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 23, 2017

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. Originally part of Howard Van Doren Shaw’s 1906 Ryerson estate, it now surrounds a stunningly beautiful David Adler home built in 1933. The three-acre property includes two ravines, which provide a dramatic accent to the formal gardens. Adler and landscape architect Ralph Griswold designed the gardens, which include a greenhouse from the 1933 World’s Fair.   This event will be outside, please plan accordingly.

 


Sunday, May 7, 2017

2:00 PM ~ Gorton Community Center

On May 7th, the Foundation will hold its Annual Meeting and Preservation Awards at Gorton Community Center beginning at 2:00 PM followed by a special member and guest reception at a home on the historic Walden Estate. 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.  Please use the link below to register.  Any questions should be directed to the LFPF office at 847-234-1230.

 

 


Wednesday, April 19, 2017

7:00 PM ~ Lily Reid Holt Chapel, Lake Forest College Middle Campus

The Power Of Uniqueness parking map

THE CITY AND PRESERVATION HOST “THE POWER OF UNIQUENESS”

 


Sunday, December 4, 2016

2-4 pm

The Board of Directors is pleased to invite the Lake Forest Preservation Foundation membership to its annual holiday party. Wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served along with lots of holiday cheer. Please make your reservations early as space is limited.

You may use the button below to reserve and make your payment. You may also reserve and pay by calling the office at 847-234-1230.

Premium members at the $150 level and above ~ No charge, but reservations are required. To reserve, email to office@lfpf.org.

 


Saturday, November 19, 2016

1-3 pm

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LFPF 40th Birthday Party, November 19, 2016 ~ 1-3 PM

For more information contact Marcy Kerr, LFPF Executive Director, 847.234.1230.

To make a donation to the LFPF Annual Fund, click here.

 


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