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History Happens Here: The Tivoli Theatre

Presented by Downers Grove Historical Society at Tivoli Theatre, Downers Grove IL

May 02 2023
History Happens Here: The Tivoli Theatre

Tivoli Theatre owners Shirley and Willis Johnson will be recognized as the village's Historians of the Year for 2023 during a special event that includes a premiere screening of History Happens Here: The Tivoli Theatre. The documentary delves into the local landmark's background and celebrates some of its memorable milestones. Before the show, there will be a brief reception and live organ music. Historical Society members can attend this event at the Tivoli Theatre for free. The cost for

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Downers Grove Historical Society Members: Free

Non-Members: $5

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Additional time info:

6:00pm - Doors open/check-in/Organist plays
6:30pm - “Historians of the Year” celebration
7:00pm - History Happens Here Documentary
8:15pm - Reception

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Tivoli Theatre

5021 Highland Avenue, Downers Grove, IL 60515


Downtown Downers Grove offers many FREE parking options to accommodate our customers. On-street parking at different hourly increments (15 min - 4 hr). Parking garage has free 4-hour parking on the first floor. All levels of the parking garage are free after 3 p.m. Monday - Friday & all day on weekends and holidays Commuter lots are free after 11 a.m. on weekdays & all day on weekends.


    • Assisted Listening System
    • Wheelchair Access

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