See Lake Gregory and Blackberry Farm in all its holiday glory amid the twinkling lights and songs of Christmas. Back in the village, enjoy storytelling of the classics, festive decorations, reindeer food bar, hay wagon rides and a visit with Santa. And don’t miss Adventure Playground – decorated as Candy Cane Village. Special Needs Night: Dec. 2.
Walk amongst the evergreens to learn first hand about their needles and cones. Program includes a 'piney' craft project.
Ride on a decorated hay wagon through the streets of Palos Heights singing Christmas carols then return to the Nature Center to enjoy food, crafts and other activities.
Make electric circuits that light bulbs, run a motor, or play music. You can also play with toys powered by batteries and take a turn as engineer with our O-scale electric railroad. We will peek inside some of the battery-powered toys to figure out how they work.
Enjoy an evening of winter holiday traditions. Kids and adults can enjoy the stories, crafts, games and foods of the diverse winter holidays highlighted in this interactive program.
A jolly playdate includes an evening of pizza, playtime, milk and cookies and pics with Santa by TK Photography.
Features an all-you-can-eat soup bar with organic produce from Fox Valley Farms, fresh baked artisan breads and an ice cream sundae.
Enjoy the holiday hijinks when an overly ambitious new head elf decides two Santas must be better than one, so she clones Santa. A new business tycoon Santa Deux arrives on the scene with big plans to make The North Pole Great again. Don't miss the catchy original songs like "The Santa Blues," "Three Piece Suit" and "Batteries Not Included."
Each participant stuffs his or her own reindeer, adds a star to make a wish, decorates a holiday T-shirt and creates a rhinestone collar. Birth certificates also are provided. Three to five-year-olds must be accompanied by an adult.
Wendy Morgan loves to get kids singing, wiggling, jumping, dancing and having a great time. Her original songs encourage children to use their imaginations, teach musical basics like melody and rhythm, and show kids how to have fun with words.