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Hey friends! These prop bags are exactly what your little dancer needs for their virtual dance classes. Props are a fun way to get into the music, dance and play! Get yours today at www.DanceEffects.com/gifts.

If you want to give the gift of dance, we'll throw in one of these prop bags as a bonus for every purchase of a $100 gift certificate!

Available through December 31st!

Stuck on gifts? Blue Line Pizza is offering $50 gift cards for only $40! You can get them in person or online at bluelinepizza.com.

If pizza’s not the way you want to say “I was thinking of you (but I was also hungry at the time),” check out our gift cards directory on DowntownCampbell.com for other gift cards to Downtown Campbell shops you can pick up online.

For an limited time, we at Tessoras, are offering an exclusive, scrumptious favorite with a twist!

Come pick-up a Tessora’s Truffle Box to go!
Order and enjoy a variety of different sweet and savory cheese and chocolate truffles. We also encourage you to pair these yummy truffles with a bottle of Tessora’s wine!

We have created this yummy at home experience for you and it's also a perfect and thoughtful gift for family and friends!

Choose one or all three of our Truffle boxes:

  • Cheese Truffles $40
  • Cheese Truffles & Charcuteries $60
  • Chocolate Truffles $22

Cheese Truffle Flavors: Goat cheese with cinnamon and cranberries. Cheddar cheese with bacon and chives. Blue cheese with pecan and parsley.
Accompaniments: Fruit, honey, Rosemary Almonds and crackers

Cheese/Charcuterie Truffle Box: all of the above with the addition of Pickles, Mustard and 2 Artisan meats.

Chocolate Truffle Flavors: Mulled wine, Peppermint mocha. Salted caramel.

Order yours online or call us at 408.626.7711 to order. Tessora’s Truffle Boxes will be available starting Friday, December 18th.

Celebrate Christmas Italian style! Tutto Buono Eataliano is accepting pre-orders for our family style holiday meals to-go from now until December 22 - please call us at 831-920-1940. Pick-up will be at the restaurant on December 23, 12pm-7pm. We're located at 598 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey.

Here are some of the delicious family style dishes we're offering: full and half pan lasagnas (cheese or meat), rigatoni or penne pasta with choice of three sauces, ravioli, arancini, eggplant parmesan, Nona’s meatballs, chicken parmesan, chicken piccata, Sicilian breaded meat, Italian sausage and polenta, Sicilian pan pizzas, salads (Caesar, Mediterranean, and Italian Chopped), and dessert (cannoli!).

Do you need a little retail therapy? For a limited time, Sahara Sun Tanning and Boutique is offering 50% off all clothing and lotions. Let us help you finish your holiday shopping!

We also have tanning specials which you can buy now and redeem when we're able to reopen our tanning services after the stay-at-home order lifts. For a limited time only, we're offering bed tans for $3 and spray tans for $10.

Sahara Sun is located at 585 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey and open daily, 10am-5pm.

With the latest stay-at-home order, Your friendly neighborhood Pearl Hour has returned to being a bottle shop and bottle delivery service. We have a wonderful selection of bottled cocktails made in-house and cocktail kits with recipes as well as amaro, rare whiskeys, vermouth, mezcal, syrups, shrubs, and sodas.

Bottle Shop
In December, our bottle shop is open on Fridays and Saturdays, 12pm-4pm, when you can shop in-house or make a curbside pick-up for your online order. We are located at 214 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey.

Bottle Delivery Service
In December, our bottle delivery service is back up and running Wednesday - Sunday. Please order online for next day delivery.

By removing three walls from one of our outdoor tents, Chic Event Rentals was able to create a drive-through Covid testing facility! This really helps expedite the testing process and protects people from the rain. We still have plenty of these tents available - please give us a call if you need one, 831-375-1055.

Chic Event Rentals is a locally-owned small business. Our showroom is located at 485 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey.

Give the gift of safety this holiday season! Epicenter Cycling carries a wide range of helmets for mountain biking, road cycling, bike commuting, casual cruising, and pump track fun with models for adults and kids.

Keep in mind that it's important to replace a helmet every 3-5 years (depending on use) or if it’s been in a crash (whether or not there are visible cracks in it).

We invite you to check out our online guide to bike helmets for more information. Epicenter Cycling is now offering in-store shopping at 230 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey and welcomes phone orders for curbside pick-up, 831-920-1804.

Pearl Hour and Plein Air Picnic present a Martini & Pâté Picnic To-Go! Place your order online before December 21 for pick-up on December 23, 12pm-4pm at Pearl Hour, 214 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey.

This luscious picnic for two is $45 and includes: one bottle of Perfect Martini (4 servings) with lemon and olive garnishes, chicken liver pâté, cranberry port compote, homemade crackers, pickled mustard seed, and cornichons. For an additional $10, enjoy crudités with green goddess dip.

We’ve even put together a list of our favorite places to picnic safely. (Picnic in bed!) Best of all, your order supports two local, women-owned businesses. Place your order here.

