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.
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.
Discover what lives in the soil, under the leaves and in
the fallen logs.
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
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.
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.
Includes a fall fragrance challenge, pumpkin prints to take
home, and chef and root vegetable activities.
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.