Family Fun Events

Anderson Pest Solutions Insect Zoo
Anderson Pest Solutions will bring their exotic and fascinating collection of insects, letting kids get a close-up look at some of the planet’s most unusual and interesting creatures.

Upcoming Insect Zoos | 10:00 a.m. – Noon
Monday, September 25
Tuesday, November 14

Reptile Zoo
10:00 a.m. – Noon | Tuesday, October 10

Get up close with an ornate box turtle, a bull snake, and a western hognose snake when the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County visits the Museum. Rangers will be here to answer questions and talk about reptiles and how they differ from mammals, birds, fish and other living things.

Fall Festival
Saturday, October 28 – Sunday, October 29

Come in your favorite costume and join us in celebrating the season! The Museum will be full of activities centered around this colorful time of year.

Be sure to catch performances by the Naperville Riverwalk Pickers
Saturday | 10:00 and 10:45 a.m. | 1:00 and 1:45 p.m.
Sunday | 1:00 and 1:45 p.m.

Art is Instrumental Grand Opening
Saturday, November 11 – Sunday, November 12

Play, hear, and move to the sound of a variety of instruments while being surrounded by both paintings and sculptures. Enjoy special performances and activities to celebrate opening weekend!

Grand Opening Performances:

Saturday, November 11
Cielito Lindo Family Folk Music
10:00 & 11:00 a.m.

School of Rock Instrument Petting Zoo
1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 12
Rick Wild, acoustic guitar
1:00 p.m.

Art is Instrumental is Sponsored by: Ronald L. McDaniel Foundation, National Endowment of the Arts, and Special Events & Cultural Amenities Grant Fund.

Art is Instrumental Members Only Sneak Peek
Friday, November 10 | 4 – 8 p.m.

DCM Members, enjoy early access to the exhibit and special performances by ZAZZ – a Jazz Combo.

ZAZZ performance
5:30 p.m-6:00 p.m.
ZAZZ interactive programs
6:10 p.m.-6:30 p.m. & 6:40 p.m. -7:00 p.m.

Builder Extravaganza
Saturday, November 25 – Sunday, November 26

We’ve got the blueprints drawn up, so grab your tool belts because this weekend is built for fun.

Bubble Bash 2017 | Walk on the Wild Side
Sunday, December 31 | 9:00 a.m. – Noon

Ring in the new year with a Wild Adventure!

Registration Opens November 1
Early Bird Savings thru December 4

Family Fun Events are free with admission or membership.