Calendar of Events

For Kids

October 22
Volunteer Restoration Workday
Springbrook Prairie, 9 a.m. – Noon
Corn Harvest
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Life on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Archery: Families
Churchill Woods, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Horse-Drawn Hayrides
Danada, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Birds of Prey
Willowbrook, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Wilderness Survival
Herrick Lake, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
October 23
Volunteer Workday at the Nursery
Blackwell, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Life on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
October 24
Birding for Beginners
Mallard Lake, 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Fall Colors Hike
Greene Valley, 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Myths and Legends
Mayslake, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
October 25
Restoration-In-Progress Tours
Mayslake, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
October 26
Ride the Trails Fall Color Tour
Danada, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Life on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
October 27
Life on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Halloween Night Walks
Fullersburg Woods, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Autumn Moon Hayride
St. James Farm, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
October 28
Volunteer Workday at the Nursery
Blackwell, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Volunteer: Make a Difference Day
East Branch, 9 a.m. – Noon
CANCELED Volunteer Restoration Workday
Springbrook Prairie, 9 a.m. – Noon
Restoration-In-Progress Tours
Mayslake, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Life on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Family Day at Danada
Danada Equestrian Center, Noon – 4 p.m.
Mayslake Hall Unseen Spaces Tour
Mayslake, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Horse-Drawn Hayrides
Danada, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Lamplight Stories
Kline Creek Farm, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Halloween Night Walks
Fullersburg Woods, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
October 29
Life on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Horse-Drawn Hayrides
Danada, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
October 30
Life on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Navigation: Geocaching
St. James Farm, 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
October 31
Fall Colors Hike
Meacham Grove, 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
November 01
Volunteer Restoration Workday
Springbrook Prairie, 9 a.m. – Noon
Restoration-In-Progress Tours
Mayslake, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
November 02
Life on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
November 03
Volunteer Workday at the Nursery
Blackwell, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Life on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Autumn Moon Hayride
St. James Farm, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
November 04
Volunteer: Random Acts of Kindness
Hidden Lake, 9 a.m. – Noon
Volunteer Restoration Workday
Churchill Woods, 9 a.m. – Noon
Restoration-In-Progress Tours
Mayslake, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Life on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Fishing: Family Fishing 101
Blackwell, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Navigation: Geocaching
Churchill Woods, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Horse-Drawn Hayrides
Danada, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
November 05
Life on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Horse-Drawn Hayrides
Danada, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Introduction to Prescription Burns
Herrick Lake, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
November 06
Life on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
November 07
Birding for Beginners
Danada, 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
November 08
Volunteer Workday at the Nursery
Blackwell, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Chicago Pastel Painters Exhibit
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Restoration-In-Progress Tours
Mayslake, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
November 09
Chicago Pastel Painters Exhibit
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Life on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
November 10
Chicago Pastel Painters Exhibit
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Ranger Adventure Day
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Life on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
November 11
Volunteer Restoration Workday
Springbrook Prairie, 9 a.m. – Noon
Volunteer Restoration Workday
West Chicago Prairie, 9 a.m. – Noon
Volunteer Restoration Workday
Churchill Woods Glacial , 9 a.m. – Noon
Volunteer Restoration Workday
West DuPage Woods, 9 a.m. – Noon
Chicago Pastel Painters Exhibit
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Volunteer Restoration Workday
Maple Grove, 9 a.m. – Noon
Restoration-In-Progress Tours
Mayslake, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Life on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Autumn Moon Hayride
St. James Farm, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
November 12
Life on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Introduction to Prescription Burns
Churchill Woods, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Wilderness Survival
Herrick Lake, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
November 13
Chicago Pastel Painters Exhibit
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Life on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
November 14
Chicago Pastel Painters Exhibit
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
November 15
Chicago Pastel Painters Exhibit
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Little Sprouts Tales and Trails: Leaves
Fullersburg Woods, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Restoration-In-Progress Tours
Mayslake, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
November 16
Chicago Pastel Painters Exhibit
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Life on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
November 17
Chicago Pastel Painters Exhibit
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Life on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
November 18
Chicago Pastel Painters Exhibit
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Restoration-In-Progress Tours
Mayslake, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Life on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Owl Extravaganza
Fullersburg Woods, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
November 19
Volunteer Restoration Workday
Springbrook Prairie, 9 a.m. – Noon
Life on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Cast-Iron Cooking Thanksgiving
Churchill Woods, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
November 20
Chicago Pastel Painters Exhibit
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Life on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
November 21
Chicago Pastel Painters Exhibit
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
November 22
Chicago Pastel Painters Exhibit
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Restoration-In-Progress Tours
Mayslake, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
November 24
Chicago Pastel Painters Exhibit
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Walk-It-Off Post-Thanksgiving Hike
Meacham Grove, 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Life on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
November 25
Chicago Pastel Painters Exhibit
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Restoration-In-Progress Tours
Mayslake, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Life on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Holiday Sweets
Kline Creek Farm, 12:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
November 26
Nature Scavenger Hunt
Churchill Woods, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Life on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Holiday Sweets
Kline Creek Farm, 12:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.
