Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Children

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Trying to keep it simple this Christmas when it comes to kids presents? Here are some neat local gift ideas to think about.

AND remember to enter the draw at the end of the post, for a chance to win vouchers for three 12″ pizzas generously donated by Pizza Delight Antigonish!

 

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Lost Realms Games, Comics & Used Books • Fun classic comics and games for different ages, such as Scooby-Doo team up graphic novels, Junk Art block building game (Christmas sale price: $64.95), Tanks miniatures, Rhino Hero super battle 3D card stacking game. $14.95-$96.95

 

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The Posh Peppermint Home & Gifts • Powerful Pillows send positive messages to kids at bedtime. These pillowcase painting kits by Nova Scotian company, Artburn Inc., make a special gift! An activity that leaves them with a pillowcase to treasure for years to come!

 

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Haliburton PharmaChoice • The Grinch is back! The Grinch tells the story of a cynical grump who goes on a mission to steal Christmas, only to have his heart changed by a young girl’s generous holiday spirit. Share the love of the season with a Grinch, Max or Cindy-Lou of your very own. $24.99

 

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Antigonish Co-op Country Store • Various toy farm animals and Schleich Farm World toys such as a Western riding kit, a rodeo kit and a hay conveyor kit! $3.99-$35.99

 

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Cameron’s Jewellery • Cute and cuddly plush stuffies any child would love. $15-$25

 

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Leaves & Limbs Hunting & Fishing Outfitters • A wide selection of children’s clothing including insulated children’s camouflage style overalls, winter suits and Bogs. $45.99-$84

 

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Antigonish Skatepark Association • Cool flat brim hats to support and promote the new local skate park. $25

 

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Holiday Giveaway!

Enter the draw* for a chance to win vouchers for three 12″ pizzas generously donated by Pizza Delight Antigonish!

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*Draw will take place on Saturday, Dec.15, 7:00pm EST.

Looking for more ideas, check out the previous gift guides:

Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Gifts For Him

Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Stocking Stuffers

Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for the Whole Family

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Sometimes it’s easier to buy something for the whole family instead of individual presents. Browse through this gift guide to find gift ideas the whole family can enjoy together.

And remember to enter the draw at the end of the post, for a chance to win a $25 gift card generously donated by Vacheresse’s Meats Antigonish!

 

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Lost Realms Games, Comics & Used Books • We offer lots of fun family activities weekly! Did you know we have ESCAPE Room? Book an appointment and experience what’s it’s like to solve clues to escape the room in time ($20/person). We also offer many FREE activities such as Dungeons & Dragons (Tuesdays 6:00pm-9:00pm), Board game evening (Wednesdays 6:00pm-9:00pm), Warhammer 40k (Thursdays 6:00pm-7:00pm), Family Fun Day 1:00pm-5:00pm (Saturday-monthly) and we have Super Smash Bros Melee (for only $2) and Friday Night Magic (Fridays 7:00pm-9:00pm, $5-$22).

 

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The Arts House • Youth and Adult Art Lessons. This Christmas give the gift of art to the creative people in your life. The Arts House is a new cultural space that aims to support all artists and creative people in Antigonish. We offer art lessons for youth and adults in a wide variety of mediums. These include pottery, animation, creative 3D printing, qigong, and much more.  Please contact us at antigonishartfair@gmail.com to purchase gift certificates for our January, spring or summer courses. $140-$150

 

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Asana Yoga & Massage • A gift certificate for yoga! We offer multiple yoga passes, such as 5 classes for $69, 10 classes for $126.50, 1 month unlimited for $120 and 3 month unlimited for $300. We also offer discounted pricing for students and seniors.

 

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Thirty-One Gifts • Spruce up any home with these wonderful accents, accessories and organizational items. Join Andrea Smith’s Facebook page for great gifting ideas for everyone on your list! Starting at $12

 

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Antigonish Town & County Library • Choose from a variety of books available at the local library.

 

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Cameron’s Jewellery • Enjoy the countdown to Christmas with this beautiful wooden Advent calendar. The laser cut wood details make this an original piece that can be passed down to generations to come, and it lights up too. $100

 

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Highland Bike Shop • Louis Garneau snowshoes. Snowshoes make winter walking fun and give you a great excuse to get outside and enjoy the outdoors with family and friends. $90-$200

 

Winter sports equipment rentals are easily accessible too! Another fun family activity is fat biking! Come in to check out what we have available. You’ll surely have a great time with our fat bikes and our hybrid skis! $25-$45

 

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Leaves & Limbs Hunting & Fishing Outfitters • From ribs to pies, lock in the delicious smoked flavours of your food with this Camp Chef smoke vault! $394.99

 

Or enjoy this food dehydrator; make anything, from jerky to fruit and veggie crisps! $139

 

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Holiday Giveaway!

 

Enter the draw* for a chance to win a $25 gift card generously donated by Vacheresse’s Meats Antigonish!

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*Draw will take place on Wednesday, Dec.12,  7:00pm EST.

Looking for more ideas, check out the previous gift guides:

Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Gifts For Him

Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Stocking Stuffers

 

Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts For Her

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There are so many wonderful products available in Antigonish this season to please everyone on your list. If you are still looking for ideas, browse through the Antigonish Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Her to find a lovely gift for the special women in your life.

And remember to enter the draw at the end of the post, for a chance to win 4 Complimentary Breakfasts generously donated by the Snow Queen Family Restaurant!

 

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Asana Yoga & Massage • A gift certificate for a massage, a wonderful present for her to relax and recharge! We offer 30 min, 45 min, 1 hour and 1.5 hour massage ranging from $55-$130

 

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Lost Realms Games, Comics & Used Books • Squirrel Girl graphic novel, locally made bracelets, Batman classic series premium collection Batgirl resin statue, Ex Libris board game. $14.95 -$129.95

 

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Thirty-One Gifts • So many beautiful and practical accessories to choose from. Convenient wallets, lovely scarves, a variety of purses and elegant backpacks. Our product is well made, stylish, and combines fashion with function. Join Andrea Smith’s Facebook page for great gifting ideas for everyone on your list! Starting at $20.99

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Antigonish Co-op Country Store • Stylish BOGS, super comfortable and waterproof $103.98

 

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Cameron’s Jewellery • A wide selection of classic Bering watches. $150-$400

 

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Leaves & Limbs Hunting and Fishing Outfitters • A must for the winter: a comfy fleece throw to keep her warm. $59

Or a warm pair of proudly made in Canada mittens. $79

 

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Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre • If she loves the theatre, take advantage of this limited time offer holiday promo – available at the Bauer Theatre until December 14th! To place your order, call (902) 867-3954 or email boxoffice@festivalantigonish.com. $50

 

or she might enjoy some stylish theatre products like this water bottle, artistic tote bag or bistro coffee mug, all locally designed and produced. $12-$20 taxes incl.

