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September 2019

Greater Downtown Deco: Architectural Treasures in our Midst

September 15, 2019 - 2:00pm3:30pm
Medical Arts Building

Greater Downtown Oak Park boasts an array of marvelous examples of Art Deco design that are often overlooked. Join our Executive Director Frank Lipo on a walk down Lake Street as he points out many of these treasures that we walk past every day without noticing.

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Vintage Base Ball Game

September 22, 2019 - 1:00pm
Lindberg Park

What better way to relax on a Sunday afternoon than like the earliest settlers of our villages? Take in a base ball game. And yes, that's two words!

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West Side Stories: Architecture and People that Shaped River Forest

September 28, 2019 - 2:00pm3:30pm
Trailside Museum

Take a walk with us through scenic, historic River Forest! Starting and ending at Trailside Museum, this walk down Edgewood and Thatcher Avenues will demonstrate why these two streets are an outdoor museum of architecture. You will also hear fascinating and surprising stories about some of the people who lived here and the drastic changes that some of these houses have seen.

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October 2019

Guided walking tour of Forest Home Cemetery including live performances.

Tales of the Tombstones Cemetery Walk

October 20, 2019 - 12:00pm2:00pm
Forest Home Cemetery

Every community has those untoward stories that were told in hushed tones, perhaps not suited for the ears of more sensitive listeners. Our 28th Annual Cemetery Walk will feature some of these tales of the macabre, the creepy, and the scandalous.

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