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Tails on the Trails

September 12
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One event on September 12, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on November 7, 2021 at 12:00 am

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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DuPage Doubles Childrens Resale

September 12
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until September 12, 2021

DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Road
Wheaton, IL 60187 United States

This year's sale is running virtually.

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First Responders Appreciation Weekend

September 12
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until September 12, 2021

Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road
Wheaton, IL 60189 United States
Free

Cantigny Park would like to thank the heroes in our communities with free parking during First Responders Appreciation Weekend from Saturday, September 11th – Sunday, September 12th. All first responders, military service members, and veterans can enjoy free parking by showing their ID to the parking booth attendant.  

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Anniversary Celebration

September 12
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until September 12, 2021

Anderson’s Bookshop (Downers Grove), 5112 Main Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515 United States
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6:30 am

All-American Soap Box Derby

September 12, 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:30 am, repeating until September 12, 2021

Frontenac and Diehl Road Naperville, IL United States

The Greater Chicago Soap Box Derby Association is a youth organization made up of boys and girls ages 7-20 who, along with their parents and/or guardians, have decided to participate in the exciting sport of All-American Soap Box Derby racing. The GCSBD has been in existence since the 1980's and is a non profit organization....

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8:00 am

Sandwich Fair

September 12, 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until September 10, 2021

One event on September 11, 2021 at 8:00 am

One event on September 12, 2021 at 8:00 am

Sandwich Fairgrounds, 15730 Pratt Road
Sandwich, IL 60548 United States

The Sandwich Fair, first started as an annual livestock show in DeKalb County. Held yearly, Wednesday–Sunday after Labor Day since 1888, it is one of the oldest continuing county fairs in the state of Illinois. Large crowds stroll throughout the beautiful tree lined grounds, all five days of the fair, which has something of interest...

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8:30 am

Brookfield Zoo Run

September 12, 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Brookfield Zoo, 8400 West 31st Street
Brookfield, IL 60513 United States
$35 – $45

Whether you’re fast like a cheetah or prefer a more leisurely stroll like a tortoise, Brookfield Zoo Run fits all paces. The fun-filled event, presented by Aquafina and Gatorade and sponsored by DuPage Medical Group, features a chip-timed 5k race and a chip-timed 1-mile race for kids ages 4-13. The 5k, which begins at 8:30...

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9:00 am

Pedal the Parks Bike Tour

September 12, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Harvester Park, 15 W 400 Harvester Drive
Burr Ridge, IL 60527 United States
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Great Midwest Train Show

September 12, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 17, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on November 14, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on December 12, 2021 at 9:00 am

DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Road
Wheaton, IL 60187 United States

World's largest monthly model train show featuring operating model train displays, LEGO layout, HO layout for the kids to operate. The best place to buy, sell, and trade since 1972. Great Family Fun!!

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Burr Ridge Farmers Market

September 12, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until September 26, 2021

Burr Ridge Village Center, 701 Village Center Drive
Burr Ridge, IL 60527 United States
Free
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Geneva French Market

September 12, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Downtown Geneva IL United States
Free
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Oswego Country Market

September 12, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Oswego Country Market, 15 Main Street
Oswego, 60543
Free
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Western Springs French Market

September 12, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 24, 2021

Old Water Tower, 914 Hillgrove Ave
Western Springs, IL United States
Free
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Nature Story Trail

September 12, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 13, 2021

Trailside Museum of Natural History, 738 Thatcher Ave
River Forest, IL 60305 United States
Free

“Senorita Mariposa”: Walk a short trail near the museum while reading an English/Spanish children’s book about the migration of monarch butterflies. Afterwards, stop in the museum to pick up a free bag with a related craft and outdoor activities so the adventures can continue!

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10:00 am

Revolutionary War Reenactment

September 12, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 12, 2021 at 10:00 am

Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road
Wheaton, IL 60189 United States
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included with parking

Join Cantigny and The North West Territory Alliance for a two-day Revolutionary War Reenactment. Get a feel for camp life, experience a battle and enjoy the sights and sounds of the 18th century. We will also have food available for purchase. Included with parking.

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Downers Grove Fine Arts Festival

September 12, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until September 12, 2021

Downtown Downers Grove, 933A Curtiss Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515 United States
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Free

The Downers Grove Fine Arts Festival will be celebrating 44 years this fall. The festival is held in the middle of award winning, historic, Downtown In addition, enjoy our boutiques, cafes and a children’s art area that will complement the high caliber of art that will be present at the show. The show is a...

