Play with toys and games from all around the world and meet
their inventors, stage events, characters, Radio Disney, Top Trump
Tournament, KenKen Tournament, Star Wars Breakfast, mascots and
more. New in 2012, toy and game fashion show on Nov. 14.
Miss Carol's cross-curricular music and movement instantly
invite audiences to join in singing, dancing and rhythmic movement.
She'll engage and entertain us with music from her six popular
A concert of acoustic guitar, folk music, and storytelling set
to song produced by Des Plaines' own Tim Vana. To order tickets,
contact the Des Plaines History Center at 847-391-5399.
Talented local artisans sell unique handmade gifts including art
jewelry, hand-knitted and woven scarves and garments, ornaments,
wood carvings, paintings, and glass. A visit from Santa, strolling
carolers and Christmas trees decorated by local preschools add to
Dakota Sioux storyteller and visual artist Robert Wapahi of
Chicago presents a program of traditional, historical, and true
contemporary tales for all ages. For information, call (847)
475-1030 or email [email protected]
The world's largest specialty event devoted to classic muscle
cars and Corvettes features more than 500 cars. Kids and parents
can enter the Miniature Model Car Contest, participate in a
scavenger hunt and attend the Rescue 1 Fire Safety program. Plus,
an exhibit that feature bikes from Schwinn, Sears, Murray,
Montgomery Wards and Raleigh with iconic "ape hanger" handlebars
and banana seats. For more information, visit mcacn.com.
Just as Victor Frankenstein created his monster from parts of
many different people, this new iteration of "500 Clown
Frankenstein" is constructed by a cast of rotating performers. Five
clowns reconfigure into three different casts, each charged with
the same task: "make monster."
The Black Hawk Performance Company presents a cultural program
that includes oral history, storytelling, dance, drumming and
traditional as well as modern music. The performers will be dressed
in authentic regalia. Registration requested.