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Special Events

Upcoming Events and Programs

For reservations or more information on any of the programs listed below, please call 630-510-4941.




Featured Event

On Par for DuPage Golf Outing & Oktoberfest Dinner Fundraiser

Thursday, September 21, 2017 | 10A-7P | Arrowhead Golf Club

Bringing Hope and History Together

Tee off for hope and history at the 5th annual On Par for DuPage golf outing, benefiting both the DuPage County Historical Museum and People's Resource Center.

10A: Check-In
11A: Tee Off
4-7P: Cocktails, Dinner, Live Entertainment, Silent Auction & Raffle

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Individual Golfer: $200
Golf Foursome: $775
Dinner Only: $65


Event Highlights:
18 holes of golf at Arrowhead Golf Club
On-course craft beer tasting, games & gimmicks
Oktoberfest buffet dinner
Live entertainment

Sponsorship Opportunities:
For event sponsorship options, contact Carey Moreland at 630.510.4961 or

Supported by:
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Lighting Up America: Illumination from Colonial Times to the 1920s

Wednesday, June 7 | 7P-9P | From Flame to Fluorescent Gallery

Join Keith Letsche for an in-depth gallery discussion and guided tour of the From Flame to Fluorescent exhibit. This delightful evening will include wine and cheese while discussing the evolution of lighting in America. Mr. Letsche, a retired attorney, is a collector and student of historic lighting and editor of The Rushlight, a journal dedicated to the technical and social history of lighting. Wine and light snacks provided.

Ages: 21 and older
Cost: $5/person




Victorian Crafts Workshop

Saturday, July 15 | 1-3P | #331461-01 | Museum Auditorium

Stop by the Museum to enjoy a day of Victorian crafts! Create a quilt squares, learn needlepoint, or design a Victorian greeting card. To register, call 630-510-4941.

Ages: All
Cost: Free



Fishing at Herrick Lake

Saturday, August 12 | 9A-11A | #231512 | Herrick Lake Forrest Preserve

Bring a fishing pole and learn catch and release fishing from professional fisherman, Dan Basore!

A parent must be present at the event, if a parent wishes to participate and assist their child or fish during the event themselves, a fishing permit through Illinois Department of Natural Resourcesmust be obtained. A Resident Sport Fishing License (24 hour) is available for $5.50.

Space is limited. Registration is required, call 630-510-4941 to reserve your spot.

Ages: 5-18 Yrs
Cost: $3/child




For more information, please contact Michelle Podkowa at 630-510-4956 or




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