Events

The Spice House frequently hosts seminars on spices, cooking and other related topics. We hold these events in our stores, as well as other special locations.

Current & Upcoming Events


  • Lure and Lore of Spices at the Skokie Public Library
    Wednesday, February 18
    7 - 8:30 pm
    Radmacher Meeting Room, Skokie Public Library

    Library Talks

    The history of the spice trade reveals fascinating tales of piracy, adventures, and wars waged to control the burgeoning industry. Exotic myths arose to explain the high prices of spice. Join Patty and Tom Erd, owners of The Spice House, as they share historical facts, anecdotes, and entertaining tales of derring-do. You'll also get to take home a precious stash of spices.

    This is a free program; for more information or to register, call the Skokie Public Library at 847-673-7774 or visit their website.

  • Lure and Lore of Spices at the Cary Area Public Library
    Wednesday, February 25
    7 - 8:15 pm
    Cary Area Public Library, 1606 Three Oaks Road, Cary IL

    Library Talks

    Patty and Tom Erd have spent their lives as spice merchants in pursuit of the highest quality spices from all around the globe. They will share interesting historical facts, anecdotes and entertaining tales. 2013 Food and Wine Magazine honored The Spice House by including them in their list of Top Spice Shops in The World. All who attend will receive a spice reference catalog and little gift bag with spice samples!

    This is a free program; for more information or to register, call the Cary Area Public Library at 847-639-4210 or visit their website.

Past Events

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