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Antiques on the Green Show in Glen Ellyn

Antiques on the Green Show in Glen Ellyn

On Saturday, May 26th from 10AM – 4PM, the Glen Ellyn Historical Society will host “Antiques on the Green” at Stacy’s Tavern Museum.  The museum is located at 800 N. Main Street (about one mile north of downtown Glen Ellyn).  Antique dealers from throughout the Midwest will be on-site selling antique furniture, art, and decorative […]

May 21, 2012 | By | Reply More
Taste of Glen Ellyn This Weekend!

Taste of Glen Ellyn This Weekend!

Be sure to check out the Taste of Glen Ellyn this weekend.  The festivities kick-off at 5PM  this evening (Friday, May, 18th), and continue on throughout the weekend.  The forecast is calling for plenty of sunshine and warm temperatures, perfect for one of the earliest of DuPage County’s summer festivals.  The event features great food […]

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Ten Thousand Villages Sales to Benefit Local Organizations

Ten Thousand Villages Sales to Benefit Local Organizations

Today through Thursday, Ten Thousand Villages store in Glen Ellyn is sponsoring four local organizations. 15% of all store sales between the hours of 5PM and 8PM will be donated. Get some of your Christmas shopping done and help local organizations in the process.

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Christmas Tree Lighting Events in DuPage County

Christmas Tree Lighting Events in DuPage County

On Friday, November 25th (the day after Thanksgiving), check out one of the many Christmas tree lighting events in DuPage County. Get your kids and the whole family into holiday fun and spirits!

Of the tree-lighting events listed below, my personal favorite is the Glen Ellyn event. The tree lighting takes place right in the heart of downtown Glen Ellyn at Main Street and Crescent Blvd. The setting is very much like that of a Norman Rockwell painting. The entire family is sure to enjoy it!

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Business Returning to Downtown Glen Ellyn

Business Returning to Downtown Glen Ellyn

The past five years have been tough on the downtown Glen Ellyn economy. Many longstanding businesses have closed or left the downtown area. Now, despite a tough economy, businesses are slowly returning. Two new businesses are set to open this fall and the hope is that more are still to come.

October 13, 2011 | By | Reply More
Fire Safety Open House in Glen Ellyn

Fire Safety Open House in Glen Ellyn

In recognition of Fire Safety Week, the Glen Ellyn Fire Department will play host to a fire safety open house at the downtown fire station. The station is located at the corner of Main Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. The open house will take place from 10AM – 1PM on Saturday, October 8th.

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Glen Ellyn Restaurants Donating to Food Pantry

Glen Ellyn Restaurants Donating to Food Pantry

Glen Ellyn restaurants are donating 10% of there Wednesday, August 17th earnings to the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry. If you live in the Glen Ellyn area, why not get dinner out tomorrow? Fill your belly and the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry’s shelves while you do it!

August 16, 2011 | By | Reply More
News Coming in Kristy Wesselman Murder Cold Case

News Coming in Kristy Wesselman Murder Cold Case

A news conference will be held Thursday to announce new developments in the 1985 murder of Kristy Wesselman in Glen Ellyn.   The date marks the 26 years since the horrific crime wounded the surrounding Glen Ellyn community.  Sandy Wesselman, Kristy’s mother is expected to speak at the news conference. Many leads have been pursued over […]

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Community Garage Sale in Glen Ellyn Saturday

Community Garage Sale in Glen Ellyn Saturday

The Glen Ellyn Park District will be hosting a community garage & yard sale event at the Main Street Recreation Center this Saturday.

May 18, 2011 | By | Reply More
Taste of Glen Ellyn Begins Thursday!

Taste of Glen Ellyn Begins Thursday!

The Taste of Glen Ellyn begins this Thursday, May 19th and runs through Saturday, May 21st in downtown Glen Ellyn. With a current forcast of temparatures in the mid-sixties to mid-seventies, and only a slight chance of rain, it should be perfect weather to enjoy the festivities. The festival features live music from some of […]

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