Special Events & Workshops

Thurs. October. 11, 2018: L.D. Trading Tour

You are in for a real treat when we take a drive to L. D. Trading Wholesale Floral Company in Northbrook, IL.  We will have a tour of their facility and learn about all the flowers and accessories they have in their showroom.  By attending, you will be given access to come back to purchase flowers at any time throughout the year at wholesale prices!  

TIME:  10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

PLACE:  1836 Stanley Street, Northbrook, IL

COST:  No admission fee

Fri. November 16, 2018 Holiday Container Workshop

Join us for our annual winter spruce top event at Hawthorn Gardens Nursery where we will create beautiful outdoor containers. You may bring your own decorative accessories and containers or purchase from the nursery.  It is always a very fun morning!  Coffee and morning treats will be provided.

TIME:  9:30 a.m.

PLACE:  Hawthorn Gardens Nursery, 24481 N Old McHenry Rd, Hawthorn Woods, IL

COST:  Members will pay individually for any items they select. Enjoy a courtesy discount from our gracious hosts.

Tues. February 12, 2019

Chocolate Sanctuary Lunch & Truffle Making Class

Just in time for Valentine’s Day….. make some truffles for your sweetie!  Come along with us to the Chocolate Sanctuary in Gurnee, IL where we will enjoy a delightful lunch together and then make truffles!  This restaurant infuses chocolate into many of their dishes on the menu.  If you love chocolate, don’t miss this fun day!

TIME:  11:30 a.m. 

PLACE:  The Chocolate Sanctuary, 5101, Washington St, Gurnee, IL COST:  $45 for a prix-fixe lunch and chocolate class

Thurs. March 21, 2019 Spring Floral Card Craft

Using rubber stamps, embellishments and paper folding techniques you will create a set of cards to give as a gift, or use for yourself. No experience or supplies necessary. 

TIME:  Immediately following our general meeting

PLACE:  All Saints Lutheran Church

COST:  $10

MAXIMUM:  10 participants

Tues., April 16, 2019 Floral Design Class

Enjoy an evening out designing a beautiful arrangement to make your spring table look stunning! Glen, from the Barrington Flower Shop, will lead us in creating our masterpieces!  Please bring a small appetizer to share.  Wine will be served.

TIME:  6:00 - 8:00 p.m

PLACE:  Barrington Flower Shop, 201 South Cook St, Barrington, IL

COST:  $40