Weren't you just saying you need a bacon-scented moustache? Or was it a Doctor Who or Mr. Potato Head? Or a jar of organic coconut sugar crystals? Well, whatever you need, Jack has your back. You'll probably need to set aside a few hours to peruse the merchandise at Jack's Country Store, which covers an entire city block and is packed from floor to rafters and wall to wall with... well, everything. There are toys like Breyer horse models and accessories, kitchen items such as cast-iron cookware and terracotta garlic bakers, garden décor including outdoor lanterns, birdhouses and feeders, and pine tree growing kits, and seriously, anything else you can imagine. If you're planning a clamming excursion while you're in town, this is where you should go to get outfitted with the right tools. Start your Jack's Country Store adventure with a cup of coffee and a snack, and end it with a trip through Jack's Museum at the back, featuring his personal collection of antique gadgets and tools.
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