Panacea Holiday Gift Guide 2021

It’s finally HERE! This year we have picked some of our favorite things for the ultimate Christmas Guide for 2021. There’s something here for everyone on your list!

 

Our Product Picks

ByGeorge Skincare

Recently we’ve been obsessed with ByGeorge’s skincare line. These moisturizing skincare staples are a must this Christmas season. From the Face Oil and Oil cleanser these nourishing products are bound to leave your skin glowing. Sunscreen is a daily must in your skin care routine!

Wonder Valley Oil Cleanser ($65)

Light/Medium Mineral Tinted Sunscreen ($29)

Ode to Venus Face Oil ($48)

 

Uchi

Who wouldn’t want to enjoy a gift card from one of the best sushi places in town? As much as we would all love to eat at Uchi every night, sometimes it’s nice to have a night in. Put the Uchi cookbook on your Christmas list and you can spend all of 2022 making the most savory of recipes.

Cookbook ($39.95)

 

Garza Marfa Scarves

Garza Marfa has a wide variety of beautiful scarves hand-made from India. This is the perfect gift as the seasons change, and can add a little spice to any holiday occasion. Bring the desert vibes anywhere you go! ($42-$140)

 

Tito’s Gift Basket

What’s better than finding a Tito’s Gift Basket under the tree this year? These items are essential to have on your bar cart this year. Don’t forget the bottle of Tito’s!

Copper Mug: $23

Tito’s Tea Towel: $10

Tito’s Leather Coaster Collection: $30

Tito’s Stand Up Copper Cocktail Set: $75

 

Lily Koi Pillows

Lily Koi pillows are the perfect addition to any living room. Made from vintage fabrics from Vietnam, these intricate pillows come in a wide variety of patterns and colors.

This year, Lily Koi is offering hat bands made of their popular vintage fabrics. Message them on Instagram with hat sizes for custom bands and one-of-a-kind gifts!

Pick some out Lily Koi for your friends, and while you are at it you might as well get some for yourself, too.

 

Recess Pickleball

Choose from a variety of patterns and colors to find the perfect paddle. These paddles are perfect for any age, and maybe even a little family pickleball competition.($68)

 

Hearth and Soul

These versatile pieces could tie any room together. Go checkout Hearth and Soul’s for must haves for a nice relaxing day. From the goat hair brush and its circulation benefits to the plush robe, everyone needs one of these in their life. These are gifts that will delight anyone on your list.

Agate Photo Frame: $74

Signature Candle: $48

Pressed Glass Votives: $18

Wine Chiller: $90

Clemence Cozy Robe: $75

Dry Face Brush: $19

 

Vinyl from Waterloo Records

A vinyl record from Waterloo is the ideal gift for the music lover in your life. Take them to a show from their favorite artists in the comfort of their own home. A classic vinyl is the ultimate addition to anyone’s music experience…

 

Charity

Going to concerts gives back too! Give back this year by donating/buying tickets from the organizations that do the most…

 

SIMS & HAAM

​​The SIMS Foundation provides mental health and substance use recovery services and support for musicians, music industry professionals, and their dependent family members. Check out their website, and get some tickets for their upcoming events.

The Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM) provides access to affordable healthcare for Austin’s low-income, working musicians, with a focus on prevention and wellness. Many Austin musicians are self-employed and have no access to health insurance or basic healthcare. They often work multiple jobs and struggle to pay for food, clothing and shelter, with nothing left for healthcare. Your donation today will keep music in Austin alive and well.

 

Austin Film Society / AFS Cinema

AFS empowers our community to make, watch & love film and creative media. Your donation ensures that independent film artists can work, create, and thrive in Texas by providing financial support and professional development resources.

Or the share the gift for tickets to any upcoming movie screening at AFS Cinema. The AFS Cinema is Austin’s only nonprofit art house theater, with a mission to bring the community together around great film. At their core, they seek to offer alternate perspectives from corporate and mainstream media, and support a culture that values art, artists and personal expression.

 

The Contemporary Austin

The Contemporary Austin reflects the spectrum of contemporary art through exhibitions, commissions, education, and the collection. They offer diverse, engaging ways to explore contemporary art and culture, including innovative opportunities and experiences for families, young people, artists, and educators. Give the gift of art and book a visit!

 

Concerts @ Moody Amphitheater at Waterloo Greenway

Give the gift of a donation or good music, and unbeatable experiences at Waterloo Greenway. Not only is Waterloo Greenway a great gift, but each donation will breathe life into Waterloo Greenway, a wondrous urban park for you and all of Austin. Your tax-deductible gift makes everything possible — from free family programs, vital maintenance and operations, and breathtaking art installations, to the designing and building of a beautiful natural space that brings the entire community together.

 

Experiences

Sometimes memories are more meaningful than gifts…get your loved ones a gift that they won’t ever forget.

 

Alamo Drafthouse

With 5 locations to choose from, indulge in movies, drinks, and more at the Alamo Drafthouse! This gift is classic for that one movie fanatic.

 

Dreamland

Dreamland has an array of activities for any age from pickleball, mini golf, art exhibits, and our favorite, live music.

 

Getaway Wimberly

Surprise someone with a special getaway to the hill country to unplug, enjoy campfires, cooking, and good company.

 

El Cosmico in Marfa

Get out of town and have the experience of your life by getting your friends a trip to El Cosmico! Enjoy a bohemian experience with vintage trailers, safari tents, and sioux style teepees. The beautiful land of Marfa is unforgettable.

 

Roundtop

From shopping, wineries, country tours, theatres, museums, and an antique show, what doesn’t Roundtop have? They even have fun events like Christmas parades and Wine fests. Roundtop is truly a hidden treasure.

 

Freedmen’s Bar

Freedman’s has been serving Austin delicious BBQ and retro-inspired cocktails for some time now… boasts an expansive collection of over 160 different types of whiskey. Freedman’s is the perfect place to put away business and get some good ol’ southern comfort.

 

A Frame Ranch in Fredericksburg

Escape to A Frame Ranch with that special someone to experience wine tasting, hiking, TX history, dance halls, and food galore. This view is something you don’t want to miss.

 

Commodore Perry Estate

Treat someone to a sweet vacation at the Commodore Perry Estate. Let your mind drift away in their great food, lush cocktails, stunning scenery, and impeccable service.

 

MML Hospitality Gift Card

You can’t go wrong with an MML Hospitality gift card. These are fun universal gift cards to everyone’s favorite spots in town, such as Sammie’s, June’s, Clark’s...the absolute perfect idea for that hard-to-shop-for person.

 

MML Hospitality Gift Card

A true Austin classic! Enjoy a game night on Monday’s or onesie Christmas Party to get in the holiday spirit at Lala’s Little Nugget any time of the year. They are open daily from 4pm to 2am.

About The Author

Haley Elander

Haley earned her Bachelor of Science (B.S.) majoring in Radio, Television, Film from The University of Texas at Austin. She focused on editing and screenplay while interning at Broken Lizard Industries and The Ellen Degeneres Show.

After college she gained experience as a Project Manager, Marketing Director, and Day to Day Manager in the music industry, working with international touring bands at Triple 8 Management. Before joining Panacea she excelled in event production at Roadhouse Live, Luck Reunion, and Texas Monthly. When she isn’t making events come to life, she is a Trip Leader hosting international group travel at Legit Trips, or catching her favorite bands at Stubb’s.