Pumpkin Patches & Farms

GOEBBERT’S PUMPKIN PATCH in South Barrington Goebbert’s Fall Festival starts September 24th, 2016 and runs through Halloween. They have plenty of fun attractions for the whole family! Attractions: Animal Land … Continue Reading →


Weekend events around NW Suburbs, September 23-25

Fall festivals, Oktoberfest, Apple festivals, and much more going on this weekend. Have fun!   Friday, September 23 Oktoberfest in Elk Grove Village September 23 & 24, 6:00-11:00 pm Enjoy … Continue Reading →


Toddler Tuesday program is back at the Legoland

Legoland Discovery Center in Schaumburg is back with our favorite Toddler Tuesday program. Activities are different every week, and they include scavenger hunt, gymnastic fun, Halloween costume contest, and much more! … Continue Reading →


Art in Nature – Free event in Barrington Hills

  Crabtree Nature Center invites everyone to the 6th annual “Art in Nature” celebration to watch as up to forty artists display their painting skills while creating artworks that reflect the … Continue Reading →


Santa on the Polar Express Train 2016

  Santa on the Polar Express Train events are very popular. Last year the registration for most of them started in September. This year some of the Park District’s have opened … Continue Reading →


U-pick Raspberry Farms

Fresh raspberries anyone? If your family loves raspberry season, as much as . Here’s a list of farms, where u-pick is available. Most of them also sell already pre-picked fruits. Always remember … Continue Reading →


Labor Day Weekend Events 2016

Let’s celebrate the unofficial end of summer with a family fun filled Labor Day Weekend events. Enjoy Carnivals, Festivals, Car Shows, Fireworks, Labor Day Parades, and make some wonderful memories. September … Continue Reading →

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Fall Resale and Consignment Events 2016

The season for fall/winter resale and consignment events has started. You can get gently used, as well as new with tags children’s clothing, maternity clothing, toys, seasonal gear, and much more … Continue Reading →



  Kids Kustom Parties is a new, family run business in Palatine. You have to check this place out. A 3,000 sq ft of fun, lots of toys, unique 3D interactive High Definition … Continue Reading →


Kids Kustom Parties in Palatine

Kids Kustom Parties in Palatine is a big indoor play place with a 3,000 sq ft of fun. This family run business specializes in custom parties, but they also offer preschool-playtime, … Continue Reading →

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Day Out with Thomas the Tank Engine

  The Illinois Railway Museum is pleased to announce the Day Out With Thomas 2016 event. Saturday, August 13th, 2016 Sunday, August 14th, 2016 Saturday, August 20th, 2016 Sunday, August … Continue Reading →


Skateboard Pencil Box Workshops at Home Depot

Free Kids Workshops are on the first Saturday of each month. Start a project with the kids, and teach them the basics of working with tools, while letting them take pride in … Continue Reading →

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National Night Out 2016

  National Night Out is a free nation-wide community event designed to heighten crime and drug abuse prevention and strengthen neighborhood spirit and community relations. August 2, 2016 Arlington Heights, 5:30-8:30 pm Bloomingdale, … Continue Reading →

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Dragon Boat Races in Arlington Heights

  Lake Arlington will be the site for Dragon Boat Races sponsored by Great White North. Dragon boating is the world’s fastest growing water sport. Twenty paddlers move in unison, … Continue Reading →


Fireflies light show at Spring Valley in Schaumburg

Families are invited to take a twilight wagon ride to view an incredible light show as the sun sets on Spring Valley. Other activities include a short discussion on fireflies … Continue Reading →

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