Events, Classes & Workshops

Previous events

Nov12

The Grove Holiday Art & Craft Faire

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The Grove, 1421 Milwaukee Road, Glenview, IL 60026

We will be taking over the Herb Shed again this year!

Many customers contact us well before this event to preorder their Christmas list. We always start with a large inventory but no matter how hard we try not to, we always sell out of items. If you there are certain products on your list contact us ahead of time and we'll have them waiting for you when you arrive!

Browse through the charming historic homes and buildings of The Grove National Historic Landmark, choosing your gifts from a magnificent selection of American handmade items by more than 50 juried artisans.

Bring your friends to experience the seasonal charm of the: •Holiday House (Kennicott Historic Home) •Grannie’s Cottage (Redfield Estate) •Artisan Lodge (Carriage House) •Snowflake Chalet •Mistletoe Cabin

Pause for a snack or meal at the Sugar Plum Cafe (Program Barn), an onsite restaurant offering lunch, dinner and refreshments from Catered by Design during the event.

http://www.glenviewparks.org/event/grove-arts-craft-faire/2016-11-03/

Nov11

The Grove Holiday Arts & Craft Faire

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The Grove, 1421 Milwaukee Road, Glenview, IL 60026

We will be taking over the Herb Shed again this year!

Many customers contact us well before this event to preorder their Christmas list. We always start with a large inventory but no matter how hard we try not to, we always sell out of items. If you there are certain products on your list contact us ahead of time and we'll have them waiting for you when you arrive!

Browse through the charming historic homes and buildings of The Grove National Historic Landmark, choosing your gifts from a magnificent selection of American handmade items by more than 50 juried artisans.

Bring your friends to experience the seasonal charm of the: •Holiday House (Kennicott Historic Home) •Grannie’s Cottage (Redfield Estate) •Artisan Lodge (Carriage House) •Snowflake Chalet •Mistletoe Cabin

Pause for a snack or meal at the Sugar Plum Cafe (Program Barn), an onsite restaurant offering lunch, dinner and refreshments from Catered by Design during the event.

http://www.glenviewparks.org/event/grove-arts-craft-faire/2016-11-03/

Nov10

The Grove Holiday Art & Craft Faire

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The Grove, 1421 Milwaukee Road, Glenview, IL 60026

We will be taking over the Herb Shed again this year!

Many customers contact us well before this event to preorder their Christmas list. We always start with a large inventory but no matter how hard we try not to, we always sell out of items. If you there are certain products on your list contact us ahead of time and we'll have them waiting for you when you arrive!

Browse through the charming historic homes and buildings of The Grove National Historic Landmark, choosing your gifts from a magnificent selection of American handmade items by more than 50 juried artisans.

Bring your friends to experience the seasonal charm of the: •Holiday House (Kennicott Historic Home) •Grannie’s Cottage (Redfield Estate) •Artisan Lodge (Carriage House) •Snowflake Chalet •Mistletoe Cabin

Pause for a snack or meal at the Sugar Plum Cafe (Program Barn), an onsite restaurant offering lunch, dinner and refreshments from Catered by Design during the event.

http://www.glenviewparks.org/event/grove-arts-craft-faire/2016-11-03/

Nov9

The Grove Holiday Arts & Craft Faire

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The Grove, 1421 Milwaukee Road, Glenview, IL 60026

We will be taking over the Herb Shed again this year!

Many customers contact us well before this event to preorder their Christmas list. We always start with a large inventory but no matter how hard we try not to, we always sell out of items. If you there are certain products on your list contact us ahead of time and we'll have them waiting for you when you arrive!

Browse through the charming historic homes and buildings of The Grove National Historic Landmark, choosing your gifts from a magnificent selection of American handmade items by more than 50 juried artisans.

Bring your friends to experience the seasonal charm of the: •Holiday House (Kennicott Historic Home) •Grannie’s Cottage (Redfield Estate) •Artisan Lodge (Carriage House) •Snowflake Chalet •Mistletoe Cabin

Pause for a snack or meal at the Sugar Plum Cafe (Program Barn), an onsite restaurant offering lunch, dinner and refreshments from Catered by Design during the event.

http://www.glenviewparks.org/event/grove-arts-craft-faire/2016-11-03/

Nov5

The Grove Holiday Arts & Craft Faire

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The Grove, 1421 Milwaukee Road, Glenview, IL 60026

We will be taking over the Herb Shed again this year!

