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The Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) encompasses the communities and counties along the historic 97-mile Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor. The Heritage Corridor spans from the Chicago Portage Area just southwest of Chicago to LaSalle-Peru including the counties of Will, Grundy, LaSalle and Putnam. The region conveniently located along I-55 from Chicago to Joliet along I-80 west to LaSalle-Peru.

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Welcome to Illinois' historic I&M Canal National Heritage Corridor. Situated between Lake Michigan and the Illinois River, the region is an outdoor recreational dream, beginning with miles of trails and waterways stretching from suburban Chicago all the way to Starved Rock State Park. Stay at four star hotels to cozy bed and breakfasts, explore Route 66, shop big-names and boutiques, dine on hearty home cooking or haute cuisine, and play at the area's exciting attractions and gaming venues.

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Farmer's Market
Aug. 10, 2020 , 4 PM - 8 PM
The Farmer's Market is conveniently located in downtown historic Lockport. The Farmer's Market will feature a variety of locally-grown produce, plants, baked goods, prepared food, gourmet products and miscellaneous items. Please practice social distancing!...More Info
Event Type: Shopping Ongoing
State Street Between 9th & 11th
Lockport , IL
(815) 838-3357
Land & Water Cruises
Aug. 10, 2020 , 11 AM - 3 PM
Tour begins with lunch in our restaurant followed by a narrated trolley tour. Learn about Starved Rock's history and legends of the area. The trolley takes passengers to the Eagle I to see the east end of Starved Rock State Park by water. Restrooms are available throughout the tour and minimal walking is involved. Both...More Info
Cost: $45 per person Event Type: Nature Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E 873rd Road
Oglesby , IL 61348
(815) 667-4211
Route 66 Drive-In Theater
Aug. 10, 2020 , 7:30PM-11:30PM
Lottery registration will be available prior to every movie via the WebTrac registration platform. Pack up the car and step back in time at the Route 66 Drive-In Theater, presented by the Village of Romeoville Parks and Recreation Department. This nostalgic experience offers residents a free and socially distant fa...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Behind Romeoville Athletic & Event Center
680 Townhall Drive
Romeoville, IL 60446
815-886-6222
A Beacon in the City of Light: The Art of Notre Dame in Paris
Aug. 11, 2020 , 7 PM - 8 PM
Join art historian and popular speaker Jeff Mishur for this in depth look at Notre Dame in Paris! Take a visual journey through the history of the cathedral's art and architecture, including its Gothic innovations and interior features, such as its stained glass windows. The current status of the church restoration wil...More Info
Event Type: Other
Joliet Public Library (ONLINE)
(815) 740-2660
Breakfast With the Hummingbirds Live!
Aug. 11, 2020 , 7 AM - 7:45 AM
***Please note this is an online-only event.*** Hummingbird migration is near peak at this time of year. This is a great way to experience hummingbirds right from your own home. Join us on Facebook to view the birds as they stop at our feeders at Plum Creek Nature Center. Learn interesting facts about the birds and t...More Info
Event Type: Nature
Forest Preserve District of Will County (Facebook Page)
(815) 727-8700
Forest Fitness: Biking at Hickory Creek (Zoom webinar)
Aug. 11, 2020 , 10 AM - 11 AM
***Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and guidelines limiting public gatherings, this program will be held virtually via Zoom. Registered participants will be sent the information to access the Zoom session via email. Please note that using this Facebook Event page to indicate you are going does not mean you are regi...More Info
Event Type: Nature
Forest Preserve District of Will County (Facebook Page)
IL,
15) 727-8700
Taco & Trivia Tuesdays
Aug. 11, 2020 , 7 PM - 9 PM
Play FREE trivia and win gift cards! Enjoy Chef's feature taco of the week Margaritas $6 | Buckets of Corona & Modelo $22-24 Limited Seating Capacity | Face mask required for entry Reservations required...call 630-783-6603...More Info
Event Type: Dining
Ashbury's at Boughton Ridge
335 E Boughton Rd
Bolingbrook , IL 60440
(630) 739-2377
Tuesday Lunch
Aug. 11, 2020 , 11 Am - 2 PM
Join us for Lunch at the Tasting Room, now offered every Tuesday, from 11 am – 2 pm, and Friday, noon-2 pm. For only $20/person, you can enjoy a glass of wine of your choice and a delicious lunch prepared by Chef Rina from John and Rina's. RESERVE YOUR SPOT Reservations are required. Please call the Tasting Ro...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
August Hill Winery
106 Mill St
Utica , IL 61373
(815) 667-5211
Chicken Wednesday at Hickory Creek Brewing Comapny
Aug. 12, 2020 , 11 am - 6 pm
Enjoy delicious rotisserie chickens and ribs fresh from the spit, homemade salads, and pretzels from Country Grill Food Truck....More Info
Event Type: Ale Trail
Hickory Creek Brewing Comapny
1005 W Laraway Rd
New Lenox, IL 60451
Friend & Wine
Aug. 12, 2020 , 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Thirsting to get out and have some fun!? Join us as we paint this Friends and Wine canvas! You must be 21 years or older to purchase. Please see all details on our website....More Info
Event Type: Wine Tasting
The Wine Cafe
130 Bridge St
Wilmington , IL 60481
(815) 476-9009
Land & Water Cruises
Aug. 12, 2020 , 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tour begins with lunch in our restaurant followed by a narrated trolley tour. Learn about Starved Rock's history and legends of the area. The trolley takes passengers to the Eagle I to see the east end of Starved Rock State Park by water. Restrooms are available throughout the tour and minimal walking is involved. Both...More Info
Event Type: Nature Adventure Outside Chicago
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E 873rd Road
Oglesby , IL 61348
(815) 667-4211
Nature Play Day (Zoom Webinar)
Aug. 12, 2020 , 10 AM - 11 AM
***Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and guidelines limiting public gatherings, this program will be held virtually via Zoom. Registered participants will be sent the information to access the Zoom session via email. Please note that using this Facebook Event page to indicate you are going does not mean you are regi...More Info
Event Type: Nature
Forest Preserve District of Will County (ONLINE)
(815) 727-8700
Wednesday Growler and Crowler Specials
Aug. 12, 2020 , 4 PM - 8 PM
**Please note that for safety reasons we are currently not filling used growlers.** Pickup hours are Sun-Thu 4-8pm and Fri-Sat 12-8pm. Delivery is also available! -Wednesday is a great day to stop in to Alter and pick up some to-go beer. We have $15 growler fills (with new growler purchase) and $9 crowlers of just abo...More Info
Event Type: Ale Trail
Alter Brewing Company
2300 Wisconsin Ave
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 541-9558
Wine Wednesdays
Aug. 12, 2020
All House Wines: $5 Glass $15 Bottle Every Wednesday! ...More Info
Event Type: Wine Tasting
Ashbury’s at Boughton Ridge
335 E Boughton Rd
Bolingbrook , IL 60440
(630) 739-2377
