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Lioness Pancake Breakfast

Willow Springs Community Center 8156 Archer Ave, Willow Springs

Join the Willow Springs Lioness Club this Sunday the 17th from 8am - 12pm for their annual pancake breakfast fundraiser. Tickets are available at the door or from your favorite...

$5 – $10
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Lions Club Farmers Market

Downtown Mount Prospect Northwest Highway and Main Street, Mount Prospect

Enjoy a wonderful array of fruits, vegetables, baked goods and much more at one of the busiest and well-visited Farmers Markets in the suburbs! Open from 8 AM - 1...

Free
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DuPage Doubles Childrens Resale

DuPage County Fairgrounds 2015 Manchester Road, Wheaton

The DuPage Doubles resale has over 100 sellers with over 20,000 items to browse. It's a fantastic, economical way to shop for those essentials (and fun stuff, too!). Everything you...

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Oswego Country Market

Oswego Country Market 15 Main Street, Oswego

Shop local with plenty of choices to buy fresh produce, meats, eggs, artisan cheeses, specialty foods like baked goods & honey, and handmade items in our outdoor, open-air market.  ...

Free
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Glen Ellyn French Market

Main Street Train Station (Glen Ellyn) South parking lot (between Main Street and Forest Avenue), Glen Ellyn

Featuring a select group of vendors and live entertainment.   For information on more events like this, check out our roundup of Farmer’s Markets.

Free
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Geneva French Market

Downtown Geneva IL

European-style market offers unique eats, treats and treasures in Geneva.    For information on more events like this, check out our roundup of Farmer’s Markets.

Free

Cantigny Car Show

Cantigny Park 1S151 Winfield Road, Wheaton

Enjoy our annual auto show featuring a variety of vintage cars, entertainment, and food trucks. Participant choice voting “Best of Show” award Best paint and engine awards DJ music by...

Free with parking

Free Day at Wonder Works – FULL

Wonder Works Children's Museum 6445 West North Avenue, Oak Park

Entry to Wonder Works will be FREE FOR ALL on Sunday, September 17, thanks to sponsorship by Bright Start College Savings. To best manage crowds, we ask that you pre-register...

Free
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MSI Free Admission Day

Museum of Science and Industry 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago

Illinois residents receive free Museum Entry on these 2023 dates: January 9–11, 16–18, 23–25, 30–31 February 1–2, 6–9, 13–14, 16, 21 March 1, 6, 14 April 18, 22 May 4,...

Free
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Monarch Butterfly Celebration

Lake Katherine 7402 W. Lake Katherine Drive, Palos Heights

Join us in celebrating the Migration of the Monarch Butterfly on Saturday, September 16th, and Sunday, September 17th. $10 entrance fee (children under 3 are free) includes 15 minutes in...

$10
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Art on the Prairie

Warrenville Park District 3S260 Warren Avenue, Warrenville

*Artist displays for purchase *Artist demos *Performing arts (music and dance) *Children’s activities *Food & Beverages Booths   For information on more events like this, check out our roundup of...

Free
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Riverwalk Fine Art Fair

Downtown Naperville 55 South Main Street, Naperville

Come see works from some of the country's best artists. Learn more: https://bit.ly/46YBc23    For information on more events like this, check out our roundup of Art Festivals.

Free
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Deer Park Art Show

Deer Park Town Center 20530 N Rand Road, Deer Park

The 7th annual Deer Park Art Show at Deer Park Town Center features a unique showcase of innovative artists featuring all mediums and price points. Held on September 16 and...

Free
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Celebración de los Árboles

The Morton Arboretum 4100 Illinois 53, Lisle

Bring your family and friends to be transported south as you explore the vibrant cultures and traditions of Latin America. You’ll sample flavorful food, dance to new music, and take...

Included in general admission

Pets in the Park

Ty Warner Park Plaza Drive and Blackhawk Drive, Westmont

Save the date for the 11th Annual Westmont Pets in the Park event! Bring you pets and enjoy a day in the park together! Pick up something for them and...

Free
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Fall Caboose Days

Fox River Trolley Museum 365 S La Fox Street, South Elgin

Ride with the conductor in the Big Red Caboose or with the engineer in the locomotive!

Makerplace’s 2nd Anniversary Party

Arlington Heights Memorial Library 500 N. Dunton Avenue, Arlington Heights

Celebrate the Makerplace's 2nd Anniversary with us! Join us at the Makerplace open house and explore a variety of hands-on activities. Laser engrave a pint glass, express yourself with suburban...

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Depot Days

The Museums at Lisle Station Park 921 School Street, Lisle

This Free Event Features Historic Demonstrations Historic Games Blacksmithing 17th Corps Civil War Field Hospital High Wheel Bicycles Petting Farm Hand-led Pony Rides Food will be available for purchase ...and...

Free
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Palatine Oktoberfest

Downtown Palatine Smith Street and Wilson Street, Palatine

ENTERTAINMENT Friday, September 15 5:00pm – Midnight 5:00pm: Opening Ceremonies • Oktoberfest begins with the blessing and tapping of a ceremonial keg at the main stage, performed by local dignitaries....

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Fall Fest

Lake Park (Des Plaines) 2200 Lee Street, Des Plaines

Fall Fest, Des Plaines’ favorite family-friendly festival, is back for the twelfth year, with food, music, fun, games, and dozens of activities. Lake Park, at 2200 Lee Street, will once...

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Ribfest

DuPage County Fairgrounds 2015 Manchester Road, Wheaton

Join Us at Ribfest 2023 Today to Enjoy Food and Family Fun in Wheaton this Septemeber! For Ribfest 2023, there will be a $5.00 park admission price. This price includes...

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Oktoberfest

Camera Park (Glendale Heights) 101 E Fullerton Avenue, Glendale Heights

Join us September 14 - 24, 2023 for the Eleventh Annual Glendale Heights Oktoberfest which will be held at Camera Park in Glendale Heights, Illinois. Experience live entertainment daily including...

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Friends Used Book Sale

Glen Ellyn Public Library 400 Duane Street, Glen Ellyn

Purchase quality, gently-used books at discount prices from the Friends of the Library (FoL).

Free

Family Fall Fest

Parkway Bank Park 5501 Park Place, Rosemont

🍁 Families can also enjoy live music from interactive and energetic children’s band Jeanie B & The Jelly Beans! Their band has been called “Velcro for kids.” Jeanie’s style is...

Free

Fallapalooza

Heritage Park Performance Pavilion 201 Community Boulevard, Wheeling

Enjoy an autumn afternoon with family and friends! Live music by Jennifer Fletcher & The Reckoning, plus fun activities like a petting zoo, pony rides, inflatables, airbrush tattoos, and more....

Free
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Viva Mexico Independence Day Festival

Downtown West Chicago 475 Main Street, West Chicago

The Weekend long celebration takes place from 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm Saturday and Sunday 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The Festival is held in historic downtown West Chicago. Activities...

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Bone Appétit

Trailside Museum of Natural History 738 Thatcher Ave, River Forest

Join us during feeding time to learn about our ambassador animals.

Free

Bike Ride with Mayor Gaffino

North Aurora Village Hall 25 E State Street, North Aurora

Join Mayor Mark Gaffino on a bike ride on Sunday, September 17, 2023 at 3pm! The bike ride will take place along the Fox River Trail (approx. a 3.7 mile...

Free
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Family Golf Nights

White Pines Golf Club 500 W. Jefferson, Bensenville

Bring the whole family out for an evening of golf at White Pines Golf Club’s popular Family Golf Nights one Sunday each month during the summer months! The tees have...

$5 – $10

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