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October 2018

***SOLD OUT*** Halloween Luncheon

October 31 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us on Halloween for this themed buffet luncheon served amid our treasures in the Gift Gallery.$14.95 per person.This event is sold out. You may call the store and ask for the Gift Gallery to inquire about our waiting list.This event has a 48-hour cancellation policy. To receive a full refund, you must call the store and inform the Gift Gallery at least two days before the event.

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November 2018
$10

Book Event with The Herrington Inn’s Paul Ruby

November 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Paul Ruby has had a distinguished career in hospitality. Since 1999, he’s served as the General Manager of the Herrington Inn & Spa, now a AAA Four Diamond luxury boutique in Geneva, IL. During this event, he’ll read passages from his new release, Creating Guests for Life—sometimes humorous and always relatable stories of lessons learned throughout Paul’s career.$10 ticket includes light refreshments; all proceeds from ticket and book sales will be donated to The Parkinson’s Foundation. This event will be followed…

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***SOLD OUT*** Department 56 Christmas Workshop

November 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Irena Tomova from Department 56 will demonstrate tips and tricks for creating enchanting holiday village displays. Tickets are $5 per person, includes wine, appetizers & a coupon toward a Department 56 purchase.Register by phone (ask for the Christmas Rooms).This event has a 48-hour cancellation policy. To receive a full refund, you must call the store and inform the Christmas Department at least two days before the event.

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$15

Holiday Decorating & Entertaining Seminar

November 9 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Wander our festive rooms to shop and get tips from the experts on everything from beautiful holiday decor to delicious party foods to fashionable apparel for seasonal events. Tickets are $15 and include a glass of wine, refreshments, demonstrations, and a shopping coupon.We'll serve refreshments in our Atrium Café as well as in the Christmas Rooms, Gift Gallery, and Clothing Galleries—to help you keep up your energy for all the shopping & learning you'll do throughout the evening!  Our very own…

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$30

The Hamilton Affair

November 13 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Barbara Rinella brings to life The Hamilton Affair, a novel by Elizabeth Cobbs about the relationship of Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler, from its tender beginnings to his fateful duel on the banks of the Hudson River.$30 ticket includes breakfast, program, and a shopping coupon good that day.Fulton Street doors open at 9am (tables are pre-assigned. Please arrive by 9:15).Online registration for this event has closed. Please call the store and ask for the Dress Department to inquire about availability.***If you've…

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$35

Christmas Mesh Wreath Class

November 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us in some Christmas joy. Our expert floral designer will lead you in making your very own beautiful holiday mesh ribbon wreath with some of the latest techniques in mesh design.$35 includes project materials and light refreshments.Online tickets for this event are closed. Please call the store and ask for the Conservatory to inquire about availability.This program has a 48-hour cancellation policy. To receive a full refund, you must call the store and inform the Conservatory at least two…

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$30

***SOLD OUT*** Crèche Champagne Brunch

November 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Historical photo courtesy of the Geneva History Museum.Kick-off your holiday season in the Atrium Cafe with a special Italian-themed brunch fundraiser for the restoration of the Geneva History Museum’s 18th-century Neapolitan nativity. Hear unique stories behind the masterpiece first displayed at The Little Traveler in the 1930s. Limited seats available. $30.All proceeds go to the Geneva History Museum.Tickets for this event are Sold Out. You may call the store and ask for the Gift Gallery to inquire about our waiting…

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***SOLD OUT*** Thanksgiving Luncheon

November 15 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us for this Thanksgiving-themed buffet luncheon served amid our treasures in the Gift Gallery.$14.95 per person.This event is Sold Out.This event has a 48-hour cancellation policy. To receive a full refund, you must call the store and inform the Gift Gallery at least two days before the event.

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Closed for the Holiday

November 22

The Little Traveler will be closed on Thursday, November 22, so our staff can celebrate Thanksgiving.

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December 2018
Free - $30

***SOLD OUT*** The Making of It’s a Wonderful Life

December 4 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Please Note: The "Free" above refers to Waiting List only. Tickets for this event are $30 per person.Did you know Cary Grant was supposed to star in It's a Wonderful Life? That the gym-floor-turned-swimming-pool was real? Explore the making of this holiday classic with storyteller Leslie Goddard and enjoy rare behind-the-scenes photos.$30 ticket includes breakfast, program, and a shopping coupon good that day.Fulton Street doors open at 9am (tables are pre-assigned. Please arrive by 9:15). Tickets for this event are Sold…

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A Letter from a Friend

Dear Little Traveler, I’m writing to tell you how much I needed a visit to your store. I was staying at the Pheasant Run resort as a participant in The Little Berks conference on Women’s History. I love tea, so when I saw that you had a teashop,...

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