Exhibition highlighting the culture of illustration through the talented cartoonists, illustrators and voice actors connected to the Geneva community. Features well-known artists such as Daws Butler, the voice of Yogi Bear and many Hanna Barbera characters, along with Chester Gould, creator of the Dick Tracy comic strip.Cost: Donations accepted
Festival features food, live music, entertainment, old-fashioned games and activities, children's crafts, living history and pioneer demonstrations, a blacksmith, a petting zoo, pony rides, antique tractors, hay rides, artisan & unique craft vendors, and other amusements and diversions from a simpler and more rural era.When: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 7; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 8
Find out some of the unique habits praying mantis have and make a camouflaged creation to take home.When: 1-4 p.m. weekdays
Make a bee mask and find out what all the buzz is about.When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. weekends
Includes a fall fragrance challenge, pumpkin prints to take home, and chef and root vegetable activities.When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Visit the Ancient Art of the Americas galleries to explore carved and painted Mayan hieroglyphs, then stop into the studios to draw a picture-symbols.When: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays
Free, fun and educational arts project for kids. Projects change bi-weekly.When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
A new food and a outdoor market experience with yummy treats, family-friendly live music, lots of shade, and a playground area. The Nosh is every Saturday at The Pritzker School Playground, on Damen Ave between Evergreen & Schiller.When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Meet Mark Twain as he shares two of his famous stories: The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County and The Diaries of Adam and Eve. Appropriate for all ages. Performances are weekends in September. Performances are each Saturday and Sunday. The first Sunday performance of each month will be a low-impact hike (suitable for strollers, walkers and wheelchairs). Each performance lasts approximately three hours, so please wear comfortable shoes, dress for the weather and bring a chair or blanket, water bottle and insect repellent. All performances begin at the Thornhill Shelter (Parking Lot 21). Performances run Sept. 7-29.Cost: $19, $13 kids; $12 member, $8 member kids
Blue Man Group is a multi-sensory experience that fuses innovative theatrical spectacle and powerful original music with hilarious comedy to create a performance experience unlike any other. One of the world's most popular theatrical productions, today's Blue Man Group is a blend of signature material that has been in the show since the opening, as well as newer passages that examine the influence of technology on today's world with a funny and perceptive look at contemporary communication vehicles.When: Performance dates and times vary. A full schedule can be found at: www.blueman.com/chicago/buy-tickets