Events

BAPA’s annual events provide a variety of ways to get to know our community.

Many of the people who visit Beverly Hills/Morgan Park for BAPA’s special events end up becoming our new neighbors. It’s hard to resist the beauty of our historic housing, the richness of our recreational resources and arts opportunities, and the hospitality of our neighbors.

Home Tour

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Ridge Run LIVE

Monday, May 30, 2022

Porch Concert Series

Fridays, May 13, June 10, July 8, Aug. 12 & Sept. 9

Garden Walk

Sunday, July 10, 2022

Wizarding Weekend

July 21–24, 2022

Sip & Shop

Thursday, September 15, 2022

BAPA Clean & Green

Saturday, April 23, 2022

Join BAPA and help clean up a park, train station or public space near you on Chicago clean and green spring clean-up day. Please email bapa@bapa.org. to let us know where your group will be volunteering and to pick up service hour letters. 

BAPA Porch Concert Series

Fridays, May 13, June 10, July 8, Aug. 12 & Sept. 9

Beverly Hills/Morgan Park is home to many talented musicians and even more people who appreciate good music. The BAPA Porch Concert Series brings a variety of music to front porches throughout the community.  Interested in hosting a concert on your porch or sharing your musical talent with our community? Please email bapa@bapa.org. Free; tips to support musicians are appreciated.

May 13: Leadfoot at the Ridge Historical Society, 10621 S. Seeley Ave.

June 10: Smiley Tillman Band, North Beverly

July 8: Pat Egan & the Heavy Hearts, East Beverly

August 12: Rocks Off!, West Beverly

September 9: Railway Gamblers, Morgan Park

October 14: Beverly Country Club, Central Beverly

Beverly/Morgan Park Garden Walk

Sunday, July 10, 2022

Inspired by the exceptional beauty of the Beverly/Morgan Park community BAPA’s Beverly/Morgan Park Garden Walk showcases exceptional private gardens and public spaces.  Each garden location is distinctive for its style, variety of plantings, and unique beauty. During your visits, enjoy food and beverage tastings, demonstrations, and entertainment. No matter whether you’re going home to a sunny or shady yard, a mature garden or a freshly dug flower bed, you’ll be inspired by the hard work, creative vision and delight shared by the featured gardeners.

 

Ridge Run 2022

Some 3,000 athletes from around Chicagoland compete in BAPA’s annual Ridge Run, Chicago’s oldest neighborhood 10K race. Running events include: 10K run, 5K run/walk, 10K/5K Challenge and Youth Mile with the start and finish at Ridge Park, 9625 S. Longwood Dr.

Long recognized as one of the city’s friendliest races, with Beverly/Morgan Park neighbors lining the route, playing motivating music, cheering the runners and offering water.

Beverly/Morgan Park Home Tour

Sunday, May 15, 2022

BAPA’s event showcases homes in the heart of the Ridge Historic District and nestled among the hills of Beverly/Morgan Park. You’ll be treated to a variety of interior designs, architecturally significant buildings, and beautiful landscapes. Enjoy fun and informative experiences food and beverage tastings, demonstrations and entertainment.

This year BAPA and Ridge Historical Society (RHS) are partnering to celebrate the contribution made to the built beauty of Beverly/Morgan Park by three generations of Hetherington family architects with a special exhibit at RHS opening in spring and a showcase of Hetherington-designed homes across the Beverly/ Morgan Park neighborhood. 

Wizarding Weekend

July 21–24, 2022

A magical celebration is coming July 21–24, 2022! The Beverly/Morgan Park Wizarding Weekend is a festival inspired by the Harry Potter books and films that highlights our local businesses and institutions. Enjoy an action-packed weekend that includes a film festival, quidditch tournament, live music, interactive games, and fantastic treats!

Sip & Shop Girls Night Out

Thursday, September 15, 2022

Take a stroll through the 99th Street and 103rd Street shopping districts to see what’s trending and who’s spending at the annual Sip & Shop Girls’ Night Out. The shops are pulling out the stops for a great evening! Shoppers will be treated to debuts of fall clothing and jewelry lines. They’ll enjoy food and drink tastings, as well as some fun demonstrations. Attendees are invited to the Sip & Shop after-party featuring music and beverages, 9 to 11 p.m.

Sponsorship

BAPA’s events would not be possible without the help of business partners. We invite you to sponsor one of our upcoming events and enjoy the many promotional benefits that BAPA sponsors receive.