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
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 10 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Triple M Farm: Mariah's Mums & More
The 4th Annual Farm Crawl connects families with local family farms in DeWitt county, Illinois. Enjoy a leisurely autumn day “crawling” to each farm (okay, you don’t actually crawl, just a short drive between farms).[...]
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 C. H. Moore Homestead DeWitt County Museum
The 49th annual Apple ‘n Pork Festival will take place September 23 & 24, 9am- 5pm both days, at the C.H. Moore Homestead DeWitt County Museum in Clinton, Illinois. The festival, which began with a[...]
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.[...]
Sep 23 @ 11:30 am Cornhole Tournament
So you think you’re good at cornhole? Well, prove it! Two player teams, double elimination, Cornhole Tournament with cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd. Two player team pre-registration $20 or prior to 11:15 day[...]
Oct 1 all-day Gym Bob's Jamboree Show - Special Guest Kelsey Beard of Neoga
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[...]
Oct 14 @ 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[...]
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Galva High School
Midwest crafters displaing homemade seasonal and holiday decorations, wreaths, candles, wooden items, jewelry, doll clothes, ceramics, sweatshirts, mums, apples, pumpkins, gourds, kettle corn. Lunch served homemade BBQ sandwiches, piie, fancy desserts etc.
Oct 21 @ 12:00 pm – Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm Owl Fest
Owl Fest is our annual open house event on October 21-22, 2017, from 12 – 5 pm. This is the only event where our hospital and flight enclosure is open to the public. Our education[...]
Nov 5 @ 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[...]
Nov 11 @ 9:00 am – Nov 12 @ 10:00 am Indoor Sports Center/Expo
Over 125 talented crafters and artists will fill 25,000 square feet indoors with a wide variety of handcrafted items. Featured will be home, holiday and yard décor, floral arrangements, crochet items, bath and body products,[...]
Dec 2 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Downtown Lake Zurich
Be part of the tradition and join us from 3 – 7 pm on Saturday, December 2nd in downtown Lake Zurich for our Miracle on Main Street event. This special evening includes a visit from[...]
Dec 3 all-day Gym Bob's Christmas 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[...]
Feb 16 @ 3:00 pm – Feb 18 @ 11:00 am Indoor Sports Center
New 2018 boats, boating equipment, motors, and trailers will be exhibited at the 47th annual show. Everything from GO-Float to pro-fishing boats, sleek high powered runabouts and pontoons will be shown with manufacturer representatives on[...]
Mar 9 @ 2:00 pm – Mar 11 @ 11:00 am Indoor Sports Center
Camping is great fun for the whole family. Visit the 47th annual Rockford RV, Camping & Travel Show and take a look at the new 2018 RV models to find your home away from home.[...]