today i got an email from these people letting me know about some really exciting events that will be happening over at the atlanta homes and lifestyles 2009 christmas house this saturday, november 21st. i did a previous post on the 2009 christmas house here. if you were planning on going to the christmas house this year saturday looks like the perfect day to go. AND, it’s all free to you with your general admission ticket.
beginning at 11 a.m., a series of special events, including book signings, holiday craft classes and party secrets that you don’t want to miss. visit here for ticket information and a complete listing of Saturday’s events. be sure to check out this year’s first-ever holiday tabletop spectacular, “entertaining by design,” located in the garage.
11 a.m. – noon - comfort living for the holidays with christine eisner
let 2009 be the year that you really enjoy the whole holiday season, not just the last few hours of it! discover how to create a season-long celebration that emphasizes inner priorities and meaningful experiences. author and lifestyle expert christine eisner will share her back-to-basics ideas on how a “comfort living” approach to the weeks ahead can ring in a higher pleasure and lower stress celebration of the small moments that make up this special—yet challenging—time of year. this will be the year you create experiences that focus on the journey, instead of merely the finish line. eisner will also be signing copies of her new book, comfort living—a back-to-basics guide to a more balanced lifestyle. for more information, visit here or here.
2 - 3 p.m. - the art of entertaining with jennifer boles of the blog the peak of chic
what is the secret to a successful party? are e-vites replacing RSVPs? Learn the answers to these questions and more from design blogger jennifer boles, author of the peak of chic. covering everything from cocktail hour to calling cards (yes, they’re making a comeback!), boles will discuss the art of at-home entertaining, both easy and elegant. along with her personal insights, boles will share anecdotes about—and tips from—some of america’s most illustrious hostesses of decades past, including elsie de wolfe, dorothy draper and dorothy rodgers, as well as party secrets from today’s top tastemakers. don’t miss this one-time opportunity to hear from one of America’s most famous design bloggers.
have fun if you get to attend these fun events!