Enjoy carnival rides, a petting zoo and pony rides, picnic games, live music and food at Highland Park's Fourth Fest. Fireworks will be held at dusk at Wolter's Field.
Enjoy all things apple from pies to pizzas, apple themed games for kids in the Kids Zone.
Work with a teaching artist as you explore the galleries with other tweens, share your ideas, and create your own custom comics to map out and document your museum experiences.
The Teddy Bear was inspired in one of Americans most beloved presidents Theodore Roosevelt. Learn the story behind this iconic stuffed adorable creature and create a felt teddy bear.
Luna de Cuernos, a modern interpretation of a Puerto Rican folktale, is a story of a tight-knit group of friends and family under threat, and the risks they will take to defend all that they own. Doña Yuiza’s garden is the pride and joyof the neighborhood. The program features illustrations by local artist Sarah Becan inspired by the true stories of Chicagoans.
More than 45,000 collectors, sports fans, exhibitors and 90 high-profile athletes will converge on the Donald E Stephens Convention Center.
Winnetka's celebration kicks off with a parade at 10 a.m. followed by family friendly events on the green at 11 a.m. including kids' games and races. The real Fourth Fest begins at 6 p.m. with face painting, bouncy houses, slides and fireworks. Fourth Fest will be located at Duke Childs Field. Events on the green will be located at the Villaga Green.
Play a variety of outdoor activities and sports while listening to some tunes.
Marvel at 13 larger-than-life displays created from nearly half a million Lego bricks. Walk the Arboretum’s tree-lined grounds on the east side to find nature-themed sculptures crafted by Lego artist Sean Kenney, including a monarch butterfly boasting an eight-foot wingspan and an enormous hummingbird sipping nectar from a colorful trumpet flower.
Outdoor butterfly garden where visitors can immerse themselves with hundreds of live tropical butterfly species from around the world. A field guide is available to help visitors identify dozens of species in the exhibition. Visitors can also observe butterflies hatching through a window into the pupa emergence room.