Events, Classes & Workshops

Jun30

Dragonfly Soap Works @ Wauconda, IL Civil War Days

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Lakewood Forest Preserve , 27277 Forest Preserve Road, Wauconda, IL 60084

Visit us on Sutler's Row to stock up on everything Dragonfly Soap Works.

The boom of cannons, the crack of rifles, the galloping of horse hooves welcomes you at the annual Civil War Days encampment. Wander the camps to see soldiers, civilians and tradesmen at work. Watch as union and confederate forces collide in battle. A large scale battle can be viewed on both Saturday and Sunday. Visit the 1863 Summer Fair, meet President Lincoln and shop Civil War era vendors. Kids enjoy period crafts, games and a scavenger hunt.

Event Admission: Tickets may be purchased online or on-site. Purchase tickets online and save $1 on admission. Please note, on-site payment is cash only.

Daily: $10 adults, $5 youth (ages 4–17) and seniors (62 and up). Children 3 and under are free.

Save $1 off admission when you buy your ticket online, or download a coupon and present it at the event.

Weekend pass: $15, $7 youth and seniors. Purchase weekend pass »

Saturday, 10 am–5 pm. Purchase tickets for Saturday only »

Sunday 9 am–3 pm. Purchase tickets for Sunday only »

http://www.lcfpd.org/education/events/civilwar/

Aug4

Pike River Rendezvous

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Simmons Island Park, 50th Street and 4th Avenue, Kenosha, WI 53140

Step back in time when Native Americans and fur traders gathered to exchange goods and services and to celebrate.

More than 350 reenactors in 150 camps will be encamped on Simmons Island. Talk with them about what life was like during the fur-trading era. See craft and trades demonstrations throughout the camp.

Horse drawn wagon provides a shuttle from the parking area. Play period games, try daily chores of the 1800s and make crafts at the Family Activity area. The event is free and open to the public.

https://www.kenosha.org/search?query=pike%20river%20rendezvous

Aug5

Pike River Rendezvous

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Simmons Island Park, 50th Street and 4th Avenue, Kenosha, WI 53140

Step back in time when Native Americans and fur traders gathered to exchange goods and services and to celebrate.

More than 350 reenactors in 150 camps will be encamped on Simmons Island. Talk with them about what life was like during the fur-trading era. See craft and trades demonstrations throughout the camp.

Horse drawn wagon provides a shuttle from the parking area. Play period games, try daily chores of the 1800s and make crafts at the Family Activity area. The event is free and open to the public. https://www.kenosha.org/search?query=pike%20river%20rendezvous

Oct7

Grove Folk Fest

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The Grove, 1421 Milwaukee Road, Glenview, IL 60026

Step back in time and learn about our local heritage. Live folk music, outdoor dining on hearty food, nature walks, pie tent, Native American flute circle, pioneer skill and craft demonstrations, handmade gift and craft items.

http://www.glenviewparks.org/event/grove-folk-fest/ http://www.eventcrazy.com/Glenview-IL/events/details/12365-Grove-Folk-Fest

Oct20

Dollinger Farm Civil War Days

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Dollinger Family Farm, 7420 E. Hansel Road, Channahon, Illinois 60410

This Civil War event has grown to one of the best in the state! Over 500 re-enactors participate in this annual event. Relive History with President Lincoln, or General Thomas. There are live horses, booming cannons, and a spectacular battle scene! Come experience a piece of American History at our "battlefield." It's a weekend you won't want to miss!

http://www.dollingerfarms.com/civil-war-days

Oct21

Dollinger Farm Civil War Days

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Dollinger Family Farm, 7420 E. Hansel Road, Channahon, Illinois 60410

This Civil War event has grown to one of the best in the state! Over 500 re-enactors participate in this annual event. Relive History with President Lincoln, or General Thomas. There are live horses, booming cannons, and a spectacular battle scene! Come experience a piece of American History at our "battlefield." It's a weekend you won't want to miss!

http://www.dollingerfarms.com/civil-war-days

Nov1

The Grove Holiday Arts & Craft Faire

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The Grove, 1421 Milwaukee Road, Glenview, IL 60026

We will be taking over the Herb Shed again this year!

