Oaklee’s Friday Fun Five December 6, 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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Breakfast with Santa at Nordstrom
December 7 in Chicago

Join us in store for a jolly buffet with the man in red. Santa will mingle with everyone during the breakfast and be available for pictures, plus enjoy fun holiday activities. 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Nordstrom Michigan Avenue. $15 Children; $25 Adults.




Barrington’s Holiday Festival & Tree Lighting Ceremony
December 7 in Barrington

Join the Village of Barrington for a Holiday Festival throughout the town! Park once and enjoy FREE activites all day on the Holiday Trolley! Saturday, December 07, 10:00 am – 6:30 pm.




Randall Oaks Zoo WinterFest
December 7-8, 14-15, 21-22 in West Dundee

Enjoy holiday lights and decorations around our barns and animals, a bonfire with s’mores for sale, community tree sponsorships and the Big Guy himself visits from 1-5 pm each day! Regular Zoo admission applies: $3.50 Resident $4.25 Non-Resident Children under 2 are free.




Lightscape – Chicago Botanic Garden
December through January in Glencoe

Along a mile-long path, the night will come alive with color, imagination and sound, from a playful choir of singing trees to a spectacular waterfall of light. Attendees will find themselves in the center of it all. $8.00 to $25.00 — Tickets purchased the day of are an additional $2 per ticket.




Tree Lighting in Chicago Suburbs 2019
November – December in the Chicago Area

Tree Lighting in Chicago Suburbs 2019. You can visit with Santa at these neighborhood tree lighting ceremonies and holiday festivals.




Sponsored by: “Metra”
With traffic-free trips to bars, nightclubs and breweries, safe, no-driving-needed rides home after you’ve had a few, and unlimited rides Saturday and Sunday for just $10, Metra is made for happy hour. Plan your get-together now at metrarail.com.