Upcoming Events Location
Ron White
Feb. 21, 2020 - Feb. 21, 2020 , 7:00PM
Comedian Ron "Tater Salad" White is a classic storyteller; relaying tales from his real life, ranging from growing up in a small town in Texas, to sharing stories of his daily life, to becoming one of the most successful comedians in America. Ron rose to fame as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the Blue...More Info
Cost: Starts at $49 Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, IL 60435
815-726-6600
"Class Act" Drama Classes
Now - Feb. 22, 2020 , 9:00-10:15AM (1st-5th grade) | 10:30AM-12:00PM (6-12th grade)
"Class Act" Drama Classes met for 6 Saturdays learning creative dramatics, with a small skit at the end (February 22, 2020). Classes are taught by Leann Hoffrogge. JUNIORS 1st-5th grade 9:00AM-10:15AM $65 TEENS 6th-12th grade 10:30AM-12:00PM $75 PAYMENT Please make payment by cash or check. May pay on...More Info
Cost: $65-$75 Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park and Theatre
201 W Jefferson at Bluff St
Joliet, Il 60432
815-724-3761
Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Now - Feb. 23, 2020 , Various Times
15-year-old gifted Christopher has an extraordinary brain. He has never ventured alone beyond the end of his road, he detests being touched, and he distrusts strangers. Now Christopher stands beside his neighbor's dead dog, Wellington. Finding himself under suspicion, Christopher is determined to solve the mystery of w...More Info
Cost: Various Prices Event Type: Performing Arts
Philip Lynch Theatre
One University Parkway
Romeoville, Il 60446-2200
815-836-5250
Next to Normal
Feb. 21, 2020 - Feb. 23, 2020 , 7:30PM | 2:00PM on Sundays
Joliet Drama Guild presents the musical drama exploring how one suburban household copes with crisis and mental illness. ...More Info
Cost: $15 adults | $13 students & seniors Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre
201 West Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60432
779-227-5172
Finding Neverland
Feb. 23, 2020 - Feb. 23, 2020 , 7:30PM
The winner of Broadway.com's Audience Choice Award for Best Musical, this breathtaking smash "captures the kid-at-heart," says TIME Magazine. Vogue cheers, "It's a must-see you'll remember for years to come!" Originally directed by visionary Tony-winner Diane Paulus and based on the critically-acclaimed Academy Award w...More Info
Cost: Starts at $43 Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, IL 60435
815-726-6600
2nd Annual Black History Celebration: "Guiding us to Better Places"
Feb. 25, 2020 - Feb. 25, 2020 , 10:00AM & 7:00PM
Featuring the life of Harriet Tubman by KDG Greater Entertainment....More Info
Cost: $5 | $3 for groups of 10 or more Event Type: Education/History
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre
201 West Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60432
815-724-3761
Escape Room
Feb. 26, 2020 - Feb. 26, 2020 , 4:30PM-5:30PM
Grades 5-12 Race against the clock and see if your team can be the first to escape the room....More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Other
