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Eat Shop Play 2021

Here is the latest list of where to Eat, Shop & Play in our community this week, November 28-December 4, 2022 🍴🛍 🤸‍♀️🎄

 

Monday, November 28

🎁 All Day – Shop Local Holiday Celebration shop-local-holiday-celebration

🍿 10:30 am & 1:00 pm – Monday Movies Finding Your Feet at Dickinson Hall dickinson-hall-news-nov-dec-2022

🧶 1:00 pm-2:00 pm – Knitting and Crocheting at Dickinson Hall dickinson-hall-news-nov-dec-2022

🎾 6:00 pm-8:00 pm – Pickleball Tournament Thanksgiving 2022 Scott Rose Homes & LIFESPORT Athletic Clubpickleball-tournament-thanksgiving

 

Tuesday, November 29

🎁 All Day – Shop Local Holiday Celebration shop-local-holiday-celebration

🧘‍♀️ 9:00 am-10:00 am – All Levels Yoga with Areta at Gorton Community Center all-levels-yoga-with-areta

🎨 9:00 am-10:30 am – Watercolor Group at Dickinson Hall dickinson-hall-news-nov-dec-2022

🧳 9:30 am-3:30 pm – The Little Traveler, Geneva with Dickinson Hall dickinson-hall-news-nov-dec-2022

🧠 10:00 am-11:00 am – Memory Loss Vs Dementia (Zoom) presented by Elderwerks memory-loss-vs-dementia

🎭 1:00 pm-3:00 pm – Method Acting Adults at Gorton Community Center method-acting-adults-november

📚 2:15 pm-3:15 pm – Story Time Adventure for ages 3-4 (Tuesdays November 29-December 20) at Lake Forest Open Lands story-time-adventure

👧 4:00 pm-4:30 pm – Middle School Meeting at CROYA croya

🎭 4:00 pm-5:30 pm – Acting 5–8 YO (Tuesdays, November 29 – December 13) at Gorton Community Center acting-5-8-yo

🏀 5:15 pm-7:30 pm – CLC Women's Basketball- Home at College of Lake County Womens-Basketball

👩‍🏫 7:00 pm-8:00 pm – FAN – Mapping Your College Search: Finding the Right Fit and the Right Price at Gorton Community Center fan-mapping-your-college-search-finding-the-right-fit-and-the-right-price

🏙 7:00 pm-8:30 pm – Narcissa Thorne and Chicago in Miniature at History Center of Lake Forest-Lake Bluff narcissa-thorne-and-chicago-miniature

👮‍♀️ 7:00 pm-8:30 pm – Community Safety Series: Run, Hide, Fight - Active Shooter Protocols and Preparation presented by Lake Forest and Lake Bluff Police Departments and Districts 65, 67 and 115 Parent Organizations lakeforestschools

 

Wednesday, November 30

🎁 All Day – Shop Local Holiday Celebration shop-local-holiday-celebration

🎅 All Day – Letters from Santa – Lake Forest Parks & Recreation (November 30-December 10 letters-from-santa

✈️ 2:00 pm-3:30 pm – Jimmy Doolittle: Aviation Pioneer, Daredevil, and Tokyo Raider at Dickinson Hall dickinson-hall-news-nov-dec-2022

👧 7:00 pm-8:00 pm – High School Meeting at CROYA croya

 

Thursday, December 1

🎁 All Day – Shop Local Holiday Celebration shop-local-holiday-celebration

🎅 All Day – Letters from Santa – Lake Forest Parks & Recreation (November 30-December 10 letters-from-santa

💻 9:00 am-10:00 am – Chamber Benefits Workshop chamber-benefits-workshop

🦌 9:00 am-9:00 pm – Grab ‘N’ Go Kit: Creativebug Felt Deer Ornament at Lake Forest Library grab-n-go-kit-creativebug-felt-deer-ornament

🖐 1:00 pm-2:30 pm – American Sign Language with Justin Dougan-LeBlanc at Gorton Community Center (Thursdays, December 1-22) american-sign-language-with-justin-dougan-leblanc

🍿 1:00 pm-2:30 pm – Holiday Movies & Music at Dickinson Hall dickinson-hall-news-nov-dec-2022

💻 2:00 pm-4:00 pm – Drop-In Tech Help at Lake Forest Library drop-tech-help-20

🧵 4:00 pm-5:00 pm – Holiday Sewing Workshop at Gorton Community Center (Thursdays, December 1, 8 & 15) sewing-holiday

