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Local holiday gift ideas

Q-2-U LLCFeeling saucy? Try sauces and rub made by Lake Wylie's award-winning barbecue team. The winners of the 2007 Masters of BBQ Competition sell their vinegar-based sweet sauce and special rub, "guaranteed to bring out the best flavor of your meat." Sauce and hot sauce:$5.25Rub: $4All three:: $12Phone: 704-995-6410Online: q-2-u.comE-mail: barbeque@q-2-u.com

Windy Hill Orchard and Cider MillSelling apple, pumpkin, peach and strawberry butter, including sugar free apple butter, by the pint $5.95 or half-pint $4.95, or pint butter box, $16.95 or half-pint box, $13.95. There's also apple butter barbeque sauce for $5.95, and 2 pound and 5 pound bags of dried apples, $9.95 and $19.95, respectively. And, don't forget the Wassail -- a half gallon costs $8.95, and even apple peelers for $24.95.Location: 1860 Black Hwy., York, SC 29745Phone: 803-684-0690Online: windyhillorchard.com

Dilworth Coffee HouseFor the coffee lover, go for a gift baskets, $20 and up.Location: 4937 Charlotte Hwy., Lake WyliePhone: 803-656-5700Online: lakewyliecoffeehouse.com

Brusters Real Ice CreamSeasonal ice cream flavors include peppermint stick, pumpkin cheesecake, eggnog ice cream and rum raisin. Seasonal items include a delicious duo, a.k.a. hot apple dumpling and ice cream.8-inch cake (serves 12-16): $23.951/4 sheet cake (serves 20-24): $29.969-inch pie (servers 6-8): $14.50Location: 2603 S.C. 160, Fort Mill, SC 29708Phone: 803-548-4070E-mail: scotreed@comporium.netOnline: brusters.com/media/downloads.htmGo online and send an e-cake to receive a $2-off coupon.

AN EARLY TREATDinner and a show "It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play" runs Dec. 11-14 at McCelvey Center, 212 E. Jefferson St., York, presented by Yorkville Players. This beloved American holiday classic comes to life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. Make it a dinner theater for $25 at the Coal Yard Restaurant, 105 Garner St., York. Diners must arrive by 6 p.m.; the play follows at McCelvey Center at 8 p.m. Dinner consists of salad, entrée (steak, salmon, chicken), tea or soft drink and includes the gratuity. Call 803-684-9653, or 803-372-2433 for tickets and information.

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