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As you travel through the I&M Canal Heritage Corridor, one thing becomes clear, there is always something going on somewhere! Consider this is your personal invitation to hometown celebrations, wine and corn festivals, one-of-a-kind music and theater festivals, historic reenactments, world-class sporting events, concerts and outdoor exploration weekends. Don't miss signature events like Ottawa's Two Rivers Wine Festival, Starved Rock's Flock to the Rock and NASCAR. Whether you are searching for low-key entertainment or high octane adventure, search the Calendar of Events to find exactly your speed.

     
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Tuesday Cruise Nights in Downtown Plainfield
Now - Aug. 21, 2018 , 5pm-9pm
Every Tuesday from June 5 to August 21, 2018 (except July 3) there will be Cruise Nights in Downtown Plainfield from 5pm-9pm....More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Other
Plainfield Area Chamber of Commerce
24109 W. Lockport Street
Plainfield, IL 60544
815-436-4431
Elvis
Now - Aug. 21, 2018 , 11:30 am - 2:45 pm
August 20 & 21 Matinee Shows 11:30am Check-in Begins Michael St. Angel will be at Starved Rock Lodge as "The King of Rock and Roll" takes the stage. You can rock to the hits that made Elvis famous, such as "Jailhouse Rock," "Hounddog," "Love Me Tender" and many more! Keep the spirit of Rockin' and Rollin' alive! ...More Info
Cost: $34 Event Type: Performing Arts
Starved Rock Lodge
2668 East 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
+18156674726
Kayak Kollege (Beginner)
Aug. 21, 2018 , 6-8:30 p.m.
This workshop, led by U.S. Canoe Association/American Canoe Association certified instructors, introduces participants to the sport of kayaking on flat water. Specific instruction and safety topics are covered on shore. Paddle strokes are demonstrated and the variety of kayak types is discussed. Wet exits are demonstra...More Info
Cost: $50/person Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Monee Reservoir
27341 Ridgeland Ave
Monee, IL 60449
(708) 534-8499
Lemont Legends Cruise Nights
Now - Aug. 22, 2018 , Wednesday Nights 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lemont Legends Cruise Nights in Historic Downtown Lemont now featuring the Artisan Market (6/13 - 8/22 from 4:00 - 7:00 pm)in Legion's Park. The Car Show and Market will feature new car schedule, pet night, kids night, local bands, local organization appreciation, Farmer and local vendors as well as Chamber Business B...More Info
Cost: free Event Type: Festivals
Lemont Area Chamber
418 Main St.
Lemont, IL 60439-3675
630-257-5997
Discovery Isle
Aug. 22, 2018 , 1-3 p.m.
Join us every Wednesday of the month for different activities that focus on natural or cultural history. August sessions will focus on ladybugs, frogs and turtles, native American containers, a.k.a. makuks, and monarch butterflies. The possibilities and fun are as great as your ability to discover. Depending on topic ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E. 135th Street
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 886-1467
Reptiles of the Dunes
Aug. 23, 2018 , 6-7 p.m.
Lizards in Illinois ... no way ... yes way! Explore the home of the six-lined race runner, learn about some cool reptiles and understand why they have chosen this place as their home! Our family friendly hike will be approximately 0.5 mile over uneven natural terrain. Please wear long pants and bring along bug repellen...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Braidwood Dunes and Savanna Nature Preserve
24329 W. Rt. 113
Braidwood, IL 60408
(815) 722-9470
Food Truck Friday
Aug. 24, 2018 , 4:30-7 p.m.
Food trucks are back for a second season. Enjoy your favorite fare on wheels right in your community. This year, we've expanded our locations to cater to a hungry public. In addition to yummy and convenient food, enjoy the trails and activities, plus it's hard to beat the view. Forest Preserve staff will be on-site wit...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Dining
Prairie Bluff Preserve
20205 W. Renwick Rd.
Lockport, IL 60441
(815) 727-8700
Musc in the Park
Aug. 24, 2018 , 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Live Music in downtown Ottawa's Washington Park. This is a family friendly event....More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Other
Tangled Roots Brewing Company
808 LaSalle Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-324-9549
Ottawa Music in the Park
Now - Aug. 25, 2018 , 6 p.m. (Saturdays except Aug. 4)
Free concerts in downtown's Washington Square Rain or shine (rain location 807 Building) Washington Square is a natural shady amphitheater air conditioned by nature's breezes and surrounded by monumental sentinels. On summer Saturday nights, small-town charm is in tune as the air fills with the sounds of vintage rock...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Performing Arts
City of Ottawa
301 West Madison Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-433-0161
Bike and Brake for History
Aug. 25, 2018 , 9-11:30 a.m.
The DuPage River is our focus for this debut adventure. We'll share some Will County origins, reveal animals and plants that like this area, and introduce you to Knoch Knolls Nature Center. The ride is approximately 4 miles one way to the DuPage River Confluence. Meet at the Konicek Grove Shelter at Whalon Lake preserv...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History
