Calendar of Events

All Events

July 02
Celebrating the Fourth
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Evening in the Country: The Glorious Fourth
Kline Creek Farm, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
July 03
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – Noon
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Paddling: Kayaking Basics
Herrick Lake, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
July 04
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
St. James Farm Nature Walk
St. James Farm, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Restoration-In-Progress Tours
Mayslake, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Fourth of July on the Hill
Greene Valley, 8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
July 05
Paddling: Paddle With a Ranger
Fullersburg Woods, 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – Noon
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
July 06
Volunteer Workday at the Nursery
Blackwell Native-Plant Nursery, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Ranger Adventure Camp begins
Herrick Lake or Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Art at Mayslake: Paper Treasures
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Children's Story Hour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Art at Mayslake: Adult Painting
Mayslake, Noon – 2:30 p.m.
Art at Mayslake: Installation Art
Mayslake, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Art at Mayslake: Adult Alternative Media
Mayslake, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
July 07
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
July 08
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – Noon
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
July 09
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Evening in the Country: Victorian Nature Hike
Kline Creek Farm, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
July 10
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – Noon
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Archery for All Ages
Churchill Woods, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Fishing Clinic for Beginners
Blackwell, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
July 11
DuPage Forest Preserves Century Trail Ride Kickoff
Danada Headquarters, 8 a.m. – Noon
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Archery for All Ages
Springbrook Prairie, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
St. James Farm 1906 Caboose Tour
St. James Farm, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Restoration-In-Progress Tours
Mayslake, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
July 12
McKee Marsh Natural History Hike
Blackwell Mack Road, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – Noon
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
July 13
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Ranger Adventure Camp begins
Herrick Lake or Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Art at Mayslake: Paper Treasures
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Children's Story Hour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Art at Mayslake: Adult Painting
Mayslake, Noon – 2:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
July 14
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Art at Mayslake: Exploring Watercolors begins
Mayslake, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Fishing Clinic for Kids
Mayslake, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
July 15
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Little Sprouts Tales and Trails
Fullersburg Woods, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – Noon
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Archery for All Ages
Blackwell, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Ranger Trek
Oldfield Oaks, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
July 16
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Archery for All Ages
Salt Creek Park, 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Evening in the Country: Wagon Rides
Kline Creek Farm, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Horse-Drawn Hay Rides
Kline Creek Farm, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
July 17
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – Noon
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Paddling: Kayaking Basics
Herrick Lake, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
July 18
Volunteer Restoration Workday
West Chicago Prairie , 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Volunteer Restoration Workday
Lyman Woods, 8 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Volunteer Restoration Workday
Springbrook Prairie, 9 a.m. – Noon
Archery for All Ages
Churchill Woods, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Archery for All Ages
Pratt's Wayne Woods, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
St. James Farm Cultural and Natural History Walk
St. James Farm, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Restoration-In-Progress Tours
Mayslake, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Meet Amelia Earhart
Mayslake, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
July 19
Fishing Clinic for Beginners
Pratt's Wayne Woods, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Paddling: Paddle With a Ranger
Fullersburg Woods, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – Noon
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
July 20
Ranger Adventure Camp begins
Herrick Lake or Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Children's Story Hour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Art at Mayslake: Adult Painting
Mayslake, Noon – 2:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
July 21
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Four American Masters begins
Mayslake, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
July 22
Volunteer Workday at the Nursery
Blackwell Native-Plant Nursery, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Ranger Trek Junior
Waterfall Glen, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – Noon
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Music at Mayslake: Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus
Mayslake, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
July 23
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Home-Schoolers Nature Hike
McDowell Grove, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Evening in the Country: Fun and Games
Kline Creek Farm, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Fishing Flowing Waters
Fullersburg Woods, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
July 24
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – Noon
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Navigation: Compass 101
Blackwell, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
July 25
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Fishing Clinic for Beginners
Herrick Lake, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Take Part in Art
Mayslake, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
St. James Farm Art and Artifacts Tour
St. James Farm, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Backyard Chickens
Kline Creek Farm, 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Restoration-In-Progress Tours
Mayslake, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
July 26
Wilderness Survival
Blackwell, 10 a.m. – Noon
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – Noon
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
July 27
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Ranger Leadership Camp begins
Herrick Lake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Ranger Adventure Camp begins
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Art at Mayslake: Girls Write! begins
Mayslake, 9:30 a.m. – Noon
Children's Story Hour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
July 28
Ranger Trek
Waterfall Glen, 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
July 29
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Navigation: Geocaching
Churchill Woods, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – Noon
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Archery Fun Shoot
Blackwell, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
July 30
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Children's Farm Chores
Kline Creek Farm, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Evening in the Country: Wagon Rides
Kline Creek Farm, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
July 31
Volunteer Workday at the Nursery
Blackwell Native-Plant Nursery, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – Noon
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Archery for All Ages
Churchill Woods, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
August 01
Unrest and Relaxation: A Look Into 1915
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Fishing Clinic for Beginners
Herrick Lake, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
St. James Farm Nature Walk
St. James Farm, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Archery Open House
Blackwell, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Restoration-In-Progress Tours
Mayslake, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Night Hike
Blackwell, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Midsummer Romantic Night Hike
Fullersburg Woods, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
August 02
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – Noon
Covered Wagon Tours
St. James Farm, 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
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