Events

Upcoming Events

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 tours will feature the restored 1911 dairy farm buildings that now house an extensive Arts and Crafts collection of furniture and artwork including a limited time...

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Friday, August 23, 2019

5:30-7:30 pm

The Lake Forest Preservation Foundation invites you to enjoy light hors d’ oeuvres, libations and spectacular views of Lake Michigan with members and friends on a late summer afternoon. This early Lake Forest estate designed by Arthur Hewn in 1899 for the McGenniss family...

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Sunday, September 22, 2019

1:00-4:00

The Lake Forest Preservation Foundation’s September 22rd House & Garden Tour Annual Benefit will focus on Lake Forest’s Early Estate Era New Growth, North and Lakefront.

The tour includes two early houses by Howard Van Doren Shaw in this 150th...

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Past Events

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. 

 


Sunday, October 18, 2015

11:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

Widely known as an area of spectacular natural beauty, Ravinia was established as a creative community of virtuoso artists, writers and musicians. The fall foliage is the perfect backdrop to explore and learn about this historic neighborhood. 

 


Sunday, September 20, 2015

1:30 pm to 5:00 pm

The annual Lake Forest Preservation Foundation Benefit House & Garden Tour will feature a beautiful and historic area of the City called “The Heart of Old Lake Forest.”

These homes are located near the business district, Lake Forest College and the First Presbyterian Church—early developments in Lake Forest.  Some of the homes were constructed before the Chicago Fire, most were among the first homes built in Lake Forest, and several have been updated and expanded with sensitivity to Preservation. All are within walking distance of each other. 

 


Friday, August 28, 2015

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Explore the late summer splendor of a beautifully restored ravine and garden during a spirited early evening gathering. Noted garden designer Dorothy Hebert will discuss the evolution of this ever-changing landscape which blends woodland conservancy and formal gardens with sculptural and architectural whimsy.

Use the button below to register online.

 


Friday, June 19, 2015

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Please join members and their guests for a beautiful evening in a stunning garden. This garden stroll will also include a brief guided tour of the newly restored Forest Park.  Registration is required.  Please call the office at 847-234-1230 or use the button below to register online. 

 


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