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Scarecrow Trail

October 11
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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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Not So Scary Golf

October 11
Coyote Crossing Mini Golf, 27W650 N Avenue
West Chicago, IL 60185 United States

The ghost and ghouls have come to have a little fun at Coyote Crossing! Our littlest golfers are invited to come and golf through a not so scary course. Enjoy family-friendly activities and our new Fire Pit at our Coyote Hideout, music, mini golf and giveaways. Concessions and alcohol are available for purchase. $6 Rounds...

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Skeleton Scavenger Hunt

October 11
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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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Dewey Dare Scavenger Hunt

October 11
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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 11
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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 11
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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 11
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2021

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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Trick or Tree

October 11
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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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7:00 am

Hinsdale Farmers Market

October 11, 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Monday, repeating until October 26, 2021

Burlington Park (Hinsdale), 30 E Chicago Avenue
Hinsdale, IL 60521 United States
Free
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9:00 am

Pumpkin Fest

October 11, 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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Creepy Critter Day – CANCELLED

October 11, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Knoch Knolls Nature Center, 320 Knoch Knolls Road
Naperville, IL 60565 United States
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Free

Creepy Critter Day has been canceled. Stop in the nature center all month long for creepy critter activities.

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Days Off Club

October 11, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 22, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on November 24, 2021 at 9:00 am

Simkus Recreation Center, 849 W Lies Road
Carol Stream, IL 60188 United States
$38 – $48

Grades: K-6th (open to students of all school districts) Days Off Club dates follow the District 93 school calendar. Most dates coincide with other school districts such as, U-46, D200, and D25. Open to students of all school districts. Take part in field trips, special events, and enjoy crafts, games and physical activity. Register 72...

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10:00 am

Box Works

October 11, 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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11:00 am

Pumpkin Weekends

October 11, 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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NERF Wars

October 11, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on October 11, 2021 at 11:00 am

Westmont Community Center, 75 East Richmond St.
Westmont, IL 60559
$20 – $30
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1:15 pm

Columbus Day Hayrides

October 11, 1:15 pm - 2:45 pm
Woodridge Park District Community Center, 2600 Center Drive
Woodridge, 60517
$3 – $4

Take some time on this school holiday for a bit of fall fun! Get your family or group together and join us on a hayride through the neighborhoods and parks of Woodridge. Children under 14 years must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required; registration begins August 11. Choose from the 1:15-2:00 pm or...

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