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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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Don Friesen
Apr. 27, 2018 , 7:30pm
Dan Friesen, the hilarious, gently-edgy comedian, is returning to The Eagle this spring! Don's topical family comedy strikes home with just about everyone in today's world. Adult-smart, family friendly and goofy fun - Don's show is is suitable for all ages. Doors open at 7pm with the performance beginning at 7:30. Tick...More Info
Cost: See Below Event Type: Performing Arts
Eagle Performing Arts and Conference Center
319 N Plum
Pontiac, IL 61764
(815) 844-1187
Free Safe Boating Classes
Apr. 28, 2018 , 9:00 am-5:00 pm
This summer, don't miss your chance to take a free Illinois Safe Boating class at the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center at Starved Rock Lock & Dam. The U.S Army Corps of Engineers will be holding free safe boating classes throughout the summer. Classes will be offered on April 28, May 19, June 23, July 14, and August 18...More Info
Event Type: Education/History
Illinois Waterway Visitor Center at Starved Rock Lock and Dam
950 N. 27th Rd,
Ottawa,, IL 61350
8158305290
Jammin Family Kite Fly
Apr. 28, 2018 , 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Synchronized kite dancing, 90-foot flying kites, and candy falling! Enjoy the nostalgia of kite flying. Members of the Illinois Kite Enthusiasts will host a fun day of kite flying demonstrations and information. Bring your own kites or make one in the nature center....More Info
Event Type: Education/History Sports/Recreation
Plum Creek Nature Center
27064 S Dutton Rd
Beecher, IL 60401
+18157278700
Jammin' Family Kite Fly Festival
Apr. 28, 2018 , 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Synchronized kite dancing, 90-foot flying kites, and candy falling from the sky all set to music! Who could ask for more? Remember the nostalgic memories of flying a kite as a child? Be sure to introduce your family to the same experience by participating in Plum Creek's "Jammin' Family Kite Fly Festival." Members of t...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Festivals
Plum Creek Nature Center
27064 S Dutton Road
Beecher, IL 60401
(815) 946-2216
Migratory Bird Hikes
Apr. 28, 2018 , 8-10 a.m.
Many birds use Lake Renwick to rest and refuel during migration. Join us for a guided hike in search of amazing waterfowl, soaring eagles and beautiful songbirds. Please bring binoculars and dress for the weather. A limited supply of binoculars will be available for loan. Participants will hike up to 1.5 miles on natur...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Lake Renwick Heron Rookery Nature Preserve
23202 W Renwick Road
Plainfield, IL 60544
(815) 886-1467
Singo N Bino
Apr. 28, 2018 , 5pm-8pm
Singo N Bingo is a time of socializing and fun! The evening will start with our Saturday evening song service followed by a night of Bingo. We know you're wondering if there will be prizes. Of course there will be! This event is open to everyone. ****There is a $5 fee for Bingo which covers a drink, a hot dog, a ba...More Info
Cost: $5 Event Type: Other
Family Bible Church Campus/Judson Church
2800 Black Road
Joliet, IL 60435
815-342-3538
Starved Rock Walkers Club
Now - Apr. 29, 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
Recycle Your Bicycle
Now - Apr. 29, 2018 , 6 a.m. - 5 p.m.
This program is designed to practice environmental stewardship while helping others – what a win-win! Monee Reservoir will collect bicycles to be given to local recycling nonprofits that refurbish them for youth, individuals with disabilities,and families in developing countries as a mode of transportation. The b...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Other
Monee Reservoir
27341 S. Ridgeland Av.
Monee, IL 60449
(708) 534-8499
Recycle Your Bicycle
Now - Apr. 29, 2018 , 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
This program is designed to practice environmental stewardship while helping others – what a win-win! Plum Creek will collect bicycles to be given to local recycling nonprofits that refurbish them for youth, individuals with disabilities,and families in developing countries as a mode of transportation. The bikes ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Other
