Fun - and free-- city, suburb events

November 30, 2012 1:40:47 PM PST
Fun and free events in Chicago and the suburbs on December 2, 2012.

    Free Pony Rides & Visit with Santa
    Today 2-5pm
    Timmermann's Ranch
    Island Lake, IL
    Optional monetary donation to Wauconda Food Pantry
    timmermannsranch.com

    In northwest suburban island lake, Timmerman's Ranch is offering free pony rides, pictures with Santa, fun with elves, hot chocolate and more Sunday from 2p.m. to 5 p.m.

    Optional monetary donations to the Wauconda Food Pantry are encourages. Last year this event raised more than 11-hundred dollars to feed local families.

    Winter Flower & Train Show
    Lincoln Park Conservatory
    Today: 9a-5p, thru January 8
    Free!

    chicagoparkdistrict.com

    Model trains will meander through miniature replicas of famous buildings and Chicago neighborhoods. It's open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday and runs through January 8th. It's free!

    Roscoe Village Winter Fest
    Sleigh rides, carolers & crafts
    Damen & Roscoe, Chicago
    Today 1-5pm
    Free!
    rvcc.biz

    Sunday is the second day of Roscoe Village's Winter Fest. Sunday is family day with carriage rides, crafts and more. It's open from one to five today near the intersection of Roscoe and Damen.

    Tinley Park Holiday Market
    Live music, crafts, carnival rides & parade
    Oak Park Avenue train station lot
    Today: Noon - 5pm
    Free!
    tinleypark.org

    Tinley Park Holiday Market features carriage rides, vendors, and movies under a heated tend. It's capped off by the parade of lights.


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