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Local Author John Wasik to Discuss Inventor Nikola Tesla
On Saturday, February 25 at 2 p.m., the museum welcomes local author John Wasik, who will discuss his new book, "Lightning Strikes: Nikola Tesla, Creativity and the Soul of Innovation." Tesla created radio, the modern electrical grid, robotics and more! Read on...
Cinque Venti Wind Quintet to Perform at Grayslake Heritage Center
Join us on Saturday, March 4 at 2:00 p.m. as the museum welcomes back the Cinque Venti Wind Quintet. The group will perform selections from European and American composers, with a reception following the concert. Read on...
Grayslake Historical Society Program
On Wednesday, March 8 at 7:00 p.m. Jim Rockwell will give a presentation about Grayslake native son James Obenauf. On April 29, 1958, Obenauf, a young officer n the United States Air Force, had a particularly bad day while airborne over Texas. Read on...
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February 25
On Saturday, February 25 at 2 p.m., the museum welcomes local author John Wasik, who will discuss his new book, "Lightning Strikes: Nikola Tesla, Creativity and the Soul of Innovation." Wasik will tell the compelling story of how Tesla created radio, the modern electrical grid, robotics and wireless/remote control. Wasik uses Tesla’s life as a lens to show how people can spark their own creativity and innovation. February 25 will also be the last day to view the museum’s exhibition Maps, Motors & Memories, which explores local service stations, gas stations, dealerships and automotive milestones.

March 1
Join the Grayslake Historical Society and local genealogists in the museum’s Archives on the first Wednesday of the month at 2 p.m. for a lively discussion on researching family history. Share your own stories or come for advice from other genealogists.

March 4
Visit the museum as we welcome back the Cinque Venti Wind Quintet for a concert in the museum's community room. The Quintet will feature musical selections from French, Swedish, Hungarian and American composers. A reception will follow. The museum's galleries will be open before and after the concert.

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