Plum Creek Nature Center
27060 S. Dutton Rd.
Crete, IL 60417
(708) 946-2216
13 The Musical
Now - Apr. 29, 2018 , See below
April 20-22 & April 26-29 Thurs, Fri Sat 8pm Saturday 4/28 @ 4 & 8pm Sunday 2:30pm matinees Adults $12 Senior/Students $11 Lewis students $2 Geek. Poser. Jock. Beauty Queen. Wannabe. These are labels that can last a lifetime. With an unforgettable rock score from Tony Award-winning composer, Jason Robert Bro...More Info
Cost: See Below Event Type: Performing Arts
Philip Lynch Theatre Lewis University
1 University Pkwy
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815)836-5500
This Coming of Age Story "13, The Musical" comes to Lewis University Philip Lynch Theatre
Now - Apr. 29, 2018
This Coming of Age Story "13, The Musical" comes to Lewis University Philip Lynch Theatre ROMEOVILLE— Geek. Poser. Jock. Beauty Queen. Wannabe. These are the labels that can last a lifetime. Evan Goldman is plucked from his fast paced, preteen New York City life and plopped into a sleepy Indiana town following...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
One University Parkway
Romeoville, IL 60446
8158365500
Annual Wildflower Pilgrimage
Apr. 28, 2018 - Apr. 29, 2018 , 9:00 am & 1:00 pm
Join the Starved Rock guides as we hike to overlooks and canyons throughout the park enjoying the variety of spring wildflowers and sparkling waterfalls at Starved Rock State Park. Learn about the history and geology of the park. Guided hikes leave from the Starved Rock Visitor Center at 9:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. each da...More Info
Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock State Park
2668 East 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
+18156674726
Mega Hike
Apr. 28, 2018 - Apr. 29, 2018 , 8:30am, 9am, & 9:30am
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 and 5:30p.m. You will board a trolley with a pair of guides and be taken ...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
815-220-7386
Annual Wildflower Pilgrimage
Now - Apr. 30, 2018 , 9:00am & 1:00pm
Join the Starved Rock guides as we hike to overlooks and canyons throughout the park enjoying the variety of spring wildflowers and sparkling waterfalls at Starved Rock State Park. Learn about the history and geology of the park. Guided hikes leave from the Starved Rock Visitor Center at 9:00a.m. & 1:00p.m. each day....More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
HOME FREE – TIMELESS
May. 3, 2018 , 7:30 pm
The all vocal country sensation Home Free is bringing Nashville country standards and country-dipped pop hits to town (and having a great time doing so). The band comes to town on the heels of their most recent full-length album release, TIMELESS, bringing with them new music, new jokes, and new production. Home Fre...More Info
Cost: $44.50, $36.50, $29.50 Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, IL 60432
815-726-7171
Canal Market
May. 4, 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
Annual Red Carpet Corridor Festival
May. 5, 2018 , 8:00am - 5:00pm
Stop in communities along the original Route 66 for festivals, fairs, sales and more!...More Info
Event Type: Festivals Other
13 Cities from Joliet to Towanda
815-844-5847
Bells in Motion
May. 5, 2018 , 7pm
A concert to ring a close to this year's Red Carpet Corridor Festival, Bells in Motion will be performing at 7pm. A hand bell choir unlike most others, Bells in Motion play a variety of music. With members from Illinois, Wisconsin, and Missouri they are excited to perform here in Pontiac. Tickets are $10 in advance wit...More Info
Cost: $10 Event Type: Performing Arts
Eagle Performing Arts and Conference Center
319 N Plum
Pontiac, IL 61764
8158441187
Chicago Farmer
May. 5, 2018 , 7:30 ...More Info
Cost: $20 Event Type: Performing Arts
Uptown Grill
601 First Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
815-224-4545
Discovery of Chicago Bus Tour
May. 5, 2018 , 10:00am - 3:30pm
Enhance your knowledge of Chicago, and the I&M Canal's, origins on the "Discovery of Chicago" bus tour. Join us for a historic tour of early Chicago presented by Friends of the Chicago Portage and The Canal Corridor Association. Veteran Portage tour guides Gary Mechanic and Jeff Carter will take you on a 4-hour tour th...More Info
Cost: $45.00 Event Type: Education/History
Chicago
4800 S. Harlem Ave
Lyons, IL 60534
815-220-1848
Lake Renwick Bird Viewing
May. 5, 2018 , 8 a.m. - Noon
See the dazzling spectacle of nesting herons, egrets and cormorants! Maybe even see one of our resident bald eagles. Because the preserve has controlled access during nesting season to minimize disturbances to nesting birds, the only way to view these amazing creatures during this time of year is to attend a viewing pr...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Lake Renwick Heron Rookery
