5 Things to Do: December 4-6

This weekend, get some holiday shopping done at the ShopColumbia Holiday Market and the One of a Kind Show and Sale in Chicago. Or, shop in the suburbs during the Red Invitation Sale.

You can also gather the entire family for two fun events in Skokie and Winnetka.

ShopColumbia Holiday Market

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Necklace by Dana Diederich — Arts, Entertainment, Media Management – 2011 (Photo courtesy of The Silverman Group, Inc.)

Dec. 3-5
Chicago

Support Columbia’s alumni and student artists, who will sell jewelry, clothes, toys, fine art and more at this free market. There will also be live music, poetry readings and a hot chocolate bar.

One of a Kind Show and Sale

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Erica Zap (Photo courtesy of Carol Fox and Associates Public Relations.)

Dec. 3-6
Chicago

Make your way to The Merchandise Mart and shop unique handmade works from more than 600 artists.

Gingerbread Building for Charity 2015

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Dec. 6
Winnetka

Join A. Perry Homes and Make It Better as we build gingerbread houses for deserving organizations. The winner will receive $250 for the charity of his or her choice. RSVP today!

Hands-On Hanukkah

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Photo courtesy of Westfield Old Orchard.

Dec. 6
Skokie

At this free Westfield Old Orchard event, kids can get a picture taken with Danny the Dreidel, participate in a dreidel spinning contest, enter to win a Mensch on a Bench and more.

36th Annual Red Invitation Sale

Image courtesy of the Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce.

Dec. 6
Northfield, Winnetka

“Buy Close By” during the holiday season with this annual shopping event. Businesses throughout Northfield and Winnetka will offer discounts, refreshments and more.


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