Upcoming Events and Programs
For reservations or more information on any of the programs listed below, please call 630-510-4941.
Inheriting DuPage: A Family History
September 13th, 2014-September 7th, 2015 | DuPage County Historical Museum
Learn about the founding era of the county through an in-depth look at the immigration and settlement stories of the extended family of Patricia Torode Vaillancourt Woodstrup, a descendant of several DuPage first families. Follow their involvement in early DuPage community life and see how they shaped the future of the county.
Event and Lecture Series brought to you by the Conrad and Doris Brassine Charitable Fund and the History DuPage Fund of the DuPage Community Foundation.
Educational series sponsored by:
To learn more about becoming a sponsor of the Inheriting DuPage exhibit, please click here.
The 40th Annual Fall Fox Valley
Antiques Show presents,
Saturday, October 18 | 10A-5P
Sunday, October 19 | 10A-4P
Kane County Fairgrounds
525 S. Randall Rd, St. Charles, IL
Map & Directions
Discover exquisite antiques that focus on the "Pioneer Spirit" at the 40th Annual Fox Valley Antique Show. This highly-anticipated event will feature genuine antiques, guaranteed to be as represented and beautifully displayed in room settings by 55 dealers from 14 states with an array of 18th, 19th and early 20th century antiques.
Cost: $8 Admission
Please visit csada.com for more information.
Women Heroes of WWI
October 18th | 1P | DuPage County Historical Museum Auditorium
The DuPage County Historical Society will hold its annual meeting and program at the museum. Local Author, Kathryn Atwood will be discussing her new book Women Heroes of World War I. Considered heroines of their day, many of these courageous women's achievements were forgotten until now. Light refreshments will be served.
Purchase tickets online or call 630-510-4941.
On Par for DuPage
2nd Annual On Par for DuPage Golf Outing
Bringing Hope and History Together
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | Arrowhead Golf Club
Proceeds benefit DuPage County Historical Museum Foundation & People's Resource Center
This Oktoberfest-themed event will feature:
- 18-Hole Scramble
- Craft Beer Tasting on the Course
- German-style Buffet Dinner
- Hole-in-one Prizes and Gimmick Holes
Registration pricing varies based upon selected package. Online registration will be available July 16-October 20, 2014.
Paper registration: Registration Form (PDF)
|Fairway Sponsor||Golf Cart Sponsor|
|Hole in One Sponsor||Dessert Sponsor|
|Drs. Sullivan & Suchy, Ltd||David Bein|
|Gift Cards, Gift Bag and Hole Sponsor||Gift Bag, Gift Cards, Gimmick, and Hole Sponsor|
|Gift Certificates and Gift Bag Sponsor|
|Snack & Hole Sponsor||Media & Hole Sponsor|
|Peregrine, Stime, Et Al||Audi of Westmont|
|Travis Family Foundation|
November 8 | 1-3P | DuPage County Historical Museum Auditorium
Join us to create a special scrapbook all about you! All supplies will be provided; participants are encouraged to bring photographs and other memorabilia that they would like to include. Each participant will complete a 6" x 6" scrapbook. Registration is required
Register online or call 630-510-4941.
The Soldier’s View
November 8 | 6-7P | College of DuPage, Student Resource Center 2000
The Soldier’s View is a look at the experience of the Civil War from the perspective of the men in the ranks. Drawing from soldiers’ letters, diaries and memoirs, Robert Girardi presents the live of the common soldiers of the Union and the Confederate armies as they enlist, train, and go on campaign. Renowned historical artist, Keith Rocco, delivers the presentation against a backdrop of paintings.
Purchase tickets online or call 630-510-4941.
Saturday, November 15th 10am-3pm | Free Event
The DuPage County Historical Museum will hold its 31st Annual Holiday Bazaar this year. A fine selection of handmade ornaments and gifts as well as wreaths, holiday decorations and stocking-stuffers will be available. Find gifts for friends, family, teachers and colleagues. This is the perfect way to start your holiday shopping!
Interested in showcasing your handmade goods? Click here.
Santa Express - SOLD OUT
Join Kidz Kingdom and the DuPage County Historical Museum for a very special train ride. All aboard as the train departs the Wheaton station for a special visit to the "North Pole" with Santa! Come dressed in your pajamas and enjoy milk and cookies while you listen to a reading of The Polar Express. When you arrive at the "North Pole" Santa passes out a special treat for all of the passengers who truly believe in Christmas! Enjoy time with Santa and take pictures as the train returns to Wheaton.
Location: Wheaton Train Station (402 W Front Street - Map).
|Scheduled Dates/Times:||Sunday, December 7, 2014||11:15am-1pm|
|Saturday, December 13, 2014||9:15-11am|
|Sunday, December 14, 2014||9:15-11am|
Cost: $16/adult and $20/child
Tickets: SOLD OUT
There is a limit of 110 participants per trip.
For more information, please contact Michelle Podkowa at 630-510-4956 or email@example.com.