Whalon Lake Preserve
1490 Royce Rd.
Naperville, IL 60565
(815) 886-1467
Hikin' With Your Hound
Aug. 25, 2018 , 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Registration required by Wednesday, August 22: 815.722.9470. Enjoy a mid-morning walk with an interpretive naturalist and your pup! Meet new friends and other dog owners as we explore the landscape. Dress for the weather. Hikes are 1-2 miles over uneven, natural terrain. All dogs must be on a leash no longer than 1...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Kankakee Sands Preserve
Kankakee Sands Preserve is located north of Route 113 and west of West River Road in Custer Township
(815) 722-9470
The Great Joliet Prison Break-In
Aug. 25, 2018 , 5:00pm - 11:00pm
The Great Joliet Prison Break-In fundraiser will be taking place on Saturday, August 25 from 5:00pm to 11:00pm. Ticket holders will be able to step onto the historic prison yard and listen to the music of The Blooze Brothers, M&R Rush, Petty Cash and Hot Mess. while enjoying the tastes of various options from food truc...More Info
Cost: $40.00 Event Type: Performing Arts Festivals Story Telling
Old Joliet Prison
1125 Collins St
Joliet, IL 60432
Bureau County Fair
Aug. 22, 2018 - Aug. 26, 2018 , See below
The Fairest of the Fair The 2018 Miss Bureau County Fair Queen is Miss Samantha Collins. She will represent the Bureau County Fair at the Miss Illinois County Fair Queen Pageant at the State Fair Convention in January. The new Junior Miss Bureau County Fair is Ashten Wilson. The new Little Miss Bureau County Fair ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts Festivals
811 W Peru Street
Princeton, IL 61356
Bureau County Fair
Aug. 22, 2018 - Aug. 26, 2018
163rd Bureau County Fair Wednesday- Wrist Band Night on the Huge North American Midway 5-10PM $24 Unlimited Rides Noon - Gates Open Thursday - Seniour Citizen Day - Seniors 62+ Admitted for $2 - Wrist Band Night on the Huge North American Midway 5-10PM $24 Unlimited Rides 7:30PM The Martin Family Circus in Concer...More Info
Cost: For admission, ticket prices and to order online see www.bureaucountyfair.com Event Type: Other
Bureau County Fairgrounds
811 W. Peru Street
Princeton, IL
815-875-2905
Canal Market
Aug. 26, 2018 , 10:00-4:00
Join us for our weekly Antique and Artisan Canal Market. Vendors display their handmade, homemade, refurbished and antique items. ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts/Crafts
LaSalle County Historical Society
101 E. Canal Street
Utica, IL 61373
815-667-4861
Lincoln & the Canal Exhibit
Aug. 25, 2018 - Aug. 28, 2018 , 7:00am - 5:00pm
Come see the Abraham Lincoln & the I&M Canal Exhibit at the Lock 16 Café & Visitor Center during the Doors Open Weekend for the Illinois Bicentennial. Abraham Lincoln believed that the Illinois & Michigan Canal promoted the settlement and growth of northern Illinois. Ultimately the canal made a once small set...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Education/History
Lock 16 Cafe & Visitor Center
754 First Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
815-220-1848
Father of the Bride
Aug. 28, 2018 , 7pm
George Banks (Steve Martin) and his wife, Nina (Diane Keaton), are the proud parents of Annie (Kimberly Williams), but when she returns from studying abroad and announces that she's engaged, their whole world turns upside down, especially that of overprotective George. From meeting the in-laws to wedding plans with an ...More Info
Cost: $5 Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, IL 60432
815-726-7171
Nocturnal Chorus Hike For Families
Aug. 29, 2018 , 6-7:30 p.m.
Study insects inside Four Rivers Environmental Education Center and then head out to hike, seek and discover marvelously loud little critters. This opportunity to travel the preserve after dark could reveal some fantastic finds. Please dress for indoor and outdoor activities. Indoor facilities are accessible. Outdoor a...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Four Rivers Education Center
25055 W Walnut Lane
Channahon, IL 60410
(815) 722-9470
I Spy Wildlife
Now - Aug. 30, 2018 , 1-2 p.m.
School is out for the summer! Now is a perfect time to get outside and explore at Monee Reservoir. Join us each week during the summer as we head out on the trail with a naturalist in search of wildlife. Each week will be a new search to see what we can spy. Are the turtles sunning, are the frogs croaking, is the heron...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Monee Reservoir
27341 Ridgeland Ave
Monee Reservoir, IL 60449
(708) 534-8499
Fishing Will County Preserves
Aug. 30, 2018 , 7-8:30 p.m.
Have you ever wondered where the best preserves are to go fishing or what kind of fish you can catch in this area? Join a naturalist for this program to find fishing hot spots and learn about common sport fish of Will County. This program will highlight many of the lakes, streams and rivers of the Forest Preserve Distr...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 886-1467
Nocturnal Chorus Hike for Adults
Aug. 30, 2018 , 6-7:30 p.m.
Study insects inside Four Rivers Environmental Education Center and then head out to hike, seek and discover marvelously loud little critters. This opportunity to travel the preserve after dark could reveal some fantastic finds. Please dress for indoor and outdoor activities. Indoor facilities are accessible. Outdoor a...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Four Rives Environmental Education Center
25055 W Walnut Lane
Channahon, IL 60410
(815) 722-9470
Kids Eat FREE
Aug. 27, 2018 - Aug. 31, 2018 , 11am
oin us for our Annual Kids Eat Free Week as Summer Break comes to an end! Things to Know: Dine in Only Kids 12 and under Limit 2 kids meals per purchase of an Adult Entrée Must order off Kids Menu Valid for Lunch & Dinner only Not valid with any other offers...More Info
Cost: 0 Event Type: Dining
Chuck's Southern Comforts Cafe & Banquets
8025 S. Cass Ave.
Darien, IL 60561
331-431-4000
Halloween Night
Aug. 31, 2018 , 6:05 pm ...More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Joliet Slammers Baseball
1 Mayor Art Schultz Drive
Joliet, IL 60432
815-722-2287
Music in the Park
Aug. 31, 2018 , 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Live Music in downtown Ottawa's Washington Park. This is a family friendly event....More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Other
Tangled Roots Brewing Company
808 LaSalle Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-324-9549
Rock the Woods
Aug. 31, 2018 , 6-9 p.m.
Nothing says summer more than the pairing of food and live music; enjoy a night out with family and friends as the Forest Preserve hosts a concert featuring popular local bands Midlife Crisis and Replay, and some of the most sought-after food trucks in the Chicagoland area. So grab your favorite lawn chair, claim a spo...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Performing Arts
Lower Rock Run Preserve - I&M Canal Access
1966 Hollywood Rd.
Joliet, IL 60436
(815) 727-8700
Canal Market
Sep. 1, 2018 , 10:00-4:00
Join us for our weekly Antique and Artisan Canal Market. Vendors display their handmade, homemade, refurbished and antique items. ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts/Crafts
LaSalle County Historical Society
101 E. Canal Street
Utica, IL 61373
815-667-4861
Labor Day BBQ
Sep. 1, 2018 ...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Spring/Summer
Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort & Waterpark
2643 N. IL Rt. 178
Utica, IL 61373
(866) 399-3866
Bee-lieve it or Not! It's Bee Friends Day!
Sep. 2, 2018 , 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
An interactive exhibition, "Believe it or Not! The Secret Lives of Honey Bees" provides a fun approach to learning about the amazing world of these incredible creatures. The exhibition includes life-size honey bee habitat furniture to hide in, an interactive exhibit gallery displaying text and graphics, and an educatio...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Plum Creek Nature Center
27064 S Dutton Rd
Beecher, IL 60401
(708) 946-2216
Birds of Prey Live!
