Today is Small Business Saturday, a day to celebrate the small, independent stores that are the backbone of any local economy.
Here are 12 small businesses in Tewksbury, recommended by our readers, you might want to consider during the Christmas shopping season.
Feel free to add more suggestions in the comments section a the bottom of the story.
Gifts From The Heart, 1593 Andover St, Tewksbury, 978-851-7532
The Barkery, 553 Main St, Tewksbury, 978-858-3644
Joanne Kenney Designs, Tewksbury, (Handmade Jewelry)
Unique Boutique at 2136 Main St., Tewksbury, 978-996-6389
TJ Callahan's Pub, 1475 Main St, Tewksbury, 978-863-0121
Roper Signs, 200 Pleasant St, Tewksbury, 978-640-0455
Tewksbury Paint & Hardware, 851 Main St, Tewksbury, 978-851-7358
Magic Brush Pottery, 361 Main St, Tewksbury, 978-446-0588
Discount Madness (formerly Preferred Distributors), 1325 Main St, Tewksbury, 978-851-9900
Tewksbury Music Center, 1269 Main St, Tewksbury, 978-851-6700