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Fall 2019 Event Details:
Specialty Dining and Workshops

Southern Exposure's Fall 2019 season now open for registration! You'll find 30 all-new workshops and two brand new specialty dining events, plus many of your seasonal favorites. This page provides a detailed description of all 61 of our Fall 2019 offerings. Space is truly limited so we urge you to register online today using our secure, SSL-encrypted system. (Register online now)

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Fall 2019 Specialty Dining

A full-service cash bar is available for your enjoyment. NOTE: Dinner price includes valet parking and 18% gratuity. Sales tax will be added when you make your reservation. Make your reservations today.

SE-100, Fri., Aug. 23, 6:30 PM, $75
UNDER THE TUSCAN MOONLIGHT: An Italian summer night
Close your eyes and imagine the splendor of a summer twilight in Tuscany as the night breeze cools down the day’s heat. Where the evening meal is more than just nourishment but life itself. Come join the Southern Exposure staff in creating a night that will envelop you in the magic of Italy as well as nourish both body and spirit. Register Now

  • Italian Style Gazpacho
  • Fennel Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette
  • Tuscan Chicken with Gorgonzola Sauce
  • Italian Rice with Spinach and Red Peppers
  • Italian Green Beans with mushrooms
  • Classic Tiramisu
  • Glass of wine selected by our Sommelier

SE-200, Fri., Sept. 20, 6:30 PM, $75
THE HARVEST MOON: Fall’s bounty arrives
Each year at this time, for several evenings, the moon rises soon after sunset providing an abundance of bright moonlight early in the evening, giving aide to farmers harvesting the last of their crops. Join us here at Southern Exposure as we spend an evening under the light of the Harvest Moon enjoying the bounty of the season. Register Now

  • Butternut Squash Soup
  • Vermont Cheddar, Apple, and Pecan Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin
  • Apple Cider and Gouda Scalloped Potatoes
  • Oven Roasted Fall Vegetables
  • Chef Elsie’s Pumpkin Crème Brule
  • Glass of wine selected by our Sommelier

SE-300, Fri., Oct. 11, 6:30 PM, $95 NEW!
BEST LAID PLANS MURDER MYSTERY DINNER: An old Hollywood whodunit
Come to the quintessential whodunnit thriller at the estate of Sir Warren Peace and get thrown into a night of mystery, intrigue, and murder you will never forget. Be entertained as you discover clues and pertinent information to figure out who the killer is all while enjoying a delicious meal prepared by Chef Elsie. Be sure to dress in your old Hollywood best. Register Now

  • Old Fashioned Cocktail
  • Shrimp Cocktail
  • Waldorf Salad
  • Beef Tenderloin with a Bordelaise Sauce
  • Herbed Mashed Potatoes
  • English Peas with Pearl Onions
  • Rum Poke Cake with Butter Rum Glaze
  • Glass of wine chosen by our Sommelier

SE-400, Sat., Oct. 26, 6:30 PM, $85 NEW!
ALL HALLOWS’ EVE: BeWitching Soiree
Ghosts and Witches and Creatures of Fright,
Don’t miss the call of Halloween Night.
Come one, Come all with threads on display,
And enchant the halls of our BeWitching Soiree.


Come celebrate All Hallows’ Eve with the Southern Exposure staff and spirits as the veil between the living and spirit world thins. It will be an evening of friends, food and fun in the large canopy. In order to keep any unwanted spirits at bay, be sure to dress in your finest trickery. Register Now

  • All Hallows’ Eve inspired cocktail
  • Pumpkin Soup
  • Apple and Raspberry Mixed Greens Salad with a Cinnamon Vinaigrette
  • Rack of Lamb with Mango Chutney
  • Stuffed Pepper with Black Rice and Oven Roasted Vegetables
  • Chef Elsie’s Fall Spiced Crème Brule
  • Glass of wine chosen by our Sommelier

SE-500, Fri., Dec. 6, 6:30 PM, $80
WHITE CHRISTMAS: Celebrating the holidays
The joy of the holidays is time with family and friends, good food, sweet treats, warm fires, thoughtful presents, and lots of love. But the magic starts when the snowflakes begin to softly fall and the world is transformed into a wonderland of crystal and white. Please join the Southern Exposure staff as we celebrate friendship, the spirit of the holidays, and the magic of a white Christmas. Register Now

  • Black Bean Soup with Sour Cream and Cilantro
  • Maple Pecan Spinach Blend Salad
  • Prime Rib Au Poivre
  • Herb Mashed Potatoes
  • Carrots with Figs and Walnuts
  • Chef Elsie’s Chocolate Crème Brule
  • Glass of wine chosen by our Sommelier


Fall 2019 Workshops

Note: All workshops include a full meal. Please read the descriptions below for more details. Prices include all supplies (if applicable), food and beverages. Sales tax will be added when you make your reservation.

