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July 2019

Storewide Summer Sale

July 5 - July 31

Save 30% * 50% * 75% in virtually every department. It's like a scavenger hunt for bargains—but we make them easy to find. Are you ready to take a scroll? Let's start with Fashion: Save 50% on a huge selection summer apparel. When you buy 2 or more items in women's Summer Sale clothing, we'll give you an additional 20% off!(excludes shoes, accessories, and all prior purchases.)30%-50% Off select styles of shoes. A beautiful collection of Half Price jewelry. When you buy 2 or more items…

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FREE Brighton Sunglasses Pouch

July 8 - July 21

When you purchase a pair of Brighton sunglasses, we'll give you this Bright Eyes Sunglass Pouch absolutely FREE.* Retail Value $20) Pouch designed by Tom Clancy."The art on this sunglass pouch is inspired by fun, whimsical fashion sunglasses from the 1950s. Love the bright, fun colors." ~Designer Tom Clancy Brighton sunglasses feature CR-39 lenses, providing clarity and 100% UVA/UVB protection. They're also resistant to scratches and breakage. * Limit one free sunglass pouch per customer; while supplies last.

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Christmas in July SALE

July 11 - July 31

By popular demand, our famous Christmas in July sale returns.20% off throughout our Christmas Rooms*Shop tons of NEW Arrivals!*Christmas in July sale excludes collectibles: Old World Christmas, Christopher Radko, Possible Dreams, Department 56, Byers’ Choice, Snowbabies, Jim Shore.   

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Brighton Handbag Trade-In Event

July 12 - July 21

Surprise! This popular promotion is back for a limited time. From July 12-21, when you bring in a gently used handbag (any brand) to be given to a local woman in need,  we’ll give you $25-$50 OFF* a brand new Brighton bag. * Donate any manufacturer’s handbag to qualify. Purchase a Brighton Handbag less than $249 and receive a $25 bonus; purchase a Brighton Handbag of $250 or more and receive a $50 bonus. This offer excludes Luggage, Live Love Travel, Brighton…

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August 2019

Chair Caning

August 3 @ 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 over 10 years. She also repairs pre-woven cane, split weave, rush, leather seat…

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Life Through the Lens of Kodak

August 6 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

RJ Lindsey portrays George Eastman, founder of Kodak, as he presents a slide program and a display of vintage cameras.With the $1 Brownie box camera, snapshot photography became affordable and easy. Families started photo albums, and many historical events were captured through the Kodak lens: photos of Titanic survivors were taken by 17-year-old Bernice Palmer, a passenger on the rescue ship Carpathia; a Vest Pocket Kodak recorded the WWI Christmas Truce along the Western Front. Also learn of George Eastman’s…

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Crystal & China Repair

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Mary Lou and Bob Gates have perfected the art of china and crystal repair. Bring in your chipped or cracked china, porcelain and crystal and let them work their magic. Minor repairs can be done while you shop. If you can’t make the scheduled dates, our store serves as a drop-off and pick-up site any time during store hours. Free Estimates.

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Clock Repair

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

We've found a new repair expert to restore your treasures. On the date of the event, bring your broken clocks into our Gift Gallery. Minor repairs can be done while you shop; larger jobs will be taken back to the clock repair workshop and returned to The Little Traveler for pick-up.Gage Rosti lives in Warrenville with his wife and one of his sons. He's been restoring clocks for 12 years.When Gage was a young lad, a friend and he were…

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Jackie, Janet & Lee ***Repeat Performance***

August 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Learn about Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis through her interactions with her mother, Janet, and sister, Lee. Professional storyteller Jenny Riddle reveals the secrets of the Bouvier women in her dramatic review based on Randy Taraborrelli’s fascinating biography.$30 ticket includes breakfast, program, and a shopping coupon good that day. Doors open at 9am, Fulton Street entrance.Please Note: We do our best to seat groups together, but in some cases, groups of larger than 4 people may be seated at separate tables. If…

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Fall Mesh Wreath Class

August 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The best way to wind up summer is to get ready to welcome in the next season. At this workshop, our floral designers will guide you through creating your very own deco mesh wreath in autumn colors. (Project materials & colors may vary from photo.)$30, includes supplies, shopping coupon & refreshments.Online tickets for this event are Sold Out. You may call the store and ask for our Paper Dept. to inquire about availability.This event has a 48-hour cancellation policy. To…

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