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December 2019

Holiday Open House

December 8, 2019 - 1:00pm4:00pm
Oak Park River Forest Museum

Oak Park River Forest Museum will be decorated in its holiday finery and its doors will be opened for a Holiday Open House on Sunday, December 8 from 1 to 4 p.m.

The Open House will include refreshments, historical games and toys for the kids, and a display of some holiday-themed items collected by local residents and members.

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Holiday Bazaar

December 15, 2019 - 1:00pm4:00pm
Hales Mansion

Oak Park Area Association of Realtors organizes an annual holiday bazaar with proceeds benefiting Beyond Hunger, formerly Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry. Come shop for unique gifts from a variety of local vendors, including Oak Park River Forest Museum, at a new location - Hales Mansion.

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Museum Closed for Holiday

December 25, 2019 - 11:00am4:00pm
Oak Park River Forest Museum

Oak Park River Forest Museum will be closed in observance of Christmas. Regular hours will resume Thursday, December 26.

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January 2020

"The Death of Cleopatra" Presentation

January 18, 2020 - 3:00pm4:00pm
Oak Park River Forest Museum

The Strange History of a Brilliant Woman and a Lost Statue

At the 1876 Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, a monumental statue and its sculptor drew both great acclaim and great disapproval. Many critics raved that the work was brilliant and hailed it as the most impressive sculpture in the show, but some thought it shocking and repellent.

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