Sep. 2, 2018 , 11:00 am & 1:00 pm
Save Our American Raptors will be on hand with live birds of prey! See birds of prey such as falcons, owls, and hawks up- close and learn about the impressive adaptations and behaviors of these remarkable birds. Programs start at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m....More Info
Event Type: Education/History
Starved Rock State Park
2668 East 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
+18156674726
Canal Market
Sep. 2, 2018 , 10:00-4:00
Join us for our weekly Antique and Artisan Canal Market. Vendors display their handmade, homemade, refurbished and antique items. ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts/Crafts
LaSalle County Historical Society
101 E. Canal Street
Utica, IL 61373
815-667-4861
Living History Demonstration
Sep. 2, 2018 , Noon - 3 p.m.
Experience history up close and personal. On these Sundays you may find cooks, seamstresses, voyageurs, soldiers or craftsmen sharing their talents. The Isle a la Cache Brigade is a volunteer group of re-enactors presenting a sample of the 18th-century fur trading life. In July, there is a special theme focusing on bir...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th St
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 886-1467
Meet a Beekeeper
Sep. 2, 2018 , 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Meet local beekeeper Mike Rusnak to discuss the art of beekeeping. Feel free to ask questions and chat with Rusnak and other beekeeping enthusiasts. Rusnak has more than 12 years of beekeeping experience to share. Pick up specific beekeeping tips or simply learn more about the world of beekeeping. This program will tak...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Plum Creek Nature Center
27064 S. Dutton Rd
Beecher, IL 60401
(708) 946-2216
70th Annual Threshermen's Reunion
Aug. 30, 2018 - Sep. 3, 2018 ...More Info
Event Type: Other
Threshermen's Park
14975 E. 2200 North Road
Pontiac, IL 61764
I&M Canal Clean Up
Sep. 1, 2018 - Sep. 3, 2018 , 9:00am - 6:00pm
The Canal Corridor Association, he coordinating entity of the I&M Canal National Heritage Area, is coordinating a canal-wide cleanup on September 1st through Monday September 3rd 2018. The Illinois and Michigan Canal State Trail, a popular recreational trail enjoyed by hikers, bikers, and joggers, is 62 miles from Joli...More Info
Event Type: Nature
I&M Canal State Trail
8152201848
Last Fling
Sep. 3, 2018 , Noon - 9 pm
Celebrate the last holiday of summer with a round of mini golf or 2 games of bowling...More Info
Cost: $6 Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Channahon Lanes
25306 W Eames St
Channahon, IL 60410
815-467-2026
BBQ-n-Blues & Rib Cook-off
Sep. 7, 2018 , 7am-10pm
Rib cook-off starts at 7:00 am with turn in at 6:00 pm. Enjoy craft and domestic beers, cocktails, various BBQ vendors and more! Bands include: 4:30 pm Soldiers of Swing, 6:30 pm Ghost Town Blues, 8:30 pm The Jimmy's. Free parking and free admission, family friendly but no dogs allowed....More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Festivals
LaSalle Business Association
PO Box 182
LaSalle, IL 61301
(815) 228-7710
Canal Market
Sep. 7, 2018 , 5:00p-9:00pm
Join us for our Furst Friday Night Market of the season! Come shop Vendors while you listen to music and enjoy food and beverages! ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts/Crafts Shopping
LaSalle County Historical Society
101 E. Canal Street
Utica, IL 61373
815-667-4861
Coal City's Annual Fall Community Wide Garage Sale
Sep. 7, 2018 - Sep. 8, 2018 , 8AM-4PM
Coal City's Annual Fall City Wide Garage Sale, Sept 7-8th, from 8A-4P, over 100 sales, shop till you drop. Location maps and lists of items are available at the village hall or online the Thursday before. Go to WWW. CoalCity-IL.gov/community-events/...More Info
Cost: free Event Type: Other
Village of Coal City
515 S. Broadway St.
Coal City, IL 60416
815-634-8608
14th Anniversary Tasting
Sep. 8, 2018 , 1-5PM
Sample wines, beer, spirits, cheese and specialty foods while listening to jazz in our tented parking lot. Take advantage of once a year wine discounts and save up to 20%. The more you purchase the more you save! Tickets include a TCC commemorative glass. Tickets are non-refundable but transferable and can be purchased...More Info
Cost: $25 Event Type: Wine Tasting
Wine & Cheese by TCC
24104 W. Lockport Street
Plainfield, IL 60544
815-436-3499
Fiesta en la Calle
Sep. 8, 2018 , 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Outdoor street festival in downtown Joliet on Chicago Street. Palomas, food, live music and kids zone! All ages welcome! ...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
City of Joliet
150 W. Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60432
815-724-4000
Jazz'N the Street
Sep. 8, 2018 , 3:30pm - 10:30pm
Bring your friends and family to night #2 of this big event. Free admission and free parking! Sip on local wine and cocktails, craft beer, and enjoy on-site food vendors. Music lineup: 3:45 pm Honor Guard, 4:00 pm Harmony in Blue, 6:00 pm Peter Oprisko & the Gold Standards, 8:00 pm Rico with Fireworks at 10:00pm. F...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Festivals
LaSalle Business Association
654 First Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
815-228-7710
Marseilles Renaissance Faire
Sep. 8, 2018 , 10AM to 6PM
Marseilles Renaissance Faire, 555 Commercial St. Join us for Food, Fun & Frolic as Entertainers from the Midwest come to Marseilles for the Faire. This is a well attended Faire. Games, archery, black smith and wood carving demonstrations. Root beer making, Falcons and Vikings oh my! Come visit with King Godwin, or ...More Info
Cost: FREE admit Event Type: Other
City of Marseilles
209 Lincoln St.
Marseilles, IL 61341
815-795-2414
Royal Princess Party
Sep. 8, 2018 , 1:00pm
Come in your Princess best and enjoy an afternoon of singing, dancing, games, snacks, prizes and party bags!...More Info
Cost: yes Event Type: Other
Reddick Mansion Association
100 W. Lafayette Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-433-6100
Woodland and River Bird Hike
Sep. 8, 2018 , 8 - 10 a.m.
