With a little imagination, it may seem as if you are shopping the streets of Milan instead of Wilmette, when the merchants of Plaza del Lago host “Night on the Piazza,” Thursday, May 3, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Strolling musicians will add music to the air of this Italian-inspired evening of shopping. Participating merchants will offer Italian specials and other discounts that you will not want to miss! Additionally, there will be special give-aways at select stores, along with chances to win a variety raffle prizes throughout the evening.
Specials offered by Plaza del Lago merchants for the “Night on the Piazza” include:
- Artisan Shop & Gallery - 20 percent discount store-wide.
- Char Crews – Deep discounts on most manufacturers.
- Convito Café & Market – Taste special Italian salad and home-made Italian cookies. Additionally, special coupons will be distributed to shoppers.
- Fannie May – Tastings of gorgeous new Artisan chocolates and discount coupons for return visit.
- Giggles and Giraffes – Complimentary Lilly Pulitzer tote with a $50 purchase while supplies last.
- Hanig’s Footwear – 10 percent off all purchases for the evening (excluding Thierry Rabotin).
- Higher Gear - 15 percent off all Italian bikes in stock.
- Jewel – Olive oil and Italian bread samplings.
- La Colonna – Complimentary Lilly Pulitzer tote with a $50 purchase while supplies last.
- No Man’s Land Pizza & Grill - $2 slices of pizza for the night and 10 percent off gift certificates.
- Three Wishes ‘n More – 20 percent off all items purchased during the evening (does not apply to previous purchases).
- Vibrato – special jewelry trunk show featuring the works of three exquisite designers, as well as a 15 percent discount store-wide.
- Weight Watchers – Old Town oil demos and tastings of special smoothies and snacks. Recipes will be distributed and oils available for special purchase.
- Yellow Bird – An “All About You” evening. Experience mini massages, courtesy of the Wilmette Massage Center, 100 percent pure Argan oil hands-on demo and 20 percent storewide, excluding personalization. Plus, there will be goodies to sample.