A Little Time and a Keyboard: Wednesday Weekend Windup {Holidays Ahead}

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Wednesday Weekend Windup {Holidays Ahead}

Holiday cheer ahead this weekend! Sunday looks like it will be very cold, so plan ahead!

  • November 18 - January 2 Illumination at Morton Arboretum, a light show in the trees, interactive displays and more, check website for more description on prices and times, purchase tickets in advance
  • November 25-December 24 Christkindlmarket Naper Settlement, Naperville; Thursdays - Sundays November 25-December 18; every day December 19-24; free admission; also check out Naper Lights at Naper Settlement
  • November 25-December 27 It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, Metropolis, Arlington Heights, $30 per person, $15 per student, see website for more info
  • November 25-December 30 Festival of Lights Cosley Zoo Wheaton; 3PM-9PM, 20,000 twinkling lights transform the zoo with displays; Christmas tree sale as well; free; closed Christmas Eve and Christmas
  • Now - December 31 Age of the Dinosaurs Exhibit, Northbrook Court Mall, Northbrook, lifelike moving and roaring exhibits, hands-on fun, $6 pp, purchase tickets on Eventbrite, check times
  • November 25-January 2 Wonderland Express, Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, Ticket Price Member/Nonmember: Adults:  $11/$13 Seniors 62+: $8/$10 Children 3 - 12: $8/$10 Children 2 and under are free. Tuesdays are half-price  Half-price Tuesdays are sponsored by Grainger. Parking $25. Check website for more info, closed dates, buying tickets and more
Thursday, December 15
  • December 15-18 Holiday Shop, The Grove, Glenview, 10AM-5PM, shop products from local crafters, free
Friday, December 16:
Saturday, December 17:
  • December 17 Free Bird Tales Story Hour, Wildbird Shack, Mount Prospect, 10:30AM-11:30AM, tales and free cookies and refreshments, RSVP on Facebook or by emailing info@wildbirdshack.com or calling 847-873-0409.
  • December 17 The Ugly Sweater Party, Orbit Skate Center, Palatine, 7PM-10PM, $8.50 pp and $4 skate rental
  • December 17 Annual Holiday Lights Scavenger Hunt, Woodstock, leaves from Panera Bread, 6PM-8PM, free but please donate one nonperishable food item for the food pantry per person, go to website to register

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