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2015 Calendar of Events
Events are held at the Museum unless otherwise noted.

More details will be added as they become available.

March 15, 2:00 P.M. (TENTATIVE)
Alfonso Ianelli, Architect with David Jameson

April 12, 2:00 P.M.
The Berlin Airlift with Annette Isaacs

April 26, 12:00 noon
Elgin History Fair

April 26, 3:00 PM
Premiere of documentary on Elgin's African-American history, "Project 2-3-1"
Elgin Community College, Harry Blizzard Theatre

May 17, 2:00 PM.
The Ups and Downs of Dining a la Downtown

May 21, 12:00 noon
Brown Bag Lunch: Elgin Women's Club with Linda Rock

May 14th, details TBD: A Walk in the Park with Steve Stroud

Barry Bauman, Art Conservation (at Gail Borden Library)
Details TBD

June 18, 12:00 noon
Brown Bag Lunch: the UNderground Railroad with Marge Edwards

July 16, 12:00 noon:
Brown Bag Lunch with Jerry Turnquist: topic TBD

July 19 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
Antique and VIntage Car Show at the Museum

August 20, 12:00 noon:
Brown Bag Lunch: Toy Soldiers with Don Pielin

Sept. 17, 12:00 noon
Brown Bag Lunch: topic TBD

Sept. 27, 11:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
Cemetery Walk at Bluff City Cemetery

Oct 11, 2:00 P.M.
Spirit of Motown with Jesse Sandoval

Nov. 14, 6:00 - 10:00 P.M.
Annual Benefit and/Silent Auction
Program: Daniel Burnham as presented by Terry Lynch

December 5, 1:00 - 3:00 P.M.
Holiday Tea featuring Leslie Goddard: History of Marshall Fields

Thank You to our 2014 Cemetery Walk Sponsors!

Many thanks to the following individuals and companies who sponsored the 2014 Walk. Please patronize local businesses that support the Elgin Area Historical Society.

Event Sponsor: Associated Bank


Dan and Karen Fox

Wait-Ross-Allanson Funeral Home and Laird Funeral Home

Madison Funeral Home

O'Connor-Leetz Funeral Home 847-741-1400

Roxworthy Enterprises 847-622-8534
and Chad Roxworthy Painting 847-544-1164



Elgin Public House
219 E. Chicago St.
Elgin IL 60120

Guilded-Lily Historical Finishes


Ralph Helm, Inc.
Outdoor Power Equipment and Parts
Serving the Fox Valley since 1923. Two locations: Elgin and Crystal Lake, IL.

State Street Market Shops
701 N. State St., Elgin IL

Though every effort is made to ensure this calendar is accurate, scheduled events and programs may change due to unforeseen circumstances.