Learn about Puck Fair and take a picture with Shamus, the "goat king" of Ireland. Play Irish skittles, make a Grogoch (a helpful Irish fairy) and meet some real live Irish Wolfhounds. Plus live Irish music and dancing.When: 5-8 p.m. April 11; 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. April 12-13
Make molds out of various materials, add embellishments, shapes and stripes and create numerous colorful candles out of melted paraffin.When: 5-6 p.m.
Guests enjoy a variety of
activities, including a movie in the historic Gold Theatre. A light
breakfast is served Saturday morning.
The popular comic strip heroine takes center stage as little orphan Annie charms everyone's hearts.When: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m on Sundays
Design artistic cupcakes with icing, pastry bags, food coloring and other tools. All materials included.When: 7-8:30 p.m.
Scenes from the Stone Age: The Cave Paintings of Lascaux transports visitors to the Lascaux cave in France, where they'll discover prehistoric cave paintings. Walk through a full-sized replica of the cave, meet a lifelike stone-age family and play with interactive displays explaining the life of people who may have inhabited the cave.
Tickets are included in both Discovery and All-Access passes to the museum.Cost:
Chicago Kids Company performs the classic tale from Feb. 6-April 12.When: 10:30 a.m. weekdays; 1 p.m. Saturday March 23.
The Cat in the Hat is the perfect friend for a boring rainy afternoon. From games and mischief to Thing One and Thing Two, The Cat brings all sorts of trouble to this gray day--but will Sally and her brother be able to explain the mess to Mother? Performances run Jan. 26-June 9, 2013.Cost: $16, $13 kids, limited number of $10 tickets available for all performances
When happily ever after isn't what he expected, the Frog Prince heads out for a new adventure. While searching for his true amphibian self, he meets witches from Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, Hansel and Gretel, and Cinderella's Fairy Godmother. Performances run Jan. 26-June 9, 2013.Cost: $16, $13 kids, limited number of $10 tickets available for all performances
The classic tale, live on stage. A special one-hour presentation for children of all ages. March 14-May 18.Cost: $15