23202 W. Renwick Rd.
Lake Renwick, IL 60544
(815) 886-1467
May Mansion Market
May. 5, 2018 , 9am-3pm
Antiques, collectibles, books glassware, jewelry and accessories, household items, small furniture, wall décor, garden items, and much more--All for sale in the lovely gardens of the Reddick Mansion! Come find a treasure of your own! ...More Info
Cost: None Event Type: Shopping
Reddick Mansion Association
100 W. Lafayette Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-433-6100
Midwest Morel Festival/MASH UP Homebrew Tasting/Competition
May. 5, 2018 , 7am - 4pm
LEARN, HUNT, BUY...MOREL MUSHROOMS during Ottawa's Annual Midwest Morel Fest. This unique festival offers 'everything mushrooms' from the morel enthusiast to the curious observer! All events take place at Jordon Block Park (Main & Rt 23/71N). This year enjoy a Morel Market, a large variety of handcrafted Vendors, Ho...More Info
Cost: See Below Event Type: Festivals
Jordon Block
111 Lincoln Place
Ottawa, IL 61350
(815) 434-2737
Spring Benefit Concert
May. 5, 2018 , 6:30pm
Come listen to the Joliet American Legion Band perform its Spring Benefit Concert in its new rehearsal home - Crossroads Christian Church. The CCC has transformed the former Dominick's grocery store at Caton Farm and Essington Roads into a fabulous 850+ seat auditorium. Drawings for raffle gift baskets and refreshment...More Info
Cost: FREE - Donations Gladly Accepted Event Type: Performing Arts
Crossroads Christian Church
Spring Benefit Concert
May. 5, 2018 , 6:30pm
Come listen to the Joliet American Legion Band perform its Spring Benefit Concert in its new rehearsal home - Crossroads Christian Church. The CCC has transformed the former Dominick's grocery store at Caton Farm and Essington Roads into a fabulous 850+ seat auditorium. Drawings for raffle gift baskets and refreshment...More Info
Cost: FREE - Donations Gladly Accepted Event Type: Performing Arts
Crossroads Christian Church
Spring Migratory Bird Hike
May. 5, 2018 , 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Join the park naturalist as we hike to seek out resident birds and greet our spring migrators. Bring your binoculars and your favorite bird guide. Hike lasts approximately 2 hours. Meet at the Starved Rock Visitor Center at 7:30 a.m. Hike lasts 2 hours....More Info
Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock State Park
2668 East 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
+18156674726
Canal Market
May. 6, 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
Import Face-Off
May. 6, 2018 ...More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Route 66 Raceway
500 Speedway Boulevard
Joliet, IL 60432
815-722-5500
Incredible Bats
May. 6, 2018
In this 1 hour program you will get an overview of the world of bats, as we separate facts from fiction surrounding these nocturnal creatures. With our multi-media presentation and our live Egyptian Fruit and African bats, your view of bats will never be the same again....More Info
Event Type: Education/History
Starved Rock State Park
2668 East 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
+18156674726
Living History Demonstration
May. 6, 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. New this year is themed demonstrations. In April,...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E. 135th Street
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 886-1467
Meet a Beekeepter
May. 6, 2018 , 12:30 - 3 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 Centr
27064 S Dutton Road
Beecher, IL 60401
(708) 946-2216
"Cash, Conway and Brooks-Legends"-Jeff Gordon
May. 7, 2018 - May. 8, 2018
The best of Classic Country with hits from decades long gone. Songs and artists that made you fall in love with country music. This show will highlight hits from Johnny Cash, Conway Twitty, Garth Brooks as well as other country artists. $37 Matinee ...More Info
Cost: $37 Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
Cash, Conway and Brooks-Legends - Jeff Gordon
May. 7, 2018 - May. 8, 2018 , 11:30 am - 2:45 pm
May 7 & 8 Matinee Shows 11:30am Check-in Begins The best of Classic Country with his from decades long gone. Songs and artists that made you fall in love with country music. This show will highlight hits from Johnny Cash, Conway Twitty, Garth Brooks as well as other country artists. Matinee Performances: $37 –...More Info
Cost: $37 Event Type: Performing Arts
Starved Rock Lodge
2668 East 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
+18156674726
Nature Play Day
May. 9, 2018 , 10-11:30 a.m.