Joliet Public Library Black Road Branch
3395 Black Rd.
Joliet, IL 60435
815-740-2660
Sushi Candy Making
Feb. 27, 2020 - Feb. 27, 2020 , 4:30PM-5:30PM
Grades 5-7 Come make some gummy fish, sashimi and gummy eel sushi....More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Joliet Public Library Ottawa Street Branch
150 N. Ottawa Street
Joliet, IL 60435
815-740-2660
Saccharin and Merthiolate by Joseph Turner at JJC
Now - Feb. 28, 2020 , 8:00AM-8:00PM
Enjoy the latest installation at Joliet Junior College. "Saccharin and Merthiolate" by Joseph Turner. An artist talk and reception will be on February 26, from 3:00PM-6:30PM. If the college is closed, the gallery is closed....More Info
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Laura A. Sprague Art Gallery
1215 Houbolt Road
Joliet, IL 60431
Great Moments in Vinyl - Tribute to The Who
Feb. 28, 2020 - Feb. 28, 2020 , 7:30PM ...More Info
Cost: $10 Members/Students | $12 Non-members Event Type: Performing Arts
Joliet Historical Museum
204 N. Ottawa Street
Joliet, IL 60432
815-723-5201
Tolton From Slave to Priest
Feb. 28, 2020 - Feb. 28, 2020 , 7:00PM-9:00PM
Tolton: From Slave to Priest – Friday Join us on Friday, February 28, 2020 for this live production of Tolton: From Slave to Priest, performed by Jim Coleman of St Luke Productions. Free tickets at: eventbrite.com or by email at: ToltonJoliet@gmail.com. You will need a ticket to attend. Suitable for Ages 10 ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre
201 West Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60432
815-724-3761
Buddy Guy
Feb. 29, 2020 - Feb. 29, 2020 , 8:00PM
An American blue guitarist and singer. He is an exponent of Chicago blues and has influenced eminent guitarists including Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Keith Richards, Steve Ray Vaughan, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark, Jr. and John Mayer. In the 1960s, Guy played with Muddy Waters as a house guitarist at Chess Records...More Info
Cost: Starts at $45 Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, IL 60435
815-726-6600
Country Unplugged
Feb. 29, 2020 - Feb. 29, 2020 , 8:00PM
Country music icons, Joe Diffie, Mark Chestnutt and David Lee Murphy are taking the stage together for one unforgettable night of classic 90's country hits. All three will take the stage together and play their hits, tell stories and more....More Info
Cost: Starts at $29.50 Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, IL 60435
815-726-6600
Do Good Day
Feb. 29, 2020 - Feb. 29, 2020 , 9:00AM-5:00PM
All ages. Stop by the Youth Services Department any time to work on projects to spread kindness and compassion in our community....More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Joliet Public Library Black Road & Ottawa Street Branches
Joliet, IL 60435
815-740-2660
Hairball
Mar. 6, 2020 - Mar. 6, 2020 , 7:30PM
A band puts on a concert - Hairball puts on an event! Hairball is a Rock & Roll Experience you won't soon forget. The lights, sound, smoke, fire, bombs and screaming hordes of avid fans...to merely call it a concert would be like calling Mount Rushmore a roadside attraction! Vocalists Joe, Kris and Bobby lead the b...More Info
Cost: Start at $27.50 Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, IL 60435
815-726-6600
Mamma Mia by Joliet Catholic Academy
Mar. 12, 2020 - Mar. 14, 2020 , Thursday, Friday 7:00PM | Saturday 1:00PM & 7:00PM ...More Info
Cost: TBA Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre
201 West Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60432
815-741-0500
Escanaba in da Moonlight
Mar. 6, 2020 - Mar. 15, 2020 , 2:30PM | 7:30PM
Tickets on sale now! Matinee and Evening Performances available, please check website to buy tickets and for more information. When the Soady clan reunites for the opening day of deer season at the family's Upper Peninsula camp, thirty-five-year-old Reuben Soady brings with him the infamous reputation of being the ol...More Info
