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Scarecrow Trail

October 10
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2021

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
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Free with paid admission

Gaze upon the nature-themed scarecrow trail created by local Scout troops while walking along a scenic one-mile paved path around Meadow Lake. Vote for your favorite on either your mobile device or inside the Visitor Center.

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Skeleton Scavenger Hunt

October 10
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2021

Downtown La Grange La Grange, IL United States
Free

We can't wait until the skeletons visit us again this Fall! Follow the Skeleton Map and play along - you might win fun prizes!   For information on more events like this, check out our roundup of Halloween Events.

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Taste of Burr Ridge

October 10
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One event on October 10, 2021 at 12:00 am

Burr Ridge Village Center, 701 Village Center Drive
Burr Ridge, IL 60527 United States

Mark your calendars for this brand new event, brought to you by Burr Ridge Village Center & The Village of Burr Ridge!  Join us as we highlight and celebrate local restaurants and chefs through tastings, demonstrations, and so much more. Live music for the weekend will include ARRA and Reckless!

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Dewey Dare Scavenger Hunt

October 10
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2021

Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave
Naperville, IL 60540 United States

Dewey Dare to embark on a scavenger hunt? Practice using the Dewey Decimal system and the library catalog to find non-fiction books in the library. Once the scavenger hunt is completed, stop by the children’s services desk for a spooky prize! This program is designed for children in preschool - 5th grade. Available at all Naperville Public...

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Star Wars™ Reads Children’s Craft Kits

October 10
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 17, 2021

Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave
Naperville, IL 60540 United States

Young Padawans can create a fun Star Wars-inspired craft. Kits are available for pick up at the Children’s Services desk at one of the three buildings from Oct. 1 through Oct. 17 while supplies last. All materials are pre-cut and included in the kit, along with printed instructions.    

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Lemontster Days

October 10
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2021

Downtown Lemont Lemont, IL 60439 United States

Various events running throughout October. Check their website for the most up-to-date information.   For information on more events like this, check out our roundup of Halloween Events.

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Pumpkin Scavenger Hunt

October 10
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Downtown Downers Grove, 933A Curtiss Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515 United States

Find the pumpkins hiding in our downtown Downers Grove businesses. Identify its unique characteristic, fill out the form and turn it in for a prize. Adults can be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a $50 Downtown Downers Grove Gift Certificate.

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Fall Family Photo Hunt

October 10
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 10, 2021

Sunset Community Center, 710 Western Ave
Geneva, IL 60134 United States
$5 – $7

It’s time for some fresh air and some silly family photo fun, as you and your family visit and learn about all the awesome parks and amenities that Geneva Park District has to offer! Introducing our new Fall Family Photo Hunt- where families will follow crazy clues that will lead them to different GPD locations,...

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Trick or Tree

October 10
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 17, 2021

Downtown St. Charles IL United States
Free

Take a walk through various parks. Using clues, find specific trees to learn some fun facts about them. You may encounter a 'trick' tree along the way. 

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8:00 am

Cheesy Pretzel 5k and 1 Mile Walk

October 10, 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Bolingbrook Promenade, 631 E Boughton Road
Bolingbrook, IL 60440 United States
$25 – $30
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9:00 am

Pumpkin Fest

October 10, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2021

Cosley Zoo, 1356 North Gary Avenue
Wheaton, IL 60187 United States
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Free – $8

Taking in the beautiful fall colors at Cosley Zoo is a must do! Come see the animals in the crisp fall air, listen to the squeals of excitement from the children conquering the straw pyramid or finding their way through the corn stalk tunnel, and take in the thousands of pumpkins scattered on the zoo’s...

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Geneva French Market

October 10, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until November 14, 2021

Downtown Geneva IL United States
Free
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Western Springs French Market

October 10, 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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Kayaking: Basics

October 10, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on October 10, 2021 at 9:00 am

Herrick Lake Forest Preserve, 3S580 Naperville Rd
Naperville, IL 60189 United States
$20

Learn paddling strokes and safety tips in a one-person kayak. Equipment provided. Ages 12 and up; under 18 with an adult. $20 per person. Register online or at 630-933-7248. October 2 - Herrick Lake October 10 - Blackwell

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10:00 am

Boo at the Zoo

October 10, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 24, 2021

Brookfield Zoo, 8400 West 31st Street
Brookfield, IL 60513 United States
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included with admission

Running Saturdays and Sundays, from October 9 - 24, 2021. Little ghosts and goblins of all ages are sure to have a howlin’ good time! Our not-so-scary and fun-filled event has something for the entire family to enjoy!   For information on more events like this, check out our roundup of Halloween Events.

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Howl-O-Ween Dog Party

October 10, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Odlum Park, 1582 Travis Parkway
Roselle, IL 60172 United States
$8 – $10

Celebrate the Halloween season and enjoy a costume party designed for your best howling canine friend. Bring your dog out to 4 Paws Dog Park for a fun-filled day of music, games, refreshments, prizes and more! Be sure your dog is dressed to impress, as prizes will be given out for best canine costumes! This...

