The museum is hosting not one, not two, but three special events in April. Check them out! To register for any of these events go to https://registration.bgparks.org or call 847.459.2318
The first event is History on Tap on Friday, April 8 from 7:30 to 9:00. Join us for craft beer and a fantastic crime story talk by Linda Wilhite. She will be telling the chilling tale of Joseph Schlosser and how his lonely heart newspaper ads led to at least three murders in Lake County. 21+ only; Res/Non $15/$19.
We are hosting the Jr FLL Lego roboticsexpo the next morning, Saturday April 9 from 10:00 to noon. Local teams that participated in the 2015 Waste Wise challenge will showcase their robots and projects.The Jr. FLL encourages interest in science and innovation for kids ages 6-9 worldwide. Teams design Lego robot models to solve real life problems. Team registration has a fee, please call 847.459.2318. To see the Lego demos, no registration is necessary and admission is free.
Later in the month on April 19 at 7:00 the museum hosts a book talk by Dennis Depcik, local author of Wouldn’t it be Something. He’ll share his lovely, emotional experience of falling in love with his future wife through letter writing and rediscovering those letters 41 years later after her death. This event is free, no registration is necessary.
Join us for History on Tap on Friday, May 1 at 7:30 PM for a night featuring beer tasting, true crime stories, and no kids. The evening kicks off with an assortment of Tighthead Brewing Company and Only Child Brewing Company beers and snacks. Then Waukegan History Museum’s Ty Rohrer will talk about Lake County’s grizzly first hanging.
This event is 21+ only. We’d appreciate if tickets are purchased in advance via phone 847.459.2318 or online here but tickets can be purchased at the door. It going to be a great night.
Love beer? Enjoy a good true crime story? Join us at the museum for an adults only event on October 7th. Tickets include Lake Bluff Brewing Company beer tasting, a true crime talk, and all-you-can-eat appetizers. Parking and museum admission is free. Hurry to reserve your spot. Space is limited to 40 people. Tickets must be purchase in advance. Ticket options: buy them in person at the museum or Lake Bluff Brewery, by phone at (847) 850.2100 or register online. See you there!
901 Dunham Lane
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Lake Bluff Brewing Company
16 E Scranton Ave, Lake Bluff, IL 60044