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Windy City Thunderbolts Baseball
03/12/2017 12:00 AM - 09/04/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 03/12/2017 12:00 AM 09/04/2017 12:00 AM Windy City Thunderbolts Baseball The Windy City ThunderBolts baseball brings affordable family entertainment all summer long at Standard Bank Stadium. Call to reserve groups or parties today! wcthunderbolts.com 14011 Kenton Ave, Crestwood, IL 60445, USA

The Windy City ThunderBolts baseball brings affordable family entertainment all summer long at Standard Bank Stadium. Call to reserve groups or parties today! wcthunderbolts.com

Location: 14011 Kenton Ave, Crestwood, IL 60445, USA

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Start Time: 03/12/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/04/2017 12:00 AM

HITS Balmoral Park
05/01/2017 12:00 AM - 10/01/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 05/01/2017 12:00 AM 10/01/2017 12:00 AM HITS Balmoral Park HITS Balmoral Park is turning the once historic venue into the premier Midwestern equestrian show jumping facility. With 12 competition rings and a schedule that lasts from May – September, HITS Balmoral Park is the place to be to see magnificent creatures put to the test. The equestrian fun doesn’t just stop at show jumping. HITS, Inc. will also bring Show Hunting to the Chicago Southland. Show hunters, ideally, show many qualities that were rewarded in the fox hunting field such as manners, fluid movement and correct jumping style. hitsshows.com 26435 S Dixie Hwy, Crete, IL 60417, USA

HITS Balmoral Park is turning the once historic venue into the premier Midwestern equestrian show jumping facility. With 12 competition rings and a schedule that lasts from May – September, HITS Balmoral Park is the place to be to see magnificent creatures put to the test. The equestrian fun doesn’t just stop at show jumping. HITS, Inc. will also bring Show Hunting to the Chicago Southland. Show hunters, ideally, show many qualities that were rewarded in the fox hunting field such as manners, fluid movement and correct jumping style. hitsshows.com

Location: 26435 S Dixie Hwy, Crete, IL 60417, USA

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Start Time: 05/01/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 10/01/2017 12:00 AM

Benches on the Avenue
05/10/2017 12:00 AM - 10/07/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 05/10/2017 12:00 AM 10/07/2017 12:00 AM Benches on the Avenue This award-winning public art program features benches that showcase the unique and colorful designs of professional and amateur artists. This year’s theme is The Power of Music. downtowntinley.com Tinley Park, IL, USA

This award-winning public art program features benches that showcase the unique and colorful designs of professional and amateur artists. This year’s theme is The Power of Music. downtowntinley.com

Location: Tinley Park, IL, USA

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Start Time: 05/10/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 10/07/2017 12:00 AM

Saturday Family Fun at Lockwood Park
05/13/2017 12:00 AM - 10/01/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 05/13/2017 12:00 AM 10/01/2017 12:00 AM Saturday Family Fun at Lockwood Park Bring the family out to the country to enjoy Saturday afternoons finding fun at Rockford Park District’s Lockwood Park. There’s a covered pony ring for children ages 1-7, the Children’s Farm Animal Barn with friendly farm animals, and horseback trail rides for riders age 8 and older. To complete their visit, families can relax together on a scenic hay ride through the meadows and woods. Activities and fees are: - Wagon rides, noon-4:00 p.m. (hours may vary) - $3 per person - Pony ring and Children’s Farm Animal Barn, noon-5:00 p.m. - $3 per child - Trail rides, noon-4:00 p.m. - $25 per person ($30 non-resident) - Children’s Farm Animal Barn - free Advance reservations are recommended for trail rides; reservations and ticket purchases can be made at www.rockfordparkdistrict.org (click My RPD) or by calling the park. These are some of the many family friendly low-fee and free programs offered by the Rockford Park District., Visitors are welcome to picnic at the park; a playground is also on site. The park and its facilities and programs are wheelchair accessible. For more information about the park and its weekend activities, equestrian programs, birthday party packages, group programs, and facility rentals, visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/lockwood or call 815-987-8809. Activities may close early if business is slow; to confirm hours, please call ahead. Information on accessibility and adapted equipment for park visitors with disabilities is available at 815-987-8800. Saturdays 12:00pm-5:00pm rockfordparkdistrict.org/lockwood 5201 Safford Rd, Rockford, IL 61101, USA

Bring the family out to the country to enjoy Saturday afternoons finding fun at Rockford Park District’s Lockwood Park. There’s a covered pony ring for children ages 1-7, the Children’s Farm Animal Barn with friendly farm animals, and horseback trail rides for riders age 8 and older. To complete their visit, families can relax together on a scenic hay ride through the meadows and woods. Activities and fees are: - Wagon rides, noon-4:00 p.m. (hours may vary) - $3 per person - Pony ring and Children’s Farm Animal Barn, noon-5:00 p.m. - $3 per child - Trail rides, noon-4:00 p.m. - $25 per person ($30 non-resident) - Children’s Farm Animal Barn - free Advance reservations are recommended for trail rides; reservations and ticket purchases can be made at www.rockfordparkdistrict.org (click My RPD) or by calling the park. These are some of the many family friendly low-fee and free programs offered by the Rockford Park District., Visitors are welcome to picnic at the park; a playground is also on site. The park and its facilities and programs are wheelchair accessible. For more information about the park and its weekend activities, equestrian programs, birthday party packages, group programs, and facility rentals, visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/lockwood or call 815-987-8809. Activities may close early if business is slow; to confirm hours, please call ahead. Information on accessibility and adapted equipment for park visitors with disabilities is available at 815-987-8800. Saturdays 12:00pm-5:00pm rockfordparkdistrict.org/lockwood

Location: 5201 Safford Rd, Rockford, IL 61101, USA

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Start Time: 05/13/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 10/01/2017 12:00 AM

Bruce Munro: Light
06/03/2017 12:00 AM - 11/06/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 06/03/2017 12:00 AM 11/06/2017 12:00 AM Bruce Munro: Light Bruce Munro: LIGHT at Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens allows visitors to literally see the gardens in a new light. The exhibition is Munro’s eighth large-scale garden exhibition in the U.S. The gardens and Conservatory will provide a stunning backdrop for eight sculptures, including Munro’s iconic “Field of Light” and “Water-Towers.” Two new works will also debut — “Sun,” a monumental globe, suspended inside the Conservatory, and “Don’s Flamingos,” a playful homage to the designer of the pink lawn flamingo, Don Featherstone. Past exhibitions of Bruce Munro’s work have received both critical and popular acclaim. Visitors are expected to travel from Chicago, Madison, Milwaukee, Bloomington-Normal, the Quad Cities, and beyond, truly putting our young garden on the “who’s who” of public gardens. Tuesday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm | Saturday-Sunday 10:00am-3:00pm | Closed Mondays nicholasconservatory.com/brucemunrolight/ Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens, 1354 N 2nd St, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

Bruce Munro: LIGHT at Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens allows visitors to literally see the gardens in a new light. The exhibition is Munro’s eighth large-scale garden exhibition in the U.S. The gardens and Conservatory will provide a stunning backdrop for eight sculptures, including Munro’s iconic “Field of Light” and “Water-Towers.” Two new works will also debut — “Sun,” a monumental globe, suspended inside the Conservatory, and “Don’s Flamingos,” a playful homage to the designer of the pink lawn flamingo, Don Featherstone. Past exhibitions of Bruce Munro’s work have received both critical and popular acclaim. Visitors are expected to travel from Chicago, Madison, Milwaukee, Bloomington-Normal, the Quad Cities, and beyond, truly putting our young garden on the “who’s who” of public gardens. Tuesday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm | Saturday-Sunday 10:00am-3:00pm | Closed Mondays nicholasconservatory.com/brucemunrolight/

Location: Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens, 1354 N 2nd St, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

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Start Time: 06/03/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 11/06/2017 12:00 AM

Messy Mondays
06/05/2017 12:00 AM - 08/08/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 06/05/2017 12:00 AM 08/08/2017 12:00 AM Messy Mondays Messy Mondays occur every Monday from 11:00 a.m. –3:00 p.m. for ten weeks during the summer. Each week a guest artist presents a workshop on an art technique that is taught to children in several sessions over a 4 hour period. At the end of the session, each child has knowledge of a new technique and an art object to take home with them. Included with Discovery Center admission. Admission: $8.00/person or free for members and children age one and younger. discoverycentermuseum.com Discovery Center Museum, 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA

Messy Mondays occur every Monday from 11:00 a.m. –3:00 p.m. for ten weeks during the summer. Each week a guest artist presents a workshop on an art technique that is taught to children in several sessions over a 4 hour period. At the end of the session, each child has knowledge of a new technique and an art object to take home with them. Included with Discovery Center admission. Admission: $8.00/person or free for members and children age one and younger. discoverycentermuseum.com

Location: Discovery Center Museum, 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA

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End Time: 08/08/2017 12:00 AM

Hello from Japan!
06/10/2017 12:00 AM - 09/04/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 06/10/2017 12:00 AM 09/04/2017 12:00 AM Hello from Japan! Children will have fun learning about life in present day Japan in this playful, highly immersive environment. Hello from Japan! will transport families to two distinct areas of Tokyo that exist side by side: one serene and exquisite, the other, too cute for words. Kawaii Central is a streetscape inspired by Tokyo’s bustling Harajuku district, bursting with color, trendy shops and cuter than cute kawaii* styles, (pronounced like Hawai’i). Kids sing karaoke, smile for the photo booth camera, serve up a seasonal Japanese meal, and design adorable mascots for their families. The beautiful, natural Shinto shrine park invites children to build a bridge, crawl through a forest, encounter kami spirits, and make a wish at a wishing tree. Together, the exhibit highlights how old and new traditions coexist in Japan, giving visitors a family-friendly window into Japanese culture. Daily 10:00am-5:00pm discoverycentermuseum.org/exhibits/special-exhibit Discovery Center Museum, 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA

Children will have fun learning about life in present day Japan in this playful, highly immersive environment. Hello from Japan! will transport families to two distinct areas of Tokyo that exist side by side: one serene and exquisite, the other, too cute for words. Kawaii Central is a streetscape inspired by Tokyo’s bustling Harajuku district, bursting with color, trendy shops and cuter than cute kawaii* styles, (pronounced like Hawai’i). Kids sing karaoke, smile for the photo booth camera, serve up a seasonal Japanese meal, and design adorable mascots for their families. The beautiful, natural Shinto shrine park invites children to build a bridge, crawl through a forest, encounter kami spirits, and make a wish at a wishing tree. Together, the exhibit highlights how old and new traditions coexist in Japan, giving visitors a family-friendly window into Japanese culture. Daily 10:00am-5:00pm discoverycentermuseum.org/exhibits/special-exhibit

Location: Discovery Center Museum, 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA

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Start Time: 06/10/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/04/2017 12:00 AM

Hello from Japan
06/10/2017 12:00 AM - 09/04/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 06/10/2017 12:00 AM 09/04/2017 12:00 AM Hello from Japan Children will have fun learning about life in present-day Japan in this playful and interactive exhibit. Families will be transported to two distinct areas of Tokyo that exist side by side: one serene and exquisite, the other, too cute for words. Together, the exhibit highlights how old and new traditions coexist in Japan today, giving visitors a family-friendly window into Japanese culture. The beautiful, natural Shinto shrine park invites children to build a bridge, crawl through a forest, encounter kami spirits, and make a wish at a wishing tree. In the colorful, bustling Tokyo, kids sing karaoke, smile for the photo booth camera, serve up a seasonal Japanese meal, design adorable mascots and more! Included with Discovery Center admission. Admission: $8.00/person or free for members and children age one and younger. discoverycentermuseum.com Discovery Center Museum, 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA

Children will have fun learning about life in present-day Japan in this playful and interactive exhibit. Families will be transported to two distinct areas of Tokyo that exist side by side: one serene and exquisite, the other, too cute for words. Together, the exhibit highlights how old and new traditions coexist in Japan today, giving visitors a family-friendly window into Japanese culture. The beautiful, natural Shinto shrine park invites children to build a bridge, crawl through a forest, encounter kami spirits, and make a wish at a wishing tree. In the colorful, bustling Tokyo, kids sing karaoke, smile for the photo booth camera, serve up a seasonal Japanese meal, design adorable mascots and more! Included with Discovery Center admission. Admission: $8.00/person or free for members and children age one and younger. discoverycentermuseum.com

Location: Discovery Center Museum, 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA

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Start Time: 06/10/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/04/2017 12:00 AM

Live at Levings 2017 - Talent Show and Concerts
06/11/2017 12:00 AM - 08/07/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 06/11/2017 12:00 AM 08/07/2017 12:00 AM Live at Levings 2017 - Talent Show and Concerts Live at Levings features concerts with a variety of music and a Talent Showcase. Whether you're an aspiring amateur, professional, or just want to have fun on stage, get involved and keep the South Side alive. Musicians, singers, dancers, poets, or whatever you do, we need you. No one's too good or too bad to be on the stage. It’s all about the experience, practicing, and having fun. This is an all-age talent show. Winners of each show will compete in the Talent Show Finals on August 6. For more information, call Harlan Jefferson at (815) 621-4319. 2017 Schedule June 11 - DJ Rated AG, Dance Party and Showcase July 2 - Rev. Carl Hanserd & Friends July 9 - Just Us 6-6:45pm | Red Band 7-8pm July 16 - The Soul Review 6-6:45pm | Cookie and The Real Deal 7-8pm July 30 - Lynn Penix August 6 - Talent Show Finals 4-6pm | TOO DEEP 6-8pm | Rain date August 13 facebook.com/events/1787781851551002/ 1420 S Pierpont Ave, Rockford, IL 61102, USA

Live at Levings features concerts with a variety of music and a Talent Showcase. Whether you're an aspiring amateur, professional, or just want to have fun on stage, get involved and keep the South Side alive. Musicians, singers, dancers, poets, or whatever you do, we need you. No one's too good or too bad to be on the stage. It’s all about the experience, practicing, and having fun. This is an all-age talent show. Winners of each show will compete in the Talent Show Finals on August 6. For more information, call Harlan Jefferson at (815) 621-4319. 2017 Schedule June 11 - DJ Rated AG, Dance Party and Showcase July 2 - Rev. Carl Hanserd & Friends July 9 - Just Us 6-6:45pm | Red Band 7-8pm July 16 - The Soul Review 6-6:45pm | Cookie and The Real Deal 7-8pm July 30 - Lynn Penix August 6 - Talent Show Finals 4-6pm | TOO DEEP 6-8pm | Rain date August 13 facebook.com/events/1787781851551002/

Location: 1420 S Pierpont Ave, Rockford, IL 61102, USA

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Start Time: 06/11/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 08/07/2017 12:00 AM

With the Colors From Aurora: An Exhibit Memorializing the First World War.
06/12/2017 12:00 AM - 01/07/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 06/12/2017 12:00 AM 01/07/2018 12:00 AM With the Colors From Aurora: An Exhibit Memorializing the First World War. The experiences of Aurorans who went off to fight in the First World War, as well as what life was like for those who stayed at home, will be on exhibit beginning Memorial Day, May 29, 2017 at the Pierce Art and History Center, 20 E. Downer. Co-created by the Aurora Historical Society and the GAR Memorial Hall and Museum, the exhibit will feature artifacts from both collections as well as a full-scale replica of a trench which visitors can enter for a sense of what hardships the soldiers encountered from enemy fire, disease and attrition. The opening reception, at which canteen reenactors will serve coffee and donuts, will be held from 10am to 2pm on May 29. The event is free. The city parade steps off at noon and concludes at the reviewing stand in front of the Pierce Center. A pre-parade ceremony will be held at the reviewing stand at 11:30am. After Memorial Day, the exhibit will be open, free of charge, from Noon to 4pm Wednesdays through Saturdays until January 6, 2018. More information is available at www.aurorahistory.net or www.facebook.com/aurorahistory. 20 E Downer Pl, Aurora, IL 60505, USA

The experiences of Aurorans who went off to fight in the First World War, as well as what life was like for those who stayed at home, will be on exhibit beginning Memorial Day, May 29, 2017 at the Pierce Art and History Center, 20 E. Downer. Co-created by the Aurora Historical Society and the GAR Memorial Hall and Museum, the exhibit will feature artifacts from both collections as well as a full-scale replica of a trench which visitors can enter for a sense of what hardships the soldiers encountered from enemy fire, disease and attrition. The opening reception, at which canteen reenactors will serve coffee and donuts, will be held from 10am to 2pm on May 29. The event is free. The city parade steps off at noon and concludes at the reviewing stand in front of the Pierce Center. A pre-parade ceremony will be held at the reviewing stand at 11:30am. After Memorial Day, the exhibit will be open, free of charge, from Noon to 4pm Wednesdays through Saturdays until January 6, 2018. More information is available at www.aurorahistory.net or www.facebook.com/aurorahistory.

