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Euchre Tournament
Mar. 21, 2019 - Mar. 21, 2019 , 6:00PM
Euchre Tournament March 21, March 28, April 4 6:00PM – Registration begins 6:30PM – Play begins Join us and bring your friends in the Back Door Lounge for this progressive, individual play Euchre Tournament. Must be 18 years of age or older. Weekly winners: 1st place – $200, 2nd place –...More Info
Cost: $15 Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center, Back Door Lounge & Dining Room
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-220-7386
Music in the Back Door Lounge
Mar. 22, 2019 - Mar. 22, 2019 , 8:00PM-11:00PM
There's no better way to relax on a Friday night than with great, live music in the Back Door Lounge. Talented, local performers bring a variety of rock and country favorites (mixed with a few original songs) each week from 8-11 pm with no cover charge. Come early for dinner! Ask about our wide selection of seasonal be...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Back Door Lounge & Dining Room
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Spring Afternoon Tea
Mar. 22, 2019 - Mar. 22, 2019 , 2:00PM-4:00PM
Join the Canal Corridor Association for a Spring themed Afternoon Tea in the Lock 16 Café & Visitor Center Vintage Room. Afternoon teas have been enjoyed for centuries and have been touted as a miracle cure and most potent health drink ever. Spend the afternoon with friends in the Vintage Room at the Lock 16 C...More Info
Cost: $24.95 Event Type: Dining
Lock 16 Cafe & Visitor Center
754 First Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
815-220-1848
Spring Afternoon Tea
Mar. 23, 2019 - Mar. 23, 2019 , 2:00PM-4:00PM
Join the Canal Corridor Association for a Spring themed Afternoon Tea in the Lock 16 Café & Visitor Center Vintage Room. Afternoon teas have been enjoyed for centuries and have been touted as a miracle cure and most potent health drink ever. Spend the afternoon with friends in the Vintage Room at the Lock 16 C...More Info
Cost: $24.95 Event Type: Dining
Lock 16 Cafe & Visitor Center
754 First Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
815-220-1848
The Steepwater Band with guests, River Road Trio
Mar. 23, 2019 - Mar. 23, 2019 , 7:00PM
NTL Productions Presents.... THE STEEPWATER BAND wsg. River Road Trio Saturday, March 23rd. River Road Trio 7pm-10pm (Taproom) Steepwater Band 10pm-1am (Brewery) FREE EVENT!...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Tangled Roots Brewing Company
808 LaSalle Street
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-324-9549
Bunny Tails
Mar. 24, 2019 - Mar. 24, 2019 , 2:00PM-4:00PM
The Reddick Mansion is hosting a children's painting party on Sunday afternoon, March 24th, from 2-4pm. Lori McCarter, local artist and experienced party host, will instruct attendees as they complete their "Bunny Trails" painting. The painting feautres an Easter/spring theme of bright-colored polka dots and floppy-...More Info
Cost: $35.00 per painter Event Type: Other
Reddick Mansion
100 W. Lafayette Street
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-433-6100
Children's Painting Party with Lori McCarter
Mar. 24, 2019 - Mar. 24, 2019 , 2:00PM-4:00PM
Children's Painting Party with Lori McCarter. Information on the website....More Info
Event Type: Other
Reddick Mansion
100 West Lafayette Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-433-6100
Simply Patsy Tribute
Mar. 25, 2019 - Mar. 26, 2019 , 11:30AM
Since 2010, Mary Pfeifer has delivered the sounds of the late great Patsy Cline in her "Simply Patsy" tribute. Mary has performed throughout Illinois and neighboring states, and was recently an invited guest to perform Patsy songs onstage in Nashville, TN. From Patsy's first recordings in 1955 to her last in 1963, sh...More Info
Event Type: Lodging Packages
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, Il 61348
8152207386
Starved Rock Walkers Club
Now - Mar. 28, 2019 , 9:00AM Thursdays
Would you like someone to hike with you? Don't know where to hike? Come one, come all! Meet us on Thursdays at 9am in the Lodge lobby for pre-planned group hikes. These hikes take a few hours and usually end around noon. The best part is the hiking schedule changes each week and repeats itself each quarter so you get t...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Nature
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, Il 61348
8152207386
Euchre Tournament
Mar. 28, 2019 - Mar. 28, 2019 , 6:00PM
Euchre Tournament March 21 March 28 April 4 6pm – Registration begins 6:30pm – Play begins Join us and bring your friends in the Back Door Lounge for this progressive, individual play Euchre Tournament. Must be 18 years of age or older. Weekly winners: 1st place – $200, 2nd place – $100, 3rd...More Info
Cost: $15 Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center, Back Door Lounge & Dining Room
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Music in the Back Door Lounge
Mar. 29, 2019 - Mar. 29, 2019 , 8:00PM-11:00PM
There's no better way to relax on a Friday night than with great, live music in the Back Door Lounge. Talented, local performers bring a variety of rock and country favorites (mixed with a few original songs) each week from 8-11 pm with no cover charge. Come early for dinner! Ask about our wide selection of seasonal be...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Back Door Lounge & Dining Room
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Awesome Ottawa Tours
Now - Mar. 31, 2019 , 1:00 PM
Drive & Hike Longest Hike 1/3 Mile 3 Hours Moderate Exercise Indian Burials, Pioneer Graveyards & Caves 10 Years & Older View Vast Woodland and Sandstone Scenery ...More Info
Cost: $40 (12 & under free w/adult) Event Type: Nature
Dayton Bluffs Preserve
2997 IL-71
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-2737
Historic Trolley March Tours
Now - Mar. 31, 2019 , 12:00PM-1:30PM & 1:30PM-3:00PM
Historic Trolley Tour Schedule » March: Saturday: 12-1:30pm & 1:30-3pm Sunday: 12-1:30pm & 1:30-3pm April-May: Saturday: 3-4:30pm Sunday: 12-1:30pm, 1:30-3pm & 3-4:30pm June-October: Monday-Friday: 3-4:30pm Saturday & Sunday: 12-1:30pm, 1:30-3pm & 3-4:30pm November-December: Saturday: 12-1:30pm & 1:30...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
Waterfall & Canyon Tours
Apr. 1, 2019 - Apr. 1, 2019 , 11:00AM
Experience a fun, outdoor adventure at Starved Rock with a guided hike to three spectacular waterfalls and canyons: French, St. Louis and Ottawa (three 45 minute guided hikes). Tour includes lunch from a special menu in our rustic Main Dining Room and a relaxing trolley ride. This is a walking tour and is not recommend...More Info
Cost: $32 adult | $27 children (10 and under) Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-220-7386
Euchre Tournament
Apr. 4, 2019 - Apr. 4, 2019 , 6:00PM
Euchre Tournament March 21 March 28 April 4 6pm – Registration begins 6:30pm – Play begins Join us and bring your friends in the Back Door Lounge for this progressive, individual play Euchre Tournament. Must be 18 years of age or older. Weekly winners: 1st place – $200, 2nd place – $100, 3rd...More Info
Cost: $15 Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center, Back Door Lounge & Dining Room
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Music in the Back Door Lounge
Apr. 5, 2019 - Apr. 5, 2019 , 8:00PM-11:00PM
There's no better way to relax on a Friday night than with great, live music in the Back Door Lounge. Talented, local performers bring a variety of rock and country favorites (mixed with a few original songs) each week from 8-11 pm with no cover charge. Come early for dinner! Ask about our wide selection of seasonal be...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Back Door Lounge & Dining Room
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Easter Egg Hunt
Apr. 6, 2019 - Apr. 6, 2019 , 1:00PM
Rain date: April 20th...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Spring/Summer
Centennial Park
13th & West Streets
Peru, IL 61354
815-223-0061
Waterfall & Canyon Tours
Apr. 6, 2019 - Apr. 6, 2019 , 9:00AM & 11:00AM
Experience a fun, outdoor adventure at Starved Rock with a guided hike to three spectacular waterfalls and canyons: French, St. Louis and Ottawa (three 45 minute guided hikes). Tour includes lunch from a special menu in our rustic Main Dining Room and a relaxing trolley ride. This is a walking tour and is not recommend...More Info
Cost: $32 adult | $27 children (10 and under) Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-220-7386
Take a Hike & Lunch
Apr. 6, 2019 - Apr. 7, 2019 , 11:00AM-2:30PM
Saturdays & Sundays in April 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 guide describ...More Info
Cost: $18 Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Little Bighorn Battle
Apr. 7, 2019 - Apr. 7, 2019 , 1:00PM
Steve Dancey will share his stories and historical interpretations of the Battle of the Little Bighorn between the 7th US Cavalry and the Sioux and Cheyenne Warriors. Steve recently spent more time as a National Park Ranger volunteer at the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument in Montana....More Info
