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ACHIEVA CREDIT UNION

• 3000 Bee Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL 34239
• 5881 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232
• 941-907-4000
achievacu.com

Achieva provides financial products and services in the Southwest Florida region. Achieva offers checking accounts, financial planning services and lending products such as auto loans, credit cards, mortgages and business loans.

We take pride in our community involvement. Since 2010, Achieva’s community efforts have raised more than $415,000 in classroom grants.


ANIMAL RESCUE COALITION

• 6320 Tower Ln, Sarasota, FL 34240
• 941-957-1955
ARCSRQ.org

ARC’s 2020 Unconditional Love Calendar - $15. Give the gift of Unconditional Love! Support our mission to reduce shelter overcrowding through proactive spay/neuter. All ARC programs work to give animals waiting in shelters their best chance to find a home. Help us make sure that no animal gives up its life to make room for another. Stop in or email [email protected].


ART FOR YOUR NEST

[email protected]
• 941-735-8627
Artforyournest.com

Give your friend, family or client a unique gift made by a local artist! These hand-printed pillows are available in 14 images and are priced under $50. Each is a reproduction of a fabric collage by Lakewood Ranch artist Robin Bowman. We also offer tile keepsake boxes and framed tile wall art in fish and nature themes (see our ad). Visit ArtForYourNest.com today!


ASOLO REPERTORY THEATRE

• 5555 N Tamiami Tr Sarasota, FL 34243
• 941-351-9010
asolorep.org

Fresh perspectives on beloved classics. Bold and powerful stories that inspire and nourish the soul. Joyous, uplifting experiences, uniting our community through the power of theatre. Subscriptions are on sale now.

 

 


BARTLETT JEWELERS

• Creekwood Crossing I-75 & S.R. 70, Bradenton, FL 34203
• 941-751-6600

At Bartlett Jewelers, we have established a tradition of trust in the community by offering only the finest in bridal and fashion jewelry. We provide expert jewelry repair services, free jewelry cleaning and inspection. Your trusted neighborhood jeweler since 1973.

 

 

 


BIG CAT HABITAT

• 7101 Palmer Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34240
• 941-371-6377
bigcathabitat.org

Give the wildest gift in town! Big Cat Habitat is offering customized gift baskets this holiday season, incorporate everything  from reserving a spot for Yoga With Tigers, Big Cat Habitat t-shirts and souvenirs, animal encounters and more! We are happy to customize a gift basket for every age and budget! Starting as low as $30!


BLUE DOOR SPA & SALON

• 5234 E State Rd 64, Bradenton, FL 34208
• 941-747-0111
bluedoorspaandsalon.com

Tis the season to pamper this holiday season. Blue Door has been spoiling people with luxurious services for over 13 years. From head to toe you are taken care of, with over 70 plus services. including lash extensions, microblading and hair extensions, relaxation lounge, sauna, and locker room, your every need is catered to. Gift card deal Spend $100 and get $20 FREE.


BOWTOX BOUTIQUE MED SPA

• 6118 S Tamiami Tr, Sarasota, FL 34231
• 941-360-BTOX (2869)
• 6277 Lake Osprey Dr, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34240
• 941-359-BTOX (2869)
bowtoxboutiquemedspa.com

Our goal is that all of our customers feel extremely important and appreciated while receiving affordable prices for Tox and Filler. We offer complimentary follow up appointments to all our customers to ensure 100% customer satisfaction. Also, try our medical grade, dermatology developed private label skin products. Call today to schedule your appointment!


BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF SARASOTA COUNTY

• 3130 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34237
• 941-366-3911
bgcsarasota.com

Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County empowers thousands of youth to excel in school, become leaders, adopt healthy habits and plan for success after high school graduation. You can give the gift of a great future this holiday season by supporting programs that ensure children and teens achieve their full potential. Make an immediate impact at bgcsarasota.com/give-now.


CARLISLE GIFTS

• 3713 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota, FL 34232
• 941-955-4009
carlislegifts.com

This holiday season, make gift shopping easy so you can focus on what’s important. Carlisle Gifts offers the newest in fashion, jewelry, home decor...and we have gift cards. From unique to personal, you’ll find what you’re looking for. Plus, free gift wrapping with your purchase! From our family to yours...Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

 


CAT DEPOT

• 2542 17th St, Sarasota, FL 34234
• 941-366-2404
catdepot.org

Look no further than Cat Depot for all of your feline friendly gifts! Please everyone on your holiday list in one convenient location; items in the Supply & Gift Store range from stocking stuffers and cat trees to unique gifts, food and treats. Visit the Adoption Center for kitty cuddles and to find your fur-ever friend. Cat Depot, a non-profit, is open 7 days a week.


