Begins earlier than Friday
Goebbert’s Fall Pageant: 9 a.m. to six p.m. every day by way of Monday, Oct. 31, at Goebbert’s Pumpkin Patch and Apple Orchard, 42W813 Reinking Street, Pingree Grove, and 40 W. Higgins Street, South Barrington. Animals, mazes, wagon rides, pig races and extra. Tickets are $18 on weekdays, $22 on weekends and holidays; $12 seniors; free for teenagers 2 and youthful. goebbertspumpkinpatch.com.
Sunflower Pageant: 9 a.m. to six p.m. Monday by way of Saturday and 10 a.m. to six p.m. Sunday, with the tip date to be decided, at Kuipers Household Farm, 1N318 Watson Street, Maple Park. Stroll by way of over seven acres of greater than 20 totally different sunflower varieties and take images. Weekends embody reside music and meals vans. Final admission: 5 p.m. Monday by way of Friday, 5:30 p.m. weekends. $10.99 on-line, $12.99 on the gate (consists of one bloom), free for teenagers 2 and youthful. kuipersfamilyfarm.com.
Richardson Journey Farm corn maze: 3-9 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and midday to 9 p.m. Sunday, by way of Oct. 30, at Richardson Journey Farm, 909 English Prairie Street, Spring Grove. The maze options 10.3 miles of trails throughout 28 acres. This yr’s maze celebrates the historical past of James Bond and features a 10-minute choice (left turns solely) and a 1.5-hour choice. Additionally includes a 50-foot statement tower, prepare rides, a carousel, wagon rides, a zipper line, 150- and 100-foot slides, Zorbing, a petting zoo, pumpkin patch, pedal kart tracks, reside music on weekends, a kiddie play space, leaping pillows, pig races, air cannons, a paintball taking pictures gallery, a craft beer tent, meals vans and 13 acres of sunflowers. $18, $16 for teenagers 3-12, and free for teenagers 2 and youthful. richardsonfarm.com.
This yr’s Richardson Journey Farm corn maze celebrates the historical past of James Bond.
– Courtesy of George Richardson
Glendale Heights Oktoberfest: 5-10 p.m. Monday by way of Thursday, 5 p.m. to midnight Friday, midday to midnight Saturday and midday to 10 p.m. Sunday, from Thursday, Sept. 15, by way of Sunday, Sept. 25, at Digital camera Park, 101 E. Fullerton Ave., Glendale Heights. The tenth annual fest options German meals and beer, leisure together with Oompah music and distributors with German merchandise. Music from Euro Categorical, Alpine Thunder, Paloma, Illinois Brass Band and the Elmhurst College Jazz Band on totally different days of the fest. Verify the web site for the schedule. Free; $5 for adults after 5 p.m. and free for teenagers 16 and youthful. glendaleheightsoktoberfest.com.
Chicago Home Music Pageant and Convention: 5-10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15; 5:30-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16; 3 p.m. to nightfall Saturday, Sept. 17; and 3-6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at varied areas in Chicago, together with Millennium Park. Features a Home Music Symposium on the Reva and David Logan Middle for the Arts at The College of Chicago on Thursday; a Millennium Park efficiency headlined by Ten Metropolis together with Josh Milan and his band with further performers Friday; a daytime celebration of Frankie Knuckles by Rebuild Basis and a night bus tour by Home Membership Tour Chicago Saturday; and a daytime all-ages Footwork Dance Down by Open The Circle Sunday. Free. chicago.gov/.
Friday, Sept. 16
Riot Fest: Begins at 11 a.m. Friday by way of Sunday, Sept. 16-18, at Douglass Park, 1401 S. Sacramento Drive, Chicago. Three days of punk, rock and various music that includes headliners My Chemical Romance at 8:30 p.m. Friday, The Authentic Misfits at 8:30 p.m. Saturday and 9 Inch Nails at 8:15 p.m. Sunday. Single-day passes begin at $99.98; three-day passes begin at $299.98. riotfest.org.