Location: 20 E Downer Pl, Aurora, IL 60505, USA

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Start Time: 06/12/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 01/07/2018 12:00 AM

Bittersweet Observations
06/26/2017 12:00 AM - 10/02/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 06/26/2017 12:00 AM 10/02/2017 12:00 AM Bittersweet Observations Bittersweet Observations explores the grown-up wonder of childlike nostalgia in a dramatic, fairytale setting through paintings, drawings, prints, animation, and installations by Casey Riordan Millard, Jenny Mathews, Sarah Reed-McNamara and Jeremy Klonicki. rockfordartmuseum.org Rockford Art Museum, 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA

Bittersweet Observations explores the grown-up wonder of childlike nostalgia in a dramatic, fairytale setting through paintings, drawings, prints, animation, and installations by Casey Riordan Millard, Jenny Mathews, Sarah Reed-McNamara and Jeremy Klonicki. rockfordartmuseum.org

Location: Rockford Art Museum, 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA

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End Time: 10/02/2017 12:00 AM

Bye Bye Birdie
07/14/2017 12:00 AM - 07/31/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 07/14/2017 12:00 AM 07/31/2017 12:00 AM Bye Bye Birdie Rock star Conrad Birdie is the biggest thing to top the charts. Women love him, men want to be him and teenage girls around the country scream with glee at the mere mention of his name. But when the US Army drafts Birdie, manager Albert Peterson sees his meal ticket preparing to fly the coop. Desperate for a publicity stunt big enough to help them survive Birdie’s departure, Albert hatches a plan: send Conrad to small-town America to plant his goodbye kiss on one lucky fan for the entire world to see. Their selection of super fan Kim Macafee sends the wholesome enclave of Sweet Apple, Ohio into chaos. Kim’s boyfriend, Hugo, can’t take the humiliation of his lady love’s televised lip-lock. And Sweet Apple can’t take its teens' riotous rebellion, inspired by the arrival of bad-boy Birdie. Will Sweet Apple ever be the same? Performance dates: July 14-16, 21-23, 28-30 pecplayhouse.org/2017%20season.htm Pec Playhouse Theatre, 314 Main St, Pecatonica, IL 61063, USA

Rock star Conrad Birdie is the biggest thing to top the charts. Women love him, men want to be him and teenage girls around the country scream with glee at the mere mention of his name. But when the US Army drafts Birdie, manager Albert Peterson sees his meal ticket preparing to fly the coop. Desperate for a publicity stunt big enough to help them survive Birdie’s departure, Albert hatches a plan: send Conrad to small-town America to plant his goodbye kiss on one lucky fan for the entire world to see. Their selection of super fan Kim Macafee sends the wholesome enclave of Sweet Apple, Ohio into chaos. Kim’s boyfriend, Hugo, can’t take the humiliation of his lady love’s televised lip-lock. And Sweet Apple can’t take its teens' riotous rebellion, inspired by the arrival of bad-boy Birdie. Will Sweet Apple ever be the same? Performance dates: July 14-16, 21-23, 28-30 pecplayhouse.org/2017%20season.htm

Location: Pec Playhouse Theatre, 314 Main St, Pecatonica, IL 61063, USA

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Start Time: 07/14/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 07/31/2017 12:00 AM

Chicagoland Mopar Car Show
07/21/2017 12:00 AM - 07/24/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 07/21/2017 12:00 AM 07/24/2017 12:00 AM Chicagoland Mopar Car Show 815-544-3147 or cmcrvc@comcast.net chicagolandmopar.com Boone County Fairgrounds, 8791 IL-76, Belvidere, IL 61008, USA

815-544-3147 or cmcrvc@comcast.net chicagolandmopar.com

Location: Boone County Fairgrounds, 8791 IL-76, Belvidere, IL 61008, USA

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Start Time: 07/21/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 07/24/2017 12:00 AM

Wine Terrace Open: Outdoor Wine Tasting, Light Fare & Grand Vistas
07/22/2017 12:00 AM - 07/24/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 07/22/2017 12:00 AM 07/24/2017 12:00 AM Wine Terrace Open: Outdoor Wine Tasting, Light Fare & Grand Vistas Creekside Vineyards Inn and Wine Terrace 7505 120th Avenue, Coal Valley IL 61240 309-787-WINE (9463), info@creeksidevineyards.com Creekside Vineyards Inn and Wine Terrace, 7505 120th Ave, Coal Valley, IL 61240, United States

Creekside Vineyards Inn and Wine Terrace 7505 120th Avenue, Coal Valley IL 61240 309-787-WINE (9463), info@creeksidevineyards.com

Location: Creekside Vineyards Inn and Wine Terrace, 7505 120th Ave, Coal Valley, IL 61240, United States

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Start Time: 07/22/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 07/24/2017 12:00 AM

Frankfort Country Market
07/23/2017 12:00 AM - 07/24/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 07/23/2017 12:00 AM 07/24/2017 12:00 AM Frankfort Country Market SPRING MARKET - Enjoy a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants and specialty products locally grown. Special events and demos throughout the season. A full listing of vendors and events will be available soon. villageoffrankfort.com/calendar Frankfort, IL, USA

SPRING MARKET - Enjoy a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants and specialty products locally grown. Special events and demos throughout the season. A full listing of vendors and events will be available soon. villageoffrankfort.com/calendar

Location: Frankfort, IL, USA

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Start Time: 07/23/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 07/24/2017 12:00 AM

The Reeds and Waddy
07/23/2017 06:30 PM - 07/23/2017 07:30 PM

Add to Calendar 07/23/2017 06:30 PM 07/23/2017 07:30 PM The Reeds and Waddy Acoustic Light Rock and Blues. boonecountyarts.com/Arts-Programming.htm Vintage Wings & Wheels Museum, 5151 Orth Rd, Poplar Grove, IL 61065, USA

Acoustic Light Rock and Blues. boonecountyarts.com/Arts-Programming.htm

Location: Vintage Wings & Wheels Museum, 5151 Orth Rd, Poplar Grove, IL 61065, USA

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Start Time: 07/23/2017 06:30 PM
End Time: 07/23/2017 07:30 PM

Summer Concert Series
07/23/2017 07:00 PM - 07/23/2017 09:30 PM

Add to Calendar 07/23/2017 07:00 PM 07/23/2017 09:30 PM Summer Concert Series The concerts are free, so bring your picnic baskets, refreshments, lawn chairs and blankets, and enjoy some summer fun with the whole family. Don’t forget the mosquito repellent. Food will be available from the Oak Lawn Boy Scouts (hot dogs, soda, & chips), Christensen’s Wagon (popcorn & lemon shake-ups). All concerts take place on the Village Green, located directly east of the Municipal Center and north of the Library in Oak Lawn. 7-9:30PM oaklawn-il.gov 9446 Raymond Ave, Oak Lawn, IL 60453, USA

The concerts are free, so bring your picnic baskets, refreshments, lawn chairs and blankets, and enjoy some summer fun with the whole family. Don’t forget the mosquito repellent. Food will be available from the Oak Lawn Boy Scouts (hot dogs, soda, & chips), Christensen’s Wagon (popcorn & lemon shake-ups). All concerts take place on the Village Green, located directly east of the Municipal Center and north of the Library in Oak Lawn. 7-9:30PM oaklawn-il.gov

Location: 9446 Raymond Ave, Oak Lawn, IL 60453, USA

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Start Time: 07/23/2017 07:00 PM
End Time: 07/23/2017 09:30 PM

Tuesday Evening in the Gardens
07/25/2017 12:00 AM - 07/26/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 07/25/2017 12:00 AM 07/26/2017 12:00 AM Tuesday Evening in the Gardens Tuesday Evening in the Gardens features local, regional and nationally tourign musicians. Join friends and family for an evening of live music and comradery in this beautiful outdoor setting. Guests are allowed to set up picnic areas starting at 5:00pm. Food and beverages are available for purchase from local vendors. Carry-in picnic suppers are welcome - carry-in beverages are prohibited. andersongardens.org/tuesday-evening-gardens-2017/ Anderson Japanese Gardens, 318 Spring Creek Rd, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

Tuesday Evening in the Gardens features local, regional and nationally tourign musicians. Join friends and family for an evening of live music and comradery in this beautiful outdoor setting. Guests are allowed to set up picnic areas starting at 5:00pm. Food and beverages are available for purchase from local vendors. Carry-in picnic suppers are welcome - carry-in beverages are prohibited. andersongardens.org/tuesday-evening-gardens-2017/

Location: Anderson Japanese Gardens, 318 Spring Creek Rd, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

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Start Time: 07/25/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 07/26/2017 12:00 AM

Movies at Grandon
07/25/2017 12:00 AM - 07/26/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 07/25/2017 12:00 AM 07/26/2017 12:00 AM Movies at Grandon – Movies at Grandon will return to Central Memorial Park this summer with five scheduled movie nights. Movies will once again be held on Tuesday evenings, beginning on June 13th and on every other Tuesday through August 8. The line-up for this year is: June 13 – The Secret Life of Pets June 27 – Storks July 11 – Moana July 25 – Finding Nemo August 8 – Finding Dory Sterling Main Street has once again partnered with the Sterling-Rock Falls Family YMCA who will provide fun activities for the kids before the movies beginning at 7 PM. The activities will vary each week and have fun themes tying into each movie. Various community non-profits will provide concessions each night, including popcorn, beverages and other sweet treats. The movies will begin at dusk. In the case of rain, the downtown Sterling Theater has graciously opened its doors to us again this year to serve as a backup location. In the case of bad weather, day of announcements regarding location changes will be posted to our website and social media. Join us for the first movie on June 13th and you will also be able to meet Brinkley, the Sterling Police Department’s comfort dog. The year’s Movies at Grandon are presented by Select Employees Credit Union, JJM Printing, Dana Corp., Boston Leather, SBM, Sterling Federal Bank and the Sterling Kiwanis. Additional support was also provided by the Sterling-Rock Falls Community Trust, Yellow Dog Publishing, The Factory Pub-n-Grub, Casey’s General Stores and Knutsen Cabinets & Countertops. For additional information on Sterling Main Street, its activities and events, or to volunteer, please call the office at 815.626.8610, visit www.sterlingmainstreet.org, or email info@sterlingmainstreet.org. You can also follow Sterling Main Street on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Sterling, IL 61081, USA

– Movies at Grandon will return to Central Memorial Park this summer with five scheduled movie nights. Movies will once again be held on Tuesday evenings, beginning on June 13th and on every other Tuesday through August 8. The line-up for this year is: June 13 – The Secret Life of Pets June 27 – Storks July 11 – Moana July 25 – Finding Nemo August 8 – Finding Dory Sterling Main Street has once again partnered with the Sterling-Rock Falls Family YMCA who will provide fun activities for the kids before the movies beginning at 7 PM. The activities will vary each week and have fun themes tying into each movie. Various community non-profits will provide concessions each night, including popcorn, beverages and other sweet treats. The movies will begin at dusk. In the case of rain, the downtown Sterling Theater has graciously opened its doors to us again this year to serve as a backup location. In the case of bad weather, day of announcements regarding location changes will be posted to our website and social media. Join us for the first movie on June 13th and you will also be able to meet Brinkley, the Sterling Police Department’s comfort dog. The year’s Movies at Grandon are presented by Select Employees Credit Union, JJM Printing, Dana Corp., Boston Leather, SBM, Sterling Federal Bank and the Sterling Kiwanis. Additional support was also provided by the Sterling-Rock Falls Community Trust, Yellow Dog Publishing, The Factory Pub-n-Grub, Casey’s General Stores and Knutsen Cabinets & Countertops. For additional information on Sterling Main Street, its activities and events, or to volunteer, please call the office at 815.626.8610, visit www.sterlingmainstreet.org, or email info@sterlingmainstreet.org. You can also follow Sterling Main Street on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Location: Sterling, IL 61081, USA

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Music in the Park- Free Concerts
07/25/2017 12:00 AM - 07/26/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 07/25/2017 12:00 AM 07/26/2017 12:00 AM Music in the Park- Free Concerts Music in the Park is a free summer outdoor performance series offering a variety of musical performers, styles, and genres on Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 6 to August 3. Arrive early for best seating; ending time is approximate. (No concert on Tuesday, July 4.) Bring a picnic to enjoy, or purchase concession items. Assistive listening equipment is available with advance notice; call 815-987-8800 for info/availability. For the full schedule, rain site info, and inclement weather updates, visit the website. Tuesdays and Thursdays 7:00pm-8:30pm http://www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/soundsofsummer Sinnissippi Park Band Shell, 1401 N 2nd St, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

Music in the Park is a free summer outdoor performance series offering a variety of musical performers, styles, and genres on Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 6 to August 3. Arrive early for best seating; ending time is approximate. (No concert on Tuesday, July 4.) Bring a picnic to enjoy, or purchase concession items. Assistive listening equipment is available with advance notice; call 815-987-8800 for info/availability. For the full schedule, rain site info, and inclement weather updates, visit the website. Tuesdays and Thursdays 7:00pm-8:30pm http://www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/soundsofsummer

Location: Sinnissippi Park Band Shell, 1401 N 2nd St, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

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Downtown Tinley Park Cruise Nights
07/25/2017 12:00 AM - 07/26/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 07/25/2017 12:00 AM 07/26/2017 12:00 AM Downtown Tinley Park Cruise Nights Are you a classic car or hotrod owner or fan? Show them off or just view them! Food and beverages available. Tu 5-9PM downtowntinley.com Tinley Park, IL, USA

Are you a classic car or hotrod owner or fan? Show them off or just view them! Food and beverages available. Tu 5-9PM downtowntinley.com

Location: Tinley Park, IL, USA

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Wednesdays at the Plaza
07/26/2017 12:00 AM - 07/27/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 07/26/2017 12:00 AM 07/27/2017 12:00 AM Wednesdays at the Plaza A weekly summer concert series along the Fox River. Experience local and regional talent and exciting original music. Hours: 7 to 9 p.m. June 14 to Aug 16, 2017 Admission: Free. downtownaurora.com/wednesdays-at-the-plaza Aurora, IL, USA

A weekly summer concert series along the Fox River. Experience local and regional talent and exciting original music. Hours: 7 to 9 p.m. June 14 to Aug 16, 2017 Admission: Free. downtownaurora.com/wednesdays-at-the-plaza

Location: Aurora, IL, USA

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Ski Broncs Waterski Show
07/26/2017 12:00 AM - 07/27/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 07/26/2017 12:00 AM 07/27/2017 12:00 AM Ski Broncs Waterski Show The Rockford Ski Broncs’ dazzling water ski show is in its 50th year! Powered by 2,000 horsepower, it’s like Cirque du Soleil on the Rock River. Daring jumps. Tremendous human pyramids. Speedy barefoot skiing. Beautiful ballet lines. Head-spinning swivel skiing. Tricky tricking. FREE admission and FREE parking. Modern bleachers and lawn seating available. Delicious concessions on-site. Our mission is to improve our community, and promote the sport of water skiing, through the impact we have on our participants and those who relate to us as a water ski show team. Please join us, relax, and enjoy the show! The Tuesday, July 4 show will conclude with a huge fireworks display. MAY (7:00pm) 5/26 Friday 5/31 Wednesday JUNE (7:00pm) 6/2 Friday 6/7 Wednesday 6/9 Friday 6/14 Wednesday 6/15 Thursday 6/21 Wednesday 6/23 Friday 6/28 Wednesday 6/30 Friday JULY (7:00pm) 7/4 Tuesday (Fireworks Display) 7/5 Wednesday 7/7 Friday 7/12 Wednesday 7/14 Friday 7/19 Wednesday 7/21 Friday 7/26 Wednesday 7/28 Friday AUGUST (6:30pm) 8/2 Wednesday 8/4 Friday 8/9 Wednesday 8/18 Friday 8/25 Friday SEPTEMBER (6:30pm) 9/1 Friday skibroncs.com 235 Evelyn Ave, Loves Park, IL 61111, USA

The Rockford Ski Broncs’ dazzling water ski show is in its 50th year! Powered by 2,000 horsepower, it’s like Cirque du Soleil on the Rock River. Daring jumps. Tremendous human pyramids. Speedy barefoot skiing. Beautiful ballet lines. Head-spinning swivel skiing. Tricky tricking. FREE admission and FREE parking. Modern bleachers and lawn seating available. Delicious concessions on-site. Our mission is to improve our community, and promote the sport of water skiing, through the impact we have on our participants and those who relate to us as a water ski show team. Please join us, relax, and enjoy the show! The Tuesday, July 4 show will conclude with a huge fireworks display. MAY (7:00pm) 5/26 Friday 5/31 Wednesday JUNE (7:00pm) 6/2 Friday 6/7 Wednesday 6/9 Friday 6/14 Wednesday 6/15 Thursday 6/21 Wednesday 6/23 Friday 6/28 Wednesday 6/30 Friday JULY (7:00pm) 7/4 Tuesday (Fireworks Display) 7/5 Wednesday 7/7 Friday 7/12 Wednesday 7/14 Friday 7/19 Wednesday 7/21 Friday 7/26 Wednesday 7/28 Friday AUGUST (6:30pm) 8/2 Wednesday 8/4 Friday 8/9 Wednesday 8/18 Friday 8/25 Friday SEPTEMBER (6:30pm) 9/1 Friday skibroncs.com

Location: 235 Evelyn Ave, Loves Park, IL 61111, USA

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Farmers Market- Palos Heights
07/26/2017 12:00 AM - 07/27/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 07/26/2017 12:00 AM 07/27/2017 12:00 AM Farmers Market- Palos Heights Great locally grown produce, food products and plants every Wednesday morning. LINK cards accepted. W 7AM-1PM. May 10-31; June 7-28; July 5-26; Aug 2-30; Sept 6-27; Oct 4-11. palosheights.org Palos Heights, IL, USA

Great locally grown produce, food products and plants every Wednesday morning. LINK cards accepted. W 7AM-1PM. May 10-31; June 7-28; July 5-26; Aug 2-30; Sept 6-27; Oct 4-11. palosheights.org

Location: Palos Heights, IL, USA

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It's Summer at the Museum
07/26/2017 01:00 PM - 07/26/2017 03:30 PM

Add to Calendar 07/26/2017 01:00 PM 07/26/2017 03:30 PM It's Summer at the Museum Decorated with summer theme. Park Forest Aquacenter history on display. Toys, furnishings, clothes books, 1948-1953. Park Forest history with social and fashion trends of the day. W & Sa 1-3:30PM; other days and hours by appointment parkforesthistory.org/ 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

Decorated with summer theme. Park Forest Aquacenter history on display. Toys, furnishings, clothes books, 1948-1953. Park Forest history with social and fashion trends of the day. W & Sa 1-3:30PM; other days and hours by appointment parkforesthistory.org/

Location: 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

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Live Summer Concert Aurora- Town Band
07/26/2017 07:00 PM - 07/26/2017 09:00 PM

Add to Calendar 07/26/2017 07:00 PM 07/26/2017 09:00 PM Live Summer Concert Aurora- Town Band Millennium Plaza, a green space along Stolp Avenue next to Leland Tower in downtown Aurora, hosts 18 free concerts this summer. The concerts are part of Wednesdays at the Plaza, a free summer concert series, First Fridays in downtown Aurora, and Summer Second Saturdays, a free afternoon with family-friendly entertainment and activities. The auditorium seating facing the Fox River is the perfect setting for a summer evening with live music. Wednesdays at the Plaza concerts are from 7 to 9 p.m. First Fridays concerts are from 6 to 10 p.m. and Summer Second Saturdays are 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Coolers (no alcohol) are welcome. Blankets and/or cushions are recommended. Chairs can be set up in the small lawn area. All concerts are sponsored by Aurora Downtown, a non-profit group of downtown business and property owners within SSA #One. Certain dates are also sponsored by City of Aurora. Wednesdays at the Plaza sponsors are Karademas Management, Aurora Fastprint, If These Walls Could Talk, The Compounder, Rocktown Adventures, Reuland’s Food Service, Vicki McCoy/ReMax, The Yetee, Ald. Carl Franco, City of Aurora, Aurora Downtown, Downtown Auroran Magazine and Fox Valley Park District. For more information, visit www.auroradowntown.org. Aurora, IL, USA

Millennium Plaza, a green space along Stolp Avenue next to Leland Tower in downtown Aurora, hosts 18 free concerts this summer. The concerts are part of Wednesdays at the Plaza, a free summer concert series, First Fridays in downtown Aurora, and Summer Second Saturdays, a free afternoon with family-friendly entertainment and activities. The auditorium seating facing the Fox River is the perfect setting for a summer evening with live music. Wednesdays at the Plaza concerts are from 7 to 9 p.m. First Fridays concerts are from 6 to 10 p.m. and Summer Second Saturdays are 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Coolers (no alcohol) are welcome. Blankets and/or cushions are recommended. Chairs can be set up in the small lawn area. All concerts are sponsored by Aurora Downtown, a non-profit group of downtown business and property owners within SSA #One. Certain dates are also sponsored by City of Aurora. Wednesdays at the Plaza sponsors are Karademas Management, Aurora Fastprint, If These Walls Could Talk, The Compounder, Rocktown Adventures, Reuland’s Food Service, Vicki McCoy/ReMax, The Yetee, Ald. Carl Franco, City of Aurora, Aurora Downtown, Downtown Auroran Magazine and Fox Valley Park District. For more information, visit www.auroradowntown.org.