SE-01, Thurs., Aug. 22, 6:30 p.m., $75 NEW!
SUCCULENT WREATH: A summer favorite

The name succulent originates from a Latin word meaning “sap” since these plants typically have sap-filled leaves that provide them with nourishment when there isn’t any. That makes succulents attractive plants to add to your summer garden, since they are relatively easy to care for and come in over 10,000 different varieties. In this workshop, we pay tribute to this lovely summer favorite by creating a wrapped branch wreath accented by faux succulents, as well as enjoy a scrumptious meal prepared by our chef. Register Now!

SE-02, Sat., Aug. 24, 1:00 p.m., $60 NEW!
FAIRY GARDEN TEA PARTY: An enchanted afternoon

Stories of fairies enchant and delight both children and adults alike. Fairy gardens, or miniature gardens, have become increasingly popular over the last several years with miniature plants and fairy decor being readily available at many nurseries. Fairy gardens can be simple or elaborate, but both are fun to create and add a bit of magic and enchantment to your garden. Bring your son, daughter, grandchild, niece, nephew, or any special child in your life and spend a magical afternoon with them creating your own fairy garden as well as enjoy a tea party themed light lunch prepared by our chef. Each adult and child will create their own fairy garden, so the workshop price applies to each individual in attendance. Children must be age 5 and older. Register Now!

SE-03, Thurs., Aug. 29, 6:30 p.m., $70 NEW!
ICE CREAM BUCKET PLANTER: A twist on a classic summer treat

Nothing says summer more than sitting outside on a hot, sunny day indulging in a creamy scoop of your favorite ice cream. Vanilla and chocolate are traditional favorites, but recent flavor trends have shifted to herbal ice creams like basil and thyme. In this workshop, you will plant some of these herbs in a rustic ice cream bucket planter that will add the aroma and look of summer to any spot. You will also enjoy a delightful meal prepared by our chef. Register Now!

SE-04, Fri., Aug. 30, 6:30 p.m., $80 NEW!
PRACTICAL ILLUMINATION: Lantern with grilling herbs

Summer wouldn’t be the same without family get-togethers and dinners cooked on the grill. The smells from the grill evoke feelings of nostalgia from summers both past and present as we remember the candlelit evenings spent with family and friends enjoying a good meal. In this workshop, we will utilize popular grilling herbs to create a seasonal display in a vintage lantern, creating both a beautiful and practical addition to your outdoor décor. You will also enjoy a summer cocktail and grilled dinner prepared by our chef. Register Now!

SE-05, Wed., Sept. 4, 6:30 p.m., $60 NEW!
BY THE LIGHT OF A CANDLE: Adding a romantic touch

Candles have been used as a source of light and illumination for thousands of years with their earliest use being credited to the Ancient Egyptians. Their soft, flickering glow instantly creates a romantic and peaceful ambiance in any space. In this workshop you will use both permanent and fresh botanicals, along with a flameless candle, to create a display that will add a soft touch to your favorite room. You will also enjoy an inspiring dinner by our chef. Register Now!

SE-06, Thurs., Sept. 5, 6:30 p.m., $75 NEW!
ROTATING OLIVE BUCKET CADDY: A new spin on an old favorite

With an interesting shape and design, olive buckets are aptly named as they are traditionally used in both Italy and France to collect and wash olives harvested from the countryside. In addition to their traditional use, they make wonderful planters or containers to hold your treasures. In this workshop, you will add fresh botanicals and other accents to a slightly different and smaller version of this classic container. This rotating olive bucket caddy consists of four individual caddies attached to a central decorative frame and will add a touch of old-world charm to your décor. You will also enjoy a classic meal prepared by our chef. Register Now!