Tinley Park Oktoberfest: 5-11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16; 1-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17; and 1-6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, on the eightieth Avenue Metra Prepare Station, 18001 S. eightieth Ave., Tinley Park. Genuine German meals, carnival, vendor truthful, conventional and fashionable music, ceremonial keg tapping, and meals and beer from native distributors. tinleychamber.org/oktoberfest-2.
Rotary Membership of Palatine Oktoberfest: 5 p.m. to midnight Friday, Sept. 16; midday to midnight Saturday, Sept. 17; and midday to six p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at Slade and Smith streets, Palatine. Genuine German meals, beer and reside leisure. Highlights embody a standard keg-rolling ceremony to kick off Oktoberfest at 5 p.m. Friday. Household Day actions on Saturday afternoon. Music from The Polkaholics at 9 p.m. Friday, Phenix at 8 p.m. Saturday and three:15 p.m. Sunday. palatinerotary.com/Oktoberfest.php.
The Cool Automotive Present on Saturday and Sunday is a part of the annual Dundee Heritage Fest in downtown East and West Dundee.
– John Starks | Employees Photographer, 2017
Dundee Heritage Fest: 6-11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16; 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17; and 11 a.m. to five p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, in downtown East and West Dundee. Annual pageant with meals and drinks, 5K at 8 a.m. Saturday; arts and crafts truthful from 10 a.m. to six p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to five p.m. Sunday alongside the riverwalk; Cool Automotive Present from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday alongside South 2nd Road; baggo event at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Grafelman Park; children’ actions; and Dundee Lions pancake breakfast from 8-11 a.m. Sunday. Music stage downtown: The Pupil Physique from 6-8 p.m. and Madison County from Sep 11 p.m. Friday; Bishop Tremendous Band from 1:30-2:30 p.m., Brandon Reisdorf Quartet from 3-4 p.m., The Couch Kings from 6:30-8:30 p.m., and Hello Infidelity from Sep 11 p.m. Saturday; and Starlites jazz combo from 8-9 a.m., Man Meets Woman from 10-11 a.m., Doc Diamond from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Managed Burn from 1-2:30 p.m. and The Lennys from 3-5 p.m. Sunday. wdundeeheritagefest.org.
Elk Grove Oktoberfest: 6-11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, and 3-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Rotary Inexperienced, 164 Lions Drive, Elk Grove Village. German meals, reside music, beer, actions and extra. Music from Paloma from 6-10:30 p.m. Friday and Die Musikmeisters from 6-10:30 p.m. Saturday. Youngsters’ video games and actions (inflatables, balloon artists, glitter-tattoo artist, face portray and the Glowby’s Bubbler) from 3-7 p.m. Saturday. Rain or shine. Guide of 10 meals/drink tickets is $8 prematurely, $10 on the door. elkgrove.org/group/special-events/oktoberfest.
The Des Plaines Fall Fest options rides and extra Friday by way of Sunday, Sept. 16-18, at Lake Park in Des Plaines.
– Joe Lewnard | Employees Photographer, 2021
Fall Fest 2022: 6-11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16; midday to 11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17; and midday to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at Lake Park, 2200 Lee St., Des Plaines. Household-friendly fest options meals, music, video games, actions, a Ferris wheel, rock wall, Freak Out carnival trip, petting zoo, and 10 native and nationwide touring bands. Free admission; free parking. fallfestdesplaines.com.
Film within the Park: 7-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at Meineke Park, 220 E. Weathersfield Approach, Schaumburg. Watch “Hocus Pocus.” Convey chairs and blankets. Concessions can be obtainable. Free. parkfun.com.
Naperville Night time on the Motion pictures: 7:20 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, on the ninety fifth Road Neighborhood Plaza, 3109 Cedar Glade Drive, Naperville. Screening of “Black Widow.” Free. napervilleparks.org/outdoormovies.
