LW Reedy has been serving the Elmhurst community and surrounding areas since 1951. As the largest locally-owned real estate agency in Elmhurst, we have a passion for local news and events. Here’s our view of the community for this month, from our perch at 101 York in the heart of downtown Elmhurst.
June 3, through October 28, 2015
One of the area’s most popular farmer’s markets is back for your dining pleasure. Healthy and fresh produce, bread, pastries, cheese, flowers and more from local sources will make your family both happy and healthy. The market takes place every Wednesday morning, from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm, rain or shine, at the corner of Vallette and York Streets.
Back to back events at City Centre kick off the summer with events in downtown Elmhurst. Live music, prizes and surprises are in store as Elmhurst celebrates School’s Out for the Summer and then the first Block to Block Party of 2015.
June 7, 2015
Join architecture specialist and art educator Robert Bunda for a walk around Elmhurst, where you will see architecture from Romanesque to the International style. Tours leave from the Elmhurst Art Museum at 4:00 pm and end at approximately 5:30 pm at the Elmhurst Historical Museum. If you can’t make it on June 7th, you have a second chance on June 13th at 10:00 am. This is a joint presentation by the Elmhurst Art Museum and the Elmhurst Historical Museum. To register, please click here. The cost is $15 for members of the Elmhurst Heritage Foundation or Elmhurst Art Museum and $20 for non-members.
June 8, 2015
Family Fun at “Just For Kids Fishing Derby”
Bring your aspiring angler to the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County’s 28th-annual “Just for Kids Fishing Derby.” The event takes place from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm at Silver Lake in the Blackwell Forest Preserve in Warrenville on the north side of Butterfield Road.
Children under the age of 15 will learn about fishing and maybe even win a prize for the largest fish or the best casting. Kids need to bring their own gear, but bait will be provided. Registration takes place on the morning of the event. For more information, please call the Visitor Services office on a weekday at (630) 933-7248.
June 10, 2015
June 13, 2015
Enjoy the tunes of the Manhattan Transfer featuring trumpeter Doc Severinsen accompanied by the Elmhurst College Jazz Band in the Elmhurst College Mall at 6:30 pm. The concert is free and is open to the public. Other guest artists include trumpeter Byron Stripling and vocalist Vanessa Thomas.
June 14, 2015
Enjoy an opening event to “When Art and Nature Meet” at 1:00 pm on June 14th. Explore a new way to enjoy nature when Art and Nature meet up at Mayslake Forest Preserve. Professional artists and community groups will create works of art inspired by nature. It takes place every day, one hour after sunrise until one hour after sunset. Mayslake is located just west of the intersection of Route 83 and 31st Street on the south side of the road.
June 27 through June 28, 2015
Take a free trip back in time one hundred and fifty years and experience a reenactment of one of the most significant events in United States history. Watch a rally for drills first thing in the morning and view a skirmish in the afternoon. Or watch a presentation by Harriet Tubman, listen to period music, learn about civilian life and watch soldiers fire the cannon at 11:00 am, 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm.
History repeats itself at Fischer Farm, 16w680 Grand Avenue in Bensenville on Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.