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As you travel through the I&M Canal Heritage Corridor, one thing becomes clear, there is always something going on somewhere! Consider this is your personal invitation to hometown celebrations, wine and corn festivals, one-of-a-kind music and theater festivals, historic reenactments, world-class sporting events, concerts and outdoor exploration weekends. Don't miss signature events like Ottawa's Two Rivers Wine Festival, Starved Rock's Flock to the Rock and NASCAR. Whether you are searching for low-key entertainment or high octane adventure, search the Calendar of Events to find exactly your speed.

     
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Clybourne Park by Lat 41
Now - Feb. 25, 2018 , See below
Clybourne Park explodes in two outrageous acts set 50 years apart. Act One takes place in 1959, as nervous white community leaders anxiously try to stop the sale of a home to a black family (borrowing a plotline from Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun). Act Two is set in the same house in 2009, as now the predomi...More Info
Cost: $15 Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre
201 W. Jefferson Street at Bluff Street
Joliet, IL 60432
+18157243760
Frankenstein at the Philip Lynch Theatre
Now - Feb. 25, 2018 , 8:00, 4:00pm, and 2:30pm
LEWIS UNIVERSITY NEWS RELEASE ________________________________________ Contact Jo Slowik at (815) 836-5409 or slowikjo@lewisu.edu for additional information. February 2, 2018 Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" is Alive at Lewis University's Philip Lynch Theatre ROMEOVILLE— This year marks the 200th anniversar...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Lewis University Philip Lynch Theatre
One University Parkway
Romeoville, IL 60446
8158365500
Bald Eagle Trolley Tours
Now - Feb. 28, 2018 , January & February Mon, Wed, Sat & Sunday
Monday & Wednesday: Tour begins with lunch at 11am?Saturday: 1st tour begins at 9am, ending with lunch?2nd tour begins with lunch at 11am?(Please note: There are NO Tours on January 28th & 29th)?Sunday: Tour begins with brunch at 1030am?(Please note: There are NO Tours on January 29th) Be mesmerized by the beautiful b...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
Don Sala Art Exhibition
Now - Feb. 28, 2018 , See below
Don Sala has been a professional photographer for almost 50 years. View an exhibit of his photography on display at the Plum Creek Nature Center Tuesday, January 2-Wednesday, February 28. This award-winning photographer's work captures images of nature and local barns in eastern Will County. Photographs will be avai...More Info
Event Type: Education/History Arts/Crafts Ongoing
Plum Creek Nature Center
27064 S Dutton Rd
Beecher, IL 60401
(815) 727-8700
Don Sala Art Exhibition
Now - Feb. 28, 2018 , Noon - 4 p.m.
Don Sala has been a professional photographer for almost 50 years. View an exhibit of his photography on display for a limited time at Plum Creek Nature Center. This award-winning photographer's work captures images of nature and local barns in eastern Will County. Photographs will be available for sale. Sala's inspira...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Other
Plum Creek Nature Center
27064 S Dutton Rd
Beecher, IL 60401
(708) 946-2216
Bald Eagle Trolley Tours
Now - Feb. 28, 2018
Monday & Wednesday: Tour begins with lunch at 11am?Saturday: 1st tour begins at 9am, ending with lunch?2nd tour begins with lunch at 11am?(Please note: There are NO Tours on January 28th & 29th)?Sunday: Tour begins with brunch at 1030am?(Please note: There are NO Tours on January 29th) Be mesmerized by the beautiful b...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
Guided Winter Hike
Now - Feb. 28, 2018 , 11:00am-2:00pm
Join us for a guided hike with the possibility of frozen waterfalls & Eagles. Participants meet in the hotel lobby of the Lodge to pick up a snack and a "Starved Rock" backpack. The tour concludes at the Lodge about 2:00 pm. Please dress appropriately for the weather and wear proper footwear. In the event of ice and ...More Info
Cost: $12.00 Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
La Grange Gives
Now - Feb. 28, 2018
Take a bite out of La Grange in February, and you'll be giving back when you dine out. When you dine at many of your favorite La Grange restaurants from Feb 15-28 and show the flyer for La Grange Gives, 15% of your food purchase will be donated to the local non-profit organizations that are helping your neighbors. It's...More Info
Event Type: Other Dining
LaGrange Business Association
La Grange, IL 60525
Sewing Rocks! Overnight Sewing Retreat
Feb. 26, 2018 - Feb. 28, 2018
Bring your own sewing projects and supplies for this 3 day retreat. You can check in to start your projects at 9:00a.m, with overnight room check in at 3:00p.m. Dinner (included) will be at 5:00p.m, followed by an informal instructional (Optional TBD) Stay up all night sewing, relax in the Great Hall, or turn in ear...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
Lecture - "Deep Sky Wonders of the Universe"
Mar. 1, 2018 , 7:00 pm
Free lecture presented by amateur astronomer and Midewin volunteer Keith Graham. This program will not only show you some of the hidden wonders of the night sky, but will also explain the parts they play in the overall structure of our universe....More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
30239 South State Route 53
Wilmington, IL 60481
815-423-6370
Whiskey Revolution Dinner
Mar. 2, 2018 , 6:00pm-8:00pm
Begin this unique event with a Signature Drink in a specialty glass that is yours to keep. Once you are seated, Carl Ciaccio of Brown Foreman and Jackie Croxdale (Jack Daniels / Woodford Reserve Specialists) and our Executive Chef will give us some insight on why they chose the pairings and how the evening meal was pr...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
Four Rivers' Scout Adventure
Mar. 3, 2018 , 9:30 a.m. - noon
Calling all scouts – girls and boys – join us for a "Scout Adventure"! Your group will test its skills while navigating through fun and educational activities. Games, crafts, a camp fire and more are planned. Stations will be both indoors and outdoors, so please dress for the weather. Indoor facilities are ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History
Four Rivers Environmental Education Center
25055 W Walnut Ln.
Channahon, IL 60410
(815) 722-9470
Maple Syrup Magic
Mar. 3, 2018 , 1-3 p.m.
