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.
When: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
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
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.When: 10-11:30 a.m.
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 all times.When: 1-4 p.m.
Redmoon and its collaborators will be leading free workshops for community members. In these workshops, community members will be invited to learn the art of spoken word, drumming, and key elements of public performance in an effort to create authentic, unexpected urban celebrations. The Bucket Boys, a six person drum troupe composed of talented teenagers from the South Side, will lead community members in their unique style of drumming.When: 4:30-8:30 p.m.
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.When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Features Lebanese traditions and cuisine and live entertainment. Family-friendly activities include face painting, moon jump, carnival games, cooking competitions and much more.When: 5-11 p.m. Friday; 2-11 p.m. Saturday; 12:30-7 p.m. Sunday
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 park.When: 1-4 p.m.
Explore fire trucks, police cars, dump trucks and more. Includes kids' activities, samples, and goody bags.When: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
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.When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.