While the holiday season is in full effect, and there may only be a few days left to secure any remaining gifts, don't fret. There's no need to worry about late packages or stress about printing a last-minute gift card. With this shopping round-up, you can find a thoughtful present and support local merchants this gifting season.


For the Christmas/Home Decor/Plant Lover:Evolutions In Design Storefront

Evolutions in Design (626 N 3rd Street) is the perfect place to increase our holiday spirit while finding the perfect gift for anyone on your list. A must-visit location when shopping downtown, this full-service flower shop also offers unique gift ideas from home decor to kitchen accessories to clothes. The store is oozing with holiday decorations for anyone's style during the holiday season. 


For the Outdoor Enthusiast:
Outside store view_Sheperd and Schaller_Wausau

Shepherd and Schaller Sporting Goods (324 Scott Street) is your one-stop shop for all premium outdoor goods. You'll find performance, on-trend clothing, and equipment from the industry's leading brands in their 15,000-square-foot retail space. Their friendly staff are product knowledge experts with a shared passion for the local outdoor scene. Inquire within for ongoing promotions and discounts through the holiday.


For the Book Worm or Kids on Your List:
Inside Janke Book Store - downtown Wausau

Janke Book Store (505 N 3rd Street), a long-time favorite in Wausau, is the oldest bookstore in Wisconsin. The staff's knowledge of books, paired with their wide selection, makes it the perfect stop to find any book on your reading list. In addition to an abundance of book choices, they have a large children's section filled with fun toys, puzzles, and games. 

For the Local Enthusiast:
Outside storeview_The Local_Wausau

This artisan shop proudly carries home, apparel, and specialty gifts made in the Midwest. The light and airy shops in downtown Wausau (420 N 3rd Street) and Weston (3806 Schofield Ave) offer different but similar handmade goods from over 30 local artists who have partnered with the retailer. So whether you are shopping for unique leather jewelry or a one-of-a-kind cutting board, when you shop at The Local, you support local makers. 


After shopping locally, you'll probably have worked up an appetite. Grab a bite to eat or warm up with a winter-themed beverage at one of our independently-owned restaurants and coffee shops. Happy shopping!