Events

Friday Fun Five Jan 9 2015

Here are our top five favorite events for you and your family to enjoy this weekend! Get out there and make some memories! Sponsored by Disney on Ice Frozen   Meet the Authors January 10 in Highland Park Meet outstanding and award-winning children’s authors throughout the day as they talk about... Read More

Disney on Ice Frozen

It’s the hottest ticket in town! The Academy Award® winning tale will be told live for the first time in this production, capturing the dynamic between two royal sisters, Anna and Elsa. You’ll love the special effects and dazzling skating. The show is at the Allstate Arena from Jan. 21 –... Read More

Friday Fun Five Jan 2 2015

Here are our top five favorite events for you and your family to enjoy this weekend! Get out there and make some memories! Sponsored by Medieval Times   Winter Wonderfest at Navy Pier Through January 11 in Chicago Find thrills without the chills inside the 14th annual PNC Bank Winter WonderFest... Read More

XOXO Feelings & Families leaves on February 1, 2015

Editor’s Note: The Museum is currently closed due to a flooding. Check the website to get the latest information.      XOXO: An Exhibit about Love & Forgiveness leaves the DuPage Children’s Museum on February 1, 2015! Developing Emotional Intelligence From infancy, human beings express emotions naturally. Developmentally children 3-5 years old... Read More

November Craft Fairs 2014

Now’s the time to start gathering your holiday gifts. Craft fairs are a great place to find unique and handmade items for everyone on your gift list. Our holiday family tradition always includes a visit to the Chicago Christkindlmarket. You can start your own holiday family fun tradition by... Read More

Live Theater Performances

I’ll bet you remember a theater production you saw as a child much better than you remember a movie. Live performances provide a degree of engagement that you don’t find when watching a movie or reading a book. Theater can spark the imagination of children and a recent study... Read More

Figure Skating Star Jason Brown Spreads the Love

Who doesn’t love Highland Park’s own local figure skating star, Jason Brown. You probably remember Jason from his gigantic smile on the ice at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi where he skated to the music of Riverdance. He won a 2014 Olympic bronze medal as part of the... Read More

Farm Heritage Festival

Farm Heritage Festival Saturday and Sunday, September 20 and 21 Check out hundreds of antique tractors, cars and steam engines, and other farm machinery as we celebrate Lake County’s rural roots at the 22nd Annual Farm Heritage Festival, Saturday and Sunday, September 20 and 21, 9 am–4 pm, at... Read More

Downers Grove Chilympics

Chili Cook-Off September 27, 2014, 12-4pm Join us for a day of chili, live music, beer and food vendors and fun for the entire family! Entry to the festival is free and chili samples will be available to purchase. This International Chili Society sanctioned, home-style chili competition attracts competitors... Read More

Disney On Ice Princesses & Heroes

Believing is Just the Beginning! Disney On Ice presents Princesses & Heroes Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt Comes to Chicago -Tinker Bell Whisks Audiences through Classic Moments from some of Disney’s most Beloved Stories of Beautiful Princesses and their Daring Heroes – CHICAGO (Aug. 13, 2014)– Believing is... Read More