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You are in for a treat with these witchy eats
Wednesday Oct 9 2019
A witch recipe book is full of surprises. Sometimes it’s eye of newt and tail of tadpole... Other times... well... the story turns a bit sweeter, more savory, and absolutely satisfying to we mere mortals. Believe it or not, witches can whip up concoctions made of sugar, spice, and all the things ...

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The Fairies Take Flight June 15
Tuesday Jun 4 2019
When the Wishing Bridge at Gardner Village gets this full of colorful wish ribbons, it can mean only one thing—the Woodland Fairy Festival is nearing its end. The last day to enjoy the fairy fun before our bitty residents take flight for another season is June 15, 2019. This leaves ...

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Experience the Magic of the Fairy Gardens
Wednesday May 1 2019
Fairy, fairy, oh, so merry, How does your garden grow? Each tiny door, pinecones, and more,Your sweet homes put on a great show! There’s nothing contrary about the growers of these unique gardens. Each intricate display found at the Woodland Fairy Festival was handcrafted by magical Gardner Village fairies. And every year offers something ...

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The Fairies Have Landed at Gardner Village
Wednesday Apr 24 2019
Shhh… Listen closely. Do you hear the faintest fluttering of wings? This soft serenade can mean only one thing—the fairies have landed at Gardner Village!  Every spring, The Village comes alive with the arrival of our winged friends and the Woodland Fairy Festival. It’s a magical time, and a time to ...

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A CF Home Store Remodel Means BIG Savings for You!
Wednesday Mar 27 2019
CF Home is undergoing a remodel. Gardner Village's three-story flagship store, located in the historic Gardner Mill, is closing off its lower shopping level (more on why that is in a min.). Because the store is losing some real estate, inventory needs to go. This means MAJOR markdowns on the lower level, including the complete line ...

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A Look Inside Gardner Village Classes (part 3)--fun for kids
Wednesday Mar 20 2019
Hello, again! Ready for the third and final (for now) installment of your Gardner Village class pass? The past two weeks have taken inside classes from my seat as a student. In Part 1, I mentioned taking a class is a wonderful way for parents to re-charge when they’re feeling ...

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Warm Up Your Creativity with Crochet and Knitting Classes
Wednesday Feb 27 2019
Old Man Winter, you sure are putting the “old” in your name. Enough with your frigid days and wind-filled ways. It’s about this time of year that we become VERY ready for spring. Of course, being in Utah, it’s nearly impossible to know if winter’s end is around the corner ...

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Food, Flowers and Magic: Make it a date night to remember
Tuesday Feb 19 2019
Cupid may have flown the coop for another season, but there’s always time to put a little magic back into your relationship. With the wave of a wand, Mystique Dining transforms the usual date night into a night of mystery and excitement.  Enjoy a five course meal AND a Vegas-quality magic show ...

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Escape the Ordinary Valentine's Day Date
Tuesday Feb 12 2019
Riddle me this, Romeo. How do you show your sweetheart a good time beyond dinner reservations at your usual spot? The answer to this puzzle—A Great Escape Utah. It’s your chance to escape the ordinary Valentine’s Day date and unlock the secret to a truly memorable experience.    Choose from one of ...

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Posh Paperie Now Open at Gardner Village
Wednesday Jan 30 2019
Borrowing from the incomparable Mr. Rogers, it’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood! A VERY beautiful day! After years without one, Gardner Village again has a shop focused exclusively on stationery and paper crafting! Say hello to Posh Paperie. This gorgeous new store is easily one of the sweetest paper ...

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Take a Class at Gardner Village
Wednesday Jan 23 2019
Is “try something new” a 2019 goal you hope to achieve? There’s something very rewarding about stretching yourself, especially when it includes creative play. Gardner Village offers a full course catalog of creative class options. From chocolate sweetness and fairy gardens to fabric art and flower arranging, there are many artistic ...

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A Special Farewell to the Face Behind So Many Village Faces
Wednesday Jan 9 2019
You never know what a day of shopping at Gardner Village will get you. For Careen Densley, it got her a 22-year career that she’s loved beyond measure.    “I was shopping at Metal Merchant, a former store here at The Village,” Careen recalled. “Another customer asked my opinion on something, so ...

