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Blue Nose Brewery presents Hammerfest2018 - October 20, 2018 10/15/2018 by  
Blue Nose Brewery presents their inaugural Hammerfest, honoring their favorite bar game ... Hammerschlagen.  Jump into a tournament, or just have fun with friends, as the brewery will have several stumps available for the day. So, what is Hammerschlagen?  Well, ...READ MORE


2018 Trunk or Treat at Chicagoland Speedway - October 20, 2018 10/15/2018 by  
Families and race fans are invited to load up their trunks with candy and put their little ones in full costume before heading to the second annual Trunk-or-Treat fundraising event at Chicagoland Speedway on October 20 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. For just a $10 donation per car...READ MORE



Old Joliet Prison Paranormal Tours and Investigations 10/10/2018 by  
Old Joliet Prison Paranormal Tours and Investigations are a collaboration between Chicago Hauntings and Joliet Area Historical Museum. Tours run through November 11th. All tours and investigations significantly benefit the Prison restoration and Joliet Area History Museum. F...READ MORE


Witches Night Out in Utica 10/10/2018 by  
Dust off your broom and grab your gal pals for a fun Girls’ Night Out in downtown Utica... Good witches and bad are all welcome! Leave the kiddos at home and come get your witch on at Witches Night Out in Utica, October 18th! Advance tickets are $20 per witch and in...READ MORE



Art of Illinois Opens at Gallery Seven 10/10/2018 by  
Gallery Seven in Lockport opened its exhibit Art of Illinois: A Bicentennial Celebration to a “bursting at the seams” crowd on Saturday, October 6th.  Over 60 artists from around the state are part of this exciting exhibit, which is on both th...READ MORE


1000bulbs.com 500 at Talladega Viewing Party 10/05/2018 by  
The Chicagoland Speedway is hosting the 1000bulbs.com 500 at Talladega Superspeedway Viewing Party. This viewing party is a great way to feel the race atmosphere, without actually being there. Their will be plenty of other fun activities at the Speedway, so RSVP for your spo...READ MORE



Hugging Squirrels photo wins September 2018's Forest Preserve of Will County photo contest 10/03/2018 by  
A mother and baby fox squirrel caught in an embrace won the hearts of judges as well as top honors in the September portion of the Forest Preserve District of Will County’s Preserve the Moment photo contest.  Channahon resident Barbara Parisi took the heartwarm...READ MORE


Migrate to Skeleton Key Brewery for their 2nd Anniversary Celebration 10/01/2018 by  
Happy birthday to you, happy birthday! Skeleton Key Brewery turns 2 - and you can celebrate with them on Saturday, October 6, 2018.   From 2pm to 10pm, head over to their Woodridge location.  You're going to love Migratory, their toasted coconut golden ...READ MORE



Jaws will Drop in Joliet - The Illusionists Take the Stage on October 9 10/01/2018 by  
The Grand Illusionist.  The Trickster.  The Manipulator.  The Daredevil.  The Mentalist. These five are scheduled to blow your mind in Joliet.  Make sure you get your tickets for The Illusionists for Tuesday, October 9 at the Rialto Square Theatre...READ MORE


49th Annual Burgoo Festival in LaSalle County, IL - Oct 6 and 7, 2018 10/01/2018 by  
The smell is amazing.  The taste is undeniable.  The effect - proceeds going to a great cause. October 6 and 7, 2018 marks the 49th Annual Burgoo Festival, benefiting the LaSalle County Historical Society.  It's the annual North Utica village stree...READ MORE



LeMONSTERS take over the Village of Lemont 09/25/2018 by  
The Village of Lemont truly dives into the Halloween spirit during Lemonster Days, which is taking place now until October 31st.  Plenty of family friendly fun, as well as some chances to give back to the community. September 27:  7th Annual Autumn Craft Beer Ta...READ MORE


Celebrating 70 Years of the Grundy County Corn Festival 09/25/2018 by  
This is the 70th year for the Grundy County Corn Festival, where fun, food and more await for the entire family.  Taking place in Morris, IL (including events downtown and at the Grundy County Fairgrounds), its a short drive from Chicago.  Pack up the kids in the c...READ MORE



Fun Family Farms to Visit This Fall 09/25/2018 by  
Whether you’re looking for pumpkins, apples, or just a fun time with the family, taking a trip to a family farm or orchard is a perfect fall activity.  It’s one that you get to enjoy as you visit, as well as afterwards are you’re cooking something deli...READ MORE


BaconStock 2018 at Metal Monkey Brewing 09/19/2018 by  
Metal Monkey Brewing will be hosting Baconstock 2018 on September 22nd at their brewery in Romeoville. At Baconstock you can expect to see great bands, sip on Metal Monkey’s great beers, indulge on delicious bacon, and so much more! A portion of the event’s proce...READ MORE



The 24th Annual Harvest Pow Wow 09/18/2018 by  
Join the Midwest SOARRING Foundation for their 24th Annual Harvest Pow Wow, taking place September 22nd & 23rd at the Naper Settlement. The Pow Wow is a great way to honor and learn about the area’s Native American roots. The Midwest SOAARRING Foundation encourages...READ MORE


A Guide to Camping Safety: Be Prepared with the Right Knowledge and Gear 09/12/2018 by  
A successful family camping trip requires forethought and planning. Being prepared with the proper gear and knowledge will help ensure your camping trip is safe, relaxing, comfortable, and fun. Whether you’re staying at beautiful and historic Starved Rock State Pa...READ MORE



Pollyanna Brewing Company and BuckleDown Brewing Kick Off Oktoberfest 09/11/2018 by  
This time of the year, for some, is the "Most Wonderful Time of the Year."  It's Oktoberfest, and Pollyanna Brewing Company and BuckleDown Brewing are kicking off the festivities in style.  Both breweries are offering fun events that you can take part...READ MORE


Super Chevy Show Returns to Joliet for the First Time Since 2009 09/10/2018 by  
On Sunday, September 16, the pages of Super Chevy Magazine will come to life with the largest collection Chevrolet vehicles in one place - Joliet's Chicagoland Speedway.  The event features a professionally judged, all GM car show, a swap meet, a Chevrolet-focused p...READ MORE