Cost: Free Will Donation Event Type: Education/History
St. John's Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall
607 10th Ave
Mendota, IL 61342
815-539-3373
Waterfall & Canyon Tours
Apr. 8, 2019 - Apr. 8, 2019 , 11:00AM
Experience a fun, outdoor adventure at Starved Rock with a guided hike to three spectacular waterfalls and canyons: French, St. Louis and Ottawa (three 45 minute guided hikes). Tour includes lunch from a special menu in our rustic Main Dining Room and a relaxing trolley ride. This is a walking tour and is not recommend...More Info
Cost: $32 adult | $27 children (10 and under) Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-220-7386
Dueling Pianos
Apr. 8, 2019 - Apr. 10, 2019 , 11:30AM
An experience like no other! Don't miss this wildly entertaining music and comedy dueling piano show. Our interactive musical comedy experience will have you singing, shouting, dancing and laughing so hard you'll be doubled over. When booking your overnight package, you must call (815) 220-7386 to request your show dat...More Info
Event Type: Lodging Packages
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-220-7386
Flight Night Progressive Dinner
Apr. 10, 2019 - Apr. 10, 2019 , 5:00PM
Join us for the third series of our Flight Night Progressive Dinner! August Hill Winery, The Lone Buffalo and Starved Rock Lodge have teamed up to create an unforgettable event filled with wine, beer and food tastings. Our Flight Night progressive dinner is available the second Wednesday of each month, from November th...More Info
Cost: Varies Event Type: Dining
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-220-7386
Easter Afternoon Tea
Apr. 11, 2019 - Apr. 11, 2019 , 2:00PM-4:00PM
Why not treat yourself to a relaxing Easter 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 m...More Info
Cost: $24.95 Per Person (Reservation Required) Event Type:
Lock 16 Café & Visitor Center
754 First Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
815-223-1851
Afternoon Tea with Mary Todd Lincoln
Apr. 12, 2019 - Apr. 12, 2019 , 2:00PM-4:00PM
Join the Canal Corridor Association for an Afternoon Tea with Mary Todd Lincoln in the Lock 16 Café & Visitor Center Vintage Room. Afternoon teas have been enjoyed for centuries and have been touted as a miracle cure and most potent health drink ever. Spend the afternoon with friends in the Vintage Room at the Loc...More Info
Cost: $24.95 Event Type: Dining
Lock 16 Cafe & Visitor Center
754 First Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
815-220-1848
Music in the Back Door Lounge
Apr. 12, 2019 - Apr. 12, 2019 , 8:00PM-11:00PM
There's no better way to relax on a Friday night than with great, live music in the Back Door Lounge. Talented, local performers bring a variety of rock and country favorites (mixed with a few original songs) each week from 8-11 pm with no cover charge. Come early for dinner! Ask about our wide selection of seasonal be...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Back Door Lounge & Dining Room
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Afternoon Tea with Mary Todd Lincoln
Apr. 13, 2019 - Apr. 13, 2019 , 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Join the Canal Corridor Association for an Afternoon Tea with Mary Todd Lincoln in the Lock 16 Café & Visitor Center Vintage Room. Afternoon teas have been enjoyed for centuries and have been touted as a miracle cure and most potent health drink ever. Spend the afternoon with friends in the Vintage Room at the Loc...More Info
Cost: $24.95 Event Type: Dining
Lock 16 Cafe & Visitor Center
754 First Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
815-220-1848
Waterfall & Canyon Tours
Apr. 13, 2019 - Apr. 13, 2019 , 9:00AM & 11:00AM
Experience a fun, outdoor adventure at Starved Rock with a guided hike to three spectacular waterfalls and canyons: French, St. Louis and Ottawa (three 45 minute guided hikes). Tour includes lunch from a special menu in our rustic Main Dining Room and a relaxing trolley ride. This is a walking tour and is not recommend...More Info
Cost: $32 adult | $27 children (10 and under) Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-220-7386
Take a Hike & Lunch
Apr. 13, 2019 - Apr. 14, 2019 , 11:00AM-2:30PM
Saturdays & Sundays in April 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 guide describ...More Info
Cost: $18 Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Living with Wildlife: A Balance Helping Nature
Apr. 14, 2019 - Apr. 14, 2019 , 1:30PM-2:30PM
Have you ever wondered what to do with a baby animal, or an injured or orphaned animal? Join Nancy Johnson, of the 2nd Hand Ranch and Rescue from Princeton, Illinois as she talks about her life as a wildlife rescuer and helps us understand how to live with wildlife on and off of the trail. By Nancy Johnson, Second H...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center
2668 East 873 Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4726
Waterfall & Canyon Tours
Apr. 15, 2019 - Apr. 15, 2019 , 11:00AM
Experience a fun, outdoor adventure at Starved Rock with a guided hike to three spectacular waterfalls and canyons: French, St. Louis and Ottawa (three 45 minute guided hikes). Tour includes lunch from a special menu in our rustic Main Dining Room and a relaxing trolley ride. This is a walking tour and is not recommend...More Info
Cost: $32 adult | $27 children (10 and under) Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-220-7386
Johnny Cash Tribute
Apr. 15, 2019 - Apr. 17, 2019 , 11:30AM
"Walk the Line" with Bennie Wheels and his band. The Ultimate Tribute to Johnny Cash, June Carter and The Tennessee Three, is the Nation's #1 and most authentic representation of the Man in Black in his "Folsom Prison" era prime! Seeing is believing, and when you go "Walkin' the Line" with Bennie Wheels, there's no dou...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-220-7386
Music in the Back Door Lounge
Apr. 19, 2019 - Apr. 19, 2019 , 8:00PM-11:00PM
There's no better way to relax on a Friday night than with great, live music in the Back Door Lounge. Talented, local performers bring a variety of rock and country favorites (mixed with a few original songs) each week from 8-11 pm with no cover charge. Come early for dinner! Ask about our wide selection of seasonal be...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Back Door Lounge & Dining Room
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Take a Hike & Lunch
Apr. 20, 2019 - Apr. 20, 2019 , 11:00AM-2:30PM
Saturdays & Sundays in April 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 guide describ...More Info
Cost: $18 Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Waterfall & Canyon Tours
Apr. 20, 2019 - Apr. 20, 2019 , 9:00AM & 11:00AM
Experience a fun, outdoor adventure at Starved Rock with a guided hike to three spectacular waterfalls and canyons: French, St. Louis and Ottawa (three 45 minute guided hikes). Tour includes lunch from a special menu in our rustic Main Dining Room and a relaxing trolley ride. This is a walking tour and is not recommend...More Info
Cost: $32 adult | $27 children (10 and under) Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-220-7386
Easter Buffet
Apr. 21, 2019 - Apr. 21, 2019 , 10:30AM-6:00PM
Join us on Easter Sunday for our Easter Buffet! Available 10:30am – 6pm. Reservations are required. To make a reservation, please call (815) 220-7386. Price per person includes buffet, a non-alcoholic beverage, tax and gratuity. Payment is required at time of reservation. ...More Info
Cost: $32.98 adults | $16.50 children (10 & under) Event Type: Dining
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-220-7386
Waterfall & Canyon Tours
Apr. 22, 2019 - Apr. 22, 2019 , 11:00AM
Experience a fun, outdoor adventure at Starved Rock with a guided hike to three spectacular waterfalls and canyons: French, St. Louis and Ottawa (three 45 minute guided hikes). Tour includes lunch from a special menu in our rustic Main Dining Room and a relaxing trolley ride. This is a walking tour and is not recommend...More Info
Cost: $32 adult | $27 children (10 and under) Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-220-7386
Music in the Back Door Lounge
Apr. 26, 2019 - Apr. 26, 2019 , 8:00PM-11:00PM
There's no better way to relax on a Friday night than with great, live music in the Back Door Lounge. Talented, local performers bring a variety of rock and country favorites (mixed with a few original songs) each week from 8-11 pm with no cover charge. Come early for dinner! Ask about our wide selection of seasonal be...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Back Door Lounge & Dining Room
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Stems and Stilettos Wine Tasting
Apr. 27, 2019 - Apr. 27, 2019 , 6:00PM-9:00PM
Streator Chamber of Commerce and Industry Fundraising event. Wine, Craft beer, silent and live auctions....More Info
