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You are cordially invited to the annual Magical Ice Cream Social hosted by the two most famous mice of them all! Enjoy a truly memorable magical performance, ice cream sundaes and crafts. Every child must be accompanied by an adult. Everyone attending must register including adults and infants. Infants (under one) are welcome free of charge, but must sit on a parent's lap. Please no infant car seats due to limited space.Find out more »
Magical Unicorn Evening. Invite your little girl to a night of dinner and dancing. Dads and daughters will start the night with a craft, and dinner before the dancing begins. The photo booth will be open throughout the night to capture the special moments for the couple and friends. We’ll finish the evening with a sweet dessert. Each couple will leave with a memento to remember their special evening. Ages: 4-10 years with Dad $8/$10 additional daughterFind out more »
It’s a pizza party! Try pizzas from local pizzerias around the neighborhood. There will a variety of pizzas from thin crust to deep dish for you to taste and enjoy. Soft drinks and water will be available. There will be door prizes. See you there!Find out more »
Do you have a child who thinks they have super human powers? Do they have a non-stop need to save the world? For one night only, Cheney Mansion will play host to some of our favorite heros as they welcome you and teach your young hero the phrase, "with great power, comes great responsibility!" An energy building dinner is included in your evening:Find out more »
Storybook characters come to life during this fun literary experience at the Museum. Enjoy a hot breakfast provided by Bean Sprouts Café, a photo op with Elephant & Piggie, a special story time, and exclusive time in the Museum’s exhibits. Stay and continue to play after the Museum opens; each ticket includes Museum admission. $15 | DCM Member $25 | Non-Member Costumes provided courtesy of Disney Publishing WorldwideFind out more »
Help prepare a hearty meal over an open campfire as you learn tips for cooking with cast iron. Ages 8 and up; under 18 with an adult. $20 per person. Register online or at 630-933-7248.Find out more »
Stop by to learn about the age-old practice of making maple syrup. From the history to the process of how it's made, get all of the info that you need to get stuck on syrup! Finish the morning with a pancake breakfast! Registration includes two family members. First two family members Res fee $10 per person - Fee $13 Additional family members 40% off. All participants must be registered on same receipt in order for discount to apply.Find out more »
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