SE-07, Wed., Sept. 11, 6:30 p.m., $85 NEW!
SAY IT WITH AN HERB: The symbolism and meanings of herbs

Herbs have been utilized for centuries, both for medicinal and cooking purposes, but they also carry symbolic meaning. Rosemary, for instance, is the herb of remembrance, while thyme represents courage and strength. On this particular day of remembrance, you will learn about the symbolic meaning of several herbs and add them to mason jars mounted on a plank board wall hanging, measuring 10” tall x 24” wide. You will also enjoy a memorable meal prepared by our chef. Register Now!

SE-08, Thurs., Sept. 12, 6:30 p.m., $65 NEW!
FALL BOTANICAL WREATH: A captivating display of autumn’s beauty

Fall is one of the most beautiful and colorful seasons of the year, as the green of summer gives way to the vibrant golds, oranges, and reds of autumn. Wreaths are a decorative way to capture this spectacular transformation. Incorporating both fresh and permanent botanicals, spend an evening creating an autumn wreath to be displayed on your door or any room to welcome in the upcoming fall season. You will also enjoy a spectacular meal prepared by our chef. Register Now!

SE-09, Fri., Sept. 13, 6:30 p.m., $75
GARDEN TO GLASS MIXOLOGY: Herbal concoctions for your fall get-togethers

(Note: You must be at least 21 years old to sign up for this workshop.)
Join us this evening as Southern Exposure’s bar manager takes center stage and invites you to enter the world of cocktail mixing. You’ll mash, muddle, mix, blend, shake, and stir your way through the classic approach to cocktail mixing using herbs from the gardens. Each cocktail demonstrated will be sampled and then perfectly paired with Chef Elsie’s cuisine. Come ready to eat, drink, and toast the fall months ahead. Register Now!

SE-10, Wed., Sept. 18, 6:30 p.m., $75 NEW!
ANTIQUE STYLE TIN CADDY AND BOTTLE VASES:
Permanent and fresh botanicals on display

Add a few of your favorite faux or fresh flowers to these vintage inspired bottle vases in their own tin caddy and transform any room’s décor. This caddy becomes versatile to hold your cutlery, or to serve glasses of your favorite beverage. No matter how you use this vintage piece, you will be adding a fresh farm look to any space. Spend an evening cutting flowers from the farm and enjoying a delicious meal prepared by our chef. Register Now!

SE-11, Sat., Sept.. 21, 10:00 a.m., $85
SPLISH SPLASH! A birdbath your birds can enjoy through winter!

We adore old farm relics and implements. It reminds us of the hard work and determination of the individuals before us and how hard they worked to till the land. That is what makes this birdbath, made from old harrow discs and scrap steel, such a classic addition to your garden. Because the disc is steel, the thermal radiation heat of the winter sun will keep the outer ring melted, allowing your feathered friends a place to drink all winter long. Don’t be alarmed, you are not seeing double! This workshop was so popular, we are offering it twice this fall, so be sure to reserve a spot while you can. Add some seasonal touches to this unique birdbath and enjoy a delicious meal prepared by our chef. Register Now!

SE-12, Sat., Sept. 21, 2:00 p.m., $85
SPLISH SPLASH! A birdbath your birds can enjoy through winter!

We adore old farm relics and implements. It reminds us of the hard work and determination of the individuals before us and how hard they worked to till the land. That is what makes this birdbath, made from old harrow discs and scrap steel, such a classic addition to your garden. Because the disc is steel, the thermal radiation heat of the winter sun will keep the outer ring melted, allowing your feathered friends a place to drink all winter long. Don’t be alarmed, you are not seeing double! This workshop was so popular, we are offering it twice this fall, so be sure to reserve a spot while you can. Add some seasonal touches to this unique birdbath and enjoy a delicious meal prepared by our chef. Register Now!

SE-13, Sun., Sept. 22, 1:00 p.m., $80
STACKED ROCK GARDEN SCULPTURES: The ultimate balancing act

Garden sculptures come in many forms. Garden cairns (stacked rocks) were historically used as markers along trails so the early settlers knew they were going in the right direction. Today we use stacked rocks as a dynamic art medium which naturally draws our attention to the focal point of the garden. In this workshop, you will create a 30-inch stacked-stone sculpture for an all-season focal point in your garden, as well as enjoy a mouth-watering meal prepared by our chef. Register Now!

