45th Annual Shermerfest

October 1st, 2023 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Join us for an afternoon of fun and games, when the Northbrook Historical Society hosts the 45th Annual Shermerfest! The classic car show, a parade of cars, a raffle, and music in the Village Green gazebo highlight this long-running Northbrook fall festival.

Village Birthday

November 12th, 2023 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Join us for an open house at the Northbrook History Museum when we celebrate the anniversary of the Village’s incorporation in 1901. This year, we also celebrate the centennial of the naming of the Village as Northbrook in 1923. More information to come regarding this upcoming special event!

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Hours and Location

Northbrook Historical Society
1812 Chapel Court
Northbrook, Illinois 60062

Northbrook History Museum
1776 Walters Avenue
Northbrook, Illinois 60062
Phone: (847) 498-3404

Open Sundays 2pm-4pm
or by appointment

Hope Union Heritage Center
Archives and Offices
1812 Chapel Court
Northbrook, Illinois 60062
Phone: (847) 498-3404

Open Thursdays 10am-2pm
or by appointment

Further Contact Info

Phone: (847) 498-3404
E-mail: museum@northbrookhistory.org

All facilities are closed on national holidays.

Shermerfest Sponsors

Northbrook Factoid

Two stores have been in the Village Shopping Center since the beginning…

Phillip’s Shoe Clinic and O’Reilly Cleaners!

Northbrook Voices

Recording and preserving the stories of life in Northbrook. A project of the Northbrook History Museum and the Northbrook Public Library.


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