The View From 101 York: Holiday Movies, Holiday Wines, Winter Sports, New Year's Eve & More

Dated: December 5 2023

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Whether you want to take the kids to see A Christmas Story in theaters, explore the forest preserves on snowshoes, discover holiday wines, or make plans for New Years Eve, Elmhurst and the surrounding areas have it all. From our view at 101 York, holiday fun is everywhere. 

For more holiday fun, including holiday lights, performances, fun runs, parades, crafts, and visits with Santa, visit last month's edition of The View From 101 York

In this edition of The View From 101 York:
* Holiday Movies
Wine, Spirits, and More for the 21+ Crowd
Holidays in History
Winter Walks
* Winter Sports
New Years Eve



HOLIDAY MOVIES

Music Box Christmas Sing-A-Long & Double Feature
It's a Wonderful Life & White Christmas
Opens Dec 8
MUSIC BOX THEATRE, CHICAGO

Home Alone
Dec 8 & 12, check website for times
TIVOLI THEATRE, DOWNERS GROVE

A Christmas Story
Dec 10, 7 pm
YORK CLASSIC CINEMA, ELMHURST



WINE, SPIRITS & MORE FOR THE 21+ CROWD

A Charlie Brown Christmas Happy Hour Featuring The Kevin Fort Trio
Dec 11, 6 pm
FITZGERALD'S, BERWYN

Wine & Cupcake Flight with Love Actually
Dec 11 & 13, 7 pm
HOLLYWOOD BLVD, WOODRIDGE

Christmas Spirits
Thursdays in December, 4 - 9 pm
CANTIGNY, WHEATON



HOLIDAYS IN HISTORY

House Tour: Winter Holidays in the 1890's
Thurs - Mon thru Dec 31, 10 am - 4 pm
KLINE CREEK FARM, WEST CHICAGO

Holly Jolly Days
Dec 8 & 15, 3 - 8 pm; Dec 9 & 16, 3 - 7 pm
DANIELS HOUSE, NAPER SETTLEMENT

Farmside Christmas
Dec 9, 2 - 5 pm event; also open dusk to dawn thru Dec 31
FISCHER FARM, BENSENVILLE



WINTER WALKS

Winter Solstice Woods Walk
Dec 17, 1 pm
CHICAGO BOTANIC GARDEN 

Winter Solstice Sunrise Hike
Dec 21, 6:45 am
BLACKWELL FOREST PRESERVE, WARRENVILLE

Winter Solstice Guided Hike
Dec 21
MORTON ARBORETUM, LISLE



WINTER SPORTS

For cross country skiing, ice fishing, snow tubing, snowshoeing, sledding, skating, and even dog sledding, check out these resources:

* LW Reedy 2020/21 Winter Activities Post
* LW Reedy 2023 Winter Holiday Events Post
* DuPage Forest Preserve Winter Fun Page



NEW YEAR'S EVE

Bubble Bash
Dec 31, 9 am - 1 pm
DUPAGE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM, NAPERVILLE

New Year's Eve Brunch/Dinner
Dec 31, 10:30 am - 3 pm; 6 - 9 pm
DRURY LANE, OAKBROOK TERRACE

Bears Brunch
Dec 31, 12 pm
FITZGERALD'S SIDEBAR!, BERWYN

New Philharmonic New Year's Eve Concert
Dec 31, 1:30, 5, & 8:30 pm
BELUSHI PERFORMANCE HALL, THE MAC, GLEN ELLYN

Blue Year's Eve with The Corey Dennison Band
Dec 31, 12 pm
FITZGERALD'S SIDEBAR!, BERWYN

New Year's Eve with Robbie Fulks: Classic Quartet Reunion
Dec 31, 12 pm
FITZGERALD'S, BERWYN


What winter and holiday events do you and your family enjoy? Let us know by commenting on one of our Facebook posts or emailing us at info@lwreedy.com

If you have questions about buying or selling a house, the real estate market, or Elmhurst and surrounding communities, please contact your LW Reedy real estate agent today. 

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