SE-14, Wed., Sept. 25, 6:30p.m., $80
WOODEN BARN DOOR AND SWAG: Country chic

Bring out the rustic elements of a barn with our distressed wood “barn door” complete with iron accents. This door is perfect for displaying your favorite picture frames, seasonal décor, or a wreath. The door measures 18” tall x 14” wide and comes in a white distressed aged color. There is no bigger trend in interior design than the rustic, out-in-the-country look. You will be reminded of simpler times, our countries heritage, and farm-to-table cuisine as you add seasonal accents to this picturesque barn door and enjoy a hearty meal prepared by our chef. Register Now!

SE-15, Thurs., Sept. 26, 6:30 p.m., $75 NEW!
HANGING WOOD LANTERN STYLE CANDLE HOLDER: Rustic charm

Nothing is more powerful than light in the darkness of night. The ancient Chinese captured fireflies in transparent containers to create a short-term lantern. Ancient Egyptians and Greeks used lanterns of enclosed glass with a candle. Utilizing permanent botanicals and a flameless candle, you will transform an open wood-framed hanging lantern into an illuminated display of fall’s beauty as well as enjoy a delightful meal prepared by our chef. Register Now!

SE-16, Fri., Sept. 27, 6:30 p.m., $85 NEW!
WASHBASIN MIRROR WITH SWAG: A reflection of fall

Reflect back on simpler times when morning started with the crow of the rooster, cows grazed in the pasture, and fields of green could be seen for miles. Create a permanent reminder of those times with this hanging wash basin mirror that you will enhance with autumn permanent botanicals and also enjoy a comforting meal prepared by our chef. Register Now!

SE-17, Wed., Oct. 2, 6:30 p.m., $80 NEW!
SUNBURST WREATH WITH FALL BOTANICALS: Festive holiday décor

Take a relaxing moment to enjoy October’s splendor as you add fall accents to this 28” sunburst grapevine wreath. With just a little flair and our easy step-by-step directions, you will turn a variety of fresh and permanent botanicals into a one of a kind wreath that will add a festive touch to your home for fall and the holidays. You will also enjoy a delicious meal prepared by our chef. Register Now!

SE-18, Thurs., Oct. 3, 6:30 p.m., $75 NEW!
HOPS AND BITTERSWEET SWAG: A celebration of Oktoberfest

As the temperature drops and the days get shorter, trees and vines shift to center stage. During the fall, bittersweet vines put on a display few other plants can rival, as the deep yellow skin of their berries bursts to reveal an orange jewel within, and with the rise of the craft brewing scene, hops, beautiful in their own right, are becoming an increasingly popular decorative perennial. Combine the two, add a few touches of the season, and you will create a display that will impress your guests. Enjoy a beer cocktail crafted by our bar manager as well as a fall-inspired meal prepared by our chef. Register Now!

SE-19, Fri., Oct. 4, 6:30 p.m., $80 NEW!
OKTOBERFEST BEER TASTING GALA: Good beer, good friends, good food!
(Note: You must be at least 21 years old to sign up for this workshop.)
The tradition of Oktoberfest began on October 12, 1810, to celebrate the marriage of Ludwig I and Princess Teresa of Sassonia-Hildburghausen. All of the citizens of Munich were invited to celebrate the marriage and over 200 years later, the tradition continues; transformed over time into a festival known for its beer consumption, revelry, and delicious foods. In honor of this tradition and to join in the festivities, Southern Exposure will be hosting its own version of Oktoberfest. Join us in the large canopy as we offer the tasting of 8 different beers that will each be paired with a delectable item on our heavy hors d’oeuvres buffet prepared by our chef. Cast your vote for the best taste and the favorite of the night will receive a discount. As you move between the tasting tables and buffet, enjoy an evening filled with friendship, food, and fun. Register Now!

SE-20, Wed., Oct. 9, 6:30 p.m., $65 NEW!
PALLET DECOR WITH HANGING HERBS: An aromatic delight

Herbs are versatile. They are used medicinally, to provide fragrance, to season food, and drying herbs can be used as rustic fall décor. Bundling herbs and hanging them to dry can be used as natural decorations around your home. In this workshop, you will take a walk through the Southern Exposure gardens to collect some of the many herbs found here, and hang them from this charming pallet wall décor which measures 6” tall x 12” wide x 3” deep. You will also add a few touches of the season to create a captivating display and enjoy a flavorful meal prepared by our chef. Register Now!

