Category Archives: Festivals & Events

In the Da Vinci Waldorf classroom: End of a great year!

Summer is drawing us outside into its splendor. The last weeks of school have been filled with many adventures and final curriculum blocks. The May Faire was a wonderful celebration of community life and the glory of color, song, and dance. The year culminated with a kindergarten ceremony sending our young ones out of the […]

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Holiday Faire

Saturday December 3rd, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. You’re invited to an afternoon of shopping and merriment, just in time for the holidays! There will be a large variety of hand-crafted, fine artisan creations and gently used books for sale. While you shop, the little ones will enjoy the supervised Children’s Wonderland and a variety […]

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May Faire

Title: May Faire Location: Water’s Edge Waldorf School, 150 W. Bonner Road, Wauconda, IL 60084 Description: Bring the whole family to Water’s Edge to celebrate spring! Maypole dancing, pony rides, crafts, puppet show, live music, delicious home-cooked food and more. Start Time: 1:00 p.m. Date: 2011-05-14 End Time: 6:00 p.m.

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Preschool-Kindergarten Experience

Time is running out to sign up for the last Preschool-Kindergarten Experience for this school year! This is a great way to introduce friends to the Waldorf Experience. Bring children ages 2 to 5 to experience a Waldorf preschool classroom. Children and parents will start the morning together with bread making. Children will then engage […]

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Magical Musical Evening Approaches!!!

Have you heard about this year’s exciting Fundraiser Event? A Magical Musical Evening is on our calendar for Saturday, March 26th!  Here’s a taste of what you can expect: This year we are excited to present you with this exclusive opportunity to view the private home and amazing mechanical antique collection of Jasper and Marian […]

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Talking About Waldorf Education

Parents!  Don’t forget that Wednesday, February 8th and 9th we have an opportunity for enrolled families to join us and learn more about what is unique about Waldorf education and how to better explain it to others.  Wednesday we begin at 8:45 am and Thursday begins at 9:00 am, just after the weekly Bountiful Bagel Breakfast!

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On The Web: Race To Nowhere gets media attention

If you had the opportunity to join us for last Tuesday’s screening of Race to Nowhere, then you understand what all the fuss is about.  The documentary is getting a lot of attention, and this article from the New York Times is no exception: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/09/education/09nowhere.html?_r=2&nl=afternoonupdate&emc=aua2 Don’t forget, next Wednesday, December 15th, is the follow-up discussion […]

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Michaelmas: Saturday, October 2nd, 1pm to 6pm

This year’s Michaelmas Festival will be held on Saturday, October 2nd from 1pm to 6pm.  This festival is open to the public, so feel free to bring your friends and family!  Pony rides, food and other fun activities will be available.  Tickets are sold at the door. For more information on Michaelmas, please read last […]

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Welcome Back to School Pot Luck on Saturday

Just a reminder to all our currently enrolled parents to join us at the Pot Luck on Saturday, September 11th. The event will run from noon to 3pm and will give us all a chance to mingle with old and new friends while the children can enjoy free play on the playground. Everyone please bring […]

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Brilliant Parenting Discussion Group

The Brilliant Parenting Discussion Group will meet at Water’s Edge Waldorf School, 150 W. Bonner Road at 7:00 p.m. on the 4th Wednesday of each month to discuss a variety of topics of interest to parents who take a mindful approach to the choices they make in raising their children. The group is open to […]

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