Residents, both young and old, are invited to celebrate the return of spring at the Historical Society’s second biennial MayFest on Sunday, May 1st from 2 to 5 pm at Tower Green. As with our inaugural event, this old fashioned village fair will feature carnival games, crafts, food and entertainment. Winners of the Society’s biennial Preservation Awards and the MayFest children’s contests will also be announced that afternoon.
The schedule for the afternoon’s festivities is as follows:
||Event begins – carnival games and activities open
||1st dance around the May Pole led by Lively Arts performers
||Main stage entertainment begins
||Allegro performs on stage
||Frankie the Magician roams around crowd
||2016 Preservation Award Winners presentation
||Frankie the Magician performs on stage
||2nd dance around the May Pole led by Lively Arts performers
||Kid Contest Award winners announced
||Lively Arts Dance Group peforms on stage
||Main stage entertainment ends
||Carnival Games close
The Society would like to thank our event sponsor, Realty Executives Premiere and our activity sponsors: Bright Horizons Preschool, the Children’s Theater of Western Springs, Dr. Sarah Kelly – Chiropractor, First Congregational Church Preschool, Grand Avenue Preschool & Day Care, j2santi Builders, Kensington School of Western Springs, the Thomas Ford Library Foundation and Village Veterinary Practice. Their support helps make this event possible and we are grateful for their generosity.
We would also like to extend our heart felt thanks to the many generous organizations and businesses that have donated product and services for this event: Doodle Art & Design, Lively Arts Dance Academy, Mariano’s Western Springs, Nothing Bundt Cake, the Salt Creek Model A Club, Tony’s Fresh Market, Trader Joe’s LaGrange, Village True Value, the Western Springs Garden Club, & the Western Springs School of Talent Education.
Please show them you appreciate their commitment to the community by patronizing these local businesses!
Information about the children’s contest is now available by clicking on the link.
If you are interested in volunteering to help with the set up/tear down or running of the event on May 1st, please click here for a link that will take you to the Signup Genius for this event.
For more information about MayFest, please contact the Historical Society at 708-246-9230.