Festival includes cooking demonstrations by celebrity
chefs, live music, local food artisans, regional beer and wines, a
special Chipotle festival menu, and other activities emphasizing
fresh and affordable food made with sustainable
A Kids' Zone features crafts and activities.
Take a Bee Hive Tour on Friday, Sept. 6 or Sunday, Sept. 8 from
9 a.m. to noon with Greg Fischer, the Arboretum's beekeeper. Bee
netting will be provided. Enjoy a sample of honey for a sweet
finish to the tour. Register at mortonarb.org/education, in the
Visitor Center or by calling (630) 719-2468.
This month's theme is Playing with Plants. Make a grass whistle,
float a boat, play with daisies, and more.
Join a naturalist-led hike to enjoy the beauty of a restored
tall-grass prairie in its late-summer glory. No baby strollers,
please. Walk meets off nature center grounds - call 708-366-6530
for location and to register.
The first Saturday of each month, the Smart offers a drop-in
program of hands-on art activities and tours that encourage
children and parents to engage in some creative looking. See the
schedule of upcoming activities. Art-making supplies and other
materials are provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult at
Navy Chief Petty Officer (CPO) selectees
serve as docents in the U-505 Submarine
exhibit, answering questions about the U-505
as well as the Navy.
Features excerpts from most popular programs, including Creative
Movement classes, yoga for kids and parents, ballet, modern, hip
hop, jazz, tap and musical theater. Stay after class to meet the
youth dance faculty.
Includes live dog performances, agility training course,
demonstrations and pet-related vendors. Each pooch receives a
treat-filled goody bag. All dogs must remain leashed while in the
Celebrate the automobile and the spirit of Route 66-the
legendary highway that runs between Chicago and Southern
California. Also features food and car-related vendors.
Compete against other zombies and survivors throughout the day
in individual challenges: Zombie Obstacle Course, Hatchet toss,
Crossbow Challenge, and Severed Head Toss. Plus, the Giant Zombie
Man Bonfireand a Zombie Hunt. Vendor sell festival food and drinks.
It is highly encouraged to dress as a zombie or a survivor, and
there will be a makeup booth that can assist you for an additional
fee. Visit http://www.zombiearmygames.com/index.html for more