Aladerri Worldwide Movie Pageant: Friday by way of Sunday, Sept. 16-18, at Aspects, 1517 W. Fullerton Ave., Chicago. Aladerri Worldwide Movie Pageant is an IMDB Award Itemizing Qualifier devoted to the celebration of quick movies. $10-$100. aladerrifilmfestival.com.
Richmond 150, Sesquicentennial Weekend: Numerous hours Friday by way of Sunday, Sept. 16-18, at 10314 N. Predominant St., Richmond. The village of Richmond is celebrating turning 150 with a wine stroll, automotive present, Contact-A-Truck, celebration within the park, downtown enterprise gross sales, ice cream social, fundraising gala, historic house excursions and extra. Some occasions require separate tickets. richmond-il.com/occasion/richmonds-sesquicentennial-celebration.
Widows Harvest Music Pageant 2022: Friday and Saturday, Sept. 16-17, at PNA Youth Camp, 10701 River Street, Plano. Tenting and music occasion. Gates open at 3 p.m. Friday, and campers are requested to be off the grounds by midday Sunday. Performers embody Wonky Tonk and Honey Cellar. Weekend passes are $80 on-line, $90 on the gate; $15 per day for accompanied teenagers 14-18; free for teenagers 13 and youthful. hkpp.ticketspice.com/wh.
Saturday, Sept. 17
Deerfield’s Harvest Fest: 8 a.m. to midday and 4-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Shepard Park, 440 Grove Place, Deerfield. Contact-A-Truck and balloon artists on the Deerfield Farmers Market from 8 a.m. to midday. Harvest fest gates open at 4 p.m. with meals, luggage event, fireworks and extra. Music from Rosie and the Rivets at 4 p.m. and Maggie Speaks at 6:30 p.m. deerfield.il.us.
Dundee Lions Heritage Fest 5K: 8-11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17. Chip-timed 5K run and 1.6-mile stroll from West Dundee south alongside the Fox River and returning to East Dundee. Proceeds help native charities and companies, in addition to fulfilling eyeglass wants for kids in Neighborhood Unit District 300. $45 the day of. fb.com/lionsheritagefest5k.
Artisan Collective: 8 a.m. to midday Saturday, Sept. 17, on River Road, Batavia. Pop-up market that includes native artisans providing quite a lot of handmade items and classic gadgets. Free. downtownbatavia.com.
View quite a lot of art work at Artwork on the Prairie this weekend in Warrenville.
– Courtesy of the Warrenville Park District
Artwork on the Prairie: 10 a.m. to six p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at Warrenville Park District Recreation Middle car parking zone, 3S260 Warren Ave., Warrenville. Artwork and music pageant that includes artist shows for buy, artist demos, music, dance, youngsters’s artwork station and meals. Free. warrenvilleparks.org.
Bayshore Artwork Pageant: 10 a.m. to six p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 17-18, at 5800 N. Bayshore Drive, Glendale, Wisconsin. Stay music, meals vans, leisure and greater than 70 artists, artisans and makers providing artwork, meals, clothes, lotions, stationary, furnishings, candles and residential decor. Free admission and parking. amdurproductions.com
Butterfield Park District Fall Craft Honest: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at The Glen, Butterfield Street and Route 53, Lombard. Options greater than 30 native crafters and distributors and meals vans. Free. butterfieldpd.com.
Edgewater Arts Pageant: 10 a.m. to five p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 17-18, at 1100 W. Granville Ave., from Sheridan Street to Broadway, Chicago. The present options authentic artwork in all classes, together with house decor, wearables, purposeful artwork, wall artwork and extra. amdurproductions.com.
Evanston Neighborhood Literacy Fest: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Evanston Township Excessive College, 1600 Dodge Ave., Evanston. Meals, raffles, actions, DJ, and free YA and youngsters’ books. eths.k12.il.us.
