Brandon’s shops are fun and stocked with all types of one-of-a-kind unusual items.
Carr’s Gifts at 21 Center St. (802-247-5727 is a store in which to spend some time! A gift shop full of beautiful things! Admire the large selection of candles, unique toys, stuffed animals, whimsical, holiday, cards, and specialty items. Framed Warren Kimble prints and delicious Vermont chocolates and gorgeous jewelry a feast for all the senses- Downtown Brandon
Creative Fiber Designs Whether you’re just starting out learning how to quilt or you’ve been sewing for years, there is something for all skill levels. Go to www.creativefiberdesigns.org to shop online!
Blue Moon Clothing & Gifts carries many beautiful lines of women’s clothing, fun jewelry, eclectic gifts w/ an emphasis on fairtrade, notecards and tons of scarves. Situated right over the Neshobe River, the shop is a must-see with an unexpected view out the back window. 31 Center Street in downtown Brandon.
Brandon Artists Guild, at 7 Center St. (802-247-4956), represents more than 50 talented people who are juried in order to enter. These are the folks who brought community art projects to Vermont. Brandon. Their shows include:The Really Really Pig Show, Brandon Is For The Birds, Brandon Rocks, Its Reigning Cats & Dogs, Brandon: Thinking Outside the Box, Sunflowers! Food, Fuel, Fertilizer, Fun, and Art Makes Brandon Tick! The gallery is open daily. Downtown Brandon
Gourmet Provence – Down the street from its sister restaurant Cafe Provence, Gourmet Provence offers breads and baked goods, including customized special occasion and wedding cakes, breakfast and French pastries, seasonal pies and hard-to-find gourmet cooking ingredients. Offering local, domestic and imported wines, cheeses and other delicacies, Gourmet Provence is a great place to stop and pick up something quick. It also offers unique gift items from the South of France. 39 Center St. in downtown Brandon. 802-247-3002. Downtown Brandon
The New England Maple Museum is conveniently located in the heart of Maple Country. Nestled in the foothills of the Green Mountains, where Vermont’s finest maple syrup is made, the museum offers a trip through over 200 years of maple sugaring history starting with the Native American discovery that maple sap cooked over an open fire produces a sweet syrup. Today, the sweet aroma of sap permeating the air, still harkens the arrival of Spring in Vermont. And a tour of the New England Maple Museum brings it all to life. gift shop with a wide array of maple treats. Located on Route 7 in Pittsford just a few miles south of Brandon. 802.483.9414.
Blue Seal Feeds is more than your average feed store. It feels more like an old-time general store carrying all the things you need for the garden, your pets, kids’ toys, and excellent footwear and hardy-weather clothing. Located at 57 Alta Wood- Route 7 south, Brandon. 802-247-9599
Compass Music and Arts Center celebrates music and the creative arts through regular art exhibits by regional artists, music performances, programs, workshops, and more. Visit with artisans while they work in their studios, browse specialty stores, the book shop and the classical music store featuring the music of international recording label, Divine Art Records, and retrace the history of recorded sound in the Phonograph Rooms exhibit. Artist studios, rehearsal and lesson rooms, offices, and retail space is available. See the website for updates. Compass is open daily from 10-5pm with a café serving lunch, coffee, and freshly baked goods from 10:30-4pm daily. Compass is located in the old Brandon Training School, now known as Park Village, just north of downtown Brandon, off of Arnold District Road.
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