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n A Hollywood Halloween

Oct. 27

Clarendon Hills Public Library

7 N. Prospect Ave.

(630) 323-8188

http://www.clarendonhillslibrary.org

Film historian Annette Bochenek will lead the way into the spooky side of classic Hollywood with a multimedia presentation consisting of photos, video clips and captivating stories. She will explore the variety of classic horror films and characters as well as how the genre was developed. Time: 7 p.m. RR

n Fright Fest

Oct. 28

Hinsdale Humane Society

21 Salt Creek Lane

(630) 323-5630

http://www.hinsdalehumanesociety.org

Dress up and trick or treat through the haunted cat lodge and dog kennels, enjoy fall flavored treats, participate in Halloween-themed games and more at the event sponsored by the HHS Junior Board. Children under 13 must be with an adult. Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tickets: $15, $10 for kids. RR

n Lantern-Lit Halloween Hike

Oct. 28-29

St. James Farm

2S541 Winfield Road, Warrenville

(630) 933-7248

http://www.dupageforest.org

Experience a 2-mile self-guided lantern-lit walk along the trails, ending with haunted conversation around the fire and decorated buildings. The program is for ages 12 and up; those under 18 must be with an adult. Hikes leave every 15 minutes. Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cost:

n Corn Harvest

Oct. 29-30

Kline Creek Farm

1N600 County Farm Road, West Chicago

(630) 876-5900

http://www.dupageforest.org

Experience life as a field hand while helping to harvest this year’s corn crop, which will feed the farm’s livestock throughout the year and provide seed for next year’s plantings. The program is for all ages; those under 18 must be with an adult. Time: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. $10. RR

n Fall Family Festival

Oct. 30

Hinsdale United Methodist Church

945 S. Garfield Ave.

(630) 325-1280

http://www.hinsdaleumc.com

The festival includes costumes and trunk or treating, bobbing for doughnuts, an apple cider press demonstration and tasting, leaf rubbings, and other games and crafts. Time: 3 p.m.

n OAKtober Walk

Oct. 30

St. James Farm

2S541 Winfield Road, Warrenville

(630) 933-7248

http://www.dupageforest.org

Enjoy the fall colors and learn about oaks on a guided walk. Participants may bring crayons and paper to make their own rubbings. The program is for those 5 and older; those under 18 must be with an adult. Time: 2 to 3 p.m. Cost: $5. RR

n Pumpkin Scavenger Hunt

Oct. 30

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center

9800 Willow Springs Road, Willow Springs

http://www.fpdcc.com

(708) 839-6897

Find all the hidden pumpkins during this fun hunt. Costumes are encouraged. Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. RR

n Day of the Dead Celebration

Oct. 30

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center

9800 Willow Springs Road, Willow Springs

http://www.fpdcc.com

(708) 839-6897

Attend the unveiling of the animal altar dedicated to endangered and extinct specied, talke a night walk and enjoy stories at the campfire. Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m. RR

n Scarecrow Trail

Daily in October

Morton Arboretum

4100 Route 53, Lisle

(630) 719-2468

http://www.mortonarb.org

Take a stroll around Meadow Lake to view scarecrows created by local scout troops and school groups. After the walk, vote for your favorite scarecrow. Cost: free with timed admission of $16 for adults, $14 for seniors, $11 for kids ages 2-17 and free for those 2 and younger.

 
 

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