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‘The Most Wonderful Time of the Year’

Proprietor and Master Designer, Jorge Adeler, assists Great Falls resident Mary Schroeder in the Adeler Jewelers showroom and design studio.

Proprietor and Master Designer, Jorge Adeler, assists Great Falls resident Mary Schroeder in the Adeler Jewelers showroom and design studio. Photo by Jean T. Jianos

Adeler Jewelers Annual Holiday Sale

Great Falls resident Lynn Kemmerer has already been shopping locally this holiday season. "I just recently shopped at Adeler’s," Kemmerer said. "I bought earrings for myself!" Kemmerer joins a long list of celebrities in wearing Adeler designed earrings, one of the most recent being Halle Berry at the Oscars for her 50th anniversary tribute to James Bond. Kemmerer took advantage of the substantial percentage discounts that Adeler Jewelers, located in Great Falls Village Centre, offers annually during November through December 24. Their "Countdown to Savings Calendar" is online at adelerjewelers.com. The Adeler showroom contains a variety of gemstone, pearl, diamond and gold jewelry and watches.

Valentina Adeler said that, "it’s a great time of year . . . Our holiday promotion is the one promotion that we do all year."

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Afternoon Tea is available Monday – Friday by reservation at Katie’s Coffee House.

Afternoon Tea at Katie’s

This holiday season give friends and family the gift of sharing Afternoon Tea at Katie’s Coffee House in the Great Falls Village Centre. Your gift recipient will enjoy finger sandwiches, Irish scones, pastries, petit fours, and imported or loose leaf teas set on a linen dressed table. Boxes of petit fours are also available for purchase. For the person on the go, combine a gift card with a Katie’s Mug that they can refill with their favorite beverage at a discount. Breakfast is served every day until 11 a.m., eat in or carry out. Katie’s Gift Cards are available in any amount.

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Solmate Socks for children and adults are made in the U.S.A. from 100 percent recycled material. Infants and Kids pairs come with an extra sock that parents will appreciate.

Kaleidoscope of Gifts

At the Jinny Beyer Studio you can buy an artisan kaleidoscope as a gift that will entertain and amaze, or a kaleidoscope quilt kit for the new or experienced quilter on your holiday list. A hardwood cutting board inlaid with the Mariners Compass accent design might be the perfect holiday addition to the kitchen of a sailor or boater. The boards are completely food safe and finished with vegetable oil, not peanut oil. Sterling silver sewing tools and jewelry designed by silversmith T.J. Lane include the "Jinny Beyer Thimble."

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One of the Artists on The Green, Gail A. Pean, prepares for their holiday show and sale of winter-themed art, Dec. 6 - 8.

Today’s Art, Tomorrow’s Heirloom

"The cost of an original oil painting is affordable," Great Falls artist, Gail A. Pean said, "and an original oil painting can be passed on for generations. They are a one-of-a-kind investment and oil paints last thousands of years." Five full-time artists have their work for sale at Artists on The Green, in the Great Falls Village Centre. Drop-in anytime, or join them at the Opening Reception for their winter-themed exhibit on Friday, Dec. 6, from 6 – 8 p.m. and a Holiday Open House all day on Saturday, Dec. 7. They will be open until 9 p.m. on Dec. 7, during the annual Great Falls Tree Lighting celebration, and from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8.