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March 2015
$15 per guest

A Bridal Brunch at the Allerton Mansion

March 7 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Allerton Mansion,
515 Old Timber Rd, Monticello,

Whether you are planning an intimate wedding luncheon, a country chic wedding at a barn, an outdoor garden ceremony, or an elegant reception, Allerton can accommodate all of your needs! Please join us and be our guest for a perfect event and opportunity to see the Mansion set-up for a reception, taste delicious brunch menu items, sip on Mimosas, preview our new wedding packages and much more at the beautiful and unique Allerton Mansion! Please call 217-333-3287 to make your…

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Allerton Spring Break

March 22 @ 3:00 PM - March 27 @ 1:00 PM
Allerton Park & Retreat Center,
515 Old Timber Road, Monticello, IL 61856 United States

ASB participants wanted! Join your fellow nature lovers for a week-long adventure at Allerton! Days are filled with challenging but rewarding projects, knowing that you are helping to protect our wonderful University treasure. Most volunteer projects will be outdoors in our formal gardens or natural areas. Participants will stay Sunday-Friday in Allerton’s historic Gate House. Room and board will be provided. Transportation is available from Champaign to Allerton. ASB is open to all University of Illinois and Parkland students. To…

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U of I Credit Union Concert Series at Allerton Park ~ Music in the Mansion

March 27 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Music in the Mansion – Featuring Tons O’ Fun Band! Location – Allerton Mansion Concert cover charge – $10/person Doors open at 7:00pm Cash bar 7-10pm Looking for a delicious dinner beforehand? Be sure to make your reservations! Buffet dinner at 6:00pm, chased down by your choice of 4 samples of craft beer or local wine. Dinner and concert package is $40.00 per ticket. Space is limited. Call 217-333-3287 to make your reservation. Tons O’ Fun Band The Tons ‘O…

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April 2015

U of I Credit Union Concert Series at Allerton Park ~ Allerton Hootenanny

April 17 @ 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Allerton Hootenanny April 17th 6pm-9pm Location – Allerton Barn Food and Drink for purchase 5:30pm-9:30pm Suggested Entry Donation: $5/person $10/Family Limited seating available, doors open at 5:30pm Three concerts for the price of one – each with their own unique Country/Bluegrass feel, and a foot-stompin’ beat! Opening with the youthful Bow-Dacious String Band, centering on Sam Payne and his intellectual beat, and ending with Bones, Jugs, N Harmony. Bow-Dacious String Band 6pm-7pm The Bow-Dacious String Band consists of about 50…

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May 2015

A Garden Party

May 29 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Save the date for the second annual Garden Party! Spend a spring evening at Allerton on Friday, May 29 from 5:30pm – 8:30pm. Enjoy the sights and smells of the blooming Peony Garden, followed by a silent auction and dinner in the meadow. Tickets and more information will be available as the date gets closer. Contact Bridget Frerichs at 217.333.3287 or bridgetf@illinois.edu with any questions.

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June 2015

Allerton Day Camp – Allerton Acorns

June 8 @ 9:00 AM - June 12 @ 12:00 PM
Allerton Park & Retreat Center,
515 Old Timber Road, Monticello , IL 61856 United States

No one sees nature quite like our youngest visitors! This week of fun and adventure will take them over the river and through the woods, as we explore Allerton and get our hands dirty! No topic is out of bounds this week, as long as it’s outdoors. Activities will include creating Allerton–inspired artwork, learning camping skills, working together to build outdoor forts, and much more! This camp meets Monday-Friday, 9am-12pm. VIEW CAMP DETAILS DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORM

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Allerton Day Camp – Allerton Artists

June 15 @ 9:00 AM - June 18 @ 3:00 PM
Allerton Park & Retreat Center,
515 Old Timber Road, Monticello , IL 61856 United States

Art is the heart of Allerton Park. Robert Allerton used his artistic flare to create the formal gardens we enjoy today. Allerton Artists will take this inspiration to create their own great works of art. Some whimsical, some off-beat, some classical… all unique. We will have a last day Art Exhibit where campers can display their art for parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles… anyone who loves art! This camp meets Monday-Thursday, 9am-3pm. VIEW CAMP DETAILS DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORM

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Allerton Day Camp – A Day in the Life…

June 22 @ 9:00 AM - June 26 @ 12:00 PM
Allerton Park & Retreat Center,
515 Old Timber Road, Monticello , IL 61856 United States

The Allerton mansion was completed in 1900, a time we now only know from books and photographs. Campers will have the chance to imagine themselves at the turn of the 20th century by taking part in activities of that time. We will make history fun by taking part in games, activities, and crafts that let us imagine a day in the life… of Robert Allerton. This camp meets Monday-Friday, 9am-12pm. VIEW CAMP DETAILS DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORM

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Allerton Day Camp – Allerton Adventurers

June 29 @ 9:00 AM - July 2 @ 3:00 PM
Allerton Park & Retreat Center,
515 Old Timber Road, Monticello , IL 61856 United States

Once an Adventurer, always an Adventurer! We leave no stone unturned as we explore all Allerton has to offer. Each day begins a new topic about the natural world around us including camping skills and animal tracking. We will also climb aboard Spaceship Earth to see our planet’s resources in a new light that will give our campers the confidence and knowledge to use them wisely! This camp meets Monday-Thursday, 9am-3pm. VIEW CAMP DETAILS DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORM

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