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Shop Oak Lawn & Santa on the Green on Nov. 25

Thinking about your plans for Saturday, Nov. 25? Head over to the Library from 12-3pm for the Shops of Oak Lawn Vendor Fair, featuring Chamber of Commerce businesses. There will be plenty of kids' activities, retail items for purchase, plus a Scavenger Hunt with prizes.

Shop Oak Lawn and Santa on the Green is a fun, free family event to encourage shopping local and celebrating the holiday season. On Nov. 25 (as well as every day), Oak Lawn residents are encouraged to shop small for all. The money spent in the community can stay in the community to help Oak Lawn businesses grow and network.

Holiday trolley rides will be available every 15 minutes (12-3pm) from Santa on the Green (94th and Cook Avenue) to the Oak Lawn Metra Station (96th and Tulley Avenue). This all-community event is sponsored by the Oak Lawn Chamber of Commerce and the Village of Oak Lawn. The day’s activities include:

“Shops of Oak Lawn” Vendor Fair at the Oak Lawn Public Library - Check out a variety of area businesses at “Shops of Oak Lawn” from 12-3pm, plus a Scavenger Hunt and Photo Booth. Kid-friendly activities will be provided by some of the vendors. The following Chamber businesses will be at the Library: Complete Vision Care, Jewels 2 You, Oak Lawn Public Library, Oak Lawn Park District, O’Hara & Friends Salon, Be Inspired Party Rentals, Journey to Wholeness, Southland Accounting & Tax, Nature’s Way, Crafter’s Showcase, Orville (Pet Tags), Fefles Family Chiropractic, Ruof Chiropractic, Kerlin-Walsh Law, JP Architects, iDream Realty, Penny Lane Schools, McEnery Financial, Italo-American Accordion, First American Bank, Mary’s Sweet Life, Fannie May and T-Mobile.

Scavenger Hunt at the Oak Lawn Public Library - Stop by the table in the Lobby to pick up instructions for the Scavenger Hunt. Once you are finished, return to the Lobby for a small surprise. Happy hunting!

See Santa and Mrs. Claus on the Village Green, plus: – Frosty the Snowman | Reindeer | Ice Carving Demo | Kids’ Ferris Wheel & Trackless Train | Inflatables | Carolers | Egg Nog, Cookies & Popcorn

Kids’ Activities & Food at the Metra Station – Face painting provided by the Children’s Museum in Oak Lawn ($5 per child) | Live Music | Caricature & Balloon Artists | Food Vendors (for sale), including: Nothing Bundt Cakes, Pappa Franks, Smilin’ Clyde’s Hot Dogs and Hot Chocolate provided by the Oak Lawn Park District Ice Arena.

Stamps, Totes & Trolleys - Collect stamps for a free canvas tote bag at the Oak Lawn Public Library (9427 S. Raymond Avenue - next to Santa on the Green) and the Metra Station (9525 S. Tulley Avenue). Redeem stamps at either the Metra Station or the Oak Lawn Public Library. While supplies last. Trolley rides every 15 minutes between the Metra Station and Santa on the Green!

Parking - Free parking at the Metra Station (9525 S. Tulley Avenue), Oak Lawn Public Library and the Village Hall Municipal Lot.
Shopping Local Saves Time & Money - Shop local, support Oak Lawn businesses and make a difference in your neighborhood. That’s the message for Nov. 25 – Small Business Saturday – and all throughout the holiday season.

Created by Erin Foley on Nov 24th, 2017 @ 6:07 PM.
Updated on Nov 24th, 2017 @ 6:13 PM.