1Cantigny Fall Festival
Where: Cantigny Park, Wheaton
When: Saturday, Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Free ($5 parking)
Celebrate Autumn with harvest-time fun at Cantigny Park. Fun for all ages, including pony rides, stilt-walker, juggler, petting zoo, candy dive, inflatables, arts and crafts show and seasonal treats.For more information, visit www.cantigny.org.
2A Walk to Remember
Where: Riverwalk Grand Pavilion, Naperville
When: Saturday, Oct. 12 - 8:30 a.m.
Author Nina Bennett and American Idol alumni Gina Glocksen will join area families as they honor babies that have been lost too soon at Naperville’s 9th Annual Walk to Remember on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013.
To register, donate, or for more information, please visit napervillewalktoremember.org.
3TREK Breast Cancer Awareness Ride
Where: 3416 Route 59, Naperville
When: Sunday, Oct. 13 - 10 a.m.
Help in the fight against breast cancer. Choose from fun, family-friendly 10- or 25-mile routes from Trek Bicycle Naperville. All rides leave at 10 a.m. Please arrive at least 30 minutes early to check in. All riders are eligible for the door prizes donated by Trek Bicycle and local merchants including helmets, bike bags, gift cards and more. All proceeds from the Trek Women Breast Cancer Awareness Ride go directly to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
For more details, www.bcar-tbsnaperville-es2.eventbrite.com
4Ghost Stories in the Park...In the Dark
Where: Riverwalk Grand Pavillion, Downtown Naperville
When: Oct. 11 through Oct. 13 - 7 p.m.
Enjoy an evening of scary stories that will send shivers up your spine. The Naperville Park District hosts Summer Place Theatre’s “Ghost Stories in the Park...In the Dark” at the Riverwalk Grand Pavilion. This is an outdoor event; please dress warmly and bring blankets and cushions. Not recommended for children under 5. Tickets are available at the door or through the Naperville Park District at www.napervilleparks.org or at the administrative offices at 320 W. Jackson Ave.
5DuPage Symphony Orchestra Diamond Anniversary
Where: Wentz Concert Hall at North Central College, Downtown Naperville
When: Sunday, Oct. 13 - 3 p.m.
The DuPage Symphony Orchestra (DSO) opens its 60th season in a year that coincides with milestone anniversaries of some of the great master composers. The DSO’s musical celebration begins with the Overture to “Rienzi” by Richard Wagner on his 200th birthday, the “Intermezzo” from “Cavalleria Rusticana” by Pietro Mascagni on his 150th birthday and the sweeping “Four Sea Interludes” by Benjamin Britten on his 100th.
For tickets and info visit, www.finearts.northcentralcollege.edu.