From the earliest times, Native Americans and pioneers of the Midwest made maple syrup from the sweet sap of the sugar maple tree. Learn how it's made, find sugar maple trees on site and try some real maple syrup. History has never been sweeter! While the majority of the program will take place inside, we will be outsi...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Plum Creek Nature Center
27064 S Dutton Road
Beecher, IL 60401
(708) 946-2216
Super Seeds
Mar. 3, 2018 , 2-3:30 p.m.
Have you ever noticed some seeds fly like helicopters or stick like Velcro? In this program, learn all about seeds, where they come from and how they move. Make a seed bomb to take home and plant. This program will take place indoors in an accessible facility. For ages 5 or older. Registration required by Thursday, Ma...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th St.
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 886.1467
Owl Prowl Weekend
Mar. 2, 2018 - Mar. 4, 2018
ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY: Steve Bailey, an ornithologist, will be here for Owl Programs and Owl Walks. Programs are at 6:00 pm with an Owl Walk to follow on both days, finishing back at the lodge around 8:00 pm. Price is $10 for adults and $7 for children 10&under. Everyone should plan on bringing a flashlight. ...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
A Night At The Movies
Mar. 4, 2018 , 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Who will win at the big movie awards? Let's find out together! Celebrate the best movies of the year with a live broadcast on the new big screen at Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park and Theatre (201 West Jefferson Street, Joliet). Walk the red carpet, and get your picture taken from the local paparazzi. Glam it up a...More Info
Cost: $15 Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre
201 W. Jefferson Street at Bluff Street
Joliet, IL 60432
+18157243760
FREE Nature - Maple Sugaring
Mar. 4, 2018 , 12:30-3:30 p.m.
Offered Saturdays or Sundays and some holidays through March 2018. Designed for children and adults to explore nature topics together. Enjoy fun hands-on activities, games, crafts, experiments, nature books and more. ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Nature
Knoch Knolls Nature Center River Room
320 Knoch Knolls Road
Naperville, IL 60540
+16308485000
Living History Demonstration
Mar. 4, 2018 , Noon - 4 p.m.
Experience history up close and personal! On the first Sunday of each month, you may find cooks, seamstresses, voyageurs, soldiers or craftsmen sharing their talents. The Isle a la Cache Brigade is a volunteer group of re-enactors presenting a sample of the 18th-century fur trading life. March's theme is 18th-century f...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 866-1467
Meet a Beekeeper
Mar. 4, 2018 , 12:30-4 p.m.
No registration required. Meet local beekeeper Mike Rusnak to discuss the art of beekeeping. Feel free to ask questions and chat with Rusnak and other beekeeping enthusiasts. Rusnak has more than 12 years of beekeeping experience to share. Pick up specific beekeeping tips or simply learn more about the world of beekeep...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Plum Creek Nature Center
27064 S Dutton Rd
Beecher, IL 60401
(708) 946-2216
Dean Martin
Mar. 5, 2018 - Mar. 6, 2018
Everybody Loves Somebody Sometime... and you'll love this Tribute to the Stars performance at Starved Rock Lodge. Capturing the spirit of Dean Martin, Peter Oprisko brings the King of Cool back to life, with his renditions of Dino's signature songs, style and sense of humor. Sway to Blue Moon, Baby It's Cold Outside ...More Info
Cost: $34.00 Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
Tribute to Dean Martin
Mar. 5, 2018 - Mar. 6, 2018 , 11:30 am - 2:45 pm
March 5 & 6 Matinee Shows 11:30am Check-in Begins Everybody loves somebody sometime... and you'll love this Tribute to the Stars performance at Starved Rock Lodge. Capturing the spirit of Dean Martin, Peter Oprisko brings the King of Cool back to life, with his renditions of Dino's signature songs, style and sense of h...More Info
Cost: $34 Event Type: Performing Arts
Starved Rock Lodge
2668 East 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
+18156674726
Rock Star 2017
Mar. 1, 2018 - Mar. 8, 2018
Who will be Starved Rock's ROCK STAR in 2017? Join us on February 16, February 23, March 2 and March 9 and see who wins this annual singing contest! Enter if you want a chance at the title of 2017 Rock Star. Show starts on Thursday, February 16 at 7pm in the Main Dining Room at Starved Rock Lod...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
5th Grade TNT
Mar. 9, 2018 , 7:00pm - 9:00pm
TNT (Totally Naperville Tweens) is a program that offers various activities for 5th Grade students. TNT is a fun, safe, supervised program filled with music, dancing, open gym time and snacks for sale. Pre-register for each date you would like to attend and pay $8 per event at the time of registration. Those who don't ...More Info
Cost: $8 Naperville Residents/$11 Nonresidents Event Type: Education/History
Madison Jr. High Multipurpose Room
1000 River Oak Dr
Naperville, IL 60540
630-848-5000
Migration Mania!
Mar. 10, 2018 , 1-2:30 p.m.
You might choose to take a vacation, but certain animals can't help traveling! Monarch butterflies, sandhill cranes and Canada geese are just a few of these frequent fliers. Discover who else uses Illinois as a summer home, how animals travel thousands of miles without a map, and why they do what they do. There will ev...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 886-1467
Nature Journaling
Mar. 10, 2018 , 1-3:30 p.m.
Bullet journaling is all the rage. This program will introduce you to what bullet journaling is and how it can help you study nature and gain a deeper understanding of phenology, the study of nature with the changes of the seasons. Explore the outdoors and apply bullet journal techniques to our observations. Bring your...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Four Rivers Environmental Education Center
25055 W Walnut Ln
Channahon, IL 60410
(815)722-9470
Quinceanera Vendor Expo
Mar. 10, 2018 , 12:30-4:30 pm
Quinceanera planning is made easy with the Quinceanera Vendor Expo at Bolingbrook Park District. All the resources you need are in one spot!...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Shopping
Bolingbrook Park District
201 Recreation Drive
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
630-739-0272
St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival
Mar. 10, 2018 , 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Featuring: Lemont's own Irish Queen, the Chicago Stockyard Kilty Band and Hughes Academy of Irish Dance. Bring your family and friends and join the parade! Visit the VFW Hall, 15790 New Avenue directly following the parade for refreshments, entertainment and good old family fun!...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Festivals
Village of Lemont
418 Main Street
Lemont, IL 60439
630-243-2700
Woodland and River Bird Hike
Mar. 10, 2018 , 8-10 a.m.