👦 4:00 pm-5:00 pm – Middle School Cooking Club at CROYA croya 

🦌 4:00 pm-6:00 pm – Reindeer Happy Hour at Chalet (Wilmette) chaletnursery-events

🧵 5:00 pm-6:00 pm – Holiday Sewing Workshop-Advanced at Gorton Community Center (Thursdays, December 1, 8 & 15) advanced-sewing-holiday

 🇮🇹 6:00 pm-7:00 pm – Cannoli Class! Learn to Make Cannoli at Gorton Community Center cannoli-class-learn-to-make-cannoli

👩‍🎨 6:30 pm-7:30 pm – Artists on the Bluff Artists Talk featuring Veronica Clements at Lake Bluff Park District artistsonthebluff

📚 7:00 pm-7:30 pm – Young Adult Advisory Board (Hybrid) Lake Forest Library young-adult-advisory-board-hybrid

📕 7:00 pm-8:00 pm – Holiday Book Chat at Lake Forest Library holiday-book-chat

🎥 7:00 pm-9:00 pm – First Thursdays: Stranger Than Fiction at Gorton Community Center stranger-than-fiction

🎭 7:30 pm -10:00 pm – It Runs in the Family at Citadel Theatre it-runs-in-the-family-at-citadel-theatre

 

Friday, December 2

🎁 All Day – Shop Local Holiday Celebration shop-local-holiday-celebration

🎅 All Day – Letters from Santa – Lake Forest Parks & Recreation (November 30-December 10 letters-from-santa

📚 10:30 am-11:30 am – Little Storytellers (Ages 2.5 – 4 YO) at Gorton Community Center (Fridays, December 2, 9 & 16) method-acting-little-storytellers-ages-2-5-4-yo

🧠 10:30 am-1:30 pm – Big Thinkers at Lake Forest Library big-thinkers

🎄 12:15 pm-12:45 pm – Let's Get Festive! Presented by Elderwerks let-s-get-festive

🎄 1:00 pm-4:00 pm – Holiday Drop In Activities at National Museum of the American Sailor holiday-drop-in-activities

🎄 1:00 pm-3:00 pm – Tree Lighting Party at Dickinson Hall (members only) dickinson-hall-news-nov-dec-2022

🍿 3:00 pm-5:00 pm – Feature Film Friday: “Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris” at Lake Forest Library feature-film-friday-mrs-harris-goes-paris

🦌 5:00 pm-6:00 pm – Reindeer Hot Cocoa at Lake Forest Library reindeer-hot-cocoa

🖼 6:00 pm-9:00 pm – Stirling Hall Art Sale Lake Forest Parks & Recreation stirling-hall-art-sale

🍿 6:00 pm-10:00 pm – International Film Series: THE SOUVENIR PART TWO (United Kingdom, 2021) at College of Lake County The-Souvenir-Part-2

❄️ 7:00 pm-9:00 pm – Winter Wonder Concert presented by Lake Forest College at Gorton Community Center winter-concert

🎨 7:00 pm-9:00 pm – Palette & Pours: Paint Your Pet at Gorton Community Center palette-pours

🎭 7:30 pm -10:00 pm – It Runs in the Family at Citadel Theatre it-runs-in-the-family-at-citadel-theatre

💃 7:30 pm-11:00 pm – Winter Dance Concert 2022 at College of Lake County Winter-Dance-Concert

 

Saturday, December 3

🎁 All Day – Shop Local Holiday Celebration shop-local-holiday-celebration

🎅 All Day – Letters from Santa – Lake Forest Parks & Recreation (November 30-December 10 letters-from-santa

🎅 7:00 am-12:00 pm – Breakfast with Santa at Grace United Methodist Church presented by the Lake Bluff Park District and Kiwanis Club of Lake Bluff/Lake Forest breakfast-with-santa

☘️ 9:00 am-11:00 am – Irish Dance Lessons from the Fitzpatrick School of Dance (Saturdays, December 3 – February 25 (NO CLASS 12/24 & 12/31) – Littles (Ages 3-4) 9:00-9:30am; New Beginners (Ages 5 years+) 9:30-10:15am; Continuing/Advanced  Beginners (Ages 5 years+) 10:15-11:00am irish-dance-lessons-from-the-fitzpatrick-school-of-dance-saturdays

