A Little Time and a Keyboard: Wednesday Weekend Windup {Art, Campfire, Astronomy & More}

Wednesday Weekend Windup {Art, Campfire, Astronomy & More}

Wednesday, April 26, 2017


Weekend events in the Chicago suburbs and surrounding area to have on your list:

ROADTRIP: Get Behind the Arts April 29 in Racine and April 30 in Kenosha, self-guided tour allows you to explore local artist studios, meet artists and see them in action, 11AM-5PM each day, please head to website for more information

Friday, April 28:
  • April 28 Walpurgis, Night Bonfire and Wagon Ride, Volkening Heritage Farm, Schaumburg, 6PM-8PM, German spring celebration, enjoy a wagon ride, roast hot dogs and marshmallows, $7 pp, those 3 and under are free
Saturday, April 29:
  • April 29 Healthy Kids Day, Buehler YMCA, Palatine, 9AM-12PM, jumping jack challenge, jumpy house, family zumba, family yoga and more, free
  • April 29 Astronomy Day, Lake County College, Grayslake, 10AM-4PM and 7PM-10PM, solar observing, scale model of solar system, telescope clinic and more, night telescope observing, free
  • April 29 Lake Katherine Nature & Literature Festival, Lake Katherine, Palos Heights, 10AM-3PM, writing booths, create a poem, literary hayride, food vendors and more, free admission
  • April 29-30 Artistry in Wood Show, Cantigny, Wheaton, 9AM-4PM, woodcarvings, burned art, turnings and more on display, free with $5 parking fee
  • April 29 Healthy Kids Day, Lattof YMCA, Des Plaines, 10AM-12PM, outdoor rock wall, games, jumping jack challenge and more, free
  • April 29 Northwest Celtic Fest, Sears Center, Hoffman Estates, 11AM-6PM, music, dancing, kids activities, food and fun, free admission
  • April 29 Family Kite Fly, Century Park, Vernon Hills, 11AM-1PM, bring your own kite or purchase one for $6, purchase license plate to support after school programming, free
Sunday, April 30:
  • April 30 Migratory Bird Day, Volo Bog, Ingleside, 12PM-4PM, learn how to use binoculars and spotting scopes, activities, free
  • April 30 Amazing Eggs, Crabtree, Barrington, 1PM, learn about animals that hatch from eggs what makes eggs amazing, free

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