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October 2019

Radical Decorative: Geneva’s Howell Furniture Company at the Century of Progress

October 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Geneva History Museum, 113 South Third Street
Geneva, IL 60134 United States
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This year marks the 85th anniversary of the 1933 Chicago World's Fair closing on October 31, 1934.  Join Stuart Henn, Marketing and Education Coordinator from Northern Illinois University Art Museum, as he explores Geneva's connection to the Century of Progress Exposition. Register by Clicking Here

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Oak Hill Cemetery Walk

October 12, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oak Hill Cemetery, Route 25
Geneva, IL 60134 United States
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Explore Geneva's east side cemetery on Route 25.  Learn the meanings of markings of tombstones and stories of prominent settlers.  Meet at the cemetery. REGISTER HERE Join us for the West Side Cemetery at 2 p.m.

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West Side Cemetery Walk

October 12, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
WestSide Cemetery, 301 Stevens Street
Geneva, IL 60134 United States
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Explore Geneva's oldest cemetery on Stevens Street.  Learn the meanings of markings on tombstones and stories of prominent settlers.  Meet at the cemetery. Register Here Join us for the Oak Hill Cemetery Walk at 11 a.m.

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Annual Ghost Walks

October 26, 2019

Where is the most haunted spot in Geneva?  Join us for ghostly tales shared through guided tours of the Historic district.  Tours start at the Museum. Tours at 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m.SOLD OUT and 8 p.m.SOLD OUT  - Space is limited so register early! Register Here

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Geneva On Wheels – October 29

October 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join us for a 45-minute van tour of historic Geneva, sharing fun stories of people, properties and events.  Tour registration is $25/person and includes a Goodie Bag full of offers from Geneva shops and restaurants, FREE admission to the Museum and a postcard from the Gift Shop. Schedule your own tour date, minimum 6 people. Bring your own bus or trolly and we will hop on to give the tour. Bike tours and walking tours also available. Call 630-232-4951 for…

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November 2019

Last Day – Kane County Juried Art Exhibition

November 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Geneva History Museum, 113 South Third Street
Geneva, IL 60134 United States
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Last chance to explore these thirty-two selected artworks submitted by residents from Kane County.  Discover the winners of “Best in Show 2D,”  “Best in Show 3D,” "Honorable Mentions" and the “Crowd Pleaser” awards.  Feature Gallery open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., admission $3/person, $2/children ages 3 to 10 and FREE for Museum Members.

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Geneva On Wheels – November 8

November 8, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Join us for a 45-minute van tour of historic Geneva, sharing fun stories of people, properties and events.  Tour registration is $25/person and includes a Goodie Bag full of offers from Geneva shops and restaurants, FREE admission to the Museum and a postcard from the Gift Shop. Schedule your own tour date, minimum 6 people. Bring your own bus or trolly and we will hop on to give the tour. Bike tours and walking tours also available. Call 630-232-4951 for…

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History of the Fabyan Forest Preserve

November 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Geneva History Museum, 113 South Third Street
Geneva, IL 60134 United States
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In honor of the 80th anniversary of Kane County's acquisition of the Fabyan Estate, Vivian Lasken, Director of the Fabyan Villa & Japanese Garden, will share stories of Fabyan Forest Preserve's history. REGISTER HERE

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Champagne Brunch at The Little Traveler

November 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Little Traveler, 402 South Third Street
Geneva,
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Kick-off your holiday season in the Atrium Café with a special Italian-themed brunch fundraiser for restoration of our 18th century Neapolitan nativity.  Hear unique stories behind this masterpiece first displayed at The Little Traveler starting in the 1930s.  Limited seats available.  Participants get a goodie bag full of offers from Geneva shops and restaurants and a special first-viewing of the season of the Créche at the Geneva History Museum that afternoon. REGISTER HERE or call The Little Traveler 630-232-4200

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Annual Geneva Giving Trees & 18th Century Créche Display Open

November 26, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Visit our gallery of Christmas trees decorated by local charities.  Marvel at our 18th century Créche, a historic nativity scene originally displayed at The Little Traveler since the 1930s.  Giving Trees and Créche on display through December 21.

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