A Little Time and a Keyboard: Weekend Windup {Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs April 15 -16, 2023}

Weekend Windup {Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs April 15 -16, 2023}

Thursday, April 13, 2023


Spring is in the air and the weekend is nearly here! Here are my picks for Chicago suburban family fun this weekend:


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, closed Sundays and Mondays

Spring is for hiking! Check out my Chicago Suburban Hiking Recommendations for ideas.

Saturday, April 15

April 15 Green Living Fair, University Center of Lake County, Grayslake, 10AM-2PM, learn about conservation, composting, gardening and more, bring old glasses, shoes, and bicycles for recycling

April 15 Earth Day Celebration, Kent Fuller Air Station, Glenview, 10AM-2PM, talk to experts in conservation, trail walks, activities and more, free

April 15 - 16 Spring Planting on the Farm Tour, Kline Creek Farm, West Chicago, 10AM-4PM, tour the farmhouse and see how the farmers began spring planting on the farm, tours leave on the hour, $5 suggested donation

April 15 - 16 Volo Bog Tours, 11AM and 1PM, registration requested

April 15 Schaumburg Library Comic Con, 1PM-4PM, all ages, walk-in, alley of local comic artists, photos with characters, escape room, crafts, and more, costumes encouraged

April 15 Train Saturday, DuPage County Historical Museum, 1:30PM-3:30pm, check out the model trains and displays, free

Sunday, April 16

April 16 Naperville Plays, Naper Settlement, 1PM-4PM, join Naper Settlement, Naperville Public Library, and DuPage Children's Museum for spring fun, visitors can also explore open historic buildings, free for members of Naper Settlement or DuPage Children's Museum, $4 for youth 4-12, $6 ages 13+, $ for seniors, DCM members must get tix at event, others are encouraged to register online

ROAD TRIP IDEA -- Atlatl Sunday at Macktown in Rockton, April 16 2PM-4PM, learn Native American survival skills and try your hand at an Atlatl. $5 pp donation is suggested.

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