Welcome to the online press room for the Fox Valley Park District. Here you will find all of our latest press releases. Media representatives are invited to call Public Relations Manager Jeff Long at 630-966-4527 or email Jeff at firstname.lastname@example.org. Newsroom archives are available for2010, 2009 and 2008.
Free Bug Fest this Saturday – Aug. 19 – at Lippold Park
Insects and the fascinating world of bugs will take center stage from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 19, when the eighth annual Bug Fest is held at […]
Blackberry Farm hosts Civil War Days on Aug. 12-13
Blackberry Farm will commemorate the 152nd anniversary of the American Civil War’s end with a weekend-long event on Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 12-13. “Civil War Days” will be highlighted by a full-scale […]
The Waubonsie Creek Trail bridge crossing at Eola Road will be closed for repairs beginning Wednesday morning and re-open on Friday. Approximately 40 plank boards will be replaced, making for a smooth, smooth ride when done! To cross Eola Road during repairs, please detour to the traffic signal at Long Grove Road south of the Eola Community Center. ... See MoreSee Less
Sleepy Hollow is coming to Blackberry Farm in September! But - to make it happen - we need performers. If you're 14 or older (too scary for the young 'uns), join us for auditions at the Prisco Community Center (150 W. Illinois Ave.) starting at 6 p.m. Details below. ... See MoreSee Less
A Walk Through Sleepy Hollow Auditions
August 14, 2017, 6:00pm - August 14, 2017, 7:00pm
Blackberry Farm shows its dramatic flair this September to kick off the Halloween season with this interactive Sleepy Hollow event. Guests will walk a designated route through Blackberry Farm grounds, stopping along the way as actors play out parts of this classic Halloween story.
For auditions, please prepare a monologue and be ready to do cold reads from the script. Event performance will be September 30th at Blackberry Farm.**
Rehearsals are Aug. 16 through Sept. 27 from 6-8pm at Prisco Community Center
**Actors must be 14 or older
Battle re-enactments each day - Saturday at 4 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Plus... meet the Lincolns, view demonstrations and experience what life was like during this pivotal time of U.S. history. Everything is included with admission! ... See MoreSee Less
Blackberry Farm will commemorate the 153rd anniversary of the American Civil War with a weekend-long event on Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 12-13. “Civil War Days” will be highlighted by a full-scale reenactment …