Join us for a delightfully festive and fun family event to kick off the holidays Downtown Lake Bluff!!
Stroll past 13 store windows in the Storywalk to read the delightful children’s book “Snowmen at Night”. Pick up the perfect Lake Bluff branded gifts at the LB 125th anniversary pop-up store at Be Market. Take a selfie with a 5’ tall snowman in ice. Pick up some delicious food items at local eateries and drinkeries. Oo and aah when the infamous ‘light orbs’ are turned on for the season at dusk. And enjoy all sorts of NEW traditions this year!
Highlights of the day…
STORYWALK sponsored by the Lake Bluff Library -- 13 store windows featuring the children’s book “Snowmen at Night”
AUTOGRAPHED BOOKS FOR SALEfrom Lake Forest Book Store at Flotstone (2-5 pm)
SNOWMAN ICE SCULPTURE - Take selfies with a 5’ tall ice snowman courtesy of Lake Forest Bank & Trust (starting at 1:30pm)
LB125 POP-UP STORE AT BE MARKET - pick up some of the many items available to celebrate LB’s 125th anniversary – great gifts for all ages!
FOOD & BEVERAGE SPECIALS throughout town celebrating the day:
Be Market | Stop by and grab a cocktail or mocktail to go!
Spiced Apple Bomb Cocktail (V, GF, USDA Organic)
Organic Apple Shrub made @ Be Market paired with premium Organic Journeyman Bourbon Whiskey
Donati’s Pizza | Purchase any 18” pizza and get a free 12” one-topping pizza
Inovasi| Complimentary Milanese Risotto from 12-4pm (rice, saffron, white wine, sweet onion, extra virgin olive oil & parmesan cheese) -- full menu available for orders after 4pm
Luke's of Lake Bluff| Purchase any 18" pizza and get a free 12" one-topping pizza from 11-7 pm (cannot be used with other offers)
Maevery Public House | Complimentary hot chocolate with vanilla bean whipped cream and holiday cookie from 12 to 4pm
The Otherdoor| Complimentary Queso Dip and chips from 12-4pm -- open all day for full menu orders
The Silo | Mention "It's a Wonderful Life" and receive your choice of Cheese Sticks or Toasted Ravioli with the purchase of any 14 inch pizza
Suzy's Swirl(available at The Otherdoor) | Purchase a delectable Suzy's Snowman Cup for $3 (Birthday Cake flavored snowman with Oreo hat and smiling marshmallow face) -- also, swing by the Suzy's Swirl shop on Saturday and Sunday to receive a BOGO offer when you say "Secret Snowman"
Tacos El Norte | Holiday Hibiscus Margarita 32 oz pitcher to go $15 – enjoy the flavors of lime juice, Corazon Tequila and hibiscus flowers
Virtual Author Visit with Caralyn Buehner
Tuesday, December 8 @ 6pm Join in for a quick discussion with Caralyn Buehner about her children’s book, Snowmen at Night, and the inspiration and design behind the colorful and heartwarming story. To register: https://lakeblufflibrary.libcal.com/event/7302077