Event Type: Wine Tasting
Knights of Columbus Hall
806 Oakley Ave.
Streator, IL 61364
Waterfall & Canyon Tours
Apr. 27, 2019 - Apr. 27, 2019 , 9:00AM & 11:00AM
Experience a fun, outdoor adventure at Starved Rock with a guided hike to three spectacular waterfalls and canyons: French, St. Louis and Ottawa (three 45 minute guided hikes). Tour includes lunch from a special menu in our rustic Main Dining Room and a relaxing trolley ride. This is a walking tour and is not recommend...More Info
Cost: $32 adult | $27 children (10 and under) Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-220-7386
I&M Canal Clean Up
Apr. 22, 2019 - Apr. 28, 2019
The Canal Corridor Association is coordinating a canal-wide cleanup on Monday, April 22nd to Sunday April 28th. All interested volunteers should contact Mara Moore, the Programs Coordinator at the Canal Corridor Association at 815-220-1848 ext. 1838 or by email at programs@iandmcanal.org. The Illinois and Michigan Can...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Nature
I&M Canal State Trail
754 First Street
LaSalle, Il 61301
815-220-1848
Spring MegaHike
Apr. 27, 2019 - Apr. 28, 2019 , 8:30AM & 9:00AM
Join us for the 2019 Spring Mega Hike! Hikes leave the Lodge at 8:30AM and 9:00AM both days. Expected time for lunch is 1pm and 1:30pm. We expect to return to the Lodge at approximately 4:30 and 5pm. Board the Starved Rock Trolley with a pair of guides where the trolley will take you to the east end of the park to ...More Info
Cost: $37 Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Take a Hike & Lunch
Apr. 27, 2019 - Apr. 28, 2019 , 11:00AM-2:30PM
Saturdays & Sundays in April 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 guide describ...More Info
Cost: $18 Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Waterfall & Canyon Tours
Apr. 29, 2019 - Apr. 29, 2019 , 11:00AM
Experience a fun, outdoor adventure at Starved Rock with a guided hike to three spectacular waterfalls and canyons: French, St. Louis and Ottawa (three 45 minute guided hikes). Tour includes lunch from a special menu in our rustic Main Dining Room and a relaxing trolley ride. This is a walking tour and is not recommend...More Info
Cost: $32 adult | $27 children (10 and under) Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-220-7386
Historic Trolley April Tours
Apr. 6, 2019 - Apr. 30, 2019 , Saturdays & Sundays
April - May Tours: Saturday 3:00PM-4:30PM 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 the Starved Rock Visit...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
Midwest More Festival/MASH UP Homebrew Tasting/Competition
May. 4, 2019 - May. 4, 2019 , 7:00AM-4:00PM
LEARN, HUNT, BUY...MOREL MUSHROOMS during Ottawa's Annual Midwest Morel Fest. This unique festival offers 'everything mushrooms' from the morel enthusiast to the curious observer! All events take place at Jordon Block Park (Main & Rt 23/71N). This year enjoy a Morel Market, a large variety of handcrafted Vendors, Ho...More Info
Cost: Presale until April 1st: $30 adults | $15 children (12 & under) Event Type: Festivals
Jordon Block Park (Main & Rt 23/71N)
111 Lincoln Place
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-2737
Waterfall & Canyon Tours
May. 4, 2019 - May. 4, 2019 , 9:00AM & 11:00AM
Experience a fun, outdoor adventure at Starved Rock with a guided hike to three spectacular waterfalls and canyons: French, St. Louis and Ottawa (three 45 minute guided hikes). Tour includes lunch from a special menu in our rustic Main Dining Room and a relaxing trolley ride. This is a walking tour and is not recommend...More Info
Cost: $32 adult | $27 children (10 and under) Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-220-7386
Take a Hike & Lunch
May. 4, 2019 - May. 5, 2019 , 11:00AM-2:30PM
Saturdays & Sundays in May 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 guide describes ...More Info
Cost: $18 Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Ottawa Moose's Catfish Tournament
May. 5, 2019 - May. 5, 2019 , 6:00AM ...More Info
Cost: TBD Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Allen Park Boat Launch
400 Courtney Street (South Side Of Riverfront)
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-2737
Waterfall & Canyon Tours
May. 6, 2019 - May. 6, 2019 , 11:00AM
Experience a fun, outdoor adventure at Starved Rock with a guided hike to three spectacular waterfalls and canyons: French, St. Louis and Ottawa (three 45 minute guided hikes). Tour includes lunch from a special menu in our rustic Main Dining Room and a relaxing trolley ride. This is a walking tour and is not recommend...More Info
Cost: $32 adult | $27 children (10 and under) Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-220-7386
George Strait Tribute
May. 6, 2019 - May. 8, 2019 , 11:30AM
Veteran Branson Entertainer's Gordy and Debbie pay tribute to living legend George Strait. Hear his greatest hits along with fun facts, trivia about George and a dash of comedy sprinkled in. This husband and wife duo is a must see for all George Strait fans. They currently perform at the Jackie B Goode's Café in B...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-220-7386
Mother's Day Tea
May. 10, 2019 - May. 10, 2019 , 2:00PM-4:00PM
Join the Canal Corridor Association for our Mother's Day Afternoon Tea in the Lock 16 Café & Visitor Center Vintage Room. Afternoon teas have been enjoyed for centuries and have been touted as a miracle cure and most potent health drink ever. Spend the afternoon with friends in the Vintage Room at the Lock 16 ...More Info
Cost: $24.95 Event Type: Holiday - Spring/Summer
Lock 16 Cafe & Visitor Center
754 First Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
815-220-1848
Kids' Fishing Rodeo at Baker Lake
May. 11, 2019 - May. 11, 2019 , 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM ...More Info
Event Type:
Baker Lake
2700 Airport Road
Peru, IL 61354
8152230061
Mother's Day Tea
May. 11, 2019 - May. 11, 2019 , 2:00PM-4:00PM
Join the Canal Corridor Association for our Mother's Day Afternoon Tea in the Lock 16 Café & Visitor Center Vintage Room. Afternoon teas have been enjoyed for centuries and have been touted as a miracle cure and most potent health drink ever. Spend the afternoon with friends in the Vintage Room at the Lock 16 ...More Info
Cost: $24.95 Event Type: Dining
Lock 16 Cafe & Visitor Center
754 First Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
815-220-1848
Starved Rock Country Marathon, Half Marathon, & 5K
May. 11, 2019 - May. 11, 2019 , 7:00AM
Back for a 6th year, the 2019 Starved Rock Country Marathon and Half Marathon (and 5K) has become the "must do" event of the running community in central Illinois. The Marathon course will again encompass the scenery of the Illinois River, the neighborhoods of Ottawa and the rolling landscapes in and around Starved Roc...More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Starting points: Marathon & 5K - Washington Square Park; Half Marathon - Starved Rock State Park
2668 East 873 Road
Oglesby, IL 61373
815-667-5351
Waterfall & Canyon Tours
May. 11, 2019 - May. 11, 2019 , 9:00AM & 11:00AM
Experience a fun, outdoor adventure at Starved Rock with a guided hike to three spectacular waterfalls and canyons: French, St. Louis and Ottawa (three 45 minute guided hikes). Tour includes lunch from a special menu in our rustic Main Dining Room and a relaxing trolley ride. This is a walking tour and is not recommend...More Info
Cost: $32 adult | $27 children (10 and under) Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-220-7386
Take a Hike & Lunch
May. 11, 2019 - May. 12, 2019 , 11:00AM-2:30PM
Saturdays & Sundays in May 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 guide describes ...More Info
Cost: $18 Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Mother's Day Buffet
May. 12, 2019 - May. 12, 2019 , 10:30AM-6:00PM
Mother's Day Buffet 10:30am – 6pm $32.98/adults $16.50/children under 10 Join us on Mother's Day for our Mother's Day Buffet at Starved Rock Lodge! Available 10:30am – 6pm. Reservations are required. To make a reservation, please call (815) 220-7386. Price per person includes buffet, a non-alcoholic bev...More Info
Cost: $32.98 adults | $16.50 children (10 & under) Event Type: Dining
Starved Rock Lodge
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Mother's Day on the I&M Canal Boat
May. 12, 2019 - May. 12, 2019
The I&M Canal Boat offers a unique experience. Travel back in time to 1848 on the replica-packet boat "The Volunteer" at Lock 14 in LaSalle. Treat Mom to a special day and enjoy your adventure on the historic I&M Canal. The period-clothed Captain and Crew tell the story of the Canal. All Mothers will receive a FREE Loc...More Info
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I&M Canal Boat
754 First Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
815-220-1848
Streator Grade School Band
May. 12, 2019 - May. 12, 2019 , 1:00PM-3:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Streator City Park on the Plumb Pavilion
N. Park St.
Streator, IL 61364
81-5672-2055
Waterfall & Canyon Tours
May. 13, 2019 - May. 13, 2019 , 11:00AM
Experience a fun, outdoor adventure at Starved Rock with a guided hike to three spectacular waterfalls and canyons: French, St. Louis and Ottawa (three 45 minute guided hikes). Tour includes lunch from a special menu in our rustic Main Dining Room and a relaxing trolley ride. This is a walking tour and is not recommend...More Info
Cost: $32 adult | $27 children (10 and under) Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-220-7386
2019 Health Fitness and Lifestyle Fair hosted by WCMY 1430
May. 16, 2019 - May. 16, 2019 ...More Info
Event Type: Education/History
Knights of Columbus Hall
401 W. Main Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-2737
Open Space Art Gallery and Studios Third Friday Event!
May. 17, 2019 - May. 17, 2019 , 5:00PM-8:00PM
Third Friday is a night of art, fun, music, dance, and community at local businesses in downtown Ottawa on the third Friday of every month. Over 20 arts and craft vendors will be set up. Watercolors, pottery, photography, paintings, sculptures and more! Support your local artists and businesses by stopping out and ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Festivals
Open Space Art Gallery and Studios
223 W. Madison St.
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-293-7099
Third Friday
May. 17, 2019 - May. 17, 2019 , 5:00PM-8:00PM
Third Friday is a night of art, fun, music, dance, and community at local businesses in downtown Ottawa on the third Friday of every month. Over 20 arts and craft vendors will be set up. Watercolors, pottery, photography, paintings, sculptures and more! Support your local artists and businesses by stopping out and ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Festivals
Open Space Art Gallery and Studios
223 W. Madison St.
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-293-7099
Artisan's on the Water
May. 18, 2019 - May. 18, 2019 , 11:00AM-2:00PM
Join us every last Saturday of the month for craft vendors. Enjoy live music, food and shopping along the water. Located at Heritage Harbor, Ottawa IL. For more information, contact us at 815.433.5000 ext 230...More Info
Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Heritage Harbor Ottawa
1970 N. 2753rd Road
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-433-5000 ext. 230
Reddick Mansion Golf Outing Fundraiser
May. 18, 2019 - May. 18, 2019 , 9:00AM Shotgun Start
Join us for the Reddick Mansion Golf Outing Fundraiser at the Pine Hills Golf Course. 18 Hole / 4 person scramble Price includes golf, cart, prizes & pizza buffet. More information on their website. ...More Info
Cost: $75 per golfer/$60 PHGC Member Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Pine Hills Golf Course
1665 N. 2501 Road
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-3985
TBM Avengers Salute to Veterans
May. 18, 2019 - May. 18, 2019 ...More Info
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Illinois Valley Regional Airport
