Event includes a parade at 11 a.m. Saturday, a Chili and BBQ Rib
Cook-Off, music, games and entertainment, including a sports cave
and a kids' area with petting zoo, games, touch-a-truck, euro
bungee and pony and hayrack rides (open 12:30-6 p.m.).
Celebrate the bounty of the season with crafts, games, nature
walks, a falconer show with live birds of prey, pony rides,
hayrides, a campfire, live reptiles to touch and see up close, a
pumpkin hunt and more. Food will be available for purchase. D
Discover the mysteries of nocturnal nature and the Harvest moon.
Program concludes with marshmallows and a campfire. Children must
be accopanied by a registered adult.
Find the answers to questions about flying squirrels while
exploring the outdoors at night in search of the elusive flying
Impress your friends and family with a meal cooked over an open
fire. Learn to cook a delicious entrée and a dessert. Recipes will
be sent home.
In honor of Nickelodeon's Worldwide Day of Play, the Sport
Center offers a variety of structured, supervised sports, games and
activities, including basketball, volleyball, dodgeball, preschool
tot lot, soccer, T-ball, softball and gymnastic obstacle courses.
Concessions available for purchase.
Native speakers from Language Stars provide a 30-minute
interactive FunImmersion program with books, songs and activities
conducted entirely in their native language.
One-of-a-kind show features a cast of performers hand-selected
from around the world. The cross-cultural spectacle incorporates
pop and hip-hop music for a modern take on the traditional circus
act. Performances include Caribbean dancers; Irina Markova's comedy
dogs; contortionists; and teeterboard acrobatics. For more
information, visit http://www.universoulcircus.com.
New exhibit showcases 50 rare and unique objects from the
Sterling Morton Library's collections. The artifacts include a
collection of butterflies that is more than 100 years old, an
Eskimo bone carving, original woodblocks, and metal sculptures.
Explore a modern cabinet of curiosities, with drawers that pull out
and doors that open to reveal objects and interactive games, share
your vision of a library in 50 years, and take part in a
library-wide scavenger hunt.
Features supersized animatronic dinosaurs, including
favorites like Stegosaurus and Triceratops, as well as obscure
dinosaur species with unusual characteristics, like feathers.
Shantungosaurus-the largest dinosaur to walk on two legs-stands at
more than 20 feet tall and 50 feet long in Roosevelt Fountain, and
a tented showcase highlights the most recent paleontological
findings that birds evolved from dinosaurs. In addition, guests
will learn how dinosaurs are relevant to today's world and how
changes in climate may have led to their extinction, plus about
prehistoric flowers and plants .