Naper Settlement is at 523 S. Webster St., Naperville. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday April to Oct. 31. Admission is $12 adults, $10 seniors 62+ and $8 for youth 4-17. Children 3 and under are free. General admission is free to Naperville residents with ID. Call (630) 420-6010 or visit napersettlement.museum.
The Town of Pullman Lecture
Ann Durkin Keating, professor of history at NCC, leads a tour of Pullman District from 7-8 p.m. Oct. 3. Admission is $10.
Pullman residents open their homes to the public for the annual Historic Pullman House Tour. Naper Settlement is planning a special bus trip from 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Oct. 12 to celebrate the 40th annual tour.
The fee includes transportation and a Tour ticket. Lunch is on your own. The bus will leave from Naper Settlement. Tickets are $60; reservations are required. Lecture and Tour combined ticket is $65.
During Naper Settlement’s Oktoberfest, enjoy traditional German music, beer and cuisine from 5-10 p.m. Oct. 4 and from noon to 10 p.m. Oct. 5 under the tent.
Oct. 5 and features Naperville firefighters competing against each other in a chili cook-off.
Advance tickets are $10 adult (13+), $5 youth (4–12). At the gate, tickets are $15 adult (13+), $10 youth (4-12).
Food and beverages are not included in the ticket price.
Village of Fear
Experience two of the darkest nights of the year with haunting creatures, eerie entertainment and must-see horrors from 6-10 p.m. Oct. 18-19. This one-of-a-kind experience brings some of the scariest characters of the past, present and future to life. Volunteers are always needed to help with this frightfully fun event.
Tickets are $10 per person in advance and $15 per person at the door.
A guided stroll of Naperville’s Riverwalk, the Streaming History Walking Tour will be held from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 20 and begins at Naper Settlement. The tour starts at John Naper’s estate, Naperville’s co-founder, and ends at the Naperville Fire Department Memorial on Jefferson Avenue. Reservations are recommended. Tickets are $12/person; $10/Members.
Haunting of Witches
A presentation of the History Speaks Lecture Series, The Haunting of Two Salem Witches will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Oct. 20 at Naper Settlement’s Century Memorial Chapel. Hear the chilling stories of two women accused of witchcraft and hung in 1692 in Salem. For ages 10 and up.
Advance tickets are $6 adults, $5 students, youth and Naperville Heritage Society Sustaining members. On the day of the presentation, tickets are $7 adults, $6 students, youth and members.