2013 Calendar of Events
Events are held at the Museum unless otherwise noted.
December 7, 2013 1 p.m.: Annual Holiday Tea: "An Old-Fashioned Christmas"
Rochelle Pennington presents "An Old Fashioned Christmas," including vintage photos and Christmas images, along with items from her antique toy collection and other antiques pertaining to Christmas. A few of the additional items include an original Bing Crosby “White Christmas” album, cookie cutters, aprons, vintage Christmas cookbooks, hat boxes, holiday hankies, Christmas cards, tinsel, angel hair, ornaments, and bubble lights.
Enjoy a Christmas musical to start the program with Susan Dennis, Soprano; David J. Nelson, Pianist; and Betty Volkening, Violinist. Light refreshments will be served.
The new Elgin Memories 2014 Calendar features the images of Elgin as a pictorial theme. 12 great Elgin images! Purchase at the Museum, State Street Market, or Ace Hardware for $12!
Thank You to our 2013 Cemetery Walk Sponsors!
Many thanks to the following individuals and companies who sponsored the 2012 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.