Datebook

Feb
28
Wed
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Mar
3
Sat
Cheese-Not a Solo Act: A Shawnee Hills Wine Trail Wine & Food Pairing Weekend
Mar 3 @ 12:00 pm – Mar 4 @ 5:00 pm
Cheese-Not a Solo Act:  A Shawnee Hills Wine Trail Wine & Food Pairing Weekend @ Shawnee Hills Wine Trail | Pomona | Illinois | United States

All 11 wineries of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail have paired up to create three wonderful weekends of savory wine and food pairings. We invite you to join us for a progressive tasting along the trail and enhance your appreciation and enjoyment of our wines paired with delicious samples.

NEXT EVENT: Cheese-Not a Solo Act – March 3-4, 2018

Is there anything more classic than the perfect wine paired with the right cheese? Join us for a fun-filled weekend of cheese infused dishes that showcase how cheese can play the perfect supporting role to our award-winning wines. This is a great weekend to explore different styles of Illinois wine with many different, delicious and comforting cheese/cheese infused dishes.

How it Works: Pre-purchase your ticket online and select your starting point. The first winery that you visit will give you a souvenir wine glass and your tasting ticket. Bring your ticket to each location along the trail to enjoy your pairings. Leave your completed/stamped tasting ticket at the last winery visited to be entered for a chance to win a great prize from one of our associate members.

Event Hours: Saturday, March 3, 2018 (11:00am-5:00pm) and Sunday, March 4, 2018 (12:30pm-5:00pm) Event Ticket Covers Both Days

Prizes Include: TBA

Ticket Information: $35.00 per person. Tickets will be available for sale January 1, 2018.

Designated Driver Prices: $35.00 per person. DD’s will receive food samples, a non-alcoholic drink at each winery, and the chance to win prizes.

Ticket Includes: One sample of wine and a sample dish that is chosen to pair perfectly with the selected wine at each of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail wineries, one souvenir Shawnee Hills Wine Trail logo wine glass and entry into a drawing for fabulous prizes along the trail.

Mar
8
Thu
Personal Development Day for Women in Ag
Mar 8 all-day

Mindful Productivity: How to Make More Time, Get More Done,
Earn More Money, and Have More Fun
Please join us on March 8, 2018 at The City Center, 505 S Chestnut Street, Champaign, IL
1:00 Registration
1:30 Welcome followed by “Speed Networking” Activity-Meet the attendees and share your contact info.
3:00-4:30 Theresa Rose Presentation
Do you have too much to do and not enough time to do it? You are not alone! Stress levels are skyrocketing while productivity is plummeting. What would life be like if you could make more time? What would you do with it? Imagine not only how much more you could get done, but who knows? You could even carve out a little bit of time for yourself every once in a while. Discover how to better focus on what is really important and learn time-generating, energy-boosting tactics that will give you more hours in the day (and a better night’s sleep).
5:00- 7:00 Food and Networking Reception
Cost: $50.00 per person
To registration for this event please click the link: Register
The deadline for registration is March 1, 2018
Hotel accommodations can be made with The Hyatt Place under IL Agri-Women.
Hotel Link: http://champaign.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html?corp_id=G-ILAC
Deadline for hotel reservations is February 7, 2018
Please contact Deb Schultz, kdabs445@yahoo.com for additional information as seats are limited.
We look forward to seeing you at this awesome event!

Mar
9
Fri
Rockford, IL RV, Camping & Travel Show
Mar 9 @ 2:00 pm – Mar 11 @ 11:00 am

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. The show features a great selection of brands, great deals and prices, and is a great place to buy. The show will have fifth wheels, travel trailers, toy haulers, expandable trailers, camping trailers, and truck campers. Visit with campground and lodging representatives to help plan your next exciting trip. Be sure to bring the whole family as there will be something for everyone. Come and enjoy the show.

