This Weekend Around Oak Park

September 28-30

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Photo by Harry Carmichael, contributing photographer

The leaves might not be crunching beneath our feet just yet but these shorter days and crisp mornings are a nice opening act to the upcoming fall splendor around town. This time after the fall equinox was historically a time of reflection, to express gratitude for the harvest and take moments to celebrate nature. Here is to a weekend filled with time outdoors with family and friends.

Uncorked at the Oak Park Conservatory

The final Uncorked of the 2018 season will take place this Friday. Enjoy music by Szurko Trio, wine and craft beer by Two Brothers Social Tap, appetizers from Q-BBQ and artisanal merchandise by Little Buddha. Admission includes two drink tickets and one food token. Advance tickets $15 / at the door tickets $18  Must be 21 or over.

Date: Sept. 28
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Website: http://www.fopcon.org

Family Mystery at the Mansion

Elizabeth Cheney’s jewels have been stolen! Spend the afternoon at the Cheney Mansion and help solve the mystery put on by The Murder Mystery Company. Event is open to  those 8 years of age and up – Tickets include a light lunch and can be purchased in advance using this link: Park District of Oak Park Registration 

Date: Sept. 30. Time: Noon – 3 p.m.

Photo Credit: Cheney Mansion

Hemingway District Annual Fall Sidewalk Sale

Date: Sept. 29 & 30
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Hemingway District Fall Side Walk Sale is taking place this weekend with shops in the District featuring their fall sale items.

Explore Art Exhibit at the Oak Park Public Library

Saturday  is the final day to view Susan Elster Jones’ exhibit titled “Pieces Lead to Peace.” Her exhibit features a modern display of pieced quilts along with mixed media pieces which inspire them. Susan has exhibited with the Salt Creek Quilter Guild in 2016 and 2018.

Date: Sept. 29, 2018 Time: 9:00 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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