Browse Through Our Past Events

Beer Fest Pre-Sale Ticket Sales Party

May 19, 2018 at Pints Elmhurst

Pints Elmhurst will host a pre-sale event for the Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest on Saturday, May 19, 2018 fro 2-4 p.m.  The event features a complimentary performance by musician Tommy Pope and provides ticket purchasers with a $5 discount to the 4th Annual Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest on September 15th. The afternoon event will include a tapping of a rare Lagunitas beer, and the first 20 ticket purchasers will receive a FREE pint of Lagunitas IPA or Sumpin’ Sumpin’.

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Snoopy and the Red Baron*

March 22, 2018 at Elmhurst History Museum *This was a members/donor-only event

Sneak Preview and Reception for Members & Donors. The Elmhurst Heritage Foundation invites all members and donors to a reception and exhibit preview of “Snoopy and the Red Baron.”

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2017 Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest

September 16, 2017 at Elmhurst History Museum

Learn more about the event by downloading our Save the Date poster and clicking through to the official Elmhurst Beer Fest website

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“In Her Own Right: Marion Mahony Griffin” Opening Reception

October 6, 2016 at Elmhurst History Museum

Members and donors are invited to attend a Gallery Preview at 6 p.m. with light refreshments. A Public Lecture by Anna Rubbo at 7 p.m.

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Million Dollar Arm – Advanced Screening & Exhibit Preview

May 14, 2014 at Classic Cinema’s York Theatre

EHF member/donor exclusive double play! Advance film screening & exhibit preview.
Disney’s upcoming film Million Dollar Arm and Elmhurst Historical Museum’s new exhibit Sox vs. Cubs: The Chicago Civil Wars center on the great American past-time of baseball, and both share an “opening day” on Friday, May 16.

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Sox Vs. Cubs: the Chicago Civil Wars

May 16, 2014 at Elmhurst History Museum

In its new summer exhibit, EHM hits it out of the park highlighting the longtime rivalry between the fans of these two storied teams. This cultural history exposé covers all the bases of the crosstown rivalry to examine concepts of loyalty and fandom through videos of each team’s colorful supporters; interviews with former players, sports journalists and broadcasters; and fan souvenirs and ephemera. Learn more:

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Sandburg Exhibit – Member Reception

March 6, 2014 at Elmhurst History Museum – Education Center

Elmhurst Heritage Foundation members and donors are invited to a reception and gallery talk with exhibit partner Marten Stromberg. Join Stromberg in the Sandburg exhibit for a talk at 5:30 followed by refreshments and conversation in the Education Center prior to his public lecture.

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Marten Stromberg Public Lecture: Sandburg in Elmhurst

March 6, 2014 at Elmhurst History Museum

Marten Stromberg, exhibit writer of “Carl Sandburg in Elmhurst” and rare books curator at University of Illinois at Urbana, discusses his experience working on the exhibit and shares insights on Sandburgs life, passion, and body of work created during the era he lived and worked in Elmhurst.

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An Afternoon For Veterans

September 25, 2013 at Elmhurst History Museum

The Museum invites local veterans (who have served in any capacity) and their families for a special afternoon in their honor. Guided tours at 1:00, 2:00 and 3:00 p.m. will explore the “Our Lives, Our Stories” exhibit.  Complimentary refreshments served in the Education Center.

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Afternoon Tea With Jackie O

February 23, 2013 at Elmhurst History Museum

An elegant afternoon with former First Lady Jackie Onassis portrayed by Leslie Goddard. Traditional teas sandwiches, savory and sweet treats served.

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