The best way to learn about birds is to see and hear them! Learn from an interpretive naturalist and other like-minded birders as you take a bird hike through oak-hickory forest near the Des Plaines River. The program begins with a short presentation about one particular bird or bird topic. Meet at Frederick's Grove Sh...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
McKinley Woods - Frederick's Grove
27110 S McKinley Woods Rd
Channahon, IL 60410
(815) 722-9470
OmniPrize for the Arts
Sep. 7, 2018 - Sep. 9, 2018
We are establishing the premier juried art festival in the State of Illinois showcasing visual artists, theatre, film and music in Ottawa, Illinois from September 6-9, 2018. For 3 days, visitors and residents will be able to stroll the streets of Ottawa as art galleries take over shops, musicians line the streets and ...More Info
Event Type: Arts/Crafts Festivals
Throughout Ottawa
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-223-0714
Canal Market
Sep. 9, 2018 , 10:00-4:00
Join us for our weekly Antique and Artisan Canal Market. Vendors display their handmade, homemade, refurbished and antique items. ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts/Crafts
LaSalle County Historical Society
101 E. Canal Street
Utica, IL 61373
815-667-4861
Meet a Composter
Sep. 9, 2018 , 1-3 p.m.
See composting in action at Plum Creek Nature Center! Stop by and dig in to the composting possibilities that can happen in your very own backyard. An experienced composter will be stationed at Plum Creek Nature Center's compost exhibit to demonstrate different composting techniques that include tumblers, bins, vermico...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Plum Creek Nature Center
27064 S Dutton Rd.
Beecher, IL 60401
(708) 946-2216
Heather Land i ain't doin' it Tour
Sep. 11, 2018 , 7:00 pm-9:00pm
Her hilarious videos have us laughing — with more than 300 million views. Now you can see her in person on the 2018 comedy tour. This summer Heather Land is coming to Cincinnati on her I Ain't Doin' It Comedy Tour and you do not want to miss out!...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, IL 60432
(205)6147572
Little Explorers
Sep. 12, 2018 , 10-11:30 a.m.
Free! Ages 3-5 (accompanied by an adult). Registration required two days before each program: 815.722.9470. Children and their parent or guardian are invited to come out and play! A new nature theme is chosen every month with hands-on activities that may include a story, games, dancing, art, a hike, other outdoor ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Four Rivers Environmental Education Center
25055 W Walnut Lane
Channahon, IL 60410
(815) 722-9470
Simply Patsy Cline
Sep. 12, 2018 , 11:30 am - 2:45 pm
March 12 & 13 Matinees 11:30am Check-in Begins Since 2010, Mary Pfeifer has delivered the sounds of the late and great Patsy Cline in her "Simply Patsy" tribute. Mary has performed throughout Illinois and neighboring states as was recently an invited guest to perform Patsy songs onstage in Nashville, TN. From Patsy...More Info
Cost: $34 Event Type: Performing Arts
Starved Rock Lodge
2668 East 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
+18156674726
Strung Out - Rooftop Concert
Sep. 14, 2018 , 7:30 pm
Register/Info: www.jolietmuseum.org or call (815) 723-5201 ext.222 Doors open at 6:45 and show starts at 7:30 pm....More Info
Cost: $8 for museum members and students, $10 for general public Event Type: Ongoing
Joliet Area Historical Museum
204 N. Ottawa Street
Joliet, IL 60432
815-723-5201
10th Annual MEN WHO COOK
Sep. 15, 2018 , 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
A fun and casual event featuring 50 men preparing bite-sized samples of their favorite dishes for public judging, to support the Will County Children's Advocacy Center which provides hope, healing & justice for abused children....More Info
Cost: $40/person, $75/couple, $10/children 6-12, FREE - children 5 & under Event Type: Other
Chicagoland Speedway
500 Speedway Boulevard
Joliet, IL 60433
815/774-4565
21st Annual Prairie Day
Sep. 15, 2018 , 10:00am - 3:00pm
The Annual Prairie Day is a celebration the prairie environment normally held in conjunction with National Prairie Week at the Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area. Presentations on the environment and nature play a very important part of the day's activities as well as playing on the special features of the park its...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Nature
Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area
5010 N. Jugtown Road off Pine Bluff Road
Morris, IL 60450
21st Annual Prairie Day
Sep. 15, 2018 , 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The Annual Prairie Day celebrates the prairie environment at the Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area, 5010 N. Jugtown Road, Morris, IL 601450. It is in conjunction with National Prairie Week....More Info
Cost: Free Admission Event Type: Other
Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area
5010 N Jugtown Road
Morris, IL 60450
815-942-2899
6th Annual Artisan Market
Sep. 15, 2018 , 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM CDT
Our sixth annual Artisan Market! Join us in our beautiful country setting for a day filled with 30+ fine artists, wine tasting, delicious home-baked items, craft beer, live music, hands-on art for children, local lunch fare, ice cream, fresh-picked local produce, and more. September is a beautiful time to visit Hornba...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Dining
Hornbaker Gardens Inc.
22937 1140 N. Ave.