Many customers contact us well before this event to preorder their Christmas list. We always start with a large inventory but no matter how hard we try not to, we always sell out of items. If you there are certain products on your list contact us ahead of time and we'll have them waiting for you when you arrive!

Browse through the charming historic homes and buildings of The Grove National Historic Landmark, choosing your gifts from a magnificent selection of American handmade items by more than 50 juried artisans.

Bring your friends to experience the seasonal charm of the: •Holiday House (Kennicott Historic Home) •Grannie’s Cottage (Redfield Estate) •Artisan Lodge (Carriage House) •Snowflake Chalet •Mistletoe Cabin

Pause for a snack or meal at the Sugar Plum Cafe (Program Barn), an onsite restaurant offering lunch, dinner and refreshments from Catered by Design during the event.

http://www.glenviewparks.org/event/grove-arts-craft-faire/2016-11-03/

Nov2

The Grove Holiday Arts & Craft Faire

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The Grove, 1421 Milwaukee Road, Glenview, IL 60026

We will be taking over the Herb Shed again this year!

Many customers contact us well before this event to preorder their Christmas list. We always start with a large inventory but no matter how hard we try not to, we always sell out of items. If you there are certain products on your list contact us ahead of time and we'll have them waiting for you when you arrive!

Browse through the charming historic homes and buildings of The Grove National Historic Landmark, choosing your gifts from a magnificent selection of American handmade items by more than 50 juried artisans.

Bring your friends to experience the seasonal charm of the: •Holiday House (Kennicott Historic Home) •Grannie’s Cottage (Redfield Estate) •Artisan Lodge (Carriage House) •Snowflake Chalet •Mistletoe Cabin

Pause for a snack or meal at the Sugar Plum Cafe (Program Barn), an onsite restaurant offering lunch, dinner and refreshments from Catered by Design during the event.

http://www.glenviewparks.org/event/grove-arts-craft-faire/2016-11-03/

Nov3

The Grove Holiday Arts & Craft Faire

 —  —

The Grove, 1421 Milwaukee Road, Glenview, IL 60026

We will be taking over the Herb Shed again this year!

Many customers contact us well before this event to preorder their Christmas list. We always start with a large inventory but no matter how hard we try not to, we always sell out of items. If you there are certain products on your list contact us ahead of time and we'll have them waiting for you when you arrive!

Browse through the charming historic homes and buildings of The Grove National Historic Landmark, choosing your gifts from a magnificent selection of American handmade items by more than 50 juried artisans.

Bring your friends to experience the seasonal charm of the: •Holiday House (Kennicott Historic Home) •Grannie’s Cottage (Redfield Estate) •Artisan Lodge (Carriage House) •Snowflake Chalet •Mistletoe Cabin

Pause for a snack or meal at the Sugar Plum Cafe (Program Barn), an onsite restaurant offering lunch, dinner and refreshments from Catered by Design during the event.

http://www.glenviewparks.org/event/grove-arts-craft-faire/2016-11-03/

Nov4

The Grove Holiday Arts & Craft Faire

 —  —

The Grove, 1421 Milwaukee Road, Glenview, IL 60026

We will be taking over the Herb Shed again this year!

Many customers contact us well before this event to preorder their Christmas list. We always start with a large inventory but no matter how hard we try not to, we always sell out of items. If you there are certain products on your list contact us ahead of time and we'll have them waiting for you when you arrive!

Browse through the charming historic homes and buildings of The Grove National Historic Landmark, choosing your gifts from a magnificent selection of American handmade items by more than 50 juried artisans.

Bring your friends to experience the seasonal charm of the: •Holiday House (Kennicott Historic Home) •Grannie’s Cottage (Redfield Estate) •Artisan Lodge (Carriage House) •Snowflake Chalet •Mistletoe Cabin

Pause for a snack or meal at the Sugar Plum Cafe (Program Barn), an onsite restaurant offering lunch, dinner and refreshments from Catered by Design during the event.

http://www.glenviewparks.org/event/grove-arts-craft-faire/2016-11-03/

Nov8

The Grove Holiday Arts & Craft Faire

 —  —

The Grove, 1421 Milwaukee Road, Glenview, IL 60026

We will be taking over the Herb Shed again this year!