Disney Channel (Movies + Shows) Trivia
Aug. 13, 2020 , 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Join Quarry Pub and Grill and Binge Entertainment for a night of trivia dedicated to Disney channel (movies + shows) on our Summer Patio! Special theme EXTRA prize >>> Meme - Disney Edition - Boxed Card Game Seating is limited so get here early. FOUR fun-filled rounds of trivia and TWO BONUS rounds to test your stra...More Info
Event Type: Dining
1015 State Street
Quarry Pub and Grill
Lemont, IL 60439
(331) 757-5465
Free Concert on the Hill
Aug. 13, 2020 , 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
RESERVE A SPOT ON POLKA∙DOT∙HILL Come check out our new polka dot hill, which will magically appeared one night. Bring blankets & chairs for hill seating. Reservations recommended (leave name & number of people in your group: 815-724-3761 or bipark@joliet.gov). Reservations will be held until 6:30 pm when ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre
201 W Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL
Porch Sign Painting Workshop at River Hawk Brewing
Aug. 13, 2020 , 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Join us for a laid-back workshop that allows you to create a personalized porch sign, while enjoying an ice cold beer and socializing with friends in a fun atmosphere! **YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER TO ATTEND!** These signs are great to place outside your doorstep or hung up inside to match the decor of your home. There are...More Info
Event Type: Shopping Ale Trail
River Hawk Brewing
24735 W Eames St
Channahon , IL 60410
(815) 255-2202
Promenade Bolingbrook Street Market
Aug. 13, 2020 , 4 PM - 9 PM
Stop by to pick up a bottle of your favorite August Hill and ISC wines, and check out the amazing selection at the Promenade Bolingbrook Street Market The market is open every Thursday, July 2 – August 27, 4-9 pm. The outdoor markets regularly feature fresh baked goods, fruits, vegetables, kettle corn, gourmet ...More Info
Event Type: Shopping Ongoing
The Promenade Bolingbrook
631 E Boughton RD
Bolingbrook , IL 60440
(630) 296-8350
Recreation Conversations:Trail Safety (Zoom Safety)
Aug. 13, 2020 , 11 AM - 12 PM
***Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and guidelines limiting public gatherings, this program will be held virtually via Zoom. Registered participants will be sent the information to access the Zoom session via email. Please note that using this Facebook Event page to indicate you are going does not mean you are regi...More Info
Event Type: Education/History Nature
Forest Preserve District of Will County (ONLINE)
(815) 727-8700
Wetland Plants - Webinar
Aug. 13, 2020 , 7:00PM-8:00PM
Learn about the native wetland plants that are being restored at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie. Hear from Anna Braum, ecologist with the Wetlands Initiative. Link to participate - https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/r9-midewin-1000...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
30239 South State Route 53
Wilmington, Il 60481
815-423-6370
Wetlands Prairie Plants: Anna Braum, The Wetlands Initiative
Aug. 13, 2020 , 7:00 PM
Anna Braum will talk about prairie plants that that are part of restoration at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie in the wetlands areas. Anna will help de-mystify questions about wetland prairie plants for home gardeners. Which of prairie wetland plants grow well in a home garden? Do you need a wetland area at home to ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie Webinar
https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/r9-midewin-1000/
Wilmington, Il 60481
815-423-6370
Hegeler Carus Mansion Summer Sunset Concert Series
Aug. 14, 2020 , 6:00PM
GOOD TIME, GOOD MUSIC, GREAT SETTING! Come and enjoy the Hegeler Carus Mansion Summer Sunset Concert Series on the lawn of their National Historic Landmark • Grounds open at 6:00 pm. Concerts begin at 6:30pm • Cost is $5.00 per person, pay at gate • Masks must be worn when not in a "circle" &#...More Info
Cost: $5.00 per person / pay at gate Event Type: Performing Arts
Hegeler Carus Mansion
1307 Seventh Street
LaSalle, IL
815-993-4476
Jamberine at Ninth Street Pub
Aug. 14, 2020 , 8:00 PM - 11:55 PM ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts Dining
Ninth Street Pub
253 9th St
LaSalle , IL 61301
(815) 223-8960
Land & Water Cruises
Aug. 14, 2020 , 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tour begins with lunch in our restaurant followed by a narrated trolley tour. Learn about Starved Rock's history and legends of the area. The trolley takes passengers to the Eagle I to see the east end of Starved Rock State Park by water. Restrooms are available throughout the tour and minimal walking is involved. Both...More Info
Event Type: Nature Adventure Outside Chicago
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E 873rd Road
Oglesby , IL 61348
(815) 667-4211
Wine & Music on the Hill
Aug. 14, 2020 , 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Everyone has fun at Wine on the Hill, happening at the August Hill Winery hillside near the vineyard and winery in Peru, IL! Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Illinois Valley, live music, and your favorite wine while hanging out on the spacious hillside (there is plenty of room to social distance.) Find out more and r...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts Wine Tasting Ongoing
August Hill Winery
106 Mill St
Utica , IL 61373
(815) 667-5211
10 Hour of Autobahn
Aug. 15, 2020 , 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Midwestern Council is proud to be hosting the 10 Hours of Autobahn on Autobahn Country Club South. This race will see a full 10 hour endrance race, plus a 4 hour race option for those looking to run for the Midwestern Council Endurance Championship. Pricing Breakdown 10 Hours of Autobahn Team Entry - Early Bird Disco...More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation Adventure Outside Chicago
Autobahn Country Club
3795 Centerpoint Way
Joliet , IL 60436
(815) 722-2223
City of Ottawa, Music in the Park
Aug. 15, 2020 , 6:00PM
An evening of fun at Washington Square in Ottawa! The City of Ottawa is glad that they can bring back a little normalcy with "Music in the Park". Social distancing and mask guidelines in accordance with the state's Phase 4 restoration plan will remain in force. The schedule for "Music in the Park" is: 7/25 - ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Washington Square
Ottawa, IL
Historical Archaeology along the I&M Canal Webinar
Aug. 15, 2020 , 9:30-10:30am
Thirty-five Years Later: A Retrospective Look at Historical Archaeology Along the Illinois and Michigan Canal Floyd Mansberger. Fever River Research, Springfield, Illinois Link to participate https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/r9-midewin-1000 ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
30239 South State Route 53
Wilmington, Il 60481
815-423-6370
I&M Canal Festival - Webinar
Aug. 15, 2020 , 8:30AM-4:30PM
Celebrate 35 years of America's first National Heritage Area with guest speakers, folk music and more. Link to participate - https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/r9-midewin-1000...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History Festivals