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Have Your-ELF a Merry Little Christmas
Monday Dec 24 2018
As the Gardner Village elves prepare to welcome THE Jolly Old Man himself, we want to pause and wish you and yours a merry and bright holiday season.  Whether you're rocking around the Christmas... uh, water wheel?... or you're quietly reflecting on what this season means to you, we hope your heart ...

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Make it a Handmade Holiday at Pine Needles
Wednesday Dec 19 2018
The holidays are a nice time to incorporate handmade touches. It may seem too close to the big day to work on such endeavors, but the elves at Pine Needles at Gardner Village have been busy, doing much of the prep work for you. From measuring and cutting to kitting, they ...

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Make Your Gift Giving Extra Sweet
Tuesday Dec 11 2018
Have visions of sugarplums been busy dancing in your head? Gardner Village has the stuff dreams are made of.  Want to show your neighbors you care. Nothing says “I like living by you!” quite like caramel apples. And you can even get those apples gift wrapped in a charming gable box ...

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Count Your Blooming Blessings with Thanksgiving Centerpieces... plus, holiday class alert!
Wednesday Nov 14 2018
Add a splash of color to your Thanksgiving with fresh flowers. Simply Flowers at Gardner Village has a cornucopia of remarkable centerpieces and arrangements. Their fall spreads are rich in color and include unique autumn touches. With a variety of styles and sizes to choose from, it’s easy to find the ...

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Mystique Dining at Gardner Village
Wednesday Nov 7 2018
Halloween may be over, but there is still magic in the air at Gardner Village. Introducing… Mystique Dining at Gardner Village!  This exciting outing proves you don’t need a magic wand to experience an enchanting night out. It’s as if they’ve tossed some family fun and a little Las Vegas ambience into a ...

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10 Wacky Factys About Your Favorite Witches
Tuesday Oct 16 2018
They fly in every Halloween season and make Gardner Village their home. You’ll find them shopping, singing, cackling, pranking, playing, and even cooking, but just who are the Gardner Village witches? Let’s learn more about our favorite feisty females with these 10 wacky factys.  Wacky Facty #1: The Village witches are kids ...

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Get Witch Ready at Shopaholics
Wednesday Oct 3 2018
If you've been to Gardner Village lately, you know the highly-anticipated witching hour is officially upon us! Are you witch ready? With WitchFest in full swing, you have many reasons to get your witch on, from Breakfast with a Witch to Witches Night Out to Witchapalooza Dinner Theater and so much more! Find a complete calendar of Gardner ...

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Happy Halloween Home Decor Ideas
Wednesday Sep 26 2018
Where wonderful witches reside, you bet you’ll find the best in Halloween treats to trick out your home. Follow the hats for witch-approved decor ideas from some of your favorite Gardner Village shops.  Aunt Elsie’s Trinkets & Treasures This is your chance to re-create the Halloween styling you grew up with. Aunt Elsie’s ...

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What's Next for Home Decor at Down to Earth
Wednesday Sep 12 2018
Say hello to Madison Lund. If you’ve shopped at Gardner Village any time in the past 2.5 years, you may recognize her cute face. She started with The Village at Down to Earth then went to Layers Bedding to take the Assistant Manager position. As much as she loved working at Layers, ...

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Simply Flowers Celebrates One Year At Gardner Village
Wednesday Sep 5 2018
FREE cupcakes! How’s that for an attention grabber? Simply Flowers is celebrating one year in business at Gardner Village with free birthday cupcakes and a special sale on Wednesday, September 12. (While treats last.) After a year in full bloom, it seems a great time to check in and see what this charming ...

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A Lesson on Back to School Fashion with Spoiled Rotten
Wednesday Aug 8 2018
Attention, class. Today’s lesson is on the 1,2,3s and ABCs of back-to-school shopping.  1: ONE LOVELY, LOCAL OPTION Spoiled Rotten Children’s Boutique carries unique clothing for babies, girls, boys, and tween/teen girls. And it’s right here at Gardner Village in the Salt Lake City area, so you can try things on, touch and ...

