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July 2019
Free - $30

**SOLD OUT** It’s Good to Be Queen

July 9 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Please note: "Free" above refers to our waiting list. Tickets to this event are $30.Ellie Carlson portrays the enigmatic and imposing figure of Queen Victoria. Your audience with the Queen will take place in 1876 when she has just been named Empress of India, a country she never actually visited. Nor did she ever visit America, so attending an audience with her here in the US will require a small suspension of disbelief. As with all of Ellie’s performances, please…

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Personalized Sandblasted Rocks

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Masterblasters return to take orders for personalized sandblasted rocks. Ranging in size from 2-11 inches, these rocks are perfect for gardens or as a welcome at the front of you're home. Add your family name, address, a note to a beloved pet or family member, or a favorite short quote.Lost a favorite pet? Get a memorial stone made for your house or yard.

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Book Signing with Tess Kossow

July 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Meet local author Tess Kossow in our Stationery dept. and learn how she was inspired by her own sweet boy, Ferris, to create the I’m Very Ferris children’s book series. This series tackles the delicate subject of In Vitro Fertilization and was written to give parents a way to talk about IVF with their kids. Copies of I’m Very Ferris, the first book in the series, will be available for purchase at the event.

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Free - $30

Vintage Botanical Art Class

July 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Note: The "Free" above refers to the waiting list. Tickets to this event are $30.Artists and degreed instructors Carol Bonick and Pam Bernard will teach you how to create a vintage inspired botanical image with colored pencils. This class will be held in the upper terrace of the Atrium Café at the center of our store.$30 includes art supplies, a shopping coupon, and refreshments. Online tickets to this event are Sold Out. Please join our Waiting List below and if tickets…

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Picnic Across America Luncheon

July 18 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us for a delicious buffet luncheon to celebrate summer, served amid the treasures in our Gift Gallery. The menu will feature summer picnic specialties from different regions across the country. $14.95 per person. Seating is limited.Register by phone (ask for the Gift Gallery) .

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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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$30

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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$30

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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$30

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.This event has a 48-hour cancellation policy. To receive a full refund, you must notify the Stationery Dept. of your cancellation at least 2 days prior to the event. 

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