Many customers contact us well before this event to preorder their Christmas list. We always start with a large inventory but no matter how hard we try not to, we always sell out of items. If you there are certain products on your list contact us ahead of time and we'll have them waiting for you when you arrive!

Browse through the charming historic homes and buildings of The Grove National Historic Landmark, choosing your gifts from a magnificent selection of American handmade items by more than 50 juried artisans.

Bring your friends to experience the seasonal charm of the: •Holiday House (Kennicott Historic Home) •Grannie’s Cottage (Redfield Estate) •Artisan Lodge (Carriage House) •Snowflake Chalet •Mistletoe Cabin

Pause for a snack or meal at the Sugar Plum Cafe (Program Barn), an onsite restaurant offering lunch, dinner and refreshments from Catered by Design during the event.

http://www.glenviewparks.org/event/grove-arts-craft-faire/2016-11-03/

Nov9

The Grove Holiday Art & Craft Faire

 —  —

The Grove, 1421 Milwaukee Road, Glenview, IL 60026

We will be taking over the Herb Shed again this year!

Many customers contact us well before this event to preorder their Christmas list. We always start with a large inventory but no matter how hard we try not to, we always sell out of items. If you there are certain products on your list contact us ahead of time and we'll have them waiting for you when you arrive!

Browse through the charming historic homes and buildings of The Grove National Historic Landmark, choosing your gifts from a magnificent selection of American handmade items by more than 50 juried artisans.

Bring your friends to experience the seasonal charm of the: •Holiday House (Kennicott Historic Home) •Grannie’s Cottage (Redfield Estate) •Artisan Lodge (Carriage House) •Snowflake Chalet •Mistletoe Cabin

Pause for a snack or meal at the Sugar Plum Cafe (Program Barn), an onsite restaurant offering lunch, dinner and refreshments from Catered by Design during the event.

http://www.glenviewparks.org/event/grove-arts-craft-faire/2016-11-03/

Nov10

The Grove Holiday Arts & Craft Faire

 —  —

The Grove, 1421 Milwaukee Road, Glenview, IL 60026

We will be taking over the Herb Shed again this year!

Many customers contact us well before this event to preorder their Christmas list. We always start with a large inventory but no matter how hard we try not to, we always sell out of items. If you there are certain products on your list contact us ahead of time and we'll have them waiting for you when you arrive!

Browse through the charming historic homes and buildings of The Grove National Historic Landmark, choosing your gifts from a magnificent selection of American handmade items by more than 50 juried artisans.

Bring your friends to experience the seasonal charm of the: •Holiday House (Kennicott Historic Home) •Grannie’s Cottage (Redfield Estate) •Artisan Lodge (Carriage House) •Snowflake Chalet •Mistletoe Cabin

Pause for a snack or meal at the Sugar Plum Cafe (Program Barn), an onsite restaurant offering lunch, dinner and refreshments from Catered by Design during the event.

http://www.glenviewparks.org/event/grove-arts-craft-faire/2016-11-03/

Nov11

The Grove Holiday Art & Craft Faire

 —  —

The Grove, 1421 Milwaukee Road, Glenview, IL 60026

We will be taking over the Herb Shed again this year!

Many customers contact us well before this event to preorder their Christmas list. We always start with a large inventory but no matter how hard we try not to, we always sell out of items. If you there are certain products on your list contact us ahead of time and we'll have them waiting for you when you arrive!

Browse through the charming historic homes and buildings of The Grove National Historic Landmark, choosing your gifts from a magnificent selection of American handmade items by more than 50 juried artisans.

Bring your friends to experience the seasonal charm of the: •Holiday House (Kennicott Historic Home) •Grannie’s Cottage (Redfield Estate) •Artisan Lodge (Carriage House) •Snowflake Chalet •Mistletoe Cabin

Pause for a snack or meal at the Sugar Plum Cafe (Program Barn), an onsite restaurant offering lunch, dinner and refreshments from Catered by Design during the event.

http://www.glenviewparks.org/event/grove-arts-craft-faire/2016-11-03/

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