Friday, December 7, 2012
News briefs submitted to Patch by the Village of Lemont.
Friday, December 7, 2012
Welcome to "Community Corner," a column dedicated to announcements and important information straight from Village Hall. All items included in this post were provided by officials and administrators from the Village of Lemont.
Participating merchants will stay open from 6 p.m. until midnight Friday for your shopping convenience.
Lemont shoppers can shop ‘til they drop during Midnight Madness in the village’s historic downtown Friday. Participating businesses will stay open until midnight during the event – and specialty vendors will sell their wares at various locations throughout the downtown area. Midnight Madness festivities will begin at 6 p.m. Start your shopping at Belle De Jour at 108 Stephen St., and be sure to pick up a Midnight Madness map so you don’t miss out on the many specials and unique merchandise being offered. (You may also print out the map featured with this story before you leave home – so you can hit the ground running.) Participating Midnight Madness merchants and specials will include: Featured specialty vendors/items will include: …
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Still need to find gifts for friends and family? "Shop 'Til You Drop" and "Midnight Madness" will feature plenty of local vendors this weekend.
With the holidays right around the corner, several Lemont businesses and organizations are encouraging residents to "shop local" at special events this week. The Lemont Park District is hosting its annual "Shop 'Til You Drop" event Thursday at the CORE Fitness and Aquatic Complex, 16050 W. 127th St. From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., the gym will be packed with more than 20 vendors offering everything from home goods to jewelry. Confirmed vendors include Tupperware, Premier Designs Jewelry, Tastefully Simple, Longaberger, Scentsy Candles, Mary Kay, Jockey, Party Lite, Covered in Chocolate and Votre Vu. For more information, visit www.lemontparks.org. On Friday, residents are invited to take advantage of the village's annual Midnight Madness in …
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Looking to get a jumpstart on your holiday shopping? There are several upcoming shopping events in Lemont to take advantage of.
Every Thursday, Patch will run a weekly feature called Patch Picks, highlighting editor and reader picks of great local businesses, destinations, services, organizations, ways to spend a day off, and more. You’ll find useful lists to help you, your family, friends, and significant others find the best places for everything from Sunday brunch to New Year’s Eve celebrations, pumpkin patches, date night destinations, florists, girlfriend nights out, kids party places, parks and more. For this week, we've got several local shopping events. At the show, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, attendees can find gifts created by some of the area's finest arts and crafts designers. The event is located at the CORE Fitness and Aquatic Center, 16028 W. …
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
The annual Hometown Holiday celebration will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday in Lemont’s historic downtown.
In the past decade, Lemont’s annual Hometown Holiday celebration has blossomed from a tree lighting ceremony with hot cocoa and cookies to hours of entertainment for kids and adults alike. And this weekend, the popular holiday event makes its way back into town. From 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday in Lemont’s historic downtown, attendees can enjoy carolers, horse-drawn wagon rides, visits and pictures with Santa, a variety of children’s activities, a performance by the Allegro Dancers, complimentary hot chocolate and cookies provided by Lemont Girl Scout Service Unit 724, and ice sculpting demonstrations. The annual tree lighting will take place at 5 p.m. in Budnik Plaza. Village officials hope to see a large turnout for the celebration. “A lot…
Thursday, December 9, 2010
Downtown shops and restaurants will provide entertainment, refreshments and plenty of holiday discounts for Lemont shoppers.
Downtown Lemont will be bustling with holiday shoppers Friday night for the village's annual Midnight Madness. For the event, several businesses will hold extended shopping hours from 6 p.m. to midnight and will offer a number of special gifts and discounts. Though Midnight Madness is usually sponsored by the village, this year the event was organized by local merchants. "At the beginning of November we learned that the village wasn't going to have the funds this year to hold the event, so I started working with some of the other businesses to keep things going," said Michele Zaper, owner of Belle de Jour Salon and Belle de Jour In Style. This year's sponsors include Illinois Marine Towing, Front Street Cantina, Second Chance Thrift …