Get into the holiday spirit at Willoughby Farm while it's beautifully decorated for the season. Visitors can sip hot cidar and hot chocolate and nibble on sweet treats while visiting with Santa in the barn. Remember to bring your camera to snap photos of your children with Saint Nick! There will also be a holiday sing-a-long. Cost is $3 per person, maximum $10 per family. Kids under 3 are free.
1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 2 at Willoughby Farm in Collinsville.
More information: willoughbyfarm.org
Camp Lakewood Open Houses are designed to give you and your children or teens the opportunity to meet the camp directors, ask questions and see the beautiful property. You'll get a tour of the camp, be able to speak with camp staff and be reassured that your camper will have the experience of a lifetime at YMCA Camp Lakewood.
Parents call it a break from the kids, and kids call it a break from parents, so its a win-win for all! During Parents' Survival Night you can spend some adult time seeing a movie or catching up with friends, while your kids get quality "kid time" in a safe, familiar, and fun place with trained instructors who lead them through music, games and fun LEGO, DUPLO and LEGO Junior building activities.
Experience a day at the beach without having to go any further than The Magic House! The popular Sandcastle Beach features tons of sand, hidden seashells to dig up and even beach umbrellas on the "shores" of The Magic House!
Featuring real puppets created by the Henson Creature Shop, Splash and Bubbles: Dive In, Lend a Fin! takes children on an underwater adventure to learn about the ocean and what they can do to help protect it.