Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for the Whole Family

Sometimes it’s easier to buy something for the whole family instead of individual presents. Browse through this gift guide to find gift ideas the whole family can enjoy together.

And remember to enter the draw at the end of the post, for a chance to win a $25 gift card generously donated by Vacheresse’s Meats Antigonish!


Lost Realms Games, Comics & Used Books • We offer lots of fun family activities weekly! Did you know we have ESCAPE Room? Book an appointment and experience what’s it’s like to solve clues to escape the room in time ($20/person). We also offer many FREE activities such as Dungeons & Dragons (Tuesdays 6:00pm-9:00pm), Board game evening (Wednesdays 6:00pm-9:00pm), Warhammer 40k (Thursdays 6:00pm-7:00pm), Family Fun Day 1:00pm-5:00pm (Saturday-monthly) and we have Super Smash Bros Melee (for only $2) and Friday Night Magic (Fridays 7:00pm-9:00pm, $5-$22).


The Arts House • Youth and Adult Art Lessons. This Christmas give the gift of art to the creative people in your life. The Arts House is a new cultural space that aims to support all artists and creative people in Antigonish. We offer art lessons for youth and adults in a wide variety of mediums. These include pottery, animation, creative 3D printing, qigong, and much more.  Please contact us at to purchase gift certificates for our January, spring or summer courses. $140-$150



Asana Yoga & Massage • A gift certificate for yoga! We offer multiple yoga passes, such as 5 classes for $69, 10 classes for $126.50, 1 month unlimited for $120 and 3 month unlimited for $300. We also offer discounted pricing for students and seniors.



Thirty-One Gifts • Spruce up any home with these wonderful accents, accessories and organizational items. Join Andrea Smith’s Facebook page for great gifting ideas for everyone on your list! Starting at $12


Antigonish Town & County Library • Choose from a variety of books available at the local library.


Cameron’s Jewellery • Enjoy the countdown to Christmas with this beautiful wooden Advent calendar. The laser cut wood details make this an original piece that can be passed down to generations to come, and it lights up too. $100


Highland Bike Shop • Louis Garneau snowshoes. Snowshoes make winter walking fun and give you a great excuse to get outside and enjoy the outdoors with family and friends. $90-$200

Winter sports equipment rentals are easily accessible too! Another fun family activity is fat biking! Come in to check out what we have available. You’ll surely have a great time with our fat bikes and our hybrid skis! $25-$45


Leaves & Limbs Hunting & Fishing Outfitters • From ribs to pies, lock in the delicious smoked flavours of your food with this Camp Chef smoke vault! $394.99

Or enjoy this food dehydrator; make anything, from jerky to fruit and veggie crisps! $139


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*Draw will take place on Wednesday, Dec.12,  7:00pm EST.

Looking for more ideas, check out the previous gift guides:

Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Gifts For Him

Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Stocking Stuffers

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