Weekend Activities – November 24-27


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

Runs through 11/27 – Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus at the United Center  – $13-$90/person; use code MOMMY for a family 4-pack for $44, or for a $4 discount – view my post about the Ringling Bros circus

Runs though 12/23 – Goodnight Moon The Musical at the Victory Gardens Theatre – $26 for children and $36 for adults; use the code RED BALLOON for $5 off – view my post about Goodnight Moon The Musical

Thur, 11/24 – Thanksgiving Parade – FREE

Fri, 11/25 – Caroling at Cloud Gate in Millennium Park – FREE

Fri-Sun, 11/25-11/27 – Zoo Lights at Lincoln Park Zoo – FREE

North suburbs

Daily through 1/1/12 – Wonderland Express at the Chicago Botanic Gardens in Glencoe – $20/parking; $10/Non-member, $8/member; $8/non-member child, $6/member child; children 2 & under free

West suburbs

11/1-2/29 (weather permitting) – Gnome Hunt in the Children’s Garden at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle – FREE with general admission – read my post about the Morton Arboretum

Daily through 12/31 – Festival of Lights and Trees at Cosley Zoo in Wheaton – FREE

Sat, 11/26 – Santa’s Craft Corner at Cosley Zoo in Wheaton – $3 suggested donation

Sun, 11/27 – Celebration of Lights Festival in Batavia – FREE

South suburbs

Fri, 11/25 – Light Up the Holidays Festival in Joliet – FREE

Sat, 11/26 – Family Day Open House at Big Run Wolf Ranch in Lockport – $4/person

Sun, 11/27 – Family Fun Night at the Oak Lawn Park District Ice Arena – $1/person


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

In the giving mood this Thanksgiving? Check out my Holiday Giving (with kids!) post for some great ideas and organizations you can help.

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