The holiday season is quickly approaching and Lake Forest will be hosting boutiques and workshops for you to buy or create gifts for your friends and family this November.
French Market Holiday Boutique
On November 9th and 10th beginning at 10 am the Lake Forest – Lake Bluff Artisan Guild will be hosting the 2018 French Market Holiday Boutique at the CROYA / Lake Forest Recreation Center. Artisan of the Year Alison Tompkins along with many other vendors will be selling jewelry, soaps, cards, candy, hand-carved pens, paintings, purses, and much more inspired by the streets of France. Don’t forget to stop by Claude Bouteille’s Taste of Paris Cafe for lunch, pastries, and treats. Admission is free!
2018 Holiday Boutique
The Women’s Board of Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital will be hosting the 2018 Holiday Boutique from November 15th to 17th beginning at 10 am. Shop from a variety of gifts, such as jewelry, bags, accessories, toys, clothing, and unique decor from local vendors. You may also want to check out their Mistletoe and Holly Preview Party on November 14th for cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, desserts, and communion. A ticket purchase for the preview party includes admission to the boutique throughout the weekend. You can sign up online. Otherwise, you can purchase your tickets at the gate.
Floral Design Workshop: Wine & Design – Thanksgiving Harvest
Finally, Lake Forest Flowers will be hosting a floral design workshop on November 20th at their location on N. Western Avenue. The Wine & Design: Thanksgiving Harvest event will take place at 7 pm and participants will be given the opportunity to work with fresh flowers to create their own unique designs, while sipping on some delicious wine! Sign up in advance online before space runs out! If you do happen to miss this month’s workshop, there are three more throughout December for various age groups.
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