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Tuesday, April 16th - Mill opens for the season

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Saturday & Sunday, June 1st & 2nd, 10:00AM to 5:00PM

ANNUAL FINE ARTS FESTIVAL - Fabulous local artists showcasing their work.

Sunday, June 23rd, 2:00PM to 4:00PM

SALT CREEK BOYS - Enjoy an eclectic bland of Roots, Rock & Americana

Sunday, June 30th, 1:00PM to 3:00PM

MASTER GARDENERS (from the University of Illinois Extension) Make your own CORN HUSK DOLL. $5.00 includes material and instruction.

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Friday, July 19, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
Craft Beer Tasting - The Mill's fourth annual Craft Beer Tasting presented in conjunction with SavWay Fine Wines & Spirits. MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER TO PARTICIPATE. Tickets-$50.00 per person

Sunday, July 28th, 2:00 PM
Master Gardeners (from the University of Illinois Extension) - This lecture will take place out-of-doors on Monarchs - Our Native Butterflies and the Pollinator Friendly Plants Growing at Graue Mill.

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Sunday, August 18th, 2:00PM

MASTER GARDENERS (from the University of Illinois Extension) This lecture will take place out-of-doors on Grains grown in the 1852 Home Garden.

Friday and Saturday evenings, August 23 & 24, 6:30 and 8:15p.m.
Journey on the Underground Railroad.

Children and adults can experience what it was like to be a passenger on the Underground Railroad. This theatrical experience begins with a skit in which passengers will meet the legendary Harriet Tubman.

Tickets cost $15.00 for adults and $10.00 for children. Please call the Graue Mill to make reservations: 630-655-2090.

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Saturday and Sunday, August 31st & Sept. 1st, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Civil War Encampment .
Don't miss this favorite annual tradition when members of the 10th Illinois Regiment and their families spend the weekend on the Mill grounds, depicting what life was like in a Union military camp. Complete with authentic clothing, weapons and tools, this event will take you back in time to the 1860s. Experience black powder firing demonstrations and drills, cooking, toys, and crafts. The members of this regiment are excellent presenters who pay attention to historical accuracy and are extremely dedicated to creating a unique and unforgettable experience.


Sunday, September 8th, 11:30AM to 4:00PM

HARVEST FEST - Exciting new details to follow

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ANNUAL WINE TASTING EVENT. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

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Sunday, November 10th
Graue Mill closes for the season.
If you miss your last chance to purchase cornmeal, don't worry. We sell cornmeal all winter. Call (630) 920-9720 to arrange for pick up.

Christmas at the Mill Holiday Boutique will take place on Saturday and Sunday, November 16th & 17th from 10:00 - 5:00.

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Schedule subject to change without notice.

Your Gateway to the Past, Graue Mill and Museum is a not-for-profit volunteer organization supported by admissions, memberships and contributions. The Mill, located on York Road just north of Ogden Avenue in Oak Brook, Illinois, is open 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM daily - closed Mondays, except Holiday Mondays. Admission is $4.50 for adults, $4 for seniors, $2 for children 4-12, free for children 3 & under. Call (630) 655-2090 or (630) 920-9720 for more information.

This page was last revised on: March 18th, 2016

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