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Glen Ellyn Historic Center

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800 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

August 2017

Summer Story Time at the History Center

August 1, 2017, 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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One event on September 5, 2017 at 10:30 am

Glen Ellyn Historic Center, 800 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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Free

Aunt Tillie is away this summer, but story time will continue. Come enjoy a free story, craft and activity time. This summer story time is geared to 3 - 6 year olds, but children of all ages (and grownups) welcome too -- anyone young at heart!  Free! No reservation required -- just come!

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September 2017

Storytime with Aunt Tillie

September 5, 2017, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day First of the month, repeating until December 5, 2017

Glen Ellyn Historic Center, 800 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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Free

Come join Aunt Tillie (Dr. Maria Bakalis from Curtain Up Classroom) with her endearing puppet, Grandma Trudy for a wonderful story time. Story Time is geared to 2 - 5 year-olds, but everyone young at heart is welcome. Caregivers are asked to stay with their children for this special story and activity time. No reservations required -- just come!

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Annual Mum Sale Begins

September 12, 2017, 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Glen Ellyn Historic Center, 800 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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Help beautify your yard and support the Historical Society at the same time with our fall fundraiser! Mums will go on sale at 10 a.m. Two-gallon mums sell for $15, or buy 3 for $40. We will also have 4.5" asters, pansies, and decorative kale on sale for $4 each. The sale continues until the last mum is sold, but come early for the best selection!

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October 2017

Madame Zelda Joins the Circus Halloween Under the Big Top

October 21, 2017, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Glen Ellyn Historic Center, 800 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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$5 – $6

A Fun Family Halloween Event for Families and Children Saturday, October 21 1st show: 3 p.m. 2nd show: 4 p.m. Join us for a special fun Halloween event for elementary children and their families, sponsored by Curtain Up Classroom in partnership with the Historical Society. Treat yourselves to a performance by Curtain Up Players, featuring Madame Zelda. Then travel back in time to a slightly "haunted" Stacy's Tavern Museum. Children are welcome to wear costumes -- adults too! $6 Adults/Teens;…

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November 2017

Story Time with Aunt Tillie

November 7, 2017, 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Glen Ellyn Historic Center, 800 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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Free

Come join Aunt Tillie (Dr. Maria Bakalis from Curtain Up Classroom) with her endearing puppet, Grandma Trudy for a wonderful story time. Story Time is geared to 2 - 5 year-olds, but everyone young at heart is welcome. Caregivers are asked to stay with their children for this special story and activity time. Free! No reservations required -- just come!

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Gingerbread House Contest

November 11, 2017
Glen Ellyn Historic Center, 800 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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Attention all bakers and gingerbread lovers! The Historical Society is hosting its second annual gingerbread house contest. Categories are available for youth, teens and adults, for individuals and groups. Categories for Awards include: Best Group Entry, Best individual Entry by Age Group, Best Depiction of Glen Ellyn Building or Event, Best Depiction of Historical Building or Event, Best House for Dogs (or Other Companion Animals), Best House for Birds (or Wild Animals). Gingerbread creations will be on display at the…

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December 2017

Gingerbread and Candlelight A Holiday Celebration for the Entire Family

December 2, 2017, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Glen Ellyn Historic Center, 800 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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$5

​This holiday open house begins at the Glen Ellyn History Center and see the wonderful Gingerbread House creations from our Gingerbread House Contest. Take a candlelight tour of Stacy's Tavern Museum. Enjoy our craft station for kids. Sip on hot chocolate (or coffee/tea) and enjoy some delicious cookies. Children free with paid adult admission.

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Story Time with Aunt Tillie

December 5, 2017, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Glen Ellyn Historic Center, 800 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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Free

​​​​Come join Aunt Tillie (Dr. Maria Bakalis from Curtain Up Classroom) with her endearing puppet, Grandma Trudy for a wonderful story time. Story Time is geared to 2 - 5 year-olds, but everyone young at heart is welcome. Caregivers are asked to stay with their children for this special story and activity time. Free! No reservations required -- just come!

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January 2018

​​​​Story Time with Aunt Tillie

January 2, 2018, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day First of the month, repeating until March 6, 2018

Glen Ellyn Historic Center, 800 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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Free

Come join Aunt Tillie (Dr. Maria Bakalis from Curtain Up Classroom) for a wonderful story time. Story Time is geared to 2 - 5 year-olds, but everyone young at heart is welcome. Caregivers are asked to stay with their children for this special story and activity time. Free! No reservations required -- just come!

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March 2018

Story Time with Aunt Tillie

March 6, 2018, 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Glen Ellyn Historic Center, 800 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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Free

Description Come join Aunt Tillie (Dr. Maria Bakalis from Curtain Up Classroom) for a wonderful story time. Story Time is geared to 2 - 5 year-olds, but everyone young at heart is welcome. Caregivers are asked to stay with their children for this special story and activity time. Free! No reservations required -- just come!

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April 2018

Story Time with Aunt Tillie

April 3, 2018, 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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One event on May 1, 2018 at 10:30 am

Glen Ellyn Historic Center, 800 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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Come join Aunt Tillie (Dr. Maria Bakalis from Curtain Up Classroom) for a wonderful story time. Story Time is geared to 2 - 5 year-olds, but everyone young at heart is welcome. Caregivers are asked to stay with their children for this special story and activity time. Free! No reservations required -- just come!  

