Weekend Activities – August 26-28

Chicago

6/29-9/5 – Cirque Shanghai Extreme at Navy Pier – $15/child, $17.50 & up/adult (my post about it)

Sun, 8/28 – WTTW Kids Readers Are Leaders Summer Tour with Miss Lori at Aldi on Pulaski & Argyle – FREE

Sun, 8/28 – Summer Storytime with Blackbird Puppets at The Open Books Store – FREE

North suburbs

Sat, 8/27 – Chill Out at Centennial Ice Arena in Highland Park – FREE

Sat, 8/27 – Brilliant Sky 3rd Anniversary Bash at Brilliant Sky Toys & Books in Deer Park – FREE


Sat-Sun, 8/27-8/28 – Heirloom Tomato Weekend at Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe – FREE ($20 parking)

West suburbs

Fri, 8/26 – Movie in the Park – Toy Story 3 at Deer Crossing Park in Romeoville – FREE

Fri, 8/26 – TREEmendous Playdate at Yorktown Mall in Lombard – FREE

Sat, 8/27 – Bug Fest at Red Oak Nature Center in North Aurora – FREE

Sat, 8/27 – Safety City Back to School Event at Toohey Park in Wheaton – $5/resident, $7/non-resident; register online; bring bike helmet

Sat, 8/27 – Touch-A-Truck at Summerlakes Park East in Warrenville – FREE

Sat, 8/27 – Alley (ART) Festival at Water Street Mall in Aurora – FREE

Sat, 8/27 – SciTech’s Annual Duck Race and Ice Cream Social at Splash Country in Aurora – FREE ($5/duck)

Sat, 8/27 – Family Adventure Day at the Kendall County Outdoor Education Center in Yorkville – FREE

Sat-Sun, 8/27-8/28 – Taste of Oak Park – FREE

Sat-Sun, 8/27-8/28 – Theatre Hikes – The Wizard of Oz at the Morton Aboretum in Lisle – $12/adult member, $19/adult nonmember, $8/child member (2-12), $13/child non-member; $5 processing fee per order for purchase by phone or internet




South suburbs

Wed-Sun, 8/24-8/28 – Will County Fair in Peotone – $4/person, children 10 & under free

Fri, 8/26 – Movie in the Park – Up at the Village Green in Palos Park – FREE

Further south

Fri-Sun, 8/26-8/28 – Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival in Lincoln – FREE

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