With the holiday shopping season in full swing, here’s part three of my series of gift guide articles on district shopping. To promote local businesses and shopping small, there is one photo from each place to showcase a sample of what they offer, and at the same time, inspire some gift ideas. For today’s shopping guide, I’m highlighting Dowtown Norman.

Sea Shanty - photo by Dennis Spielman

116A East Main Street, Norman
While the offer Sea Shanty offers PADI Scuba Courses, which include Discover Scuba to Professional Certification Dive Master, they also a retail front with scuba equipment, swimwear, and fun sea themed t-shirts.

Sandalwood & Sage - photo by Dennis Spielman

322 East Main Street, Norman
Sandalwood & Sage is metaphysical store with greeting cards, books, oils, crystals, tarot cards, jewelry, wind chimes, incense, soaps, candles, and more.

Robinson's Repurposed - photo by Dennis Spielman

114 South Porter Street, Norman
Robinson’s Repurposed is an eclectic market place about buying what you LOVE with one of a kind items, custom paintings, and repurposed goods that add little touches and special features to complete a person’s unique style.

STASH Goods - photo by Dennis Spielman

412 East Main Street, Norman
STASH is a mix of tees, candles, baby items, handmade jewelry, and accessories. Pictured is Norman Depot pillow.

Bigfoot Creative - photo by Dennis Spielman

315 East Main Street, Norman
Besides having some bigfoot themed apperal, Bigfoot Creative has shirts, hoodies, aprons, and hats of their own design, doing their screen printing in-house.

223 East Main Street, Norman
Champions On Display showcases your favorite sports teams and the players who make them great. They are your source for licensed sports collectibles, authentic team merchandise, and official logo fan gear.

Artifactory - photo by Dennis Spielman

313 East Main Street, Norman
Artifactory is a place to embrace the past through art. An art studio, shop and gallery, this is your one stop shop for everything art and vintage.

Social Club - photo by Dennis Spielman

209 East Main Street, Norman
Next to Michelangelo’s Coffee and Wine Bar is the Social Club. The Social Club is a creative space where a shop and salon come together as one. The shop is a beautiful collection of treasures, new and old, to inspire everyday life. Owners, Erica Smith and Dana Scott, descrbion the inspired behind their shop as being “a clean, modern aesthetic with touches of comfort and quirk.”

This is only a sample offering of what can be found in Downtown Norman. Learn more about the area at DowntownNorman.com.

For more gift ideas from local retailers, browse the gift guide tag and be sure look at past Creator Conversation interviews for movie, book, music, and game suggestions.

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Dennis Spielman

I'm Dennis Spielman, the Producer of Uncovering Oklahoma, which I started in 2009 as a way to show that Oklahoma isn't boring. As for about myself, I’m a creative person that writes imaginative stories. I also run The Show Starts Now Studios, which is my umbrella organization for all of my shows I create. Come join me on Patreon as I create content that adds adventure and wonder to peoples' lives. More about my stories and projects are at DennisSpielman.com

1 Response

  1. I’m in Norman on a regular basis and still missed some of these treasures – looking forward to checking them out. Thanks!