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EVENTS IN DU PAGE FOREST PRESERVES: DEC. 3 – 9

DuPage Forest Preserves Calendar of Events

Monday, Dec. 3
Christmas Memories House Tours — Discover Victorian Christmas traditions. Enjoy the house decked in greens, savor the aroma of holiday treats, and see the table set for company. Tours begin on the hour 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Kline Creek Farm, 1N600 County Farm Road in West Chicago. All ages. Free. Registration not required. Call 630-876-5900.


Thursday, Dec. 6
Christmas Memories House Tours — Discover Victorian Christmas traditions. Enjoy the house decked in greens, savor the aroma of holiday treats, and see the table set for company. Tours begin on the hour 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Kline Creek Farm, 1N600 County Farm Road in West Chicago. All ages. Free. Registration not required. Call 630-876-5900.


Friday, Dec. 7
Christmas Memories House Tours — Discover Victorian Christmas traditions. Enjoy the house decked in greens, savor the aroma of holiday treats, and see the table set for company. Tours begin on the hour 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Kline Creek Farm, 1N600 County Farm Road in West Chicago. All ages. Free. Registration not required. Call 630-876-5900.

Holiday Market — Shop a holiday market featuring a variety of artisan crafts. 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. at Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st St. in Oak Brook. All ages. Free admission. Registration not required. Call 630-206-9566.

Willowbrook Wildlife Center: A Closer Look — This field trip for home-schoolers will take you on a behind-the-scenes nighttime tour of Willowbrook. 6:30 – 8 p.m. at Willowbrook Wildlife Center,
525 S. Park Blvd. in Glen Ellyn. Ages 5 and up; under 18 with an adult. $5 per family. Registration begins Nov. 24. Call 630-942-6200.


Saturday, Dec. 8
Blacksmithing Demonstrations — Stop by the wagon shed to see the blacksmith repair equipment and demonstrate the tools and techniques of the trade. Demonstrations ongoing. 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. at Kline Creek Farm, 1N600 County Farm Road in West Chicago. All ages. Free. Registration not required. Call 630-876-5900.

Christmas Memories House Tours — Discover Victorian Christmas traditions. Enjoy the house decked in greens, savor the aroma of holiday treats, and see the table set for company. Tours begin on the hour 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Kline Creek Farm, 1N600 County Farm Road in West Chicago. All ages. Free. Registration not required. Call 630-876-5900.

Deck the Yard With Snacks for Wildlife — Make wildlife-friendly ornaments to hang in your yard.
2 – 3:30 p.m. at Willowbrook Wildlife Center, 525 S. Park Blvd. in Glen Ellyn. All ages; under 14 with an adult. $1 per person. Groups of five or more must register. Call 630-942-6200.

Holiday Market — Shop a holiday market featuring a variety of artisan crafts. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st St. in Oak Brook. All ages. Free admission. Registration not required. Call 630-206-9566.

Volunteer Restoration Workday — Help restore a natural area by removing nonnative vegetation or collecting seed. 9 a.m. – noon at Fullersburg Woods Forest Preserve, 3609 Spring Road in Oak Brook.  All ages; under 14 with an adult. Free. To register, call 630-933-7681 at least five business days in advance; groups of five or more must call 10 business days in advance.


Sunday, Dec. 9
Christmas Memories House Tours — Discover Victorian Christmas traditions. Enjoy the house decked in greens, savor the aroma of holiday treats, and see the table set for company. Tours begin on the hour 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Kline Creek Farm, 1N600 County Farm Road in West Chicago. All ages. Free. Registration not required. Call 630-876-5900.

Meet the Beekeepers — Learn about beekeeping equipment and the important role that bees play in our food supply. Ask the beekeepers questions about honey and bees. Demonstrations ongoing.
1:30 – 3:30 p.m. at Kline Creek Farm, 1N600 County Farm Road in West Chicago. All ages. Free. Registration not required. Call 630-876-5900.

Volunteer Restoration Workday — Help restore a natural area by removing nonnative vegetation or collecting seed. 9 a.m. – noon at Springbrook Prairie Forest Preserve in Naperville on Plainfield-Naperville Road one-half mile south of 75th Street. All ages; under 14 with an adult. Free. To register, call 630-933-7681 at least five business days in advance; groups of five or more must call 10 business days in advance.

 

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