 

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Holiday Giveaway!

 

Enter the draw* for a chance to win 4 Complimentary Breakfasts generously donated by the Snow Queen Family Restaurant in Antigonish!

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*Draw will take place on Monday, Dec.10 , 7:00pm EST.

Looking for more ideas, check out the previous gift guides:

Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Gifts For Him

Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Stocking Stuffers

 

Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Gifts For Him

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It’s not always easy to find gifts ideas for the special men in your life, so browse through the Antigonish Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Him for a few gift ideas to get you started.

Plus remember to enter the draw at the end of the post, for a chance to win a $25 gift card generously donated by Canadian Tire Antigonish!

 

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Antigonish Co-op Country Store • Durable BOGS work boots. $169.99-$173.99

 

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Cameron’s Jewellery • A wide selection of Lee Cooper watches. $100-$120

 

And classic BERING watches. $150-$400

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Lost Realms Games, Comics & Used Books • For the board game and comic book enthousiast, Zombicide Black Plague board game, Settlers of Catan board game, Dungeon & Dragons special edition collection (player’s handbook, Monster manual, DM guide & DM screen), Action comics 80 Years of Superman, the deluxe edition. $39.99-$229.95

 

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Thirty-One Gifts • Classy totes and various organizational items for any occasion; traveling, sports or simply storage. Make it special by personalizing it with a monogram. Starting at $16

 

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Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre • For the theatre enthousiast, take advantage of this limited time offer holiday gift voucher – available at the Bauer Theatre until December 14th! To place your order, call (902) 867-3954 or email boxoffice@festivalantigonish.com. $50

 

or gift him some stylish theatre swag like this water bottle, artistic tote bag or bistro coffee mug, all locally designed and produced. $12-$20 taxes incl.

 

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Leaves & Limbs Hunting and Fishing Outfitters • BOGS hunting boots. $129

 

A wide selection of bows. Starting at $219

 

Or a variety of crossbows. Starting at $450

 

Under Armour clothing such as T-shirts, hoodies, jackets and more for any occasion. Starting at $30

 

If meat jerky is his thing, then this is the perfect gift! He’ll love this Jerky Master kit and additional seasonings to prepare jerky anytime. $12.99-$94.99

 

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Holiday Giveaway!

 

Enter the draw* for a chance to win a $25 gift card generously donated by Canadian Tire Antigonish!

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*Draw will take place on Saturday, Dec.8, 7:00pm EST.

Looking for more ideas, check out the previous gift guides:

 

Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Stocking Stuffers

Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Gifts Under $50

Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Gifts Under $20

Antigonish Farmers’ Market Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Stocking Stuffers

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Sometimes the best presents are the smallest ones. Let’s be honest… everyone loves receiving stocking stuffer gifts on Christmas. So here are a few gift ideas to add to your list for December. Browse through the Antigonish Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Stocking Stuffers AND enter the draw at the end of the post, for a chance to win a $25 gift card generously donated by Kent Building Supplies Antigonish!!

 

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Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre • Get our ever popular holiday gift voucher, $50 for two theatre tickets, redeemable for next summer. Limited time offer. Available at the Bauer Theatre until December 14th. Call (902) 867-3954 or email to place your order boxoffice@festivalantigonish.com

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Or gift one of these beautiful Festival Antigonish merchandise: water bottle, artistic tote bag or bistro coffee mug, all locally designed and produced. $12-$20 taxes included

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Lost Realms Games, Comics & Used Books • Find many small items that fit perfectly in Christmas stockings, such as these Dungeons & Dragons unpainted miniatures, Hogwarts castle and sticker book, seven piece gaming dice or Citadel miniature plastic glue. $4.95-$18.95

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Thirty-One Gifts • Enjoy functional products that make your day easier. We offer something for everyone in the family; from purses and accessories to storage and organization solutions for your home and your life. Our product is well made, stylish, and combines fashion with function. Join Andrea Smith’s Facebook page for great gifting ideas for everyone on your list! Starting at $4

 

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Simply for Life Antigonish • We have a variety of healthy snacks and food options for busy people on the go! Our natural market is organically based and we carry a range of different items to fit your nutritional needs, including organic, pasteurized, gluten-free, non-GMO, vegan, vegetarian, keto-friendly, etc. We work within the community and carry many local products to Antigonish! You don’t need to be a member to shop our market. Stop in between Monday and Saturday to check out our products! $1.69-$49.99

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One Stop Pet Shop. Choose from a variety of cat treats, cat toys, unicorn dog toy, shampoo, and dog treats to add a little something special in your pet’s stocking this Christmas.

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Highland Bike Shop • Happiness is warm, dry feet on a cold winters day! Come in and check out our Darn Tough socks. These socks are NO bunch, NO Slip, No Blister. Repel bacteria and odour, and you’ll never believe it but each pair comes with a no strings, no conditions lifetime guarantee! $25-$40

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Cameron’s Jewellery • Beautiful Ne’qwa art reverse painted ornaments. The perfect Christmas collectable item. Every design is created by painting on the inside of mouth-blown glass! $30

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Funky Munkys • The perfect addition to any stocking. These colourful bath bombs, natural lip balms, lip glosses, soaps and bath salts are the ideal stocking stuffers. Plus the holiday themed bath bombs and the ever so trendy unicorn horn bath bombs are a must! $3-$20

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Holiday Giveaway!

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Enter the draw* for a chance to win a $25 gift card generously donated by Kent Building Supplies Antigonish!