CHASEN GALLERIES

• 1830 S Osprey Ave, Suite 102, Sarasota, FL 34239
• 941-260-5787
chasengalleries.com

The people in this world all are different in so many ways. We all look, act, and think differently, yet we are all connected in so many ways. The threaded nexus consists of many pieces that are all uniquely beautiful and stand alone separate from each other But once they are embraced with one another and united, become even more stunningly beautiful.


THE CIRCUS ARTS CONSERVATORY

• 2075 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota, FL 34239
• 941-355-9805
CircusArts.org

Circus tickets make terrific holiday gifts! Celebrate the season with The 12 Days After Christmas presented by The Sailor Circus Academy. See youth performers flip, fly & soar in this all-new holiday show. February brings Circus Sarasota back to the Big Top. This year’s incredible lineup of international circus artists will thrill and delight audiences of all ages!

 


COPENHAGEN IMPORTS

• 7211 S Tamiami Tr, Sarasota, FL 34231
• 941-923-2569
copenhagen-imports.com

Contemporary, modern, mid-century, Scandinavian and American craft furniture in Sarasota. We constantly strive to locate the best of furniture designs with the highest quality and best value for you. For 30 years, customers have responded with praise and support. And now for a limited time when you donate $50 to charity you get $400 off select Stressless® recliners.


CUSTOM CARTS OF SARASOTA AND LAKEWOOD RANCH

• Sarasota: 2007 51st St, Sarasota, FL 34234
• Lakewood Ranch: 4802 Lena Rd, Unit 101, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34211
• 941-953-4445
customcarts.com

Custom Carts is a locally owned full-service Golf Cart retailer. With 40 years in business, we are the only Authorized Representative of Club Car, Yamaha and StarEv golf cart products and accessories. With two locations, Custom Carts provides onsite service throughout the area. Visit us today for our holiday specials and JOIN the FLORIDA CART LIFESTYLE!


BIG CAT HABITAT

• 7101 Palmer Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34240
• 941-371-6377
bigcathabitat.org

The gift that keeps on giving all year long! With 3 levels available, ranging from $65-$150, a Big Cat Habitat Annual Memberships is the perfect gift for an animal lover! We also have gift certificates available for any amount!


DER DUTCHMAN RESTAURANT & BAKERY

• 3713 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota, FL 34232
• 941-955-8007
derdutchmansarasota.com

During the holiday season, Der Dutchman is more than just a place to go eat. Let us help make your holidays a little less work for you, so you can focus on what’s important. We offer carryout holiday meals, cookie trays, custom cakes, gift baskets and gift cards. From our family to yours... Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!


ECONOMY TACKLE / DOLPHIN PADDLESPORTS

• 6018 S Tamiami Tr, Sarasota, FL 34231
• 941-922-9671
economytackle.com

Incredibly stable, just get on and go using MirageDrive ® leg power. You’ll fly high at exceptional speed, nimbly carving turns using fingertip steering controls. With little set up, go from car, dock or boat to the water in minutes. The Mirage Eclipse takes fitness out of the gym, onto the water and under the sun. Take stand-up paddle to a whole new level!


ELEGANT DOMAIN INTERIORS & GIFTS

• 8741 E State Rd 70, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202
• 941-251-9608
elegantdomaininteriors.com

If you’re looking for unique gifts... head our way! We carry unique gifts, Holiday decor, furniture, home decor, bedding, lighting, fabric, curtains and so much more. Our store changes daily! Come see what you can find to add elegance to your home. We truly appreciate your patronage.

 


BIG CAT HABITAT

• 7101 Palmer Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34240
• 941-371-6377
bigcathabitat.org

Adventure on the wild side this holiday season! Big Cat Habitat offers unique animal encounters with various animals including: Silver Foxes, an African Serval, a Two-Toed Sloth and more! Reserve your wild holiday encounter today!

 

 


ELYSIAN FIELDS

• 1273 S Tamiami Tr, Sarasota, FL 34239
• 941-361-3006
elysianfieldsonline.com

Thymes Fraser Fir. The Scent of the Holiday Season. A tradition that feels right at home. The aromatic snap of Siberian Fir needles, heartening cedarwood and earthy sandalwood combine to create a just-cut forest fragrance that evokes warmth and comfort.


