Summer Garden Stroll

Upcoming Events

Saturday, July 28, 2018

10:00 AM and 1:00 PM

The Lake Forest Preservation Foundation is pleased to present a docent-guided tour of Crab Tree Farm. The 1.5-hour-long tour will be offered at two times on Saturday, July 28, 2018, 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM. Both tours will feature the restored 1911...

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Friday, August 24, 2018

5:30-7:30 PM

 Experience the late summer splendor of this captivating prairie garden above the bluffs of Lake Michigan. Be charmed by the butterflies and songbirds who dwell in this habitat overlooking the glistening waters of Lake Michigan. Enjoy light hors d’oeuvres and spirited...

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Sunday, September 23, 2018

1:00 PM ~ 4:00 PM

The Preservation Foundation’s annual fall benefit Architectural House and Garden Tour will take place on Sunday afternoon, September 23, 2018, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm with a reception following from 4:00 to 5:00. The focus of this year’s walk will be 

The Foundation’s...

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Past Events

Friday, June 22, 2018

Summer Garden Stroll

5:30-7:30 PM

The Preservation Foundation invites you to a late afternoon garden stroll in a beautiful garden in the heart of historic Lake Forest.  Enjoy the spacious two-acre grounds on which Edwin Chapin built an elegant English Tudor country house in 1887.  This peaceful estate was later named Shadow Lawn by the second owner, C. Frederick Childs, sixteenth mayor of Lake Forest.  Much attention, detail, and love have shaped this garden into a paradise retreat. 

 


Sunday, June 10, 2018

1:00-3:00 PM

Celebrate the completion of the

Interior Renovation - East Train Station

 Designed by Frost & Granger

LFPF's Community Open House

Tour the Newly Completed Interior Restoration

Learn about Station’s technical and design history

Tour the 1900-1970 operating tunnel under the tracks

   Enjoy Cake and Summer Treats

 


Sunday, April 29, 2018

2:00 to 4:00 PM

On April 29, the Foundation will hold its Annual Meeting and Historic Preservation Awards at Gorton Community Center beginning at 2:00 PM followed by a special member and guest reception at a beautiful near-by historic home. Location of the reception will be provided at the Annual Meeting.

The meeting and reception are free for members, but reservations are required.  The fee for the reception for guests of members is $20 per person. Any questions should be directed to the LFPF office at 847-234-1230 or office@LFPF.org.

 


Thursday, March 15, 2018

7:00 PM

Lake Forest Preservation Foundation Hosts Renowned Architect John Vinci at Gorton Community Center

 


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Summer Garden Stroll

Friday, June 22, 2018

5:30-7:30 PM

The Preservation Foundation invites you to a late afternoon garden stroll in this peaceful garden in the heart of historic Lake Forest. 

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