The Central American Parade celebrates Central America's independence, Central America includes Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica.
Get to know the parks, architecture and other
landmarks during Chicago's longest-running annual ride and sample a
Chicago treats like pierogies, egg rolls and tacos at the rest
stops along the way. Four routes from 12-62 miles fit all types of
riders. Registration includes an event T-shirt, rest stop access,
food samples and entry into the post-ride festival with
entertainment and purchase options for a full lunch and
Celebrate the beginning of fall with an old-fashioned family
picnic featuring burgers and hot dogs, roasted corn on the cob,
homemade pies and taffy apples. Entertainment includes games, races
and a fishing tournament for kids. Kids can use hammers, nails and
paint to create a craft project in the giant woodpile.
This open-air festival presents a celebration
of nature, art, and culture. More than 50 booths showcase
handcrafted art and host games and activities for kids. A stage
presents a variety of music and dancing and local restaurant
vendors offer diverse food options.
The show celebrates the richness of fall mushrooms in Illinois
with a varied display of mushrooms foraged from area forests.
Association members will be available to answer questions. The
event also includes an education area for children and
mushroom-related items for sale.
Family Team Building Day sets your family up with unique challenges, obstacles and activities outside in our beautiful, shaded woods that are teaming with wildlife.
The Rendezvous recreates the history of the area during the fur trade era of voyageurs and local tribes before Chicago became acity. Meet DuSable, along with fur traders, craftsmen, pioneer musicians and entertainers, as they gather along the banks of the Des Plaines River. Includes craft demonstrations, a children’s trading post, live animals, storytelling, Native American and French games, a skillet toss, a fashion show, tomahawk throwing, archery and more. Enjoy frontier food like fry bread, kettle corn and root beer.
Celebrate Grandparents’ Day with various family-friendly activities at the Wilmette Historical Museum.
Enjoy the fresh air, explore the farm buildings, touch the artifacts, and connect with history. Fine arts, memorabilia, and crafts for all ages will be on display and for sale. Plus fiction and non-fiction books for all ages and musical performances by the Elmhurst College Brass Quintet and the Elmhurst College Woodwind Ensemble along with a balloon artist and face painting for the kids. Picnic favorites will also be available for purchase.
Includes a moon jump, dunk tank, balloons, games, prizes, face painting, hot dogs, snow cones, popcorn and live music.