🌳 9:00 am-12:00 pm – Eco-Crew at Derwen Mawr Nature Preserve at Lake Forest Open Lands eco-crew

🎄 9:00 am-4:00 pm – Christmas Tree Sale (tentative) at Artesian Park – Grace United Methodist Church Christmas-Tree-Sale

💃 10:00 am-11:00 am – SALSArobics at Gorton Community Center salsarobics

🎄 10:00 am-12:00 pm – Holiday Evergreen Signature Workshop at Chalet (Wilmette) chaletnursery-events

🧸 10:00 am-2:00 pm – Toys for Tots Cocoa Truck Event at Pasquesi Home & Gardens toys-for-tots-cocoa-truck-event

🎅 10:00 am-3:30 pm – Visit with Santa at Chalet (Wilmette) chaletnursery-events

☯️ 10:45 am-11:45 am – Tai Chi with Ken Ning at Gorton Community Center tai-chi-with-ken-ning

🖼 10:00 am-4:00 pm – Stirling Hall Art Sale Lake Forest Parks & Recreation stirling-hall-art-sale

❄️ 11:00 am-4:00 pm – Winter Wonderland Mini Golf at the Library – Lake Bluff Public Library Winter-Wonderland-Mini-Golf

🎭 11:30 am-1:30 pm – Method Acting Teens (ages 14-17) at Gorton Community Center method-acting-teens

🎄 12:15 pm-1:30 pm – Tree Trimming at Village Green by Lake Bluff Park District tree-trimming-at-village-green

🎄 1:00 pm-2:00 pm – Wreath Making Workshop at Lake Forest Flowers floral-workshops

🏀 1:00 pm-3:15 pm – CLC Women's Basketball- Home at College of Lake County Womens-Basketball

🎄 1:00 pm-5:00 pm – It's a Wonderful Life in Lake Bluff! it-s-a-wonderful-life-in-lake-bluff

💃 2:00 pm-5:00 pm – Winter Dance Concert at College of Lake County Winter-Dance-College

🎭 7:30 pm -10:00 pm – It Runs in the Family at Citadel Theatre it-runs-in-the-family-at-citadel-theatre

💃 7:30 pm-11:00 pm – Winter Dance Concert at College of Lake County Winter-Dance-Concert

 

Sunday, December 4

🎅 All Day – Letters from Santa – Lake Forest Parks & Recreation (November 30-December 10 letters-from-santa

🎄 10:00 am-12:00 pm – Holiday Evergreen Signature Workshop at Chalet (Wilmette) chaletnursery-events

🧑‍🎄 10:00 am-3:30 pm – Visit with Santa at Chalet (Wilmette) chaletnursery-events

🚶 11:00 am-4:00 pm – Lake Bluff History Museum Holiday Home Tour lake-bluff-history-museum-holiday-home-tour

🎄 12:00 pm-4:00 pm – Christmas Tree Sale (tentative) at Artesian Park – Grace United Methodist Church Christmas-Tree-Sale

🏈 12:00 pm-5:00 pm – Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers (giveaway=knit gloves) game-7

👵 12:00 pm-4:00 pm – Pop Up Plus Size Clothes Pantry – Elderwerks pop-up-plus-size-clothes-pantry

🎭 3:00 pm-5:30 pm – It Runs in the Family at Citadel Theatre it-runs-in-the-family-at-citadel-theatre

🍝 3:00 pm-8:00 pm – Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser by 36th Annual LFHS Music Department Holiday Concerts & Applause lfhsapplause.org/spaghetti-dinner

 

Get outside…be sure to check the status of our amazing community outdoor facilities!

🎾 Lake Bluff Park District: www.lakebluffparks.org

🏀 Lake Forest Parks & Recreation: www.lfparksandrec.com

🐕 Lake Forest Open Lands – www.lfola.org/recreational-activities

 

Ongoing:

👨‍🎨 Artists on the Bluff – Monthly meetings on 1st Thursday of every month (from September through May) in the Lake Bluff Rec Center 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm artistsonthebluff

📸 College of Lake County – People & Place: Photographs Capturing Moments of Reality (November 18-December 15) the-arts-events

👴 Dickinson Hall – Special Events, Life Enrichment, Ongoing Programs, Healthy Living Lectures and Fitness for Seniors dickinson-hall-news-nov-dec-2022

🧑‍🎄 Fill A Heart 4 Kids – Santa’s Workshop Stocking Filling Sessions (November 8-December 24) Monday-Friday 12-5, Saturday 10-5, Sundays December 4, 11,18 10-4; See Events & Volunteer Opportunities fillaheart4kids

