Neiman Marcus - Beauty School Awards!
9:00 am - 12:00 pm ›› Off-Site, Transportation Provided
The renowned Neiman Marcus in Boston will once again open its doors to Yankee attendees for a private, fun filled beauty school extravaganza prior to the store’s opening. The morning will kick off with a "Beauty Awards" presentation where attendees will enjoy group makeup consultations with the Neiman Marcus beauty experts, who will highlight their personal favorite beauty products of the season and show attendees the tricks to applying them.
Brunch bites and light refreshments will be served.
›› Enjoy beauty consultations, jewelry cleaning, and shopping throughout the store
›› Enter for the opportunity to win a $100 Neiman Marcus gift card
›› Be the first to view the latest looks from your favorite designers
Inside Chinatown Tour
9:30 am - 1:15 pm ›› Off-Site, Transportation Provided
Our most popular tour is back! Are you wild about Asian food, but easily confused by the huge variety of unfamiliar ingredients? If so, this tour is your key to unlocking the mysteries that lie beyond the Chinatown Gate.
›› Follow as your expert guide leads you through this vibrant, energetic "village"
›› Visit a bakery, barbecue shop, herbal pharmacy, and market filled with exotic produce, fabulous seafood, and an endless array of spices
›› Complete your stroll with a delicious Dim Sum Luncheon, hosted by your guide
›› Learn the ins and outs of ordering from the roaming carts and stationary stalls, and the unique rules of Dim Sum etiquette
Register Early—space is limited!
How to Shop for Free
10:00 am - 12:00 pm ›› Seaport Hotel, Seaport A
You've heard of scoring amazing deals, online discounts, and outlet shopping, but has anyone shown you how to shop for free? Massachusetts native Kathy Spencer, who has been featured on Good Morning America and Inside Edition, will teach us how to amass so much free stuff, you'll have to give it away!
›› Learn how to cut monthly spending on the basics as Spencer guides you through many popular stores and explains how to maximize savings.
›› Discover how to shop like this mother of four, getting everything from children's clothes to gasoline for virtually free
Boston Chocolate Trolley Tour
11:00 am - 2:00 pm ›› Off-Site, Transportation Provided
›› Savor mouth-watering chocolate-related trivia along the way from your tour guide
›› Indulge yourself -- all you need is a sweet tooth!
Drink Better for Less
3:30 - 5:00pm ›› Seaport Hotel, Seaport B
Christine Ansbacher, aka "The Wine Diva", is not just a wine educator, but a wine entertainer. She knocks the stuffing out of the stuffy world of wine by avoiding the typical "vino babble." Instead, she shares practical tips to help regular wine drinkers save time, money and aggravation. Ansbacher agrees with Benjamin Franklin who once said, "Wine should be a laugh, not a lecture."
›› Learn six strategies to help find delicious wines without emptying your wallet
›› Become more confident, adventurous and authoritative, whether hosting a dinner or dining out with knowledgeable wine lovers
Attendees must be 21 years of age to sample wine. Proper ID required.
Bring Your Kids Along! - Children’s Conference Care
BCEC, Room 104 BC
Full day (7:30 am - 5:30 pm) - $60
Four consecutive hours - $40
Additional hour - $10
Are you wondering how to entertain your children during Yankee? Whether you are attending classes or perusing the Exhibit Hall, Parents in a Pinch, Inc. is there for you—offering on-site childcare. Children can choose from a wide variety of organized activities, arts and crafts, toys, books, and games. The childcare providers are background checked, trained in childhood health and safety, and are enthusiastic, creative, and energetic. Their experience, expertise and program planning skills always make the day both fun and safe. Walk-ins allowed if space permits; pre-registration is encouraged. Subject to cancelation if sufficient enrollment is not achieved.
**Registration is required for each child.