January 8 & 9
In the historic setting of the
Pre-Emption House and Century Memorial Chapel, brides and grooms have one-on-one
personal consultations with
over 50 bridal vendors.
Maple Sugaring Spring Fever
March 12 & 13
See a maple tree tapping demonstration, enjoy hands-on activities and presentations that recount Illinois’ Native American heritage and pioneer past and
try a tasty maple treat.
Weed Ladies Spring & Summer
Dried and Silk Floral Sale
Featuring Spring and Summer arrangements, wreaths
Naper Settlement Takes Flight
Soar into the 1940s and travel our 12-acre site to five destinations featuring flights of local food and adult beverages. First-class entertainment will include big band music, signature cocktails and a live auction.
Civil War Days
May 21 & 22
Naper Settlement is transformed into a Civil War encampment
where visitors can meet famous figures of the past and experience firsthand a turbulent time period
in our nation’s history.
June 17 & 18
July 22 & 23
August 19 & 20
Rock out to great music at
Naper Settlement’s Naper Nights Community Concert Series and dance the night away on our beautiful 12-acre grounds.
Weed Ladies Fall Sale
The Fall Sale features creative seasonal floral arrangements
with silk and dried florals
and the popular dried bouquets.
September 30 & October 1
Under our large heated tent,
enjoy live musical entertainment ranging from classic German Oompa music to classic rock,
along with German beer and cuisine. Family-friendly activities will be available on Saturday.
All Hallows Eve
October 14 & 15
Experience two of the darkest nights of the year with 12-acres of haunting creatures, eerie entertainment, screaming delights and must-see horrors.