McHenry County Historical Society & Museum
Join the Heritage Quilters each Wednesday morning throughout the year at the Society’s museum at 6422 Main Street in Union. Quilters of varying levels of experience meet from 9:30 a.m. to about noon to work on a raffle quilt that benefits the not-for-profit Historical Society. For more information phone (815) 923-2267
4 p.m. – Old Fashioned baseball game at Central Park, Grayslake. (Part of a balloon festival this year.) Civil War-era baseball game pits the The McHenry County “Independants” (an actual team of that era) against the Lake County Athletics in a rematch from earlier this year at home. Grayslake Heritage Center Executive Director Dave Oberg will umpire and emcee, explaining the rules and teaching the audience to cheer and jeer in proper 19th-century fashion. To get there take Route 120 east to South Lake Avenue. Turn left and then take another left into Grayslake Central High School to park.
Summer Sunday Series: Natural Heritage: Discovering the Native Landscape
Aug. 31 – Sunday
• 1 to 4 p.m. – Quilt appraisal with Sandy Schweitzer in the Research Library of the McHenry County Historical Society Museum. $30 for 15-minute verbal appraisal. Registration and prepayment required. Checks made out to the McHenry County Historical Society. Credit card payments offered over the phone or online. Participants receive free admission to the museum.