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

Spring 2023

Ridge Run LIVE

Monday, May 29, 2023

Porch Concert Series

Spring–Fall 2023

Garden Walk

Summer 2023

Wizarding Weekend

Summer 2023

Sip & Shop

Fall 2023

BAPA Clean & Green

Spring 2023

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

Spring–Fall 2023

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. The block with the most BAPA members or donors in each of BAPA’s five quadrants is selected to receive a fabulous, free outdoor party with live music. 

Beverly/Morgan Park Garden Walk

Summer 2023

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

Monday, May 29, 2023

Some 3,000 athletes from around Chicagoland compete in BAPA’s Ridge Run, Chicago’s oldest neighborhood 10K race. Running events include: 10K run, 5K run/walk, 10K/5K Challenge, and Youth Mile. Races 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

Spring 2023

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

Summer 2023

A magical celebration is returning to Chicago! 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

Fall 2023

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 always pull out the stops for a great evening! Shoppers are treated to debuts of fall clothing and jewelry lines. They’ll enjoy food and drink tastings, as well as some fun demonstrations. Attendees are also invited to the Sip & Shop after-party featuring music and beverages.

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.