A Little Time and a Keyboard: Weekend Windup {Chicago Suburbs Family Fun March 17-19, 2023}

Weekend Windup {Chicago Suburbs Family Fun March 17-19, 2023}

Thursday, March 16, 2023

Chicago Suburbs Family Fun March 17-19, 2023

Chicago Suburbs Family Fun March 17-19, 2023

St. Patrick's Day Weekend is here! There is plenty of fun for St. Paddy's and more -- here are my picks:


Ongoing - March 19 Into the Woods at Paramount Theatre in Aurora, check website for times and ticket prices

February 11 - March 26 The Orchid Show: Magnified, Chicago Botanic Garden, enjoy an incredible floral infusion inside Chicago Botanic Garden's greenhouses during the Orchid Show, the show features over 10000 orchid blooms and guests will step inside an orchid, a night show is available on certain nights, see website for ticketing information

February 4-December 23 Viking's Voyage, Geneva History Museum, learn about the history of the replica Viking ship in Geneva which started as an attraction at the World's Columbian Exhibition in 1893, $5 per adult, $2 kids and seniors, free for members

Friday, March 17

March 17 St. Patrick's Day Dyeing Waterfall Green, Lake Katherine, Palos Heights, 12PM

March 17-19 McHenry Shamrocks the Fox, dyeing the river green March 18, tons of live music, parade March 18, fireworks March 19

Saturday, March 18

March 18 - April 16 Free Admission to the Illinois Holocaust Museum for children and students, see website for ticketing information and add-ons

March 18-19 Maple Fest, Red Oak Nature Center, Batavia, 9AM-1PM Sat, 11AM-2PM Sun, learn how maple syrup is made, treats for purchase, $5 pp, purchase tix and reserve times online

March 18 St. Patrick's Weekend Festival, The Forge, Lemont, 12PM, live music, Gaelic games, knitting circle, Irish music school, dance, and more, irish whiskey tasting, tea tasting and more for purchase, free general admission

March 18-19 Maple Syrup Hike, Ryerson, Riverwoods, 12pm-2pm, various times to register for, must register, $6 pp, learn how maple syrup is made

March 18-19 Maple Sugaring, Kline Creek Farm, West Chicago, 1PM-4PM, discover how sap becomes suet using tools from the 1890s, $5 suggested donation

Sunday, March 19

March 19 Maple Syrup Festival, River Trail Nature Center, Northbrook, 11AM-3PM, crafts, games, tree tapping, and more, free admission

March 19 Let's Go Girls!, Cantigny Park, 12PM-4PM, variety of events celebrating Women's History Month including the Female First in War Tour, see website for details, $5 parking

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