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Mayslake by Moonlight Tour

Oct. 19, 21, 27, 28, 30

Mayslake Peabody Estate

1717 31st St., Oak Brook

(630) 206-9566

http://www.dupageforest.org

See Mayslake Hall in a new light. After the sun sets, enjoy a guided tour of this historic mansion by flashlight. Take in the architecture and history, and thrill to urban legends, tales of hauntings and stories of mischief. The program is for ages 12 and older; those under 18 must be with an adult. Time: 7:30 to 9 p.m. Cost: $15. RR

Pumpkin Night Hike

Oct. 20

Fullersburg Woods

3609 Spring Road, Oak Brook

(630) 933-7248

http://www.dupageforest.org

Use pumpkins and lanterns to light the way on a self-guided night hike. There will be a Halloween-themed scavenger hunt for kids to complete and a treat at the end. Hikes leave every 15 minutes. All ages are welcome; those under 18 must be with an adult. Time: 5:30 to 8 p.m. Cost: $10 per person 3 and older, free for 2 and younger. RR

Halloween Hoopla Expo

Oct. 21

Adolf & Powell Funeral Home

7000 S. Madison St., Willowbrook

http://www.wbbrchamber.org

(630) 654-0909

The Willowbrook-Burr Ridge Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring its fourth annual trick or trunk show, complete with treats, a DJ and fun for all. Time: 3 to 5 p.m. RR

Boo! at the Zoo

Weekends through Oct. 22

Brookfield Zoo

3300 Golf Road

(708) 688-8400

http://www.czs.org/booatthezoo

Families can have a howling good time at this annual Halloween celebration. Don a favorite costume and take memorable snapshots at the many Halloween-themed photo frames and vignettes. Afterwards, tackle the Craized Maize corn maze on the Zoo’s East Mall or take a spin on the Creepy Carousel. Time: 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. activities, zoo open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission: $29.95, $20.95 for kids 3-11, $24.95 for seniors plus $17-$20 parking.

Gothic Ghost Stories

Oct. 25

Mayslake Peabody Estate

1717 31st St., Oak Brook

(630) 206-9566

http://www.dupageforest.org

Keep the spooks at bay with an evening of ghoulish grown-up tales told in the old manor house at Mayslake Hall. The program is for ages 18 and older. Time: 7 to 8 p.m.

Ghosts of the Great Lakes

Oct. 28

Hinsdale Public Library

20 E. Maple St.

(630) 789-1986

http://www.hinsdalelibrary.info

Legendary Great Lakes balladeer and guitarist Lee Murdock narrates this concert featuring songs of supernatural legends and spooky tales of ghost ships, haunted lighthouses, and unexplained phenomena. He combines ragtime, Irish, blues and folk styles with his flair for storytelling in songs. The show is geared toward grown-ups, but families with children are welcome. Time: 2 to 3 p.m. RR

Fall Festival

Oct. 28

Hinsdale United Methodist Church

945 S. Garfield Ave.

Bring candy bags and wear costumes for this family friendly trunk or treat for kids. Adding to the fun will be games, an apple press and cider, costume contest for humans and pets, treats and more. All are invited. Time: 10 a.m. to noon.

Dia de los Muertos

Oct. 28-29

Brookfield Zoo

3300 Golf Road

(708) 688-8400

http://www.czs.org/diadelosmuertos

Celebrate the Day of the Dead while exploring the wonders of the animal kingdom. Zoogoers can immerse themselves in the holiday’s traditions, including face-painting (separate fees apply), sugar skulls (while supplies last), coloring sheets and taking photos with the catrinas (traditional skeleton characters). Guests can also enjoy music and admire the Chevy vehicles on display throughout the park. Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission: $29.95, $24.95 for seniors, $20.95 for ages 3-11, free for 2 and under plus $20 parking. MD

Boo Bash

Oct. 30

Hinsdale Public Library

20 E. Maple St.

(630) 789-1986

http://www.hinsdalelibrary.info

All ages are invited to come to the library in costume to enjoy trick-or-treating, spooktacular games and activity stations. Time: 4 to 6 p.m.

 
 

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