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 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 16 – Jun 25 all-day Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
Rarely seen pieces on display at the Presidential Library. Thomas Lincoln upper desk, Thomas Lincoln day bed and related documents. This is display is free. (June 16-25) 9 a.m. – 5p.m. For more information, visit[...]
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 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 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 all-day Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum
o Celebrate our nation’s birthday at the Presidential Museum! At 12:00 (noon) a dramatic reading of the Declaration of Independence will be presented in the Museum Plaza. This is free with Museum admission. o 2:00[...]
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 14 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Salvatore's
The Experts in Mystery Entertainment are now performing live public and private interactive murder mystery dinner shows in Chicago and surrounding areas throughout Illinois. Join us for a night of intrigue, deception, and delicious food[...]
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 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 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 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 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 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 @ 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 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.[...]