Tis the season for lots of holiday happenings that will lead us into the New Year.
Come on downtown for the 32nd annual Christkindl Weekend, Dec. 2-3, where there will be activities for all ages, from cookie decorating and a Santa’s Workshop to horsedrawn wagon rides, hot cocoa and specials offered by many merchants. Visit shophistoricfrankfort.com.
December 9-10 is the FHBA’s 13th annual Cookie Walk, which includes cookie stops at 25 downtown merchants. This popular event has once again sold out, so if you didn’t get your tickets, mark your calendars for next year!
Then, on Friday, Dec. 15, get ready to shop til you drop during the Chamber’s 22nd Annual Midnight Madness. From 6 p.m. to midnight, more than 30 Chamber members will offer specials to help you complete your shopping list.
A heated trolley will take shoppers to outlying shopping areas throughout the night. There will be music by the Frankfort Brass Band, refreshments and deals worth waiting for. Visit frankfortchamber.com for more.
Wishing you Happy Holidays!
Lincolnway Special Recreation Association’s "Lunch with the Grinch," Dec. 16 at the LWSRA Rec Center, 1900 Heather Glen Dr., New Lenox. Tickets are $10 pp. Two seatings. Tickets include pizza lunch, bounce house, DJ and pictures with the Grinch. Everyone two and older needs a ticket. For more info, visit LWSRA.org/grinch.
Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts will bring its widely popular rendition of The Nutcracker to Lincoln-Way West High School at 2 and 7 pm, Dec. 16, and 3 pm, Dec. 17.
Beyond the Nutcracker features students from the company’s nationally-recognized classical ballet training programs, guest artists from the Ballet 5:8 professional company, and all handmade costumes and sets. Tickets are $18 for adults, $10 for children 12 and under; tickets are available at ballet58.org or by calling 708-329-8773.
Frankfort Park District, Classic Holiday Movie Night, 6-7:30pm, Thurs., Dec. 21. Register by Dec. 18, cost $5 per child. Wear pjs and slippers for games, crafts and the movie Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Cookies, popcorn and hot chocolate will be served. Visit frankfortparks.org or call 815-469-9400. Come join the fun!
Sponsors and Vendors needed for the 22nd Century Media Healthy Living Expo presented by Planet Fitness, 9 am-1pm, Sat., Jan. 13 at the Tinley Park Convention Center. Vendors, free workout classes, speakers and more! 22nd Century Media is publisher of The Frankfort Station newspaper.
Bob and Beth Feldman, living the dream with Nothing Bundt Cakes
Beth and Bob Feldman are the owners of Nothing Bundt Cakes in Orland Park.
The two met in 2000 at the University of Missouri–Columbia where they both earned business degrees. Both Beth and Bob always shared a dream of owning their business, and in September 2014 that dream was realized when they opened their Bundt’ique.
Beth and Bob feel strongly about giving back to the community that has given them so much. In the fall of 2018, they will be expanding into a second store in the Frankfort/Mokena area at the intersection of Route 30 and Wolf Rd.
Since being part of Nothing Bundt Cakes, their location has earned several distinguished honors including:
* Village of Orland Park Award for
Excellence in Business (2017)
* Platinum Sales Award (2017)
* Largest Increase in Year over Year Sales Award (2017)
* Tinley Park Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year (2016)
* Marketing Guru Award (2016)
* Gold Sales Award (2016)
* WOW Moment of the Year Award (2016)
* Village of Orland Park New Business of the Year Award (2015)
* Rising Star of the Year (2015)
The mission at Nothing Bundt Cakes is to sweeten and bring happiness to the lives of others. Their high level involvement in the
area and providing delicious bundt cakes to the community drives Beth and Bob to live that mission each and every day and we hope
that your life has been sweetened by them, their amazingly friendly staff, and their wonderful product.