2018 is Looking to be a Great Year for Vintage Illinois 09/10/2018 by  
Illinois Wine will be on full display this weekend at Matthiessen State Park.  Don't miss September 15 and 16's Vintage Illinois Wine Festival.  The festival is expected to feature 24 wineries from the state, including: Alto Vineyards August Hill Wi...READ MORE


Frankfort Man’s Cannibalfly Close-Up Wins August Portion of Forest Preserve Photo Contest 09/10/2018 by  
A carnivorous cannibalfly chewed up the competition in August’s portion of the Forest Preserve District of Will County’s Preserve the Moment photo contest. The shot of the red-footed cannibalfly, taken by Frankfort resident Michael Fagan at Hickory Creek Prese...READ MORE



OmniPrize for the Arts to Take Over City of Ottawa from September 7 - 9 09/04/2018 by  
$35,000 in Cash Prizes and Recognition Establishes Event as the Premier Juried Art Festival in the State of Illinois For 3 days, visitors and residents will be able to stroll the streets of Ottawa as art galleries take over shops, musicians line the streets and films &...READ MORE


CANCELLED: 28th Annual Des Plaines Valley Rendezvous Highlights Frontier Life and The Fur Trade During "A River Thru History" 09/04/2018 by  
PLEASE NOTE:  THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO FLOODING Adults and children alike are invited to learn more about the fur trade and area history at the 28th Annual “A River Thru History” the Des Plaines Valley Rendezvous on September 8-9 at the Columb...READ MORE



Geekin' on 66 08/28/2018 by  
Get your geek on at the 2nd Annual Geekin’ On 66 Festival as it returns expecting to be even bigger and better than last year! You'll see the streets of downtown Wilmington lined with all sorts of interesting things to see! Comic book hall is sold out, with tha...READ MORE


Pathways Parade & PathFest 08/28/2018 by  
The Bolingbrook Pathways Parade & PathFest returns on September 15, with “Celebrating Generations” as the theme for 2018. This event has fun for all ages and will be a day you’ll surely remember! Use your imagination on different ways to express your id...READ MORE



Men Who Cook 08/28/2018 by  
Come out to the Chicagoland Speedway for the 10th annual Men Who Cook fundraiser, on September 22, from 6pm – 9pm. This cook-off competition will feature local men putting their cooking skills on display for judges. This event is sure to be entertaining and also suppor...READ MORE


See You In J-Town 08/23/2018 by  
Discover Route 66 history, unique attractions and an exciting town that offers non-stop fun! Located less than an hour away from downtown Chicago, Joliet offers big city excitement in a friendly small town atmosphere. Explore Joliet and you’ll find a city that honor...READ MORE



Bike & Dine Lockport 08/14/2018 by  
On Saturday, September 15th, you won't want to miss Bike & Dine, Lockport along the beautiful I&M Canal. Trails... eating... & drinking—it doesn't get much better than that. Main Street Lockport invites all to join them for their last Bike & Din...READ MORE


2018 Fiesta En La Calle 08/13/2018 by  
On Saturday, Sept. 8, the Joliet Chamber of Commerce & Alianza will be bringing a fiesta to the streets of downtown Joliet! Fiesta En La Calle (Party In the Street) is an annual Street Festival presented by Alianza de Negocios (a division of the Joliet Chamber of Co...READ MORE



Passage to the Rock 08/13/2018 by  
Celebrate the Illinois Bicentennial connecting Chicago to Starved Rock State Park at the Passage to the Rock Festival August 24-26! This three day, two night weekend festival will highlight the I&M canal trail, the natural asset and history of Starved Rock State park, th...READ MORE


Route 66 Classic 08/13/2018 by  
Take a trip down memory lane at the The D'Arcy Buick GMC Route 66 Classic on August 18, 2018. The Route 66 Classic will once again pay homage to the early drag racing and hot rod culture. Fans are in for a treat as they walk through the gates of the World’s First T...READ MORE



Illinois Beer Festival Celebrates the Best Craft Beer in Illinois 08/07/2018 by  
The 3rd Annual Illinois Beer Festival is coming to Morris on Saturday, August 18th. This festival showcases the art of spectacular craft beer with breweries and vendors from all around Illinois. The festival will take place from 3:00pm to 8:00pm, with a cost of $35 per g...READ MORE


Take Me Out to the Old Joliet Prison 08/07/2018 by  
On August 9th, you can join the Joliet Area Historical Museum’s efforts to stabilize, secure, and showcase the Old Joliet Prison, by attending the Joliet Slammer’s game during their Old Joliet Prison night! Purchase your August 9th game tickets online at the Joli...READ MORE



Jim Breuer to Perform at Rialto Square Theatre 08/07/2018 by  
???????On August 9th at 8:00pm, Jim Breuer is coming to Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet. Jim Breuer is a stand-up comedian who got his start in Clearwater, FL in 1989. After years of doing stand-up, Breuer gained national attention when he joined the cast of Saturday Night L...READ MORE


OmniPrize for the Arts 08/01/2018 by  
Ottawa is hosting the OmniPrize for the Arts in Downtown Ottawa from September 7-9. For 3 days, visitors and residents will be able to stroll the streets of Ottawa as art galleries take over shops, musicians line the streets and films & drama performances play from morni...READ MORE



RomeoFest 08/01/2018 by  
Come out to RomeoFest for tons of fun and entertainment starting on August 2nd! RomeoFest is a 4-day long celebration of the Romeoville community with music, food, family entertainment, carnival, car show, bingo, and much more! The Village of Romeoville supplies t...READ MORE


Blues & Brews on 66 08/01/2018 by  
Make your way to Joliet for Blues & Brews on 66 August 18th, starting at 3pm! This exciting blues festival is part of Joliet Blues Week and they invite everyone to come embrace the history of blues in Joliet! This fun filled day features live entertainment by spectacular...READ MORE



71st Annual Mendota Sweet Corn Festival 07/31/2018 by  
Don't miss out on the fun at the 71st Annual Sweet Corn Festival, held in Mendota from August 9-12. This festival offers a variety of entertainment events for the entire family, along with the hot, buttered, delicious Del Monte sweet corn that always hits the spot. &n...READ MORE


2018 Comicopolis 07/24/2018 by  
In partnership with the City of Lockport’s Summer Art Series and Amazing Fantasy Books and Comics, the White Oak Library District is pleased to present Comicopolis – its 4th annual FREE comic convention – on Saturday, August 4, 2018, from 10:00 am – 4...READ MORE