Location: Aurora, IL, USA

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Music in the Park- Free Concerts
07/27/2017 12:00 AM - 07/28/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 07/27/2017 12:00 AM 07/28/2017 12:00 AM Music in the Park- Free Concerts Music in the Park is a free summer outdoor performance series offering a variety of musical performers, styles, and genres on Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 6 to August 3. Arrive early for best seating; ending time is approximate. (No concert on Tuesday, July 4.) Bring a picnic to enjoy, or purchase concession items. Assistive listening equipment is available with advance notice; call 815-987-8800 for info/availability. For the full schedule, rain site info, and inclement weather updates, visit the website. Tuesdays and Thursdays 7:00pm-8:30pm http://www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/soundsofsummer Sinnissippi Park Band Shell, 1401 N 2nd St, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

Music in the Park is a free summer outdoor performance series offering a variety of musical performers, styles, and genres on Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 6 to August 3. Arrive early for best seating; ending time is approximate. (No concert on Tuesday, July 4.) Bring a picnic to enjoy, or purchase concession items. Assistive listening equipment is available with advance notice; call 815-987-8800 for info/availability. For the full schedule, rain site info, and inclement weather updates, visit the website. Tuesdays and Thursdays 7:00pm-8:30pm http://www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/soundsofsummer

Location: Sinnissippi Park Band Shell, 1401 N 2nd St, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

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Thursday's in the Park
07/27/2017 12:00 AM - 07/28/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 07/27/2017 12:00 AM 07/28/2017 12:00 AM Thursday's in the Park Bring your picnic basket, lawn chair or blanket and join us at the Outdoor Band Shell located on the east side of the Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center every Thursday from June 29 through August 17! We will feature bands, movies and special events suitable for the whole family! A small concession stand will be available at all events. All concerts begin at 7:00PM and movies start at dusk. 7PM tinleyparkdistrict.org 8125 W 171st St, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

Bring your picnic basket, lawn chair or blanket and join us at the Outdoor Band Shell located on the east side of the Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center every Thursday from June 29 through August 17! We will feature bands, movies and special events suitable for the whole family! A small concession stand will be available at all events. All concerts begin at 7:00PM and movies start at dusk. 7PM tinleyparkdistrict.org

Location: 8125 W 171st St, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

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USHL Development Series Phase III Combine
07/27/2017 12:00 AM - 07/31/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 07/27/2017 12:00 AM 07/31/2017 12:00 AM USHL Development Series Phase III Combine The USHL Combine is the first evaluation opportunity for elite hockey players who aim to be selected in the USHL Draft in the future. 8AM-9PM ushl.com Ice Arena Arctic, W., 10700 160th St, Orland Park, IL 60467, USA

The USHL Combine is the first evaluation opportunity for elite hockey players who aim to be selected in the USHL Draft in the future. 8AM-9PM ushl.com

Location: Ice Arena Arctic, W., 10700 160th St, Orland Park, IL 60467, USA

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Ridge Fest 2017
07/27/2017 12:00 AM - 07/31/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 07/27/2017 12:00 AM 07/31/2017 12:00 AM Ridge Fest 2017 Annual festival with national bands/acts, diverse ethnic food vendors, huge carnival, arts and crafts, special guest and children’s entertainment. Super Sunday family day, fireworks and many activities. chicagoridge.org Freedom Park, Chicago Ridge, IL 60415, USA

Annual festival with national bands/acts, diverse ethnic food vendors, huge carnival, arts and crafts, special guest and children’s entertainment. Super Sunday family day, fireworks and many activities. chicagoridge.org

Location: Freedom Park, Chicago Ridge, IL 60415, USA

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National Hot Dog Day Concert & Pet Parade
07/27/2017 05:00 PM - 07/27/2017 07:30 PM

Add to Calendar 07/27/2017 05:00 PM 07/27/2017 07:30 PM National Hot Dog Day Concert & Pet Parade The hot dog has been around since the 1800’s and is synonymous with baseball, summer, and picnics. On Thursday, July 27, we will be celebrating National Hot Dog Day! Bring the entire family down to the Village Green and enjoy a hot-off-the-grill hot dog with all the fixings. You will enjoy a picnic atmosphere and live musical entertainment. Complete meals of hot dog, chips and a drink will also be available. We hope you join us! 5-7:30PM/ Pet Parade 5:30PM palospark.org Palos Park Village Hall, 8999 W 123rd St, Palos Park, IL 60464, USA

The hot dog has been around since the 1800’s and is synonymous with baseball, summer, and picnics. On Thursday, July 27, we will be celebrating National Hot Dog Day! Bring the entire family down to the Village Green and enjoy a hot-off-the-grill hot dog with all the fixings. You will enjoy a picnic atmosphere and live musical entertainment. Complete meals of hot dog, chips and a drink will also be available. We hope you join us! 5-7:30PM/ Pet Parade 5:30PM palospark.org

Location: Palos Park Village Hall, 8999 W 123rd St, Palos Park, IL 60464, USA

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Cruisin' Frankfort
07/27/2017 05:00 PM - 07/27/2017 08:00 PM

Add to Calendar 07/27/2017 05:00 PM 07/27/2017 08:00 PM Cruisin' Frankfort Enjoy viewing classic cars as they line the streets of downtown Frankfort. Frankfort, IL, USA

Enjoy viewing classic cars as they line the streets of downtown Frankfort.

Location: Frankfort, IL, USA

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Ski Broncs Waterski Show
07/28/2017 12:00 AM - 07/29/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 07/28/2017 12:00 AM 07/29/2017 12:00 AM Ski Broncs Waterski Show The Rockford Ski Broncs’ dazzling water ski show is in its 50th year! Powered by 2,000 horsepower, it’s like Cirque du Soleil on the Rock River. Daring jumps. Tremendous human pyramids. Speedy barefoot skiing. Beautiful ballet lines. Head-spinning swivel skiing. Tricky tricking. FREE admission and FREE parking. Modern bleachers and lawn seating available. Delicious concessions on-site. Our mission is to improve our community, and promote the sport of water skiing, through the impact we have on our participants and those who relate to us as a water ski show team. Please join us, relax, and enjoy the show! The Tuesday, July 4 show will conclude with a huge fireworks display. MAY (7:00pm) 5/26 Friday 5/31 Wednesday JUNE (7:00pm) 6/2 Friday 6/7 Wednesday 6/9 Friday 6/14 Wednesday 6/15 Thursday 6/21 Wednesday 6/23 Friday 6/28 Wednesday 6/30 Friday JULY (7:00pm) 7/4 Tuesday (Fireworks Display) 7/5 Wednesday 7/7 Friday 7/12 Wednesday 7/14 Friday 7/19 Wednesday 7/21 Friday 7/26 Wednesday 7/28 Friday AUGUST (6:30pm) 8/2 Wednesday 8/4 Friday 8/9 Wednesday 8/18 Friday 8/25 Friday SEPTEMBER (6:30pm) 9/1 Friday skibroncs.com 235 Evelyn Ave, Loves Park, IL 61111, USA

The Rockford Ski Broncs’ dazzling water ski show is in its 50th year! Powered by 2,000 horsepower, it’s like Cirque du Soleil on the Rock River. Daring jumps. Tremendous human pyramids. Speedy barefoot skiing. Beautiful ballet lines. Head-spinning swivel skiing. Tricky tricking. FREE admission and FREE parking. Modern bleachers and lawn seating available. Delicious concessions on-site. Our mission is to improve our community, and promote the sport of water skiing, through the impact we have on our participants and those who relate to us as a water ski show team. Please join us, relax, and enjoy the show! The Tuesday, July 4 show will conclude with a huge fireworks display. MAY (7:00pm) 5/26 Friday 5/31 Wednesday JUNE (7:00pm) 6/2 Friday 6/7 Wednesday 6/9 Friday 6/14 Wednesday 6/15 Thursday 6/21 Wednesday 6/23 Friday 6/28 Wednesday 6/30 Friday JULY (7:00pm) 7/4 Tuesday (Fireworks Display) 7/5 Wednesday 7/7 Friday 7/12 Wednesday 7/14 Friday 7/19 Wednesday 7/21 Friday 7/26 Wednesday 7/28 Friday AUGUST (6:30pm) 8/2 Wednesday 8/4 Friday 8/9 Wednesday 8/18 Friday 8/25 Friday SEPTEMBER (6:30pm) 9/1 Friday skibroncs.com

Location: 235 Evelyn Ave, Loves Park, IL 61111, USA

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Start Time: 07/28/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 07/29/2017 12:00 AM

Rockford City Market
07/28/2017 12:00 AM - 07/29/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 07/28/2017 12:00 AM 07/29/2017 12:00 AM Rockford City Market Rockford City Market is an open air public market featuring locally grown and made items including vegetables, fruit, meat, cheese, flowers, herbs, baked goods, artisans, prepared food, local beer and wine. There is weekly live entertainment in two areas, kids’ activities, and cooking demos. Fridays: 3:30pm-8:30pm May 19-Sept. 1 | 3:30pm-7:30pm Sept. 8-Sept. 29 rockfordcitymarket.com South Water Street, S Water St, Rockford, IL 61104, USA

Rockford City Market is an open air public market featuring locally grown and made items including vegetables, fruit, meat, cheese, flowers, herbs, baked goods, artisans, prepared food, local beer and wine. There is weekly live entertainment in two areas, kids’ activities, and cooking demos. Fridays: 3:30pm-8:30pm May 19-Sept. 1 | 3:30pm-7:30pm Sept. 8-Sept. 29 rockfordcitymarket.com

Location: South Water Street, S Water St, Rockford, IL 61104, USA

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Tanabata Japanese Star Festival
07/28/2017 11:00 AM - 07/28/2017 03:30 PM

Add to Calendar 07/28/2017 11:00 AM 07/28/2017 03:30 PM Tanabata Japanese Star Festival Immerse yourself in this time-honored matsuri and make a wish, create traditional decorations, or put together a kite. Enjoy Japanese star stories and explore the night sky in the planetarium, then walk through the Shinto shrine and explore more in our temporary exhibition, Hello From Japan. Included with Discovery Center admission. Admission: $8.00/person or free for members and children age one and younger. discoverycentermuseum.org Discovery Center Museum, 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA

Immerse yourself in this time-honored matsuri and make a wish, create traditional decorations, or put together a kite. Enjoy Japanese star stories and explore the night sky in the planetarium, then walk through the Shinto shrine and explore more in our temporary exhibition, Hello From Japan. Included with Discovery Center admission. Admission: $8.00/person or free for members and children age one and younger. discoverycentermuseum.org

Location: Discovery Center Museum, 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA

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Start Time: 07/28/2017 11:00 AM
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Matteson Summer Concert Series
07/28/2017 06:00 PM - 07/28/2017 07:00 PM

Add to Calendar 07/28/2017 06:00 PM 07/28/2017 07:00 PM Matteson Summer Concert Series Free Concert in the Park featuring live entertainment and food vendors! 6PM villageofmatteson.org/ Memorial Park, 3713 212th Pl, Matteson, IL 60443, USA

Free Concert in the Park featuring live entertainment and food vendors! 6PM villageofmatteson.org/

Location: Memorial Park, 3713 212th Pl, Matteson, IL 60443, USA

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Festival of the Vine
07/28/2017 07:00 PM - 07/28/2017 11:00 PM

Add to Calendar 07/28/2017 07:00 PM 07/28/2017 11:00 PM Festival of the Vine Enjoy music from the Faculty Jazz Band of Prairie State College, along with a plethora of different wines to be sampled. We’ll also have many local artists at the event, showcasing their artwork, and some even selling it on the spot! $20 Includes admission and 3 wine tastings. 7-11PM ofparks.org 20712 Western Ave, Olympia Fields, IL 60461, USA

Enjoy music from the Faculty Jazz Band of Prairie State College, along with a plethora of different wines to be sampled. We’ll also have many local artists at the event, showcasing their artwork, and some even selling it on the spot! $20 Includes admission and 3 wine tastings. 7-11PM ofparks.org

Location: 20712 Western Ave, Olympia Fields, IL 60461, USA

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Movies on the Green
07/28/2017 07:30 PM - 07/28/2017 10:30 PM

Add to Calendar 07/28/2017 07:30 PM 07/28/2017 10:30 PM Movies on the Green Movies on the Green begin at dusk (8:00ish). Check the Village website to see feature film planned. Bring your blanket or chairs to enjoy a night with family and friends. Dusk oak-lawn-il.gov 9446 Raymond Ave, Oak Lawn, IL 60453, USA

Movies on the Green begin at dusk (8:00ish). Check the Village website to see feature film planned. Bring your blanket or chairs to enjoy a night with family and friends. Dusk oak-lawn-il.gov

Location: 9446 Raymond Ave, Oak Lawn, IL 60453, USA

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Start Time: 07/28/2017 07:30 PM
End Time: 07/28/2017 10:30 PM

Rock Falls Sesquicentennial Celebration
07/29/2017 12:00 AM - 08/06/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 07/29/2017 12:00 AM 08/06/2017 12:00 AM Rock Falls Sesquicentennial Celebration SATURDAY, JULY 29, 2017 Air Celebration 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Whiteside County Airport | Sesquicentennial Ball Rock Falls High School Gymnasium 5:00 p.m. Doors Open - View Time Capsule Items 5:30 p.m. Finals -Miss Sesquicentennial 2017 6:30 p.m. Dinner/Entertainment 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Dance to Class Act II SUNDAY, JULY 30, 2017 Historical Service at City Churches | Beard & Mustache Competition Finals1:00 p.m. | RB&W Riverfront Venue Dedication of Peace Pole 3:00 p.m. RB&W Riverfront Park | Family Bike Ride 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Hennepin Canal Parkway Entrance | Sacred Music Concert 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. RB&W Riverfront Venue MONDAY, JULY 31, 2017 Farmers Market 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Firehouse Museum Parking Lot | City of Rock Falls Open House 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Utilities Facilities | Historical Displays/Living in the 1800’s10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Rock Falls High School | Rock Falls Rotary Corn Boil 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. | Community Building Presentation: Historic Hennepin Canal- Mr. Frank Yaklich 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Merrill School Cafeteria TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2017 Farmers Market8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Firehouse Museum Parking Lot | City of Rock Falls Open House 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Wastewater Facilities | Historical Displays/Living in the 1800’s10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Rock Falls High School Presentation: Historic Hennepin Canal- Mr. Russ Siefkin 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Merrill School Cafeteria WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2017 Farmers Market 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Firehouse Museum Parking Lot | City of Rock Falls Open House 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Rock Falls Police & Fire | Historical Displays/Living in the 1800’s10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Rock Falls High School | Family Bike Ride 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Hennepin Canal Parkway Entrance | Presentation: 1918-1967- City Clerk Eric Arduini 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Merrill School Cafeteria THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 2017 Farmers Market 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Firehouse Museum Parking Lot | City of Rock Falls Open House 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Street Department | Historical Displays/Living in the 1800’s 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Rock Falls High School | Presentation: 1968-2017- Mayor Bill Wescott 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Merrill School Cafeteria FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 2017 Farmers Market 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Firehouse Museum Parking Lot | 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Water Department | Music on the Riverfront 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. RB&W Riverfront Venue Rock Falls Alumni Band/Drum Line/Rock Falls High School Band SATURDAY, AUGUST 5, 2017 Fire House of God Fire Museum Tours10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – 403 W. 2nd Street | Arts/Craft Show 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Love Light Tree Parking Lot 10:30 a.m. | Parade Children’s Events & Street Dance 3:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. West 2nd Street Business District | 9:15 p.m. Fireworks Gala “Over the Rock River” HUGE FIREWORKS DISPLAY!!! SATURDAY AUGUST 5TH visitrockfalls.com Rock Falls, IL 61071, USA

SATURDAY, JULY 29, 2017 Air Celebration 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Whiteside County Airport | Sesquicentennial Ball Rock Falls High School Gymnasium 5:00 p.m. Doors Open - View Time Capsule Items 5:30 p.m. Finals -Miss Sesquicentennial 2017 6:30 p.m. Dinner/Entertainment 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Dance to Class Act II SUNDAY, JULY 30, 2017 Historical Service at City Churches | Beard & Mustache Competition Finals1:00 p.m. | RB&W Riverfront Venue Dedication of Peace Pole 3:00 p.m. RB&W Riverfront Park | Family Bike Ride 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Hennepin Canal Parkway Entrance | Sacred Music Concert 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. RB&W Riverfront Venue MONDAY, JULY 31, 2017 Farmers Market 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Firehouse Museum Parking Lot | City of Rock Falls Open House 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Utilities Facilities | Historical Displays/Living in the 1800’s10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Rock Falls High School | Rock Falls Rotary Corn Boil 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. | Community Building Presentation: Historic Hennepin Canal- Mr. Frank Yaklich 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Merrill School Cafeteria TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2017 Farmers Market8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Firehouse Museum Parking Lot | City of Rock Falls Open House 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Wastewater Facilities | Historical Displays/Living in the 1800’s10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Rock Falls High School Presentation: Historic Hennepin Canal- Mr. Russ Siefkin 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Merrill School Cafeteria WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2017 Farmers Market 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Firehouse Museum Parking Lot | City of Rock Falls Open House 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Rock Falls Police & Fire | Historical Displays/Living in the 1800’s10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Rock Falls High School | Family Bike Ride 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Hennepin Canal Parkway Entrance | Presentation: 1918-1967- City Clerk Eric Arduini 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Merrill School Cafeteria THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 2017 Farmers Market 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Firehouse Museum Parking Lot | City of Rock Falls Open House 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Street Department | Historical Displays/Living in the 1800’s 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Rock Falls High School | Presentation: 1968-2017- Mayor Bill Wescott 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Merrill School Cafeteria FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 2017 Farmers Market 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Firehouse Museum Parking Lot | 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Water Department | Music on the Riverfront 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. RB&W Riverfront Venue Rock Falls Alumni Band/Drum Line/Rock Falls High School Band SATURDAY, AUGUST 5, 2017 Fire House of God Fire Museum Tours10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – 403 W. 2nd Street | Arts/Craft Show 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Love Light Tree Parking Lot 10:30 a.m. | Parade Children’s Events & Street Dance 3:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. West 2nd Street Business District | 9:15 p.m. Fireworks Gala “Over the Rock River” HUGE FIREWORKS DISPLAY!!! SATURDAY AUGUST 5TH visitrockfalls.com

