Datebook

Mar 24 @ 9:00 am – Dec 31 @ 5:00 pm Abraham Lincoln Presidential Musuem
Our newest exhibit, Cubs vs. Cardinals: The Rivalry, offers fans an interactive look at the historic baseball rivalry between the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals. The museum’s 300,000 annual visitors are a virtual “house[...]
Jun 2 – Sep 8 all-day Henry J. Paulus Park
The Lake Zurich Farmers Market returns bigger and better than ever this year! The fourth annual market runs every Friday from June 2- September 8 from 3-7pm at Henry J. Paulus Park and will host[...]
Jun 27 @ 4:30 pm – Oct 24 @ 4:30 pm Desoto Community Farmers Market
Local foods open air micro-market every Tuesday May-October 4:30-7pm
Jul 1 – Jul 31 all-day Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum
Donate a new, sturdy backpack for a Springfield District 186 student in need and receive a free museum admission or voucher for a future 2017 visit. For more information, visit www.PresidentLincoln.illinois.gov or call (217) 558-8844.
Jul 28 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm Lake Zurich Police Department
The Village of Lake Zurich Blue & You event aims to provide children of all ages the opportunity to positively interact with our local law enforcement agencies while learning about the technology and equipment that[...]
Jul 29 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm Route 66 Hotel and Conference Center
As physical markers of the past, historic artifacts each hold their own unique story. History buffs, archaeologists and antique collectors alike will appreciate the Native American artifacts on display at the annual show in Springfield,[...]
Jul 29 @ 7:00 pm Lawrence County Junior Fair
Lawrence County Junior Fair from July 28 – August 4th. Adam Warner, with his traditional Outlaw country music, will open the fair with his unique tributes to his musical heroes and his hit originals. Join[...]
Jul 30 all-day Gym Bob's 50's and 60's Show
Gym Bob’s in Bible Grove will be hosting the “Gym Bob’s Jamboree Show”. Doors open at Noon and the show begins at 1PM. This Branson style music show features Classic Country as well as 50’s[...]
Aug 2 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Downs Village Market
Come to the Downs Village Market and help celebrate our 15th season of selling locally grown and select regional produce, meat, baked goods, honey, plants and flowers, quality crafts and handmade items. We feature weekly[...]
Aug 3 – Aug 6 all-day White Oaks Mall
2017 Press Release – Unit I (SILVER) GET READY SPRINGFIELD, IL, BECAUSE IT’S TIME TO BE AMAZED! CIRQUE ITALIA IS COMING WITH A BRAND NEW SHOW AND TONS OF EXCITEMENT! Cirque Italia is a unique[...]
Aug 9 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Downs Village Market
Come to the Downs Village Market and help celebrate our 15th season of selling locally grown and select regional produce, meat, baked goods, honey, plants and flowers, quality crafts and handmade items. We feature weekly[...]
Aug 11 @ 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm St. Andrew School
The festival kicks off with an all you can eat fish fry from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, and fried chicken and chicken and dumplings on Saturday. Band performances will take place both[...]
Aug 16 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Downs Village Market
Come to the Downs Village Market and help celebrate our 15th season of selling locally grown and select regional produce, meat, baked goods, honey, plants and flowers, quality crafts and handmade items. We feature weekly[...]
Aug 18 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Galena Center for the Arts
Carl Johnson’s watercolors will be exhibited and for sale at this gallery exhibit that runs from August 18 through October 22. Regular gallery hours are from noon till 5 PM, Thursdays through Sundays. Opening reception[...]
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 pm Distinctive Gardens
Nashville artist Sugar Lime Blue will make a special trek north to play Gardenstock Art & Music Festival, benefit for Sinnissippi Center’s Youth Gardening Program. Gates open 10 a.m., Saturday, August 19, 2017, at Distinctive[...]
Aug 21 all-day Bald Knob Cross of Peace
Eclipse Viewers! Bald Knob Mountain, in Alto Pass, IL is in the area of the point of greatest duration, the location where the total eclipse lasts the longest along the entire path. It is the[...]
Aug 23 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Downs Village Market
Come to the Downs Village Market and help celebrate our 15th season of selling locally grown and select regional produce, meat, baked goods, honey, plants and flowers, quality crafts and handmade items. We feature weekly[...]
Aug 26 @ 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm The Gathering Place Off Broadway Dinner Music Theater
LaLa Johnson of LaLaJMusic in Dallas, TX will be performing the songs we all know and love made famous by the legendary Whitney Houston. LaLa dazzles her audience with the same dynamic voice and stage[...]
Aug 30 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Downs Village Market
Come to the Downs Village Market and help celebrate our 15th season of selling locally grown and select regional produce, meat, baked goods, honey, plants and flowers, quality crafts and handmade items. We feature weekly[...]
Sep 2 @ 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm Village of West City 7th Annual Festival
Fun for all ages. Free entertainment, inflatable bounce houses, hay rides, laser tag, fire truck rides and smoke house. Potter’s Way Church will be selling fish dinners $10.00 a plate. All proceeds from fish dinner[...]
Sep 3 @ 1:00 pm Gym Bob's Jamboree Show - Special Guest Logan Kirby of Fairmount
Gym Bob’s in Bible Grove will be hosting the “Gym Bob’s Jamboree Show”. Doors open at Noon and the show begins at 1PM. This Branson style music show features Classic Country as well as 50’s[...]
Sep 9 @ 7:30 am – 11:00 am Green Street Stairway
Honoring our 9/11 fallen heroes and all brave first responders. Proceeds to be divided between the Galena Jo Daviess County Historical Society and Galena first responder agencies. COMPETITIVE: 7 Laps and the iconic Green Street[...]
Sep 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Decatur Conference Center Hotel
Finders Market is a treasure shoppers dream for those who enjoy fabulous flips, picks, handmade goods and one-of-a-kind finds from around the Midwest along with food trucks, a cash bar, live music, giveaways, and lots[...]
Sep 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm twelfth annual barn tour
An interesting tour of barns located in HudsonTownship as well as some historical sites. Travel at your own leisure.
Sep 9 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm Grand Village of the Kickapoo Park
Event: 17th Intertribal Powwow at the Grand Village of the Kickapoo Park. Dates/Times: Saturday, September 9 (11 AM to 10 PM), and Sunday, September 10 (11 AM to 5 PM). Location: Grand Village of the[...]
Sep 9 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm Downtown Lake Zurich
The Village of Lake Zurich will host its 5th annual downtown event, Rock the Block, on Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 5-11pm. Rock The Block is an outdoor festival where attendees can Dine, Dance and[...]
Sep 16 all-day Glen Carbon Cemetery
The recent restoration of the WWI Doughboy Statue and anniversary of America’s entry into WWI, is occasion to honor Glen Carbon’s Military.
Sep 21 @ 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm The Gathering Place Off Broadway Dinner Music Theater
This will be the last year of Blend’s 11 years of performing together. Join us for their “farewell” show rockin’ and rollin’ to the tunes of the 50’s and 60’s along with Blend’s unique brand[...]
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – Sep 24 @ 5:00 pm Galena and US Grant Museum
It’s a labor of love, really… this business of asking owners of Galena’s rich cache of historic buildings to open their homes to the public for an entire weekend. We’re asking a lot, we know.[...]
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Altamont Fall Festival
Join us for a fun afternoon. Activities include a Chili Cook Off featuring 10 local chefs (come sample and vote for your favorite), live music, cake and pie auction, silent auction, bake sale and vendors.[...]