Friday Fun Five December 15, 2017

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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Illumination: Tree Lights at the Morton Arboretum
December 15-31 in Lisle

From November through January, the grounds of The Morton Arboretum will again glow with luminous, multi-colored LED light, mesmerizing projections, and trees that respond to touch and sound, as Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum makes its return. $12.00 to $30.00.



 alt=Night in Bethlehem – Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
December 16 in McHenry

Throughout the evening, kids and their families can explore the city at the time of Jesus’ birth through hands-on activities. Each family will need to register at the city gates before entering Bethlehem. Free.



 alt=Santa HQ at Fashion Outlets of Chicago
December 15-24 in Rosemont

Fashion Outlets of Chicago will make the holiday season bright with the return of its innovative and experiential visit with Santa. In partnership with HGTV, Santa HQ invites families to experience the wonder of Santa’s workshop in the digital and social media age.




The Nutcracker presented by Alma Dance Theater
December 17 in Elgin

The Nutcracker is a production created for the whole family, a holiday tradition with a joyful story that will warm your heart. Alma Dance Theater’s Nutcracker is a unique production because of its Cuban heritage and high caliber dancers.




Twas the Night Before Christmas – Mckaw Theater
December 15-17 22-23 in Chicago

Theatre Above the Law presents the nostalgic holiday stories of mice, elves, a spunky little girl and of course Santa. Reminiscent of the holiday pageants some of you might have done in Grandmas basement.




This week’s Friday Fun Five is sponsored by “Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream”.
Celebrate what’s possible as the adventures of five daring Disney heroines spark the courage inside us all at Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream!