MainStreet Libertyville's Dickens of a Holiday returns Dec. 2 and 9
MainStreet Libertyville will host Dickens of a Holiday Saturdays, Dec. 2 and 9.
Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus in Libertyville's Cook Park from 10 a.m. to noon and 1-3 p.m. each Saturday. A volunteer MainStreet photographer will be present to assist with capturing the moment. Donations of dry and canned food items are appreciated for the local food pantry.
The Children's Holiday Shoppe will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each week at Petranek's Pharmacy. Children ages 4-10 are invited to visit the shop and choose up to six gifts for loved ones and friends with the assistance of Santa's elves. The children's purchases will be wrapped and labeled on premises just in time for holiday celebrations.
This year, the popular Victorian Tea will be held at the Libertyville Civic Center beginning at 11 a.m. on both Saturdays. Served by hostesses in authentic Victorian costume, the tea offers pastries, scones and finger sandwiches along with tea service.
Make reservations online at the MainStreet Libertyville website, mainstreetlibertyville.org/events, or call the MainStreet Libertyville office at (847) 680-0336.
Spend the day browsing the many retail shops and eateries in downtown Libertyville. Free covered parking is available at the parking garages located on Church Street and Lake Street. Or take the train; the Metra station is in the heart of the downtown Libertyville near the shops and restaurants.
For information about any of the Dickens of a Holiday activities, contact the MainStreet Libertyville office at (847) 680-0336, visit mainstreetlibertyville.org or follow MainStreet Libertyville on social media.
Event sponsors include As Above So Below; Clementine Early Childhood Community; Libertyville Civic Center; Sunset Foods; The UPS Store Libertyville; AA Service Co. Heating, Cooling and Plumbing; Duck Donuts; United Methodist Church of Libertyville; Ethereal Spiritual Boutique; and The Joyful Gourmet.
MainStreet Libertyville is a nonprofit volunteer organization dedicated to preserving and promoting downtown Libertyville.
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