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November 23, 2012 3:48PM
Poinsettias will be on display during the special event Nov. 27 at the greenhouse at Cantigny Park in Wheaton. | Courtesy of Cantigny Park
Updated: December 13, 2012 2:30PM
Naperville Junior Woman’s Club: The club will host a new membership meeting at 7 p.m. at Quigley’s Irish Pub, 43 E. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.
Cover to Cover Book Group: The club will discuss Amy Waldman’s “The Submission” at 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Two Doors East, 111 W. Jefferson Ave. in Naperville. Call 630-355-2665.
Tuesday, Nov. 27
Poinsettia display: The Cantigny Park Horticulture Department hosts its annual Shades of Crimson Poinsettia Display from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, at the park’s greenhouse. Visitors will see 14 varieties of poinsettias in full bloom and about 3,000 plants in all. Horticulture staff members will be on hand to discuss the plants and answer questions. Plants also will be on sale for $5.50 a small plant, $15.25 medium and $34.95 large. Visit Cantigny.org to learn more.
ILHEAP assistance: A representative from the Will County Center for Community Concerns will help residents complete applications for assistance with energy services from 9 a.m. until noon at the Wheatland Township administration building, 31w236 91st St., Naperville. The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) assists low-income households in Will County pay for winter energy use. Contact 630-851-3952 or JayM@WheatlandTownship.com.
Pedestrian bridge open house: Learn more about plans for a pedestrian bridge on the south Washington Street Bridge between Ring and Royce roads from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Naper Boulevard Library Program Room, 2035 S. Naper Blvd. Engineering consultants will provide one presentation at 6 and 7 p.m. and exhibits of the proposed alternatives will be provided. Visit www.naperville.il.us/washpedbridge.aspx.
Wednesday, Nov. 28
The Derriere Affair: The Naperville Public Library will celebrate bottoms with an underwear craft, guessing game, dancing and plenty of stories from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Visit www.naperville-lib.org or call 630-961-4100.
Crafty Books: Celebrate National Book Lovers Day by upcycling old books by making book page origami, a book page bouquet, a mini-book necklace and more from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Drive. Registration required at www.naperville-lib.org.
Naperville Garden Club meeting: The club will host its monthly meeting at 8:45 a.m. at the While Eagle Golf Club, 3704 White Eagle Drive. The featured program is “Holiday Tablescapes,” presented by Gail Gregor. The cost of the meeting is $13 per person. Call 630-717-9616.
Women’s luncheon: People’s Resource Center presents the annual event, “Celebrating Creativity and Compassion” from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Arrowhead Golf Club, 26w151 Butterfield Road, Wheaton. Tickets are available for $75 by calling 630-682-5402, ext. 233, or at www.peoplesrc.org/default.aspx?EventId=122.
“Ready, Set, HIRE:” A free recruiting strategies workshop will begin at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, in Aurora University’s university banquet hall at Alumni Hall, 1410 Marseillaise Place, Aurora. The university’s Dunham School of Business will present Jamie Sidwell, principal, with Naperville-based Progressive Link. For more information, or advance registration, call 630-844-5527.
Learn about U.S. generals: The First Division Museum at Cantigny Park will present a discussion by author Thomas E. Ricks at 7:30 p.m. of his newly published book, “The Generals: American Military Command from World War II to Today.” Museum doors open at 6:45 p.m. A book signing will follow and copies of ‘The Generals’ will be available for purchase. Admission and parking are complimentary. Call 630-260-8227. The event is part of the First Division Museum’s popular series, A Date with History.
Covered Wagon Tours: Enjoy a 30-minute guided covered wagon ride, and learn about the natural and cultural history of St. James Farm along the way from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. James Farm Forest Preserve in Warrenville at Madison Street and Hoy Avenue. Cost is $5 per person ages 13 to 54; $4 ages 55 and older; $2 ages 5 to 12; free younger than 5. Registration not required. Call 630-933-7248.
DuPage Woodworkers: Last year the group made and gave away 2,586 toys to needy children for Christmas and will give away toys again this year at its meeting at 7 p.m. at St. James the Apostle Church, 480 S. Park Blvd., Glen Ellyn. Bob Myers will discuss his scroll saw work. He has been woodworking for about 22 years, primarily scroll sawing model trains. Contact Jack Pine at 630-215-7482, Publicity@dupagewoodworkers.org, or visit www.dupagewoodworkers.org.
DuPage Children’s Museum at the library: Drop in between 10 a.m. and noon at the Naper Boulevard Library, 2035 S. Naper Blvd., and experience some of the interactive exhibits from the DuPage Children’s Museum. Visit www.naperville-lib.org or call 630-961-4100.
