Lake Ellyn

GEL EVENT: Glen Ellyn Festival of the Arts

Glen Ellyn Festival of the Arts 2011

Come and enjoy this FREE, 2-day fine arts festival, showcasing the work of more than 70 juried fine artists offering their art in various mediums: WATERCOLOR, ACRYLIC and OIL PAINTINGS, PHOTOGRAPHY, JEWELRY, POTTERY METAL, WOOD and more...

KIDS PAINT FOR FUN! Paint for Fun is a FREE, supervised area set aside, where kids of all ages can display their own artistic talents; available all day Saturday and Sunday in Lake Ellyn Park.

Throw down a blanket and spend a day - or two - listening to great music
under the stately oaks of Lake Ellyn Park.

Event Start Date: 
Aug 27 2011 10:00am
Location: 
Lake Ellyn Park, Glen Ellyn

GEL FUN: 40th Annual Glen Ellyn Festival of the Arts

Paint for Fun

Saturday and Sunday, August 22-23, 2009
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Event Start Date: 
Aug 21 2009 10:00am - Aug 22 2009 5:00pm
Location: 
Lake Ellyn Park

GEL FUN: Pig Party at the Park, Family Pig Roast at Lake Ellyn Park

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The Glen Ellyn Infant Welfare Society presents The Pig Party at the Park, Family Pig Roast on Sunday, September 13th at Lake Ellyn Park in Glen Ellyn from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm. (Lenox Road and Linden Street).

ONLINE TICKET SALES FOR THIS EVENT HAVE ENDED. Tickets can be purchased at the event.

The event will feature Elevation, a U2 Tribute band. Also featured is the famous Uncle Bub's BBQ Pig Roast.

For more information, call Sheila Faber @ 630-469-1952.

Event Start Date: 
Sep 13 2009 5:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: 
Lake Ellyn Park

GEL FUN: Glen Ellyn Cardboard Boats Are Serious Fun In Lake Ellyn

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Hundreds of spectators viewed a variety of cardboard boat designs Saturday in Lake Ellyn Park in the 17th Annual Cardboard Boat Regatta.

View boat designs and scenes from the event here.

Vogue Award: (most spectacular or prettiest-looking boat)
Bike Shop Bunny, with captain Harrison Gardner

Pride of the Regatta: (most creative design and best use of corrugated cardboard)
The Lulu, with captain Nick Mellinser

Great Cardboard Boat Regatta Returns to Glen Ellyn's Lake Ellyn Park

Cardboard Boat Regatta Trojan Horse Entry

The Great Cardboard Boat Regatta takes place on Saturday, June 27 at 12 noon at Lake Ellyn Park. The event coincides with the Picnic in the Park.

Preview creative boats and floating objects d'arte starting at 10am as hundreds of Glen Ellyn residents vie for bragging rights for this year's best looking boat, best dressed crew, best sinking, and best race time just to name a few of the awards handed out.

Cheer on young and old as they try to outpaddle the disintegrating cardboard material that keeps the sailors afloat during the race.

Event Start Date: 
Jun 27 2009 12:00pm
Location: 
Lake Ellyn

GEL STYLE: Lake Ellyn finally frozen for annual skating races

Lake Ellyn finally frozen for annual skating races - Judy and Lee Marks had no idea they were getting into a lifelong hobby when they took their young children to join an ice skating race 17 years ago. [News from Daily Herald]

GlenEllynLife.com reported the opening of ice skating on Lake Ellyn the day it opened. (see Lace Up Your Skates)

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It's time to lace up your skates! One of Glen Ellyn's winter traditions returns with free fun for everyone. The hot cocoa will cost ya 50¢ though.

According to the Glen Ellyn Park District Hotline, Lake Ellyn boathouse and lake opens Thursday, Jan 8 at 4pm for ice skating. Newton Park's hockey rink is open. Skating rink still being worked on as of Jan 11th. Call the skating hotline for updated information - 630-858-0920.

Lake Foxcroft remains closed.

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