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Take part in Downtown Evanston's Flower Power fun now through May 8! Building on the historical themes of peace and harmony and nonviolence, let's use our Flower Power to push forward into spring with positive energy and good vibes for our community.
 
Join us on Saturday, May 7, 3-6pm to stroll around downtown with friends and/or Mom visiting local shops and enjoying sips of wine. Businesses will offer specials sales during the Sip 'N Shop. Sign up here.

Participating businesses listed below and on this map.
Gearhead Outfitters | 1600 Sherman Ave. (check-in here with your ID)
Madison Grace | 612 Davis St.
Eco & The Flamingo | 1551 Sherman Ave.
Commonwealth Running Company | 1631 Sherman Ave.
Artem Pop Up Gallery | 1627 Sherman Ave.
Stepping Out on Faith | 1632 Orrington Ave.
Colectivo Coffee | 716 Church St.

While you are out shopping and dining, check out the "Flower Power" windows, indicated with a asterisk (**) after their business name. Vote for your favorite floral-themed window, enjoy a fun floral installations at Fountain Square on Saturday, May 7 & Sunday, May 8.  

SHOPPING SPECIALS



Accents Plus | 601 Davis St. **

Accents Plus | 601 Davis St. **

Accents Plus has beautifully-designed windows year-round, but we love how the flowers brighten their corner! Find a new item for your (and Mom's) wardrobe at Accents Plus. 

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Artem Pop Up Gallery | 1627 Sherman Avenue **

Artem Pop Up Gallery | 1627 Sherman Avenue **

Artem Pop Up Gallery has an array of locally-crafted gifts for the mother figures in your life! Stop in to browse the unique selection of artist-made products and pick up a tissue flower kit to create a handmade gift for mom as well!


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Ayla's Originals | 1511 Sherman Ave. **

Ayla's Originals | 1511 Sherman Ave. **

Give mom a gift she will be sure to remember. 25% off all jewelry – open Thursday through Sunday. Plus, you'll be pleasantly surprised by their storefront window!   

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Bookends & Beginnings | 1712 Sherman (alley) & 1716 Sherman **

Bookends & Beginnings | 1712 Sherman (alley) & 1716 Sherman **

Bookends & Beginnings has painted cheerful springtime flowers onto the windows of both their alley bookstore and the Sherman Avenue gift & stationery boutique. Stop by for a smile and stop in to check out new releases, gardening books and learn more about the recently launched Bookends University and celebrated Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday, April 30 by participating in the Chicagoland Bookstore Crawl

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Campus Gear Gifts for Mom

Campus Gear Gifts for Mom

Is your mom a Northwestern grad or are you currently a student at Northwestern? Head over to Campus Gear for some purple gear! 

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Commonwealth Running Company | 1631 Sherman Ave.

Commonwealth Running Company | 1631 Sherman Ave.

Gear up for a summer of running! Save 15% on all regularly priced women's apparel on Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8. If you're attending the Sip 'N Stroll you can also enjoy a sip of red wine on May 7. 

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Evanston Games & Cafe | 1610 Maple Avenue **

Evanston Games & Cafe | 1610 Maple Avenue **

Stop by or shop online and enjoy 15% off nature-themed games like Photosynthesis, Mariposas or Ultimate Treehouse! 

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FlowersFlowers | 1110 Davis St. **

FlowersFlowers | 1110 Davis St. **

FlowersFlowers is creating special bouquets to celebrate Mother's Day! Click on the links below to view the special bouquets!

Designers Choice
Sassy Splash Bouquet
Vintage Vibes
Cotton Candy

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Lemoi Ace Hardware Garden Sale

Lemoi Ace Hardware Garden Sale

Are you getting your garden ready? Lemoi Ace Hardware has sales on most flower soils, planting tools, grass seed and lawn care products and grills just in time for the summer! 

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Madison Grace | 612 Davis St. **

Madison Grace | 612 Davis St. **

Madison Grace has styles for women of all ages! Stop by during the Sip 'N Stroll on May 7, 3-6pm to enjoy 15% off and receive a complimentary reusable tote bag with $100 purchase.

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Saville Flowers | 1714 Sherman Ave. **

Saville Flowers | 1714 Sherman Ave. **

Saville Flowers has a spring-themed window you don't want to miss! Treat Mom to an outdoor blooming plants or fresh cut Mother's Day Bouquets starting at $35!


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BRUNCH, LUNCH & MORE



Alcove Evanston 3-course Mother's Day Brunch

Alcove Evanston 3-course Mother's Day Brunch

Celebrate all the mom's in your life at Alcove Evanston! Chef Elio Romero has created a special 3-course menu with several delicious options. Brunch is available from 10:30am to 3:30pm. Alcove is also offering an a la carte dinner from 4-9pm. Make your reservation at 847-570-9821 or online at alcoveevanston.com.

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Bennison's Bakery Sweet Treats for Mom!

Bennison's Bakery Sweet Treats for Mom!

Whatever Mom's favorite sweet, Bennison's Bakery will have it! Order cookies, cakes, petit fors, cupcakes and more all made special for mom. Try one of our cherry marzipan tarts, or take home a dozen chocolate-dipped strawberries, you're guaranteed to make someone smile.

