News

10/30/2017

WSBA Annual Member Meeting

RSVP today for the WSBA Annual Member Meeting at Salerno's!  We are excited to have recently retired Chicago Blackhawk Brian Campbell as our keynote speaker!  He will be discussing hockey, retirement and raising his family in Western Springs!  The date is Wednesday, November 15th from 12:00 - 1:30pm

10/24/2017

2017 Winter Wonderland and Christmas Marketplace

The WSBA is excited to announce the Western Springs Winter Wonderland and Christmas Marketplace (formerly Christmas Walk) featuring food, drinks, live music, shopping and of course, a visit with Santa!  Saturday, December 2nd from 2:00 - 7:00pm

The Christmas Market will be situated along Hillgrove Avenue and offer a unique shopping experience in both open air and heated tents. Local vendors will open at 2pm and offer a variety of items to include jewelry, housewares, toys for all ages, clothing, accessories and more!  Interested in becoming a vendor?  Contact Lauren Goodwin at lm.goodwin@hotmail.com.  

This year Santa will be located at the Tower Green with visiting hours in our very own Santa House designed and built by Riorden Construction. Santa will arrive via Fire Engine at 2:30pm to help kick-off the event. The official lighting of the Village Christmas Tree will take place at 5pm.

The WSBA will sell keepsake ceramic mugs to be filled with hot chocolate or the traditional German glühwein. Other festive food and beverage offerings will be provided by Solstice.

The Steve Shelton Band will be playing from 5:00 - 7:00pm!

Sign-Up HERE to decorate a tree for your organization on the Tower Green!

Thank you so our headline sponsor Re/Max Properties of Western Springs!


 

 

8/28/2017

2017 Fall Festival!

Friday, October 6th from 4:30 - 8:30pm

Schedule of Events:

4:30 - 5:00pm - Children's Singalong by Mattix Music

5:00 - 8:00pm - The Happy Wanderers

5:00 - 7:00pm - Hayrides

 

Today is the Day!  Fall Fest is happening rain or shine.  We have lots of tents and working on streaming the Cubs game for tonight! 

This family friendly event will feature hayrides, storytelling, crafts, face painting, a petting zoo, and a pumpkin decorating contest!  Contestants will need to provide their own pumpkin again this year for the contest.  There will also be live entertainment from the Happy Wanderers from 5:00 – 8:00pm.

Hillgrove Tap will be providing a selection of food, craft beers and wine available for purchase along with other local restaurants.  Don’t forget to stop by the WSBA table and put your name in the raffle for a gift basket full of goodies from local businesses!

A huge thank you to our Headline Sponsors, Creber Construction and Clarity Physical Therapy and Wellness Center!

Thank you to Susan Semanate Allstate, Community Bank of Western Springs, Bright Horizons and Mattix Music Studios for sponsoring our kids activities!

Band Sponsors: Peterson & Associates Insurance, The Colonial Barber Shoppe, The SET and Mattix Music Studios!

Click Here to view photos from last year's event!

 

THE PUMPKIN DECORATING CONTEST: 

Rules: 

  • Be creative, but please stay away from gory/violent scenes
  • Do Not Cut your pumpkin

Bring your decorated pumpkin to the Tower Green by 6:00pm on 10/6

Judging will take place at 6:30pm that day

You will need to take your pumpkin home at the conclusion of the event and deliver it to your assigned store Saturday morning.  Pumpkins will be displayed until Halloween!