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January 2017

Winter Specials in the Cafe

January 12 - February 28

Winter Warm-up Special Offered 10-11a.m. Monday through Saturday. Coffee or tea plus a daily breakfast treat (see list below) for only $2.50 plus tax. Mon. Warm Cream Cheese Iced Cinnamon Roll. * Tues. Jumbo Muffin (flavors vary)  Wed. Swedish Sour Cream Coffee Cake * Thur. Freshly Baked Scone Fri. Blueberry Crumb Cake * Sat. Warm Pecan Sticky Buns Cafe Happy Hour From 2-4pm Monday through Saturday: 1/2 price desserts. The perfect way to refuel for one last round of shopping. Offer is good for dine-in only. Take our Special-blend Coffee with you! 12 oz. coffee is now available for take-out. Order in…

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February 2017

FREE Brighton Bracelet

February 13 - February 27

Get the Beverly Glam bracelet (beads not included) FREE with a $50 purchase of Brighton charms, beads, or spacers. Perfect for Valentines. Offer is good through February 27 or while supplies last.

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Test Event

February 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This item is for testing purposes only. Please ignore.

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$14.95

***SOLD OUT*** Mardi Gras Buffet Luncheon

February 28 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Remember the buffet luncheons served amid The Little Traveler's treasures? They're returning on a limited basis—with themes! Our first buffet luncheon of the year will have a Mardi Gras theme and will be served on Fat Tuesday, February 28 at 12:30pm.$14.95 includes buffet lunch and wine sampling served in our Gift Galleries.Menu:Ramekin of Chicken and Sausage GumboChicken Breast Sardou with Charon SauceDirty RiceCornbread SticksRelish TrayVirgin Cajun Bloody MaryBeignetsBananas Foster Bread Pudding with Vanilla Ice Cream and Rum Banana SauceBring your…

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March 2017
Free - $30

Her Hamilton ***Sold Out***

March 14 @ 8:45 am - March 28 @ 8:45 am

Please note that there are two date options for this performance: Tuesday March 14 or Tuesday, March 28.Lynn Rymarz presents the true story of Alexander Hamilton as told by his wife, Eliza. Learn about the fight for independence, the founding of a new country, and the men and women behind the scenes. Eliza was there through it all. She'll tell you about her marriage to Alexander, their love, his betrayal, his death in a duel. Discover how she found the courage…

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New! Lighting Repair

March 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Bob Auwaerter's affinity for restoration projects began with the restoration of his 1920s St. Charles home. He's always been mechanically inclined and has a talent for restoring motorcycles, tractors, cars, etc. When his wife became an antiques dealer and collector, he turned his skills toward restoring antiques and made a natural progression into lighting. When he retired, lamp repair became his focus, and he's been doing freelance lighting repair for over three years.Because of his background in antiques, Bob has…

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Chair Caning

March 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Chair caning is not a lost art.  Your broken caned chairs can be made functional again by Jules Caning Shop based in Westville, IN. Chairs will be picked up here and brought back to the shop for reweaving. They’ll be returned to The Little Traveler for pick up. Please note that there is a two-month minimum turnaround time for repairs and delivery. Julie has been hand caning for approximately 8 years. She also repairs pre-woven cane, split weave, rush, leather seat…

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April 2017

Dollmenders

April 1 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Dollmenders has been providing professional doll restoration since 1994. Hundreds of satisfied customers have entrusted us with the task of repairing their treasured dolls. Their expertise includes repair and restoration of antique and modern dolls, including bisque, composition, plastic, vinyl, wood and papier-mâché. Services include eye repair, tooth replacement, hair styling or re-wigging, cleaning or parts replacement. They have a huge inventory of doll parts, if the doll's original part is missing or so badly damaged it cannot be repaired.Minor repairs can be done…

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Gracia y Milagros Fair Trade Trunk Show

April 1 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

The vision of Gracia y Milagros (Grace and Miracles) is to empower girls and young women in Guatemala to become self reliant. The company provides both business and skills training through Casa Hogar, a home for abused, orphaned, and indigent girls in Jalapa, Guatemala. During this trunk show, you'll learn the stories of thes young artisans and see their beautiful jewelry in sterling silver, pearls, and stones

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Knife Sharpening

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Tom’s Knife Sharpening service will be in our Housewares department to sharpen your knives, scissors and garden clippers. Knives can be done while you shop; scissors and other will be taken to Tom’s repair shop and returned to our store within a few days.

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Meet Our New Visiting Lighting Repair Expert

Bob Auwaerter's affinity for restoration projects began with the restoration of his 1920s St. Charles home. He's always been mechanically inclined and has a talent for restoring motorcycles, tractors, cars, etc. When his wife became an antiques dealer...

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