Heritage Fest Artwork & Craft Present: 10 a.m. to six p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, and 10 a.m. to five p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at Third Road and Lincoln Avenue, West Dundee. The present options roughly 90 artisans providing artwork in quite a lot of media, together with jewellery, floral, attire, stained glass, material sculpture, paper crafts, steel artwork, primitive wooden, soup and dip mixes, honey merchandise, cleaning soap, tie-dye and child gadgets. artoftheheartland.com/heritagefest.html.
Hooved Animal Humane Society Fall Pageant: 10 a.m. to three p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, on the Hooved Animal Humane Society, 10804 McConnell Street, Woodstock. Options Dave Dalton and associates of the Woodstock College of Music, in addition to Equestrian Drill Groups Stateline Spitfires and Stateline Hotshots Rodeo Staff, plus the Millers Petting Zoo and different household actions. Instructed donation: $10. hahs.org.
Madison Row Neighborhood Fest: 10 a.m. to eight p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, on Madison Road, from Morgan to Racine, Chicago. Wellness and restoration exercises, Lion Dances, bagpipes, Porsches, reside artwork, music, dance classes and extra. wcachicago.org.
Trendy Muscle, Unique and Luxurious Automotive Present: 10 a.m. to five p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Volo Museum, 27582 Volo Village Street, Volo. Grand opening of the museum’s Trendy Muscle Showroom that includes uncommon, collectible, low-mile muscle, luxurious and unique automobiles from 1985 and newer. Convey your muscle, unique or luxurious automotive (newer than 1985). Free to enter. There can be awards, raffles, prizes and extra. volocars.com.
Monarch Pageant: 10 a.m. to midday Saturday, Sept. 17, at Ty Warner Park, 801 Burr Oak Drive, Westmont. Have fun the monarch butterfly migration by visiting with naturalists from native environmental organizations whereas collaborating in actions and crafts. westmontlibrary.org.
Naperville Riverwalk Advantageous Artwork Honest: 10 a.m. to five p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 17-18, alongside Jackson Avenue, between Predominant and Eagle streets, Naperville. Greater than 100 nationwide and worldwide artists can be promoting work, jewellery, images, ceramics, fiber and wooden artwork at Naperville Artwork League’s thirty seventh annual truthful. Free. (630) 355-2530 or napervilleartleague.com.
Schaumburg Library’s City Sq. Concert events and Occasions: 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at City Sq., simply east of the Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Street, Schaumburg. Convey your personal yoga mat for Pilates within the Park. No pets. Free. schaumburglibrary.org/town-square.
DuPage PADS’ Walk4Home to Finish Homelessness: 10:15 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Chaparrals Soccer Stadium at Faculty of DuPage, Glen Ellyn. Two-mile stroll round campus to help DuPage PADS, plus, after the stroll, get pleasure from household actions, meals distributors and the soccer sport. fb.com/DuPagePADS.
Rally for Rescues: 10:30 a.m. to midday Saturday, Sept. 17, at Paws and Claws, 1114 Judson Ave., Evanston. An outside household truthful with video games, meals, ice cream, adoptable animals and a raffle/public sale. All attendees obtain a free T-shirt. $25-$30. pawsandclawschicagorescue.org.
Autumn Honest: 11 a.m. to three p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Peck Farm Park, 4038 Kaneville Street, Geneva. Household occasion with a Birds of Prey presentation, pony rides, petting zoo, hayrides, basket raffle, pumpkin portray, children’ video games and extra. Pumpkins can be obtainable for $5 every, whereas provides final. Basket raffle tickets are $5 every or 5 for $20. Free; charges for some actions and meals. genevaparks.org.
Chaparral Household Day: 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Faculty of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn. Inflatables, meals, a luggage competitors, music, face portray and extra. Adopted by the Chaparral soccer sport vs. Detroit at 2 p.m. alumni.cod.edu/chaparral-weekend.
Corks & Crafts: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Ontarioville Park, 1900 Devon Ave., Hanover Park. Wine, craft beer, arts and crafts, music, meals and extra. Many sorts of arts and crafts can be on show. Free admission. Parking is offered on the Hanover Park Metra Station. hpil.org.