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*Draw will take place on Wednesday, Dec.5, 7:00pm EST.

 

Looking for more ideas, check out the previous gift guides:

Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Gifts Under $20

Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Gifts Under $50

Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Gifts Under $50

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Find wonderful gift ideas from local businesses in the Antigonish Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts under $50.

AND enter the draw at the end of the post, for a chance to win a $25 gift card generously donated by Coles-Indigo Antigonish!

 

 

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Cameron’s Jewellery • Elegant jewellery sets. Cubic zirconia snowflake pendant and stud earrings (left) and Mystic topaz pendant and drop earrings set with sterling silver (right). $45 and $50 – chain sold separately $15
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Fresh water pearls with amethyst crystal jewellery set – earrings, bracelet and necklace. $40

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Simply for Life Antigonish • These big bottles hold 2.2L of water, making it that much easier to get your daily water intake in. Fill it up in the morning and you’re all set for the day! Bottles come in frosted and glossy designs, silver, rose gold, and coloured caps. This is perfect for people who travel or work in an environment where they don’t always have access to refill their water bottle, anyone who struggles getting in enough water throughout the day, or for those who are always on the go! $19.49-$24.49

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Haliburton PharmaChoice • Decorate for the Christmas season in style with this ceramic LED Christmas tree, green truck ‘welcome’ sign and flameless snowman candle. $24.99-39.99

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One Stop Pet Shop. A little something for everyone. Keep your dog warm and stylish with a winter coat and sweaters, spoil your cat with a window seat, or buy a loved one some neat accessories such as this horse grooming tote, a horse rhinestone hat and a purple western saddle pad. $20-$50

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The Posh Peppermint Home & Gifts • Gurgle Pots are a unique gift that come in 3 sizes and lots of colors. These special pots add a little whimsy to a home and produce a charming “Gurgle” sound when you pour from them. These can also be used as a vase for flowers. Each comes with a little card which explains where the name and idea of Gurgle Pots came from. Adorable!

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Lost Realms Games, Comics & Used Books • Find a wide selection of fun action heroes, board games and toys in our store, starting with these Ghostbusters select action figures, Carcassonne board game, Warhammer 40k First Strike starter set  and Adventurer’s Campsite; unpainted miniatures. $24.95-$39.95

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Leaves & Limbs Hunting and Fishing Outfitters • Gorgeous pillows inspired by nature. Suede fabric buck pillow and distressed brown suede bear pillow are a must add-in to any rustic decor. $45

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Steinhart Distillery • This gin has a juniper-driven nose, with lemon zest, citrus, almond and floral notes. Very complex. It has a round mouthfeel, with a pleasant warming spiciness, with anise and white pepper. This gin helped Steinhart be accepted into the London Gin Guild; a rare honour for a North American distiller. It is a great gin for a classic Gin and Tonic enthusiast. Our special edition blue bottle is definitely a keeper! $35

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Holiday Giveaway!

Enter the draw* for a chance to win a $25 gift card generously donated by Coles-Indigo Antigonish!

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*Draw will take place on Friday 9:00pm EST.

 

Browse through the previous gift guides:

Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Gifts Under $20

Antigonish Farmers’ Market Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Antigonish Farmers Market New Building

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by Michael Dickson

Hello Everyone! If you haven’t heard yet the Antigonish Farmers Market is growing and we need your help. We currently have $211,572.15 of our goal of $700,000. We recently held a very successful Gala fundraiser which consisted of amazing food donated by our very generous vendors, entertainment of the highest quality from local musicians with unrivaled passion for performing and of course the community that came out to show support to the Farmers Market and the local businesses that they love so much!

 

The support from the community has meant the world to the Board members of the Antigonish Farmers Market and to the vendors who’s business has continued to grow. We are so excited with how the fundraising is going and are inspired to work even harder to make this new building become a reality for everyone. We are also working on something very exciting for when the Special Olympics make their way to Antigonish.

 

Why is this new building such an important project for the community?

The amount of customers that the market has seen this year has grown so much over previous years that in order to effectively serve the consumers we need to expand! We need:

♦ More space for new and exciting vendors to serve the customer base that has been constantly growing

♦ A year-round Market for everyone and a second market day during the week to support the amount of people that we have coming into the market!

 

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Michael Overmars, Overmars Garden

 

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Mac Brown, The Martha’s New Garden

 

♦ To remain the hub for healthy eating and to support local producers which will benefit not only the overall health and wellness of the community, but will help the Market to serve as an incubator for more small businesses. This will in turn encourage the development of more small farms, local artisans and food vendors to provide the community with products of the highest quality.

 

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Angela Bowles, Food Matters Catering

 

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Wild Flour Bakery

 

♦ A provincially inspected, commercial kitchen available for a broad-based community usage to help support projects outside of the market. And of course with adding all of these positive things together, the economical impact this new building will bring is going to be massive.

 

With additional focus being put on the economy, it is now important more than ever to support home. With a growing number of people leaving, we need to do more to encourage people to stay here in our humble community of Antigonish, and being the number one Farmers Market in Nova Scotia is one of the best ways to not only create more local jobs to support people living in our community, but we will also continue to support a healthier lifestyle for everyone!

 

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Seabright Gardens

 

How can you donate to make this building a reality?

 

♦ You can click on this image:

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♦ Or go to www.antigonishfarmersmarket.ca, then click on the Donate tab at the top of the page.

♦ You can donate in person at our Farmers Market on Saturday from 8:30 to 1pm.

♦ You can also contact the market manager Michael Dickson by email at manager@antigonishfarmersmarket.ca or call at 902.867.7479.

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Show your support, Like us on Facebook at Antigonish Farmers Market Association and Instagram @Antigonishfarmersmarket

 

Thanks again everyone for supporting your local Antigonish Farmers Market!

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Michael Dickson, Antigonish Farmers Market Manager

Beeswax Wraps

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Recently, I came across reusable beeswax wraps at the Antigonish Winter Market. Sandra Swinkels, the owner of Swinkels Bee Products, started making them as a natural alternative to plastic wrap.

I was thrilled to find them locally and was looking forward to trying them out. So, in case you were wondering…

 

 

What are they made of?