ADMISSION: Adults (12 & older): $6.00 for a one day pass
Children (under 12): FREE
Parking: FREE

CONTACT / EMAIL: Laci Rotolo / laci@landroproductions.com

PHONE / FAX: (815) 997-1744 / (815) 364-2400

WEBSITE: www.rkfdrvshow.com

Friday, March 9th, 2018 from 2:00pm-8:00pm
Saturday, March 10th, 2018 from 10:00am-6:00pm
Sunday, March 11th, 2018 from 11:00am-5:00pm

Apr
7
Sat
John Scott Classics
Apr 7 @ 6:30 pm

An incredibly talented singer and musician, John will transport you back in time with the sounds of your favorite era such as 40’s Big Band and Swing, 50’s and 60’s Rock n’ Roll up to Modern Day along with such genres as Country, Gospel and favorite Sing-a-Longs. Dinner Show: $25|VIP $30|Show Only $15. Advance ticket sales required for dinner show. For Tickets Call 618-965-3726 or order online at our website.

Apr
13
Fri
HAAQG Quilt Spectrum 2018
Apr 13 all-day
HAAQG Quilt Spectrum 2018 @ Parke Regency Hotel and Conference Center | Bloomington | Illinois | United States

The Bloomington Normal Hands All Around Quilt Guild’s Annual Quilt Spectrum will feature beautiful quilts, a quilt raffle, a unique boutique of handmade gifts, learning opportunities for experienced and novice quilters, vendors, and more. The theme for this year’s show is, “Quilts Between Friends.” The Guild’s beautiful 2018 raffle quilt is “Bunny in the Blooms” and was unveiled at the September guild meeting. The quilt is 94” square. It was pieced by Evelyn Young and Sherrie Snyder and quilted by Ruth Pfaffmann. The applique blocks are from a pattern by Edyta Sitar.

Apr
14
Sat
HAAQG 2018 Quilt Spectrum
Apr 14 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
HAAQG 2018 Quilt Spectrum @ Parke Regency Hotel and Conference Center | Bloomington | Illinois | United States

The Bloomington Normal Hands All Around Quilt Guild’s Annual Quilt Spectrum will feature beautiful quilts, a quilt raffle, a unique boutique of handmade gifts, learning opportunities for experienced and novice quilters, vendors, and more. The theme for this year’s show is, “Quilts Between Friends.” The Guild’s beautiful 2018 raffle quilt is “Bunny in the Blooms” and was unveiled at the September guild meeting. The quilt is 94” square. It was pieced by Evelyn Young and Sherrie Snyder and quilted by Ruth Pfaffmann. The applique blocks are from a pattern by Edyta Sitar.

May
4
Fri
“Sunday Drive” Variety Show
May 4 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
"Sunday Drive" Variety Show @ The Gathering Place Off Broadway | Sparta | Illinois | United States

From Knoxville, TN the multiple award-winning family “Sunday Drive” will take you back in time playing some of your favorite songs from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s with a special segment of “The Carpenters” songs featuring Misty. Performance also includes Gospel favorites and Comedy. Clean family fun and music. Dinner show 6:30 pm | Show 7:30 pm. Call 618-965-3726 or go online to order tickets. Advance ticket sales only for the dinner show.

May
11
Fri
Lake Zurich Craft Beer Festival
May 11 @ 5:00 pm – May 13 @ 3:00 pm
Lake Zurich Craft Beer Festival @ Paulus Park | Lake Zurich | Illinois | United States

You’re invited to the Lake Zurich Craft Beer Festival! Barrel out to picturesque Henry J. Paulus Park on May 11th & 12th to celebrate unique beer and those who brew it.
The Lake Zurich Craft Beer Festival hours for local live music entertainment and beer tastings are to be held on Friday and Saturday evening from 5:00 – 10:00 pm.
Tasting passes include admission, live music, logo tasting glass, & unlimited 3 oz samples from 100+ craft beers offered by acclaimed local & regional breweries.
You must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID to enter the Lake Zurich Craft Beer Festival. This includes general admission. No pets are permitted on the park grounds.

Patty Waszak Variety Show
May 11 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Patty Waszak Variety Show @ The Gathering Place Off Broadway | Sparta | Illinois | United States

All the way from Country Tonite theater in Pigeon forge, TN Patty delivers a high energy, highly entertaining variety show featuring a wide selection of music genres such as big band, 50’s & 60’s, country, gospel and more (she also plays many different instruments). Patty gets “up close and personal” with her audience engaging them in comedy, sing-a-longs and music trivia. This is a FUN SHOW! Dinner 6:30 pm | Show 7:30 pm. Advance ticket sales for dinner show. Call 618-965-3726 or order tickets online on our website.