| Sep 4, 2013
Every season offers reasons to get outdoors, and late summer is no exception.
A farewell to summer, a scouting expedition for fall, a season-changing cleansing breath, a declaration of intent to stay active as the weather turns cooler — there...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 5:34 AM
Those hoping to catch a glimpse of falling stars this weekend may have the best luck Saturday night.
The Perseid meteor shower peaks Saturday through Monday. While Chicagoans are plagued with some of the worst light pollution in the country (think orange...
| May 12, 2011
Is spring really, finally here?
The answer is at your local actively managed forest preserve. Are there little wildflowers popping out beneath the trees? If so, bring out the hammock.
One visit to the Reed-Turner Woodland Nature Preserve in Long Grove,...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 7:35 AM
(Warrenville, IL) Actor, musician and military supporter Gary Sinise and Naperville based, Operation Support Our Troops - America (OSOT America) will once again join 10,000 of their closest friends and supporters to "Rock" Cantigny Park in Wheaton on July...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 7:49 AM
Hinsdale Orchestra to Appear at Cantigny Park on July 28
The West Suburban Symphony of Hinsdale returns to Wheaton's Cantigny Park on Saturday, July 28, at 1s151 Winfield Road, Wheaton to perform music inspired by real and fictional heroes, on the...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 9:09 AM
"The Student Prince": Yes, beer gardens in musicals have had a sinister hue since "Tomorrow Belongs to Me" in "Cabaret." But Sigmund Romberg and Dorothy Donnelly's 1924 operetta about Karl Franz, the heir to the fictional kingdom of Karlsberg who falls in...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:49 AM
Father and Son Outings
First Division Museum at Cantigny Park
Cantigny Park was the home of Colonel Robert R. McCormick, former editor and publisher of The Chicago Tribune. Now it houses the McCormick Museum, beautiful gardens, the First...
| Sep 3, 2008
CHICAGO, Sept. 3, 2008 – The McCormick Foundation's Board of Directors approved more than $6 million in grants for the 2008 southern California Fire Intervention Relief Effort (FIRE) campaign, based upon the recommendations of an advisory board consisting...
| Apr 7, 2010
| 8:17 AM
May 15--Scouting is celebrating its 100th Aniversary this year. In partnership with Cantigny, sponsors, and community partners, the Boy Scouts of America. Three Fires Council will hold a community showcase Scout-O-Rama from 9a-4:30p at Cantigny Park in...
| Apr 7, 2010
| 9:00 AM
May 22--Scouting is celebrating its 100th Anniversary. this year. In partnership with Cantigny, sponsors, and community partners, the Boy Scouts of America, Three Fires Council will hold a community showcase Scout-O-Rama from 9am to 4:30pm at Cantigny...