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Dunedin Fine Art Center clearance sale offers last-minute gift ideas

DUNEDIN

Only four days until Christmas and you still haven't picked out a present for the in-laws or the uncle you haven't seen in a year?

Hark! Think art.

At the Dunedin Fine Art Center, everything is on clearance today and Saturday, the last two days of the 26th annual Holiday Show and Clearance Sale dubbed "Behold." A huge selection of beautiful, creative and distinctive gifts will help you select that perfect gift for a family member, friend or co-worker.

You'll find easy parking and a relaxed atmosphere, not to mention thousands of one-of-a-kind items sure to please even the most cantankerous Uncle Scrooge (who'd be proud to know you bought it on sale).

All manufactured items in the gift shop will be sold at wholesale prices. And all original art in the shop and gallery — jewelry, glasswork, pottery, fiber art, paintings and other handmade items by over 200 artists — is 10 percent off.

"We've got original art and unique stocking stuffers — just about anything to finish out that shopping list," said Angelea Carpenter, the gallery gift shop manager.

Bargain hunters will want to shop the decorated themed trees for special and artsy ornaments to fill out this year's tree or to inspire the next.

Here are a few gift ideas to get you started:

• For the eternal hippie: a Volkswagen zip purse shaped like a VW Bug in psychedelic lime green. $15.

• For the beachgoer or sun worshiper: a hand-crocheted umbrella priced at $31.50. With its open weave, it won't protect from the rain but it may create some interesting tan lines.

• For those who crave convenience in their cleanliness: an Italian olive oil bar of soap, discounted to $7.65. Each bar is wrapped in felt, which provides a convenient, built-in washcloth that actually shrinks with the size of the soap.

. If you go

26th annual Holiday Show and Clearance Sale

When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Dunedin Fine Art Center will close after that and reopen Jan. 2.

Where: 1143 Michigan Blvd.

Admission: Free.

Information:

(727) 298-3322 or dfac.org.

Dunedin Fine Art Center clearance sale offers last-minute gift ideas 12/20/12 [Last modified: Thursday, December 20, 2012 2:49pm]
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