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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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Improv Uncorked - FREE!
Jan. 26, 2019 , 7:00-9:00 pm
Expect the unexpected during Improv Uncorked - FREE admission! Join the "We've Said Worse" improv troupe at 7:00 pm.  They'll ask the audience for a word, which inspires their characters and scenes (10-15 minutes) – all from the one word! Then the troupe is back to the audience for another one-word inspir...More Info
Cost: FREE! Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park and Theatre
201 W. Jefferson Street at Bluff Street
Joliet, IL 60432
815-724-3761
Improv Uncorked featuring "We've Said Worse"
Jan. 26, 2019 , 7:00PM
Theatre Improv, snacks and cash bar....More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park and Theatre
201 W. Jefferson Street at Bluff Street
Joliet, IL 60432
815-724-3761
Eagle Watch Weekend at Starved Rock
Jan. 26, 2019 - Jan. 27, 2019 , 9:30am, 11:am, 1:00pm both days
Spotting scopes will be set up at the top of Starved Rock for public viewing of eagles on Plum and Leopold Islands in the river. Saturday, January 26th and Sunday, January 27th. Hikes leave the Visitor Center at 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., and 1 p.m., both days. Hike to choose from: Starved Rock and French Canyon (3/4 mile...More Info
Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center
2678 North State Route 178
Utica, IL 61373
815-667-4726
Eagle Watch Weekend at Starved Rock
Jan. 26, 2019 - Jan. 27, 2019 , 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., and 1 p.m., both days
Hikes leave the Visitor Center at 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., and 1 p.m., both days. Hike to choose from: Starved Rock and French Canyon (3/4 mile), Eagle Cliff and Lovers Leap Overlooks (1.4 miles roundtrip), and Wildcat Canyon with overlooks (2 miles roundtrip). Join knowledgeable staff and park volunteers for a guided ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center
2668 East 873 Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4726
Yogasanas
Jan. 26, 2019 - Jan. 27, 2019 , 8:30am-8:30 pm
Yogasanas are physical postures through which one can transform the body and the mind into a possibility for ultimate wellbeing. Offered as a set of 21 powerful postures, this is a way of aligning the inner system and adjusting it to the celestial geometry. Yogasanas are not exercises, but rather very subtle processes ...More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Plymouth, MN
2705 Annapolis Lane North
Plymouth, MN 55441
6514000238
Romeoville Art Society Monthly Community Poetry & Image Competition
Now - Jan. 31, 2019
Each month's entrants' and voter's names are entered for a chance to win a monthly prize from local businesses and sponsors. Voting box is located at the Romeoville Branch White Oak Library District. For more information please call 224-216-2447. How to enter: -One poem and/or image entry per person, per month...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
White Oak Library
201 W. Normantown Road
Romeoville, IL 60446
224-216-2447
PTHS AP January Showcase
Now - Jan. 31, 2019 , M-F, 10:00AM-5:00PM, Saturday 10:00AM-4:00PM, Sunday 12:00PM-4:00PM
The January 2019 Gallery Show at the Pontiac Community Art Center has opened in the Joe Bailey Gallery and will run through the month of January. 'PTHS AP Showcase' will feature AP (Advanced Placement) students from Pontiac Township High School. The show will include two dimensional art pieces in a variety of media inc...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Pontiac Community Art Center
209 West Madison Street
Pontiac, IL 61764
815-419-2472
Saturday Drama Classes
Now - Feb. 3, 2019 , Grades 1-5, 9:00AM-10:15AM & Grades 6-12 (10:30AM-12:00PM)
Students meet on the indoor theatre stage to learn creative dramatic stage terminology and group dynamics while working on a fun skit for the finale. The course provides a wonderful introduction to theatre, as well as an expansion of theatre knowledge. To Pre-Register (helpful, but not required): 1. Contact the ...More Info
Cost: $65-$75 Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park and Theatre
201 W. Jefferson Street at Bluff Street
Joliet, IL 60432
815-724-3761
Angela Rose Wilson Art Exhibition
Now - Feb. 22, 2019 ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Performing Arts
Joliet Junior College - Laura A. Sprague Art Gallery
1215 Houbolt Road
Joliet, IL 60431
(815) 280-2223
Saturday Drama Classes
Jan. 26, 2019 - Mar. 2, 2019 , 6 weeks, grades 1-5 (9-10:15, $65), grades 6-12 (10:30 am-12 pm, $75)
Students meet on the indoor theatre stage to learn creative dramatic stage terminology and group dynamics while working on a fun skit for the finale. The course provides a wonderful introduction to theatre, as well as an expansion of theatre knowledge. To Pre-Register (helpful, but not required): 1. Contact the park ...More Info
Cost: Grades 1-5 : $65; Grades 6-12 : $75 Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park and Theatre
201 W. Jefferson Street at Bluff Street
Joliet, IL 60432
815-724-3761

 


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