‘Babes in Toyland’: AlphaBet Soup Productions presents the family-friendly and holiday-themed musical “Babes in Toyland” at 10:30 a.m. Thursday and Friday, Nov. 29-30, in North Central College’s Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave., Naperville. For tickets visit absproductions.com or call 630-932-1555.
David Nasaw book signing: Anderson’s Bookshops and North Central College co-present celebrated historian David Nasaw for an author talk and book signing of his newest book at 7 p.m. in Koten Chapel at Kiekhofer Hall, 329 E. School St. Call Anderson’s at 630-355-2665 or visit andersonsbookshop.com.
Christmas concert: One Way Ministries and the Wheaton College Gospel Choir present a Christmas and worship concert, “Shine 2012: All Things Are Possible,” at 7:30 p.m. in North Central College’s Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. Tickets are $15/adults, $5/children (younger than 12). Call the box office at 630-637-7469 or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix. Visit owm.org/shine2012.
‘Company’: Naperville’s BrightSide Theatre presents “Company” at 8 p.m. Nov. 29-30 in North Central College’s theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St., Naperville. The winner of seven Tony Awards, “Company” features music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth. Tickets are $24/adults, $20/students and senior citizens. Call 630-637-7469 or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.
Register for park programs: Naperville Park District resident online registration for winter programs will open at noon. For a list of programs, visit www.napervilleparks.org. All online registrants will need a PIN number and barcode, which needs to be supplied by the Park District. If you do not have this information and would like to register online, call 630-848-5000.
Teen Movie Night — The Princess Bride (PG): Have fun watching the fantasy classic that has it all: giants, pirates, Rodents of Unusual Size and, of course, lots of comedy and sword fighting. Enjoy root beer floats and snacks at 4 p.m. at Naper Boulevard Library, 2035 S. Naper Blvd. Visit www.naperville-lib.org or call 630-961-4100.
Art sale: Join ceramics artist Laurie Pollpeter Eskanazi, jeweler Sophia Forero and artist Daina Pakalnis, featuring work from their latest collections, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 at 225 N. Wright St. Naperville. Loaves & Fishes will receive 20 percent of all proceeds. Bring in toiletry items to donate to be entered into one of three raffles to receive a special piece from each artist. Visit www.lpeclay.com or www.sophiaforero.com.
Midwest Group — Seven at Seven: The panel discussion and book signing will be at 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. Seven Midwest debut authors will be on hand for a panel discussion: Lisa Jenn Bigelow (Starting from Here), M. E. Kokie (Personal Effects), Heather Anastasiu (Glitch), J. A. Souders (Renegade), Lauren Ellen (Blind Spot), Anne Greenwood Brown (Lies Beneath), and Elissa Janine Hoole (Kiss the Morning Star). Call 630-355-2665.
A Gavin Coyle Christmas: Award-winning recording artist Gavin Coyle offers Christmas cheer at his annual holiday concert, “Songs of the Season: A Gavin Coyle Christmas,” at 8 p.m. Dec. 1 at North Central College’s Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton, Naperville. The show will benefit People’s Resource Center. Tickets are available at 630-637-7469, or online at http://tickets.noctrl.edu. Tickets are $30.
Technology Petting Zoo: The open house will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. Learn about the new Kobo eReaders. Call 630-355-2665.
NAHS holiday bazaar: The Naperville Area Humane Society will host the open house from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 1 and noon to 3 p.m. Dec. 2 at 1620 W. Diehl Road, Naperville. Handcrafted gifts will be available for purchase. The NAHS 2013 Pet Calendar will be for sale for $15 along with NAHS holiday cards. While at the shelter, shoppers are invited to visit with the cats and dogs. Also buy raffle tickets. Visit www.NapervilleAreaHumaneSociety.org.
Jeremy Roenick book signing: The NHL great will share his new book, “J.R.: My Life as the Most Outspoken, Fearless, and Hard-Hitting Man in Hockey,” at 2:30 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. This event will be a book signing line only — no memorabilia. Purchase a copy of the book at Anderson’s to secure a spot in the line. Call 630-355-2665.
Christmas Presence I Concert: The Naperville Men’s Glee Club will perform its annual holiday concert at 7:30 p.m. at St. Margaret Mary Church, 1450 Green Trails Drive. To purchase tickets, visit www.nmgc.org.
