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Sip 'N Shop at downtown businesses on Saturday, Dec. 15

Sip 'N Shop at downtown businesses on Saturday, Dec. 15

Join Eve J Alfille Gallery & StudioAyla's OriginalsDragonfly-df, Boom 3 and Vinic Wine for a Holiday Sip 'n Shop event on Saturday, December 15! Taste some small bites and/or toast the season with some wine and non-alcoholic beverages at each shop and enjoy these special promotions and events:

Eve J Alfille Gallery & Studio - A necklace and bracelet will be raffled off for two lucky winners who come to the event and enter the drawing.

Ayla's Originals - $100 gift cards for only $75 and classes for $20 (normally $30). 

Accents Plus - 20-40% off all apparel, 20% off all jewelry and 20% off all scarves

Dragonfly-df - Spend $100 to be entered to win a dragonfly gift basket.

Bloom 3 Evanston - 10% off all candles and incense

Vinic Wine - Raffle for a gift basket. 

See you on Saturday!

Where: Eve J. Alfille Gallery & Studio, 623 Grove St.
When: Saturday, December 15, 2018
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gigi BOTTEGA Holiday Shopping Event on Dec. 15 to Earn Back!

gigi BOTTEGA Holiday Shopping Event on Dec. 15 to Earn Back!

Stop by gigi BOTTEGA this Saturday to earn back a $25 gift certificate (to be used on a future purchase) for every $100 spent pre-tax. Spend $100 and earn $25, spend $200 and earn $50 and so on. 

Note the following:
-$25 gift certificate can't be used on original qualifying purchase (can't be applied to their $100 purchase), but may be used in the same day on a NEW transaction
-For example, customer spends $275 pre-tax, earns $50 gift certificate. Their $50 g.c. can't be applied to their $275 purchase, but they can still use it the same day on a separate transaction

Where: gigi BOTTEGA | 612 Davis St.
When: Saturday, December 15, 11am-5pm
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The Celtic Knot Holiday Storytelling Event on Dec. 15

The Celtic Knot Holiday Storytelling Event on Dec. 15

Please join us for a very special Holiday Storytelling Event

A One Man Reading of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” by Greg Weiss 
with Moira’s Afternoon Tea served during intermission.

Tickets: $25 per person

Where: The Celtic Knot Public House | 626 Church St.
When: Saturday, December 15, 2pm
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CTA Holiday Train Travels the Purple Line!

CTA Holiday Train Travels the Purple Line!

The Allstate CTA Holiday Train will visit Evanston on the Purple Line on December 12, 14, 15 and 20, bringing food baskets to local community organizations as well as good cheer to any passerby. On Saturday, December 15, the Elves' Workshop Train will follow directly behind the CTA Holiday Train to help ensure everyone has a chance to enjoy this exciting tradition.

The Holiday Train usually operates from about 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. on weekends and 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays. Normal CTA fares apply.

Santa and his elves will personally be visiting every stop along the respective lines passing out holiday cheer. The Holiday Train shines with bright lights and seasonal images, sparkling and twinkling its way along its route. The interiors of the train cars are just as festive, featuring lights, bows, garlands and even some candy canes for the younger passengers.

In addition, the Allstate CTA Holiday Bus will travel through Evanston during the afternoon of Saturday, December 1 on the #97 Skokie route. The bus will depart the Howard Terminal at 12:40 p.m.

Visit www.transitchicago.com/holidayfleet/ for a complete schedule, travel tips and more. 

Where: CTA Purple Line Station - Davis St.
When: Dec. 12, 14, 15 & 20
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12 Days of Christmas at Coldstone Creamery Evanston

12 Days of Christmas at Coldstone Creamery Evanston

Starting on December 12 and running through December 23, we have a different surprise discount in store for you EVERY. SINGLE. DAY!

Be sure to check back on the Facebook event page listed below to find out the daily special! Because who doesn't love surprises around the holidays? Especially ice cream surprises.

Where: Coldstone Creamery | 1611 Sherman Ave.
When: Dec. 12-23
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Vinic Wine "Champagne & Fried Chicken" on December 20

Vinic Wine "Champagne & Fried Chicken" on December 20

Vinic Wine is hosting a party with a pairing that is almost too perfect! Enjoy a Champagne tasting with delicious fried chicken from the Chicken Shack, a local favorite. A couple of Vinic's favorite reps will be on hand to answer questions and pour a glass of bubbles for everyone. 

Where: Vinic WIne | 1509 Chicago Ave.
When: Thursday, December 20, 6:30pm
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FlowersFlowers Celebrates 20 Years on December 20

FlowersFlowers Celebrates 20 Years on December 20

Celebrate with Joanne for owning FlowersFlowers for 20 years! Enjoy a 20% off sale, along with wine and cheese from 4 to 6pm.

Where: FlowersFlowers | 1110 Davis St.
When: Thursday, December 20, 4-6pm
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Trattoria Demi Holiday Gift Card Special

Trattoria Demi Holiday Gift Card Special

Happy Holidays from Trattoria Demi! Treat someone a gift card to Trattoria Demi and get a gift for yourself. When you purchase $100 in gift card(s) you get a $20 gift card. 

Where: Trattoria Demi | 1571 Sherman Ave.
When: December 2018
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Holiday Gift Card Promotion at Found & The Barn

Holiday Gift Card Promotion at Found & The Barn

It's the Season of Giving!

From now until December 31, 2018, earn a $20 gift certificate for every $100 spent on gift cards at Found or The Barn Steakhouse. Earned gift certificates are valid for use between January 1, 2019 and March 31, 2019.

Email events@foundkitchen.com to purchase a gift card to Found.

Email events@thebarnsteakhouse.com to purchase a gift card to The Barn Steakhouse. 

Where: Found and The Barn Steakhouse
When: Now thru December 31, 2018
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Accents Plus Holiday Sale Through December

Accents Plus Holiday Sale Through December

Accents Plus has big plans for next year! But for now, everything must GO! So, from December 1st through the end of the year.

- All apparel will be 20% to 40% off!
- All scarves will be 20% off!
- All jewelry will be 20% off!


Where: Accents Plus | 601 Davis St.
When: December 1-31
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New Lunchtime Yoga Class at Grateful Yoga

New Lunchtime Yoga Class at Grateful Yoga

Every Tuesday (12-1pm), take a lunch break that really makes a difference in your day.  This all-levels yoga class taught by Diane Gordon focuses on spinal decompression, neck and shoulder opening, and hip and leg mobilizing to counter the effects of sitting. You won't sweat, so don't worry if you have to go back to work. Appropriate for beginner and intermediate level students. 


Where: Grateful Yoga, 1108 Davis St.
When: Tuesdays, 12-1pm
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