July 17, 2021, 10:00 AM - August 22, 2021
Bike, hike, or skate your way through Grayslake history! Beginning the weekend of July 17, explore Grayslake by visiting 25(+1) locations and learning their stories. Five lucky winners will get $100 Chamber bucks to spend at any Chamber business in town. Competition from July 17 to August 22. For more details, visit www.grayslakeheritagecenter.com
August 8, 2021, 12:00 PM
Look for weekly videos on Facebook that share a quick snapshot of Grayslake history. 126 years ago on May 9th, Grayslake became a village. Grayslake’s 125th anniversary celebration was delayed to this year, so join us as we start with a digital kickoff of Celebrate Grayslake 125+1.
August 11, 2021, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Look for our bright yellow tent at the Grayslake Farmers Market on Wednesday, from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Kids can try an old-fashioned corn shelling machine.
August 12, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
It's time for our last concert of the summer! Enjoy the "Caribbean Rock" music of the Mr. Myers Band on Thursday, August 12 at 7 pm. Bring a chair or blanket to Centennial Park at Center and Whitney Streets, order food from a Grayslake restaurant, and enjoy a free outdoor concert. The Grayslake Heritage Center Foundation would like to thank our 2021 Summer Concert Sponsors! THANK YOU o First Draft Grayslake, Nano Engdahl at Baird & Warner, and R.J. Galla Company Inc.
August 15, 2021, 12:00 PM
August 19, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Join us as we open Grayslake's time capsule as part of this year's Celebrate Grayslake 125+1 events. On Thursday, August 19 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. The evening includes: opening a time capsule sealed during Grayslake's Centennial, a flag raising with the newly designed Village of Grayslake flag, and a living history presentation with costumed actors by the Grayslake Historical Society. Attendees will get a souvenir Grayslake flag to take home; light refreshments will be provided.
August 22, 2021, 12:00 PM
August 9, 2021, 6:00 PM
August 10, 2021, 6:00 PM
August 17, 2021, 7:00 PM