The best way to learn about birds is to see and hear them! Learn from a naturalist and other like-minded birders as you take a bird hike through oak hickory forest near the Des Plaines River. The hike begins with a short presentation about one particular bird or bird topic. Meet at the Frederick's Grove Shelter, and be...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
McKinley Woods-Frederick's Grove
27110 S Mckinley Woods Rd
Channahon, IL 60410
(815) 722-9470
Birds of Prey Live!
Mar. 11, 2018 , 11:00 am & 1:00 pm
Save Our American Raptors will be on hand with live birds of prey! See birds of prey such as falcons, owls, and hawks up-close and learn about the impressive adaptations and behaviors of these remarkable birds. Programs start at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m....More Info
Event Type: Education/History
Starved Rock State Park
2668 East 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
+18156674726
Chief Walk with the Wind - A Tribute
Mar. 11, 2018 , 4:00 pm
Join us as we honor Chief Walks with the Wind and the Native American history from Starved Rock Lodge's days gone by. Enjoy stories, songs and ceremonies shared by Jerry Savage (the grandson of Sam Sine, who was known by many as "Chief Walks with the Wind"). In last year's tribute, Jerry Savage was named Chief White Wi...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge, Great Hall
2668 East 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
+18156674726
FREE Nature - Maple Sugaring
Mar. 11, 2018 , 12:30-3:30 p.m.
Offered Saturdays or Sundays and some holidays through March 2018. Designed for children and adults to explore nature topics together. Enjoy fun hands-on activities, games, crafts, experiments, nature books and more. ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Nature
Knoch Knolls Nature Center River Room
320 Knoch Knolls Road
Naperville, IL 60540
+16308485000
Labor History in the Illinois Valley
Mar. 11, 2018 , 1:00pm - 2:30pm
llinois Valley workers organized to protect their rights, wages and conditions during the 1840s canal building era. By the Civil War, there was a vibrant labor movement in the Valley. Significant events, like the Cherry Mine Disaster and the Ottawa Radium Girls, had not only national, but global resonance. Labor leader...More Info
Cost: $8.00 Event Type: Education/History
Lock 16 Cafe & Visitor Center
754 First Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
8152201848
Simply Patsy Cline
Mar. 12, 2018 - Mar. 13, 2018 , 11:30 am - 2:45 pm
March 12 & 13 Matinees 11:30am Check-in Begins Since 2010, Mary Pfeifer has delivered the sounds of the late and great Patsy Cline in her "Simply Patsy" tribute. Mary has performed throughout Illinois and neighboring states as was recently an invited guest to perform Patsy songs onstage in Nashville, TN. From Patsy...More Info
Cost: $34 Event Type: Performing Arts
Starved Rock Lodge
2668 East 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
+18156674726
Simply Patsy Cline
Mar. 12, 2018 - Mar. 13, 2018
Since 2010, Mary Pfeifer has delivered the sounds of the late great Patsy Cline in her "Simply Patsy" tribute. Mary has performed throughout Illinois and neighboring states, and was recently an invited guest to perform Patsy songs onstage in Nashville, TN. From Patsy's first recordings in 1955 to her last in 1963, sh...More Info
Cost: $34.00 Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
Flight Night Progressive Dinner
Now - Mar. 14, 2018 , 5:00pm-10:30pm
August Hill Winery, The Lone Buffalo and Starved Rock Lodge have teamed up to create an unforgettable event filled with wine, beer and food tastings. Check in for the dinner at 4:45pm in the Great Hall of Starved Rock Lodge and depart on the trolley at 5pm and go to August Hill Winery for wine tastings and appetizers....More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
2668 East 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
+18156674726
Flight Night Progressive Dinner
Mar. 14, 2018
August Hill Winery, The Lone Buffalo and Starved Rock Lodge have teamed up to create an unforgettable event filled with wine, beer and food tastings. Check in for the dinner at 4:45pm in the Great Hall of Starved Rock Lodge and depart on the trolley at 5pm and go to August Hill Winery for wine tastings and appetizers....More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
815-220-7386
Little Explorers
Mar. 14, 2018 , 10-11:30 a.m.
Children and their parents or guardians are invited to come out and play! A new nature theme is chosen every program date with hands-on activities that may include a story, games, dancing, art, a hike, other outdoor activities and more! March's theme is Signs of Spring. A variety of group and free play activities will ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Four Rivers Environmental Education Center
25055 W Walnut Ln
Channahon, IL 60410
(815) 722-9470
Nature Play Day
Mar. 14, 2018 , 10-11:30 a.m.
Children and their parents or guardians are invited to come out and play! A new nature theme is chosen every month with hands-on activities that may include a story, games, dancing, art, a hike, other outdoor activities and more! A variety of group and free play activities will be available. We encourage experiencing a...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Plum Creek Nature Center
27064 S Dutton Rd
Beecher, IL 60401
(708) 946-2216
St.Patrick's Day Celebration
Mar. 14, 2018 , 10:30am-2:30pm
We welcome you to begin your day with a self-guided tour. The Jacob Henry Mansion is a Historical City, State and National Landmark, boasting over 40 rooms with a delightful blend of past and present. This Award Winning Mansion, built in 1873, is known for its original beauty and old Victorian charm. We bring a bit o...More Info
Cost: $48 Event Type: Ongoing
The Jacob Henry Mansion Estate
20 South Eastern Avenue
Joliet, IL 60433
815-722-1420
Kids' Night Out: Luck of the Irish
Mar. 16, 2018 , 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Enjoy the night out while your children enjoy a night filled with St. Patrick's Day fun! They'll make their own leprechaun hats and shamrocks, hunt for a pot of gold, participate in a shamrock Challenge, make Root Beer Floats and more.Dinner and juice are provided. Fort Hill Activity Center Fitness members must registe...More Info
Cost: $25 for Naperville Residents/$38 for Nonresidents Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Fort Hill Childcare
