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Get Away To Grafton

Nov 15, 2018

On today’s episode of Get Away to Grafton, we’re sharing with you reasons to shop local in Grafton this holiday season for unique holiday gifts! No matter who you’re buying for, Grafton has the perfect gift. Grafton is known for its amazing variety of large commercial businesses, but did you know it also has unique small shops? Though they may be small in size, our small businesses are great places to keep in mind! Join us as we paint a picture for you of what your small business holiday shopping could look like in Grafton, WI! Don’t forget to mark your calendars for #shopsmall Saturday happening November 24th! 

Our first guest, Kathleen McGlone, owner of Slow Pokes Local Foods in downtown Grafton, is sharing with us some of the exciting holiday and seasonal food items available at her healthy and friendly location. We know it can be hard to eat healthy, especially during the holiday, but with the help of Slow Pokes, it can be made simple! For more information about Slow Pokes Local Foods, please visit them on their website or on Facebook:  or @slowpokeswisconsin

Up next, our friend Michelle Pelletier of Bentley’s Pet Stuff in Grafton, shares with us Thanksgiving and Christmas gifts for your four-legged friends you won’t want to miss! From Da Bird, to Holiday Emoji pet cookies, you’re going to want to stop in and make sure you don’t miss out on exciting deals and steals! For more information about Bentley’s Pet Stuff, please visit them on their website or on Facebook: or @bpsgrafton

Joining us to talk chocolate, a favorite topic for anyone we think, is Tara Connelly, owner of Sweettrio in downtown Grafton. Hear about the favorites of many sold every day both online and in store. You won’t want to miss a sneak preview of holiday items hitting shelves soon! To place a special holiday order, or to learn more about Sweettrio, be sure to check them out on their website or Facebook page: or @sweettriochocolate

Finally, to end our day on a positive note with wine, cocktails, appetizers and a relaxing dinner, sit back and hear from Frank Maydak, co-owner of Pourvino Winebar & Bistro located in downtown Grafton. Hear about the weekly specials available to you, learn about the mouthwatering menu pertaining to food and drinks, and learn more about reserving Pourvino Winebar & Bistro for your holiday party! For more information about Pourvino Winebar & Bistro, be sure to check them out on their website or Facebook page: or @pourvinowinebareandbistro2grafton

For more information about shopping local during the holidays in Grafton, and to learn about places that were not mentioned in today’s episode, please visit us at or “Like” and follow us on our Facebook page @graftonchamberofcommerce and stay up to date on our weekly #stayandplaymoment posts!