2014/2015 Calendar of Events
Events are held at the Museum unless otherwise noted.
Join us for our upcoming programs listed below. Check back again for more details as they become available.
November 20, 7 p.m. at Elgin History Museum
"Lost Elgin" Art Exhibit Reception
The Gifford Park Association will host an exhibit reception for Lost Elgin, an art exhibit containing 14 images of demolished Elgin buildings created on porch slats from another demolished Elgin building. 72 Elgin artists create an abstract look at Elgin history using a variety of media. A short program and artist demonstrations will be part of the reception, along with light refreshments. Free admission!
December 6, 1-3 p.m.
Holiday Tea, featuring Elgin Opera singers
March 15, 2 p.m. (TENTATIVE)
Alfonso Ianelli, Architect with David Jameson
April 12, 2 p.m.
the Berlin Airlift with Annette Isaacs
April 26, noon
Elgin History Fair
May 17, 2 PM.
The Ups and Downs of Dining a la Downtown
May 21, noon
Brown Bag Lunch: Elgin Women's Club with Linda Rock
A Walk in the Park with Steve Stroud
Barry Bauman, Art Conservation (at Gail Borden Library)
June 19, noon
Brown Bag Lunch: the UNderground Railroad with Marge Edwards
Brown Bag Lunch with Jerry Turnquist: topic TBD
July 19 10-3 p.m.
Antique and VIntage Car Show at the Museum
Brown Bag Lunch: Toy Soldiers with Don Pielin
Sept. 17, noon
Brown Bag Lunch, topic TBD
Sept. 27, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Cemetery Walk at Bluff City Cemetery
Visit the Cemetery walk website for information about the 2015 Cemetery Walk.
Oct 11, 2 p.m.
Spirit of Motown with Jesse Sandoval
Nov. 6, 6 - 10 p.m.
Annual Benefit/Silent Auction
Program: Daniel Burnham as presented by Terry Lynch
December 5, 1 - 3 p.m.
Holiday Tea featuring Leslie Goddard
Thank You to our 2013 Cemetery Walk Sponsors!
Many thanks to the following individuals and companies who sponsored the 2013 Walk. Please patronize local businesses that support the Elgin Area Historical Society.
Ralph Helm, Inc.
Outdoor Power Equipment and Parts
Serving the Fox Valley since 1923. Two locations: Elgin and Crystal Lake, IL.
Wait-Ross-Allanson Funeral Home
51 Center St, Elgin IL 60120 847-742-2100
Laird Funeral Home
St. Charles Memorial Works, Inc.
City of Elgin
Friends of the Lords Park Zoo
In The Neighborhood Deli
185 N. Edison Ave, Elgin, IL 60123
State Street Market Shops
701 N. State St., Elgin IL
Elgin Public House
219 E. Chicago St.
Elgin IL 60120
Though every effort is made to ensure this calendar is accurate, scheduled events and programs may change due to unforeseen circumstances.
To have one of our historical speakers entertain at your event, check our Speakers Bureau program.