Kick off the Holiday Season with the Clarendon Hills Historical Society at the Christmas Walk, December 5th. We will be in Village Hall with items for sale to help you with your Christmas gift buying. Ornaments, Meg Morel prints of Clarendon Hills and Note cards will be available for purchase. Join us for cookies and the Village Christmas tree lighting at 6:00 pm.
The Clarendon Hills Historical Society has an exciting year ahead. After successful fundraising efforts, we are proceeding with items on our Heritage Hall renovations wish list!
The following is our schedule of events. We hope to see you there. If you have any questions or would like to volunteer for our board or any of our events through-out the year, we would love to hear from you.—Diane Hiller, president (630) 915-5009-DianeHiller@yahoo.com.
- January 16- The board voted to approve drawings and request for proposals for a deck, french doors and masonry work at Heritage Hall.
- February 6, 7 pm- CHHS Board Meeting- Library.
- March 6, 7 pm-CHHS Board Meeting – Library
- March 12, 7 pm- Our next program “Steel Rails” is at Village Hall, 1 No. Prospect. Rick Pickren will perform songs related to the history of the railroad.
- April 3, 7 pm-CHHS Board Meeting- Library
- April 15, Illinois Humanities Council Grant application due.
- May 1, 7 pm-CHHS Board Meeting – Library
- May 8, 9:30 am-4 pm CHHS Annual Bronswood Plant Sale 3805 Madison Street, Hinsdale. CHHS will receive 20% of all sales that day.
- June 5, 7 pm-CHHS Board Meeting -Library
- June 14, Daisy Days Open House at Heritage Hall.
- June 25, Dancin in the Streets Concert- Purchase your Daisy Raffle Tickets from us at our table or from our walking Daisy Rafflers from 6-8 pm. Tickets are $10 each, win cash!
- July 2, Dancin in the Streets- Daisy Raffle tickets available for purchase from 6-8pm.
- July 9, Dancin in the Streets-Daisy Raffle tickets available for purchase from 6-8pm.
- July 16, Dancin in the Streets-Daisy Raffle tickets available for purchase from 6-8pm.
- July 23, Dancin in the Streets-Daisy Raffle tickets available for purchase from 6-8pm
- August 7, 7pm CHHS Board Meeting-Heritage Hall
- August 31, Daisy Raffle Drawing to be held at Heritage Hall, which will be open from 10 am to 1 pm. Winners need not be present.
- September 4, 7 pm-CHHS Program-”1961-Clarendon Hills Plane Crash Tragedy” will be the topic for our September program. Witnesses will form a panel along with newspaper and other accounts of the tragic plane crash.
- October 2,7 pm CHHS Board Meeting at the Library
- October 4, , CHHS Open House at Heritage Hall 10 am-1 pm, 50 Sheridan Avenue.
- November 1, 10 am-1 pm- Heritage Hall Open House
- November 6, 7 pm-CHHS Board Meeting-Library
- December 4, 7pm CHHS Board Meeting-Library
- December 5, 6 pm-8 pm, Christmas Walk – The Historical Society will host cookies and memorabilia at the Village Hall.