Annual all-ages event marks 19th year
(Jan. 9, 2020) — Enjoy outdoor winter fun with activities like ice fishing and snowshoeing at the DuPage Forest Preserve District’s Wonders of Winter open house on Saturday, Feb. 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mayslake Peabody Estate
, 1717 W. 31st St. in Oak Brook.
Help cut ice from the lake; try ice fishing, geocaching, snowshoeing; and enjoy wildlife activities, weather permitting. Warm up around an open fire while making s’mores, and then step inside Mayslake Hall for a variety of games, crafts, and interesting information about plants, animals, and programs from rangers, naturalists, and volunteers. Archery will be offered if there’s not enough snow and ice for other outdoor activities. Explore historic Mayslake Hall, too, a registered national landmark well-known as a cultural and educational center.