Jesse White Tumblers 07/24/2018 by  
Raging Waves Waterpark is proud to welcome the internationally-known Jesse White Tumblers to Raging Waves on Sunday, July 26.  The team has performed numerous times for NBA, NFL and MLB games, as well as nationally-televised appearances including President Obama’s...READ MORE


Inaugural Holiday Faire at St. James 07/18/2018 by  
St. James at Sag Bridge Church is celebrating its 185th anniversary this year and is celebrating with a holiday faire. The faire will take place Saturday, July 21 from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, July 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m, held at Saginaw Hall on the church's gr...READ MORE



Parrotheads & Paddle Wheels 07/18/2018 by  
Calling all “Parrotheads!” Put your “Fins” up and join Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center for a night filled with food and fun aboard the Spirit of Peoria, an authentic multi-level paddle wheel boat. Come aboard for live entertainment by Steve...READ MORE


Joliet Slammers Promotions Week 07/18/2018 by  
The Joliet Slammers presented by ATI Physical Therapy begin an exciting six game home stretch at Joliet Route 66 Stadium for two series after the Frontier League’s All Star Week. The two series will feature $2 tickets, suite specials, fireworks, and more. On Tue...READ MORE



2018 Liberty Arts Festival 07/18/2018 by  
The Liberty Arts Festival takes place in Morris between July 19-21, and packs a lot within three days. This festival will have set-ups from local artists, must see concerts & musical performances, Grundy County Historical Society and Museum events, artistic pets photo co...READ MORE


Wine & Wellness: 7/18/18 at SaltTreeYoga 07/10/2018 by  
Register now for a well-deserved night out at SaltTreeYoga, a Himalyan Salt Cave in Ottawa, IL.  Tasty treats made with essential oils, wine, light snacks, and chocolate await.  Price is $25 for those pre-registering by 7/16, or $30 at the door.  Those who pre...READ MORE



The 97th Marshall-Putnam Fair: July 11-15, 2018 07/10/2018 by  
The 97th Annual Marshall-Putnam Fair is truly a "Surf'n-A-Fair," with a lot to see and do!  Tractor pulls, rodeo, livestock judging, kids activities, talented performances and more ... make sure that you take in the great entertainment!   Quic...READ MORE


Lemont's Heritage Fest - July 14, 2018 07/10/2018 by  
Lemont's 28th Annual Heritage Fest takes place in the village's Historic Downtown on Saturday, July 14th from 4pm to 11pm.  The music is great, the food is wonderful, and the family fun is amazing.  Best of all, most activities are free! The music kicks ...READ MORE



Get Ready to Break In to the Old Joliet Prison 07/10/2018 by  
Grand Opening Fundraiser, featuring “The Blooze Brothers,” to Take Place on Saturday, August 25 The Great Joliet Prison Break-In fundraiser will be taking place on Saturday, August 25 from 5:00pm to 11:00pm.  Ticket holders will be able to step onto t...READ MORE


SerbFest Returns for 2018! 07/03/2018 by  
Mark your calendars down for July 22 as SerbFest at St. Joe's Park returns for 2018! SerbFest is presented by St. George Serbian Orthodox Church of Joliet and is open to the Public. The fest goes from 12pm-9pm and everyone’s invited to spend the day enjoying great ...READ MORE



LEGO Gone Wild in Lockport 07/03/2018 by  
Let your child's imagination run wild at LEGO Gone Wild! On July 13, 1pm - 3pm, Lockport's Messenger Woods Nature Preserve is pairing your child's favorite pastime activity, LEGO, with outdoor exploration. Travel to different forest preserve sites, explore hidden...READ MORE


Great Moments in Vinyl Covers Led Zeppelin 07/03/2018 by  
Come relive those exhilarating times when Great Moments in Vinyl pays tribute to Led Zeppelin at the Joliet Area Historica Museum, July 13, 7:30pm - 10:30pm. The show will feature all the songs from Zeppelin’s legendary album ‘Physical Graffiti,’ plus stori...READ MORE



Ottawa's "Music in the Park" Series 07/03/2018 by  
The City of Ottawa proudly presents their “Music in the Park” Series, every Saturday evening (through August 25) at historic Washington Square Park! On July 7, from 6pm - 8pm “Music in the Park” features The Rockin' Fenderskirts and the show is fr...READ MORE


What You Need to Know About June 27 - July 1's Murals & Milestones in Streator 06/27/2018 by  
17 murals, over 260 artists, and only 5 days to paint.  Streator is celebrating its 150th year with "Murals and Milestones," a fun and creative event featuring the Walldogs - a world-reknown group of sign painters.  These artists will be bringing the wall...READ MORE



It's Time to Get Race Ready! June 28 - July 1, 2018 06/27/2018 by  
GET READY FOR CARS, CAMPING AND COLD ONES! Wear your Red, White and Blue and decorate your tailgate/campsite with American Spirit. RACEWAY MINISTRIES DONATIONS Bring your donations for the troops. Support Operation Deployed and donate items to fulfill care package...READ MORE


Sip, Shop, Peek Into La Salle 06/13/2018 by  
Back by popular demand, the 4th Annual Peek Into La Salle will take place on Friday, July 20th from 4pm to 8pm. This awesome event gives guests the chance to stroll through downtown La Salle and visit local businesses, all while sipping on wine. The streets of downtown La...READ MORE



Hop Over to the 6th Annual Summer Naperville Ale Fest! 06/13/2018 by  
The 6th Annual Naperville Ale Fest will take place on July 14th, from 12pm to 5pm. This year, Naperville’s “original craft beer festival” will feature over 200 American craft beers for guests to try. Take a stroll down “Lager Lane”, or “Ci...READ MORE


Rockin' the 'Ville Summer 2018 06/12/2018 by  
Rockin’ the ‘Ville is a free concert series in Romeoville, IL! Throughout the summer, concerts will be held on Thursdays, from 7pm to 9pm in the Romeoville Toyota Pavillion in Deer Crossing Park. Soda, water, and adult beverages will be available for purchase dur...READ MORE



