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Make a Donation to the Grayslake Heritage Center Foundation
The Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum seeks your support as we plan for 2017. Your tax deductible gift will help us stage new shows, expand our roster of family friendly programs and share the history of our community with residents and visitors. Read on...
Lest We Forget: Stories by World War II Veterans
On Sunday, December 4 at 2 p.m., the Grayslake Historical Society will hold a special program in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor and the beginning of World War II, featuring stories by World War II veterans from Grayslake. Read on...
Holiday Open House
Be sure to visit the museum on Sunday, December 11 from 1-4 p.m. for the Grayslake Historical Society’s Holiday Open House. The event includes children's crafts, refreshments, holiday music at 2 and photo opportunities with Mr. and Mrs. Claus from 2-4. Read on...
Fourth Annual Grayslake Giving Trees Display
Enjoy a dazzling display of holiday trees, decorated by local non-profit and community organizations. Vote for your favorites with your dollars. Proceeds benefit participating organizations and the museum. Vote early and often!
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December 4
On Sunday, December 4 at 2 p.m., the Grayslake Historical Society will hold a special program in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor and the beginning of World War II. The program will feature stories by World War II veterans from Grayslake, collected by Layton Plyman and former Grayslake Junior High School students as part of an oral history project. The interviews included stories about being a prisoner of war, serving in the U.S. Navy, guarding prisoners and being in charge of mess tents. The program is free.

December 7
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.

December 11
Be sure to visit the museum on Sunday, December 11 from 1-4 p.m. for the Grayslake Historical Society's annual Holiday Open House. Enjoy children's crafts and refreshments. The Warren High School Alumni Choir will perform at 2 p.m. and Mr. and Mrs. Claus will be available for photographs in the Historical Society's vintage sleigh from 2-4 p.m.

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