DIY projects from Andre Dawson

December 3, 2010 10:06:59 AM PST
2010 Baseball Hall of Fame Inductee Andre Dawson is helping you create your own do-it-yourself projects for the holidays.

Dawson is in Chicago at the Crafstman Experience on Huron to show you how make your own Cubs-themed shadow box shelf. "The Hawk" will also take the time to mix and mingle with fans while signing Crafstman-branded baseballs.

MEET ANDRE DAWSON
12 noon to 4 pm
Saturday, December 4
CRAFTSMAN EXPERIENCE
233 W. Huron St.
Chicago
(312) 915-0969
http://www. Facebook.com/Craftsman

Andre's Bio:
Andre Dawson (born July 10, 1954 in Miami, Florida), nicknamed "The Hawk", is a Hall of Fame center/right fielder who played for four Major League Baseball (MLB) teams from 1976 to 1996, spending most of his career with the Montreal Expos (1976?1986) and Chicago Cubs (1987-1992). Dawson finished his career with 2,774 hits, 438 home runs, 314 stolen bases, and 1,591 RBI. He is one of only six players in major league history to record over 300 home runs and 300 stolen bases in his career (300-300 club). He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2010.

(PRESS RELEASE)

MOVE OVER SANTA THE CRAFTSMAN EXPERIENCE IS CREATING A DIY WINTER WONDERLAND WHERE YOU CAN BE THE SANTA YOU WANT TO BE

WHAT: The Craftsman Experience turns into a DIY Winter Wonderland for a month-long holiday celebration, which includes:

- Santa's Holiday Crafted Sleigh: A spectacular, larger-than-life sleigh, built by The Butler Street Foundry in conjunction with Make Magazine.

- Santa's DIY Work Shop Stations: Gift ideas and on-going demonstrations of cool DIY gifts the whole family can make.

- Decoration Station: Ideas on decorating the interior and exterior of your home for the holidays.

- Holiday Cheer: Enjoy hot cocoa, holiday cookies, a warm atmosphere and time for mom and dad to have a foot massage/back rub.

- Do-it-Yourself Workshop for kids: Projects, painting, decorating ornaments, coloring, etc. Photo opps with Santa too.

- World of DIY Radio/Live Streaming. Thanksgiving to Christmas, content is focused on do-it-yourself ideas that make for the ultimate Holiday home and unique, one-of-a-kind gifts.

WHO:

- Chicago favorite and recent Hall of Famer, Cubs Andre Dawson

- HGTV and DIY network star and host of Home Live Radio, Karl Champley

- America's DIY Designer, Author and Host, Frank Fontana

WHEN: Thursday, December 2 - December 19
Thursdays and Fridays from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

WHERE: Craftsman Experience
233 W. Huron St. (Huron and Franklin)
Chicago, IL 60654

The Craftsman Experience is the ultimate DIY-playground, bringing visitors face-to-face with tools, live demonstrations and hands-on work stations. Specialists and celebrities appear at the Craftsman Experience for special events and clinics that put Craftsman products to the test in unexpected ways. Events are free to the public and live streaming video footage and a schedule of events will be hosted online at Facebook.com/Craftsman.


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