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...Read more
Friday, June 28, 2019
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...Read more
Friday, August 23, 2019
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
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.Ticket type General $... Read more
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
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
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.