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 activities and more. A variety of group and free play activities will be available. We encourage experiencing all...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Plum Creek Nature Center
27064 S. Dutton Road
Beecher, IL 60401
(708)946-2216
"Rock and Roll Review" Jeff Gordon
May. 9, 2018 - May. 10, 2018
Think back to the golden days of Rock and Roll...poodle skirts, going to the drive in, bopping at the sock hop. It'll be a blast from the past as Jeff performs Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, Elvis and many more all time favorites. $37 Matinee...More Info
Cost: $37 Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
Rock and Roll Review - Jeff Gordon
May. 9, 2018 - May. 10, 2018 , 11:30 am - 2:45 pm
May 9 & 10 Matinee Shows 11:30am Check-in Begins Think back to the golden days of Rock and Roll... poodle skirts, going to the drive in, bopping at the sock hop. It'll be a blast from the past as Jeff Gordon performs Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, Elvis and many more all time favorites! Matinee Performances: $37 – ...More Info
Cost: $37 Event Type: Performing Arts
Starved Rock Lodge
2668 East 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
+18156674726
59th Annual Town & Country Adult Amateur Art Show
May. 12, 2018 , 9:00 am-4:00 pm
This show offers non-professional artists and artisans the opportunity to have their art publically exhibited and professionally judged. It encourages amateur artists the pursuit of artistic pastimes. The show is free and open to the public and offers the public a chance to view art created by members of the communit...More Info
Event Type: Arts/Crafts
807 La Salle Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
8152230714
Bird Buddies for Toddlers
May. 12, 2018 , 10:30 - noon
Join us as we go on fun adventures to learn about birds. This program will involve building a large bird nest inside the museum, reading a story and taking a short hike. Please dress for the weather. This program begins in an accessible building and continues outside along a 0.3-mile mulch trail over uneven terrain. Fo...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 226-1467
Four Rivers Bird Hike
May. 12, 2018 , 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
The best way to learn about birds is to see and hear them. Learn from a naturalist and other like-minded birders as you take a bird hike through oak-hickory forest or restored prairie near the Des Plaines River. The program begins with a short presentation about one particular bird or bird topic. Meet at the Kerry Sher...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
McKinley Woods - Kerry Sheridan Grove
25055 W. Walnut Ln.
Channahon, IL 60410
(815) 722-9470
Lake Renwick Bird Viewing
May. 12, 2018 , 8 a.m. - noon
See the dazzling spectacle of nesting herons, egrets and cormorants! Maybe even see one of our resident bald eagles. Because the preserve has controlled access during nesting season to minimize disturbances to nesting birds, the only way to view these amazing creatures during this time of year is to attend a viewing pr...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Lake Renwick Heron Rookery
23202 W Renwick Road
Plainfield, IL 60544
(815) 886-1467
Quarryman Challenge 10 Mile & 5K Run
May. 12, 2018 , Race Time: 7:30 a.m.
There are lots of running races in Chicagoland, but nothing that is as unique and challenging as the Quarryman 10 Mile and 5K in Lemont, Illinois. The Quarryman offers elite athletes, age group competitors and fitness runners a different, challenging course in Lemont's unique, scenic and small town setting. Visit our ...More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Village of Lemont
418 Main Street
Lemont, IL 60439
630-257-1550
Spring Nature Phototgraphy Hike
May. 12, 2018 , 8:30 - 10
Meet at the Hawthorn shelter of Messenger Woods Nature Preserve to briefly learn what seasonal changes and other nature notes are happening in springtime. Then, enjoy a hike with a naturalist and take photos along the way. This program is recommended for any camera, smartphones through digital SLRs. The program will fo...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Messenger Woods Nature Preserve
13800 W. Bruce Road
Homer Glen, IL 60491
(708) 946-2216
Starved Rock Country Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K
May. 12, 2018 , 7 am
Now in its 5th year, the 2018 Starved Rock Country Marathon and Half Marathon presented by Samuel Adams has become the "must do" event of the running community in central Illinois. The Marathon course will again showcase the historic and scenic Starved Rock Country area and Illinois River. As for the 5K, the event w...More Info
Cost: Prices Vary Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Downtown Ottawa
Ottawa, IL 61350
Town & Country Amateur Art Show
May. 12, 2018 , 9am to 4pm
Town & Country Show is held at Jeremiah Joe Coffee, 807 LaSalle Street, Ottawa, Illinois. A judged art show open to area adult amateur artists. Forty to fifty pieces of art on display, including paintings, sculpture, and pottery. ...More Info
Cost: none Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Ottawa Art League
807 LaSalle Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-223-0714
Wonders of Wildflowers
May. 12, 2018 , 1-3 p.m.
Take time to stop and smell the wildflowers. For only a brief time, spring wildflowers fill our forest floor with blues, pinks, yellows, bright whites and more. Hike and explore with a naturalist through beautiful Messenger Woods Nature Preserve, which is famous for its flower diversity, abundance and color in the spri...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Messenger Woods Nature Preserve
13800 W. Bruce Road
Homer Glen, IL 60491
(708) 946-2216
Canal Market
May. 13, 2018 , 10:00am - 4:00pm
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
Mother's Day Appreciation
May. 13, 2018 , 6 a.m. - 7 p.m.