EUROPEAN WAX CENTER

• 3800 S Tamiami Tr Sarasota, FL 34239
• 941-564-0000
waxcenter.com

Gloss on gorgeous. Be Bold, Bright or Blush with three limited-edition lip glosses. The finishing touch to any holiday season look and perfect to pick up after your First Wax Free. $13.50 ($28.00 value).


FLORIDA STUDIO THEATRE

• 1214 N Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236
• 941-366-9000
floridastudiotheatre.org

Give the gift of theatre this holiday season! As a special offer, Florida Studio Theatre is offering $20 FREE when you purchase $100 or more in Gift Certificates. The best part? You can add the free $20 onto your gift OR keep it for yourself. *Offer only applies to gift certificate purchases of $100 or more made before Dec. 31, 2019.


FOXY LADY

• Siesta Key: 209 Beach Rd, Sarasota, FL 34242
• 941-349-6644
• St. Armand’s Circle: 481 John Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34236
• 941-388-5239
foxyladysarasota.com

Trends and Fashions that Women Love... Since 1972. At Foxy Lady, fashion has no age. We have been Sarasota’s fashion leader dressing generations of Foxy Fashionistas. From our delicious shoes and exclusive selection of sportswear to our jaw dropping gowns, there isn’t a spot in the wardrobe we don’t cover! Perfect and beautiful gifts for the Fashionistas in your life!

 

 


GOLDFISH SWIM SCHOOL

• 8205 Natures Way, Suite 111
(San Marco Plaza)
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202
• 941-202-5007
goldfishswimschool.com

Skip the usual presents and bring health, happiness and pure joy to their world and peace of mind to yours. Kids learn saftey skills while having fun, making friends, building confidence and learning life lessons. Limited Time Holiday Gift Package | $199 Includes 3 months of swim lessons, Annual Membership Fee, and Goldfish Goggles. ($320 value)


JEWELRY BY COLE

• 7 N Blvd of the Presidents, Sarasota, FL 34236
• 941-388-3323

Looking for one of a kind designs? Our showcases are full of them with literally thousands of pieces in stock. Stephen Cole Powell has been designing and handcrafting award winning fine jewelry since 1974. Whether you have the simplest of repairs or the most intricate of designs to be fabricated, you can be confident it will be done to the highest standards.


JUMPIN FUN INFLATA PARK

• 7321 Trade Ct, Sarasota, FL 34240
• 941-388-5867
jfipark.com

Jumpin Fun Inflata Park with AirRider Zip Rail Coaster is the largest Inflatable Adventure Park in the USA! You’ll be blown away with fun & excitement! We have 15 interactive elements covering 15,000sqft that will entertain the whole family! Check out our 250’ Zip Rail Coaster. #BestFamilyMemories #BestBirthdayParty. Buy a $50 Gift Card & receive a 60 Minute Pass for FREE.


LOTSA LOBSTER

• 8780 S Tamiami Tr, Sarasota, FL 34238
• 941-918-2529
LotsaLobsterSarasota.com

A New England seafood market that features MAINE LOBSTER, haddock, cod, swordfish, scallops, steamer clams and Florida fish, shrimp, and stone crabs. Call ahead to have your lobster steamed and ready or take it live from our 1,000 gallon tank. Seafood makes a great holiday meal. Gift certificates available.


MANASOTA FLOORING

• 4551 N Washington Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34234 | 941-355-8437
• 2510 1st St W, Bradenton, FL 34208 | 941-748-4679
• 1734 S Tamiami Tr, Venice, FL 34293 | 941-493-7441
manasotaonline.com

Manasota Flooring is a full service flooring provider. We take every step to ensure your happiness and satisfaction. In addition to providing the most comprehensive offering of flooring products from manufacturers’ world wide, we also are a full service home improvement provider. Come in a client, leave a friend. Get your Free estimate today!


MARIE SELBY BOTANICAL GARDENS

• 900 S Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236
• 941-366-5731
Selby.org

Selby Gardens offers beautiful botanical inspired gifts, from plants to toys, and from candles to apparel, you’re sure to find a gift or a keepsake to share during the holidays. For the perfect hostess gift or the gardener in your life, customized orchid and plant arrangements are available in The Garden Shop. With an assortment of products to choose from, you’ll be inspired to give and get this holiday season. Open daily, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.


