Pleasant Home is a Historic Property of the Park District of Oak Park


Friday, January 21, 7:00P-9:00P

Wizard School Scavenger Hunt for Adults

Pleasant Home is the perfect backdrop to revive the memories of your wizarding skills and use the clues to advance yourself to the next level. Wizards will be on hand to guide you along the way toward graduation. Bring your wand, your wits and your imagination! Hearty apps will be readily available to help guide you through when you are feeling taxed. Your registration also includes two drink tickets as well. Ages 21+



Thursday, January 27, 7:00-9:00P

Tuscan Reds with Anfora Wine Merchants

Any mental image you imagine of Italy probably features a Tuscan landscape. Is there any place more idyllic? Let’s take a viticultural tour of some of Tuscany’s gifts. Join us to escape the Chicagoland winter! Light appetizers will be provided to go with your tastings. Ages 21+



Sunday, February 13, 12:00-1:30P

Victorian Valentine Tea Party

Step back in time at Pleasant Home and enjoy a Victorian era tea party. The main floor will be decked out with beautiful place settings, delicious treats and, of course, varieties of teas to taste for you and your valentine. We will have table activities and games, as well as a craft in the library reception rooms of beautiful Pleasant Home. Fees are per pair and additional guests can be added for a separate fee. A parent must be in the pair. Ages 4-8


Friday, February 18, 7:00-9:00P

Maplewood Distillery and Brewery Whiskey Tasting

Maplewood Distillery and Brewery is returning to Pleasant Home and bringing along four varieties, including two new varieties of their whiskey for you to taste and enjoy on this chilly winter evening. The experts from Maplewood will guide you through the history of the distillery and process for making, aging and tasting each variety. We will have light appetizers on hand to go along with your tastings and an open Q&A session after each tasting. Ages 21+



Sunday, March 13, 12:00-1:30P

Leprechaun Hunt!

Those rascally leprechauns have taken up residence in Mills Park and Pleasant Home! Join us on a hunt through the park and home as we use clues to locate where the leprechauns might be hiding as well as all of their gold! A delicious themed lunch will be served inside Pleasant Home to keep you energized as you go. Price is per pair and a parent must be part of the pair. Additional guest pricing is available if you wish to add extra guests. Ages 4-8

Saturday March 19, 11:00A-12:30P

Jedi Training

May the Force be with you…BOTH! Spend time with your young hero at Pleasant Home mastering the ways of the Force with the help of our special Jedi Masters! You will construct a special light saber in which to train with your Jedi Master. Lunch will be provided to get your through your rigorous training, that results in a battle simulation on the grounds in front of Pleasant Home (weather permitting). Jedi apparel or comfy clothes a must. Price is per pair and a parent must be part of the pair. Additional guest pricing is available. Ages 4-8