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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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Ottawa Restaurant Week
Now - Sep. 21, 2019 , Varies
Indulge as we celebrate local, September 15 - 21st, with Farmers and Restauranteurs alike! Each location is offering special dishes made with local produce, meat, dairy, and honey. Try a dish or two at multiple locations throughout Ottawa, and expand your flavor profile. ...More Info
Event Type: Dining
Varies
22nd Annual Prairie Day
Sep. 21, 2019 , 10:00AM-3:00PM
The Annual Prairie Day celebrates the prairie environment at the Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area. Offerings usually include animal presentation, plant celebration with wagon rides on the prairie, and children activities. All other park amenities ae open: Butterfly barn, picnic areas, play yards, Trails and the Cr...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Festivals
Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area
5010 N Jugtown Road
Morris, IL 60450
815-942-2899
Bike-a-Rita
Sep. 21, 2019 , 10:30AM ...More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Heritage Harbor Ottawa
2 Great Loop West
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-433-5000
Dwight Harvest Days
Sep. 21, 2019
Dwight's premiere annual event is a great time for the whole family. Enjoy crafts, flea markets, pie baking and pie eating contests, escape rooms, hypnosis/magician, Karaoke contest, photo booth, Live Country Music, Live Dixieland Band, All Star Jam Band, Hairbanger's Ball, car show, tractor show and hours of fun at A...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts Festivals Dining
Downtown Dwight
Dwight, IL 60420
Galaxy Comic Book & Fantasy Art Expo
Sep. 21, 2019 , 9:00AM-5:00PM
Galaxy Comic Book & Fantasy Art Expo is a quality expo in the realm of todays comic book conventions. With comic book artists and others who work Disney, DC, Marvel, Darkhorse comics and more . Authors of sci-fi, fantasy, horror , drama along with other works. Dealers and vendors with vintage and current items in today...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Joliet Area Historical Museum
204 N. Ottawa Street
Joliet, IL 60432
815-723-5201
Geology of Midewin
Sep. 21, 2019 , 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
15,000 years ago, a one-mile thick glacial ice sheet moved over Illinois leaving its mark on Midewin. Environments in prehistoric times included tropical swamplands and subtropical oceans. View the rocks, hills and plains of Midewin that still bear evidence of these vastly different environments. This car caravan tour ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History Nature
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
30239 South State Route 53
Wilmington, Il 60481
815-423-6370
iFest 2019
Sep. 21, 2019 , 12:00pm
This event will be a multicultural event featuring various countries from around the world. iFest will be hosted at The Promenade Bolingbrook where visitors will be able to enjoy a spectacular outdoor venue with FREE Parking & Admission. Culture, music, and dance from countries around the world are the focus of iFest w...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Festivals
The Promenade Bolingbrook
631 E. Boughton Rd.
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
(630) 296-8350
Market Fresh on Broadway
Sep. 21, 2019 , 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Farmer's Market and Craft Fair...More Info
Event Type: Dining Ongoing
Campbell Park
580 S. Broadway St.
Coal City, IL 60416
Marseilles Fall Rummage Sales
Sep. 21, 2019 , 8:00AM-3:00PM
Fall rummage sales, thought town. $5.00 to get on the map, before sales. Maps available day of sales...More Info
Cost: free, except for your purchase Event Type: Shopping
Illinois River Area Chamber of Commerce
135 Washington Street
Marseilles, IL 61341
815-795-2414
Oktoberfest
Sep. 21, 2019 , 12pm - 11pm
September 21st is the official start of Oktoberfest, come celebrate with Metal Monkey Brewing. We will have copious amount of our Oktoberfest beer flowing! Gnarly Knots food truck will be from 5-8pm. $10 pre-order will get you a Metal Monkey branded stein & your first fill for the day, limited to the first 100. Fun and...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter Ale Trail
Metal Monkey Brewing
515 Anderson Drive, Suite 900
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 524-3139
Oktoberfest
Sep. 21, 2019 , 1:00PM-10:00PM
Oktoberfest will be held in downtown Ottawa, IL on Saturday, September 21st for participants 21 and over. There will be live German music, German food, German beer and wine. The location for this event will be on Jackson St. This is a rain or shine event....More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Washington Square Park
Jackson Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-2737
Ottawa's Old Town Farmer Market
Sep. 21, 2019 , 8:00AM-12:30PM
Come to Ottawa's Old Town Farmers Market to purchase freshly picked, home-grown vegetables and fruits! Also featured are home baked goods, jams and jellies, dog treats, handmade soaps and fresh roasted coffee. With a motto of we BAKE it, we GROW it, we SELL. Along with high quality merchandise from local crafters and a...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Jackson Street of Washington Square Park
(815) 433-0084
Team Demolition Derby Round 5 Racin For Boobs
Sep. 21, 2019 , 4:00PM-10:00PM
Team Demolition Derby, Racin for Boobs! Bald for Boobs $20 donation, Balloon Release, Ladies Demo, Circle Track Cars & Trucks! ...More Info
Cost: $18 Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Route 66 Raceway
500 Speedway Boulevard
Joliet, Il 60433
815-722-RACE (7223)
Woodland and River Hike
Sep. 21, 2019 , 8:00AM-10:00AM
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 program begins with a short presentation about one particular bird or bird topic. Meet at Frederick's Grove Shelter, and ple...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
McKinley Woods - Frederick's Grove
27110 S McKinley Woods Road
Channahon, Il 60410
(815) 722-9470
Live Hawk Show
Now - Sep. 22, 2019
Have an up close and personal visit with 3 very special hawks and their handler Rich Escutia. Rich will cover the biology and hunting instincts of each of his two Harris Hawks and his Red Tailed Hawk at his live hawk show located by the Eagles Roost Cabin behind the Visitor Center. By falconer Rich Escutia....More Info
Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center
2678 N. State Rte 178
Utica, IL 61373
815-667-4726
GTOAA Regional All Pontiac Cruise and Show
Sep. 21, 2019 - Sep. 22, 2019
We're excited to welcome back the GTOAA for their annual car show! More information will be available at a later date for when exactly to see these gorgeous cars on display around the square....More Info
Event Type: Other
Downtown Pontiac
Midwest SOARRING Foundation 25th Annual Harvest Pow Wow
Sep. 21, 2019 - Sep. 22, 2019 , 11:00AM-5:00PM
Join us for the 25th Annual Midwest SOARRING Foundation Harvest Pow Wow. Bring your friends and family. All are welcome at our family fun event. Our traditional Powwow is a time to celebrate life, renew friendships, and share our Native American culture through dance, drumming, art, and story telling. ...More Info
Cost: Adults $12 | Seniors 62+ $9 | Children 3-12 $7 |Kids under 3 free. Event Type: Festivals
Naperville Settlement
Naperville, Il
708-257-4300
Royal Princess Party
Sep. 21, 2019 - Sep. 22, 2019 , 1:00PM-3:00PM
Come in your princess finery for an afternoon of games, treats, goodie bags and fun! Girls 5-9 years old. Preregistration required....More Info
Cost: yes Event Type: Other
William Reddick Mansion
100 W. Lafayette Street
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-433-6100
Vintage Illinois Wine Fest
Sep. 21, 2019 - Sep. 22, 2019 , Saturday 11:00AM-6:00PM, Sunday 12:00PM-5:00PM
The state's largest Illinois wine festival is held at the picturesque Matthiessen State Park. The festival began in 2003, and each year more than 25 Illinois wineries pour the fruits of their labors at Vintage Illinois....More Info
Event Type: Festivals Wine Tasting
Matthiessen State Park
2500 Illinois Route 178
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4111
Dwight Harvest Days
Sep. 22, 2019
Dwight's premiere annual event is a great time for the whole family. Enjoy crafts, flea markets, pie baking and pie eating contests, escape rooms, hypnosis/magician, Karaoke contest, photo booth, Live Country Music, Live Dixieland Band, All Star Jam Band, Hairbanger's Ball, car show, tractor show and hours of fun at A...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts Festivals Dining
Downtown Dwight
Dwight, IL 60420
iFest 2019
Sep. 22, 2019 , 12:00pm
This event will be a multicultural event featuring various countries from around the world. iFest will be hosted at The Promenade Bolingbrook where visitors will be able to enjoy a spectacular outdoor venue with FREE Parking & Admission. Culture, music, and dance from countries around the world are the focus of iFest w...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Festivals
The Promenade Bolingbrook
631 E. Boughton Rd.
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
(630) 296-8350
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Sep. 22, 2019 , 7:30PM
With a refreshed lineup and newfound energy, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band remains one of the most accomplished bands in American roots music. The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band played their first gig in 1966 in Southern California as a jug band and by 1969 had become a cornerstone of the burgeoning country-rock community. ...More Info
Cost: Varies Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, Il 60432
815-726-7171
Sunset Drum Circle
Sep. 22, 2019 , 6:30PM ...More Info
Event Type: Nature
Fox Ridge (in front of Starved Rock)
2688 East 875th Road
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-667-4211
Lemont Farmers Market
Sep. 24, 2019 , 8:00AM-1:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Downtown Lemont
Lemont, Il
Saving History by Metal Detecting.