November 27
Chicago Pastel Painters Exhibit
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Story Time at Fullersburg Woods
Fullersburg Woods, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Life on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
November 28
Chicago Pastel Painters Exhibit
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
November 29
Chicago Pastel Painters Exhibit
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Restoration-In-Progress Tours
Mayslake, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
November 30
Chicago Pastel Painters Exhibit
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Life by Lamplight House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
December 01
Chicago Pastel Painters Exhibit
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Life by Lamplight House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
December 02
Volunteer Restoration Workday
Churchill Woods Glacial, 9 a.m. – Noon
Volunteer Restoration Workday
Churchill Woods, 9 a.m. – Noon
Chicago Pastel Painters Exhibit
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Restoration-In-Progress Tours
Mayslake, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Talons and Claus
Willowbrook, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Life by Lamplight House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Music at Mayslake: Acappellago
Mayslake, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
December 03
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Life by Lamplight House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
December 04
Story Time at Fullersburg Woods
Fullersburg Woods, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Life by Lamplight House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
December 05
Music at Mayslake: Picosa
Mayslake, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
December 06
Restoration-In-Progress Tours
Mayslake, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
December 07
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Life by Lamplight House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
December 08
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Fishing: Explore Your Tackle Box
Mayslake, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Life by Lamplight House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
December 09
Team-Building Games
Churchill Woods, 10 a.m. – Noon
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Holiday Art and Craft Market
Mayslake, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Christmas on the Farm
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Life by Lamplight House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
December 10
Holiday Art and Craft Market
Mayslake, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Animal Tracking
Churchill Woods, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Cast-Iron Cooking
Herrick Lake, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Christmas on the Farm
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Life by Lamplight House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
December 11
Story Time at Fullersburg Woods
Fullersburg Woods, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Life by Lamplight House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
December 14
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Life by Lamplight House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
December 15
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Life by Lamplight House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
December 16
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Animal Tracking
Churchill Woods, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Snowshoe Hike
Blackwell, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Life by Lamplight House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
December 17
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Wilderness Survival
Churchill Woods, Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Life by Lamplight House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
December 18
Story Time at Fullersburg Woods
Fullersburg Woods, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Life by Lamplight House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
December 21
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Horse-Drawn Sleigh Ride
Kline Creek Farm, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Life by Lamplight House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
December 22
Camp Fullersburg: Winter Break
Fullersburg Woods, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Horse-Drawn Sleigh Ride
Kline Creek Farm, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Life by Lamplight House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
December 23
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Wilderness Survival
Churchill Woods, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Snowshoe Hike
Blackwell, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Horse-Drawn Sleigh Ride
Kline Creek Farm, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Life by Lamplight House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
December 24
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Life by Lamplight House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
December 26
December 27
Nature Scavenger Hunt
Churchill Woods, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
December 28
Ranger Adventure Day
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Horse-Drawn Sleigh Ride
Kline Creek Farm, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Life by Lamplight House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
December 29
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Horse-Drawn Sleigh Ride
Kline Creek Farm, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Life by Lamplight House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
December 30
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Horse-Drawn Sleigh Ride
Kline Creek Farm, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Life by Lamplight House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
December 31
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Horse-Drawn Sleigh Ride
Kline Creek Farm, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Life by Lamplight House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
January 04
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Life by Lamplight House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
January 05
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Life by Lamplight House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
January 06
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Life by Lamplight House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
January 07
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Life by Lamplight House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
January 08
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Life by Lamplight House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
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