Turkey-riffic Thanksgiving Events

I know it’s pretty much full speed ahead to Christmas according to the retailers, but here’s some awesome family friendly Thanksgiving events that will even leave your wallet feeling stuffed.

Image courtesy of Midwest SOARRING foundation

Midwest SOARRING foundation Pow Wow: Sorry for the late notice on this one, but I just saw it on Facebook today. It runs today and tomorrow at Dupage County Fairgrounds in Wheaton Il. It’s $15 for adults and $7 for children and is a great opportunity to learn more about Native American Indian culture and tradition. Click on the hyperlink above for more information.

Image courtesy of St. Charles Park District

Strides for Pies 5k: Guess I blew this one as well, the race was this morning at 8:30 am, but keep your eyes peeled for it next year. It’s offered through the St. Charles Il park district. Start looking for the sign up for it in August as it fills up fast!


Image courtesy of Lake Zurich events page

Thanksgiving Family Yoga: I’m not sure of the cost of this one, but it takes place at Lake Zurich Family martial arts on November 24th. Click on the link below for more information.


Woodridge Library Children’s Scavenger Hunt: Head on over to Woodridge library November 13/14 to hunt for Thanksgiving themed images. If you find them all you win a prize. Click on the hyperlink above for more information.

Turkey Trot and Food Drive: Glen Ellyn Park District is offering a fun twist on a 5k race. Not only is the race free, but the top 2 runners that most accurately predict their finishing times will win a prize. It takes place on November 24th. For more information and to complete the waiver (no registration is required) check out the link below. Don’t forget to bring a food item to donate to the food pantry as well.


Have a Happy and Thankful Holiday!





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