The art and science of imagination

Festivals and Events

Upcoming Events
Puppets & Play!
Saturday, September 20, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

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Children 2 to 5 years old are invited to Da Vinci Waldorf School on Saturday morning to play, enjoy some circle games, and watch a puppet show.  

This is a FREE event!  Space is limited, so please pre-register at (847) 526-1372 or

Michaelmas Fall Festival
October 4, 2014, 1:00 – 5:00 pm

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This fun-filled family event features children’s activities including pony rides, obstacle course, games of skill and valor, puppet show, and storytelling.   Treat yourself to homemade soup, chili, bread and dessert.   Enjoy live music and home-baked treats.  The festival has something for everyone, so don’t miss it!  The festival is open to the public.  Admission is free; small charge for food and some activities.

Holiday Market
November 22, 2014,  10:00 am – 4:00 pm


Join us to usher in the holiday season and get your shopping done! The Holiday Market will feature hand-made toys, jewelry, accessories, ceramics, and many other works by local artisans. Other highlights include a used book sale, candle-dipping and other children’s activities, a Kindermarket where children can shop for handmade gifts for parents, a supervised “wonderland” where children can play while you shop, live music, free coffee, delicious homemade food, treats, and specialty coffee drinks.

The Holiday Market is open to the public, and admission is free.

Visit the Holiday Market page for the most up to date information.


Ongoing Events

Da Vinci Waldorf School Tour and Orientation

Join us on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 8:45 to 10:45 a.m. as we gather for an inside look at Waldorf education in action. Experience the warmth of our Early Childhood classrooms.   Watch the lively engagement of our grade schoolers as they hear or recall the lessons brought by their teacher or work on math skills by jumping rope.  Hear the music the children bring, and page through the textbooks they make by hand.  Learn why Waldorf education at any age is the best preparation for your child’s happiness and success in the future.

Space is limited, so please r.s.v.p. by calling (847)526-1372 or emailing  Because we will be observing in classrooms, other than babies in arms, these are adult-only events. We look forward to seeing you there!

Annual Events

Annual Benefit

April 25, 2015

Information for the 2014-2015 Annual Benefit are still to come – stay tuned! Visit the Annual Benefit page for the most up to date information.