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WEEKEND+ for Thursday 10/3 to Wednesday 10/9

THIS WEEK FROM SUBURBAN FAMILY  …  | International Houby Fest | Fox Fall Fest | The Growing Place “Pumpkin Palooza” | Westmont P.D. “Last Straw Fall Event”Glen Ellyn P.D. “Moonlight Madness Mini Golf” | Naper Settlements “Oktoberfest” | “I Remember Pop” | “A Night with Janis Joplin” Fairs and Festivals | This Weekend’s Best Day Trips | Fitness/Race Events | Greater Chicago Events | Active Kids Zone |  Party Place | Dining Guide  | This Week’s Sponsors … See below.

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Fall Fairs and Festivals…

International Houby Fest – October 3 – 6. Celebrating 50th Year Carnival, float filled parade, live music, food, crafts and more. Rich, cultural tradition. Parking Lot 34th St and Laramie Ave. The Towns of Cicero and Berwyn. www.cicerofestivals.com.
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Fox Fall Fest – Sunday, October 6th. 9AM – 4PM.  Downtown Oswego. Association brings Fall Family Fun with Handcrafted, Handmade artesian show, crafters, music, children’s activities, food & more! Downtown Oswego. www.facebook.com/FoxFallFest.

Oktoberfest at Naper Settlement – 10/4-5. Live music, German Beer Garden, German Cuisine, NaperSettlement.org

  • Blackberry Farm Pumpkin Weekends – October Weekends. Pumpkin princess meet and greet, crafts, giant corn crib, professional storytellers and pony parade. Aurora. Foxvalleyparkdistrict.org
  • Cody’s Farm and Orchard Pumpkin Festival – October Weekends and Columbus Day (10/14). Giant pumpkin patch, corn maze, corn tunnel, rubber duck races, autumn treats. Marengo. codysfarm.com
  • Pumpkin Fest – 10/1-31. Farm animals, straw pyramid, cornstalk tunnel, fall treats. Cosley Zoo, Wheaton. cosleyzoo.org
  • Fall Bulb Festival – 10/4-6. Over 225 varieties of bulbs plus harvest market, live music and fall treats for purchase. Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe. chicagobotanic.org/bulb.
  • Bayfield Apple Festival – 10/4-6. A celebration of the autumn harvest. Live music and carnival. Bayfield, WI bayfield.org
  • Moonlight Hayrides – 10/4-19. Fridays and Saturdays. Family-friendly tractor-drawn rides with bonfire, marshmallow roast, hot chocolate and cider. primrosefarmpark.org.
  • Harvest Fest – 10/5. Enjoy family friendly games, attractions and entertainment. Halloween pumpkins available for purchase. All ages. FREE! Glencoe. glencoeparkdistrict.com
  • Galena Oktoberfest – 10/5. Children’s activities, live music, polka dancing, wiener dog races, pumpkin decorating. Galena. galenalions.org/galena-oktoberfest.
  • Apple Fest – 10/5-6. Enjoy all things apple from good to games with entertainment and kids’ activities. Lincoln Square Ravenswood, Chicago. lincolnsquare.org/apple-fest.
  • Fall Fest – 10/5. This FREE event will feature live music, a scarecrow building contest, kids zone, kiddie straw maze, snacks, hayrides and more! Lemont. lemontparkdistrict.com
  • October Fest – 10/5.Enjoy a family-friendly evening in downtown Wheaton, complete with food, live entertainment and a beer garden. Dupagemuseum.org.
  • Epic FallFest – 10/5. Pumpkin painting, sidewalk sale, hayrides, games, firepit with s’mores, off-snow demos, bounce houses. Wilmot Mountain, WI. wilmotmountain.com.
  • Autumn Harvest Festival – 10/5-6. Step back in time and experience 1880s life with cider pressing, black smithing, grain threshing, games, food and music. Schaumburg. parkfun.com.
  • Pumpkin Palooza – 10/5-6. Giant pumpkins, pumpkin crafts, pumpkin games, hayrides, games and music. The Growing Place Aurora. thegrowingplace.com.
  • The Grove Folk Fest – 10/6. Costumed interpreters relive local history with folk music, square dancing and hayrides and hearty food. The Grove, Glenview Park District. glenviewparks.org.
  • Harvest Days at Garfield Farm – 10/6. See demos of farm and household skills, 19th century music and food from the 1800s. 11:30 AM-4 PM. Campton Hills (5 miles west of Geneva). garfieldfarm.org.