Location: Rock Falls, IL 61071, USA

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Streator Ag Day
07/29/2017 12:00 AM - 07/30/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 07/29/2017 12:00 AM 07/30/2017 12:00 AM Streator Ag Day Activities celebrating agriculture in Illinois. Flea and Farmers Market, Blacksmith Showcase Cattlemen's Lunch, Kid's Activities Tractor Show, Cattlemen Dinner Music / Entertainment Contact Jack at the Streator Chamber of Commerce, 815-672-2921 http://www.streator.org/calendar.cfm#july22 City Park, 301 N Vermillion St, Streator, IL 61364, USA

Activities celebrating agriculture in Illinois. Flea and Farmers Market, Blacksmith Showcase Cattlemen's Lunch, Kid's Activities Tractor Show, Cattlemen Dinner Music / Entertainment Contact Jack at the Streator Chamber of Commerce, 815-672-2921 http://www.streator.org/calendar.cfm#july22

Location: City Park, 301 N Vermillion St, Streator, IL 61364, USA

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Farmer's Market Tinley Park
07/29/2017 12:00 AM - 07/30/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 07/29/2017 12:00 AM 07/30/2017 12:00 AM Farmer's Market Tinley Park Visit the farmer’s market every Saturday for the best selection of fruits, vegetables, fresh flowers and much more! Sa 7:30AM-12:30PM downtowntinley.com Tinley Park, IL, USA

Visit the farmer’s market every Saturday for the best selection of fruits, vegetables, fresh flowers and much more! Sa 7:30AM-12:30PM downtowntinley.com

Location: Tinley Park, IL, USA

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Wine Terrace Open: Outdoor Wine Tasting, Light Fare & Grand Vistas
07/29/2017 12:00 AM - 07/31/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 07/29/2017 12:00 AM 07/31/2017 12:00 AM Wine Terrace Open: Outdoor Wine Tasting, Light Fare & Grand Vistas Creekside Vineyards Inn and Wine Terrace 7505 120th Avenue, Coal Valley IL 61240 309-787-WINE (9463), info@creeksidevineyards.com Creekside Vineyards Inn and Wine Terrace, 7505 120th Ave, Coal Valley, IL 61240, United States

Creekside Vineyards Inn and Wine Terrace 7505 120th Avenue, Coal Valley IL 61240 309-787-WINE (9463), info@creeksidevineyards.com

Location: Creekside Vineyards Inn and Wine Terrace, 7505 120th Ave, Coal Valley, IL 61240, United States

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Homewood Farmers Market
07/29/2017 08:00 AM - 07/29/2017 11:00 AM

Add to Calendar 07/29/2017 08:00 AM 07/29/2017 11:00 AM Homewood Farmers Market At Homewood’s farmer’s market, purchase fresh produce, baked goods and prepared foods. Weekly Saturdays through October. Enjoy Hunt & Gather Vintage Market, the last Saturday of each month May-September. Sa 8AM-1PM village.homewood.il.us/ Homewood, IL, USA

At Homewood’s farmer’s market, purchase fresh produce, baked goods and prepared foods. Weekly Saturdays through October. Enjoy Hunt & Gather Vintage Market, the last Saturday of each month May-September. Sa 8AM-1PM village.homewood.il.us/

Location: Homewood, IL, USA

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End Time: 07/29/2017 11:00 AM

It's Summer at the Museum
07/29/2017 01:00 PM - 07/29/2017 03:30 PM

Add to Calendar 07/29/2017 01:00 PM 07/29/2017 03:30 PM It's Summer at the Museum Decorated with summer theme. Park Forest Aquacenter history on display. Toys, furnishings, clothes books, 1948-1953. Park Forest history with social and fashion trends of the day. W & Sa 1-3:30PM; other days and hours by appointment parkforesthistory.org/ 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

Decorated with summer theme. Park Forest Aquacenter history on display. Toys, furnishings, clothes books, 1948-1953. Park Forest history with social and fashion trends of the day. W & Sa 1-3:30PM; other days and hours by appointment parkforesthistory.org/

Location: 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

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Music in the Plaza Summer Concert Series
07/29/2017 07:00 PM - 07/29/2017 10:00 PM

Add to Calendar 07/29/2017 07:00 PM 07/29/2017 10:00 PM Music in the Plaza Summer Concert Series Enjoy music under the stars. Food and beverages are available. Don’t forget your lawn chairs and blankets! Call or visit the website to see who is playing! 7-10PM downtowntinley.com/ Tinley Park, IL, USA

Enjoy music under the stars. Food and beverages are available. Don’t forget your lawn chairs and blankets! Call or visit the website to see who is playing! 7-10PM downtowntinley.com/

Location: Tinley Park, IL, USA

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Music in the Plaza Summer Concert Series
07/29/2017 07:00 PM - 07/29/2017 10:00 PM

Add to Calendar 07/29/2017 07:00 PM 07/29/2017 10:00 PM Music in the Plaza Summer Concert Series Enjoy music under the stars. Food and beverages are available. Don’t forget your lawn chairs and blankets! Call or visit the website to see who is playing! 7-10PM downtowntinley.com Zabrocki Plaza, 17375 Oak Park Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

Enjoy music under the stars. Food and beverages are available. Don’t forget your lawn chairs and blankets! Call or visit the website to see who is playing! 7-10PM downtowntinley.com

Location: Zabrocki Plaza, 17375 Oak Park Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

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Frankfort Country Market
07/30/2017 12:00 AM - 07/31/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 07/30/2017 12:00 AM 07/31/2017 12:00 AM Frankfort Country Market SPRING MARKET - Enjoy a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants and specialty products locally grown. Special events and demos throughout the season. A full listing of vendors and events will be available soon. villageoffrankfort.com/calendar Frankfort, IL, USA

SPRING MARKET - Enjoy a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants and specialty products locally grown. Special events and demos throughout the season. A full listing of vendors and events will be available soon. villageoffrankfort.com/calendar

Location: Frankfort, IL, USA

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City of Lumos: Aurora's Harry Potter Festival
07/30/2017 12:00 PM - 07/30/2017 05:00 PM

Add to Calendar 07/30/2017 12:00 PM 07/30/2017 05:00 PM City of Lumos: Aurora's Harry Potter Festival In its first year, this grassroots festival will bring out the wizard in everyone. A day of magical activities is planned throughout downtown. Hours: Noon to 5 p.m. July 30, 2017 Admission: Free. cityoflumos.com Water Street Mall, 13 Water St, Aurora, IL 60505, USA

In its first year, this grassroots festival will bring out the wizard in everyone. A day of magical activities is planned throughout downtown. Hours: Noon to 5 p.m. July 30, 2017 Admission: Free. cityoflumos.com

Location: Water Street Mall, 13 Water St, Aurora, IL 60505, USA

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GSU Foundation Scholarship Scramble
07/31/2017 07:30 AM - 07/31/2017 10:30 AM

Add to Calendar 07/31/2017 07:30 AM 07/31/2017 10:30 AM GSU Foundation Scholarship Scramble Golf outing to support the Governors State University Foundation Scholarships. Breakfast & Registration:7:30AM 8:30 Shotgun govst.edu/adecastro/eblast/foundation/ Flossmoor Country Club, 1441 Western Ave, Flossmoor, IL 60422, USA

Golf outing to support the Governors State University Foundation Scholarships. Breakfast & Registration:7:30AM 8:30 Shotgun govst.edu/adecastro/eblast/foundation/

Location: Flossmoor Country Club, 1441 Western Ave, Flossmoor, IL 60422, USA

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Start Time: 07/31/2017 07:30 AM
End Time: 07/31/2017 10:30 AM

Tuesday Evening in the Gardens
08/01/2017 12:00 AM - 08/02/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/01/2017 12:00 AM 08/02/2017 12:00 AM Tuesday Evening in the Gardens Tuesday Evening in the Gardens features local, regional and nationally tourign musicians. Join friends and family for an evening of live music and comradery in this beautiful outdoor setting. Guests are allowed to set up picnic areas starting at 5:00pm. Food and beverages are available for purchase from local vendors. Carry-in picnic suppers are welcome - carry-in beverages are prohibited. andersongardens.org/tuesday-evening-gardens-2017/ Anderson Japanese Gardens, 318 Spring Creek Rd, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

Tuesday Evening in the Gardens features local, regional and nationally tourign musicians. Join friends and family for an evening of live music and comradery in this beautiful outdoor setting. Guests are allowed to set up picnic areas starting at 5:00pm. Food and beverages are available for purchase from local vendors. Carry-in picnic suppers are welcome - carry-in beverages are prohibited. andersongardens.org/tuesday-evening-gardens-2017/

Location: Anderson Japanese Gardens, 318 Spring Creek Rd, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

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Music in the Park- Free Concerts
08/01/2017 12:00 AM - 08/02/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/01/2017 12:00 AM 08/02/2017 12:00 AM Music in the Park- Free Concerts Music in the Park is a free summer outdoor performance series offering a variety of musical performers, styles, and genres on Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 6 to August 3. Arrive early for best seating; ending time is approximate. (No concert on Tuesday, July 4.) Bring a picnic to enjoy, or purchase concession items. Assistive listening equipment is available with advance notice; call 815-987-8800 for info/availability. For the full schedule, rain site info, and inclement weather updates, visit the website. Tuesdays and Thursdays 7:00pm-8:30pm http://www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/soundsofsummer Sinnissippi Park Band Shell, 1401 N 2nd St, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

Music in the Park is a free summer outdoor performance series offering a variety of musical performers, styles, and genres on Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 6 to August 3. Arrive early for best seating; ending time is approximate. (No concert on Tuesday, July 4.) Bring a picnic to enjoy, or purchase concession items. Assistive listening equipment is available with advance notice; call 815-987-8800 for info/availability. For the full schedule, rain site info, and inclement weather updates, visit the website. Tuesdays and Thursdays 7:00pm-8:30pm http://www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/soundsofsummer

Location: Sinnissippi Park Band Shell, 1401 N 2nd St, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

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Downtown Tinley Park Cruise Nights
08/01/2017 12:00 AM - 08/02/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/01/2017 12:00 AM 08/02/2017 12:00 AM Downtown Tinley Park Cruise Nights Are you a classic car or hotrod owner or fan? Show them off or just view them! Food and beverages available. Tu 5-9PM downtowntinley.com Tinley Park, IL, USA

Are you a classic car or hotrod owner or fan? Show them off or just view them! Food and beverages available. Tu 5-9PM downtowntinley.com

Location: Tinley Park, IL, USA

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National Night Out
08/01/2017 05:00 PM - 08/01/2017 08:00 PM

Add to Calendar 08/01/2017 05:00 PM 08/01/2017 08:00 PM National Night Out Homewood joins other communities for National Night Out” crime and drug prevention event. Meet the brave Officers that protect Homewood. Enjoy music, food, and fun 5-8PM village.homewood.il.us Homewood, IL, USA

Homewood joins other communities for National Night Out” crime and drug prevention event. Meet the brave Officers that protect Homewood. Enjoy music, food, and fun 5-8PM village.homewood.il.us

Location: Homewood, IL, USA

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End Time: 08/01/2017 08:00 PM

Wednesdays at the Plaza
08/02/2017 12:00 AM - 08/03/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/02/2017 12:00 AM 08/03/2017 12:00 AM Wednesdays at the Plaza A weekly summer concert series along the Fox River. Experience local and regional talent and exciting original music. Hours: 7 to 9 p.m. June 14 to Aug 16, 2017 Admission: Free. downtownaurora.com/wednesdays-at-the-plaza Aurora, IL, USA

A weekly summer concert series along the Fox River. Experience local and regional talent and exciting original music. Hours: 7 to 9 p.m. June 14 to Aug 16, 2017 Admission: Free. downtownaurora.com/wednesdays-at-the-plaza

Location: Aurora, IL, USA

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Start Time: 08/02/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 08/03/2017 12:00 AM

Ski Broncs Waterski Show
08/02/2017 12:00 AM - 08/03/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/02/2017 12:00 AM 08/03/2017 12:00 AM Ski Broncs Waterski Show The Rockford Ski Broncs’ dazzling water ski show is in its 50th year! Powered by 2,000 horsepower, it’s like Cirque du Soleil on the Rock River. Daring jumps. Tremendous human pyramids. Speedy barefoot skiing. Beautiful ballet lines. Head-spinning swivel skiing. Tricky tricking. FREE admission and FREE parking. Modern bleachers and lawn seating available. Delicious concessions on-site. Our mission is to improve our community, and promote the sport of water skiing, through the impact we have on our participants and those who relate to us as a water ski show team. Please join us, relax, and enjoy the show! The Tuesday, July 4 show will conclude with a huge fireworks display. MAY (7:00pm) 5/26 Friday 5/31 Wednesday JUNE (7:00pm) 6/2 Friday 6/7 Wednesday 6/9 Friday 6/14 Wednesday 6/15 Thursday 6/21 Wednesday 6/23 Friday 6/28 Wednesday 6/30 Friday JULY (7:00pm) 7/4 Tuesday (Fireworks Display) 7/5 Wednesday 7/7 Friday 7/12 Wednesday 7/14 Friday 7/19 Wednesday 7/21 Friday 7/26 Wednesday 7/28 Friday AUGUST (6:30pm) 8/2 Wednesday 8/4 Friday 8/9 Wednesday 8/18 Friday 8/25 Friday SEPTEMBER (6:30pm) 9/1 Friday skibroncs.com 235 Evelyn Ave, Loves Park, IL 61111, USA

The Rockford Ski Broncs’ dazzling water ski show is in its 50th year! Powered by 2,000 horsepower, it’s like Cirque du Soleil on the Rock River. Daring jumps. Tremendous human pyramids. Speedy barefoot skiing. Beautiful ballet lines. Head-spinning swivel skiing. Tricky tricking. FREE admission and FREE parking. Modern bleachers and lawn seating available. Delicious concessions on-site. Our mission is to improve our community, and promote the sport of water skiing, through the impact we have on our participants and those who relate to us as a water ski show team. Please join us, relax, and enjoy the show! The Tuesday, July 4 show will conclude with a huge fireworks display. MAY (7:00pm) 5/26 Friday 5/31 Wednesday JUNE (7:00pm) 6/2 Friday 6/7 Wednesday 6/9 Friday 6/14 Wednesday 6/15 Thursday 6/21 Wednesday 6/23 Friday 6/28 Wednesday 6/30 Friday JULY (7:00pm) 7/4 Tuesday (Fireworks Display) 7/5 Wednesday 7/7 Friday 7/12 Wednesday 7/14 Friday 7/19 Wednesday 7/21 Friday 7/26 Wednesday 7/28 Friday AUGUST (6:30pm) 8/2 Wednesday 8/4 Friday 8/9 Wednesday 8/18 Friday 8/25 Friday SEPTEMBER (6:30pm) 9/1 Friday skibroncs.com

Location: 235 Evelyn Ave, Loves Park, IL 61111, USA

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Farmers Market- Palos Heights
08/02/2017 12:00 AM - 08/03/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/02/2017 12:00 AM 08/03/2017 12:00 AM Farmers Market- Palos Heights Great locally grown produce, food products and plants every Wednesday morning. LINK cards accepted. W 7AM-1PM. May 10-31; June 7-28; July 5-26; Aug 2-30; Sept 6-27; Oct 4-11. palosheights.org Palos Heights, IL, USA

Great locally grown produce, food products and plants every Wednesday morning. LINK cards accepted. W 7AM-1PM. May 10-31; June 7-28; July 5-26; Aug 2-30; Sept 6-27; Oct 4-11. palosheights.org

Location: Palos Heights, IL, USA

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End Time: 08/03/2017 12:00 AM

It's Summer at the Museum
08/02/2017 01:00 PM - 08/02/2017 03:30 PM

Add to Calendar 08/02/2017 01:00 PM 08/02/2017 03:30 PM It's Summer at the Museum Decorated with summer theme. Park Forest Aquacenter history on display. Toys, furnishings, clothes books, 1948-1953. Park Forest history with social and fashion trends of the day. W & Sa 1-3:30PM; other days and hours by appointment parkforesthistory.org/ 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

Decorated with summer theme. Park Forest Aquacenter history on display. Toys, furnishings, clothes books, 1948-1953. Park Forest history with social and fashion trends of the day. W & Sa 1-3:30PM; other days and hours by appointment parkforesthistory.org/

Location: 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

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52nd Annual Welcomeburger
08/02/2017 05:00 PM - 08/02/2017 08:00 PM

Add to Calendar 08/02/2017 05:00 PM 08/02/2017 08:00 PM 52nd Annual Welcomeburger Come one, come all to the 52nd Annual Welcomeburger! $23/pp before Monday, July 31 at NOON! $30/pp at the gate Ticket includes, picnic dinner (chicken, brats, burgers, homemade beans and chips, fresh fruit, cookie and Culver's custard), bottled water, lemonade, drink tickets for beer and wine. Live music from 5-8 by CRASH! 50/50 tickets are available now with $100 early bird drawings on 7/7, 7/14, 7/21 and 7/28. Big drawing at Burger! West Jackson Street, W Jackson St, Ottawa, IL 61350, USA

Come one, come all to the 52nd Annual Welcomeburger! $23/pp before Monday, July 31 at NOON! $30/pp at the gate Ticket includes, picnic dinner (chicken, brats, burgers, homemade beans and chips, fresh fruit, cookie and Culver's custard), bottled water, lemonade, drink tickets for beer and wine. Live music from 5-8 by CRASH! 50/50 tickets are available now with $100 early bird drawings on 7/7, 7/14, 7/21 and 7/28. Big drawing at Burger!