20 Fort Hill Dr.
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 848-5000
The Bashful Youngens
Mar. 16, 2018
This American folk duo from Champaign, IL is getting back to their roots with their first show at The Eagle. With special guests The Unemployed Architects and opening act Ryan Wolf. Tickets on sale now and are $8 in advance or $10 day of. A cash bar will be available....More Info
Cost: $8 in advance $10 day of Event Type: Performing Arts
Eagle Performing Arts and Conference Center
319 N Plum
Pontiac, IL 61764
8158441187
Busy Beavers Craft Club
Mar. 17, 2018 , 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Create a circle rainbow mobile. This program is offered indoors in an accessible facility. Ages 12 or younger (accompanied by an adult). No registration required. ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E. 135th Street
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 886-1467
Morning Bird Hike
Mar. 17, 2018 , 8-10 a.m.
Join fellow birders as we learn, explore and search for birds. These preserve locations provide a variety of habitats for birds. The hike will focus on birds that live near lakes and marsh habitat. This is a great way to learn what to look for when birding in the preserves. Bring your binoculars and favorite bird field...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Monee Reservoir
27341 Ridgeland Ave
Monee, IL 60449
(708) 534-8499
FREE Nature - Maple Sugaring
Mar. 18, 2018 , 12:30-3:30 p.m.
Offered Saturdays or Sundays and some holidays through March 2018. Designed for children and adults to explore nature topics together. Enjoy fun hands-on activities, games, crafts, experiments, nature books and more. ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Nature
Knoch Knolls Nature Center River Room
320 Knoch Knolls Road
Naperville, IL 60540
+16308485000
Tap for Maple Sap!
Mar. 18, 2018
Join our park naturalist Lisa Sons for a presentation on the history of Maple Syrup from Native American methods to Modern Day. Try a piece of maple sugar and head outside to find a maple tree and learn how to tap for sap! ...More Info
Event Type: Education/History
Starved Rock State Park
2668 East 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
+18156674726
The Tenors 3 - An Italian Celebration
Mar. 19, 2018 - Mar. 20, 2018 , 11:30 am - 2:45 pm
The synergy of Richard Gersten, Oscar Menoyo and Luis Galvez will amaze you as this trio of professionally-trained tenors presents diverse music encompassing Opera, Broadway and the standard Italian favorites infused with a touch of comedy. The Tenors 3 are great performers; they bring class, humor and music to our Lod...More Info
Cost: $37 Event Type: Performing Arts
Starved Rock Lodge
2668 East 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
+18156674726
The Tenors 3, An Italian Celebration
Mar. 19, 2018 - Mar. 20, 2018
The synergy of Richard Gersten, Oscar Menoyo and Luis Galvez will amaze you as this trio of professionally- trained tenors presents diverse music encompassing Opera, Broadway and the standard Italian favorites infused with a touch of comedy. The Tenors 3 are great performers; they bring class, humor and music to our Lo...More Info
Cost: $37 Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
Musical Tribute to the King: Nick Miller & The Legacy Band
Mar. 20, 2018 , 12:00pm (noon)
Joliet Rocks: Musical Tribute to the King: Nick Miller & The Legacy Band Luncheon and concert with a self-guided tour of The Jacob Henry Mansion start at 12:00pm (noon). There will be a brief meet & greet with Nick following the show. Nick will be selling samples of his CD's. Free Self-guided tours can be don...More Info
Cost: $55.00 Event Type: Performing Arts
The Jacob Henry Mansion
20 South Eastern Avenue
Joliet, IL 60433
844-944-2282
Light The Fire
Mar. 24, 2018 , 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Womens' empowerment conference focusing on the power of self image. How our self image affects our positions on politics, finance and media. Start with coffee and opening panel. Choose your break-out session from media, politics, and finance. Enjoy a lunch and visit groups that assist women in work and home. Return to ...More Info
Cost: $15 Event Type: Other
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre
201 W. Jefferson Street at Bluff Street
Joliet, IL 60432
+18157243760
Origami Animal Art
Mar. 24, 2018 , 1-2:30 p.m.
The word "origami" loosely translates to "folded shapes" and is an art form that has existed for hundreds of years. Try your hand at this historical Japanese practice as we create folded versions of animals that you can find around the forest preserves. Learn about the history of paper art and the animals in your backy...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 886-1467
Spring Eco-Baskets Workshop
Mar. 24, 2018 , 9:30 - Noon
Spend a spring morning in the company of fellow crafters! Participants will learn the ancient craft of basket weaving with an environmental spin. Old newspapers and magazines will be rolled and woven into baskets that can be used for storage, gifts and decoration. All materials will be provided and no experience is nec...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Four Rivers Environmental Education Center
25055 W Walnut Ln
Channahon, IL 60410
(815) 722-9470
Woodcock Walks
Mar. 24, 2018 , 6:30-8 p.m.
As the sun sets, the male woodcock makes his way to the edge of a field and prepares for his extraordinary courtship performance. Normally timid and elusive, the woodcock is readily observed during the early spring breeding season when he leaves the safety and cover of the forest to attract a mate. Spend the first part...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Plum Creek Nature Center
27064 S Dutton Rd
Beecher, IL 60401
(708) 946-2216
Woodcock Walks
Mar. 24, 2018 , 6:30-8 p.m.
As the sun sets, the male woodcock makes his way to the edge of a field and prepares for his extraordinary courtship performance. Normally timid and elusive, the woodcock is readily observed during the early spring breeding season when he leaves the safety and cover of the forest to attract a mate. Spend the first part...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Hickory Creek Preserve -LaPorte Road Access
10501 W LaPorte Rd
Mokena, IL 60448
(708) 946-2216
FREE Nature - Maple Sugaring
Mar. 25, 2018 , 12:30-3:30 p.m.
