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September 2017


Uncorked at the Oak Park Conservatory | Sept 22, 2017

Features at next Uncorked On Friday, September 22, enjoy music from the Szurko Trio, interesting items from Bead in Hand, wine and craft beer from Sugar Beet Co-op, and light appetizers from Angie’s Pantry. Purchase advance tickets online… at pdop.org or at the Oak Park Conservatory (credit card only); or at the door (cash or credit card). $18 at the door/$16 in advance and $14 in advance for FOPCON members (one per individual member; two per family member; four per… Find out more »
September 22, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

October 2017


Bids for Buds Online Auction

Bidding is open October 6 thru 29th!
Visit www.32auctions.com/fopcon2017 to bid!
Proceeds will help support Friends of the Oak Park Conservatory (FOPCON) educational programs and events and the  preservation of this historic gem.

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October 6, 2017 - October 29, 2017
Oak Park Conservatory, 615 Garfield
Oak Park, IL 60304 United States

2017 Member Lecture Series: Cultivating Joy

Please join us at 2 pm on Sunday, October 22 for Joy of Preserving the Harvest: an Herbal Thanksgiving presented by Cheryl Munoz from Sugar Beet Schoolhouse Just as the season is waning you’ll learn how to use the last of our perennial herb harvest to add amazing flavor to your Thanksgiving Feast. This demo and tasting will feature Herb Garlic Compound Butter, Rosemary Apple Sauce and a Rustic Fresh Herb Stuffing. Light refreshments will be served. FREE for FOPCON members;…

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October 22, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Oak Park Conservatory, 615 Garfield
Oak Park, IL 60304 United States

August 2020

Five Ways to Preserve the Harvest Virtual Lecture: August 5, 2020

Local food blogger and cookbook author Emily Paster will cover five ways to preserve your garden harvest – from canning to freezing to drying and root-cellaring. Emily will offer in-depth descriptions of fermentation and water-bath canning, versatile and accessible methods of home food preservation suitable for many common home-grown fruits and vegetables. FREE. To register for the event, click here.

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August 5, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

November 2020

Shop the 2020 Winter Greens Market: in person or online!

Market open November 13th and runs until December 20th, 2020.  In-person shopping runs during normal Conservatory hours: 10am-4pm Tuesday-Sunday. Shop the Oak Park Conservatory’s Winter Greens Market for a selection of winter greens for your home. An array of fresh greens including balsam, fir, boxwood, winter berries, magnolia tips and spruce tops will be available along with many other natural items for your winter decoration needs.  There is also a lovely selection of poinsettias, amaryllis, and other winter-flowering plants. Drop…

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November 13, 2020 @ 10:00 am - December 20, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Oak Park Conservatory, 615 Garfield
Oak Park, IL 60304 United States

February 2021

Story Time at the Conservatory: Wednesday mornings

Story Time is back by popular demand!  Story Time moves indoors during the winter months, with limited capacity to allow for social distancing. Enjoy stories, songs, and puppets led by our volunteer docents inside the Conservatory. Adults and children must both register to attend this event. Only registered participants will be admitted. Maximum of 17 participants. This program is presented by the Friends of the Oak Park Conservatory. FREE, with a suggested $5 donation at the door. Story Times are… Find out more »
February 3 @ 10:00 am - March 31 @ 11:00 am
Oak Park Conservatory, 615 Garfield
Oak Park, IL 60304 United States
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