Oaklee’s Fun Five October 4, 2019

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 Drive
October 18-20 in Woodstock

The 32nd Annual Autumn Drive is a Fall Festival for the whole family. On October 18, 19, & 20, 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.



Autumn Harvest Festival – Volkening Heritage Farm
October 6 in Schaumburg

The event features hands-on demonstrations of frontier-era and 1880s farm life including cider pressing, blacksmithing and fall planting. Other activities include children’s crafts, 19th century games and live music on two stages.




Theatre Games: Monster Mash – Kohl Children’s Museum
October 4-10 in Glenview

Let’s be a mad scientist and build a monster. Be the big sharp teeth. Be the scary bat wings. Be the squirmy, slimy tentacles. Then work together with the other monster parts so we can scare the grownups.




Didier Farms Pumpkinfest 2015, Lincolnshire, IL

Pumpkinfest – Didier Farms
October 4-31 in Lincolnshire

Illinois Centennial Farm-Pumkinfest Sept. 21-Oct. 31. Pumpkins, Tractor Drawn Hayrides, pony rides, Animal Land, corn maze, kiddie rides, Parakeet Encounter, Pumpkin Playland. (Weekends only – Silly String Asylum & Sunshine Crafts).




Moonlight Madness Mini Golf – Holes & Knolls Mini Golf
October 4 in Glen Ellyn

Play a round of glow-in-the-dark mini golf at Holes & Knolls! For one night only, the Glen Ellyn Park District will turn off all the course lights and provide attendees with glowing golf balls and illuminated cups.




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 for the Farmers Market, every Saturday morning from 8 am-noon. Join us for our new Harvest Festival celebration with family activities, food, music and local, seasonal brews, noon-9 pm, Saturday, October 12.