SE-21, Thurs., Oct. 10, 6:30 p.m., $75 NEW!
OLIVE BUCKET TOBACCO BASKET: Two favorites combined

Tobacco baskets and olive buckets have both been featured in past Southern Exposure workshops. Now these favorite items have been combined to create the ultimate home décor. Taking inspiration from the season, fall flowers and foliage will further transform this piece into a delightful addition to any room. To top the evening off, you will enjoy a wonderful meal prepared by our chef. Register Now!

SE-22, Sat., Oct. 12, 7:30 AM - 11:30 p.m., $250 NEW!
OLD MISSION PENINSULA WINERY TOUR: Traverse City and beyond!

(Note: You must be at least 21 years old to sign up for this group bus tour.)
If you love wine, fall, and beautiful scenery, then this tour is for you. While our bus tour drives through picturesque wine regions at the most beautiful time of year on our way to the Old Mission Peninsula, you owe it to yourself to sit back, take in the scenery, and chat with your companions. We plan stops at Bonobo, Brys Estate, Bowers Harbor, and Tabone vineyards, where you will visit their tasting rooms and stock up on your favorite wines to share with family and friends. As we head back, we make one final stop at Mission Table for a delightful dinner. Our bus tour leaves promptly at 7:30 am and returns approximately at 11:30 pm. The cost of the tour includes: bus fees, Chef Elsie’s on-board breakfast and lunch, winery charges, dinner at Mission Table and refreshments along the way. It will be a day you don’t want to miss. Please sign up early as this is a popular tour. Register Now!

SE-23, Sun., Oct. 13, 1:00 p.m., $80
RECLAIMED WOOD PUMPKIN: No carving required!

Join us as we usher in fall with these adorable pumpkins made from reclaimed wood. Even though we may not be ready for fall yet, we all know fall can be a beautiful season. In fact, it’s Jennifer’s favorite time of year here in the Midwest. The 21” tall x 26” wide pumpkin, complete with real grapevine stem, is made and assembled from reclaimed barn wood and only needs your final touch which includes staining and decorating to fit the fall season. Enjoy a heart-warming meal prepared by our chef to complete the perfect Sunday afternoon. Register Now!

SE-24, Wed., Oct. 16, 6:30 p.m., $75 NEW!
WEAVE BASKET with TIN ACCENTS WALL DÉCOR: Mixed Media with Country Charm

Keeping your home décor up to date with the changing seasons can be a daunting task. Wall pocket baskets strategically placed around your home can provide a simple way to add quick seasonal touches with either live or permanent botanicals. In this workshop, you will create a cold weather basket with live botanicals just in time for the changing weather. As always, you will also enjoy a delicious meal prepared by our chef. Register Now!

SE-25, Thurs., Oct. 17, 6:30 p.m., $80 NEW!
LETTERS OF THE SEASON: A Message of Fall

Remember the excitement of opening the mailbox and finding a letter addressed to you? The thrill of recognizing your name in print and knowing that someone had been thinking about you. With emails and texting, letter writing has quickly become a communication form of the past. Join us for a tribute to the days of putting pen to paper and write a floral love letter to fall with this adorable metal envelope mounted on a pallet board background. You will create a fall-themed arrangement, but this decorative piece can easily be updated for every season. Thankfully, the celebration of food will never change so you will also enjoy a heart-warming meal prepared by our chef. Register Now!

SE-26, Fri., Oct. 18, 6:30 p.m., $75 NEW!
AUTUMN LIGHTS: A Fall inspired lantern display

Nothing is more enchanting at night than the glow of lanterns in the garden. With Halloween right around the corner, this red rustic lantern will create just the right mood. Add both live and permanent botanicals, along with a spot of light and you have a captivating addition to your garden or room in your home. Update the display with botanicals for each season and you have a piece that can delight all year long. In this workshop you will create a scene for the fall season and enjoy a magical dinner prepared by our chef. Register Now!

SE-27, Sat., Oct. 19, 10:00 a.m., $90 NEW!
FAUX BOIS HEN: A true classic

Faux Bois is a French term, which literally means “false wood” and is a technique used to make a variety of materials look like ancient wood. Using this method on statuary will add an old-world appearance to any garden. In this workshop, you will replicate this technique using a 15” concrete hen statuary and enjoy a wonderful meal prepared by our chef. Register Now!