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June 2018

Fifth Annual Vintage Auto Fest

June 2, 2018, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Glen Ellyn Historic Center, 800 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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Free

Come out to our Vintage Auto Fest and see a great selection of antique and vintage vehicles. Enjoy delicious baked goods by Historical Society bakers. Tour Stacy's Tavern Museum. Shop at Stacy's Corners Store's annual sidewalk sale. Take your kids to our activity table for great coloring pages of vintage vehicles and more. This is a free event to the public. More information on registering your vehicle for the show will be coming in 2018.

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Cinderella A Curtain Up Classroom Production

June 8, 2018
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until June 10, 2018

Glen Ellyn Historic Center, 800 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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$12 – $14

Curtain Up Classroom will once again offer students, ages 6 thru high school, and adults, the opportunity to perform in a wonderful production of a beloved play, Cinderella. More details, including audition dates, coming!

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September 2018

Summer Story Time

September 4, 2018, 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Glen Ellyn Historic Center, 800 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
Free

Come join us for a wonderful story time. Story Time is geared to 2 - 5 year-olds, but everyone young at heart is welcome. Caregivers are asked to stay with their children for this special story and activity time. Free! No reservations required -- just come!

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October 2018

Story Time with Aunt Tillie

October 2, 2018, 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Glen Ellyn Historic Center, 800 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
Free

Come join Aunt Tillie (Dr. Maria Bakalis from Curtain Up Classroom) for a wonderful story time. Story Time is geared to 2 - 5 year-olds, but everyone young at heart is welcome. Caregivers are asked to stay with their children for this special story and activity time. Free! No reservations required -- just come!

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December 2018

Third Annual Gingerbread House Contest

December 1, 2018, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Glen Ellyn Historic Center, 800 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
Free

Houses will be on display Saturday, December 1 from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.  We are continuing our new holiday tradition with our third annual gingerbread house contest! This year admission to the contest is free, but you must pre-register by Thursday, Nov. 29th at 5 p.m. by returning a completed entry form, either by mail, in person, or by email to director@gehs.org. There are awards for individuals and groups; for children, teens, and adults. Categories for Buildings include: Best Depiction of Glen Ellyn…

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Gingerbread and Candlelight A Holiday Celebration for the Entire Family

December 1, 2018, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Glen Ellyn Historic Center, 800 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
$5

​Join the Historical Society in their third annual holiday celebration. Stacy's Tavern Museum will be open for candlelight tours. See the remarkable gingerbread houses from our third gingerbread house contest. Craft-making for kids...and adults too! Enjoy refreshments -- delicious cookies and hot chocolate/coffee/tea. Children are free with paid adult admission.​ Begin at the History Center, 800 N. Main St. in Glen Ellyn. Tickets for sale at the door.

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Story Time with Aunt Tillie

December 4, 2018, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Glen Ellyn Historic Center, 800 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
Free

Come join Aunt Tillie (Dr. Maria Bakalis from Curtain Up Classroom) for a wonderful story time. Story Time is geared to 2 - 5 year-olds, but everyone young at heart is welcome. Caregivers are asked to stay with their children for this special story and activity time. Free! No reservations required -- just come!

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January 2019

Story Time with Aunt Tillie

January 8, 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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One event on February 12, 2019 at 10:30 am

Glen Ellyn Historic Center, 800 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
Free

Come join Aunt Tillie (Dr. Maria Bakalis from Curtain Up Classroom) for a wonderful story time. Story Time is geared to 2 - 5 year-olds, but everyone young at heart is welcome. Caregivers are asked to stay with their children for this special story and activity time. Free! No reservations required -- just come!

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March 2019

Story Time with Aunt Tillie

March 12, 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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One event on April 9, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on May 14, 2019 at 10:30 am

Glen Ellyn Historic Center, 800 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
Free

Come join Aunt Tillie (Dr. Maria Bakalis from Curtain Up Classroom) for a wonderful story time. Story Time is geared to 2 - 5 year-olds, but everyone young at heart is welcome. Caregivers are asked to stay with their children for this special story and activity time. Free! No reservations required -- just come!  

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June 2019

6th Annual Glen Ellyn Vintage AutoFest

June 1, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Glen Ellyn Historic Center, 800 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
Free

Come join us at the 6th Annual Glen Ellyn Vintage Auto Fest! The show has great vintage vehicles on display in the space between Stacy's Tavern Museum and the Glen Ellyn History Center. And much, much more! Free talks on automobile history will be happening in the History Center Enjoy lunch by Heavenly Hot Dogs from 11 - 2 Free mini-tours of Stacy's Tavern Museum Annual bake sale by members/bakers of the Historical Society Annual Sidewalk Sale at Stacy's Corners Store,…

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October 2019

Storytime and Fun with Aunt Tillie

October 8, 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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One event on November 12, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on December 10, 2019 at 10:30 am

Glen Ellyn Historic Center, 800 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
Free

This children's time is geared toward 2 - 5 year olds, but anyone young at heart is welcome to attend. Aunt Tillie (Dr. Maria Boundas Bakalis of CurtainUp Classroom) will engage with your young children, read them a story, make a craft, and have fun with them! Adults are asked to stay with their children.  No reservations required.

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Monster Mayhem of the Midwest

October 19, 2:00 pm
Glen Ellyn Historic Center, 800 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
$5 – $7

Lock all the doors! There are monsters in Illinois! Ghoulish stories such as the Murphysboro Mud Monster, Headless Horseman of Illinois, Nellie the Lion, Bigfoot in Illinois, the Mad Gasser of Mattoon, and more will chill your bones! Come join speaker Terry Lynch as he shares stories about what might have once been stirring in the Midwest United States.

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