $38

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12. Instant Karma

For the friend who likes to chill inside, the Howl with the Moon tapestry- a 3D and glow in the dark tapestry that is sure to bring a fun and eclectic vibe. It's chargeable with incandescent or black lights. One pair of 3D Glasses included. $34.99

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13. Bohemian Baby

For the littlest ones in your life, get these adorable black bear leather booties. Available in sizes 3 months to two years for $28. Check out their store at the Grove Arcade on Dec. 10th from 3 to 6 and see a surprise visit from Santa with photos and story time!

1 Page Ave Suite 145-B

14. Batton Clayworks

Give the gift of a handmade pottery mug from Ann and Sandy at Batton Clayworks (yes, please) We dig this "Carolina Coral" pattern $36. Lots of additional options are also available AND you can also give the gift of a private studio lesson.

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15. Rhu Bakery

These handcarved cherry wood measuring spoons are super cute AND functional. $40. Lots of other stocking stuffers are available like Spicewalla and Imladris Jam. Be sure to pick up delicious Rhu pastries to go, too.

10 S Lexington Ave.

16. Firewalker Hot Sauce

Franco knows what's up when it comes to flavorful hot sauces. Firewalker is hands down the best in Asheville. For the spicy person in your life, give the gift of a hot sauce set as there's nothing worse than running out of hot sauce. $40

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17. Hazel Twenty

When shopping get a selfie with Maizy (shop pup)! They're selling a Que COLLAPSIBLE water bottle which makes a great gift. It's lightweight and available in colors to match any style for only $28.

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18. Claying Around

Get your hands dirty while making some memories! Give the gift of an art lesson you'll never forget! One pottery wheel lesson (ages 9 and up). It's super fun! $50 value.

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19. Woolworth Walk

We really dig these whimsical mugs from artist Terri Friday - $50 Not your style? You should still shop Woolworth walk as there are hundreds of artists featuring photography, painting, fiber art, jewelry, metals and much more. And a soda fountain when you get hungry!

25 Haywood St.

20. Southern Highland Craft Guild

"Cultivating fine art since 1930" - we dig that! Pictured: glass ball ornaments $28. There are exceptional one-of-a-kind gifts available. Shop in person or online.

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21. Enter the Earth

When you walk into the right there is a whole "locals" section with pendants (pictured: Erica's pendants $28), vortex wheels, copper cuffs, feathers and rings. And, of course a huge collection of crystals and gemstones.

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22. Adora Therapy

This candle is scrumptious. Made here in Asheville the AdoraTherapy Chakra Soy Candle with gemstones goes beyond luxury. Scented with the perfect fragrance oils will not only make your room smell great but it will heal and balance your chakras. And who doesn't need that? $45

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Special Item or Experience: $50 - $100
23. The Track AVL

For the person in your life who has a need for speed! Get into a virtual racing experience. Intro events are open to all. They are great for first-timers and experienced racers alike. Intro session $40 -- A two-hour session that includes orientation, practice, and races. 

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24. AVL Box

Curate your own gift boxes from AVL Box's selection of ALL LOCAL products. Pictured is an example of some of the awesome local products you can add to your custom gift box OR choose one of their handcrafted boxes full of local goodies. Prices range from $40 - $70 on average depending on what you add to the box!

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25. Ebb & Flow Massage

Adam and Lauren (owners) and staff have been bringing the best in Asheville massage for years. The experience of an Ebb & Flow massage is something that your loved one will never forget. Check out their tea room and commitment to sustainability, too! Massages start at $70 or get a massage for 2 for $140.

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26. Philip DeAngelo Studio

8" x 10" framed giclee, many designs to choose from and it includes the frame by famous Asheville painter, Philip DeAngelo, $95

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27. Zen Skincare and Waxing Studio

Zen Skincare's seasonal signature Anti-Aging Facial that tones, firms, and hydrates the cells of the skin. Indulge the senses and unwind your mind this season with the Winter Radiance Facial. $85

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28. Blue Spiral 1

For the art lover in your life, we dig this Poppy collection so much by artist Justin Rothshank! The vase is $95 and there are mugs for $75 a piece.

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29. Liberty Bicycles

Give the gift of safety to the adventurer who loves to ride. This USB rechargeable light set solution is a great gift. The Ion 100 R and Flare R City feature focused optics, an interruptive flash pattern, and broad range to ensure visibility. $79.99 for the set.

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30. Dog and Pony Show

Y'all, when we say silky cool we're not kidding. Rick won't take his off! These Averie PJs are available in men's and women's sizes with your choice of animal patterns, stripes and more. And they come in a matching silky bag- no wrapping necessary. $98

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31. Namaste in Nature

For your friend who loves an outdoor adventure! Waterfall Yoga Hiking Tour starting at $62 pp - $89 per person. Buy for a group of friends for a deeper discount (and even more fun)

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32. Cultivated Cocktails

Give your friends the gift of cocktails at home! These super fun cocktail kits have everything you need to make 16 delicious craft cocktails, including the spirit and recipe card. (Maybe they'll make them for you!)

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Don't forget to buy gift cards or swag from your favorite restaurants & breweries, too.

Thanks for Digging Local this Holiday!

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