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May 2019

Silhouette Portrait Artist

May 3 - May 5

Silhouette artist Terry Bramble returns to make beautiful keepsakes in time for Mother's Day gift giving. Appointments are required. Call the store and ask for the Gift Gallery to schedule your appointment.Silhouettes can also be done from photographs, including pets.Original silhouette $35; additional copies $17.Oval frames available at a 15% discount during event (includes framing).

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Chair Caning

May 4 @ 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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Patricia Locke Pop-Up Shop

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Our rep. will show new color stories and designs.Heirloom quality with contemporary flair.Semi-precious stones  are set in artistically hand-crafted metal to create a contemporary piece of art with an heirloom quality. Stones include Swarovski crystals, glass beads and pearls. Patricia Locke designs add extra flair to your special occasions ensemble and can also hang with you on casual days, giving sparkle to your favorite jeans and a tee shirt.Each season, Patricia and her team debut brand new color stories. Seasonal Pop-Up…

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Mums ‘n Roses

May 4 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Meet local artists and best friends Maureen Piotrowski and Liz Kusper in our Stationery Department as they demonstrate their unique method of designing one-of-a-kind artwork using mother nature’s most beautiful gems. By strategically placing flowers, they create whimsical faces and scenic landscapes. Photographs of their stunning creations are then made into greeting cards and prints. For over 20 years, Maureen and Liz have shared a love of art, nature, and design—it’s about time they started this collaborative journey!

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***Sold Out*** Mother/Daughter/Grandmother Breakfast

May 11 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Enjoy a fun morning of dining and shopping with your very best girls. This annual breakfast has become a tradition—and it sells out fast, so don’t hesitate to reserve your spot.$12.95 adults; $9.95 children (12 & under).Tickets for this event are Sold Out. You may call the store and ask for the Gift Gallery to inquire about our Waiting List.Please Note: If you or anyone in your group has dietary restrictions, please inform our associate at the time you make your…

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Metal Restoration & Buy Back

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Robben's Metal Restoration Specialist restores sterling, plate, pewter, brass, copper, gold, spelter, zinc, nickel and bronze. Their services include polishing, plating, soldering, dent removal & more.Silver, Gold & Brass BUY BACK:Turn your unwanted silver, gold, brass & silverplate into cash. Robben Antiques will buy sterling silver, gold & brass - tea sets, flatware, candle sticks, etc. They'll also purchase Victorian antique silver plate in good condition. Picture ID and signature required.

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Swarovski Mother’s Day Event

May 11 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Our Swarovski rep Ann Andrea will be at the Crystal Forest Boutique in our Gift Galleries to share thoughtful gift giving ideas for Mother's Day. We'll be giving away a free gift with Swarovski purchases during the event—stay tuned for details.

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Mother’s Day Brunch

May 12 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Now taking reservations for brunch on Mother's Day. Limited seating available. Free mimosas for moms!We serve our regular Sunday Brunch menu at our regular prices on Mother's Day.Call and ask for the Atrium Café to reserve your table.

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Free - $30

***Sold Out*** The Secret Lives of Jackie, Janet & Lee

May 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Please note: "Free" above refers to the Waiting List. Tickets for this event are $30 per person.Tickets to this event are Sold Out. Please select the Waiting List option below and fill out your information to be placed on our waiting list. If tickets become available, you'll be contacted by phone.Learn more than you ever knew about Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis through her interactions with her mother, Janet, and sister, Lee. Professional storyteller Jenny Riddle reveals the secrets of the…

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Lamp & Lighting Repair

May 29 @ 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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