This Weekend: Bike Races, Food Trucks, and 16 Candles – The Glencoe Grand Prix

The forecast is 80 degrees and sunny for this Saturday's 8th annual Glencoe Grand Prix!  Come to picturesque Glencoe for the bike races - both amateur and professional - and stay for the food and fun.  Or come for the food and stay for the races and fun.  One of the great additions to this … Continue reading This Weekend: Bike Races, Food Trucks, and 16 Candles – The Glencoe Grand Prix

This Weekend: Best of the Fest Children’s Film Series and The Antiques & Garden Fair

  Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending the first installment of Best of the Fest Children's Film Series, produced by Chicago's Facets Multi-Media and presented at Gorton Community Center in Lake Forest.  Milos Stehlik (pictured above), founder of Facets, travels the world to find films for children that engage, entertain, and empower.  Last … Continue reading This Weekend: Best of the Fest Children’s Film Series and The Antiques & Garden Fair

Where to Go This Weekend: The Glencoe Grand Prix

This Saturday the Sixth Annual Glencoe Grand Prix will take place in scenic downtown Glencoe, Illinois.  Experience the thrill of pro cyclists flying by, have your children participate in activities created just for them, watch the Chicago Sky's McDonald's Fly Kids tumble, enjoy great food and drink, and dance the night away at the block … Continue reading Where to Go This Weekend: The Glencoe Grand Prix

Can’t Miss

The Chicago Botanic Garden's Antiques and Garden Fair begins today, and if you are in the area, I highly recommend checking it out.  Vendors from the United States and Europe bring their best antique and contemporary garden and interior design wares, and the floral displays are spectacular.  Last year, I found an amazing antique English … Continue reading Can’t Miss