2013 Holiday Gift Guide by Gatherings at the Depot

The holidays are coming up and the mad dash to get presents for your family, friends, coworkers, etc is upon us. We have a few suggestions that can ease the stress that comes with holiday shopping. And the nice thing is you don’t have to travel far to get great items locally made!

Gifts for Women

-Guys, pay attention. Wife’s, girlfriends, daughters, women….simply put they are hard to buy for! Most of the time they just exchange the gifts for something else. We are here to help you change this (at least to some degree) Here’s what we recommend!


The Fournier Collection:

Looking for an upscale, locally made necklace, bracelet or earrings that would look great on your girl. We’ve had the owner Carlina at Gatherings at the Depot plenty f times for trunk shows ans she gets all the ladies crazy. She specializes in custom work too! Fournier Collection 1   Fournier Collection

Fournier Collection Labors of Love:

Want something special just for your girl? Jewelry by Labors of Love is handmade, hand stamped jewelry & accessories made just for you with love.       Labors of Love 2

Labors of love 3

For the Bookworm

Suburban Strangers by Kathryn Hartman is the perfect book for your loved one that loves to read! This novel is actually based on small town life just like in Leicester, NY and the rest of Livingston and Wyoming County!. The Gazebo on the front page is actually resembled after the one in the Village Park! Click here to find out more!

Suburban Strangers

For the Coffee Lover

Does your wife or girlfriend LOVE coffee? Make her happy with “Jamaican Me Happy” coffee by Evening Star Coffee Roasters out of Avon, NY. This medium roast coffee has a secret recipe combining cinnamon, rum, pecan, Kahlua, caramel and Vanilla. We sell Jamican Me Happy in our pantry in 12oz bags along with our regular roast. Click here to purchase

Jamaican Me Happy

For the Fashonista

You’d have to travel into Rochester, let alone New York City to find fashion like this! Look good in this wearable art this winter season and year-round, brought to you by Flingamo Scarves by Leanne Holt!




The soap hag specializes in a genuine, natural alternative to commercial skin care products! In addition to the soaps they offer lotions, chapstick and body butters . Click here to see everything the Soap Hag has to offer.

Soap Hag


For the DIYer

Do you know a creative, independent and crafty woman? These pottery knitting bowls are the erfect compliment. Made by Andy Fitzsimmons of Elephant Ear studio this gift is sure to get hours of use from the do it yourself person, or anyone that has a hobby of knitting!


For the Guys

For the Regular

Does your “old man” already a regular at the Depot? Does he need a new place to get morning coffee? The Gift Card is your go-to on this one ladies (note: gift cards work well for women too–not just the Depot by their favorite stores they like to shop at, FYI)


For the guy who lives on the Edge

Add some heat this holiday season with All Natural Hot Sauce by Mad Foodz.  He’ll be glad you spiced things up! More here.


For the Beer Lover

The soap hag is back again, this time with Guinness Beer Soap. This soap WILL NOT leave you smelling like a bar, but will leave you refreshed with an awesome sent. Click here for more


For the Lounger AND Beer (or wine) Lover

Everyone dreams of those summer nights siting outside on the lawn, beach or wherever. Now you can hold your drinks with this Garden Art Bottle/Glass holder! (Think ladies, you can steal this from your husband and use it for wine…ssshhh we didn’t tell you)



Here’s some miscellaneous items we’d recommend as good holiday gifts! (pictures below)

Michael Valentino

Happy Holidays from your friends at Gatherings at the Depot-your local cafe/artisan gallery/holiday gift center!