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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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The Fall of the House of Usher
Now - Oct. 13, 2019 , 2:30PM | 7:30PM
Tickets on sale now! Matinee and Evening Performances available, please check website to buy tickets and for more information. James Brookfield, an up-and-coming writer of potboilers from New York City, is invited to the Boston home of his childhood friend, Roderick Usher, to, as his host suggests, "chronicle the e...More Info
Cost: $10+ Event Type: Performing Arts
Morris Theatre Guild
516 W. Illinois Ave.
Morris, Il 60450
(815) 942-1966
50th Annual Burgoo Festival
Now - Oct. 13, 2019 , Saturday: 11:00AM-7:00PM, Sunday:9:00AM-5:00PM
The 50th Annual Burgoo will kick off Saturday October 12 at 11 am when over 100 vendors will set up on the museum property. Utica Fire Protection District will have their Classic Car Show from 1-7pm. Saturday night will feature a Burgoo kickoff when we start cooking our stew along the I&M Canal. Sunday will include ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts/Crafts Festivals Shopping Holiday - Fall/Winter
LaSalle County Historical Society
101 E. Canal Street
Utica, IL 61373
815-667-4861
The Spirit of All Hallow's Eve
Now - Oct. 13, 2019 , Saturday 3:00PM & 7:00PM, Sunday 1:00PM & 4:00PM
Halloween lore comes to life...More Info
Cost: $5 Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Billie Limacher Theatre
201 W. Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60432
630-932-1555
Fall Fest
Oct. 13, 2019 , 9:00AM - 6:00PM
Grab your friends & family and come have some fun on the farm at Fall Fest! Enjoy hayrack rides, pumpkin painting, costume contests, bouncy house, farm animals, vendors, and more fall activities. Be sure to stop by the craft fair and face painting station from 9am until 3pm. For more information, visit www.bronkberryfa...More Info
Event Type: Festivals Holiday - Fall/Winter
Bronkberry Farms
18061 S. Bronk Road
Plainfield, IL 60586
815-436-6967
Lyle Lovett & his Acoustic Group
Oct. 13, 2019 , 7:00PM
A singer, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums. Coupled with his gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musician fuses elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a convention-defying manner that breaks down barriers....More Info
Cost: Varies Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, Il 60432
815-726-7171
Nightmare on Fairgrounds Road
Oct. 13, 2019 , 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Along with the usual Nightmare on Fairgrounds Road haunted house on Friday and Saturday nights, on Oct 11th & 12th, there will be a special haunted event on Sunday, Oct 13th. If you have kids that are afraid of the dark, Nightmare will be open from 5 to 6:30 p.m. with the Lights On (and less scary characters.) Sund...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Bureau County Fairgrounds
811 W Peru St.
Princeton, IL 61356
(815) 875-2905
Wine Tasting at Fall Fest
Oct. 13, 2019 , 11 - 3PM
Enjoy a taste of wine while the kids are having fun at our fall fest....More Info
Event Type: Wine Tasting
Bronkberry Farms
18061 S. Bronk Rd.
Plainfield, IL 60586
History of St. James at Sag Bridge Cemetery
Oct. 15, 2019 , 7:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Education/History
Lemont Historical Society Museum
306 Lemont Street
Lemont, IL 60439
Oktoberfest
Oct. 15, 2019 , 11:30AM - 2PM
Grand Bavarian Buffet! Open Bar! Live Entertainment by Alpine Thunder! Doors open at 11:15 am, lunch served promptly at 11:30 am. $45 includes service charge & tax. Must purchase non refundable tickets in advance. Buffet Selections: German Potato Salad, Creamy Cucumber Salad, Cucumber, Tomato & Onion Salad, Brea...More Info
Event Type: Dining Ale Trail
The Public Landing Restaurant
200 W. 8th St.
Lockport, IL 60441
(815) 838-6500
Story Time Books in the Barn
Oct. 16, 2019 , 10AM
Round up the kids and bring them to Bronkberry Farms for a book reading inside our pavilion. Then visit the farm animals. This is a free event. Don't forget to shop around for your favorite jam, salsa, and other canned items and metal yard art. We also carry frozen pies, local honey, and great little gift ideas. H...More Info
Event Type: Education/History Story Telling
Bronkberry Farms
18061 S. Bronk Rd.
Plainfield, IL 60586
Woodburning Cutting Board Class
Oct. 16, 2019 , 5:30PM-7:30PM
In this woodburning class, we are going to take our art into the kitchen by creating your very own cutting board! You can choose from your favorite template or create your own custom design. Bring a friend or a significant other or even just yourself. One of these cutting boards is a must have for any kitchen. Ages 18...More Info
Cost: $45 Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Open Space Art Gallery and Studios
223 W. Madison St.
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-293-7099
Horror Movie Trivia
Oct. 17, 2019 , 7 - 9PM
Poltergeist, Child's Play, Annabelle, Pet Sematary, and more! Join us for trivia dedicated to HORROR movies!! Play solo or bring a team of friends. Top teams win prizes!...More Info
Event Type: Dining Holiday - Fall/Winter Ale Trail
MyGrain Brewing Company
50 E. Jefferson St., Suite 106
Joliet, IL 60432
Reels at the Rialto - "Hocus Pocus"
Oct. 17, 2019 , 7:00 PM
Tickets available day-of or in advance at the Rialto Square Theatre Box Office. No online ticket sales. October 17th - "Hocus Pocus" After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max Dennison (Omri Katz) explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani (Thora Birch) and their new friend, Allison (Vinessa Shaw). After dism...More Info
Cost: $5 Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, IL 60432
815-726-7171
Witches Walk of Utica
Oct. 17, 2019 , 4:00PM - 9:00PM
Dust off your broom and grab your pals for a fun Witches Walk in downtown Utica! Good witches and bad are all welcome!...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Downtown Utica
101 E Canal St.
North Utica, IL 61373
Food Truck Fridays - Mobile Coco's Tacos
Oct. 18, 2019 , 11:00AM-1:00PM
The Will County Women's Bar Association invites you to enjoy Food Truck Fridays every Friday in October in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Beats and Eats, Food Trucks and Music Galore from 11:00am-1:00pm in front of the Will County Courthouse. A percentage of sales will benefit the American Cancer Socie...More Info
Event Type: Dining
Will County Courthouse
14 W. Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60435
Ghoul's Night Out
Oct. 18, 2019
Don't miss out on this spooky, shopping night! For more information visit, https://shopmorris.com/...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Morris Downtown Development Partnership, Inc.
Morris, IL 60450
815-941-0245
Busy Beaver Craft Club
Oct. 19, 2019 , 10:00AM-4:00PM
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. Drop by whenever you like between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to construct your own crafty creations! In October, get creative with a cool bat craft. The museum is...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, Il 60446
(815) 886-1467
Electronics Collection
Oct. 19, 2019 , 8:00AM - Noon
Electronics Collection, residential only. Limit 2 TV's per vehicle. ...More Info
Event Type: Education/History
A-Team Recyclers
304 Gregory Ct.
Shorewood, IL 60404
Halloween Parade
Oct. 19, 2019 , 2:00PM ...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Washington Park
1301 West Street
Peru, IL 61354
815-223-0061
Henry JBC Live in the SKB Taproom!
Oct. 19, 2019 , 7:30 - 10:30PM
We are super excited to be having Henry Jbc Music back to the Skeleton Key taproom! Henry is a Singer/Songwriter from Woodridge IL who covers all bases from Blues, to Soul, Rock n' Roll Covers and Originals! Come on out on Saturday October 19th and Henry will be ready to take your song requests as we keep you well f...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts Dining Ale Trail
Skeleton Key Brewery
8102 Lemont Rd Ste 300
Woodridge, IL 60517
Heritage Dinner
Oct. 19, 2019 , 5:30PM-8:30PM
Come join us for an evening of Del Monte History. This years Heritage Dinner presenter is Harlan Hawkins!!! We will hear Harlan Hawkins' overview of his 45 years of employment with Del Monte. Let us take you back to 1975, during a time when Gerald Ford was president, gasoline was 57 cents and stamps only cost a dime...More Info
Cost: $30 for members and $35 for non-members Event Type: Education/History
Mendota Museum & Historical Society
901 Washington Street, PO Box 433
Mendota, Il 61342
815-539-3373
Hikin' With Your Hound
Oct. 19, 2019 , 10:00AM-11:30AM
Enjoy an autumn walk with an interpretive naturalist and your pup! Meet new friends and other dog owners as we explore the changing colors and landscape. Please park in the dog park parking lot, and be sure to dress for the weather. Hikes are 1-2 miles over uneven, natural terrain. All dogs must be on a leash no longer...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Hammel Woods Preserve - DuPage River Access
23435 Black Road
Shorewood, Il 60404
(815) 722-9470
MyGrain Brewing 2 Year Anniversary & Mug Club Launch
Oct. 19, 2019 , 11:30AM - 10:30PM
Two years in the bag, we have a lot to celebrate! We are finally launching our MyGrain Brewing Mug Club, as well as offering variant tappings with both our Vingori Barrel-Aged Russian Imperial Stout and our Lupulin Milkshake IPA Series throughout the day. This is our way of saying thank you for all of the love and supp...More Info
Event Type: Dining Ale Trail
MyGrain Brewing Company
50 E. Jefferson St.
Joliet, IL 60432
(815) 345-3339
Pet Costume Parade
Oct. 19, 2019 , 2:00pm
Spectators and the community are welcome to join and line the streets to cheer on the pets in the costume parade! There is no charge or donation requested for spectators. All spectators are also invited to the Post-Parade Pet Costume Party. The Party is FREE and OPEN to the Community. At the party we will have music, v...More Info
Event Type: Festivals Holiday - Fall/Winter
The Promenade Bolingbrook
631 E. Boughton Road
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
(630) 296-8340
Ready, Aim, Fire!