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
30239 South State Route 53
Wilmington, Il 60481
815-423-6370
Joliet Blues Fest
Aug. 15, 2020 , TBA
Live blues music on the pavilion, stay tuned for more details!...More Info
Event Type: Festivals Holiday - Spring/Summer
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park
201 W. Jefferson St.
Joliet, IL
LIVE Performances by Lee Murdock Webinar
Aug. 15, 2020 , 10:30-11am and 12:30-1pm
Enjoy historical music with ties to the Illinois & Michigan Canal LIVE by legendary local Storyteller Lee Murdock! https://artistsofnote.com/lee-murdock/ SET 1: 10:30 to 11 a.m. "The Illinois and Michigan Canal" ("....where the wild bluestem grasses grew!") "The Mules that Walked the Fo'c's'le Deck" "Between Two W...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Performing Arts
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
30239 South State Route 53
Wilmington, Il 60481
815-423-6370
Midewin and the I&M Canal-Historical Ties Webinar
Aug. 15, 2020 , 8-9am
What is the historical tie to Midewin & the Canal? Midewin NTP Archaeologist, Heritage Program Manager & Tribal Liaison Joe Wheeler will talk about the storied connections between America's first National Heritage Area and America's first National Tallgrass Prairie. Link to participate https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/r9-...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
30239 South State Route 53
Wilmington, Il 60481
815-423-6370
Mystery along the I&M Canal - Webinar
Aug. 15, 2020 , 2-3pm
Greg Peerbolte, Executive Director, Joliet Area Historical Museum/Old Joliet Prison Historic Site will tell us about the research he & others conducted for the museum's popular podcast: "The Spectator: Who Killed Molly Zelko?" Virtual LINK: https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/r9-midewin-1000/...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History Festivals Other
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
30239 South State Route 53
Wilmington, Il 60481
815-423-6370
The Grassroots Creating of the I&M Canal Webinar
Aug. 15, 2020 , 11am-12pm
The creation of the I & M Canal National Heritage Corridor: A grassroots example of democracy in action!" Jerry Adelmann, President and CEO of Openlands, will share his reflections about the creation of the nation's first heritage area. Link to participate https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/r9-midewin-1000 ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
30239 South State Route 53
Wilmington, Il 60481
815-423-6370
The Life-Size Silhouettes of the I&M Canal - Webinar
Aug. 15, 2020 , 1-2pm
How many of the life-size steel silhouettes along the Illinois & Michigan Canal have you encountered? Have you snapped a photo of yourself with each of them? How did the silhouettes get there & who put them there? Find out about this wonderful historical project that celebrates the canal & why it is important. Presente...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History Festivals Other
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
30239 South State Route 53
Wilmington, Il 60481
815-423-6370
Wine & Music on the Hill
Aug. 15, 2020 , 1 PM - 5 PM
Everyone has fun at Wine on the Hill, happening at the August Hill Winery hillside near the vineyard and winery in Peru, IL! Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Illinois Valley, live music, and your favorite wine while hanging out on the spacious hillside (there is plenty of room to social distance.) Find out more and r...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts Wine Tasting Ongoing
August Hill Winery
106 Mill St
Utica , IL 61373
(815) 667-5211
Craft Fair
Aug. 16, 2020 , 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Craft and Vendor Fair. Please support our local Vendors....More Info
Event Type: Arts/Crafts Festivals Shopping
Bronkberry Farm
18061 S Bronk Rd
Plainfield , IL 60586
(815) 436-6967
Exotics Only UrbanCityTakeover Track Event and Car Show
Aug. 16, 2020 , 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
This is an Exclusive #UrbanCityTakeover Track Event & Car Show -EXOTICS ONLY- Come join UrbanCity and B-Rogue Built at the 2020 #UrbanCityTakeover Exotics Only Track Event and Car Show at Autobahn Country Club. Official Sponsor: B-Rogue Built UrbanCity, Llc brings to you, an Exclusive Exotics Only #UrbanCityTakeo...More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation Adventure Outside Chicago
Autobahn Country Club
3795 Centerpoint Way
Joliet, IL
(815) 722-2223
Market & Garden on Canal
Aug. 16, 2020 , 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Join Mabel's Market on Sunday August 16th for this special outdoor market! + 30 amazing vendors + masks required (not optional) + one-way shopping + booths socially distanced + hand sanitizer at each vendor + food trucks and more + tickets should be bought ahead of time through our website. We will simply ...More Info
Cost: $5 per person, kids free Event Type: Shopping Antiques and Boutiques
Downtown Lemont
Lemont, IL
Route 66 Association Picnic
Aug. 16, 2020 , 11:00AM
Ready to hit the road? Plan on attending this summer's picnic! Food will be catered by the legendary chef Kurt Wendlandt! Pending any changes to the state's "Restore Illinois" guidelines, the picnic will be held. Friends and family are welcome, so come on out and enjoy an afternoon at the beautiful Sugar Grove...More Info
Event Type: Education/History Dining
Sugar Grove Nature Center
5432 N. 725 East Road
McLean, IL
708-444-1312
Autobahn Sprint
Aug. 17, 2020 , 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Autobahn Sprint – Individual Drive Your Own Car on Track • Professional Classroom Instruction • High-speed track driving in Your Car • Timed Autocross Competition • Buffet Lunch Included PRICE: $350 ....... RUN TIME: 3 Hours Open to street cars only, no race cars or heavily modified...More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation Adventure Outside Chicago
Autobahn Country Club
3795 Centerpoint Way
Joliet , IL 60436
(815) 722-2223
Land & Water Cruises
Aug. 17, 2020 , 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tour begins with lunch in our restaurant followed by a narrated trolley tour. Learn about Starved Rock's history and legends of the area. The trolley takes passengers to the Eagle I to see the east end of Starved Rock State Park by water. Restrooms are available throughout the tour and minimal walking is involved. Both...More Info
Event Type: Nature Adventure Outside Chicago
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E 873rd Road
Oglesby , IL 61348
(815) 667-4211
Chicken Wednesday at Hickory Creek Brewing Comapny
Aug. 19, 2020 , 11 am - 6 pm
Enjoy delicious rotisserie chickens and ribs fresh from the spit, homemade salads, and pretzels from Country Grill Food Truck....More Info