The wraps are made out of 100% organic cotton infused with beeswax, pine resin and jojoba oil. All three substances are known to be natural preservatives and have antibacterial properties. The combination of the cotton fabric and the above ingredients result in a breathable storage solution.

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How big are the wraps?

The general use wraps come in two sizes: 8″ x 8″ and 11″ x 11″. The sandwich wraps measure 14″ x 14″ unfolded and 5″ x7″ folded.

 

How do you use them?

The wraps can be used to cover bowls, jars, plates, etc. They are very malleable and simply require the warmth of your hands to adhere to the rim of containers.

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They are very versatile too. You can turn them into snack bags by moulding them into a desired shape or simply use them to wrap leftover bread, fruits, vegetables, cheese, and more.

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How well do they work?

I compared the two methods of food storage by wrapping two halves of an avocado, one with cling wrap and the other one with beeswax wrap.

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Twenty four hours later…

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Not bad, eh?

 

As for the sandwich wraps, I have to admit, I was a bit skeptical at first… I wasn’t sure if my sandwich would remain fresh until the next day, but it did!

An added bonus was the sweet aroma of beeswax. A little aromatherapy during lunch break is always a good thing!

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What about care and storage?

The wrappers come with a sheet of instructions for use & care. It’s recommended to wash them with cool water and mild dish soap, otherwise the beeswax and resin might lose their adherence. And, since they cannot be cleaned with hot water, they should not to be used for storing meat.

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The large wrap can be stored flat, folded or rolled. I like to roll mine up and place it in a drawer to minimize storage space. The sandwich wrap can easily be stored as is.

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How much do they cost?

The small wraps cost $7.00, the larger ones cost $9.00 and the sandwich wraps, $12.00. They are reusable and can last up to a year, so it’s well worth the investment.

And, although I love the bumble bee print, there are many other beautiful and colourful prints to choose from. Here are just a few:

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You can find Sandra and her line of Swinkels Bee Products, including the beeswax wraps, every Saturday at the Antigonish Winter Market or you can purchase her products online.

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Eco-friendly  Sustainable  Reusable  Biodegradable

 

Food for thought…

If you use 1 sqft of plastic wrap for one sandwich per day, then this adds up to 260 sqft per year. For a family of 4, this number translates to 1040 sqft per year. Now say you were to switch to beeswax wraps only twice per week, this automatically cuts down your plastic wrap usage by at least 40%! Not bad, considering film plastics (which include plastic wraps) have such a negative impact on the environment and, now more then ever, we are strongly encouraged to reduce the amount of plastic we use; think of the recent plastic bags ban implemented in Montreal and possibly in Nova Scotia in the near future.

So, if you use plastic wrap daily for your sandwiches and snacks, why not try using beeswax wraps instead? Even once a week can make a huge difference!

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The Antigonish Holiday Gift Guide 2017

Antigonish Holiday gift guide 2017

Welcome to the first annual Antigonish Holiday Gift Guide!

 

This online resource contains a curated list of Holiday gift ideas provided by your local businesses. I hope this guide inspires you to shop local this season and to find something special for everyone on your shopping list.

 

Also, check out the wonderful GIVEAWAY PRIZES at the end of the post!

 

Happy shopping!

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Flannel Blanket Scarves

$20

Flannel blanket scarves with fringed edge perfect for the winter months. They are available in Cape Breton and Nova Scotian tartan.

Wild Orchid Farm · 837 North Grant Antigonish · 902.863.8865

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Fleece Tartan Blanket Throws

$45

These comfy fleece tartan blanket throws (50 x 80) are available in Cape Breton, Nova Scotian and Newfoundland tartan.

Wild Orchid Farm · 837 North Grant Antigonish · 902.863.8865

 

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Soy Candles

$10 each or 2 for $15

Soy candles in large variety of scents with a burn time of 40 hours.

Wild Orchid Farm · 837 North Grant Antigonish · 902.863.8865

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Sugar Scrubs

$10 each or 2 for $15

We carry sugar scrubs too.

Wild Orchid Farm · 837 North Grant Antigonish · 902.863.8865

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Goat’s Milk Soap

$5

Limited supply of our lovely Wild Orchid Farm Goat’s Milk Soap made from the milk of our own dairy goats. Available in lavender presently, with more scents to come shortly.

Wild Orchid Farm · 837 North Grant Antigonish · 902.863.8865

 

“Our products are available at the Antigonish Farmers’ Market.

 The Goat’s milk soap is made from farm fresh milk from our very own Alpine dairy goats.

 And stay tuned… our Farm Soap & Gift Shop will open in the New Year!”

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RL 1

Plow

$699.95 (save $103)

WARN 54″blade plow package. Mid mount most models. Price may vary marginally based on you machine’s mount cost. Taxes, installation if applicable, extra​.

Redline Sports & Cycle · 3998 Old South River Road Antigonish · 902.735.5500

 

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Snowmobile Boots

$79.95 (regular value $139.95)

Zero Factor Snowmobile Boots Special. Rated to -85°C.

Redline Sports & Cycle · 3998 Old South River Road Antigonish · 902.735.5500

 

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Sled Wheel Kit

$49.95 (regular value $69.95)

Essential to move your snowmobile with ease.

Redline Sports & Cycle · 3998 Old South River Road Antigonish · 902.735.5500

 

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Trail Fighter Tires

$375 (save $185)

6 ply, directional tread, smooth ride, lightweight, (2) 25×8-12, (2) 25×10-12

Redline Sports & Cycle · 3998 Old South River Road Antigonish · 902.735.5500

 

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Light Bars

$99.95 to $139.95

RTX 7.5″ LED Light bar and RTX 13.5″ LED Light bar special (regular value 149.95 and $214.95). Includes mounts and wiring harness.

Redline Sports & Cycle · 3998 Old South River Road Antigonish · 902.735.5500

 

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Louis Garneau Snowshoes

$110.99- $210.99

Keeping active this winter has never been so easy. With Louis Garneau Snowshoes, one can explore our winter wonderland with ease and confidence. This is the perfect gift for the adventure seeker in your life or for the ones who just want to get out and take advantage of this winter.