Cost: $10+ Event Type: Performing Arts
Morris Theatre Guild
516 W. Illinois Ave.
Morris, Il 60450
(815) 942-1966
Improv Uncorked Featuring "We've Said Worse"
Mar. 20, 2020 - Mar. 20, 2020 , 7:00PM-9:00PM
Free Admission! Get your laughs on! A fun night of theatre improv by adults and teens. Some mature content. Concessions and cash bar available....More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre
201 West Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60432
815-724-3761
"Light the Fire" Women's Empowerment Conference
Mar. 21, 2020 - Mar. 21, 2020 , 9:00AM-5:00Pm
Learn from women professionals in the fields of finance, media and politics. Interact and network with professionals in local and regional businesses during our cocktail house. Lunch is provided. Call to reserve....More Info
Event Type: Education/History
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre
201 West Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60435
815-724-3761
Musicaviva
Mar. 22, 2020 - Mar. 22, 2020 , 3:00PM
Musicviva presented by the JJC Fine Arts Department Spring 2020 Concert Series, Faculty Artist Adam Cowger, percussion...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Joliet Junior College
1215 Houbolt Rd
Joliet, IL
815-280-2223
Midweek 3 Course Dinner
Now - Apr. 3, 2020 , 5:0PM-7:30PM
Midweek 3 Course Dinner Special available Tuesday - Thursday after 5pm. Entree choices: Strip Steak, Pork Braciole and French Quarter. $25 plus tax and gratuity. For a limited time! Reservations recommended! View full menu at: www.publiclandingrestaurant.com ...More Info
Cost: $25 per person, plus tax and gratuity Event Type: Dining
Public Landing Restaurant and Banquet Center
200 W. 8th Street
Lockport, Il 60441
815-838-6500
Spring Break UNLIMITED Attractions Wristband
Mar. 23, 2020 - Apr. 3, 2020 , Open daily at 10:00AM during Spring Break
Raise your "spirits" this Spring Break with an UNLIMITED Rides & Attractions Wristband! Enjoy UNLIMITED FUN on Eagle Speedway & Trails Raceway Go-Karts, Jr. Go-Karts, "Phantom's Fury" Laser Tag, Miniature Golf and all Amusement Rides for only $25.95/person, daily. Available Monday thru Friday - March 23-27 & March 30-...More Info
Cost: Free to enter park; $25.95/person, daily for Spring Break UNLIMITED Attractions Wristband Event Type: Holiday - Spring/Summer
Haunted Trails Entertainment Park & Picnic Groves
1423 N. Broadway Street, (Rt. 53)
Joliet, Il 60435
815-722-7800
Musicaviva
Apr. 5, 2020 - Apr. 5, 2020 , 3:00PM
Musicviva presented by the JJC Fine Arts Department Spring 2020 Concert Series, Faculty Artist Rich Moore, clarinet...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Joliet Junior College
1215 Houbolt Rd
Joliet, IL
815-280-2223
Living History Encounter
Apr. 15, 2020 - Apr. 15, 2020 , 12:00PM-3:00PM
Experience local history up close and personal. On these Sundays, you may find cooks, seamstresses, voyageurs, soldiers or craftsmen sharing their talents. This is a drop-in program; come anytime between noon and 3 p.m. Depending on the weather, this program is offered indoors or outside. Isle a la Cache Museum is an a...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, Il 60446
(815) 886-1467
Improv Uncorked Featuring "We've Said Worse"
Apr. 17, 2020 - Apr. 17, 2020 , 7:00PM-9:00PM
Free Admission! Get your laughs on! A fun night of theatre improv by adults and teens. Some mature content. Concessions and cash bar available....More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre
201 West Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60432
815-724-3761
Pollinator Crafts: Bee Hotel
Apr. 18, 2020 - Apr. 18, 2020 , 1:30PM-3:00PM
Build a hotel for your garden's buzzz-iest workers! Check out the traveling exhibit "Pollinators: Little Helpers, Big Results" and visit the on-site pollinator garden for inspiration while we learn about the solitary bees that help gardens flourish. Create a tiny bee hotel to take home. With any luck, you'll have plen...More Info
Cost: $3/person Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, Il 60446
(815) 886-1467
Return to the Forbidden Planet
Apr. 17, 2020 - Apr. 19, 2020 , Various Times
Inspired by Shakespeare's The Tempest, this jukebox musical is packed with rock 'n' roll classics such as Heard it Through the Grapevine, Young Girl, Good Vibrations and Gloria. Blast off on a routine flight and crash into the plant D'Illyria where a sci-fi version of The Tempest set to rock 'n' roll golden oldies unfo...More Info
Cost: Various Prices Event Type: Performing Arts
Philip Lynch Theatre
One University Parkway
Romeoville, Il 60446-2200
815-836-5500
Earth Day: A Billion Acts of Green - Seed Giveaway
Apr. 19, 2020 - Apr. 19, 2020 , 12:00PM-4:00PM
Help celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day by planting seeds of change and helping the Earth Day Network log 3.5 Billion Acts of Green in 2020! Stop by Isle a la Cache Museum to pick up a free packet of pollinator-friendly seeds to take home and plant. You don't need a big patch of land to have a pollinator garde...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, Il 60446
(815) 886-1467
Nature Clay Crafts
Apr. 25, 2020 - Apr. 25, 2020 , 1:00PM-2:00PM
Make a real impression on nature with this fun craft! Play with clay and other natural items to make impression ornaments to take home. Try making creative designs using leaves, rocks, pine cones, shells and more. We even have plastic insects, dinosaurs and animal tracks if these are the impressions you want to make ab...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, Il 60446
(815) 886-1467
True North Fan Club Party (everyone welcome!)
