Weekend Activities – December 2-4


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 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

Fri-Sun, 12/2-12/4 – 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

Sat, 12/2 – Winter Wonderland in Des Plaines – FREE

Sun, 12/3 – An Afternoon of Fun at Wonder! in Waukegan – 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 – read my post about Cosley Zoo

Fri, 12/2 – Children’s Author Jim Ayles at Cosley Zoo in Wheaton – FREE (but a donation of a new or gently used book is requested) – read my post about Cosley Zoo

Fri, 12/2 – Holly Days in Warrenville – FREE

Sat, 12/3 – Santa’s Craft Corner at Cosley Zoo in Wheaton – $3 suggested donation – read my post about Cosley Zoo

Sat, 12/3 – Celebrate the Season Holiday Festival at Cantigny Park in Winfield – $5/parking

Sat, 12/3 – Frosty Fest in West Chicago – FREE

Sat-Sun, 12/3-12/4 – Polar Express at Blackberry Farm in Aurora – $4/person

Sat-Sun, 12/3-12/4 – Holiday Magic at Brookfield Zoo – included in general admission

South suburbs

Sat, 12/3 – Breakfast with Santa at Orland Square Mall in Orland Park – FREE with Kidgits membership ($5/year)


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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