Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle, we got you covered on what to get and where to go for this year’s holiday gifts!
Augusta & Co. is Augusta’s Experience Center and one of its primary features is to offer a storefront for local vendors; acting as a launching pad for vendors who may not have a brick and mortar store. Here are a few of our favorite holiday items you will definitely want to add to your merry list from Tire City Potters, Freshwater Design Co., the Augusta Canal, the Augusta Training Shop, and WataNut.
Tire City Potters Handcrafted Mugs
Tire City Potters handcrafts each and ever pottery piece. No two are the same and that's what makes them so unique. Augusta & Co. offers two Augusta designs and you can shop directly at Tire City for so many more amazing designs.
Freshwater Design Co. Leather Ornament
Freshwater Design Co. is owned and operated by a sister duo team that hand makes each gift item. Augusta & Co. offers a custom made leather wreath ornament with a nod to the "Godfather of Soul" to have a FUNKY Christmas. You can find more gift options like jewelry, pet portraits, drinkware, and more on their website.
Augusta Canal Children's Book
This adorable children's book is illustrated by local artist and muralist, April Henry King, and is the perfect gift giving addition to your growing list. Featuring illustrations of Augusta, this local artist put heart & soul into creating a colorful flipbook for children everywhere and will be signing copies on December 8th from 4 to 7 PM at the Augusta Canal Heritage Center.
WataNut is a magical place in Augusta that creates delicious treats and gifts. Augusta & Co. offers their Georgia Pecan Shortbread Cookies in a beautiful Augusta tin as well as an assortment of pecan flavors. WataNut also offers many other gift options in their store.
Augusta Training Shop Snowflakes
The Augusta Training Shop is a special place in Augusta that employs mentally and physically challenged adults. They handcraft beautiful snowflakes and Disney even featured them on their Christmas tree for decoration.
We have highlighted a few of our favorite items above, but we absolutely recommend these local shops below for gift items, goodies, homemade snacks and Christmas decor. Don't forget purchasing gift cards to any local restaurant also makes for a great gift while helping out your community!
- Augusta Candle Co. | Give the gift of scents with a variety of candles that can have any custom name.
- FIELD Botanicals | Bath bombs are cool, but have you tried shower bombs?
- Good Earth Produce & Garden | They are more than plants and vegetables, they even have pre-made gift boxes to grab while you shop for the perfect Charlie Brown Christmas Tree or the fattest frasier fir you can find.
- Shoppe 3130 | Adorable clothing and jewelry and cute home gifts galore.
- The Swank Co. | Grab a fuzzy sweater for that favorite person on your shopping list, Swank will even gift wrap this for you and save you the work.