Blackberry Farm in Aurora makes for a wonderful outing for families, and I have two sets of four passes to give away to lucky Go West readers!
If your family would like to join others in looking toward the sky on Monday, here are a number of spots in Chicago’s far western suburbs where you can participate in events tied to the solar eclipse.
The Weekend Spotlight features several fairs and festivals, outdoor music, outdoor movies, a long homestand by the Kane County Cougars and the popular Bug Fest!
Creative Play Preschool, offered by the Fox Valley Park District at its Eola and Prisco community centers in Aurora, incorporates fun and the everyday wonder of childhood into learning. Classes get underway Sept. 5, and there are still openings available.
The Weekend Spotlight features several fairs and festivals, Civil War Days at Blackberry Farm, French Connection Day at Cantigny Park, Summer Nights at Brookfield Zoo and more!
The Weekend Spotlight features festivals in Romeoville and North Aurora, summer fun at Brookfield Zoo and Arlington Park and more.
The Go West Guide to 31 Days of August Summer Fun in Chicago’s Far Western Suburbs features details on community festivals, touch-a-truck events, baseball games, musical concerts, heritage farms and more!
The Weekend Spotlight features a Harry Potter party in Naperville, the DuPage County Fair in Wheaton, a homestand by the Kane County Cougars in Geneva and more!
The Weekend Spotlight features outdoor movies in Wheaton and Aurora, the Kane County Fair in St. Charles, an art fair in Geneva and more!
The popular children’s clothing retailer Gymboree is closing six of its stores in the Chicago area, plus five of its Crazy 8 stores, as part of its filing for a Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization.