2019 Local Holiday Shopping Guide

Whether it’s gifts for friends and family, holiday decor or all of the fixings for your holiday meals, you’ll find that Ord Area Chamber members will have just what you need.

Read more below or download the 2019 Local Holiday Shopping Guide.

#1 Toys

You’ll find over 150 types of toys at Orscheln Farm & Home for boys and girls. Everything from Ertl products, farm toys, Barbies, art sets, art easels, games, tool sets and riding ATVs. Shop on Black Friday (Nov. 29) to get 40% OFF toys and keep an eye on their Countdown to Christmas beginning Nov. 12 which will feature different sales every week.

#2 Library Cards 

A gift that keeps on giving throughout the year for rural residents is a library card to the Ord Township Library which grants access to Nebraska OverDrive and the thousands of e-books and audiobooks that come with it – something local library patrons love! Library cards for patrons living outside of the Ord township are $20 for students, $30 for adults and $40 for families. Cards are free for those who live within the Ord Township. Contact the Ord Township Library to learn how you can gift a year of reading.

#3 Craft Beer Merch 

The perfect gift and stocking stuffers for the craft beer lovers in your life! Scratchtown Brewing Company will have Custom Tin Tackers ($15), Handmade Golf Ball Markers ($7) and SBC Glassware Gift Sets ($12; $4 OFF regular retail price) available in their taproom in downtown Ord this holiday season.

#4 Diamonds, Purses & Apparel

Make her Christmas sparkle with diamond jewelry from CinTrese Boutique! You’ll find one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces as well as fine leather purses and a variety of ladies apparel at their boutique in downtown Ord.

#5 Ugly Holiday Sweaters

Who doesn’t love a good ugly sweater party or day at the office?! It’s the perfect way to put a fun spin on the holiday season with your friends and family. Second Hand Rose has a great selection of ugly sweaters to choose from (in addition to some no-so-ugly sweaters too!). You’ll also find great winter vests and other holiday party clothing for adults and kids.

#6 Locally Roasted Coffee

Caffeinate the people you love this holiday season with locally roasted coffee from Normal Roasting Company. Their limited time 2019 Holiday Blend, Elevate, is a decadent washed Ethiopia that has sweet citrus flavor notes with almost a hint of floral undertones. It’s blended with their ever consistent and reliable Peru to create a medium roast that will appeal to regular coffee drinkers and those with more discerning tastes as well. You can also gift their Not Your Normal Gift Box which includes a bag of Elevate Holiday Blend plus one tin of Cup of Coa (the best hot cocoa you’ll ever have). Order online to get it delivered right to your door!

#7 Catering Trays & Holiday Treats

Take some of the stress out of the holidays by working with Roy’s Place. They have handmade candies, gift baskets, catering trays and cookie trays available for the holidays.

#8 Holiday Experiences & Special Gifts

Whether it’s for a gift or just a special evening out with your family and friends, enjoy a holiday experience at The Golden Husk during their Christmas Cantata on December 13 & 14, 2019 at 7:30 pm. You can also pick up some unique gifts including their special Golden Husk Blend Whole Bean Coffee, roasted by Normal Roasting Company. Mention this Local Holiday Shopping Guide to get a free coffee cup with the purchase of a bag of coffee ($12). Mention this Guide and you can also get $2 OFF a $20 Golden Husk t-shirt. Golden Husk gift certificates make great gifts too!

#9 Handmade Artisan Gifts

You’ll find a wide selection of gift ideas made by small, artisan makers at Utopia Spa & Health Studio. Shop for bath bombs and other spa products, Camp Craft Cocktails, purses and clothing, along with spa and yoga packages.

#10 Comfort & Good Posture

Help your loved ones find comfort again with a travel foot rest (that helps relieve back pain and supports good posture wherever you are), Therapeutica pillows (pictured; that keeps your neck and head in a good position as you sleep) and a slant board (which helps relieve stress on your neck). You can find all of these products and more at Riverside Physical Therapy.

#11 Lasting Legacies

We have all experienced the excitement and thrill of having that perfect gift under the tree.  What if that perfect gift could be a lasting celebration, a legacy?  There are many ways to create and enhance that lasting gift and Raymond James has ways of helping you. Create your Career, Family & Philanthropic Legacy.

#12 Black Hills Gold, Accessories & Pet Gifts

You’ll find a variety of gift ideas at Anderson Pharmacy & Hallmark Gold Crown Store. Get 25% OFF Black Hills Gold, 20% OFF women’s wraps and be sure to check out their new pet gift selection. When you mention this 2019 Local Holiday Shopping Guide, you’ll receive 10% OFF your pet gift purchase.

#13 Apparel for All Ages & Yeti Products

You’ll find high-quality apparel for all ages (even infants and toddlers) at Misko Sports along with Yeti drinkware and coolers, hats, Asics and Brooks shoes and athletic apparel and accessories like baselayer, socks, duffle bags, backpacks and equipment.

#14 Lights & Trees

Deck the halls by shopping at Ord’s Ace Hardware. They’ll have great sales on lights and Christmas trees throughout November and December. You’ll also find some fun stocking stuffer ideas there too!

#15 Healthy Smiles

Stuff their stockings with all things that help create a white, healthy smile. Loup Valley Dental has toothbrushes, whitening kits, water picks and Botox certificates available.

#16 Fringe

You can find unique wall hangings, mini fringe, key chains, mirror charms and backpack charms from On The Fringe. Perfect for stocking stuffers and for those on your shopping list that are asking for new home decor. You can buy direct from Kate at @onthefringewallart on Instagram. You can also find On The Fringe products at Utopia Spa & Health Studio.

#17 Health & Fitness

Show your support for your loved one’s fitness journey with a membership to Loup Valley Fitness. Monthly, quarterly and annual memberships are available at individual, couple and family rates.

#18 Ord Area ChamberBucks

If you have hard-to-buy-for family and friends on your gift list, give them the gift of ChamberBucks! They can use ChamberBucks at any Chamber business so they can essentially buy whatever they want or need – dining out, fuel, groceries, clothing, hunting and fishing gear, etc. ChamberBucks come in $5, $10, $20 and $50 denominations and can be purchased at the Ord Area Chamber office. Call ahead to place your order and we’ll have them ready for you! You can also purchase ChamberBucks at

DOWNLOAD the 2019 Local Holiday Shopping Guide.

REMEMBER! When you purchase gifts and your other holiday necessities at local Chamber businesses, you can enter for a chance to win part of $1,000 in Ord Area ChamberBucks as part of the Holiday ChamberBucks Drawings! Ten drawings for $100 each will take place throughout December.

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