January 26, 2020
Elmhurst History Museum
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May 11, 2019, 1:00 PM - August 18, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Elmhurst History Museum
Chicago has had its share of jaw-dropping, awe-inspiring amusement parks, from the rotations of the first Ferris wheel at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition to the ups-and-downs of The Bobs at Riverview. Celebrate Chicago’s favorite destinations for fun and thrills, from early trolley parks to suburban attractions like Kiddieland, Dispensa’s Kiddie Kingdom and others. Learn about the signature rides and iconic venues through rare photos, video, memorabilia, ads and more.
July 14, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Elmhurst Wilder Park, Six private and community gardens
The Elmhurst Garden Club's 24th Annual Garden Walk & Faire, “An Afternoon in the Garden” Sun.,July 14, 2019 10 am - 3 pm. Six private and community gardens will be featured. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 the day of event. The Faire in Wilder Park is free and open 10am-4pm. The Walk begins in Wilder Park at the corner of Cottage Hill and Elm Park. Proceeds from EGC Walk & Faire fund scholarships awarded to students majoring in Horticulture, Environmental Studies. Biology, Botany and/or other related sciences; funds are also directed toward related community endeavors. www.elmhurstgardenclub.org