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5 THINGS TO DO | May 2022



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Spring has sprung and this month we are highlighting exciting things to do! From shopping events and outdoor markets to places for unique outdoor scenery and more– here are 5 Things to Do for May 2022.


1. Visit Warehouse 55’s Outdoor Market

MAY 14 • 10am-5pm

AURORA–Warehousee 55 has announced they will be holding monthly outdoor markets in their parking lot. The first date is May 14. Warehouse 55 is a unique collection of vintage finds, repurposed furnishings, mixed with many one of a kind accessories. 55 South Lake St., Aurora


2. Attend Batavia Boardwalk Shops’ Grand Opening

OPENING FOR THE SEASON MAY 20 

BATAVIA–Ten unique seasonal retail shops, located at 114 East Wilson Street at Route 25 and Wilson Street, invite you to shop this season. All businesses will be open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays through Dec 18 & this year’s line-up is different han last. Check it out!



3. Explore Cantigny

OPEN ALL SEASON LONG

WHEATON–Explore Cantigny’s award-winning gardens, two historic museums, golf course, and restaurants. Visit their website for a list of spring & summer events. From dining & garden experiences, to activities for kids of all ages– Cantigny offers many unique things to do for the entire family. Download a Garden Map online. Cantigny is known for its beautiful rose garden, among many others. After you tour the gardens, enjoy lunch at Bertie’s Cafe with a selection of ready-made wraps, sandwiches, salads and more. Spend the afternoon visiting the historic First Division Museum and be immersed in the history of the U.S. Army’s famed 1st Infantry Division


4. The U-Pick Vegetable Garden

SPRING BLUFF NURSERY

SUGAR GROVE–The U-Pick garden will be open in June. Plan a day & head out to beautiful Sugar Grove. Join the nurseries facebook page for updates and to see what will be available.


5. Visit The Olive Gallery In Yorkville

UNIQUE SHOP FOR THOSE WHO LOVE TO COOK

YORKVILLE– This unique shop is a must-visit for anyone who loves to spend time in the kitchen! They carry the finest extra virgin olive oils (flavored and unflavored) from around the world and balsamic vinegars from Italy, as well as spices, seasonings and rubs, specialty foods, fresh olive bar, gifts and much more. Very unique & worth the drive! 2671 N. Bridge St., Yorkville









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