This weekend, explore fall activities, theater events and more in our top 10 picks of things to do around Burr Ridge. For a complete listing of events, visit burrridge.suntimes.com/calendar.
1. Prospect Park Campfire, 6 p.m. Friday
Enjoy campfire activities, including roasting marshmallows, singing songs and telling stories. Bring your own roasting stick and flashlight. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Prospect Park, 299 W. Chicago Ave., Clarendon Hills. Free.
2. Fiction Only Book Sale, 9 a.m. Saturday
Take advantage of great prices on fiction books. The sale will take place 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Oct. 12 and 1-5 p.m. Oct. 13. Indian Prairie Public Library, 401 Plainfield Road, Darien.
3. Annual Girl Scout Day: Meet Laura Ingalls Wilder, 1 p.m. Saturday
Participating Girl Scouts will learn about pioneer life through tales told by Laura Ingalls Wilder, played by actress Laura Keyes. Registration required. Graue Mill, 3800 York Road, Oak Brook.
4. Canyon Tours, 1 p.m. Saturday
Learn about Sagawau Canyon, the only exposed bedrock in Cook County, and wade through the stream that carves into the 400-million-year-old rock. Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, 12545 W. 111th St., Lemont. Call 630-257-2045. Free.
5. Meet the Kitchen Maid: First Person Lecture by Leslie Goddard, 2 p.m. Saturday
Historian Leslie Goddard will present the grand opening of a newly restored servant's room at the Mayslake Peabody Estate as Margaret Powell, a kitchen maid and cook who worked in several stately English homes in the 1920s, will share stories. Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st St., Oak Brook. Call 630-206-9566. $10.
6. Craft and Vendor Fair, 11 a.m. Sunday
Crafters and vendors will come together to offer their products to shoppers. The La Grange Park District will host this CatNap event. Park District of La Grange, 536 East Ave., La Grange.
7. Wine Tasting, 1:30 p.m. Sunday
The Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation will be offering a night of sipping wines, sampling desserts and learning about winery barrel aging. For adults 21 and older. Cooper's Hawk, 510 Village Center Drive, Burr Ridge. Call 630-887-0123. $28-$66.
8. Jacqueline Kennedy, 2 p.m. Sunday
This November marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Meet the private Jackie Kennedy behind the public myth in this first-person performance by Leslie Goddard. Registration required. Westchester Public Library, 10700 Canterbury St., Westchester. Free.
9. Parent and Preschooler Yoga with Rachel Lechocki, 3:30 p.m. Sunday
Join your preschooler in singing, moving and interacting through poses specifically designed for them as they learn about yoga through social interaction, repetition and play. Art, stories and some dancing may be incorporated. Focus Yoga Studio, 9047 Monroe Ave., Brookfield. Call 708-387-2006. $60 for the four-week session.
10. Classical Giants, 7 p.m. Sunday
Philip Stanley (horn), Kate Carter (violin) and Stephen Alltop (harpsichord) will perform classical pieces from Mozart and Haydn. Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church, 149 W. Brush Hill Road, Elmhurst. Call 630-600-5100.