Event Type: Ale Trail
Hickory Creek Brewing Comapny
1005 W Laraway Rd
New Lenox, IL 60451
Land & Water Cruises
Aug. 19, 2020 , 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tour begins with lunch in our restaurant followed by a narrated trolley tour. Learn about Starved Rock's history and legends of the area. The trolley takes passengers to the Eagle I to see the east end of Starved Rock State Park by water. Restrooms are available throughout the tour and minimal walking is involved. Both...More Info
Event Type: Nature Adventure Outside Chicago
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E 873rd Road
Oglesby , IL 61348
(815) 667-4211
Wine Wednesdays
Aug. 19, 2020
All House Wines: $5 Glass $15 Bottle Every Wednesday! ...More Info
Event Type: Wine Tasting
Ashbury’s at Boughton Ridge
335 E Boughton Rd
Bolingbrook , IL 60440
(630) 739-2377
CANCELLED: Reels at the Rialto: "Casablanca"
Aug. 20, 2020 , 7:00PM
Our August "Reels at the Rialto" movie, "Casablanca"! In World War II Casablanca, Rick Blaine, exiled American and former freedom fighter, runs the most popular nightspot in town. The cynical lone wolf Blaine comes into the possession of two valuable letters of transit. When Nazi Major Strasser arrives in Casablan...More Info
Cost: $5.00 Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, IL
815-726-7171
Free Concert on the Hill
Aug. 20, 2020 , 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
RESERVE A SPOT ON POLKA∙DOT∙HILL Come check out our new polka dot hill, which will magically appeared one night. Bring blankets & chairs for hill seating. Reservations recommended (leave name & number of people in your group: 815-724-3761 or bipark@joliet.gov). Reservations will be held until 6:30 pm when ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre
201 W Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL
Root for Prairie
Aug. 20, 2020 , 7:00PM-8:00PM
Learn what makes native prairie plants so special - their roots! Link to participate - https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/r9-midewin-1000...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
30239 South State Route 53
Wilmington, Il 60481
815-423-6370
Hegeler Carus Mansion Summer Sunset Concert Series
Aug. 21, 2020 , 6:00PM
GOOD TIME, GOOD MUSIC, GREAT SETTING! Come and enjoy the Hegeler Carus Mansion Summer Sunset Concert Series on the lawn of their National Historic Landmark • Grounds open at 6:00 pm. Concerts begin at 6:30pm • Cost is $5.00 per person, pay at gate • Masks must be worn when not in a "circle" &#...More Info
Cost: $5.00 per person / pay at gate Event Type: Performing Arts
Hegeler Carus Mansion
1307 Seventh Street
LaSalle, IL
815-993-4476
Land & Water Cruises
Aug. 21, 2020 , 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tour begins with lunch in our restaurant followed by a narrated trolley tour. Learn about Starved Rock's history and legends of the area. The trolley takes passengers to the Eagle I to see the east end of Starved Rock State Park by water. Restrooms are available throughout the tour and minimal walking is involved. Both...More Info
Event Type: Nature Adventure Outside Chicago
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E 873rd Road
Oglesby , IL 61348
(815) 667-4211
Midewin Prairie 101 Webinar
Aug. 22, 2020 , 10:00AM-11:00AM
Learn about the history and mission of Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie on this virtual tour. Part 4 of a 4-part series. Link to participate - https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/r9-midewin-1000...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
30239 South State Route 53
Wilmington, Il 60481
815-423-6370
Village Market
Aug. 22, 2020 , 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
You will find talented artisans showcasing vintage, handcrafted and repurposed furniture, handcrafted items including, clothing, soaps, jewelry, art, and so much more, as well as local food, farmers & wine vendors. You will find the perfect items not only for your home, but for yourself. We strive to bring you plenty o...More Info
Event Type: Shopping Antiques and Boutiques
Countryside Village
1540 N Division St
Braidwood , IL 60408
(815) 458-2191
Wine & Music on the Hill
Aug. 22, 2020 , 1 PM - 5 PM
Everyone has fun at Wine on the Hill, happening at the August Hill Winery hillside near the vineyard and winery in Peru, IL! Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Illinois Valley, live music, and your favorite wine while hanging out on the spacious hillside (there is plenty of room to social distance.) Find out more and r...More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation Wine Tasting Ongoing
August Hill Winery
106 Mill St
Utica , IL 61373
(815) 667-5211
Land & Water Cruises
Aug. 24, 2020 , 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tour begins with lunch in our restaurant followed by a narrated trolley tour. Learn about Starved Rock's history and legends of the area. The trolley takes passengers to the Eagle I to see the east end of Starved Rock State Park by water. Restrooms are available throughout the tour and minimal walking is involved. Both...More Info
Event Type: Nature Adventure Outside Chicago
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E 873rd Road
Oglesby , IL 61348
(815) 667-4211
Chicken Wednesday at Hickory Creek Brewing Comapny
Aug. 26, 2020 , 11 am - 6 pm
Enjoy delicious rotisserie chickens and ribs fresh from the spit, homemade salads, and pretzels from Country Grill Food Truck....More Info
Event Type: Ale Trail
Hickory Creek Brewing Comapny
1005 W Laraway Rd
New Lenox, IL 60451
Land & Water Cruises
Aug. 26, 2020 , 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tour begins with lunch in our restaurant followed by a narrated trolley tour. Learn about Starved Rock's history and legends of the area. The trolley takes passengers to the Eagle I to see the east end of Starved Rock State Park by water. Restrooms are available throughout the tour and minimal walking is involved. Both...More Info
Event Type: Nature Adventure Outside Chicago
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E 873rd Road
Oglesby , IL 61348
(815) 667-4211
Wine Wednesdays
Aug. 26, 2020
All House Wines: $5 Glass $15 Bottle Every Wednesday! ...More Info
Event Type: Wine Tasting
Ashbury’s at Boughton Ridge
335 E Boughton Rd
Bolingbrook , IL 60440
(630) 739-2377
46th Annual Concerts on the Hill
Now - Aug. 27, 2020 , 6:30PM
HOPING FOR JULY/AUGUST CONCERTS. Please check website for up to date information. Every Thursday June through August, enjoy new acts and many returning favorites. Bring blankets and chairs for hill seating. Concessions are available – grab yourself a Billie hot dog, a cold beer and stake out your favorite ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Performing Arts