🖼 The GalleryThis Land paintings by Lindy Bishop thegallerylf-events

🚶‍♀️ History Center of Lake Forest-Lake Bluff: Docent-Led Walking Tours; Self-Guided Tours – 11 Stately Observers: Witness Trees of Lake Forest, Houses of Lake Road; LF-LB History online; Main Exhibit & Digital Exhibits: Milestone Travels: Leaving Home to Find Yourself; Map Stories: The Hidden History in the Maps of Lake Forest and Lake Bluff; The Holiday Collection: from 1898 to Today; 300 Photos, 30 Days: A Candid Look at Covid-19; 20 in the Twenties: A Century of Change; Facing School 2020; History of Epidemics; History of Vaccines; A Spark of Genius: Local Events and Their Discoveries; Arcady Farm and its Neighbors lflbhistory 

🎻 International Chamber Artists – Couch Concerts (Virtual), 2022-2023 Season Celebrating Women Composers icamusic

🍻 Lake Bluff Brewing Company: Lake Bluff 125th Anniversary History Art Exhibit lbbrew 

🚶‍♂️ Lake Bluff History Museum – Lake Bluff Walking Tours App (nearly a dozen tours available): Uptown Commercial District; Lake Bluff Camp Meeting Grounds; Camp Meeting Cottages; Dogs on the Bluff public art display; Green Bay Road Estates; Moffett Road Estates; Sheridan Road Estates; Lake Bluff Commemorative Plaques Tour; Early Settlers of Lake Bluff, and Development in West Lake Bluff. lakebluffhistory

🚶‍♂️ Lake Bluff Library – Winter StoryWalk® - Winter Dance by Marion Dane Bauer by Lake Bluff Library, Village of Lake Bluff and Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Chamber of Commerce (December 1-31) Winter-StoryWalk

💪 Lake Bluff Park District – Fitness Special, 2 months for $99 (initiate membership November 1-December 31), Basketball (grades preschool-8th grade) runs November-February, Bricks for the Beach, Pickleball, Fall Program Guide available lakebluffparks

📖Lake Forest Book Store – The Lake Forest Book Store Book Club meets monthly at the store on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 7:00 PM (no book club in December – see you in January)lakeforestbookstore.com/store-book-clubs

🎻 Lake Forest Civic Orchestra – past concerts and recordings archive past-concerts

 👨‍🏫 Lake Forest College – The 27th Annual John and Katherine Covington Memorial Art Exhibition at Lake Forest College (November 15-December 10) 27th-annual-john-and-katherine-covington-memorial-art-exhibition

📚 Lake Forest Library – Friends Holiday Book Bazaar at Lake Forest Library (November 29-December 22) friends-holiday-book-bazaar; Survey: Help Us Improve the Newsletter (November 15-January 15) survey-help-us-improve-newsletter; Picture a Library Contest (November 15-February 28) picture-library-contest

🏀 Lake Forest Parks & Recreation: Fall Registration still open for some programs; Basketball House League Registration Open (preschool-eight grade) lfparksandrec

🚶‍♂️ Lake Forest Preservation Society – 6 app-based tours: East Lake Forest Walking Tour, Stanley Anderson’s Lake Forest, David Adler Architecture Walking Tour, Howard Van Doren Shaw in Lake Forest, West Park Walking Tour, 2020 Lake Forest Historic Preservation Awards, video library lfpf

💼 LifeWorking – Free Day Pass/Book at Tour for prospective members

👩‍⚕️ McLaughlin Care – Wellness Wednesdays Vlogs Wellness-Wednesdays

🍸 Oaken Bistro + Bar at the Forester Hotel: Live Music Fridays with Peter the Pianist oakenbistro.com/specials-events

🎻 Rendezvous Arts – Summer Vignette Series and Patreon Channel (Virtual) rendezvousarts

 

Sales & Specials:

🌮 Authentico: Happy Hour all night Sunday-Wednesday: Sangria Sundays $7; Margarita Mondays $7; Tuesdays with a Twist – House Margarita & Sangria $7; Wine Wednesday $7; Friday Night Fish Fry – Cabo Style authenticorestaurant

🛌 Bedside Manor: Black Friday Pre-Sale – up to 25% off select brands like Bedside Manor Private Label, Yves Delorme, Sferra, Pine Cone Hill, Dash & Albert, Peacock Alley, Ann Gish, Missoni Home and more, 30% off all Clearance Down, while supplies last shopbedside

