Join us for the 20th annual juried show of fine arts, craft and design. Featuring more than 100 Midwest artists, food vendors, kid's court, and live acoustic entertainment.
On Friday at 10:30 a.m., dress like a tree to get free admission and to enter the Kids’ Costume Contest. At 11 a.m., help Curious George and the Man with the Yellow Hat plant a real tree after you’ve listened to a story together. Plus, plant tree seeds, investigate tree cookies, and go on a hunt for five unique trees all weekend long.
Celebrate the grandeur of trees and learn why they’re important to our community and our world. Enjoy tree planting, tree climbing, tree-caching and ID, scavenger hunts, art projects and more.
In this workshop, things are not always what they seem. Explore indirect portraits and make one of your own.
The exhibit demonstrates what its like to be 4 inches small, just like a Floogal in Sprout network's hit TV series. It is complete with interactive areas allowing children to connect with discovery by emphasizing the tools the main Floogals characters use to discover and engage with the human world. Highlights include an interactive giant colorful xylophone, oversized puzzle, and a periscope.
Kids and adults have the chance to participate in the morning feeding of the Zoo's year-round residents: the deer, elk and bison. Participants meet at the museum to learn a little about the natural history of these hooved animals from Marge Fox, museum educator. Afterward, everyone will walk to the Lords Park Zoo. Contact the museum to reserve a spot.
Come witness Cinderella's quest for happily ever after as she and her besties, Rapunzel and Sleeping Beauty, take matters into their own hands to save the kingdom from the villainous Pinocchio. Girl power abounds in this world premiere musical tale that is sure to delight children and adults alike with its toe tapping music and quick witted humor.
Spanish rhythms will make you tap your toes and clap your hands in this program featuring dancers from Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater, celebrating its 40th anniversary during the 2015/16 season.
Today's theme is Improvisation with featured artists Shanta and StoryTown. Kids' workshops include Lego Animation and West African Drumming with Kwame Steve Cobb.
The fair will feature an array of health and safety activities for all ages including: complimentary diabetes screenings, blood pressure checks, and fire safety tips. Local fitness pro, Raquel Lopez, will lead a Zumba class at no cost to participants, and free children’s books will also be available while supplies last.