Village of Deerfield Performing Test of Emergency Alert System - Wednesday, September 18


September is National Emergency Preparedness Month, and to make sure we're ready, the Village of Deerfield will be performing a test of our emergency alert system, CivicReady, on Wednesday, September 18 at 9 a.m. Please note that this alert is only a test.

The test will be administered via phone call/voicemail, email and/or text message depending on the contact information provided. CivicReady is an opt-in system, so we highly recommend signing up prior to the test or checking that your information is up to date.

Sign up at il-deerfield.regroup.com/signup or contact Communications Specialist Kylie Cerk at 847.719.7404 or kcerk@deerfield.il.us if you need assistance. 

For information on how to be prepared for various types of emergencies, visit ready.gov.

Upcoming Deerfield Community Events for September

Apple Pie

Apple Pie Day at the Deerfield Farmers Market - September 14

Join the Deerfield Farmers Market for an Apple Pie Baking Contest on Saturday, September 14 at 9:30 a.m. Pies will be judged by Gail Gand, James Beard Award winner, former Food Network host and Deerfield native, and a panel of local bakers. Get more information here.

Public Art

Public Art Open House - September 19

The Deerfield Fine Arts Commission will host a community open house to showcase the 23 pieces selected for the sixth year of the Deerfield Public Art Program before they are put on display throughout the Village. The event will be held in the Deerfield Public Library (920 Waukegan Road) from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, September 19, and will feature many of the artists who created this year’s pieces. Light refreshments will be served. Get more information here

Tree Walk

Green Up Deerfield Educational Tree Walk - September 21

The Village's Sustainability Commission and the Deerfield Park District invite you to join us at Jewett Park for a guided educational tree walk on Saturday, September 21 at 10 a.m. starting at the Hazel Avenue Parking Lot. The first 50 participants will receive a free re-usable “Green Up Deerfield” tote bag and tree saplings. Get more information here.
Harvest Fest

Deerfield Harvest Fest - September 28

Visit Deerfield Road and Park Avenue on Saturday, September 28, 5:30-9 p.m., for a day of music, food and fun at Deerfield’s annual Harvest Fest.

The morning of the event will kick-off at the Farmers Market from 7 a.m.-12:30 p.m. In addition to fruit, vegetables, plants and specialty foods, there will be kid’s activities from 8 a.m.-noon including Touch-A-Truck, balloons, face painting and more.

Harvest Fest gates open at 5:30 p.m. – admission is free. The event will feature the following:

  • Live music by The Wayouts from 5:30-6:45 p.m. and Modern Day Romeos from 7-9 p.m.
  • Annual Bags Tournament (online pre-registration required click here)
  • Food and refreshments available for purchase from City Barbeque, Naf Naf Grill, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Taco Vida and The Wild Roaster
  • Wine, craft beer, hard seltzer and water available for purchase – alcohol available to ages 21 and older only.
Get more information here or contact Communications Specialist Kylie Cerk at 847.719.7404 or kcerk@deerfield.il.us.
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