Upcoming Local Events for June, 2017

Upcoming Local Events Calendar for June, 2017

“Acorn Express” Tram Ride at the Morton Arboretum, Lisle, all spring, summer and fall through October 31. See beautiful gardens, woodlands, wetlands and prairies in a tram tour. Sixty minute and 30-minute tours aboard the open-air Acorn Express explain the rich Arboretum history, and describe the trees and plants you’ll see. There’s also an opportunity to see lovely wildlife in a native habitat. One-Hour Tram: Adult: $5 ($6 nonmember) Child: $4 ( $5 nonmember). Call (630) 968-0074 for times. Daily April 16 through October, (weather permitting).

Summer Science Camps at the Morton Arboretum, Lisle, Enroll your children in Summer Science Camps and uncover eight fun-filled weeks of exploration from June 5 to August 12. Choose from more than 100 week-long camps for K-8th graders! Children can spend the summer boosting their brains through engaging play and experiments integrating the art and science of trees and nature. New this year, supervised play before and after camp make life more convenient for mom and dad! Register online, in the Visitor Center or by phone at (630) 719-2468.

Glen Ellyn French Market, Crescent/Glenwood Parking Lot (west of Main St.), downtown Glen Ellyn, Sundays, June 4 through October 29, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., find locally grown produce, organic meats, fresh flowers, baked goods, jewelry and more.

Geneva French Market, Downtown Geneva, Sundays, May through October, 9:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m. The market is conveniently located in downtown Geneva at the Metra train station parking lot. The French Market features farm produce, fresh flowers, baked goods, jewelry, handbags and more. Come check out the variety of great offerings the market has every Sunday.

Taste of Wheaton, downtown Wheaton, Thursday, June 1 through Sunday, June 4. Hosted by the Wheaton Park District and Wheaton Chamber of Commerce. Memorial Park, Hale Street & Liberty Drive in Downtown Wheaton. Come out and celebrate all that Wheaton has to offer from great food, exhibits, live entertainment, a beer garden, carnival rides and arts and crafts. Its a full weekend of family fun for all age groups. For details and hours each day go to www.wheatonparkdistrict.com and www.wheatonchamber.com.

St. Charles Farmers Market, Baker Methodist Church, (East Main at 4th Ave.) downtown St. Charles, Fridays, June 2 through October 27, 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Old-fashioned farmers market includes fresh harvested and locally grown fruits, vegetables, bread, meat, eggs, artisan cheese, fresh cut and potted flowers and garden art.

Lisle French Market at PrairieWalk Pond, downtown Lisle, Saturdays, May 6 through October 28, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Vendors change weekly, so each market is a unique experience. Bring the whole family and friendly pets on a leash are welcome.

Wheaton French Market, Downtown Wheaton, Saturdays, April 15 through mid-November, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., corner of main Street and East Liberty Drive. Pick up flowers, locally grown produce, baked goods, jewelry, crafts, coffee and more at Wheaton’s French Market.

Kane County Flea Market, St. Charles, Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4. Hours: Sat. 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sun. 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $5 adults, children 12 and younger are free. "The Best in the Midwest or Anywhere", up to 1,000 dealers display and sell antiques, collectibles, and Fancy Junque.  A country breakfast is served on Sunday.  For more information, visit www.KaneCountyFleaMarket.com.

Upcoming Local Events for Week of June 4, 2017

Glen Ellyn French Market, Crescent/Glenwood Parking Lot (west of Main St.), downtown Glen Ellyn, Sundays, June 4 through October 29, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., find locally grown produce, organic meats, fresh flowers, baked goods, jewelry and more.

Geneva French Market, Downtown Geneva, Sundays, May through October, 9:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m. The market is conveniently located in downtown Geneva at the Metra train station parking lot. The French Market features farm produce, fresh flowers, baked goods, jewelry, handbags and more. Come check out the variety of great offerings the market has every Sunday.

St. Charles Farmers Market, Baker Methodist Church (East Main at 4th Ave.), downtown St. Charles, Fridays, June 2 through October 27, 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Old-fashioned farmers market includes fresh harvested and locally grown fruits, vegetables, bread, meat, eggs, artisan cheese, fresh cut and potted flowers and garden art.

