Category Archives: Christmas

Six Days of Christmas Gift Giving

Christmas shopping has begun! Not only can the stress of the busiest shopping season of the year get you down but sometimes finding the perfect gift for the right person can be the hardest part!
Luckily here at Oakridge we are surrounded by many wonderful things – all that make excellent gifts, to help you out a bit this season we have chosen 6 unique gift ideas for those tough recipients on your list.

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One of the highlights of the holiday season is the wonderful decor and a well placed arrangement can really add Christmas cheer to a room. For the outdoor lover or someone looking to add green to their space (but keep it low maintenance), one of our handcrafted fresh pine and cedar arrangements may be the place to look! We have a wide selection of creative pieces pre-made or you can talk to one of our wonderful staff and they can custom design for that special person. With pricing that fits most budgets there is sure to be a special arrangement for everyone!

Finchberry Soap in Ultra Violet

Finchberry Soap in Ultra Violet

Day Two
This gluten-free, vegan friendly and preservative free bar looks just like a delicious treat! Here in the gift shop we are now happy to offer Finchberry handcrafted soaps! Perfect for the person (maybe a teacher or a hardworking student) on your list who deserves a little extra pampering with these luxury soaps. Not only are these bars a treat for your skin but also a delight on the edge of any bathtub! And bonus that these soaps will keep your bathroom smelling amazing for months!

FitKicks on vacation

FitKicks on vacation

Day Three
Is there a guy on your list that you are having trouble shopping for? For that active living or adventurous man on the go, perfect for travel, exercise, on the beach and water sports – FitKicks will be a hit! “With a pair of mens lightweight FitKicks, available in navy or black, guys will also find it easier to be more active as part of their everyday lives, from taking the stairs to walking to the store, all in comfort and style.”

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Day Four
Whether you know a fantastic baker or a cook we have the perfect kitchen accessories to add to any kitchen! If your looking for a little gadget to make life in the kitchen easier or to jazz up some counter space there is something for everyone. Beautiful unique aprons and tea towels to mixing bowls and espresso cups. Anyone your shopping for from the timid to the experienced in the kitchen – we can help you to find the perfect gift!

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Milkhouse Candles in Victorian Christmas, White Cedar & Spice, Peppermint Pine Needle

Day Five
Milkhouse Candle Company proudly boasts the cleanest burning candles on the market. Made without the use of artificial dyes, make these candles the perfect accent to any room. With their wide variety of scents, there is sure to be a perfect match for that special person on your list. For anyone with concerns on what they are burning in their home, these candles are made of pure beeswax and natural soy wax, staying away from the harsh chemicals and carcinogens that many worry about in paraffin candles. Woodsy to sweet treats; there are many scents to choose from to find a favourite!

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Day Six
What better gift to give to someone on your list then the gift of time together! Here at Oakridge we offer many wonderful treats and homemade lunches full of fresh ingredients! Treat someone you love to a coffee date (and maybe sneak in one of our fabulous seasonal cheesecakes) or send them a gift certificate, available in any price denomination, so they can treat themselves! With so much to offer there is sure to be something on their list they will love!

Save the Date: 12 Doors of Christmas

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28th–10:00am-5:00pm
Head to Oakridge for our popular Christmas open house, featuring fabulous Christmas decor, kids workshops and delicious treats including home made cider, coffee and cookies. Stay tuned for more information.

Save the Date: Christmas Unwrapped

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14th from 6:30pm-10:00pm
Join us for our 2015 Christmas event. Drop in any time to get some of our unique ideas for Christmas decorating and entertaining, and get a quick peek into this years holiday fashion show at 7:30pm. RSVP and pickup tickets at Oakridge.

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Artificial Christmas Tree SPECIAL!

Purchase an artificial Christmas tree from now until November 11th, and receive 15% back in a gift certificate.

Book Today! Take your Christmas Photo in our Winter Wonderland

Looking for that perfect backdrop for your Christmas photo? Look no further than the Oakridge Winter Wonderland. Staff will be on hand to snap a photo with your camera, or you are welcome to bring your own photographer. Book your spot today, available Saturday’s from 10am – 4pm.

Christmas Workshops

Christmas workshops

MONDAY WORKSHOPS

4:30pm – Winter Fairy Garden
Bring your child or grandchild and make your own fairy garden with magical details. One adult per two children please.

TUESDAY WORKSHOPS

6:30pm – Traditional Holiday Urns or Festive Welcome Planters
Create a front door container in either of the top two styles with your choice of colours, decoration and ribbon.

6:30pm – Table Centre Pieces
Create a centre piece in either a cool contemporary or warm traditional style with your choice of colours, decoration and ribbon.

SATURDAY WORKSHOPS

9:30am – Outdoor Wreaths
Make a wreath out of fresh fir, cedar and pine, and decorate with pinecones, berries and ribbon.

11:00am – Hanging Baskets
Create a festive basket using fresh greens in your choice of a whicker cone or flat bottom basket.

1:30pm – Table Centre Pieces
Create a centre piece in either a cool contemporary or warm traditional style with your choice of colours, decoration and ribbon.

3:00pm – Traditional Holiday Urns or Festive Welcome Planters
Create a front door container in either of the top two styles with your choice of colours, decoration and ribbon.

SATURDAY KID’S WORKSHOPS

11:00am – Grinch Trees
For children age 5-12 with one adult per child. Make your very own Grinch tree.

1:30 PM – Winter fairy garden
Open to all ages. Make your own fairy garden with magical details

5 or more people – we can specialize a class just for you!

– Call 204-326-1015 to register