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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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5th Grade TNT
Feb. 23, 2018 , 7:00pm - 9:00pm
TNT (Totally Naperville Tweens) is a program that offers various activities for 5th Grade students. TNT is a fun, safe, supervised program filled with music, dancing, open gym time and snacks for sale. Pre-register for each date you would like to attend and pay $8 per event at the time of registration. Those who don't ...More Info
Cost: $8 Naperville Residents/$11 Nonresidents Event Type: Education/History
Madison Jr. High Multipurpose Room
1000 River Oak Dr
Naperville, IL 60540
630-848-5000
MOMENTS IN GREAT VINYL - Live at the Joliet Museum
Feb. 23, 2018 , 7:30pm
reat Moments in Vinyl takes the tribute experience to a new level, playing the music & sharing stories behind the songs with an amazing tribute to The Rolling Stones and two of their best albums; Sticky Fingers & Some Girls Just $12.00 or $10.00 for Museum Members & Students. Doors open 6:45 pm, shows start at 7:30 ...More Info
Cost: $10 Museum Members & Students - $12 General Public Event Type: Performing Arts
Mike Brick
204 N. Ottawa St.
Joliet, IL 60432
815-723-5201
Nature Journaling
Feb. 23, 2018 , 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Make room on your wall for your very own masterpiece! Enjoy this adults-only program using nature as our muse. We will begin the program by learning about Plum Creek's nature feature to gain an appreciation of our subject before painting. This program provides step-by-step instructions and is perfect for beginners. Giv...More Info
Cost: $10/person Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Plum Creek Nature Center
27064 S Dutton Ave
Beecher , IL 60401
(708) 946-2216
Winter Bird Walk
Feb. 23, 2018 , 10-11 a.m.
This program starts inside with a quick introduction to winter birds. Then, we head outside to explore the winter birds of Isle a la Cache preserve and the Des Plaines River. Binoculars are recommended. No previous birding experience is necessary. Please dress for the weather. Indoor facilities are accessible and outdo...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 886-1467
Winter Drama Classes
Now - Feb. 24, 2018 , See below
WINTER 2018 January 20-February 24 Open to all levels of interest! Grades 1-12 meet for 6 weeks on the indoor stage. Learn creative dramatics with a fun skit at the end. Grades 1-5: 9:00 am - 10:15 am $60 Grades 6-12: 10:30 am - 12:00 noon $65 Pre-register (helpful, but not required): Contact the Park w...More Info
Cost: See Below Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre
201 W. Jefferson Street at Bluff Street
Joliet, IL 60432
+18157243760
Clybourne Park by Lat 41
Now - Feb. 25, 2018 , See below
Clybourne Park explodes in two outrageous acts set 50 years apart. Act One takes place in 1959, as nervous white community leaders anxiously try to stop the sale of a home to a black family (borrowing a plotline from Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun). Act Two is set in the same house in 2009, as now the predomi...More Info
Cost: $15 Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre
201 W. Jefferson Street at Bluff Street
Joliet, IL 60432
+18157243760
Frankenstein at the Philip Lynch Theatre
Now - Feb. 25, 2018 , 8:00, 4:00pm, and 2:30pm
LEWIS UNIVERSITY NEWS RELEASE ________________________________________ Contact Jo Slowik at (815) 836-5409 or slowikjo@lewisu.edu for additional information. February 2, 2018 Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" is Alive at Lewis University's Philip Lynch Theatre ROMEOVILLE— This year marks the 200th anniversar...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Lewis University Philip Lynch Theatre
One University Parkway
Romeoville, IL 60446
8158365500
Bald Eagle Trolley Tours
Now - Feb. 28, 2018 , January & February Mon, Wed, Sat & Sunday
Monday & Wednesday: Tour begins with lunch at 11am?Saturday: 1st tour begins at 9am, ending with lunch?2nd tour begins with lunch at 11am?(Please note: There are NO Tours on January 28th & 29th)?Sunday: Tour begins with brunch at 1030am?(Please note: There are NO Tours on January 29th) Be mesmerized by the beautiful b...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
Don Sala Art Exhibition
Now - Feb. 28, 2018 , See below
Don Sala has been a professional photographer for almost 50 years. View an exhibit of his photography on display at the Plum Creek Nature Center Tuesday, January 2-Wednesday, February 28. This award-winning photographer's work captures images of nature and local barns in eastern Will County. Photographs will be avai...More Info
Event Type: Education/History Arts/Crafts Ongoing
Plum Creek Nature Center
27064 S Dutton Rd
Beecher, IL 60401
(815) 727-8700
Don Sala Art Exhibition
Now - Feb. 28, 2018 , Noon - 4 p.m.
