Best Pumpkin Patches

Fall is here and Halloween is on the way, so get out your carving tools and go find the perfect pumpkin. Here are some of our favorite pumpkin farms and fests for the season. Abbey Farms Aurora: (630) 966-7775, 2855 Hart Road: Beyond a pumpkin patch,... Read More

Tree Lighting in Chicago Suburbs 2021

Tree Lighting in Chicago Suburbs 2021. You can visit with Santa at these neighborhood tree lighting ceremonies and holiday festivals. Nov. 25, 8-11am Chicago Thanksgiving Parade Chicago:, State St. Nov. 26, 6:30-9pm Christmas Parade & Christmas Tree Lighting Antioch:, downtown to Village Hall. Nov.... Read More

Fall Festivals 2021

This weekend Goebbert’s Fall Festival: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through Sunday, Oct. 31, at 42W813 Reinking Road, Pingree Grove, and 40 W. Higgins in South Barrington. Both locations have animals, mazes, wagon rides, pig races and more. See websites for hours. Oktoberfest at Pingree... Read More

Fall Apple Picking

Last year, the coronavirus pandemic was top of mind at suburban orchards, which opened with changes and precautions in place. Operators this season will follow current guidelines and recommendations, but the atmosphere is expected to be more relaxed. Still, it’s always best to check before you... Read More

Oaklee’s Friday Fun Five May 8, 2020

Here are our top five at home things to do for you and your family to enjoy this weekend! Make some memories! For more great family events, see Oaklee’s  calendar of events!         Mother’s Day Tea Party – Mount Prospect Public Library Saturday,... Read More

Frosty Fest – A Winter Wonderland

Frosty Fest 2020 – Bittersweet Golf Course On Saturday, Jan. 11, Bittersweet Golf Course will turn into a winter wonderland for Frosty Fest. This free community event will help festivalgoers embrace winter by meeting a dog sled team, enjoying interactive ice demonstrations and sculptures, taking horse-drawn... Read More

The North Pole Holiday Spectacular

The North Pole Holiday Spectacular The magic of Santa and the North Pole lands at Schaumburg Park District’s “The North Pole Holiday Spectacular.” “The North Pole Holiday Spectacular,” sponsored by Amita Health, is set for 1-3:30 p.m. and 5-7:30 p.m. Dec. 7, at the Community Recreation... Read More