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.
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.
Stories, craft projects and family fun. Best for children up to
age 5. Barnes and Noble, Hawthorn Westfield Mall in Vernon
Hills. Walk-ins are welcome, but registration is requested.
Register online, by email or by phone at (312) 444-2812.
Visitors can walk inside the two-story silo and turn the crank
of a silage machine, watching "corn plants" delivered to the top of
the silo. Plus, learn about the history of silos and silage, build
miniature silos with building blocks simulating wood, brick and
metal and much more.
The exhibit features the illustrations of W. W. Denslow, a
Chicago resident whose famous illustrations helped to inspire the
design of the classic 1939 MGM film starring Judy Garland. The
bright and colorful exhibit provides a variety of learning
opportunities and hands-on activities within a three-dimensional
representation of Denslow's distinctive illustrations.
Discover how sounds make music, and how music makes you feel,
with activities like making melodies on bolt- and wrench-a-phones,
using soft sculpture pegs to make a music box, blowing air over a
reed, moving musical notes on a staff, beating percussion
instruments, and creating an artistic masterpiece that reflects how
music makes you feel
Join Cinderella, her Fairy Godmother, a handsome Prince,
and two selfish stepsisters in Rodgers and Hammerstein's most
beloved tale. Performances run Nov. 17-Dec. 31.
Junie B. loves Christmas. Only one thing
could ruin her holiday joy: blabbermouth May and her tattling ways.
When Junie B. pulls out May's name for the Secret
Santa exchange, can she salvage her holiday spirit, or will she let
May know exactly what she thinks of her? Performances are 7 p.m.
Friday; 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday; 2 and 5 p.m. Sunday from Nov.
Performances are 7 p.m. Nov. 15, 5:30
and 7:30 Nov. 16, 1 and 3:30 p.m. Nov. 17-18,