Members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra demonstrate how
orchestras capture the beauty, drama, energy and excitement of
music. The concert uses magnification technology to give the
audience and up-close look at all the instruments and
Act out skits and play theater/improv games - all with a snow
Join other elves in an interactive, creative drama event where
elfin games are played as all the elves prepare for the "big
day" with imagination, costumes and music. Registration
Bring the outdoors in using items gathered from nature to make
ornaments and decorations. All material provided. Adult must attend
Kick-off the holiday shopping season and shop local.
The streets of Downtown Highland Park are transformed into a winter
wonderland, with 'real' snow, live reindeer, horse drawn sleigh
rides, holiday dancers, singers and performers, s'more making in
the great outdoors, food and drink, and more.
A special program to learn about and taste the Chinese-American,
American Indian, and Swedish-American family dishes.
Enjoy lunch, arts and crafts, games and more.
An adaptation of the classic cartoon. Join the director
and cast after each performance for a discussion.
One of the Chicago area's largest and most spectacular
holiday light displays, encompassing a 1.8-mile drive-through
course. Features larger-than-life holiday characters,
children-oriented figures, and mythical creatures, plus
architectural lighting. A special visit from Santa
takes place on Dec. 7-9, 15-16 and 21-23.
Hot breakfast buffet with Santa. Reservations at Biaggi's
beginning at 8 a.m., call (847) 438-1850. Donations benefit Women
in Need Growing Stronger (W.I.N.G.S).