For your continuous dedication all year, mom, this day is for you! Celebrate not having to do anything but enjoy the day at Monee Reservoir. There are all sorts of great outdoor activities to enjoy at Monee Reservoir: fish, hike, picnic, boat or just lounge in the sun. Make sure to mention that you are a mother and rec...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Monee Reservoir
27341 Ridgeland Avenue
Monee, IL 60449
(708) 534-8499
Mother's Day Appreciation
May. 13, 2018 , Noon - 4 p.m.
For your continuous dedication all year, mom, this day is for you! Celebrate not having to do anything but enjoy the day at Plum Creek Nature Center. Visit Goodenow Grove Nature Preserve to hike our paved or natural trails. Then, come inside Plum Creek Nature Center to see all that it has to offer. Make sure to mention...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Plum Creek Nature Center
27064 S. Dutton Road
Beecher, IL 60401
(708) 946-2216
5th Annual Brews, Buds and Blooms Beer Tasting
May. 15, 2018 , 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Event will again be held behind Herman's in the "salt mines". Over 100 Beers and a few other special products will be available to sample. Special Guest Tangled Roots Brewing Company and Radium City will also be on hand so that you may try their amazing brews....More Info
Event Type: Other
Herman's Package Store
504 W. Main St
Ottawa, IL 61350
(815)434-2737
Dinner & A Little History: The Trials of Mrs. Abraham Lincoln
May. 17, 2018 , 6:00pm Cocktails, 6:30pm Dinner, 7:30 Lecture
Follow Mary Lincoln's journey which took her from her days in Springfield, Illinois where she met and married Abraham Lincoln, became a mother to four sons, then on to the White House. It then leads her to an insane asylum in Batavia, Illinois. Hear of the joys and the trials she experienced along the way. Reenactor...More Info
Cost: $33 for non-members, $28 for members, $8 for lecture only Event Type: Education/History
The Gaylord Building
200 W 8th St
Lockport, IL 60441
8152201848
Church Wide Garage Sale
May. 18, 2018 - May. 19, 2018 , 9am-5pm
Christ First Baptist Church is having an indoor church wide garage sale on May 18-19 from 9am-5pm. Besides the plethora of items for sale, there will also be a food stand with hot dogs, chips, water, and other goodies for a minimum donation fee. Rain or shine - the sale is on!...More Info
Cost: Free admission Event Type: Other
Minooka
4295 Van Dyke Rd
Minooka, IL 60447
(815) 475-7101
Bringing Nature Home Native Plant Sale
May. 19, 2018 , 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
The Nature Foundation of Will County will host its sixth-annual native plant sale. Explore the benefits of planting native species in your lawn or garden with more than 100 species of native perennials, shrubs and trees available for purchase. These beneficial plants will not only beautify your yard, but will help prot...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Sugar Creek Administration Center
17540 W Laraway Rd
Joliet, IL 60433
(815) 727-8700
Busy Beavers Craft Club
May. 19, 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 April, paint a bird silhouette with watercolors. In May, make pipe cleaner flower art and, in June, create a turtle craft. This program is offered indo...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 886-1467
Free Safe Boating Classes
May. 19, 2018 , 9:00 am-5:00 pm
This summer, don't miss your chance to take a free Illinois Safe Boating class at the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center at Starved Rock Lock & Dam. The U.S Army Corps of Engineers will be holding free safe boating classes throughout the summer. Classes will be offered on April 28, May 19, June 23, July 14, and August 18...More Info
Event Type: Education/History
Illinois Waterway Visitor Center at Starved Rock Lock and Dam
950 N. 27th Rd
Ottawa, IL 61350
8154342737
Lake Renwick Bird Viewing
May. 19, 2018 , 8 a.m. - noon
See the dazzling spectacle of nesting herons, egrets and cormorants! Maybe even see one of our resident bald eagles. Because the preserve has controlled access during nesting season to minimize disturbances to nesting birds, the only way to view these amazing creatures during this time of year is to attend a viewing pr...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Lake Renwick Heron Rookery
23202 W Renwick Road
Plainfield, IL 60544
(815) 886-1467
Morning Bird Hike
May. 19, 2018 , 8-10 a.m.
