Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Wednesday Weekend Windup: {Greek Fest, Dragon Boats and More}

Dragon boat races
Image courtesy of Chicago International Dragon Boat Festival

It is Wednesday evening which means it is time to think about the weekend! Here are my picks for the upcoming weekend:

ROAD TRIP: Bristol Renaissance Faire Saturdays, Sundays and Labor Day through September 4

Ongoing:
Wednesday, July 26:
Thursday, July 27:
Friday, July 28:
Saturday, July 29:
  • July 29 Dragon Boat Races, Lake Arlington, Arlington Heights, 9AM-4PM, Asian cultural performances, health village, food trucks, free admission
  • July 29 Fan Con, Arlington Heights Memorial Library, 10AM-2PM, please register, please see schedule, no card needed
  • July 29-30 Military Through the Ages, Cantigny Park, Wheaton, 10AM-4PM, encampments representing armies throughout history starting with Roman, free with $10 parkin
  • July 29 Country Farm Fair, Wildwood Nature Center, Park Ridge, 12PM-3PM, petting zoo, $.50 hayride, $5 pony rides, games and more, free admission
  • July 29 German Beer Garden, Volkening Heritage Farm, Schaumburg, 4PM-7PM, last call 7PM, German music, pretzels, craft beer, backyard games, bring a picnic, $5 pp includes free glass and pretzel, kids 3 and under are free
  • Also Lake County Fair and Greek Fest.
Sunday, July 30:
  • July 30 International Bog Day, Volo Bog, Ingleside, 12PM-4PM, bog tours, kids crafts, art show, meet bog dogs and more, $5 pp for adults, $3 for kids
  • July 30 Habitat Hike, Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington, 1PM, join a 1.5 mile guided hike looking at habitats, free
  • July 30 Bug-a-palooza, River Trail, Northbrook,1:30PM, learn about diversity of insects, free
  • Also Lake County Fair, Military Through the Ages and Greek Fest.

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