Upcoming Special Events in the Forest Preserves

Check out some of the great upcoming events in the Cook County Forest Preserves:

November 2
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Stars, Stories and S’mores at Thatcher Woods, River Forest
Join us for s’mores by the fires, storytelling and astronomy.
November 2 – 4 
Friday – Sunday
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Fine Art of Fiber at Chicago Botanic Garden
The area’s oldest, largest and most unique fiber event is hosted by three artistry guilds: Illinois Quilters, Inc., North Suburban Needle Arts Guild, and Waves Guild of the North Shore. The exhibition and sale includes display pieces, sale items, lectures, fashion shows, demonstrations and a silent auction.
November 3
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Wilderness Survival at Rolling Knolls, Elgin
This hands-on program teaches the basics of wilderness survival including primitive and natural fire building, knot-tying, orienteering, shelter building, edible plant identification and making water potable.
November 10
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m
Creating Habitats for Native Pollinators at River Trail Nature Center, Northbrook
Learn how to support native pollinators in your garden year-round. Presented by U of I Extension North Cook Master Gardeners and Master Naturalists.