A Little Time and a Keyboard: Weekend Windup {Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs January 28-29, 2023}

Weekend Windup {Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs January 28-29, 2023}

Thursday, January 26, 2023


Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs January 28-29, 2023

Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs January 28-29, 2023

The weekend is rapidly approaching! Woohoo! Here are my picks for family fun in the Chicago suburbs this weekend:


Through February 12, 2023 Sentrock: The Boy Who Wanted to Fly, Elmhurst Art Museum, the exhibition includes a mural, video projections, a sculpture, paintings, a life-sized bird house and more about the Bird City Saint character and life about Pilsen artist Joseph Perez, included in regular admission

Winter Lights at Fabyan Japanese Garden: Enjoy the historic Geneva garden in a new light Fridays and Saturdays, November 25-December 16 and Fridays January 7-28. $8 pp, must register, kids 5 and under are free.

January 20 - February 5 Naperville Restaurant Week -- take advantage of specials and enjoy eating local in Naperville during this special event

Road Trip --  Milwaukee Museum Days January 19-29  which offers special museum admission fee. This is a great time to explore Milwaukee museums and a few nearby.

Special Road Trip -- Starved Rock Bald Eagle Days January 28 - 29, bald eagle viewing, hikes, Native American dancing, presentations, birds of prey show, and much more

Saturday, January 28

January 28-29  Make Glass Hearts, Patterson Glass, Mundelein, 10AM-4PM, $45 - $75, please reserve space

January 28-29  Farmhouse Tours Keeping Your Family Healthy in Winter, Kline Creek Farm, West Chicago, 10AM-4PM, learn about "sick foods" and how candy was used as medicine, free, $5 donation suggested

January 28 All About Fire!, Thatcher Woods, River Forest, 11AM-2PM, learn about safe ways to make a fire and containment, make your own fire, roast a marshmallow, drop in free event

Sunday, January 29

January 29 Volo Bog Tours, 11AM and 1PM, registration requested

January 29 Ma & Pa's Candy Open House, Long Grove, 10AM-4PM, help celebrate 4 years and learn about their new party room, fresh spun cotton candy, candy buffet, treats from the new kitchen and more, free

January 29 Headbangers, Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills, 1pm, learn about woodpeckers anatomy and habits on a winter bird search, free

January 29 Groundhog Day, River Trail Nature Center, 1:30PM, learn the history behind the peculiar holiday, free

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