Family Fall Fest
Dress in your Halloween best and take in the sights and sounds of autumn. Bring the family to Wild Meadows Trace for Safety Town trick-or-treating. There will be family photo opportunities, fall games, food trucks, and more! This events takes place every year in mid-October.
Date & time: Saturday, October 13, 2018 @ 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Wild Meadows Trace - Free - epd.org
Family Day: Frankentoy Mobile Workshop
We invite you and your family to explore identity and the figure through hands-on art activities inspired by our current exhibition, The Figure and the Chicago Imagists: Selections from the Elmhurst College Art Collection, with visiting artist group Frankentoy Mobile.
Date and Time: Saturday, October 13, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Elmhurst Art Museum - Free with museum admission or current membership
Explore the creepy side of Victorian history! The adventure starts at Fischer Farm with a hayride to Churchville Schoolhouse to learn about eerie 19th-century postmortem photography, strange Victorian mourning traditions, and 1870s cemetery symbols. A lantern-lit walk through Churchville Cemetery and Fischer Woods back to the farm follows for tours and local ghost stories. Registration required: In person at Bensenville Park District, 1000 W. Wood St., Bensenville or call 630-766-7015.
Date and Time: Saturday, October 20, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Fischer Farm (16W680 Grand Ave.
Bensenville, IL) - $25
Special Kids Day - Halloween Dance
For kids with special needs, ages 12 and up. Join the Halloween party and dance all afternoon! We'll supply a few treats along with great music. Costumes are encouraged; please no masks or weapons. Parents do not need to stay. This is a free event. Preregistration will be required - check www.specialkidsday.org.
Date and Time: Sunday, October 28, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Diplomat West (681 W North Ave) - Free - www.specialkidsday.org