Oct. 19, 2019 , 10:00AM-11:30AM
Ready, aim, fire! Participants will have a great time working on their archery skills as well as learning how to safely use basic archery equipment during this program. Practice using compound bows to shoot blunt arrows at a target. This program begins inside in an accessible facility. It will continue outside on natur...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, Il 60446
(815) 886-1467
The Tomfoolery Fun Club; Back @ The Roxy
Oct. 19, 2019 , 8:00PM-10:30PM
After a brief summer hiatus, the Fun Club is back action on October 19th with a return to the fabulous Roxy Theater in Lockport, Illinois!! Tomfoolery is back with an evening of incredible comedy along with some amazing live music!! Chicago funny lady Jesnaira Baez returns to Tomfoolery after a far-too-long absence!...More Info
Cost: $25-$100 Event Type: Performing Arts
Roxy Theater
1017 S. State Street
Lockport, Il
219-595-YES2
Trunk-or-Treat & Holiday Hustle 5K
Oct. 19, 2019 , 8:00AM-12:00PM
Families and race fans are once again invited to dress their little ones in full costume and fill their trunks with candy to attend the third annual Trunk-or-Treat fundraising event at Chicagoland Speedway on October 19. New to this year's event is the addition of the Santa Celebration 5k and 1-mile stroll. After ha...More Info
Cost: $10 Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Chicagoland Speedway
500 Speedway Boulevard
Joliet, Il 60433
888-629-RACE (7223)
Wine & Chocolate Tasting
Oct. 19, 2019 , 6:00 - 9:00PM
Sample some delicious wine and chocolate/dessert pairings & stay to have dinner with your sweetie. But don't forget to reserve a table for tonight! Happy Sweetest Day!...More Info
Event Type: Wine Tasting Dining
Wine & Cheese by TCC
24104 W. Lockport St
Plainfield, IL 60544
Zombie Apocalypse Archery
Oct. 19, 2019 , 1:00PM-2:30PM
Zombies are everywhere! Okay, probably not. However, they are featured so often in books, movies and TV shows that it's hard to escape the topic. When someone mentions zombies, it's usually within the context of a "zombie apocalypse." Join us at Isle a la Cache where we will put our archery skills to work protecting th...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, Il 60446
(815) 886-1467
Live Hawk Show
Now - Oct. 20, 2019 , 1:00PM-3:00PM
Have an up close and personal visit with 3 very special hawks and their handler Rich Escutia. Rich will cover the biology and hunting instincts of each of his two Harris Hawks and his Red Tailed Hawk at his live hawk show located by the Eagles Roost Cabin behind the Visitor Center. By falconer Rich Escutia....More Info
Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center
2678 N. State Rte 178
Utica, IL 61373
815-667-4726
Fall Colors Weekend
Oct. 19, 2019 - Oct. 20, 2019 , 9:30AM, 11:00AM & 1:00PM
Bursts of orange, yellow, rust, purple, and red will surround the Rock in autumn. Why not join a hike through the park to enjoy the fall colors through the experience and knowledge of a naturalist! Discover why leaves change their colors and more! Beautiful opportunity for photos, views from the overlooks, and the c...More Info
Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center
2678 N. State Rte 178
Utica, IL 61373
815-667-4726
Oktoberfest: A Celebration of Germany!
Oct. 19, 2019 - Oct. 20, 2019 , 5:00PM-7:00PM
A celebration of Germany! Food, Beer, Wine and Music. Join the fun! Sample German wine and beer. Enjoy a buffet of German foods and listen to authentic German music by the Duseldorfers German Band. Reservations are required for this event. Call 815-220-7386. Buffet Only: $28 Buffet, Tastings & Stein: $43 Childre...More Info
Cost: $12-$28 Event Type: Festivals Dining
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-667-4211
Children's Painting Party
Oct. 20, 2019 , 2:00PM-4:00PM
The Reddick Mansion is hosting a children's painting party on Sunday, October 20th from 2:00PM-4:00Pm. Lori McCarter, local artist and experienced party host, will instruct attendees as they complete a collection of seasonal paintings. Each child will choose three patterns for their projects. They will pick from a ...More Info
Cost: $35.00 per person Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Reddick Mansion
100 W. Lafayette Street
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-433-6100
Children's Painting Party with Lori McCarter
Oct. 20, 2019
Enjoy an afternoon of creativity, painting, and fun. Completed project will include 3 small seasonal paintings. ...More Info
Cost: yes Event Type: Arts/Crafts
William Reddick Mansion
100 W. Lafayette Street
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-433-6100
Joliet Junior College Faculty Jazz Quintet
Oct. 20, 2019 , 3:00PM ...More Info
Cost: $2 students | $4 Seniors, Faculty Staff | $5 General Public Event Type: Performing Arts
Joliet Junior College Fine Arts Theatre
1215 Houbolt Road
Joliet, Il 60431
815-280-2223
Lemont Township Scarecrow Fest
Oct. 20, 2019 , 2:00PM - 5:00PM
Free family fun, hayrides, and bonfire! For more information, contact Lemont Township at (630) 257-2522...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Lemont Township Community Center
16300 Alba St.
Lemont, IL 60439
630-257-2522
Witches & Warlocks Pub Crawl
Oct. 20, 2019 , 11:00am to 3:00pm
Calling all Witches & Warlocks! Come out and sample some "potions" at the Pub Crawl at The Promenade Bolingbrook! For one ticket price you will enjoy strolling around The Promenade at our Witches & Warlocks Pub Crawl. Show off your capes and hats while you cast your spells. Enjoy a 5oz specialty cocktail at each lo...More Info
Cost: $25 Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter Ale Trail
The Promenade Bolingbrook
631 E Boughton Rd
Bolingbrook, IL 60446
(630) 296-8850
Civil War Program
Oct. 22, 2019 , 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
The Grundy County Historical Society is pleased to announce that Ron Marketti, longtime resident of Coal City will speak at the Historical Society’s Tue., October 22, 2019, meeting. The meeting is open to the public. He will talk about the Civil War and his collection of canteens, cartridges, guns which he will have a...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History
Grundy County Historical Society and Museum
510 W. Illinois Avenue
Morris, Il 60450
815-942-4880
Wine Bottle Paint Night
Oct. 22, 2019 , 7 - 9PM
Scarecrow wine bottle painting at The Wine Café, just $10 each or 2/$15. ...More Info
Event Type: Arts/Crafts
The Wine Cafe
130 Bridge St.
Wilmington, IL 60481
(815) 476-9009
Horror Films Trivia
Oct. 23, 2019 , 7 - 9PM
Kick off Halloween by revisiting all of your favorite horror movies from the last 60 years! No movie is off-limits, so be sure to re-watch all of those great cult classics as well as the blockbuster hits with your team in preparation! Mike with Baig of Tricks Entertainment will be quizzing your teams, while Pollyan...More Info
Event Type: Dining Ale Trail
Pollyanna Brewing Company
431 Talcott Avenue
Lemont, IL 60439
(630) 914-5834
Kid's Halloween Acrylic Pour Class
Oct. 23, 2019 , 5:00PM-6:00PM
Calling all Ghouls and Goblins! This children's paint pouring class is Halloween themed. All children get to choose their favorite Halloween colors and pour their paint onto their wooden canvas. It's a spooky good time the entire family won't forget. All ages welcome, children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult....More Info
Cost: $35 Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Open Space Art Gallery and Studios
223 W. Madison St.
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-293-7099
Oktoberfest: A Celebration of Germany!