4251 E. Ed Urban Dr.
Peru, IL 61354
8152230061
Waterfall & Canyon Tours
May. 18, 2019 - May. 18, 2019 , 9:00AM & 11:00AM
Experience a fun, outdoor adventure at Starved Rock with a guided hike to three spectacular waterfalls and canyons: French, St. Louis and Ottawa (three 45 minute guided hikes). Tour includes lunch from a special menu in our rustic Main Dining Room and a relaxing trolley ride. This is a walking tour and is not recommend...More Info
Cost: $32 adult | $27 children (10 and under) Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-220-7386
Take a Hike & Lunch
May. 18, 2019 - May. 19, 2019 , 11:00AM-2:30PM
Saturdays & Sundays in May 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 guide describes ...More Info
Cost: $18 Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Waterfall & Canyon Tours
May. 20, 2019 - May. 20, 2019 , 11:00AM
Experience a fun, outdoor adventure at Starved Rock with a guided hike to three spectacular waterfalls and canyons: French, St. Louis and Ottawa (three 45 minute guided hikes). Tour includes lunch from a special menu in our rustic Main Dining Room and a relaxing trolley ride. This is a walking tour and is not recommend...More Info
Cost: $32 adult | $27 children (10 and under) Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-220-7386
Rock Around the Clock Tribute
May. 20, 2019 - May. 22, 2019 , 11:30AM
Direct from her Smoky Mountain theater in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, we present Patty Waszak. Patty's show combines a wide variety of music along with comedy and audience participation. She is a dynamic singer, hilarious comedienne and great musician. Enjoy all of those upbeat toe tappers people know and love to sing alo...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Streator Park Fest
May. 24, 2019 - May. 24, 2019 , 5:00PM
Outdoor festival featuring carnival, entertainment, food, craft, vendor booths and live music. Sponsored by Streator Community Center....More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Streator City Park
N. Park St.
Streator, IL 61364
815-672-2055
Starved Rock Brew Fest
May. 25, 2019 - May. 25, 2019 , 12:00PM-5:00PM
The third annual Starved Rock Country Brew Festival will take place on Saturday, May 25th, 2019. The fest will feature over 60 unique American craft beers, live music and local food. Join us in downtown Ottawa for the most anticipated new craft beer events of the year. Tickets go on sale February 28th at 10:00 AM!...More Info
Cost: $35 general admission | $10 designated driver Event Type: Festivals
Jordon Block Park (Main & Rt 23/71N)
111 Lincoln Place
Ottawa, IL 61350
(888) 695-0888
Waterfall & Canyon Tours
May. 25, 2019 - May. 25, 2019 , 9:00AM & 11:00AM
Experience a fun, outdoor adventure at Starved Rock with a guided hike to three spectacular waterfalls and canyons: French, St. Louis and Ottawa (three 45 minute guided hikes). Tour includes lunch from a special menu in our rustic Main Dining Room and a relaxing trolley ride. This is a walking tour and is not recommend...More Info
Cost: $32 adult | $27 children (10 and under) Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-220-7386
Historic Trolley May Tours
May. 4, 2019 - May. 26, 2019 , Saturdays & Sundays
April - May Tours: Saturday 3:00PM-4:30PM 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 the Starved Rock Visi...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
Take a Hike & Lunch
May. 25, 2019 - May. 26, 2019 , 11:00AM-2:30PM
Saturdays & Sundays in May 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 guide describes ...More Info
Cost: $18 Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Take a Hike & Lunch
Jun. 1, 2019 - Jun. 2, 2019 , 11:00AM-2:30PM
Saturdays & Sundays in June. 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 guide describe...More Info
Cost: $18 Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Rick Lindy & The Wild Ones Tribute
Jun. 3, 2019 - Jun. 5, 2019 , 11:30AM
An international touring band performing original rock as well as classic Retro Rock of the 1950's, 60's and 70's. A musical time machine that will take you back to the days when Rock and Roll was young and the radio waves were transmitting classic American Rock and Roll. Relive the sounds of Elvis, Johnny Cash, Jerry ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Jammin' at the Clock Kick-Off
Jun. 7, 2019 - Jun. 7, 2019 , 6:00PM-8:00PM
Live music Fridays from June 1 to Aug. 31....More Info
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Heritage Park
Main & Monroe St.
Streator, IL 61364
815-672-2055
Mike Milligan & Steam Shovel
Jun. 7, 2019 - Jun. 7, 2019 , 8:00PM - 11:00PM
Mike Milligan and Steam Shovel is an Original, Powerful, Soulful group from Kokomo, Indiana, United States, formed in 1993. They Celebrate 25 TWENTY FIVE! Years of touring and recording in 2018! They were recently honored with an award for 25 years of keeping the blues alive by the Fishers Blues Festival and performed...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-667-4211
Summer Sunset Concert Series-Reverend Hellbilly
Jun. 7, 2019 - Jun. 7, 2019 , 7:00PM (Grounds open at 5:30PM)
Musical concert on west lawn of a National Historic Landmark. Featured band is Reverend Hellbilly. Food and drinks are allowed on the grounds. No smoking allowed. Bring a chair or blanket. Some nights there will be food vendors. ...More Info
Cost: $5.00 per person Event Type: Performing Arts
Hegeler Carus Mansion
1307 Seventh Street
LaSalle, Il 61301
815-224-5892
9th Annual Ottawa 2 Rivers Wine Fest
Jun. 7, 2019 - Jun. 9, 2019
Don't miss the 9th Annual Ottawa 2 Rivers Wine Fest, June 7-9, in the heart of Starved Rock Country. Festival hours are Friday, 5-10pm, Saturday, noon – 10pm, and Sunday, noon – 5pm. We will let you know when tickets go on sale and when they do — Buy tickets online for the BEST deal. Prices go up a...More Info
Cost: $20 in advance | $25 at the door Event Type:
Ottawa Visitors Center
101 W. Main Street
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-434-2737
Take a Hike & Lunch
Jun. 8, 2019 - Jun. 9, 2019 , 11:00AM-2:30PM
Saturdays & Sundays in June. 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 guide describe...More Info
Cost: $18 Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Simply Patsy Cline Evening Show
Jun. 11, 2019 - Jun. 11, 2019 , 5:30PM
Since 2010, Mary Pfeifer has delivered the sounds of the late great Patsy Cline in her "Simply Patsy" tribute. Mary has performed throughout Illinois and neighboring states, and was recently an invited guest to perform Patsy songs onstage in Nashville, TN. From Patsy's first recordings in 1955 to her last in 1963, sh...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-220-7386
21st Annual Cruise Night
Jun. 14, 2019 - Jun. 14, 2019 , 6:00PM-10:00PM
Come to Ottawa and check out the antique and custom cars during the city's 21st Annual Cruise Night! Over 100 different models of cars will line the streets! It's every car buff's dream! LaSalle Street will be closed down for this event. Hosted by The LaSalle County Cruisers and the City of Ottawa...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Downtown Ottawa
LaSalle Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-2737
Movie in the Park
Jun. 14, 2019 - Jun. 14, 2019 , 7:30PM-10:30 PM ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Centennial Park
13th & West Streets
Peru, IL 61354
815-223-0061
Summer Sunset Concert Series-Last Call
Jun. 14, 2019 - Jun. 14, 2019 , 7:00PM (Grounds open at 5:30PM)
Musical concert on west lawn of a National Historic Landmark. Featured band is Last Call. Food and drinks are allowed on the grounds. No smoking allowed. Bring a chair or blanket. Some nights there will be food vendors. ...More Info
Cost: $5.00 Event Type: Performing Arts
Hegeler Carus Mansion
1307 Seventh Street
LaSalle, Il 61301
815-224-5892
POCO-A-POCO Summer Music Camp
Jun. 9, 2019 - Jun. 15, 2019
Over 25 hours of instruction/choral technique, concerts and more. For more information, visit pocoapoco.org....More Info
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Park Presbyterian Church
Main & Monroe St.
Streator, IL 61364
815-672-2055
Lions Club Carnival
Jun. 12, 2019 - Jun. 15, 2019 , Starts at 6:00 PM Wednesday - Friday and at 12:00 PM on Saturday ...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Downtown Ottawa
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-2737
Freedom Run and After Party
Jun. 15, 2019 - Jun. 15, 2019 ...More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Memorial Wall & Main Street
Marseilles, IL
815-795-2414
Railroad Crossing & Country Fair Day
Jun. 15, 2019 - Jun. 15, 2019 , 10:00AM-3:00PM
Celebrate the history of trains and agriculture as you tour the Union Depot Railroad Museum and the Breaking the Prairie Museum. View the vintage rail cars and enjoy desserts in the 1949 Pullman Golden Trencher Dining Car. Shell corn or make rope at the barn. Listen to the sounds of Blue Grass music and enjoy many othe...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Education/History
Mendota Museum & Historical Society
901 Washington Street, PO Box 433
Mendota, Il 61342
(815)539-3373
Touch A Truck
Jun. 15, 2019 - Jun. 15, 2019 , 12:00PM-3:00PM
Service vehicles, heavy equipment, and concessions...More Info
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Centennial Park
13th & West Streets
Peru, IL 61354
815-223-0061
Summer Fun Fest
Jun. 13, 2019 - Jun. 16, 2019 , Thursday 6:00PM-10:00PM | Friday 5:00PM-11:00PM | Saturday 2:00PM-11:00PM | Sunday 2:00PM-9:00PM
Free nightly entertainment featuring bands ranging from A Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute, Boat Drunks, Ethan bell Band, Mike & Joe, Free Fallin' and local favorites. Area's largest and cleanest carnival midway, food court and beer garden, car show, craft and vendor show, parade, city-wide garage sale, farmers market, fireworks...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Municipal Pool Grounds
Oglesby, IL
Take a Hike & Lunch
Jun. 15, 2019 - Jun. 16, 2019 , 11:00AM-2:30PM
Saturdays & Sundays in June. 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 guide describe...More Info
Cost: $18 Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Father's Day on the I&M Canal Boat
Jun. 16, 2019 - Jun. 16, 2019
The I&M Canal Boat offers a unique experience. Travel back in time to 1848 on the replica-packet boat "The Volunteer" at Lock 14 in LaSalle. Treat Dad to a special day and enjoy your adventure on the historic I&M Canal. The period-clothed Captain and Crew tell the story of the Canal. All Fathers will receive a FREE L...More Info
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I&M Canal Boat
754 First Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
815-220-1848
Music in the Park
Jun. 21, 2019 - Jun. 21, 2019 , 6:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Washington Square Park
101 E. Lafayette St.
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-434-2737
Open Space Art Gallery and Studios Third Friday Event!
