The Larchmont Boulevard Association is kicking off the holiday season with the annual Larchmont Open House Festival on Sunday, December 2nd. This year the Boulevard will be rockin’ – with festive holiday music, the annual visit from Santa and a scavenger hunt that that involves a tour of 13 local businesses with an opportunity to win prizes at the end.
Larchmont Boulevard Open House Festival Agenda – Sunday, December 2nd 12p-5p
12p – Cathedral Chapel Chorale
12p-2:30p – Larchmont Scavenger Hunt…let the shopping begin!
1p-3p – Santa arrives via fire truck and sets up shop at Landis Labyrinth to visit with local children so they can share their wish list with him
2p – Page Private School Singers
2:30p – Larchmont Scavenger Hunt ends and prizes are awarded at 2:45p
3p – Burgos Family Singers and Ebell Chorale
How Does the Scavenger Hunt Work?
- Stop by Malin+Goetz to pick up a guide for the Scavenger Hunt.
- Between 12p and 2:30p, visit at least 7 of the 13 participating businesses and take your picture in each store once you find the described item.
- Collect a stamp at each of the stores you visit – look for a store/business associate to get a stamp.
- When you have gathered 7 stamps and bring the guide (available on Sunday) to Santa at Landis Labyrinth.
- Santa will be drawing the winning names at 2:45pm…
Scavenger Hunt Tidbits…a little more information on the Larchmont fun!
*TAKE YOUR PICTURE WITH SANTA FROM 1PM TO 3PM: HO HO HO!
~this is a once a year chance for kids and adults alike. He will be at Landis’ Labyrinth 144 Larchmont Boulevard
*(MALIN+GOETZ) 238 N LARCHMONT: SANTA CLAUSE AND MRS CLAUS SHOP HERE TOGETHER
~go in for a Hendricks Gin & Tonic, smell the Dark Rum Candle and receive samples of Grapefruit Face Cleanser, Replenishing Face Cream and Detox Face Mask… perfect for before and after the madness.
DRAWING FOR A VOTIVE CANDLE
*LANDIS GIFTS & STATIONERY 138 N LARCHMONT: IS IT ALMOST 2013?
~go in and find the Kramer Drive Desk Calendar. “Hold my calls Mary, I’m booked this afternoon.”
DRAWING FOR A 2013 KRAMER DRIVE DESK CALENDAR
*LANDIS’ LABYRINTH TOY SHOP 140 & 144 N LARCHMONT: WHERE YOU LOVE TO GET LOST
~Clue: Some people call them ugly, but we think they are pretty cute.
DRAWING FOR A GIFT BAG
*MARCIE BRONKER / HOME COUTURE 128 ½ N LARCHMONT: WHAT IF SANTA WAS YOUR HOUSE GUEST?
~ask Marcie what every family room needs.
DRAWING FOR A SPECIAL PRICED DESIGN CONSULTATION
*PEET’S COFFEE & TEA 124 N LARCHMONT: WAKE UP… KEEP SHOPPING!
~sample the holiday blend, perfect for every holiday morning
DRAWING FOR PEET’S GOODIES
*DEVALL HOME AND DESIGN 562 N LARCHMONT: DESIGNED BY DEVALL, DELIVERED BY SANTA
~take your picture on one of DEVALL’S luxurious beds or sofas.
DRAWING FOR ORGANIC SALT BATH FROM LE BRUKET FROM SWEDEN
*VILLAGE HEIGHTS 122 ½ N LARCHMONT: I NEED THIS HOLIDAY TO BE PERFECT!
~ find the “Keep Calm & Carry On” cocktail napkin and enjoy a glass of wine with the A List of Larchmont.
DRAWING FOR A SET OF COCKTAIL AND DINNER NAPKINS
*KICKS SOLE PROVIDER 141 – 143 N LARCHMONT : ON DASHER, ON DANCER, ON PRANCER and VIXEN, ON COMET, ON CUPID, ON DONNER and BLITZEN
~try on the tennis shoe that never goes out of style, MEXICO 66, founded in 1966 by Asics.
DRAWING FOR KICKS T-SHIRT
*CHEVALIER’S BOOKS 126 N LARCHMONT: MRS CLAUS ONLY WEARS CHANEL TO HOLIDAY DINNERS
~find the book, “DECADES: A CENTURY OF FASHION”, turn to page 140…ICONIC. This is the perfect gift for the person who has everything.
*HEALING HANDS WELLNESS CENTER 414 N LARCHMONT: SANTA GETS 364 MASSAGES A YEAR… NO WONDER HE’S SO JOLLY
~come to (Malin+Goetz) and get a brochure.
DRAWING FOR A $55 GIFTCARD TO USE FOR A MASSAGE SERVICE OFFERED AT HEALING HANDS
*KASIMOFF-BLUTHNER PIANO CO 337 N LARCHMONT: PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT
~go in and play your favorite Christmas Carol. Look for the piano featured in the Iron Man 1 movie and take a picture sitting at the black and whites.
DRAWING FOR A CD OF CHOPIN ON A BLUTHNER GRAND
*PICKETT FENCES AND PETTICOATS 214 N LARCHMONT: THE LITTLE WHITE FENCE AROUND YOUR COZY WHITE CHRISTMAS
~go in and find Boo, the cutest dog in the world and take a pic!
DRAWING FOR A HOLIDAY VOTIVE SET
*STOP FOR LUNCH AT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:
~CHAN DARA, HAMBURGER HAMLET XP, Le PETIT GREEK or LOUISE’S TRATTORIA
(Ask about their daily specials.)
You can also check in and “like” each location on Facebook and you will receive an extra stamp for more chance to win prizes! While you’re at it…don’t forget to “like” Larchmont Buzz on Facebook!
Mary has lived in the Hancock Park area for over 20 years - including homes in Larchmont Village and Windsor Square. Mary has lived in some great places in her life - but none compare to the convenience and majesty of our neighborhood. For Mary, the neighborhood has been a wonderful home to her large, extended family...at one time she had family members living on seven different Hancock Park area blocks! Larchmont Buzz is a labor of love - built to celebrate the neighborhood and to elevate the conversation in the area.