Weekend Activities – March 3-5


Through 3/4 – The Houdini Box at the Mercury Theater – $15-$36 – read my post about The Houdini Box

Saturdays & Sundays through 3/17 – Barnum at the Blue Theatre – FREE (donations appreciated)

Saturdays through 4/28 – Storytown at iO Theatre – $5/person

Sunday, 3/4 – Target Free First Sundays at the Chicago Children’s Museum – FREE for children under 15

Sundays through 4/4 – Neighborhoods of the World at Navy Pier – FREE

Sat-Sun, 3/3-3/4 – Drop In Family Fun: Pack Your Snack at Notebaert Nature Museum – Included in general admission

Sat-Sun – Make and Take Family Session at the Garfield Park Conservatory – FREE (donations appreciated)

Through 6/28 – Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day at the Apollo Theatre – $10-$27/ticket – read my post about Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

North suburbs

Fri, 3/2 – Lunch with Elmo at Nibbles Play Cafe in Wheeling – $10/child

Fri, 3/2 – Indoor Drive-In Movie (Cars 2) at Birchwood Park in Palatine – $10/family

Sat, 3/3 – Lost & Found: A Recycled Circus at The Actors Gymnasium in Evanston – $10-15/person; recommended for children 5 & over

Sat, 3/3 – Dinosaur Discoveries at the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art in Elmhurst – $4/person

Sat-Sun, 3/3-3/4 – Sock Monkey Madness at the Midway Village Museum in Rockford – $10/adult, $5/child 3-17

Sat-Sun, 3/3-3/4 – High Wheeler Train Show at Harper College in Palatine – $8/adult, $2/child 5-12 (free with coupon), children under 5 free

Sun, 3/4 – Spiderman Party at Nibbles Play Cafe in Wheeling – $10/person

West suburbs

Through 3/25 – Enchanted Sleeping Beauty at the Community Recreation Center in Schaumburg – $11/adult, $6/child (2-12), children under 2 free if they sit on a parent’s lap

Sat, 3/3 – Sundown Supper at Sugar Bush in Schaumburg – $45/family of 4; $7.50/$11.50 per additional resident/non-resident family member or individual

Sat-Sun, 3/3-3/4 – Chicagoland Kids Expo at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center – $10/adult, $5/child 3-12, children under 3 free

South suburbs

Sat, 3/3 – Boy Scouts Pancake Breakfast at United Methodist Church in Worth – $5/adult, $3/child 6-10, children 5 & under 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.c

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