Oct. 23, 2019 - Oct. 24, 2019 , 11:30AM-2:30PM
A celebration of Germany! Food, Beer, Wine and Music. Join the fun! Sample German wine and beer. Enjoy a buffet of German foods and listen to authentic German music by the Duseldorfers German Band. Reservations are required for this event. Call 815-220-7386. Buffet Only: $28 Buffet, Tastings & Stein: $43 Childre...More Info
Cost: $12-$28 Event Type: Festivals
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-667-4211
Fall Family Campfire
Oct. 24, 2019 , 6:30PM-8:00PM
Hear tall tales and sing songs by firelight. Dance by the light of the moon, as we savor the last moments of fall. Brave souls will be guided through the darkness while listening to the mysterious nocturnal sounds. Remember to dress for the weather. Outdoor activities may take place on natural surfaces across uneven te...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Four Rivers Environmental Education Center
25055 W. Walnut Lane
Channahon, Il 60410
(815) 722-9470
Laughs on Tap at Alter Brewing Co.
Oct. 24, 2019 , 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
The laughs are back at Alter in October! Soak up the brewery vibes in our one of a kind barrel room while sipping on a fresh, cold brew alongside a KILLER new lineup of comedians. This month will be hosted by Kat Rybarski, and features Mike O'Keefe, Alexandra Tsarpalas, and Xavier "XL" Lamont . Bring your friends out f...More Info
Event Type: Ale Trail
Alter Brewing Company
2300 Wisconsin Avenue #213
Downers Grove, IL 60515
New Craft Cocktail Tasting
Oct. 24, 2019 , 6:00 - 9:00PM
TCC crafts cocktails made from local spirits. Come try some of our new creations!...More Info
Event Type: Wine Tasting Dining
Wine & Cheese by TCC
24104 W. Lockport St
Plainfield, IL 60544
A Night Behind the Bars
Oct. 25, 2019 , 6:00PM
Come see the Old Joliet Prison in a different light this Halloween. We'll have fall festivities out front - full bar featuring Crystal Head vodka, music, photo opportunities, pumpkins, food and more! After enjoying the party, every 15 minutes we will lead a new group inside the walls to experience some of site's more c...More Info
Event Type: Festivals Holiday - Fall/Winter
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL 60435
Fall Festival
Oct. 25, 2019 , 11:00am - 7:00pm
Come out and Join us for our 2nd annual Fall Festival. We will have 50+ vendors, Crafters, Artisans, and food companies set up on Sandburg and Row. The mall will also have numerous activities(times and activities TBD and will be posted closer to the event). Vendors will have candy to hand out, while supplies last, duri...More Info
Event Type: Festivals Holiday - Fall/Winter
The Promenade Bolingbrook
631 E. Boughton Road
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
(630) 296-8340
Food Truck Fridays - Joey's Red Hots
Oct. 25, 2019 , 11:00AM-1:00PM
The Will County Women's Bar Association invites you to enjoy Food Truck Fridays every Friday in October in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Beats and Eats, Food Trucks and Music Galore from 11:00am-1:00pm in front of the Will County Courthouse. A percentage of sales will benefit the American Cancer Socie...More Info
Event Type: Dining
Will County Courthouse
14 W. Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60435
Greenbush Fall Tasting
Oct. 25, 2019 , 5:00 - 7:00PM
Come join our friends from Greenbush out of Sawyer, MI for some fall goodies! Tap list and samples to be announced.....More Info
Event Type: Ale Trail
Orange & Brew
1027 Burlington
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 541-3880
Haunted Canal Hay Ride
Oct. 25, 2019 , 6:00PM - 9:30PM
Fundraiser benefitting Hope & Friendship Foundation and School District 113a Foundation. Hay rides chauffeured by the Lemont Tractor Club. Lemont has long been known as a place of ghosts, spirits, and hair raising brushes with after life as part of its history... and present... On October 25th & 26th, we will visit ...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Lemont Safety Village
55 Stephen Street
Lemont, IL 60439
Hocus Pocus Movie Night
Oct. 25, 2019 , 7:00PM
Come see the Old Stone Church magically transform into Salem and watch the Halloween cult classic Hocus Pocus. The 1993 Disney hit is fun for all ages! Enjoy Hocus Pocus themed treats and even an appearance by everyone's favorite worst witch - Winifred Sanderson! Admittance is $5.00 for adults and $2.00 for children. ...More Info
Cost: $5 Adults | $2 Children Event Type: Performing Arts Holiday - Fall/Winter
Lemont Historical Society Museum
306 Lemont Street
Lemont, IL 60439
630-257-2972
Ottawa's Farmer Market (Every Saturday)
Now - Oct. 26, 2019 , 8:00AM-12:30PM
Come to Ottawa's Old Town Farmers Market to purchase freshly picked, home-grown vegetables and fruits! Also featured are home baked goods, jams and jellies, dog treats, handmade soaps and fresh roasted coffee. With a motto of we BAKE it, we GROW it, we SELL it FRESH, your sure to find something FANTASTIC!!! Open Saturd...More Info
Event Type: Shopping
Jackson Street of Washington Square Park
Jackson Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-433-0084
A Night Behind the Bars
Oct. 26, 2019 , 6:00PM
Come see the Old Joliet Prison in a different light this Halloween. We'll have fall festivities out front - full bar featuring Crystal Head vodka, music, photo opportunities, pumpkins, food and more! After enjoying the party, every 15 minutes we will lead a new group inside the walls to experience some of site's more c...More Info
Event Type: Festivals Holiday - Fall/Winter
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL 60435
Acrylic Pour - Swipe Technique Class
Oct. 26, 2019 , 4:00PM-6:00PM
In this class you will learn how to create a gorgeous painting not with a paint brush but with some items that are typically found around the house! Don't think you're artistic enough? Don't worry! With paint pouring there is no need to know how to draw or even to use a paint brush!! I will even demonstrate how to do t...More Info
Cost: $45 Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Open Space Art Gallery and Studios
223 W. Madison St.
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-293-7099
Basic Crystal Healing Class
Oct. 26, 2019 , 10:30AM - 6:30PM
In this 8-hour class taught by Crystal Master Allie Phillips, you will receive 16 crystals, a 45+ page workbook, and learn: -History, science and art of how crystals really work -How to care for and properly use crystals -How crystals balance chakras -How to make crystal elixirs and how they work -How sacred ge...More Info
Cost: $210 Event Type: Sports/Recreation
SaltTreeYoga and Wellness Center
310 1/2 W. Main Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-488-1582
Bewitched on 66
Oct. 26, 2019 , 2 - 10PM
Water Street Market is a pop-up flea Market held on Water Street in Historic Downtown Wilmington IL. ...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Downtown Wilmington
Water Street
Wilmington, IL 60481
Fall Festival
Oct. 26, 2019 , 11:00am - 7:00pm
Come out and Join us for our 2nd annual Fall Festival. We will have 50+ vendors, Crafters, Artisans, and food companies set up on Sandburg and Row. The mall will also have numerous activities(times and activities TBD and will be posted closer to the event). Vendors will have candy to hand out, while supplies last, duri...More Info
Event Type: Festivals Holiday - Fall/Winter
The Promenade Bolingbrook
631 E. Boughton Road
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
(630) 296-8340
Halloween at Hayden's
Oct. 26, 2019 , 2 - 10PM
Come celebrate with us during Bewitched on 66. Food and drink specials all day. Bring the kids to Trick-or-Treat between 2 and 4p.m. Then enjoy dinner with us as we wait for the sun to go down and the adult festivities to begin. Costume contest @ Midnight!! **21+ only after 9p.m. ***** Our celebration is part of a...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Hayden's Crossing
107 N Water St
Wilmington, IL 60481
Halloween Hoedown
Oct. 26, 2019 , 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Line-up at Legion Park for our annual Costume Contest & Parade followed by Trick or Treating at participating downtown stores and all the miniature houses at Saftey Village! Halloween jumpie at Budnik Plaza! Hay wagon Rides! Take some frightening photos with out fun backdrop! Fun Children's Activities! Lemont Park Dist...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Festivals Holiday - Fall/Winter
Historic Downtown Lemont
Legion Park
Lemont, IL 60439
Haunted Canal Hay Ride
Oct. 26, 2019 , 5:00PM - 9:30PM
Fundraiser benefitting Hope & Friendship Foundation and School District 113a Foundation. Hay rides chauffeured by the Lemont Tractor Club. Lemont has long been known as a place of ghosts, spirits, and hair raising brushes with after life as part of its history... and present... On October 25th & 26th, we will visit ...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Lemont Safety Village
55 Stephen Street
Lemont, IL 60439
Haunted Trails and Tales-Ghosts of Starved Rock's Past
Oct. 26, 2019 , 5:30PM, 5:45PM, 6:00PM, 6:15PM & 6:30PM
PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY-Email DNR.StarvedRock@illinois.gov BY OCTOBER 19TH. Experience the trail through living interpretation as the "ghosts of Starved Rock's past" guide you to the Rock along a luminary lit trail. Tales will be told......what will you believe, see, or hear in the dark, dark, woods?! By Park Staff...More Info
Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center
2678 N. State Rte 178
Utica, IL 61373
815-667-4726
IncredibleBats and More!
