Oaklee’s Friday Fun Five November 22, 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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Autumn Festival, An Arts & Crafts Affair
November 21-24 at The Odeum in Villa Park

Hundreds of the nation’s top artists and crafters display and sell their handcrafted works. Consistently voted one of the top 100 shows in the Country by Sunshine Artist Magazine. Adults $10; Seniors $9; Children Under 10 are Free. Your paid admission is good all weekend with our hand stamp!

Visit our website for more information at www.hpifestivals.com.



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!




Free “Frozen 2” Party at Marcus Theatres
November 23-24 in Addison

Saturday, November 23, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm. “Frozen 2” is already on your must-see list. Make your outing even more special by heading to participating Marcus Theatres for a free family party! From noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 23, and Sunday, November 24.




Polar Express – Fox River Trolley Museum
November 24, 30 December 1, 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 28-29 in South Elgin

At the North Pole, Santa will board the train, greet each child and hand them their own small gift. There will be caroling, sing-alongs with professional musicians, cookies and hot chocolate making this what will surely become an annual holiday tradition for the whole family.




Friendship Tree Lighting Ceremony – Village of Hoffman Estates
November 23 in Hoffman Estates

The Hoffman Estates Celebrations Commission invites families of all ages to join at the Village Hall for a special tree lighting ceremony, refreshments, entertainment and a visit from a special guest! The event is free to attend.




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.