Lakeview Taco Fest: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 17-18, on Southport, between Addison and Roscoe, 3500 N. Southport Ave., Chicago. Options particular beer and taco pairings, two music levels, Mexican wrestlers and youngsters’ actions. Guests can textual content vote for Chicago’s Finest Taco. Music from Too A lot Molly Band at 8 p.m. and Afternoon Delight at 8:30 p.m. Saturday and Rod Tuffcurls at 7 p.m. and Supernatural Soul at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Instructed donation: $10. lakeviewroscoevillage.org/roscoe-village-burger-fest-copy.
DuPage Care Middle Digital Fall Pageant: Order on-line for pickup between midday and three p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Kenneth Moy DuPage Care Middle, 400 N. County Farm Street, Wheaton. fifty fifth annual sale includes a craft vendor truthful and raffle. Proceeds profit the DuPage Care Middle Basis and the DuPage Care Middle Recreation Fund. dupageco.org/Care_Center/FallFestival.
Greater than 150 brews from over 50 breweries can be on faucet to pattern throughout the Grayslake Craft Beer Pageant Saturday, Sept. 17.
– Paul Valade | Employees Photographer, 2018
Grayslake Craft Beer Pageant: Midday to five p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, on the Grayslake Pageant Grounds, 33 S. Whitney St., Grayslake. Greater than 150 brews from greater than 50 breweries. Particular VIP session from midday to 1 p.m. Music from Whole Recall and RealTime Noise. $45 common admission, $15 designated driver, $80 VIP; $5 extra the day of. grayslakebeerfest.com.
Lisle Depot Days: Midday to five p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 17-18, on the Museums at Lisle Station Park, 921 College St., Lisle. Interactive, instructional actions and demonstrations across the restored historic constructions. Sights embody wet-plate images, hand-led pony rides, blacksmithing and extra. Free admission. museumsatlislestation.org/lisledepotdays.html.
Oakwood Cemetery Stroll: Midday to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Oakwood Cemetery in Waukegan. “Dwelling historical past” occasion showcasing the historical past of Waukegan utilizing costumed actors to painting native historic figures with connections to the cemetery and metropolis. Attendees will meet at Lilac Cottage in Bowen Park, 1911 N. Sheridan Street, Waukegan, and take buses to the cemetery. $10 prematurely, $20 the day of. waukeganparks.org/oakwood.
SummerDance Celebration: Midday to eight p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, in Millennium Park, Jay Pritzker Pavilion, 201 E. Randolph St., Chicago. Free performances and actions, workshops, introductory dance classes by skilled instructors and extra. All ages. Free. ChicagoSummerDance.org.
Wildwood Park District Harvest Pageant: Midday to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Rule Park, 33325 N. Sears Blvd., Gages Lake. Meals, vendor space, pony rides, petting zoo, Contact-A-Truck, automotive present, expertise present at midday and extra. Performances embody the magic of Gary Kantor, Megan Lick Music and Huge D and the Nomads Band. Free. wildwoodparkdistrict.com/harvestfest.
Aurora Fiestas Patrias: 1-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 17-18, at RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, Aurora. Household-friendly occasion with meals distributors, cultural actions, a free carnival and a various lineup of music. Headliners embody Gente De Zona Saturday and Banda Machos Sunday. $10 every day, free for teenagers 11 and youthful. enjoyaurora.com/aurora-fiestas-patrias-2022.
Brewgrass Pageant: 1-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Black Lung Brewing Firm, 2217 N. Illinois Route 83, Spherical Lake Seaside. Options the discharge of the Amber Lager Oktoberfest Bier, eight bands, two meals vans, video games and extra. $15. blacklungbrewing.com.
Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest: 1-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, on the Elmhurst Historical past Museum grounds, 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst. Options dozens of native craft beers, ciders and seltzers and music by Petty Money and Lake Impact on the garden. Introduced by the Elmhurst Heritage Basis to profit the Museum and the Churchville Schoolhouse. Barbeque Jim’s Catering will provide pit-roasted barbecue. Ages 21 and older solely. Basic admission is $50; early entry from midday to 1 p.m. is $65; designated driver is $20. elmhurstcraftbeerfest.com.
Potato Fest: 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Colonel Palmer Home, 660 E. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. Free family-friendly occasion the place contributors might help harvest and study potato varieties and makes use of and the way potatoes influenced historical past. crystallakeparks.org.
Smithsonian Museum Day: 1-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Stacy’s Tavern Museum, 557 Geneva Street, Glen Ellyn. Annual occasion in partnership with Smithsonian Journal. Free admission; obtain tickets from the web site. gehs.org.
Milton Fest: 2-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, on the DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Street, Wheaton. Milton Township’s first pageant that includes music from Chasing Alice, Semple, College of Rock and Suburban Music. Meals and beer for buy. Free; donations accepted for Milton Township Meals Pantry. fb.com/MiltonTownshipIL.
Oak Brook Park District Autumn Fest: 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Central Park, 1450 Forest Gate Street, Oak Brook. Youngsters leisure from 2-3:30 p.m. with a DJ, juggler, face painter, carnival video games, arts and crafts, hayrides and extra. At 1:30 p.m., a ribbon-cutting ceremony on the north space of Central Park to have a good time the completion of Part 1 building. Really feel Good Get together Band performs from 3:30-5 p.m. Meals, beer and wine obtainable for buy. Free. obparks.org.
Bluesmobile Cruise Nights: 3-9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, on the Metra car parking zone, close to the intersection of Route 83 and Northwest Freeway, Mount Prospect. Basic automobiles, leisure and extra. fb.com/BMBCruiseNights.
Latino Music & Meals Pageant: 3-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, in Van Buren St. Plaza in downtown Joliet. A family-friendly group occasion with reside music, meals, drinks, native distributors and extra. $20 common admission, $15 prematurely, free for teenagers 11 and youthful. jolietleda.org/latinofest.
United Fall Fest: 3-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Congregational United Church of Christ, 40W451 Fox Mill Blvd., St. Charles. Festivities embody a barbecue, luggage event, children’ actions, automotive present, outside film, and reside music by Serendipity and Classic Swing. Fireworks at 8:15 p.m. All proceeds go to native charities. Free. unitedfallfest.com.
Chicago Martini Fest: 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Hubbard Inn, 110 W. Hubbard St., Chicago. Ticket consists of three hours of martini tastings. $60. hubbardinn.com.
Get together within the Park: 4-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Neighborhood Park, 5 Park View Lane, Hawthorn Woods. Free group occasion with household points of interest, together with a petting zoo and prepare rides. The Noize will carry out at 5 p.m. adopted by Oh Sure! at 7:30 p.m. A beer tent and meals distributors can be obtainable. vhw.org/PartyInThePark.
Naperville Hispanic Heritage Pageant: 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Central Park, 104 E. Benton Ave., Naperville. Encompasses a Style of Latin America, a South of the Border market and several other bands. Free. napervillehispanicfest.com.
Lake Villa Oktoberfest: 6:30 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Sept. 17 and 24 and Oct. 1, on the American Assist Society, 259 W. Grand Ave., Lake Villa. Stay music, German beer and meals. $9. americanaidsocietyofgd.org/occasions.
Didier Farms Pumpkinfest: 9 a.m. to six p.m. every day from Saturday, Sept. 17, by way of Sunday, Oct. 30, at Didier Farms, 16678 W. Aptakisic Street, Lincolnshire. Hayrides, corn maze, pig races, Animal Land Zoo, Pumpkin Playland and extra. Costs fluctuate by exercise. didierfarms.com.
