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!
Earth Day 2017 is officially being celebrated on Saturday, April 23, and a number of park districts, forest preserves and towns have ways you can encourage a love for nature and interest in environmental issues.
On a bitterly cold winter day, my family had a wonderful time at Brookfield Zoo – and it only cost us $10. By taking advantage of the zoo’s generous calendar of free days during the winter, you can have a great time at Brookfield on the cheap, too!
The holiday break doesn’t have to be boring or expensive. Here are 10 ideas for free, family fun you can have into the New Year!
The Weekend Spotlight is packed with free and cheap ways to celebrate Halloween early in Chicago’s far western suburbs, including festivals, parades, crafts, “trunk or treats” and more.
The lions, tigers and bears are about the only things that are scary at Boo! at the Zoo, being held at Brookfield Zoo on Oct. 29-30. It’s a family-friendly Halloween event included with your regular admission price.
The Weekend Spotlight features a county fair in Yorkville, an emergency vehicle show in Oswego and Naperville, a festival celebrating radio controlled planes, community festivals in North Aurora and Romeoville and more.
The Weekend Spotlight features a county fair in Wheaton, a corn boil in Sugar Grove, a Pan African Festival in Wheaton, an amazing animal encounter in St. Charles and more!
Smithsonian Magazine’s “Museum Day Live” is an annual event in which participating museums across the country open their doors to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live ticket for free.
Here’s all you need to know about Brookfield Zoo’s latest attraction, the Hamill Family Wild Encounters exhibit.