Events, Seminars & Workshops

Rochester Hills Holiday Extravaganza – benefiting The Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan

Join us for our annual Holiday Extravaganza; A wine tasting fundraiser for a great local charity!
Not just a ladies night anymore! Men are more than welcome to join in on the fun!

• Food Samples from Great local Restaurants
• Local Vendors
• Wine Tasting
• Goodie Bags
• Raffle Drawings
• 50/50 Raffles
• Music
• & Much More!!

6:30pm to 8:30pm
Tickets are $25

Date
Rochester Hills • Wednesday, Nov. 7th 2018

Location
Rochester Hills

Cost
$25.00

Brighton Holiday Extravaganza – benefiting LACASA

Join us for our annual Holiday Extravaganza; A wine tasting fundraiser for a great local charity!
Not just a ladies night anymore! Men are more than welcome to join in on the fun!

• Food Samples from Great local Restaurants
• Local Vendors
• Wine Tasting
• Goodie Bags
• Raffle Drawings
• 50/50 Raffles
• Music
• & Much More!!

6:30pm to 8:30pm
Tickets are $25

Date
Brighton • Thursday, Nov. 8th 2018

Location
Brighton

Cost
$25.00

Clarkston Rotary – A Taste of the Holidays

Join us for this great event! Stroll through the beautifully holiday decorated Bordine's. Feast on your favorite dishes from local award winning restaurants paired with wines and craft beers from around the world. Also, you can bid on silent auction items and enjoy music and friends while you kick off the holiday season in style.

Date
Thursday Oct. 25th • 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Location
Clarkston

Cost
$45.00

Designer Wreath Demonstration

Watch and learn how to design an artificial wreath like the pros! Our talented designer will use ribbon, flowers and natural greenery to create a wreath from start to finish in just an hour. Along the way they will explain each and every step needed to create a stunning masterpiece at home!

Date
Rochester Hills • Nov. 3rd • 2pm
Rochester Hills • Nov. 18th • 2pm
Clarkston • Nov. 3rd • 2pm
Clarkston • Nov. 18th • 2pm
Brighton • Nov. 3rd • 2pm
Brighton • Nov. 18th • 2pm

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Brighton

Cost
$10.00

Designer Mantel Demonstration

Expand your decorating horizons with a designer mantel this holiday season! Our talented designers will teach you the simple steps to creating a gorgeous mantel. From lights to silks to ribbon and ornaments, you’ll know how to incorporate it all into a stunning showpiece. If decorating a theme tree seems intimidating then this designer mantel seminar is a perfect place to start.

Date
Rochester Hills • Nov. 4th • 2pm
Rochester Hills • Nov. 10th • 2pm
Rochester Hills • Dec. 1st • 10am
Clarkston • Nov. 4th • 2pm
Clarkston • Nov. 10th • 2pm
Clarkston • Dec. 1st • 10am
Brighton • Nov. 4th • 2pm
Brighton • Nov. 10th • 2pm
Brighton • Dec. 1st • 10am

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Brighton

Cost
$10.00

Christmas Open House

Annual Christmas Open House...The BEST selection of the season!

25% off Our Entire Christmas Selection in our
Christmas Store and much more!
Complimentary refreshments!

Date
Nov. 10th & 11th

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Brighton

Cost
FREE

Theme Tree Design Demonstration

Anyone can design a gorgeous theme tree with the right guidelines, some simple tips and coordinating components! Learn from our expert designers how to take the blank canvas of a Christmas tree and transform it into the designer masterpieces you see in our Christmas store.

Date
Rochester Hills • Nov. 11th • 2pm
Clarkston • Nov. 11th • 2pm
Brighton • Nov. 11th • 2pm

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Brighton

Cost
$10.00

Kid’s Ornament Make & Take

Calling all kids! Bring your Christmas spirit for a morning of fun. We will help you create three ornaments to enjoy this holiday season. Class is appropriate for ages 4-12.

Date
Rochester Hills • Nov. 17th • 10am
Clarkston • Nov. 17th • 10am
Brighton • Nov. 17th • 10am

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Brighton

Cost
$5.00

Bow Making 101

Bow making may seem intimidating but it shouldn’t be! With the right guidance and some practice anyone can make a bow. Our talented bow makers will teach you how to make a bow in this hands on class. Class fee includes one bolt of ribbon (priced at $22.99 or less) for you to practice with and take home.

Date
Rochester Hills • Nov. 17th • 2pm
Rochester Hills • Dec. 1st • 2pm
Clarkston • Nov. 17th • 2pm
Clarkston • Dec. 1st • 2pm
Brighton • Nov. 17th • 2pm
Brighton • Dec. 1st • 2pm

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Brighton

Cost
$20.00

Designer Chandelier Demonstration

Step out of your comfort zone this holiday season and take your chandelier to a whole new level! Watch our artistic designer as they turn an ordinary chandelier into a sparkling work of art using artificial greenery, glittering branches, ornaments and more.