Bicentennial Park Bandshell
201 W. Jefferson St.
Joliet, IL 60432
Starved Rock Walkers Club Thursdays
Now - Aug. 27, 2020 , 9:00AM
Join us on Thursdays for a weekly guided hike through Starved Rock State Park, Matthiessen State Park or along the I&M Canal. Hikes last between two and three hours depending on the destination. The Walkers Club does not hike on Thanksgiving Day....More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge
2668 E. 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Free Concert on the Hill
Aug. 27, 2020 , 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
RESERVE A SPOT ON POLKA∙DOT∙HILL Come check out our new polka dot hill, which will magically appeared one night. Bring blankets & chairs for hill seating. Reservations recommended (leave name & number of people in your group: 815-724-3761 or bipark@joliet.gov). Reservations will be held until 6:30 pm when ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre
201 W Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL
Summer Concert Series
Now - Aug. 28, 2020 , Grounds open at 6:00PM | Bands play from 6:30PM-8:00PM
ON THE LAWN OF OUR NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK GOOD TIME, GOOD MUSIC, GREAT SETTING! Our 2020 Outdoor Summer Concert Series. Concerts will begin on June 19th with Steve n" Steve. We have safety protocol rules for the concerts and have spray painted 8' circles over the concert yard with 6' between circles. CON...More Info
Cost: $5.00 per person Event Type: Performing Arts
Hegeler Carus Mansion Lawn
1307 Seventh Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
815-933-4478
Hegeler Carus Mansion Summer Sunset Concert Series
Aug. 28, 2020 , 6:00PM
GOOD TIME, GOOD MUSIC, GREAT SETTING! Come and enjoy the Hegeler Carus Mansion Summer Sunset Concert Series on the lawn of their National Historic Landmark • Grounds open at 6:00 pm. Concerts begin at 6:30pm • Cost is $5.00 per person, pay at gate • Masks must be worn when not in a "circle" &#...More Info
Cost: $5.00 per person / pay at gate Event Type: Performing Arts
Hegeler Carus Mansion
1307 Seventh Street
LaSalle, IL
815-993-4476
Land & Water Cruises
Aug. 28, 2020 , 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tour begins with lunch in our restaurant followed by a narrated trolley tour. Learn about Starved Rock's history and legends of the area. The trolley takes passengers to the Eagle I to see the east end of Starved Rock State Park by water. Restrooms are available throughout the tour and minimal walking is involved. Both...More Info
Event Type: Nature Adventure Outside Chicago
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E 873rd Road
Oglesby , IL 61348
(815) 667-4211
CANCELED: Ottawa Music in the Park
Now - Aug. 29, 2020 , 6:00PM-8:00PM
Ottawa's free concert series, Music in the Park, continues in summer 2020, kicking off in late June and continuing on Saturday nights through the end of August. Everybody's welcome! Nine musical acts transform a tranquil Washington Park into a melody-filled amphitheater. The summer's schedule includes some retro roc...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Performing Arts
Washington Park
301 W. Madison
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-433-0161
HOT ROD Power Tour 2020
Aug. 29, 2020 , 12:00PM
The 26th annual HOT ROD Power Tour presented by Chevrolet Performance will continue in 2020 with exciting new features for auto enthusiasts worldwide, as the highly anticipated seven-day, seven-city journey is expected to bring together more than 6,000 vehicles and 100,000-plus spectators making this event the largest ...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Chicagoland Speedway
500 Speedway Blvd
Joliet, Il 60433
Miranda Sings
Aug. 29, 2020 , 7:30PM
Colleen Ballinger is a multi-hyphenate actor, comedian, trained vocalist, writer and executive producer. She is best known for portraying her character, 'Miranda Sings,' a personality that is the polar opposite of Ms. Ballinger. Colleen has amassed over 30 Million followers across her social media and passed 3.5 billio...More Info
Cost: Start at $39.50 Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, IL 60435
815-726-6600
Wine & Music on the Hill
Aug. 29, 2020 , 1 PM - 5 PM
Everyone has fun at Wine on the Hill, happening at the August Hill Winery hillside near the vineyard and winery in Peru, IL! Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Illinois Valley, live music, and your favorite wine while hanging out on the spacious hillside (there is plenty of room to social distance.) Find out more and r...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts Wine Tasting Ongoing
August Hill Winery
106 Mill St
Utica , IL 61373
(815) 667-5211
Monee Reservoir Big Fish Contest
Now - Aug. 30, 2020 , 6 am - 7 pm (Tuesdays - Sundays), closed Mondays
***Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the dates and availability of this program are subject to change based on the progress of the state's reopening plan.*** Calling all anglers! Fish Monee Reservoir for a chance to win a prize for the biggest bass, catfish and panfish by length. Bring your catch to the visitor ...More Info
Event Type: Adventure Outside Chicago
Monee Reservoir
27341 S Ridgeland Ave
Monee, IL 60499re
Monee Reservoir Big Fish Contest
Now - Aug. 30, 2020 , 6 am - 7 pm (Tuesdays - Sundays), closed Mondays
***Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the dates and availability of this program are subject to change based on the progress of the state's reopening plan.*** Calling all anglers! Fish Monee Reservoir for a chance to win a prize for the biggest bass, catfish and panfish by length. Bring your catch to the visitor ...More Info
Event Type: Adventure Outside Chicago
Monee Reservoir
27341 S Ridgeland Ave
Monee, IL 60499re
Monee Reservoir Big Fish Contest
Now - Aug. 30, 2020 , 6 am - 7 pm (Tuesdays - Sundays), closed Mondays
***Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the dates and availability of this program are subject to change based on the progress of the state's reopening plan.*** Calling all anglers! Fish Monee Reservoir for a chance to win a prize for the biggest bass, catfish and panfish by length. Bring your catch to the visitor ...More Info
Event Type: Adventure Outside Chicago
Monee Reservoir
27341 S Ridgeland Ave
Monee, IL 60499re
Live Hawk Show
Aug. 29, 2020 - Aug. 30, 2020 , 1:00PM-3:00PM
Live Hawk Show by Eagles Roost Cabin behind the Visitor Center by falconer Rich Escutia. May 16-17 June 13-14 & 27-28 July 18-19 & 25-26 August 29-30 September 12-13 October 17-18...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center (outside)
2678 E 873rd Rd
Oglesby, IL 61348
(815) 667-4726
Old Joliet Prison - Self-guided Prison Tours
Now - Aug. 31, 2020 , Reservation Times from 9 am - 5 pm
Recommended for ages 10 and up Over the course of 1.5 hours, you will be able to freely walk the site on a designated path. While you will not have access to buildings, we have signs along the way for you to learn more about how life would have been. General Public: $20 Museum Members/Residents of Joliet: $15 (...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
Historic Trolley Tours
Now - Aug. 31, 2020 , Monday, Wednesday, Friday 3:00PM | Saturday & Sunday 12:00PM, 1:30PM & 3:00PM
Learn about the rich history and legends of Starved Rock State Park and Lodge as the trolley takes you to the Lock and Dam, through historic downtown Utica and to the Starved Rock Visitor Center. June-Oct: M, W, F at 3pm, Saturday & Sunday at 12pm, 1:30pm & 3pm Nov & Dec: Saturday & Sunday at 12pm & 1:30pm $12/adu...More Info
Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge
2668 E. 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Land & Water Cruises
Aug. 31, 2020 , 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tour begins with lunch in our restaurant followed by a narrated trolley tour. Learn about Starved Rock's history and legends of the area. The trolley takes passengers to the Eagle I to see the east end of Starved Rock State Park by water. Restrooms are available throughout the tour and minimal walking is involved. Both...More Info