Apr. 25, 2020 - Apr. 25, 2020 , 10:00AM-6:00PM
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 swing and take part in the free scavenger hunt. Dig in a...More Info
Event Type: Shopping
True North
539 Bedford Rd.
Morris, Il 60450
815-705-0161
Return to the Forbidden Planet
Apr. 23, 2020 - Apr. 26, 2020 , Various Times
Inspired by Shakespeare's The Tempest, this jukebox musical is packed with rock 'n' roll classics such as Heard it Through the Grapevine, Young Girl, Good Vibrations and Gloria. Blast off on a routine flight and crash into the plant D'Illyria where a sci-fi version of The Tempest set to rock 'n' roll golden oldies unfo...More Info
Cost: Various Prices Event Type: Performing Arts
Philip Lynch Theatre
One University Parkway
Romeoville, Il 60446-2200
815-836-5500
"Yankee Tavern" by Latitude 41
Apr. 24, 2020 - Apr. 26, 2020 , Friday, Saturday 7:30PM | Sunday 2:00PM ...More Info
Cost: $13 in advance | $15 at door Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre
201 West Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60432
331-725-2841
FREE Joliet Area Historical Museum Days
May. 2, 2020 - May. 2, 2020
The Joliet Area Historical Museum hosts key days throughout the year where children and adults are admitted for free. These FREE days are held on days when most schools are closed, weekends and to recognize special holidays. The Museum FREE Days Program offers free admission; self guided tours of the Main & Special Exh...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type:
Joliet Area Historical Museum
204 N. Ottawa Street
Joliet, IL 60432
815-723-5201
Joliet Iron Works Tour
May. 2, 2020 - May. 2, 2020 , 12:00PM-1:30PM
Which city carried the nickname "City of Stone and Steel"? Joliet's once-thriving industrial plant rivaled Pittsburgh's steel power. Explore its stone foundations that are more than 100 years old. A naturalist will share the fascinating stories of the men and machines that worked to produce up to 2,000 tons of iron a d...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History
Joliet Iron Works Historic Site
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, Il 60446
(815) 886-1467
"Yankee Tavern" by Latitude 41
May. 1, 2020 - May. 3, 2020 , Friday, Saturday 7:30PM | Sunday 2:00PM ...More Info
Cost: $13 in advance | $15 at door Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre
201 West Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60432
331-725-2841
Living History Encounter
May. 3, 2020 - May. 3, 2020 , 12:00PM-3:00PM
Experience local history up close and personal. On these Sundays, you may find cooks, seamstresses, voyageurs, soldiers or craftsmen sharing their talents. This is a drop-in program; come anytime between noon and 3 p.m. Depending on the weather, this program is offered indoors or outside. Isle a la Cache Museum is an a...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, Il 60446
(815) 886-1467
JJC Art Students Juried Exhibition
Mar. 30, 2020 - May. 7, 2020 , 8:00AM-8:00PM
Enjoy the latest installation at Joliet Junior College. JJC Art Students Juried Exhibitions A reception and awards presentation will be May 7 from 4:00PM-7:00PM If the college is closed, the gallery is closed....More Info
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Laura A. Sprague Art Gallery
1215 Houbolt Road
Joliet, IL 60431
80's Party - Girls Night Out Event
May. 8, 2020 - May. 8, 2020 , 10:00AM-9:00PM
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun! Dress in your favorite 80's outfit, shop and have a totally tubular time! During the Girls Night Out Shopping Event in Morris. ...More Info
