“A CHRISTMAS CAROL” RADIO PLAYEnjoy an original adaptation of the holiday classic, performed live as a 1940s-style radio program Wheaton, Ill., November 28, 2022 — Cantigny Park presents something familiar but new for the holidays—an adaptation of “A Christmas Carol,” performed as a 1940s radio play before a live audience.Tickets ($2) are on sale now at Cantigny.org for two performances: Saturday, December 17, at 7 pm; and Sunday, December 18, at 11 am. Parking for the one-hour inside the Cantigny Park
CANTIGNY 5K PROCEEDS DONATED TO MIDWEST SHELTER FOR HOMELESS VETERANS Wheaton, Ill., November 14, 2022 — Cantigny Park, part of the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, awarded a check for $16,000 to the Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans (MSHV) in Wheaton. The donation represents net proceeds from the 18th annual Cantigny 5K Run/Walk held on November 5. The check amount included cash donations from participating runners and walkers totaling $2,196—money contributed beyond their entry fees. MSHV board
HOLIDAY POINSETTIA EVENT AT CANTIGNY GREENHOUSE“Shades of Crimson” includes plant sales and self-guided tours. Shop the Mistletoe Market inside the Visitors Center, too! Wheaton, Ill., November 7, 2022— The Cantigny horticulture department will host its annual Shades of Crimson Poinsettia Display and Saleon Thursday, November 17. Hours are 12 to 6 pm for this popular holiday event at the park’s greenhouse. Admission is free. Parking ($5) is in the main lot, outside the Cantigny Park Visitors Center.
CELEBRATE VETERANS DAY AT CANTIGNY PARK!The First Division Museum honors all military veterans with special programs Wheaton, Ill., November 1, 2022 — The First Division Museum at Cantigny Park will celebrate Veterans Day (Friday, November 11) with activities and programs for all ages. In addition, the museum will offer extended hours, staying open until 8 pm, and Cantigny’s daily parking fee will be waived. The official end of World War I occurred on November 11, 1918. America has observed November 11