South Charlotte

Don't miss out on holiday sales

Paper Twist

Christmas is just a few days away, but it's the perfect time to stock up on ribbon, wrap, stationery and more for next year's holiday. Paper Twist, in the Specialty Shops on The Park, is offering a sale on in-stock merchandise. Save 50 percent to 75 percent on stylish seasonal products, paper with personality and more. Sale runs Dec. 27-Jan. 7.

6401 Morrison Blvd.


Reign Fine Apparel

Whether it's holiday happenings or a night out for New Years, celebrate the season in style. Reign Fine Apparel offers cocktail and evening attire in addition to prom gowns. Their Year End Sale is going on now through Dec. 24. Find select dresses by designers such as Sherri Hill, Tony Bowls, Nicole Miller and Jovani at 40 percent off; some start at $99.

7808-E Rea Road


Discovered Traditions

As the Hanukkah celebration begins, Discovered Traditions has its shelves stocked with traditional as well as unique Menorahs, some resembling lovely pieces of art in the form of metal, blown glass, etched crystal and porcelain. Children can find cute candelabrums and also will be tempted by the dreidels, candy, candles and games. Imported items from Israel can make the perfect present.

Discovered Traditions (the Gift Shop at Temple Beth El) has been in existence for more than 30 years. Each year, 100 percent of its proceeds go toward the scholarships and activities of the Temple youths. Select Hanukkah items will be on sale for 10 percent to 20 percent off from Dec. 26-Jan. 1.

5101 Providence Road


Pickles & Ice Cream

Many moms-to-be have an appetite for the sweet or salty, but what most every woman craves is a good sale. Expectant mothers or those seeking a baby gift should head to the Specialty Shops on The Park, where you'll find a winter clearance. Maternity fashions, including dresses, tops, sweaters and select pants and jeans, will be 50 percent off. Sale begins Dec. 26.

6401 Morrison Blvd. No. 4A


Hotham Jewelry

Locally owned and operated Hotham Jewelry has been home to an exclusive array of jewelry, antiques, home furnishings and accessories, offering one-of-a-kind finds to many in Charlotte. After four years, however, the specialty store will be closing. Everything in stock is discounted at 30 percent off; expect that rate to increase until early to mid-January, when the doors close for good.

720 Governor Morrison St. No. 100


Suarez Bakery

Sugar and spice and everything nice ... that's what the holidays are made of. Why bake your own when you can purchase an assortment of delicacies? Suarez Bakery, in the Park Road Shopping Center, has baked sweets just for the holidays including yule logs, gingerbread houses, cookies and fruit pies, as well as popular fondant and butter cookies. Complete your New Year celebration's selections with finger-food desserts such as petit fours, fruit tarts, mini cheesecakes, eclairs and more.

4245 Park Road