Thrift and Gift Shop Offers Many Holiday Gift Ideas

Local artisan crafts; clothing and accessories

By Nancie Jacobson
Hand-painted ornaments by local artist Susan Monty are available at the Andover Thrift and Gift Shop. Caption and photo: Nancie Jacobson

Shopping local not only saves you time and money, but supports local business people. Shopping at the Andover Thrift and Gift Shop also supports the non-profit Andover Service Club, which has been providing service to Andover and surrounding communities for over 50 years.

Cashmere sweater mittens handmade at the Owls Nest Emporium are available at the Andover Thrift and Gift Shop. Caption and photo: Nancie Jacobson

Don’t miss your chance to shop early “right around the corner” for holiday gifts from a wide selection of artisan-made items. Take your pick from a fine collection!

  • Handmade wool and cashmere knitwear for the entire family including hats, mittens, socks, and scarves
  • Tote bags, wine bags, and home décor items to welcome in the season 
  • Garden herb mixes and herb infused oils for the cook on your holiday list
  • Original artwork, hand-painted ornaments, and holiday note cards
  • Gifts for the happy camper, and other items to tickle your funny bone
  • Beautifully illustrated children’s book A Christmas Fable signed by illustrator Susan Monty
  • Cardigan Mountain soap and lotion gift sets  
  • New, estate, and vintage jewelry, designer handbags, belts, silk scarves 
  • During November, shop sweaters are BOGO (buy one, get one)

The Andover Thrift and Gift Shop is located beside the Andover Elementary/Middle School at 26 School Street, Andover. Shop hours are Tuesday through Thursday from 10 AM to 4 PM and Saturday from 10 AM to 2 PM. We are accepting only fall and winter clothing donations and consignments at this time. Thank you!