Offered Saturdays or Sundays and some holidays through March 2018. Designed for children and adults to explore nature topics together. Enjoy fun hands-on activities, games, crafts, experiments, nature books and more. ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Nature
Knoch Knolls Nature Center River Room
320 Knoch Knolls Road
Naperville, IL 60540
+16308485000
Art Camp
Mar. 26, 2018 , 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Create a spring landscape on canvas using paint and various incorporated household materials for a recycled, mixed-media effect. Materials may include old maps, book pages, buttons and fabric scraps. Juice boxes are provided....More Info
Cost: $40 for Naperville Residents/$60 for Nonresidents Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Studio One
604 Sindt Court
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 848-5000
Computer: Video Game Design
Mar. 26, 2018 - Mar. 27, 2018 , 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Take a fun, interactive look at the world of video game design and development. Learn the basics of video game design and produce several different interactive video games to share with your friends and family. Please bring a sack lunch....More Info
Cost: $180 for Naperville Residents/$210 for Nonresidents Event Type: Education/History
95th Street Classroom 210
2244 W. 95th St.
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 848-5000
Baseball: White Sox Spring Break Camp
Mar. 26, 2018 - Mar. 28, 2018 , See below
The baseball season is not too far away! While you're at home taking a break, the competition is practicing! Will you be ready? This day camp covers all things baseball - hitting, fielding, throwing and catching. Participate in fun games to put your new skills to the test. Players are grouped by age and ability. Bring ...More Info
Cost: $175 for Naperville Residents, $205 for Nonresidents Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Bulls Sox Academy
6200 River Bend Dr.
Lisle, IL 60532
(630) 848-5000
TV & Movie Making
Mar. 26, 2018 - Mar. 28, 2018 , 10:30 am-1:30 pm
Learn the fun and the excitement of television and movie making with some special effects all while you learn how to become a film director. Receive a DVD of the class movie/TV shows when the program concludes....More Info
Cost: $79 for Naperville Residents/$109 for Nonresidents Event Type: Education/History
Fort Hill Multipurpose Room 1
20 Fort Hill Dr.
Naperville, IL 60540
+16308485000
Euchre Tournament
Mar. 15, 2018 - Mar. 29, 2018 , 6:00pm-10:00pm
Register at 6:00 and play begins at 6:30pm Join us and bring your friends in the Back Door Lounge for this progressive, individual play Euchre Tournament. Must be 18 years of age or older. Weekly winners: 1st place - $200, 2nd place - $100, 3rd - $50. Grand Prize overall winner wins a travel voucher – amount det...More Info
Cost: $15.00 Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
Computer: The Gaming Academy
Mar. 26, 2018 - Mar. 29, 2018 , 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Immerse yourself in the world of 2D and 3D game design. Design and build your very own games. The Gaming Academy is a combination of Video Game Design, Advanced Game Design and 3D Game Design programs. Please bring a sack lunch....More Info
Cost: $325 for Naperville Residents/$355 for Nonresidents Event Type: Arts/Crafts
95th Street Classroom 210
2244 W. 95th St.
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 848-5000
Gymnastics Camp: Spring Break Camps
Mar. 26, 2018 - Mar. 29, 2018 , 12:30-2:30 pm
Take advantage of this great opportunity to experience the Fort Hill Activity Center gym. Work bars, beam, floor and vault each day. Enjoy skills drills, gym-appropriate games and fun activities. Experience Tumbletrak and tumbling into the pit. Work at your own level. Small group instruction makes the most of coaching....More Info
Cost: $88 for Naperville Residents/$118 for Nonresidents Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Fort Hill Gymnastics Room
20 Fort Hill Dr.
Naperville, IL 60540
+16308485000
Gymnastics Camp: Spring Tumbling
Mar. 26, 2018 - Mar. 29, 2018 , 3:00-4:00 pm
Use the Tumbletrak and enjoy tumbling into the pit, drills and plenty of drill stations to further existing skills and learn new ones. Work on FlipFlops and/or FlipFlop prep (back handsprings). Our new gymnastics facility has a regulation size spring floor just like at the Olympics! This is the only camp taking place a...More Info
Cost: $48 for Naperville Residents/$78 for Nonresidents Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Fort Hill Gymnastics Room
20 Fort Hill Dr.
Naperville, IL 60540
+16308485000
Nature Camps: Critter Clues Club
Mar. 26, 2018 - Mar. 29, 2018 , 9:30 am-12:00 pm
Become a nature detective as you look for animal clues and signs of spring at Knoch Knolls Park. Use magnifying glasses, play wildlife games and create fun nature crafts. Dress for the weather and bring a snack and water bottle each day....More Info
Cost: $110 for Naperville Residents/$140 for Nonresidents Event Type: Nature
Knoch Knolls Nature Center River Room
320 Knoch Knolls Rd.
Naperville, IL 60540
+16308485000
Nature Camps: Nature Investigations Team (NIT)
Mar. 26, 2018 - Mar. 29, 2018 , 9:30 am-12:00 pm
Use your investigative skills and scientific equipment to dissect an owl pellet, decipher animal scat and tracks, and delve into the microscopic world of soil. Dress for the weather and bring a snack and water bottle each day....More Info
Cost: $110 for Naperville Residents/$140 for Nonresidents Event Type: Nature
Knoch Knolls Nature Center River Room
320 Knoch Knolls Rd.
Naperville, IL 60540
+16308485000
Spring Break Badminton Camp
Mar. 26, 2018 - Mar. 29, 2018 , 11:00 am-12:15 pm
This fun, instructional camp prepares players to succeed in badminton. Camp focus is on learning the fundamentals like grip, racket positioning, serving, body balance and first-step directional movements leading to games. All equipment is provided. Taught by Kids First Sports Safety, Inc. staff....More Info
Cost: $59 for Naperville Residents and School District Residents/$89 for Nonresidents Event Type: Sports/Recreation