Many customers contact us well before this event to preorder their Christmas list. We always start with a large inventory but no matter how hard we try not to, we always sell out of items. If you there are certain products on your list contact us ahead of time and we'll have them waiting for you when you arrive!

Browse through the charming historic homes and buildings of The Grove National Historic Landmark, choosing your gifts from a magnificent selection of American handmade items by more than 50 juried artisans.

Bring your friends to experience the seasonal charm of the: •Holiday House (Kennicott Historic Home) •Grannie’s Cottage (Redfield Estate) •Artisan Lodge (Carriage House) •Snowflake Chalet •Mistletoe Cabin

Pause for a snack or meal at the Sugar Plum Cafe (Program Barn), an onsite restaurant offering lunch, dinner and refreshments from Catered by Design during the event.

http://www.glenviewparks.org/event/grove-arts-craft-faire/2016-11-03/

Nov4

The Grove Holiday Arts & Craft Faire

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The Grove, 1421 Milwaukee Road, Glenview, IL 60026

We will be taking over the Herb Shed again this year!

Many customers contact us well before this event to preorder their Christmas list. We always start with a large inventory but no matter how hard we try not to, we always sell out of items. If you there are certain products on your list contact us ahead of time and we'll have them waiting for you when you arrive!

Browse through the charming historic homes and buildings of The Grove National Historic Landmark, choosing your gifts from a magnificent selection of American handmade items by more than 50 juried artisans.

Bring your friends to experience the seasonal charm of the: •Holiday House (Kennicott Historic Home) •Grannie’s Cottage (Redfield Estate) •Artisan Lodge (Carriage House) •Snowflake Chalet •Mistletoe Cabin

Pause for a snack or meal at the Sugar Plum Cafe (Program Barn), an onsite restaurant offering lunch, dinner and refreshments from Catered by Design during the event.

http://www.glenviewparks.org/event/grove-arts-craft-faire/2016-11-03/

Nov3

The Grove Holiday Arts & Craft Faire

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The Grove, 1421 Milwaukee Road, Glenview, IL 60026

We will be taking over the Herb Shed again this year!

Many customers contact us well before this event to preorder their Christmas list. We always start with a large inventory but no matter how hard we try not to, we always sell out of items. If you there are certain products on your list contact us ahead of time and we'll have them waiting for you when you arrive!

Browse through the charming historic homes and buildings of The Grove National Historic Landmark, choosing your gifts from a magnificent selection of American handmade items by more than 50 juried artisans.

Bring your friends to experience the seasonal charm of the: •Holiday House (Kennicott Historic Home) •Grannie’s Cottage (Redfield Estate) •Artisan Lodge (Carriage House) •Snowflake Chalet •Mistletoe Cabin

Pause for a snack or meal at the Sugar Plum Cafe (Program Barn), an onsite restaurant offering lunch, dinner and refreshments from Catered by Design during the event.

http://www.glenviewparks.org/event/grove-arts-craft-faire/2016-11-03/

Nov2

The Grove Holiday Arts & Craft Faire

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The Grove, 1421 Milwaukee Road, Glenview, IL 60026

We will be taking over the Herb Shed again this year!

Many customers contact us well before this event to preorder their Christmas list. We always start with a large inventory but no matter how hard we try not to, we always sell out of items. If you there are certain products on your list contact us ahead of time and we'll have them waiting for you when you arrive!

Browse through the charming historic homes and buildings of The Grove National Historic Landmark, choosing your gifts from a magnificent selection of American handmade items by more than 50 juried artisans.