Oct. 26, 2019 , 2:30PM-3:30PM
Bats eat bugs, they don't eat people, bats eat bugs, they don't play in your hair...... Bats are our friends whether they eat insects or fruit. Find out just how important bats are to our Planet. Visit with some live and very friendly Egyptian Fruit Bats as well their non-stinky friend the skunk and friendly tarantu...More Info
Event Type: Nature
2678 N. State Rte 178
Utica, IL 61373
815-667-4726
Migratory Bird Hike
Oct. 26, 2019 , 8:00AM-10:00AM
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 Preserve Heron Rookery Nature Preserve
23202 W. Renwick Road
Plainfield, Il 60544
(815) 886-1467
Super Halloween Breakfast Bash
Oct. 26, 2019 , 9:00AM-12:00PM
For those who like getting an early start on FUN! Meet and greet TWO of your favorite "Super Heroes" while enjoying a Hot Breakfast of Scrambled Eggs, French Toast Sticks, Bacon and Sausage plus Milk, Juice, Coffee and Tea. Breakfast admission also includes $10 in Game Play, UNLIMITED Amusement Rides (Monster Hop, Bone...More Info
Cost: $19.95/guest, plus tax (adults and kids) Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Haunted Trails Entertainment Park & Picnic Groves
1423 N. Broadway Street, (Rt. 53)
Joliet, Il 60435
815-722-7800
Wine & Witches
Oct. 26, 2019 , 5 - 10PM
Taste 13 fabulous wines with 13 delicious appetizers at 13 great shops in downtown Wilmington! We'll be selling 30 tickets for each of 5 starting times—5, 5:30, 6, 6:30, and 7. Total of 150 tickets. After starting your night at The Wine Café, you can visit the other twelve stores in any order until 10:00....More Info
Cost: $30 Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Downtown Wilmington
130 Bridge Street
Wilmington, IL 60481
Mules, Mansion, & Mimosa Boat Tour
Now - Oct. 27, 2019 , Friday-Saturday 10:00AM-3:00PM
Combine a mimosa at Lock 16 Café, a historic 1-hour mule pulled boat ride on the I&M Canal Boat, and a 1-hour tour of the historic Hegeler Carus Mansion. Step back to 1848 and take a ride on the I&M Canal on The Volunteer, a mule-pulled I&M Canal Boat. Meet our guides and hear their stories of life along the cana...More Info
Cost: $45.00 Event Type: Ongoing
I&M Canal Boat
754 First Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
815-220-1848
Take a Hike & Lunch
Now - Oct. 27, 2019 , 11:00AM
Saturdays & Sundays 11am-1:30pm $18/person Group departs from the hotel lobby of the Lodge with a knowledgeable guide to see canyons and bluffs made from St. Peter's Sandstone. If you're part of a guided hike in the spring or early summer, there is a good possibility you will be able to see seasonal waterfalls. The ...More Info
Cost: $18.00 per person Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2688 East 875th Road
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-667-4211
R.I.P. UNLIMITED Package at Haunted Trails Joliet
Now - Oct. 27, 2019 , Available Weekends in October: Fridays (after 4 pm), Saturdays & Sundays plus Columbus Day (10/14)
The R.I.P. Package is back for "spooktacular" fun on weekends thru the month of October! Looking for UNLIMITED Fun this Halloween season? This package is to die for! The R.I.P. package includes $10 in Game Play plus UNLIMITED Go-Karts, Jr. Go-Karts, Haunt-Themed Miniature Golf, Amusement Rides and Laser Tag for 3 hours...More Info
Cost: $24.95 on Columbus Day (10/14), $29.95 Weekends Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Haunted Trails Entertainment Park & Picnic Groves
1423 N. Broadway Street, (Rt. 53)
Joliet, Il 60435
815-722-7800
Ghost Tour on the I&M Canal Boat
Oct. 25, 2019 - Oct. 27, 2019 , 5:00PM-6:00PM
A Halloween adventure filled with legend, mystery and horror! Join us for a night of storytelling on the I&M Canal! Let our talented tour guides divulge the many secrets, spirits, scandals that took place throughout the I&M Canal National Heritage Area, through spine tingling tales of mysterious supernatural occurrence...More Info
Cost: $15.00 Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
I&M Canal Boat
754 First Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
815-220-1848
Haunted Pool House
Oct. 25, 2019 - Oct. 27, 2019 , 6:00PM-9:00PM
Friday & Saturday 6:00PM-9:00PM Sunday 5:30pm (for Faint of Heart/Lights on) ...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
555 Commerical Street
Marseilles, IL
815-795-2414
Autumn Fest
Oct. 27, 2019 , 2 PM – 4:30 PM
Join us as we celebrate the fall season with Autumn Fest! The event includes all of the following activities: Crafts, Hay Rides, Trunk or Treat, Trunk Decorating Contest (sponsored by Lions Club), DJ Entertainment, food available for purchase, and Pumpkins...More Info
Event Type: Festivals Holiday - Fall/Winter
Village of Shorewood
1 Towne Center Blvd
Shorewood, IL 60404
Fall Festival
Oct. 27, 2019 , 11:00am - 5:00pm
Come out and Join us for our 2nd annual Fall Festival. We will have 50+ vendors, Crafters, Artisans, and food companies set up on Sandburg and Row. The mall will also have numerous activities(times and activities TBD and will be posted closer to the event). Vendors will have candy to hand out, while supplies last, duri...More Info
Event Type: Festivals Holiday - Fall/Winter
The Promenade Bolingbrook
631 E. Boughton Road
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
(630) 296-8340
Metropolitan Youth Symphony
Oct. 27, 2019 , 4:00PM ...More Info
Cost: $10 Event Type: Performing Arts
Joliet Junior College Fine Arts Theatre
1215 Houbolt Road
Joliet, Il 60431
815-280-2223
Spooktacular Brunch
Oct. 27, 2019 , 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Show off your costume and enjoy our awesome Sunday Brunch with Halloween fun and decorating for the kids at our... 4TH ANNUAL SPOOKTACULAR! BRUNCH Monster-bites of your favorite brunch preparations including omelette, seafood, and carving stations! SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27th 10:00AM to 2:00PM Adults: $29.00 Members...More Info
Event Type: Dining
McWethy's Tavern
1700 W Renwick Road
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 254-7001
Advanced Crystal Healing Class
Oct. 27, 2019 - Oct. 28, 2019 , 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Class is Taught by Advanced Crystal Master, Allie Phillips In this 16-hour training you will receive 2 advanced personal crystals to work with during class, a 100+ page workbook, a jeweler's loupe, and learn: -The 12 master crystals -Crystal systems and formations -Crystal nature of Earth and body -Sacred space ...More Info
Cost: $440 Event Type: Sports/Recreation
SaltTreeYoga and Wellness Center
310 1/2 W. Main St.
Ottawa, IL 61350
2019 Rosie & The Rivets Tribute Show
Oct. 28, 2019 - Oct. 29, 2019 , 11:30PM-2:45PM
Join us for a high energy show that's fun for all ages. Rosie & the Rivets feature powerhouse lead vocals, skillful musicianship, tight harmonies and great stage presence. They have period-correct clothes and hair along with vintage guitars, drums, and even microphones. The Rivets perform danceable music from the 1950'...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
90's Pop Culture Trivia Night
Oct. 29, 2019 , 7 - 9PM
Wazzzzzup? How well do you remember the 90's? Come see if you're still "fly" by competing in 90's Pop Culture Trivia! Put together a team of 2-8 people and sign up to play. Questions will cover music, movies, TV shows, celebrities, toys, tech, fashion, etc. The winning team will get a Wine Café gift certifica...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Ale Trail
The Wine Cafe
130 Bridge St.
Wilmington, IL 60481
(815) 476-9009
Medium at the Mansion
Oct. 29, 2019 , 11:30am
Enjoy a delicious luncheon on our historic estate and participate in a Group Reading by Psychic Medium Michael Gourley, one of the "Top 10 Chicago Psychis". Michael will explain how he uses his gifts to deliver messages from loved ones in spirit, and will deliver any messages that come through for our guests -- there ...More Info
Event Type: Dining Ongoing
The Jacob Henry Mansion Estate
20 South Eastern Avenue
Joliet, IL 60433
815-722-1420
Joliet Junior College Student Recital
Oct. 30, 2019 , 12:00PM ...More Info
Cost: $2 students | $4 Seniors, Faculty Staff | $5 General Public Event Type: Performing Arts
Joliet Junior College Fine Arts Theatre
1215 Houbolt Road
Joliet, Il 60431
815-280-2223
Mystery in the Mansion
Oct. 30, 2019
Begin your day of fun and adventure with lunch at The Jacob Henry Mansion, but don't plan on leaving until you have solved the Murder Mystery!...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
The Jacob Henry Mansion Estate
20 South Eastern Avenue
Joliet, IL 60433
815-722-1420
Wine Tasting
Oct. 30, 2019 , 1 - 5PM
Come on out to taste some amazing wine, which will be available to purchase. We will also be sampling some of canned items and Pesto....More Info
