Buy Local: Long Grove

December 20, 2013 (LONG GROVE, Ill.)

The Back Porch
205 Robert Parker Coffin Road
(847) 793-0771
Corinthian Bells® wind chimes are the first in a new generation of wind chimes to combine excellence in design with incredible tones and resonance. These are visually and acoustically exceptional chimes. The centrally suspended heavy-walled aluminum tubes along with the high density striker give these chimes their outstanding tones and resonance. The tubes are powder coated to match the dome and wind sail, giving a complete finished look to the chime. Corinthian wind chimes are available in a variety of sizes, and designer colors. They are hand tuned to scale, each size is a specific key, so that you can harmonize multiple chimes. Price range from $67 - 395.

The Olive Tap
240 Robert Parker Coffin Road
(888) 642-5472
Since 2006, The Olive Tap's Extra Virgin Olive Oils and aged Balsamic Vinegars of Modena have been the perfect gifts for home chefs and gourmet food lovers. Most bottles are from $16.00 to $18.00, and gift sets start at approximately $16.
The Olive Tap Duo and Trio Gift Boxes: These boxes hold 2 or 3 oils or vinegars, and come ready to place under the Christmas tree. This Duo box features our Holiday Herb Olive Oil and our Cranberry Walnut Balsamic Vinegar. Shoppers can build their own custom gift box with their choice of The Olive Tap's Oils or Vinegars. Build your gift based on your favorites or what you feel gift recipients will enjoy.
Holiday Herb Olive Oil: This is a limited edition herbal infused olive oil and is perfect for the Holiday Season. The savory flavor and aroma are wonderful as bread dipping oil, and will expertly season Turkey, Chicken, steaks, roasts, vegetables and potatoes.
Cranberry Walnut Balsamic Vinegar: This is thick and rich aged Balsamic vinegar with a special blend of seasonal flavors including cranberries and walnuts. This popular Olive Tap offering is a tried and true crowd pleaser whenever it is served.

Beata's Soul Art
404 B Robert Parker Coffin Road
(224) 387-8132
(Fashion, clothing and accessories)
Beata specializes in nuno felt and wet felt techniques using natural fiber like wool, silk, cotton, angora, bamboo and other. Each item made by Beata is a one of a kind piece of art made without use of any machines. All fiber is high quality, purchased in USA.
(Holiday decor items on the table courtesy of The Pear Tree Shoppe)


Oh what fun it is to ride . . . Families, friends and lovebirds of all ages are invited to ride through the snowy streets on horse-drawn carriage this Sunday, December 22 from 1 - 4 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at The Village Tavern (135 Old McHenry Road). Adult Tickets are $10 per adult or $15 for two adults riding together. Children's tickets are $5 per child (age 10 and under are free).

Santa visits the shops of Long Grove this Saturday and Sunday from 1 - 3 p.m.
Long Grove Café (235 Robert Parker Coffin Rd) hosts Breakfast with Santa on December 21 and December 22.
For a complete list of holiday events, shops, restaurants, attractions and schedules, please visit or call the Long Grove Visitor's Information Center at (847) 634-0888.

About Long Grove Originally settled as a German farming community, the Village of Long Grove's rich historical background gave way to a multitude of additional cultures such as French, Polish, Greek, Irish, Canadian, Scottish, British, Scandinavian, Italian, Native American and many more. Notoriously known as a 'must-see' destination in Lake County, the Village gives visitors a very unique feel unlike any other place. It is almost as if they are nestled in a hidden town in Europe. Recognized as one of the nation's genuine historic villages, and famous for their annual festivals, the Village of Long Grove also serves as a Midwest destination, known for its one-of-a-kind, unique shopping experience that cannot be duplicated. Only in Long Grove can one experience a charming, historic village abundant with unspoiled natural beauty and a diverse collection of shops, restaurants and events, all supported by a genuine hospitality rarely found in urban environments. A 35-mile jaunt from Chicago, the Village of Long Grove is an experience not to be missed.

Come visit, shop and dine in Long Grove-you'll love it.

For more information about the Village of Long Grove, please visit www.visitlonggrove.comor call 847-634-0888 .

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