Oaklee’s Fun Five September 27, 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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Johnny Appleseed Festival
September 28 in Crystal Lake

The Johnny Appleseed Festival is held each year in September and is hosted throughout Downtown Crystal Lake. This all-day event brings families and the community together to celebrate Fall.



Fall Family Fun Fest – Hawthorn Woods Aquatic Center
September 28 in Hawthorn Woods

Let’s get ready for an enjoyable fall season at the annual Hawthorn Woods Fall Family Fun Fest. This FREE community event includes crafts, mini train rides, giveaways, and a variety of activities for children and families.




Hayrides at Hoffman Park
September 27 in Cary

Experience a fun evening enjoying two great fall activities – a hayride and campfire under the stars at a Hoffman Park Hayride. The duration of the event will be 75 minutes in total.




Puppet Shows at Batavia MainStreet’s Oktoberfest
September 29 in Batavia

Join Creventive Puppet Company at Batavia MainStreet’s Batavia Oktoberfest 2019 as we present our classic fairytale puppet shows: “The Three Billy Goats Gruff” and “Little Red Riding Hood” for families from 1pm-5pm.




19th Annual Scarecrow Festival in Memorial Park
October 12 in Barrington

FREE Family Fun for All Ages! Pumpkin Decorating Pony Rides & Scarecrow Building Face painting & Balloon Sculpting Fun by Bob the DJ & Family Games.




Sponsored by: “Color the Town Pink”
Join us on Saturday, October 5 at 9AM at Deer Park Town Center for a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer fun walk to raise awareness and funds to save lives from breast cancer. All proceeds benefit The American Cancer Society.