Love is in the air, especially in the month of February!!! Did you know there are local businesses that offer creative gifts and fun experiences for you and your sweetheart? No matter what your special someone enjoys, there’s a local gift for them on our list!
Lover of Second Chances
Who doesn’t love second chances? Thistle Farms at 5122 Charlotte Ave. puts this type of love into action and provides a wide variety of locally made candles, bath & body products, essential oils, home & apparel items and gift sets. Their mission is to help women survive and overcome their past of human trafficking, prostitution, and/or addiction by providing housing, food, healthcare, therapy, jobs, and education for 2-years without charge. Visit their website for gift ideas, tours, and more information: https://thistlefarms.org
Do you love someone that’s a Chocolate fiend? Our top pick for this person is a local award winning chocolatier, Olive & Sinclair at 1628 Fatherland St., You may not be able to buy a heart shaped box of chocolates, but you can get so much more. They sell a fine selection of organic Southern Artisan chocolates and caramels and can also show you how it’s done from bean to bar with a tour. Visit their website for more information: https://www.oliveandsinclair.com
Would your love like the ability to turn water into wine? Then, you may want to get a gift or take him/her to visit The Grinder’s Switch Winery. The actual winery is located in Centerville, TN; but they have a location in the historic Marathon Village located at 1310 Clinton St. #125. You can give an award winning bottle of wine or make it an event with a regular or private wine tasting. Here’s their website for more information: https://gswinery.com
If your love enjoys nothing more than a good bourbon, then you may want to consider checking out Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery at 1414 Clinton Street. The story of how the Belle Meade Bourbon was reborn is fascinating in itself. Whether a tour or simply gifting some award winning bourbon, your bourbon lover will enjoy this thoughtful surprise. You can get more information from their two websites: https://www.bellemeadebourbon.com or https://greenbrierdistillery.com
Every music lover should experience The Ryman located in downtown Nashville at least once in their lives. It is credited as being the first permanent home for the Grand Ole Opry, the show that made country music famous. The root of why Nashville is known as Music City. There are gifts, concerts, and tours. You can find out more by visiting: https://www.ryman.com
Anyone can buy or send a dozen red roses, but have you thought of giving an experience or a gift from Nashville’s best botanical garden, Cheekwood Estate & Gardens at 1200 Forrest Park Dr? They have a gift shop, various art exhibits through-out the year, and tours daily displaying their 55 acre botanical gardens and art museum. To find out all that’s happening at Cheekwood, visit their website: https://cheekwood.org
Are you clueless when it comes to cigars, but would really like to surprise that special someone with a great cigar gift or experience? Our top pick is Smoker’s Abby at 604 Gallatin Ave #102 has an on-site Tobacconist that can advise you on a full array of cigar gifts in their cigar boutique or you can book an experience. They also have craft beers on tap and in bottles and cans. Visit their website for more information: http://www.smokersabbey.com
Best Friend-Furry Companion
So your special someone has a permanent fur coat and never judges you! Want to make this the best Valentine’s Day ever for him/her or them? Our top pick is Mutts & Meows Pet Supply Store at 935 Woodland Street, Unit H in East Nashville. You can get quality food, treats, and other gift items for your favorite companions. This local business also provides counseling on nutrition and rescue pet adoptions. To learn more, visit their website: https://muttsandmeows.com
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