5 events for $5 (or less): All Animal Expo returns to Wheaton

  • Canaries are some of the birds featured Saturday at the All Animal Expo at the DuPage County Fairgrounds in Wheaton.

    Canaries are some of the birds featured Saturday at the All Animal Expo at the DuPage County Fairgrounds in Wheaton.

 
 
Posted12/3/2019 6:00 AM

Award-winning film

Catch a screening of the award-winning 2018 Japanese film "Shoplifters," which shows a non-biological family that relies on shoplifting to cope with a life of poverty. It's part of College of Lake County's international film series. See it in Room C105 at 19351 W. Washington St., Grayslake. Rated R. Free admission. (847) 543-2623 or clcillinois.edu. 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Sasaki Miyu, left, and Jyo Kairi star in the award-winning 2018 Japanese film "Shoplifters," which is screened for free at College of Lake County in Grayslake on Friday, Dec. 6.
Sasaki Miyu, left, and Jyo Kairi star in the award-winning 2018 Japanese film "Shoplifters," which is screened for free at College of Lake County in Grayslake on Friday, Dec. 6. - Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures
Custom creations

Shop for handmade gifts, cards and prints from more than 50 local artists at the Ryerson Woods Holiday Art Market this weekend at the Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods, 21850 N. Riverwoods Road, Riverwoods. Free admission. (847) 968-3343 or brushwoodcenter.org. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, and noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8

Pets aplenty

Meet with vendors selling all kinds of pet products and more at the All Animal Expo this weekend at the DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Road, Wheaton. $5; $3 for kids 6-11. (630) 668-6636 or allanimalexpo.com. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, and Sunday, Dec. 15

Day of Infamy

Bob Miller of the Sons and Daughters of Pearl Harbor Survivors leads a Pearl Harbor Commemoration to mark the 78th anniversary of the U.S. entering World War II at The National Museum of the American Sailor, 2531 Sheridan Road, Great Lakes. Free admission, but registration is required. (847) 688-3154 or history.navy.mil. 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7

Victorian-era Christmas

Travel back to 1846 to see family winter traditions during the Victorian age with the Candlelight at the Inn event. There's music, a bake sale and more this weekend at the Garfield Farm Museum, 3N016 Garfield Road, Campton Hills. Free admission, but donations accepted. (630) 584-8485 or garfieldfarm.org. 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 7-8

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