SE-28, Sat., Oct. 19, 2:00 p.m., $85
WEEPING ANGEL: A moving addition to any garden

Angels have appeared in works of art for centuries and have become not only a fixture in art history, but also as statuary in gardens around the world. These winged figures are viewed in many different lights; as warriors, messengers, and protectors. For garden enthusiasts, angel statuary provides an atmosphere of solace, peace, and beauty in any garden setting. In this workshop, you will age an 11” weeping angel statue and enjoy a delightful meal prepared by our chef. Register Now!

SE-29 Sun., Oct. 20, 1:00 p.m., $75 NEW!
HOLIDAY COOKIE EXTRAVAGANZA: Simple tips to create elegant holiday treats

Whatever the holiday, food is always at the center. At this time of year, we are putting on our aprons, getting out the mixer, and rolling up our sleeves in preparation for all of those traditional holiday sweets that are waiting to be baked. This workshop is all about different types of holiday cookies and simple things that you can do to take your holiday treats to the next level. You will start your afternoon enjoying a delicious meal prepared by our chef and then rotate between four different stations. At each station you will talk about a different type of cookie and learn a simple decorating tip to create an elegant treat. By the end of the afternoon you will not only have a collection of decorating tips, but also delicious cookies. Register Now!

SE-30, Wed., Oct. 23, 6:30 p.m., $60
GREEN MAN HANGING STATUARY: Spirit of Nature

The Green Man forest spirit has traveled the world for centuries and seems to have adapted to local cultures as the centuries have passed. Some of the best evidence of the phenomenon today is interestingly found on medieval churches in France and England. But in ancient times, this representative of nature lived not only among Celtic forests tribes in northern Europe, but also among great architectural empires such as Egypt, Greece and Rome. Measuring 16” by 9” and cast from finishing concrete, this will be enjoyed inside or out. Spend an evening detailing your sculpture with a dry brush technique to create an aged look and enjoy a scrumptious feast prepared by our chef. Register Now!

SE-31, Thurs., Oct. 24, 6:30 p.m., $85 NEW!
VINTAGE AUTUMN BIRDCAGE: The colors of fall on display

When you think of fall decorations, pumpkins and gourds will often come to mind. Gourds have been used for practical and decorative purposes for centuries. Birdcages also have their place in history with their use dating as far back as the Ancient Egyptians. Put these two things together and you have a classic piece that will stand the test of time. Spend an evening creating an autumn display in an antique white, square birdcage that can easily be updated for every season and enjoy a seasonal meal prepared by our chef. Register Now!

SE-32, Fri., Oct. 25, 6:30 p.m., $85 NEW!
HALLOWEEN PROGRESSIVE DINNER:
A Halloween inspired menu with simple decorating ideas

Why wait for Halloween? Let’s start the festivities early and come together to enjoy a Halloween inspired progressive dinner. Start at the Hog House with a holiday drink and then eat your way through the grounds at Southern Exposure, ending up in the large canopy for a tasty dessert and the Halloween edition of decorating on a shoestring. A variety of decorating ideas will be displayed, along with a simple idea for you to create and take with you. It’s the perfect way to warm-up for Halloween. Register Now!

SE-33 through SE-49, 6:30 p.m. each evening, $60
HOLIDAY DECORATING ON A SHOESTRING

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Entertaining is so simple: just open the door to your home and your heart, and allow people to come in. This is the time of year to pull out all the stops, from trying new recipes to merging time-honored traditions with something new. With creativity and a dash of style, you can mix old and new, traditional and contemporary, classic and refined. Back by popular demand, this workshop will demonstrate over one hundred decorating ideas and provide a holiday-inspired dinner prepared by our chef. New to this year’s workshop will be a decorating idea you will create and take home with you! Register Now!

Note: Since this is our most popular workshop of the season, please register early to ensure your desired date is secured. Please dress appropriately, as we will be moving inside and outside.

