Current Programs 2017-09-05T21:41:40+00:00

Current Programs

The Gaylord Building endeavors to provide beneficial information in an educational yet entertaining setting.  The historic site periodically schedules workshops / classes / lectures on topics of interest to guests that relate to the site’s mission.

Details for the current schedule of programs are provided below. Most programs require registration. Guests may register either by stopping by The Gaylord Building (200 W. 8th Street, Lockport, IL) during office hours (9am-5pm Tuesday thru Friday) or by calling 1.815.838.9400.  Program registration requires pre-payment of participation fee.


 Limestone Stage

Limestone Stage is a multifaceted performing arts group.  Activities include plays, dramatic readings, comedy improv and educational workshops.

For more information on how to get involved, contact Limestone Stage at


Dinner & A Little History: Discovery Dinners

Come discover the world or a little part of it without leaving Lockport!  Guests will enjoy sumptuous meals catered by the Public Landing Restaurant that will be followed by lectures on fascinating subjects by renowned experts, who have authored new works in the arts, humanities and sciences.

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Program Recommendations: We are always interested in your suggestions for future programs, especially the on-going series like Discover Dinners.  If you have an idea for a program topic or presenter, please feel free to contact us by calling 1.815.838.9400 or email  Thank you!