Whether you are just beginning or are an experienced birder, you will want to join along in these hikes as we search the preserves for spring migrants. We start with a quick presentation on what species we can expect to find in our area at this time of year, and then head out on the trail to find them with a naturalist...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Plum Creek Nature Center
27064 S Dutton Road
Beecher, IL 60401
(708) 946-2216
String Art Workshop
May. 19, 2018 , 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Symmography, also called "string art," was popular in the 1960s and 1970s and has seen a resurgence in the Pinterest era. Join in the fun and spend a morning creating your own string art masterpiece. Several designs will be available to choose from, using either traditional or upcycled materials. All materials will be ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Four Rivers Environmental Education Center
25055 W Walnut Lane
Channahon, IL 60410
(815) 722-9470
The Streator Walldogs 2nd Annual Food Truck Festival
May. 19, 2018 , 12:00pm - 7:00pm
The Streator Walldogs Food Truck Festival will be held Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 12pm to 7pm on the 200 block of Hickory Street, south of Streator City Park, Streator, Illinois. This event will feature some of the best gourmet food truck food offered in the Illinois Valley. Music and Beer garden. Proceeds from th...More Info
Event Type: Arts/Crafts Festivals Shopping Dining
Streator City Park
301 N. Vermillion St.
Streator, IL 61364
Trees: Nature's Jack of All Trades
May. 19, 2018 , 1-2:30 p.m.
What started as a seed in your hand is now taller than your house! How do trees get so big and strong? How do certain critters get big and strong, thanks to trees? What's the biggest tree in Illinois? Branch out, don't leaf anything behind, and we'll get to the root of your "curiosi-tree." This program includes hiking ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 886-1467
Fishing for Trash
May. 15, 2018 - May. 20, 2018 , 6 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Visit Monee Reservoir and help keep our preserve free of trash. Fishing line, as well as other debris, poses serious threats to wildlife when they become entangled in it, or swallow hooks or bits of plastic. Help us keep the preserves clean. To participate, stop by the concessions window, pick up a trash bag and gloves...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Monee Reservoir
27341 Ridgeland Ave
Monee, IL 60449
(708) 534-8499
Spring Garage Sales
May. 19, 2018 - May. 20, 2018 ...More Info
Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Granville
316 S. MCCOY STREET
Granville, IL 316 S. MCC
8158305290
Canal Market
May. 20, 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
Morning Bird Hike
May. 20, 2018 , 8-10 a.m.
Whether you are just beginning or are an experienced birder, you will want to join along in these hikes as we search the preserves for spring migrants. We start with a quick presentation on what species we can expect to find in our area at this time of year, and then head out on the trail to find them with a naturalist...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Messenger Woods Nature Preserve
13800 W. Bruce Road
Homer Glen, IL 60481
(708) 946-2216
Pop-Up Naturalist
May. 20, 2018 , Noon - 2 p.m.
Heads up – there's a naturalist in your neighborhood! Forest Preserve staff will be at a different preserve to offer hands-on activities designed for families to be engaged, inspired and delighted by nature. Pop in to enjoy some free nature programming close to home. ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Theodore Marsh
1900 Gaylord Road
Crest Hill, IL 60403
(815) 946-2216
Wildlife Prairie p resents "Reptiles & Amphibians"
May. 20, 2018 , 1:30 pm
Slime, scales, and mudpuppy tales! Wildlife Prairie Park will be on hand with a few of their friends for a family fun program that will give you a new found respect for our cold blooded friends! Meet at the Starved Rock Visitor Center at 1:30 p.m. Live animals!...More Info
Event Type: Education/History
Starved Rock Visitors Center
2668 East 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
+18156674726
Frank Sinatra
May. 21, 2018 - May. 22, 2018 , 11:30 am - 2:45 pm
May 21 & 22 Matinee Shows 11:30am Check-in Begins Peter Oprisko will delight you with this tribute to the Chairman of the Board! A fresh and unique, ultra-modern salute to Ol'Blue Eyes! This exciting and memorable celebration showcases Sinatra like never before. Enjoy such hits as: New York New York, The Way You Lo...More Info
Cost: $34 Event Type: Performing Arts
Starved Rock Lodge
2668 East 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
+18156674726
Frank Sinatra
May. 21, 2018 - May. 22, 2018
Peter Oprisko will delight you with this tribute to the Chairman of the Board! A fresh and unique, ultra-modern salute to Ol'Blue Eyes! This exciting and memorable celebration showcases Sinatra like never before. Enjoy such hits as: New York New York, The Way You Look Tonight, My Way, and many more. ...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
Boating Safety Week
May. 19, 2018 - May. 25, 2018 , 6 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Here at the Forest Preserve, boating safety is a top priority. Take part in our interactive exhibit where you will have the opportunity to become a more responsible and safer boater, and have a chance to win some really great prizes too! ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Monee Reservoir
27341 Ridgeland Ave
Monee, IL 60449
(815) 534-8499
Griffin House
May. 25, 2018 , 7:30 PM ...More Info
Cost: $30 Event Type: Shopping
Uptown Grill
601 First Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
815-224-4545
Canal Market
May. 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
Griffin House
May. 26, 2018 , 7:30 PM ...More Info
Cost: $30 Event Type: Performing Arts
Uptown Grill
601 First Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
815-224-4545
Lake Renwick Bird Viewing
May. 26, 2018 , 8 a.m. - noon
See the dazzling spectacle of nesting herons, egrets and cormorants! Maybe even see one of our resident bald eagles. Because the preserve has controlled access during nesting season to minimize disturbances to nesting birds, the only way to view these amazing creatures during this time of year is to attend a viewing pr...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Lake Renwick Heron Rookery
23202 W Renwick Road
Plainfield, IL 60544
(815) 886-1467
Pond Safari
May. 26, 2018 , 1-2:30 p.m.