Jun. 21, 2019 - Jun. 21, 2019 , 5:00PM-8:00PM
Third Friday is a night of art, fun, music, dance, and community at local businesses in downtown Ottawa on the third Friday of every month. Over 20 arts and craft vendors will be set up. Watercolors, pottery, photography, paintings, sculptures and more! Support your local artists and businesses by stopping out and ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Festivals
Open Space Art Gallery and Studios
223 W. Madison St.
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-293-7099
Summer Concert Series - Al and Jeannie Brown
Jun. 21, 2019 - Jun. 21, 2019 , 7:00 PM ...More Info
Cost: $5 Event Type: Performing Arts
Hegeler Carus Mansion
1307 Seventh Street
LaSalle, Il 61301
815-224-5892
Summer Sunset Concert Series
Jun. 21, 2019 - Jun. 21, 2019 , 7:00PM (Grounds open at 5:30PM)
Musical concert on west lawn of a National Historic Landmark. Featured band is Al and Jeannie Brown. Food and drinks are allowed on the grounds. No smoking allowed. Bring a chair or blanket. Some nights there will be food vendors. ...More Info
Cost: $5.00 per person Event Type: Performing Arts
Hegeler Carus Mansion
1307 Seventh Street
LaSalle, Il 61301
815-224-5892
Third Friday
Jun. 21, 2019 - Jun. 21, 2019 , 5:00PM-8:00PM
Third Friday is a night of art, fun, music, dance, and community at local businesses in downtown Ottawa on the third Friday of every month. Over 20 arts and craft vendors will be set up. Watercolors, pottery, photography, paintings, sculptures and more! Support your local artists and businesses by stopping out and ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Festivals
Open Space Art Gallery and Studios
223 W. Madison St.
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-293-7099
Artisan's on the Water
Jun. 22, 2019 - Jun. 22, 2019 , 11:00AM-2:00PM
Join us every last Saturday of the month for craft vendors. Enjoy live music, food and shopping along the water. Located at Heritage Harbor, Ottawa IL. For more information, contact us at 815.433.5000 ext 230...More Info
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Heritage Harbor Ottawa
1970 N. 2753rd Road
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-433-5000 ext.230
Historical Photo Scavenger Hunt
Jun. 22, 2019 - Jun. 22, 2019
Enjoy an evening exploring downtown Ottawa following clues on a photo scavenger hunt!...More Info
Event Type: Education/History
William Reddick Mansion
100 W. Lafayette Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-433-6100
Take a Hike & Lunch
Jun. 22, 2019 - Jun. 23, 2019 , 11:00AM-2:30PM
Saturdays & Sundays in June. 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 guide describe...More Info
Cost: $18 Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Nashville Connections Tribute
Jun. 24, 2019 - Jun. 26, 2019 , 11:30AM
Country music at its finest! Dave and Daphne, a Nashville duo, perform a high-energy show with classic country music roots! Dave is well known for his 10 years on the road as Barbara Mandrell's lead guitarist. Daphne was Southern Gospel Music's Female Vocalist of the Year, having spent many years with the Bill Gaither ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Music in the Park
Jun. 28, 2019 - Jun. 28, 2019 , 6:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Washington Square Park
101 E. Lafayette St.
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-434-2737
Summer Concert Series - Henry Torpedo Boys
Jun. 28, 2019 - Jun. 28, 2019 , 7:00 PM ...More Info
Cost: $5 Event Type: Performing Arts
Hegeler Carus Mansion
1307 Seventh Street
LaSalle, Il 61301
815-224-5892
Summer Sunset Concert Series
Jun. 28, 2019 - Jun. 28, 2019 , 7:00PM (Grounds open at 5:30PM)
Musical concert on west lawn of a National Historic Landmark. Featured band is Henry Torpedo Boys. Food and drinks are allowed on the grounds. No smoking allowed. Bring a chair or blanket. Some nights there will be food vendors. ...More Info
Cost: $5.00 per person Event Type: Performing Arts
Hegeler Carus Mansion
1307 Seventh Street
LaSalle, Il 61301
815-224-5892
Music in the Park - She's a Maybe
Jun. 29, 2019 - Jun. 29, 2019 , 6:00PM-9:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Centennial Park
13th & West Streets
Peru, IL 61354
815-223-0061
Historic Trolley June Tours
Jun. 1, 2019 - Jun. 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
Visit a Canyon with a Boat Ride
Jun. 1, 2019 - Jun. 30, 2019 , 11:00AM & 12:30PM Saturdays and Sundays in June
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 per person Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Take a Hike & Lunch
Jun. 29, 2019 - Jun. 30, 2019 , 11:00AM-2:30PM
Saturdays & Sundays in June. 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 guide describe...More Info
Cost: $18 Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
4th of July Fireworks Display
Jul. 3, 2019 - Jul. 3, 2019 ...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Spring/Summer
Water St.
Peru, IL 61354
815-223-0061
Streator's Fourth of July Celebration
Jun. 27, 2019 - Jul. 4, 2019
Streator's Fourth of July Celebration: Thursday, June 27 through Thursday, July 4, Northpoint Plaza and more. Features carnival, vendors, beer tent, live music, food vendors and more. For more information, visit streators4th.org. Carnival, food, vendors, music at Northpoint June 27 to June 30. Parade on June 30th. Fire...More Info
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Northpoint Plaza
Main & Monroe St.
Streator, IL 61364
815-672-2055
4th of July Fireworks
Jul. 4, 2019 - Jul. 4, 2019
One of central Illinois LARGEST and most SPECTACULAR light shows! Our unique venue offers viewing from the high school bleachers all the way to the bluffs along the Illinois & Fox Rivers either on shore or in your boat....More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Spring/Summer
Ottawa Township High School
211 East Main Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-2737
Music in the Park
Jul. 5, 2019 - Jul. 5, 2019 , 6:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Washington Square Park
101 E. Lafayette St.
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-434-2737
Music in the Park
Jul. 6, 2019 - Jul. 6, 2019 , 6:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Washington Square Park
101 E. Lafayette St.
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-2737
Pluto Fest
Jul. 6, 2019 - Jul. 6, 2019 , 10AM-4PM
Fifth annual festival feature homebrew tastings hosted by ALES Club, crafters, vendors, children's activities, food vendors, music and entertainment begins at noon. For more information, visit streator.org....More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Streator City Park
N. Park St.
Streator, Il 61364
8156722055
A Fox River Testimony
Jun. 6, 2019 - Jul. 7, 2019
The Conservation Foundation Fox River Initiative, is pleased to exhibit the paintings of plein air and studio artist Joel Sheesley. The exhibit features 73 landscapes painted over a two year period in all seasons. The work depicts the Fox River from West Dundee to Ottawa, where the Fox River joins the Illinois River. ...More Info
Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Jeremiah Joe Coffee Building
807 LaSalle Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-2737
2019 At Last - Mary Pfeifer
Jul. 8, 2019 - Jul. 9, 2019 , 8:00PM - 11:00PM
July 8 & 9 Matinee Shows 11:30am Check-in Begins Sing along to top female pop, rock and soul hits of the 50's, 60's, 70's and more! From Etta James to Whitney Houston, Mary Pfeifer takes you through the decades with interesting trivia and tunes you'll remember. Mary has often been asked if she sings more than Patsy C...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-667-4211
Music in the Park
Jul. 12, 2019 - Jul. 12, 2019 , 6:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Washington Square Park
101 E. Lafayette St.
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-434-2737
Summer Concert Series - Steve N' Steve
Jul. 12, 2019 - Jul. 12, 2019 , 7:00 PM ...More Info
Cost: $5 Event Type: Performing Arts
Hegeler Carus Mansion
1307 Seventh Street
LaSalle, Il 61301
815-224-5892
Summer Sunset Concert Series
Jul. 12, 2019 - Jul. 12, 2019 , 7:00PM (Grounds open at 5:30PM)
Musical concert on west lawn of a National Historic Landmark. Featured band is Steve N' Steve. Food and drinks are allowed on the grounds. No smoking allowed. Bring a chair or blanket. Some nights there will be food vendors. ...More Info
Cost: $5.00 per person Event Type: Performing Arts
Hegeler Carus Mansion
1307 Seventh Street
LaSalle, Il 61301
815-224-5892
Music in the Park
Jul. 13, 2019 - Jul. 13, 2019 , 6:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Washington Square Park
101 E. Lafayette St.
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-2737
LaSalle County 4-H Show & Junior Fair
Jul. 10, 2019 - Jul. 14, 2019 ...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
LaSalle County 4-H Fair Grounds
1548 4H Road
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-2737
Marseilles Fun Days & Carnival
Jul. 11, 2019 - Jul. 14, 2019
Marseilles Fun Days & Carnival ...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Marseilles, IL
815-795-2414
Market on Main Street
Jul. 12, 2019 - Jul. 14, 2019 , Friday, Saturday 9:00AM-3:00PM, Sunday 10:00AM-2:00PM
Crafters displaying their crafts Saturday, biscuis & gravy for sale, 8am to gone. crafters, Junk in the Trunk Part of Marseilles Fun Days...More Info
Cost: free to attend, other than cost of purchase of items Event Type: Shopping
Illinois River Area Chamber of Commerce
135 Washington Street
Marseilles, IL 61341
815-795-2414
Music in the Park
Jul. 19, 2019 - Jul. 19, 2019 , 6:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Washington Square Park
101 E. Lafayette St.
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-434-2737
Music in the Park - Steve Sharps Band
Jul. 19, 2019 - Jul. 19, 2019 , 6:00PM-9:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Centennial Park
13th & West Streets
Peru, IL 61354
815-223-0061
Open Space Art Gallery and Studios Third Friday Event!
