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Things to do around Naperville this weekend: October 14-16



Live Music at Quigley’s / 8:30PM / Leroy Winn Power Trio to perform at Quigley’s Irish Pub, 43 E. Jefferson in downtown Naperville.

All Hallows Eve / Friday, October 14 & Saturday, October 15 – 6:30-10PM / Monsters, witches, and werewolves have escaped their homes on the pages of your favorite Halloween stories and are running loose on the grounds of Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster. The cost is $20/person. Experience All Hallows Eve like never before with a newly reimagined line-up of outdoor activities and performances designed for families with kids 16 and under. Attractions include a zombie maze, alien autopsy, graveyard gameshow, dark art gallery, magic show, and more. For more information and tickets, visit NaperSettlement.org/AllHallowsEve.

‘Even if something is left undone, everyone must take time to sit and watch the leaves turn.’ —Elizabeth Lawrence


Naperville Safety Town Trick or Treat / 9AM – noon / Learn safe trick or treat tips, and trick or treat at Naperville Safety Town, 1320 Aurora Ave. The cost is $10 donation per family (benefiting Safety Town) and a non perishable food item (benefiting Loaves and Fishes). Costumes encouraged and bring a bag to put all your goodies in. Perfect for children ages 3-12, younger children are welcome to join us as well. We will have activity stations and many local businesses handing out toys, coupons, stickers, candy and more. more info at napervillejuniors.org.

North Central College Football / 1PM / The undefeated and top-ranked North Central Cardinals will host Millikin University at Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium. More info at northcentralcardinals.com/sports/football.

‘October. This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate stocks. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August and February.’ —Mark Twain

Take stock on fishing at Lake Osborne and watch the leaves change to autumn colors in the heart of Naperville.


Naperville Half Marathon & 5K / 7AM / This running event will include a half marathon and 5k long race that will run along roads and forest preserves. Be prepared to watch out for runners. More info at runnaperville.com.

Families gathered together with the choice of a short walk or a long walk through picturesque St. James Farm to benefit Little Friends, Inc. Watch for “Step Up for Little Friend” to return the same time in 2023.

Step Up for Little Friends Walk at St. James Farm-DuPage Forest Preserve in Warrenville / Registration begins at 8:30AM, followed by family-friendly walk at 9:30AM. Adults: $30 each. For more info, visit www.littlefriendsinc.org.

Embrace the natural beauty of local parks and forest preserves, compliments of autumn in the Midwest.

‘Few people at the beginning of the 19th century needed an adman to tell them what they wanted.’ —John Kenneth Galbraith

Post updated, Oct. 16, 2022

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