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Route 66 Association Picnic

Dates: Aug. 16, 2020 - Aug. 16, 2020
Times: 11:00AM
Category: Education/History Dining
Location: Sugar Grove Nature Center, 5432 N. 725 East Road, McLean, IL
Phone: 708-444-1312

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 Nature Center. The picnic is free and open to all. All food plus water, iced tea and lemonade will be provided. BYOP (Bring Your Own Pop).

You do not need to be a member to attend!

Plan to spend the day enjoying nature in historic Funk's Grove, a National Natural Landmark. This beautiful 18 acre Nature Preserve within Funk's Grove is filled with an abundance of wildlife, wildflowers, hiking trails, birdwatching and more.

Please RSVP to Mary Blitstein at 708-444-1312 or blitz66@earthlink.net


What's Nearby:
Starved Rock Lodge - Cabins
Joliet Iron Works Historic Site
Boggio's Orchard and Produce
Kayak Morris
Grundy County Corn Festival
Boggio's Orchard and Produce

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