Jul. 19, 2019 - Jul. 19, 2019 , 5:00PM-8:00PM
Third Friday is a night of art, fun, music, dance, and community at local businesses in downtown Ottawa on the third Friday of every month. Over 20 arts and craft vendors will be set up. Watercolors, pottery, photography, paintings, sculptures and more! Support your local artists and businesses by stopping out and ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Festivals
Open Space Art Gallery and Studios
223 W. Madison St.
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-293-7099
Summer Concert Series - Katie Belle and the Belle Rangers
Jul. 19, 2019 - Jul. 19, 2019 , 7:00 PM ...More Info
Cost: $5 Event Type: Performing Arts
Hegeler Carus Mansion
1307 Seventh Street
LaSalle, Il 61301
815-224-5892
Summer Sunset Concert Series
Jul. 19, 2019 - Jul. 19, 2019 , 7:00PM (Grounds open at 5:30PM)
Musical concert on west lawn of a National Historic Landmark. Featured band is Katie Belle and the Belle Rangers. Food and drinks are allowed on the grounds. No smoking allowed. Bring a chair or blanket. Some nights there will be food vendors. ...More Info
Cost: $5.00 per person Event Type: Performing Arts
Hegeler Carus Mansion
1307 Seventh Street
LaSalle, Il 61301
815-224-5892
Third Friday
Jul. 19, 2019 - Jul. 19, 2019 , 5:00PM-8:00PM
Third Friday is a night of art, fun, music, dance, and community at local businesses in downtown Ottawa on the third Friday of every month. Over 20 arts and craft vendors will be set up. Watercolors, pottery, photography, paintings, sculptures and more! Support your local artists and businesses by stopping out and ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type:
Open Space Art Gallery and Studios
223 W. Madison St.
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-293-7099
15th Annual Marseilles Firefighter's Car Show on Main Street
Jul. 20, 2019 - Jul. 20, 2019 ...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
555 Commerical Street
Marseilles, IL
815-795-2414
Artisan's on the Water
Jul. 20, 2019 - Jul. 20, 2019 , 11:00AM-2:00PM
Join us every last Saturday of the month for craft vendors. Enjoy live music, food and shopping along the water. Located at Heritage Harbor, Ottawa IL. For more information, contact us at 815.433.5000 ext 230...More Info
Event Type:
Heritage Harbor Ottawa
1970 N. 2753rd Road
Ottawa, IL 61350
(815) 433-5000 ext. 230
Music in the Park
Jul. 20, 2019 - Jul. 20, 2019 , 6:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Washington Square Park
101 E. Lafayette St.
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-2737
Music in the Park
Jul. 26, 2019 - Jul. 26, 2019 , 6:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Washington Square Park
101 E. Lafayette St.
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-434-2737
Summer Concert Series - Cody Calkins
Jul. 26, 2019 - Jul. 26, 2019 , 7:00 PM ...More Info
Cost: $5 Event Type: Performing Arts
Hegeler Carus Mansion
1307 Seventh Street
LaSalle, Il 61301
815-224-5892
Summer Sunset Concert Series
Jul. 26, 2019 - Jul. 26, 2019 , 7:00PM(Grounds open at 5:30PM)
Musical concert on west lawn of a National Historic Landmark. Featured band is Cody Calkins. Food and drinks are allowed on the grounds. No smoking allowed. Bring a chair or blanket. Some nights there will be food vendors. ...More Info
Cost: $5.00 per person Event Type: Performing Arts
Hegeler Carus Mansion
1307 Seventh Street
LaSalle, Il 61301
815-224-5892
Music in the Park
Jul. 27, 2019 - Jul. 27, 2019 , 6:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Washington Square Park
101 E. Lafayette St.
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-2737
Historic Trolley July Tours
Jul. 1, 2019 - Jul. 31, 2019 , 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 the Starved Rock Visitor Center. Reservations are recommended. For more information or to book, call (815) 220-7386 or cl...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
Welcomeburger
Jul. 31, 2019 - Jul. 31, 2019 , 5:00 PM
Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring their 54th Annual Welcomeburger in Washington Square Park! This is the kick-off for the Riverfest! Everyone is welcome! Enjoy food, drink, and LIVE music! The fee includes a picnic buffet, with drinks and admission. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Ottawa Chamber ...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Washington Square Park
Ottawa, IL 61350
(815) 433-0084
Summer Concert Series - Crossroads
Aug. 2, 2019 - Aug. 2, 2019 , 7:00 PM ...More Info
Cost: $5 Event Type: Performing Arts
Hegeler Carus Mansion
1307 Seventh Street
LaSalle, Il 61301
815-224-5892
Summer Sunset Concert Series
Aug. 2, 2019 - Aug. 2, 2019 , 7:00PM (Grounds open at 5:30PM)
Musical concert on west lawn of a National Historic Landmark. Featured band is Crossroads. Food and drinks are allowed on the grounds. No smoking allowed. Bring a chair or blanket. Some nights there will be food vendors. ...More Info
Cost: $5.00 per person Event Type: Performing Arts
Hegeler Carus Mansion
1307 Seventh Street
LaSalle, Il 61301
815-224-5892
Venetian Night
Aug. 3, 2019 - Aug. 3, 2019 , Sunset ...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Heritage Harbor Ottawa
1970 N. 2753rd Road
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-433-5000
Riverfest
Aug. 1, 2019 - Aug. 4, 2019
Ottawa's annual, and LaSalle County's largest festival, Riverfest, celebrates summer with a bang! Events include carnival rides, art shows, craft and flea market, kids activities, music demonstrations, parade, and the Taste of Ottawa! At Riverfest, you're sure to find something for everyone!...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Ottawa Visitors Center
Along the Illinois River
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-2737
2019 Man of 100 Voices Tribute
Aug. 5, 2019 - Aug. 5, 2019 , 11:30AM-2:45PM
August 5 & 6 Matinee Shows 11:30am Check-in Begins The guys who gave us rock! The funny, guitar-rocking man of 100 voices takes you on a ride with Frankie Valle, Roy Orbison, Elvis, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix and more. Laugh, learn & rock with this multi-talented powerhouse, through the fun, ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-667-4211
Music in the Park
Aug. 9, 2019 - Aug. 9, 2019 , 6:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Washington Square Park
101 E. Lafayette St.
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-2737
Summer Concert Series - Three Day Weekend
Aug. 9, 2019 - Aug. 9, 2019 , 7:00 PM ...More Info
Cost: $5 Event Type: Performing Arts
Hegeler Carus Mansion
1307 Seventh Street
LaSalle, Il 61301
815-224-5892
Summer Sunset Concert Series
Aug. 9, 2019 - Aug. 9, 2019 , 7:00PM (Grounds open at 5:30PM)
Musical concert on west lawn of a National Historic Landmark. Featured band is 3 Day Weekend. Food and drinks are allowed on the grounds. No smoking allowed. Bring a chair or blanket. Some nights there will be food vendors. ...More Info
Cost: $5.00 per person Event Type: Performing Arts
Hegeler Carus Mansion
1307 Seventh Street
LaSalle, Il 61301
815-224-5892
Music in the Park
Aug. 10, 2019 - Aug. 10, 2019 , 6:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Washington Square Park
101 E. Lafayette St.
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-2737
2019 Rock & Roll Jukebox Tribute Show
Aug. 12, 2019 - Aug. 12, 2019 , 11:30AM-2:45PM
August 12 & 13 Matinee Shows 11:30am Check-in Begins Join Sting Ray Anthony with his unparalleled Tribute to Ritchie Valens and other Rock n Rollers of the 50's. He will create a high-energy show taking the 50's music to another level. Sting Ray has delighted audiences up on their feet dancing and singing to t...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-667-4211
Back to School Bash
Aug. 15, 2019 - Aug. 15, 2019 , 5:30PM
Come and celebrate Back to School with an old fashioned ice cream social featuring entertainment and yard games for the kids. Downtown Oglesby. Check out our Oglesby, IL Facebook page for more details....More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Oglesby, IL
Music in the Park
Aug. 16, 2019 - Aug. 16, 2019 , 6:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Washington Square Park
