17 Only-in-Goshen Gifts
The Soapy Gnome features hundreds of handmade soaps that are sure to please even your most unhygienic relatives. Made by owner Jenny Frech, the products feature all-natural, organic ingredients from local vendors. While you’re there pick up your very own “Love Goshen” necklace made by a local artist!
Have a history buff to shop for? The Goshen Historical Society has gifts available from a simpler time, and each comes with its own story! Pick up the Goshen Sesquicentennial (1831-1981) china plate or the Goshen, The First 150 Years history book. What could be better?
Have a health nut in your life? Then you’ll want to head over to Kercher’s Sunrise Orchard Farm Market, family farmed and owned since 1922. The Kercher’s Pride Gift Basket is filled with produce grown right here in Goshen, and full of healthy vitamins … and love!
Goshen-based artist David Kendall creates these whimsical and insanely beautiful pieces from his new studio in downtown Goshen. These pen and ink drawings make unique gifts that are sure to impress, but there are also clocks, phone cases, and mixed media pieces for sale as well!
Fact: Goshen has the best potters in the world. Don’t believe us? See for yourself at the Michiana Potter Christmas Market at The Hawks on Saturday, Dec. 13 from 1 to 6 p.m. This one-day event is sure to knock at least five people off your shopping list. It’s all one of a kind, and it’s all made locally.
If you missed the Dec. 13 event don’t worry! It’s easy to find local ceramics.
Give the gift of cine-magic with tickets to an indie film at Goshen’s Art House Cinema. This one-screen 60-seat theater feature the most innovative and well-respected filmmakers on the independent film circuit, celebrated at the world’s most prestigious film festivals such as Cannes, Sundance, and South by Southwest.
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