Features artwork, live music, food and kids'
Choose between a 15- or 30-mile loop of Lake Shore Drive with no
cars in sight. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Participants
receive an event T-shirt (early registrants only), access to three
rest stops and admittance to a post-ride festival with food and
Wonder Works will be planting seeds and seedlings for various herbs, fruits and vegetables.
Meet common Illinois snakes and their babies, discover how they move and watch them feed. Hands-on encounters and activities will help shed light on common misconceptions about these legless wonders.
Chicagoland's largest retail and wholesale show for rockhounds features 30+ nationally known dealers, exhibits by museums and private collectors, artisan demonstrations Kids's Korner, silent auction, door prizes, geode cracking, gold panning, fossil preparation, and much more. Six Chicago-area clubs present this regional show.
Includes rides, food and fun. Proceeds provide funding for the awarding of scholarships and other community projects.
Enter a tree house village filled with adventure and
imagination. Play, make believe, and become part of the trees'
ever-changing tale. The exhibition is comprised of six fun-filled,
educational tree houses, aimed at kids 2-10.
Outdoor butterfly garden where visitors can immerse
themselves with hundreds of live tropical butterfly species from
around the world. A field guide is
available to help visitors identify dozens of species in the
exhibition. Visitors can also observe butterflies hatching through
a window into the pupa emergence room.
Children can immerse themselves in backstage preparation, perform routines in center ring or manage the behind-the-scenes action of lights and sound. Plus, try making a circus balance toy or dress up like a clown.
The exhibit features the rare Black Java
and White Java strains of chicken, which were an endangered species
less than a decade ago. Includes a special child-height egg
incubator, hatchery unit and a pen for newborn chicks. Runs from
March 18-June 16.