Naperville Area News

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11/7/2019 General
Naper Settlement November and December 2019 Events and Programs

NAPERVILLE, IL — Naper Settlement is pleased to present the following events and programs during November and December 2019. General museum admission is at a reduced winter rate of $5.25 for adults, $4.75 for seniors (62+) and $4 for youth (4-12). Naperville residents with proof of residency, children under 4 and members are free. For more information about a specific event, please visit our website at

Weed Ladies?Winter Sale?
Thursday – Saturday, November 7 – 9 •?10 AM–4 PM?
Sunday, November 10 • 1–4 PM?
The Weed Ladies winter sale features holiday-themed floral arrangements and accessories.?Admission to the sale is free.

History Speaks Lecture Series: A Peek into the American Indian Way of Life through Their History and Oral Traditions
Sunday, November 10 • 4–5 PM
Non-Members: $10/adult, $9/youth (4-12) and students
Members: $8/adult, $7/ youth (4-12)
Presenter Kim Sigafus (Ojibwa) will drum, sing, and present Native culture past and present. This lecture will be held in Century Memorial Chapel.

Cup of Cheer™ House Walk, Holiday Market, & Tea
Thursday, December 5 & Friday, December 6 • 9 AM–4 PM
$55/Thursday; $40/Friday
The Martin Mitchell Mansion will be one of the homes featured on this year’s Cup of Cheer™ House Walk. This National Historic Landmark will be expertly decorated for the holidays by the Naperville Garden Club. For more information on Cup of Cheer™, visit

Yuletide Festival & Fair
December 5-8, 12-15, & 19-22 • Hours vary
Free Admission
Make your holiday merry and bright at the new Yuletide Festival and Fair! Experience the joy of the holiday season with live entertainment, art and craft vendors, wintry food and beverages, twinkling lights, and more! Learn more at

Martin Mitchell Mansion Holiday Tours
Saturdays, December 7, 14, 21 • 9–11 AM
$10/Adult, $8/Members; registration required
Get in a festive holiday mood when you tour the Martin Mitchell mansion, decorated by the Naperville Garden Club. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

History Speaks Lecture Series: The Hidden History of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol
Sunday, December 8 • 4–5 PM
Non-Members: $10/adult, $9/youth (4-12) and students
Members: $8/adult, $7/ youth (4-12)
Author and presenter Rochelle Pennington shares the stories and history behind this Christmas classic. This lecture will be held in Century Memorial Chapel.

About Naper Settlement
Naper Settlement is a nationally accredited, award-winning outdoor museum set on 13 magnificent acres in the heart of Naperville. Located 30 miles from Chicago, the museum is home to thirty historical structures dating back as early as the 1830s. Featuring exhibits, special events, educational programming and more, Naper Settlement is where history comes alive and the community comes to connect. For more information, visit or call (630) 420-6010.

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