Founder's Day
Mar
10
2:00 PM14:00

Founder's Day

In partnership with the Winnetka Community House, Winnetka Historical Society, and District 36, the Village invites you to celebrate “Founder’s Day” to honor Winnetka’s founding day, March 10, at the Winnetka Community House.

WTTW’s Geoffrey Baer, Emmy Award-winning television host, will kick-off a year in which Winnetka celebrates “150 Years of People, Places & Progress.”

Bring your friends and family to this special event! Attendees will have the opportunity to meet Geoffrey Baer following his presentation. Light dessert and refreshments will be available with a special Toast to Winnetka.  The event is free of charge.

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Well-Connected: Winnetka and Chicago Architects
Apr
9
7:00 PM19:00

Well-Connected: Winnetka and Chicago Architects

Did you know that the architect of Winnetka’s Village Hall also designed Plaza del Lago and important buildings at the Lincoln Park Zoo? Or that Eero Saarinen was one of the architects of Crow Island School and designed all its original furniture? Discover connections between buildings in Winnetka and notable architecture in Chicago and around the country. Laurie Petersen, editor of the AIA Guide to Chicago, will give a presentation at the Winnetka Public Library that sheds new light on familiar buildings. Click here to register for the event!

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Chamber Recognition Luncheon
Apr
10
11:00 AM11:00

Chamber Recognition Luncheon

Honor Winnetka’s business community at the Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce annual luncheon at the Winnetka Community House. All are invited to attend the annual lunch that recognizes outstanding area residents, community leaders, business members and volunteers.  There will be networking, a fashion show, awards and a silent auction.

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Trail Day
Aug
3
8:00 AM08:00

Trail Day

Friends of the Green Bay Trail present “Trail Day”. The Trail Day mission is to encourage community members to participate in activities that highlight the enjoyment value of The Green Bay Trail. Local establishments will be present along the trail that serve their markets and the users of The Green Bay Trail.

The mission of the Friends of the Green Bay Trail is to create and maintain a healthy habitat along the Green Bay Trail by removing invasive species and planting natives.

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