Welcome to Mayslake Peabody Estate

Providing Cultural and Educational Opportunities in a Historic Setting

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Upcoming Events:

Saturday, Dec.9: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday, Dec.10: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Shop for quality artisan holiday gifts for family and friends. Part of the proceeds will benefit the next restoration project at Mayslake Hall. Questions? Call 630-206-9566.

Chicago Pastel Painters Exhibit
Nov. 8 – Dec. 3
Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Saturdays 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Enjoy the works of art by pastel artists from around the country in the Chicago Pastel Painters Sixth Biennial National Juried Open Exhibition. All ages. Free. Registration not required. Questions? Call 630-206-9566.

Saturday, Dec. 2
7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Join this a cappella choir for “Escape to … Christmas in the Americas,” a musical journey of songs from the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Ages 10 and up; under 18 with an adult. $15 – $17 per person. Tickets at acappellago.org or 708-484-3797.

Tuesday, Dec. 5
7 – 9 p.m.

Enjoy music from this Chicago-based mixed chamber ensemble known for its signature symphonic sound and virtuosity and then join a lively “meet the musicians” gourmet dessert reception. Ages 10 and up; under 18 with an adult. Free – $25 per person. Tickets at picosamusic.com.

WDCB Jazz Salon: Carmen Stokes
Wednesday, Dec. 6

8 – 10 p.m.
All proceeds go to the restoration of historic Mayslake Hall! Enjoy an evening with singer and pianist Carmen Stokes. Ages 12 and up; under 18 with an adult. $15 per person. To purchase tickets call 630-206-9566.
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The Dirt on Worms
Tuesday, Dec. 5 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Celebrate World Soil Day as you learn about soil and how worms keep it rich. Then, find out how you can harness the composting power of worms at home to lower your effect on the environment and raise your garden’s output. Ages 18 and up. Free. Register at 630-933-7248.
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Photoshop II
by Fred Drury
Dec. 6 – Jan. 10 (except Dec. 27)
Wednesdays 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Explore color and learn how to straighten, crop, remove scratches, use masks, and adjust shadows and highlights. Photoshop I required. Ages 18 and up. $150 plus $20 supply fee per person. Register at 630-206-9566.
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Fishing: Explore Your Tackle Box
Friday, Dec. 8 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Bring your tackle box to this indoor program and learn how to use what’s inside! Ages 12 and up; under 18 with an adult. Free. Register at 630-933-7248.
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Vision Board Workshop
by Laura Lein-Svencner
Saturday, Jan. 6
9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Use writing, drawing and image gathering to ignite creative insight that brings themes of change, adventure and inspiration to the surface of a large board. You will receive a supply list when you register. Ages 18 and up. $75 plus $5 supply fee per person. Register at 630-206-9566.

Exploring Watercolor
by Ann Grill
Jan. 9 – Feb 13
Tuesdays 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m
Explore and enhance your artistic style at this intermediate-advanced class. Ages 18 and up. $125 per person per session. Register at 630-206-9566.

Group Tours and Programs

Tours of Mayslake Hall

Private Group Tours

Private tours of Mayslake Hall are available outside regular tour times for groups of 8 or more.
$8 per person.
To schedule your private tour please call (630) 206-9566

School groups and Scouts

We offer tour programs for schools (Grade 3- 12), Girl scouts and Boy scouts. Although we offer several different programs that are age appropriate, all include several hands-on activities and have a focus on architecture.

Teachers! We are always interested in developing new programs with you, as to best serve you and your students needs.

$5 per person
For more information on the different programs or to book one for your class or scout group please call (630) 206-9585