Location: West Jackson Street, W Jackson St, Ottawa, IL 61350, USA

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Petunia City Brass and Drum Corps International
08/02/2017 07:00 PM - 08/02/2017 09:30 PM

Add to Calendar 08/02/2017 07:00 PM 08/02/2017 09:30 PM Petunia City Brass and Drum Corps International The Lee County Council on Aging and Kreider Alliance are teaming up with Drum Corps International for another evening of Petunia City Brass on August 2nd at Landers-Loomis Field of Oregon High School (Oregon, Illinois). This year’s event was moved up the Rock River because of planned field work to A.C. Bowers Field at Dixon High School. Petunia City Brass will return to its Dixon home in 2018 for another wonderful evening of drum and bugle along the Rock River. This year’s event will highlight eight Drum Corp International Open Class Corps (DCI)with the proceeds raised going to support both Lee County Council on Aging and Kreider Alliance. These 501(c)3 organizations see Petunia City Brass as an opportunity to bring a great quality drum and bugle corps show to Dixon, building on the success of last year. petuniacitybrass.org Oregon High School, 210 S 10th St, Oregon, IL 61061, USA

The Lee County Council on Aging and Kreider Alliance are teaming up with Drum Corps International for another evening of Petunia City Brass on August 2nd at Landers-Loomis Field of Oregon High School (Oregon, Illinois). This year’s event was moved up the Rock River because of planned field work to A.C. Bowers Field at Dixon High School. Petunia City Brass will return to its Dixon home in 2018 for another wonderful evening of drum and bugle along the Rock River. This year’s event will highlight eight Drum Corp International Open Class Corps (DCI)with the proceeds raised going to support both Lee County Council on Aging and Kreider Alliance. These 501(c)3 organizations see Petunia City Brass as an opportunity to bring a great quality drum and bugle corps show to Dixon, building on the success of last year. petuniacitybrass.org

Location: Oregon High School, 210 S 10th St, Oregon, IL 61061, USA

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Start Time: 08/02/2017 07:00 PM
End Time: 08/02/2017 09:30 PM

Live Summer Concert Aurora- Anderlik, Otto & Church
08/02/2017 07:00 PM - 08/02/2017 09:00 PM

Add to Calendar 08/02/2017 07:00 PM 08/02/2017 09:00 PM Live Summer Concert Aurora- Anderlik, Otto & Church Millennium Plaza, a green space along Stolp Avenue next to Leland Tower in downtown Aurora, hosts 18 free concerts this summer. The concerts are part of Wednesdays at the Plaza, a free summer concert series, First Fridays in downtown Aurora, and Summer Second Saturdays, a free afternoon with family-friendly entertainment and activities. The auditorium seating facing the Fox River is the perfect setting for a summer evening with live music. Wednesdays at the Plaza concerts are from 7 to 9 p.m. First Fridays concerts are from 6 to 10 p.m. and Summer Second Saturdays are 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Coolers (no alcohol) are welcome. Blankets and/or cushions are recommended. Chairs can be set up in the small lawn area. All concerts are sponsored by Aurora Downtown, a non-profit group of downtown business and property owners within SSA #One. Certain dates are also sponsored by City of Aurora. Wednesdays at the Plaza sponsors are Karademas Management, Aurora Fastprint, If These Walls Could Talk, The Compounder, Rocktown Adventures, Reuland’s Food Service, Vicki McCoy/ReMax, The Yetee, Ald. Carl Franco, City of Aurora, Aurora Downtown, Downtown Auroran Magazine and Fox Valley Park District. For more information, visit www.auroradowntown.org. Aurora, IL, USA

Millennium Plaza, a green space along Stolp Avenue next to Leland Tower in downtown Aurora, hosts 18 free concerts this summer. The concerts are part of Wednesdays at the Plaza, a free summer concert series, First Fridays in downtown Aurora, and Summer Second Saturdays, a free afternoon with family-friendly entertainment and activities. The auditorium seating facing the Fox River is the perfect setting for a summer evening with live music. Wednesdays at the Plaza concerts are from 7 to 9 p.m. First Fridays concerts are from 6 to 10 p.m. and Summer Second Saturdays are 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Coolers (no alcohol) are welcome. Blankets and/or cushions are recommended. Chairs can be set up in the small lawn area. All concerts are sponsored by Aurora Downtown, a non-profit group of downtown business and property owners within SSA #One. Certain dates are also sponsored by City of Aurora. Wednesdays at the Plaza sponsors are Karademas Management, Aurora Fastprint, If These Walls Could Talk, The Compounder, Rocktown Adventures, Reuland’s Food Service, Vicki McCoy/ReMax, The Yetee, Ald. Carl Franco, City of Aurora, Aurora Downtown, Downtown Auroran Magazine and Fox Valley Park District. For more information, visit www.auroradowntown.org.

Location: Aurora, IL, USA

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Music in the Park- Free Concerts
08/03/2017 12:00 AM - 08/04/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/03/2017 12:00 AM 08/04/2017 12:00 AM Music in the Park- Free Concerts Music in the Park is a free summer outdoor performance series offering a variety of musical performers, styles, and genres on Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 6 to August 3. Arrive early for best seating; ending time is approximate. (No concert on Tuesday, July 4.) Bring a picnic to enjoy, or purchase concession items. Assistive listening equipment is available with advance notice; call 815-987-8800 for info/availability. For the full schedule, rain site info, and inclement weather updates, visit the website. Tuesdays and Thursdays 7:00pm-8:30pm http://www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/soundsofsummer Sinnissippi Park Band Shell, 1401 N 2nd St, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

Music in the Park is a free summer outdoor performance series offering a variety of musical performers, styles, and genres on Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 6 to August 3. Arrive early for best seating; ending time is approximate. (No concert on Tuesday, July 4.) Bring a picnic to enjoy, or purchase concession items. Assistive listening equipment is available with advance notice; call 815-987-8800 for info/availability. For the full schedule, rain site info, and inclement weather updates, visit the website. Tuesdays and Thursdays 7:00pm-8:30pm http://www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/soundsofsummer

Location: Sinnissippi Park Band Shell, 1401 N 2nd St, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

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Thursday's in the Park
08/03/2017 12:00 AM - 08/04/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/03/2017 12:00 AM 08/04/2017 12:00 AM Thursday's in the Park Bring your picnic basket, lawn chair or blanket and join us at the Outdoor Band Shell located on the east side of the Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center every Thursday from June 29 through August 17! We will feature bands, movies and special events suitable for the whole family! A small concession stand will be available at all events. All concerts begin at 7:00PM and movies start at dusk. 7PM tinleyparkdistrict.org 8125 W 171st St, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

Bring your picnic basket, lawn chair or blanket and join us at the Outdoor Band Shell located on the east side of the Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center every Thursday from June 29 through August 17! We will feature bands, movies and special events suitable for the whole family! A small concession stand will be available at all events. All concerts begin at 7:00PM and movies start at dusk. 7PM tinleyparkdistrict.org

Location: 8125 W 171st St, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

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Festa Italiana
08/03/2017 12:00 AM - 08/07/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/03/2017 12:00 AM 08/07/2017 12:00 AM Festa Italiana Everyone who passes through the gates at Festa Italiana is an “Honorary Italian”. Bring your family for great Italian food and pastries, continuous entertainment, Italian cultural exhibits, souvenirs, bocce tournaments, carnival rides, children’s crafts and much more. Carnival Ride Specials, Saturday Noon to 5:00pm, Sunday ride all day: $15 with purchase of wristband at the South Ticket Booth festaitalianarockford.com Boylan Catholic High School, 4000 St Francis Dr, Rockford, IL 61103, USA

Everyone who passes through the gates at Festa Italiana is an “Honorary Italian”. Bring your family for great Italian food and pastries, continuous entertainment, Italian cultural exhibits, souvenirs, bocce tournaments, carnival rides, children’s crafts and much more. Carnival Ride Specials, Saturday Noon to 5:00pm, Sunday ride all day: $15 with purchase of wristband at the South Ticket Booth festaitalianarockford.com

Location: Boylan Catholic High School, 4000 St Francis Dr, Rockford, IL 61103, USA

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Cruisin' Frankfort
08/03/2017 05:00 PM - 08/03/2017 08:00 PM

Add to Calendar 08/03/2017 05:00 PM 08/03/2017 08:00 PM Cruisin' Frankfort Enjoy viewing classic cars as they line the streets of downtown Frankfort. Frankfort, IL, USA

Enjoy viewing classic cars as they line the streets of downtown Frankfort.

Location: Frankfort, IL, USA

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Start Time: 08/03/2017 05:00 PM
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Music in the Moonlight Concert Series
08/03/2017 06:30 PM - 08/03/2017 09:00 PM

Add to Calendar 08/03/2017 06:30 PM 08/03/2017 09:00 PM Music in the Moonlight Concert Series Enjoy some Music in the Moonlight at Hickory Creek Preserve during this free Forest Preserve District of Will County concert, the last of three in the series. Concert-goers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or a blanket, snacks and bug repellent and to make a night of it. 6:30-9PM reconnectwithnature.org Hickory Creek Preserve - LaPorte Road Access, 10537 W La Porte Rd, Mokena, IL 60448, USA

Enjoy some Music in the Moonlight at Hickory Creek Preserve during this free Forest Preserve District of Will County concert, the last of three in the series. Concert-goers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or a blanket, snacks and bug repellent and to make a night of it. 6:30-9PM reconnectwithnature.org

Location: Hickory Creek Preserve - LaPorte Road Access, 10537 W La Porte Rd, Mokena, IL 60448, USA

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Music in the Moonlight Concert Series
08/03/2017 06:30 PM - 08/03/2017 09:00 PM

Add to Calendar 08/03/2017 06:30 PM 08/03/2017 09:00 PM Music in the Moonlight Concert Series Enjoy some Music in the Moonlight at Hickory Creek Preserve during this free Forest Preserve District of Will County concert, the last of three in the series. Concert-goers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or a blanket, snacks and bug repellent and to make a night of it. 6:30-9PM reconnectwithnature.org Hickory Creek Preserve - LaPorte Road Access, 10537 W La Porte Rd, Mokena, IL 60448, USA

Enjoy some Music in the Moonlight at Hickory Creek Preserve during this free Forest Preserve District of Will County concert, the last of three in the series. Concert-goers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or a blanket, snacks and bug repellent and to make a night of it. 6:30-9PM reconnectwithnature.org

Location: Hickory Creek Preserve - LaPorte Road Access, 10537 W La Porte Rd, Mokena, IL 60448, USA

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Ski Broncs Waterski Show
08/04/2017 12:00 AM - 08/05/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/04/2017 12:00 AM 08/05/2017 12:00 AM Ski Broncs Waterski Show The Rockford Ski Broncs’ dazzling water ski show is in its 50th year! Powered by 2,000 horsepower, it’s like Cirque du Soleil on the Rock River. Daring jumps. Tremendous human pyramids. Speedy barefoot skiing. Beautiful ballet lines. Head-spinning swivel skiing. Tricky tricking. FREE admission and FREE parking. Modern bleachers and lawn seating available. Delicious concessions on-site. Our mission is to improve our community, and promote the sport of water skiing, through the impact we have on our participants and those who relate to us as a water ski show team. Please join us, relax, and enjoy the show! The Tuesday, July 4 show will conclude with a huge fireworks display. MAY (7:00pm) 5/26 Friday 5/31 Wednesday JUNE (7:00pm) 6/2 Friday 6/7 Wednesday 6/9 Friday 6/14 Wednesday 6/15 Thursday 6/21 Wednesday 6/23 Friday 6/28 Wednesday 6/30 Friday JULY (7:00pm) 7/4 Tuesday (Fireworks Display) 7/5 Wednesday 7/7 Friday 7/12 Wednesday 7/14 Friday 7/19 Wednesday 7/21 Friday 7/26 Wednesday 7/28 Friday AUGUST (6:30pm) 8/2 Wednesday 8/4 Friday 8/9 Wednesday 8/18 Friday 8/25 Friday SEPTEMBER (6:30pm) 9/1 Friday skibroncs.com 235 Evelyn Ave, Loves Park, IL 61111, USA

The Rockford Ski Broncs’ dazzling water ski show is in its 50th year! Powered by 2,000 horsepower, it’s like Cirque du Soleil on the Rock River. Daring jumps. Tremendous human pyramids. Speedy barefoot skiing. Beautiful ballet lines. Head-spinning swivel skiing. Tricky tricking. FREE admission and FREE parking. Modern bleachers and lawn seating available. Delicious concessions on-site. Our mission is to improve our community, and promote the sport of water skiing, through the impact we have on our participants and those who relate to us as a water ski show team. Please join us, relax, and enjoy the show! The Tuesday, July 4 show will conclude with a huge fireworks display. MAY (7:00pm) 5/26 Friday 5/31 Wednesday JUNE (7:00pm) 6/2 Friday 6/7 Wednesday 6/9 Friday 6/14 Wednesday 6/15 Thursday 6/21 Wednesday 6/23 Friday 6/28 Wednesday 6/30 Friday JULY (7:00pm) 7/4 Tuesday (Fireworks Display) 7/5 Wednesday 7/7 Friday 7/12 Wednesday 7/14 Friday 7/19 Wednesday 7/21 Friday 7/26 Wednesday 7/28 Friday AUGUST (6:30pm) 8/2 Wednesday 8/4 Friday 8/9 Wednesday 8/18 Friday 8/25 Friday SEPTEMBER (6:30pm) 9/1 Friday skibroncs.com

Location: 235 Evelyn Ave, Loves Park, IL 61111, USA

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Rockford City Market
08/04/2017 12:00 AM - 08/05/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/04/2017 12:00 AM 08/05/2017 12:00 AM Rockford City Market Rockford City Market is an open air public market featuring locally grown and made items including vegetables, fruit, meat, cheese, flowers, herbs, baked goods, artisans, prepared food, local beer and wine. There is weekly live entertainment in two areas, kids’ activities, and cooking demos. Fridays: 3:30pm-8:30pm May 19-Sept. 1 | 3:30pm-7:30pm Sept. 8-Sept. 29 rockfordcitymarket.com South Water Street, S Water St, Rockford, IL 61104, USA

Rockford City Market is an open air public market featuring locally grown and made items including vegetables, fruit, meat, cheese, flowers, herbs, baked goods, artisans, prepared food, local beer and wine. There is weekly live entertainment in two areas, kids’ activities, and cooking demos. Fridays: 3:30pm-8:30pm May 19-Sept. 1 | 3:30pm-7:30pm Sept. 8-Sept. 29 rockfordcitymarket.com

Location: South Water Street, S Water St, Rockford, IL 61104, USA

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Maker Mania
08/04/2017 11:00 AM - 08/04/2017 03:30 PM

Add to Calendar 08/04/2017 11:00 AM 08/04/2017 03:30 PM Maker Mania Join us for two fun days of invention, construction and innovation! Use real tools and real materials to create amazing projects in our Make It Workshop, where you can build cool things and take them home! Make a musical instrument, design a boat that floats, learn to solder or make a toy car! Or use our materials and invent your own creation! Included with Discovery Center admission. Admission: $8.00/person or free for members and children age one and younger. discoverycentermuseum.com Discovery Center Museum, 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA

Join us for two fun days of invention, construction and innovation! Use real tools and real materials to create amazing projects in our Make It Workshop, where you can build cool things and take them home! Make a musical instrument, design a boat that floats, learn to solder or make a toy car! Or use our materials and invent your own creation! Included with Discovery Center admission. Admission: $8.00/person or free for members and children age one and younger. discoverycentermuseum.com

Location: Discovery Center Museum, 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA

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Live Summer Concert Aurora- Scott Tipping Trio with Ron Porter Trio
08/04/2017 06:00 PM - 08/04/2017 10:00 PM

Add to Calendar 08/04/2017 06:00 PM 08/04/2017 10:00 PM Live Summer Concert Aurora- Scott Tipping Trio with Ron Porter Trio Millennium Plaza, a green space along Stolp Avenue next to Leland Tower in downtown Aurora, hosts 18 free concerts this summer. The concerts are part of Wednesdays at the Plaza, a free summer concert series, First Fridays in downtown Aurora, and Summer Second Saturdays, a free afternoon with family-friendly entertainment and activities. The auditorium seating facing the Fox River is the perfect setting for a summer evening with live music. Wednesdays at the Plaza concerts are from 7 to 9 p.m. First Fridays concerts are from 6 to 10 p.m. and Summer Second Saturdays are 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Coolers (no alcohol) are welcome. Blankets and/or cushions are recommended. Chairs can be set up in the small lawn area. All concerts are sponsored by Aurora Downtown, a non-profit group of downtown business and property owners within SSA #One. Certain dates are also sponsored by City of Aurora. Wednesdays at the Plaza sponsors are Karademas Management, Aurora Fastprint, If These Walls Could Talk, The Compounder, Rocktown Adventures, Reuland’s Food Service, Vicki McCoy/ReMax, The Yetee, Ald. Carl Franco, City of Aurora, Aurora Downtown, Downtown Auroran Magazine and Fox Valley Park District. For more information, visit www.auroradowntown.org. Aurora, IL, USA

Millennium Plaza, a green space along Stolp Avenue next to Leland Tower in downtown Aurora, hosts 18 free concerts this summer. The concerts are part of Wednesdays at the Plaza, a free summer concert series, First Fridays in downtown Aurora, and Summer Second Saturdays, a free afternoon with family-friendly entertainment and activities. The auditorium seating facing the Fox River is the perfect setting for a summer evening with live music. Wednesdays at the Plaza concerts are from 7 to 9 p.m. First Fridays concerts are from 6 to 10 p.m. and Summer Second Saturdays are 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Coolers (no alcohol) are welcome. Blankets and/or cushions are recommended. Chairs can be set up in the small lawn area. All concerts are sponsored by Aurora Downtown, a non-profit group of downtown business and property owners within SSA #One. Certain dates are also sponsored by City of Aurora. Wednesdays at the Plaza sponsors are Karademas Management, Aurora Fastprint, If These Walls Could Talk, The Compounder, Rocktown Adventures, Reuland’s Food Service, Vicki McCoy/ReMax, The Yetee, Ald. Carl Franco, City of Aurora, Aurora Downtown, Downtown Auroran Magazine and Fox Valley Park District. For more information, visit www.auroradowntown.org.

