A Little Time and a Keyboard: Weekend Windup {Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs March 2-3, 2024}

Weekend Windup {Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs March 2-3, 2024}

Friday, March 1, 2024


Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs March 2-3, 2024

Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs March 2-3, 2024

Here are some ideas if you are looking for family fun this weekend:


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, March 2

March 2-3  Patterson Glassworks - Make your own glass shamrocks or spring flowers, 10AM-4PM, $40. Reservations are recommended. After visiting the Mundelein glass studio, head to to Tighthead Brewing Company for a couple of brews!

March 2 Dino Day, Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art, Oak Brook, 10AM-4PM, drop-in for hands-on activities, touch fossils, make fossil imprints, put together 3D dinosaur puzzle, register for Say BONES Bingo or for a living history portrayal of  Mary Anning, the first female fossilologist, admission prices apply, see website

March 2-3  Sap's Rising, River Trail Nature Center, Northbrook, 10:30am & 1:30 pm, registration required, learn about the process of making maple syrup, free

March 2 Evanston Made First Saturday, visit with local artists, see local art and exhibitions, make art, see website for more details

March 2 Multicultural Event, Community Recreation Center, Schaumburg, 11AM-2PM, student performances, games, crafts, activities, and food from around the world, concessions available for purchase, free admission

March 2-3 Maple Sugaring, Kline Creek Farm, West Chicago, 1PM-4PM, learn how sap becomes syrup and try your hand at tapping, suggested donation $5

Sunday, March 3

March 3 Sunday Musicale: Klesis Chamber Ensemble Arlington Heights Memorial Library, 2PM-3PM, enjoy eccentric chamber music featuring violin, flute, piano, and cello, this performance is entitled "Harmony of Spring: Celebrating Women Musicians," register online

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