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Colectivo Coffee | 716 Church Street

Colectivo Coffee | 716 Church Street

Colectivo Coffee's spring menu features delish new offerings like Honey Lavender Latte, Spice Chocolate Chai, Garden Goddess Sandwich, Chicken Bacon Avocado Melt, and Ham and Cheese Morning Muffins. While in the cafe, enjoy the blooming vibe with artistic Filter Flowers. Yes that's right, these beautiful flowers were handmade by Colectivo repurposing coffee filters. Spring has sprung at Colectivo!

This Mother's Day, celebrate the mom who is the perfect blend of warm, sweet, and strong with a gift from Colectivo. So you can shake it up from giving the traditional bouquet of flowers, we've put together a handful of unique gifts that are perfect for Mom. Click here to view the Mother's Day Gift Guide! 

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Farmhouse Evanston Mother's Day Brunch

Farmhouse Evanston Mother's Day Brunch

Celebrate mom by dining on meals made with love at Farmhouse Evanston's Mother's Day Brunch and Dinner. The Mother's Day menu features food the whole family will enjoy--including a prime rib of beef carving station, honey buttered french toast and smoked salmon platters. Open from 10am to 8pm; brunch is served until 3pm.

$42 per adult; $20 per child (10 years old and younger)

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Found Kitchen Mother's Day Brunch & Lunch

Found Kitchen Mother's Day Brunch & Lunch

Found Kitchen is offering Mother's Day brunch or lunch from 10:30am to 2pm. Book your table today by calling 847-868- 8945 or online at foundkitchen.com.

BRUNCH
MORNING BREADS | 6
banana bread, sour cream coffee cake, orange bread, served with butter & jam

BREAKFAST SAMMI | 13
scrambled farm egg, grafton cheddar cheese, catalpa grove bacon, brioche bun

HOUSEMADE CORNED BEEF & POTATO HASH | 16
with fried farm egg

SHASHUKA EGGS | 12
catalpa grove chorizo, harissa tomato sauce baked in a cast iron skillet

CINNAMON SUGAR FRENCH TOAST | 14
brioche bread, vanilla, real maple syrup

LUNCH
TEMPURA ASPARAGUS | 13
romesco, garlic aioli, freshly grated parmesan cheese - add a fried farm egg (2)

WERP FARMS SPRING SALAD | 10
breakfast radish, snap peas, fennel, pickled onion, goat cheese - add salmon 8 / add farm steak 10

KUNG PAY BRUSSELS SPROUTS | 14
white shoyu, shishito peppers, leek, ginger, peanuts

BAKED JAPANESE EGGPLANT | 18
tahini, lemongrass oil, kefir, mint, sesame seeds

TROUT CHILAQUILES | 21 (pictured below)
corn tortillas, black beans, salsa verde, cotija cheese, toasted pumpkin seeds

SMASHBURGER | 16
pickle, crispy onion, gruyere, white cheddar

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Koi Evanston Mother's Day Brunch

Koi Evanston Mother's Day Brunch

Treat your mom or that special mother figure to dim sum brunch, lunch or dinner at Koi and enjoy bottomless mimosas for $12. Open 11am-9pm on Sunday, May 8. 

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The Barn Steakhouse | Rear 1016 Church Street

The Barn Steakhouse | Rear 1016 Church Street

Celebrate Mom with a special brunch at The Barn Steakhouse. Menu coming soon. Book your reservation at thebarnsteakhouse.com

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Patisserie Coralie "Queen Bee" for Mother's Day

Patisserie Coralie "Queen Bee" for Mother's Day

Treat your Queen Bee to a specialty dessert from Patisserie Coralie featuring a sweet tart crust, blackberry confit, orange blossom cream, honey Italian meuringue and chocolate honey comb. 9" serves 8 people. $35 

Order by Friday May 6 for pickup on May 6 or 8. 

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Prairie Moon Mother's Day Champagne Brunch Buffet

Prairie Moon Mother's Day Champagne Brunch Buffet

Prairie Moon is pulling out all the stops for the Moms with a sweet and savory brunch buffet! From a sausage egg bake to veggie frittata to New Orleans style French toast to streusel coffee cake, everyone will be delighted. View the menu here

Adults $33.95 and kids 5-10 years $14.95. Reservations strongly encouraged. Call 847-864-8328 between 3PM – 9PM.


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FITNESS, SERVICES & MORE



Egea Spa Mother's Day Spa Day

Egea Spa Mother's Day Spa Day

Treat mom (or yourself) to a spa day at Egea Spa! Chose from a signature facial, hydrafacial, brightening facial and add a 60 or 90-minute massage! Call 847.332.2772 to book an appointment.

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Creative Coworking | 922 Davis Street **

Creative Coworking | 922 Davis Street **

Make sure you stop by to see their windows and RSVP for their Art & Wine Night on May 7, the same night as the Sip 'N Stroll.


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Title Boxing Club of Evanston | 1029 Davis St. **

Title Boxing Club of Evanston | 1029 Davis St. **

Stroll by Title Boxing Evanston to see beautiful and strong window decorations and stop in to learn about their classes! 

For Mother's Day, Title Boxing is offering 5 classes for $100 including hand wraps and all moms box free on Sunday, May 8! 

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Guidepost Montessori Evanston | 1012 Davis St. **

Guidepost Montessori Evanston | 1012 Davis St. **

Guidepost Montessori has installed special flowers made by the children! When you're walking down Davis be sure to check them out! 

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