Event Type: Nature Adventure Outside Chicago
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E 873rd Road
Oglesby , IL 61348
(815) 667-4211
Chicken Wednesday at Hickory Creek Brewing Comapny
Sep. 2, 2020 , 11 am - 6 pm
Enjoy delicious rotisserie chickens and ribs fresh from the spit, homemade salads, and pretzels from Country Grill Food Truck....More Info
Event Type: Ale Trail
Hickory Creek Brewing Comapny
1005 W Laraway Rd
New Lenox, IL 60451
Land & Water Cruises
Sep. 2, 2020 , 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tour begins with lunch in our restaurant followed by a narrated trolley tour. Learn about Starved Rock's history and legends of the area. The trolley takes passengers to the Eagle I to see the east end of Starved Rock State Park by water. Restrooms are available throughout the tour and minimal walking is involved. Both...More Info
Event Type: Nature Adventure Outside Chicago
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E 873rd Road
Oglesby , IL 61348
815) 667-4211
Wine Wednesdays
Sep. 2, 2020
All House Wines: $5 Glass $15 Bottle Every Wednesday! ...More Info
Event Type: Wine Tasting
Ashbury’s at Boughton Ridge
335 E Boughton Rd
Bolingbrook , IL 60440
(630) 739-2377
Hegeler Carus Mansion Summer Sunset Concert Series
Sep. 4, 2020 , 6:00PM
GOOD TIME, GOOD MUSIC, GREAT SETTING! Come and enjoy the Hegeler Carus Mansion Summer Sunset Concert Series on the lawn of their National Historic Landmark • Grounds open at 6:00 pm. Concerts begin at 6:30pm • Cost is $5.00 per person, pay at gate • Masks must be worn when not in a "circle" &#...More Info
Cost: $5.00 per person / pay at gate Event Type: Performing Arts
Hegeler Carus Mansion
1307 Seventh Street
LaSalle, IL
815-993-4476
land & Water Cruises
Sep. 4, 2020 , 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tour begins with lunch in our restaurant followed by a narrated trolley tour. Learn about Starved Rock's history and legends of the area. The trolley takes passengers to the Eagle I to see the east end of Starved Rock State Park by water. Restrooms are available throughout the tour and minimal walking is involved. Both...More Info
Event Type: Nature Adventure Outside Chicago
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E 873rd Road
Oglesby , IL 61348
(815) 667-4211
5K Wine Run Early Check-In
Sep. 5, 2020 , 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The 5K Wine Run is on Saturday, but early check-in is on Saturday night from 4-7 pm! Avoid the lines on Sunday morning by checking in early Saturday night! And the best part, you can enjoy a glass of wine when you stop by. We'll also have live music by at 4:30 pm Want to learn more about the 5K Wine Run or sign up to...More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation Wine Tasting
August Hill Winery
106 Mill St
Utica , IL 61373
(815) 667-5211
Second Annual Will County Brew Run 5K
Sep. 5, 2020 , 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Like Running? Love Beer? This race is for you! Join us on Labor Day Weekend, September 5th for an exciting event that features an new course paired with excellent local craft beer provided by Will County Brewing. Whether you are a competitive Runner, Fun Runner, Walker, or just enjoy excellent local craft beer this is...More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation Ale Trail
Will County Brewing Company
1142 West Jefferson St.
Shorewood , IL 60404
(815) 582-4157
Wine & Music on the Hill
Sep. 5, 2020 , 1 PM - 5 PM
Everyone has fun at Wine on the Hill, happening at the August Hill Winery hillside near the vineyard and winery in Peru, IL! Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Illinois Valley, live music, and your favorite wine while hanging out on the spacious hillside (there is plenty of room to social distance.) Find out more and r...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts Wine Tasting Ongoing
August Hill Winery
106 Mill St
Utica , IL 61373
(815) 667-5211
PureFest 2020 Submissions NOW OPEN!
Now - Sep. 6, 2020 , All Day
Seeking Christian improvisers, improv troupes, sketch teams, and drama ministries to submit to perform at PureFest 2020. If you have a Christian group that performs, we'd love to see you! If you don't have a team that can come to PureFest, we've got slots for individuals, too! Email info@PureFest.org for de...More Info
Cost: $30/teams, $10/individuals Event Type: Festivals
Cross Point Church
17530 W. Fox Hollow Dr.
Lockport, Il 60441
(304) 952-3475
Eddie B. Acoustic @ Heritage Harbor
Sep. 6, 2020
Probably out at the Tiki Bar on the River...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts Dining
Red Dog Grill
411 Great Loop East
Ottawa, IL 61350
(815) 434-4406
Labor Day Holiday Hike
Sep. 7, 2020 , 9:30AM
Starved Rock State Park/Visitor Center. Guided holiday hike at 9:30 a.m. to Starved Rock. The hike will cover 6/10 of a mile, two staircases, and take 45 minutes of time. ...More Info
Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center
2678 E 873rd Rd
Oglesby, IL 61348
(815) 667-4726
Land & Water Cruises
Sep. 7, 2020 , 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tour begins with lunch in our restaurant followed by a narrated trolley tour. Learn about Starved Rock's history and legends of the area. The trolley takes passengers to the Eagle I to see the east end of Starved Rock State Park by water. Restrooms are available throughout the tour and minimal walking is involved. Both...More Info
Event Type: Nature Adventure Outside Chicago
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E 873rd Road
Oglesby , IL 61348
(815) 667-4211
Chicken Wednesday at Hickory Creek Brewing Comapny
Sep. 9, 2020 , 11 am - 6 pm
Enjoy delicious rotisserie chickens and ribs fresh from the spit, homemade salads, and pretzels from Country Grill Food Truck....More Info
Event Type: Ale Trail
Hickory Creek Brewing Comapny
1005 W Laraway Rd
New Lenox, IL 60451
Wine Wednesdays
Sep. 9, 2020
All House Wines: $5 Glass $15 Bottle Every Wednesday! ...More Info
Event Type: Wine Tasting
Ashbury’s at Boughton Ridge
335 E Boughton Rd
Bolingbrook , IL 60440
(630) 739-2377
Hegeler Carus Mansion Summer Sunset Concert Series
Sep. 11, 2020 , 6:00PM
GOOD TIME, GOOD MUSIC, GREAT SETTING! Come and enjoy the Hegeler Carus Mansion Summer Sunset Concert Series on the lawn of their National Historic Landmark • Grounds open at 6:00 pm. Concerts begin at 6:30pm • Cost is $5.00 per person, pay at gate • Masks must be worn when not in a "circle" &#...More Info
Cost: $5.00 per person / pay at gate Event Type: Performing Arts
Hegeler Carus Mansion
1307 Seventh Street
LaSalle, IL
815-993-4476
Land & Water Cruises
Sep. 11, 2020 , 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tour begins with lunch in our restaurant followed by a narrated trolley tour. Learn about Starved Rock's history and legends of the area. The trolley takes passengers to the Eagle I to see the east end of Starved Rock State Park by water. Restrooms are available throughout the tour and minimal walking is involved. Both...More Info
Event Type: Nature Adventure Outside Chicago
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E 873rd Road
Oglesby , IL 61348
(815) 667-4211
The Charlie Daniels Band with Special Guest The Marshall Tucker Band
Sep. 11, 2020 , 7:30 PM
Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Fri, 17 Jan 2020 at 10:00 AM Presale Offer : Wed, 15 Jan 2020 at 10:00 AM Official Platinum Presale : Wed, 15 Jan 2020 at 10:00 AM Official Platinum : Fri, 17 Jan 2020 at 10:00 AM...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N Chicago Street
Joliet , IL 60432
(815) 726-6600
3rd Annual Oktober Fest
Sep. 12, 2020 , 2:00PM
Outdoor activities for families, fall brews and seasonal food....More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Festivals Holiday - Spring/Summer