Highland Bike Shop · 254 Main St. Antigonish · 902.735.3320

 

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OAC Hybrid Skis

$419.99-$599.99

Developed in Finland these offer the best of both worlds. Superb traction and stability as well as an amazing glide. These skis allow one to trek up and ski down. Best feature is its universal bindings, your favorite boots don’t have to sit at home while you head out to enjoy your winter day.

Highland Bike Shop · 254 Main St. Antigonish · 902.735.3320

 

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Darn Tough Socks

$25.99-$31.99

Warm and breathable and cozy with a lifetime warranty these socks are the perfect gift for the outdoor enthusiast or the bookworm in your life. Made in the USA.

Highland Bike Shop · 254 Main St. Antigonish · 902.735.3320

 

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Smartwool Socks

Starting from $19.00

Cozy Smartwool socks that will keep you warm all winter long.

Antigonish Five to a Dollar · 245 Main St. Antigonish · 902.863.2571

 

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Carhartt T-Shirts

$26.95

Comfortable and durable T-shirts.

Antigonish Five to a Dollar · 245 Main St. Antigonish · 902.863.2571

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Learn-to-Play Xylophone

$11.99

Melissa and Doug Learn-To-Play Xylophone

Antigonish Five to a Dollar · 245 Main St. Antigonish · 902.863.2571

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Cobble Hill Puzzles

$19.99

We carry a variety of Cobble Hill Puzzles

Antigonish Five to a Dollar · 245 Main St. Antigonish · 902.863.2571

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Canon T6i Kit

$649.99

Take advantage of this great deal on our Canon T6i Kit! (price valid until Dec. 23, 2017)

Antigonish Five to a Dollar · 245 Main St. Antigonish · 902.863.2571

 

 

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Bath Bombs

$3 to $7

Relax and unwind in a hot bath during the holidays with one of our fizzing bath bombs, unicorn horn bath bombs, or bath salts. Scented in a variety of aromas from lavender to lollipop, coconut to margarita. There’s a scent for everyone. New this year: “Lumps of Coal” bath bombs, for the Naughty people on your list!

Funky Munkys Bath & Body · www.funkymunkys.ca · 902.318.0109

 

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Lip Balms & Lip Glosses

$3 & $8

Protect your lips this winter with our lip balms that come in 11 fun flavours, from black cherry to raspberry and mint to chai. Add some colour with one of our lip glosses, in 6 sassy shades. They make great stocking stuffers!

Funky Munkys Bath & Body · www.funkymunkys.ca · 902.318.0109

 

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Salves & Creams

$6 to $10

Muscles sore from hanging all the decorations? Why not try one of our Munky Balms to help soothe the tension away. Or check out our many different balms and salves. We have chest rubs, diaper creams, outdoor creams, and body butters to keep your skin feeling soft this winter.

Funky Munkys Bath & Body · www.funkymunkys.ca · 902.318.0109

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Hand-crafted Soaps

$5 to $6

Stuff some stockings with our hand-crafted soaps, made the way great-grandma used to make them! We have a variety of scents and colours for even the hard to please people on your list. We also have a laundry stain stick to help clean all the holiday spills and splashes.

Funky Munkys Bath & Body · www.funkymunkys.ca · 902.318.0109

 

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Sprays & Lotions

$9 to $25

We carry a variety of room sprays, spray away toilet deodorizers, foaming soaps & lotions. Over the holidays, refresh any room in your house with one of our scented room sprays. In the bathroom, Spray Away those offensive odours with our toilet deodorizers and delight your house guests with our scented foaming hand soaps. After all the gifts are unwrapped, keep your skin feeling soft with our hand and body lotions.

Funky Munkys Bath & Body · www.funkymunkys.ca · 902.318.0109

“Funky Munkys Bath & Body has been locally owned and operated for over 5 years. We hand craft all our products in small batches in our own home, using our own tried-and-true recipes. We never use pre-mixed bases or pre-made melt & pour. All our products contain natural ingredients, and are never tested on animals (unless you include our family and friends!). You can find us every Saturday at our booth at the Antigonish Farmers’ Market. Almost all our products come in an unscented option for those with sensitivities. And you can never go wrong with a gift certificate! Happy Holidays!”

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Dunlops

$119.99 to $219.99

They come in plain toe, steel toe, and a thermo moon boot.

Antigonish Farm & Garden Co-op · 91 St. Andrews St. Antigonish · 902.863.1436

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Bird Feeders & Bird Seed

$9.99 to $49.99

A wide range of bird feeders and bird seed for the bird enthusiast in your family.

Antigonish Farm & Garden Co-op · 91 St. Andrews St. Antigonish · 902.863.1436

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Farm Hoppers

$29.99

Inflatable bouncy animals for toddlers. They come in an array of colours and animals.

Antigonish Farm & Garden Co-op · 91 St. Andrews St. Antigonish · 902.863.1436

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Chilli Dog Sweaters

$27.50 to $30.50

Made from organic wool and hand knit in South America. Sizes ranging from XXS to XXXL.

Antigonish Farm & Garden Co-op · 91 St. Andrews St. Antigonish · 902.863.1436

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Schleich Toys

$3.99 to $150

 Good for the little farmer in your family!

Antigonish Farm & Garden Co-op · 91 St. Andrews St. Antigonish · 902.863.1436

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Natural Honey

$6-$12

Our honey is raw and unpasteurized which makes it a great source of antioxidants. Unpasteurized honey also has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties.

SWINKELS BEE PRODUCTS · shop@swinkelsbeeproducts.ca · 902.863.5791

 

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Handmade Soaps

5$

Bar soaps made with a touch of honey for extra moisturizing and anti-bacterial properties. The soaps are GMO free, hypo-allergenic, non comedogenic, biodegradable, detergent-free, alcohol-free, not tested on animals. The soaps are available unscented and in a variety of bursting fragrances, patchouli, lavender, honey & oatmeal, black licorice, apple & ginger, pumpkin, peppermint, candy cane. There’s also acne soap, which is very popular.