11:00 am-12:15 pm
1200 Redfield Rd.
Naperville, IL 60540
+16308485000
Spring Break Baseball Skills Camp
Mar. 26, 2018 - Mar. 29, 2018 , See below
Get ready for the upcoming baseball season! Learn fundamental skills including batting, fielding, base running and throwing - skills that are sure to improve play on the field and in the batter's box. Please bring a glove and wear gym shoes; cleats are not allowed in the gym. Led by Kids First Sports Safety, Inc. staff...More Info
Cost: $52 for Naperville Residents and School District Residents/$78 for Nonresidents Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Brookdale School Gym
1200 Redfield Rd.
Naperville, IL 60540
+16308485000
Spring Break Basketball Basics Camp
Mar. 26, 2018 - Mar. 29, 2018 , 11:30 am-12:45 pm
Learn the basics of basketball with hands-on drills, demonstrations, scrimmages and contests. Camp, led by Kids First Sports Safety, Inc. staff, focuses on shooting, offensive and defensive skills. Quickness, body balance, first step directional movements, safety and sportsmanship are emphasized....More Info
Cost: $59 for Naperville Residents and School District Residents/$89 for Nonresidents Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Patterson School Gym
3731 Lawrence Dr.
Naperville, 60540
(630) 848-5000
Spring Break Cheerleading Camp
Mar. 26, 2018 - Mar. 29, 2018 , 2:00-3:15 pm
Experienced coaches teach cheerleading skills using fun drills to enhance techniques. Body balance, timing, rhythm, pom pon bebop dance, jumps, stunts, cheers, rah-rah awareness and sportsmanship are emphasized. Camp concludes with a performance for parents on the final day. This camp is conducted by Kids First Sports ...More Info
Cost: $59 for Naperville Residents and School District Residents/$89 for Nonresidents Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Patterson School Gym
3731 Lawrence Dr.
Naperville, IL 60540
+16308485000
Spring Break Dodgeball Camp
Mar. 26, 2018 - Mar. 29, 2018 , 10:15-11:30 am
Have a blast running, throwing, dodging and ducking your way to victory! Individual and team game versions are introduced in a fast-paced, challenging environment. A championship match is held on the final day. The program uses soft, super safe balls. Camp is conducted by Kids First Sports Safety, Inc....More Info
Cost: $59 for Naperville Residents and School District Residents/$89 for Nonresidents Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Patterson School Gym
3731 Lawrence Dr.
Naperville, IL 60540
+16308485000
Spring Break EVP Volleykidz Camp
Mar. 26, 2018 - Mar. 29, 2018 , 8:00-9:00 am
Focus on the fundamentals of passing, setting and spiking using a very light volleyball. Improve hand/eye and left/right coordination with fun drills and games. Lesson plan also incorporates short educational drills including spelling, math and science. Let the EVP Academy Pros help you reach a new level of mastery!...More Info
Cost: $73 for Naperville Residents/$103 for Nonresidents Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Fort Hill Gymnasium B
20 Fort Hill Dr.
Naperville, IL 60540
+16308485000
Spring Break Track and Field Camp
Mar. 26, 2018 - Mar. 29, 2018 , 12:45-2:00 pm
Camp introduces many of the events that make up the sport of track and field. Learn new techniques and strengthen existing skills. Focus is on teaching the basics of sprints, hurdles, jumps, quickness and throws in a safe and fundamental way. There is a mini-meet at the end of the week. Conducted by Kids First Sports S...More Info
Cost: $59 for Naperville Residents and School District Residents/$89 for Nonresidents Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Patterson School Gym
3731 Lawrence Dr.
Naperville, IL 60540
+16308485000
Spring Break Ultimate Frisbee® Camp
Mar. 26, 2018 - Mar. 29, 2018 , 1:30-2:45 pm
Kids First Sports Safety, Inc. certified coaches prepare players to play, enjoy and win in a team concept at Ultimate Frisbee® - one of the fastest growing team sports in the country! Ultimate can be described as a combination of soccer, football and basketball. It's a simple-to-learn, yet demanding game. Offensiv...More Info
Cost: $59 for Naperville Residents and School District Residents/$89 for Nonresidents Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Brookdale School Gym
1200 Redfield Rd.
Naperville, IL 60540
+16308485000
Spring Break Volleyball Basics Camp
Mar. 26, 2018 - Mar. 29, 2018 , 11:00 am-12:15 pm
This fun, instructional camp prepares players to succeed in volleyball. Camp focus is on basics of bumping, setting, serving, body balance and first-step directional movements leading to a championship match the last day. All equipment is provided. Taught by Kids First Sports Safety, Inc. staff....More Info
Cost: $59 for Naperville Residents and School District Residents/$89 for Nonresidents Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Brookdale School 1/2 Gym (Side 1)
1200 Redfield Rd.
Naperville, IL 60540
+16308485000
Spring Break Volleyball EVP Camps
Mar. 26, 2018 - Mar. 29, 2018 , See below
Focus on the fundamentals of passing, setting, spiking and overhand serve. Experience fun drills and lots of time for games. Let the EVP Academy Pros help you reach a new level of mastery! Ages: 9-12 9:00-11:00 am Ages: 11-14 11:00 am-1:00 pm ...More Info
Cost: $125 for Naperville Residents/$155 for Nonresidents Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Fort Hill Gymnasium B
20 Fort Hill Dr.
Naperville, IL 60540
+16308485000
Broadway Bound Camp
Mar. 27, 2018 - Mar. 29, 2018 , 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Explore all things Broadway! Create your own characters and choose musical theater songs to express yourself and tell a story. Develop skills and build confidence for the stage using a mixture of acting, dancing and singing. Please bring a water bottle and nut-free sack lunch....More Info
Cost: $140 for Naperville Residents and School District Residents/$170 for Nonresidents Event Type: Performing Arts
NCHS Community Room - Enter Door #28
440 W. Aurora Ave.
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 848-5000
Spring Break Escape
Mar. 27, 2018 - Mar. 29, 2018 , 9:00 am-2:00 pm
Enjoy fun-filled days during your winter break! Activities include field trip, crafts, games and sports. Make new friends and have a good time. Bring a lunch and drink each day. Registration after March 12, 2018 is not guaranteed....More Info
Cost: $39 for Naperville Residents and School District Residents/$59 for Nonresidents Event Type: Other