Spirit of Peoria Cruises - Your Dream Cruise Awaits! 06/12/2018 by  
The Spirit of Peoria is a 160 ft long, 275 ton paddle boat built in 1988. This beautiful, ornate boat offers 1 to 5 day themed cruises along the Illinois and Mississippi rivers, making it one of the nation’s only overnight paddle boat cruises. Offering a large variety ...READ MORE


Joliet Blues Festival 2018 06/12/2018 by  
Save the date! The Joliet Blues Festival is taking place from 4:00pm to 11:00pm on August 11th, 2018 in Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park. Throughout the duration of the event, 5 different blues artists and bands will take the stage. This year’s lineup is as follow...READ MORE



Mendota Museum's Rail Road Crossing & Country Fair Day 06/07/2018 by  
On Saturday, June 16, join the Mendota Museum for their Rail Road Crossing & Country Fair Day. The event will consist of: tours of vintage rail cars and museums, vintage small engines, antique tractor exhibit, NIBS Bluegrass music, free street train rides, speeder car ri...READ MORE


2018 Summer Cruise Nights and Car Shows 06/06/2018 by  
Summer nights are made best by cruising down the street in a classic car, with the wind in your hair and the warm glow of a setting sun on your cheeks. But, even if you don’t have a classic car or motorcycle, you can still turn your summer into a perfect one! Cruise ni...READ MORE



2018 Old Canal Days in Lockport 06/06/2018 by  
The annual Old Canal Days in Lockport, IL will be held from Thursday, June 14th to Sunday, June 17th. This four day festival honors the history of the Illinois and Michigan Canal. Events this year include a carnival, craft show, parade, Native American experience, car show, ...READ MORE


What's the Deal About Jerry Seinfeld Coming to the Rialto Square Theatre? 06/04/2018 by  
Seinfeld has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life that relate to audiences everywhere. His latest projects include the Emmy nominated web series, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, and his Netflix special Jerry Before Seinfeld. Seinfeld ...READ MORE



06/04/2018 by  
The Forest Preserve District of Will County’s 2018 “Island Rendezvous” celebration will blend the 18th-century French fur trade era with Native American culture and a wide range of fun hands-on activities. The 35th annual “Island Rendezvous” ...READ MORE


Pontiac, IL heads up the 2018’s Must-Visit Route 66 Road Trip Gems for your Summer Bucket List are Here, Powered by Lipton and TripAdvisor 05/30/2018 by  
Road Trippers Invited to Experience the Best of Iconic American Highway the Weekend of National Iced Tea Day (June 8-10)  Just as families are revving up for the summer travel season, Lipton, the iconic tea brand, is collaborating with TripAdvisor, the world'...READ MORE



First Annual Rock The Block Hosted by The Forge 05/29/2018 by  
The first annual Rock The Block, hosted by local Joliet music venue, The Forge, will take place from June 15th to June 17th. The event is Downtown Joliet’s first outdoor music festival, and will host 15 bands, including the Summerland Tour, which boasts big names such ...READ MORE


Knick Knacks, Treasures, and More On 34 05/29/2018 by  
The annual 100 mile yard sale by More on 34 will take place on Father’s Day Weekend from June 15th to June 16th. More on 34 was an event conceived in Kewanee, but has grown to a much larger scale since it first began. More on 34 welcomes all sellers, with the goal of s...READ MORE



2018 IHSA Boys Baseball Championship - Class 3A and 4A 05/29/2018 by  
The IHSA Boys Baseball Championship, Class 3A and 4A is coming to Joliet! On June 8th and 9th, the Semifinal and Championship games, respectively, will be played at the Joliet Slammers Stadium in downtown Joliet. The IHSA, or Illinois High School Association, was founded...READ MORE


9th Annual Star Wars Day 05/29/2018 by  
The 9th annual Star Wars Day hosted by the Joliet Public Library will be held on Saturday, June 2nd from 11am to 4pm in downtown Joliet. The event will take place at the Joliet Public Library Ottawa Street Branch, Rialto Square Theatre, the Joliet Area Historical Museum, and...READ MORE



Cavalcade of Planes Arriving at Bolingbrook's Clow International Airport - June 2 and 3 05/23/2018 by  
The 2018 Calvalcade of Plans is scheduled for June 2 and 3, from 10am to 4pm, at Bolingbrook's Clow International Airport.  This is a great family event that gives everyone the chance to see many types of aircraft, both flying and on the ground. Both days also inclu...READ MORE


Help name the Forest Preserve’s new turtle ambassador at Isle a la Cache Museum 05/23/2018 by  
The Forest Preserve District of Will County needs help naming its new resident turtle at Isle a la Cache Museum in Romeoville. The 7-year-old female Blanding’s turtle replaces a previous turtle, Buddy, who will return to a breeding program designed to increase the s...READ MORE



Amazing Jazz, Exquisite Wine and Delicious Lobster Await at the Ottawa 2 Rivers Wine Fest 05/23/2018 by  
“Illinois’ Best Fest” Takes Place June 1 – 3 in Downtown Ottawa, IL The Jordan Block in downtown Ottawa, IL will become home to 17 Illinois wineries and a celebration of Chicago Jazz at the 2018 Ottawa 2 Rivers Wine Fest.  Patrons will be able...READ MORE


Streator's Food Truck Festival - May 19 05/16/2018 by  
By attending the upcoming Streator Food Truck Festival on May 19, you'll help leave a a lasting impression on the city.  That impression will be made by 200 artists - as proceeds are going to fund the upcoming "Murals & Milestones" festival in Streator...READ MORE



2018 Route 66 Nationals Put the Pedal to the Metal: May 31 to June 3 in Joliet 05/16/2018 by  
The world's greatest drag racers light up The World's Premier Drag Racing Facility - Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, IL. See stars like John Force, Ron Capps, Antron Brown and Erica Enders-Stevens take to the track! Every ticket is a pit pass and your all-access pas...READ MORE


Starved Rock Country Brew Fest Scheduled to Be Tapped on May 26th 05/16/2018 by  
Over 60 American Craft Beers Available for Sampling The place for any craft beer lover to be on Saturday, May 26 is downtown Ottawa, IL at the 2 nd Starved Rock Country Brew Fest. The fest, produced by Lou Dog Events, is scheduled to feature 30 craft brewer...READ MORE