Upcoming Fairs and Festivals…

  • St. Charles Scarecrow Fest – Oct. 11-13. Fri-Sat 10 AM- 9 PM; Sun 10 AM- 5 PM. Scarecrow contest, Carnival Arts & Craft Show. Live Entertainment. St. Charles, Illinois. 630-443-3967. www.scarecrowfest.com.
  • Cantigny Fall Festival – Oct. 10 – 12. Fall craft show, music, hayrides, hot cider and hot chocolate, sweet treats. Cantigny Park, Wheaton. www.cantigny.org.
  • Lemont’s Annual Halloween Hoedown – Saturday, October 26, 2019, 1 pm to 4 pm. Free Event! Costume Contest & Parade, Hay Wagon Rides, Trick Or Treating & More! Historic Downtown Lemont. 630-243-2700. www.lemont.il.us/LemontsterDays.
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This Weekend’s “Best Day Trips…”

International Houby Fest
Cicero and Berwyn

October 3 – 6
. Celebrating 50th Year Carnival, float filled parade, live music, food, crafts and more. Rich, cultural tradition. Parking Lot 34th St and Laramie Ave. The Towns of Cicero and Berwyn. www.cicerofestivals.com.
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The Growing Place
Step Into the Gardens at The Growing Place to Find Yours. Fall is a great time to visit The Growing Place. Wander through over an acre of gardens for inspiration as you shop for trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals. The expert staff is happy to answer your questions and there are many family-friendly events this fall. Learn more at www.thegrowingplace.com.

*Pumpkin Palooza – Oct 5 and 6.Giant pumpkins, hayrides, games, crafts, carving, music and more!
*Garlic Art Fest – October 12. Cooking demos, local artists, garlic samples planting tips, music and more!
(Both events held at the Aurora location. See address below.)

Two Locations – Naperville: 25w471 Plank Rd. Naperville, 60563, ph: 630.355.4000; Aurora: 2000 Montgomery Rd. Aurora, IL 60504, ph: 630.820.8088.
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Westmont Park Dist.
Look no further than the Westmont Park District for bales of fall fun! Our Last Straw Fall Event kicks it off on October 6…don’t miss this great, free, family event for all ages! For those brave ones, walk and ride through our annual Haunted Forest Tour.  We are once again offering The Pumpkin Flotilla; families can carve a jack-o-lantern that will float on the Diane Main Park Pond.  Little ghouls and goblins can attend our annual Halloween Fun Fair with games, costume parade and show on October 31. For more info call 630-963-5252 or visit westmontparks.org.

Glen Ellyn Park District
Moonlight Madness Mini Golf
One night only! Play a round of outdoor glow-in-the-dark golf at Holes & Knolls Miniature Golf Course on October 4th. All course lights will be turned off and players will be provided with glowing golf balls to use! This limited-edition golf experience will run from 8:00 p.m. – 11 p.m., with final entry on the course at 10:15 p.m. Just $8 per person (no registration required). Held at Holes & Knolls Miniature Golf, 845 Pershing Avenue, Glen Ellyn. www.gepark.org.
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Naper Settlement
Oktoberfest

Naper Settlement is gearing up for Fall fun! On October 4 & 5, come on out for live musical entertainment and traditional cuisine celebrating all things German during Oktoberfest. We’re calling all the monsters on October 18 & 19 for the spooktacular All Hallow’s Eve, featuring eerie entertainment and sensational scares! For more information, visit www.NaperSettlement.org.

