Places to go - Outdoors

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Chicago Botanic Garden

The Chicago Botanic Garden is a 385-acre living plant museum featuring 26 distinct gardens and four natural areas. Visit the Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice...

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Fischer Farm

Open for tours: Wednesday, Friday-Saturday: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 2-7 p.m. Thursday. Fischer Farm is believed to be one of the oldest remaining homesteads in...

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A Haunting in the Valley

Costumed guides lead scheduled groups through the Log Cabin Woods on a trail of Halloween fun, adventure, and magic. Also includes refreshments, games,...

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Autumn Harvest Festival

Experience life on an 1880s farm by helping with the harvest, cooking over the woodstove or squeezing fresh apple cider. Relive the adventure of the Illinois...

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Grove Fest

Featuring live folk music, square dancing, hayrides and pioneer craft demonstrations. There will also be storytelling for kids throughout the day.

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HallowFest: A Garden of Good…and Evil!

Take either the "friendly" or "spooky" path to activities in the Regenstein Center and McGinley Pavilion. Experience family-friendly thrills and chills,...

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Spooky Pooch Parade

Dogs are allowed in the Botanic Garden for two hours for a canine Halloween costume parade. The event includes parade, judging and awards. Nonprofits and...

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Hog House to Smokehouse

See how 19th century farm families preserved meat and other food for the long winter. Featuring authentic demonstrations, craft activities, wagon rides...

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