Geneva celebrates its Swedish heritage with a festival featuring American and Swedish food including a 5K race, a craft beer tent, a carnival, Kids' day, "Geneva's Got Talent" and Sweden Väst, musical entertainment and the Grand Parade.
Three day festival featuring live music, carnival, food vendors and kid zone. Performers include Survivor, 38 Special, Kansas, Kane Brown and more.
Features live music and dancing, tours of the Cathedral, authentic Greek food and pastries, beer, wine and more. Valet parking will be available.
Chicago’s ultimate summer party, featuring great music and entertainment for all ages plus fabulous food from food trucks. Saturday afternoon activities include plenty of fun for kids and families, including bounce houses, face painters, games and more. The first 100 kids will receive a Block Party Kid Zone cinch bag.
Use the senses of touch, hearing, and sight to discover what's inside a variety of natural and human-made objects. Reach inside a box and let your sense of touch tell you what it holds. Shake a container to see if you can tell what's inside just by listening. Plus, break open pods and cut into fruits to find the seeds inside and take apart toys to see if we can figure out how they work. We also will have some magic tricks that you can figure out once you look below the surface.
Kids learn about military rockets in a fun and safe environment. Experiment with basic principles of rocketry and launch different types of rockets. Enjoy a rare opportunity to pick up a WWII “Super Bazooka,” a Vietnam era LAW and other modern rocket launchers. All students take home an Estes rocket. June 23; July 6 and 24; Aug. 4.
Enjoy a free movie every Friday at dusk. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the outdoors. June 23: The LEGO Batman Movie; July 28: Moana; Aug. 18: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
Families can test ride more than 120 different models of the latest electric assist bikes on a test track. Plus, attend some great educational sessions on safe cycling provided by Trek Bicycles and the local community cycling coalitions.
Visitors will be awed by 25 displays of metal sculptures based on the traditional Japanese art of paper folding as they walk paths through the Arboretum’s spectacular landscape. Created by Santa Fe-based artists Kevin and Jennifer Box, the exhibit features installations, gallery works, and the Boxes' own compositions, as well as collaborative works with some of the world’s top origami artists.
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.