Date
Rochester Hills • Nov. 18th • 10am
Clarkston • Nov. 18th • 10am
Brighton • Nov. 18th • 10am

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Brighton

Cost
$10.00

Retail Demonstrations

This isn’t your typical seminar! Instead come watch our designers as they create holiday works of art, hand tie bows and more while they are on the retail floor. Join us for a few minutes, check back in a little bit later or hang out for the entire half hour. As they design they’ll talk you through the steps they are taking to create their masterpiece.

Dates and timing of each demonstration are listed below. Demonstrations will continue for about 30 minutes.

*A seating area will not be provided for these demonstrations as people will be coming and going throughout the process.

11am • Designing an Artificial Centerpiece - Life like flowers, greens and berries combined together with a touch of ribbon make a stunning centerpiece to enjoy throughout the holiday season. See how our designers create these using a variety of artificial stems!

12pm • Bow Making - Bow making may seem intimidating but it shouldn’t be! Watch as our talented bow maker hand ties different types and sizes of bows!

1pm • Creating a Fresh Greens Centerpiece - Nothing compares to the smell of fresh pine, spruce and cedar during the holiday season. Watch as our designers incorporate these into a holiday centerpiece perfect for any room of the home!

Date
November 23rd

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Brighton

Cost
FREE

Retail Demonstrations

This isn’t your typical seminar! Instead come watch our designers as they create holiday works of art, hand tie bows and more while they are on the retail floor. Join us for a few minutes, check back in a little bit later or hang out for the entire half hour. As they design they’ll talk you through the steps they are taking to create their masterpiece.

Dates and timing of each demonstration are listed below. Demonstrations will continue for about 30 minutes.

*A seating area will not be provided for these demonstrations as people will be coming and going throughout the process.

11am • Bow Making - Bow making may seem intimidating but it shouldn’t be! Watch as our talented bow maker hand ties different types and sizes of bows!

12pm • Fresh Greens Porch Pot - Add color to your landscape, porch or patio with containers of fresh greens, birch logs, pine cones, berries, ribbon, lights and so much more this holiday season. Come learn some new and unique ways to incorporate fresh greens into your containers and tips to keep them fresh through the holidays.pm • Creating a Fresh Greens Centerpiece - Nothing compares to the smell of fresh pine, spruce and cedar during the holiday season. Watch as our designers incorporate these into a holiday centerpiece perfect for any room of the home!

1pm • Adding Lights to an Artificial Tree - Give your artificial tree a whole new look by adding additional lights! Add another color of lights to the main tree, flicker flame lights to give ambience or battery operated lights for smaller trees. There is an option for every tree and style! Our lighting expert will also talk about maintaining your lights to get the maximum life out of them.

Date
Nov. 24th • All locations

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Brighton

Cost
FREE

Retail Demonstrations

This isn’t your typical seminar! Instead come watch our designers as they create holiday works of art, hand tie bows and more while they are on the retail floor. Join us for a few minutes, check back in a little bit later or hang out for the entire half hour. As they design they’ll talk you through the steps they are taking to create their masterpiece.

Dates and timing of each demonstration are listed below. Demonstrations will continue for about 30 minutes.

*A seating area will not be provided for these demonstrations as people will be coming and going throughout the process.

11am • Decorating a Fresh Greens Wreath - Transform a simple fresh wreath into the focal point of any entryway with ribbon, cones, berries, artificial stems and more! Keep it simple yet sophisticated or jazz it up to really make an impact!

12pm • Decorating a Log Bundle - Birch logs are a great addition when decorating for the holidays. Spruce them up with some ribbon, artificial greenery and battery operated lights for a stunning holiday look.

1pm • Bow Making - Bow making may seem intimidating but it shouldn’t be! Watch as our talented bow maker hand ties different types and sizes of bows!

Date
November 25th

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Brighton

Cost
FREE

Fresh Greens Centerpiece Workshop

Nothing compares to the smell of fresh pine, spruce and cedar during the holiday season. Come learn alongside our designers how to incorporate these into a holiday centerpiece perfect for any room of your home! With step by step instructions and help from our designers, you’ll create a gorgeous centerpiece to take home.

*You will be cutting your own greens to use so please bring gloves and pruners. If you don’t have pruners, some will be available to use. Ribbon and greens will vary based on availability.
*Space is limited.

Date
Rochester Hills • Dec. 8th • 10am
Clarkston • Dec. 8th • 10am
Brighton • Dec. 8th • 10am

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Brighton

Cost
$25.00

Succulent Garden Workshop

Join us to make this easy to care for succulent garden! Succulents come in a wide array of colors and textures, making them an excellent choice for decorating in your home. It also makes a great gift!

Succulents used in the workshop will vary.
Workshop will last approx. 45 minutes
Space is limited!

Date
Rochester Hills • Dec. 8th • 2pm
Clarkston • Dec. 8th • 2pm
Brighton • Dec. 8th • 2pm

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Brighton

Cost
$15.00