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Get Out: Chocolate, Pumpkins and Jim Lehrer

Another weekend, another chance to get out and explore our amazing area.

Looking for weekend plans? Look no further!


When/Where: 7 p.m. Thursday at , 735 Lathrop Ave.
Why Go: Local Chocolatier Kevin Roblee of Kokku Gourmet invites you to take this delicious journey and taste the finest gourmet chocolates from around the globe.
Price: Free


When/Where: 2001 Des Plaines Ave. in Forest Park
Why Go: This annual event will have fun stuff for children and adults alike, featuring free snacks, face painting, pumpkin painting, music, story-telling, tips on winterizing your garden and Plant a Pumpkin workshops.
Price: Free


When/Where: 10 a.m. Saturday in downtown Oak Park
Why Go: Suggested for kids age 3 to 8 years old, this event will have kids following a "Green Pumpkin Trail through local businesses, churches and organizations to participate in FREE kids’ activities and collect healthy, eek-o friendly treats." Costumes optional.
Price: Free to attend


When/Where: 4 p.m. Sunday at , 460 Lake St. in Oak Park.
Why Go: Chicago a cappella brings the universal resonance of Jewish music from the synagogue to our stages with this remarkable concert event. Immerse yourself in this unique and poignant music, from hallowed chants and High Holiday prayers to luminous, heartfelt works by today’s composers.
Price: $35


When/Where: Noon on Monday at , 875 Lake St. in Oak Park.
Why Go: Veteran newsman and well-respected host of the The News Hour on PBS, Jim Lehrer stops by Unity Temple for a noontime chat.
Price: $10

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