A Little Time and a Keyboard: Weekend Windup {Chicago Suburban Family Fun April 29-30, 2023}

Weekend Windup {Chicago Suburban Family Fun April 29-30, 2023}

Thursday, April 27, 2023


Chicago Suburban Family Fun April 29-30, 2023

The weekend is right around the corner! Here are my picks for 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

April 29 -  May 6 Founder's Day Events, Downers Grove, see website for listing of events

April 27 - several weeks depending on blooms, Tulip Festival, Richardson Adventure Farm, Spring Grove, see website for hours and tickets

Saturday, April 29

April 29 Wildlife Bioblitz, Greenbelt Cultural Center, North Chicago, 10AM-12PM, wildlife scavenger hunt, use your phone and iNaturalist to identify species, free but you must register

April 29 Arbor Day Celebration, Rolling Knolls, Elgin, 10AM-12PM, plantings, walks, learn about trees, free

April 29 - 30 Make Glass Pendants, Patterson Glass, Mundelein, 10AM-2PM, $40, please reserve space

April 29 - 30 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 29 - 30 Midway Village Museum The Great War - World War I, Rockford, 10AM-4PM, $15 adults, $12 kids 5-12, members free, reeanactment 

April 29 Open Elgin, 1PM-4PM, over two dozen historically or architecturally significant structures in Elgin open their doors on this day only, free, plot your course using the website

April 29 Umbrella Sky Opening Party, Elmhurst City Centre,  4PM-7PM, live music, dancing, wine, beer

April 29 Walpurgis Night, Heritage Farm, Schaumburg, 6PM-8PM, enjoy a uniquely German holiday by donning your witch's hat and sitting around the campfire, wagon rides, marshmallow roasting and more, $5 residents, $6 non

Sunday, April 30

April 30 Wildflower Walk, River Trail Nature Center, 10:30AM and 1:30PM, must register, free

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