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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

A River Thru History: The Des Plaines Valley Rendezvous

Forest Preserves of Cook County |

Join a festive gathering of fur trappers, settlers, craftsmen, and entertainers along the banks of the Des Plaines River. Enjoy authentic period food, music and entertainment, craft demonstrations, tomahawk exhibition and throwing competition, canoe races, games and more.

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday
Cost: $20 family (2 adults, up to 4 kids); $8 adult; $5 senior; $5 kids 6-17, free kids under 6

Parent/Child Bento Box 101

Naperville Park District | Naperville, Ill.

Decorate and create a bento box complete with smaller storage compartments and learn new, creative ideas for packing lunches. Then pack your bento box with healthy items before you leave.

When: 9-10 a.m.
Cost: $37, $25 resident; free adults

Zombie Army Games

Statesville Haunted Prison | Crest Hill, Ill.

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 for more information.

When: 11 a.m.-11:30 p.m.
Cost: $25

Scenes from the Stone Age

Field Museum | Chicago, Ill.

Scenes from the Stone Age: The Cave Paintings of Lascaux transports visitors to the Lascaux cave in France, where they'll discover prehistoric cave paintings. Walk through a full-sized replica of the cave, meet a lifelike stone-age family and play with interactive displays explaining the life of people who may have inhabited the cave.

Tickets are included in both Discovery and All-Access passes to the museum.


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