‘Twas the week before Christmas, and all through downtown…

Casey News, Partner

Introducing your fa-la-la-la-local downtown Holiday Gift Guide! If you are still looking for great gift-giving ideas, shop no further than downtown Hartsville for one-of-a-kind gifts from the Harts.

(Look for links within each description, to take you to websites with even more great ideas!)


Jewelry, shoes, and boutique fashion from Mahala Reese.

Looking for a bubbly bauble or a gift for the sophisticated lady in your life who loves luxury, and deserves the best? Hartsville’s premier fashion boutique, Mahala Reese, offers upscale brands and timeless fashions, dresses, shoes and accessories.


Fun Christmas decorations and gifts from Minnie's.

Find perfect presents, from holiday-inspired gifts and decor, to Lilly gifts, Spartina & Hobo  International bags, luggage, lamps, jewelry, women’s fashions, barware, fine wooden wares, china and crystal. Minnie’s Giftique always has your list wrapped up!


Find sweet treats and fresh coffee at the Midnight Rooster.

If gourmet gifts are part of your “Nice” list, come smell the freshly ground, globally sourced coffee beans, and order a selection of sublime fine foods, including confectionary delights, charcuterie trays, tasty salads, sandwiches, tapas plates and soups crafted from fresh, local ingredients. Then stay and savor a special glass of wine, a crafted coffee treat or a hand-infused vodka for yourself at The Midnight Rooster.


Whether its a family meal, a special night out, or drinks with friends, Sam Kendall's offers something for everyone.

Whether it’s a family get-together, a special night out, or drinks with friends, see why Sam Kendall’s lives up to its “Serious Food. Cool Bar” mantra. Each dish is expertly prepared using the finest ingredients. From steaks to seafood, they offer something to satisfy every palette.  Thirsty for more? Their sophisticated and extensive wine list, rotating selection of draught and bottle beers, and signature cocktails never disappoint.


Treat bestie (or yourself) to some "me time" at blush: A Merle Normal Studio. https://www.facebook.com/blushMN/

Treat bestie (or yourself) to some premium, pampering, “me time” at blush: A Merle Norman Studio, where you’ll also find fashions and shoes on-trend, plus Merle Norman makeup to put your best face forward.


Nothing says "Hartsville" like a gift from Hartsville's visitor's center, The Key!

Nothing says “Hartsville” like a gift from Hartsville’s Visitors Center, The Key! Here you’ll find locally grown, local favorites like Gillespie’s Peanuts, and logo-wear from Hartsville High School, The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics and Coker College!


Find a gift with personality at Seersucker Gypsy.

Support the makers and the merry makers this holiday season! For the truly, unique, one-of-a-kind gift, try a handmade, hand-crafted gift from over 30 local artisans, entrepreneurs and retailers, including a wide selection of jewelry, home accessories, essential oils, photography, furniture, fine art, antique collectibles, apparel, sculptures and other local products. Seersuckergypy’s vibe is eclectic, southern, vintage, recycled and refurbished treasures. Ask about their Gypsy Box subscription service!


Find the perfect gift for your favorite #Brandiva at Brandi's on College!

Find the perfect gift for your favorite  fashionista at Brandi’s on College! Their laid back atmosphere and cool, retro, funky fashions let you rediscover your inner #Brandiva. Shop for unique, Instagram-worthy #outfitgoals for you and your friends.


Clothes, gifts, and new jewelry from Sheila Fajl at Raised Down South

Your source for warm, trendy, young adult clothing, shoes, and everything-Sheila Fajl at Raised Down South. Every woman needs several sets of “Sheilas,” in every metallic tone and hoop size.


Children's shoes and fashion from our newest downtown boutique, Tommi Mack.

Dressing Hartsville’s littlest dudes and divas, from bow-to-toe!  A “tiny” sized boutique with UGGs and TOMS children’s shoes and smart fashion from our newest downtown boutique, Tommi Mack.


De baz features items from 25 countries around the world. All of their items are ethically sourced and fair-trade, so you can feel like a “World Changer” with every internationally inspired gift. Purchase with a purpose, and make global missions part of your 2018 mission statement.


Shopping is hard, but caffeine makes it easier, so Crema Coffee Bar is singing “Fa La La La Latte” this season. Stop by for a toasty beverage, gift card, or bag of Counter Culture’s delicious seasonal roast, “Iridescent,” while sidewalk strolling, window peeping, or perusing Burry Bookstore’s best sellers and local authors, or their incredible Melissa and Doug toy selection.


Remember, Santa shops local and so should you! If you forget to support your downtown, you risk being on the “Naughty List,” and receiving locally sourced coal, so get up, and get downtown! Shop your Harts out this holiday season!