Sep. 24, 2019 , 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Saving History by Metal Detecting. Join us for "Metal detecting is saving history, one hole at a time." by Kevin Barkley. A metal detector is an electronic instrument which detects the presence of metal. They are useful in finding hidden objects buried underground, yet they are sometimes found undetected by the ey...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History
Grundy County Historical Society and Museum
510 W. Illinois Avenue
Morris, Il 60450
815-942-4880
Trivia Night
Sep. 24, 2019 , 7:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Ale Trail
Alter Brewing Company
2300 Wisconsin Avenue #213
Downers Grove, Il 60515
630-541-9558
Joliet Junior College Student Recital
Sep. 25, 2019 , 12:00PM ...More Info
Cost: $2 students | $4 Seniors, Faculty Staff | $5 General Public Event Type: Performing Arts
Joliet Junior College Fine Arts Theatre
1215 Houbolt Road
Joliet, Il 60431
815-280-2223
Take the Stage: Open Mic Night
Now - Sep. 26, 2019 , 7:00PM-11:00PM
Tangled Roots Brewing Company wants you to "TAKE THE STAGE" Register now: http://thelonebuffalo.com/take-the-stage Hosted by Sean Walsh! Musician? Poet? Comedian? Got a talent? We want to hear it! Every last Thursday of the month!...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Tangled Roots Brewing Company
808 LaSalle Street
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-324-9549
Farmers Market
Now - Sep. 26, 2019 , 3:00 PM
Thursdays July 11-September 26. Check out our Oglesby, IL Facebook page for more details....More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Downtown Oglesby
Tuesday & Thursday on the River
Now - Sep. 26, 2019 , 3:00PM-4:30PM
Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall of the Lodge at 3pm. The Trolley takes you to Lone Point Shelter to enjoy an hour long boat ride on The Eagle I. Arrive back at the Lodge at 4:30pm. Reservations are recommended. For more information or to book, call 815-220-7386....More Info
Cost: $20.00 per person Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2688 East 875th Road
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-220-7386
Walkers Club
Now - Sep. 26, 2019 , 9:00AM
Meet in the Hotel Lobby at 9:00AM for our FREE weekly hike. Thursdays in September...More Info
Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2688 East 875th Road
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-667-4211
8th Annual Autumn Craft Beer Tasting
Sep. 26, 2019 , 6:30PM - 9:00PM
Learn more about different seasonal beer styles from award winning home brewer Scott Pointon. Food is included. Proceeds to benefit the Lemont community. ...More Info
Cost: $30 Event Type: Ale Trail
Gelsosomo's Pizzeria & Pub
206 Main Street
Lemont, IL 60439
815-370-4942
Trails After Dark
Sep. 26, 2019 , 7:30PM-12:00AM
It's time for the big kids to play! Join us for Trails After Dark, our exclusive 21 and over event on Thursday, September 26th from 7:30 – Midnight! Have a beer! Dominate your friends in laser tag, show them who's fast and furious on the go-karts and enjoy everything Haunted Trails has to offer! Your experience i...More Info
Cost: $25/person advance tickets on Eventbrite.com; $35/person at the door. Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Haunted Trails Entertainment Park & Picnic Groves
1423 N. Broadway Street, (Rt. 53)
Joliet, Il 60435
815-722-7800
Trivia Night
Sep. 26, 2019 , 7:00PM-10:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Ale Trail
Black Horizon Brewing Company
7560 South Quincy Street
Willowbrook, Il 60527
630-413-4964
Wood Burning and Paint Pour Class
Sep. 26, 2019 , 5:00PM-8:00PM
This mixed media class focuses on the fun and exciting "Paint Pouring" paired with the unique art of "Woodburning!" In this class you will learn how to burn a silhouette onto a wooden canvas. Then, paint pour your wooden background and transform it into another dimension of colors and patterns using the "dirty pour" te...More Info
Cost: $45 Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Open Space Art Gallery and Studios
223 W. Madison St.
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-293-7099
Land & Water Cruise
Now - Sep. 27, 2019 , 11:00AM
Offered Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays June-September! Tour begins with lunch in the historic dining room at the Lodge, followed by a narrated trolley tour with history and legends of the area. The trolley will then take you to the new river boat, "The Eagle I" where you will see the east end of the Starved Rock State ...More Info
Cost: $41 per person Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Old Joliet Prison Haunted Tours
Now - Sep. 27, 2019 , 6:00PM
Haunted Prison Tours every Friday in September at 6:00PM! Also September 23-30 EVERYDAY @ 6:00PM September 27-28 @ 8:00PM Visit https://www.jolietmuseum.org for more information and to sign up!...More Info
Event Type: Education/History Story Telling
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, Il 60432
815-723-5201
BYOB Metal Tooling Workshop
Sep. 27, 2019 , 6:30PM-9:00PM
This workshop will start with raising a letter or design on 36-gauge aluminum. Once the technique is mastered, we will move onto 4-inch squares of 36-gauge copper. You will have your choice of designs to work with or you can bring some of your own. Includes all materials and tools with enough to take home to work on...More Info
Cost: $39 Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Open Space Art Gallery and Studios
223 W. Madison St.
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-293-7099
Fall Craft & Vendor Show
Sep. 27, 2019
Come out and join for our Fall Craft & Vendor show! There will be a variety of Crafters, Vendors, Artisans, and food available! ...More Info
Event Type: Arts/Crafts
The Promenade Bolingbrook
631 E. Boughton Rd.
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
(630) 296-8350
Grundy Bank's Brown Bag Friday
Sep. 27, 2019 , 11:30AM - 1:30PM
Grundy Bank's Brown Bag Friday at the Courthouse - Corn Festival Friday!...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Grundy County Courthouse
111 E. Washington St.
Morris, Il 60450
815-941-0245
Men are from Mars - Women are from Venus Live!
Sep. 27, 2019 , 8:00PM
The Off-Broadway hit comedy Men Are From Mars – Women Are From Venus LIVE!, is a one-man fusion of theatre and stand-up, and is a light-hearted theatrical comedy based on the New York Times #1 best-selling book of the last decade by John Gray....More Info
Cost: Varies Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, Il 60432
815-726-7171
"Down on Main" Street Concert - Bourbon Aristocracy
Sep. 28, 2019 , 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Join us on South Main Street. Admission is FREE. Your favorite local vendors will have food and beverages for sale. Live entertainment starts at 6pm. ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Performing Arts