101 E. Lafayette St.
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-2737
Summer Concert Series - Written Warning
Aug. 16, 2019 - Aug. 16, 2019 , 7:00 PM ...More Info
Cost: $5 Event Type: Performing Arts
Hegeler Carus Mansion
1307 Seventh Street
LaSalle, Il 61301
815-224-5892
Summer Sunset Concert Series
Aug. 16, 2019 - Aug. 16, 2019 , 7:00PM (Grounds open at 5:30PM)
Musical concert on west lawn of a National Historic Landmark. Featured band is Written Warning. Food and drinks are allowed on the grounds. No smoking allowed. Bring a chair or blanket. Some nights there will be food vendors. ...More Info
Cost: $5.00 per person Event Type: Performing Arts
Hegeler Carus Mansion
1307 Seventh Street
LaSalle, Il 61301
815-224-5892
Third Friday
Aug. 16, 2019 - Aug. 16, 2019 , 5:00PM-8:00PM
Third Friday is a night of art, fun, music, dance, and community at local businesses in downtown Ottawa on the third Friday of every month. Over 20 arts and craft vendors will be set up. Watercolors, pottery, photography, paintings, sculptures and more! Support your local artists and businesses by stopping out and ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type:
Open Space Art Gallery and Studios
223 W. Madison St.
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-293-7099
Music in the Park
Aug. 17, 2019 - Aug. 17, 2019 , 6:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Washington Square Park
101 E. Lafayette St.
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-2737
Mazon Creek Fossil Tour
Aug. 17, 2019 - Aug. 18, 2019 , 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Join us on Saturday August 17th OR Sunday August 18th 2019 for our annual Mazon Creek Fossil Tour in Morris, IL! Take advantage of this unique opportunity to learn about the environment, ecosystems, and climate of Northern Illinois as it was 300 million years ago by collecting fossil specimens at the Mazon Fossil Beds....More Info
Cost: $150.00 Event Type: Nature
Morris, IL
754 First Street
LaSalle, Il 61301
815-220-1848
2019 Best of Broadway & Memory Lane Tribute Show
Aug. 19, 2019 - Aug. 21, 2019 , 11:30AM-2:45PM
Phil & Amy, husband and wife accomplished vocalists, musicians, recording artists and Chicagoland favorites return to Starved Rock singing Broadway Hit Greats including music from the "Music Man", "Showboat", My Fair Lady and Phantom of the Opera and many more favorites of Broadway and Memory Lane. The duet team is joi...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
Music in the Park
Aug. 23, 2019 - Aug. 23, 2019 , 6:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Washington Square Park
101 E. Lafayette St.
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-2737
Music in the Park - 70's Rewind
Aug. 23, 2019 - Aug. 23, 2019 , 6:00PM-9:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Centennial Park
13th & West Streets
Peru, IL 61354
815-223-0061
Artisan's on the Water
Aug. 24, 2019 - Aug. 24, 2019 , 11:00AM-2:00PM
Join us every last Saturday of the month for craft vendors. Enjoy live music, food and shopping along the water. Located at Heritage Harbor, Ottawa IL. For more information, contact us at 815.433.5000 ext 230...More Info
Event Type:
Heritage Harbor Ottawa
1970 N. 2753rd Road
Ottawa, IL 61350
(815) 433-5000 ext. 230
Music in the Park
Aug. 24, 2019 - Aug. 24, 2019 , 6:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Washington Square Park
101 E. Lafayette St.
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-2737
I&M Canal National Heritage Area Anniversary Boat Ride
Aug. 25, 2019 - Aug. 25, 2019 , 11:00am & 2:00pm
Join is as the Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Area, America's FIRST National Heritage Area, celebrates it's 35th Anniversary! In August 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed a bill establishing the Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Area, America's first National Heritage Area. This "new kind of na...More Info
Cost: $15.00 Event Type: Education/History
I&M Canal Boat
754 First Street
LaSalle, Il 61301
815-220-1848
Music in the Park
Aug. 30, 2019 - Aug. 30, 2019 , 6:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Washington Square Park
101 E. Lafayette St.
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-2737
Ottawa Music in the Park
Jul. 6, 2019 - Aug. 31, 2019 , 6:00PM-8:00PM
A tuneful tradition more than 15 years in the making continues in 2019 with the Music in the Park concert series, which enlivens July and August Saturday nights and transforms the tranquil Washington Park into a melody-filled amphitheater. The concerts run from 6-8 p.m. Admission is free. Bring your own lawn chair, ...More Info
Cost: Free -- bring your own lawn chair Event Type: Performing Arts
Ottawa Visitors Center
1028 LaSalle Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-2737
Historic Trolley August Tours
Aug. 1, 2019 - Aug. 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
Dream Machines Cruise Night
Aug. 31, 2019 - Aug. 31, 2019 , 5:00PM-10:00PM
Events include cars, cruisers, food, music and family fun....More Info
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Streator City Park
N. Park St.
Streator, Il 61364
8156722055
Music in the Park
Aug. 31, 2019 - Aug. 31, 2019 , 6:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Washington Square Park
101 E. Lafayette St.
Ottawa, Il 61350
8154342737
Labor Day Celebration
Aug. 30, 2019 - Sep. 1, 2019
Friday Aug. 30 through Sunday, Sept. 1, City Park and downtown locations. Cruise Night and Car Show, one of the state's largest car events featuring over 500 cars. Includes annual cruise night and car show, carnival, music, food, parade and family fun....More Info
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Streator City Park
N. Park St.
Streator, IL 61364
815-672-2055
Labor Day Parade
Sep. 1, 2019 - Sep. 1, 2019 , 12:00PM
Sponsored by the Streator Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Labor recognition event featuring floats, music, state and local businesses and organizations....More Info
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Streator City Park
E. Main St.
Streator, IL 61364
815-672-2055
Labor Day Guided Hike
Sep. 2, 2019 - Sep. 2, 2019 , 9:30AM-11:00AM
Hikes will take visitors to Starved Rock and French Canyon (3/4 mile round trip) by Park Interpreters...More Info
Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center
2668 East 873 Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4726
BBQ-n-Blues & Rib Cook-off
Sep. 6, 2019 - Sep. 6, 2019 , 4:00PM-10:30PM
Free admission and free parking! The rib cook-off kicks off at 7:00 am that day and contestants have until 6:00pm to turn-in their masterpieces. Winners will be announced at 8:00 pm. This year's rib cook-off will feature 2 sets of 8 judges. 4:30pm Written Warning 6:30pm Dave Fields 8:30pm Jimmy Nick & Don't T...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Festivals
LaSalle Business Association
600 First Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
815-228-9368
Alzheimer Walk
Sep. 7, 2019 - Sep. 7, 2019 , 8:00AM - 2:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Jordon Block Park (Main & Rt 23/71N)
111 Lincoln Place
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-2737
Jazz'N the Street
Sep. 7, 2019 - Sep. 7, 2019 , 4:00PM-10:30PM
Free admission and free parking! Head down to First Street for the 2nd night of this great event! Wine tasting, craft beer, and cocktails in the beer garden, delicious food vendors as well. Fireworks close out this 2-night event at 10:00PM thanks to City of LaSalle, Illinois. Both events are family friendly but pleas...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Festivals
LaSalle Business Association
600 First Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
815-223-2288
2019 Totally Kenny & Friends Tribute Show
Sep. 9, 2019 - Sep. 11, 2019 , 11:30PM-2:45PM
September 9, 10 & 11 Matinee Shows 11:30am Check-in Begins Dave Karl has been entertaining audiences for years! He looks like Kenny, sounds like Kenny and his natural speaking voice is Kenny! He even appeared as Kenny Rogers in the motion picture "Queens of Country" released in 2011. If you are a Kenny Rogers fan, th...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-667-4211
Marseilles Renaissance Faire
Sep. 14, 2019 - Sep. 14, 2019 , 10:00AM-6:00PM
Take a step back in time, with entertainments, singers, falcons and Vikings. Cap. Rapier Wit, or Cherlene, Mother of all Dragons & training and others....More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Guthrie Park Ball Fields
Commerical Street
Marseilles, IL
2019 Tribute to Frank Sinatra Tribute Show
Sep. 16, 2019 - Sep. 17, 2019 , 11:30PM-2:45PM
Peter Oprisko will delight you with this tribute to the Chairman of the Board! A fresh and unique, ultra-modern salute to Ol'Blue Eyes! This exciting and memorable celebration showcases Sinatra like never before. Enjoy such hits as: New York New York, The Way You Look Tonight, My Way, and many more. Matinee Performanc...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
Bike-a-Rita
Sep. 21, 2019 - Sep. 21, 2019 , 10:30AM
Bike along the I & M Canal starting at Heritage Harbor with stopping for Margaritas along the way....More Info
Event Type:
Heritage Harbor Ottawa
2 Great Loop West
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-433-5000
Marseilles Fall Rummage Sales
Sep. 21, 2019 - 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 - 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
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
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Matthiessen State Park
2500 Illinois Route 178
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4111
Take the Stage: Open Mic Night
Jun. 27, 2019 - 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
Land & Water Cruise
Jun. 2, 2019 - 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
32nd Annual Scarecrow Festival
Sep. 28, 2019 - 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
Dayton Bluffs Preserve Trail 5k/10k Run Walk
Sep. 28, 2019 - 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
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Dayton Bluffs Preserve
2997 IL-71
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-2737
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
Sep. 1, 2019 - 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
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
Harvest Afternoon Tea
Oct. 10, 2019 - 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
