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Shop Local Holiday Gift Guide 2022

Reinvest in your community this holiday season by making the commitment to shop local.

Reinvest in your community this holiday season by making the commitment to shop local.  Our Shop Local Holiday Gift Guide 2022 will help make it easier for you to find the must have holiday items from local merchants that will cover everyone on your holiday gift list.  

Our community offers a wide variety of businesses to shop at without leaving town. Money spent by shopping at local businesses is more likely to go back into the community. It may be easier to shop online, however the more money that stays in the community means better schools, better roads and more support for local nonprofit organizations, police and fire departments. Discover the best presents for Mom, Dad, Grandpa, Grandma, the kids or anyone else, while you shop local and support the community.

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Gift of Saving: Open a NebraskaLand Bank Kids Club Savings Account, with a low minimum opening deposit of $20.00. Establish children, grandchildren, nieces, or nephew’s financial future and have fun together along the way. The Kids Club Savings Account is simple and effective, and we host yearly Kids Club activities and savings incentives to teach children good savings habits from an early age. More information can be found on our website under Smart Savings.  

Gift of Glam: A Cut Above Salon & Spa is a locally owned full-service salon in North Platte. They specialize in haircuts, color, perms & nails. They offer gift cards for tanning, hair services, nails, or spa and massages services.  Their line of luxurious body treatments and skin care make stocking stuffers, or Secret Santa gifts for just about anyone on your Christmas list. Find A Cut Above Salon & Spa.

  1. Farmhouse Fresh Organics & Naturals (FHF). Farmhouse Fresh Organics & Naturals believe in rescue for both complexions & animals in need.  A Cut Above sells this made in the USA, certified organic, and cruelty free line of Skin and Body Care products. Give her a daily moisturizer that has all day hydration. Dryness has met it's match with FHF Watercress Hydrating Cascade!! With 2% retinol in a hyaluronic gelee, your skin with feel quenched and rejuvenated.
  2. Kitsch stylish accessories, shower essentials, and spa-quality tools.  From fast drying microfiber hair towels, hair clips or spiral hair ties, A Cut Above offers the Kitsch brand of hair accessories, which make great stocking stuffers, or Secret Santa gifts.

Find these items and more at A Cut Above Salon & Spa at 521 Easy Street in North Platte, or visit their Facebook page at

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A gift from the heart: Bible Supplies is nestled in the heart of the Westfield shopping center in North Platte. They have a wide selection of gifts this holiday season to check off just about any name on your list.

  1. Personalized Gifts- Cake pans and cutting boards make a wonderful and special Christmas gift for the ones you love. Personalize a cake pan lid with a special saying and name of the baker on your Christmas list.  The cutting board can be customized with loved one’s handwritten recipe, all you need to do is provide a clean and legible recipe, note, or signature. Make sure to plan ahead! All personalized items need a few days to process. In addition, personalized ornaments are a great way to remember a special occasion this year or the loved ones you lost, or births. They are sure to be a memorable keepsake for years to come. (Please have name and dates for this great item). Please allow a day or two because of the Christmas rush.
  2. Nativities- Large and Small, Just the Holy Family or the whole crew (Wiseman, Shepherds, Angels, and Animals) for little hands or just beautiful decoration. Find the perfect nativity that fits your needs.
  3. The Filament Bible in the New Living Translation available in many different sized prints and sizes of Bible from compact to super giant print. Filament enabled Bibles offer so much more to expand your study and touch your heart, all in the palm of your hand. With the Filament Bible app, you can have access to verse-by-verse study notes, insightful article, devotionals, interactive maps, videos and worship music. Just point your phone or tablet at a specific page in your Filament Bible. The app will display curated content that helps explain and illuminate the Scripture passages on the page. Starting at $19.99. They also offer FREE Imprinting of a name on Bibles purchased from Bible Supplies in 5 minutes on average. In addition, they are offering 20% off all regular priced Bible and Bible covers all Christmas season long.