Don Sala has been a professional photographer for almost 50 years. View an exhibit of his photography on display for a limited time at Plum Creek Nature Center. This award-winning photographer's work captures images of nature and local barns in eastern Will County. Photographs will be available for sale. Sala's inspira...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Other
Plum Creek Nature Center
27064 S Dutton Rd
Beecher, IL 60401
(708) 946-2216
Bald Eagle Trolley Tours
Now - Feb. 28, 2018
Monday & Wednesday: Tour begins with lunch at 11am?Saturday: 1st tour begins at 9am, ending with lunch?2nd tour begins with lunch at 11am?(Please note: There are NO Tours on January 28th & 29th)?Sunday: Tour begins with brunch at 1030am?(Please note: There are NO Tours on January 29th) Be mesmerized by the beautiful b...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
Guided Winter Hike
Now - Feb. 28, 2018 , 11:00am-2:00pm
Join us for a guided hike with the possibility of frozen waterfalls & Eagles. Participants meet in the hotel lobby of the Lodge to pick up a snack and a "Starved Rock" backpack. The tour concludes at the Lodge about 2:00 pm. Please dress appropriately for the weather and wear proper footwear. In the event of ice and ...More Info
Cost: $12.00 Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
La Grange Gives
Now - Feb. 28, 2018
Take a bite out of La Grange in February, and you'll be giving back when you dine out. When you dine at many of your favorite La Grange restaurants from Feb 15-28 and show the flyer for La Grange Gives, 15% of your food purchase will be donated to the local non-profit organizations that are helping your neighbors. It's...More Info
Event Type: Other Dining
LaGrange Business Association
La Grange, IL 60525
Flight Night Progressive Dinner
Now - Mar. 14, 2018 , 5:00pm-10:30pm
August Hill Winery, The Lone Buffalo and Starved Rock Lodge have teamed up to create an unforgettable event filled with wine, beer and food tastings. Check in for the dinner at 4:45pm in the Great Hall of Starved Rock Lodge and depart on the trolley at 5pm and go to August Hill Winery for wine tastings and appetizers....More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
2668 East 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
+18156674726
Guided Winter Hike
Now - Dec. 31, 2018 , 11:00am-2:00pm
Join us for a guided hike with the possibility of frozen waterfalls & Eagles. Participants meet in the hotel lobby of the Lodge to pick up a snack and a "Starved Rock" backpack. The tour concludes at the Lodge about 2:00 pm. Please dress appropriately for the weather and wear proper footwear. In the event of ice and ...More Info
Cost: $12.00 Event Type: Ongoing
Starved Rock Lodge
Starved Rock Walkers Club
Now - 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
Starved Rock Walkers Club
Now - 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
C3 Martial Arts Classes
Now - Jan. 5, 2019 , Saturdays 10 am, 11 am, & 12 pm Thursdays 6pm
C3 is a martial arts self-defense program. We offer Taekwondo, Combat Hapkido, and Tai Chi classes. Not only do we teach self-defense, we believe in teaching inner strength, self-discipline, kindness, respect, and responsibility. Sam Murphy is the founder and instructor. He has over 15 years of experience with two s...More Info
Cost: $20.00 per month Event Type: Ongoing
2800 Black Rd. Joliet, IL 60435
2800 Black Rd.
Joliet, IL 60435
8153423538

 


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