• “Ciao Bella” Fashion Show: Saturday, May 16!
      • Sat, May 16th |
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      • L’Occitane Presents: Luxe Gifts for Mom!
      • Wed, April 15th |
      • Check out L’Occitane’s Mothers Day Newsletter 2015

        This Spring, L’Occitane En Provence is offering…

        • Luxe Gifts for Mom                                                                                                                                                                                                     L’OCCITANE celebrates Mother’s Day with a beautiful array of hand-selected collections that will transport her to the South of France! Celebrate the women you love this season with one of L’OCCITANE’s irresistible gift sets featuring best-sellers like: Almond Body Care Set ($72), Shea Butter Body Care Set ($72),  Ultimate Divine Skincare Set ($186), Lavender Body Care Set ($72), Savons de Provence Shea Butter Soap Trio ($21), La Collection de Grasse Shea Butter Hand Cream Trio ($28), NEW! Iris Bleu & Iris Blanc Fragrance and Body Care Set ($78) and many, many more! In-stores and online at: usa.loccitane.com through May 11th!
        • NEW! Iris Bleu & Iris Blanc Fragrance & Body Care Collection                                                                                                                      The story of modern perfumery began in Grasse, an exceptional town in the South of France. Local growers mastered the art of cultivating rare and delicate flowers such as: Jasmine, Iris, and Orange blossom.                                                                                                                       L’OCCITANE has partnered with Iris grower Anne Dor from the Val d’Iris in Grasse to bring the NEW Iris Bleu & Iris Blanc Eau de Toilette to life. A sophisticated and powdery fragrance with an unexpected strength. The NEW! Fragrance & Body Care Collection features:
        • Iris Bleu & Iris Blanc Eau de Toilette ($78)
        • Iris Bleu & Iris Blanc Shower Gel ($20)
        • Iris Bleu & Iris Blanc Body Milk ($25)
        • Iris Bleu & Iris Blanc Perfumed Soap ($7)
        • Iris Bleu & Iris Blanc Hand Cream ($12).
        • A Garden Filled with Provence Gift Set                                                                                                                                                                           While you’re visiting L’OCCITANE in the Carmel Plaza, don’t forget to pick up A Garden Filled with Provence gift set – an adorable hat box filled with travel-size must-haves, including:
        • NEW! Iris Bleu & Iris Blanc Eau de Toilette
        • Jasmine & Bergamote Body Milk
        • Bonne Mère Rose Soap
        • Shea Butter Hand Cream
        • Almond Shower Oil

                  ***Just $20 with any $45 purchase***.

        • An Exclusive Mother’s Day Offer                                                                                                                                                                                 One weekend only! Shop at any L’OCCITANE retail boutique Friday, May 1st – Sunday, May 3rd and receive a complimentary gift with any $65 purchase** ($26 value) featuring travel sizes of our best-selling:
        • Shea Butter Hand Cream
        • Almond Shower Oil 
        • A Bonne Mère Lavender soap – in an adorable Springtime pail!

        * Limit 1 per customer at promotional value. While supplies last. Offer subject to change at L’OCCITANE’s discretion.

        ** Limit 1 gift per customer. While supplies last. Offer subject to change at L’OCCITANE’s discretion. Not combinable with any other gift offer or discount.

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      • Schools3 Art Sale & Exhibition
      • Fri, February 27th |
      • Who put the ART in pARTy?

        Schools3!

        Let’s get together and build our 70th! 

         

                   Schools3 builds schools for the neediest, one school at a time.

         

        Please join us for an art exhibit and sale!

         

        Friday February 27th

        4:30 – 7 pm

        Carmel Plaza, Mission Street

        (former Coldwater Creek suite)

        Painting*Sculpture*Photography*Crafts

        Jewelry*Pottery*Pillows*Totes

        Mali spirit dolls

         Food, Wine & Friends!

        All administrative costs for Schools3 are underwritten.

        100% of all donations go directly to building schools.

         

         

        Schools3 builds schools in West Africa, Honduras and India.

        Schools3 funds the construction of these schools through private donations.

        Skilled laborers along with volunteers from the local villages build the schools, and the Ministry of Education provides and pays for the teachers.

        These are public schools owned by the local community, open to all children at no cost!

        Schools3 is a program of the Development Engineering Research Institute (DERI), a tax exempt, non-profit IRS 501(©)(3) organization without religious, political, or government affiliation.

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                                                                 Board of Directors                                           Staff

                                                                 Robert Gard, Jr., Chair                                      Jon Raggett, Director

                                                                 Jon Raggett                                                      Ann Keeble, Assistant Director

                                                                 Bruce Nicholson

                                                                 Laurie Benjamin

                                                                 Madeleine Delman Cohen                                                                                         

        Sponsor ~ Carmel Plaza

         

        Invitations donated by Copies-by-the-Sea

         

      • AT&T Pro-Am & Valentine’s Weekend Events 2015
      • Thu, February 12th |
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        In-Store Special Events Thursday, Feb 12 – Sunday, Feb 15, 2015

        Events

              Mark Fenwick ~ Joseph Ribkoff Trunk Show-Travel Wear Fri & Sat 10-6 PM

               Cos Bar Cosmetic Boutique ~ Laura Mercier make-up artist demonstrating new spring colors

        Thurs & Fri 10-6 PM; Call: 831-626-6249.