Lockport's Central Square named one of Illinois' 200 "Great Places" 05/16/2018 by  
Lockport's Central Square was named one of Illinois' Great Places by the Illinois Council of The American Institute of Architects (AIA Illinois). The section is from 8th to 9th Street, Hamilton to Washington Street. The announcement was made as part of N...READ MORE


Slammers to Feature Joliet Beer at Route 66 Stadium, More Promotional Nights Added to Schedule 05/10/2018 by  
The Joliet Slammers are excited to announce their partnership with two Joliet breweries for the upcoming season – MyGrain Brewing and Elder Brewing. In addition, the Slammers have added to their current promotional schedule with two jersey auctions and a giveaway night...READ MORE



Lemont Quarryman Challenge & Starved Rock Country Marathon and Half Marathon and Run SRC 5K 05/09/2018 by  
There are many running races in Chicagoland, but few that are as unique and challenging as the Quarryman 10 Mile and 5K in Lemont, Illinois. The Quarryman 10 Mile & 5K offers elite athletes, age group competitors and fitness runners a different, challenging course in Lem...READ MORE


Starved Rock Lodge named one of Illinois' 200 "Great Places" 05/07/2018 by  
The Illinois Council of The American Institute of Architects (AIA Illinois) has selected Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center as one of Illinois’ 200 Great Places, in honor of the state’s Bicentennial in 2018. The announcement was made as part of National A...READ MORE



Joliet Public Library's Star Wars Day Takes Home Big Award 04/27/2018 by  
The Joliet Public Library (Joliet, Illinois) has been named the 2018 winner of the ALA Excellence in Library Programming Award for their program “Star Wars Day.” The award, supported by ALA’s Cultural Communities Fund, recognizes a library that demonstra...READ MORE


Make Joliet a Must-Do Stop On Your Route 66 Tour 04/25/2018 by  
The City of Joliet is a must visit along your trip down the Mother Road. Gaming, shopping, dining, a beautiful theater and an amazing ... prison. Yes, I said prison ... If you’re coming into Joliet from the City of Chicago, depending on the time of year, a stop at t...READ MORE



Free Safe Boating Classes Offered This Summer 04/20/2018 by  
This summer, don’t miss your chance to take free Illinois Safe Boating classes at the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center at Starved Rock Lock & Dam. The U.S Army Corps of Engineers will be holding free safe boating classes throughout the summer. Classes will be offer...READ MORE


Chicagoland Speedway's No Fees Ticket Package 04/12/2018 by  
With those tax refunds coming in, what better way to spend the extra coin than on Chicagoland Speedway’s No Fees Ticket Package. For a limited time, pay $99 to purchase this ticket and Fan Zone Pit Pass, without any extra charges.   PACKAGE INCLUDES: &nbs...READ MORE



Midewin to Offer Bison Tours Starting in May 2018 04/11/2018 by  
From reconnectwithnature.org:  April 4, 2018 If you've been out to Midewin Tallgrass Prairie in Wilmington and haven't been able to spot the bison herd, you might want to plan on heading out there when volunteer rangers will lead guided hikes in sea...READ MORE


Heron mural to tour four Forest Preserve District of Will County locations 04/09/2018 by  
An 8-by-12-foot mural of a great blue heron will be touring four Forest Preserve District of Will County sites from May 1-Sept. 2. Connecticut-based graffiti/mural artist Ryan “ARCY” Christenson created the outdoor mural on-site during the District’s &ld...READ MORE



Starved Rock Lodge Honored with Two Wedding Awards 04/06/2018 by  
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center is pleased to announce that the Lodge has been selected as a 2018 winner of two wedding awards. The first is The Knot Best of Weddings, an award representing the highest-rated wedding professionals as reviewed by real couples, their...READ MORE


You Might Spot Bison Calves at Midewin During Red Carpet Corridor 04/06/2018 by  
USDA Forest Service officials say you might spot some spring bison calves at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie on Saturday, May 5 during Red Carpet Corridor Festival activities from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. “This is an incredible time here on the prairies when we start to ...READ MORE



Kane County Cougars Sign On WIth Tangled Roots As Official Craft Beer Sponsor 04/06/2018 by  
The Kane County Cougars have announced a new official craft beer sponsorship with the Tangled Roots Brewing Company. Tangled Roots, formed only two years ago and headquartered in downtown Ottawa, Ill., has already become one of the regions most talkedabout and fast-growin...READ MORE


Randy Houser to Jump Start the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Overton's 400 on Sunday, July 1 at Chicagoland Speedway 04/05/2018 by  
Houser’s Pre-Race Concert is Presented by BIG 95.5 JOLIET, Ill. (April 5, 2018) – Chicagoland Speedway announced today that country music star Randy Houser will perform before the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Overton’s 400 on Sunday, July 1...READ MORE



Run Starved Rock Country 5K 04/03/2018 by  
The 2018 Starved Rock Country Marathon presented by Samuel Adams will be the 5th annual running of the event and is set for May 12th, 2018. The 2017 Starved Rock Country Marathon and Half Marathon presented by Samuel Adams was a huge success and it has become the "must ...READ MORE


Lewis Black - 'The Joke's On Us Tour' 04/03/2018 by  
On Friday, April 6, Lewis Black will be bringing his "The Joke's On Us" Tour to the Rialto Square Theatre. The show will begin at 8pm and tickets are still available! Come and laugh at the madness of the world and the absurdities of life with legendary comedian...READ MORE



Joliet Slammers 2018 Promotions 03/27/2018 by  
The Joliet Slammers have released their promotions for 2018! You won't want to miss the fun throughout the summer at Joliet Route 66 Stadium! Princess Nights, Star Wars Night, & so much more to look forward too! Opening day at Joliet Route 66 Stadium is set for Tuesd...READ MORE


Over-21 Easter Egg Hunt 03/27/2018 by  
With April and (hopefully) warmer weather right around the corner, that means the release of the August Hill Chill! August Hill Winery & Illinois Sparkling Co. have a full lineup of Tasting Room and off-site events coming up and they hope to see you soon! Learn more abou...READ MORE



4th Annual Liberty Arts Festival 03/21/2018 by  
Get ready for the 4th Annual Liberty Arts Festival, coming back to Downtown Morris, on July 19-21.  If you’re familiar with the Liberty Arts Festival, you know that the Art Walk is one of the highlights of the festival. The Art Walk takes place on Saturday, July 2...READ MORE


