Free In-Store ClinicsJan 1 - Dec 30
Learn a new outdoor skill at L.L.Bean every week with our fun, hands-on clinics. Our knowledgeable experts will share helpful tips and techniques to help you prepare for your own adventures in the great outdoors. All In-Store clinics are free. Check our calendar to see what's coming up this month at your local L.L.Bean store.
Discovery AwaitsSep 1 - Dec 31
Whether you're trying a new sport or just looking to sharpen your skills, we'll make sure your next adventure is one to remember. Check out what L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools has to offer at a your local store.Get details
|Fly-Tying Night December 2013 - March 2014 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Every Wednesday||
Join Carl from L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools for a fun evening of fly tying! We'll have all the material and tools here, or bring your own vise along.
|Cuba Marsh Snowshoeing/Hiking Outing December 1 Noon||
We're going to explore Cuba Marsh from the east entrance, following the trail leading into Citizens Park. Bring your camera, binoculars and snowshoes or hiking boots and join us for a cold weather adventure!
|Camping in the Cold December 3 7:30 p.m.||
Discover the gear and techniques you'll need to enjoy the solitude of the backcountry during the coldest parts of the year.
|Gear Maintenance and Repair December 5 7:30 p.m.||
Our in-store-experts will teach you the basic techniques for getting zippers, screens, and fabrics back in shape for more outdoor fun. Bring in your gear that's in need of repair and learn useful methods right in the clinic.
|Jelke Creek Snowshoe/Hiking Outing December 7 Noon||
Jelke Creek has a different kind of beauty during the wintertime. We'll hike along the gravel trail and around the hillside terraced area, with or without snowshoes. In previous winters, we've spotted coyote, foxes, deer, Northern Harrier and the occasional bald eagle!
|Snowshoeing Basics December 10 7:30 p.m.||
Learn more about the growing winter sport of snowshoeing in this introductory clinic. We'll discuss gear choices, step techniques and dressing for the weather.
|Adventure Technology December 12 7:30 p.m.||
Come learn about the newest GPS devices, as well as solar-powered and hand-crank technology to enhance your next outdoor adventure.
|Shoe Factory Road Snowshoeing/Hiking Outing December 15 Noon||
Join L.L.Bean for a hike through our local forest preserve, just down the road from our store. Shoe Factory Road Woods lies in the Poplar Creek Trail System, a popular snowshoeing and cross-country skiing area.
|Emergency Preparedness December 17 7:30 p.m.||
Be ready the next time a storm approaches. Learn about the supplies you should have on hand and the steps you can take to handle unforeseen situations, wherever you are.
|Personal Electronics in the Outdoors December 19 7:30 p.m.||
These days, it's not unusual to have your phone along when you head out on the trail. We'll show you how to make the most of having your phone with you, give you tips for protecting it and share some fun, useful outdoors apps.