Event Type: Shopping
True North
539 Bedford Rd.
Morris, Il 60450
815-705-0161
FREE Joliet Area Historical Museum Days
May. 9, 2020 - May. 9, 2020
The Joliet Area Historical Museum hosts key days throughout the year where children and adults are admitted for free. These FREE days are held on days when most schools are closed, weekends and to recognize special holidays. The Museum FREE Days Program offers free admission; self guided tours of the Main & Special Exh...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type:
Joliet Area Historical Museum
204 N. Ottawa Street
Joliet, IL 60432
815-723-5201
Pollinator Crafts: Wax & Honey
May. 9, 2020 - May. 9, 2020 , 1:30PM-3:00PM
All pollinators are important, but there is a special place in our hearts for honeybees. Learn about this tiny insect that makes important contributions to our lives. And since we use bee products – wax and honey – try your hand at making a rolled beeswax candle. You can also make sustainable food wrap out ...More Info
Cost: $3/person Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, Il 60410
(815) 886-1467
Mighty Oaks
May. 15, 2020 - May. 15, 2020 , 6:00PM-7:00PM
May 16 is Love a Tree Day! Discover the fascinating world of trees and the animals and insects that depend on them. As we walk, learn how to ID different tree species, then help us determine the age of some of our oldest trees – the mighty oaks! Please wear long pants and closed-toe shoes as we might be getting i...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, Il 60446
(815) 886-1467
Pedal the Prairie: Forked Creek Preserve: Lower Rock Run Preserve - I&M Canal Access
May. 16, 2020 - May. 16, 2020 , 8:00AM-12:00PM
Join Forest Preserve staff as we pedal the beautiful trails of Will County. The "Pedal the Prairie" bike series is designed to build in distance and difficulty, with separate guided rides. The Lower Rock Run ride is about 22 miles round trip to the Dresden Dam and back. Also a part of the series, a June 6 ride is plann...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Lower Rock Run Preserve - I&M Canal Access
1966 Houbolt Road
Joliet, Il 60436
(815) 727-8700
I Ought to be in Pictures
May. 8, 2020 - May. 17, 2020 , 2:30PM | 7:30PM
Tickets on sale now! Matinee and Evening Performances available, please check website to buy tickets and for more information. Herb, a Hollywood scriptwriter currently "at liberty," is surprised when his forgotten past reappears in the form of Libby, a teenage daughter who's trekked from Brooklyn with dreams of movie...More Info
Cost: $10+ Event Type: Performing Arts
Morris Theatre Guild
516 W. Illinois Ave.
Morris, Il 60450
(815) 942-1966
What's the Big Deal About Pollinators?
May. 17, 2020 - May. 17, 2020 , 2:00PM-3:30PM
Get inspired by one person's quest to make her own small changes result in big impacts! Tammy Bristol is an Illinois Master Naturalist, beekeeper, butterfly caretaker, organic gardener and overall nature lover with a degree in biology from Northern Illinois University. She will be sharing fascinating information about ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, Il 60446
(815) 886-1467
Turtles Rock
May. 23, 2020 - May. 23, 2020 , 1:00PM-2:00PM
Celebrate World Turtle Day by painting turtle-inspired kindness rocks. Along the way, discover why North America is called Turtle Island and the legend behind it. Spend time with our resident Blanding's turtles. When the program is done, hide your rock for someone else to find and brighten their day! This program takes...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, Il 60446
(815) 886-1467
Longhouse Living
May. 30, 2020 - May. 30, 2020 , 10:00AM-12:00PM
Drop by to learn about Native American longhouses, one of several types of dwellings used by the Potawatomi. Our longhouse will be set dressed and open for viewing. Learn about the daily lives of a Potawatomi and discover how longhouses were built and used by the Native people. This is a drop-in program; come anytime b...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, Il 60446
(815) 886-1467
Food Truck Friday
Jun. 5, 2020 - Jun. 5, 2020 , 5:00PM-7:30PM
"Food Truck Fridays" are back and better than ever for 2020. Have a bite to eat in the most beautiful surroundings Will County has to offer. Enjoy games, music and great views, while you devour delicious food from a rotating selection of some of the best food trucks in the Chicagoland area. Forest Preserve staff will b...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Dining