Prouty Community Building
435 S Main St.
Princeton, IL 61356
32nd Annual Scarecrow Festival
Sep. 28, 2019 , 10:00AM-4:00PM
Recognized as Illinois biggest "Toddler Friendly" festival, the Ottawa Annual Scarecrow Fest has something to offer every member of the family! From face painting to GIANT BOUNCY HOUSES, this day long fest is designed to go easy on the family wallet too. Enjoy Ottawa's largest vendor fair with booths lining the stree...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Downtown Ottawa
1028 LaSalle Street
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-434-2737
Alter Fest
Sep. 28, 2019 , 5:00PM-10:00PM
Alter Fest is returning on Saturday, September 28th! This annual festival is a celebration of all of our fans and another great year in the books! We're on our way to 4 years old and couldn't have done it without all of the amazing people that have supported our craft. Here are all of the juicy details: VIP Tick...More Info
Cost: $25 Early Bird, $40 VIP Event Type: Festivals
Alter Brewing Company
2300 Wisconsin Avenue #213
Downers Grove, Il 60515
630-541-9558
Bike Share Site Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
Sep. 28, 2019 , 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Bike the Canal Corridor! Pick up or drop off a bike at Midewin. Midewin is a site in the exciting new I & M Canal Bike Share program. At 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 28 - National Public Lands Day - we will gather at the new bike rack at the Iron Bridge Trailhead for a ribbon-cutting. The first 50 guests to the ribbon...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Sports/Recreation Nature
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie - Iron Bridge Trailhead
30239 S State Route 53 **
Wilmington, Il 60481
815-423-6370
Brewery Tour
Sep. 28, 2019 , 2:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Ale Trail
Metal Monkey Brewing
515 Anderson Dr. #900
Romeoville, Il 60446
630-862-9595
Dayton Bluffs Preserve Trail 5k/10k Run Walk
Sep. 28, 2019 , 9:00AM
Come run or walk at the 2nd Annual Dayton Bluffs Preserve Trail 5k/10k Run /Walk. This beautiful property is one to be enjoyed by all. This will be a timed Race! The 253-acre property is owned by The Conservation Foundation and has been designated as a Land & Water Reserve with the Illinois Nature Preserves Commission...More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation Nature
Dayton Bluffs Preserve
2997 IL-71
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-2737
Fall Color Paddle (Intermediate)
Sep. 28, 2019 , 10:00AM-12:00PM
Paddle the DuPage and Des Plaines river confluence to enjoy a fall color display and a chance to see a few migratory birds. This program is led by certified kayak instructors and interpretive naturalists. Basic kayaking experience is required. All equipment is included in this program. The natural surface launch area i...More Info
Cost: $20/person Event Type: Sports/Recreation
McKinley Woods - Kerry Sheridan Grove
25055 W. Walnut Lane
Channahon, Il 60410
(815) 722-9470
Fall Color Paddle (Intermediate)
Sep. 28, 2019 , 1:00PM-3:00PM
Paddle the DuPage and Des Plaines river confluence to enjoy a fall color display and a chance to see a few migratory birds. This program is led by certified kayak instructors and interpretive naturalists. Basic kayaking experience is required. All equipment is included in this program. The natural surface launch area i...More Info
Cost: $20/person Event Type: Sports/Recreation
McKinley Woods - Kerry Sheridan Grove
25055 W. Walnut Lane
Channahon, Il 60410
(815) 722-9470
Fall Colors Interpretive Hike
Sep. 28, 2019 , 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Immediately following the ribbon-cutting ceremony, at approximately 1:30 p.m., explore the fall colors with other prairie enthusiasts on a one-hour-long guided interpretive fall colors hike through the magnificent asters, bottle gentian, stunning goldenrod and more. Go inside the splendid display of autumn colors of pr...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History Sports/Recreation Nature
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie - Iron Bridge Trailhead
30239 South State Route 53
Wilmington, Il 60481
815-423-6370
Fall Craft & Vendor Show
Sep. 28, 2019
Come out and join for our Fall Craft & Vendor show! There will be a variety of Crafters, Vendors, Artisans, and food available! ...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
The Promenade Bolingbrook
631 E. Boughton Rd.
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
(630) 296-8350
Family Feud Night
Sep. 28, 2019 , Doors Open 7:00PM
Join Pontiac Parks and Recreation Saturday, September 28 for a night full of laughs as families battle it out Family Feud-style! Survey questions will include questions about living in Pontiac, IL. The family with the most points at the end of the night will receive a gift card basket valued at over $50! Doors open...More Info
Cost: $25 per family to register | $1 per person to watch Event Type: Performing Arts
The Eagle Performing Arts & Conference Center
319 N Plum St
Pontiac, Il 61764
815-844-6818
Ottawa's Old Town Farmer Market
Sep. 28, 2019 , 8:00AM-12:30PM
Come to Ottawa's Old Town Farmers Market to purchase freshly picked, home-grown vegetables and fruits! Also featured are home baked goods, jams and jellies, dog treats, handmade soaps and fresh roasted coffee. With a motto of we BAKE it, we GROW it, we SELL. Along with high quality merchandise from local crafters and a...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Jackson Street of Washington Square Park
(815) 433-0084
Walk-N-Wag
Sep. 28, 2019 , 5:30 - 7:00PM
Bring the pup out for an evening walk on the Daryl Cole Trail Network at the Prairie Wetland. Along with many other dog lovers, the evening is held to enjoy yourself and take in the nature around you! All well-behaved dogs with a leash are welcome to attend. Pre-registered dogs will receive a scarf and goodie bag. ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Sports/Recreation Nature
Prairie Wetland at Community Park
23200 Mcclintock Rd.
Channahon, IL 60410
Visit a Canyon with a Boat Ride
Now - Sep. 29, 2019 , 11:00AM & 12:30PM
Enjoy a trolley ride for a scenic, guided walk to one of our majestic canyons. The walk is less than a mile and will take about 45 minutes. The trolley will then take you to the Eagle I for a 1.5 hour boat ride on the picturesque Illinois River. This tour is not recommended for individuals with limited mobility. Canyon...More Info
Cost: $33.00 per person Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2688 East 875th Road
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-667-4211
71st Annual Grundy County Corn Festival
Sep. 25, 2019 - Sep. 29, 2019
For more information visit www.cornfestival.org ...More Info
Event Type: Festivals Ongoing
Downtown Morris
Morris, Il 60450
815-941-0245
The Wolves
Sep. 27, 2019 - Sep. 29, 2019 , Various Times
An indoor high school girls soccer team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. A Portrait of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls; facing the world with the utmost fortitude, they set an example of sisterhood. Amid the r...More Info
Cost: Various Event Type: Performing Arts
Philip Lynch Theatre
One University Parkway
Romeoville, Il 60446-2200
815-836-5500
20th Annual Pumpkin Harvest Craft Show
Sep. 28, 2019 - Sep. 29, 2019 , Saturday 9:00AM-6:00PM | Sunday 9:00AM-5:00PM
Every year at Boggio's Orchard & Produce, we host a craft show for local crafters to show off their new crafts. This event is always held on the last weekend of September, and goes on from 9:00am-6:00pm Saturday and Sunday from 9:00am-5:00pm. With over 200 crafters, the craft show is a great place to find those fall de...More Info
Cost: $5.00 admission | 2 and under free Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Boggio's Orchard and Produce
12087 IL Highway 71
Granville, Il 61326
815-339-2245
Fall MegaHike
Sep. 28, 2019 - Sep. 29, 2019 , 8:30AM & 9:00AM
Our Fall Mega Hike is a hike you won't want to miss! The hikes leave the Lodge at 8:30 & 9am both days. Lunch will be eaten halfway through the trek, around 1 & 1:30pm. We expect to return and conclude the hike at 4:30 & 5pm. You'll begin the day by boarding a Starved Rock trolley which will take you to the east end of...More Info
Cost: $37.00 per person Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2688 East 875th Road
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-220-7386
Adult Painting Party with Lori McCarter
Sep. 29, 2019 , 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Enjoy an afternoon of fun, creativity, and art. The Reddick Mansion is hosting a painting party on Sunday afternoon, September 29th, from 1:00pm-4:00pm. Lori McCarter, local artist and experienced party host, will instruct attendees as they complete one of two options ("Harvest Pumpkin" or "Fraidy Cat")—both wit...More Info
Cost: $35 Event Type: Arts/Crafts
William Reddick Mansion
100 W. Lafayette Street
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-433-6100
Fall Craft & Vendor Show
Sep. 29, 2019
Come out and join for our Fall Craft & Vendor show! There will be a variety of Crafters, Vendors, Artisans, and food available! ...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
The Promenade Bolingbrook
631 E. Boughton Rd.
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
(630) 296-8350
Keg Tapping
Sep. 29, 2019 , 2:00PM
First 25 people get a souvenir stein glass. ...More Info
Event Type: Ale Trail
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2688 East 875th Road
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-667-4211
Sand Casting Workshop
Sep. 29, 2019 , 3:00PM-7:00PM
*This is an off-site event.* Join Susan Burton at her Art Farm to create custom, one-of-a-kind garden art! Make your own Hypertufa Garden Art! THREE projects in one day! Mushrooms Leaves Moon or Star Garden Spirit Mask You decide on 3! You will experience molding techniques, mixing ingredients, and step b...More Info
Cost: $75 Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Open Space Art Gallery and Studios
