Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Wednesday Weekend Windup {Halloween Fun & More}


Happy Halloween!!!!! In a couple of days, we will all be greeting witches, vampires, ghosts, goblins, critters and more! What a fun time of the year!

If your looking for any ideas for weekend fun, here are some in our area:

Friday, October 31 HALLOWEEN

Trick-or-Treating and Costume Contest at Pinstripes, costume judging at 8PM, treats all day

Truckin Around, Schaumburg Boomers Stadium, Schaumburg, 4PM-10PM, food truck Halloween extravaganza, trick-or-treating, costume contest, chef demos, food for purchase, free admission

Free Trick-or-Treating at the Heritage Farm, Schaumburg. 3PM-7PM

Malloween at Westfield Hawthorn, Vernon Hills, 2PM-5PM, trick-or-treating at the mall, free (look for special deals)

Downtown Trick-or-Treating, Arlington Heights, 3PM-6PM, free (sometimes, there are goodies for the 'rents)

Fright Night Skating, Orbit Skate Center, Palatine, 7PM-11PM, creepy music, costume party, games and prizes, $8 admission, $3 skate rental ($32 admission for family of 5)

Saturday, November 1

Native American Day, Elk Grove Historical Museum, 1PM-4PM, explore Native American tribes that lived in Illinois, make a beaded necklace and/or corn husk doll, play Native American games, weather permitting see atlatl throwing and fire making demos, free general admission but small fees for crafts

November 1-7 Trade your extra candy for a delicious cupcake at Nutphree's in Mt. Prospect. Candy donated will be sent to troops overseas through Operation Gratitude.

Sunday, November 2

Toy Soldier Show, Cantigny Park, Visitors Center, 9AM-4PM, free with $5 parking, there will be some items for sale

More Alike Than Not, A Storytelling Event at The Illinois Holocaust Museum, 1:30PM-3:00PM, a fantastic way for families to celebrate differences and learn about being upstanders, free with admission, (free admission for Skokie residents), see our post for more details.

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