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West End Arts Festival

September 12, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Downtown La Grange La Grange, IL United States
Free
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27th Annual Duck Race

September 12, 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Lions Park (Winfield), 27W626 Beecher Avenue
Winfield, IL 60190 United States
Free
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Oakbrook Art Festival

September 12, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Oakbrook Center, 100 Oakbrook Center
Oak Brook, IL 60523 United States
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Flutter into Fall

September 12, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon Dr.
Chicago, IL 60614 United States

“Flutter into Fall” at the Nature Museum on Sunday, September 12, with a day-long celebration of our beloved butterflies and the grand opening of our exhibit, Weather to Climate: Our Changing World. Participate in monarch butterfly tagging demos, guided plant walks, multiple butterfly releases, a special butterfly-themed story time, and more! Explore our special program...

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11:00 am

Grandparents Day

September 12, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Elmhurst Art Museum, 150 Cottage Hill Avenue
Elmhurst, IL 60126 United States
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Free

This is the perfect opportunity to spend time with the grandparents we love so much, creating memories or celebrating playing your first round of mini golf! Sign up for our email newsletter to get the promo code for one free Senior ticket on Grandparents Day to honor those special people in your life. Email subscribers learn...

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Back 2 School

September 12, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Mayfair Center, 10835 Wakefield Street
Westchester, IL 60154 United States

Stop by the activity tent for games and giveaways.

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Maywood Fest

September 12, 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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One event on September 11, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on September 12, 2021 at 11:00 am

Maywood Park, 132 Oak Street
Maywood, IL 60153 United States
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Free

Food, games, rides and live music.

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12:00 pm

Migrating Monarchs Celebration

September 12, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thatcher Woods Pavilion, 8030 W. Chicago Avenue
River Forest, IL 60305 United States
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Free

Travel with this amazing butterfly and trace its migration route to Mexico through fun activities, kid’s crafts and educational displays. See how monarchs are raised, tagged for tracking, and watch live butterflies being released. Learn how you can help monarchs and other pollinators!

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Cars and Cops Car Show

September 12, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Collectors Car Garage, 2500 West Bradley Place
Chicago, IL 60618 United States
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Chicago’s Historic Route 66 Classic Car Show

September 12, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
North Lawndale, 3800 W. Ogden Avenue
Chicago, IL United States
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Chicago’s Historic Route 66 Classic Car Show is Chicago's only Classic car show on Historic Route 66, "The Mother Road". Free Public Admission Great Food and Fun for the Entire Family. There will also be a host of youth and community organizations, technical schools, and employers on hand.Show car & motorcycle registration is $25. There's...

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Naper Pride Festival

September 12, 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on September 12, 2021 at 12:00 pm

Naper Settlement, 523 S. Weber Street
Naperville, IL 60540 United States
Free

Naperville celebrates its LGBTQ community at this inaugural fest for all ages. Enjoy a music concert on Friday night followed by a full-day festival with food, music, artisans and family activities on Saturday.

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Festival of Cultures

September 12, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Memorial Park (Wheaton), 208 West Union Avenue
Wheaton, IL 60187 United States
Free

The Festival of Cultures is an annual event planned by the City of Wheaton Community Relations Commission.  The festival celebrates the vibrant cultures that make Wheaton a strong and diverse community.  

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1:00 pm

Pathways Parade and PathFest

September 12, 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bolingbrook Village Hall, 375 W Briarcliff Rd
Bolingbrook, IL 60440 United States
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Free

During and After the Parade we will have our annual PathFest with entertainment behind the Town Center. Please come to the awards after the Parade at the Roger C. Claar Performing Arts Stage.

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3:00 pm

Chalk-a-Palooza

September 12, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:00 pm, repeating until September 12, 2021

Naperville Crossings, 2832 Illinois Route 59
Naperville, IL 60564 United States

Naperville Crossings is BACK with our second annual chalk event, Chalk-a-Palooza! September 11 & 12, 3-6pm. Head Toward Color Me Mine to grab some chalk and while you're there, challenge yourself to a scavenger hunt. We'll see you there!

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5:00 pm

Glow in the Park Lantern Walk

September 12, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lake Ellyn Park, 645 Lenox Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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6:30 pm

Concert in the Park

September 12, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Darien Community Park, 7100 Clarendon Hills Road
Darien, IL 60561 United States
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Free

September 12 - Rosie & the Rivets

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