Category Archives: Shopping

Shopping

Farmers Markets Continue

[caption id="attachment_4907" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Local farmers markets carry not only fresh, local vegetables but also baked goods, local meats, local honey, and wild rice. Photo by Kate Perkins[/caption] We are coming into the season of harvest and farmers markets are in full swing. Visit any of these local markets to find not just fresh produce…
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Nisswa Crazy Days are this Weekend

Great Local shopping can be found all over the Whitefish Chain Area, whether it's in Pine River, Pequot Lakes, Crosslake, Jenkins, Nisswa or anywhere in between. This weekend, though, Nisswa is holding a special shopping event that's an annual tradition: Crazy Days. Crazy Days is this Friday and Saturday, Aug. 7 and 8. Stores throughout…
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Local Shopping for the Holidays

[caption id="attachment_7539" align="aligncenter" width="527"] Trees are going up and things are getting festive at stores all around the shores of the Whitefish Chain, including at Serendipity Art Gallery and Gifts in Pequot Lakes (pictured here). Photo courtesy of Serendipity[/caption] It's time to cross some names off your Christmas list! Nothing beats Christmas shopping when you…
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Get Crafty for the Holidays!

[caption id="attachment_7529" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Make an adorable gnome at Serendipity Art Gallery's class on Nov. 30 (details below). Photo courtesy of Jenni Sommerness[/caption] Create a one-of-a-kind handmade gift or decorate your home for the holidays with the help of local arts and crafts classes. Around the Whitefish Chain in snowy Minnesota, we're getting creative and…
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Summer Shopping is at its Best!

  Call it a summer pass time, call it a back to school necessity, call it whatever you have to so that you can get out and explore the myriad of fun shops surrounding the Whitefish Chain of Lakes in beautiful north-central Minnesota. Summertime deals are heating up! Nisswa is celebrating Crazy Days this Friday…
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Fill Out That Christmas List!

[caption id="attachment_7214" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Jenni Sommerness, owner of Serendipity Art Gallery and Gifts in Pequot Lakes, decked out her windows in holiday lights and festive scenes. Inside her store is artwork from more than 30 Minnesota artists, including painters, potters, glass blowers and jewelers.[/caption] We've said it before and we'll say it again: you'll find…
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Fascinating Finds: Antiques and More on the Whitefish Chain

[caption id="attachment_7017" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Unique stores around the Whitefish Chain offer antiques and one-of-a-kind items. Pictured is a display at Treasures N Tiques in Jenkins.[/caption] There is charm and enchantment in certain old things, things that take on a new life when they enter new hands. Special stores around the Whitefish Chain of Lakes are…
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Choose the Whitefish Chain This Summer

Powered by Curator.io A family vacation is a break from the hectic pace of our everyday lives, a chance for every member of the family can slow down, leave school or work behind, and simply enjoy themselves. That's why picking the perfect family vacation destination is so important- it can make or break a trip.…
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Last Minute and LOCAL

[caption id="attachment_6434" align="alignnone" width="450"] Christmas is coming, and you can find the perfect last-minute gift in stores around the chain.[/caption] Still have some Christmas shopping to do? Don't go online, go to town! Across the Whitefish Chain, you'll find fantastic gifts for everyone on your list from local retailers filled with holiday cheer. Today we're…
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Ideal Green Market Cooperative helps put local food on your table

[caption id="attachment_5798" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A recent selection of organic and/or local produce at the Ideal Green Market Cooperative. Photo courtesy of the co-op's Facebook page[/caption] Did you know that the Whitefish Area has its very own co-op? And that it's stocked with delicious local, healthy, organic foods? Ideal Green Market Cooperative opened in 2015 and…
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