Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Cookie Crawl. Downtown Evanston. Saturday.

Free cookies until they are gone.


Reliable source says that this Saturday, November 29, downtown Evanston businesses will be hosting, possibly the first annual, Cookie Crawl, in coordination with its Holiday Bash and Treelighting. Visit any of the merchants mentioned below for a free* cookie starting at most places at 3 p.m.

630 Davis St. - Show off your coloring skills and get a fresh baked cookie!

1608 Sherman Ave. - 15% off women's clothes for moms after the tree lighting

Unicorn Café
1723 Sherman Ave. - Stop in from 5-8 p.m. for a yummy cookie!

Bookends & Beginnings

Mrs. Claus will visit with kids of all ages starting at 3 p.m. in front of
Bravo Cucina Italiano on Church St., Evanston. After taking a break at
around 5 p.m. for the treelighting, she'll be at back until 8:30 p.m..
(Note, it is likely she'll ask you what you're GIVING for the holiday.)

Santa will talk with kids immediately after the treelighting
until around 9 p.m. at The Merion.  [Photo by Genie Lemieux]

1712 Sherman Ave. - NPR West Coast Bureau Chief (and former WBEZ radio personality) Jason DeRose; nationally acclaimed Evanston writer (and author of the new bestselling book The Birth of the Pill) Jonathan Eig; and former owner of The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Roberta Rubin.

ASHA SalonSpa
1604 Sherman Ave. - Enjoy complimentary mini manicures, mini massages and ornament decorating for the kiddos!

The Merion

1611 Chicago Ave. - Warm up with cider and hot chocolate, coffee and liqueur drink specials, plus lunch and dinner specials. Holiday singers will be in front of the building all afternoon. Don't miss the “Art Under Glass” kick off at 3 p.m. and visit with Santa after the tree lighting from 6:30 - 9pm.

LYFE Kitchen
1603 Orrington Ave. - Enjoy a yummy hot chocolate for $2!

Bravo Cucina Italiana
1701 Maple Ave. - Enjoy warm apple cider after your visit with Mrs. Claus!

*"Free" means no immediate cost to you in the form of funds. Potential toll on your bod, hmm. Sugar free, surely not. Fat free, doubtful. Gluten free, odds aren't good. Just sayin'. ;-)