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February 2019

Metal Restoration & Buy Back

February 2 @ 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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Crystal & China Repair

February 6 @ 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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Brighton Valentine Locket Event

February 13

Surprise her with a truly one-of-a-kind gift for Valentine's Day. Our Brighton rep, Stephanie, will be here to personalize Brighton lockets! Bring in your favorite pix (on your phone), pick your locket from a variety beautiful styles, and she’ll do the rest! We'll upload, resize, and print your picture right here in the store for FREE when you purchase your favorite locket style. You’ll walk out with a gorgeous and thoughtful gift (for someone special...or yourself).

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**SOLD OUT** Besties Valentine’s Day Luncheon

February 14 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Grab your bestie and celebrate Valentine's Day Little Traveler-style—with a buffet luncheon served amid the treasures in our Gift Galleries. Your bestie can be your grandmother, mom, daughter, sister or BFF! Husbands and boyfriends are also welcome.$14.95 per person. Reservations are required and seating is limited. Tickets for this event are sold out. Please visit our full Events list to discover other fun happenings at The Little Traveler.  

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March 2019

Chair Caning

March 9 @ 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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History of The Little Traveler

March 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Learn something new about The Little Traveler during this breakfast seminar with a historian from The Geneva History Museum. Discover how Kate Raftery, founder of The Little Traveler, was instrumental in creating the Third Street we know today. Watch video interviews with Kate’s former employees and hear excerpts from her letters.$20, includes a traditional Swedish breakfast and a shopping coupon. All proceeds will be donated to the museum.To reserve your spot, please call the store and ask for the Gift…

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***Sold Out*** St. Patrick’s Day Tea

March 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Please note: The location of this event has been changed to the Gift Gallery - the "fireplace" room at the back of our store with the Swarovski Crystal Forest Boutique. It's located next to our Fair Trade Gallery and behind the Conservatory.Enjoy a festive top ’o the afternoon with a traditional afternoon tea sprinkled with a wee bit ’o St. Paddy’s Day magic in our Gift Gallery.$12.95 per person.Reservations are required and seating is limited.Tickets to this event are Sold…

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Spring Mesh Wreath Workshop

March 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Bring home a beautiful custom mesh wreath made by...YOU. Our expert floral designer will lead you in crafting art deco mesh into a springtime wreath using the colors of the season and the latest techniques in mesh design.$30, includes project supplies, dessert & a shopping coupon.To register for this event, please call the store and ask for Sharon at x135.This event has a 48-hour cancellation policy. To receive a full refund, you must contact Sharon at x135 at least 2…

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March 23 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

NEW! Doll IdentificationsThe Dollmenders now offer doll identifications (not appraisals) for an additional fee. Learn your doll’s approximate time period, possible manufacturer, and more.Doll RepairDollmenders 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…

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Patrick and the Saints of the Emerald Isle

March 26 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Veteran actor Terry Lynch portrays Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. Hear tales from St. Patrick’s life and fun facts about St. Patrick’s Day. Did you know the celebration’s original color was blue? Also learn about other Irish saints, including St. Brigid, and St. Columba.$30 ticket includes breakfast, program, and a shopping coupon good that day. Doors open at 9am, Fulton Street entrance.Online registration for this event has closed. For tickets, please call the store and ask to speak to Sandy…

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