SWINKELS BEE PRODUCTS · shop@swinkelsbeeproducts.ca · 902.863.5791

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Body Care Products

Starting at $4

A wide selection of natural body care products made with all natural ingredients. From lip balm and lip gloss to shampoo and deep conditioner, body scrubs, body moisturizers, face cream, face cleanser, eye cream, hand sanitizer, deodorant, and so much more. We offer scented and unscented options for all our products.

BEE PRODUCTS · shop@swinkelsbeeproducts.ca · 902.863.5791

 

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Salve and Sea Buckthorn Cream

Starting at $8

Salve & Sea Buckthorn Skin Relief Cream. The calendula & lemon balm salve has been reported to help with cold sores, burns, cuts, athletes foot, eczema, even hot spots for dogs. The sea buckthorn cream is made with ingredients that contain nourishing, revitalizing, and restorative properties for skin relief. It can be used for acne, dermatitis, irritated, dry and itching skin, eczema, and more.

SWINKELS BEE PRODUCTS · shop@swinkelsbeeproducts.ca · 902.863.5791

 

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Beeswax Candles

From $1.50 to $22

These honey scented candles are completely non-toxic, non-allergenic and non-carcinogenic. Beeswax candles burn so cleanly that they easily last 7-10 times longer than their identical sized paraffin counterparts.

SWINKELS BEE PRODUCTS · shop@swinkelsbeeproducts.ca · 902.863.5791

 

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Starting at $35

Gift baskets come with a variety of products tailored for your needs. They can include  honey, soap, facial cleanser, lip balm, lip gloss, leave-in conditioner, moisturizers, deodorants, candles,  and much more.

SWINKELS BEE PRODUCTS · shop@swinkelsbeeproducts.ca · 902.863.5791

“All Swinkels Bee products are available at the Antigonish Farmers’ Market & online.
Our products are made with natural ingredients and are GMO Free, hypo-allergenic, non-comedogenic, biodegradable, detergent-free, paraben-free, phthalate-free, and not tested on animals.”

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Baker’s Floursack Dish Towels

$17.50

Baker’s Floursack dish towels by NowDesigns. These great quality kitchen linens come in a package of 3 in sweet berry patterns and made of 100% cotton. Practical and pretty!

THE POSH PEPPERMINT · 200 Main St. Antigonish NS · 902.863.HOME

 

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LOVEFRESH Hand & Body Lotions

$20 each

LOVEFRESH Hand & Body Lotions available in many delicious scents. These are paraben and petroleum free and leave your skin feeling hydrated and smelling great!

THE POSH PEPPERMINT · 200 Main St. Antigonish NS · 902.863.HOME

 

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Mulberry Silk Pillowcase

$49.50 each

100% Mulberry Silk Pillowcase by Alamode Home. So luxurious and perfect for the hard to buy for person that has everything! Say goodbye to sleep creases and bed head!

THE POSH PEPPERMINT · 200 Main St. Antigonish NS · 902.863.HOME

 

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Bathtub Caddy

$40

Aquala Bathtub Caddy in Natural by Umbra. This item makes relaxing easy. Perfect for holding a good read. Another great gift idea for that special someone on your list!

THE POSH PEPPERMINT · 200 Main St. Antigonish NS · 902.863.HOME

 

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Baby Blanket

$50 each

Sweet 100% cotton baby blanket by Brunelli. These are a functional and fun idea for the littles on your list.

THE POSH PEPPERMINT · 200 Main St. Antigonish NS · 902.863.HOME

 

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Cotton Work Socks

$19.99

100% cotton work socks which are made in Canada. These socks come in two sizes, medium and large, with writing on the bottom; we have wine, beer, rum, coffee and tea.

THE PLUM TREE GIFT SHOPPE · 225 Main St. Antigonish NS · 902.735.7586

 

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Bee by the Sea Natural Products

$4.99 to $45

Bee By The Sea natural products are made in Canada. The products are paraben-free, petroleum-free, sulfate-free and not tested on animals. These products are great for eczema, sunburns, dry skin, rosacea, psoriasis, age spots and scars. We carry lip balm, body cream and face & eye serum.

THE PLUM TREE GIFT SHOPPE · 225 Main St. Antigonish NS · 902.735.7586

 

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Shy Giraffe Jewellery

$42.99 (for the necklace)

Shy Giraffe jewellery made by an artisan in Halifax, NS. She uses sterling silver, Swarovski crystals, fresh water pearls, natural gem stones and sea glass. Her designs are all handcrafted to suit every taste.

THE PLUM TREE GIFT SHOPPE · 225 Main St. Antigonish NS · 902.735.7586

 

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Anne Marie Chagnon Jewellery

$108

Anne Marie Chagnon is an artisan from Montreal. All her jewelry is handmade and her pieces are one of a kind. She uses magnetic pewter, limpid glass, luminous resin and lavish gold.

THE PLUM TREE GIFT SHOPPE · 225 Main St. Antigonish NS · 902.735.7586

 

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April Cornell Apron

$44

April Cornell is the company from where we buy our linens. All 100% cotton and the quality is amazing. We carry tablecloths, napkins, apron and pillow covers for all occasions and seasons.

THE PLUM TREE GIFT SHOPPE · 225 Main St. Antigonish NS · 902.735.7586

 

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Yest tunic

$99.95

Yest navy tunic/dress. Great with leggings, jeans or dress pants.

TRENDYS CLOTHING Ltd. · 4045 South River Rd. Antigonish NS · 902.863.1662

 

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Light Weight Jacket

$125

Neon Buddha hidden button light weight jacket/sweater.

TRENDYS CLOTHING Ltd. · 4045 South River Rd. Antigonish NS · 902.863.1662

 

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Snowman Canvas Print

$76

Friendly snowman canvas print.

TRENDYS CLOTHING Ltd. · 4045 South River Rd. Antigonish NS · 902.863.1662

 

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Quilt

$200

Beautiful queen size quilt with stitching detail. Comes with 2 shams.

TRENDYS CLOTHING Ltd. · 4045 South River Rd. Antigonish NS · 902.863.1662

 

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Wall Clock

$150

Beautiful 23 inch metal wall clock.

TRENDYS CLOTHING Ltd. · 4045 South River Rd. Antigonish NS · 902.863.1662

 

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Clark Boots

$180

Clark boots in dark tan.