Hammel Woods Preserve - Route 59 Access
554 Brookforest Ave
Shorewood, Il 60404
(815) 727-8700
FREE Joliet Area Historical Museum Days
Jun. 6, 2020 - Jun. 6, 2020
The Joliet Area Historical Museum hosts key days throughout the year where children and adults are admitted for free. These FREE days are held on days when most schools are closed, weekends and to recognize special holidays. The Museum FREE Days Program offers free admission; self guided tours of the Main & Special Exh...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type:
Joliet Area Historical Museum
204 N. Ottawa Street
Joliet, IL 60432
815-723-5201
Pedal the Prairie: Sugar Creek Preserve
Jun. 6, 2020 - Jun. 6, 2020 , 8:00AM-12:00PM
Join the Forest Preserve staff as we pedal through the beautiful trails of Will County. The "Pedal the Prairie" bike series is designed to build in distance and difficulty. This final ride in our three-ride series is over 28 miles in length to and through Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, beginning and ending at Suga...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Sugar Creek Administration Center
27540 W. Laraway Road
Joliet, Il 60433
815-727-8700
Cavalcade of Planes
Jun. 6, 2020 - Jun. 7, 2020 , 10:00AM-4:00PM
Entire airport on display with warbirds on display and flying, Museum displays, new planes, Ford tri-motor rides, JW aviation flight school & rides, helicopter rides food, beer canteen and much more both days. Please get up close to all these planes, but please do not touch. our 20th year in 2020...More Info
Cost: $5 adults/$6 day of; $3 under 13, $0 under 5 Event Type: Education/History
Bolingbrook's Clow International Airport
130 S. Clow International Parkway
Bolingbrook, Il 60490
630-378-0479
Living History Encounter
Jun. 7, 2020 - Jun. 7, 2020 , 12:00PM-3:00PM
Experience local history up close and personal. On these Sundays, you may find cooks, seamstresses, voyageurs, soldiers or craftsmen sharing their talents. This is a drop-in program; come anytime between noon and 3 p.m. Depending on the weather, this program is offered indoors or outside. Isle a la Cache Museum is an a...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, Il 60446
(815) 886-1467
Eyeshine Hike
Jun. 12, 2020 - Jun. 12, 2020 , 8:30PM-9:30PM
What is glowing in the dark? Come out to Isle a la Cache Museum to find out! Discover the basics behind eyeshine – the phenomenon of eyes reflecting light in the night – and whose eyes glow. Then grab a flashlight to hunt for eyeshine. You never know who is looking back at us in the night. Please bring your...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, Il 60446
(815) 886-1467
New Orleans North
Jun. 12, 2020 - Jun. 12, 2020
New Orleans North is an early summer outdoor Mardi Gras-style event. It features bands, beer tents, and Cajun Food. The New Orleans atmosphere is enhanced with Hurricane drinks, a stilt walker, jugglers and other street performers. More details to come!...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Joliet, Il 60434
Discovery Isle: Soil Study
Jun. 17, 2020 - Jun. 17, 2020 , 1:00PM-3:00PM
Join us every Wednesday during the summer, starting June 17, for different natural or cultural history activities. This Wednesday, drop in to explore the amazing world under your feet! Dig into the soil to check out all of the earthworms, insects and more. This is a drop-in program; come anytime between 1 p.m. and 3 p....More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, Il 60446
(815) 886-1467
Morning Bird Hike
Jun. 18, 2020 - Jun. 18, 2020 , 7:00AM-8:30AM
Whether you are just beginning or are an experienced birder, you won't want to miss this early morning bird hike. Join an experienced naturalist in search of summer birds. The varied habitat at Isle a la Cache preserve makes it a great place for bird-watching. The hike will follow the shores of the Des Plaines River. I...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, Il 60446
(815) 886-1467
Joliet Pride Fest
Jun. 20, 2020 - Jun. 20, 2020 , 12:00PM-5:00PM
Family Friendly, music, food, brew and more!...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park
