Shop local for holiday gifts at Creekside

Enjoy the ease of shopping in a friendly, small town atmosphere at Creekside Community Center. You’ll find a tempting assortment of handmade gifts at Creekside Boutique. The winter selection includes mittens, scarves, hats, slippers, jackets and more.

Need a gift for a holiday cook? Find fun and festive aprons for chefs of all ages. Greeting cards are available for every occasion. Proceeds from their sale goes to VEAP, Loaves and Fishes, and other local charities.

Most items are made by Bloomington residents, and many have a story. Crocheted baby booties were lovingly crafted by a Creekside craftsperson well into her 80s. When she passed, her family continued to make her handmade booties available to the boutique. Who could resist a practical keepsake that pulls heartstrings?

Shop weekdays, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., and Tuesday evenings, 5 – 7 p.m., at Creekside, 9801 Penn Avenue South. In December, the boutique is open Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Visit the boutique at the Indoor Farmer’s Market at Civic Plaza, 1800 West Old Shakopee Road on Saturdays, November 9 and December 14.

For more information, visit blm.mn/boutique or call 952-563-4944.