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Here are some pumpkin patches, farms and festivals you might like to visit throughout northern Illinois
Mid-September signals the beginning of fall and pumpkin season. Whether it’s used to flavor your coffee, fill your pie or carved and placed on a doorstep, there’s no denying the pumpkin is the star of the season.
The Von Bergen family started doing a you-pick pumpkin patch near Hebron when Mike Von Bergen was nine years old.
Mid-September signals the beginning of fall and pumpkin season. Whether it’s used to flavor your coffee, fill your pie, or carved and placed on a doorstep, there’s no denying the pumpkin is the star of the season.
Splash Station Waterpark in Joliet won't open for the fourth year in a row, following a tradition of outdoor swimming spots in Joliet that have come and permanently gone over the years.
Head outdoors this weekend to two different car shows and the forest preserve's migration celebration. Check out a guitar and percussion concert and stock up on inexpensive books.
Enjoy Christian comedy, a walk in the woods or the following concerts: Christian, choral and winds and Beatles tribute.
Plus, Lewis University in Romeoville hosting 3rd generation printmaker Benjamin Calvert.
Enjoy 2 twists on the holiday concert: classic rock and spoken word
Programs include campires, caroling and hiking
And ‘Haphazardly Ever After’ is a comedy about ‘four obnoxious, bratty, adult children who do not live up to their royal titles’
Virtual races were part of the Forest Preserve District of Will County’s Harvest Hustle program
Celebrate the season with pumpkin decorating, costume contests, hay rides or music
Plus, plenty of Halloween fun for kids and families
Exhibit opens Oct. 20 and runs through Dec. 31