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1955 Porsche 356 Speedster (Hansen)

100 Collector's Cars -- Not to be Missed at the Lake Forest 'Then & Now' Auto Show! Free Admission!

Check out the lineup of autos and get more details here!

sip and stroll horizontal Lake Bluff!

There are free events, celebrations and prizes to be had this week all right here in the Village of Lake Bluff

Thanks to the rain last weekend the Lake Bluff Brewing Company will celebrate a rescheduled Oktoberfest block party this Saturday evening, September 28th. Beer and brats will be ready by 5:00 pm and the band goes on at 6:00 pm.

Be sure to join the Chamber as we hold our annual Lake Bluff Sip and Stroll next Thursday, October 3rd from 5:30-7:30 pm. Pick up your passport at Lake Forest Bank & Trust, at 4 E. Scranton, and walk through town visiting participating businesses to have your passport stamped and enter to win some great prizes! The wonderful local businesses of Lake Bluff look forward to seeing you; Blue Sun YogaFlōtstōneThe Clockworks, Inc. and Whitehead Studios among them!


...for music! 🎶 🎻

We are lucky to live in a community with a world class symphony! Don't miss the opening weekend of our very own Lake Forest Symphony at Gorton Center this weekend, September 21 & 22!

You'll find exceptional youth ensembles and engaging and enriching classes for students of all ages right here at the Midwest Young Artists Conservatory and Music Institute of Chicago!

Consider the amazing and local Stanley Paul Orchestra ( for your next event!

Local and talented Tom Tropp of Tropp Music Services, LLC is here for your piano tuning, repairs and rebuilding needs!


📸 credit: Lake Forest Symphony



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...for Campus Connections

Did you know that the College offers countless fun and enriching activities and facilities open to local community residents of all ages? Here is just a snapshot of what the college has to offer:

🎓 Take front row seats at a visiting lecture

🎓 Join the Foresters gym

🎓 Be stirred by a favorite play, musical, concert, or art installation

🎓 Be a career mentor for students or hire them within your organization

🎓 Host your event at the College

🎓 Cheer on top Division III athletes on the field, on the court, in the pool, or at the rink!

A special weekend highlight to share: Lake Forest College Football will celebrate Heroes Day at their home opener this Saturday, September 14 at 1:00 pm. Current and retired members of the military along with heroes from throughout Lake County and the Lake Forest campus community will be honored for their courage, sacrifice, and heroism. McKinlock Post 264 American Legion will present the colors.

For more information on the amazing resources available to community members at the college, please visit their website, where you can learn more and sign up to receive a monthly calendar of events!


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