Kohl Children’s Museum
17 interactive hands-on exhibits to spark curiosity and inspire a love of learning for children ages birth to 8. Now through January 26, come explore the great outdoors with our interactive exhibit Nature Cat: Backyard and Beyond, based on the hit PBS Kids TV show, and developed in partnership with Spiffy Pictures and WTTW! See for yourself why we’re The Place Where Awesome Lives! Located at 2100 Patriot Blvd., Glenview, IL. For more information, call 847-832-6600 or visit www.kcmgc.org.
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Mid-Continent Railway Museum
Take a ride back in time! Climb aboard for a 55-minute round-trip train ride in historic railcars. After the ride, explore the museum filled with restored trains from the late 1800s and early 1900s and browse the museum gift shop.  Open weekends through October 20 + special events. For train schedules, special event info, and ticket prices call 800-930-1385 or visit www.midcontinent.org. E8948 Museum Road, North Freedom, WI 53951.
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Goodwill
Goodwill is your HALLOWEEN HEADQUARTERS! Look no further than your nearest Goodwill Store to find that unique and creative Halloween outfit and accessories guaranteed to make you the hit of the party! Goodwill it is a DIY’s dream and the best part is no one will have exactly the same costume! Visit AmazingGoodwill.com for your own, personal amazing look! Trick or Treat never looked so good!
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Boundless Adventures
Boundless Adventures is more than just a zipline park! It’s an exciting new family-friendly aerial adventure park experience for thrill-seekers, adventurers, tree-climbers, zip-liners and outdoor enthusiasts that is now open in Wisconsin! With 120 obstacles, 20 ziplines and 9 courses with 4 different difficulty levels, there is something for everyone! 9800 160th Avenue, Bristol, Wisconsin. For more information or to reserve your spot today, please visit https://boundlessadventures.net/wi-park or call 262-924-8626.
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Kuipers Family Farm
Kuipers Family Farm is 230 acres of Midwestern farm fun! Visit the orchard for apple picking (Sat, Sun & holidays only) and fresh apple cider doughnuts, home-baked pies, fudge, farm-pressed apple cider and hand-spun caramel apples from The Orchard Shop and Bakery. Sample our hard ciders & fruit wines at The Bin Tasting Bar! Take a scenic ride around the farm on The Farmview Railroad! New for 2019: FREE PUMPKIN with a paid admission! Exclusions apply. While supplies last. YouPickFun.com for more information.
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Apple Holler
Pick your own memories at Apple Holler orchard and family farm with a farm to table restaurant, bakery, gift shop, offering pick your own apples, pears, and pumpkins. Visitors will enjoy four seasons of family fun and activities including; orchard and farm tours, children’s shows, school field trips, hayrides, sleigh rides, barnyard animals and outdoor play areas. Apple Holler is located between Racine and Kenosha, WI, right off of I-94, simply follow the signs to the FUN!  (5006 S. Sylvania Ave. Sturtevant, WI 53177) Call (262) 884-7100, or visit www.appleholler.com, for further information.
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Abbey Farms
Celebrate Fall at Abbey Farms Pumpkin Daze and create memories for families and friends of all ages. Abbey Farms offers acres of fun, outdoor attractions that let you disconnect from the digital world. Explore Kane County’s largest corn maze, our weekend petting zoo, or relax on a hayride. Parents may enjoy the weekend craft beer & wine tent, while everyone loves our fresh-made donuts available daily! Pick out a pumpkin before leaving, and shop at our Farmstead Emporium for more fall flavors and decor. Join us Sept 21 – Oct 27. Visit abbeyfarms.org for more details!
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Ottawa, IL – Pick Us!
Nestled along the Illinois and Fox River, lies the best kept secret of the Midwest. Lush plantings and butterfly gardens line the streets filled with boutique shops and modern eateries. Stand in the shadows of Honest Abe and the Little Giant then learn the fine art of blown glass and craft brewing. Renowned architecture, massive murals, live music and theater bring culture to life in this historic canal town. Join us throughout the year! Ottawa Visitors Center – 1028 LaSalle St – Ottawa, IL. pickusottawail.com 815.434.2737
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Maxson’s Restaurant & Riverboat
Maxson’s Restaurant has been in business in Oregon, Illinois since 1952.  Plan your visit now and enjoy the fall color season. It offer’s glass enclosed dining with stunning views of the Rock River. The Pride of Oregon Paddleboat takes guests on a scenic 15 mile round trip lunch and dinner cruises. Maxson’s can host events up to 260 people in the restaurant, 200 on the sprawling deck, and 149 on the Riverboat. Located at 1469 IL Rt. 2, Oregon, Illinois 61061. Perfect setting for a day trip or your next special event. For more information call 1-815-732-6761 or visit www.Maxsons.net.
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Odyssey Fun Farm
Odyssey Fun World in Tinley Park presents Odyssey Fun Farm, just down the street! Amazing attractions include the Dueling Zip-Lines, Containment ‘Z’ Shooting Gallery, 2019 “Corn Story 4” Corn Maize, petting zoo, corn box, hayrides, inflatable kids zone, pony rides and so much more. Fun for the whole family! The Farm will be open 7 days a week from 10am – 6pm starting 9/21 – 10/27! Opening Weekend (9/21-22) will also be the 5th Annual Midwest Wizard of Oz Fest featuring entertainment, guest speakers and all things OZ! See our ad for coupons and save! Located at 18900 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park. 708-429-3800.
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Oak Brook Park District
Haunted Forest      –NEXT WEEKEND
Friday & Saturday, October 11 & 12 from 6:30-9:30pm (Last hayride is at 9pm). Each year, this unique fall festival offers Halloween fun for the entire family! Featuring a life-sized haunted maze, pumpkin patch, hayrides, crafts and more, this event is available one weekend only! The Indoor/Outdoor event takes place on Fri. and Sat., October 11 and 12 from 6:30-9:30pm, Oak Brook’s Central Park, 1500 Forest Gate Road. This year’s haunted maze is over 10,000 square feet and twists its way into the forest. Maze preview night is on Thurs., Oct. 10 from 4-6pm. While the scary scenes will be in place, there won’t be any actors jumping out to throw maze-goers off track, making the feature more kid-friendly. For $5 participants will be able to walk through the maze as many times as they’d like Thursday night. There is no general admission charge for Haunted Forest on Oct. 11 or 12. Families may buy activity tickets for $1 each or 25 tickets for $20, and several of the family activities are free. For more information visit www.obparks.org/hauntedforest or call 630-990-4233.