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park
201 W. Jefferson St.
Joliet, IL
Marseills Renaissance Faire
Sep. 12, 2020 , 10:00AM-6:00PM
Marseilles Renaissance Faire 655 Commercial St, Marseilles, IL Food, Fun & Frolic Come dressed in King & Queen Era of the 1400's. We have Capt Rapier Wit & Pirate Fire, Charlene, Mother of all Dragons & Dragon Training, Crooked Canons/ duo, The Late Mountebank & Wonder Elixir of Life Company, Gryphon Poursuivant,...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Festivals
Illinois River Area Chamber of Commerce
135 Washington Street
Marseilles, Il 61341
815-795-2414
Wine & Music on the Hill
Sep. 12, 2020 , 1 PM - 5 PM
Everyone has fun at Wine on the Hill, happening at the August Hill Winery hillside near the vineyard and winery in Peru, IL! Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Illinois Valley, live music, and your favorite wine while hanging out on the spacious hillside (there is plenty of room to social distance.) Find out more and r...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts Wine Tasting Ongoing
August Hill Winery
106 Mill St
Utica , IL 61373
(815) 667-5211
Wine & Music on the Hill
Sep. 12, 2020 , 1 PM - 5 PM
Everyone has fun at Wine on the Hill, happening at the August Hill Winery hillside near the vineyard and winery in Peru, IL! Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Illinois Valley, live music, and your favorite wine while hanging out on the spacious hillside (there is plenty of room to social distance.) Find out more and r...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts Wine Tasting Ongoing
August Hill Winery
106 Mill St
Utica , IL 61373
(815) 667-5211
Live Hawk Show
Sep. 12, 2020 - Sep. 13, 2020 , 1:00PM-3:00PM
Live Hawk Show by Eagles Roost Cabin behind the Visitor Center by falconer Rich Escutia. May 16-17 June 13-14 & 27-28 July 18-19 & 25-26 August 29-30 September 12-13 October 17-18...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center (outside)
2678 E 873rd Rd
Oglesby, IL 61348
(815) 667-4726
Fall for the Prairie - Webinar
Sep. 15, 2020 , 7:00PM-8:00PM
Celebrate Woodsy Owl's birthday with us & find out where to hike to see the spectacular array of vibrant fall colors at the USDA Forest Service's Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie! Woodsy Owl says: "Lend a hand, care for the land!" There's no better way to care for the land than learning about the land! We will learn ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
30239 South State Route 53
Wilmington, Il 60481
815-423-6370
Chicken Wednesday at Hickory Creek Brewing Comapny
Sep. 16, 2020 , 11 am - 6 pm
Enjoy delicious rotisserie chickens and ribs fresh from the spit, homemade salads, and pretzels from Country Grill Food Truck....More Info
Event Type: Ale Trail
Hickory Creek Brewing Comapny
1005 W Laraway Rd
New Lenox, IL 60451
Wine Wednesdays
Sep. 16, 2020
All House Wines: $5 Glass $15 Bottle Every Wednesday! ...More Info
Event Type: Wine Tasting
Ashbury’s at Boughton Ridge
335 E Boughton Rd
Bolingbrook , IL 60440
(630) 739-2377
CANCELLED: Reels at the Rialto: "Toy Story 4"
Sep. 17, 2020 , 7:00PM
Our August "Reels at the Rialto" movie, "Toy Story 4"! Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the rest of the gang embark on a road trip with Bonnie and a new toy named Forky. The adventurous journey turns into an unexpected reunion as Woody's slight detour leads him to his long-lost friend Bo Peep. As Woody and Bo discuss the o...More Info
Cost: $5.00 Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, IL
815-726-7171
Hegeler Carus Mansion Summer Sunset Concert Series
Sep. 18, 2020 , 6:00PM
GOOD TIME, GOOD MUSIC, GREAT SETTING! Come and enjoy the Hegeler Carus Mansion Summer Sunset Concert Series on the lawn of their National Historic Landmark • Grounds open at 6:00 pm. Concerts begin at 6:30pm • Cost is $5.00 per person, pay at gate • Masks must be worn when not in a "circle" &#...More Info
Cost: $5.00 per person / pay at gate Event Type: Performing Arts
Hegeler Carus Mansion
1307 Seventh Street
LaSalle, IL
815-993-4476
Marseilles Fall Rummage Sales
Sep. 19, 2020 , 8:00AM-3:00PM
Marseilles Fall Rummage Sales 60 plus Sales, through out town. Maps available, Wednesday of Sales. Maps available at Casey's, Circle K, D & S Grocery. Twin Oaks Bank Rain or Shine Call 815-795-2414 for more info. Sponsored by Marseilles Tourism and Park Committee ** all of the events I submitted I forgo...More Info
Cost: Free Admit Event Type: Shopping
Illinois River Area Chamber of Commerce
135 Washington Street
Marseilles, Il 61341
815-795-2414
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie Rocks - Webinar
Sep. 19, 2020 , 9:00AM-10:00AM
A 1-mile-thick glacial ice sheet moved over Illinois 15,000 years ago and left its mark on Midewin. Environments in prehistoric times included tropical swamplands and subtropical oceans. During this webinar, we will hear about the rocks, hills and plains at Midewin that still bear evidence of these vastly different env...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
30239 South State Route 53
Wilmington, Il 60481
815-423-6370
Village Market
Sep. 19, 2020 , 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
You will find talented artisans showcasing vintage, handcrafted and repurposed furniture, handcrafted items including, clothing, soaps, jewelry, art, and so much more, as well as local food, farmers & wine vendors. You will find the perfect items not only for your home, but for yourself. We strive to bring you plenty o...More Info
Event Type: Shopping Antiques and Boutiques
Countryside Village
1540 N Division St
Braidwood, IL 60408
(815) 458-2191
Wine & Music on the Hill
Sep. 19, 2020 , 1 PM - 5 PM
Everyone has fun at Wine on the Hill, happening at the August Hill Winery hillside near the vineyard and winery in Peru, IL! Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Illinois Valley, live music, and your favorite wine while hanging out on the spacious hillside (there is plenty of room to social distance.) Find out more and r...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts Wine Tasting Ongoing
August Hill Winery
106 Mill St
Utica , IL 61373
(815) 667-5211
Craft Fair
