Events

Upcoming Events

Friday, July 10, 2020

 


Thursday, July 23, 2020

7:00 PM

The Lake Forest Preservation Foundation is pleased to present a ZOOM - 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 7, 2020

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm or 6:00 pm to 7:00pm

Leisurely enjoy a beautiful garden bursting with color, design and expression with the Preservation Foundation.

Unfortunately our garden strolls will be a little different from years past to comply with state regulations for social distancing and attendance. There...

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Past Events

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. 

 


Sunday, April 26, 2015

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The annual meeting of the membership of the Lake Forest Preservation Foundation will be held at Gorton Community Center on Sunday, April 26, 2015, starting at 2 pm with a reception immediately following at an historic home until 4 pm. Reception details and directions will be available to members at the meeting.

 


Sunday, March 22, 2015

2 - 4 PM

On Sunday, March 22, the Lake Forest Preservation Foundation will sponsor a panel presentation and discussion about the processes for modifying properties in Lake Forest, aimed at de-mystifying the steps in accomplishing this. 

 


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