The Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest's annual Cemetery Walk, "The Tale of the Tombstones" takes place this Sunday, Oct. 17 at 1 p.m.

Annual Cemetery Walk

This Sunday, Oct. 17 at 1 p.m. is the Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest’s annual Cemetery Walk, “The Tale of the Tombstones.” This 2-hour walking tour takes place at the fascinating Forest Home Cemetery in Forest Park. The walk is guided by a cast of “resurrected” tour guides and is a local hit. Click here to find out more about this year’s cemetery walk on Doug Deuchler’s blog.

Lou & Peter Berryman at Oak Park Library

As OP-art blogger Val Camilletti puts it, “humor, outrageous puns, twisted wordsmithery” ensues whenever this accordion playin’/guitar strummin’ duo performs. Don’t miss this free, folk music performance at the Main Branch of the Oak Park Library, 834 Lake St., tonight (that’s Thursday) at 7 p.m. Click here to read more and watch the video on Val’s blog.


Acclaimed storyteller Megan Wells presents her annual incarnation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula as part of the local arts festival, ArtRageous! Oak Park. Wells performs this weekend at Pleasant Home, 217 Home Ave., on Friday, Oct. 15 and Sunday, Oct. 17 at 8 p.m. with an additional performance on Friday, Oct. 22. Click here to visit the calendar for more details. 

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