Event Type: Wine Tasting
Bronkberry Farms
18061 S. Bronk Rd.
Plainfield, IL 60586
Museum's Summer Schedule Begins
Now - Oct. 31, 2019 , Monday - Saturday 10:00AM-5:00PM | Sunday 12:00PM-5:00PM
For more information, please visit http://jolietmuseum.org...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
Joliet Area Historical Museum
204 N. Ottawa Street
Joliet, Il 60432
815-723-5201
Mule-Pulled Canal Boat Tour
Now - Oct. 31, 2019 , 10:00AM, 1:00PM & 3:00PM
Climb aboard a replica 19th century mule-pulled canal boat and ride the route Lincoln traveled! Your guides, dressed as Canal era crew, will take you back in time to life on the American frontier and the Illinois Prairie. Meet our mules, Moe & Joe, and learn how horses and mules pulled passengers and cargo between Chic...More Info
Cost: $15.00 Event Type: Ongoing
I&M Canal Boat
754 First Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
815-220-1848
Farmers Markets
Now - Oct. 31, 2019
Fresh, local Produce, Honey & Jam, Baked Goods, Crafts and more....More Info
Event Type: Arts/Crafts Shopping Dining
Corner of East Dakota & Cornelia Streets (US Route 6)
Spring Valley, IL 61362
815-664-4221
Historic Trolley October Tours
Now - Oct. 31, 2019 , Times Vary
June-October Tours: Monday-Friday: 3:00PM-4:30PM Saturday-Sunday: 12:00PM-1:30PM, 1:30PM-3:00PM, 3:00PM-4:30PM Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall 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 th...More Info
Cost: $12 adults | $10 seniors (60 & older)) | $8 (10 & under) Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-220-7386
Downtown Trick or Treat
Oct. 31, 2019 , 3:00 - 5:00 PM ...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Participating Downtown Businesses
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-434-2737
Trick-or-Treat at the Library
Oct. 31, 2019 , 4:00PM - 6:00PM
It wouldn't be Halloween without a stop at the Library! Popular book characters such as Harry Potter, Mother Goose, Little Red Riding Hood, and more will be giving away treats!...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Lemont Public Library
Lemont, IL 60439
Art and Wine Walk
Nov. 2, 2019 , 2:00 - 8:00PM
Guests will enjoy samples of wine, appetizers and art at each participating business along the Wine and Art Walk! This event will give visitors an opportunity to enjoy a night out in Ottawa, sample wine and view great art while also doing some holiday shopping! Guests will be given a Wine and Art Walk Passport to fi...More Info
Cost: $25 in advance | $30 at the door Event Type: Arts/Crafts Wine Tasting
Downtown Ottawa
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-434-2737
Bison Crawl
Nov. 2, 2019 , 10:00AM-2:00PM
In recognition of National Bison Day the Forest Preserve District of Will County and Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie are again partnering to offer the "Bison Crawl." Joined by local businesses and organizations, the program will include several stops in Southwest Will County, offering different ways to celebrate our...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Sugar Creek Administration Center
17540 W Laraway Rd.
Joliet, Il 60433
(815) 727-8700
Chicago Farmer with comedian Stewart Huff
Nov. 2, 2019 , 7:30PM-11:00PM
Illinois' own Chicago Farmer performs a solo concert at the beautiful Eagle Performing Arts & Conference Center in Pontiac, Illinois. National comedian Stewart Huff opens the show. (Adult Language Advisory, but he's REALLY funny!) General Admission tickets are available online at http://pontiaceagle.com and by call...More Info
Cost: $12-$18 Event Type: Performing Arts
The Eagle Performing Arts & Conference Center
319 N. Plum St
Pontiac, Il 61764
815-844-1187
Comedian Stewart Huff
Nov. 2, 2019 , Doors Open 6:30PM
Comedian Stewart Huff will be sharing the stage with Chicago Farmer one night only, November 2, 2019! Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by visiting our website or by calling 815-844-1187. All seats are general admission. Tickets are $12 in advance, $18 at the door. There will also be a $4 per transaction pro...More Info
Cost: $12 in advance | $18 at the door Event Type: Performing Arts
The Eagle Performing Arts & Conference Center
319 N Plum St
Pontiac, Il 61764
815-844-1187
MCHS Fall Craft Fair & Raffle
Nov. 2, 2019 , 9AM - 3PM
Minooka Choir Boosters are excited to present the 20th Annual Craft Fair and Raffle! Join us at the largest annual craft fair in the southwest suburbs! This is the largest fundraiser of the year supporting the choir program at MCHS. We are currently seeking vendors. Typically this event has over 150 crafters and ve...More Info
Event Type: Arts/Crafts Holiday - Fall/Winter
Minooka Community High School South Campus
26655 W. Eames St.
Channahon, IL 60410
National Bison Day - Bison Crawl
Nov. 2, 2019 , 10:00AM-2:00PM
Local, State and Federal partners will host the 2nd annual Bison Crawl at sites throughout the Prairie State. At Midewin, we will begin and end National Bison Day with two very special RIBBON-CUTTINGS: Illinois & Michigan Canal Corridor Map Table and New Bison Viewing Scopes – In the Midewin Welcome center at 1...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Education/History Nature
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
30239 South State Route 53
Wilmington, Il 60481
815-423-6370
Take 3 Event
Nov. 2, 2019 , 8AM - Noon
Take Three Event includes Catapult a Pumpkin, Shredding Confidential Documents, and Recycling Electronics. Catapult pumpkins with Lewis physics students, and bring electronics to recycle and confidential paper to shred on-site. ...More Info
Event Type: Education/History
Lewis University (South Parking Lot)
1 University Parkway
Romeoville, IL 60446
815-727-8834
Winged Souls & Milkweed
Nov. 2, 2019 , 2:00PM-3:00PM
What do Día de los Muertos, monarch butterflies and milkweed have in common? Everything! Monarchs flock back to their overwintering sites in Mexico at the beginning of November, just in time for the Mesoamerican holiday. Legend has it that the butterflies are the returning souls of loved ones past. Back here in Wi...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, Il 60446
(815) 886-1467
The Deep Roots of Yoga Retreat
Nov. 1, 2019 - Nov. 3, 2019
"Yoga is 6,000 years old, right?" We will explore the historical beginnings of yoga, the early yogis and their Upanishadic philosophy, influences of Samkhya and Buddhism, and the medieval development and decline of Tantra Yoga and its ultimate reformation into Hatha Yoga. While the yogic practices have changed dramat...More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Holiday Party at True North
Nov. 3, 2019 , 12:00PM-5:00PM
Walking in to True North will instantly put you in the holiday spirit. The store transforms into a magical vintage wonderland. Shop holiday kitsch, discover festive decorations to add to your home, find the perfect gift, and sing along to your holiday favorites. Celebrate with True North! Kids can do the free holiday...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Shopping
True North
539 Bedford Rd.
Morris, IL 60450
815-705-0161
MCHS Fall Craft Fair & Raffle
Nov. 3, 2019 , 9AM - 3PM
Minooka Choir Boosters are excited to present the 20th Annual Craft Fair and Raffle! Join us at the largest annual craft fair in the southwest suburbs! This is the largest fundraiser of the year supporting the choir program at MCHS. We are currently seeking vendors. Typically this event has over 150 crafters and ve...More Info
Event Type: Arts/Crafts Holiday - Fall/Winter
Minooka Community High School South Campus
26655 W. Eames St.
Channahon, IL 60410
Musica Viva: Northern Illinois University Steelband
Nov. 3, 2019 , 3:00PM ...More Info
Cost: $2 students | $4 Seniors, Faculty Staff | $5 General Public Event Type: Performing Arts
Joliet Junior College Fine Arts Theatre
1215 Houbolt Road
Joliet, Il 60431
815-280-2223
Newsboys United
Nov. 3, 2019 , 7:00PM
Taking the stage to perform such new United fan favorites as "Greatness Of Our God" and "Symphony," the mega-group will also deliver hit after hit spanning Newsboys' iconic three decade career, from recent chart-toppers "God's Not Dead" and "We Believe," to classics like "Shine" and "Entertaining Angels," among many ot...More Info
Cost: Varies Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, Il 60432
815-726-7171
True North Holiday Party
Nov. 3, 2019 , 12:00PM-5:00PM
Join us for our True North Holiday Party. The Holidays are here, explore +6000 square feet of antiques, vintage, handmade, craft supplies, salvage and furniture. True North voted BEST antique store, BEST gift store and BEST home décor store in Grundy County! Kids are always welcome and they can play on the i...More Info