River Woods School Gym
2607 River Woods Dr.
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 848-5000
Spring Break Indoor Tennis
Mar. 27, 2018 - Mar. 29, 2018 , See below
Camp introduces the game of tennis and provides instruction on basic tennis strokes using age-appropriate equipment by emphasizing the ABCs - agility, balance and coordination. Activity is appropriate for beginner to advanced beginner level players. Ages: 4-7: Red Ball Seven-and-under players use special mini racqu...More Info
Cost: $59 for Naperville Residents/$88 for Nonresidents Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Naperville Tennis Club Lobby
1011 E. Benton Ave.
Naperville, IL 60540
+16308485000
Spring Fever Scavenger Hunt
Mar. 27, 2018 - Mar. 29, 2018 , 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Looking for something cool to do outdoors during spring break? Stop in at Four Rivers, pick up your "Spring Fever Scavenger Hunt" page and hit the trails for some fun! To enhance the experience, adults can exchange a valid ID to check out an exploration backpack for use in the preserve. Be sure to dress for the weather...More Info
Event Type: Nature
Four Rivers Enviromental Education Center
25055 W Walnut Ln
Channahon, IL 60410
(815) 722-9470
The Voice Factor Camp
Mar. 27, 2018 - Mar. 29, 2018 , 10:30 am-12:00 pm
Develop star quality and overcome jitters in a three-day program designed to improve your voice, microphone technique and stage presence. Using popular music and show tunes specifically chosen for your voice, perform and record in front of others. Gain valuable feedback so you can ace your next audition or simply feel ...More Info
Cost: $130 for Naperville Residents/$160 for Nonresidents Event Type: Performing Arts
Kimberly Steele Studio
625 E. Ogden Ave.
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 848-5000
Computer: 3D Game Design
Mar. 28, 2018 - Mar. 29, 2018 , 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Take an interactive look at the world of 3D Game Design and immerse yourself in a 3D world. Design professional 3D games that both look and feel just like the ones you play at home. Please bring a sack lunch. ...More Info
Cost: $175 for Naperville Residents/$205 for Nonresidents Event Type: Arts/Crafts
95th Street Classroom 210
2244 W. 95th St.
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 848-5000
Flashlight Egg Hunt
Mar. 29, 2018 , 7:15-8:00 p.m.
Grab your flashlight and hunt for prize-filled eggs under the stars! Refreshments will be served. Please bring a flashlight and a bag or basket to put your eggs and prizes in. This event is held outside; please dress appropriately. Parents must be present with their children, but may not assist them during the hunt. Pr...More Info
Cost: $10 for Naperville residents/$15 for nonresident Event Type: Holiday
Knoch Knolls Park Lower Picnic Grove
336 Knoch Knolls Drive
Naperville, IL 60540
+16308485000
Family Bingo and Pizza
Mar. 29, 2018 , 12:00-1:15 p.m.
Early Bird Price through March 26 – $10 for Naperville Residents/$15 for Nonresidents, Regular Price begins March 27 – $16 for Naperville Residents/$24 for Nonresidents Calling all parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles - join us for Family Bingo! Event includes 12 games of Bingo, a snack provide...More Info
Cost: See Below Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center - Community Hall
305 W. Jackson Avenue
Naperville, IL 60540
+16308485000
Lecture - "George Fell: Setting the Stage for Midewin"
Mar. 29, 2018 , 7:00 pm
Free lecture presented by Director of the Chicago Program for the Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation and Author Arthur Pearson. This lecture will provide an overview of Pearson's new biography, "Force of Nature: George Fell, Founder of the Natural Areas Movement", and discuss how Fell's efforts set the stage for ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
30239 South State Route 53
Wilmington, IL 60481
815-423-6370
Camp Hip Hip Hooray It's Spring Break
Mar. 26, 2018 - Mar. 30, 2018 , 8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Discover new friendships, enjoy arts and crafts, play lots of group games and participate in individual and team sports. Campers attend two field trips to fun destinations plus enjoy a trip to the movie theatre. They travel by school bus. Campers need to bring their lunch with a drink and two snacks each day except on ...More Info
Cost: $164 for Naperville Residents and School District Residents/$184 for Nonresidents Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Cowlishaw School Gym & Multipurpose
1212 Sanctuary Lane
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 848-5000
Cool Science: Let's Learn About The Ocean
Mar. 26, 2018 - Mar. 30, 2018 , 6:00-8:00 pm
Which marine habitat has the most animals? Learn the answer and more as you study different ocean habitats - tide pool, kelp forest, coral reef, mangrove and deep water - and make a book about them, play games, conduct experiments and do arts and crafts projects! ...More Info
Cost: $158 for Naperville Residents/$188 for Nonresidents Event Type: Education/History
95th Street Multipurpose Room 204
2244 W. 95th St.
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 848-5000
STEM: Intro To STEM With LEGO®
Mar. 26, 2018 - Mar. 30, 2018 , 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Tap into your imagination with tens of thousands of LEGO! Build engineer-designed projects such as boats, snowmobiles, catapults and merry-go-rounds. Design and build as never before exploring your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites. Ages: 5-6...More Info
Cost: $125 for Naperville Residents and School District Residents/$155 for Nonresident Event Type: Arts/Crafts
River Woods School Multipurpose Room
2607 River Woods Dr.
Naperville, IL 60540
+16308485000
STEM: STEM Challenge With LEGO®
Mar. 26, 2018 - Mar. 30, 2018 , STEM: STEM Challenge With LEGO®
Master your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as catapults, pneumatic cranes, arch bridges and Battletracks! Design and build as never before exploring your craziest idea...More Info
Cost: $125 for Naperville Residents and School District Residents/$155 for Nonresidents Event Type: Arts/Crafts