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Scarecrow Fest

October 10, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on October 9, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on October 10, 2021 at 10:00 am

Downtown St. Charles IL United States
Free

The 36th annual Scarecrow Festival, presented by AAA, will be held October 8-10 in downtown St. Charles. Handmade scarecrows will be showcased around town for visitors to view, vote for their favorites, and visit our many local businesses. There will be a Family Zone with live entertainment and family activities, a festive photo op area,...

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Halloween Safety Event

October 10, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Montgomery Police Department, 10 Civic Center Drive
Montgomery, 60538

The Montgomery Police Department will host its annual Halloween Safety Event for the 7th year on Sunday, October 10, from 10A-2P. The event will be at the police department’s campus at 10 Civic Center Ave. in Montgomery, IL. The event will take place entirely outdoors to ensure social distancing and safety for the participants. This...

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Box Works

October 10, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 11, 2021

Wonder Works Children’s Museum, 6445 West North Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302 United States
$10 – $15

Visitors of all ages will completely transform Wonder Works Children's Museum into a maze of box forts, houses, and cardboard inventions during our 5-day Box Works museum takeover event. With specialized tools from Makedo® and BoxLox®, children can saw, connect, tape, build and transform everyday cardboard boxes into their very own creations. Imaginations will run...

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68th Annual Powwow

October 10, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on October 9, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on October 10, 2021 at 10:00 am

Schiller Woods, W Irving Park Rd and N Cumberland Ave
Chicago, IL 60634 United States
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In partnership with the American Indian Center of Chicago, join us to celebrate Native American culture and enjoy traditional Powwow, native food, dancing, vendors, activities and more. Rain or shine. For more information and pricing, visit aicchicago.org.

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Dr. Seuss Experience

October 10, 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday and Friday, repeating until January 2, 2022

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until January 2, 2022

One event on November 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on December 20, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on December 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on December 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on December 27, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on December 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on December 30, 2021 at 10:00 am

Water Tower Place, 835 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 100
Chicago, IL 60611 United States

Welcome to The Dr. Seuss Experience, an imaginative and interactive immersion into the wondrous world of Dr. Seuss! This Seuss-tacular sensory spectacle takes you on an awe-inspiring journey through nine different, visually stunning Dr. Seuss worlds. You can swing among Truffula Trees from The Lorax, make your way through a brilliant balloon-filled maze from Oh,...

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11:00 am

Pumpkin Weekends

October 10, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2021

One event on October 11, 2021 at 11:00 am

Blackberry Farm, 100 S. Barnes Road
Aurora, IL 60504 United States
$7 – $8

For information on more events like this, check out our roundup of Halloween Events.

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12:00 pm

Elmhurst Fire Department Open House

October 10, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Elmhurst Fire Station 2, 601 S York St
Elmhurst, IL 60126 United States
Free

Please join the Elmhurst Fire Department on Sunday, October 10th, from 12 - 4 p.m. at Fire Station #2 (601 S. York Street, Elmhurst) as they celebrate National Fire Prevention Week. The event, which includes fire safety education, fun activities, and light refreshments, will focus on this year’s theme “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety!” Guests will learn...

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1:30 pm

Corn Harvest

October 10, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2021

Kline Creek Farm, 1N600 County Farm Road
West Chicago, IL 60185 United States
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Free

Experience life as a field hand as you help harvest this year’s corn crop, which will feed the farm’s livestock throughout the year and provide seed for next year’s plantings. Learn about the importance of this crop to farmers in the 1890s and today as you learn how to properly shuck corn. All ages. Free....

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2:00 pm

Sunday Makebreak

October 10, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 31, 2021

Come in-store for another FREE fun event! 

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2:30 pm

Fall Family Festival

October 10, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on October 10, 2021 at 2:30 pm

Kohl Children’s Museum, 2100 Patriot Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026 United States
$15 – $25

Our annual Fall Family Festival is back, with some old favorites and some new exciting activities. Get ready for a jam-packed afternoon of animal discovery and fall-themed fun to celebrate the changing of the seasons outdoors. Costumes encouraged – try out those trick-or-treat outfits! Limited capacity. Advance reservations required.   For information on more events like...

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4:00 pm

Fall Hayrides

October 10, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on October 16, 2021 at 5:30 pm

One event on October 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 29, 2021 at 5:30 pm

Seagar Park, 1163 Plank Rd
Naperville, IL 60563 United States
$10 – $15

Advance registration is recommended. October 10 at Knoch Knolls Picnic Grove October 16, 24, and 29 at Seagar Park   For information on more events like this, check out our roundup of Halloween Events.

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Northbrook Symphony’s Season Opening Concert

October 10, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Sheely Center for the Performing Arts, 2300 Shermer Road
Northbrook, IL 60062 United States

Robert Chen, violin A. Vivaldi The Four Seasons Children 6-17 get concert season subscriptions at no charge.

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