Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Wednesday Weekend Windup {Hot Air Balloons, Classic Cars and More}

Hot air balloons flying

Are you ready for the weekend? Here are my picks for local fun this weekend. Don't forget to check out the events ending soon if you have missed them so far this summer!
Friday, August 25:
Saturday, August 26:
  • August 26 Hummingbird Sit, Sagawau, Lemont, 10AM-12PM, come watch for hummingbirds at viewing area, naturalist will discuss their behavior, free
  • August 26 Butterflies Everywhere, Little Traveler, Geneva, 10AM-12PM, live exhibits and info about butterflies, you can purchase your chrysalis to release a butterfly at home, free admission
  • August 26 First Division Museum Opening Celebration, Cantigny Park, Wheaton, 11AM-8PM, traditional military ceremony to celebrate the 1st Division's 100 year history at 11AM, activities until 8PM, free with $10 parking
  • August 26 Concert, Capinnari Ice Cream, Mount Prospect, 1PM-3PM
  • August 26 & 27 Weekend Horse Drawn Wagon Rides, Volkening Heritage Farm, Schaumburg, 12PM-3PM, $3 pp
  • August 26 Free Trail Walk at The Grove, Glenview, 2PM, free guided walk
  • August 26 Barrington Street Fest, 2PM-11PM, Live Music, Food Vendors, free admission
  • August 26 Color Aloft Hot Air Balloon Festival, Central Park, Grayslake, 4PM-9PM, weather dependent, family fun, hot air balloons, free admission
Sunday, August 27:
  • August 27 A Walk in the Park, North School Park, Arlington Heights, 10AM-5PM, summer art fair, free admission
  • August 27 Geneva Concours D'Elegance, Downtown Geneva, 10AM-4PM, classic car show, free admission
  • August 27 Dog Days of Summer Stroll, Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington, 1PM, learn about the signs of the end of summer, free

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