Six Flags Nice America Fright Fest: Choose occasions and days from Saturday, Sept. 17, by way of Monday, Oct. 31, at Six Flags Nice America, Six Flags Drive, Gurnee. Daytime hours are family-friendly with trick-or-treat and Halloween crafts. Night hours embody haunted mazes, roaming zombies, scary clowns and spooky reveals. Tickets begin at $54.99 for a one-day ticket; Haunted Sights cross begins at $29.99. For hours, go to sixflags.com/greatamerica.
Sunday, Sept. 18
Fox Valley Marathon: 7 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 18. The Fox Valley Marathon, Half Marathon and Fall Last 20, and Fox Valley 5K begins and ends in St. Charles whereas operating alongside the Fox River. Or take part in a digital run by way of Sept. 30. See web site for particulars. fv26.com.
Joliet Airport Pageant: 8 a.m. to three p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at Joliet Regional Airport, 4000 W. Jefferson St., Joliet. Pancake breakfast from 8-10 a.m. ($7 for adults and $4 for teenagers 10 and youthful); Basic Automotive Present; airplane rides and helicopter rides for $40 per particular person. jolietpark.org.
Cantigny Automotive Present: 9 a.m. to three p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Street, Wheaton. Options quite a lot of classic automobiles, leisure and meals vans, plus DJ music by Carousel Sound and reside music by Important Indicators. Free with paid $10 parking. cantigny.org.
Kane County Doll & Dollhouse Present: 9 a.m. to three p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, within the Prairie Occasions Middle West Wing on the Kane County Fairgrounds, 525 S. Randall Street, St. Charles. Dolls and dollhouse miniatures, vintage, classic and collectible gadgets, Barbie, fashionable, reborn and extra. A particular exhibit will function dollhouses from circa 1880 to 2000. Two particular packages are “Dollhouse By the Ages” with Alicia Carver at midday and “Daydreams to Dollhouses” with Christopher Aleman at 1:30 p.m. Early chicken admission beginning at 8 a.m. is $15. Common admission is $7; free for teenagers 12 and youthful. Name Kara Moreland at (815) 356-6125 or go to kanecountydollshow.com.
Highwood Bloody Mary Fest: 10 a.m. to five p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, in Everts Park, 111 North Ave., Highwood. Distributors shake up their distinctive concoctions in competitors for the title of “Finest Bloody Mary within the Midwest.” celebratehighwood.org.
Jewellery & Equipment Present: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Street, Wheaton. A multivendor jewellery and accent present that includes handcrafted gadgets. Free with paid $10 parking. cantigny.org.
Present & Shine Automotive Present & Swap Meet: 10 a.m. to three:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at Digital camera Park, 101 E. Fullerton Ave., Glendale Heights. thirty ninth annual occasion options 18 car lessons, meals, music, video games and crafts. Free admission for spectators. Rain date is Sept. 25. glendaleheights.org.
Classic Storage Flea Market: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, within the Maple Avenue Storage, Evanston. Classic trend, clothes, jewellery, equipment, classic furnishings, house decor, midcentury, oddities, vinyl and extra. vintagegaragechicago.com.
Fall Caboose Days: 11 a.m. to five p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, on the Fox River Trolley Museum, off Route 31, South Elgin. Experience with the conductor within the Huge Pink Caboose or with the engineer within the locomotive. $5-$8. foxtrolley.org/special-events.
Mexican Independence Day Celebration: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, in Historic Woodstock Sq., 127 E. Calhoun St., Woodstock. Hispanic Connections’ sixth annual family-friendly occasion. woodstockilchamber.com.
Pet Promenade and Get together within the Park: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at Ty Warner Park, 800 Blackhawk Drive, Westmont. Pet-friendly occasion includes a pet parade with awards and distributors. Free. westmont.illinois.gov/calendar.
Contact-a-Truck: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at Ty Warner Park, 800 Blackhawk Drive, Westmont. Discover vans, tractors, heavy gear, emergency automobiles and extra. westmontparks.org.