Princeton, 61356
815-659-3282
Autumn Migratory Bird Hike
Sep. 15, 2018 , 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Join the park naturalist as we hike to seek out resident birds and greet our fall migrators. Bring your binoculars and your favorite bird guide. Hike will leave from the Starved Rock Visitor Center at 8:00 a.m. Hike lasts 2 hours....More Info
Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock State Park
2668 East 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
+18156674726
Busy Beaver Craft Club
Sep. 15, 2018 , 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Join us on the third Saturday of the month for "Busy Beavers Craft Club." Each day we will have a different craft set up in the museum for you to make and take home. In July, create a foil fish craft. In August, design a snail craft. And in September, decorate a classic fall colors bookmark. This program is offered ind...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 886-1467
Canal Market
Sep. 15, 2018 , 10:00-4:00
Join us for our weekly Antique and Artisan Canal Market. Vendors display their handmade, homemade, refurbished and antique items. ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts/Crafts
LaSalle County Historical Society
101 E. Canal Street
Utica, IL 61373
815-667-4861
Pollyanna Oktoberfest
Sep. 15, 2018 , 3pm-11pm
Pollyanna's Oktoberfest celebration is back this year and since it continues to grow and get BIGGER and BRONZER every year, they're moving it to the Lemont Metra Lot just down the street from their brewery! They're proud to be the only brewery in the area pouring a Great American Beer Festival award winning Oktoberfest...More Info
Cost: $10 Event Type: Ale Trail
Lemont Metra Lot
101 Main Street
Lemont, IL 60439
(630)914-5834
Skip Griparis Presents The Guys Who Gave Us Rock
Sep. 15, 2018 , Doors open at 6:30, show starts at 7:00
Join us for this one night only event! Skip Griparis' The Guys Who Gave Us Rock takes us on a journey through the 40's, 50's, and 60's celebrating the evolution of rock n roll. Tickets go on sale Monday, June 25! The show is Saturday, September 15 at 7:00pm with doors opening at 6:30. Tickets are $17 in advance or $...More Info
Cost: $17 in advance or $20 at the door Event Type: Performing Arts
The Eagle Performing Arts and Conference Center
319 N Plum
Pontiac, IL 61764
815-844-1187
Fit to Flatter Garment Sewing Workshop
Sep. 15, 2018 - Sep. 16, 2018 , 9am-3pm
Making clothing for yourself can be fun and extremely rewarding. Choose from any of the following popular Sew To Grow sewing patterns and Lindsey Marsh of Australia, will walk you through step-by-step how to trace, cut, assemble and add the finishing touches to these wardrobe staples. Lindsey will also be demonstrating...More Info
Cost: $149 Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Thimbles
940 S. State St.
Lockport, IL 60441
1-815-836-8735
GTOAA all Pontiac Cruise and Show
Sep. 15, 2018 - Sep. 16, 2018 , 9AM - 3PM
The annual gathering of GTOs and other Pontiac model cars. Saturday Cruise and Dinner. Sunday All-Pontiac Car Show....More Info
Cost: $20 - $30 to show car - free for spectators Event Type: Other
Pontiac Tourism
115 W. Howard St.
Pontiac, IL 61764
815-844-5847
Canal Market
Sep. 16, 2018 , 10:00-4:00
Join us for our weekly Antique and Artisan Canal Market. Vendors display their handmade, homemade, refurbished and antique items. ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts/Crafts
LaSalle County Historical Society
101 E. Canal Street
Utica, IL 61373
815-667-4861
Super Chevy Show
Sep. 16, 2018
The pages of Super Chevy Magazine will come to life with the largest collection of Chevrolet vehicles in one place ranging from classics to modern, all looking to take home the best in class award and a coveted Super Chevy Show jacket. The show will feature an all GM car show which will be professionally judged by a pa...More Info
Cost: Prices Vary Event Type: Festivals Other
Chicagoland Speedway
500 Speedway Boulevard
Joliet, IL 60433
888-629-RACE (7223)
The Kramers
Sep. 17, 2018 - Sep. 18, 2018 , 11:30 am - 2:45 pm
September 17 & 18 Matinee Shows 11:30am Check-in Begins The Kramers are a national and international gospel music family group from the Peoria, IL area. D. Scott Kramer, Rachel West Kramer and Maria Kramer Wolfe are recording artists with Electric Station Records. There will be vocals, guitar, keyboards, ukulele an...More Info
Cost: $34 Event Type: Performing Arts
Starved Rock Lodge
2668 East 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
+18156674726
Vintage Fashion Show Luncheon
Sep. 19, 2018
Enjoy a time capsule of fashion and elegance of so many beautifully preserved "classics" spanning 120+ years. Learn about the actual people who wore them, including humorous and interesting details which highlight each garment's individual story. A perfect combination of history and fashion. ...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
The Jacob Henry Mansion Estate
20 South Eastern Avenue
Joliet, IL 60433
815-722-1420
Dinner & A Little History: Highways Through Time
Sep. 20, 2018 , 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Join the Canal Corridor Association for the dinner lecture Highways Through Time at the Gaylord Building on September 20th 2018. The story of this region is best understood not as the impact of the Chicago Portage, or the I&M canal, or the Chicago and Alton Railroad, or Route 66; but as the trajectory of thousands of y...More Info
Event Type: Education/History
The Gaylord Building
200 West 8th Street
Lockport, IL 60441
(815)200-1848
Ladies' Night - "Team Megan Bugg"
Sep. 20, 2018 , 6:00-9:00 PM
Join us for a night of shopping the latest trends, wine tasting, raffles & 50/50. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and we will have a "Megan Bugg Day" with a portion of proceeds being donated to Dr Walterhouse and his research team towards finding a cure for Childhood cancer! Dr. Walterhouse is out of Lu...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Shopping
Nelson's Furniture
290 Bridge Street
Wilmington, IL 60481
815-476-7620
Throwback Pulled Pork Sandwich
Sep. 20, 2018 , 11am
It's our 20th Anniversary so we want to go back to the beginning where it all got started from Chuck and roll back the clock on the sandwich that started it all! Pulled Pork So on the 20th of each and every month we are doing special pricing! ...More Info