TRENDYS SHOE SHOPPE · 100 Main St. Antigonish NS · 902.863.1119

 

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Remonte Boots

$175

Remonte boots in brown combination (left) or red combination (right)

TRENDYS SHOE SHOPPE · 100 Main St. Antigonish NS · 902.863.1119

 

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Rieker Boots

$160

Rieker boots in brown.

TRENDYS SHOE SHOPPE · 100 Main St. Antigonish NS · 902.863.1119

 

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Sorel Boots

$285

Sorel boots in grey (left) or black (right).

TRENDYS SHOE SHOPPE · 100 Main St. Antigonish NS · 902.863.1119

 

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Remonte Boots

$200

Remonte boots blue combination (left) or red combination (right).

TRENDYS SHOE SHOPPE · 100 Main St. Antigonish NS · 902.863.1119

 

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Boots

Starting at $59

We carry a variety of durable boots for any outdoor recreational sports: fishing, hiking, hunting, etc.

LEAVES & LIMBS · 4167 Hwy 4 South River Antigonish NS · 902.735.3800

 

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Fishing Rods

Starting at $59

Fishing rods, fishing gear and supplies for all your fishing needs.

LEAVES & LIMBS · 4167 Hwy 4 South River Antigonish NS · 902.735.3800

 

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Bows

Starting at $219

Great selection of compound bows (starting at $219) and crossbows (starting at $449) for archery and hunting.

LEAVES & LIMBS · 4167 Hwy 4 South River Antigonish NS · 902.735.3800

 

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Trail Cameras

Starting at $119

A variety of trail cameras for all your outdoor adventures.

LEAVES & LIMBS · 4167 Hwy 4 South River Antigonish NS · 902.735.3800

 

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Spices & Jerky Sets | Outdoor Oven

 $6.99-$399

A wide selection of spices and Jerky King sets for outdoor cooking ($6.99-$79). Outdoor oven for all your cooking needs ($399).

LEAVES & LIMBS · 4167 Hwy 4 South River Antigonish NS · 902.735.3800

 

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Gift-a-Book

Starting at $5

Gift-a-book to the Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library. The perfect gift for the library-lover on your list is the gift that keeps on giving: a library book (or DVD or audiobook)!
Gift-a-book to your local public library and dedicate it to a special someone. Your purchase will include a card to pass along to that person and a bookplate will placed in the book to acknowledge your gift. Tax receipts are also available for gifts of $10 or more. Books can be purchased for all ages, reading levels, and interests. For more information and to see our wish list, stop by your local library branch or visit the website.

Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library  · 283 Main St. Antigonish NS · 902.867.4276

 

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I Am Peace

Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library  · 283 Main St. Antigonish NS · 902.867.4276

 

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$20.95

In My Room

Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library  · 283 Main St. Antigonish NS · 902.867.4276

 

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My First Yoga Class

Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library  · 283 Main St. Antigonish NS · 902.867.4276

 

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$12.95

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Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library  · 283 Main St. Antigonish NS · 902.867.4276

 

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Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic

Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library  · 283 Main St. Antigonish NS · 902.867.4276

 

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Mugs

Starting at $9.99

A variety of mugs for cat and dog lovers.

ONE STOP PET SHOP · 3063 Post Road Antigonish NS · 902.863.1215

 

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Horse Products

Starting at $8.95

We carry many horse-themed products; socks ($8.95), tote bags ($18.95), pink lunch bag ($19.99) and water bottle ($19.99). We also have a wide selection of horse products in stock, from horse treats to grooming supplies, and so much more.

ONE STOP PET SHOP · 3063 Post Road Antigonish NS · 902.863.1215

 

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Pet Toys

$4.99-21.99

We carry a lot of toys in all shapes and sizes.

ONE STOP PET SHOP · 3063 Post Road Antigonish NS · 902.863.1215

 

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Winter Sweaters & Coats

$26.99-$65.99

A wide selection of winter sweaters and coats for various sizes. We can fit dogs from teacup sizes to extra large.

ONE STOP PET SHOP · 3063 Post Road Antigonish NS · 902.863.1215

 

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Pet Beds

$24.99-35.99

We carry a variety of pet beds and have many in stock in various sizes and prices.

ONE STOP PET SHOP · 3063 Post Road Antigonish NS · 902.863.1215

 

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FAST holiday FAST Gift Certificate

$50

A wonderful stocking stuffer idea that will be greatly appreciated by any theatre lover. The gift certificate can be redeemed for 2 tickets next summer. This offer is available until December 14.

FESTIVAL ANTIGONISH SUMMER THEATRE · 1 West St Antigonish · 902.867.3333

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Board Games

$25.95-$97.95

We carry the largest selection of board games in Eastern NS!

LOST REALMS · 17 James St. Antigonish · 902.968.9400

 

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Card Games

$39.95-$64.95

We are the go to place for Magic the Gathering, Yu-Gi-Oh and Pokemon card games in Antigonish.

LOST REALMS · 17 James St. Antigonish · 902.968.9400

 

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Role-Playing Games & Accessories

$39.95-$67.95

We are the source for Role-playing games and accessories.

LOST REALMS · 17 James St. Antigonish · 902.968.9400

 

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Novels & Comics

$17.50-$32.95

We carry a wide selection of graphic novels and comics for all ages.

LOST REALMS · 17 James St. Antigonish · 902.968.9400

 

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Used Consoles & Games

$39.95-$199.95

We offer a large selection of used consoles and games.

LOST REALMS · 17 James St. Antigonish · 902.968.9400

 

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Fragrance Sampler

$85

Fragrance sampler with certificate. This offer is exclusively at Shoppers Drug Mart!

SHOPPERS DRUG MART  · 303 Main St. Antigonish · 902.863-6522

 

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Gift Cards

$5-$250

We carry hundreds of gift card options.

SHOPPERS DRUG MART  · 303 Main St. Antigonish · 902.863-6522

 

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Kids Toys

Prices vary

Many popular gift items for kids.

SHOPPERS DRUG MART  · 303 Main St. Antigonish · 902.863-6522

 

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Gift Mugs

$12.99-$14.99

We carry a variety of simple gift ideas for teachers or hostess.

