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Brown Bag Lunch/ Local Lore Adult Lecture Series

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Presented in partnership with the DeKalb County History Center Once a month, a knowledgeable speaker will present an hour-long program about history relevant to DeKalb County. All programs are free of charge and open to the public. Brown Bag Lunch/Local Lore is sponsored by the Mary E. Stevens Concert and Lecture Fund.

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Brown Bag Lunch/ Local Lore Adult Lecture Series

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Presented in partnership with the DeKalb County History Center Once a month, a knowledgeable speaker will present an hour-long program about history relevant to DeKalb County. All programs are free of charge and open to the public. Brown Bag Lunch/Local Lore is sponsored by the Mary E. Stevens Concert and Lecture Fund.

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Brown Bag Lunch/ Local Lore Adult Lecture Series

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Presented in partnership with the DeKalb County History Center Once a month, a knowledgeable speaker will present an hour-long program about history relevant to DeKalb County. All programs are free of charge and open to the public. Brown Bag Lunch/Local Lore is sponsored by the Mary E. Stevens Concert and Lecture Fund.

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Brown Bag Lunch/ Local Lore Adult Lecture Series

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Presented in partnership with the DeKalb County History Center Once a month, a knowledgeable speaker will present an hour-long program about history relevant to DeKalb County. All programs are free of charge and open to the public. Brown Bag Lunch/Local Lore is sponsored by the Mary E. Stevens Concert and Lecture Fund.

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Music at the Mansion

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Music at the Mansion is back for another exciting season on Wednesday evenings, June 21-August 2! June 21 – Shout Out! (Music from the 60s through today’s top hits) June 28 – Classical Blast  (A classical rock tribute to classical composers) July 12 – Renegade Wildflower (Southern rock and country) July 19 – Rosie and […]

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Music at the Mansion

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Music at the Mansion is back for another exciting season on Wednesday evenings, June 21-August 2! June 21 – Shout Out! (Music from the 60s through today’s top hits) June 28 – Classical Blast  (A classical rock tribute to classical composers) July 12 – Renegade Wildflower (Southern rock and country) July 19 – Rosie and […]

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Music at the Mansion

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Music at the Mansion is back for another exciting season on Wednesday evenings, June 21-August 2! June 21 – Shout Out! (Music from the 60s through today’s top hits) June 28 – Classical Blast  (A classical rock tribute to classical composers) July 12 – Renegade Wildflower (Southern rock and country) July 19 – Rosie and […]

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Music at the Mansion

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Music at the Mansion is back for another exciting season on Wednesday evenings, June 21-August 2! June 21 – Shout Out! (Music from the 60s through today’s top hits) June 28 – Classical Blast  (A classical rock tribute to classical composers) July 12 – Renegade Wildflower (Southern rock and country) July 19 – Rosie and […]

Paint & Create at Ellwood House

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

At 10:00 AM, join the Ellwood House in creating art through paint and other activities while engaging in the history of Ellwood Park.

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Brown Bag Lunch/ Local Lore Adult Lecture Series

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Presented in partnership with the DeKalb County History Center Once a month, a knowledgeable speaker will present an hour-long program about history relevant to DeKalb County. All programs are free of charge and open to the public. Brown Bag Lunch/Local Lore is sponsored by the Mary E. Stevens Concert and Lecture Fund.

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Music at the Mansion

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Music at the Mansion is back for another exciting season on Wednesday evenings, June 21-August 2! June 21 – Shout Out! (Music from the 60s through today’s top hits) June 28 – Classical Blast  (A classical rock tribute to classical composers) July 12 – Renegade Wildflower (Southern rock and country) July 19 – Rosie and […]

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Music at the Mansion

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Music at the Mansion is back for another exciting season on Wednesday evenings, June 21-August 2! June 21 – Shout Out! (Music from the 60s through today’s top hits) June 28 – Classical Blast  (A classical rock tribute to classical composers) July 12 – Renegade Wildflower (Southern rock and country) July 19 – Rosie and […]

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Brown Bag Lunch/ Local Lore Adult Lecture Series

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Presented in partnership with the DeKalb County History Center Once a month, a knowledgeable speaker will present an hour-long program about history relevant to DeKalb County. All programs are free of charge and open to the public. Brown Bag Lunch/Local Lore is sponsored by the Mary E. Stevens Concert and Lecture Fund.

Evening at Ellcourt

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Enjoy crafted cocktails and delicious appetizers provided by Fatty's Pub and Grille. Musicians will perform throughout the evening in the Music Room. Ellwood House Museum Docents and Staff will be on hand to interpret historic spaces in and around the historic Ellcourt home.

