The evening begins indoors for a discussion on the benefits of fire to ecosystems and how the Conservation District goes about the business of burning. Then go outdoors to see a prescribed prairie and savanna burn at night.When: 7-9 p.m.
Design artistic cupcakes with icing, pastry bags, food coloring and other tools. All materials included.When: 7-8:30 p.m.
The exhibition, created by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, explores the history of our 16th President, from his boyhood to his last years in office. Includes various family-friendly events.Cost: Free; donations appreciated
Interactive learning centers include a barn slide, apple orchard and chicken coop. Maggie, a life-sized fiberglass milking cow sponsored by Golden Oaks Farm in Wauconda, will be the focus of the new exhibit. Maggie is over five feet tall and features a working udder that recirculates the water that children "milk."Cost: Free