Friday Fun Five October 5, 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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31st Annual Autumn Drive Fall Festival
Oct. 19 – 21 in Woodstock

The 31st Annual Autumn Drive is a Fall Festival for the whole family. On October 19, 20, & 21, from 9 am to 5 pm, in Rural Woodstock/ Marengo in McHenry County, Illinois, the country colors come alive and our neighborhood turns into an eclectic collection of talents.




Pumpkin Fest – Cosley Zoo
Oct. 5 – 31 in Wheaton

Taking in the beautiful fall colors at Cosley Zoo is a must do! See the animals in the crisp fall air, listen to the squeals of excitement from the children conquering the straw pyramid and take in the thousands of pumpkins scattered on the zoo’s lawn.




Scarecrow Fest
Oct. 5 – 7 in St. Charles

Make your own scarecrow, then hit the town to vote for your favorite. Over 100 hand-made and mechanical scarecrows will be on display. It’s pure family fun. Shop the arts & crafts show.




Pumpkinfest – Didier Farms
Oct. 5 – 31 in Lincolnshire

Make a family memory here at Didier Farms. From pumpkins to autumn time hayrides, we provide a taste of the farm that you cannot get anywhere else. Didier Farms is a family owned and operated farm since 1912.




Family Jack O’ Lantern Hikes – The Morton Arboretum
Oct. 6-7. 13-14 in Lisle

Join us on a family-friendly jack o lantern lit hike to explore the night-life of owls, bats and spiders at The Morton Arboretum. We’ll also decorate pumpkins and roast marshmallows over a fire. Children must be accompanied by adult.




Sponsored by: “Historic Wagner Farm
Discover seasonal family fun at Historic Wagner Farm! See cows in the pasture, crops in the field, horses, chickens and pigs. Find pumpkins, gourds, gifts and more during our yearly Fall Sales. Bring home fresh produce from the Farmers Market, and enjoy family-friendly activities on Saturday mornings from 10 am-noon.

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