Location: Aurora, IL, USA

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Start Time: 08/04/2017 06:00 PM
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5th Annual Community Fest 2017
08/05/2017 12:00 AM - 08/06/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/05/2017 12:00 AM 08/06/2017 12:00 AM 5th Annual Community Fest 2017 Come out and enjoy a day of music, free games for the kids, Arts and Craft Vendors and Food Vendors. calumetparkvillage.org Calumet Park Parks & Recreation Department, 12426 S Loomis St, Calumet Park, IL 60827, USA

Come out and enjoy a day of music, free games for the kids, Arts and Craft Vendors and Food Vendors. calumetparkvillage.org

Location: Calumet Park Parks & Recreation Department, 12426 S Loomis St, Calumet Park, IL 60827, USA

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Farmer's Market Tinley Park
08/05/2017 12:00 AM - 08/06/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/05/2017 12:00 AM 08/06/2017 12:00 AM Farmer's Market Tinley Park Visit the farmer’s market every Saturday for the best selection of fruits, vegetables, fresh flowers and much more! Sa 7:30AM-12:30PM downtowntinley.com Tinley Park, IL, USA

Visit the farmer’s market every Saturday for the best selection of fruits, vegetables, fresh flowers and much more! Sa 7:30AM-12:30PM downtowntinley.com

Location: Tinley Park, IL, USA

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Homewood Farmers Market
08/05/2017 08:00 AM - 08/05/2017 11:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/05/2017 08:00 AM 08/05/2017 11:00 AM Homewood Farmers Market At Homewood’s farmer’s market, purchase fresh produce, baked goods and prepared foods. Weekly Saturdays through October. Enjoy Hunt & Gather Vintage Market, the last Saturday of each month May-September. Sa 8AM-1PM village.homewood.il.us/ Homewood, IL, USA

At Homewood’s farmer’s market, purchase fresh produce, baked goods and prepared foods. Weekly Saturdays through October. Enjoy Hunt & Gather Vintage Market, the last Saturday of each month May-September. Sa 8AM-1PM village.homewood.il.us/

Location: Homewood, IL, USA

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Kidzfest
08/05/2017 10:00 AM - 08/05/2017 03:00 PM

Add to Calendar 08/05/2017 10:00 AM 08/05/2017 03:00 PM Kidzfest Kidzfest is held on the first Saturday of August from 10am until 3pm each year. The event includes many types of interactive, educational and fun activities sponsored by a variety of vendors, i.e. Lewis University Kids Campus, Joliet Park District, Rialto Square Theatre, the Library, the Forest Preserve District and numerous other vendors planning special activities for kids. Food and entertainment. jolietdowntown.com/kidzfest/ Joliet, IL, USA

Kidzfest is held on the first Saturday of August from 10am until 3pm each year. The event includes many types of interactive, educational and fun activities sponsored by a variety of vendors, i.e. Lewis University Kids Campus, Joliet Park District, Rialto Square Theatre, the Library, the Forest Preserve District and numerous other vendors planning special activities for kids. Food and entertainment. jolietdowntown.com/kidzfest/

Location: Joliet, IL, USA

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Paint & Pour at the Vineyard with Galena Artist Sandra Principe
08/05/2017 11:00 AM - 08/05/2017 02:00 PM

Add to Calendar 08/05/2017 11:00 AM 08/05/2017 02:00 PM Paint & Pour at the Vineyard with Galena Artist Sandra Principe Enjoy your self-expression through painting at Galena Cellars Vineyard with Galena artist Sandra Principe. No experience required. $40 per person includes class, lunch and a wine tasting in the Galena Cellars Tasting Room. An optional $15 materials fee is also available for the class. Advanced reservations required: call 815-541-0068. Or for more information contact the Galena Cellars Vineyard, 4746 N. Ford Rd., Galena, 815-777-3235. Galena Cellars Vineyard, 4746 N Ford Rd, Galena, IL 61036, USA

Enjoy your self-expression through painting at Galena Cellars Vineyard with Galena artist Sandra Principe. No experience required. $40 per person includes class, lunch and a wine tasting in the Galena Cellars Tasting Room. An optional $15 materials fee is also available for the class. Advanced reservations required: call 815-541-0068. Or for more information contact the Galena Cellars Vineyard, 4746 N. Ford Rd., Galena, 815-777-3235.

Location: Galena Cellars Vineyard, 4746 N Ford Rd, Galena, IL 61036, USA

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It's Summer at the Museum
08/05/2017 01:00 PM - 08/05/2017 03:30 PM

Add to Calendar 08/05/2017 01:00 PM 08/05/2017 03:30 PM It's Summer at the Museum Decorated with summer theme. Park Forest Aquacenter history on display. Toys, furnishings, clothes books, 1948-1953. Park Forest history with social and fashion trends of the day. W & Sa 1-3:30PM; other days and hours by appointment parkforesthistory.org/ 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

Decorated with summer theme. Park Forest Aquacenter history on display. Toys, furnishings, clothes books, 1948-1953. Park Forest history with social and fashion trends of the day. W & Sa 1-3:30PM; other days and hours by appointment parkforesthistory.org/

Location: 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

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Frankfort Country Market
08/06/2017 12:00 AM - 08/07/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/06/2017 12:00 AM 08/07/2017 12:00 AM Frankfort Country Market SPRING MARKET - Enjoy a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants and specialty products locally grown. Special events and demos throughout the season. A full listing of vendors and events will be available soon. villageoffrankfort.com/calendar Frankfort, IL, USA

SPRING MARKET - Enjoy a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants and specialty products locally grown. Special events and demos throughout the season. A full listing of vendors and events will be available soon. villageoffrankfort.com/calendar

Location: Frankfort, IL, USA

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Kid's Fishing Derby
08/06/2017 07:30 AM - 08/06/2017 12:30 PM

Add to Calendar 08/06/2017 07:30 AM 08/06/2017 12:30 PM Kid's Fishing Derby Monee Reservoir, in partnership with Cabela’s, is hosting the Forest Preserve District of Will County’s annual fishing derby for kids ages 5-15. Prizes will be awarded in three different age categories for the largest fish, smallest fish and most fish caught. Fishing will take place from 8AM to noon. Prizes will be announced from noon to 1PM. Pre-registration is recommended by calling 708-534-8499. Day-of registration also will be available from 7 to 8AM. Cost: $5 per person. 7AM-1PM reconnectwithnature.org/ Monee Reservoir, Monee Township, IL 60449, USA

Monee Reservoir, in partnership with Cabela’s, is hosting the Forest Preserve District of Will County’s annual fishing derby for kids ages 5-15. Prizes will be awarded in three different age categories for the largest fish, smallest fish and most fish caught. Fishing will take place from 8AM to noon. Prizes will be announced from noon to 1PM. Pre-registration is recommended by calling 708-534-8499. Day-of registration also will be available from 7 to 8AM. Cost: $5 per person. 7AM-1PM reconnectwithnature.org/

Location: Monee Reservoir, Monee Township, IL 60449, USA

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Music on the Terrace: Daniel Stratman
08/06/2017 01:00 PM - 08/06/2017 06:00 PM

Add to Calendar 08/06/2017 01:00 PM 08/06/2017 06:00 PM Music on the Terrace: Daniel Stratman Team Applesmoke Grill & Light Fare Available Creekside Vineyards Inn and Wine Terrace 7505 120th Avenue, Coal Valley IL 61240 309-787-WINE (9463), info@creeksidevineyards.com Creekside Vineyards Inn and Wine Terrace, 7505 120th Ave, Coal Valley, IL 61240, United States

Team Applesmoke Grill & Light Fare Available Creekside Vineyards Inn and Wine Terrace 7505 120th Avenue, Coal Valley IL 61240 309-787-WINE (9463), info@creeksidevineyards.com

Location: Creekside Vineyards Inn and Wine Terrace, 7505 120th Ave, Coal Valley, IL 61240, United States

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Historic Pullman 1st Sunday Walking Tour
08/06/2017 01:30 PM - 08/06/2017 02:30 PM

Add to Calendar 08/06/2017 01:30 PM 08/06/2017 02:30 PM Historic Pullman 1st Sunday Walking Tour Our 2017 “First Sunday” guided walking tour program starts on Sunday, May 7, at 1:30pm and repeats every “first Sunday” May through October. These tours are open to the public and do not require a reservation although we would appreciate knowing if you plan to bring a group to the tour. Tours leave from the Pullman National Monument Visitor Information Center, 11141 S. Cottage Grove Ave. www.pullmanil.org/ Pullman National Monument, 11141 S Cottage Grove Ave, Chicago, IL 60628, USA

Our 2017 “First Sunday” guided walking tour program starts on Sunday, May 7, at 1:30pm and repeats every “first Sunday” May through October. These tours are open to the public and do not require a reservation although we would appreciate knowing if you plan to bring a group to the tour. Tours leave from the Pullman National Monument Visitor Information Center, 11141 S. Cottage Grove Ave. www.pullmanil.org/

Location: Pullman National Monument, 11141 S Cottage Grove Ave, Chicago, IL 60628, USA

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Summer Concert Series
08/06/2017 07:00 PM - 08/06/2017 09:00 PM

Add to Calendar 08/06/2017 07:00 PM 08/06/2017 09:00 PM Summer Concert Series Summer Concert Series on the Village Green. Admission is Free! Bring your blanket or lawn chair. Food and drink are also allowed 7-9:30PM oaklawn-il.gov/ 9446 Raymond Ave, Oak Lawn, IL 60453, USA

Summer Concert Series on the Village Green. Admission is Free! Bring your blanket or lawn chair. Food and drink are also allowed 7-9:30PM oaklawn-il.gov/

Location: 9446 Raymond Ave, Oak Lawn, IL 60453, USA

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Summer Concert Series
08/06/2017 07:00 PM - 08/06/2017 09:30 PM

Add to Calendar 08/06/2017 07:00 PM 08/06/2017 09:30 PM Summer Concert Series The concerts are free, so bring your picnic baskets, refreshments, lawn chairs and blankets, and enjoy some summer fun with the whole family. Don’t forget the mosquito repellent. Food will be available from the Oak Lawn Boy Scouts (hot dogs, soda, & chips), Christensen’s Wagon (popcorn & lemon shake-ups). All concerts take place on the Village Green, located directly east of the Municipal Center and north of the Library in Oak Lawn. 7-9:30PM oaklawn-il.gov Oak Lawn, IL 60453, USA

The concerts are free, so bring your picnic baskets, refreshments, lawn chairs and blankets, and enjoy some summer fun with the whole family. Don’t forget the mosquito repellent. Food will be available from the Oak Lawn Boy Scouts (hot dogs, soda, & chips), Christensen’s Wagon (popcorn & lemon shake-ups). All concerts take place on the Village Green, located directly east of the Municipal Center and north of the Library in Oak Lawn. 7-9:30PM oaklawn-il.gov

Location: Oak Lawn, IL 60453, USA

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Tuesday Evening in the Gardens
08/08/2017 12:00 AM - 08/09/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/08/2017 12:00 AM 08/09/2017 12:00 AM Tuesday Evening in the Gardens Tuesday Evening in the Gardens features local, regional and nationally tourign musicians. Join friends and family for an evening of live music and comradery in this beautiful outdoor setting. Guests are allowed to set up picnic areas starting at 5:00pm. Food and beverages are available for purchase from local vendors. Carry-in picnic suppers are welcome - carry-in beverages are prohibited. andersongardens.org/tuesday-evening-gardens-2017/ Anderson Japanese Gardens, 318 Spring Creek Rd, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

Tuesday Evening in the Gardens features local, regional and nationally tourign musicians. Join friends and family for an evening of live music and comradery in this beautiful outdoor setting. Guests are allowed to set up picnic areas starting at 5:00pm. Food and beverages are available for purchase from local vendors. Carry-in picnic suppers are welcome - carry-in beverages are prohibited. andersongardens.org/tuesday-evening-gardens-2017/

Location: Anderson Japanese Gardens, 318 Spring Creek Rd, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

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Movies at Grandon
08/08/2017 12:00 AM - 08/09/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/08/2017 12:00 AM 08/09/2017 12:00 AM Movies at Grandon – Movies at Grandon will return to Central Memorial Park this summer with five scheduled movie nights. Movies will once again be held on Tuesday evenings, beginning on June 13th and on every other Tuesday through August 8. The line-up for this year is: June 13 – The Secret Life of Pets June 27 – Storks July 11 – Moana July 25 – Finding Nemo August 8 – Finding Dory Sterling Main Street has once again partnered with the Sterling-Rock Falls Family YMCA who will provide fun activities for the kids before the movies beginning at 7 PM. The activities will vary each week and have fun themes tying into each movie. Various community non-profits will provide concessions each night, including popcorn, beverages and other sweet treats. The movies will begin at dusk. In the case of rain, the downtown Sterling Theater has graciously opened its doors to us again this year to serve as a backup location. In the case of bad weather, day of announcements regarding location changes will be posted to our website and social media. Join us for the first movie on June 13th and you will also be able to meet Brinkley, the Sterling Police Department’s comfort dog. The year’s Movies at Grandon are presented by Select Employees Credit Union, JJM Printing, Dana Corp., Boston Leather, SBM, Sterling Federal Bank and the Sterling Kiwanis. Additional support was also provided by the Sterling-Rock Falls Community Trust, Yellow Dog Publishing, The Factory Pub-n-Grub, Casey’s General Stores and Knutsen Cabinets & Countertops. For additional information on Sterling Main Street, its activities and events, or to volunteer, please call the office at 815.626.8610, visit www.sterlingmainstreet.org, or email info@sterlingmainstreet.org. You can also follow Sterling Main Street on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Sterling, IL 61081, USA

– Movies at Grandon will return to Central Memorial Park this summer with five scheduled movie nights. Movies will once again be held on Tuesday evenings, beginning on June 13th and on every other Tuesday through August 8. The line-up for this year is: June 13 – The Secret Life of Pets June 27 – Storks July 11 – Moana July 25 – Finding Nemo August 8 – Finding Dory Sterling Main Street has once again partnered with the Sterling-Rock Falls Family YMCA who will provide fun activities for the kids before the movies beginning at 7 PM. The activities will vary each week and have fun themes tying into each movie. Various community non-profits will provide concessions each night, including popcorn, beverages and other sweet treats. The movies will begin at dusk. In the case of rain, the downtown Sterling Theater has graciously opened its doors to us again this year to serve as a backup location. In the case of bad weather, day of announcements regarding location changes will be posted to our website and social media. Join us for the first movie on June 13th and you will also be able to meet Brinkley, the Sterling Police Department’s comfort dog. The year’s Movies at Grandon are presented by Select Employees Credit Union, JJM Printing, Dana Corp., Boston Leather, SBM, Sterling Federal Bank and the Sterling Kiwanis. Additional support was also provided by the Sterling-Rock Falls Community Trust, Yellow Dog Publishing, The Factory Pub-n-Grub, Casey’s General Stores and Knutsen Cabinets & Countertops. For additional information on Sterling Main Street, its activities and events, or to volunteer, please call the office at 815.626.8610, visit www.sterlingmainstreet.org, or email info@sterlingmainstreet.org. You can also follow Sterling Main Street on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Location: Sterling, IL 61081, USA

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Downtown Tinley Park Cruise Nights
08/08/2017 12:00 AM - 08/09/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/08/2017 12:00 AM 08/09/2017 12:00 AM Downtown Tinley Park Cruise Nights Are you a classic car or hotrod owner or fan? Show them off or just view them! Food and beverages available. Tu 5-9PM downtowntinley.com Tinley Park, IL, USA

Are you a classic car or hotrod owner or fan? Show them off or just view them! Food and beverages available. Tu 5-9PM downtowntinley.com

Location: Tinley Park, IL, USA

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Boone County Fair
08/08/2017 12:00 AM - 08/14/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/08/2017 12:00 AM 08/14/2017 12:00 AM Boone County Fair boonecountyfair.com Live music, rides, games, food and more! Boone County Fairgrounds, 8791 IL-76, Belvidere, IL 61008, USA

boonecountyfair.com Live music, rides, games, food and more!

Location: Boone County Fairgrounds, 8791 IL-76, Belvidere, IL 61008, USA

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Wednesdays at the Plaza
08/09/2017 12:00 AM - 08/10/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/09/2017 12:00 AM 08/10/2017 12:00 AM Wednesdays at the Plaza A weekly summer concert series along the Fox River. Experience local and regional talent and exciting original music. Hours: 7 to 9 p.m. June 14 to Aug 16, 2017 Admission: Free. downtownaurora.com/wednesdays-at-the-plaza Aurora, IL, USA

A weekly summer concert series along the Fox River. Experience local and regional talent and exciting original music. Hours: 7 to 9 p.m. June 14 to Aug 16, 2017 Admission: Free. downtownaurora.com/wednesdays-at-the-plaza

Location: Aurora, IL, USA

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Ski Broncs Waterski Show
08/09/2017 12:00 AM - 08/10/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/09/2017 12:00 AM 08/10/2017 12:00 AM Ski Broncs Waterski Show The Rockford Ski Broncs’ dazzling water ski show is in its 50th year! Powered by 2,000 horsepower, it’s like Cirque du Soleil on the Rock River. Daring jumps. Tremendous human pyramids. Speedy barefoot skiing. Beautiful ballet lines. Head-spinning swivel skiing. Tricky tricking. FREE admission and FREE parking. Modern bleachers and lawn seating available. Delicious concessions on-site. Our mission is to improve our community, and promote the sport of water skiing, through the impact we have on our participants and those who relate to us as a water ski show team. Please join us, relax, and enjoy the show! The Tuesday, July 4 show will conclude with a huge fireworks display. MAY (7:00pm) 5/26 Friday 5/31 Wednesday JUNE (7:00pm) 6/2 Friday 6/7 Wednesday 6/9 Friday 6/14 Wednesday 6/15 Thursday 6/21 Wednesday 6/23 Friday 6/28 Wednesday 6/30 Friday JULY (7:00pm) 7/4 Tuesday (Fireworks Display) 7/5 Wednesday 7/7 Friday 7/12 Wednesday 7/14 Friday 7/19 Wednesday 7/21 Friday 7/26 Wednesday 7/28 Friday AUGUST (6:30pm) 8/2 Wednesday 8/4 Friday 8/9 Wednesday 8/18 Friday 8/25 Friday SEPTEMBER (6:30pm) 9/1 Friday skibroncs.com 235 Evelyn Ave, Loves Park, IL 61111, USA

The Rockford Ski Broncs’ dazzling water ski show is in its 50th year! Powered by 2,000 horsepower, it’s like Cirque du Soleil on the Rock River. Daring jumps. Tremendous human pyramids. Speedy barefoot skiing. Beautiful ballet lines. Head-spinning swivel skiing. Tricky tricking. FREE admission and FREE parking. Modern bleachers and lawn seating available. Delicious concessions on-site. Our mission is to improve our community, and promote the sport of water skiing, through the impact we have on our participants and those who relate to us as a water ski show team. Please join us, relax, and enjoy the show! The Tuesday, July 4 show will conclude with a huge fireworks display. MAY (7:00pm) 5/26 Friday 5/31 Wednesday JUNE (7:00pm) 6/2 Friday 6/7 Wednesday 6/9 Friday 6/14 Wednesday 6/15 Thursday 6/21 Wednesday 6/23 Friday 6/28 Wednesday 6/30 Friday JULY (7:00pm) 7/4 Tuesday (Fireworks Display) 7/5 Wednesday 7/7 Friday 7/12 Wednesday 7/14 Friday 7/19 Wednesday 7/21 Friday 7/26 Wednesday 7/28 Friday AUGUST (6:30pm) 8/2 Wednesday 8/4 Friday 8/9 Wednesday 8/18 Friday 8/25 Friday SEPTEMBER (6:30pm) 9/1 Friday skibroncs.com

Location: 235 Evelyn Ave, Loves Park, IL 61111, USA

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Farmers Market- Palos Heights
08/09/2017 12:00 AM - 08/10/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/09/2017 12:00 AM 08/10/2017 12:00 AM Farmers Market- Palos Heights Great locally grown produce, food products and plants every Wednesday morning. LINK cards accepted. W 7AM-1PM. May 10-31; June 7-28; July 5-26; Aug 2-30; Sept 6-27; Oct 4-11. palosheights.org Palos Heights, IL, USA

Great locally grown produce, food products and plants every Wednesday morning. LINK cards accepted. W 7AM-1PM. May 10-31; June 7-28; July 5-26; Aug 2-30; Sept 6-27; Oct 4-11. palosheights.org

