A Little Time and a Keyboard: Weekend Windup {Chicago Suburbs Family Fun June 16-19, 2022}

Weekend Windup {Chicago Suburbs Family Fun June 16-19, 2022}

Thursday, June 16, 2022

 Chicago Suburbs Family Fun June 16-19, 2022

Chicago Suburbs Family Fun June 16-19, 2022

Happy Father's Day! There is a lot of fun going on in the Chicago suburbs this weekend. Check out my picks:


Ongoing Flourish: The Garden at 50, Chicago Botanic Garden celebrates 50 years, look for special art installations and yellow plants threaded throughout the garden, check for special pop-up events

Butterflies and Blooms, Chicago Botanic, admission includes this fun seasonal event

May 21 - September 17 Butterfly House, Geneva, open 9AM-5PM Mon-Sat, 12PM-4PM Sun, recommended donation $2 pp and $6 per family

June 1 - October 31 Alebrijes: Creatures of a Dream World, Cantigy Park, Wheaton, Alebrijes are Mexican folk art sculptures of fantastical creatures, learn about the artists, go on a scavenger hunt for all 48 pieces and more, parking is $10 per car

June 18 - August 14 Nature's Blueprints, Elmhurst Art Museum, an engaging exhibit highlighting nature's resourceful design, includes sensory stations, highlights how architecture uses elements learned from nature, see website for ticketing information

Thursday, June 16

June 16-19 Libertyville Days Fest

Friday, June 17

June 17-18 Scottish Festival and Highland Games, Itasca, games, highland dance, dogs of Scotland, men in kilts, genealogy, vendors, food, bagpipes and much more, see website for tickets

June 17 & 18 Naper Nights, Naper Settlement, Naperville, pull up a lawn chair or put down some blankets and enjoy an evening of music, $20 per adult, $15 per child, free for members and those under 4, please reserve tickets online, there will be two beverage tents, local food vendors, kids activity area, Naper Settlement will be on site

June 17-19 RibFest, DuPage Fairgrounds, Wheaton, great food, musical acts and more, see website for tickets

Saturday, June 18

June 18 Juneteenth, Sand Ridge Nature Center, South Holland, 10AM-4PM, celebrate freedom with speakers, entertainment and displays highlighting Black history, arts and culture, free

June 18-19 Farmhouse Tour Dairy Month, Kline Creek Farm, West Chicago, 10AM-4PM, take a farmhouse tour focusing on dairy production and items, $5 suggested donation

June 18 Wheeling Park District Kids Fest, Wheeling, 11AM-2PM, Heritage Park Performance Pavilion, inflatables, airbrush tattoos, entertainment from Wendy D&B, geared to ages 3-10, free

June 18 Blues Fest, Brother's Field, Long Grove, 12PM-10PM

June 18 Juneteenth Rotary Hill, Naperville, 1PM-4PM, art experience, speakers, entertainment, free

June 18 Pioneer Day, The Grove, Glenview, 11AM-3PM, follow the trail and take part in pioneer activities, free but you must register for a slot

Sunday, June 19

June 19 The Unburied Treasure Walk, River Trail Nature Center, Northbrook, 11AM-2PM, pick up a  treasure map and see what you can find in the forest, free

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