Check out some of the great upcoming events in the Cook County Forest Preserves:
|Campfire Foods 101 at the Little Red Schoolhouse, Willow Springs
Spark your taste buds and learn how to cook over a campfire! Food will be provided. $3 per person, registration required.
|Owl Prowl at River Trail Nature Center, Northbrook
We’ll take a hike in the forest in sear of local owls! Afterwards, warm up inside with some snacks and hot chocolate. Register by Wednesday, November 19.
|42nd Annual Settlers’ Day at Sand Ridge Nature Center, South Holland, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Celebrate our heritage by stepping back into America’s past. Don’t miss costumed living-history demonstrations, hikes, crafts and an imaginary wagon train adventure! Admission is free, though donations of nonperishable food or money to benefit a local food depository will be gratefully accepted.
Prairie Planting at Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington, 1:00 p.m.
|November 28 – January 1
Friday – Sunday
|Wonderland Express at the Chicago Botanic Garden
This annual Garden holiday event includes trains winding past replicas of famous Chicago buildings and landmarks, beautiful horticultural displays and hundreds of thousands of twinkling LED lights! Ticket fee applies.
|Attracting Birds at Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont
Feeding the birds is a great way to attract winter residents to your yard! Learn how to provide a refuge for birds with proper landscaping and placement of bird feeders.