Holiday Happenings in the Dunes

November 10, 2017

I know, I know…it’s too early to start talking about the holidays, right? BUT…we just had our first SNOW!!

The days are getting colder, the nights are coming earlier and my daughter has already started tuning into 93.9. I’ve heard Michael Bublé singing “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas” one too many times already, so I figured why not get this party started.

Here’s a look at a few fun holiday things coming your way. I’m sure there will be lots more!

Snowfest Craft Show at Boone Grove High School on November 11. This is the 20th anniversary of this craft show, so I’m sure there will be some great finds! Tons of homemade stuff and vendors. Along with crafts there will be snacks and a door prize drawing!

Holiday Shopping at the Market in Valparaiso. Unique crafters and vendors, complimentary appetizers and a cash bar. The Market will also be offering an exclusive menu with some favorites.

The Women in Bloom Holiday Shopping Expo at the Porter County Expo Center. November 16 from 4-7:30. Over 60 vendors will be at this fundraiser for Women in Bloom. Women in Bloom’s mission statement is to empower girls and women to achieve strength, independence and purpose in life. How is that for a cause? Join these ladies for food, wine and holiday fun!

Sip, Paint & Sparkle at Running Vines Winery. November 30th will be a fun painting class that will also get you a holiday decoration! Jenny Rusboldt leads this class that incorporates not only paint, but holiday lights. (and, of course, some wine!).

Uncork and Create: Wire Wrapping Workshop. December 3rd. Create some beautiful earrings as a holiday gift or holiday wear for yourself at this fundraiser for Save the Dunes. Linda Mickevicius, owner of Beach Bum Jewels, will be instructing this class. Only a few spots remain!

The Dig the Dunes holiday calendars are now on sale! You can get the pre-order price of $18  until November 15. Prices will go up to $22 on that day when the photographers are announced. Purchase your calendars (and hoodies) right here. We will also have our Calendar Release Party on December 5 at Running Vines. Please save the date and plan on joining us for this fun holiday celebration!

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