Parade of Lights: In conjunction with Hometown Holidays, the Little Friends Parade of Lights will feature a festive display of lights, floats and Santa’s arrival for the holiday season at 4:30 p.m. Visit www.downtownnaperville.com. Hop on board the “Holly Trolley” from 1 to 4 p.m. from six locations, including the Main Street Promenade, Dandelion Fountain, Main and Chicago (near Sugar Monkey Cupcakes), Chicago and Washington (near Barnes & Noble), and the Van Buren parking deck.
Naperville Chorus: “A Jazz Christmas” will play at 8 p.m. in Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave. The chorus will be joined by the Pete Ellman Big Band, a group made up of local professional musicians, to perform familiar seasonal selections in classic jazz and pop arrangements. To purchase tickets, call 630-637-7469 or visit finearts.northcentralcollege.edu.
Home Sweet Home: The gingerbread decorating event will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Abbington, Glen Ellyn. Enjoy a breakfast buffet from 9:30 to 11 a.m., visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus, musical entertainment, caroling, storytelling, balloon artist, costumed storybook characters, face painting and more. Tickets are $40 for adults and $25 per child. All proceeds benefit Family Shelter Service. To register, visit www.familyshelterservice.org or call 630-221-8290.
Lights of Lisle: The annual Santa Parade starts at 3 p.m. from Ogden Avenue and Main Street and works its way south through downtown Lisle; turning east on Burlington Avenue and ending at the Lisle Village Hall. At dusk about 2,000 luminarias line the streets of Lisle and at 6 p.m. the official tree lighting ceremony begins at Village Hall. The Lisle Community Band will perform and cookies and hot chocolate will be served. A free holiday trolley will be available from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Free hayrack rides will also be available from 4 to 8 p.m. and run between the Lisle Village Hall and the Museums at Lisle Station Park.
Talons and Claus: Visit with Santa and his friends from noon to 3:30 p.m. during an open house at the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County’s Willowbrook Wildlife Center, 525 S. Park Blvd., in Glen Ellyn. Registration is not required, and with the exception of the optional photo with Santa, the event is free. Call the center at 630-942-6200.
Holiday cookie walk: ADOPT Pet Shelter in Naperville presents its 2012 holiday cookie walk from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 1 at 5th Avenue Station, 200 E. Fifth Ave., Naperville. Proceeds will help to make the holidays happier for homeless animals. Visit www.adoptpetshelter.org, or call Cristi at 630-771-1844 or Christi@adoptpetshelter.org.
Santa House opens: The Naperville Park District’s Santa House will open from 6 to 8 tonight and continue through Dec. 23 on the Riverwalk at the Free Speech Pavilion. For hours and special events, visit www.napervilleparks.org.
Breakfast with Santa: Tickets are on sale for the breakfast in the Ginkgo Restaurant at the Morton Arboretum. All children 12 years or younger will receive a gift from Santa. From 9 to 11 a.m. Dec. 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 21, 22 or 23. Purchase tickets at www.mortonarb.org, in the visitor center, or by calling 630-725-2066 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday. Ticket prices are $23 member adults, $29 nonmember adults, $21 member child (2-12), or $25 nonmember child (2-12). Prices do not include state sales tax or an 18 percent service fee.
Wonderful Winter Containers: Get an introduction to good plants for containers, with demonstrations on the principles of container design and correct potting strategies. Bring your own 10-12 inch container and create a complete container to take home in this hands-on workshop. This class will be from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle. Class size is limited. Register at education.mortonarb.org. Cost: $35 member, $42 nonmember.
St. Patrick’s Residence Cookie Walk: Buy your favorite cookies from 9 to 11 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Residence, 1400 Brookdale Road, Naperville. Cookies are sold by the pound.
Polar Express: The ever-popular Santa Train is Sunday runs from the Lisle Metra Station to Chicago and back for a 75-minute ride with Santa and his helpers reminiscent of the Caldecott award-winning children’s book and movie, “The Polar Express.” Advanced tickets are required for either the 9:45 a.m. or 1:45 p.m. rides. Tickets are $16 per person. Contact the Lisle Convention & Visitors Bureau at 630-769-1000/800-733-9811 or visit www.StayInLisle.com.
Make Your Own Nature Ornaments: Families with children ages 2 to 10 are invited to use natural materials to create magical treasures to take home from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 2 and 9 at the Outpost at the Morton Arboretum. Register at www.mortonarb.org, at the visitor center, or by calling 630-719-2468 during business hours. Cost: $10 member, $17 non-member.