Event Type: Dining
Chuck's Southern Comforts Cafe & Banquets
8025 S. Cass Ave.
Darien, IL 60561
331-431-4000
10th Annual MEN WHO COOK
Sep. 22, 2018 , 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
MEN WHO COOK is a favorite of all ages and provides critical financial support for the Will County Children's Advocacy Center -- providing hope, healing, and justice for abused children. MEN WHO COOK is widely recognized as the largest and most popular, single-day fundraising event in Will County! This fun and c...More Info
Cost: $40/person, $75/couple, $10/kids age 6-12, 5 & under free Event Type: Festivals
Chicagoland Speedway
500 Speedway Boulevard
Joliet, IL 60433
815-774-4562
Baconstock
Sep. 22, 2018 , 12:00pm - 10:30pm
1 day of Meat, Music & Metal Monkey. Featuring the best of Metal Monkey, bands all day, and a line of food trucks! All ages and pet-friendly!...More Info
Event Type: Ale Trail
Metal Monkey Brewing
515 Anderson Dr. #900
Romeoville, IL 60446
630-862-9595
Galaxy Comic Book and Fantasy Art Expo
Sep. 22, 2018 , 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Galaxy Comic Book and Fantasy Art Expo is excited and looking forward to a great Expo Saturday Sept 22nd 2018. This will be the expo not to be missed this year as we have EXPANDED ! Due to continued growth at Galaxy we have expanded our floor space to add more this year !! Galaxy Comic Book and Fantasy Art Expo wi...More Info
Cost: See Below Event Type: Other
Joliet Area Historical Museum
204 N Ottawa St
Joliet , IL 60432
779-875-6383
Lemont Area Historical Society Masquerade Ball
Sep. 22, 2018 , 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Lemont Area Historical Society will hold a Masquerade Ball on Sept. 22 at 6 p.m. The ball will serve as a fundraiser for the historical society and will feature special guest Svengoolie, a wandering magician, music, silent auction and a 50/50 raffle. All proceeds benefit maintenance of the Old Stone Church that ho...More Info
Cost: $75 per person Event Type: Other
Slovenian Center
14252 Main Street
Lemont, IL 60439
630-257-1550
Sheffields Harvest Fest
Sep. 22, 2018
Sheffield's Harvest Fest will take place on the first day of Autumn in Veterans Park. The family focused event is a fun packed day with children's games, competitions, adult games, live music, great local food, craft beers, a scarecrow contest, story reading, vendors and lots more. Plan for a full day of family fun! Wa...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Veterans Park
S Adams St.
Scheffield, IL 61361
24th Annual Native American Pow Wow
Sep. 22, 2018 - Sep. 23, 2018 , Saturday 11AM to 10PM Sunday 11AM to 5PM
Enjoy dancing, drumming, cultural demonstrations, art & crafts, raffles, food, kids corner, archery and flintknapping (making arrowheads). Visit the bird of prey exhibit with Deshka an American Bald Eagle, horse life exhibit with Lakota a Golden Palomino, an Aztec dance performance, a native flute player and Andean pa...More Info
Cost: Adults $12, Seniors 65+ $9 Children 3-11 $7 Discounts available online through 9/15. Event Type: Festivals
Midwest SOARRING Foundation
P.P. Box 275
Lyons, IL 60534
708-257-4300
Buzzing, Beautiful Bees!
Sep. 23, 2018
The Honeybee: an amazing creature, Merlin and Susan Calhoun will give us a sneak peek into these tiny creatures' amazing lives, including habitat, behavior, and the challenges they face in our world. ...More Info
Event Type: Education/History
Starved Rock State Park
2668 East 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
+18156674726
Canal Market
Sep. 23, 2018 , 10:00-4:00
Join us for our weekly Antique and Artisan Canal Market. Vendors display their handmade, homemade, refurbished and antique items. ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts/Crafts
LaSalle County Historical Society
101 E. Canal Street
Utica, IL 61373
815-667-4861
The Sound of Music: Sing-A-Long Edition
Sep. 25, 2018 , 7pm
A tuneful, heartwarming story, it is based on the real life story of the Von Trapp Family singers, one of the world's best-known concert groups in the era immediately preceding World War II. Julie Andrews plays the role of Maria, the tomboyish postulant at an Austrian abbey who becomes a governess in the home of a wido...More Info
Cost: $5 Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, IL 60432
815-726-7171
Liz Longley
Sep. 28, 2018 , 7:30 PM ...More Info
Cost: $20 Event Type: Performing Arts
Uptown Grill
601 First Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
815-224-4545
Scout Flea Market
Sep. 29, 2018 , 10am-3pm
Scout Flea Market is a fun, laid back flea market packed with vintage, antiques, handmade and salvage. Bring the family and enjoy music, kids activities and great picking! SFM will take place at True North, 539 Bedford Road in Morris. www.ScoutFleaMarket.com...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Shopping
True North
539 Bedford Rd.
Morris, IL 60450
815-705-0161
Dinner & Evening Cruise
Now - Sep. 30, 2018 , June-September Mondays & Thursdays 5:00-8:00 pm
Board a Starved Rock Trolley and travel to the Belle of the Rock for a leisurely, scenic cruise on the picturesque Illinois River. After the cruise, the trolley returns you to the Lodge where you will enjoy dinner from our special dinner menu served with dessert. For more information or to call, please call 815-220-738...More Info
Cost: $40.00 per person Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
Land & Water Cruise
Now - Sep. 30, 2018 , June-September Wednesdays & Fridays @ 11am
Tour includes a historic trolley ride, hot lunch at Starved Rock Lodge and a leisurely 1-hour river cruise on the Belle of the Rock an authentic paddle wheel boat. For more information or to book, please call 815-220-7386 ...More Info
Cost: $41 per person Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
Visit a Canyon Tour
Now - Sep. 30, 2018 , June- September Mondays & Sundays @ 10am Saturdays @ 10am & 12:30pm
Enjoy a historic trolley ride with stops at Starved Rock State Park's Visitor Center, the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center and a trip through historic downtown Utica and a scenic, guided walk to Council Overhang and Ottawa Canyon. The walk is less than a mile and will take about 45 minutes. Tour includes: a "Starved ...More Info
Cost: $25 per person Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
Visit a Canyon Tour
Now - Sep. 30, 2018 , June- September Mondays & Sundays @ 10am Saturdays @ 10am & 12:30pm
Enjoy a historic trolley ride with stops at Starved Rock State Park's Visitor Center, the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center and a trip through historic downtown Utica and a scenic, guided walk to Council Overhang and Ottawa Canyon. The walk is less than a mile and will take about 45 minutes. Tour includes: a "Starved ...More Info
Cost: $25 per person Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
History Trolley Tours
Now - Sep. 30, 2018 , Mondays: 1:30pm & 3:00pm Tuesday thru Saturday 3:00 pm?Sunday: 12:00-1:30, 1:30-3pm and 3-4:30pm
Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall area 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. ...More Info
Cost: Adults: $12, Seniors: $10 (60 and over), Children 10 and under: $8 Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
Take a Hike & a Lunch
Now - Sep. 30, 2018 , April-November Saturday & Sundays 11am-230pm
Group will depart from the hotel lobby of the Lodge with a knowledgeable guide to see canyons and bluffs made from St. Peter's Sandstone.  Waterfalls are a good possibility in the Spring and early Summer as they are seasonal.  The guide will tell the group how Starved Rock got its name along with other tales ...More Info
Cost: $18 per person Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
Dinner & Evening Cruise
Sep. 1, 2018 - Sep. 30, 2018 , June-September Mondays & Thursdays 5:00-8:00 pm
