GETFRESH Girls' Weekend...coming right up!!

October 15th, 2012 in blog, projects     
suewhitney Sue Whitney, editor
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Ladies in Lanesboro present….

GETFRESH Girls’ Weekend

While the hunters are away….the girls will play!!!!!

We are Proud to Announce!!! Proceeds to Benefit:

Family & Children’s Center of Winona

Better tomorrows start with us….

Family & Children's Center is the largest private provider of human services in Western Wisconsin and Southeastern Minnesota. We serve individuals of all ages with a continuum of evidence-based services to meet specific community needs.

For more information about Family & Children’s Center click here.

For Information Contact:

Sharon Vreeman


Phone: 507.250.1690


November 2, 3 and 4, 2012


Lanesboro, Minnesota

What’s it All About?:

Girls just wanna have fun!! Deer hunting opens this weekend…do we need a better reason to celebrate?! We think not. GETFRESH Girls’ Weekend is a place where kindred female spirits can come to unwind, kick back and get refreshed in the stunning surroundings of Lanesboro, Minnesota. This little slice of heaven is one of the best kept secrets in Minnesota. You will understand when you drive down the hill, cross the bridge and enter this quaint little community. All your troubles will melt away and make room for nothing but smiles!

Yours truly of GETFRESH Vintage, Julie of Riverside on the Root, and Pam of Brewster’s Red Hotel are your committee mates for the event and will be joined by a host of other fine local business men and women of Lanesboro to make this event something to remember! You can expect to find an ala carte menu of “just for girls’ activities. Shopping, dining, cock-a tails, style show, painting classes, exercise options, have I said spa?, local food tastings, theatre, and of course more shopping! Join us for one day, two days, or the whole darn weekend. It’s all about you!

Lodging, Dining, Shopping, Entertainment and Pamper Yourself Services:

Historic Lanesboro is not only known for its natural beauty, but also for its abundance of activities and services that touch each and every one on your senses. The Lanesboro Chamber has a comprehensive list to help make you plan your visit. Click here to make reservations for your stay and check out all points of interest.

Schedule of Events:

Friday, November 2, 2012

5 PM to 8 PM: The GETFRESH Girls’ Reception

116 Parkway, Lanesboro, MN 55919

Please join us for the opening ceremony of the weekend! The torch will be lit!  Enjoy the fantabulous jazz sounds of Debbie Bigelow and Dean Kleven live “in the window” of GETFRESH Vintage. Now you don’t see that every day! You will be treated to beverages (loaded or unloaded) and will also enjoy a food tasting provided by Gracie’s Pantry! The GETFRESH artisans will all be on board for this event with a presentation of all FRESH goods just for you! Eat, drink, shop and be merry…let the games begin!

6 PM to 9 PM: Potiche Pottery Ladies Night Out “Paint Your Own Pottery!:

They will provide munchies! Space is limited so stop in or call to sign up for this fun event!

113 Parkway, Lanesboro, MN

Telephone: 507.467.2929

8 PM to 10 PM: Dinner Bell

Lanesboro boasts many fine eating establishments. Click here to see Lanesboro dining options!

10 PM – Good Night, Sleep tight! Get ready for a big Saturday!

Saturday, November 3, 2012

8 AM to 9 AM – Yoga at Coffee Street Fitness

This is on a first serve come first serve basis. Space is a limited and the cost is $10. The town is small…follow the women in tights to Coffee Street Fitness.

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM  - Annie Sloan Paint Demo

Join Amanda Ficek of Mama’s Happy and learn how to turn ugly duckling furniture into swans with the stroke of a brush and some amazing paint!

11:30 AM to 2:30 PMFresh Fashions….Give Kids a Fresh Start!

A fashion forward event just for you! You’ll be treated to a luncheon provided by Riverside on the Root, wine and a trunk show featuring local fashionistas and artisans. Local wines provided by Scenic Valley Winery will also be featured. Just an extra little treat! Trendsetting clothing, fun and funky accessories, and stunning jewelry will be provided by Olivia’s Attic, Amish Experience, Crown Trout Jewelers, Windy Mesa and GETFRESH Vintage. Fashion show attendees will receive a bracelet that entitles you to discounts or promotions offered by participating business owners. Also, attendees will be entered in a prize drawing for a GETFRESH Vintage original project! This not to be missed event will take place at the absolutely gorgeous Commonweal Theatre at 208 Parkway Avenue North, Lanesboro, Minnesota. The cost is $40 and space is limited. Get your ticket today by clicking here now! All proceeds to benefit Family and Children’s Center of Winona

3PM to 5PM – Beverages and Buckets!

We thought “cork and canvas” was a bit overdone so we cooked up a new name! Learn how to paint from the very talented “GETFRESH”, Jolie Raimondo all while sipping on your favorite beverage. Wow…let the creativity flow. You probably have already guessed what you will be painting by the title…a bucket. This will be a bucket of fun and will take place in the downstairs lounge at Riverside on the Root. The cost is $30 for the class with beverages purchased separately. Please contact Sharon Vreeman at 507.250.1690 or email her at Space is limited so be sure to sign up early!

3 PM to 5PM: Happy, Happy Hour!

If painting is not your thing…you can still join us for HHR…no that is not the car my Mom drives it’s a double the fun happy hour. After the style show, meander down to Riverside on the Root, 109 Parkway Avenue South or head over to Old Village Hall Restaurant and Pub and at 111 Coffee Street, Lanesboro, MN and chilax! Enjoy one (or two) martinis, a glass of wine, or whatever strikes your fancy! The choice is yours…but which ever you choose you’ll have fun…it’s guaranteed!

5 PM to 9 PM – You’re on Your Own!

Shop, take a nap, eat at one of the many fine eateries, play cards, read a book, I could list more…but I think you get where I’m going. Click here for dining options.

9 PM to Midnight – Late Night at Riverside on the Root

Live music and libations!! Treat yourself once again to the amazing jazz sounds of Debbie Bigelow and Dean Kleven. They are AWESOME!!

Sunday, November 4, 2012

9 AM to 10AM – Pilates at Coffee Street Fitness

This is on a first serve come first serve basis. Space is a limited and the cost is $15. The town is small…again, follow the women in tights.

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM - Annie Sloan Painting Demo

In case you missed the first time, please join Amanda Ficek of Mama’s Happy and learn how to turn ugly duckling furniture into swans with the stroke of a brush and some amazing paint!

Noon to 1 PM – Bloody Mary Tasting

This event is brought to you by the good folks of Gracie’s Pantry and Riverside on the Root. Remember the big green building….you can’t miss it! This will be a Bloody Mary you will remember and you’ll be able to buy the mix to take home with you to enjoy!

1:30 PM to 3:30 PM – Commonweal Theatre presents…Drawer Boy

Treat yourself to this highly acclaimed show inside the beautiful Commonweal Theatre. The fine folks at Commonweal are offering a $5 discount for all women attending GETFRESH Girl’s Weekend. Click here to buy your ticket and tell them we sent you!

The End of the Road!

Feel free to shop a little more, have one last beverage, or have a little something for your taste buds before you hit the road. All good things must come to an end…we’ll be sad to see you go and thank you so much for being part of this inaugural weekend. What’s the good news? We’ll be able to do this all over again in 2013! 


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Comments (1)

tinacopperpot writes: Sue,

Bob amd I bought the wonderful painting the day of your grand opening. So glad I did. The colors are wonderful. Hope the opening was a smashing success. It was a pleasure meeting you. Thank your so much for your warm welcome.

Diane and Bob Zawislak

A visit to your store is an absolute must!!! Posted: 2:54 pm on November 3rd
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