Woofstock Pet Adoption Festival 03/21/2018 by  
Join the Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center for a good cause on Sunday, May 20th, as they host Woofstock. Woofstock is a pet adoption festival aiming to help dogs, from local shelters and pet rescue organizations, find new homes. Participating in the event will be: I...READ MORE



The Super Chevy Show 03/20/2018 by  
A new event comes to Chicagoland Speedway! On September 16, the Chicagoland Speedway brings the pages of Super Chevy Magazine to life, adding The Super Chevy Show to the 2018 season. You'll see the largest collection of Chevrolet vehicles in one place, ranging from class...READ MORE


Buddy Guy at Rialto Square Theatre 03/20/2018 by  
On March 31, Buddy Guy will be bringing his talents to perform at the Rialto Square Theatre. Buddy Guy is a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, which tells you all you need to know about this man's talent. The show starts at 8pm and tickets are available for purchase....READ MORE



Easter Buffet at Starved Rock 03/20/2018 by  
Have you made your Easter plans yet? If not, follow the bunny to Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center for their Easter Buffet. Reservations are required and payment is required at the time of reservation. The buffet will run from 10:30am - 6:00pm. Reserve your spot tod...READ MORE


Route 66 Raceway 20th Anniversary Season 03/12/2018 by  
Route 66 Raceway is kicking off their 20th anniversary season on Saturday, April 14, with the first of a season-long Race Your Ride schedule of events, presented by O'Reilly Auto Parts. Their will be plenty of chances to catch some Route 66 Raceway action. Take a look at...READ MORE



Easter Brunch at Big Fish Grille 03/12/2018 by  
Big Fish Grille will be hosting an Easter Brunch on Sunday, April 1, from 10:30am - 2:30pm. They'll be offering guests a variety of mouthwatering options, such as: omelettes, grilled chicken, salmon, and more - you won't know which option to choose! This brunch is RS...READ MORE


Black Box Blowout 2018 03/12/2018 by  
On Saturday, March 17, head over to Lewis University for the Black Box Blowout 2018! This event is a one-night only performance, and is free and open to the public. Performers will have 24 hours to come up with the entire play... You won't want to miss this!   ...READ MORE



Huge Winter Garage Sale 03/07/2018 by  
Huge Winter Garage Sale at Bureau County Fairgrounds. Buy & Sell your treasures' at the Bureau County Fairgrounds on Sat., March 10th. This event is free admission, but please bring a donation of non perishable food for the local food pantry. Interested in selling? C...READ MORE


Skydive Chicago's 2018 Safety Day 02/28/2018 by  
Calling all skydivers: join your fellow skydivers and gear up for the official opening of the 2018 season with a night of seminars, Q&A sessions, prizes and goodie bags. Safety Day is a great way to prepare to make sure you're ready for the upcoming season. And for t...READ MORE



Deep Sky Wonders of the Universe at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie - March 1, 2018 02/27/2018 by  
Have you ever gazed up at the night sky and wondered? The public is invited to a free presentation by Midewin volunteer Keith Graham, a retired astronomy teacher, about the great wonders of the sky above us on Thursday, March 1, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the USDA Forest Servi...READ MORE


"A Salamander Tale" 02/21/2018 by  
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 th...READ MORE



Guided Winter Hikes at Starved Rock 02/13/2018 by  
Join the Winter Guided Hikes in Starved Rock for a chance to see frozen waterfalls & eagles. With dates scattered throughout February and March, you shouldn't have a problem finding a day that works for you. This hike is about 4.5 miles round trip, so make sure to dr...READ MORE


Wine & Chocolate Lover's Day 01/31/2018 by  
On February 2nd, all wine & chocolate lovers should make their way to August Hill Winery for Wine & Chocolate Lover's Day! This event will be just as good as it sounds. With flights available all day, live music during the evening - wine & chocolate lovers wi...READ MORE



Gallery Seven's Grand Opening 01/31/2018 by  
We are very excited to team up with The National Trust for Historic Preservation and the City of Lockport to relocate Gallery Seven with the Gaylord Building. Gallery Seven will have their Grand Opening, Feb. 10, from 4pm - 8pm. Admission is free and refreshments will be ser...READ MORE


Bolingbrook's Flurries 'N Fun at Winter Fest 01/24/2018 by  
Make your way to Bolingbrook for Flurries 'N Fun at Winter Fest, Saturday, Jan. 27. This FREE family event will be held at the Annerino Community Center, with outdoor activities held at Central Park. With many fun activities planned, you will not want to miss Flurries &#...READ MORE



ROUTE 66 RACEWAY ANNOUNCES FULL SCHEDULE FOR 20TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON 01/22/2018 by  
Tickets are on-sale now for the NHRA Route 66 Nationals! Joliet, Ill.— January 16, 2018 — As Route 66 Raceway prepares for the highly anticipated 20th anniversary, the 2018 schedule was announced for the famed racetrack. The ...READ MORE


Many Flavors for All Tastes and Budgets - The 2nd Annual Joliet Area Restaurant Week 01/16/2018 by  
The Joliet Area Restaurant Week is back and 39 locations have signed up to take part in this culinary celebration – featuring flavorful meals and amazing deals. “From February 18 to February 25, you’ll be able to get many different tastes throughout the ...READ MORE



A Winter Wilderness Weekend (Jan. 19 & 20, 2018) 01/16/2018 by  
From FlockToTheRock.com There is a lot going on this weekend in the Winter Wonderland of the Starved Rock area - making it a great weekend to "Flock to the Rock."  It's Winter Wilderness Weekend!  A few hikes are planned, some are mild ... some are...READ MORE


Eagle Watch on the River 01/09/2018 by  
Starting Friday, February 1, from 10am - 4pm, come out to the Four Rivers Environmental Education Center for the Eagle Watch on the River! Meander the paved paths along the Des Plaines River while watching for American bald eagles and other birds wintering around the preserv...READ MORE



Hoot Hike 01/03/2018 by  
Come out to the Isle a la Cache Museum for the Hoot Hike, January 24, and investigate to see if there are any owls in the area. Hike along the path with a naturalist, while exploring owl habitat and listening for their calls. Learn about owl biology, owl mythology, and all t...READ MORE