Event Type: Shopping
True North
539 Bedford Rd.
Morris, Il 60450
815-705-0161
Joliet Junior College Fine Arts Department Showcase
Nov. 6, 2019 ...More Info
Cost: $2 students | $4 Seniors, Faculty Staff | $5 General Public Event Type: Performing Arts
Joliet Junior College Fine Arts Theatre
1215 Houbolt Road
Joliet, Il 60431
815-280-2223
Morning Movies
Nov. 8, 2019 , 9:00AM-11:00AM
Come enjoy the company of others, warm coffee and the informative film, "Prairie Tides – Discover Illinois & Michigan Canal History." This film, distributed by the Canal Corridor Association, will open your eyes to the history and rich culture of our area and the I&M Canal. The film will be followed by a friendly...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History
Four Rivers Environmental Education Center
25055 W. Walnut Lane
Channahon, Il 60410
(815) 722-9470
3 French Hens Holiday Market
Nov. 8, 2019 - Nov. 9, 2019 , 4:00 PM-10:00 PM
Antiques, artisans, hand crafted items, fresh produce, baked goods, flowers and more!...More Info
Event Type: Shopping Holiday - Fall/Winter
Morris, Il 60450
815-941-0245
Cork & Crafts: Owls
Nov. 9, 2019 , 12:30PM-3:30PM
Make room on your wall for your very own masterpiece! Professional artist Crystal Simpelo, founder of Crystal's Canvas, will show you how to make "art from the heart," using Isle a la Cache as your muse. This program is perfect for beginners with step-by-step instructions to create an owl painting. Give yourself a brea...More Info
Cost: $10 Event Type: Nature
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, Il 60446
(815) 886-1467
Migratory Bird Hike
Nov. 9, 2019 , 8:00AM-10:00AM
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 Preserve Heron Rookery Nature Preserve
23202 W. Renwick Road
Plainfield, Il 60544
(815) 886-1467
Mujo Ramen at Alter Brewing
Nov. 9, 2019 , 6:00PM
Join us for another ramen pop-up at Alter Brewing in Downers Grove! We'll be serving ramen, noodles, dumplings and other small bites from 6pm-sellout. Our noodles and dumplings are handmade and our seasonally influenced menu changes weekly. We offer vegan friendly options and carry out as well (although not recommended...More Info
Event Type: Dining Ale Trail
Alter Brewing Company
2300 Wisconsin Ave., Suite 213
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 541-9558
Elder Brewing Company - 2 Year Anniversary Celebration!
Nov. 8, 2019 - Nov. 10, 2019 , Throughout the day
Elder Brewing Co.'s 2nd Anniversary Weekend will be filled with craft beer releases, local music, food, and more! Check out our website for additional details as they are released. ...More Info
Event Type: Other
Elder Brewing Company
218. E Cass Street
Joliet, Il 60432
815-651-4200
Cat & Nat: #Momtruths Live
Nov. 10, 2019 , 7:00PM
Hilarious best friends Cat and Nat created a massive online community of moms by sharing their ultra-real and just a bit R-rated dispatches from the mom trenches. From what not to eat a few days postpartum (chicken wings) to the most effective ways to avoid post-partum sex, Cat & Nat's newest book, Mom Truths is everyt...More Info
Cost: Varies Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, Il 60432
815-726-7171
SOAR with Live Birds of Prey!
Nov. 10, 2019 , 1:30PM-2:30PM
Saving Our American Raptors also known as SOAR will lead a presentation with live birds of prey including owls, hawks, falcons, and an eagle. Discover the natural habitats, behavior, and adaptations of these fascinating animals. By Saving Our American Raptors ...More Info
Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center
2678 N. State Rte 178
Utica, IL 61373
815-667-4726
Veterans Day Parade and Observance
Nov. 11, 2019 , 10:30AM
10:30am – Parade begins at Chapin Park and continues down Liberty Street to the courthouse lawn. 11:00am – Veterans Day observance at the Grundy County Courthouse. Hosted by American Legion Post 294 For additional information, contact American Legion Post 294 at (815) 942-0183...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Chapin Park
Morris, IL 60450
815-942-0183
2019 WWII Radio Show Tribute Show
Nov. 11, 2019 - Nov. 13, 2019 , 11:30PM-2:45PM
November 11, 12 & 13 Matinee Shows 11:30am Check-in Begins Featuring favorites such as "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy," "In the Mood," and "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree," our costumed and piano-accompanied trio reenact a 1940's radio hour that is perfect for all ages! While answering musical requests from soldiers and lo...More Info
Cost: $36+ Event Type: Performing Arts
Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center
2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-667-4211
Little Explorers
Nov. 13, 2019 , 10:00AM-11:30AM
Children and their parent or guardian are invited to come out and play! A new nature theme is chosen every program with hands-on activities that may include a story, games, dancing, art, a hike, other outdoor activities and more! There will be a variety of group and free play activities. We encourage experiencing all t...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Four Rivers Environmental Education Center
25055 W. Walnut Lane
Channahon, Il 60410
(815) 722-9470
Mystery in the Mansion
Nov. 13, 2019
Begin your day of fun and adventure with lunch at The Jacob Henry Mansion, but don't plan on leaving until you have solved the Murder Mystery!...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
The Jacob Henry Mansion Estate
20 South Eastern Avenue
Joliet, IL 60433
815-722-1420
Remembering Marshall Field's at Christmas
Nov. 13, 2019 , 11:00am
For many Chicagoans, no Christmas season was complete without a visit to Marshall Field's, the city's grand dame of department stores! This illustrated talk by Leslie Goddard traces the store's beloved holiday traditions, including the Walnut Room Christmas Tree, the holiday window displays, and the toy department! ...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
The Jacob Henry Mansion Estate
20 South Eastern Avenue
Joliet, IL 60433
815-722-1420
"A Victorian Christmas with Mr. & Mrs. Lincoln"
Nov. 13, 2019 - Nov. 14, 2019 , 11:30AM
When most people think of a traditional Christmas, they usually mean a Victorian Christmas. Mr. & Mrs. Abraham Lincoln would like to tell you what Christmas was like in America during this time and how some of the customs we observe today came to be, such as the Christmas Tree, Santa Claus, typical menus and the best C...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing Holiday - Fall/Winter
The Jacob Henry Mansion Estate
20 South Eastern Avenue
Joliet, IL 60433
815-722-1420
Friends Trivia
Nov. 14, 2019 , 7 - 9PM
Smelly cat, Smelly cat ... what are they feeding you? Round up a team of your pals to test your knowledge about Central Perk's favorite customers while enjoying dinner, a little something to wet your whistle, and trivia! Top teams win prizes...More Info
Event Type: Dining Ale Trail
MyGrain Brewing Company
50 E. Jefferson St., Suite 106
Joliet, IL 60432
Full Moon Night Hike
Nov. 15, 2019 , 5:30PM-7:00PM
PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY E-MAIL DNR.StarvedRock@illinois.gov BY NOVEMBER 8TH. The trails at Starved Rock close at dark daily, unless you are attending a guided hike such as this one with the Park Interpreter! Enjoy the 1.5 mile trail to Lovers Leap and Eagle Cliff Overlooks along the boardwalk under the glow of the fu...More Info
Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center
2678 N. State Rte 178
Utica, IL 61373
815-667-4726
Green Tech Here and Now
Nov. 15, 2019 , 9:00AM-11:30AM
Come tour Four Rivers Environmental Education Center and learn about the many green elements that went into the building's design and construction. Then learn about some of the options and resources currently available to consumers. This program will take place indoors in an accessible facility. Ages 16 or older. Re...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History
Four Rivers Environmental Education Center
25055 W. Walnut Lane
Channahon, Il 60410
(815) 722-9470
Theresa Caputo Live: The Experience
Nov. 15, 2019 , 7:30PM
Theresa Caputo, star of the hit TLC show, Long Island Medium, will share personal stories about her life and explain how her gift works. She will deliver healing messages to audience members and give people comfort knowing that their loved ones who passed are still with them, just in a different way....More Info
Cost: Varies Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, Il 60432
815-726-7171
Boozy Bingo
Nov. 16, 2019 , 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Come out to Skateland and take part in the first annual Boozy Bingo! Guests will play 10 rounds of Bingo, and the concession stand will be open for snacks, pizza, drinks, and a cash bar. Each participant must bring a small bottle of alcohol (187.5ml) to add to the prize pool! ...More Info
