5 events for $5 (or less): Cosley Zoo's Festival of Lights returns to Wheaton

  • Cosley Zoo's Festival of Lights and Tree Sale returns through Monday, Dec. 30, in Wheaton.

    Cosley Zoo's Festival of Lights and Tree Sale returns through Monday, Dec. 30, in Wheaton. Courtesy of Cosley Zoo

 
 
Updated 11/27/2019 1:57 PM

Cosley at Christmastime

Take advantage of free seasonal admission during Cosley Zoo's Festival of Lights and Tree Sale. There are special lighted animal figures, plus trees, wreaths and more for sale now at Cosley Zoo, 1356 N. Gary Ave., Wheaton. Free admission. (630) 665-5534 or cosleyzoo.org. 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily (with lights turned on at 3 p.m.) from Friday, Nov. 29, to Monday, Dec. 30

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Crafty displays

More than 300 booths selling seasonal decorations and gifts are featured at the Holiday Arts and Crafts Show this weekend at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 1060 E. Peterson Road, Grayslake. $5. (847) 680-7200 or stepbysteppromotions.com. 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1

The Arcada Theatre in St. Charles screens the 2018 animated feature "The Grinch" on Saturday, Nov. 30.
The Arcada Theatre in St. Charles screens the 2018 animated feature "The Grinch" on Saturday, Nov. 30. - Courtesy of Universal Pictures/Illumination
Season's Grinch

Catch a special screening of "The Grinch," a 2018 computer animated film version of Dr. Seuss' children's book "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" on Saturday morning at the Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St., St. Charles. Free admission. (630) 962-7000 or arcadalive.com. 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30

Meet with photographer Sheila Newenham as part of an artist reception for her exhibit "Exploring Nature Photography" at Bartlett Village Hall on Tuesday, Dec. 3.
Meet with photographer Sheila Newenham as part of an artist reception for her exhibit "Exploring Nature Photography" at Bartlett Village Hall on Tuesday, Dec. 3. - Courtesy of Sheila Newenham
Capturing nature

Meet with photographer Sheila Newenham at an artist reception on Tuesday as part of her exhibit, "Exploring Nature Photography," now on display at Bartlett Village Hall, 228 S. Main St., Bartlett. Free admission. (630) 372-4152 or artsinbartlett.org. Reception: 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3; exhibit continues through Friday, Jan. 3

Sing out

Attend a special a cappella concert of "The Caroling Party" on Tuesday at North Central College's Wentz Concert Hall, Chicago, Naperville. Free admission. (630) 637-7469 or finearts.northcentralcollege.edu. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3

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