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Moonlight Madness Sale and Beach Party
Monday Jul 23 2018
Aloha! Ready for some mad savings? Ride the wave to Gardner Village, where the tide is high and the prices are low at this year’s highly anticipated Moonlight Madness Sale and Beach Party!  What: Moonlight Madness Sale & Beach Party When: Saturday, August 4 Time: 6-11 PM What: Prizes, sales, games, tasty treats, and ...

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Experience the Gardner Village Farmers Market
Wednesday Jul 18 2018
It’s called the Farmers Market, but the unique atmosphere doesn’t end at fresh crops and locally-grown delights. Homegrown Utah talent is ripe for the pickin’ at this full makers’ market.  At the Gardner Village Farmers Market, every booth has a story to tell. In fact, many booths are run by entire families, ...

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A Unique Way to Experience Pioneer Day
Wednesday Jul 11 2018
Every day is Pioneer Day at Gardner Village. After all, in 1853, one of the original Utah Mormon pioneers, Archibald Gardner, built the mill that currently sits at the heart of The Village. What was once an industrious flour mill in Utah is now home to Archibald’s Restaurant and CF Home. The ...

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Do more than celebrate our history, experience it!
Thursday Jun 28 2018
It’s no secret Gardner Village values our history and preserving the past. Much time and energy went into relocating the old buildings that now call The Village home. Seeing the sampling of Utah history in one spot is special!    The focus is easily on the structures, but the look back in ...

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Experience a History Lesson and a Fun Family Outing
Wednesday Jun 27 2018
Calling all history buffs (and families looking for something unusual, free, and fun to do this summer!). School may be out, but that doesn’t mean you can’t give your kiddos an undercover history lesson, disguised as a day of play. Take a trip through Utah’s history with the newly-updated Gardner ...

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New Business, New Opportunity, New Friends
Wednesday Jun 20 2018
Who, at one point or another, hasn’t thought of what it would be like to open a business? After working years in the oil and gas industry, and, before that, the tech industry, Paul Ashby decided it was time to take such a leap as a small business owner. “I was looking ...

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The Sweetest Fairy Treats
Wednesday Jun 13 2018
There’s something about fairy treats that make them extra sweet. There must be a bit of magic mixed in to each enchanting concoction. Come, taste for yourself!  As part of the Woodland Fairy Festival (now through June 23), you’ll find festive fairy food throughout The Village. Unicorn lolli from Chocolate Covered Wagon; ...

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What You Think of the Woodland Fairy Festival
Wednesday May 9 2018
“Everything is so cute! It takes you back to the fantasy of childhood.” I wasn’t trying to eavesdrop, but this statement stopped me in my tracks as I was experiencing the Gardner Village Woodland Fairy Festival.  The whimsy and wonderment of childhood can be found around every corner, making this a delightful ...

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More to Explore at the Woodland Fairy Festival
Wednesday May 2 2018
Look! Over yonder! Do you see it? It’s Fairy Isle!  Remember our behind-the-scenes look at this newest addition to the Woodland Fairy Festival?    It sure has come a long way. The finished island is amazing and SO worth seeing. It even has its own Fairy Isle Overlook, just outside of A Great Escape ...

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Your Treasure Map to the Woodland Fairy Festival
Wednesday Apr 25 2018
The Woodland Fairy Festival is in full sWING. There is so much to see and do. Consider this your guide to the happy happenings. A treasure map, if you will, of just some of the fairy fun that awaits this spring at Gardner Village. (Festival runs through June 23.)  CRAFTY MAKE ...

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Introducing A Great Escape, NEW At Gardner Village
Wednesday Apr 11 2018
Think you have what it takes to escape?!  “I’m obsessed with mystery shows, and this was like experiencing one in real life!” Bailey Martin exclaimed as she and her Stansbury High friends escaped with just two minutes to spare. They were the first group to successfully complete Malcolm’s Missing Millions room, ...

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Help Feed Starving Children at The Gathering Place
Tuesday Apr 3 2018
Now’s your chance to make a big difference in just two short hours. Even the kids (ages 5+) can get in on the action and help feed starving children around the world.    WHAT: Feed My Starving Children Packing Event WHEN: April 13 and 14, 2018 TIME: Two-hour time slots available (see list here) WHERE: The ...

