Your friendly hometown hardware store, Schnarr’s Hardware Company is home to holiday essentials, including indoor and outdoor lights, flameless candles, wreaths and wreath hangers, garland, stocking holders and gift wrap.

Discover fantastic gift ideas and stocking stuffers, such as coolers, drinkware and accessories made with the superior cooling technology of Yeti. If warmth is your preferred temperature, the shop boasts a selection of grills that caters to everyone’s individual tastes.

For the classic charcoal enthusiast, the Weber Original Kettle or Performer grills won’t disappoint. For those who prefer the ease of gas grilling, the Weber Genesis II appeals with an unrivaled warranty. And for that special someone who just enjoys the rustic experience of preparing food by fire? Choose the Big Green Egg and deliver the ultimate cooking “eggs-perience.”

The consummate host or hostess will appreciate a pellet grill from Traeger or the made-in-Missouri Smokin Brothers brand. You are sure to receive an invite to the next epic cookout, where guests will marvel at the smoky, mouthwatering meat, made with minimal effort but delicious enough to taste as if it came from a caterer.

Before the top chefs don their aprons though, make sure to stock them with must-have accessories like sauces and rubs. At Schnarr’s Hardware Company – open seven days a week – delivery and assembly is available for all grills, with grill specials running from the beginning of December.

Schnarr’s Hardware Company, 9800 Clayton Road, Ladue, 314-993-0910; 40 E. Lockwood Ave., Webster Groves, 314-961-4522;

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