NEW Programs & Events at Colonel Palmer House

Tue October 3, 2023

Colonel Palmer House staff have created a full schedule of NEW fall programs and events just for you! Enjoy learning about historical crafts and hobbies through a program with our talented CPH staff.
Drop In Monthly Crafts-FREE, just stop in during visiting hours
Scavenger Hunts-stop by CPH and grab one of our fall scavenger hunt lists and explore
Special Events
Henrietta's Harvest, Sat, 10/14
Norman Rockwell Tea, Sat & Sun, 12/16 & 17
Ages 7+
Message in a Bottle, Th, 9/14
Breakfast for Dinner, Fri, 9/22
Terra Cotta Pottery & Sculpture, Wed, 11/8
Victorian Carvings, Fr, 11/17
Classic Confections, Fri, 12/1
Lunch and Learn with the Crystal Lake Historical Society
  • Bethany Lutheran Church, 9/8
  • Known as 'Swedenberg', 10/13
  • The Dole Mansion, 11/10
More info and link to online registration by clicking on the program code on pages 23-24 of the digital guide
The Colonel Palmer House (660 E. Terra Cotta Ave, Crystal Lake) preserves the home of Gustavus and Henrietta Palmer, provides a venue for local history interpretation and education and serves as the home of the Crystal Lake Historical Society.