🛋 Britt Carter Furniture: Holiday Sale – 50% off or more up to 70%

🪴 Chalet:
Free Local Delivery on Orders $500+, Spring Blooming Bulbs 20% off chaletnursery⛳️ Champion Ways Golf: Fall - $250 per month (October – December); Winter - $299 per month (January – March); Spring/Summer $100 per month (April – August); September Free for Membership Appreciation ChampionWays

🍻 Chief's Pub: Monday: $3.50 Miller Lite & Budlight bottles; Tuesday: $4.74 Corona & Corona Light Bottles / $5 House Margaritas; Wednesday: $4.75 23oz Budlight and Miller Lite Draft / 1⁄2 Bottles of wine; Thursday: 1⁄2 off Domestic Pitchers; Friday: $5 16oz Craft Draft; Saturday: $17 Domestic Buckets, $25 Whiteclaw and Highnoon Buckets; Sunday: $5 House Bloody Mary’s, Mimosas and Screwdrivers; Happy Hour: M–F 3pm-6pm: $3.50 Miller Lite & Budlight Bottles, $4 16oz pints Miller Lite & Budlight, $4.75 23oz Miller Lite & Budlight, $5 Rail Drinks-House Vodka, Gin, Rum, Tequila & Whiskey + a mixer, $6 House Wine-Red: Cabernet, White: Chardonnay chiefspub

🎭 Citadel Theatre: Season Subscriptions $35-$120 citadeltheatre

🍷 Courtyard Wines: Holiday & Special occasion gift baskets, 10% discount on case purchase; Allendale Shelter Club Wine Tasting winestorelakeforestil

🍸 Deer Path Inn: Oh What Fun Nostalgic Toy Suite; James Bond Experience – Double Oh Martini; Gramping Getaway; Girls’ Getaway Tea Time For Two; thedeerpathinn.com/packages; Afternoon Tea at The English Room - seatings at 2:00 pm and 2:30 pm Wednesday through Saturday; Afternoon Tea available for carry-out Wednesday through Saturday from noon to 4:00 pm with preorder thedeerpathinn.com/dining

🍳 Egg Harbor Café: Take-Out Specialty Items; Seasonal Menu: Buenos Dias Bagelwich, Autumn in Italy French Toast, Pumpkin Pancakes eggharborcafe.com/menu

💆‍♂️ Elements Massage: New Client Introductory Rates – one-hour massage session for only $79 (regular $109); 90-minute massage session for $109 (regular $149) elementsmassage.com/bannockburn

👗 ENAZ North: Karen Kane – Long Sleeve Tiered Dress $173, Hello Nite – Padded Shoulder Tee $39, Greylin – Larissa Ikat Print Blouse $83, Allison New York - Sammy Dress $133, BB Dakota – Boho Next Door Dress $83, Dolce Cabo – Vegan Leather Top $70, Stateside Organic – Puckered Knit Open-Back Midi Dress $154, Wild Pony – Sleeveless Top with Ruffles $53, Bishop + Young – Hayden Faux Leather Dress $66 enaz.com/sale

🧝‍♀️ Fill A Heart 4 Kids: Project Elf 4 Kids™-"Shopping Experience". Sponsor a Stocking for Youth this seasonProject-Elf-4-Kids-Shopping-Experience

🧖‍♀️ Flotstone: First Time Floater Package (three 60-minute floats) $150, 90 Minute Float Session $110, Introductory 45-minute Sauna Single Session $39, Float Family Membership $69/mo, Sauna 4 Monthly Membership $119/mo Flotstone

🍪 Foodstuffs Gourmet Food & Catering: Hannukah Menu is available online & in stores; Holiday Gift Guide, Brownie Bar Club, Gift Baskets foodstuffs

👟 Forest Bootery: Featured: Bear Paw Retro Loki, Nordic Beach Women’s Body Wrap, Holebrook of Sweden; Sale: Adidas DB1827 Girls or Boys VL Court 2.0 $40, Kid’s Adidas Grand Court K $50, Kid’s Jambu Talon-T $45 forestbootery

🌱 Forest Greens Juice Bar: 10% discount for active military personnel forestgreensjuicebar

🍸 The Forester – a Hyatt Place Hotel: Oaken Dining Package – $25 Food and Beverage Credit, when you book our Dining Package; Hyatt Awards theforesterhotel