Cost: $5 Event Type: Dining Ale Trail
Skateland Recreation Center
25334 W. Eames St.
Channahon, IL 60410
815-467-2128
Busy Beaver Craft Club
Nov. 16, 2019 , 10:00AM-4:00PM
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. Drop by whenever you like between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to construct your own crafty creations! In November, create a festive turkey-themed craft. The progra...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, Il 60410
(815) 886-1467
Choosing Your Kayak
Nov. 16, 2019 , 2:00PM-3:00PM
Thinking about purchasing a kayak? In the wonderful world of watersports, there are many options. Join us for an informational program that will cover size, shape, uses, wants, needs and materials to help you choose a kayak that is right for you. The program is held indoors in an accessible facility. Ages 16 or olde...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Four Rivers Environmental Education Center
25055 W. Walnut Lane
Channahon, Il 60410
(815) 722-9470
Recycled Holiday Craft Workshop
Nov. 16, 2019 , 9:00AM-11:00AM
For 10 years, we have been making treasures from trash and the leftover scraps have been piling up! This year, we will celebrate the 11th year of upcycled crafts by using those scraps. Yes, my fellow crafters, this year's decorations will be twice-cycled! There will be a variety of projects to choose from, and no exper...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Four Rivers Environmental Education Center
25055 W. Walnut Lane
Channahon, Il 60410
(815) 722-9470
Born Yesterday
Nov. 15, 2019 - Nov. 17, 2019 , Various Times
The vulgar, egotistic junkman Harry Brock has come to a swanky hotel in Washington to make crooked deals with government big-wigs. He has brought with him the charming but uneducated ex-chorus girl Billie, whose lack of social graces embarrasses even Harry. Billie must be taught some amenities, and a few basic bits of ...More Info
Cost: Various Prices Event Type: Performing Arts
Lewis University
One University Parkway
Romeoville, Il 60446-2200
815-836-5250
National Take a Hike Day
Nov. 17, 2019
There are over 60,000 miles of trails in the United States, and Ottawa has some of the best to offer! Come out and celebrate National Take A Hike Day on Sunday November 17th with three free guided hikes around Ottawa, Illinois! Each hike focuses on a theme that makes Ottawa's parks unique: learn about ecology and pre...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Nature
Ottawa Visitors Center
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-434-2737
"A Victorian Christmas with Mr. & Mrs. Lincoln"
Nov. 19, 2019 , 11:30am
When most people think of a traditional Christmas, they usually mean a Victorian Christmas. Mr. & Mrs. Abraham Lincoln would like to tell you what Christmas was like in America during this time and how some of the customs we observe today came to be, such as the Christmas Tree, Santa Claus, typical menus and the best C...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing Holiday - Fall/Winter
The Jacob Henry Mansion Estate
20 South Eastern Avenue
Joliet, IL 60433
815-722-1420
Remembering Marshall Field's at Christmas
Nov. 19, 2019 , 11:00am
For many Chicagoans, no Christmas season was complete without a visit to Marshall Field's, the city's grand dame of department stores! This illustrated talk by Leslie Goddard traces the store's beloved holiday traditions, including the Walnut Room Christmas Tree, the holiday window displays, and the toy department! ...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
The Jacob Henry Mansion Estate
20 South Eastern Avenue
Joliet, IL 60433
815-722-1420
Riverview Farmstead by Lantern
Nov. 20, 2019 , 6:00PM-7:30PM
As winter closes in and the nights get longer, imagine what life was like for people in an earlier time before electricity when Will County was dominated by prairie grasses. Discover three generations of the Clow family and their "riverview" farmstead by lantern, just as they would have seen it on dark November nights....More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History
Riverview Farmstead Preserve
5220 Book Road
Naperville, Il 60564
(815) 886-1467
Green Gift Wrapping
Nov. 21, 2019 , 10:00AM-4:00PM
Did you know most wrapping paper, gift bags and bows are not recyclable? Did you know Americans produce an extra 1 million tons of trash each week between Thanksgiving and New Year's? There is a simple solution that can still offer the same "wow" effect of those purchased disposable products. Four Rivers is hosting an ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Four Rivers Environmental Education Center
25055 W. Walnut Lane
Channahon, Il 60410
(815) 722-9470
Remembering Marshall Field's at Christmas
Nov. 21, 2019 , 11:00am
For many Chicagoans, no Christmas season was complete without a visit to Marshall Field's, the city's grand dame of department stores! This illustrated talk by Leslie Goddard traces the store's beloved holiday traditions, including the Walnut Room Christmas Tree, the holiday window displays, and the toy department! ...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
The Jacob Henry Mansion Estate
20 South Eastern Avenue
Joliet, IL 60433
815-722-1420
Winter Solstice Sunrise Hike
Nov. 21, 2019 , 7:00AM-8:30AM
PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY EMAIL DNR.StarvedRock@illinois.gov BY DECEMBER 14th. Park trails and parking lots don't open until 6:30AM. Unless you are hiking with the park interpreter on the winter solstice. Meet at the parking lots to Kaskaskia and Ottawa Canyons along Route 71. Nothing compares to the solitude of a wint...More Info
Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock State Park-Meet at Kaskaskia/Ottawa Canyon Parking Lots off of Route 71
2678 N. State Rte 178
Utica, IL 61373
815-667-4726
Honky Tonk Holiday Show
Nov. 22, 2019 , Doors Open 6:30PM
We're excited to welcome the Titan of the Telecaster back to the Eagle with his Honky Tonk Holiday Show! Performing one night only this will be a fun evening of entertainment you won't want to miss out on. Tickets are on sale now and are $15 in advance, $20 at the door plus a $4 transaction fee for online and credit ca...More Info
Cost: $15 in advance | $20 at the door Event Type: Performing Arts
The Eagle Performing Arts & Conference Center
319 N Plum St
Pontiac, Il 61764
815-844-1187
Morning Movies
Nov. 22, 2019 , 9-11 a.m.
Come enjoy the company of others, some warm coffee and the fascinating film "Green Fire—Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for our Time." This film explores Aldo Leopold, his career and his influence shaping the modern conservation movement. The film will be followed by a friendly, naturalist-led discussion of its con...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History
Four Rivers Environmental Education Center
25055 W. Walnut Lane
Channahon, Il 60410
(815) 722-9470
Sparkling Night at the Reddick Mansion
Nov. 22, 2019
More details to come on their website....More Info
Event Type: Other
Reddick Mansion
1665 N. 2501 Road
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-3985
Christmas Crossroads
Nov. 23, 2019 , 8:30AM - 4:00PM
Our 49th Annual Show kicks off the weekend before Thanksgiving featuring handmade items from over 165 crafters, artisans, food vendors, and makers! Enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience while browsing and shopping from a variety of categories at our market. Each year, over 100 volunteers come together to organize this fabu...More Info
Cost: Admission: $4.00 | 12 & Under Free Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Lockport East High School
1333 East 7th Street
Lockport, IL 60446
Family Fall Hike
Nov. 23, 2019 , 1-2:30 p.m.
Bring your family outside for a naturalist-led hike at Rock Run Preserve. Walk along the trail and pause at various stopping points for different activities. These could include learning about a natural feature or doing a silly activity with your family. Meet the naturalist at the Black Road Access Shelter, and be sure...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Rock Run Preserve - Black Road Access
3669 Black Road
Joliet, Il 60431
(815) 722-9470
Philanthropy and Fleece
Nov. 23, 2019 , 10 a.m. - noon
Fill your heart with warmth while making blankets to warm others. Four Rivers has collected a pile of fleece scraps and it is time to put them to good use. At this program, everyone may have a different job: sorting, cutting, pinning, sewing, or tieing. Good music and good company will make time fly by as we convert sc...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Four Rivers Environmental Education Center
25055 W. Walnut Lane
Channahon, Il 60410
(815) 722-9470
Walk the Run Bird Hike
Nov. 23, 2019 , 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 Rock Run Preserve and along the Rock Run waterway. The program begins with a short presentation about one particular bird or bird topic. Please meet at the Black...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Rock Run Preserve - Black Road Access
3669 Black Road
Joliet, Il 60431
(815) 722-9470
Born Yesterday
Nov. 21, 2019 - Nov. 24, 2019 , Various Times
The vulgar, egotistic junkman Harry Brock has come to a swanky hotel in Washington to make crooked deals with government big-wigs. He has brought with him the charming but uneducated ex-chorus girl Billie, whose lack of social graces embarrasses even Harry. Billie must be taught some amenities, and a few basic bits of ...More Info
Cost: Various Prices Event Type: Performing Arts
Lewis University
One University Parkway
Romeoville, Il 60446-2200
815-836-5250
Christmas Crossroads
Nov. 24, 2019 , 9:30AM - 3:00PM
Our 49th Annual Show kicks off the weekend before Thanksgiving featuring handmade items from over 165 crafters, artisans, food vendors, and makers! Enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience while browsing and shopping from a variety of categories at our market. Each year, over 100 volunteers come together to organize this fabu...More Info
Cost: Admission: $4.00 | 12 & Under Free Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Lockport East High School
1333 East 7th Street
Lockport, IL 60446
A Very Rialto Christmas: Making Merry Music!