Fallapalooza: 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, on the Heritage Park Efficiency Pavilion, Wheeling. Stay music by The Mackenzie O’Brien Band, plus actions together with a petting zoo, pony rides, inflatables, airbrush tattoos and extra. Meals and refreshments obtainable for buy from Brothers BBQ and Mario’s Cart Meals Vans. Free. wheelingparkdistrict.com.
Household Fall Fest: 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at Parkway Financial institution Park, 5501 Park Place, Rosemont. The family-friendly occasion options bounce homes, face portray, a petting zoo, balloon sculptors and extra. Stay music from ScribbleMonster. Free. ParkwayBankPark.com.
Founder’s Day Parade: 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, steps off from the Recreation Middle, 900 W. Romeo Street, Romeoville. This yr’s parade theme is “Out of This World.” romeoville.org.
CLINK Wine and Spirits Pageant: 3-8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at Wilder Mansion, 211 S. Prospect Ave., Elmhurst. CLINK is a Chicago-based wine and spirits pageant devoted to highlighting girls, Black, Indigenous and folks of colour within the trade. $65. clinkfestival.com.
Monday, Sept. 19
Great World of Wheels: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, on the Fort Hill Exercise Middle car parking zone, 20 Fort Hill Drive, Naperville. Youngsters 1-5 can take a look at a police automotive, hearth truck, tractor and extra. Free. napervilleparks.org/wonderfulworldofwheels.
Motor Monday: 5 p.m. to nightfall Monday, Sept. 19, at The Depot, 319 N. River St., East Dundee. Household-friendly cruise evening with music, meals and drinks. Open to automobiles and vans, all makes and fashions. Free. eastdundee.internet.
Tuesday, Sept. 20
Wauconda Cruise Night time: 5-9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Predominant Road Wauconda, 101 N. Predominant St., Wauconda. Household-friendly cruise evening. Free to cruisers and spectators. waucondacruisenight.com.
Wednesday, Sept. 21
Block A Meals Truck Socials: 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, on Predominant Road throughout from the Promenade in Lake Zurich. Two meals vans can be obtainable. lakezurich.org.
Summer time Cruise Nights: 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, at Christus Victor Lutheran Church, 1045 S. Arlington Heights Street, Elk Grove Village. Retro automobiles, meals, music and extra. Freewill providing for meals and drinks. cvlutheran.org.
Automotive Enjoyable on 21: 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, at Milwaukee Avenue and West Church Road, Libertyville. Basic automotive present that includes automobiles, vans and bikes 25 years and older, music from native bands and meals from Rosati’s Pizza. mainstreetlibertyville.org.
Thursday, Sept. 22
Music Beneath the Timber at The Dole: 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, at The Dole, 401 Nation Membership Street, Crystal Lake. Take pleasure in Oktoberfest with Die Musikmeisters Band performing German polkas, waltzes, marches, folks music, viewers participation songs, American swing and rock. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. $20 or $50-$100 for chairs and a desk. thedole.org/music-under-the-trees.
Chicago Connoisseur: 7-10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22; 6 p.m. to midnight Friday, Sept. 23; 2-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24; and 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, on the Rooftop of the Harris Theater at Millennium Park, 205 E. Randolph St., Chicago. Options Tacos and Tequila, a showcase of gourmand tacos and agave spirits, on Thursday; Hamburger Hop, with burgers from prime cooks, beer, wine and spirits from 6-9 p.m., adopted by the Late Night time Connoisseur after celebration from 9 p.m. to midnight Friday at TAO Chicago, 632 N. Dearborn St.; the Grand Cru, that includes wines and spirits from Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits and delicacies from award-winning cooks on Saturday (two classes obtainable); and Prost! Within the Park, an Oktoberfest-style occasion that includes cooks’ takes on basic German meals, oompah bands, cocktails and beer on Sunday. Additionally consists of Somm Periods, the place two of Chicago’s prime Sommeliers go head-to-head with wine and track pairings from midday to 2 p.m. Friday at LÝRA, 905 W. Fulton Market, Chicago. $60-$1,985. chicagogourmet.org.