Get Out March 15-17, 2019

Get out there and take part in what’s going on in your community. Here are some fun or interesting thing to do this weekend in and around Glen Ellyn, Wheaton and Lombard.


March 15-17, 2019


Friday-Sunday, March 15-17 . Various Times – The Foreigner @ the MAC, Glen Ellyn

Cost: $14-16

Hysterical comedy by Glen Ellyn’s own late Larry Shue begins when the melancholy and shy Englishman Charlie Baker joins his friend Froggy Le Sueur on a business trip to the US, landing at a fishing lodge in Georgia. Charlie doesn’t want to talk with strangers so Froggy tells his hosts that Baker is from an exotic country and knows no English. Much to Charlie’s surprise, his hosts are wonderful people, but he’s privy to devious plots being hatched against them. Charlie must step up and be the hero. More info here.


Saturday, March 16 . 6:00-10:00P – 14th Annual Wheaton North High School Swing Dance, Wheaton

Cost: $10-20


The 14th Annual Wheaton North High School Swing Dance is Saturday,  in the WNHS Commons. Come early from 6-7pm for Swing Dance Lessons!  It’s a Community Event supporting the WNHS Band Program, with District 200 families, faculty, students & friends (12yrs +) invited to swing the night away or just enjoy great live jazz performed by the student musicians. More info here.


Saturday, March 16 . 1:00-4:00P – Maple Sugaring @ Kline Creek Farm, West Chicago

Cost: Free

Discover how sap becomes syrup as you try tapping with tools from the 1890s, check the collection buckets, watch sap thicken over the fire, and try a taste of real maple syrup. All ages. More info here.


Saturday & Sunday, March 16 & 17 . Various Times – Simply Sweet Family Hike @ Morton Arboretum, Downers Grove

Cost: $16-19

Join us on a family-friendly syrup stroll through the woods to explore the history of maple tapping.  Sample sweets from maple trees, craft a syrup inspired snowglobe next to a toasty fire, and even make your own maple flavored ice cream! More info here.


Sunday, March 17 . 1:00-5:00P – Shannon’s Irish Pub St. Patrick’s Day Party,  Glen Ellyn

Cost: Free Entry

Friday the 15th and Saturday the 16th we open at 11am with Irish Dancers at 2pm. On Sunday the 17th we open at 9am, first 100 customers get free t-shirts and we have live music from 1pm-5pm. More info here.



Enjoy your Weekend!

– Hilary Harvanek


This weekly community highlight is provided by Hilary Harvanek Real Estate. You can contact Hilary with any questions you may have about the communities of, or buy and selling a home in, Glen Ellyn, Wheaton or Lombard Illinois. Don’t forget to like Hilary on Facebook & follow her Instagram.

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