Celebrate Pioneer Day in Elk Grove

  • See historical demonstrations, including weaving and an array of historic characters dressed in costume, during the Pioneer Day celebration in Elk Grove Village Sunday, Sept. 17.

    See historical demonstrations, including weaving and an array of historic characters dressed in costume, during the Pioneer Day celebration in Elk Grove Village Sunday, Sept. 17. Courtesy of Elk Grove Park District

  • Children visit the petting zoo during a previous Pioneer Day in Elk Grove Village.

    Children visit the petting zoo during a previous Pioneer Day in Elk Grove Village. Courtesy of Elk Grove Park District

 
Submitted by Elk Grove Park District
Posted9/13/2017 11:39 AM

Join in the fall festivities at the annual Pioneer Day celebration from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, at the Elk Grove Historical Museum.

This event will feature a petting zoo, 1800s style live music, historical demonstrations such as candle-making and weaving and an array of historic characters dressed in costume.

 

There will be dancing, old-fashioned games and guided tours of the 1856 farmhouse. Build a scarecrow and take it home with the Elk Grove Garden Club for only $10. Light refreshments will be available for purchase.

Pioneer Day is presented by the Elk Grove Park District and the Elk Grove Historical Society. Admission is free.

The Elk Grove Historical Museum is a facility of the Elk Grove Park District and is at 399 Biesterfield Road in Elk Grove Village. Parking is available at the Jack A. Claes Pavilion, 1000 Wellington Ave.

This event is sponsored by the Elk Grove Historical Society. For information, call (847) 439-3994.

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