Check out The Week in Pictures to see if summer is over

 
 
Updated 9/2/2019 10:18 AM

Daily Herald photographers found people enjoying the last days of summer in the suburbs last week.

Senior Vice Cmdr. Ben Keefe unveils the namesake card, as Tom McCormack of McHenry cheers at back left, at the conclusion of the Queen of Hearts drawing at McHenry VFW Post 4600 Tuesday. The winner, known publicly only as Fred K., selected card 16, which turned out to be the coveted queen, and will take home at least $2.74 million.
  Senior Vice Cmdr. Ben Keefe unveils the namesake card, as Tom McCormack of McHenry cheers at back left, at the conclusion of the Queen of Hearts drawing at McHenry VFW Post 4600 Tuesday. The winner, known publicly only as Fred K., selected card 16, which turned out to be the coveted queen, and will take home at least $2.74 million.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Visitors walk the grounds of St. James Farm Forest Preserve in Wheaton.
  Visitors walk the grounds of St. James Farm Forest Preserve in Wheaton.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Klein's Farm and Market has opened a new farmstand on Plank Road in Elgin. They are a third-generation local business. Owner Matt Klein and his granddaughter Emma Klein, 7 months, visit with customers.
  Klein's Farm and Market has opened a new farmstand on Plank Road in Elgin. They are a third-generation local business. Owner Matt Klein and his granddaughter Emma Klein, 7 months, visit with customers.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
U.S. Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi joined representatives of DuPage County Animal Services in Wheaton Thursday to announce new legislation that will improve enforcement of the Animal Welfare Act and increase transparency.
  U.S. Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi joined representatives of DuPage County Animal Services in Wheaton Thursday to announce new legislation that will improve enforcement of the Animal Welfare Act and increase transparency.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Crews respond to a fire in downtown Marengo Friday afternoon.
  Crews respond to a fire in downtown Marengo Friday afternoon.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
The Oscar Mayer Weinermobile turns the corner Sunday, August 25, 2019 during the "Floatin' Through the Decades" parade at Fox River Grove's centennial celebration.
  The Oscar Mayer Weinermobile turns the corner Sunday, August 25, 2019 during the "Floatin' Through the Decades" parade at Fox River Grove's centennial celebration.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Conrad Wall, 9, visiting from Minnesota, waits in the rain for his dad to play a round of golf at Twin Lakes Golf Club in Palatine on Monday.
  Conrad Wall, 9, visiting from Minnesota, waits in the rain for his dad to play a round of golf at Twin Lakes Golf Club in Palatine on Monday.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Judy Jacobsen, of Hawthorn Woods reacts after winning a raffle prize of $473 at the conclusion of the Queen of Hearts drawing at McHenry VFW Post 4600 Tuesday. Winner Fred K. Selected card 16 and will take home at least $2.74 million.
  Judy Jacobsen, of Hawthorn Woods reacts after winning a raffle prize of $473 at the conclusion of the Queen of Hearts drawing at McHenry VFW Post 4600 Tuesday. Winner Fred K. Selected card 16 and will take home at least $2.74 million.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Rich Jacobs, chief of staff of state Sen. Christina Castro, participates in a recording of a podcast called "Frankly Speaking: Rich Conversations Around Politics" in the media lab at Gail Borden Public Library.
  Rich Jacobs, chief of staff of state Sen. Christina Castro, participates in a recording of a podcast called "Frankly Speaking: Rich Conversations Around Politics" in the media lab at Gail Borden Public Library.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Employees trained Thursday to work with 5G cell towers at SAC Wireless in Elgin, which is a subsidiary of Nokia Corporation.
  Employees trained Thursday to work with 5G cell towers at SAC Wireless in Elgin, which is a subsidiary of Nokia Corporation.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Left to right, resident Bernie Kaiser, Lifestyle Program Lead Jessica Lazzara and resident Nina Baird, get a look at some of the 40 goats on the property of Oak Trace retirement community center in Downers Grove. The goats, from Vegetation Solutions, will stay five to seven days and eat the buckthorn.
