Friday Fun Five November 16, 2018

Oaklee's Family Guide Friday Fun FiveHere are our top five favorite events for you and your family to enjoy this weekend! Get out there and make some memories!

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Autumn Festival, An Arts & Crafts Affair
Nov. 15-18 at The Odeum in Villa Park, IL

Hundreds of the nation’s top artists and crafters display and sell their handcrafted works. Consistently voted one of the top 100 shows in the Country by Sunshine Artist Magazine. Adults $9; Seniors $8; Children Under 10 are Free.

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Photos with Santa – Platt Hill Nursery
Nov. 17 and Dec 15 in Bloomingdale

Come take your FREE family/children’s photo with Santa while enjoying a cup of hot chocolate and checking out the latest Christmas decorating trends for the season.




A Ghost Tale for Mr. Dickens – The Hemmens Cultural Center
Nov. 16-18 in Elgin

Children’s Theatre of Elgin presents A Ghost Tale for Mr. Dickens Jr., a full-scale, holiday musical the whole family can enjoy! A magical tree house transports Jack and Annie back in time to help the legendary author, Charles Dickens.




Mary Poppins, Jr. – Center Stage Theater
Nov. 16 – Dec. 2 in Naperville

The jack-of-all trades, Bert, introduces us to England in 1910 and the troubled Banks family. Young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep.




Santa HQ at Fashion Outlets of Chicago
Nov. 16 – Dec. 24 in Chicago

In partnership with HGTV, Santa HQ invites families to experience the wonder of Santa’s workshop in the digital and social media age. In addition to a custom photo opportunity with Santa Claus.




Sponsored by: “East Troy Railroad Museum
Boarding is only done at our East Troy Depot and advance reservations are recommended. Child tickets are needed for those children old enough to receive a gift.

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