Drop in anytime between 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the
conservatory's Elizabeth Morse Genius Children's Garden to
plant an imaginary garden, build a tropical habitat, help
water the plants, or read a book under the tropical canopy. Runs
through entire 2012.
Build a snowman out of biodegradable and natural items to win.
Fill out an entry form at the main office.
Nestled in the heart of downtown Homewood, Martin Avenue
is an ice skating venue for the entire family. Fully staffed and
equipped with free rentals, open skate is from 2-8 p.m. Dec. 7, 8,
15, and 22. Skate rentals are free and most sizes available
or bring your own skates.
Someone is trying to foreclose on Mother Gooseland in this
humorous twist on a fairytale classic. Performances are Nov. 10-21
at Lewis University in Romeoville; Nov. 29-30 at North Central
College in Naperville; and Dec. 5-7 at the Museum of Science and
Blue Man Group is a multi-sensory experience that fuses
innovative theatrical spectacle and powerful original music with
hilarious comedy to create a performance experience unlike any
other. One of the world's most popular theatrical productions,
today's Blue Man Group is a blend of signature material that has
been in the show since the opening, as well as newer passages that
examine the influence of technology on today's world with a funny
and perceptive look at contemporary communication vehicles.
Max the Dog narrates this classic holiday tale that will
entertain the whole family as the mean and scheming Grinch, whose
heart is "two sizes too small," decides to steal Christmas away
from the Whos, an endlessly cheerful bunch bursting with holiday
spirit. Peformances run Dec. 5-16, 2012.
Full-length holiday classic features eight guest artists, in
feature and solo performances; plus more than a dozen company
dancers from Chicago and surrounding suburbs. Clara's
Christmas Tea Parties at 1:30 p.m. prior to the show for an
additional fee. Performances at 3 p.m. Dec. 8-9.
In a world where a trip to the Laundromat threatens to separate
Trixie from her beloved bunny, a girl needs a hero to help--Dad.
Can her parents understand what she's saying in time to rescue
Knuffle Bunny? Performances run Oct. 2, 2012-Jan. 6, 2013.
Santa hires the highly ambitious New Elf who promises a
faster, more efficient Christmas. When Santa and the North Polians
can't seem to keep up with these new ideas, New Elf creates a clone
of Santa to help out. But this corporate savvy 'Santa Deux' begins
automating and downsizing the entire town and threatens the very
essence of Christmas. Performances are 1 p.m. Saturday and 11
a.m. Sunday from Dec. 8-30. Also performances at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 12. For more information visit
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.