Location: Palos Heights, IL, USA

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Backyard Birds Art Exhibit
08/09/2017 10:00 AM - 08/31/2017 02:00 PM

Add to Calendar 08/09/2017 10:00 AM 08/31/2017 02:00 PM Backyard Birds Art Exhibit Chicago artist Catherine Game’s “Backyard Birds” collection will be on display from 10AM-4PM Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon-4 p.m. Sundays at Plum Creek Nature Center. Using India ink and homemade paints from sustainably sourced materials such as vegetables, spices and soils, Game has created artwork that depicts the birds of Chicago. For artwork information, visit www.CatherineGame.com. The all-ages exhibit is free. Tu-Sa 10AM-4PM; Su 12-4PM reconnectwithnature.org/ Plum Creek Nature Center, 27064 Dutton Rd, Beecher, IL 60401, USA

Chicago artist Catherine Game’s “Backyard Birds” collection will be on display from 10AM-4PM Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon-4 p.m. Sundays at Plum Creek Nature Center. Using India ink and homemade paints from sustainably sourced materials such as vegetables, spices and soils, Game has created artwork that depicts the birds of Chicago. For artwork information, visit www.CatherineGame.com. The all-ages exhibit is free. Tu-Sa 10AM-4PM; Su 12-4PM reconnectwithnature.org/

Location: Plum Creek Nature Center, 27064 Dutton Rd, Beecher, IL 60401, USA

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It's Summer at the Museum
08/09/2017 01:00 PM - 08/09/2017 03:30 PM

Add to Calendar 08/09/2017 01:00 PM 08/09/2017 03:30 PM It's Summer at the Museum Decorated with summer theme. Park Forest Aquacenter history on display. Toys, furnishings, clothes books, 1948-1953. Park Forest history with social and fashion trends of the day. W & Sa 1-3:30PM; other days and hours by appointment parkforesthistory.org/ 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

Decorated with summer theme. Park Forest Aquacenter history on display. Toys, furnishings, clothes books, 1948-1953. Park Forest history with social and fashion trends of the day. W & Sa 1-3:30PM; other days and hours by appointment parkforesthistory.org/

Location: 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

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Live Summer Concert Aurora- Feed the Birds
08/09/2017 07:00 PM - 08/09/2017 09:00 PM

Add to Calendar 08/09/2017 07:00 PM 08/09/2017 09:00 PM Live Summer Concert Aurora- Feed the Birds Millennium Plaza, a green space along Stolp Avenue next to Leland Tower in downtown Aurora, hosts 18 free concerts this summer. The concerts are part of Wednesdays at the Plaza, a free summer concert series, First Fridays in downtown Aurora, and Summer Second Saturdays, a free afternoon with family-friendly entertainment and activities. The auditorium seating facing the Fox River is the perfect setting for a summer evening with live music. Wednesdays at the Plaza concerts are from 7 to 9 p.m. First Fridays concerts are from 6 to 10 p.m. and Summer Second Saturdays are 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Coolers (no alcohol) are welcome. Blankets and/or cushions are recommended. Chairs can be set up in the small lawn area. All concerts are sponsored by Aurora Downtown, a non-profit group of downtown business and property owners within SSA #One. Certain dates are also sponsored by City of Aurora. Wednesdays at the Plaza sponsors are Karademas Management, Aurora Fastprint, If These Walls Could Talk, The Compounder, Rocktown Adventures, Reuland’s Food Service, Vicki McCoy/ReMax, The Yetee, Ald. Carl Franco, City of Aurora, Aurora Downtown, Downtown Auroran Magazine and Fox Valley Park District. For more information, visit www.auroradowntown.org. Aurora, IL, USA

Millennium Plaza, a green space along Stolp Avenue next to Leland Tower in downtown Aurora, hosts 18 free concerts this summer. The concerts are part of Wednesdays at the Plaza, a free summer concert series, First Fridays in downtown Aurora, and Summer Second Saturdays, a free afternoon with family-friendly entertainment and activities. The auditorium seating facing the Fox River is the perfect setting for a summer evening with live music. Wednesdays at the Plaza concerts are from 7 to 9 p.m. First Fridays concerts are from 6 to 10 p.m. and Summer Second Saturdays are 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Coolers (no alcohol) are welcome. Blankets and/or cushions are recommended. Chairs can be set up in the small lawn area. All concerts are sponsored by Aurora Downtown, a non-profit group of downtown business and property owners within SSA #One. Certain dates are also sponsored by City of Aurora. Wednesdays at the Plaza sponsors are Karademas Management, Aurora Fastprint, If These Walls Could Talk, The Compounder, Rocktown Adventures, Reuland’s Food Service, Vicki McCoy/ReMax, The Yetee, Ald. Carl Franco, City of Aurora, Aurora Downtown, Downtown Auroran Magazine and Fox Valley Park District. For more information, visit www.auroradowntown.org.

Location: Aurora, IL, USA

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Thursday's in the Park
08/10/2017 12:00 AM - 08/11/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/10/2017 12:00 AM 08/11/2017 12:00 AM Thursday's in the Park Bring your picnic basket, lawn chair or blanket and join us at the Outdoor Band Shell located on the east side of the Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center every Thursday from June 29 through August 17! We will feature bands, movies and special events suitable for the whole family! A small concession stand will be available at all events. All concerts begin at 7:00PM and movies start at dusk. 7PM tinleyparkdistrict.org 8125 W 171st St, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

Bring your picnic basket, lawn chair or blanket and join us at the Outdoor Band Shell located on the east side of the Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center every Thursday from June 29 through August 17! We will feature bands, movies and special events suitable for the whole family! A small concession stand will be available at all events. All concerts begin at 7:00PM and movies start at dusk. 7PM tinleyparkdistrict.org

Location: 8125 W 171st St, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

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Cruisin' Frankfort
08/10/2017 05:00 PM - 08/10/2017 08:00 PM

Add to Calendar 08/10/2017 05:00 PM 08/10/2017 08:00 PM Cruisin' Frankfort Enjoy viewing classic cars as they line the streets of downtown Frankfort. Frankfort, IL, USA

Enjoy viewing classic cars as they line the streets of downtown Frankfort.

Location: Frankfort, IL, USA

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Ski Broncs Waterski Show
08/11/2017 12:00 AM - 08/12/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/11/2017 12:00 AM 08/12/2017 12:00 AM Ski Broncs Waterski Show The Rockford Ski Broncs’ dazzling water ski show is in its 50th year! Powered by 2,000 horsepower, it’s like Cirque du Soleil on the Rock River. Daring jumps. Tremendous human pyramids. Speedy barefoot skiing. Beautiful ballet lines. Head-spinning swivel skiing. Tricky tricking. FREE admission and FREE parking. Modern bleachers and lawn seating available. Delicious concessions on-site. Our mission is to improve our community, and promote the sport of water skiing, through the impact we have on our participants and those who relate to us as a water ski show team. Please join us, relax, and enjoy the show! The Tuesday, July 4 show will conclude with a huge fireworks display. MAY (7:00pm) 5/26 Friday 5/31 Wednesday JUNE (7:00pm) 6/2 Friday 6/7 Wednesday 6/9 Friday 6/14 Wednesday 6/15 Thursday 6/21 Wednesday 6/23 Friday 6/28 Wednesday 6/30 Friday JULY (7:00pm) 7/4 Tuesday (Fireworks Display) 7/5 Wednesday 7/7 Friday 7/12 Wednesday 7/14 Friday 7/19 Wednesday 7/21 Friday 7/26 Wednesday 7/28 Friday AUGUST (6:30pm) 8/2 Wednesday 8/4 Friday 8/9 Wednesday 8/18 Friday 8/25 Friday SEPTEMBER (6:30pm) 9/1 Friday skibroncs.com 235 Evelyn Ave, Loves Park, IL 61111, USA

The Rockford Ski Broncs’ dazzling water ski show is in its 50th year! Powered by 2,000 horsepower, it’s like Cirque du Soleil on the Rock River. Daring jumps. Tremendous human pyramids. Speedy barefoot skiing. Beautiful ballet lines. Head-spinning swivel skiing. Tricky tricking. FREE admission and FREE parking. Modern bleachers and lawn seating available. Delicious concessions on-site. Our mission is to improve our community, and promote the sport of water skiing, through the impact we have on our participants and those who relate to us as a water ski show team. Please join us, relax, and enjoy the show! The Tuesday, July 4 show will conclude with a huge fireworks display. MAY (7:00pm) 5/26 Friday 5/31 Wednesday JUNE (7:00pm) 6/2 Friday 6/7 Wednesday 6/9 Friday 6/14 Wednesday 6/15 Thursday 6/21 Wednesday 6/23 Friday 6/28 Wednesday 6/30 Friday JULY (7:00pm) 7/4 Tuesday (Fireworks Display) 7/5 Wednesday 7/7 Friday 7/12 Wednesday 7/14 Friday 7/19 Wednesday 7/21 Friday 7/26 Wednesday 7/28 Friday AUGUST (6:30pm) 8/2 Wednesday 8/4 Friday 8/9 Wednesday 8/18 Friday 8/25 Friday SEPTEMBER (6:30pm) 9/1 Friday skibroncs.com

Location: 235 Evelyn Ave, Loves Park, IL 61111, USA

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Rockford City Market
08/11/2017 12:00 AM - 08/12/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/11/2017 12:00 AM 08/12/2017 12:00 AM Rockford City Market Rockford City Market is an open air public market featuring locally grown and made items including vegetables, fruit, meat, cheese, flowers, herbs, baked goods, artisans, prepared food, local beer and wine. There is weekly live entertainment in two areas, kids’ activities, and cooking demos. Fridays: 3:30pm-8:30pm May 19-Sept. 1 | 3:30pm-7:30pm Sept. 8-Sept. 29 rockfordcitymarket.com South Water Street, S Water St, Rockford, IL 61104, USA

Rockford City Market is an open air public market featuring locally grown and made items including vegetables, fruit, meat, cheese, flowers, herbs, baked goods, artisans, prepared food, local beer and wine. There is weekly live entertainment in two areas, kids’ activities, and cooking demos. Fridays: 3:30pm-8:30pm May 19-Sept. 1 | 3:30pm-7:30pm Sept. 8-Sept. 29 rockfordcitymarket.com

Location: South Water Street, S Water St, Rockford, IL 61104, USA

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Farmer's Market Tinley Park
08/12/2017 12:00 AM - 08/13/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/12/2017 12:00 AM 08/13/2017 12:00 AM Farmer's Market Tinley Park Visit the farmer’s market every Saturday for the best selection of fruits, vegetables, fresh flowers and much more! Sa 7:30AM-12:30PM downtowntinley.com Tinley Park, IL, USA

Visit the farmer’s market every Saturday for the best selection of fruits, vegetables, fresh flowers and much more! Sa 7:30AM-12:30PM downtowntinley.com

Location: Tinley Park, IL, USA

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Harleys & Hot Rods
08/12/2017 12:00 AM - 08/13/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/12/2017 12:00 AM 08/13/2017 12:00 AM Harleys & Hot Rods Kegel Harley-Davidson’s annual bike and car show is going to be huge! Music, food, trophies for winning categories, FREE entry, games, and more! Entry for participants is free. Registration begins at 9am, with voting beginning at 11am. First come first served, so come early to get a prime spot on the lot. FREE food! Hot dogs, corn boil, watermelon, and pop/water will be served beginning at 11am until gone. kegelmotorcycles.com/ 7125 Harrison Ave, Rockford, IL 61112, USA

Kegel Harley-Davidson’s annual bike and car show is going to be huge! Music, food, trophies for winning categories, FREE entry, games, and more! Entry for participants is free. Registration begins at 9am, with voting beginning at 11am. First come first served, so come early to get a prime spot on the lot. FREE food! Hot dogs, corn boil, watermelon, and pop/water will be served beginning at 11am until gone. kegelmotorcycles.com/

Location: 7125 Harrison Ave, Rockford, IL 61112, USA

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Homewood Farmers Market
08/12/2017 08:00 AM - 08/12/2017 11:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/12/2017 08:00 AM 08/12/2017 11:00 AM Homewood Farmers Market At Homewood’s farmer’s market, purchase fresh produce, baked goods and prepared foods. Weekly Saturdays through October. Enjoy Hunt & Gather Vintage Market, the last Saturday of each month May-September. Sa 8AM-1PM village.homewood.il.us/ Homewood, IL, USA

At Homewood’s farmer’s market, purchase fresh produce, baked goods and prepared foods. Weekly Saturdays through October. Enjoy Hunt & Gather Vintage Market, the last Saturday of each month May-September. Sa 8AM-1PM village.homewood.il.us/

Location: Homewood, IL, USA

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Barn Tour of DeKalb County
08/12/2017 09:00 AM - 08/12/2017 04:00 PM

Add to Calendar 08/12/2017 09:00 AM 08/12/2017 04:00 PM Barn Tour of DeKalb County -------------------- Event Name: Barn Tour of DeKalb County IL Description: The DeKalb County Barn Tour is a one-day driving tour of barn sites within DeKalb County hosted by the DeKalb Area Agricultural Heritage Association and the JF Glidden Homestead & Historical Center. Participants will receive a map Guide Book containing hand-drawn sketches of each barn and the barn’s history, style and use. Participants drive to each location in any order for a tour of the barn(s), including many interiors. Purchase your event ticket at any of the eight locations. Be aware that this is an outdoor activity that may involve walking on uneven ground. Admission is $25 per vehicle (buses extra) (Museum members receive a 25% discount). Bus groups are welcome. Call for details on pricing; Marcia Wilson at the JF Glidden Homestead & Historical Center at (815) 756-7904 or info@gliddenhomestead.org. Event Start: Aug. 12, 2017, 9 a.m. Event End: Aug. 12, 2017, 4 p.m. Event Phone: (815) 756-7904 Event Website: gliddenhomestead.org/index.html 921 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115, USA

-------------------- Event Name: Barn Tour of DeKalb County IL Description: The DeKalb County Barn Tour is a one-day driving tour of barn sites within DeKalb County hosted by the DeKalb Area Agricultural Heritage Association and the JF Glidden Homestead & Historical Center. Participants will receive a map Guide Book containing hand-drawn sketches of each barn and the barn’s history, style and use. Participants drive to each location in any order for a tour of the barn(s), including many interiors. Purchase your event ticket at any of the eight locations. Be aware that this is an outdoor activity that may involve walking on uneven ground. Admission is $25 per vehicle (buses extra) (Museum members receive a 25% discount). Bus groups are welcome. Call for details on pricing; Marcia Wilson at the JF Glidden Homestead & Historical Center at (815) 756-7904 or info@gliddenhomestead.org. Event Start: Aug. 12, 2017, 9 a.m. Event End: Aug. 12, 2017, 4 p.m. Event Phone: (815) 756-7904 Event Website: gliddenhomestead.org/index.html

Location: 921 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115, USA

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Live Summer Concert Aurora- Dabylon
08/12/2017 11:30 AM - 08/12/2017 01:30 PM

Add to Calendar 08/12/2017 11:30 AM 08/12/2017 01:30 PM Live Summer Concert Aurora- Dabylon Millennium Plaza, a green space along Stolp Avenue next to Leland Tower in downtown Aurora, hosts 18 free concerts this summer. The concerts are part of Wednesdays at the Plaza, a free summer concert series, First Fridays in downtown Aurora, and Summer Second Saturdays, a free afternoon with family-friendly entertainment and activities. The auditorium seating facing the Fox River is the perfect setting for a summer evening with live music. Wednesdays at the Plaza concerts are from 7 to 9 p.m. First Fridays concerts are from 6 to 10 p.m. and Summer Second Saturdays are 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Coolers (no alcohol) are welcome. Blankets and/or cushions are recommended. Chairs can be set up in the small lawn area. All concerts are sponsored by Aurora Downtown, a non-profit group of downtown business and property owners within SSA #One. Certain dates are also sponsored by City of Aurora. Wednesdays at the Plaza sponsors are Karademas Management, Aurora Fastprint, If These Walls Could Talk, The Compounder, Rocktown Adventures, Reuland’s Food Service, Vicki McCoy/ReMax, The Yetee, Ald. Carl Franco, City of Aurora, Aurora Downtown, Downtown Auroran Magazine and Fox Valley Park District. For more information, visit www.auroradowntown.org. Aurora, IL, USA

Millennium Plaza, a green space along Stolp Avenue next to Leland Tower in downtown Aurora, hosts 18 free concerts this summer. The concerts are part of Wednesdays at the Plaza, a free summer concert series, First Fridays in downtown Aurora, and Summer Second Saturdays, a free afternoon with family-friendly entertainment and activities. The auditorium seating facing the Fox River is the perfect setting for a summer evening with live music. Wednesdays at the Plaza concerts are from 7 to 9 p.m. First Fridays concerts are from 6 to 10 p.m. and Summer Second Saturdays are 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Coolers (no alcohol) are welcome. Blankets and/or cushions are recommended. Chairs can be set up in the small lawn area. All concerts are sponsored by Aurora Downtown, a non-profit group of downtown business and property owners within SSA #One. Certain dates are also sponsored by City of Aurora. Wednesdays at the Plaza sponsors are Karademas Management, Aurora Fastprint, If These Walls Could Talk, The Compounder, Rocktown Adventures, Reuland’s Food Service, Vicki McCoy/ReMax, The Yetee, Ald. Carl Franco, City of Aurora, Aurora Downtown, Downtown Auroran Magazine and Fox Valley Park District. For more information, visit www.auroradowntown.org.

