Ice skating party for girls 6 and up. Girls are encouraged, but not required, to bring a doll or stuffed animal. Event includes skating, a photo, making a souvenir to take home, and lunch. Purchase tickets by calling (219) 769 PARK, Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m.-4:30p.m. or from the Lake County Parks business office, 8411 E. Lincoln Highway, 4 ½ miles east of I-65 on Route 30, just west of Deep River Waterpark. Tickets are also available at the Waterpark when the ice skating plaza is open.When: 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Sudents from the British School of Chicago Children's Choir sing a selection of holiday favorites.When: 10:30 a.m.-noon
Members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra demonstrate how orchestras capture the beauty, drama, energy and excitement of music. The concert uses magnification technology to give the audience and up-close look at all the instruments and musicians.When: 11 a.m. or 12:45 p.m.
Holiday film is presented on the theatre's new state-of-the-art digital projection and sound technology. Before the screening, enjoy fun and games in the mall, including a visit with Santa Claus.When: 10:30 a.m.
Act out skits and play theater/improv games - all with a snow theme.When: Noon-2 p.m.
Join other elves in an interactive, creative drama event where elfin games are played as all the elves prepare for the "big day" with imagination, costumes and music. Registration required.When: 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Bring the outdoors in using items gathered from nature to make ornaments and decorations. All material provided. Adult must attend with children.When: 10-11 a.m.
Enjoy lunch, arts and crafts, games and more.When: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
An adaptation of the classic cartoon. Join the director
and cast after each performance for a discussion.
Kick-off the holiday shopping season and shop local. The streets of Downtown Highland Park are transformed into a winter wonderland, with 'real' snow, live reindeer, horse drawn sleigh rides, holiday dancers, singers and performers, s'more making in the great outdoors, food and drink, and more.When: 4-9 p.m. Dec. 7; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 8