If you’re able to spend some time in Marion and have a chance, or desire, to find a unique gift for that special someone . . . you’ll find several gift shops, a nice women’s clothing store, and several galleries that have local artisan’s works available for sale.
So put away the thought that only nice, unique items can be found in malls and big cities. Come meander around Marion, stop for a nice relaxing lunch at one of our downtown restaurants, and see how pleasant shopping can really be.
Army & Navy Store
219 E. Main Street
OK, for those of you who thought shopping was ONLY for women . . . here’s a place you can send the men! Here you’ll find a large selection of clothing, boots, shoes, etc. to fit your every indoor and outdoor need.
208 E. Main Street
(276) 783- 7787
At Weddings Plus you’ll find a wide selection of women’s eveningwear and wedding gowns, along with men’s tuxedo rentals -- for your prom, wedding, or special occasion.
Appalachian Sprit Gallery (Open April - Dec)
136 W. Main Street
Home of the Appalachian Spirit Artists Association, with a mission to celebrate the arts, traditions, lore, and spirit of the Appalachians and to showcase work of local artists. Artwork on display includes oils, acrylics, watercolor, stained glass, jewelry, fabric art, and wood turnings.
The Black Rooster Gallery (Inside the General Francis Marion Hotel’s Black Rooster Lounge)
109 E. Main Street
The Black Rooster Gallery offers original art and fine artisan crafts. The gallery represents established artists and exceptional rising talent in painting, pottery, jewelry, candlemaking, woodworking, basketweaving, and drawings.
Handsome Molly’s Bistro and Small Wine Shoppe
118 E. Main Street
Handsome Molly’s has a wide array of handmade items, one-of-a-kind wood turnings, books, and music by local and regional artists.
Framing Unlimited and Main Street Gifts and Eatery
212 E. Main Street
Here you’ll find beautiful custom framing and popular prints. Also available is a large selection of framed, and unframed, P. Buckley Moss prints. In addition, you’ll find many unique gifts, frames, and a large selection of wines and gourmet foods.
124 E. Main Street
Avery Cornett, owner, offers a beautiful selection of fine jewelry. If you make it to one of Marion’s ”Second Fridays Art Walks”, you’ll often times find Avery displaying his hand-made, original jewelry creations at the Appalachian Spirit Gallery. Avery has recently created a series of jewelry items, now licensed by the Lincoln Theatre, that replicate many of the Mayan symbols that embellish the inside of the Lincoln Theatre.
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