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.
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
Discover what lives in the soil, under the leaves and in the fallen logs.When: 10-11 a.m.
The Ruth Page Civic Ballet performs a show for kids that includes interactivity with the audience as dancers perform excerpts of several classic ballets, in addition to contemporary work.When: Check website.
Celebrate National Frog Trouble Day with song, dance, activities, and chances to win free copies of Sandra Boynton's great new book, "Frog Trouble!" Bestselling author, songwriter, and artist Sandra Boynton has gone Country, with 12 new songs song by country and pop artist greats.When: 3-3:45 p.m.
Features Antique and collectible dolls and toys from the 19th and 20th centuries, plus some modern and reproduction toys that are available for hands-on fun.When: 1:30-4:30 p.m.
Includes a fall fragrance challenge, pumpkin prints to take home, and chef and root vegetable activities.When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Lies. Murder. Sword fights. After her mother's untimely
death and her father's remarriage to the murderer, Hamlette is
looking for vengeance in this modern retelling, gender-reversed
version of Shakespeare's classic tale. Performances are 2 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays from Sept. 7-15.