MATTISON’S RESTAURANTS AND CATERING

• 7275 S Tamiami Tr, Sarasota, FL 34231
• 941-921-3400
mattisons.com

Give the gift of delicious dining this holiday with Mattison’s Gift Cards for everyone on your gift list! Receive a free $25 Bonus Card for every $100 Gift Card purchase. For the chef’s in your life get Chef Paul Mattison’s Cookbook CHEF featuring family recipes and signature dishes from his restaurants. For info visit Mattisons.com or call 941-921-3400.


MILLER’S DUTCH HAUS FURNITURE

• 6100 N Lockwood Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243
• 941-960-2942
dutchhausfurniture.com

Miller’s is a wonderful locally owned gem located next to Detwiler’s Farm Market. With 2 locations in Sarasota you can find gifts for all of the people in your life! They carry unique items like small wooden trains to poly outdoor furniture to wall beds. They also have many different dining room sets, perfect for the upcoming Holidays!


MOLLY MAID OF SARASOTA, MANATEE & CHARLOTTE COUNTIES

• 1461 Tallevast Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243
• 941-753-2220
mollymaid.com

Holidays are stressful! Choose Molly Maid for all of your holiday cleaning needs, before and after the Holidays. Let us do all the work while you relax and enjoy your family and friends. We even offer gift certificates for those hard to buy for on your list. Happy Holiday from Molly Maid.


MOLLY’S! A CHIC AND UNIQUE BOUTIQUE

• 1874 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231
• 11 S Osprey Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236
• 941-921-1221
MollysSarasota.com

Two locations for people seeking a fun and exciting personal shopping experience. Named best Gift Store in Sarasota for 4 years, you are sure to find something special to give or get for yourself. Beyond gifts, both locations have a large selection of quality shoes, jewelry, apparel and accessories too.

 


MOON & CO EYEWEAR

• 105 S Lemon Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236
• 941-260-8523
mooncoeyewear.com

World Class Custom Prescription Eyewear. Give the gift of sight to someone you love this holiday season. We carry some of the best and most beautiful designers from all over the world. Our eyes are as unique as our fingerprints; with our state of the art in-house lab, we are able to customize every pair of glasses for your eyes only. We offer HD Lens Technology.


OPTIONAL ART 2

• 103 S Lemon Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236
• 941-955-4400

OPTIONAL ART 2 is a gallery of fine art jewelry designed by acclaimed international artists using 18K gold, mixed metals & gemstones. The true beauty of all the collections is their ability to “transform” using an exclusive system of “interlocking” elements, giving you the ability to “switch it up”. Jewelry with endless possibilities. Experience the beauty of versatility.


PALM AIRE COUNTRY CLUB

• 5601 Country Club Way, Sarasota, FL 34243
• 941-355-9733
palmaire.net

Why not consider the ultimate gift this holiday season, a private Country Club experience! Discover Palm Aire Country Club and enjoy 36 holes of Championship Golf, 8 Har-Tru Tennis Courts and 4 regulation Pickleball Courts. Join your new friends for cocktails & dinner prepared by our amazing culinary team. Contact us for exciting incentives on all equity memberships!


PERSONALIZED ESTATE LIQUIDATION BENEFITING YOUTH, INC

• 1520 N Lime Ave, Sarasota, FL 34237
• 941-993-8757
personalizedestateliquidation.com

In 2005 “Harmony” was the first piece of the trilogy “Wonders of the Sea” which was available in clear and a colored version. The colored “Harmony” features 2 colored clownfish with 3 clear fish that pays homage to the diversity of ocean life. PEL proudly carries an exclusive SCS “Swarovski Crystal Society” reserved for SCS members. Authenticity certificate included.

 


PELTZ SHOES

• 1920 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231
• 941-351-9471
• 5275 University Pkwy, Suite 113, Bradenton, FL 34201
• 941-355-1010
peltzshoes.com

Peltz Shoes has all the holiday essentials for footwear! The newest boots from Clarks, comfy slippers from Vionic, a fresh pair of running shoes from Brooks, or even a gift card for those hard to fit sizes. Choose from over 150 of the brands you love at incredible prices. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will help you find the perfect fit.


PIXIE DUST

• 1476 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236
• 941-366-6325
pixiedustsarasota.com

Our metaphysical store carries a variety of spiritual jewelry, crystals, New Age books, statues, Buddhas, fairies, mermaids, runes, pagan and Wiccan supplies. We have Sarasota’s widest variety of tarot and oracle card decks and inhouse psychic readers. Visit us in person at our Main Street location downtown Sarasota or check out our online store.


