Oaklee’s Friday Fun Five November 15, 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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Chicago Toy & Game Week
November 23-24 at Navy Pier

Highlights include: Young Inventor Challenge, Oscar Mayer Wienermobile, Frozen II Scavenger Hunt (Sat.), Kids in Frozen costumes on Saturday FREE, Blackhawks Inflatable Rink (Sat.), World’s Largest Kid-Powered Rocket, WTTW Big Idea Traveling Lab Performance, Toy & Game Inventors from Around the World, Gator Golf Putting Station, Fuzzikins Decorate & Take, My Buddy Wheels Riding Space, Star Wars characters, New and Classic Toys for the Holidays, Yo-Yo Championship, Interactive Exhibits, Ben’s Giant Bubble Show, Giveaways, Stage Events, Magic Shows, Contests, and more!



Santa HQ at Fashion Outlets of Chicago
November 14 – December 24 in Rosemont

A newly recruited night security guard at the Museum discovers that his job is more that she expected as unusual things start to happen. This is a madcap adventure which pays tribute to some of the shows in the past 10 years.




Photos with Santa at Northbrook Court
November 16 – December 24 in Northbrook

‘Tis the season! If you’re looking for a fun and festive way to celebrate the holiday season in Northbrook, IL, look no further—we’re offering photos with Santa at Northbrook Court!




Tenebrae Holiday Debut: Path of Miracles – Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
November 15 in Chicago

The award-winning British chamber choir Tenebrae, celebrated for its “purity and precision of tone, and flawless intonation” (The Times), makes its Chicago debut performing powerful choral masterworks by candlelight in a concert to open the holiday season.




NEWCITY hosts Annual Tree Lighting Festival
November 16 in Chicago

Celebrate the holiday season at NEWCITY’s Annual Tree Lighting Festival featuring live entertainment, a giant tree, train rides and an Elf Workshop with face painting, balloon twisting, ornament decorating.




Sponsored by: “Metra”
With traffic-free trips to theaters, art centers, museums and more, unlimited rides Saturday and Sunday for just $10, and free rides for up to three kids 11 and under with an adult every weekend, Metra is made for showtime! Visit metrarail.com now.