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Walking winter wonderland: The 47th Annual Christmas Walk   Storybook Village spans from downtown Hinsdale BurlingtPark. Retailers greet old

Walking in a winter wonderland: The 47th Annual Christmas Walk & Storybook Village spans from downtown Hinsdale to Burlington Park. Retailers greet old and new customers with sales and offer goodies to kick off the holiday season. | SUPPLIED PHOTO

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Updated: November 19, 2012 2:28PM



SUGAR PLUM HOLIDAY
MARKET PREVIEW PARTY

Have your pick of the plums and enjoy prizes and refreshments at this pre-Market preview before the Infant Welfare Society Holiday Market opens for all.

When: Nov. 29, 6 – 10 p.m.

Where: Concordia University, Koehneke Center, River Forest

Cost: $15

More Info: www.childrenscliniciws.org

14th ANNUAL OAK PARK RIVER FOREST INFANT WELFARE
SOCIETY HOLIDAY HOUSEWALK
& MARKET

This two-day event will walk you through five beautifully decorated private homes, and will feature Chef Tastings on Saturday afternoons.

When: Nov. 30 / Dec. 1

Check-in: 3 – 9 p.m. / 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Walk: 5 – 9 p.m. / 1 – 5 p.m.

Market: 3 – 9 p.m. / 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Concordia University, Koehneke Center, River
ForestCost: $40 online, $45 door, $30 student/senior,
$5 market only

More Info: www.childrenscliniciws.org

47th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS
WALK & STORYBOOK VILLAGE

Gather to see the traditional tree lighting ceremony and strolling character sing-a-longs. Check out ice carvings and watch as Santa arrives via fire truck.

When: Nov. 30, 4 – 8 p.m.

Where: Downtown Hinsdale to Burlington Park

Cost: Free

More Info: www.hinsdalechamber.com

WINTERFEST

Join in this festival of magicians, storytelling and face painting. The whole family will have fun on the cookie walk through local businesses.

When: Dec. 1, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Lake, Marion & North Blvd., Oak ParkCost:

Free or $10 cookie walk participation

More Info: downtownoakpark.net

WINTER HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIRE 

One of the original craft fairs in Oak Park continues with entertainment and handmade crafts and gifts for sale inside a decorated Conservatory.

When: Dec. 2, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Oak Park Conservatory

Cost: Free

More Info: www.pdop.org

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

Get together and enjoy a visit from Santa over breakfast. Space is limited, so reserve your spot in this cozy setting!

When: Dec. 8, 9 – 10 a.m.

Where: Katherine Legge Memorial Lodge, HinsdaleCost: $13 residents / $18 non-residents

More Info: www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr/download/seasonalbrochure.pdf

POLAR EXPRESS

Kids can wear their favorite pajamas and hop on the train from Hinsdale to the North Pole (Aurora) for a meal, crafts and a picture with Santa.

When: Dec. 9, 9 – 11 a.m. Where:

Hinsdale train stationCost: $38

More Info: www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr/download/seasonalbrochure.pdf



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