🧘‍♀️ Forever Om Yoga: $79 new client offer; unlimited golden membership $175, $28 single class, packages available foreveromyoga

🍎 The Fresh Market: See Weekly Features weekly-features

🎃 Gerhard’s Elegant European Desserts: Holiday Specials: Pumpkin Cinnamon Pie, Pecan Pie, Pumpkin Cheesecake, Gingerbread Cake, Carrot Cake, Fall Apple Crumble, Pear & Cranberry or Plum Franchipan Tart, Bread & Butter Pudding, Pumpkin Nut Bread, Sauces for your Desserts:  Creme Anglaise ½ Pintgerhardsdesserts

☕️ Hansa Coffee Roasters: Buy a 5lb Bag of Coffee and Save 10%; Fall Brews: Espresso based – Pumpkin Spice Latte, Breakfast Latte, Honey Ginger Latte, Bourbon Pecan Latte, Autumn Latte, Blueberry Muffin Latte, Tea based – Apple Cider Rooibos Tea, Walk in the Woods  hansacoffee

🍨 Hooyahs Ice Cream Shoppe: open Fridays only hooyahsicecream

💇‍♀️ Judith’s Hair Studio: Wednesday Seniors $2 off, Thursdays College Students $2 off judithshairstudio

🎁 Kenzy Gifts & Décor: Moving/Closing Sale up to 70% off (through November 24) kenzygifts

🍣 Kuro Bistro: Lunch Specials - Maki $17, Sashimi $20, Sushi $19, Bento $16-$19, DonBuri $18-$19; Specials – Bluefin Tuna Set 2pc or 4pc $55 or $95; Toro Ponzu $45; Sea Bream Uzukuri $28; Seared Garlic Tuna $19; Negi-Toro Maki $13; Sushi Pizza Salmon or Tuna or White Tuna $18 or $20 or $22  kurolakeforest

🍺 Lake Bluff Brewing Company: Totally BOOOked 5 @ Lake Bluff Brewing Company - limited edition pumpkin beer – each pint donates $1 to the Lake Bluff Public Library (October 3 – November 30) Totally-BOOOked

📚 Lake Forest Book Store: 10% discount available for military personnel and educators lakeforestbookstore

🎻 Lake Forest Civic Orchestra: Season Subscriptions $30-$60 (25% off single ticket price) lakeforestcivicorchestra

💐 Lake Forest Flowers: Holiday Fresh Arrangements – Starlight Bowl $99.95, Christmas Bubble Bowl $125, Frosty $150, Holiday Designer’s Choice $150, Passionate Reds $75, Star of Bethlehem Bouquet $65, Winter Whites and Glittering Golds $175, Winter Wonderland $165 Holiday-Fresh-Arrangements

👗 The Lake Forest Shop: Featuring: Lucian Matis (October 27-December 5), Joseph Plata (November 14-December 10), The Stirling Handbag thelakeforestshop

🔧 Lake Forest True Value Hardware, Cards & Gifts: See Bargains of the Month truevalue.com/localad

🌭 Luke’s of Lake Bluff: 10% off first order; Daily Specials Include Small Fries and Medium Drink lukeslakebluff

💐 M on the Square: $5 off Bespoke Arrangements – use code: BESPOKESAVINGS, Seasonal florals, tabletop decor, & home accessories monthesquare

🐓 Maevery Public House: Sunday Brunch 10-3, Sunday Night: Fried Chicken & Waffles: Half Amish Chicken, Cornmeal Breading, Sriracha-Honey Glaze, Sweet Potato Waffles $22 maevery

👨‍⚕️ McLaughlin Care: Pain Relief Laser Special 20% off (only $40); 10% off “Acute Joint Pain” vitamin pack mclaughlincare.com/this-month-special

🦙 Mustard Seed: Featured – Ada Heart Ring Gold or Silver, Aire Shawl, Airplane Sweater, All Occasion Tree-Greeting Card, Alpaca Blend Ruana with Scalloped Trim, Alpaca Throw Blanket-Sangria, Alvia Earring, Ameria Spoon Rest, Animal and People Finger Puppets, Antik Onyx Earrings, Apolis Non-Customized Adult Face Mask for Baby2Baby® and much more mustardseedfairtrade

