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[...]
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Macktown Forest Preserve
An Historical Interpretive Event – (1740-1850) *History Presentations*Campfire Cooking Demonstrations*Muzzleloading Firearm Shooting Matches*Visit with Traders, Voyageurs and so much more
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am Henry J. Paulus Park
Breakfast, Tree Planting Ceremony, and Park Clean-up- Don’t miss the opportunity to recognize Arbor Day 2017. Individuals, families, community groups, or scout groups can sign up to help cleanup any of our 32 parks. Arbor[...]
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am Henry J. Paulus Park
Breakfast, Tree Planting Ceremony, and Park Clean-up- Don’t miss the opportunity to recognize Arbor Day 2017. Individuals, families, community groups, or scout groups can sign up to help cleanup any of our 32 parks. Arbor[...]
May 1 – May 31 all-day White Oaks Mall
White Oaks Mall today announced its Spring 2017 More Than Pink movement in support of Susan G. Komen and the fight against breast cancer. As part of its pledge to donate $1 million each year[...]
May 3 all-day Downtown Lake Zurich
The Lake Zurich Cruise Night free monthly event held the first Wednesday of the month May- October from 6-9pm and is one of the best car shows in the area, featuring over 40+ vehicles on[...]
May 7 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Menard County Fairgrounds
Family friendly vendor festival with over 150 booths full of antiques, vintage, boutique, jewelry, homemade, art, upcycled, repurposed, pet supplies, a pet adoption, home decor, outdoor decor, local wine and craft beer patio, collectibles, bbq,[...]
May 7 @ 1:00 pm Gym Bob's Jamboree Show - Special Guest Melissa Griffith-Orndorff of Teutopolis
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[...]
May 12 all-day Henry J. Paulus Park
Barrel out to picturesque Henry J. Paulus Park on May 12th and 13th (5-10pm both nights) to enjoy the spring season with Lake Zurich’s Craft Beer Festival to celebrate unique beer and those who brew[...]
May 13 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Knights of Columbus Hall
Come show your support for the Calhoun County Senior Center! Join us for a Hawaiian-style dinner (pulled pork sandwiches, sides, dessert, coffee, tea; cash bar available), 50-50, silent auction, and raffle. Live music, too! Proceeds[...]
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Victorian Grace Antiques and Accents
Come stroll the beautifully landscaped gardens of these two stunning Victorian homes. ( one of which has had mention in Victorian Homes Magazine) Shop inside for a wide variety of beautifully displayed antiques as well[...]
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Small Memorial Park
Many types of vendors, rhubarb pie/slices sold, tours of the Dr. Small House and Taylor One-Room School, kids activities
Jun 1 – Jun 30 all-day C.H. Moore Homestead DeWitt County Museum
Featured quilts exhibited throughout the historic Victorian mansion will include antique examples from the museum’s collection as well as heirloom, vintage and contemporary pieces loaned from private collections. The quilts can be viewed during regular[...]
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 2 – Jul 7 all-day Henry J. Paulus Park
Bring a picnic basket, blanket and your friends and family and enjoy the monthly movie in the park at Henry J. Paulus Park. We will have popcorn and drinks available for attendees. The movie begins[...]
Jun 4 @ 1:00 pm Gym Bob's Jamboree Show - Special Guest Erica Neal of Springfield
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[...]
Jun 10 @ 9:00 am – Jun 11 @ 4:00 pm Utica Garden Club
Featuring a huge plant sale and a large number of crafts to include wooden items for the garden, Jewelry and handmade crafts.
Jun 11 @ 3:00 pm Bishop Hill Park
Patriot Guard motorcycles, presentation of flags, music, program, auction, BBQ Rib Dinner
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm C.H. Moore Homestead DeWitt County Museum
Owners of antique tractors and gas engines of all makes and in any condition are welcome entries. No exhibitor registration necessary. The public is invited to attend as well. Clinton FFA will serve food on[...]
Jul 2 @ 1:00 pm Gym Bob's Jamboree Show - Special Guest Janet Durham of Hopedale
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[...]
Jul 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm Henry J. Paulus Park
Join your friends and neighbors at Paulus Park as we celebrate 4th of July with Lake Zurich’s annual Family Day event. Day-long activities include music, entertainment, kids’ games, inflatable rides, swimming, and Taste of Summer,[...]
Jul 9 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 pm Woodland Park
A birthday party celebration for the World’s Largest Catsup Bottle historic landmark featuring food, drinks, old-fashioned party games, hula hoop competition, spin the bottle and more. Other events include ketchup tasting and the tater tots[...]
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 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 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[...]
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 @ 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 @ 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 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.[...]