Enjoy a colorful Week in Pictures

 
 
Posted10/13/2019 8:00 PM

Daily Herald photographers spent time in the woods, at the festivals and in your neighborhood last week.

The tail end of the sunset Saturday evening after a line of thunderstorms blew through the area on Oct. 5, 2019. This was photo was from Brundige Road south of Rt. 38 in St. Charles.
  The tail end of the sunset Saturday evening after a line of thunderstorms blew through the area on Oct. 5, 2019. This was photo was from Brundige Road south of Rt. 38 in St. Charles.
Jeff Knox | Staff Photographer
Dogtopia owner Dave George plays with guests in the large dog room in South Elgin.
  Dogtopia owner Dave George plays with guests in the large dog room in South Elgin.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
The glowing Harvest Moon rises slowly over Rt. 14 in Crystal Lake Saturday evening.
  The glowing Harvest Moon rises slowly over Rt. 14 in Crystal Lake Saturday evening.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Known as the "Pumpkin Butcher," Chris Larsen of McHenry, has earned a reputation with his artistic pumpkin carvings. Now he's part of the Food Network's Halloween Wars.
  Known as the "Pumpkin Butcher," Chris Larsen of McHenry, has earned a reputation with his artistic pumpkin carvings. Now he's part of the Food Network's Halloween Wars.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Vivien Ziemlo, 6, and her mom Aleksandra laugh at the whimsical tunes sung by Foster Brown as he plays banjo for the kids at the Schaumburg Autumn Harvest Festival at the Spring Valley Nature Center Sunday. Brown is from Cleveland.
  Vivien Ziemlo, 6, and her mom Aleksandra laugh at the whimsical tunes sung by Foster Brown as he plays banjo for the kids at the Schaumburg Autumn Harvest Festival at the Spring Valley Nature Center Sunday. Brown is from Cleveland.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Peter Dioro, 15, of Naperville looks at a picture of him as a baby with nurse Jan Reynolds at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital's reunion Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019 for more than 100 former NICU patients and their families at Danada House in Naperville. Dioro was born about 12 weeks premature and weighed a little under two pounds.
  Peter Dioro, 15, of Naperville looks at a picture of him as a baby with nurse Jan Reynolds at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital's reunion Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019 for more than 100 former NICU patients and their families at Danada House in Naperville. Dioro was born about 12 weeks premature and weighed a little under two pounds.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Dressed as a Halloween cow, Jenny Beilfuss helps her mother Lois Smith, who is dressed as a unicorn, with her camera app on her cellphone as they take pictures at the Scarecrow Festival in St. Charles Saturday afternoon, Oct. 13, 2019. The were taking photos of Jenny's daughter Julie, 10, who was dressed as a cat.
  Dressed as a Halloween cow, Jenny Beilfuss helps her mother Lois Smith, who is dressed as a unicorn, with her camera app on her cellphone as they take pictures at the Scarecrow Festival in St. Charles Saturday afternoon, Oct. 13, 2019. The were taking photos of Jenny's daughter Julie, 10, who was dressed as a cat.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Matt Wenzloff shows how product is tested at Morley guitar effects in Glendale Heights, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
  Matt Wenzloff shows how product is tested at Morley guitar effects in Glendale Heights, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Jeremy Bailey, 44, recently began receiving tutoring for his dyslexia, which went undiagnosed for a long time, causing him issues in school as well as anxiety and depression. Bailey works his tutor, Lori Jurjovec, in Naperville Tuesday.
  Jeremy Bailey, 44, recently began receiving tutoring for his dyslexia, which went undiagnosed for a long time, causing him issues in school as well as anxiety and depression. Bailey works his tutor, Lori Jurjovec, in Naperville Tuesday.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Two people stay inside a business booth and out of the wind at the Cantigny Park Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 13, 2019 in Wheaton.
  Two people stay inside a business booth and out of the wind at the Cantigny Park Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 13, 2019 in Wheaton.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Christina Ponce, and the rest of the Physical Therapists at the DuPage Convalescent Center, Nursing Care facility in Wheaton prepare hundreds upon hundreds of apple slices from scratch Tuesday for the upcoming Annual Fall Festival
  Christina Ponce, and the rest of the Physical Therapists at the DuPage Convalescent Center, Nursing Care facility in Wheaton prepare hundreds upon hundreds of apple slices from scratch Tuesday for the upcoming Annual Fall Festival
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Award-winning author, illustrator and artist Raul the Third explains his passion to over 200 students, sometimes making them laugh with wonder at Carl Sandburg Middle School in Mundelein on Wednesday.
  Award-winning author, illustrator and artist Raul the Third explains his passion to over 200 students, sometimes making them laugh with wonder at Carl Sandburg Middle School in Mundelein on Wednesday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Lake in the Hills police officer Andrew Mannino led a Civilian Response Course at the Safety Education Center in Lake in the Hills on Monday.
  Lake in the Hills police officer Andrew Mannino led a Civilian Response Course at the Safety Education Center in Lake in the Hills on Monday.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Students cheer from the volleyball player float during Kaneland High School's homecoming parade in Elburn on Wednesday.
  Students cheer from the volleyball player float during Kaneland High School's homecoming parade in Elburn on Wednesday.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Natalie Baeza, 5 months, is dressed in her flamenco outfit and is held by her aunt Mary Baeza as Gurnee School District 56 hosts Hispanic Heritage Celebration at Prairie Trail School in Wadsworth Thursday. Natalie's mother Murphy, smiling at right background, is a third-grade teacher in the district.
  Natalie Baeza, 5 months, is dressed in her flamenco outfit and is held by her aunt Mary Baeza as Gurnee School District 56 hosts Hispanic Heritage Celebration at Prairie Trail School in Wadsworth Thursday. Natalie's mother Murphy, smiling at right background, is a third-grade teacher in the district.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Author Kirk Wallace Johnson discussed his book "The Feather Thief" during an event sponsored by the Arlington Heights Memorial Library and hosted at the Forest View Auditorium on Thursday night.
  Author Kirk Wallace Johnson discussed his book "The Feather Thief" during an event sponsored by the Arlington Heights Memorial Library and hosted at the Forest View Auditorium on Thursday night.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Henry Winkler, the actor who played Fonzie on "Happy Days" and also a children's author, is greeted with cheers and applause as he enters the gymnasium during a visit with students at Longwood Elementary school in Naperville.
  Henry Winkler, the actor who played Fonzie on "Happy Days" and also a children's author, is greeted with cheers and applause as he enters the gymnasium during a visit with students at Longwood Elementary school in Naperville.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Jason Kollum, of Niles, aka The Windy City Stilt Walker, holds his hat and leans into the breeze at the Cantigny Park Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 13, 2019 in Wheaton.
  Jason Kollum, of Niles, aka The Windy City Stilt Walker, holds his hat and leans into the breeze at the Cantigny Park Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 13, 2019 in Wheaton.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Blake Luto, 5, of Palatine enjoys a game of pumpkin bowling during the Fall Festival at Palatine Stables Saturday, Oct. 13, 2019.
  Blake Luto, 5, of Palatine enjoys a game of pumpkin bowling during the Fall Festival at Palatine Stables Saturday, Oct. 13, 2019.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Gianna Hesslau, of Lake Zurich shows her horse "Jonny" during the Fall Festival at Palatine Stables Saturday, Oct. 13, 2019.
  Gianna Hesslau, of Lake Zurich shows her horse "Jonny" during the Fall Festival at Palatine Stables Saturday, Oct. 13, 2019.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
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