River Woods School Multipurpose Room
2607 River Woods Dr.
Naperville, IL 60540
+16308485000
Chief Walk with the Wind- A Tribute
Mar. 1, 2018 - Mar. 31, 2018
Join us as we honor Chief Walks with the Wind and the Native American history from Starved Rock Lodge's days gone by. Enjoy stories, songs and ceremonies shared by Jerry Savage (the grandson of Sam Sine, who was known by many as "Chief Walks with the Wind"). This is a free event, open to the public. ...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
Guided Winter Hike
Mar. 1, 2018 - Mar. 31, 2018 , 11:00am-2:00pm
Join us for a guided hike with the possibility of frozen waterfalls & Eagles. Participants meet in the hotel lobby of the Lodge to pick up a snack and a "Starved Rock" backpack. The tour concludes at the Lodge about 2:00 pm. Please dress appropriately for the weather and wear proper footwear. In the event of ice and ...More Info
Cost: $12.00 Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
815-220-7386
History Trolley Tours
Mar. 1, 2018 - Mar. 31, 2018 , March-Saturday and Sunday
Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall area of the Lodge. Learn about the rich history and legends of Starved Rock State Park and Lodge. Travel to the Lock and Dam, through historic downtown Utica and the Starved Rock Visitor Center. Reservations are recommended. For more information or to book, call 815-220-7386....More Info
Cost: Adults: $12, Seniors: $10 (60 and over), Children 10 and under: $8 Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
Starved Rock Walkers Club
Mar. 1, 2018 - Mar. 31, 2018 , Every Thursday (year round)
Weekly guided hike through Starved Rock State Park, Matthiessen State Park, I & M Canal and the occasional walk into a nearby Nature Preserve. Every Thursday morning, year round. The group meets in the lobby of the Lodge and departs at 9:00am. Hikes last between 2 and 3 hours, depending on the destination. The hikes va...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
Buddy Guy
Mar. 31, 2018 , 8:00 pm
Buddy Guy is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, a major influence on rock titans like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Stevie Ray Vaughan, a pioneer of Chicago's fabled West Side sound, and a living link to the city's halcyon days of electric blues. Buddy Guy has received 7 GRAMMY Awards, a 2015 Lifetime Achievement...More Info
Cost: $88.50, $68.50, $56.00, $48.50 Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, IL 60432
815-726-7171
Starved Rock Walkers Club
Apr. 1, 2018 - Apr. 29, 2018 , Every Thursday (year round)
Weekly guided hike through Starved Rock State Park, Matthiessen State Park, I & M Canal and the occasional walk into a nearby Nature Preserve. Every Thursday morning, year round. The group meets in the lobby of the Lodge and departs at 9:00am. Hikes last between 2 and 3 hours, depending on the destination. The hikes va...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
Annual Wildflower Pilgrimage
Apr. 1, 2018 - Apr. 30, 2018 , 9:00am & 1:00pm
Join the Starved Rock guides as we hike to overlooks and canyons throughout the park enjoying the variety of spring wildflowers and sparkling waterfalls at Starved Rock State Park. Learn about the history and geology of the park. Guided hikes leave from the Starved Rock Visitor Center at 9:00a.m. & 1:00p.m. each day....More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
A Salamander Tale
Mar. 1, 2018 - May. 31, 2018 , See below
An interactive exhibition, "A Salamander Tale" provides a fun approach to learning about salamanders and ways to protect their habitats. The exhibition includes salamander-shaped furniture displaying text and graphics, a video game guiding a virtual salamander through a river environment, and lifelike dioramas of diffe...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Education/History Nature Ongoing
Plum Creek Nature Center
27064 S Dutton Rd
Beecher, IL 60401
+18157278700
A Salamander Tale
Mar. 1, 2018 - May. 31, 2018 , Noon - 4 p.m.
An interactive exhibition, "A Salamander Tale" provides a fun approach to learning about salamanders and ways to protect their habitats. The exhibition includes salamander-shaped furniture displaying text and graphics, a video game guiding a virtual salamander through a river environment, and lifelike dioramas of diffe...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Plum Creek Nature Center
27060 S. Dutton Rd.
Beecher, IL 60401
(708) 946-2216
A Salamander Tale
Mar. 1, 2018 - May. 31, 2018 , Noon - 4 p.m.
An interactive exhibition, "A Salamander Tale" provides a fun approach to learning about salamanders and ways to protect their habitats. The exhibition includes salamander-shaped furniture displaying text and graphics, a video game guiding a virtual salamander through a river environment, and lifelike dioramas of diffe...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Plum Creek Nature Center
27064 S Dutton Rd
Beecher, IL 60401
(708) 946-2216
History Trolley Tours
Apr. 1, 2018 - May. 31, 2018 , Saturdays @ 3pm. Sundays @ 12-1:30, 1:30-3pm & 3-4:30pm
Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall area of the Lodge. Learn about the rich history and legends of Starved Rock State Park and Lodge. Travel to the Lock and Dam, through historic downtown Utica and the Starved Rock Visitor Center. Reservations are recommended. For more information or to book, call 815-220-7386....More Info
Cost: Adults: $12, Seniors: $10 (60 and over), Children 10 and under: $8 Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
Waterfall & Canyon Tour
Apr. 1, 2018 - May. 31, 2018 , Mondays @ 11am .Saturdays @ 9am & 11am
Experience the fun of outdoors adventure at Starved Rock State Park with a guided walk to 3 spectacular waterfalls and canyons. We will plan to visit French, St. Louis and Ottawa Canyons. The tour will also include hot lunch in Elements Dining Room and a relaxing trolley ride. The 11:00 tour begins with lunch in our di...More Info
Cost: Adults: $32, Children 10 and under $27 Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
Take a Hike & a Lunch
Apr. 1, 2018 - Nov. 30, 2018 , April-November Saturdays & Sundays 11am-2:30pm
Group will depart from the hotel lobby of the Lodge with a knowledgeable guide to see canyons and bluffs made from St. Peter's Sandstone.  Waterfalls are a good possibility in the Spring and early Summer as they are seasonal.  The guide will tell the group how Starved Rock got its name along with other tales ...More Info
Cost: $18 per person Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge

 


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