Chicago's Sweet Candy History

M&M’s. Juicy Fruit. Cracker Jacks. Brach’s Caramels. Tootsie Rolls. Lemonheads. Baby Ruths. Frango Mints and hundreds of other candies all got their start in Chicago. Join noted historian Dr. Leslie Goddard as she recounts the sweet history of the city that once produced one-third of the nation’s candy. You’ll also be able to sample some of these “Sweet-Home Chicago” treats and partake in a fun “candy quiz.”

Chicago's Sweet Candy History
Tuesday, August 29  11AM
Friendship Village
350 W. Schaumburg Rd.
Schaumburg, IL 60194

Lunch will be served.

RSVP today by calling ​847-354-4871 or fill out the form here.