Visit Bible Supplies at 1927 West A Street in North Platte or visit them online at

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Gift the Outdoors: What kiddo would not love a dirt bike under the tree this Christmas?  Find everything from youth dirt bikes to end of year utility vehicles for Ag producers at Kearney Powersports.  They have the wide selection and can assist you with your needs this holiday shopping season.  With twenty-two passionate employees, specializing in the sales and service of new and used powersports vehicles.  Kearney Powersports strives to create loyal riders through a fun, yet professional atmosphere. With the wealth of experience at Kearney Powersports, they are certain they can help you find the exact product to fit your specific needs.

Visit their show room at 511 2nd Avenue South, Kearney Nebraska or visit them online at

Image of Kearney Power sport youth dirt bikes and utility vehicles

Gift of Style: Give her the hot items that we know are on her wish list at Glik’s in Kearney.  Glik’s is a family owned retail company that started in 1897. They currently have 70 stores and are continually adding each year! Each of their stores are individually selected and chosen to have women’s, kids, men’s or some combo of the three! No Glik’s location carry the same product which makes us unique and definitely fun to stop at multiple locations. Their Kearney location is one of their women’s boutiques which features the hot items that we know are on her wish list. Their top four items she will love this year feature: Shackets, Carhartt, The North Face & Patagonia. All of these are perfect gifts for her!

Shop with Glik’s this holiday season at the Hilltop Mall, 5027 2nd Ave Suite 39, visit their Facebook page at

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Gift of Beef: What do you give the person on your list who has everything?  A Nebraska Star Beef gift bundle! Located north of Holdrege, Nebraska Star Beef offers delicious bundles for beef, jerky and seasoning. You are sure to find the meat eater in your life the perfect gift.  Nebraska Star Beef is a small, family run, premier beef producer.  To browse all of the options available, visit their website at

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What do you do when looking for a gift for someone that does not need more stuff? Consider experience gifts instead. These unique gifts create lasting memories; generate less waste and anxiety around unwanted presents. When a boxed gift just does not cut it, explore some great options that North Platte and Kearney have to offer:

Gift of Art: The Prairie Arts Center is a non-profit in downtown North Platte that provides opportunities for creative self-expression through exhibits, classes, concerts and a variety of community events. The PAC sells gift certificates for their gift shop and classes that are offered throughout the year.

The Prairie Arts Center is located at 416 N. Jeffers in North Platte, for a list of classes and upcoming events visit their website at

Gift of Play: A gift of a year’s membership at the North Platte Area Children’s Museum  A membership is a great way to create lasting memories with your children, or grandchildren. Memberships not only grant you unlimited visits to the museum during business hours, you receive discounts on birthday parties and other special events the Children’s Museum hosts throughout the year.

The North Platte Area Children’s Museum is located at 314 North Jeffers, and open to the general public Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (October 1 through May 1). It offers two stories full of opportunities for exploration, imagination, adventure and learning visit their website at

Gift of Golf: This October Lake Maloney Golf Club opened their new indoor practice facility. Making it the perfect gift for the golfer in your family.  With annual passes and memberships available, it makes a great Christmas gift that can be enjoyed year round.

Lake Maloney Golf Club is located at 608 Birdie Ln south of North Platte. At 7,005 yards, Lake Maloney Golf Course offers tournaments, leagues, practice areas and personal lessons.  Their facilities are also available for rent at selected times for personal events.

Gift of Indulgence (or a necessity): At U Med Spa the spa experience signifies something different for every guest. Their personalization is at the heart of every spa experience. A U Med Spa gift card makes a wonderful gift for anyone on your list this holiday. U Med Spa offers a variety of services including, Massages, Quartz Sand Therapy, Facials, Skin Care Treatments, Chemical Peels, Lash and Brow Services, Waxing Services, and so much more.  Learn more about U Med Spa at  

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