🧀 My CharCUTErie
: Flavors of Fall CharCUTErie Board or Box, Turkey Board, Thankful CharCUTErie Board, Thanksgiving CharCUTErie Box, Thanksgiving Gourmet Sugar Cookies, Elf on the Shelf Cookie, Fall Favorites: Game Day CharCUTErie Board or Box, S'Mores CharCUTErie Board or Box, Bloody Mary CharCUTErie Board mycharcuterie

🍰 Nothing Bundt Cakes: Let it Snow, Happy Hannukah, Ugly Sweaters Bundtinis, Baking Spirits Bright, Christmas Trees and Hats Bundtinis, Merry and Bright, Hello New Year, Silver or Gold Sparkle Hats and Poms Bunditinis nothingbundtcakes.com-deerfield-il

🍸 Oaken Bistro + Bar at the Forester Hotel: Weekday 5 drink and starters specials for $5 each; Afternoon Tea Weekdays 12-3; 16.18% Conway Park neighborhood business discount weekdays 11-4; Citadel Theatre Goers discount 20% off plus Oaken 5 Happy Hour menu outside of the regular weekday 3-6pm hours when you show a same day ticket stub oakenbistro.com/specials-events

🛶 Offshore Marine/Paddling Warehouse: Black Friday Blowouts (through December 3), 20% off Yakima and Thule, Holiday Gift Ideas, Aqua-Bound STING RAY PosiLock Paddles, Blem Boats from Wilderness Systems, Bending Branches SLICE HYBRID Adjustable, Wilderness Systems ASPIRE 100  offshore-chicago

🎄 Pasquesi Home & Gardens: Christmas Trees have arrived, Orange Tag reduced while supplies last, Jack Post Tree Stand $79.99 (regular $99.99), Toys for Tots Collection (November 1-December 15) pasquesi.com/sales-events

🍷 Pazzo di Vino: Wine Club membership includes member-only events and 10% off merchandise, discounts on food, beverage and private events, wine tastings and bottle(s)/month pazzo-di-vino-wine-club

🍕 Rosati’s Pizza: 10% off All Online Orders; Monday - 16" Thin Crust 1-Topping for Only $16.00 (toppings extra); Tuesday - 14" Thin Crust 1-Topping Pizza for $11.99+tax; Wednesday Meal Deal – 16” Thin Crust 2-Topping & 12 Wings or Regular Pasta $36.99; Thursday – Free Dough Nuggets with any purchase of $50+; Friday – 3-2-1 Deal - $3 off any 16” Pizza, $2 off any 14” Pizza, $1 off any 12” Pizza; Saturday – Free Delivery with any order over $25; Sunday - $5 off any two 16” Thin Crust 1 Topping Pizzas  myrosatis.com/lakeforest

🎁 Sage Explorers: Complementary Gift Wrap, New Products: Dueling Stomp Racers, Exit the Game Kidnapped in Fortune City, Polar Panic sageexplorers

🍣 Shakou: Rewards program – 5 credits per $1 spent (dine-in only), special food and drink items earn double and triple points daily, 2500 credits = $25 off shakourestaurants.com/Loyalty

👔 Smith’s Men’s Store: Made-to-measure private appointments available smithsmensstore

🥩 Sunset Foods: See Weekly Specials weekly-ad

🍫 Sweet’s:  Featured Items: Hostess Tray $65.95-$125.95, English Toffee $28.95, Ladybugs $28.95; Christmas Festive Chocolates: Holiday Basket, Chocolate Covered Christmas Oreos, Christmas Chocolate Platter, Sweet’s Ladybugs with Christmas Wrap, Six Pack of Milk Chocolate Christmas Suckers, Stocking Stuffers, Sweet’s Best Mixed Chocolate with Christmas Wrap, English Toffee with Christmas Festive Wrap, Christmas Fantasy Apples, Chocolate Santa or Snowman sweetschocolates

🍫 Toffee Traditions: Seasonal Flavors: white chocolate, lemon, poppy seed with macadamia nut; birthday toffee seasonal-toffee

🧖‍♂️ Touched by Jules: 30-minute massage $65, 60-minute massage $120, 90-minute massage $175; Corporate/Onsite Chair Massage $150/hour (min 2 hours) + travel touchedbyjules

🥤 Tropical Smoothie Café: Free Delivery on Orders $25+; Featured – Hawaiian BBQ Island Flat, Thai Crunch Island Flat, Red Sangria Smoothie, strawberry or lime edible straw; Rewards Program tropicalsmoothiecafe.com/menu

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