Chef Alain Roby goes for a three-peat as he obtains his third
Guinness World Record. The "World's Longest Sugar Cane" will
stretch 40 ft., beginning at the Geneva Courthouse and stretching
to the intersection in front of the All Chocolate Kitchen at 33
South Third Street.
Make popcorn garlands, peanut butter
pinecones and many other edible ornaments to hang on the trees and
shrubs. to decorate the trees and shrubs outside the
wildlife viewing area at Gibson Woods. Afterward stay and watch the
wildlife discover the tasty treats.
Junior interpreters guide families through the home during
30-minute tours, telling stories about how the Wright family
celebrated the winter holidays at the turn of the last century. The
entire home will be decorated as it was when the Wright family
lived in the home during the late 1800s and early 1900s, and
Froebel blocks - the toys Wright played with as a child to learn
about shapes and design - will be available for children to enjoy.
Free hot chocolate served outside.
Sudents from the British School of Chicago Children's Choir sing
a selection of holiday favorites.
Holiday film is presented on the theatre's new
state-of-the-art digital projection and sound technology. Before
the screening, enjoy fun and games in the mall, including a visit
with Santa Claus.
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.
Enjoy a breakfast catered by Eggsperience Restaurant with Santa
and Mrs. Claus.
Model trains will wind their way through a miniature village set
in a field of poinsettias. The village is made entirely of natural
materials and features a variety of Chicago-style homes and famous
buildings such as the neighborhood bungalow, Chicago Theatre and
Chicago Water Tower Place. Nov. 26-Jan. 8.
Exhibit includes numerous artifacts, photographs and other
documentary items that tell the story of Chicago's iconic candy
makers, including Snickers, Lemonheads, Butterfingers
and Cracker Jack.
Includes Gingerbread Story-time, Tree Lighting Ceremony,
Gingerbread Man Hunt, Gingerbread House Contest, visits with Santa
in his Gingerbread House, Small Business Saturday, Gingerbread Boy
and Girl perusing town, and Complimentary Carriage Rides. For more
information, visit www.downtowndg.org or call (630) 725-0991.