Scarecrow Fest
St. Charles, Illinois     –NEXT WEEKEND
The 34th Annual St. Charles Scarecrow Fest takes place Oct. 11-13, 2019 in downtown St. Charles. This family-friendly fall festival, famous for its unique scarecrow displays, features an array of activities for everyone to enjoy. The Fest continues to feature new attractions along with its signature events.  Come see why St. Charles, Illinois Scarecrow Fest has once again been named one of the country’s “Top 22 Fall Festivals to celebrate the season” by Country Living. St. Charles Business Alliance (630)443-3967 www.ScarecrowFest.com.

Willow the Witch
Provide a spooky twist to your next Halloween Party by inviting Willow to haunt with your guests. Willow provides an eerie – audience heart pumping story with music and sensory stimulation to entertain guests at your next private or public party/event.  Many years of experience working with children and haunting in schools, park districts and private parties.  A less – scary Willow is available upon request for very small children. Ghoulie Face painting also available. Contact Willow at 708-372-7125.

Escape the Barn      –NEXT WEEKEND
Mysterious crimes are popping up at Primrose Farm. We need your help to find the culprit! On Friday & Saturday, October 11 & 12, it’s up to you and your teammates to Escape the Barn before it’s too late! The fee per person each night is $20 for residents and $30 for nonresidents, ages 11+. Sign up for a Moonlight Hayride and get $5 off your escape room ticket! Advanced registration is required at stcparks.org/register.