223 W. Madison St.
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-293-7099
Valley Carvers Woodcarving Expo
Sep. 29, 2019 , 9:00AM-4:00PM
See over 100 exhibits of woodcarving artists. Outside the Lodge, see chainsaw woodcarving in action. Raffles of woodcarvings and other items, too. Open to the public. Free admission. This program is partially funded by the Illinois Valley Fine Arts Trust. For more information, contact Abby McCangue at 815-433-5933. ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Road.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-433-5933
Awesome Ottawa Bike Tours
Now - Sep. 30, 2019 , TBD
Biking March-September 7 Mile Bike/2 Hours Easy Trail/Road Biking Broad History of Ottawa Lincoln/Radium Girls 13 & Over (use your discretion) Our Bikes or Yours ...More Info
Cost: $30 Event Type: Nature
Ottawa Visitors Center
1028 LaSalle Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-2737
Historic Trolley September Tours
Now - Sep. 30, 2019 , Times Vary
June-October Tours: Monday-Friday: 3:00PM-4:30PM Saturday-Sunday: 12:00PM-1:30PM, 1:30PM-3:00PM, 3:00PM-4:30PM Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall 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 th...More Info
Cost: $12 adults | $10 seniors (60 & older)) | $8 (10 & under) Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
OId Joliet Prison September Tours
Now - Sep. 30, 2019 , Thursday & Saturday 11:00AM & 2:00PM
The Old Joliet Prison is now open to the public! September Dates: Thursday, Saturday 11:00AM & 2:00PM Sunday 1:00PM Haunted Tours every Friday @ 6:00PM September 23-30 Haunted Tours everyday @ 6:00PM September 27th & 28th @ 8:00PM Pre-scheduled, guided tours are offered via the Joliet Area Historical Museum for...More Info
Cost: $15-$20 Event Type: Education/History Story Telling
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, Il 60432
815-723-5201
Oktoberfest
Oct. 2, 2019
Welcome to "Henry Haus"! Enjoy an authentic German-style luncheon and show featuring "The Johnny Wagner Band", specializing in traditional Bavarian, Austrian, and Slovenian styles of Polka Music, including Yodeling, performances on the Swiss Alphorn (a 15 foot long horn from the mountains of Switzerland) and the Austri...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
The Jacob Henry Mansion Estate
20 South Eastern Avenue
Joliet, IL 60433
815-722-1420
MasterChef Junior Live!
Oct. 3, 2019 , 7:30PM
MasterChef Junior Live! is coming to Rialto Square Theatre on October 3rd. This all-new production brings the culinary hit TV show MasterChef Junior directly to you LIVE! Featuring head-to-head cooking competitions with past MasterChef Junior all-stars and fan favorites, Q&A sessions, and an overall immersive aud...More Info
Cost: $35-$55 Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, Il 60432
815-726-7171
Joliet Iron Works Tour
Oct. 4, 2019 , 4:30PM-6:00PM
Which city carried the nickname "City of Stone and Steel"? Joliet's once-thriving industrial plant rivaled Pittsburgh's steel power. Explore the stone foundations that are more than 100 years old. A naturalist will share the fascinating stories of the men and machines that worked at the Joliet Iron Works Historic Site....More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Joliet Iron Works Historic Site
75 Columbia
Joliet, Il 60432
(815) 886-1467
"Rocky Horror Picture Show"
Oct. 5, 2019 , 7:30PM
Come and watch the original movie with a cash bar...More Info
Cost: $5 Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Theatre
201 W. Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60432
630-932-1555
Autumn Colors Craft Show
Oct. 5, 2019 , 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Shop 100 booths including candles, jewelry, embroidery, floral arrangements, pet accessories, hair bows, Tastefully Simple, Party Lite, Pampered Chef & so much more! Admission and parking are free. Come early for the Tumbleweeds Gymnastics Team Pancake Breakfast. Grab goodies at the Girl Scout Troop 70155 Bake Sale or ...More Info
Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Romeoville Recreation Center
900 West Romeo Road
Romeoville, IL 60446
815-886-6222
Bike the Bridge
Oct. 5, 2019 , 10:00AM-11:30AM
The Wauponsee Glacial Trail is our backdrop for this fun, family bike ride. We'll share the origins of the trail and its geological name. Starting at Forked Creek Preserve – Ballou Road Access, the ride will be approximately 5 miles round-trip along a crushed limestone trail. We will take a short break at Rivals ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History
Forked Creek Preserve-Ballou Road Access
Ballou Rd
Wilmington, Il 60481
(815) 722-9470
Feed Your Soul - A Nurturing Girls' Day Retreat
Oct. 5, 2019 , 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Join us for a Girls' Day Out Wellness Retreat! Learn ways to live your life more fully, AND grow with a group of amazing women just like you, taking time for a FULL DAY EVENT to nurture yourself! This is limited to 16 participants, so register through the link on this event soon. Everyone will experience the follow...More Info
Cost: $189 Event Type: Sports/Recreation
SaltTreeYoga and Wellness Center
310 1/2 W. Main Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
Geology of Midewin
Oct. 5, 2019 , 9:00AM-12:00PM
15,000 years ago, a one-mile thick glacial ice sheet moved over Illinois leaving its mark on Midewin. Environments in prehistoric times included tropical swamplands and subtropical oceans. View the rocks, hills and plains of Midewin that still bear evidence of these vastly different environments. This car caravan tour ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History Nature
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
30239 South State Route 53
Wilmington, Il 60481
815-423-6370
Home Free: Dive Bar Saints World Tour
Oct. 5, 2019 , 8:00PM
Home Free is an American a cappella group of five vocalists, Austin Brown, Rob Lundquist, Adam Rupp, Tim Foust, and Adam Chance. Starting as a show group, they toured around 200 shows a year across the United States....More Info
Cost: Varies Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, Il 60432
815-726-7171
Kaleidoscope Eyes
Oct. 5, 2019 , Doors Open 6:30PM
Chicago's best acoustic Beatles tribute band will be in Pontiac one night only! They are self described "huge Beatles fans who strive to capture the magic of the songwriting, harmonies and silliness of the Beatles. We love to celebrate the music and memories of the Beatles with a lotta help from our friends!" ...More Info
Cost: $15 in advance | $20 at the door Event Type: Performing Arts
The Eagle Performing Arts & Conference Center
319 N Plum St
Pontiac, Il 61764
815-844-1187
Lemont Park District Fall Fest
Oct. 5, 2019 , 3:00PM - 6:00PM
This FREE event will feature LIVE music from Whiskey & Harmony, acoustic set, a scarecrow building contest, kids zone, amazing kiddie straw maze, snacks, hayrides, and more! For more information, visit www.lemontparkdistrict.org. ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Festivals
Lemont Park District Centennial Park
16028 W. 127th St.
Lemont, IL 60439
630-257-6787
Migratory Bird Hike
Oct. 5, 2019 , 8:00AM-10:00AM
Many birds use Lake Renwick to rest and refuel during migration. Join us for a guided hike in search of amazing waterfowl, soaring eagles and beautiful songbirds. Please bring binoculars and dress for the weather. A limited supply of binoculars will be available for loan. Participants will hike up to 2 miles on natural...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Lake Renwick Preserve - Turtle Lake Access
23113 W Lockport Rd
Plainfield, Il 60544
(815) 886-1467
The Pumpkin Shoot "Salute to Service"
Oct. 5, 2019 , 9:00AM-5:00PM
Buffalo Ranges annual pumpkin shoot. We will have tons of vendors, food, games, music, displays. For the kids there will be bounce houses, face painting and a children's Tac-Ops course!! Plenty of pumpkins for targets!...More Info
Cost: $30 for adults - $15 for ages 17 and under Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Buffalo Range Shooting Park
1252 N 2803rd Rd
Ottawa, Il 61350
6308168847
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Oct. 3, 2019 - Oct. 6, 2019 , October 3-5 7:30PM | October 6 2:00PM ...More Info
Cost: $2 students | $4 Seniors, Faculty Staff | $5 General Public Event Type: Performing Arts
Joliet Junior College Fine Arts Theatre
1215 Houbolt Road
Joliet, Il 60431
815-280-2223
The Wolves
Oct. 3, 2019 - Oct. 6, 2019 , Various Times
An indoor high school girls soccer team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. A Portrait of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls; facing the world with the utmost fortitude, they set an example of sisterhood. Amid the r...More Info
Cost: Various Event Type: Performing Arts
Philip Lynch Theatre
One University Parkway
Romeoville, Il 60446-2200
815-836-5500
Lincoln Days on the I&M Canal
Oct. 5, 2019 - Oct. 6, 2019 , 10:00AM, 1:00PM, 3:00PM
Celebrate the day that Abraham Lincoln & his family were on LaSalle-Peru with Mary Todd Lincoln as she hosts this very special canal boat tour! Climb aboard a replica 19th Century canal boat and step back in time to 1848. Mary Todd Lincoln will guide you on a tour of the western end of the I&M Canal, where she and Mr...More Info
Cost: $15.00 Event Type: Education/History
I&M Canal Boat
754 First Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
815-220-1848
30th Pumpkin Pie Bicycle Ride
Oct. 6, 2019 , 7:00AM
The 30th Pumpkin Pie Bicycle Ride, is organized by the Starved Rock Cycling Association. The ride takes place in scenic North Central Illinois.2019 NEW AND REVISED ROUTES INCLUDE road rides of approximately 27, 42, 63, or 103 miles, light traffic and rolling hills. New for 2019: optional gravel loop, distance to be de...More Info
Cost: $23-$30 Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Marquette High School
1000 Paul Street
Ottawa, Il 61350
Angel of Hopefest
Oct. 6, 2019 , 12-5pm
Angel of Hopefest is a free street party hosted by The Utica Business Association, August Hill Winery and Team Angels Among Us. There will be drink specials, food, artisan vendors, raffles, 50/50 and live music from Burn N' Bush, Big Uproar and Lizzi Neal Band. Angel of Hopefest will be taking place downtown Utica and ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Festivals
Downtown Utica
Utica, IL 61373
815-667-4111
Day of Hope
Oct. 6, 2019 , 12:00PM-5:00PM
Day of Hope October 6 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Free A Relay for Life FUNdraising event, featuring music, fun and hope! Grab your friends and your dancing shoes to help kick cancer to the curb during a day of music, fun and hope! Proceeds benefit Relay for Life MUSIC & FUN Sunday, October 6, noon-4pm, at the August H...More Info
Cost: $25.00 per person Event Type: Wine Tasting
August Hill Winery & Illinois Sparkling Co.
