A Little Time and a Keyboard: Weekend Windup {Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs February 24-25, 2024}

Weekend Windup {Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs February 24-25, 2024}

Friday, February 23, 2024


Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs February 24-25, 2024

The weekend is here! Here are my picks for fun in the Chicago suburbs this weekend:


Through February 29 Cantigny Skating Rink and Oak Lodge, see website for information

February 1-29 February Flavor Festival, Lake County

February 10 - December 21 Saving the Fabyan's Legacy: The Darlene Larson Story, Geneva History Museum, learn how the Fabyan estate and Japanese garden were saved, see website for admission information and times.

February 10 - March 24 The Orchid Show of Wonders: Chicago Botanic Garden, this year's show will dazzle visitors with displays inspired by the circus and the carnival! There will be special evenings available and times for photographers. See the website for more information. Brighten up winter with a visit to see the beautiful, graceful, and unique blooms!

Saturday, February 24

February 24 - 25 Farmhouse Tours: Curing a Cold in the 1890s, Kline Creek Farm, West Chicago, 10AM-4PM, tour the home and learn how people in the 1890s took care of ailing family members in the winter, fee but suggested donation $5 pp

February 24 Bonsai Silhouette Show, Cantigny Park, Wheaton, 10AM-4PM, see bonsai trees in winter without their leaves, exhibitors will be available to ask questions about bonsai, items for sale, $5 parking

February 24 - 25 Sap's Rising, River Trail Nature Center, Northbrook, 10:30am & 1:30 pm, registration required, learn about the process of making maple syrup, free

February 24 - 25 Underground Railroad Walks, Sand Ridge Nature Center, South Holland, 10AM-3PM, enjoy a self guided walk to explore the Underground Railroad route that traversed the Calumet area, on Sunday join Tom Shepherd from the Little Calumet River Underground Railroad Project for a captivating talk at 2PM, free

February 24 TSW Chocolate Walk, Wheaton, 1PM-3PM, free, please register

Sunday, February 25

February 25 Winterfest, Wauconda, 1PM-5PM, live music, kids' zone, blind beer taste, and more

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