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Uniquely Media Holiday Gifts

Give a gift connected to Media or the surrounding area this holiday season.

Are you looking for a holiday present that is unique to this area?

Check out the list below for alternate gifts, such as memberships to local gardens or museums, tickets to local performances or books or movies with local ties.

Membership in Local Organizations


Tickets, Subscriptions or Gift Cards to Local Performances

  • (Media)
  • (Media)
  • (Chestnut Hill)
  • (Mt. Airy)
  • (Mt. Airy)
  • (Newtown Square)
  • (Newtown Square)
  • (Berwyn)


Classes


Books About the Area


Books by Local Authors or Set Locally

  • The Evil Mailbox And The Super Burrito by 10-year-old Media Elementary student Garry Wagner-Robertson
  • Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
  • Books by Devon resident and author Beth Kephart
  • Chanticleer: a Pleasure Garden by Adrian Higgins
  • Bobos In Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There by David Brooks
  • The Ghosts of Duffy's Cut: The Irish Who Died Building America's Most Dangerous Stretch of Railroad by William E. Watson
  • The Middle Place by Kelly Corrigan  
  • Ghosts in the Garden: Reflections on Endings, Beginnings, and the Unearthing of Self by Beth Kephart (set at Chanticleer)
  • Cheerful Money: Me, My Family, and the Last Days of Wasp Splendor by Tad Friend   
  • Growing Up in Wayne by Henry DeWitt
  • The Blackbird Sisters series of mysteries by Nancy Martin
  • Strange but True by John Searles (murder after the Radnor High School prom)
  • Bluest Blood by Gillian Roberts
  • I'd Rather Be in Philadelphia by Gillian Roberts
  • Susanna Foo Chinese Cuisine: The Fabulous Flavors and Innovative Recipes of North America's Finest by Susanna Foo
  • Susanna Foo Fresh Inspiration: New Approaches to Chinese Cuisine by Susanna Foo
  • Father Sky by Devery Freeman


Books With Other Local Ties


Movies With Local Ties

  • Lovely Bones
  • Philadelphia Story
  • Sixth Sense
  • Wide Awake
  • To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar
  • Mad Men
  • Taps
  • Bazaar of All Nations
Mandy Buhle November 15, 2011 at 09:54 PM
Don't forget the Media candle at Local Home and Gifts on State Street!
Jane Valdes-Dapena November 28, 2012 at 02:25 PM
Gifts made by local artisans for everyone on your list can be found at the Community Arts Center's BEST HOLIDAY SALE EVER! 414 Plush Mill Road in Wallingford; December 1 through 8; starting daily at 10:00 a.m. Includes fabulous pottery made by members of the Potters Guild. More info at www.cacholidaysale.org.
Reputable Median November 28, 2012 at 11:54 PM
"Bazaar of All Nations" DVD can be purchased online at www.thebazaarofallnations.com/DVD.htm or in-stores at Peddler's Alley in Secane, PA or Clothes Quarters in Folsom, PA.

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