Downtown Lawrence Holiday Gift Guide 2022

It’s time to #ShopSmall #ShopLocal #ShopIndieLocal and #SupportLocalBusinesses! Our locally owned, independent businesses have the BEST gift options for anyone and everyone on your list (and maybe even for you!). Check out these featured gift ideas from your downtown favorites!!

Au Marche, 931 Massachusetts

Paul’s Better Bakery French Macarons made in Lawrence, KS
17 Flavors
Available individually or in boxes of 5 or 10 macarons

Christopher Elbow Artisan Chocolates made in Kansas City, MO
Available individually or in boxes of 4, 8, 16, and 24 pieces

Drake’s Fruitcake made in Lawrence, KS
Carl Drake created this recipe for his bakery in 1925.
A confection made with choice fruits, dates and pecans
combined with a rich batter of eggs and butter
make Drake’s Fruitcake a favorite holiday tradition.
Available in 1 lb. or 1.5 lb. loaves

Crescent Moon Winery, 732 Massachusetts

Crescent Moon’s newest white wine, “La Crescent” will be released on Black Friday!
Check out the gorgeous label art and wine info!
$18/bottle

Crescent Moon’s newest white wine, “La Crescent” will be released on Black Friday!
Check out the gorgeous label art and wine info!
$18/bottle

Custom Kitchen Towels designed exclusively for Crescent Moon Winery by local artist Kristin Campbell.
6 styles of towels available
$15/each

Custom Kitchen Towels designed exclusively for Crescent Moon Winery by local artist Kristin Campbell.
6 styles of towels available
$15/each

Stemless Wine Glasses designed for Crescent Moon Winery by local artist Kristin Campbell. These glasses depict scenes from Downtown Lawrence and The KU Campus.
$12/each.

Cottin’s Hardware & Rental, 1832 Massachusetts

DeWalt 29 pc. Screwdriver Bit Set:
Reg. Price $21.99, Sale Price $11.99

DeWalt 29pc. Screwdriver Bit Set. Heat-treated for durability. Shock-resistant Steel. Slotted, Phillips, Torx and Square recess bits.

Bob Ross Chia Pet: Reg. Price $21.99, Sale Price $19.99

Bob Ross Chia Pet with seed pack and decorative pottery planter.

Large Flowering Amaryllis Bulb:
Reg. Price $11.99, Sale Price $8.99

Larger Flowering Amaryllis Bulb. Apple Blossom, Minerva, Paper White, and Red Lion varieties.

Eccentricity, 716 Massachusetts

Statement Coats: Pictured Vintage Inspired Tweed Button Up Coat in Lime $212.
This is just one of the many Coats we have in store right now. Show your style while staying warm and cozy. 

Lawrence, KS Ornaments: These are wood, and make great ornaments, but could also be left out year-round. Send to anyone who loves Lawrence, KS as much as we do. $16

PJ Sets from Z Supply: These Sets will keep you cozy all Winter long. We love the Sleep All Day Pup Set for those of you that love to curl up with your furry friend. $99 

Great Blue Heron Outdoors, 823 Massachusetts

Camping Essentials Kit: There’s nothing better than a night under the stars. For this camping set we’ve included a Pika multi-function lantern, a camping journal, our new carabiner fire starting tool, and the innovative Omni-Tensil. The Omni-tensil includes interchangeable utensil heads to transform into a fork, spoon, chopsticks, and toothbrush, making it a great camping accessory.

$75

Spin Fisher Kit: For the new fisher in your life, we put together a starter set that includes all the essentials. We’ve picked a spinning rod with a closed face “underspin” reel. We prefer these reels over the traditional push-button closed face reel and know that they are the perfect stepping stone to learning open faced reels. We’ve also thrown in select lures to catch Kansas bass, perch, and crappie!

$75

Bass on a Fly Kit: We love catching Kansas bass on a fly rod! We’ve assembled the perfect kit which includes a top of the line fly rod, reel, line, and all you’ll need to catch bass on a fly!

$300

J. Lynn Bridal, 731 Massachusetts

BRIDE Sweatshirts – Starting at $55

Custom Jean Jackets for Brides and Bridal Party
Starting at $85

Jungle House, 924 Delaware

Plantopedia: Loaded with beautiful photographs of plants as well as care guides, this book is sure to make an impression on a coffee table!

JH Wool Cap: Locally made in KC by Sandlot Goods, this adjustable wool cap will keep you or a loved one stylin’ and warm!

Succulent Apron: Cute and functional! Features pockets for your favorite shears, or dead leaves to find later.

The Etc. Shop, 928 Massachusetts
There is something for everyone at The Etc. Shop this holiday season!

Sterling silver and Native American jewelry

Leather goods by Brighton and Hobo

Cashmere scarves

Watkins Museum of History, 1047 Massachusetts

Through My Sites: A Gunner’s View of WWII by Glenn L. Kappelman

$25

A History of Lawrence, Kansas, from the First Settlement to the Close of the Rebellion by Richard Cordley

$21

Lawrence by Virgil W. Dean

Lawrence: Survivors of Quantrill’s Raid by Katie H. Armitage

$25 each

Watkins Museum Coloring Book
A ten-page children’s coloring book that explores Douglas County history with the help of the Watkins Museum’s biggest artifact, Ellie the Electric Car.
$5

Pictorial History of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas
The Pictorial History of Lawrence book conveys the visual story of Lawrence, Kansas through historic drawings, maps, and photographs spanning nearly 150 years. Included are visual stories of the founding of Lawrence, the Free-State struggle, the Civil War, Quantrill’s Raid, and early years of Kansas University, and the arrival of the railroad.
$82.00

A Thing of Beauty: The Story of the Watkins Building
A Thing of Beauty: The Story of the Watkins Building shares the fascinating history of the iconic 1888 Watkins Land Mortgage and National Bank Building in downtown Lawrence. The book dives into the Watkins Building’s architectural grandeur and explores the backstory of the self-made millionaire who built it, Jabez Bunting Watkins.
$20.00