Celebrate 13 years of business with a children's temporary tattoo station, or color your own birthday hat, pet Josie, the sweet golden retriever, and enjoy birthday cake and other goodies. At 11 a.m. Friday and noon Saturday, kids 18 months-5 can enjoy a live performance of a scene from the new DVD series "What's the Big Idea?" RSVP required; email email@example.com with number of children and adults attending.When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday
Model trains will wind their way through a miniature village set in a field of poinsettias. The village is made entirely of natural materials and features a variety of Chicago-style homes and famous buildings such as the neighborhood bungalow, Chicago Theatre and Chicago Water Tower Place. Nov. 26-Jan. 8.When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Includes Gingerbread Story-time, Tree Lighting Ceremony, Gingerbread Man Hunt, Gingerbread House Contest, visits with Santa in his Gingerbread House, Small Business Saturday, Gingerbread Boy and Girl perusing town, and Complimentary Carriage Rides. For more information, visit www.downtowndg.org or call (630) 725-0991.When: to