Little Explorers 01/03/2018 by  
On January 10, Four Rivers Environmental Center invites children and their parents/guardians to come out and participate in the “Little Explorers” program! There will be a variety of hands-on activities offered, including a story, games, dancing, art, a hike, oth...READ MORE



Flight Night Progressive Dinner 01/03/2018 by  
On March 14, August Hill Winery, The Lone Buffalo by Tangled Roots Brewing Company and Starved Rock Lodge join forces for a progressive dinner-style evening, called “Flight Night.” The Starved Rock Trolley will take participants from place to place as the three l...READ MORE


Illinois-Made Gifts featured on WGN, including 2 of our very own 12/21/2017 by  
Illinois Tourism Director Cory Jobe appeared on WGN to talk about their #IllinoisMade Holiday Gift Guide, featuring potential gifts made from local makers and entrepreneurs truly representing the spirit of Illinois.  Two of our members were featured in the segment. I...READ MORE



New Year's Celebration in the Area 12/19/2017 by  
New Years is right around the corner and if you’re looking for plans to ring in the New Year, Iron&Glass Tap, Embers Tap House, and Tully Monster Pub & Grill have you covered. Make your way out to one of these New Years Eve Celebrations. You must be 21 to atten...READ MORE


Dennis Miller & REO Speedwagon at Rialto 12/19/2017 by  
On January 12, The Rialto Square Theatre will be packed with entertainment as award winning comedian, Dennis Miller, takes the stage. On the following night, January 13, REO Speedwagon takes the Rialto stage, performing their timeless hits. Join the fun at the Rialto on the ...READ MORE



Bald Eagle Trolley Tours 12/19/2017 by  
From January 1, through the end of February, don’t miss your chance to go on the Bald Eagle Trolley Tour with the Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center. Get a chance to see this American symbol in its natural habitat. Tours will go on at varying times and dates so m...READ MORE


Star Wars: The Last Jedi at iPic Theaters 12/13/2017 by  
Check out Star Wars: The Last Jedi in style at the iPic Theaters located in Bolingbrook, IL. You're in for the ultimate movie experience at iPic Theaters, as they provide guests with a relaxing escape, great comfort, hospitality, and ammenites. iPic Entertainment is A...READ MORE



Paint & Wine Night at The Starved Rock Lodge Cafe 12/13/2017 by  
On December 20, come on out to the Starved Rock Cafe for a Paint & Wine Night. Enjoy a relaxed painting session with family and friends, or come alone and meet new people. No painting experience necessary. Everyone will leave with a finished painting of their own. This P...READ MORE


"Colors of Christmas" & Movies at The Rialto 12/13/2017 by  
On Dec. 15, "The Colors Of Christmas" hits the stage at the Rialto Square Theatre. Join them for a night of Christmas - A Celebration of Holiday Spirit. Also, on Dec. 16, the Rialto Square Theatre will be airing How the Grinch Stole Christmas as part of their Home ...READ MORE



New Year's Eve Family Party 12/05/2017 by  
The Haunted Trails - Joliet will be hosting a Family New Years Eve Bash on December 31. This event will be filled with a variety of fun activities, food, and, more. This should be the perfect way to bring in the New Year with the family so make sure you reserve your spot. ...READ MORE


Pictures With Santa at The Louis Joliet Mall 12/05/2017 by  
Santa’s back! At The Louis Joliet Mall, now until Christmas, there will be plenty of opportunity for the kids to meet Santa. Capture the perfect holiday memory with a photo and make sure you're on the "nice" list this year!   Santa is availabl...READ MORE



A "Pop, Rock, & Soul Christmas" 12/05/2017 by  
On December 11 & 12, the Starved Rock Lodge invites you to the “Pop, Rock, & Soul Christmas.” Sing along to some Christmas classics made famous across the decades with Michael Bruccoleri and Mary Pfeifer. You’ll be sure to hear some of your favorite...READ MORE


A Charlie Brown Christmas Live 12/05/2017 by  
Just in time for the holiday season, A Charlie Brown Christmas Live On Stage will be coming to the Rialto Square Theatre, on Friday, December 8. This on stage performance will send you right down memory lane. Come out and join the Peanuts gang in their journey to uncover the...READ MORE



The 2nd Annual Joliet Area Restaurant Week 11/29/2017 by  
Mark your calendars for The 2nd Annual Joliet Area Restaurant Week, held from February 18-25, 2018. Joliet will be filled with great restaurant deals for everyone to come and taste. As of writing, 31 restaurants throughout the area have signed up to offer flavorful meals dur...READ MORE


2018 Holiday Weekend 11/28/2017 by  
Plenty to do in an area near you! Kick off the month of December with the Holiday Weekend. Between Joliet, Lemont, and Ottawa, you shouldn’t have a problem finding some holiday fun for the family during this very special time of year. Check out some of the events going...READ MORE



Holiday Events Throughout the Area 11/21/2017 by  
Looking for something to do this Holiday season? Fear no more... Throughout Morris, Wilmington, Lockport, Lemont, and Romeoville their will be plenty of opportunity to find some holiday fun. Below you will find information about holiday events going on in these towns. Mo...READ MORE


WilleyWorld Community Productions presents "It's a Wonderful Life" 11/21/2017 by  
Running from Wednesday, December 6 through Sunday, December 10, WilleyWorld Community Productions will present the classic Christmas play, It’s A Wonderful Life, as its first holiday-themed show. This productuction is sure to be a unique and fun experience, as well as,...READ MORE



Home For The Holidays 11/13/2017 by  
Christmas in the County Seat! November 24 - 26, come out to Downtown Morris to kick off the Holiday season with an old-fashioned holiday celebration. The festive glow of the Downtown area this time of year, with the fun activities provided will be a perfect way to start off ...READ MORE


Canal Corridor Association Dinner & Lecture 11/13/2017 by  
Join the Canal Corridor Association for dinner on Thursday, November 30th, for their dinner lecture series "Illinois Trail Marker Trees: Past & Present" at Lock 16 Cafe & Visitors Center. Enjoy a delicious buffet and learn about the interesting Trail Marker...READ MORE



The Light Up The Holidays Parade & Festival 11/13/2017 by  
The University of St. Francis presents The Light Up the Holidays Parade and Festival in Downtown Joliet on November 24. This annual event is held on the Friday following Thanksgiving, and activities will begin downtown as early as 9:30 a.m. Come Light Up the Holidays this se...READ MORE


