It's time for the big question: Will or won't the groundhog see his shadow? Chicago weather is so hard to predict but it would be nice to have the little guy's input on how many more weeks of winter we'll be shivering through.
Check out these family-friendly events around Chicagoland that celebrate Groundhog Day.
Enjoy the lore and learn the facts about the little animal that
some say can predict winter's end.
Come celebrate Groundhog Day with Hal. The Windy City Mushers will present dogsledding demonstrations. Plus, hot food, hot chocolate, bonfire, raffles and music.
Learn about groundhogs and make one of your own. Touch real
groundhog fur and investigate a groundhog skull, as well as some
groundhog cousins including a beaver, mouse and muskrat.
Join a ranger for a special puppet show in honor of
Groundhog Day on February 2nd during the
open house at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Paul H. Douglas
Center. Shows at 1:00 pm and 2:30 pm will explain where these furry
rodents have been and how they survive the long winter.