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 SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY

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Sauk Valley Shop Small

participates each year

in Small Business Saturday

when area small businesses

and cultural groups

combine forces to bring

the public a relaxing,

cultural, holiday

shopping experience.

 

 

 

 
 

 

Small Business Saturday®

is a national campaign

founded by

American Express OPEN

to raise awareness

of the shop small movement

in America.

 

First there was Black Friday,

then Cyber Monday.

November 27, 2010

was the first ever

Small Business Saturday.

 

Small Business Saturday

is the day we celebrate

the Shop Small movement

to drive shoppers

to local merchants

across the U.S.

 

 

 
 
 

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When you shop small

68% of your money stays local.

Spend it at a big box, only 43%.

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 HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE

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The Holiday Season is one

of our favorite times of year. 

 

We rearrange the shop,

put up a ton of decorations

and create a festive atmosphere

to kick off the season with joy. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Holiday Open House brings

in friends and family,

many faces

we may not have seen

for quite some time.

 

  People come in to visit,

start their holiday shopping

and get ideas for decorating.

 

 
 
 
 

 

We start weeks ahead

creating over two dozen

sparkly little trees

that we bring

into the shop

to make the 

season festive.

 

 

 
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Pre-order your wreath

at Holiday Open House

and save.

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 GARDENSTOCK

ART & MUSIC FESTIVAL

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GARDENSTOCK 
SHOP

Load up on collectable t-shirts and buttons year round.




 

 

 

 

 

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Bud and Tom's big adventure winds up with a plug for Gardenstock from the Chicago Sun-Times.  On a Ravinia trip to Chicago for the 40th Anniversary Celebration of Woodstock, a reporter interviewed Bud on the concert and one thing lead to the next...

..."I found Bud LeFevre wandering around the pavilion and the "World's Largest Lawn Party."  LeFevre, 49, and his buddy Tom Prendergast, 58, drove a 2007 Volvo to Highland Park from Dixon, Ill., the birthplace of President Ronald Reagan.  He was not at Woodstock. LeFevre owns Distinctive Gardens nursery and greenhouse in Dixon. Ironically, on Aug. 22, 2009 he is throwing his own Woodstock party called the Gardenstock Music Festival. Six bands will play from noon until 11 p.m."

-excerpt from the "Joe Cocker plays Ravinia, man" article by Dave Hoekstra, reporter Chicago Sun-Times, 06.30.2009

 

 

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It's a party.

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 GARDENSTOCK

ART & MUSIC FESTIVAL

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Sinnissippi Centers, Inc. is a community based

behavioral healthcare center

that has provided quality care

to the Illinois residents of

Carroll, Lee, Ogle and Whiteside Counties

since 1966.

 

 Sinnissippi is a fully accredited behavioral

healthcare agency by The Joint Commission.

 

The Sinnissippi Center's Gardening Program

provides valuable hands-on gardening experiences

for the center's clientele

and is a great tool to open lines of communication.

 

 

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 The Youth Gardening Program serves as

an add-on to regular services

and utilizes both clientele and people from the community

to raise produce from a vegetable garden

that in turn is donated to the Dixon Food Pantry.  

 

By attending Gardenstock your support benefits

the Youth Gardening Program

and in turn benefits Dixon Food Pantry,

a perfect "pay it forward"

community spirited event.

 


 

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Our roots grow deep.

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2017 RAFFLE

 
 
 
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Creative spirit generosity

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Copyright Distinctive Gardens Inc.,
2020 Lowell Park Road, Dixon, IL  (815) 285-0014

 

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