Chamber Concert: Ring in the holidays with the of Trevor Stephenson, fortepiano, and Anna Steinhoff, cello, from 2:15 to 4:15 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle. After the concert, gather to sample wines and “meet and greet” the artists in the historic Founder’s Room. Performances are in the Arbor Room in the Thornhill Education Center. Purchase tickets at www.mortonarb.org, in the visitor center, or by calling 630-725-2066 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday. Cost: $23 members, $28 nonmembers. Admission is included with the price of your ticket.
Welcome coffee: The Naperville Newcomers and Neighbors Club will meet at 10:30 a.m. at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St., lower level. Children are welcome. Call at Sue at 630-904-5629 or visit www. NapervilleNewcomersandNeighborsClub.com.
Off-leash dog permits: The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County’s annual off-leash dog area, private boating and model-craft permits for next year go on sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 3 at the visitor services office, 3s580 Naperville Road in Danada Forest Preserve in Wheaton. Individuals must apply in person and must present proof of residency. Current permit holders may submit renewal notices by mail, fax or in person. New annual permits will be effective Jan. 1. Visit dupageforest.org for applications. Call 630-933-7248.
Naperville Park District Polar Express: Take an imaginary ride on the Polar Express and experience this beloved tale through a variety of themed activities at 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Dec. 4 and 13 at The Barn, 421 W. Martin Ave.. Children ages 3 to 5 are encouraged to bring their favorite teddy bear to share in the experience. A copy of “The Polar Express” book will be given to each child.
Remodeling lesson: The free seminar will focus on helping homeowners understand insurance, subcontractors, general contractors, materials and the differences in price quotes. Presented by Seabreeze West Remodeling Inc., the workshop will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4 Main Street Promenade, 55 S. Main St., Naperville. Refreshments served at 5:30 p.m. and the seminar begins at 6 p.m. To learn more, call 630-585-0123 or visit www.naperville.net.
Daddy/daughter holiday bling boutique: Experience a memorable evening of necklace and bracelet gift making for dads and their daughters ages 3 to 10 at 6:30 p.m. in the Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, 305 W. Jackson Ave. Visit www.napervilleparks.com.
Santa House: Military and First Responders Night will be from 5 to 8 p.m. at Santa House on the Riverwalk. Advance registration is required at www.napervilleparks.org.
Music of ’60s and ’70s: Listen to Chicago author and musician Dean Milano talk about the scene at 7 p.m. at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Drive.
Women In Business breakfast: Richard J. Hill IV, Gabriel Consulting Group, will discuss What the “World Needs Now: Is the feminine spirit alive and well in today’s leadership?” from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Dec. 5 at Hilton Lisle/Naperville, 3003 Corporate West Drive, Lisle. The cost is $25 for Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce members and $35 for nonmembers. Add $5 if you pay at the door. Register online at www.naperville.net.
Santa House: Pet Night will be from 5 to 8 p.m. at Santa House on the Riverwalk. Advance registration is required at www.napervilleparks.org.
Beer & Baubles: The traditional holiday event is from 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle. Enjoy shopping, live music, a tasty beer from Two Brothers Brewery (for adults 21+), and appetizers while supporting the arboretum. A cash bar and tapas menu will be available. Free admission is available after 4 p.m. for holiday shoppers through Dec. 23.
Cup of Cheer exhibit: Naper Settlement and Naperville Bank & Trust, a Wintrust Community Bank, are partnering to showcase the Settlement’s Cup of Cheer tea cup and saucer collection. The Cup of Cheer Holiday House Walk is the Naperville Garden Club’s annual fundraiser, which is from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Naperville Bank & Trust, 5 S. Washington Ave., is one of the ticket locations for the event and will have the Cup of Cheer exhibit on display through January.
Indoor Mini-Golf Challenge: The Dziedzic community room at Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave., will be transformed into an exciting mini-golf course from 4 to 8 pm. Visit www.naperville-lib.org or call 630-961-4100.
Free gift cards: Shop downtown Saturdays, Dec. 8, 15 and 22, and you might be stopped by a snowman who will be giving away downtown Naperville gift cards and other goodies.
Bark For Books: Read to a certified therapy dog and handler from a local organization. This program for readers in grades 1 through 5 is from 11:30 am to 12:30 p.m. at Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave. Visit www.naperville-lib.org or call 630-961-4100.
Kids Night out: Benedictine University will provide area children with a variety of activities that promote fitness and fun while offering their parents a break with its “Kids Nite Out” program from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturdays, Dec. 8, Jan. 19, Feb. 2 and March 2 in the campus’ Dan and Ada Rice Center. Open to boys or girls ages 4 through 12, the fee is $15 per child per date. Each child must be registered by a parent at the door on each night of the program. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. and children must be picked up promptly at 9 p.m. Call Kate Heidkamp at 630-829-6149.
