WHO: Jeffrey’s Flowers by Design
WHAT: Annual open house; this year’s theme was “Let it Snow.”
WHEN: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9
WHERE: 322 Lakin Blvd. (in Boos Plaza), Wood River, (618) 259-6292
WHY: For the ninth year, owner Jeff McElroy opened his flower shop to hundreds of loyal customers and curious shoppers for his annual open house. As has become a tradition, McElroy’s “worker elves” handed out $5 coupons at the door to every customer.