Bring your friends to experience the seasonal charm of the: •Holiday House (Kennicott Historic Home) •Grannie’s Cottage (Redfield Estate) •Artisan Lodge (Carriage House) •Snowflake Chalet •Mistletoe Cabin

Pause for a snack or meal at the Sugar Plum Cafe (Program Barn), an onsite restaurant offering lunch, dinner and refreshments from Catered by Design during the event.

http://www.glenviewparks.org/event/grove-arts-craft-faire/2016-11-03/

Oct22

Dollinger Farm Civil War Days

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Dollinger Family Farm, 7420 E. Hansel Road, Channahon, Illinois 60410

This Civil War event has grown to one of the best in the state! Over 500 re-enactors participate in this annual event. Relive History with President Lincoln, or General Thomas. There are live horses, booming cannons, and a spectacular battle scene! Come experience a piece of American History at our "battlefield." It's a weekend you won't want to miss!

http://www.dollingerfarms.com/civil-war-days

Oct21

Dollinger Farm Civil War Days

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Dollinger Family Farm, 7420 E. Hansel Road, Channahon, Illinois 60410

This Civil War event has grown to one of the best in the state! Over 500 re-enactors participate in this annual event. Relive History with President Lincoln, or General Thomas. There are live horses, booming cannons, and a spectacular battle scene! Come experience a piece of American History at our "battlefield." It's a weekend you won't want to miss!

http://www.dollingerfarms.com/civil-war-days

Oct1

Grove Folk Fest

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The Grove, 1421 Milwaukee Road, Glenview, IL 60026

Step back in time and learn about our local heritage. Live folk music, outdoor dining on hearty food, nature walks, pie tent, Native American flute circle, pioneer skill and craft demonstrations, handmade gift and craft items.

http://www.glenviewparks.org/event/grove-folk-fest/ http://www.eventcrazy.com/Glenview-IL/events/details/12365-Grove-Folk-Fest

Workshop - Basic Soap Making

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Civil War Museum, 5400 First Avenue, Kenosha, WI 53140

If you’ve ever been curious as to how we makes such amazing soap, here’s your chance to learn. You won’t get our “magical” recipe but you will learn how to safely formulate and make your own soap as well as enjoying the hands-on experience of making your own batch to take home.

Note: You must take this Basic Soap Making class if you want to take any of my intermediate Soap Making classes in the future.

Instructor: Laura Zielinski

Call the Museum or register online.

https://museums.kenosha.org/civilwar/

Aug12

Dragonfly Soap Works @ The Buffalo Bill Wild West Show

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Pinecrest Historical Village, 924 Pinecrest Lane, Manitowoc, WI 54220

Join us at The Buffalo Bill Wild West Show being held at the lovely Pinecrest Historical Village. This is an awesome weld west event!

Enjoy family friendly activities such as barn games, cheese, butter, and ice cream making, and various crafts and activities centered around June Dairy Month. A story time will be held with the Manitowoc Public Library from Noon to 1 pm in the site’s Shadyside School. The Mishicot FFA will also assist with the event. Beyond the focus on dairy, visitors can take a trip back in time with a ride on the latest in 19th Century bicycles with the museum’s Bicycle Club cycling experience. In addition, the McAllister House Welcome Center and Pinecrest Historical Village will be open from 9 am to 4 pm.

https://www.travelwisconsin.com/history-heritage/pinecrest-historical-village-203924

Aug6

Pike River Rendezvous

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Simmons Island Park, 50th Street and 4th Avenue, Kenosha, WI 53140

Step back in time when Native Americans and fur traders gathered to exchange goods and services and to celebrate.

More than 350 reenactors in 150 camps will be encamped on Simmons Island. Talk with them about what life was like during the fur-trading era. See craft and trades demonstrations throughout the camp.

Horse drawn wagon provides a shuttle from the parking area. Play period games, try daily chores of the 1800s and make crafts at the Family Activity area. The event is free and open to the public.

https://www.kenosha.org/search?query=pike%20river%20rendezvous

Aug5

Pike River Rendezvous

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Simmons Island Park, 50th Street and 4th Avenue, Kenosha, WI 53140

Step back in time when Native Americans and fur traders gathered to exchange goods and services and to celebrate.

More than 350 reenactors in 150 camps will be encamped on Simmons Island. Talk with them about what life was like during the fur-trading era. See craft and trades demonstrations throughout the camp.

