You Don’t Need a Hunting License for Pumpkin Season

A Slice of Toasted Pumpkin Bread with a Pat of Melted Butter

When autumn comes to mind, I suspect many visualize pumpkins before the gold, orange, and red of turning leaves.   Maybe these gourds have an unfair advantage with the attention they receive when Starbucks announces the return of its Pumpkin Spice Latte.   Manufacturers have also jumped on the pumpkin spice bandwagon by adding this…

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Curating Your Unique Autumn Experience

Autumn Leaves Hung on a Rope

Autumn, more often referred to as fall in North America, marks the transition from summer to winter.  Temperatures grow cooler, and daylight grows shorter.  This sensual transition brings the excitement of family and holiday traditions, with Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and other December festivities arriving at a seemingly rapid-fire pace.   Symbolism of Fall Fall is…

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Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available

Votive Candles

All sponsorship donations are tax deductible and benefit three community non-profit organizations dedicated to improving and enriching the Grant Park Neighborhood: St. Paul United Methodist Church (UMC), the Grant Park Cooperative Preschool, and the Grant Park Parent Network. The Candlelight Tour Offers three sponsorship levels: Evergreen Sponsor: $500 Tax-Deductible Donation Silver Bell Sponsor: $750 Tax-Deductible…

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Apply for the 2022 Artists Market

Soap Sold in Artists Market

We are pleased to announce the return of the Grant Park Artists Market in 2022 – the 40th Anniversary of the Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes. The Artists Market and bake sale, located in the sanctuary at St. Paul United Methodist Church, provides a curated shopping experience for thousands of visitors every year. Vendor…

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Save the Date for 2022 Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes

Greenery on Snowy Railing

The Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes returns on Saturday, December 10th, and Sunday, December 11th, from 6:00–10:00 PM.  This is the 40th anniversary of the Tour. Tickets go on sale via the website on Friday, November 11th.  Tickets are $25 each until midnight on Friday, December 9th. After that time, tickets may be purchased…

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