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September 2019

Hoe Down

September 22, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Darien Community Park, 7100 Clarendon Hills Road
Darien, IL 60561 United States
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Join us pardner for an afternoon of Pony rides, hayrides, games, food & FUN!  

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October 2019

Pumpkin Fest

October 1
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Cosley Zoo, 1356 North Gary Avenue
Wheaton, IL 60187 United States

Come out to Cosley Zoo this fall and enjoy the colors of the season, see the animals, and pick out your pumpkin! Pumpkins, gourds, apples, cider, corn stalks, and straw bales are all available for purchase. Regular admission applies, additional fees for rides

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Autumn Hayride

October 1, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until November 5, 2019

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

Visitors Center This falls under our usual day of the month slot (first Tuesday of the month, April through November) but we’ve allowed two hours instead of just one.  While this event is not truly a tour–it is a lot of fun!  You’re welcome to join us this Tuesday for a hayride around the property given by our forestry staff.  Tours are given on a first-come, first-served basis.  If you do have a group of 10 or more individuals who…

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Pumpkin Fest

October 2
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Cosley Zoo, 1356 North Gary Avenue
Wheaton, IL 60187 United States

Come out to Cosley Zoo this fall and enjoy the colors of the season, see the animals, and pick out your pumpkin! Pumpkins, gourds, apples, cider, corn stalks, and straw bales are all available for purchase. Regular admission applies, additional fees for rides

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Pumpkin Fest

October 3
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Cosley Zoo, 1356 North Gary Avenue
Wheaton, IL 60187 United States

Come out to Cosley Zoo this fall and enjoy the colors of the season, see the animals, and pick out your pumpkin! Pumpkins, gourds, apples, cider, corn stalks, and straw bales are all available for purchase. Regular admission applies, additional fees for rides

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Pumpkin Fest

October 4
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Cosley Zoo, 1356 North Gary Avenue
Wheaton, IL 60187 United States

Come out to Cosley Zoo this fall and enjoy the colors of the season, see the animals, and pick out your pumpkin! Pumpkins, gourds, apples, cider, corn stalks, and straw bales are all available for purchase. Regular admission applies, additional fees for rides

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Mexico Beyond Mariachi presents “SUGAR SKULL! A Dia de los Muertos Musical Adventure”

October 4, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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$14 – $20

A one-hour joyous, heartfelt adventure that delves into the rich, tuneful traditions of the holiday through music and dance. Young Vita thinks her family has gone loco planning a celebration for deceased loved ones until she finds herself on a magical, musical journey accompanied by Sugar Skull, a charismatic candy skeleton to unravel the true meaning of Día de los Muertos or the Day of the Dead. For ages 6 and up.

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Pumpkin Fest

October 5
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Cosley Zoo, 1356 North Gary Avenue
Wheaton, IL 60187 United States

Come out to Cosley Zoo this fall and enjoy the colors of the season, see the animals, and pick out your pumpkin! Pumpkins, gourds, apples, cider, corn stalks, and straw bales are all available for purchase. Regular admission applies, additional fees for rides

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