106 Mill Street
Utica, Il 61373
815-667-5211
Flapjack Brewery 5K Run/Walk by the Illinois Running Series
Oct. 6, 2019 , 11:00AM-2:00PM
DESCRIPTION from the Illinois Brewery Running Series We are the Illinois Brewery Running Series and we run for beer! Join us at Flapjack Brewery Sunday October 6th @ 11AM for a 5k-ish course that starts and ends at this awesome brewery! Weave through the surrounding area at whatever pace you like, no matter what ther...More Info
Event Type: Ale Trail
Flapjack Brewery
6833 Stanley Ave
Berwyn, IL 60402
Hike for a Cure
Oct. 6, 2019 , 9:00AM-11:00AM
Join us as we hike to the top of Starved Rock in support of a cure for breast cancer. Our event will run from 9am – 11am with four guided hikes departing from the Back Door Lounge every 30 minutes. Hikes departing on the half hour include a side trip to beautiful French Canyon. Hikers may choose to participate on...More Info
Cost: $20 Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge
Utica, IL 61373
(815) 220-7386
Import Face-Off
Oct. 6, 2019 , 8:30AM - 6:00PM
M&H Tires IMPORT FACE-OFF presented by AMSOil national car show and drag racing series will be at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, IL on 10/6/19! Car/truck/bike show, 1/4 mile drag racing, Usaci stereo crank it up contest, burnout contest (time permitting), two step competition, low car limbo, vendors, pit midway....More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Route 66 Raceway
500 Speedway Boulevard
Joliet, IL 60432
815-722-5500
Whose Live Anyway?
Oct. 6, 2019 , 7:00PM
WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY?, featuring the current cast of the Emmy nominated TV show, Whose Line Is It Anyway?, is 90 minutes of hilarious improvised comedy and song all based on audience suggestions. Cast members Ryan Stiles, Greg Proops, Jeff B. Davis, and Joel Murray will leave you gasping with the very witty scenes they in...More Info
Cost: Varies Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, Il 60432
815-726-7171
A Night with Janis Joplin
Oct. 7, 2019 , 7:30PM
The Tony Award-nominated Broadway musical A Night With Janis Joplin is a journey celebrating Janis Joplin and her biggest musical influences – trailblazers like Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Odetta, Nina Simone and Bessie Smith, all of whom inspired Joplin to become one of Rock 'n' Roll's greatest legends...More Info
Cost: Varies Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, Il 60432
815-726-7171
Festa Italiana
Oct. 8, 2019
The Jacob Henry Mansion Estate presents "The Tenors3", a trio of classically trained tenor vocalists! Their diverse musical program, infused with a touch of comedy, encompasses Opera, Broadway, Operetta, Standards, Ethnic Favorites, Holiday Melodies, and much more!...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
The Jacob Henry Mansion Estate
20 South Eastern Avenue
Joliet, IL 60433
815-722-1420
Lemont Farmers Market
Oct. 8, 2019 , 8:00AM-1:00PM
Lemont Farmers Market - - - "Tuesdays on Talcott" will run every Tuesday, starting the second Tuesday in June - June 11 through October 29, 2019, 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. in the Talcott municipal lot, corner of Stephen Street & Talcott Street. ...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Talcott municipal lot, corner of Stephen Street & Talcott Street
Lemont, Il
Harvest Afternoon Tea
Oct. 10, 2019 , 2:00PM-4:00PM
Why not treat yourself to a relaxing Fall themed Afternoon Tea experience? Located in the Lock 16's Vintage Room you will spend time relaxing with friends, or meet new friends. The afternoon tea menu features a variety of tasty teas, delectable savory tea sandwiches, scones served with Devonshire Cream & Jam, sweet min...More Info
Cost: $24.95 Event Type: Dining
Canal Corridor Association
754 First Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
815-220-1848
RENT 20th Anniversary Tour
Oct. 10, 2019 , 7:30PM
In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway... and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson's RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award&...More Info
Cost: Varies Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, Il 60432
815-726-7171
LAHS Scary Silent Movie Night
Oct. 11, 2019 , 7:00pm
Doors open at 6:30pm. Classic Silent Horror Films. Free admission. Food will be offered. For more information, contact the Historical Society at 630-257-2972. ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Lemont Historical Society Museum
306 Lemont Street
Lemont, IL 60439
630-257-2972
Peppa Pig's Adventure
Oct. 11, 2019 , 6:00PM
In Peppa Pig's Adventure, Peppa gets ready to go on an exciting camping trip to the woods with George and her school friends, including Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep and Gerald Giraffe. ...More Info
Cost: Varies Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, Il 60432
815-726-7171
Ghosts of Ottawa Past
Oct. 11, 2019 - Oct. 12, 2019
The guided tour starts in the candle-lit Reddick Mansion and will include an approximate quarter-mile outside walk. Meet some famous and infamous ghostly characters while hearing stories about Ottawa's unique and colorful past. ...More Info
Event Type: Story Telling
William Reddick Mansion
100 W. Lafayette Street
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-433-6100
3 French Hens French Country Market
Oct. 12, 2019
Antiques, artisans, hand crafted items, fresh produce, baked goods, flowers and more! For more information visit www.3FrenchHensMarket@blogspot.com...More Info
Event Type: Shopping
Morris Downtown Development Partnership, Inc.
111 E. Washington St.
Morris, IL 60450
815-941-0245
Awesome Ottawa Tours
Oct. 12, 2019
Haunted Ottawa Tour 1.5 Miles/2 Hours Easy Exercise Ottawa's History of Suicide, Murder & Mayhem 21+ (13+ w/ Parent) $30...More Info
Cost: $30 Event Type: Nature Holiday - Fall/Winter
Canal Toll House
1221 Columbus Street
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-434-2737
Car Show/Duck Race
Oct. 12, 2019 , 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Kick off Burgoo weekend by attending the 7th Annual Utica Fire Protection District Car Show! The first 100 cars to register will receive a dash plaque! Awards, 50/50, Music, Vendors, and Food Available at Local Businesses...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Downtown Utica
Utica, IL 61373
815-667-4111
Eve of Haunted Destruction
Oct. 12, 2019 , 3:00PM-9:00PM
Trunk or Treat, Lawn Mower Racing, Power Wheels Racing, School Bus Racing, Extreme Trailer Racing and More! ...More Info
Cost: $18 Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Route 66 Raceway
500 Speedway Boulevard
Joliet, Il 60433
815-722-RACE (7223)
Four Rivers Bird Hike
Oct. 12, 2019 , 8:00AM-10:00AM
The best way to learn about birds is to see and hear them! Learn from an interpretive naturalist and other like-minded birders as you take a bird hike through oak-hickory forest or restored prairie near the Des Plaines River. The program begins with a short presentation about one particular bird or bird topic. Meet at ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
McKinley Woods - Kerry Sheridan Grove
25055 W. Walnut Lane
Channahon, Il 60410
(815) 722-9470
Morris Cruise Night
Oct. 12, 2019 , 6:00PM-9:00PM
For more information, visit http://morriscruisenight.com...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Downtown Morris
Morris, IL 60450
815-941-0245
Out of the Darkness Walk
Oct. 12, 2019
Suicide prevention awareness...More Info
Event Type: Education/History
Jordon Block Park (Main & Rt 23/71N)
111 Lincoln Place
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-434-2737
Plastic Free Living
Oct. 12, 2019 , 2:00PM-2:30PM
In the United States, more than 500 million plastic straws are thrown away daily and around 100 billion plastic bags are purchased annually. In a world full of plastic, how does the environment stand a chance? The answer is YOU. Join in on a presentation about how to live plastic free and make small lifestyle changes t...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, Il 60446
(815) 886-1467
Scarecrow Shindig
Oct. 12, 2019 , 4:00 - 6:00PM
Come celebrate the fall season with family and friends! Come dressed in your best costume or cowboy/cowgirl outfit for the first family Scarecrow Shindig. A DJ will play your favorite music for a fun family dance party, there will be hayrack rides and candy scramble at the end. Straw will be provided for you to make a ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Festivals Nature
Central Park, Pine Pavillion
24856 W. Eames St.
Channahon, IL 60410
Utica Fire Department Car Show
Oct. 12, 2019 , 1:00PM - 6:00PM
Kick off Burgoo weekend by attending the 7th Annual Utica Fire Protection District Car Show! Registration Fee-$10 Registration at the corner of Mill & Grove St The first 100 cars to register will receive a dash plaque! Awards, 50/50, Music and Vendors! Food Available at Local Businesses For more info contact: J...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Downtown Utica
101 E Canal St.
North Utica, IL 61373
815-343-8103
Why are the Trees Painted?
