Saturday, December 07, 2013Submit An Event
|| Arlington Heights||
Put on your sparkles and glitter, and don't forget your accessories. Enjoy reading of the book by the same name and entertainment by Hersey High School's Dicken's Carolers. Kids must be registered and accompanied by a registered adult.
Where: Arlington Heights Historical Museum
When: 1:30-2:45 p.m.
Ages: Preschool, Elementary, Adults
It's all about Scrooge in this hilarious and heartwarming reconstruction of the classic Christmas ghost tale. Spirited jokes and holiday music chronicle a journey from self-hatred to love as Scrooge faces his past, present and future and learns the wealth of family. Performances run Oct. 31-Dec. 29.
Where: eta Creative Arts Foundation
Ages: Elementary, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Cost: Call for cost
The Nutcracker opens Nov. 8 and runs through Dec. 28. Performances are most Tuesdays through Saturdays at 10 a.m., with certain performances at 12:30 p.m.
Where: Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire
Ages: Preschool, Elementary, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Artisan Crafts Fair 2013 Holiday Fair on Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Includes Children's Crafts & Family Activities.
Where: Chicago Waldorf School
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Ages: Toddlers, Preschool, Elementary, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Cost: $5 adults. Children and students admitted free of charge.
A skating rink near Bloomingdales opens Nov. 20 (weather permitting). There will be special performances on Sundays and Tuesdays, along with live DJs on Saturday evenings.
Where: Westfield Old Orchard
When: 4-8 p.m. Monday-Friday; noon-8 p.m. Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday.
Ages: Preschool, Elementary, Tweens, Teens, Parents Only, Family/All Ages, Adults
Cost: $1, $3 skate rental
Families are invited to take part in a morning of fun during the Kidgits Holiday Celebration at Woodfield Mall. Children and parents are welcomed to enjoy cookies and milk as they write Old St. Nick a letter with one last gift idea. As part of the morning of fun, Kidgits Club members will be treated to exclusive offers throughout the event, including face painting, a 'Despicable Me 2' ornament to decorate, a 'Despicable Me 2' hat, a 'Minion' food making kit and more. Not a Kidgits Club member? Sign up at the event and receive a free t-shirt ($5 annual membership fee per child applies).
Where: Woodfield Mall
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, Preschool, Elementary, Adults
Cost: Free to attend, special activities require Simon Kidgits Club membership