Horse drawn wagon provides a shuttle from the parking area. Play period games, try daily chores of the 1800s and make crafts at the Family Activity area. The event is free and open to the public. https://www.kenosha.org/search?query=pike%20river%20rendezvous

Jul8

Dragonfly Soap Works @ Wauconda, IL Civil War Days

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Lakewood Forest Preserve , 27277 Forest Preserve Road, Wauconda, IL 60084

Visit us on Sutler's Row to stock up on everything Dragonfly Soap Works.

The boom of cannons, the crack of rifles, the galloping of horse hooves welcomes you at the annual Civil War Days encampment. Wander the camps to see soldiers, civilians and tradesmen at work. Watch as union and confederate forces collide in battle. A large scale battle can be viewed on both Saturday and Sunday. Visit the 1863 Summer Fair, meet President Lincoln and shop Civil War era vendors. Kids enjoy period crafts, games and a scavenger hunt.

Event Admission: Tickets may be purchased online or on-site. Purchase tickets online and save $1 on admission. Please note, on-site payment is cash only.

Daily: $10 adults, $5 youth (ages 4–17) and seniors (62 and up). Children 3 and under are free.

Save $1 off admission when you buy your ticket online, or download a coupon and present it at the event.

Weekend pass: $15, $7 youth and seniors. Purchase weekend pass »

Saturday, 10 am–5 pm. Purchase tickets for Saturday only »

Sunday 9 am–3 pm. Purchase tickets for Sunday only »

http://www.lcfpd.org/education/events/civilwar/

Dragonfly Soap Works @ The Civil War

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Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St., Naperville, IL 60540

Come visit us on Sutler's Row at our first Civil War event of 2017 at lovely Naper Settlement.

Naper Settlement is transformed into a Civil War encampment where visitors can meet famous figures of the past and experience firsthand a turbulent time period in our nation’s history. Hundreds of reenactors participate, staging a battle complete with raging cannons and marching infantry. Learn how the nation changed through the insights of famous people who made a difference in history.

An annual tradition at Naper Settlement for over 25 years, the family-friendly event features food, fun and shopping on "Sutler's Row" for traditional Civil War-era reproduction products.

http://www.napersettlement.org/civilwardays

Dragonfly Soap Works @ The Civil War

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Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St., Naperville, IL 60540

Come visit us on Sutler's Row at our first Civil War event of 2017 at lovely Naper Settlement.

Naper Settlement is transformed into a Civil War encampment where visitors can meet famous figures of the past and experience firsthand a turbulent time period in our nation’s history. Hundreds of reenactors participate, staging a battle complete with raging cannons and marching infantry. Learn how the nation changed through the insights of famous people who made a difference in history.

An annual tradition at Naper Settlement for over 25 years, the family-friendly event features food, fun and shopping on "Sutler's Row" for traditional Civil War-era reproduction products.

http://www.napersettlement.org/civilwardays

Sensational Skin Scrubs

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Lemon Street Gallery, 4601 Sheridan Road, Kenosha, WI 53140

Do you love using skin scrubs to exfoliate your skin? Now you can learn to make them at home. Learn to combine some commonly available and some rarer ingredients, including essential oils, to make the perfect spa scrub formulation for your skin.

With Mother's Day only 3 days way, this is a great class to take with Mom or so you can craft a gift with love for Mom.

There is a fee for this workshop and preregistration through the Lemon Street Gallery is required. Space is limited. Click on this link to register, http://www.lemonstreetgallery.org/classes.html

Intermediate Soap Making Combining Color & Fragrance

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Lemon Street Gallery, 4601 Sheridan Road, Kenosha, WI 53140

Of course you will want to learn how to add fragrance and color to handmade soap to make it uniquely your own. You will create one pound of beautiful soap that is the color and scent that pleases you the most.

The Basic Soap Making Class is a prerequisite. Appropriate age for this class is 16+.

There is a fee for this workshop and preregistration through Lemon Street Gallery is required. Space is limited. Click on this link to register, http://www.lemonstreetgallery.org/classes.html

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