Naperville Independent Film FestivalWhen: Now through Saturday, Sept. 21
Come see some of the greatest independent films there is to offer. Enjoy different themed nights: Women in Film, Horror, Animation, From Around the Neighborhood. For tickets, film screening schedule and more information, visit www.naperfilmfest.org.
Downtown Naperville Girls WeekendWhere: Downtown Naperville
When: Friday, Sept. 20 through Sunday, Sept. 22
Enjoy three days of fashion, food, friends and shopping. Make plans now. Attend Downtown Naperville's Lunch & Learn or Fashion Show events, enjoy a nice meal at one a restaurant or discover great shopping with sales all weekend long.
For more information, visit http://www.downtownnaperville.com/events/2562/girls-weekend-fall-2013
Indian Cultural Festival 2013
Where: 104 E Benton Dr., Downtown Naperville
When: Saturday, Sept. 21
Journey to the exotic, ancient land of Vedic India and experience its diverse rich heritage and customs right here in Naperville. The festival promises to entertain and engage the whole family with delicious ethnic vegetarian food and traditional Raas Dance.
For more details, http://www.simplyvedic.org.
19th Annual Native American Pow Wow
Where: Naper Settlement 523 S. Webster St, Naperville
When: Saturday, Sept. 21 and Sunday, Sept. 22 - 11 a.m.
Adults $10, seniors (62+) and children (3-12) $7
Enjoy Native American dancing and drumming, crafts, food vendors, two-time GRAMMY Award winner, Robert Mirabal as well as Little Bear Hoop Dancers from the Menominee Tribal School. See SOAR (Save Our American Raptors), a bird of prey exhibit including bald eagle, Deshka.
Tickets available at www.midwestsoarring.org.
5Cocktail Cruise at The Morton Arboretum
Where: 4100 Illinois 53, Lisle
When: Friday, Sept. 20 - 5:30 p.m.
$19 for members, $22 for nonmembers
Can you name a beverage that comes from a tree, shrub or vine? From wine to gin to coffee and tea, humans have found countless ways to derive beverages from woody plants. Take a summer evening open-air tram ride to discover which specimens in the Arboretum's collections are associated with spirited sipping and end the program with a thematic cocktail or refreshing iced tea.
For more informatio, visit http://www.mortonarb.org/education