A Little Time and a Keyboard: Weekend Windup {8 for the Weekend and Groundhog Day!}

Weekend Windup {8 for the Weekend and Groundhog Day!}

Thursday, January 30, 2020

8 for the Weekend in the Chicago Suburbs and Groundhog  Day!

My favorite family fun events for you to check out this weekend in Chicago suburbia:

Saturday, February 1
  • February 1 Nature Discovery Day, Heller Nature Center, Highland Park, 10AM-12PM, free, sledding, live animals, roast a marshmallow, make a nature craft and more
  • February 1-2 Make Your Own Glass Heart, Patterson Glass Works, Mundelein, 10AM-4PM, $35 small, $65 large, first come, first served
  • February 1-2 Woodstock Groundhog Days, Woodstock, tour filming locations, movie display, movie showing, family fun day Sunday, woodcarving and more, see website
  • February 1 Cantigny reopens!
  • February 1  Wonders of Winter, Mayslake,  Oak Brook, 10AM-2PM, all sorts of family winter fun, free
  • February 1 & 2 Farm Life in Winter, Kline Creek Farm, West Chicago, 1:30PM-3:30PM, learn about farm activities in winter including harvesting ice, checking for new lambs, watch repairs in wagon shed, sleigh rides, suggest donation $5 pp
Sunday, February 2
  • February 2 Stalking the Sleeping Groundhog, Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington, 1PM, learn to identify clues the groundhog leaves behind as well as tracks of other wildlife
  • February 2 Groundhog Day, Rivertrail Nature Center, Northbrook, 1:30PM, learn the story behind the holiday

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