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NOVEMBER Holiday Artists Bazaar 2019. 11/1-12-21. Unique artwork and fine crafts for purchase as holiday gifts. The Lemont Center for the Arts. lemont.il.us. Wilder Mansion Holiday Market – 11/1-2. Enjoy one-of-a-kind arts, crafts including jewelry, fiber, glass, ceramics, gourmet food, and unique holiday gifts from 50 artisans and vendors. Elmhurst. rglmarketingforthearts.com. Lombard Christmas Mart – 11/2. Art and craft fair inside various downtown churches and other locations. 9 AM-3 PM. Downtown Lombard. lombardhistory.org. The Nutcracker Suite – 11/2. Salt Creek Ballet dancers will perform for about 20 minutes before inviting the audience on stage to learn a short routine. 10 AM. Washington Jr. High, Naperville. Fundraiser for DuPage Children’s Museum. dupagechildrens.org. A Holiday Happening – 11/2-3. Art and Craft Fair with over 200 booths. College of DuPage Athletic Arena, Glen Ellyn. craftproductionsinc. com. Turkey Shoot Golf Outing – 11/2. Two person teams. Holes 1-6 Scramble, holes 7-12 Alternate Shot, holes 13-18 Best Ball. Pheasant Run Resort, St. Charles. pheasantrun.com. Winter Showcase Fashion Show – 11/4. Silent auction, luncheon, fashion and jewelry show. 11 AM – 2 PM. Abbington Distinct Banquets. Glen Ellyn. Reservations glenellynchamber.com Weed Ladies Winter Show and Holiday Floral Sales – 11/7-10. Featuring holiday-themed floral arrangements and accessories. Naper Settlement, Naperville. napersettlement.org/ 16 out & about

weedladies. A Dicken’s of a Holiday Craft Show – 11/9. Find unique, handcrafted holiday gifts. FREE! Darien Park District Community Center. Darienparks.com. Geneva Women's Club Annual Arts and Crafts Show – 11/10. Hand-crafted and unique items. 10AM-4 PM. Geneva High School. genevawomensclub.org. Holiday Open House – 11/14 to 12/22. Weekend attractions include a Christmas tree parade, strolling carolers, appearances by Santa and Mrs. Claus. 11 AM to 5PM Fri. and Sat. Noon to 5 PM Sun. Historic Long Grove. longgrove.org. Jingle Mingle – 11/15. A festive parade through the Village Center starting at 6:30 PM. Burr Ridge. burr-ridge.gov. Spot Shot Turkey Shoot – 11/16. Children and parents can showcase shooting skills from various spots placed around the basketball court. Prairie School, Buffalo Grove. bgparks. org. Festival of Lights – 11/16-12/31. The lights go on nightly on the hour, choreographed to music. 5-9 PM. The Promenade, Bolingbrook. shoppingpromenade.com. Santa House on the Riverwalk – 11/20 – 12/22. Take a magical trip to visit Santa on the Naperville Riverwalk at Jackson Avenue and Webster Street. Reservations needed. napervilleparks.org. Winter Lights – 11/22. Kick off the holiday season with a festive parade along Downer Place, fireworks, and photos with Santa at Wyckwood House. Visit nearby shops at a Winter Market featuring local artisans. 6-9 PM. Free. Aurora. auroradowntown.org. Shades of Crimson Poinsettia Display & suburban family | subfam.com

Sale – 11/22. Visitors are invited to the Cantigny Greenhouse to enjoy 15 or more varieties of poinsettias (3,000-plus poinsettias) all grown on site from cuttings. Plants will be available for sale. Cantigny Park, Wheaton. cantigny.org. Tree Lighting and Gingerbread Festival – 11/22-24. Countdown to the lighting of the tree on Friday during the two-day festival to shop, sample and kick off the holidays. Downers Grove. events.downers.us. BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival – 11/22-23. Disney-themed light parade with floats, marching bands and performers. The Magnificent Mile, Chicago. themagnificentmile.com. Happy Holiday Railway Santa Trains – 11/23-24, 11/29-30, 12/1, 12/7-8, 12/14-15 and 12/20-23. All Aboard for the North Pole. Santa, hot chocolate and cookies on train. Illinois Railway Museum. Union, IL irm.org. Illumination: Tree Lights at the Morton Arboretum – 11/23-1/5. View 50 acres of majestic trees glowing with special effects and events along a wooded, one-mile path. Morton Arboretum, Lisle. mortonarb.org. Annual Tree Trim at Brookfield Zoo – 11/2324. Families and groups can sponsor a tree to decorate that will be on display at Brookfield Zoo for the holiday season. 10 AM-4:30 PM. Brookfield. Register for a tree now at CZS.org/ TreeTrim. Higher Grounds Coffee Company Holiday Craft Fair - 11/23. Find a unique gift for that special someone at one of our many artists tables. 8 AM – 2 PM and Higher Grounds Coffee Company, Lemont. highergroundscoffeecompany.com. Holiday Lights at Mooseheart – 11/23 – 12/31. Over 1.8 miles of beautiful lights. November/December 2019

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Suburban Family ~ November + December 2019  

The Holiday Issue: Holiday Happenings, November and December Events, Chicago On Stage, Fitness Race Events, Dining Guide

Suburban Family ~ November + December 2019  

The Holiday Issue: Holiday Happenings, November and December Events, Chicago On Stage, Fitness Race Events, Dining Guide