Sep. 20, 2020 , 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Craft and Vendor Fair. Please support our local Vendors...More Info
Event Type: Arts/Crafts Shopping
Bronkberry Farms
18061 S Bronk Rd
Plainfield , IL
(815) 436-6967
Interesting Insects (live animals)
Sep. 20, 2020 , 1:30PM
Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center. 1:30 p.m Entymologist Kenneth Johnson from the University of Illinois will give an educational and informative presentation on insects. He will have live insects on hand for display and education. ...More Info
Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center
2678 E 873rd Rd
Oglesby, IL 61348
(815) 667-4726
Starved Rock September Sunset Equinox Hike
Sep. 20, 2020 , 6:50PM
PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY Park Interpreter led guided hike to Matthiessen's Lake Falls from the Dell's parking lot. Pre-Registration only. 2 mile roundtrip hike with several large staircases....More Info
Event Type: Nature
Matthiessen Lake Falls
2500 Illinois 178
Oglesby, IL 61348
(815) 667-4726
Autobahn Performance Drive
Sep. 23, 2020 , 9:45 AM - 5:30 PM
Autobahn Performance Drive – Individual Full Day Advanced Driving School in Your Car • Professional Classroom Instruction • Braking & Cornering Drills in your car • Autocross & Skid Control Drills in Autobahn Vehicles • Multiple Helmeted Lead/Follow Track Sessions in Your Car •...More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation Adventure Outside Chicago
Autobahn Country Club
3795 Centerpoint Way
Joliet , IL 60436
(815) 722-2223
Chicken Wednesday at Hickory Creek Brewing Comapny
Sep. 23, 2020 , 11 am - 6 pm
Enjoy delicious rotisserie chickens and ribs fresh from the spit, homemade salads, and pretzels from Country Grill Food Truck....More Info
Event Type: Ale Trail
Hickory Creek Brewing Comapny
1005 W Laraway Rd
New Lenox, IL 60451
Wine Wednesdays
Sep. 23, 2020
All House Wines: $5 Glass $15 Bottle Every Wednesday! ...More Info
Event Type: Wine Tasting
Ashbury’s at Boughton Ridge
335 E Boughton Rd
Bolingbrook , IL 60440
(630) 739-2377
Starved Rock Walkers Club Thursdays
Sep. 3, 2020 - Sep. 24, 2020 , 9:00AM
Join us on Thursdays for a weekly guided hike through Starved Rock State Park, Matthiessen State Park or along the I&M Canal. Hikes last between two and three hours depending on the destination. The Walkers Club does not hike on Thanksgiving Day....More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge
2668 E. 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
PureFest 2020: Chicago's Faith-Based Improv and Sketch Festival
Sep. 25, 2020 - Sep. 26, 2020 , 6:30PM
PureFest is entering year three! We have seen talent from Chicagoland, Milwaukee, Grand Rapids, Knoxville, Cleveland (TN), and Denver...and we're only getting bigger! We're bringing in some of the best Christian improvisers, sketch performers, and drama ministry teams in the nation. We're expanding to 2 nights in 202...More Info
Cost: $15/day, $25/both Event Type: Festivals
Cross Point Church
17530 W Fox Hollow Dr.
Lockport, Il 60441
(304)952-3475
Wine & Music on the Hill
Sep. 26, 2020 , 1 PM - 5 PM ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts Wine Tasting Ongoing
Augst Hill Winery
Wine & Music on the Hill
Sep. 26, 2020 , 1 PM - 5 PM
Everyone has fun at Wine on the Hill, happening at the August Hill Winery hillside near the vineyard and winery in Peru, IL! Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Illinois Valley, live music, and your favorite wine while hanging out on the spacious hillside (there is plenty of room to social distance.) Find out more and r...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts Wine Tasting Ongoing
Augst Hill Winery
106 Mill St
Utica , IL 61373
(815) 667-5211
Weekly Canal Market
Now - Sep. 27, 2020 , Every Sunday 10-4pm
Join the LaSalle County Historical Society each and every Sunday for our Canal Market (open air market)located on the south banks of the I&M Canal. This market features many vendors selling their handmade, homemade, vintage, homegrown wares every Sunday from June til September 10am-4pm. Vendors change from week to we...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts/Crafts
LaSalle County Historical Society
101 E. Canal Street
Utica, Il 61373
815-667-4861
Reptiles and Amphibians of Illinois (live animals)
Sep. 27, 2020 , 1:30PM
Starved Rock State Park, Visitor Center. 1:30 p.m. Limited seating, first come, first served. Doors will close when auditorium is full. Illinois Natural History Survey will be on hand with live, native reptiles and amphibians from Illinois. ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center
2678 E 873rd Rd
Oglesby, IL 61348
(815) 667-4726
Historic Trolley Tours
Sep. 2, 2020 - Sep. 30, 2020 , Monday, Wednesday, Friday 3:00PM | Saturday & Sunday 12:00PM, 1:30PM & 3:00PM
Learn about the rich history and legends of Starved Rock State Park and Lodge as the trolley takes you to the Lock and Dam, through historic downtown Utica and to the Starved Rock Visitor Center. June-Oct: M, W, F at 3pm, Saturday & Sunday at 12pm, 1:30pm & 3pm Nov & Dec: Saturday & Sunday at 12pm & 1:30pm $12/adu...More Info
Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge
2668 E. 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Chicken Wednesday at Hickory Creek Brewing Comapny
Sep. 30, 2020 , 11 am - 6 pm
Enjoy delicious rotisserie chickens and ribs fresh from the spit, homemade salads, and pretzels from Country Grill Food Truck....More Info
Event Type: Ale Trail
Hickory Creek Brewing Comapny
1005 W Laraway Rd
New Lenox, IL 60451
Wine Wednesdays
Sep. 30, 2020
All House Wines: $5 Glass $15 Bottle Every Wednesday! ...More Info
Event Type: Wine Tasting
Ashbury’s at Boughton Ridge
335 E Boughton Rd
Bolingbrook , IL 60440
(630) 739-2377
Starved Rock Walkers Club Thursdays
Oct. 1, 2020 - Oct. 29, 2020 , 9:00AM
Join us on Thursdays for a weekly guided hike through Starved Rock State Park, Matthiessen State Park or along the I&M Canal. Hikes last between two and three hours depending on the destination. The Walkers Club does not hike on Thanksgiving Day....More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge
2668 E. 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386

 


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