Chipotle’s Cultivate Festival

Cultivate Chicago | Chicago, Ill.

FREE  

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 ingredients.
A Kids' Zone features crafts and activities.


 

 

When: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Cost: Free

Happy Bee-Day!

Morton Arboretum | Lisle, Ill.

Celebrate the Children's Garden's eighth birthday with a buzzing good time. Make a bee mask, meet a real beekeeper and check out some hives.

When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cost: Free with admission

Family Honeybee Hikes

Morton Arboretum | Lisle, Ill.

Family-friendly hikes to discover the honeybees' favorite flowers and how honey is made. Plus, get an exclusive tour of the Arboretum's beehives and sample some honey.

When: 11 a.m.; 1, 1:30, 2, 2:30 and 3 p.m.
Cost: $6 plus admission

Family Honeybee Hike

Morton Arboretum | Lisle, Ill.

Learn all about honeybees, their favorite flowers and how honey is made on a Family Honeybee Hike. Hike includes a viewing of Arboretum beehives and sampling of Arboretum honey. Forty-five minute hikes are available Saturday, Sept. 7 or Sunday, Sept. 8 at 11:30 a.m. and 1, 1:30, 2, 2:30 and 3 p.m. Register at mortonarb.org/education, in the Visitor Center or by calling (630) 719-2468.

When: 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3 p.m
Cost: $6, $5 members

Bee Hive Tour

Morton Arboretum | Lisle, Ill.

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.

When: 9 a.m.-noon
Cost: $30, $22 members

Happy Bee-day!

Morton Arboretum | Lisle, Ill.

Wish the Children's Garden a Happy Bee-day! Celebrate the garden's 8th birthday by making bee masks, meeting a real beekeeper and checking out the hives in the Children's Garden.

When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cost: Free with admission

Honey Bee Expo

Morton Arboretum | Lisle, Ill.

September is National Honey Month. Celebrate at The Morton Arboretum's annual Honey Bee Weekend, September 7-8. Explore the Honey Bee Expo, featuring honey and bee-themed products such as honey mead, candles, lotions and beekeeper kits.

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cost: Free with admission

Exploration Station

Oak Park Conservatory | Oak Park, Ill.

FREE  

This month's theme is Playing with Plants. Make a grass whistle, float a boat, play with daisies, and more.

When: 10 a.m.-noon
Cost: Free

Picnic Supper, Barnyard Dance & Ice Cream Social

Wagner Farm & Heritage Center | Glenview, Ill.

Bring your blanket and a picnic supper to the farm for wagon rides, live music, square dancing, and an ice cream sundae topped with all the fixings.

 

When: 4-8 p.m.
Cost: $5, kids under 2 free

Creek Peek

Glacial Park Conservation Area | Ringwood, Ill.

FREE  

Wear shoes you can wade in and come explore the amazing world underwater. Visitors will look for little critters and learn why they are so important to the creek.

When: 2-4 p.m.
Cost: Free
 





 
 
 
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