Christmas Crossroads Craft Show 11/13/2017 by  
The 47th Christmas Crossroads Craft Show will be held at East Lockport High School on November 18 & 19. The show is limited to handmade crafts only and features over 180 crafters, with 10,000 visitors over the weekend! ALL proceeds will benefit local causes such as schol...READ MORE



Brian Setzer Orchestra at Rialto 11/07/2017 by  
On November 13, The Brian Setzer Orchestra will be rocking in the Holidays at The Rialto Square Theatre.  This Grammy Award Winning, 19-piece orchestra brings their "Christmas Rocks! Tour" to Joliet to kick off this year's Holiday fun! This show will certa...READ MORE


2017 Veterans Day Parade & Observance 11/07/2017 by  
It's impossible to thank our Veterans enough for the bravery, selflessness, and sacrifices made each day for our country. The 2017 Veterans Day Parade & Observance, in Morris, is a great way to show appreciation to our Veterans. As has become an honored tradition in ...READ MORE



The 2nd Annual Joliet Area Restaurant Week Returns in February 2018 11/06/2017 by  
JOLIET – The 2nd Annual Joliet Area Restaurant Week will be held from February 18-25, 2018.  As of writing, 31 restaurants throughout the area have signed up to offer flavorful meals and great deals during the culinary celebration.  The Heritage Corridor Conv...READ MORE


August Hill Winery & Illinois Sparkling Co – November Wine News 11/03/2017 by  
Utica Veteran’s Day Parade & Air Show Utica will be closing down Mill Street for the Veteran's Day Parade! The Utica Veterans Day parade is certainly a sight to see and is one of the largest parades in the state. Along with the parade, there will be a Lima L...READ MORE



Ladies Night Out in Wilmington 11/01/2017 by  
Ladies, on November 10, come on out to Nelson’s Furniture for Ladies Night Out. This event will be an evening filled with pre-holiday fun. With over 50 local artisans and gift vendors in attendance, it will be a perfect way to get started on some of that holiday shoppi...READ MORE


5 Course Craft Beer Pairing Dinner at The Public Landing Restaurant 11/01/2017 by  
Mark your calendars for Friday, November 3, 2017 for an evening with Polylyanna Brewing. Make your way to Lockport’s Public Landing Restaurant for this amazing 5-course craft beer pairing dinner. Special guests will include Jeff Potter (Public Landing’s Executive...READ MORE



Joliet Iron Works Tour 11/01/2017 by  
On September 22nd, you’ll get a chance to discover the interesting history of Joliet, such as why the city has the nickname “City of Stone and Steel,” and can hear the stories of the men who worked at the Joliet Iron Works Historic site. Local history buffs...READ MORE


Whose Live Anyway at The Rialto Square Theatre 11/01/2017 by  
From the popular television show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” Ryan Stiles, Greg Proops, Jeff Davis and Joel Murray perform live improv scenes and songs at the Rialto Square Theatre on November 3, from 8pm – 9:30pm. You’ve seen the hilarious skits on tel...READ MORE



The Ottawa Historic and Scouting Heritage Museum is hosting its third House Walk on Sunday, November 19, 2017 10/30/2017 by  
The Ottawa Historical and Scouting Heritage Museum is hosting its third Historic House Walk on Sunday, November 19, 2017.  Ticket holders to this event are invited to tour the following:   The Hossack House – 210 West Prospect Avenue – Ottawa,...READ MORE


Halloween Hoedown in Downtown Lemont 10/25/2017 by  
On October 28th, come out to the Village of Lemont’s Annual Halloween Hoedown in Historic Downtown Lemont. This event is free and will be filled with all sorts of fun activities for children, such as a costume contest, a parade and more! The Halloween Hoedown will g...READ MORE



2nd Annual Monster's Ball 10/24/2017 by  
Don’t miss the 2nd Annual Monster’s Ball Halloween Party, October 28, at The Lone Buffalo by Tangled Roots Brewing Company. You must be 21 or older to attend this event. Tickets are available now. The Monster’s Ball will have live music performed by Cras...READ MORE


Halloween Walk in La Grange 10/24/2017 by  
Come out to La Grange and join the fun at the Halloween Walk on October 28th. This trick-or-treat parade is sure to be a blast for the kids and the treats will be provided by local businesses. The Halloween walk will run from 10am – 12pm and the line-up for the...READ MORE



Girls Night Out at August Hill Winery 10/24/2017 by  
August Hill Winery & Illinois Sparkling Co. invite you to join a ‘Girls Night Out’ on October 27th. Gather your friends for a fun night of music, shopping, and much more at the Tasting Room. This fun filled night out is a great reason to get together with ...READ MORE


"Walking Dead" Trivia Night 10/24/2017 by  
Calling all “Walking Dead” aficionados: on October 26th, from 8pm – 10pm, Ember’s Tap House will be hosting a “Walking Dead” trivia night.  Team up and put your “Walking Dead” knowledge to the test against competition. Onl...READ MORE



Chris Kringle Market in Ottawa 10/18/2017 by  
On December 1–3 & December 8-10, get into the holiday spirit at the Chris Kringle Market at Washington Park in Ottawa. A great place for family fun and a perfect way to kick off the Holiday Season! This unique hometown Holiday Market will be filled with a to...READ MORE


World of Dance Live at The Rialto 10/18/2017 by  
On October 27th, World of Dance Live comes to Rialto Square Theatre.  You won’t want to miss the chance to see these very talented and entertaining performances on stage at the Rialto. World of Dance Live consists of engaging and interactive 90-minute dance sho...READ MORE



Chicagoland Speedway "Trunk-Or-Treat" 10/18/2017 by  
On October 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m come out to Chicagoland Speedway for its inaugural “Trunk-Or-Treat!” Participants are encouraged to load up their trunks with candy, put their little ones in full costume and start a new Halloween tradition at Chicagoland Speed...READ MORE


Tangled Roots Oktoberfest at Starved Rock Lodge! 10/18/2017 by  
A celebration of Germany in Oglesby! On October 21st & 22nd, from 5pm - 7pm, and October 23rd, from 11:30am – 2:45pm, join the fun at Oktoberfest with some food, beer, wine and music! Here you’ll have a chance to sample German wine and beer. New this year ...READ MORE


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