201 W. Jefferson St.
Joliet, IL
Pollinator Week Kickoff in the Garden
Jun. 20, 2020 - Jun. 20, 2020 , 10:00AM-12:00PM
Stop by Isle a la Cache's pollinator garden to gear up for National Pollinator Week – June 22-28! Pollinator Week is a celebration of the valuable ecosystem services provided by bees, birds, butterflies, bats and beetles. Participate in a pollination challenge, learn fun facts about pollinators and their roles in...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, Il 60446
(815) 886-1467
"Something Rotten!" Musical by the Park
Jun. 19, 2020 - Jun. 21, 2020 , Friday, Saturday 7:00PM | Sunday 2:00PM ...More Info
Cost: $10-$15 Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre
201 West Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60432
331-725-2841
Discovery Isle: Pond Explorers
Jun. 24, 2020 - Jun. 24, 2020 , 1:00PM-3:00PM
Join us every Wednesday during the summer for different natural or cultural history activities. This Wednesday, we will be dipping nets in the lagoon to look for critters. Nets, field guides and other equipment are provided. All of the awesome critters we find will be returned to the lagoon at the end of the program. W...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, Il 60446
(815) 886-1467
Leafing Through Time Book Club
Jun. 24, 2020 - Jun. 24, 2020 , 6:30PM-8:00PM
Ages 21 or older. Registration required by Tuesday, June 23: 815.886.1467. Join us the fourth Wednesday of the month to discuss an important work of fiction or non-fiction that helps connect us to our natural and cultural history. "Leafing Through Time Book Club" is BYOB (beer, wine or non-alcoholic beverages only,...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, Il 60446
(815) 886-1467
Bilingual Hike
Jun. 27, 2020 - Jun. 27, 2020 , 9:00AM-10:30AM
Experience a bilingual guided hike in the woods. Spanish/English field guides and materials will be available to help identify plants and animals along the way. We'll practice both languages along the hike. This hike is intended for both English and Spanish speakers; a Spanish-speaking interpreter will accompany the na...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Hammel Woods Preserve - Route 59 Access
554 Brookforest Ave
Shorewood, Il 60404
(815) 722-9470
"Something Rotten!" Musical by the Park
Jun. 26, 2020 - Jun. 28, 2020 , Friday, Saturday 7:00PM | Sunday 2:00PM ...More Info
Cost: $10-$15 Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre
201 West Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60432
331-725-2841
Plant by Numbers: Simple Plans, Beautiful Spaces for Pollinators
Apr. 1, 2020 - Jun. 30, 2020 , 10:00AM-4:00PM closed Mondays
If you've ever wanted to put an attractive, pollinator-friendly garden or landscape in your yard, this is the year, and now is the time to get planting! "Plant by Numbers" is an initiative inspired by those fun (and easy) paint-by-numbers activities we enjoyed as kids. Pick up some ideas on how to create a beautiful ga...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, Il 60446
(815) 886-1467
Independence Celebration & Fireworks Show
Jul. 3, 2020 - Jul. 3, 2020 , 6:00PM-10:00PM
Food and brews, live music and FIREWORKS at 9:30PM...More Info
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Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park
201 W. Jefferson St.
Joliet, IL
FREE Joliet Area Historical Museum Days
Jul. 17, 2020 - Jul. 19, 2020
The Joliet Area Historical Museum hosts key days throughout the year where children and adults are admitted for free. These FREE days are held on days when most schools are closed, weekends and to recognize special holidays. The Museum FREE Days Program offers free admission; self guided tours of the Main & Special Exh...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type:
Joliet Area Historical Museum
204 N. Ottawa Street
Joliet, IL 60432
815-723-5201
"Concerts on the Hill" Polka Party
Jul. 30, 2020 - Jul. 30, 2020 , 6:30PM
Eddie Korosa Jr., Frank Rossi and the Sounds of Sinatra...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type:
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park
201 W. Jefferson St.
Joliet, IL
Sidewalk Sales at True North
Jul. 31, 2020 - Jul. 31, 2020 , 10:00AM-6:00PM
True North vendors will be set up outside, selling their overstock items at sidewalk sale prices! Plus 70+ vendor spaces inside will be restocked with fresh merchandise. Free family fun!...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Shopping