Santa House: Special Needs Nights will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 10-12 at Santa House on the Riverwalk. Advance registration is required at www.napervilleparks.org.
Yard waste collection ends: Weekly bag or bundled yard waste collection ends for the year Yard waste collection will begin again March 18, and a yard waste sticker will be required on all bags and bundles.
Rachel Ray visits: The celebrity chef will visit at 6 p.m. at Naperville North High School, 899 N. Mill St., Naperville. Ray visits to present her book, “My Year in Meals.” Ray will give about an hour-long program, to be followed by a Q & A session for audience questions. Admission is included with the purchase of the book from Anderson’s Bookshop. Calling 630-355-2665 or visit www.andersonsbookshop.com.
Holiday seminars: Want to learn how to make the best cup of hot chocolate, learn great holiday appetizer recipes, how to tie the best bows? A schedule of complimentary quick-and-easy holiday seminars will be unveiled Dec. 15. Visit www.downtownnaperville.com for updates.
Special needs giving: The Autism Family Foundation is hosting Tis the Season for Special Needs Giving, a free holiday celebration Dec. 15 at Stonebridge Country Club in Aurora. The nonprofit will provide 250 special needs kids and siblings with a visit with Santa and each child will go home with a toy. Families of children with special needs must RSVP at www.autismfamilyfoundation.net.
Breakfast with Santa: Benedictine University’s Student Senate is sponsoring Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus for children of all ages from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the main dining room of the Krasa Student Center. The event features breakfast with an all-you-can-eat buffet of pancakes and sausages. Each child can have their picture taken with Santa. Mrs. Claus will read her favorite Christmas story, and Ernie the Elf will help children make decorations. There will also be holiday movies, children’s games, prizes and a raffle. The cost is $12 per person. Children age 2 and younger eat free. To register, call 630-829-6617 or visit www.ben.edu/SantaBreakfast.
Naper Settlement: Take a guided tour of the Martin Mitchell Mansion at 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, and at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16. Tickets are $7 per person; $5 for Naperville Heritage Society Sustaining Members. Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door of the Mansion, 523 S. Webster St., Naperville.
Christmas Tree Ship: The History Speaks Lecture Series at Naper Settlement will present The Christmas Tree Ship from 4 to 5 p.m. Author Rochelle Pennington will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ship’s mysterious disappearance Nov. 22, 1912, with original photographs, artifacts and underwater photos. Advance tickets are $6 for adults and $5 for students, youth and Naperville Heritage Society sustaining members. Tickets on the day of the presentation are $7 for adults, $6 for sustaining members, students and youth. For tickets, call 630-420-6010.
Santa supper and holiday shopping: Enjoy supper with Santa at the Morton Arboretum and then do holiday nature crafts and visit the trains display. Supper with Santa is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.in the Ginkgo Restaurant. The arboretum store will be open from 5 to 8 p.m. Each purchase qualifies for an entry to win a gift basket of Frasier Fir home fragrance items. The Enchanted Railroad will extend its hours until 5:30 p.m. Purchase tickets at www.mortonarb.org, in the visitor center, or by calling 630-725-2066 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday. Ticket prices are $26 member adults, $32 nonmember adults, $22 member child (2-12), or $26 nonmember child (2-12). Prices do not include state sales tax or an 18 percent service fee. Free entry to the arboretum after 4 p.m. for those wishing only to shop.
Winter Solstice Walk: On the first night of winter, one of the longest nights of the year, the Morton Arboretum will celebrate the winter solstice from 6 to 7 p.m. Join the Solstice King and Queen on their grand procession around Meadow Lake complete with story-telling. Join in a ceremony to bring back the sun. Meet in Arbor Court. Free with admission.
Hunt for the Yule Log: Take part in the 35th annual Hunt for the Yule Log from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 30 at Morton Arboretum in Lisle. Receive a list of clues leading to various parts of the arboretum to find the Yule Log. Once found, join in a log-sawing celebration, bonfire, caroling by the Frozen Robins singers, and wassail. Meet in the visitor center. Free with admission.
Yule Twig Hunt: Little ones are invited to take part in the pint-sized “Yule Twig Hunt” from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Children’s Garden at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle. This event sends our smaller adventurers to find a Yule Log that is just their size. Free with admission.
Daytime countdown: Ring in the new year with a family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration from noon to 5 p.m. Dec. 31 for downtown shopping and dinging, and then count down the new year for an early ringing in of the at the base of the Carillon at Rotary Hill. Visit www.downtownnaperville.com