Includes tea with finger sandwiches and sweets (dolls are
welcome to attend) and a tour of doll and dollhouse exhibits.
Follow Fancy Nancy's lead and wear your spiffiest, most frilly
outfit for an afternoon filled with tea, punch, cookies and
entertainment. Register at ahpd.org.
A special program to learn about and taste the Chinese-American,
American Indian, and Swedish-American family dishes.
Enjoy a breakfast catered by Eggsperience Restaurant with Santa
and Mrs. Claus.
Maggiano's Little Italy will be hosting Breakfast with Santa,
9-11 a.m. Dec. 8. Santa will read a holiday story and visit with
kids. Breakfast will be a buffet of pastries, fruits, eggs, sausage
and beverages. Reservations can be made with Maggiano's at (847)
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.
Interactive musical for kids premieres Dec. 6 and 7 with
free 10 a.m. community shows; public performances will be presented
Dec. 7 at 4 and 7 p.m., and Dec. 8 at 2 p.m.