Volunteer with Us!

By |September 17th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

We are in need of volunteers for a wide variety of positions.  If you can lend your time and talents, we have a spot for you!  Activities and projects include scanning, gardening, research and more.

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Holiday Fun for the Whole Family!

By |November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Community Events|

Our holiday events include something fun for the whole family! Holiday Open House - Our annual Holiday Open House will be on Sunday, December 2nd from 12:00 -  4:00 pm.  We will be open to the

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Be a Part of Giving Tuesday

By |November 1st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Please save the date for Giving Tuesday, November 27th.  You can support the work we do at the Historical Society preserving the heritage of our community and offering educational and entertaining programs and events to

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Roaring Twenties Murder Mystery Evening

By |August 19th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Watch the calendar for another murder mystery night due to popular demand!   Guests got dolled up and joined us for a swanky evening at "The Rose Club," the most exclusive Speakeasy in town! La Grange’s most

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Vintage Vows

By |March 14th, 2018|Categories: Community Events, Historical Interest|

Our current exhibit features wedding dresses from the late 1800’s through the present from local La Grange and La Grange Park residents.  Come in and admire the gowns, accessories, and traditions that were a part

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2018 Calendar of Events

By |January 30th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

The 2018 Programs and Events calendar is coming together, and it is packed full of tours, parties, guest speakers, educational events and more!  There is something for everyone on our calendar this year, and the

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Annual Tea With Your Doll! Sold Out

By |December 2nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Join us for our annual Tea with your Doll! This year our tea takes place in the 1920's, a decade filled with roaring music and glamorous fashion! Come learn how life was changing for families

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Storytime with Santa

By |November 11th, 2017|Categories: Community Events|

Bring the kids for a fun evening with Santa. Cocoa and cookies will be served as Santa reads classic and new Christmas stories. There will be opportunities for pictures with Santa as well. Each child

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Victorian Ornament Presentation

By |November 11th, 2017|Categories: Historical Interest|

Victorian Ornament Presentation Date:  Friday, December 8th Time: 7:00 - 8:30 Location: La Grange Area Historical Society 444 S. La Grange Rd. Returning to the Vial House Museum this year is the Victorian Christmas tree

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Holiday Open House

By |November 9th, 2017|Categories: Community Events|

  Please join us on Sunday, December 3rd from 12:00 - 4:00 for some old fashioned festivities during our Holiday Open House. The Vial House will be beautifully decorated with our vintage holiday collection.  Jolly

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Spooky Storytime! Register Now!

By |October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Join us this October for Spooky Storytime! This new event was created by our Tea with Your Doll coordinator, Becca Rymsza, and it's sure to be tons of fun for the little ones!  Come participate in

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New Events Coming in October!

By |September 6th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Hauntings of La Grange  Join us at the LaGrange Area Historical Society’s Vial House (circa 1874) for an evening of haunting, disquieting, and out of the ordinary tales that are embedded in the La Grange area’s

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Blind Pig Social August 1st at 1416

By |July 24th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

The La Grange Area Historical Society has teamed up with fourteensixteen restaurant for the “Cooler in La Grange” promotion sponsored by the LGBA. Our cooler is painted with a Blind Pig theme, and we invite

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New Summer Hours!

By |June 13th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

During the summer, the museum will be open on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  This is in addition to our regular hours on Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and the last

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“Cooler in La Grange” Celebration

By |May 31st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Join us on Tuesday June 6th from 5:00-9:00 pm at Fourteensixteen Restaurant! The La Grange Area Historical Society has teamed up with fourteensixteen restaurant for the "Cooler in La Grange" promotion sponsored by the LGBA.

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Story Time with Santa

By |October 10th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Bring your little ones (ages 4-13) to visit with Santa and drink hot cocoa while he reads a magical holiday story. Story times will be offered on three dates in December: 12/8, 12/15, and 12/22.

State of the Historical Society (SOTHS)

By |January 20th, 2016|Categories: Newsletter, Year in Review|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Last week, President Obama delivered the annual State of the Union message. It is with SOTU still on my mind that I offer a similar address, this one though, concerns the State of the Historical

Spring News

By |June 19th, 2015|Categories: Newsletter|

What's Wright in La Grange? Sunday, May 17th from 1:30 - 3:00pm A Walking Tour Given by LAHS Member: John Burns.  On this tour you'll learn about Wright's bootlegged designs. You'll also have the chance