A Little Time and a Keyboard: Weekend Windup {Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs June 29 - 30, 2024}

Weekend Windup {Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs June 29 - 30, 2024}

Friday, June 28, 2024


Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs June 29 - 30, 2024

My picks for family fun in the Chicago suburbs 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.

March 1 - August 18 Victory at Home: 1941-1945, Elmhurst History Museum, explore home front efforts during WWII, general admission is free

June 30 - October The Olmec Trails, the work of 33 artists painted on sculptures recreating the art of ancient Mexican culture will be on display throughout DuPage County

April 27 - October 1 Umbrella Sky, Elmhurst

May 24 - September 2 Wonder Worlds Mini Golf, Morton Arboretum, Lisle, with admission

May - August Live Music in the Biergarten, Cantigny, Wheaton, 4:30PM - 9PM on select days, $15 parking

Saturday, June 29

June 29 FanCon Pop Up at Arlington Heights Farmers Market, 9AM-11AM, learn about what to expect at FanCon 2024

June 29 & 30 Milking Demos, Kline Creek Farm, 9:30AM-10AM, suggest $5 donation

June 29 & 30 House Tour: Dairy Month, Kline Creek Farm, 10AM-4PM, tour the farm and learn about dairy practices in the 1890s, butter making and more, $5 donation suggested

June 29 Celebrate Fox Lake, parade, activities, car show, live entertainment, fireworks, and more

June 29 Lemont Food Truck Festival, 11AM-7PM, $10-$20

June 29 Grand Finale, Bitter Jester Music Festival, Highland Park

June 29 PRIDE Walk, Crabtree Nature Center, 1PM, celebrate PRIDE month with a nature walk with a naturalist

June 29 History Hike, Cantigny Park, 4:30PM, $15 parking

June 29 Food Truck Festival and Barbie Movie, Evanston, 5:30PM

Sunday, June 30

June 30 The Buzz on Bees, River Trail Nature Center, 1:30PM

June 30 Olmec Family Fiesta, the MAC, COD, Glen Ellyn, 2PM-6PM, kick off of The Olmec Trails exhibition, live music, folkloric dance, mural painting, Olmec recreations and more

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