  Left to right, resident Bernie Kaiser, Lifestyle Program Lead Jessica Lazzara and resident Nina Baird, get a look at some of the 40 goats on the property of Oak Trace retirement community center in Downers Grove. The goats, from Vegetation Solutions, will stay five to seven days and eat the buckthorn.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Carnival rides are set up for Last Fling in Naperville on Thursday.
  Carnival rides are set up for Last Fling in Naperville on Thursday.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Aiden Vehlow, 5, of Rolling Meadows keeps track of the numbers on his card as he and hundreds of others played Bingo at Buffalo Grove Days on Thursday.
  Aiden Vehlow, 5, of Rolling Meadows keeps track of the numbers on his card as he and hundreds of others played Bingo at Buffalo Grove Days on Thursday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Progress is being made on the new home team's bleachers at the Round Lake High School stadium. The new home and visitors bleachers will seat 2,200 people.
  Progress is being made on the new home team's bleachers at the Round Lake High School stadium. The new home and visitors bleachers will seat 2,200 people.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
The city of Elgin will spend $121,000 to replace the fence for the deer and elk pen at Lords Park Zoo. The current single fence was installed sometime in the 1970s and is in poor condition.
  The city of Elgin will spend $121,000 to replace the fence for the deer and elk pen at Lords Park Zoo. The current single fence was installed sometime in the 1970s and is in poor condition.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Alivia O'Dell, 7, and her bother Jordan, 4, get a little help from their grandmother Leslie Anderson at the Whack-A-Mole game at the opening day of Jaycee's Last Fling north of the riverwalk in Naperville Friday. They are from Naperville.
  Alivia O'Dell, 7, and her bother Jordan, 4, get a little help from their grandmother Leslie Anderson at the Whack-A-Mole game at the opening day of Jaycee's Last Fling north of the riverwalk in Naperville Friday. They are from Naperville.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Patrick Kunzer/pkunzer@dailyherald.comImage from Burlington Central vs. Dundee-Crown in varsity football at Carpentersville Friday, Aug. 30, 2019.
Patrick Kunzer/pkunzer@dailyherald.comImage from Burlington Central vs. Dundee-Crown in varsity football at Carpentersville Friday, Aug. 30, 2019.
Naperville North's Jacob Zirin runs through a tunnel of teammates as he is introduced before a football game against Benet Academy to start the season in Naperville Friday, August 30, 2019.
  Naperville North's Jacob Zirin runs through a tunnel of teammates as he is introduced before a football game against Benet Academy to start the season in Naperville Friday, August 30, 2019.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Barrington vs. Warren football football game on Friday, Aug. 30 in Gurnee.
  Barrington vs. Warren football football game on Friday, Aug. 30 in Gurnee.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
A group of young friends, who said they are from Naperville, pick out prizes at a midway game at the Last Fling festival along the riverwalk in Naperville Saturday Sept. 1, 2019.
  A group of young friends, who said they are from Naperville, pick out prizes at a midway game at the Last Fling festival along the riverwalk in Naperville Saturday Sept. 1, 2019.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
People ride the Wacky Worm during Schaumburg Septemberfest at Robert O. Atcher Municipal Center Saturday Sept. 1, 2019.
  People ride the Wacky Worm during Schaumburg Septemberfest at Robert O. Atcher Municipal Center Saturday Sept. 1, 2019.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Amil'ya Heaston, 6, of Lake in the Hills rides the carousel with her great aunt, Maureen Fanning of Phoenix, during the Lake in the Hills Summer Sunset Festival at Sunset Park Saturday Sept. 1, 2019.
  Amil'ya Heaston, 6, of Lake in the Hills rides the carousel with her great aunt, Maureen Fanning of Phoenix, during the Lake in the Hills Summer Sunset Festival at Sunset Park Saturday Sept. 1, 2019.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
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