Oct. 12, 2019 , 1:00PM-2:30PM
Why do leaves change color? Learn about native trees and what colors their leaves turn in the fall. The forests of McKinley Woods will be the classroom for this adult program. Through hands-on activities and discussions, participants will study our local trees. Meet at the Four Rivers Shelter, and be sure to dress for ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
McKinley Woods - Kerry Sheridan Grove
25055 W. Walnut Lane
Channahon, Il 60410
(815) 722-9470
Witches Night Out
Oct. 12, 2019 , 5:00PM-9:00PM ...More Info
Cost: $40 Event Type: Festivals Holiday - Fall/Winter
Pitsticks Pavillion
3401 IL -23
Ottawa, Il 61348
(815) 325-4320
Witches Walk
Oct. 12, 2019 , 5:30PM - 11:30PM
Get dressed up and join us for drinks, cackles, and treats on our annual "spirits" walk in downtown Lemont. After the walk, you can invite your favorite Warlock for the Witches Ball at the VFW Hall - with food, drink, live music, and dancing. Event sponsored by the Heritage Corridor Business Alliance and Lemont Park Fo...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Historic Downtown Lemont
Lemont, IL 60439
630-257-5997
The Fall of the House of Usher
Oct. 4, 2019 - Oct. 13, 2019 , 2:30PM | 7:30PM
Tickets on sale now! Matinee and Evening Performances available, please check website to buy tickets and for more information. James Brookfield, an up-and-coming writer of potboilers from New York City, is invited to the Boston home of his childhood friend, Roderick Usher, to, as his host suggests, "chronicle the e...More Info
Cost: $10+ Event Type: Performing Arts
Morris Theatre Guild
516 W. Illinois Ave.
Morris, Il 60450
(815) 942-1966
50th Annual Burgoo Festival
Oct. 12, 2019 - Oct. 13, 2019 , Saturday: 11:00AM-7:00PM, Sunday:9:00AM-5:00PM
The 50th Annual Burgoo will kick off Saturday October 12 at 11 am when over 100 vendors will set up on the museum property. Utica Fire Protection District will have their Classic Car Show from 1-7pm. Saturday night will feature a Burgoo kickoff when we start cooking our stew along the I&M Canal. Sunday will include ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts/Crafts Festivals Shopping Holiday - Fall/Winter
LaSalle County Historical Society
101 E. Canal Street
Utica, IL 61373
815-667-4861
The Spirit of All Hallow's Eve
Oct. 12, 2019 - Oct. 13, 2019 , Saturday 3:00PM & 7:00PM, Sunday 1:00PM & 4:00PM
Halloween lore comes to life...More Info
Cost: $5 Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Billie Limacher Theatre
201 W. Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60432
630-932-1555
Lyle Lovett & his Acostic Group
Oct. 13, 2019 , 7:00PM
A singer, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums. Coupled with his gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musician fuses elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a convention-defying manner that breaks down barriers....More Info
Cost: Varies Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, Il 60432
815-726-7171
History of St. James at Sag Bridge Cemetery
Oct. 15, 2019 , 7:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Education/History
Lemont Historical Society Museum
306 Lemont Street
Lemont, IL 60439
Reels at the Rialto - "Hocus Pocus"
Oct. 17, 2019 , 7:00 PM
Tickets available day-of or in advance at the Rialto Square Theatre Box Office. No online ticket sales. October 17th - "Hocus Pocus" After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max Dennison (Omri Katz) explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani (Thora Birch) and their new friend, Allison (Vinessa Shaw). After dism...More Info
Cost: $5 Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, IL 60432
815-726-7171
Witches Walk of Utica
Oct. 17, 2019 , 4:00PM - 9:00PM
Dust off your broom and grab your pals for a fun Witches Walk in downtown Utica! Good witches and bad are all welcome!...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Downtown Utica
101 E Canal St.
North Utica, IL 61373
Ghoul's Night Out
Oct. 18, 2019
Don't miss out on this spooky, shopping night! For more information visit, https://shopmorris.com/...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Morris Downtown Development Partnership, Inc.
Morris, IL 60450
815-941-0245
Busy Beaver Craft Club
Oct. 19, 2019 , 10:00AM-4:00PM
Join us on the third Saturday of the month for "Busy Beavers Craft Club." Each day we will have a different craft set up in the museum for you to make and take home. Drop by whenever you like between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to construct your own crafty creations! In October, get creative with a cool bat craft. The museum is...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, Il 60446
(815) 886-1467
Halloween Parade
Oct. 19, 2019 , 2:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Washington Park
1301 West Street
Peru, IL 61354
815-223-0061
Hikin' With Your Hound
Oct. 19, 2019 , 10:00AM-11:30AM
Enjoy an autumn walk with an interpretive naturalist and your pup! Meet new friends and other dog owners as we explore the changing colors and landscape. Please park in the dog park parking lot, and be sure to dress for the weather. Hikes are 1-2 miles over uneven, natural terrain. All dogs must be on a leash no longer...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Hammel Woods Preserve - DuPage River Access
23435 Black Road
Shorewood, Il 60404
(815) 722-9470
Pet Costume Parade
Oct. 19, 2019 , 2:00pm
Spectators and the community are welcome to join and line the streets to cheer on the pets in the costume parade! There is no charge or donation requested for spectators. All spectators are also invited to the Post-Parade Pet Costume Party. The Party is FREE and OPEN to the Community. At the party we will have music, v...More Info
Event Type: Festivals Holiday - Fall/Winter
The Promenade Bolingbrook
631 E. Boughton Road
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
(630) 296-8340
Ready, Aim, Fire!
Oct. 19, 2019 , 10:00AM-11:30AM
Ready, aim, fire! Participants will have a great time working on their archery skills as well as learning how to safely use basic archery equipment during this program. Practice using compound bows to shoot blunt arrows at a target. This program begins inside in an accessible facility. It will continue outside on natur...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, Il 60446
(815) 886-1467
The Tomfoolery Fun Club; Back @ The Roxy
Oct. 19, 2019 , 8:00PM-10:30PM
After a brief summer hiatus, the Fun Club is back action on October 19th with a return to the fabulous Roxy Theater in Lockport, Illinois!! Tomfoolery is back with an evening of incredible comedy along with some amazing live music!! Chicago funny lady Jesnaira Baez returns to Tomfoolery after a far-too-long absence!...More Info
Cost: $25-$100 Event Type: Performing Arts
Roxy Theater
1017 S. State Street
Lockport, Il
219-595-YES2
Trunk-or-Treat & Holiday Hustle 5K
Oct. 19, 2019 , 8:00AM-12:00PM
Families and race fans are once again invited to dress their little ones in full costume and fill their trunks with candy to attend the third annual Trunk-or-Treat fundraising event at Chicagoland Speedway on October 19. New to this year's event is the addition of the Santa Celebration 5k and 1-mile stroll. After ha...More Info
Cost: $10 Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Chicagoland Speedway
500 Speedway Boulevard
Joliet, Il 60433
888-629-RACE (7223)
Zombie Apocalypse Archery
Oct. 19, 2019 , 1:00PM-2:30PM
Zombies are everywhere! Okay, probably not. However, they are featured so often in books, movies and TV shows that it's hard to escape the topic. When someone mentions zombies, it's usually within the context of a "zombie apocalypse." Join us at Isle a la Cache where we will put our archery skills to work protecting th...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, Il 60446
(815) 886-1467
Live Hawk Show
Oct. 5, 2019 - Oct. 20, 2019 , 1:00PM-3:00PM
Have an up close and personal visit with 3 very special hawks and their handler Rich Escutia. Rich will cover the biology and hunting instincts of each of his two Harris Hawks and his Red Tailed Hawk at his live hawk show located by the Eagles Roost Cabin behind the Visitor Center. By falconer Rich Escutia....More Info
Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center
2678 N. State Rte 178
Utica, IL 61373
815-667-4726
Fall Colors Weekend
Oct. 19, 2019 - Oct. 20, 2019 , 9:30AM, 11:00AM & 1:00PM
Bursts of orange, yellow, rust, purple, and red will surround the Rock in autumn. Why not join a hike through the park to enjoy the fall colors through the experience and knowledge of a naturalist! Discover why leaves change their colors and more! Beautiful opportunity for photos, views from the overlooks, and the c...More Info
Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center
2678 N. State Rte 178
Utica, IL 61373
815-667-4726
Oktoberfest: A Celebration of Germany!
