Includes live music, arts, games, food, drinks and more. Raffle
Bring a picnic dinner and spend an evening of exploration and
activities in the garden. Gather a water sample and
look at plants, insects and animals that live in the water at the
Kleinman Family Cove using scientific tools. Nature
Night also includes a tram ride, a planting project and s'mores
around the campfire.
Irons Oaks' mascot Rocky will be on hand to help say goodbye to
summer with free and fee-based activities. Climb the tower, go on a
scavenger hunt, make colorful crafts, or participate in
old-fashioned picnic games. Bring a picnic or purchase a hot dog
Decorate a folder, make a pencil topper, picture frame,
back-to-school necklace, and "All About Me" poster. Plus beachball
game, relay races, ladder game, catch-a-bubble contest and kites
and hula hoops. Aug. 16-18 and 23-25.
Since the first settlers to DuPage County in the early 1800s,
quilting has been a popular and important skill in the household.
Learn how to quilt your own work of art.
Practice scientific skills through observation and hands-on
activities while learning about the sciences of geology, zoology,
botany and anthropology with the Field's summer teen
Hands-on hootenannies get everyone singing, dancing and
jamming with everything from original songs to classic tunes
bridging genres from swing to rock to samba.
Experience music, dance and theater classes for children and
adults. Plus, face painting, musical instrument petting zoo,
refreshments and more. Free Child IDs are sponsored by New York
Free health screenings for adults and children and
physicians are available for consultations. Also
features fun family activities, raffle prizes and
The event features hundreds of dealers, collector exhibits, coin
courses, workshops and a kid zone, plus the Museum Showcase.