Events

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

7:00pm

Come learn about the most important surviving early map of Lake Forest and the recent journey to its new home at the Newberry Library in Chicago.   Local historian Art Miller will talk about the history of the map.  Jim Ackerman, Curator of Maps at the Newberry Library will...

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Sunday, May 3, 2020

2:00 p.m.

On Sunday, May 3rd, 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...

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Friday, June 19, 2020

5:30 - 7:30pm

The Preservation Foundation invites you to a late afternoon garden stroll in a beautiful Lake Forest garden. More details to follow. Reservations are required. Members $25, non-members $40.

You may use the button below to register.

This is an outdoor event,...

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Saturday, July 25, 2020

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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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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