SHOPPERS DRUG MART  · 303 Main St. Antigonish · 902.863-6522

 

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Games & Electronics

$349.99-$499.99

A wide variety of electronic gift options.

SHOPPERS DRUG MART  · 303 Main St. Antigonish · 902.863-6522

 

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Brook Ridge Farm

 

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Comfy Wool Throws

$85

We sell a variety of wool throws 52″x76″

BROOK RIDGE FARM · 1997 Nova Scotia Hwy 4 Antigonish · 902.318.3989

 

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Cozy Wool Blanket

$150

The perfect gift to keep warm throughout the winter months. Queen size wool blanket: 76″x104″.

BROOK RIDGE FARM · 1997 Nova Scotia Hwy 4 Antigonish · 902.318.3989

 

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Wool Dryer Balls

$30

Wool dryer balls are great for reducing static, wrinkles and drying time! Simply toss them in the dryer with your clothes and save on your energy use. This is a wonderful stocking stuffer.

BROOK RIDGE FARM · 1997 Nova Scotia Hwy 4 Antigonish · 902.318.3989

 

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Dusters

Starting at $15

We sell wool dusters of different sizes. The soft lambswool fibers act as a magnet to naturally attract and hold dust particles without the use of chemicals.

BROOK RIDGE FARM · 1997 Nova Scotia Hwy 4 Antigonish · 902.318.3989

 

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Wool Earmuffs

$25

Another lovely stocking stuffer idea. A wonderful cozy gift to keep ears warm throughout the harsh winter.

BROOK RIDGE FARM · 1997 Nova Scotia Hwy 4 Antigonish · 902.318.3989

“All our wool products are available at the Antigonish Farmers’ Market
and by call order.

Visit the Farm Wool Shop! We’re open by chance and by appointment.”

cropped leicester lambs

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Camerons Jewelly

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Bering Watch

$295

Beautiful Bering watch. A timeless piece of minimalistic Danish design inspired by the beauty of the arctic.

CAMERON’S JEWELLERY · 239 Main St. Antigonish · 902.863.1283

 

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Christmas Ornament

$55

A lovely unique ornament for your Christmas tree.

CAMERON’S JEWELLERY · 239 Main St. Antigonish · 902.863.1283

 

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Skates Picture

$125

A beautiful picture to hang on the wall.

CAMERON’S JEWELLERY · 239 Main St. Antigonish · 902.863.1283

 

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Snow Globe

$45

This wonderful snow globe can be displayed on the fireplace mantel or as a centerpiece for the Holidays. A great conversation starter.

CAMERON’S JEWELLERY · 239 Main St. Antigonish · 902.863.1283

 

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Pendant & Chain

$80

A lovely pendant for someone special.

CAMERON’S JEWELLERY · 239 Main St. Antigonish · 902.863.1283

 

 

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AHAahaColouring Antigonish

$20

Know someone who loves to colour? Why not buy them a Colouring Antigonish colouring book, created by local artists. Proceeds go towards arts health programming in the community and many local initiatives. The colouring books are available at Cameron’s Jewellery and The Posh Peppermint Home & Gifts.

AHA! Colouring Book · artshealthantigonish@gmail.com · Arts & Health Antigonish

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HPC 1Nova Scotia Fisherman Products

$5.95-$12.99

Nova Scotia Fisherman lotion, soap, gift bags, and beard balm are all locally made in NS with all natural ingredients.

Haliburton PharmaChoice · 220 Main St. Antigonish · 902.863.6060

 

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Scentuals Products

$3.99-$69.99

Scentuals Products ranging from Lip Balms, lotions, shoulder wraps, all natural essential oils and diffusers!

Haliburton PharmaChoice · 220 Main St. Antigonish · 902.863.6060

 

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Hot Socks

$23.99

Hot Socks are great after a long hard day with tired achy feet! These products can be used hot or cold for maximum comfort depending on your need!

Haliburton PharmaChoice · 220 Main St. Antigonish · 902.863.6060

 

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Paderno Products

Save money by using your Perks!

Use your PharmaChoice loyalty program perks to purchase various Paderno products. Paderno products are some of the best on the market! We have high quality water bottles, vegetable spiralizer’s, salad spinners, and frying pans! Water bottles are free with 40 perks redeemed, salad spinners are free with 50 perks redeemed, vegetable spiralizer’s are free with 60 perks redeemed and frying pans are free with 150 perks redeemed!

Haliburton PharmaChoice · 220 Main St. Antigonish · 902.863.6060

 

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Christmas Giftware

$3.99-$179.99

A little bit of something for everybody, from mom and dad to coworkers to bosses to your friendly neighbors! Our giftware is sure to impress!

Haliburton PharmaChoice · 220 Main St. Antigonish · 902.863.6060

 

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Ross Screenprint

Ross 2 BLANK SHIRT

Shirt with logo

$30

Have someone hard to buy for?! Why not get them a custom shirt that only they will have! Put their logo, favorite saying or funny image on a shirt for them. Price is for a coloured shirt with an image on the front.

Ross Screenprint · 4053 South River Road Antigonish · 902.863.4630

 

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Toddler Bulldog Sweater

$20

The perfect gift for that soon to be Bulldog!  These toddler size hoodies will look adorable on those little hockey fans! (price includes taxes)

Ross Screenprint · 4053 South River Road Antigonish · 902.863.4630

 

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Ross 3 Bulldog track Jackets

Track Jacket

Individual and team rates available. Contact for more info.

 

The Bulldog crested Bauer Tracksuit will be a favorite with any Bulldog player in your family!  Add a personalized name to make it extra special.

Ross Screenprint · 4053 South River Road Antigonish · 902.863.4630

 

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Ross 4 Bulldog Longsleeve Dryfit

Long sleeve shirt

$20

Whether they’re just hanging out at home, or training for the big game, these dry-fit shirts are what they need! (price includes taxes)

Ross Screenprint · 4053 South River Road Antigonish · 902.863.4630

 

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Ross 1 BLANK HAT

Toque

$12.50

Customize these toques with your company logo as a great gift!(price is for quantity of 12)

Ross Screenprint · 4053 South River Road Antigonish · 902.863.4630

 

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