“Camp Local” with the Forest Preserve District of Kane County!
You can get away from it all — without spending it all. Family camp sites are available in two Kane County forest preserves. Paul Wolff Campground in Elgin and Big Rock Campground in Big Rock offer RV sites with electric and water hook-ups, as well as tent-only sites. Sites range from $12 to $35 per day.  Campgrounds are open May through October.  For more information, call 630-444-1200 or visit kaneforest.com.

Ghoulish Mortals
Retail Monster and Horror Store
Oozing with creepy coolness, Ghoulish Mortals is Chicagoland’s immersive monster & horror retail store filled with fun, artist created art & products!  Check out our website for a store video, and info on our customized parties for kids/teens/adults and of course our horrid happenings: classes, seminars, make & takes, b-movie nights, tabletop game nights, ¬¬artist/author signings, kids stories/crafts, themed photography, etc. Definitely like us on social media to always see what’s lurking at the store!  228 W. Main Street, Saint Charles, IL 60174. (Corner of 3rd St & Main (Rt 64) in Downtown STC, across from Rocket Fizz) 630-441-2920. www.ghoulishmortals.com.
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Growing Cents of Style
Growing Cents of Style is a seasonal children’s consignment event offering boutique and designer clothing (newborn -size 16), shoes, accessories, baby gear and toys. We help shoppers find the children’s clothing they desire most at a fraction of the cost. Clean out those closets and become a seller! Consignor registration is now open!! Earn up to 80% of your sales.  Visit www.growingcentsofstyle.com to learn more.

Main Event Entertainment
Main Event Entertainment Is the most FUN you can have under one roof! Enjoy multi-level laser tag, fun-filled bowling and an arcade gallery with 100+ arcade games!  We are your event destination with packages for team building, corporate events and stress-free birthday parties. MAIN EVENT HOFFMAN ESTATES: 2575 Pratum Ave., Hoffman Estates, IL 60192. (847) 645-1111. MAIN EVENT WARRENVILLE: 28248 Diehl Road, Warrenville, IL 60555. (630) 393-9400. For more information, visit www.mainevent.com.
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WhirlyBall Naperville
WhirlyBall Naperville is a two-story “eatertainment” complex. In addition to WhirlyBall, there’s eight bowling lanes, a four-lane bowling suite, HyperBowling and a multilevel laser tag area. WhirlyBall’s food will be powered by its restaurant, The Pivot Room. The Pivot Room’s relaxed dining experience featuring a fresh take on classic American fare, and an expansive rotating craft beer selection. Perfect for any corporate or social event, make your reservation today! WHIRLYBALL NAPERVILLE, 3103 ODYSSEY CT, 630-932-4800
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Safari Land – Villa Park, IL
Safari Land is the ultimate, INDOOR amusement park, plus home of the largest year-round indoor roller coaster in Illinois. Open seven days a week, offering eight amusement rides, over 100 arcade games and 12 lanes of bowling. Ride wristband includes: Tilt-A-Whirl, Bumper Cars, Merry-Go-Round, Monkey Jump, Soft Play Area, Max Flight Simulator, Roller Coaster & Kiddie Go-Karts. Free parking and a perfect spot for birthday parties!  For more information visit www.safarilandfun.com or call 630-530-4649.


