Keep learning all summer long with a visit to this museum and education center. With permanent exhibits like the Harvey L. Miller Family Youth Exhibition and Take a Stand Center, plus ongoing special exhibitions, there’s always something to see and do here. Plus, find out what programs the museum has coming up.
Summer is the perfect time to get out and explore the Chicago Botanic Garden, which boasts 27 gardens, four natural areas, and nine islands on 385 acres.
This festival in downtown Glencoe features more than 130 juried artists from around the world. Guests can browse a variety of pieces ranging from ceramics and glass to metal and wood while watching demonstrations, stopping by booth chats, and enjoying live music, food and kids’ activities.
This outdoor lighted cycling track/velodrome hosts Thursday night races throughout the summer for the Midwest’s top cyclists. Spectators can take in all the action for only $2. Plus, the track is open to the public when it’s not reserved.