True North
539 Bedford Rd.
Morris, Il 60450
815-705-0161
"Shrek" by JDG
Jul. 31, 2020 - Aug. 2, 2020 , Friday & Saturday 7:30PM | Sunday 2:00PM ...More Info
Cost: $10-$18 Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre
201 West Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60432
779-227-5172
Joliet Blues Fest
Aug. 15, 2020 - Aug. 15, 2020 , TBA
Live blues music on the pavilion, stay tuned for more details!...More Info
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Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park
201 W. Jefferson St.
Joliet, IL
46th Annual Concerts on the Hill
Jun. 4, 2020 - Aug. 27, 2020 , 6:30PM
Every Thursday June through August, enjoy new acts and many returning favorites. Bring blankets and chairs for hill seating. Concessions are available – grab yourself a Billie hot dog, a cold beer and stake out your favorite spot on the hill....More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Performing Arts
Bicentennial Park Bandshell
201 W. Jefferson St.
Joliet, IL 60432
PureFest 2020 Submissions NOW OPEN!
Mar. 1, 2020 - Sep. 6, 2020 , All Day
Seeking Christian improvisers, improv troupes, sketch teams, and drama ministries to submit to perform at PureFest 2020. If you have a Christian group that performs, we'd love to see you! If you don't have a team that can come to PureFest, we've got slots for individuals, too! Email info@PureFest.org for de...More Info
Cost: $30/teams, $10/individuals Event Type: Festivals
Cross Point Church
17530 W. Fox Hollow Dr.
Lockport, Il 60441
(304) 952-3475
3rd Annual Oktober Fest
Sep. 12, 2020 - Sep. 12, 2020 , 2:00PM
Outdoor activities for families, fall brews and seasonal food....More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type:
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park
201 W. Jefferson St.
Joliet, IL
PureFest 2020: Chicago's Faith-Based Improv and Sketch Festival
Sep. 25, 2020 - Sep. 26, 2020 , 6:30PM
PureFest is entering year three! We have seen talent from Chicagoland, Milwaukee, Grand Rapids, Knoxville, Cleveland (TN), and Denver...and we're only getting bigger! We're bringing in some of the best Christian improvisers, sketch performers, and drama ministry teams in the nation. We're expanding to 2 nights in 202...More Info
Cost: $15/day, $25/both Event Type: Festivals
Cross Point Church
17530 W Fox Hollow Dr.
Lockport, Il 60441
(304)952-3475
FREE Joliet Area Historical Museum Days
Oct. 12, 2020 - Oct. 12, 2020
The Joliet Area Historical Museum hosts key days throughout the year where children and adults are admitted for free. These FREE days are held on days when most schools are closed, weekends and to recognize special holidays. The Museum FREE Days Program offers free admission; self guided tours of the Main & Special Exh...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type:
Joliet Area Historical Museum
204 N. Ottawa Street
Joliet, IL 60432
815-723-5201
The Spirit of All Hallow's Eve
Oct. 17, 2020 - Oct. 18, 2020 , Saturday 3:00PM & 7:00PM | Sunday 2:00PM
Halloween lore comes to life....More Info
Cost: $5.00 Event Type:
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park
201 W. Jefferson St.
Joliet, IL
FREE Joliet Area Historical Museum Days
Nov. 27, 2020 - Nov. 27, 2020
The Joliet Area Historical Museum hosts key days throughout the year where children and adults are admitted for free. These FREE days are held on days when most schools are closed, weekends and to recognize special holidays. The Museum FREE Days Program offers free admission; self guided tours of the Main & Special Exh...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type:
Joliet Area Historical Museum
204 N. Ottawa Street
Joliet, IL 60432
815-723-5201
The Drunk'n Gnome
Dec. 5, 2020 - Dec. 6, 2020 , 8:00PM
Silly gnome show for mature audiences, rate R, ages 18+...More Info
Cost: $5 Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre
201 West Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60432
815-724-3761
Festival of Gnomes
Dec. 7, 2020 - Dec. 8, 2020 , 2:00PM
Indoor show, "gnomemade" gift shop & more....More Info
Cost: $5 Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre
201 West Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60432
815-724-3761