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
Awesome Ottawa Tours
Oct. 12, 2019 - 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:
Canal Toll House
1221 Columbus Street
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-434-2737
Out of the Darkness Walk
Oct. 12, 2019 - 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
Witches Night Out
Oct. 12, 2019 - Oct. 12, 2019 , 5:00PM-9:00PM ...More Info
Cost: $40 Event Type:
Pitsticks Pavillion
3401 IL -23
Ottawa, Il 61348
(815) 325-4320
Witches Night Out
Oct. 12, 2019 - Oct. 12, 2019 , 5:00PM-9:00PM ...More Info
Cost: $40 Event Type:
Pitsticks Pavillion
3401 IL -23
Ottawa, Il 61348
(815) 325-4320
Halloween Parade
Oct. 19, 2019 - Oct. 19, 2019 , 2:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Washington Park
1301 West Street
Peru, IL 61354
815-223-0061
Ottawa's Farmer Market (Every Saturday)
May. 4, 2019 - 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
Mules, Mansion, & Mimosa Boat Tour
May. 3, 2019 - 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
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) and 6:00PM-9:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
555 Commerical Street
Marseilles, IL
815-795-2414
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
Mule-Pulled Canal Boat Tour
Apr. 28, 2019 - 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
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 - Oct. 31, 2019 , 3:00 - 5:00 PM ...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Participating Downtown Businesses
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-434-2737
Art and Wine Walk
Nov. 2, 2019 - Nov. 2, 2019 , 2:00 - 8:00PM
Guests will enjoy samples of wine, appetizers and art at each participating business along the Wine and Art Walk! This event will give visitors an opportunity to enjoy a night out in Ottawa, sample wine and view great art while also doing some holiday shopping! Guests will be given a Wine and Art Walk Passport to fi...More Info
Cost: $25 in advance | $30 at the door Event Type:
Downtown Ottawa
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-434-2737
2019 WWII Radio Show Tribute Show
Nov. 11, 2019 - Nov. 13, 2019 , 11:30PM-2:45PM
November 11, 12 & 13 Matinee Shows 11:30am Check-in Begins Featuring favorites such as "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy," "In the Mood," and "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree," our costumed and piano-accompanied trio reenact a 1940's radio hour that is perfect for all ages! While answering musical requests from soldiers and lo...More Info
Cost: $36+ Event Type: Performing Arts
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
National Take a Hike Day
Nov. 17, 2019 - Nov. 17, 2019
There are over 60,000 miles of trails in the United States, and Ottawa has some of the best to offer! Come out and celebrate National Take A Hike Day on Sunday November 17th with three free guided hikes around Ottawa, Illinois! Each hike focuses on a theme that makes Ottawa's parks unique: learn about ecology and pre...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Nature
Ottawa Visitors Center
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-434-2737
National Take a Hike Day
Nov. 17, 2019 - Nov. 17, 2019
There are over 60,000 miles of trails in the United States, and Ottawa has some of the best to offer! Come out and celebrate National Take A Hike Day on Sunday November 17th with three free guided hikes around Ottawa, Illinois! Each hike focuses on a theme that makes Ottawa's parks unique: learn about ecology and pre...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Nature
1028 LaSalle Street
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-434-2737
Sparkling Night at the Reddick Mansion
Nov. 22, 2019 - Nov. 22, 2019
More details to come on their website....More Info
Event Type: Other
Reddick Mansion
1665 N. 2501 Road
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-3985
Festival of Lights Parade
Nov. 29, 2019 - Nov. 29, 2019 , 6:00 PM
Celebrate the holiday season with the lighting up of historic Washington Square Park! A visit from Santa, a Holiday Parade, festive decorations make this Ottawa tradition a memory to cherish! Parade begins at 6:00 pm. All events are weather permitting....More Info
Event Type:
Downtown Ottawa
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-434-2737
Awesome Ottawa Walking Tours
Now - Nov. 30, 2019 , TBD
Walking March-November 1.5 Miles/1.5 Hours, starting at Ottawa Visitors Center. Easy Exercise, Canal/Downtown History, Underground Railroad, All Ages. Great Way to Plan Shopping/Restaurants. $30 (12 & under free w/adult)...More Info
Cost: $30 Event Type: Nature
Ottawa Visitors Center
1028 LaSalle Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-2737
Awesome Ottawa Tours
May. 1, 2019 - Nov. 30, 2019 , TBD
Cocktail/Walking May-November 1.5 Miles/3 Hours, starting at Ottawa Visitors Center. Easy Exercise. Visit 3-4 Saloons Local History & Libations (21+). Cocktails the Locals Love; History w/ a Twist of Lime. ...More Info
Cost: $30 (plus drinks & tip) Event Type: Nature
Ottawa Visitors Center
1028 LaSalle Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-2737
Historic Trolley November Tours
Nov. 2, 2019 - Nov. 30, 2019 , Saturday & Sunday, 12:00PM-1:30PM & 1:30PM-3:00PM
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 the Starved Rock Visitor Center. Reservations are recommended. For more information or to book, call (815) 220-7386 or cl...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
Keeping Christmas Close to Home
Nov. 30, 2019 - Nov. 30, 2019
Light Up Streator and 7th Annual Lighted Parade...More Info
Event Type:
Streator City Park
E. Main St.
Streator, IL 61364
815-672-2055
Christmas Tea at the Mansion
Dec. 3, 2019 - Dec. 3, 2019
Enjoy a lovely afternoon with friends in the beautifully decorated Mansion, complete with a delicious offering of sweets, savories and teas. ...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
William Reddick Mansion
100 W. Lafayette Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-433-6100
Christmas Tea at the Reddick Mansion
Dec. 3, 2019 - Dec. 3, 2019
More details to come on their website....More Info
Event Type: Other
Reddick Mansion
1665 N. 2501 Road
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-3985
2019 Broadway & Christmas Tribute Show
Dec. 2, 2019 - Dec. 4, 2019 , 11:30PM-2:45PM
December 2, 3 & 4 Matinee Shows 11:30am Check-in Begins Celebrate the joy of Christmas with us at Starved Rock Lodge while listening to the songs of Broadway and Christmas from Phil & Amy. Phil and Amy are a husband and wife team that are known most notably as featured vocalists with Franz Benteler Royal Strings Orch...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
Christmas Parade
Dec. 7, 2019 - Dec. 7, 2019 , 1:30PM
Events to follow at City Hall...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Downtown Peru
Peru, IL 61354
815-223-0061
Marseilles Holiday Magic LIghted Santa Parade
Dec. 7, 2019 - Dec. 7, 2019 , 5:30PM
12/7/19 4:30PM line up at 200 Riverfront Drive. Parade starts at 5:30PM, North on Main Street After parade visit with Santa at #393 Labor Local Hall. Crafters, make and take crafts for visitors. Soup and hot cocoa for sale....More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
555 Commerical Street
Marseilles, IL
815-795-2414
Santa Fly-In
Dec. 8, 2019 - Dec. 8, 2019 , 1:30PM ...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Illinois Valley Regional Airport
4251 E. Ed Urban Dr.
Peru, IL 61354
815-223-0061
2019 Kenny & Dolly Christmas Tribute Show
Dec. 9, 2019 - Dec. 11, 2019 , 11:30PM-2:45PM
December 9, 10 & 11 Matinee Shows 11:30am Check-in Begins Back for a repeat performance is Dave Karl (Kenny Rogers) & Wendy Engler (Dolly Parton) for all of the top songs, mannerisms and humor of the real Kenny and Dolly. This tribute has it all, the best of Kenny, Dolly and of course many of their famous duets. Ther...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
Holiday Candlelight Tours
Dec. 6, 2019 - Dec. 13, 2019
More details to come on their website....More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Reddick Mansion
1665 N. 2501 Road
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-3985
Christmas Afternoon Tea
Dec. 11, 2019 - Dec. 13, 2019 , 2:00PM-4:00PM
Why not treat yourself to a relaxing Christmas 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, swee...More Info
Cost: $24.95 Per Person (Reservation Required) Event Type:
Lock 16 Café & Visitor Center
754 First Street
LaSalle, Il 61301
8152201848
Chris Kringle Market
Dec. 6, 2019 - Dec. 15, 2019 , Fridays 4 pm – 8 pm, Saturdays 10 am – 7 pm, Sundays 11 am – 4 pm ...More Info
Event Type:
Washington Square Park
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-434-2737
Patsy Cline Christmas
Dec. 16, 2019 - Dec. 16, 2019 , 11:30AM-2:00PM
Join in on the fun of Christmas songs as Mary Pfeifer brings them to life as Patsy Cline. She will also be bringing you back through time with some of Patsy Cline's first recordings. This is a show you do not want to miss and will have you leaving with the Christmas spirit! When booking your overnight package, you must...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
Historic Trolley December Tours
Dec. 1, 2019 - Dec. 29, 2019 , Saturday: 12-1:30pm & 1:30-3pm Sunday: 12-1:30pm & 1:30-3pm
Historic Trolley Tour Schedule » November-December: Saturday: 12-1:30pm & 1:30-3pm Sunday: 12-1:30pm & 1:30-3pm Pricing $12/adult $10/seniors (60 & over) $8/children (10 & under) Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall of the Lodge. Learn about the rich history and legends of Starved Rock State Park an...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
11th Annual Marseilles Holiday Tournament
Dec. 26, 2019 - Dec. 29, 2019 ...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Marseilles Elementary School
201 Chicago Street
Marseilles, IL 61341
815-795-2414
parkrun
Jun. 10, 2019 - Dec. 31, 2019 , 9:00AM
parkrun (spelled with a small p) is the world's largest organized running activity, in which more than 1 million people participated last month alone. The weekly, free 5K run/jog/walk comes to Heritage Harbor, in Ottawa on June 10th. In the U.S., parkrun is spreading to the midwest, with arriving in Ottawa after openi...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Heritage Harbor Ottawa
2 Great Loop West
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-433-5000