Oct. 19, 2019 - Oct. 20, 2019 , 5:00PM-7:00PM
A celebration of Germany! Food, Beer, Wine and Music. Join the fun! Sample German wine and beer. Enjoy a buffet of German foods and listen to authentic German music by the Duseldorfers German Band. Reservations are required for this event. Call 815-220-7386. Buffet Only: $28 Buffet, Tastings & Stein: $43 Childre...More Info
Cost: $12-$28 Event Type: Festivals Dining
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-667-4211
Children's Painting Party with Lori McCarter
Oct. 20, 2019
Enjoy an afternoon of creativity, painting, and fun. Completed project will include 3 small seasonal paintings. ...More Info
Cost: yes Event Type: Arts/Crafts
William Reddick Mansion
100 W. Lafayette Street
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-433-6100
Joliet Junior College Faculty Jazz Quintet
Oct. 20, 2019 , 3:00PM ...More Info
Cost: $2 students | $4 Seniors, Faculty Staff | $5 General Public Event Type: Performing Arts
Joliet Junior College Fine Arts Theatre
1215 Houbolt Road
Joliet, Il 60431
815-280-2223
Lemont Township Scarecrow Fest
Oct. 20, 2019 , 2:00PM - 5:00PM
Free family fun, hayrides, and bonfire! For more information, contact Lemont Township at (630) 257-2522...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Lemont Township Community Center
16300 Alba St.
Lemont, IL 60439
630-257-2522
Oktoberfest: A Celebration of Germany!
Oct. 23, 2019 - Oct. 24, 2019 , 11:30AM-2:30PM
A celebration of Germany! Food, Beer, Wine and Music. Join the fun! Sample German wine and beer. Enjoy a buffet of German foods and listen to authentic German music by the Duseldorfers German Band. Reservations are required for this event. Call 815-220-7386. Buffet Only: $28 Buffet, Tastings & Stein: $43 Childre...More Info
Cost: $12-$28 Event Type: Festivals
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-667-4211
Fall Family Campfire
Oct. 24, 2019 , 6:30PM-8:00PM
Hear tall tales and sing songs by firelight. Dance by the light of the moon, as we savor the last moments of fall. Brave souls will be guided through the darkness while listening to the mysterious nocturnal sounds. Remember to dress for the weather. Outdoor activities may take place on natural surfaces across uneven te...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Four Rivers Environmental Education Center
25055 W. Walnut Lane
Channahon, Il 60410
(815) 722-9470
Fall Festival
Oct. 25, 2019 , 11:00am - 7:00pm
Come out and Join us for our 2nd annual Fall Festival. We will have 50+ vendors, Crafters, Artisans, and food companies set up on Sandburg and Row. The mall will also have numerous activities(times and activities TBD and will be posted closer to the event). Vendors will have candy to hand out, while supplies last, duri...More Info
Event Type: Festivals Holiday - Fall/Winter
The Promenade Bolingbrook
631 E. Boughton Road
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
(630) 296-8340
Haunted Canal Hay Ride
Oct. 25, 2019 , 6:00PM - 9:30PM
Fundraiser benefitting Hope & Friendship Foundation and School District 113a Foundation. Hay rides chauffeured by the Lemont Tractor Club. Lemont has long been known as a place of ghosts, spirits, and hair raising brushes with after life as part of its history... and present... On October 25th & 26th, we will visit ...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Lemont Safety Village
55 Stephen Street
Lemont, IL 60439
Hocus Pocus Movie Night
Oct. 25, 2019 , 7:00PM
Come see the Old Stone Church magically transform into Salem and watch the Halloween cult classic Hocus Pocus. The 1993 Disney hit is fun for all ages! Enjoy Hocus Pocus themed treats and even an appearance by everyone's favorite worst witch - Winifred Sanderson! Admittance is $5.00 for adults and $2.00 for children. ...More Info
Cost: $5 Adults | $2 Children Event Type: Performing Arts Holiday - Fall/Winter
Lemont Historical Society Museum
306 Lemont Street
Lemont, IL 60439
630-257-2972
Ottawa's Farmer Market (Every Saturday)
Now - Oct. 26, 2019 , 8:00AM-12:30PM
Come to Ottawa's Old Town Farmers Market to purchase freshly picked, home-grown vegetables and fruits! Also featured are home baked goods, jams and jellies, dog treats, handmade soaps and fresh roasted coffee. With a motto of we BAKE it, we GROW it, we SELL it FRESH, your sure to find something FANTASTIC!!! Open Saturd...More Info
Event Type: Shopping
Jackson Street of Washington Square Park
Jackson Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-433-0084
Basic Crystal Healing Class
Oct. 26, 2019 , 10:30AM - 6:30PM
In this 8-hour class taught by Crystal Master Allie Phillips, you will receive 16 crystals, a 45+ page workbook, and learn: -History, science and art of how crystals really work -How to care for and properly use crystals -How crystals balance chakras -How to make crystal elixirs and how they work -How sacred ge...More Info
Cost: $210 Event Type: Sports/Recreation
SaltTreeYoga and Wellness Center
310 1/2 W. Main Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-488-1582
Fall Festival
Oct. 26, 2019 , 11:00am - 7:00pm
Come out and Join us for our 2nd annual Fall Festival. We will have 50+ vendors, Crafters, Artisans, and food companies set up on Sandburg and Row. The mall will also have numerous activities(times and activities TBD and will be posted closer to the event). Vendors will have candy to hand out, while supplies last, duri...More Info
Event Type: Festivals Holiday - Fall/Winter
The Promenade Bolingbrook
631 E. Boughton Road
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
(630) 296-8340
Halloween Hoedown
Oct. 26, 2019 , 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Line-up at Legion Park for our annual Costume Contest & Parade followed by Trick or Treating at participating downtown stores and all the miniature houses at Saftey Village! Halloween jumpie at Budnik Plaza! Hay wagon Rides! Take some frightening photos with out fun backdrop! Fun Children's Activities! Lemont Park Dist...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Festivals Holiday - Fall/Winter
Historic Downtown Lemont
Legion Park
Lemont, IL 60439
Haunted Canal Hay Ride
Oct. 26, 2019 , 5:00PM - 9:30PM
Fundraiser benefitting Hope & Friendship Foundation and School District 113a Foundation. Hay rides chauffeured by the Lemont Tractor Club. Lemont has long been known as a place of ghosts, spirits, and hair raising brushes with after life as part of its history... and present... On October 25th & 26th, we will visit ...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Lemont Safety Village
55 Stephen Street
Lemont, IL 60439
Haunted Trails and Tales-Ghosts of Starved Rock's Past
Oct. 26, 2019 , 5:30PM, 5:45PM, 6:00PM, 6:15PM & 6:30PM
PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY-Email DNR.StarvedRock@illinois.gov BY OCTOBER 19TH. Experience the trail through living interpretation as the "ghosts of Starved Rock's past" guide you to the Rock along a luminary lit trail. Tales will be told......what will you believe, see, or hear in the dark, dark, woods?! By Park Staff...More Info
Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center
2678 N. State Rte 178
Utica, IL 61373
815-667-4726
IncredibleBats and More!