Give the gift of music! Kurt Heisig, owner of Kurt Heisig Music at 512 Polk Street in Downtown Old Monterey, is now selling great quality saxophones, flutes, and trumpets at very low prices, finished here in his shop. Kurt Heisig Music is open daily, 1pm-8pm, for in-store shopping and welcomes orders over the phone for curbside pick-up or shipping.

During the pandemic, Kurt is also offering music lessons over Zoom for woodwind and brass instruments including saxophone, clarinet, oboe, flute, trumpet, and trombone. Former students of Kurt's include Tom Politzer, a soloist with Tower of Power, and Ron McNair. For more information, please call Kurt at 831-920-1883.

As a token of appreciation to locals, and in the effort to prevent fresh beer on draft from getting too old, Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill is offering 32 oz. recyclable growler fills from our taps: $7 for light beer, $8 for everything else. We will only fill the growlers we already have onsite to keep things sanitary - please do not bring your own growler to fill. There will be no charge for the container.

Visit us at 426 Alvarado Street in Downtown Old Monterey. We're now open Wednesday-Sunday, 12pm-7pm, for curbside pick-up of food and beer, and Monday and Tuesday, 12pm-7pm, for curbside pick-up of beer only (no food).

Comanche Cellars is now offering 30% off our Holiday Two Packs with a gift box included! These make lovely gifts. Order online for curbside pick-up, free local delivery, or shipping (discount will be applied at checkout) or order at our wine room located at 412 Alvarado Street in Downtown Old Monterey.

There are three options:

1) Sparkling Duo
(rosé and albariño, both pét-nat)

2) Quintessential Monterey
(chardonnay and SLH pinot noir)

3) You Choose Two
(two wines of your choice - excludes reserve wines)

Is there a Comanche Cellars fan in your life? We're also offering 30% off all merchandise, including t-shirt, hats, bottle openers, and more. All merchandise is available on our website.

Paris Bakery is now offering freshly baked Christmas cookies, which they're selling individually, in bags of 6, and in larger numbers on platters. These decorated cookies are a bright bit of delicious fun for the holiday season that's perfect for a gift or for a stay-at-home treat.

The bakery also has a full complement of special holiday baked goods including Stollen (German fruit bread), Pannetone (Italian sweet bread), candy cane shaped bread, and Buche de Noel (Yule log cake). Buche de Noel are available in four different flavors: chocolate, coffee, hazelnut, and Grand Marnier.

All of these items are available daily until Christmas Eve at Paris Bakery, a family-owned business located at 271 Bonifacio Place in Old Monterey, but ordering items in advance is always recommended so you don't miss out on your heart's desire. Just call the shop at 831-646-1620.

Rosine's Restaurant is happy to offer Family Style Holiday Meals To-Go. Order now for pick-up any time through Thursday, December 24 at 3pm. View our special menu, featuring minestrone soup, lasagna, chicken parmesan, Italian sausage caprese pasta, and prawn pesto pasta, plus a selection of our customers' favorite desserts, including our new line of liquor cakes. We also welcome special requests - we'll do our best to accommodate you. (Please order desserts at least 24 hours in advance so we can be sure to have your cake, cheesecake, cookies, or brownies ready for you.)

Please note: Rosine's will be open 11am-4pm on Christmas Eve and closed on Christmas Day. The rest of the time, we're now open Monday-Friday, 11am-8pm, and Saturday and Sunday, 9am-8pm serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner and dessert for take-out.

Rosine's Restaurant is located at 434 Alvarado Street in Downtown Old Monterey. To pre-order, please call us at 831-375-1400 or email us.

Christmas is a family affair in Spain and, like most Spanish festivals, food takes center stage. Estéban Restaurant shares this enthusiasm for gathering around the table this holiday season on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day with a selection of three different three-course holiday meals to-go. Estéban’s seasonal to-go dinner menu will also be available. All holiday meals must be ordered in advance.

The Prime Rib Dinner is $70 per person plus tax and gratuity, the Cioppino Dinner is $50 per person plus tax and gratuity, and the Country Fried Chicken Dinner is $45 per person plus tax and gratuity. Each meal includes choice of soup or salad and dessert. Please reserve your meal in advance for December 24 (pick-up 2:30pm-7pm) and/or December 25 (pick-up 12:30pm-7pm). Call us at 831-375-1076. Esteban Restaurant is located at Casa Munras Garden Hotel and Spa, 700 Munras Avenue in Downtown Old Monterey.

Holiday Gifts $30 and Under

Posted on December 13th, 2020 by sheldon

We've been gathering fabulous gift ideas of all kinds in our Gift Ideas Gallery. There's a little something for everyone no matter your taste or your budget. Here's some of our favorite $30 and under items in our collection with a number of items priced at $10 or less.

If the person on your shopping list is so impossible that our Gift Ideas can't help you out, might we suggest getting a Gift Card to a favorite Downtown Campbell restaurant or retail shop?

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