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Brown Bag Lunch/ Local Lore Adult Lecture Series

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Presented in partnership with the DeKalb County History Center Once a month, a knowledgeable speaker will present an hour-long program about history relevant to DeKalb County. All programs are free of charge and open to the public. Brown Bag Lunch/Local Lore is sponsored by the Mary E. Stevens Concert and Lecture Fund.

Free Lecture: “Listen to Your Heirlooms”

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

On Thursday February 2 at noon, Carolyn Law will present “Listen to Your Heirlooms: Your Family’s Treasured Objects Have More to Say Than Meets the Eye.” This presentation, hosted at the Ellwood House Museum, will introduce some basic principles and techniques of material culture research in the context of family heirlooms. Law will discuss strategies […]

African American Oral History Project

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

November’s Brown Bag/Local Lore program heads back to the Ellwood House Museum. Dr. Stanley Arnold and Drew VandeCreek will discuss the African American Oral History project. This talk, sponsored by the DeKalb County History Center and Ellwood House Museum, will be on Thursday, November 3 at 12:00. The Northern Illinois University African American Oral History […]

Wine on the Terrace

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

The Ellwood House terraces and gardens offer a picturesque setting for an evening of fine wine, craft beer, unique appetizers, desserts, and live music. The wines and craft beer will be selected by Hy-Vee Wine and Spirits, with Hy-Vee Catering providing tasty appetizers and desserts. This major fundraiser has become an eagerly anticipated community event. […]

$70

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Music at the Mansion

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Grab your friends and family, bring your blankets and chairs, and don't forget your dancing shoes for some amazing music set against the backdrop of the Ellwood Mansion. The pre-show begins at 6:30 pm and the headline show starts at 7 pm! See the calendar for artists!    

FREE

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Music at the Mansion

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Grab your friends and family, bring your blankets and chairs, and don't forget your dancing shoes for some amazing music set against the backdrop of the Ellwood Mansion. The pre-show begins at 6:30 pm and the headline show starts at 7 pm! See the calendar for artists!    

FREE
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Music at the Mansion

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Grab your friends and family, bring your blankets and chairs, and don't forget your dancing shoes for some amazing music set against the backdrop of the Ellwood Mansion. The pre-show begins at 6:30 pm and the headline show starts at 7 pm! See the calendar for artists!    

FREE
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Music at the Mansion

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Grab your friends and family, bring your blankets and chairs, and don't forget your dancing shoes for some amazing music set against the backdrop of the Ellwood Mansion. The pre-show begins at 6:30 pm and the headline show starts at 7 pm! See the calendar for artists!    

FREE

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Music at the Mansion

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Grab your friends and family, bring your blankets and chairs, and don't forget your dancing shoes for some amazing music set against the backdrop of the Ellwood Mansion. The pre-show begins at 6:30 pm and the headline show starts at 7 pm! See the calendar for artists!    

FREE
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Music at the Mansion

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Grab your friends and family, bring your blankets and chairs, and don't forget your dancing shoes for some amazing music set against the backdrop of the Ellwood Mansion. The pre-show begins at 6:30 pm and the headline show starts at 7 pm! See the calendar for artists!    

FREE

Arts in Action Exhibit Grand Opening

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

“Arts in Action” is a project developed to explore the history of Black and Latino history in DeKalb County through historical research and collaboration with contemporary artists. Nine visual artists and five poets were selected for the initial project. While an online exhibit was launched in March 2021, an in-person exhibit is scheduled for May […]

Brown Bag / Local Lore- Arts in Action Exhibit

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Arts in Action is a project developed by the DeKalb County History Center and Ellwood House Museum to investigate the history of race relations in DeKalb County through historical research and collaboration with contemporary artists. Nine visual artists and five poets were selected for the initial project. Their work will be presented through the themes […]

FREE

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Picnic in the Park: Victorian Tea Party

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Youth programs are back at the Ellwood House Museum! Join us one Sunday each month for a "Picnic in the Park" — June 27: Victorian Tea Party July 25: Birds of a Feather August 29: Architecture Adventure September 19: History Detectives — Bring a lawn chair or blanket, a picnic lunch, and some friends to […]

FREE
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Music at the Mansion

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Throughout the summer, Music at the Mansion will present six different concerts that are free to the public located on the front lawn of the beautiful and historic Ellwood Mansion in downtown DeKalb, IL.

FREE