Oct. 26, 2019 , 2:30PM-3:30PM
Bats eat bugs, they don't eat people, bats eat bugs, they don't play in your hair...... Bats are our friends whether they eat insects or fruit. Find out just how important bats are to our Planet. Visit with some live and very friendly Egyptian Fruit Bats as well their non-stinky friend the skunk and friendly tarantu...More Info
Event Type: Nature
2678 N. State Rte 178
Utica, IL 61373
815-667-4726
Migratory Bird Hike
Oct. 26, 2019 , 8:00AM-10:00AM
Many birds use Lake Renwick to rest and refuel during migration. Join us for a guided hike in search of amazing waterfowl, soaring eagles and beautiful songbirds. Please bring binoculars and dress for the weather. A limited supply of binoculars will be available for loan. Participants will hike up to 1.5 miles on natur...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Lake Renwick Preserve Heron Rookery Nature Preserve
23202 W. Renwick Road
Plainfield, Il 60544
(815) 886-1467
Super Hero Halloween Breakfast Bash at Haunted Trails Joliet
Oct. 26, 2019 , 9 AM - 12 PM
Don’t be scared…join us for our Super Hero Halloween Breakfast Bash on Saturday, October 26th from 9 AM-Noon. Meet TWO of your favorite Super Heroes (from 9:30 AM-10:30 AM) and enjoy a Hot Breakfast of Scrambled Eggs, French Toast Sticks, Bacon and Sausage with Milk, Juice, Coffee and Tea. Admission also includes UNLIM...More Info
Cost: $19.95/guest, plus tax (adults and kids) Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Haunted Trails Entertainment Park & Picnic Groves
1423 N. Broadway Street, (Rt. 53)
Joliet, Il 60435
815-722-7800
Mules, Mansion, & Mimosa Boat Tour
Now - Oct. 27, 2019 , Friday-Saturday 10:00AM-3:00PM
Combine a mimosa at Lock 16 Café, a historic 1-hour mule pulled boat ride on the I&M Canal Boat, and a 1-hour tour of the historic Hegeler Carus Mansion. Step back to 1848 and take a ride on the I&M Canal on The Volunteer, a mule-pulled I&M Canal Boat. Meet our guides and hear their stories of life along the cana...More Info
Cost: $45.00 Event Type: Ongoing
I&M Canal Boat
754 First Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
815-220-1848
Take a Hike & Lunch
Now - Oct. 27, 2019 , 11:00AM
Saturdays & Sundays 11am-1:30pm $18/person Group departs from the hotel lobby of the Lodge with a knowledgeable guide to see canyons and bluffs made from St. Peter's Sandstone. If you're part of a guided hike in the spring or early summer, there is a good possibility you will be able to see seasonal waterfalls. The ...More Info
Cost: $18.00 per person Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2688 East 875th Road
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-667-4211
Ghost Tour on the I&M Canal Boat
Oct. 25, 2019 - Oct. 27, 2019 , 5:00PM-6:00PM
A Halloween adventure filled with legend, mystery and horror! Join us for a night of storytelling on the I&M Canal! Let our talented tour guides divulge the many secrets, spirits, scandals that took place throughout the I&M Canal National Heritage Area, through spine tingling tales of mysterious supernatural occurrence...More Info
Cost: $15.00 Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
I&M Canal Boat
754 First Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
815-220-1848
Haunted Pool House
Oct. 25, 2019 - Oct. 27, 2019 , 6:00PM-9:00PM
Friday & Saturday 6:00PM-9:00PM Sunday 5:30pm (for Faint of Heart/Lights on) ...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
555 Commerical Street
Marseilles, IL
815-795-2414
Fall Festival
Oct. 27, 2019 , 11:00am - 5:00pm
Come out and Join us for our 2nd annual Fall Festival. We will have 50+ vendors, Crafters, Artisans, and food companies set up on Sandburg and Row. The mall will also have numerous activities(times and activities TBD and will be posted closer to the event). Vendors will have candy to hand out, while supplies last, duri...More Info
Event Type: Festivals Holiday - Fall/Winter
The Promenade Bolingbrook
631 E. Boughton Road
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
(630) 296-8340
Metropolitan Youth Symphony
Oct. 27, 2019 , 4:00PM ...More Info
Cost: $10 Event Type: Performing Arts
Joliet Junior College Fine Arts Theatre
1215 Houbolt Road
Joliet, Il 60431
815-280-2223
Advanced Crystal Healing Class
Oct. 27, 2019 - Oct. 28, 2019 , 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Class is Taught by Advanced Crystal Master, Allie Phillips In this 16-hour training you will receive 2 advanced personal crystals to work with during class, a 100+ page workbook, a jeweler's loupe, and learn: -The 12 master crystals -Crystal systems and formations -Crystal nature of Earth and body -Sacred space ...More Info
Cost: $440 Event Type: Sports/Recreation
SaltTreeYoga and Wellness Center
310 1/2 W. Main St.
Ottawa, IL 61350
2019 Rosie & The Rivets Tribute Show
Oct. 28, 2019 - Oct. 29, 2019 , 11:30PM-2:45PM
Join us for a high energy show that's fun for all ages. Rosie & the Rivets feature powerhouse lead vocals, skillful musicianship, tight harmonies and great stage presence. They have period-correct clothes and hair along with vintage guitars, drums, and even microphones. The Rivets perform danceable music from the 1950'...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
Medium at the Mansion
Oct. 29, 2019 , 11:30am
Enjoy a delicious luncheon on our historic estate and participate in a Group Reading by Psychic Medium Michael Gourley, one of the "Top 10 Chicago Psychis". Michael will explain how he uses his gifts to deliver messages from loved ones in spirit, and will deliver any messages that come through for our guests -- there ...More Info
Event Type: Dining Ongoing
The Jacob Henry Mansion Estate
20 South Eastern Avenue
Joliet, IL 60433
815-722-1420
Joliet Junior College Student Recital
Oct. 30, 2019 , 12:00PM ...More Info
Cost: $2 students | $4 Seniors, Faculty Staff | $5 General Public Event Type: Performing Arts
Joliet Junior College Fine Arts Theatre
1215 Houbolt Road
Joliet, Il 60431
815-280-2223
Mystery in the Mansion
Oct. 30, 2019
Begin your day of fun and adventure with lunch at The Jacob Henry Mansion, but don't plan on leaving until you have solved the Murder Mystery!...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
The Jacob Henry Mansion Estate
20 South Eastern Avenue
Joliet, IL 60433
815-722-1420
Museum's Summer Schedule Begins
Now - Oct. 31, 2019 , Monday - Saturday 10:00AM-5:00PM | Sunday 12:00PM-5:00PM
For more information, please visit http://jolietmuseum.org...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
Joliet Area Historical Museum
204 N. Ottawa Street
Joliet, Il 60432
815-723-5201
Mule-Pulled Canal Boat Tour
Now - Oct. 31, 2019 , 10:00AM, 1:00PM & 3:00PM
Climb aboard a replica 19th century mule-pulled canal boat and ride the route Lincoln traveled! Your guides, dressed as Canal era crew, will take you back in time to life on the American frontier and the Illinois Prairie. Meet our mules, Moe & Joe, and learn how horses and mules pulled passengers and cargo between Chic...More Info
Cost: $15.00 Event Type: Ongoing
I&M Canal Boat
754 First Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
815-220-1848
Farmers Markets
Now - Oct. 31, 2019
Fresh, local Produce, Honey & Jam, Baked Goods, Crafts and more....More Info
Event Type: Arts/Crafts Shopping Dining
Corner of East Dakota & Cornelia Streets (US Route 6)
Spring Valley, IL 61362
815-664-4221
Historic Trolley October Tours
Oct. 1, 2019 - Oct. 31, 2019 , Times Vary
June-October Tours: Monday-Friday: 3:00PM-4:30PM Saturday-Sunday: 12:00PM-1:30PM, 1:30PM-3:00PM, 3:00PM-4:30PM Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall 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 th...More Info
Cost: $12 adults | $10 seniors (60 & older)) | $8 (10 & under) Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-220-7386
Downtown Trick or Treat
Oct. 31, 2019 , 3:00 - 5:00 PM ...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Participating Downtown Businesses
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-434-2737
Trick-or-Treat at the Library
Oct. 31, 2019 , 4:00PM - 6:00PM
It wouldn't be Halloween without a stop at the Library! Popular book characters such as Harry Potter, Mother Goose, Little Red Riding Hood, and more will be giving away treats!...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Lemont Public Library
Lemont, IL 60439
The Deep Roots of Yoga Retreat
Nov. 1, 2019 - Nov. 3, 2019
"Yoga is 6,000 years old, right?" We will explore the historical beginnings of yoga, the early yogis and their Upanishadic philosophy, influences of Samkhya and Buddhism, and the medieval development and decline of Tantra Yoga and its ultimate reformation into Hatha Yoga. While the yogic practices have changed dramat...More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Joliet Junior College Area High School Art Exhibition
Nov. 1, 2019 - Nov. 30, 2019 ...More Info
Cost: $2 students | $4 Seniors, Faculty Staff | $5 General Public Event Type: Performing Arts
Joliet Junior College Fine Arts Theatre
1215 Houbolt Road
Joliet, Il 60431
815-280-2223

 


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