Winter

Kick Off the Holiday Season with The Fox Valley Nutcracker

Fox Valley Ballet is proud to present The Fox Valley Nutcracker on November 30 and December 1, 2019 at the Batavia Fine Arts Centre. The production, now in its sixth year, is continuously described as the best Nutcracker in the Fox Valley area! With sold out shows every year, this beloved holiday classic features lavish sets, festive costumes, dazzling special…


Review: Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light Exhibits at MSI

Now through January 5, 2020 the Museum of Science and Industry is showcasing their Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light exhibits. We always love visiting the Museum of Science and Industry and the extra bonus of seeing beautiful Christmas lights, celebrating the season, and learning about world traditions makes it special. Being indoors while enjoying all of it…



Insider Tips for Christmas at The Walnut Room and Macy’s State Street

A perfect staycation during the holidays is right here in the Windy City! Pack up your car and head to Chicago for more holiday experiences! The City of Chicago has much to offer during the holiday season! Macy’s and The Walnut Room are a few stops you don’t want to miss during the holiday season. We have tips for your…


What to Do on a Snow Day

When it looks like a winter wonderland outside and the kids are going stir-crazy inside, you need some creative inspiration for what to do on a snow day. We’ve also got some excellent ideas for what to do should you venture out! If you have a favorite snow day activity, please share. We would love to add it to our…


National Catholic Schools Week 2018

National Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education and this year it runs from January 28- February 3, 2018. This year’s theme is “Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.” Many area Catholic Schools will observe the annual celebration week with Masses, Open House and other activities for current students and families, perspective students and families and community members. It…