A Little Time and a Keyboard: Weekend Windup {Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs June 2-4, 2023}

Weekend Windup {Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs June 2-4, 2023}

Friday, June 2, 2023

 Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs June 2-4, 2023

Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs June 2-4,  2023

The weekend is here are there are some fantastic events this weekend including some art openings. Here are my picks for family fun this weekend in the Chicago suburbs:


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

May 2 - November 3 Infrastructure: Creating 19th Century Clothing Then and Now, exhibit starts with the fabric scrapbook of Hannah Ditzler Asplaugh. Her memories of creating and recreating 19th century clothing over 50 years inspired the exhibit.  Explore the connection of clothing and memory as well as how the fashions were made then and now. See website for hours and admission.

May 6-July 31 Superheroes in Wilder Park, Elmhurst, 8 life-sized superhero sculptures by local artists, free

May 27-September 4 Find Your Wild with McHenry County Conservation District, all summer use an app to explore the county's fabulous preserves, engage in fun nature activities, answer trivia questions and win prizes! This is a fun outdoor adventure that you can enjoy throughout summer and it is free!

June 2-August 20 Marvelocity: The Art of Alex Ross, Elmhurst Art Museum, sketches, life-sized busts, cover art and more highlight one of the greatest comic book artists, please see website for admission info and associated events

June 3-September 10 WARHOL, Cleve Carney Museum of Art, Glen Ellyn, an incredible 94 pieces by Andy Warhol will be on display during this exhibition, there are many associated events to experience, see website for ticketing and more information, I will have more on this event soon!

June 3-September 10 Where's Warhol Scavenger Hunt and Pop Art Photo Ops, downtown Wheaton, free events celebrating College of DuPage's Andy Warhol Portfolios: A Life in Pop exhibition, free

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

Friday, June 2

June 2-3 Bitter Jester Music Festival, Port Clinton Square, Highland Park

Saturday, June 3

June 3-4 Hinsdale Fine Arts Festival, 10AM-5PM

June 3-4 Deerfield Art Festival, Downtown Deerfield, 10AM-5PM

June 3-4 Make Glass Pendants, Patterson Glass, Mundelein, 10AM-4PM, $40, please reserve space

June 3 Elgin Pride, 10AM-4PM, festival, parade at 11AM, vendor fair

June 3 Spring into Summer Fest, Mundelein, 12PM-4PM, outside Tighthead, family friendly

Sunday, June 4

June 4 BG Pride Parade, 11AM, Buffalo Grove, parade and family activities

June 4 Explore the Forest, Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills, 11AM-3PM, learn about different facets of the forest with animal encounters, arts and crafts, and more, free

June 4 Rhubarb Festival, Heritage Farm, Schaumburg, 12PM-3PM, go to the farmhouse to learn more about this plant and its culinary uses, limited plants and treats for sale in Visitor Center, free admission

June 4 Makin' Bluegrass Jam, Trailside, River Forest, 1PM-3PM, make a simple instrument or bring your own and join the jam, play or listen, free

June 4 Evanston Youth Pride Car Parade, 1PM

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