Summer Garden Stroll

Upcoming Events

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

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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...

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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

Enjoy a late summer stroll on this beautiful prairie along the bluffs of  Lake Michigan.  

This event will be outside, rain or shine, please plan accordingly. Reservations are required and can be secured by registering below or by calling the Preservation Foundation...

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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

Saturday, June 11, 2016

10:00 AM - AVAILABLE and 1:00 PM -SOLD OUT

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, June 11, 2016, one at 10:00 AM  and the other at 1:00 PM (sold out), with light refreshments served between tours from 11:50 AM - 12:50 PM. Both tours will feature the restored 1911 dairy farm buildings that now house an extensive Arts and Crafts collection of furniture and artwork. Additionally, visitors will be able to view the garden area.

 


Sunday, May 1, 2016

2:00 PM

Members and their guests are invited to attend the Lake Forest Preservation Foundation's annual meeting and presentation of the 2016 Historic Preservation Awards.  The event will be held at the Deer Path Inn beginning at 2:00 PM. A reception at the Inn will follow the meeting and presentation. The meeting and reception are free for members, but reservations are required.  The fee for guests of members is $20 per person. Any questions should be directed to the LFPF office at 847-234-1230.

 


Sunday, March 13, 2016

2:00 PM

On March 13, 2016, the Lake Forest Preservation Foundation will present a program titled Market Square: A Century of Adaptive Re-Use and Preservation. Speakers will be Michael G. Fitzgerald, Principal/OKW Architects, Inc., the firm in charge of the current Market Square renovations, and Arthur Miller, President of the Preservation Foundation and Emeritus Archivist and Librarian for Special Collections, Donnelly and Lee Library/LIT, Lake Forest College.

 


Sunday, December 6, 2015

2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.

The Board of Directors of the Lake Forest Preservation Foundation is pleased to invite the Foundation membership to its annual holiday celebration. This popular event will feature a wine and hors d'oeuvres reception at the stunning Summer House at Crab Tree Farm in Lake Bluff.  Overlooking a wide swath of open land, the Summer House is perfect for enjoying the season and viewing the outdoors through the house's expansive windows.

***We are very sorry, but the event is sold out.  Thank you for your support.***

 


Sunday, November 8, 2015

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

The Lake Forest Preservation Foundation and Lake Forest College are pleased to join together to offer a weekend celebrating the late local architect I. W. (Ike) Colburn. 

 


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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. 

More details soon....