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Black Friday Sales and Shopping Map

Black Friday is almost here.  You can bet that there will be some great sales and deals as retailers do their best to make up for a year of sluggish sales. Today’s post should help you plan for your Black Friday shopping trip.  I wanted to cover the top 10 retailers (below the map) in […]

November 15, 2012 | By | Reply More

DuPage County 2012 Trick-or-Treating Hours

You’ll see from the list below that most of the designated trick-or-treating hours end shortly after dark.  Be sure to keep your ghosts and ghouls safe!  Kids should trick-or-treat in a group (or with an adult) and carry a flashlight or glow-stick. 2012 Trick-or-Treating Hours Here are the designated 2012 trick-or-treating hours for cities in […]

October 18, 2012 | By | Reply More
2012 Fall Festivals & Fun Events in DuPage County!

2012 Fall Festivals & Fun Events in DuPage County!

Oktoberfest – American Legion Post, West Chicago Saturday, September 29th – 6PM to 11PM A night of polka music and German food awaits you at the West Chicago Oktoberfest.  The event being held at the American Legion Post at 123 Main Street in West Chicago. Attendees will enjoy the music of The Mike Schneider Polka […]

September 17, 2012 | By | Reply More
2012 Fourth of July Fireworks Display List

2012 Fourth of July Fireworks Display List

Looking for the 2013 firework display list?  Click here! The Fourth of July is quickly approaching. Fireworks and 4th of July festivities are taking place throughout the county. Where will you go to view this year’s fireworks display? Here is a list of fireworks displays (and events) occurring throughout DuPage County… Addison Fireworks See Bensenville […]

June 8, 2012 | By | Reply More
Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve

Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve

Bordering the southeastern edge of DuPage County, is one of the county’s largest forest preserves, Waterfall Glen.  Surrounded by the cities of Woodridge, Darien, Burr Ridge, and Lemont, the preserve completely encapsulates the Argonne National Laboratory property. On a recent Saturday morning, I made my first visit to Waterfall Glen, hiking the entirety of the […]

May 31, 2012 | By | Reply More
Blackwell Ice Fishing Tournament at Silver Lake

Blackwell Ice Fishing Tournament at Silver Lake

The DuPage County Forest Preserve District has announced this year’s “Hard-Water Classic” ice fishing tournament at Blackwell Forest Preserve in Warrenville.  The tournament will take place Saturday, February 11th from noon to 3:30PM at Silver Lake.  Awards will be given to those who catch the longest in bass, bluegill and crappie.  An additional award will […]

January 17, 2012 | By | Reply More
New Year’s Eve Events in DuPage County

New Year’s Eve Events in DuPage County

With Christmas just days away, it’s time to get your New Year’s Eve plans in order.  There are plenty of New Year’s Eve events happening in and around DuPage County to ensure you ring in the New Year with some fun.  Start 2012 off with some good times for your family and friends! DuPage Children’s […]

December 22, 2011 | By | Reply More
Cheap Ways to Get in the Holiday Spirit

Cheap Ways to Get in the Holiday Spirit

‘Tis the season to be jolly! It’s also the season that can drain your checkbook. We all know how expensive just about everything is now, but you don’t have to break-the-bank to get into the Christmas spirit. You don’t have to spend gobs of money bringing your kids to expensive breakfasts-with-Santa or Christmas plays… There are many free or inexpensive ways to enjoy the holiday season with your family and friends.

December 1, 2011 | By | Reply More
Oak Brook Choir Christmas Concert

Oak Brook Choir Christmas Concert

Here’s a great way to get into the Christmas spirit! Check out Christmas Concert 2011, presented by the Singing Men of Oak Brook and the Heritage Singers.

November 30, 2011 | By | Reply More
Christmas Tree Lighting Events in DuPage County

Christmas Tree Lighting Events in DuPage County

On Friday, November 25th (the day after Thanksgiving), check out one of the many Christmas tree lighting events in DuPage County. Get your kids and the whole family into holiday fun and spirits!

Of the tree-lighting events listed below, my personal favorite is the Glen Ellyn event. The tree lighting takes place right in the heart of downtown Glen Ellyn at Main Street and Crescent Blvd. The setting is very much like that of a Norman Rockwell painting. The entire family is sure to enjoy it!

November 16, 2011 | By | Reply More