Dec. 12 is Poinsettia Day, in honor of Joel Roberts Poinsett, the first American minister to Mexico. Poinsett brought this colorful plant back to the U.S. and gave them as gifts. Purchase the holiday plant for friends and family (or yourself) for 20 percent off here by calling in your order and referring to the discount code “11G.” Follow this month-by-month guide to keep the plants healthy year-round.
Dec. 14 is National Bouillabaisse Day. The fish soup is believed to have originated in Marseilles, France and is popular all around the Mediterranean and in New Orleans. Celebrate with celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse’s bouillabaisse recipe.
Gingerbread House Workshop
Stop by any time between 11am and 3pm and choose a house or gingerbread man and let your creativity to be inspired!
Advent Christmas Concert
Starting at 5:00 p.m., visit Grace Lutheran Church Northbrook for choir, chamber orchestra, carols and much more at their Christmas concert.
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