Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Weekend Windup {9 Family Fun Events for the Weekend}

9 Chicago Suburban Family Fun Events for February 7-9, 2020

9 Chicago Suburban Family Fun Events for the Weekend

The weekend is around the corner and there are plenty of family fun events to look forward here in the Chicago suburbs! Here are my picks:


Ongoing:
  • February 8-March 22 The Orchid Show, Chicago Botanic Garden, a well needed warm weather, brilliant bloom infusion!; there are a variety of ticket packages and experiences, so see website
Friday, February 7:
  • February 7 Night at the Nature Center, Hawthorne Hill Nature Center, Elgin, 6PM-7:30PM, hike, craft, discovery room, free, dress for the weather
Saturday, February 8:
  • February 8-9 Make Your Own Glass Heart, Patterson Glass Works, Mundelein, 10AM-4PM, $35 small, $65 large, first come, first served
  • February 8-9 Chicago Travel and Adventure Show, Rosemont, pretty fun for kids and adults -- travel shows, cultural activities and travel info, purchase tickets online
  • February 8-9 Chocolate Weekend, Morton Arboretum, Lisle, 10AM-4PM, free with admission, also check out the Enchanted Railroad (retrieve ticket in Visitor's Center)
  • February 8 Winterfest, Wauconda, 1PM -7PM, (pond hockey tournament 8PM-4PM), turkey bowling, soup smackdown, dj, snowball drop and much more, free
  • February 8-9 Winter Chilly Fest, Emily Oakes, Skokie, 4PM-8PM, hayride, campfire, winter games, hot chocolate, marshmallow roasting, chili and fixings, more, $14 pp, $11 for kids ($7 without chili and dinner) 
Sunday, February 9:
  • February 9 Fermilab Open House, Batavia, 1PM-5PM, hands-on science learning, physics demos and tours, free
  • February 9 Winter Walks, River Trail Nature Center, Northbrook, 1:30PM if no snow; 1PM if snow for snow shoes, must RSVP, free

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