SCARECROW SCRAMBLE 5K RUN/WALK AND FALL FESTIVAL
WHERE: Lisle Community Park, 1825 Short St., Lisle
WHEN: 3 to 9 p.m. p.m. Oct. 14
COST AND INFO: $8 to $45 for race registration, free festival admission; lislepartnersforparks.org
ABOUT: This event is a USA Track & Field-certified race winding through slightly hilly paths of Lisle Community Park, lit gently by luminaria for safety. Beyond the race, this is a family event with music, food and drinks, hayrides, a costume contest, face painting, a balloon artist, bonfire, crafters and more. All proceeds benefit the Lisle Partners for Parks Foundation Scholarship Fund and Lisle Teens with Character Program.