A day-by-day guide to making the most of the Halloween season in Chicago’s far western suburbs, featuring “spooky” storytimes, costume parades, pumpkin festivals, monster movies, musical concerts and more.
If you think there is nothing to do at the Indiana Dunes outside the summer swimming season, you’d be wrong. My family visited on a warm September weekend, and we had a great time not only at the dunes overlooking Lake Michigan but we also found plenty to do away from the beach.
A guide to pumpkin patches in Kane and DeKalb Counties, all including fun activity spaces for your kids and most with a chance to head into a field to pick your pumpkin straight off the vine!
Marcus Theatres is hosting a “Flick or Treat Halloween Film Series” on Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings during the month of October, with tickets priced at $3. Among the participating theaters are the Elgin Cinema on Randall Road in Elgin.
If your family loves hayrack rides, scarecrows, apple picking and all things pumpkin, then this guide to fall festivals and special autumnal events is for you!
Whether your family wants to find a no-frills orchard where the emphasis is all on apple picking — or a spot that offers corn mazes, jumping pillows and more — you’ll find the perfect place in the Go West Guide to Northern Illinois Apple Orchards.
The “Free Family Film Festival” at NCG Cinema in Yorkville features kid-friendly movies shown at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings through October.
From Elgin to St. Charles, from Wheaton to Elburn, we have your guide to fall resales for children’s clothing, toys, equipment and more in Chicago’s far western suburbs.
If you are intrigued by the idea of consigning your children’s clothes and toys, but wonder how to get started, you should check out Rhea Lana’s of West Chicagoland. It will be holding its fall sale Sept. 11-17 in Naperville, and it offers an easy process for consignors and a great return on their time!
Want your kids to wear their costumes more than once? Here’s a guide to shopping centers, business districts and churches offering trick-or-treat events in the coming weeks.