Board a Starved Rock Trolley and travel to the Belle of the Rock for a leisurely, scenic cruise on the picturesque Illinois River. After the cruise, the trolley returns you to the Lodge where you will enjoy dinner from our special dinner menu served with dessert. For more information or to call, please call 815-220-738...More Info
Cost: $40.00 per person Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
Dinner & Evening Cruise
Sep. 1, 2018 - Sep. 30, 2018 , June-September Mondays & Thursdays 5:00-8:00 pm
Board a Starved Rock Trolley and travel to the Belle of the Rock for a leisurely, scenic cruise on the picturesque Illinois River. After the cruise, the trolley returns you to the Lodge where you will enjoy dinner from our special dinner menu served with dessert. For more information or to call, please call 815-220-738...More Info
Cost: $40.00 per person Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
History Trolley Tours
Sep. 1, 2018 - Sep. 30, 2018 , June-September?Mondays: 1:30pm & 3:00pm Tuesday thru Saturday 3:00 pm?Sunday: 12:00-1:30, 1:30-3pm a
Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall area 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....More Info
Cost: Adults: $12, Seniors: $10 (60 and over), Children 10 and under: $8 Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
History Trolley Tours
Sep. 1, 2018 - Sep. 30, 2018 , Mondays: 1:30pm & 3:00pm Tuesday thru Saturday 3:00 pm?Sunday: 12:00-1:30, 1:30-3pm and 3-4:30pm
Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall area 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. ...More Info
Cost: Adults: $12, Seniors: $10 (60 and over), Children 10 and under: $8 Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
Land & Water Cruise
Sep. 1, 2018 - Sep. 30, 2018 , June-September Wednesdays & Fridays @ 11am
Tour includes a historic trolley ride, hot lunch at Starved Rock Lodge and a leisurely 1-hour river cruise on the Belle of the Rock an authentic paddle wheel boat. For more information or to book, please call 815-220-7386 ...More Info
Cost: $41 per person Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
Land & Water Cruise
Sep. 1, 2018 - Sep. 30, 2018 , June-September Wednesdays & Fridays @ 11am
Tour includes a historic trolley ride, hot lunch at Starved Rock Lodge and a leisurely 1-hour river cruise on the Belle of the Rock an authentic paddle wheel boat. For more information or to book, please call 815-220-7386...More Info
Cost: $41 per person Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
Oktoberfest Celebration
Sep. 1, 2018 - Sep. 30, 2018 , Food & beer at 12:00p.m. and music from 12:30-2:30p.m
A Celebration of Germany! Food, Beer, and Music. Join the fun! Sample German Food and Beer. Enjoy a buffet of German foods and listen to German band. Cost: $25.00 buffet only or $40.00 buffet/10 tastings/stein. Reservations are required for this event. Please call 815-220-7386. ...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
The Amazing Race Starved Rock Style
Sep. 1, 2018 - Sep. 30, 2018
Spend an exciting day solving devious clues each step of the way and getting to know the Starved Rock Lodge area a little more.  Try to be the first to uncover the Legend of Starved Rock.  Use your wits, energy and sense of adventure as you race against time and your fellow racers.  The Amazing Race is f...More Info
Cost: $50.00 per couple Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
The First Course Tour
Sep. 1, 2018 - Sep. 30, 2018 , Wednesdays at 6:00p.m.
Ever wonder how Starved Rock got its name, or who built the Lodge? You can learn the answers to these questions and many more while strolling around the Lodge with our knowledgeable guide. Your tour begins in the Back Door Lounge with check in and your own appetizer sampler plate with a beverage of your choice (specia...More Info
Cost: $20 per person? Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
Visit a Canyon Tour
Sep. 1, 2018 - Sep. 30, 2018 , June- September Mondays & Sundays @ 10am Saturdays @ 10am & 12:30pm
Enjoy a historic trolley ride with stops at Starved Rock State Park's Visitor Center, the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center and a trip through historic downtown Utica and a scenic, guided walk to Council Overhang and Ottawa Canyon. The walk is less than a mile and will take about 45 minutes. Tour includes: a "Starved ...More Info
Cost: $25 per person Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
Mega Hike
Sep. 29, 2018 - Sep. 30, 2018 , 8:30 am, 9 am & 9:30 am
Have you ever wanted to hike all the canyons in the park? Well now you can do it in one day. Hikes leave the Lodge at 8:30, 9:00 & 9:30a.m. both days. Expected time for lunch is 1:00, 1:30 & 2:00p.m.. Finish times are approximately 4:30, 5:00 & 5:30p.m. You will board a trolley with a pair of guides and be taken t...More Info
Cost: $37 Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
Pumpkin Harvest Craftshow
Sep. 29, 2018 - Sep. 30, 2018 , 8:00AM TO 5:00PM
OVER 200 CRAFTERS,UPICK APPLES AND PUMPKINS,FAMILY FUN FOR EVERYONE. PONYRIDES,WAGON RIDES,PEDAL CARS, JUMPPILLOW,PETTING ZOO, FOOD, FUDGE,BAKERY, AND OUR FAMOUS APPLE CIDER DONUTS....More Info
Cost: $5.00 Event Type: Festivals
Boggio's Orchard and Produce
12087 IL Highway 71
Granville, IL 61326
815-339-2245
Canal Market
Sep. 30, 2018 , 10:00-4:00
Join us for our weekly Antique and Artisan Canal Market. Vendors display their handmade, homemade, refurbished and antique items. ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts/Crafts
LaSalle County Historical Society
101 E. Canal Street
Utica, IL 61373
815-667-4861
Plainfield Harvest 5K
Sep. 30, 2018 , 8:30am Kidz Race and 9am 5K run/walk
Online pre-registration for advance packet pick-up ends September 27th at 7 pm. From that time through race day, the 5k registration will be $40 and $18 for the Kidz Race. You may pay this fee at advance packet pickup or on the race day....More Info
Event Type: Other
Plainfield Area Chamber of Commerce
Village Green Park
Plainfield, IL 60544
815-436-4431
Valley Carvers Woodcarving Expo
Sep. 30, 2018 , 9am-5pm
See over 100 exhibits of woodcarving artists. Outside the Lodge, see chainsaw woodcarving in action. Raffles of woodcarvings and other items, too. Open to the public. Free admission. This program is partially funded by the Illinois Valley Fine Arts Trust. For more information, contact Bob Wills at (815) 634-4086. ...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
Elvis
Oct. 1, 2018 - Oct. 2, 2018 , 11:30 am - 2:45 pm
October 1 & 2 Matinee Shows 11:30am Check-in Begins Michael St. Angel will be at Starved Rock Lodge as "The King of Rock and Roll" takes the stage. You can rock to the hits that made Elvis famous, such as "Jailhouse Rock," "Hounddog," "Love Me Tender" and many more! Keep the spirit of Rockin' and Rollin' alive! ...More Info
Cost: $34 Event Type: Performing Arts
Starved Rock Lodge
2668 East 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
+18156674726
Elvis at the Starved Rock Lodge
Oct. 1, 2018 - Oct. 2, 2018 , October 1st & 2nd Matinees
Micheal St. Angel will be at Starved Rock Lodge as "The King of Rock and Roll" takes the stage. You can rock to the hits that made Elvis famous such as Jailhouse Rock, Hounddog, Love Me Tender and many more. Keep the spirit of Rockin and Rollin alive! ...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
History Trolley Tours
Oct. 1, 2018 - Oct. 30, 2018 , Monday thru Saturday: 3:00 pm?Sunday: 12:00-1:30, 1:30-3pm and 3-4:30pm
Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall area 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....More Info
Cost: Adults: $12, Seniors: $10 (60 and over), Children 10 and under: $8 Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
Oktoberfest Celebration
Oct. 1, 2018 - Oct. 30, 2018 , Begins at 11:30a.m. with seating Food & beer at 12:00p.m. and music from 12:30-2:30p.m.
