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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

Secret Life of Bugs

The Grove | Glenview, Ill.

Discover what lives in the soil, under the leaves and in the fallen logs.

When: 10-11 a.m.
Cost: $15 pair; $12 resident pair

Kraft Great Kids Concert

Ravinia Festival | Highland Park, Ill.

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.
Cost: Check website.

Celebrate Frog Trouble Day!

The Book Stall at Chestnut Court | Winnetka, Ill.

FREE  

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.
Cost: Free

A Kid at Heart, Looking at Childhood Play Gallery Exhibit

Arlington Heights Historical Museum | Arlington Heights, Ill.

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.
Cost: Free; $2 donation suggested

Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden Family Drop-in Activities

Chicago Botanic Garden | Glencoe, Ill.

FREE  

Includes a fall fragrance challenge, pumpkin prints to take home, and chef and root vegetable activities.

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

Sweets to the Sweet

Gorilla Tango's Skokie Theatre | Skokie, Ill.

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.

When: 2 p.m.
Cost: $12
 







 
 
 
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