A Little Time and a Keyboard: Weekend Windup {Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs March 25 - 26, 2023}

Weekend Windup {Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs March 25 - 26, 2023}

Thursday, March 23, 2023


Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs March 25 - 26, 2023

Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs March 25 - 26, 2023

Here comes the weekend! Here are my picks for local family fun:


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

Saturday, March 25

March 25-26 Dunn Museum 5-Year Celebration, Dunn Museum, Libertyville, 10AM-4:30PM March 25, 12PM-4:30PM March 26 free admission with donation of nonperishable food item, learn about the history of Lake County

 March 25-26 Make Glass Eggs, Patterson Glass, Mundelein, 10AM-4PM, $65 small, $95 large, please reserve space

March 25 Haiku Walk, St. James Farm, Warrenville, 10:30AM-11:45AM, learn about haiku and write one on a leisurely walk, $5 pp, ages 12+, must register

March 25 Bunny Train, Fox River Trolley Museum, see website for ticketing and times

March 25-26 Maple Sugaring, Kline Creek Farm, West Chicago, 1PM-4PM, discover how sap becomes suet using tools from the 1890s, $5 suggested donation

Sunday, March 26

March 26 Grove Arrival Day, The Grove, Glenview, 11AM-2PM, Dr, John Kennicott and Mary arrived to The Grove March 10, 1836, learn about life in the 1800s from costumed interpreters, free

March 26 Community Drop In Day, Water Street Studios, Batavia, 1PM-3PM, kid friendly art process projects, galleries to view, free but donations accepted

March 26 Muddy Paws, Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills, 1PM, search for and identify tracks on a walk with a naturalist, free

March 26 Conservation Egg Hunt, Brookdale Shelter, Woodstock, 2PM-3PM, a short hike leads kids to the "eggs" of local birds, free but must register

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