"Imagination is the spirited appreciation of reality."
       —Frederick Sommer

   

2015

 
Events are listed in reverse chronological order  
   
 
An Octave Above in Concert
Friday & Saturday, September 18th & September 19th
Doors open 7:30pm Concert starts at 8:00pm
 
   

Photo of coverAn Octave Above is a group of eight professional vocalists with a passion for a cappella music. With their collective years of experience, unique arrangements, and deliciously perfect harmonies, An Octave Above has delighted Town House audiences time and again. With this appearance, “8va” will take you on a musical journey exploring the five senses! Games and prizes are promised with a little audience participation as well! Admission is $20.00 by pre-paid reservation only. Seating is limited. Dessert, Wine & Beer are available for purchase before the show and at intermission. Call Town House Café at 630-584-8603!

 
   
 

The "Over The Hill" Trio in Concert at Town House Café
Wednesday May 27th, Thursday May 28th & Friday May 29th
Doors open at 7:30pm, Concert at 8:00pm

 
 

“The Music of Romance”
Town House Café is delighted to welcome back vocalists Candy Kless and Sammi King along with pianist Dr. Jim Pritchard for an evening of the romantic music of Rodgers and Hart, Hammerstein and Kern and Burt Bacharach and Hal David.

$20 admission: by pre-paid reservation only. Seating is limited. Purchase dessert, wine, beer and coffee before the show & at intermission. Call (630) 584-8603.

   
 
Meet author Philip Burnham
Saturday, May 23th 11-1 pm
 
   
Photo of book coverPhil Burnham will be signing his latest book Song of Dewey Beard: Last Survivor of the Little Bighorn, published by the University of Nebraska Press. He is a journalist/historian and teacher of writing. He taught for several years on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation in South Dakota; was a correspondent for Indian Country Today; has lived and worked in London, Paris, and Dakar, Senegal; and has published numerous books and articles for presses and publications across the country. Copies of the book are available for $26.95. For more information please call the bookstore at 630/584-8600.  
   
 
Mother's Day Brunch
Sunday, May 10th
 
   

Join us for a special Mother's Day Brunch where mom gets a beautiful long-stemmed rose and a special 10% off in the bookstore. There's also a complimentary mimosa or glass of champagne. The menu includes:

  • Crab bisque or chilled strawberry soup
  • Our signature salad topped with crumbled blue cheese and bacon, toasted pecans, dried cranberries and buttermilk ranch
  • Town House eggs benedict with Creole potatoes or brioche French toast stuffed with peaches, blueberries and cream cheese, with applewood-smoked bacon
  • A selection of homemade desserts

The price is $32 per person and includes coffee, tea or orange juice. Call for reservations 630-584-8603.

 
   
   
Meet author Ann Brack-Johnson & illustrator Pamela Hamilton
Saturday, March 28th 11-1 pm
 
   

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Ann and Pamela will greet customers and sign copies of their new book Angie of Garfield Farm. This historical novel, written for young adults, is based on the real life Garfield Family. Their story represents the hundreds of successful farms and inns dotting the prairie landscape around the fast growing metropolis of 1840's Chicago. Copies of the book are available for $15. For more information please call the bookstore at 630/584-8600.
 
   
   
Leslie Hunt & Chris Siebold Concert
Friday - Sunday, February 27 - March 1
8pm Friday and Saturday, 7pm Sunday
 
   
Leslie Hunt and Chris Siebold will be performing at Town House February 27th, 28th, and March 1st (Friday, Saturday, Sunday). Leslie and Chris will share a selection of originals and covers that have inspired them along their respective journeys as composers. Leslie Hunt, lead vocalist for the Prog Rock band District 97 and American Idol Alum has accompanied herself on piano at Town House numerous times over the years. She returns with accomplished guitarist Chris Siebold, who regularly performs with the band on Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home Companion and also tours frequently with world-renown harmonica player Howard Levy. Chris and Leslie are sure to provide a memorable evening of music in the intimate setting of Town House Café. Seating is limited. $20 per person prepaid reservations only. Table service for coffee, dessert, wine & beer is available 30 minutes before the show and at intermission. Concerts start at 8 pm on Friday and Saturday (doors open at 7:30) and 7 pm on Sunday (doors open at 6:30). For more info or to make reservations, call the Café at 630-584-8603. View Leslie's website at http://lesliehunt.net.  
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
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