Festival of the Fox, downtown St. Charles, Thursday, June 8 through Sunday, June 11. Come to Pottawatomie Park for Dragon Boat Races, “Picnic in the Park”, family activities & entertainment, “Family Movie Night” and a water ski show. The Carnival is June 9-12. Special Needs Kids Day is Fri., June 10, noon-2pm/closed to the public. More information: www.prideofthefox.com.

Lisle French Market at PrairieWalk Pond, downtown Lisle, Saturdays, May 6 through October 28, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Vendors change weekly, so each market is a unique experience. Bring the whole family and friendly pets on a leash are welcome.

Wheaton French Market, Downtown Wheaton, Saturdays, April 15 through mid-November, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., corner of main Street and East Liberty Drive. Pick up flowers, locally grown produce, baked goods, jewelry, crafts, coffee and more at Wheaton’s French Market.

Upcoming Local Events for Week of June 11, 2017

Glen Ellyn French Market, Crescent/Glenwood Parking Lot (west of Main St.), downtown Glen Ellyn, Sundays, June 4 through October 29, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., find locally grown produce, organic meats, fresh flowers, baked goods, jewelry and more.

Railroad Collectibles & Model Train Show, Kane County Fairgrounds, St. Charles, Sunday June 11, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission: $6.00 adults, children 12 and younger are free. For more information, call Russell Fierce at (847) 358-1185.

Geneva French Market, downtown Geneva, Sundays, May through October, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The market is conveniently located in downtown Geneva at the Metra train station parking lot. The French Market features farm produce, fresh flowers, baked goods, jewelry, handbags and more. Come check out the variety of great offerings the market has every Sunday.

St. Charles Farmers Market, Baker Methodist Church (East Main at 4th Ave.), downtown St. Charles, Fridays, June 2 through October 27, 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Old-fashioned farmers market includes fresh harvested and locally grown fruits, vegetables, bread, meat, eggs, artisan cheese, fresh cut and potted flowers and garden art.

Naper Nights Concert Series, Naper Settlement, Naperville, Friday, June 16 and Saturday, June 17. Naper Nights Community Concert Series sets the stage for three summer weekends in June, July and August of nonstop music. Bring a blanket or lawn chair for this opportunity to enjoy music under the stars on the beautiful grounds of Naper Settlement throughout the summer. Cost: $15 senior/adult (13+), $10 youth (4-12), members are free. For more information, call (630) 420-6010 or visit www.NaperSettlement.org.

Lisle French Market at PrairieWalk Pond, downtown Lisle, Saturdays, May 6 through October 28, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Vendors change weekly, so each market is a unique experience. Bring the whole family and friendly pets on a leash are welcome.

Wheaton French Market, Downtown Wheaton, Saturdays, April 15 through mid-November, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., corner of main Street and East Liberty Drive. Pick up flowers, locally grown produce, baked goods, jewelry, crafts, coffee and more at Wheaton’s French Market.

Art in Bloom Fine Art Festival, Cantigny Park, Wheaton, Saturday, June 17 & Sunday, June 18. Come to Cantigny for one of the park’s biggest events of the year and a Father’s Day tradition. Cantigny Park is the canvas and our Annual Art Festival is the paint. Enjoy a variety of artists, inspired activities, fresh ideas and a colorful weekend. We will be featuring Classical Blast and Guitarra Azul. Free with paid parking ($10). Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call (630) 668-5161 or go to www.cantigny.org.

Upcoming Local Events for Week of June 18, 2017

☆ JUNE 18 IS FATHERS DAY! ☆

Glen Ellyn French Market, Crescent/Glenwood Parking Lot (west of Main St.), downtown Glen Ellyn, Sundays, June 4 through October 29, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., find locally grown produce, organic meats, fresh flowers, baked goods, jewelry and more.

Geneva French Market, downtown Geneva, Sundays, May through October, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The market is conveniently located in downtown Geneva at the Metra train station parking lot. The French Market features farm produce, fresh flowers, baked goods, jewelry, handbags and more. Come check out the variety of great offerings the market has every Sunday.