STAGE

I Remember Pop
Overshadowed Theatrical Productions
September 13 – October 5, 2019    –LAST WEEKEND!
An original Overshadowed Production based on a real life story. I Remember Pop is the true story of a man who was willing to lose everything to follow Jesus. Born into a wealthy household and destined to be the heir of his family business, he set privilege and prestige aside to answer the call to the ministry. Throughout the play, Pop’s life story unfolds with unexpected twists as discovered through the eyes of his granddaughter. It’s a remarkable story with heart-felt moments and an enriching, spiritual message—if we submit to God, He will direct our steps. Join us for this story that will make you cherish the moments of your family both young and old. Performing at 900 Foster Avenue in Medinah, Illinois. For tickets visit www.overshadowed.org or call 630.634.2100.
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Sesame Street LIVE
October 11 – 13, 2019    –TICKETS AVAILABLE
When magician extraordinaire Justin visits Sesame Street to put on a magic show for the whole neighborhood, Along the way, Elmo and Abby, joined by their friends Cookie Monster, Big Bird, Grover, Rosita and Count von Count, discover many magical moments in everyday life. Rosemont Theatre,5400 North River Rd., Rosemont. https://www.sesamestreetlive.com/tickets.

Rialto Square Theatre
See our lineup of great shows!   –TICKETS AVAILABLE

The historic Rialto Square Theatre is located at 102 N. Chicago St. in downtown Joliet. Opening  in 1926, it was originally designed and operated as a vaudeville movie palace, but it now houses musicals, plays, concerts, standup comedy, educational programs and more.

  • MasterChef Junir Live! – Oct 3
  • Home Free: Dive Bar Saints World Tour – Oct 5
  • Whose Live Anyway? – Oct 6
  • A Night with Janis Joplin – Oct 7

The Rialto box office hours are 12 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday and before shows.  For more information, call us at (815) 726-6600. For a complete listing of events and to purchase tickets, please go to rialtosquare.com.
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Fitness / Race Events …

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5

  • Be My Hero Giant Steps for Autism 5K Walk. Sugar Grove. mygiantsteps.org.
  • RUN4PAWS 5K & 2K Puppy Path. Downers Grove. Run4paws5k.com
  • Race to the Taste. Morton Grove. mortongroveparks.com
  • Sunset 5K and Food Truck Rally. Glen Ellyn. Cod.edu/rally
  • Prairie State Half Marathon, 10K and 3.5-Mile Race. Long Grove. allcommunityevents.com.
  • Montgomery River Run 5/10K. Montgomery. runningguru.com
  • Great Pink Run with Glanbia. Chicago. greatpinkrun.com

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6

  • Walk to End Alzheimer’s 5K Fundraising Run/Walk. Crystal Lake. act.alz.org.
  • Bucktown 5K Run. Chicago. bucktown5k.com.
  • Race for the Kids 5K Run/Walk and Kids’ Dash. Chicago. rbcraceforthekids.com.
  • Let’s Move Elgin 10K/5K Run and Kids’ Race. Elgin. letsmoveelgin.com.
  • Rotary Run 10K, 5K and 3K Races. Hinsdale. runguides.com.
  • NAMI Run for Mental Health 5K Run/Walk. Evanston. namiwalks.org.
  • Flapjack Brewery 5K Run/Walk Berwyn. Eventbrite.com

Upcoming Fitness/Races Events…

  • Moraine Valley Community College Health, Fitness, & Recreation Center – Halloween 5K Run/Walk Children’s 1K Race.  USATF-IL certified. Family activities included.. Sat. 10/26 at 9 AM. www.morainevalley.edu/fitrec.

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This Week’s Greater Chicago Events…

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2

  • EXHIBIT Art of Illinois – 10/2 – 10/31. The Art of Illinois exhibit will feature various media including painting, sculpture, photography and mixed media. Gallery Seven space,Gaylord Buildin. Lockport.. (815) 483-4310
  • FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4
  • ADULTS Nonprofit Partners Conference – Keynote speakers and multiple workshop topics to  move your mission forward, and turn your ideas into informed solutions. 421 North County Farm Road, Wheaton. givingdupage.org
  • FAMILY Father and Son Nerf Battle – Grab your dads, grandpas or brothers and come out for a friendly Nerf Battle at the Wilmette Junior High! Age 6-11 w/adult. Pizza dinner is included. Wilmette. Wilmettepark.org
  • FAMILY Moonlight Madness Glow in the Dark Mini Golf – Only the ball and cup will be lit up for this nighttime adventure at Holes & Knolls! Maryknoll Park. Glen Ellyn. gepark.org
  • FAMILY First Fridays – 9/6 and 10/4. First Fridays is a free monthly night of arts and culture in downtown Aurora. Enjoy art openings, live music, family-friendly activities, trolley rides and more. 5 PM-Midnight. Downtown Aurora. auroradowntown.org.
  • CHICAGO / CITY  Garfield Conservatory – Wild Wednesdays.  Explore nature, get hands dirty and discover new things about plants, animals and nature. Drop ins welcome! garfieldconservatory.org

