Single overnight, supported bike camping for beginning cycle tourists, families and experts. Choose 50 or 17 miles of trail-based touring spread out over two days--features quarry swimming, kayaking, star gazing and 'smores. Bring your tent, sleeping bag, family, and even a guitar for campfire songs. Gear is schlepped for you. Limited area hotel rooms are available.Cost: $85, free kids 5 and under
Includes carnival rides, games, local food vendors, beer garden and live music.When: 5-10 p.m. July 18; 5-11 p.m. July 19; 1-11 p.m. July 20; 1-6 p.m. July 21
The American Indian Center of Chicago presents an educational, fun day focusing on the history and heritage of the Native American Indian culture in this country and area.Cost:
Brian Moskalik, Assistant Professor of Zoology at the University of St. Francis, introduces the world of miniature predators. View local spiders, praying mantises and even exotic tarantulas, discover why these creatures are important and make a spider craft to take home.When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Enjoy a polka party with musical guest "D Street Band." Refreshments and authentic polish food prepared by the Cavalier Inn will be available. Please bring blankets and/or lawn chairs.When: 2-6 p.m.
Includes hands-on time with a wide selection of Wii U games, including Pikmin 3, The Wonderful 101, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD, Nintendo Land, New Super Mario Bros. U, LEGO City Undercover, Resident Evil Revelations from Capcom and Injustice: Gods Among Us from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Visitors can even pose for pictures with props from various Nintendo franchises and Tweet photos of the event with a unique hashtag to receive a special gift while supplies last. For more information, visit www.nintendo.com/wiiu/events/tour.When: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday , 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday
The Midsummer Theater Company presents an outdoor Shakespearean play.When: 6 p.m.
Relive the exciting and interesting history of the Grand Old Game and enjoy the fast-paced action of bare knuckle base ball based on the original rules from 1858. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Snacks and beverages available for purchase.When: 1-4 p.m.
Bring some sidewalk chalk to help decorate the concourse. Everyone is welcome to stick around for postgame autographs with players and coaches. May 19; June 2, 9 and 23; July 7, 14 and 28; August 4 and 18.When: Check website
Sit beneath the fairy's magical trees while making beautiful crafts, creating glistening fairy dust, playing enchanted games and listening to the fairies tell the story of how they became magical.When: 1-2:30 p.m.