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GLENCOE 150 EVENTS
To celebrate Glencoe's 150th birthday, multiple events and activities are being hosted throughout the year, both by the Sesquicentennial Planning Committee and by Glencoe's many other community organizations. Signature events are highlighted below - check the community calendar for a more comprehensive listing. The online calendar is downloadable and printed copies of the calendar, featuring iconic photos from throughout the community, are available at Village Hall and the Glencoe Historical Society.
Check back again soon as details will be added throughout the year.
- Fri, Nov 29GlencoeJoin the Sesquicentennial Planning Committee for the culminating event of the 150th anniversary celebration: Light the Lights, taking place from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, November 29 in downtown Glencoe!
- Sat, Oct 19Chicago Botanic GardenTickets are on sale now for a special evening at the Chicago Botanic Garden in honor of Glencoe's 150th anniversary!
- Sat, Oct 05Takiff Center of the Glencoe Park DistriSupport New Trier Township Food Pantry with a sesquicentenna-Bowl!
- Wed, Sep 25Skokie Country ClubThe Glencoe Chamber of Commerce, in recognition of Glencoe’s Sesquicentennial Year, is holding a Recognition Luncheon to honor Glencoe’s current and continuing leaders.
- Sun, Sep 22Sesquicentennial Planning GroupDiscover your community by venturing to places unknown at this special one day behind-the-scenes look into Glencoe
- Sat, Sep 07Glencoe Historical SocietyDiscover Glencoe's storied past with the Glencoe Historical Society
- Thu, Jul 04Lakefront ParkTo make the 2019 4th of July festivities worthy of Glencoe’s 150th birthday celebration, the Glencoe Park District has partnered with the Village of Glencoe to make this already awesome annual event even bigger and better!
- Wed, Jun 26Takiff Center Community RoomJoin the League of Women Voters Glenview/Glencoe for wine and cheese and a fascinating talk about Elizabeth Knox Booth, a Glencoe woman instrumental in obtaining woman's suffrage in Illinois.
- Thu, May 23Glencoe Village Hall (Second Floor)Ready to participate in Glencoe's bigger and better 4th of July parade, but unsure of where to start? Learn everything you want to know about the parade and floats at this special workshop. We'll also discuss ways to volunteer to help make the parade happen!
- Fri, Mar 29Glencoe Village HallThe Village's 150th birthday is officially on Friday, March 29! Stop by Village Hall anytime between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. for festivities and a free cupcake to celebrate! Also, you're invited to join us for a Flag Raising Ceremony at 2 p.m. Please register below for the ceremony!
- Mon, Mar 18Writers TheatreJoin the Sesquicentennial Planning Committee and Writers Theatre for an exclusive “one night only” performance of I Love This Town: A Musical Salute to Glencoe!
- Sun, Feb 17Family Service of GlencoeA small act of kindness can create a ripple effect! Share kindness stories and then do projects to make a difference in our community.
- Sat, Jan 26Skokie Country ClubCelebrate the lives and accomplishments of 150 Glenconians who have made a difference in our community and beyond...
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