There’s one week until Father’s Day but don’t despair. If you haven’t got the main men in your life a gift yet, there are plenty of places in the Macedon Ranges to purchase something special.
Here are ten types of stores we thought you would love to hear about:
Toy stores – Karismatic Kids, Woodend: This is the place to go if your dad is a board game enthusiast. There is something for everyone. Give Dad a gift that the whole family will enjoy playing together! Check their Facebook page for current operating hours.
Convenience Store – Ric’s, Riddells Creek: Also referred to as ‘Ric’s servo’, this store has a bit of everything: DVDs, gifts and homemade cards as well as the essentials like fuel, gas and ice. It is known as the local place to find a good pressie. Buy Dad a gift when you are filling up your car. It is definitely convenient!
Caterers and cafes – 3 Little Pigs, Gisborne and Harvest and Soul: 3 Little Pigs are doing scrumptious looking breakfast, charcuterie or housemade scones boxes for Father’s Day. Pick up only. Harvest and Soul also offer a hamper of goodies. Get a gourmet afternoon tea or roast with all the trimmings.
Hampers – Macedon Ranges Hampers, Lancefield Providore, Mount Macedon Winery, Big Tree Distillery: Grab a Father’s Day Hamper for the special man in your life. Create your own from Macedon Ranges Hampers with goodies like: tea, wine, cordial, gin, grooming kits, delicious snacks, heat pillows and toiletries. Lancefield Providore has a special Father’s Day Hamper with a selection of goodies that is ready to go. Order a hamper of seasonal produce from Mount Macedon Winery: cheese, crackers, dips and muffins. Is your dad a gin lover? Grab a hamper with gin and other goodies from Big Tree Gin Distillery.
Foodie store – Mort & Pestle, Woodend: You are bound to find the perfect gift for a Foodie Dad from this beautiful store. There is an endless selection of kitchen collectables that will have your dad cooking up a storm.
Gallery – Art on Piper, Kyneton: If you have a dad who loves art, you might consider taking him to this delightful gallery and letting him choosing some artwork to add to his collection.
Nursery – Riddells Creek Nursery, Mount Macedon Nursery and Garden Supplies: If Dad is into gardening, why not get him some gardening gear or some new trees, flowers or veggies to plant in the garden? He can make the most of his time at home.
Clothing and gifts – Jumbuck Sheepskin and Leather Australia, Gisborne, Woodend General, Endangered, Woodend or Gisborne Village Homewares: It is often chilly in the Ranges. Grab Dad a warm jumper or pair of slippers from Jumbuck or seek out a unique gift from one of the Ranges’ beautiful gift stores.
Health stores – Alter Your Health, Kyneton and Gisborne Health Essentials: If your dad is an environmental warrior or loves all things healthy, why not buy Dad an eco-conscious or healthy gift this Father’s Day? Your local health store has a wide range of options to choose from.
Have we missed one of your favourite shops in the Ranges? Let us know and we will add them in.
We hope all your dads and grandpas have a wonderful Father’s Day next week and if you buy something locally, we would love to hear about it!