              Tommy Bahama ~ Spring Collection Kick-off Event: Ciao Italia! Sat, Feb 14 from 11-3PM

        enjoy Italian soda and a petite box of chocolates with purchase of $50 or more.

              Blue Lemon ~ Store Opening Party! Fri – Sun 10-6 PM

        30% off all jewelry, located on third floor.

        Special Offers

        Parts Unknown and Cantina Clothing Co. 15% Off one item of

        $100 or more, starts Wed Feb. 11 through Tues Feb 17.

        Sylvie Unique Boutique 10 % Off all New Spring Fashion Collection.

        Anubee 15% Off regular price items.

        J. Jill additional 40% off all mark-downs starting Thurs, Feb. 12 through Mon, Feb 16.

        Impressions 10% Off Belle Etoile Jewelry and 25% Off all diamond inventory.

        Optical Shop of Aspen $50 Off any eye wear purchase

        Sur La Table 20% off coupon, inside Sur La Table catalog

        Receptions with food and beverages at:

        ANTHROPOLOGIE Saturday 10-6 PM

        COLE HAAN Thurs 4-8 PM, Fri and Sat 10-6 PM

        J CREW Fri and Sat 2-6 PM

        L’Occitane Valentine’s Day Party, Thurs, Feb 12

        Sylvie’s Valentine’s Day Party Sat, Feb 14

        Coffee & Danish available all day starting at 9:00 AM at

        Bistro Beaujolais

        Located at the courtyard level. Full Bar.

      • Holiday Open House
      • Fri, December 5th |
      • Holiday Celebration in the Courtyard Carmel Plaza celebrates the holidays with its free community event Friday, December 5th from 5:00 to 7:00 PM following the City of Carmel Tree Lighting Ceremony. The Holiday Open House festivities include complimentary  warm beverages by Carmel Coffee and Cocoa Bar, small bites by Plaza restaurants , live holiday music by Steve Ezzo, Neal Banks and Bill Bosch, children get to visit with Santa (bring your cameras to capture those precious moments) Santa’s elves with balloons for children and holiday gift bags filled with retailers specials. Stores will remain open till 7:00 PM with special gift offers.   Experience the magic of the holidays at the Plaza with NEW festive lights streaming across the courtyard from tops of  buildings to walking between  brilliantly decorated live Christmas trees from our local tree nursery. Give to those in need. Contribute canned goods or make a cash donation to the Food Bank for Monterey County. Food Bank barrel will be located at the Concierge Center in the Plaza throughout the month of December to collect food contributions.

      • Pre-Holiday Prep Party Saturday, Nov. 15 from 1-4PM
      • Sat, November 15th |
      • CP-_In-Store-Flyer---WEB (3)Kick off the holiday shopping season with our Pre-holiday Prep Party in the Plaza Saturday, November 15. The party includes activities in every store, cooking demonstrations, high level fashion show, pop up markets and an opportunity to win a major holiday gift basket. In store activities begin at 11:00 AM. The Fashion Show, Cooking Demonstration and Pop Up Markets start at 1:00 PM.This event is free of charge. Schedule of in store activities:

        All day eventsPop Up Markets: Lula’s Chocolates, Trio Carmel, Nancy’s Mid Valley Florist, Sweet Elena’s Bakery, Cardamom Tuesday Elixirs.

        Art Exhibition: Shoulders Photography, William’s Gallery, Raskin Gallery.

         

         

      • Trick or Treat!
      • Fri, October 31st |
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      • 2014 Summer Live Music Series starts Fri. July 25 through Sept. 26 from 5-7PM
      • Fri, July 25th |
      • It’s summer and it’s time to party on the Plaza! Carmel Plaza’s SUMMER LIVE MUSIC SERIES opens Friday, July 25 and continues through September 26 2014 Summer Live Music collageimage-webwith ten consecutive Fridays from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.  Enjoy two hours of free entertainment at the garden courtyard of the Plaza. Come listen and dance, sip regional wines and savor delicious appetizers from local gourmet restaurants. Food and drink package $15.  Must be over 21 to consume alcohol.

        Opening night

        July 25 with the NU-HORIZON  small bites from Grasing’s Restaurant and wine tasting from Wrath Wines.

        Aug 1 STEVE EZZO & THE MONTEREY ALL-STARS featuring NEAL BANKS, Bistro Beaujolais, Hahn’s Family Wines

        Aug 8 THE IPOs, Patisserie Boissiere, Estancia Winery

        Aug 15 RED BEANS & RICE, 400˚ Gourmet Burgers & Fries, Blair Estate

        Aug 22 TERRY SHEHORN & THE HORNETS, Jack London, Windy Oaks Vineyards    

        Aug 29 THE IPOs, Basil, Otter Cove Wines & Joullian Vineyards

        Sept 5 STEVE EZZO & THE MONTEREY ALL-STARS featuring NEAL BANKS,     St.Tropez, Joyce Vineyards

        Sept 12 RED BEANS & RICE, Il Fornaio, Dawn’s Dream Winery & Galante Vineyards

        Sept 19 NU-HORIZON, Anton & Michel, Cima Collina

        Sept 26 Closing Event THE MONEY BAND, The Forge, Manzoni Cellars & Carmel Road