15891 Paxton Ave.,South Holland,Il

Discover Our Local History During Settlers’ Day

when: Nov 23, 2014 at 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

where: Sand Ridge Nature Center, 15891 Paxton Ave., South Holland, Il

cost: free (donations of money and food are accepted)

ages: All ages

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the scoop:

Walk in the footsteps of the original settlers of this region during Settlers’ Day. Learn all about the business sense of French fur traders, the curious sprit of the pioneers and even the great struggles of the Revolutionary and Civil War periods. Your gang can experience it all with historical demonstrations from these periods. The kiddos can pretend they’re part of wagon train, explore the area during guided history hikes, show off their strength with a go on the two-person buck saw and so much more.

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