The festival kicks off with a Parade of Sail. Then, starting Thursday, ticketed guests have the opportunity to view, tour and even sail away on participating vessels.
Learn safety and the basics of fishing, then spend some time trying to reel in the big one. All equipment and instruction provided. Each child must be accompanied by a registered adult.
Join Master Gardner Suzette Gacek, from the University of Illinois extension Master Gardner's Program to explore the world of backyard butterflies.
Explore how mammals, birds and reptiles all hide themselves to survive in the wild. Have fun learning about natural history.
Geometry, color and pattern are explored in the creation of a unique window design inspired by Wright’s magnificent Robie House windows.
The program will involve creating and learning about catapults. If time permits, they will play an old-fashioned game or two.
Showcases food and recipe demonstrations by James Beard award winning Chef (and new mom) Stephanie Izard. All proceeds benefit the Chicago Children's Choir. Healthy bites and mocktails are included. http://www.monicaandandy.com/checkout/cart/
Make your own cardboard car, then drive around the store. Road trip snacks will be served by car-hops. Register in advance.
Participants can pick up their Waldo Passport and must find Waldo and get their passports stamped in at least five of the participating businesses. Then celebrate with a Waldo Party on July 30 at 3:30 p.m. with snacks, games, and activities. Participants with passports that have five stamps or more will be entered into a raffle for prizes.
Displays hand-crafted inventions built from Leonardo DaVinci's 500-year-old designs as well as digitally remastered Masterpieces for an up close and personal look at the greatest artistic genius of all time.