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A Look Behind the Fairy Magic at Gardner Village
Wednesday Mar 28 2018
Gardner Village’s Display Coordinator, Careen Densley, may look like a mere mortal, but she simply must carry a magic wand in her pocket or something. How else is she be able to transform sheets of foam into an enchanting fairy island?  “Ever since we started planning the fairy displays, I thought ...

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Meet Georgia Kendall, the Manager at Layers Beautiful Bedding
Tuesday Mar 6 2018
Meet Georgia Kendall, the manager at Layers Beautiful Bedding in Gardner Village. She’s been in this position for nearly four years, but her Village story began at birth. “As an employee, I still feel like a newbie in The Village,” Georgia explained. “People have worked here for so long. Some for more ...

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Make it a Valentine's Date to Remember
Wednesday Feb 7 2018
If it’s miles and miles of heart you seek, Gardner Village is on the beat. From a truly original date destination to your spot for heartfelt gifts and home decor, this spot is red hot!    A Valentine’s Date to Remember Why settle for ordinary dining this Valentine’s Day or weekend when you can ...

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Quick Ways to Cozy Your Home at Gardner Village
Wednesday Jan 24 2018
Like a knitted sleeve hugging a hot beverage, you'll find plenty of ways to cozy your home this winter. From bedding to home decor, these ideas from the shops at Gardner Village are big on comfort and creating a warm and inviting space to dwell.  CF Home Ready to feel like Bond, James ...

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Meet Our Executive Pastry Chef & 3 Free Recipes from her Personal Collection
Wednesday Jan 17 2018
It’s 4AM. Most alarm clocks won’t even go off for another few hours, but Megan Hall is already hard at work, preparing cookies and bread and other delights for Naborhood Bakery at Gardner Village. Such is the early-bird life of a pastry chef, and Megan loves it. “I bake from 4AM to ...

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2018 Gardner Village Family Activities at a Glance
Tuesday Jan 2 2018
Where in Utah can you experience state history first hand, find fanciful fairies, hula your way to summer savings, dance and play with witches, dine with Santa, and help feed hungry childen around the globe? Such year-round magic only happens at one place--Gardner Village! Here’s an at-a-glance look at the fun to plan on ...

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Learn a New Skill in 2018 with Gardner Village Classes
Wednesday Dec 27 2017
In may be winter break, but class is nearly in session at Gardner Village. These creative outings are an excellent way to get in a little ‘me’ time or enjoy a fun outing with a friend. Take a look at what’s being offered this winter:  Furniture Painting @ Aunt Elsie's Trinkets & ...

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From Our Hearts
Wednesday Dec 20 2017
Before our elves roll out for another all-important night of magic up north, we want to thank you for the magic made right here this year. You’ve made 2017 one to remember! From our fancy fairy friends to those wacky witches to every enchanting elf, we’ve loved creating year-round memories with you and being a part ...

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20 Last-Minute Gift Ideas For Every Age and Interest
Wednesday Dec 13 2017
Grab that gift-giving list. It’s time to make some serious progress. Here’s a list of 20 unique gifts you’ll find at Gardner Village. No expedited shipping costs. No big box bordem. Simply local charm and a wide assortment of ideas for everyone on your list.    Stop #1: Aunt Elsie’s Trinkets & Treasures Even ...

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Make School Shopping FUN at Spoiled Rotten
Tuesday Jul 25 2017
Is back-to-school shopping on your summer to-do list? You’re going to want to grab that ledger book and take note. We have your source for style right here!  Spoiled Rotten Children’s Boutique at Gardner Village brings all of the adorable, unique, on-trend fashions you see online and brings them to you locally. ...

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Celebrate Pioneer Day with a Step Back in Time
Tuesday Jul 11 2017
July is an extra special month in Utah. Not only do we celebrate our independence as a nation, but we also honor our state’s unique history. At Gardner Village, we’re all for shouting hip-hip-hooray on July 24th in celebration of our pioneer heritage. After all, we have one of the original ...

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A Sneak Peek of Big Things to Come at Gardner Village
Wednesday Sep 14 2016
Today, we’re in for a very cool treat! Two special guests are here to give us an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the future of Gardner Village. There have been some big things in the works over the past several months that actually began several years ago. Join Gardner Village co-owner, ...

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