Events

Upcoming Events

Sunday, April 28, 2019

2:00 - 4:00 PM

On April 28, 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 nearby historic home. Location of the reception will be provided at the...

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

1:00 PM Gorton Community Center

Please join us at Gorton Community Center on May 9 at 1:00 pm, when Judith Tankard will present a program featuring her updated edition of Ellen Shipman and the American Garden, winner of the John Brinckerhoff Jackson Book Prize for 2019.

Ms. Tankard will...

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Saturday, May 11, 2019

8:30 AM to 1:00 PM - 150th Anniversary of the Birth of Howard Van Doren Shaw

Second Presbyterian Church, 1936 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL  60616         

Shaw renovated the notable 1871 James Renwick-designed Second Presbyterian Church in 1899 after a fire. Glessner House, 1801 S. Prairie Avenue, leads studies on the...

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Friday, June 28, 2019

5:30-7:30 PM

The Preservation Foundation invites you to a late afternoon garden stroll in a beautiful garden on the property that was once the historic Rumsey Estate's Gardener's Cottage. Enjoy this tucked away, ravine edge, magical property with fellow admirers and friends of...

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Saturday, July 27, 2019

10:00 AM or 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 27, 2019, 10:00 am and 1:00 pm.  Both tours will feature the restored 1911 dairy farm buildings that...

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Friday, August 23, 2019

5:30-7:30 pm

Details of our late Garden Stroll will be announced soon.  Please check back.

LFPF members $20, non-members $30.

 

Ticket type Member $20.00 USDNon-member $30.00 USD

 


Sunday, September 22, 2019

1:00-4:00

Mark your calendar for this very popular event. Details are being confirmed and this page will be updated soon.  Please check back.

Note: After September 18, the price of General tickets will go up to $125.

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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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