Sat., Nov. 7, 1–2:30 p.m.
Recipe Swap – Downers Grove Museum
Downers Grove Museum, 831 Maple Avenue, Downers Grove
With the holidays approaching, come to the DG Museum with copies of your families favorite recipes and spend the afternoon swapping with others. FREE event. Ages 15 and older. Registration is required at downersgrovemuseum.org or in person at the Lincoln Center.
Sat., Nov. 14, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
Darien Holiday Craft Show
Darien Park District, 7301 Fairview Avenue, Darien
Calling all craft enthusiasts! The Darien Park District announces their 6th annual holiday craft show and sale. If you love to craft, this is the perfect opportunity to show off your talent. All work must be original and handmade. ALL SPACES ARE (10’x 8’) AND INCLUDE A TABLE AND CHAIR. There will be an additional fee of $10 if electricity is required. Anyone interested in exhibiting can request more information. This holiday craft show and sale will feature handcrafted holiday gifts and will offer something for everyone. Seller Fee: $35 Electricity extra: $10 Admission: FREE! Holiday Craft Show Phone: 630-968-6400
Wed., Nov. 18, 4–5:30 p.m.
Darien Pilgrim Party
Darien Park District Community Center, 7301 Fairview Avenue, Darien
Join us for our 4th annual Pilgrim Party where we create a beautiful centerpiece and decorations for your Thanksgiving dinner. We will make a delicious dessert and send you home with the recipe so you can share with family and friends. Our party wouldn’t be complete without some Thanksgiving themed games! Age: 3-6 year olds Fee: $12(R)/$17(NR) Registration deadline: Nov. 16 Phone: 630-968-6400
Fri., Nov. 27, 4:30–5:30 p.m.
Downers Grove Holiday Tree Lighting
Join the mayor in the countdown to turn on the lights of the tree at the Main Street Train Station. Over 1,000 ornaments handmade by local youth decorate the tree.