Calendar of Events

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July 23
Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
First Folio Theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 8:15 p.m. – 10:15 p.m.
July 24
Paddle With a Ranger
Fullersburg Woods, 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tractor-Drawn Wagon Rides
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Blacksmithing Experience
Kline Creek Farm, Noon – 4 p.m.
Fishing 101 for Families
Herrick Lake, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
First Folio Theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 8:15 p.m. – 10:15 p.m.
July 25
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
July 26
Fishing 101 for Families
Hidden Lake, 10 a.m. – Noon
Art at Mayslake: Exploring Watercolor Begins
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Music at Mayslake: Sinfonietta Bel Canto Series
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 7:30 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
July 27
Exploring Watercolor Exhibit
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Navigation: Geocaching
Churchill Woods, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Restoration-in-Progress Tours
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Tractor-Drawn Wagon Rides
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Archery Fun Shoot
Blackwell, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
First Folio Theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 8:15 p.m. – 10:15 p.m.
July 28
Exploring Watercolor Exhibit
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Evening in the Country
Kline Creek Farm, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides
Kline Creek Farm, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
First Folio Theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 8:15 p.m. – 10:15 p.m.
July 29
Exploring Watercolor Exhibit
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tractor-Drawn Wagon Rides
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Fishing Flowing Waters
Fullersburg Woods, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Paddling: Kayaking Basics
Herrick Lake, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
First Folio Theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 8:15 p.m. – 10:15 p.m.
July 30
Fishing by Kayak
East Branch, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Exploring Watercolor Exhibit
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Restoration-in-Progress Tours
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Backyard Chickens
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Mayslake Franciscan Era Tour
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Wildlife Camp Out
Willowbrook, 6 p.m. – 9 a.m.
Fishing After Dark
Blackwell, 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
First Folio Theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 8:15 p.m. – 10:15 p.m.
July 31
Paddle With a Ranger
Fullersburg Woods, 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Wilderness Survival
Blackwell, 10 a.m. – Noon
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tractor-Drawn Wagon Rides
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Blacksmithing Experience
Kline Creek Farm, Noon – 4 p.m.
First Folio Theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 8:15 p.m. – 10:15 p.m.
August 01
Exploring Watercolor Exhibit
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Archery for All Ages
Mallard Lake, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
August 02
Exploring Watercolor Exhibit
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Twilight Tuesday
Fullersburg Woods, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Music at Mayslake: Sinfonietta Bel Canto Series
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 7:30 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
August 03
Exploring Watercolor Exhibit
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Paddling: Kayaking Basics
Wood Dale Grove, 10 a.m. – Noon
Restoration-in-Progress Tours
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Tractor-Drawn Wagon Rides
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Archery Beyond the Basics Begins
Blackwell, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
First Folio Theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 8:15 p.m. – 10:15 p.m.
August 04
Exploring Watercolor Exhibit
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Nature Scavenger Hunt
Churchill Woods, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Evening in the Country
Kline Creek Farm, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides
Kline Creek Farm, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Fishing: Catching and Cooking Catfish
St. James Farm, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
First Folio Theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 8:15 p.m. – 10:15 p.m.
August 05
Exploring Watercolor Exhibit
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tractor-Drawn Wagon Rides
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
First Folio Theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 8:15 p.m. – 10:15 p.m.
August 06
Prairie Hike
West Chicago Prairie, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Exploring Watercolor Exhibit
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Restoration-in-Progress Tours
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Nature Walk
St. James Farm, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Archery Open House
Blackwell, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
First Folio Theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 8:15 p.m. – 10:15 p.m.
August 07
McKee Marsh Natural History Hike
Blackwell, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Archery for All Ages
Churchill Woods, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Tractor-Drawn Wagon Rides
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Blacksmithing Experience
Kline Creek Farm, Noon – 4 p.m.
First Folio Theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 8:15 p.m. – 10:15 p.m.
August 08
Exploring Watercolor Exhibit
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Art at Mayslake: Teen Studio Camp Begins
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
GO! Camp Environmental Science Merit Badge
Fullersburg Woods, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
August 09
Animal Photography for Beginners
Willowbrook, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Navigation: GPS Games
Salt Creek Park, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Exploring Watercolor Exhibit
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
GO! Camp Environmental Science Merit Badge
Fullersburg Woods, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
August 10
Exploring Watercolor Exhibit
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Archery Jr.
Churchill Woods, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
GO! Camp Environmental Science Merit Badge
Fullersburg Woods, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Restoration-in-Progress Tours
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Tractor-Drawn Wagon Rides
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Navigation: Geocaching
Herrick Lake, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
First Folio Theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 8:15 p.m. – 10:15 p.m.
August 11
Exploring Watercolor Exhibit
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
GO! Camp Environmental Science Merit Badge
Fullersburg Woods, 10 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Evening in the Country
Kline Creek Farm, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides
Kline Creek Farm, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
History Happened Here
Fullersburg Woods, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Fishing After Dark
Blackwell, 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
First Folio Theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 8:15 p.m. – 10:15 p.m.
August 12
Exploring Watercolor Exhibit
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
GO! Camp Environmental Science Merit Badge
Fullersburg Woods, 10 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Tractor-Drawn Wagon Rides
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Fishing by Kayak
Wood Dale Grove, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Paddling: Kayaking Basics
Mallard Lake, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
First Folio Theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 8:15 p.m. – 10:15 p.m.
August 13
Exploring Watercolor Exhibit
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Volunteer Restoration Workday
Churchill Woods, 9 a.m. – Noon
Trek Sawmill Creek
Waterfall Glen, 9 a.m. – Noon
Restoration-in-Progress Tours
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
St. James Farm 1906 Caboose Tour
St. James Farm, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Backcountry Cooking
Blackwell, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
First Folio Theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 8:15 p.m. – 10:15 p.m.
August 14
Paddle With a Ranger
Fullersburg Woods, 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tractor-Drawn Wagon Rides
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
August 15
Exploring Watercolor Exhibit
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Full Moon Hike
Waterfall Glen, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Navigation: Compass Basics
Blackwell, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
August 16
Exploring Watercolor Exhibit
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Fishing 101 for Families
Wood Dale Grove, 10 a.m. – Noon
August 17
Exploring Watercolor Exhibit
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Little Sprouts Tales and Trails
Fullersburg Woods, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Restoration-in-Progress Tours
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Tractor-Drawn Wagon Rides
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
August 18
Exploring Watercolor Exhibit
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Navigation: GPS Explorers
Waterfall Glen, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Evening in the Country
Kline Creek Farm, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides
Kline Creek Farm, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
August 19
Exploring Watercolor Exhibit
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tractor-Drawn Wagon Rides
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Archery for All Ages
Churchill Woods, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Cycling at Sunset
Blackwell, 7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
August 20
Fishing off the Beaten Path
Waterfall Glen, 9 a.m. – Noon
Exploring Watercolor Exhibit
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Restoration-in-Progress Tours
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
St. James Farm History Walk
St. James Farm, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
August 21
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Archery for All Ages
Churchill Woods, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Tractor-Drawn Wagon Rides
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Blacksmithing Experience
Kline Creek Farm, Noon – 4 p.m.
Silent Spring: A Living History Presentation
Willowbrook, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Fishing by Kayak
Blackwell, 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
August 22
Exploring Watercolor Exhibit
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Life on the Farm House Tours
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
August 23
Exploring Watercolor Exhibit
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
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