2021 Upcoming Museum Events – Little Free Library Dedication Event (summer 2021)– Rolling Meadows Historical Society Annual Meeting (Date TBD, likely October or November 2021)– Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, Dec. 2, 2021 2022 Upcoming Events – Esther Perica Presentation on Rolling Meadows history and her research (coming Spring 2022)– Avon / Tupperware Event (coming 2022)
The Rolling Meadows 1950s House Museum will be exhibiting at all the upcoming City Market Events from 10am – 2pm. The 2021 City Market Dates:May 29June 26July 17August 28September 25 For more information on this event visit the city of Rolling Meadows website.
When making decisions regarding furnishing The 1950s house, the curator and society created a fictional family. They developed a profile of this imaginary family and used it as a guide when selecting objects for the museum. The parents are Mildred and Fred. Fred was a Korean War Veteran and they met in college where FredContinue reading “Mildred and Fred”
The Rolling Meadows 1950s House Museum has re-opened after Covid-19 restrictions caused a temporary closure. The museum will be open to the public on Sundays from 1-4 pm and other weekdays by appointment only. City of Rolling Meadows and CDC guidelines for visiting public buildings will be followed and posted at the museum. Tours willContinue reading “Museum Now Open”
You’re Invited to the 1950’s House!1950’s Style Avon & Tupperware Lecture/PartyEVENT POSTPONED! New date to be Spring 2022. 1. Limited seating for 25 individuals2. $5.00 per person in advance to hold seat. 3. RSVP to Kent Nyblin 847-845-5389. Join us to learn about the mid-century history of these two iconic companies from Presenters who were representativesContinue reading “1950’s Style Avon/Tupperware Lecture/Party”
The 1950s House / Historical MuseumOpen House and Cookie SaleMay 2022 in conjunction with the Garden Club Plant Sale In conjunction with Rolling Meadows Garden Club annual plant sale. Free Museum tour and cookie sale. Visit the 1950s house historical museum to see a house full of vintage, retro style. Step into the 1950s asContinue reading “Open House and Cookie Sale”