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5

  • FAMILY Apple Head Carving – Carve your own apple head complete with eyes, nose, and a mouth. Children must attend with an adult. Ages 5+. Oswego. oswegolandparkdistrict.org
  • TEENS + Walnut Hollow Disc Golf Tournament – The Cary Park District will host their first Disc Golf Tournament at Walnut Hollow. Ages 12+. Cary. carypark.com
  • TOURS Millennium Carillon – Saturdays (10 AM to 4 PM) and Sundays (Noon to 6 PM) through October 27th. Tours are available for $3 for ages 5 and older.  Millennium Carillon, Naperville. napervilleparks.org.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6

  • FAMILY Doggie Dip – Bring your pup to the Glencoe Beach for a whole lotta doggone fun! Glencoe. glencoeparkdistrict.com
  • FAMILY- Carnivorous Plant Feeding – Bring your curiosity and if you want, a jar with a couple of flies or other bugs (no spiders).  Learn, see and feed the carnivorous plants at Ghoulish Mortals Monster & Horror Retail Store in Downtown St. Charles – 10am – FREE www.ghoulishmortals.com
  •  FAMILY Tailgate Party and Golf Outing – Includes 9 holes of golf, buffet, chili during game, contests & giveaways. Bears vs. Raiders. Bensenville. bensenvilleparkdistrict.org
  • TOURS Millennium Carillon – Saturdays (10 AM to 4 PM) and Sundays (Noon to 6 PM) through October 27th. Tours are available for $3 for ages 5 and older.  Millennium Carillon, Naperville. napervilleparks.org.
  • FAMILY McCormick House – Past, Present, Future – 9/15 to 1/12/20. Elmhurst Art Museum will exhibit a full 1950s domestic representation of its Mies van der Rohe McCormick House Tours Sundays 1 PM and 3 PM. Elmhurst
  •  FAMILY Power of Children: Making a Difference – 9/6-10/13. The exhibit explores the lives of three children from different eras whose lives teach us about overcoming obstacles to make a positive change in the world:  Anne Frank, Ruby Bridges, and Ryan White. Elmhurst History Museum. elmhursthistory.org
  • EXHIBIT Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation. 8/8 through 10/13. A Smithsonian traveling exhibit, “Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation” explores the contributions of Indian immigrants and Indian Americans to the country. Naper Settlement. Naperville. napersettlement.org

MONDAY, OCTOBER 7

  • FAMILY Mystery Box – This unique experience will take you across Bensenville as you use your best detective skills to solve puzzles, decipher clues, and have fun! Bensenville. bensenvilleparkdistrict.org

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Benefits of Extracurricular Activities + Active Kids Zone

Active Kids Zone Featuring: Rock n’ Kids, Christ Church, Great Lakes Volleyball Center, Model Act Studios, Bel Canto Music Academy

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10 Halloween Games + Party Places

Party Places featuring: Main Event EntertainmentWhirlyBall NapervilleGhoulish Mortals, Safari Land – Villa Park

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Golf Links and Tips

Golf Links and Tip Featuring: Golf Center Des Plaines 

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Dining Guide

Dining Guide featuring:Rosebuds, Catch 35, Mon Ami Gabi, VinoTHAI, Chuck’s Southern Comfort Cage

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