Weekend Activities – October 14-16

Chicago

Thur, 10/13 – runs until 1/8/12 – Dr. Seuss & the Art of Invention at the Museum of Science & Industry – $5/adult, $2/children 3-11 (plus general admission)

Fri, 10/14 – UniverSoul Circus at Washington Park – $12-$30/person, children under 1 free

Sat, 10/15 – Families First Workshop at the Field Museum – Included in general admission

Sat-Sun, 10/15-10/16 – Circus in the Parks at Commercial Park in Chicago – $15/person; children under 3 free

North suburbs

Fri, 10/14 – Old-Fashioned Campfire at Heller Nature Center in Highland Park – $6/person; children under 2 free; registration required

Sat, 10/15 – Haunted Harvest at Lambs Farm in Libertyville – prices vary

Sat, 10/15 – Morton Grove Farmer’s Market – FREE

Sat, 10/15 – Fall Festival in Mount Prospect – FREE

Sat, 10/15 – Octoberfest in Mount Prospect – FREE

Sat, 10/15 – Wagner Farm Corn Harvest Festival in Glenview – $3/person; children under 3 free

Sat, 10/15 – ScribbleMonster performance in Arlington Heights – $5/person, children under 1 free; benefits Autism Speaks – read my post about ScribbleMonster & enter to win a cd

Sun, 10/16 – Fall Festival at the River Trail Nature Center in Northbrook – FREE

Sun, 10/16 – Sukkot Family Activities at the Botanic Gardens in Glencoe – FREE, $20/parking

Sun, 10/16 – Fall Children’s Fair at the Ethical Humanist Society in Skokie – FREE

Sun, 10/16 – Fall Color Walk at the Volo Bog State Nature Area in Ingleside – FREE (ages 5 & up)

West suburbs

Daily through 10/31 – Pumpkin Fest at Cosley Zoo in Wheaton – FREE for residents & children up to 17; $3 for non-resident adults – see my post about Cosley Zoo

Fri, 10/14 – Daddy and Daughter Date Night at Eola Community Center in Aurora – $16/resident couple & $6/additional daughter; $24/non-resident couple & $9/additional daughter

Fri, 10/14 – Family Bingo & Pizza at the Community Recreation Center in Schaumburg – $35/family of four, $7/each additional family member

Fri, 10/14 – Cinderella Ball at the Naperville Park District – $34/resident couple; $49/non-resident couple; $11/additional sibling

Fri, 10/14 – Family Twilight Adventures at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle – $16/member; $23/non-member; children under 2 free – see my post about the Morton Arboretum

Fri-Sun, 10/14-10/16 – Brick-or-Treat Halloween at Legoland Discovery Center in Schaumburg – included in admission – see my post about Legoland Discovery Center

Sat, 10/15 – Fall Fest at Red Oak Nature Center in North Aurora – FREE

Sat, 10/15 – Free Hayrides at Cantigny Park in Winfield – FREE; $5 parking – see my post about Cantigny Park

Sat, 10/15 – Howl-O-Ween Pooch Parade in Schaumburg – $2/resident, $3/non-resident; $5/dog, $7/non-resident dog

Sat-Sun, 10/15-10/16 – Pumpkin Weekend at Blackberry Farm in Aurora – $4/person

Sat-Sun, 10/15-10/16 – Loctoberfest at Lockwood Park in Rockford – FREE

Sat-Sun, 10/15-10/16 – Trick or Trees at the Morton Arborteum in Lisle – FREE with general admission – read my post about the Morton Arboretum

Sun, 10/16 – Family Fall Fest at the Oak Park Conservatory – FREE

Sun, 10/16 – Monster Mash Bash at Cantigny Park in Winfield – $5/child; $5 parking – see my post about Cantigny Park

South suburbs

Fri-Sat, 10/14-10/15 – Halloween Hollow at Main Park in Mokena – FREE, $3 parking

Sat, 10/15 – Pumpkinfest at the Village Green in Oak Lawn – FREE

Sat-Sun, 10/15-1-16 – Southland Model Railroad Show at Richard High School in Oak Lawn – $6/person, children under 12 free

 

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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