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Join L.L. Bean of Skokie for Weekend Adventures, Weekly Clinics, and the L.L. Bean Outing Club! Clinics and Outings are FREE and open to adventurers of all ages. Call the store for more details. 888-552-5564 . Check out llbean.com/adventure to see our full line of course offerings.

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Map Fundmentals


Who says you can't get there from here? Maps are one of the ten essential recommended items for any outdoor trip. Join our experts as they show you how to understand and use a map more effectively. Nothing can replace the value of a map! L.L.Bean’s founder, Leon Leonwood Bean, once said, “If you get lost, just go straight back to camp.” Please sign up on our Event Calendar at www.llbean.com/skokie (http://www.llbean.com/skokie)and please call the store at[masked] with questions!

Snowshoeing Essentials Clinic


Are you interested in learning how to snowshoe? Our in-store snowshoeing basics clinic will give you the necessary skills and know-how to explore the fun and exciting winter wonderland. We will show you the basic snowshoeing steps, how to get up when you fall, how to cross obstacles and more. Please sign up on our Event Calendar at http://www.llbean.com/skokie and please call the store at[masked] with questions!

Openlands Lakeshore (Fort Sheridan)

Openlands Parking Lot

Openlands Hike at Fort Sheridan Sunday, 1/27 12:00p.m. - 2:00p.m.. Hike the Openlands Lakeshore Preserve at Fort Sheridan. Our two hour loop includes Lake Michigan shoreline, bluffs, oak savanna, ravines, interpretive sculpture and a human sun clock. We recommend sturdy shoes for descending the bluffs, and you should make sure you dress in layers because the lake shore can be much cooler than inland. Trail parking includes access to a toilet. There is no drinking water available onsite so we recommend you bring your own. Please note dogs are not allowed on the shoreline below the bluffs. For a quick look at many other events, please visit our Event Calendar at http://www.llbean.com/skokie and please call the store at[masked] with questions

Tent Tales for Tykes-Storytime at L.L.Bean


Join us in our L.L.Bean Tent for storytime at your local L.L.Bean store! During each session, we'll explore a different nature or outdoor theme, followed by related activities, games or crafts. Recommended for children ages 3-6. Caretakers must remain on-site and are welcome to join in the fun or spend the time shopping. Tuesday's 11:00 a.m. Registration is required. http://www.llbean.com/skokie

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