Swedish Days! Swedish Days are back in downtown Geneva, Tuesday, June 20 through Sunday, June 25. This festival is a midsummer’s day and night dream for kids, adults alike! Join us downtown in Geneva for a rousing parade, nightly entertainment, an art show, craft show, an old-fashioned carnival, Green Geneva, an eco-fun expo, and of course great shopping in our historic business district. For more information, see www.genevachamber.com.

St. Charles Farmers Market, Baker Methodist Church (East Main at 4th Ave.), downtown St. Charles, Fridays, June 2 through October 27, 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Old-fashioned farmers market includes fresh harvested and locally grown fruits, vegetables, bread, meat, eggs, artisan cheese, fresh cut and potted flowers and garden art.

Lisle French Market at PrairieWalk Pond, downtown Lisle, Saturdays, May 6 through October 28, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Vendors change weekly, so each market is a unique experience. Bring the whole family and friendly pets on a leash are welcome.

Wheaton French Market, Downtown Wheaton, Saturdays, April 15 through mid-November, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., corner of main Street and East Liberty Drive. Pick up flowers, locally grown produce, baked goods, jewelry, crafts, coffee and more at Wheaton’s French Market.

Craft Beer Festival at the Morton Arboretum, Lisle, Saturday, June 24, 1 to 5 p.m. Sip on local favorites and explore new beers from 45 breweries while enjoying the beautiful surroundings of The Morton Arboretum. Guest restaurants and Arboretum concessions will be available on-site for purchase. Bring a chair or lie down on a blanket to soak in the summer sun while listening to live music by 90s tribute band Run Forrest Run. This event is rain or shine; please come prepared. Register by phone at (630) 725-2066 or go to MortonArb.org.

Upcoming Local Events for Week of June 25, 2017

Glen Ellyn French Market, Crescent/Glenwood Parking Lot (west of Main St.), downtown Glen Ellyn, Sundays, June 4 through October 29, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., find locally grown produce, organic meats, fresh flowers, baked goods, jewelry and more.

Geneva French Market, downtown Geneva, Sundays, May through October, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The market is conveniently located in downtown Geneva at the Metra train station parking lot. The French Market features farm produce, fresh flowers, baked goods, jewelry, handbags and more. Come check out the variety of great offerings the market has every Sunday.

St. Charles Farmers Market, Baker Methodist Church (East Main at 4th Ave.), downtown St. Charles, Fridays, June 2 through October 27, 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Old-fashioned farmers market includes fresh harvested and locally grown fruits, vegetables, bread, meat, eggs, artisan cheese, fresh cut and potted flowers and garden art.

Lisle French Market at PrairieWalk Pond, downtown Lisle, Saturdays, May 6 through October 28, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Vendors change weekly, so each market is a unique experience. Bring the whole family and friendly pets on a leash are welcome.

Wheaton French Market, Downtown Wheaton, Saturdays, April 15 through mid-November, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., corner of main Street and East Liberty Drive. Pick up flowers, locally grown produce, baked goods, jewelry, crafts, coffee and more at Wheaton’s French Market.

Cardboard Boat Regatta, Lake Ellyn, Saturday, July 1, Noon to 3:00 p.m. Witness the spectacle of the Glen Ellyn Cardboard Regatta where boat-builders from throughout the community will vie to keep their cardboard boat afloat the longest. For registration information, contact the Glen Ellyn Park District at 630-858-2462 or www.gepark.org. Afterwards, stay for the Picnic in the Park and have a burger, brat, hot dog or some corn.

Picnic in the Park, Lake Ellyn, Saturday, July 1, 11:00 a.m. Enjoy the Picnic in the Park while you watch the summertime spectacle of the Cardboard Regatta. Enjoy burgers, brats, hot dogs, and corn. The Glen Ellyn Volunteer Fire Company acts as the chefs for this event, with all proceeds going the benefit the Independence Day Celebration. Visit www.glenellyn4t​hofjuly.com.