164 Hawley Street
Grayslake, IL 60030
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October 24, 2015 - May 31, 2016
Please be advised that due to construction delays at the Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum, we are moving the premiere of the new exhibition, Food, Family and Tradition: Dining in Grayslake to Friday, November 27. In the interim, we cordially invite the public to a special program on Saturday, October 24 between 10 a.m.-4 p.m. to sample historic Grayslake recipes and share stories of Grayslake restaurants. Please come prepared to discuss your past and present favorite restaurants, memories of dining and Grayslake and favorite family recipes. Museum volunteers and staff will be on hand to record your memories and incorporate them into the new exhibition. Past and present restauranteurs and staff are encouraged to attend and share images, menus and memories.
Stay tuned for an exciting line up of supporting programs, including a One Book, One Community reading program, in partnership with Grayslake Area Public Library District. We will be reading Jim Gaffigan’s book, Food: A
On Friday, November 27, stop in between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. for a first look at two new exhibits at the Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum. Join us for the premiere of "Food, Family and Tradition: Dining in Grayslake," a celebration of past and present local restaurants and the people who made them go. We will also unveil the "Grayslake Giving Trees." Local non-profit and community organizations have been invited to share their message by decorating a tree at the museum. The public is encouraged to vote for their favorites with their dollars through the end of December.
On Wednesday, December 2nd at 2 p.m. , the Grayslake Historical Society will hold its monthly Search and Share genealogy discussion group. The public is invited to discuss genealogy roadblocks or their newest “I found it” story.