What’s happening at Floriole and around town.
Watercolor floral wreath crafting with Joslyn
We’ll be learning the basics of watercolor and color mixing. First, you’ll fill a sheet with various leaves and blooms to practice. Then, Joslyn will show you how to design and paint a floral wreath with your new skills.
WHAT YOU GET
- Watercolor and brushes to use during our time together
- Paper (some with pre-drawn florals to help you get started)
- Baked goods spread & coffee
Crêpe Dinner at Floriole
Put on your beret and join us for a fun crêpe dinner!
-asparagus and fava bean salad
-buckwheat crêpe filled with smoked gouda and spinach, topped with a farm egg and crisp lardons
-sweet crêpe filled with roasted strawberry rhubarb jam and topped with buttermilk sherbet
*hard cider, beer, wine and other beverages are available for purchase at the dinner Merci et à bientôt!
Bloody Mary Battle at Sink Swim
More information to come.
Taste of Chicago
Check back to find out when Sandra is doing chef cooking demonstrations.
An Evening to Support Growing Power
Join us to celebrate the amazing work that Growing Power does to help bring more real food to Chicago’s south and west sides. This summer alone they will employee 200 teens and 150 head-start preschoolers at city farms. Come enjoy delicious food, a drink or two, and help Growing Power to grow tasty and nutritious vegetables while supporting over 350 youth this summer with art, cooking, food and fitness, as well as environmental education!
$10 donation upon entry includes 1 drink ticket. Additional drink tickets available for $5
Food and desserts provided by Floriole and Our House Pizza.
Growing Power is a national nonprofit organization and land trust supporting people from diverse backgrounds, and the environments in which they live, by helping to provide equal access to healthy, high-quality, safe and affordable food for people in all communities.
Green City Market Chef BBQ
The Green City Market Chef BBQ is one of Chicago’s most anticipated food events of the summer! Over 100 of Chicago’s top restaurants and beverage purveyors provide tasting portions of local, sustainable heirloom produce, heritage meats, and craft beverages sourced from Green City Market farmers. Enjoy the beautiful summer setting in Lincoln Park and interact with chefs and beverage purveyors while enjoying market-inspired creations that highlight the best of the Midwest. Guests will find both vegetarian and meat dishes.
Sheffield Music Festival and Garden Walk
The “Summer’s Best Festival” features self-guided tours of more than 80 Gardens, guided Architectural Tours, live entertainment by some of Chicago’s and North America’s finest bands, food and drink, and activities for children at the Kids’ Corner. Floriole will be participating with visits to our rooftop garden and a party on our patio!
Shine and Dine 2017
Step Up believes all girls should have the opportunity to fulfill their potential. Shine & Dine raises nearly 40% of the funds Step Up needs to reach its Chicago community for one year.
Nearly 700 guests attend Shine & Dine each August to sip and snack their way through tasting stations from Chicago’s top eateries, while raising vital funds for Step Up’s mentorship programs.