A Celebration of Germany! Food, Beer, and Music. Join the fun! Sample German Food and Beer. Enjoy a buffet of German foods and listen to German band. Cost: $25.00 buffet only or $40.00 buffet/10 tastings/stein. Reservations are required for this event. Please call 815-220-7386....More Info
Cost: $25.00 buffet only or $40.00 buffet/10 tastings/stein. Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
Fall Colors Trolley Tour
Oct. 1, 2018 - Oct. 31, 2018 , October Only!!! Mondays @ 11am?Saturdays@ 930am & 11am
Enjoy Starved Rock during the most beautiful time of the year. Tour includes a relaxing trolley ride, hot lunch in our rustic Main Dining Room and guided scenic walk to Council Overhang and Ottawa Canyon. The walk is less than a mile and will take 45 minutes. This tour is not recommended for individuals with limited ...More Info
Cost: $30.00 per person Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
Oktoberfest
Oct. 1, 2018 - Oct. 31, 2018
Uptown's Oktoberfest is here. This has been our tradition since we opened the doors in 1985. We offer traditional German and Swiss Oktoberfest menu items, but only while supplies last! The owners are 100% Swiss - so be sure to stop in this week or next and celebrate Oktoberfest!...More Info
Event Type: Dining
Uptown Grill
601 First Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
815-224-4545
Trick or Treat for the Lemont Food Pantries
Oct. 1, 2018 - Oct. 31, 2018 , All Day
Fill the paper bags / Fill the pantry shelves! Fill the bag with goodies (much needed items listed below) that will fill the shelves of our Lemont Food Pantries! Drop off donations to the Lemont Township Office (1115 Warner Avenue). Paper Products Canned/Microwave-Ready to eat food Canned Meat (chicken, salmon, ha...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Lemont, IL 60439
(630) 257-2522, x 13
Take a Hike & a Lunch
Sep. 1, 2018 - Nov. 30, 2018 , April-November Saturday & Sundays 11am-230pm
Group will depart from the hotel lobby of the Lodge with a knowledgeable guide to see canyons and bluffs made from St. Peter's Sandstone.  Waterfalls are a good possibility in the Spring and early Summer as they are seasonal.  The guide will tell the group how Starved Rock got its name along with other tales ...More Info
Cost: $18 per person Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
Take a Hike & a Lunch
Sep. 1, 2018 - Nov. 30, 2018 , 11am-2:30pm
Group will depart from the hotel lobby of the Lodge with a knowledgeable guide to see canyons and bluffs made from St. Peter's Sandstone.  Waterfalls are a good possibility in the Spring and early Summer as they are seasonal.  The guide will tell the group how Starved Rock got its name along with other tales ...More Info
Cost: $18 per person Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
Woods Walk
Sep. 1, 2018 - Nov. 30, 2018 , 8-4 p.m.
Get out and get moving! It's the return of "Woods Walk"! Experience 10 of Will County's top-rated trails during their fall splendor. Trail lengths range from 1.5 to 4 miles, and each trail offers its own unique experience. Bring your binoculars, field guides and a camera. Select trails offer photo staging areas, adding...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Sugar Creek Administration Center
17540 W Laraway Road
Joliet, IL 60433
(815) 727-8700
Take a Hike & a Lunch
Oct. 1, 2018 - Nov. 30, 2018 , 11am-230pm
Group will depart from the hotel lobby of the Lodge with a knowledgeable guide to see canyons and bluffs made from St. Peter's Sandstone.  Waterfalls are a good possibility in the Spring and early Summer as they are seasonal.  The guide will tell the group how Starved Rock got its name along with other tales ...More Info
Cost: $18 per person Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
Starved Rock Walkers Club
Sep. 1, 2018 - Dec. 31, 2018 , Every Thursday (year round)
Weekly guided hike through Starved Rock State Park, Matthiessen State Park, I & M Canal and the occasional walk into a nearby Nature Preserve. Every Thursday morning, year round. The group meets in the lobby of the Lodge and departs at 9:00am. Hikes last between 2 and 3 hours, depending on the destination. The hikes va...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
Starved Rock Walkers Club
Oct. 1, 2018 - Dec. 31, 2018 , Every Thursday (year round)
Weekly guided hike through Starved Rock State Park, Matthiessen State Park, I & M Canal and the occasional walk into a nearby Nature Preserve. Every Thursday morning, year round. The group meets in the lobby of the Lodge and departs at 9:00am. Hikes last between 2 and 3 hours, depending on the destination. The hikes va...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211

 


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