Nov. 25, 2019 , 5:30PM
Kick off your holiday season with the Rialto Square Theatre and a special concert from Nick Thomas and guests. Join us starting at 5:20 PM as we light the marquee, officially kicking off the holiday season, with Home for the Holidays sponsor, ComEd. At 5:30 PM they'll be a pre-show reception with complimentary hors...More Info
Cost: $10 for 12 & under | $20 for adults Event Type: Performing Arts Holiday - Fall/Winter
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, Il 60432
815-726-6600
Hike for Your Health
Nov. 25, 2019 , 9:00AM-10:30AM
Adults and seniors! Join an interpreter for a late fall hike that will focus on getting your body moving, having fun, and promoting comradery. We will spend approximately 40 minutes outside exploring nature, and then come inside and warm up with a hot cup of coffee or tea. Identification and guide books will be availab...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Four Rivers Environmental Education Center
25055 W. Walnut Lane
(815) 722-9470
"A Victorian Christmas with Mr. & Mrs. Lincoln"
Nov. 26, 2019 , 11:30am
When most people think of a traditional Christmas, they usually mean a Victorian Christmas. Mr. & Mrs. Abraham Lincoln would like to tell you what Christmas was like in America during this time and how some of the customs we observe today came to be, such as the Christmas Tree, Santa Claus, typical menus and the best C...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing Holiday - Fall/Winter
The Jacob Henry Mansion Estate
20 South Eastern Avenue
Joliet, IL 60433
815-722-1420
Remembering Marshall Field's at Christmas
Nov. 26, 2019 , 11:00am
For many Chicagoans, no Christmas season was complete without a visit to Marshall Field's, the city's grand dame of department stores! This illustrated talk by Leslie Goddard traces the store's beloved holiday traditions, including the Walnut Room Christmas Tree, the holiday window displays, and the toy department! ...More Info
Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
The Jacob Henry Mansion Estate
20 South Eastern Avenue
Joliet, IL 60433
815-722-1420
Festival of Lights Parade
Nov. 29, 2019 , 6:00 PM
Celebrate the holiday season with the lighting up of historic Washington Square Park! A visit from Santa, a Holiday Parade, festive decorations make this Ottawa tradition a memory to cherish! Parade begins at 6:00 pm. All events are weather permitting....More Info
Event Type: Festivals Holiday - Fall/Winter
Downtown Ottawa
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-434-2737
Shop Local on Black Friday
Nov. 29, 2019 , All Day
Shop Small at various Morris retailers! Enjoy festive music and beautiful window displays throughout downtown as you shop your favorite local retailers. Also enjoy Lantern Making, Enchanting Horse Drawn Carriage Rides, Hot Apple Cider, the Coal City High School Madrigals, the Children's Lantern Parade, the Lighting of...More Info
Event Type: Shopping Holiday - Fall/Winter
Downtown Morris
Morris, IL 60450
Teddy Bear Tea
Nov. 29, 2019 , 9:30AM | 12:00PM
The Rialto Square Theatre holiday tradition continues. Young and old alike will enjoy this special brunch featuring delicious food and family fun complete with a special appearance by St. Nick himself and a keepsake teddy bear. A ticket is required for all in attendance and space will fill up quickly!...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, Il 60432
815-726-7171
Awesome Ottawa Walking Tours
Now - Nov. 30, 2019 , TBD
Walking March-November 1.5 Miles/1.5 Hours, starting at Ottawa Visitors Center. Easy Exercise, Canal/Downtown History, Underground Railroad, All Ages. Great Way to Plan Shopping/Restaurants. $30 (12 & under free w/adult)...More Info
Cost: $30 Event Type: Nature
Ottawa Visitors Center
1028 LaSalle Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-2737
Awesome Ottawa Tours
Now - Nov. 30, 2019 , TBD
Cocktail/Walking May-November 1.5 Miles/3 Hours, starting at Ottawa Visitors Center. Easy Exercise. Visit 3-4 Saloons Local History & Libations (21+). Cocktails the Locals Love; History w/ a Twist of Lime. ...More Info
Cost: $30 (plus drinks & tip) Event Type: Nature
Ottawa Visitors Center
1028 LaSalle Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-434-2737
Woods Walk
Now - Nov. 30, 2019 , 8:00AM-8:00PM
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. Trails provide great photo opportunities. You c...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Sports/Recreation Nature
Various Parks
(815) 727-8700
Joliet Junior College Area High School Art Exhibition
Nov. 1, 2019 - Nov. 30, 2019 ...More Info
Cost: $2 students | $4 Seniors, Faculty Staff | $5 General Public Event Type: Performing Arts
Joliet Junior College Fine Arts Theatre
1215 Houbolt Road
Joliet, Il 60431
815-280-2223
Historic Trolley November Tours
Nov. 2, 2019 - Nov. 30, 2019 , Saturday & Sunday, 12:00PM-1:30PM & 1:30PM-3:00PM
Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall 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 or cl...More Info
Cost: $12 adults | $10 seniors (60 & older) | $8 (10 & under) Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Holiday Movies: The Polar Express
Nov. 30, 2019 , 2:00PM
Tom Hanks and director Robert Zemeckis ("Forrest Gump"; "Cast Away") reunite for "Polar Express," an inspiring adventure based on the beloved children's book by Chris Van Allsburg. When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him tha...More Info
Cost: $5.00 Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, Il 60432
815-726-7171
Keeping Christmas Close to Home
Nov. 30, 2019
Light Up Streator and 7th Annual Lighted Parade...More Info
Event Type: Festivals Holiday - Fall/Winter
Streator City Park
E. Main St.
Streator, IL 61364
815-672-2055
Shop Small Saturday
Nov. 30, 2019 , 10:00Am-6:00PM
Shop Small at True North and other Morris retailers! Explore +6000 square feet of antiques, vintage, handmade, craft supplies, salvage and furniture. True North voted BEST antique store, BEST gift store and BEST home décor store in Grundy County! Kids are always welcome and they can play on the indoor s...More Info
Event Type: Shopping
True North
539 Bedford Rd.
Morris, Il 60450
815-705-0161
Festival of Trees
Nov. 29, 2019 - Dec. 1, 2019 ...More Info
Event Type: Festivals Holiday - Fall/Winter
Grundy County Historical Society and Museum
510 W. Illinois Avenue
Morris, Il 60450
815-942-4880
Home for the Holidays
Nov. 29, 2019 - Dec. 1, 2019
Don't miss the lighted parade, house walk, children's activities and much more!...More Info
Event Type: Festivals Holiday - Fall/Winter
Downtown Morris
Morris, IL 60450
815-941-0245
Festival of Trees
Dec. 1, 2019 , 1 - 3PM
Enjoy festive decorated trees at the Grundy County Historical Society and Museum, located at 510 W. Illinois Avenue. ...More Info
Event Type: Festivals Holiday - Fall/Winter
Grundy County Historical Society and Museum
510 W. Illinois Avenue
Morris, IL 60450
815-942-4880
Joliet Junior College Community Band Concert
Dec. 1, 2019 , 3:00PM ...More Info
Cost: $2 students | $4 Seniors, Faculty Staff | $5 General Public Event Type: Performing Arts
Joliet Junior College Fine Arts Theatre
1215 Houbolt Road
Joliet, Il 60431
815-280-2223
Shop Local in Morris
Dec. 1, 2019 , Noon - 4PM
Shop Small at various Morris retailers! Enjoy festive music and beautiful window displays throughout downtown as you shop your favorite local retailers. Also enjoy the Festival of Trees at the Grundy County Historical Society and Museum, located at 510 W. Illinois Avenue. ...More Info
Event Type: Shopping Holiday - Fall/Winter
Downtown Morris
Morris, IL 60450
Von Heidecke's Chicago Festival Ballet's The Nutcracker
Dec. 1, 2019 , 1:00PM | 5:00PM
his holiday favorite fairytale ballet is perfect for the entire family. The magical production features lavish costumes, exquisite sets, including a Christmas tree that grows before your eyes, and sensational choreography by ballet master, Kenneth von Heidecke. Journey through the land of whirling snowflakes and visit ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, Il 60432
815-726-7171
Joliet Junior College Area High School Art Exhibition
Dec. 1, 2019 - Dec. 9, 2019 ...More Info
Cost: $2 students | $4 Seniors, Faculty Staff | $5 General Public Event Type: Performing Arts
Joliet Junior College Fine Arts Theatre
1215 Houbolt Road
Joliet, Il 60431
815-280-2223
Historic Trolley December Tours
Dec. 1, 2019 - Dec. 29, 2019 , Saturday: 12-1:30pm & 1:30-3pm Sunday: 12-1:30pm & 1:30-3pm
Historic Trolley Tour Schedule » November-December: Saturday: 12-1:30pm & 1:30-3pm Sunday: 12-1:30pm & 1:30-3pm Pricing $12/adult $10/seniors (60 & over) $8/children (10 & under) Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall of the Lodge. Learn about the rich history and legends of Starved Rock State Park an...More Info
Cost: $12 adults | $10 seniors (60 & older)) | $8 (10 & under) Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
2688 E. 873rd Rd.
Oglesby, Il 61348
815-220-7386

 


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