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These Are the Best Locations to See Fall Colors in Illinois this Year

Here are three of the best places in Illinois to see fall colors this year: Cap Sauers Holding Nature Preserve With a stunning 1,520 acres to explore, Cap Sauers Holding Nature Preserve offers much more than a glimpse at all the top fall colors. As you travel down the gravel trails, the tree-lined ravines and…

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What to Do in Lisle Now That Eyes in the SkiesIs Gone

Looking for some fun things to do in Lisle, IL now that Eyes In the Skies is no longer happening? Look no further – there are plenty of attractions in Lisle!  Here is our list: Benedictine Sports Complex The university's football, men's and women's soccer, baseball, softball, and track & field departments are housed in…

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Check Out These Fun Summer Events at the Morton Arboretum: the Outdoor Hidden Gem

Summer Events at the Morton Arboretum Wednesday Nights: the Return of Arbor Evenings This summer, spend Wednesday evenings at The Morton Arboretum relaxing with loved ones and friends. On the gorgeous Frost Hill, socialize while listening to live music surrounded by lovely trees! Tickets include access to events, live music, and the Arboretum. Tickets are…

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This Mother’s Day, Try Something Delicious with Mom: Food Trucks

Naperville Food Truck Festival Saturday, May 7, 2022     Greetings, Foodies! The 3rd Annual Naperville Food Truck Festival will take place at Naper Settlement in the heart of downtown Naperville. There will be more than 25 of the best food trucks in the area, as well as live DJ entertainment, face painters, a beer…

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Celebrate Earth Day by Learning the History Behind the Famous Environmental Holiday

Earth Day was established in 1970 as a day dedicated to environmental education, and Earth Day 2022 will take place on April 22. The holiday has grown into a global phenomenon that is sometimes extended into Earth Week, a full week of events centered on green living and addressing the climate crisis. Earth Day began…

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How to Plant a Patio Vegetable Garden

For most people, planting a garden is all about flowers. From a cook's perspective, it's all about food. Flowers are nice, but vegetables are practical. And when space in the garden is tight, I will always choose culinary over ornamental. With innovative pots and planters that have self-watering reservoirs, it's easier than ever to grow…

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See the New Princess Diana Exhibition in Naperville

Princess Diana Exhibition: Accredited Access Category: Exhibit Location: Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook, IL 60523 Start Date/Time: December 01, 2021 – Hours vary End Date/Time: March 12, 2022 Enter a stunning visual journey paired with exclusive stories that trace Diana’s emotional path as she modernizes motherhood, revolutionizes fashion, and shows the world how to be human. The venue will…

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Valentines Day Ideas that Do Not Cost Anything

What are you gifting yourself this Valentine’s Day? We know that Valentine’s Day can get expensive: In 2021, shoppers said they were planning to spend about $163 for the holiday, according to deal-finder site RetailMeNot, up from just $85 in 2020. But that’s one of the good things about Valentine’s gifts for yourself — some of…

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