Weekend Activities – September 16-18

Chicago

Sat, 9/17 – County Fair at Garfield Park Conservatory – $5/person; members & children 3 & under free

Sat, 9/17 – FarmFest at Lincoln Park Zoo – $15/adult, $5/child 3-12, children 2 & under free

Sat-Sun, 9/17-9/18 – Harvest Days at Lincoln Park Zoo – FREE

Sat-Sun, 9/17-9/18 – Circus in the Parks at Welles Park – $15/person, children under 3 free

Sun, 9/18 – WTTW Kids Readers Are Leaders Summer Tour with Miss Lori at Lincoln Park Zoo – FREE

North suburbs

Fri-Sun, 9/16-9/18 – Fall Fest Family Festival and Marketplace at Lake Park in Des Plaines – FREE

Sat, 9/17 – Touch A Truck at Sunset Woods Park in Highland Park – FREE

Sun, 9/18 – Pioneer Day at Elk Grove Historical Museum Campus – FREE

Sun, 9/18 – Shermerfest at Village Green in Northbrook – FREE

Sun, 9/18 – Malott Japanese Garden Family Sunday at Chicago Botanic Gardens in Glencoe – Free admission; $20 parking

West suburbs

Sat, 9/17 – Stargazing at Cantigny Park in Wheaton – FREE (free parking)

Sat, 9/17 – Kite Festival at Peck Fields in Geneva – FREE

Sat, 9/17 – Bump Club and Beyond Extravaganza at the Microsoft Store at Oakbrook Center – FREE (registration required)

Sat-Sun, 9/17-9/18 – Morton Arboretum Theatre Hike: Around the World in 80 Days in Lisle – Adults: $12 Member ($19 Non-member)Children (2-17): $8 Member ($13 Non-member)$5 processing fee, per order, on phone & internet orders

Sun, 9/18 – Mexican Independence Day Parade and Celebration in West Chicago – FREE

Sun, 9/18 – Lombard Prairie Days at Terrace View Park – FREE

South suburbs

Fri, 9/16 – Stories in the Park in Tinley Park – FREE

Sat, 9/17 – Palos Park Parade and Chili Cook Off – FREE

Sat, 9/17 – Big Run Wolf Ranch Family Day in Lockport – $4/person

Sun, 9/18 – Romeoville Founder’s Day Parade – FREE

Sun, 9/18 – Woofstock at Wolfe Wildlife Refuge in Oak Lawn

For more events, click on the Calendar tab at the top of the page. 

Do you know of any great events I should include? Email me at toddlingchicago@yahoo.com

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