Wrapped in Savings: Georgetown Gift Guide

A little goes a long way. Floral bath oils, Celtic concert tickets, a leather pouch for your AirPods, and more gifts under $50 that won’t break the bank.

If you’d like to shop small this holiday season, all of our small businesses have an asterisk (*) next to their name!

Twiggy Pouch, SCOUT Bags*

This slim, easily packable pouch is ideal for keeping small things organized inside your larger bag or suitcase. Don’t stop at just one. Brand new for the holiday season, this pouch is now available in SCOUT Bags’ 11 State patterns – including DC.

Price: $22

Well Kept Floral Bath Oil, Take Care *

Upgrade your bath with a nourishing and moisturizing bath oil. Available in two different aromatic blends, these bath oils make for a wonderfully relaxing bathing experience.

Price: $36

Pratt Standard's Cranberry Orange Syrup, Shop Made in DC*

Pratt Standard’s Cranberry Orange Syrup makes creating delicious cocktails at home easy. Mix with club soda on its own for a refreshing mocktail or add it to your favorite spirit to make a delightful cocktail.

Price: $12 for 8 oz. bottle; $17 for 16 oz. bottle

Christmas Jazz with Marcus Johnson, Dumbarton Concerts*

A force of nature comes to the Dumbarton stage in the form of Marcus Johnson. The multi-talented Mr. Johnson and his band bring essential jazz excellence with a warm and exciting program of classic jazz for the Christmas season. Marcus’s talent and grit have led him to meteoric success in the jazz charts, with fifteen Billboard-charted albums since 1997. After years of sold-out shows at other Washington jazz institutions, the Marcus Johnson experience finally ascends the Dumbarton stage. In the words of Marcus himself, let yourself be guided on the “journey through which we discover those things in life that fulfill us and make each experience a little better.”

Price: $48 per ticket

Handcrafted Geode Ornament, District Mineral*

Strung on beautiful Italian ribbon, the USA cut and polished druzy agate slices make for immediate visual impact. A unique and budget friendly gift!

Price: $18

Waxed Amaryllis Bulb, The Georgetown Garden Shop*

Literally, nothing has to be done to care for this winter-blooming indoor bulb. A lovely hostess gift, it’s covered in wax in a variety of colors – some with glitter, some with moss. The bulb will brighten a table top, window sill, or mantel. (Photo credit: Amaryllis & Caladium Bulb Co.)

Price: $32 each

Julius Meinl "Poesia" Coffee, Baker's Daughter*

For the coffee snob in your life, nothing says happy holidays like perfectly roasted coffee beans cultivated with care from a company that has been perfecting the art since 1865.

Price: $50

Run Frame Pouch, HOBO Bags

The perfect fit for the original AirPods, Run is HOBO’s vintage-inspired frame pouch in black polished leather will soon be your favorite bag charm.

Price: $48

Gift Card, Pizzeria Paradiso*

The gift of pizza is the greatest gift of all. Go carb-heavy this holiday season with a gift card to this popular Georgetown restaurant, available for $25 and under.

Price: $25

Lavender Sardines, Pillar & Post*

These beautiful lavender fish drawer scenters are made in a Nottinghamshire studio with a mix of Liberty Tana Lawn fabric and silk dupioni, and filled with fragrant French lavender. Each sardine has a button eye. Lavender has long been used to scent drawers and linen cupboards and is the traditional remedy to keep the moths at bay. It is also supposed to help you sleep. The drawer scenters come in a presentation box.

Price: $39

A Celtic Christmas, Dumbarton Concerts*

The 40-year Washington favorite returns to the sanctuary of Dumbarton Church this holiday season, celebrating the comfort and joy of this time of year with the classic sounds of the Barnes and Hampton Celtic Consort. Led by Linn Barnes and Allison Hampton and featuring the Washington institution known as Robert Aubry Davis, the Consort leads audiences on a universally-beloved journey, through poetry and folk music, from the briskness of winter into the coziness of the hearth and home. Join Dumbarton Concerts for the yearly candlelit community Christmas celebration.

Price: $48 per ticket

Bicycle Tote, Levain Bakery

Perfect for packing a picnic, running errands, or the daily schlep, this cotton tote bag has room for all that – and a bag of cookies.

Price: $15

Full Sets for Eyelash Extensions, Azzura Lash Spa*

Purchase a gift card to put toward one of the spa’s most popular services, full sets for eyelash extensions. Sets start at the classic for those looking for a natural /everyday look, and go up to a Volume Full Set to add more density.

Price: $50

Full Zip Fleece Jacket, Martin's Tavern*

This exceptionally soft, midweight fleece jacket will keep you warm during everyday excursions. The Martin’s Tavern logo is embroidered on the left chest. 100% polyester, with a reverse coil zipper, chin guard, bungee cord zipper pulls, front zippered pockets, open cuffs, and an open hem with drawcord and toggles for adjustability. Available in sizes XS-4X, men’s and women’s.

Price: $38 – $44

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