Father's Day 2012 is a little more than a week away, so there's still plenty of time to come up with a great gift. Patch has compiled a list of ideas from local businesses. Not exactly what you are looking for? Click on each South County site's gift directory, noted below our picks.
Edible Arrangements, 3802 S. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, Mo. 63127
Store associate Lupa said that the store is offering a pickup special for Father's Day—a bouquet of chocolate covered strawberries for $61.
, 3828 S. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, Mo. 63127
From 5:30-8 p.m. on June 15, The Wine Barrel is having a wine tasting called "Fantastic Finds for Fathers. And, the store has gift cards available in any amount.
Click here for the Sunset Hills-Crestwood Patch listings directory for more ideas.
UniQue Ideas 'n More, 2075 B Bentley Plaza, Fenton, Mo. 63026
Owner Michelle Van Tuyl said her shop sells Cardinals, Blues and Mizzou merchandise, mugs, garden tiles, custom shirts and personalized items. If customers want something personalized, the deadline to get the order in is June 13.
Jim Butler Chevrolet, 759 Gravois Bluffs Rd., Fenton, Mo. 63026
Has Dad been over the top wonderful this year? Grab your siblings, pool your resources, and buy him a new car.
Click here for the Fenton-High Ridge Patch listings directory for more ideas.
Bottle Cellars, 6039 Telegraph Rd., St. Louis, Mo. 63129
Bottle Cellars is having a wine tasting from 1-6 p.m. June 16. It's complimentary to attend, and guests can taste up to four wines: Chateau Maybe Pargade, Grand 'Arte, Gardenos and a Vina Robles Red 4 blend. "We also sell whiskeys—we are open to trying a few things that dads typically like," Patrick, the owner, said.
, 4455 Telegraph Rd., St. Louis, Mo. 63129
Think Dad would like to take music lessons? Gift him an instrument or instruction.
Click here for the Mehlville-Oakville listings directory for more ideas.
Fran Ann Engraving, 8086 Watson Rd., St. Louis, Mo. 63119
Rich Bath, associate at Fran Ann, said that they can engrave a ton of items that people bring in. "We do a lot of pocket knives and barbecue sets for Father's Day," Bath said. Deadline for engraving is June 13.
, 8041 Watson Rd., St. Louis, Mo. 63119
This collectables and memorabilia shop sells sports cards for baseball, basketball, footaball and hockey and figurines. A store representative said gift certificates of any monetary amount also can be purchased.
Click here for the Affton-Shrewsbury Patch listings directory for more ideas.