Grab a net and magnifying glass; there are animals to discover under water! Many types of animals actually begin their lives in rivers, lakes and ponds. Join us to see what lives in and around the pond that is attached to the Des Plaines River at Isle a la Cache preserve. We will use nets to scoop for aquatic critters ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 886-1467
Starved Rock Brew Fest
May. 26, 2018 , 12:00pm - 5:00pm
The second annual Starved Rock Country Brew Festival will take place on Saturday, May 26th, 2018. The fest will feature over 60 unique American craft beers, live music and local food. Join us in downtown Ottawa for the most anticipated new craft beer events of the year. Starved Rock Country Brew Festival is a Lou Dog ...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Downtown Ottawa
Ottawa, IL
Starved Rock Country Craft Beer Festival
May. 26, 2018 , 12pm - 5pm
The second annual Starved Rock Country Brew Festival will take place on Saturday, May 26th, 2018. The fest will feature over 60 unique American craft beers, live music and local food. Join us in downtown Ottawa for the most anticipated new craft beer events of the year....More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Downtown Ottawa
2 Great Loop West
Ottawa, IL 61350
8154342737
Canal Market
May. 27, 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 Little Mermaid" Auditions
May. 29, 2018 , 7:30
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jo Slowik, Theatre Manager Phone (815) 836-5409 Fax (815) 836-5375 Email slowikjo@lewisu.edu Website www.lewisu.edu/plt April 20, 2018 Auditions: "THE LITTLE MERMAID" Lewis University's Philip Lynch Theatre (PLT) will hold auditions for The Little Mermaid, on Tuesday May 29 a...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Romeoville
One University Parkway
Romeoville, IL 60446
8158365500
A Salamander Tale
Now - May. 31, 2018 , See below
An interactive exhibition, "A Salamander Tale" provides a fun approach to learning about salamanders and ways to protect their habitats. The exhibition includes salamander-shaped furniture displaying text and graphics, a video game guiding a virtual salamander through a river environment, and lifelike dioramas of diffe...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Education/History Nature Ongoing
Plum Creek Nature Center
27064 S Dutton Rd
Beecher, IL 60401
+18157278700
A Salamander Tale
Now - May. 31, 2018 , Noon - 4 p.m.
An interactive exhibition, "A Salamander Tale" provides a fun approach to learning about salamanders and ways to protect their habitats. The exhibition includes salamander-shaped furniture displaying text and graphics, a video game guiding a virtual salamander through a river environment, and lifelike dioramas of diffe...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Plum Creek Nature Center
27060 S. Dutton Rd.
Beecher, IL 60401
(708) 946-2216
A Salamander Tale
Now - May. 31, 2018 , Noon - 4 p.m.