SE-33 Tues., Nov. 5
SE-34 Wed., Nov. 6
SE-35 Thurs., Nov. 7
SE-36 Fri., Nov. 8
SE-37 Sat., Nov. 9
SE-38 Tues., Nov. 12
SE-39 Wed., Nov. 13
SE-40 Thurs., Nov. 14
SE-41 Fri., Nov. 15
SE-42 Sat., Nov. 16
SE-43 Tues., Nov. 19
SE-44 Wed., Nov. 20
SE-45 Thurs., Nov. 21
SE-46 Fri., Nov. 22
SE-47 Sat., Nov. 23
SE-48 Tues., Nov. 26
SE-49 Wed., Nov. 27

SE-50, Wed., Dec. 4, 6:30 p.m., $90 NEW!
RUSTIC BARN DOOR with HOLIDAY SWAG: A warm winter welcome

Add a little country charm to your holiday décor with a rustic barn door wall decoration. With a holiday arrangement of fresh pine and Christmas trinkets, this barn door, measuring 38” tall x 15” wide, will be sure to add just the right amount of holiday spirit to any space. Complete the evening with a hearty meal prepared by our chef and you will be ready for the holidays! Register Now!

SE-51, Thurs., Dec. 5, 6:30 p.m., $65 NEW!
TIE IT WITH A RIBBON: The art of bow-making

It's that time of year when the pile of gifts in the corner leads to late nights of wrapping presents by the fire and tangles of ribbon everywhere. There are numerous ways to tie a bow that can make each wrapped present a unique piece of art itself. In this workshop, you will combine fresh with permanent botanicals to create a holiday arrangement and learn the art of bow making to add that extra special touch to each present. But, before we send you off to get all tied up in knots, you will enjoy a relaxing meal prepared by our chef. Register Now!

SE-52, Sat., Dec. 7, 10:00 a.m., $80 NEW!
HOLIDAY WREATH: The elegance of white

The holidays make us think about winter and winter brings images of snow. While we may dread the long winter before us, there is nothing quite like the look of a soft blanket of fresh snow on the ground just in time for Christmas. In order to capture that image, in this workshop you will be working with a white, twisted branch wreath and adding holiday elements. The contrast between the white branches and colorful foliage will add a dramatic flair to any room. You will also enjoy a heart-warming meal prepared by our chef. Register Now!

SE-53, Sat., Dec. 7, 2:00 p.m., $85
ALPINE SLED: A “Bit of Swiss” in your holiday décor

In this workshop, a replica of a Swiss sled has been built for you to include in your holiday décor. Alpine sledding is still a mainstay sport for children and adults alike; both here and in Europe. This treasured sled measuring 31” long x 18” wide x 5” tall, will instantly add the spirit of the season to your home whether it is placed indoors or outdoors. You will decorate your own Alpine Sled using an assortment of fresh greens, twigs, and ribbon as well as enjoy an exquisite meal prepared by our chef. Register Now!

SE-54, Sun., Dec. 8, 1:00 p.m., $85 NEW!
LET IT SNOW! LET IT SNOW! Bring a little bit of winter inside

Childhood memories of excitedly racing outside after the first snow to create your version of a snowman is the inspiration behind this workshop. You will want to find the perfect place for this reminder of those special times. You will add winter-themed botanicals to a 15” snowman complete with black hat, carrot nose, and red scarf, that will bring a little of that outdoor magic inside. But first, you will enjoy an enchanting meal prepared by our chef. Register Now!

SE-55, Wed., Dec. 11, 6:30 p.m., $70 NEW!
MAGICAL LIGHTED SPHERE ORNAMENTS:
Add an additional illuminated touch to your tree

Christmas ornaments come in all shapes and sizes, evoking different memories and feelings. The spirit of a Christmas tree is the synthesis of those ornaments. In this workshop, you will integrate permanent botanicals and rice lights to 5” and 6” white, grapevine sphere ornaments after enjoying a delicious meal prepared by our chef. Register Now!

SE-56, Thurs., Dec. 12, 6:30 p.m., $70 NEW!
HOLIDAY MAGIC: Adding the final touches for the holidays

“And the stockings were hung by the chimney with care…” This line from Clement Clark Moore’s, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, shares the final touches that were made to the house before retiring and waiting for St. Nick to arrive. In your own preparation for Christmas Eve, join us to create a holiday stocking filled with fresh and permanent botanical surprises. You will also assemble a Christmas Stovetop Potpourri that will fill your home with the pleasing smells of the holidays all the way to Christmas morning. And as always, you will enjoy a festive meal prepared by our chef. Register Now!


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