THE SARASOTA BALLET

• 5555 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota, FL 34243
• 941-359-0099
SarasotaBallet.org/education

Whether you are taking your first steps or perfecting your pointe technique, The Sarasota Ballet School welcomes you! With professional instruction by exceptionally qualified faculty for students of all ages, as well as beautiful new studios at our Rosemary Square location in the heart of downtown Sarasota, this is the perfect place to explore your passion for dance.


THE SARASOTA BALLET

• Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
• 941-359-0099
SarasotaBallet.org

December 20-21. Come along to the Circus with The Sarasota Ballet in this spectacular rendition of the classic holiday tale, The Nutcracker, with a uniquely Sarasota twist. Matthew Hart’s John Ringling’s Circus Nutcracker adapts E.T.A. Hoffman’s transcendent story, intertwined with the lives of of Sarasota icons John and Mable Ringling. A winter wonder for all ages!

 

 


SARASOTA TROLLEY

• 941-346-3115
sarasotatrolley.com

Get in the Spirit with our Famous Holiday Lights Tour! Open Seating throughout December for just $15 per person. Or charter the entire trolley for a holiday party like no other! Sarasota’s only vintage-inspired, true open-air chartered trolley service is perfect for weddings, parties, pub crawls, sports events and more! Let us make the ride special for your special event!


SIESTA CREAMERY

• 6575 Midnight Pass Rd, Siesta Key, FL 34242
• 941-554-4632
siestacreamery.com

The ice cream experts are at it again! The founders of Big Olaf Creamery are back with hand-made, small-batch ice cream under a new name - Siesta Creamery, located on Siesta Key. Choose from 24 flavors, like Kahlua crunch. Enjoy fresh Der Dutchman baked goods and coffee. Pre-order your Der Dutchman Holiday Pies here to miss the line! Buy a $25 Gift Card, Get $5 FREE.

 


SIRIUS DAY SPA

• 11585 E SR70, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202
• 8512 Cooper Creek Blvd, University Park, FL 34201
• 941-357-4611
SiriusDaySpas.com

Treat yourself or someone else an indulge in affordable luxury. 50+ services to choose from including a full service hair salon, massage, wraps, facials, blow bar, lash extensions, waxing, mani/pedis, teeth whitening, serenity lounge and more! For every $100 gift card, receive a $10 one back. It’s a gift that keeps on giving! Call 941.357.4611 to schedule your pampering!


THE ARTFUL GEM

• 209 Miami Ave West, Venice FL 34285
• 941-485-2777

Former beloved chic boutique, The “Gal”lery on Siesta Key has moved! Now known as The Artful Gem, expect to find the same unique selection of eclectic jewelry, clothing, bags, art and gifts. Visit their brand new location in the freshly renovated, downtown Venice shopping district to discover all the little gems that didn’t know you couldn’t live without.


THE OUT-OF-DOOR ACADEMY

• 444 Reid St, Sarasota, FL 34242
• 5950 Deer Dr, Sarasota, FL 34240
• 941-554-3400
oda.edu

Established in 1924, The Out-of-Door Academy is the second oldest private school in Florida, offering superior education to more than 740 students on two campuses in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade. Celebrating its 95th anniversary, Out-of-Door continually implements new programs and strategies to meet the emerging educational needs of the next generation and support the growth of the Sarasota area.


THE PLAYERS CENTRE FOR PERFORMING ARTS

• 838 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota, FL 34236
• 941-365-2494
theplayers.org

Give the gift of live theatre! Purchase a “Spring Series” package to the final 3 shows of The Players’ 89th Season for only $60! You can also purchase a “Flex Pass” subscription of 6 tickets to use in any way to any of our Broadway Series shows, or grab a gift certificate for any amount.


TOMMY’S EXPRESS CAR WASH

• 4615 S Tamiami Tr, Sarasota, FL 34231
• 941-217-8118
tommys-express.com/sarasota

Tommy’s Express Car Wash has the tools and the expertise to keep your car clean, inside and out. Our wash packages let you pay for the services you want. Download the Tommy Club app to enjoy endless washing for one monthly price. The Tommy Club app gives you frustration-free washing at all of our sites. We save your washing preferences, car information & payment plans.


WESTCOAST BLACK THEATRE TROUPE

• A Motown Christmas at Sarasota Opera House
• 941-366-1505
westcoatblacktheatre.org

Back by popular demand, WBTT presents A Motown Christmas. Celebrate the season with this festive revue, a perfect blend of reimagined yuletide carols and soulful songs made famous by Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, the Supremes, the Jackson 5 and more. Unwrap this memorable holiday treat for the whole family. Tickets make a great gift!

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