An interactive exhibition, "A Salamander Tale" provides a fun approach to learning about salamanders and ways to protect their habitats. The exhibition includes salamander-shaped furniture displaying text and graphics, a video game guiding a virtual salamander through a river environment, and lifelike dioramas of diffe...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Plum Creek Nature Center
27064 S Dutton Rd
Beecher, IL 60401
(708) 946-2216
History Trolley Tours
Now - May. 31, 2018 , Saturdays @ 3pm. Sundays @ 12-1:30, 1:30-3pm & 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
Waterfall & Canyon Tour
Now - May. 31, 2018 , Mondays @ 11am .Saturdays @ 9am & 11am
Experience the fun of outdoors adventure at Starved Rock State Park with a guided walk to 3 spectacular waterfalls and canyons. We will plan to visit French, St. Louis and Ottawa Canyons. The tour will also include hot lunch in Elements Dining Room and a relaxing trolley ride. The 11:00 tour begins with lunch in our di...More Info
Cost: Adults: $32, Children 10 and under $27 Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
History Trolley Tours
May. 1, 2018 - May. 31, 2018 , Saturdays @ 3:00 pm Sundays @ 12:00-1:30, 1:30-3pm and 3-4:30 pm
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
Starved Rock Walkers Club
May. 1, 2018 - May. 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
Take a Hike & a Lunch
May. 1, 2018 - May. 31, 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
The Amazing Race Starved Rock Style
May. 1, 2018 - May. 31, 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
815-220-7386
Waterfall & Canyon Tour
May. 1, 2018 - May. 31, 2018 , April & May Mondays @ 11am ?Saturdays @ 9am & 11am
Experience the fun of outdoors adventure at Starved Rock State Park with a guided walk to 3 spectacular waterfalls and canyons. We will plan to visit French, St. Louis and Ottawa Canyons. The tour will also include hot lunch in Elements Dining Room and a relaxing trolley ride. The 11:00 tour begins with lunch in our di...More Info
Cost: Adults: $32, Children 10 and under $27 Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
815-220-7386
Canal Market
Jun. 1, 2018 , 5:00p-9:00p
Come enjoy our Friday night Market! We will feature vendors selling handmade, homemade, antiques, and artisan items. Live music will be played throughout the night, and food and beverage will be available for purchase....More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts/Crafts
LaSalle County Historical Society
101 E. Canal Street
Utica, IL 61373
815-667-4861
Canal Market
Jun. 1, 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
Food Truck Fridays
Jun. 1, 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. The program kicks off in June and continues through August. In addition to yummy and convenient food, enjoy the trails and activities, plus it's hard...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Dining
Hammel Woods - Crumby Recreation Area
23601 Black Rd.
Shorewood, IL 60404
(815) 727-8700
Don Garlitz at the Route 66 Nationals
May. 31, 2018 - Jun. 3, 2018
"Big Daddy" Don Garlits will attend the NHRA Route 66 Nationals May 31-June 3 to partake in Route 66 Raceway's 20th anniversary celebration. More information on his appearances will be released at a later date, so stay tuned and be the first to get all the info....More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Route 66 Raceway
500 Speedway Blvd.
Joliet, IL 60433
888.629.7223
NHRA Route 66 Nationals
May. 31, 2018 - Jun. 3, 2018 ...More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Route 66 Raceway
815-722-5500
NHRA Route 66 Nationals
May. 31, 2018 - Jun. 3, 2018 , Times Vary ...More Info
Cost: Prices Vary Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Route 66 Raceway
500 Speedway Boulevard
Joliet, IL 60432
815-722-5500
Ottawa 2 Rivers Wine Festival
Jun. 1, 2018 - Jun. 3, 2018 , See below
Friday 5 pm -10 pm. Saturday Noon – 10 pm, Sunday Noon – 5pm WINE! FOOD! LOBSTER and the sweet sounds of JAZZ...all at the Ottawa 2 Rivers Wine Fest. Join us for great food, fun and remember, the music is always FREE! Visit our website for up-to-date announcements, music lineup and food list. From imported...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Jordon Block
111 Lincoln Place
Ottawa, IL 61350
8154342737
Dinner & Evening Cruise
Jun. 1, 2018 - Jun. 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
Jun. 1, 2018 - Jun. 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
Jun. 1, 2018 - Jun. 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
Starved Rock Walkers Club
Jun. 1, 2018 - Jun. 30, 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
Take a Hike & a Lunch
Jun. 1, 2018 - Jun. 30, 2018 , 11:00am-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
Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
815-220-7386
The Amazing Race Starved Rock Style
Jun. 1, 2018 - Jun. 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
815-220-7386
Route 66 Street Markets
Jun. 1, 2018 - Aug. 15, 2018 , 4:00-9:00 p.m.
The 2018 Route 66 Street Market in Downtown Joliet is open every Wednesday from 4-9PM between June & August. The 2018 Route 66 Street Market in Downtown Joliet is back and better than ever! Once again our annual market will feature vendors, downtown businesses, community partnerships, live entertainment and featu...More Info
Event Type: Arts/Crafts Ongoing
Located along Chicago Street between Van Buren and W. Jefferson Streets
Chicago Street Between Van Buren and West Jefferson St and the Van Buren Plaza
Joliet, IL 60432
(815)774-6066
Dinner & Evening Cruise
Jun. 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
Land & Water Cruise
Jun. 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
Visit a Canyon Tour
Jun. 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
Visit a Canyon Tour
Jun. 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
Falconry with Rich Escutia
May. 12, 2018 - Oct. 21, 2018 , 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join local falconer Rich Escutia with his pair of Harris Hawks and female Red Tailed Hawk for an up close and personal educational visit with birds of prey - located by the cabin behind the Starved Rock Visitor Center. ...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Visitors Center
2668 East 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
+18156674726

 


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