Location: Aurora, IL, USA

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It's Summer at the Museum
08/12/2017 01:00 PM - 08/12/2017 03:30 PM

Add to Calendar 08/12/2017 01:00 PM 08/12/2017 03:30 PM It's Summer at the Museum Decorated with summer theme. Park Forest Aquacenter history on display. Toys, furnishings, clothes books, 1948-1953. Park Forest history with social and fashion trends of the day. W & Sa 1-3:30PM; other days and hours by appointment parkforesthistory.org/ 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

Decorated with summer theme. Park Forest Aquacenter history on display. Toys, furnishings, clothes books, 1948-1953. Park Forest history with social and fashion trends of the day. W & Sa 1-3:30PM; other days and hours by appointment parkforesthistory.org/

Location: 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

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Photographer of the Year and Annual Student Exhibition
08/12/2017 05:00 PM - 09/14/2017 02:00 PM

Add to Calendar 08/12/2017 05:00 PM 09/14/2017 02:00 PM Photographer of the Year and Annual Student Exhibition Annual Photographer of the Year exhibition featuring student Kellie Lachata’s stunning photographs and other student work. Reception August 31 12-2pm prairiestate.edu/christopher-art-gallery/ 202 S Halsted St, Chicago Heights, IL 60411, USA

Annual Photographer of the Year exhibition featuring student Kellie Lachata’s stunning photographs and other student work. Reception August 31 12-2pm prairiestate.edu/christopher-art-gallery/

Location: 202 S Halsted St, Chicago Heights, IL 60411, USA

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Start Time: 08/12/2017 05:00 PM
End Time: 09/14/2017 02:00 PM

Music in the Plaza Summer Concert Series
08/12/2017 07:00 PM - 08/12/2017 10:00 PM

Add to Calendar 08/12/2017 07:00 PM 08/12/2017 10:00 PM Music in the Plaza Summer Concert Series Enjoy music under the stars. Food and beverages are available. Don’t forget your lawn chairs and blankets! Call or visit the website to see who is playing! 7-10PM downtowntinley.com Zabrocki Plaza, 17375 Oak Park Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

Enjoy music under the stars. Food and beverages are available. Don’t forget your lawn chairs and blankets! Call or visit the website to see who is playing! 7-10PM downtowntinley.com

Location: Zabrocki Plaza, 17375 Oak Park Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

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End Time: 08/12/2017 10:00 PM

Frankfort Country Market
08/13/2017 12:00 AM - 08/14/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/13/2017 12:00 AM 08/14/2017 12:00 AM Frankfort Country Market SPRING MARKET - Enjoy a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants and specialty products locally grown. Special events and demos throughout the season. A full listing of vendors and events will be available soon. villageoffrankfort.com/calendar Frankfort, IL, USA

SPRING MARKET - Enjoy a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants and specialty products locally grown. Special events and demos throughout the season. A full listing of vendors and events will be available soon. villageoffrankfort.com/calendar

Location: Frankfort, IL, USA

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Start Time: 08/13/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 08/14/2017 12:00 AM

Tuesday Evening in the Gardens
08/15/2017 12:00 AM - 08/16/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/15/2017 12:00 AM 08/16/2017 12:00 AM Tuesday Evening in the Gardens Tuesday Evening in the Gardens features local, regional and nationally tourign musicians. Join friends and family for an evening of live music and comradery in this beautiful outdoor setting. Guests are allowed to set up picnic areas starting at 5:00pm. Food and beverages are available for purchase from local vendors. Carry-in picnic suppers are welcome - carry-in beverages are prohibited. andersongardens.org/tuesday-evening-gardens-2017/ Anderson Japanese Gardens, 318 Spring Creek Rd, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

Tuesday Evening in the Gardens features local, regional and nationally tourign musicians. Join friends and family for an evening of live music and comradery in this beautiful outdoor setting. Guests are allowed to set up picnic areas starting at 5:00pm. Food and beverages are available for purchase from local vendors. Carry-in picnic suppers are welcome - carry-in beverages are prohibited. andersongardens.org/tuesday-evening-gardens-2017/

Location: Anderson Japanese Gardens, 318 Spring Creek Rd, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

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Downtown Tinley Park Cruise Nights
08/15/2017 12:00 AM - 08/16/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/15/2017 12:00 AM 08/16/2017 12:00 AM Downtown Tinley Park Cruise Nights Are you a classic car or hotrod owner or fan? Show them off or just view them! Food and beverages available. Tu 5-9PM downtowntinley.com Tinley Park, IL, USA

Are you a classic car or hotrod owner or fan? Show them off or just view them! Food and beverages available. Tu 5-9PM downtowntinley.com

Location: Tinley Park, IL, USA

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Wednesdays at the Plaza
08/16/2017 12:00 AM - 08/17/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/16/2017 12:00 AM 08/17/2017 12:00 AM Wednesdays at the Plaza A weekly summer concert series along the Fox River. Experience local and regional talent and exciting original music. Hours: 7 to 9 p.m. June 14 to Aug 16, 2017 Admission: Free. downtownaurora.com/wednesdays-at-the-plaza Aurora, IL, USA

A weekly summer concert series along the Fox River. Experience local and regional talent and exciting original music. Hours: 7 to 9 p.m. June 14 to Aug 16, 2017 Admission: Free. downtownaurora.com/wednesdays-at-the-plaza

Location: Aurora, IL, USA

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Ski Broncs Waterski Show
08/16/2017 12:00 AM - 08/17/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/16/2017 12:00 AM 08/17/2017 12:00 AM Ski Broncs Waterski Show The Rockford Ski Broncs’ dazzling water ski show is in its 50th year! Powered by 2,000 horsepower, it’s like Cirque du Soleil on the Rock River. Daring jumps. Tremendous human pyramids. Speedy barefoot skiing. Beautiful ballet lines. Head-spinning swivel skiing. Tricky tricking. FREE admission and FREE parking. Modern bleachers and lawn seating available. Delicious concessions on-site. Our mission is to improve our community, and promote the sport of water skiing, through the impact we have on our participants and those who relate to us as a water ski show team. Please join us, relax, and enjoy the show! The Tuesday, July 4 show will conclude with a huge fireworks display. MAY (7:00pm) 5/26 Friday 5/31 Wednesday JUNE (7:00pm) 6/2 Friday 6/7 Wednesday 6/9 Friday 6/14 Wednesday 6/15 Thursday 6/21 Wednesday 6/23 Friday 6/28 Wednesday 6/30 Friday JULY (7:00pm) 7/4 Tuesday (Fireworks Display) 7/5 Wednesday 7/7 Friday 7/12 Wednesday 7/14 Friday 7/19 Wednesday 7/21 Friday 7/26 Wednesday 7/28 Friday AUGUST (6:30pm) 8/2 Wednesday 8/4 Friday 8/9 Wednesday 8/18 Friday 8/25 Friday SEPTEMBER (6:30pm) 9/1 Friday skibroncs.com 235 Evelyn Ave, Loves Park, IL 61111, USA

The Rockford Ski Broncs’ dazzling water ski show is in its 50th year! Powered by 2,000 horsepower, it’s like Cirque du Soleil on the Rock River. Daring jumps. Tremendous human pyramids. Speedy barefoot skiing. Beautiful ballet lines. Head-spinning swivel skiing. Tricky tricking. FREE admission and FREE parking. Modern bleachers and lawn seating available. Delicious concessions on-site. Our mission is to improve our community, and promote the sport of water skiing, through the impact we have on our participants and those who relate to us as a water ski show team. Please join us, relax, and enjoy the show! The Tuesday, July 4 show will conclude with a huge fireworks display. MAY (7:00pm) 5/26 Friday 5/31 Wednesday JUNE (7:00pm) 6/2 Friday 6/7 Wednesday 6/9 Friday 6/14 Wednesday 6/15 Thursday 6/21 Wednesday 6/23 Friday 6/28 Wednesday 6/30 Friday JULY (7:00pm) 7/4 Tuesday (Fireworks Display) 7/5 Wednesday 7/7 Friday 7/12 Wednesday 7/14 Friday 7/19 Wednesday 7/21 Friday 7/26 Wednesday 7/28 Friday AUGUST (6:30pm) 8/2 Wednesday 8/4 Friday 8/9 Wednesday 8/18 Friday 8/25 Friday SEPTEMBER (6:30pm) 9/1 Friday skibroncs.com

Location: 235 Evelyn Ave, Loves Park, IL 61111, USA

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Farmers Market- Palos Heights
08/16/2017 12:00 AM - 08/17/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/16/2017 12:00 AM 08/17/2017 12:00 AM Farmers Market- Palos Heights Great locally grown produce, food products and plants every Wednesday morning. LINK cards accepted. W 7AM-1PM. May 10-31; June 7-28; July 5-26; Aug 2-30; Sept 6-27; Oct 4-11. palosheights.org Palos Heights, IL, USA

Great locally grown produce, food products and plants every Wednesday morning. LINK cards accepted. W 7AM-1PM. May 10-31; June 7-28; July 5-26; Aug 2-30; Sept 6-27; Oct 4-11. palosheights.org

Location: Palos Heights, IL, USA

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Winnebago County Fair
08/16/2017 12:00 AM - 08/21/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/16/2017 12:00 AM 08/21/2017 12:00 AM Winnebago County Fair Come to the 96th Annual Winnebago County Fair and enjoy the sights, the sounds, the animals, the competitions, the music, the lights and great entertainment. Visit the website for a complete schedule of events. winnebagocountyfair.com/index.php/fair Winnebago County Fairgrounds, 500 W 1st St, Pecatonica, IL 61063, USA

Come to the 96th Annual Winnebago County Fair and enjoy the sights, the sounds, the animals, the competitions, the music, the lights and great entertainment. Visit the website for a complete schedule of events. winnebagocountyfair.com/index.php/fair

Location: Winnebago County Fairgrounds, 500 W 1st St, Pecatonica, IL 61063, USA

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End Time: 08/21/2017 12:00 AM

It's Summer at the Museum
08/16/2017 01:00 PM - 08/16/2017 03:30 PM

Add to Calendar 08/16/2017 01:00 PM 08/16/2017 03:30 PM It's Summer at the Museum Decorated with summer theme. Park Forest Aquacenter history on display. Toys, furnishings, clothes books, 1948-1953. Park Forest history with social and fashion trends of the day. W & Sa 1-3:30PM; other days and hours by appointment parkforesthistory.org/ 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

Decorated with summer theme. Park Forest Aquacenter history on display. Toys, furnishings, clothes books, 1948-1953. Park Forest history with social and fashion trends of the day. W & Sa 1-3:30PM; other days and hours by appointment parkforesthistory.org/

Location: 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

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Live Summer Concert Aurora- Big Sadie
08/16/2017 07:00 PM - 08/16/2017 09:00 PM

Add to Calendar 08/16/2017 07:00 PM 08/16/2017 09:00 PM Live Summer Concert Aurora- Big Sadie Millennium Plaza, a green space along Stolp Avenue next to Leland Tower in downtown Aurora, hosts 18 free concerts this summer. The concerts are part of Wednesdays at the Plaza, a free summer concert series, First Fridays in downtown Aurora, and Summer Second Saturdays, a free afternoon with family-friendly entertainment and activities. The auditorium seating facing the Fox River is the perfect setting for a summer evening with live music. Wednesdays at the Plaza concerts are from 7 to 9 p.m. First Fridays concerts are from 6 to 10 p.m. and Summer Second Saturdays are 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Coolers (no alcohol) are welcome. Blankets and/or cushions are recommended. Chairs can be set up in the small lawn area. All concerts are sponsored by Aurora Downtown, a non-profit group of downtown business and property owners within SSA #One. Certain dates are also sponsored by City of Aurora. Wednesdays at the Plaza sponsors are Karademas Management, Aurora Fastprint, If These Walls Could Talk, The Compounder, Rocktown Adventures, Reuland’s Food Service, Vicki McCoy/ReMax, The Yetee, Ald. Carl Franco, City of Aurora, Aurora Downtown, Downtown Auroran Magazine and Fox Valley Park District. For more information, visit www.auroradowntown.org. Aurora, IL, USA

Millennium Plaza, a green space along Stolp Avenue next to Leland Tower in downtown Aurora, hosts 18 free concerts this summer. The concerts are part of Wednesdays at the Plaza, a free summer concert series, First Fridays in downtown Aurora, and Summer Second Saturdays, a free afternoon with family-friendly entertainment and activities. The auditorium seating facing the Fox River is the perfect setting for a summer evening with live music. Wednesdays at the Plaza concerts are from 7 to 9 p.m. First Fridays concerts are from 6 to 10 p.m. and Summer Second Saturdays are 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Coolers (no alcohol) are welcome. Blankets and/or cushions are recommended. Chairs can be set up in the small lawn area. All concerts are sponsored by Aurora Downtown, a non-profit group of downtown business and property owners within SSA #One. Certain dates are also sponsored by City of Aurora. Wednesdays at the Plaza sponsors are Karademas Management, Aurora Fastprint, If These Walls Could Talk, The Compounder, Rocktown Adventures, Reuland’s Food Service, Vicki McCoy/ReMax, The Yetee, Ald. Carl Franco, City of Aurora, Aurora Downtown, Downtown Auroran Magazine and Fox Valley Park District. For more information, visit www.auroradowntown.org.

Location: Aurora, IL, USA

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Thursday's in the Park
08/17/2017 12:00 AM - 08/18/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/17/2017 12:00 AM 08/18/2017 12:00 AM Thursday's in the Park Bring your picnic basket, lawn chair or blanket and join us at the Outdoor Band Shell located on the east side of the Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center every Thursday from June 29 through August 17! We will feature bands, movies and special events suitable for the whole family! A small concession stand will be available at all events. All concerts begin at 7:00PM and movies start at dusk. 7PM tinleyparkdistrict.org 8125 W 171st St, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

Bring your picnic basket, lawn chair or blanket and join us at the Outdoor Band Shell located on the east side of the Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center every Thursday from June 29 through August 17! We will feature bands, movies and special events suitable for the whole family! A small concession stand will be available at all events. All concerts begin at 7:00PM and movies start at dusk. 7PM tinleyparkdistrict.org

Location: 8125 W 171st St, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

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Start Time: 08/17/2017 12:00 AM
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Cruisin' Frankfort
08/17/2017 05:00 PM - 08/17/2017 08:00 PM

Add to Calendar 08/17/2017 05:00 PM 08/17/2017 08:00 PM Cruisin' Frankfort Enjoy viewing classic cars as they line the streets of downtown Frankfort. Frankfort, IL, USA

Enjoy viewing classic cars as they line the streets of downtown Frankfort.

Location: Frankfort, IL, USA

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Start Time: 08/17/2017 05:00 PM
End Time: 08/17/2017 08:00 PM

Ski Broncs Waterski Show
08/18/2017 12:00 AM - 08/19/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/18/2017 12:00 AM 08/19/2017 12:00 AM Ski Broncs Waterski Show The Rockford Ski Broncs’ dazzling water ski show is in its 50th year! Powered by 2,000 horsepower, it’s like Cirque du Soleil on the Rock River. Daring jumps. Tremendous human pyramids. Speedy barefoot skiing. Beautiful ballet lines. Head-spinning swivel skiing. Tricky tricking. FREE admission and FREE parking. Modern bleachers and lawn seating available. Delicious concessions on-site. Our mission is to improve our community, and promote the sport of water skiing, through the impact we have on our participants and those who relate to us as a water ski show team. Please join us, relax, and enjoy the show! The Tuesday, July 4 show will conclude with a huge fireworks display. MAY (7:00pm) 5/26 Friday 5/31 Wednesday JUNE (7:00pm) 6/2 Friday 6/7 Wednesday 6/9 Friday 6/14 Wednesday 6/15 Thursday 6/21 Wednesday 6/23 Friday 6/28 Wednesday 6/30 Friday JULY (7:00pm) 7/4 Tuesday (Fireworks Display) 7/5 Wednesday 7/7 Friday 7/12 Wednesday 7/14 Friday 7/19 Wednesday 7/21 Friday 7/26 Wednesday 7/28 Friday AUGUST (6:30pm) 8/2 Wednesday 8/4 Friday 8/9 Wednesday 8/18 Friday 8/25 Friday SEPTEMBER (6:30pm) 9/1 Friday skibroncs.com 235 Evelyn Ave, Loves Park, IL 61111, USA

The Rockford Ski Broncs’ dazzling water ski show is in its 50th year! Powered by 2,000 horsepower, it’s like Cirque du Soleil on the Rock River. Daring jumps. Tremendous human pyramids. Speedy barefoot skiing. Beautiful ballet lines. Head-spinning swivel skiing. Tricky tricking. FREE admission and FREE parking. Modern bleachers and lawn seating available. Delicious concessions on-site. Our mission is to improve our community, and promote the sport of water skiing, through the impact we have on our participants and those who relate to us as a water ski show team. Please join us, relax, and enjoy the show! The Tuesday, July 4 show will conclude with a huge fireworks display. MAY (7:00pm) 5/26 Friday 5/31 Wednesday JUNE (7:00pm) 6/2 Friday 6/7 Wednesday 6/9 Friday 6/14 Wednesday 6/15 Thursday 6/21 Wednesday 6/23 Friday 6/28 Wednesday 6/30 Friday JULY (7:00pm) 7/4 Tuesday (Fireworks Display) 7/5 Wednesday 7/7 Friday 7/12 Wednesday 7/14 Friday 7/19 Wednesday 7/21 Friday 7/26 Wednesday 7/28 Friday AUGUST (6:30pm) 8/2 Wednesday 8/4 Friday 8/9 Wednesday 8/18 Friday 8/25 Friday SEPTEMBER (6:30pm) 9/1 Friday skibroncs.com

Location: 235 Evelyn Ave, Loves Park, IL 61111, USA

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Rockford City Market
08/18/2017 12:00 AM - 08/19/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/18/2017 12:00 AM 08/19/2017 12:00 AM Rockford City Market Rockford City Market is an open air public market featuring locally grown and made items including vegetables, fruit, meat, cheese, flowers, herbs, baked goods, artisans, prepared food, local beer and wine. There is weekly live entertainment in two areas, kids’ activities, and cooking demos. Fridays: 3:30pm-8:30pm May 19-Sept. 1 | 3:30pm-7:30pm Sept. 8-Sept. 29 rockfordcitymarket.com South Water Street, S Water St, Rockford, IL 61104, USA

Rockford City Market is an open air public market featuring locally grown and made items including vegetables, fruit, meat, cheese, flowers, herbs, baked goods, artisans, prepared food, local beer and wine. There is weekly live entertainment in two areas, kids’ activities, and cooking demos. Fridays: 3:30pm-8:30pm May 19-Sept. 1 | 3:30pm-7:30pm Sept. 8-Sept. 29 rockfordcitymarket.com

Location: South Water Street, S Water St, Rockford, IL 61104, USA

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Farmer's Market Tinley Park
08/19/2017 12:00 AM - 08/20/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/19/2017 12:00 AM 08/20/2017 12:00 AM Farmer's Market Tinley Park Visit the farmer’s market every Saturday for the best selection of fruits, vegetables, fresh flowers and much more! Sa 7:30AM-12:30PM downtowntinley.com Tinley Park, IL, USA

Visit the farmer’s market every Saturday for the best selection of fruits, vegetables, fresh flowers and much more! Sa 7:30AM-12:30PM downtowntinley.com

Location: Tinley Park, IL, USA

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Japanese Summer Festival
08/19/2017 12:00 AM - 08/21/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/19/2017 12:00 AM 08/21/2017 12:00 AM Japanese Summer Festival The Japanese Summer Festival features exhibits, demonstrations and unique performances that appeal to all age groups and helps foster a better understanding of the Japanese culture. Most Festival activities are included with Garden Admission, with a small fee required for tea ceremony participation. 2017 Activities & Performances Include: - Taiko Drum Performances - Tea Ceremonies - Traditional Japanese Dance - Falconer Exhibit - Raku Pottery - Origami - Children’s Games - Japanese Dolls andersongardens.org/japanese-summer-festival-2017/ Anderson Japanese Gardens, 318 Spring Creek Rd, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

The Japanese Summer Festival features exhibits, demonstrations and unique performances that appeal to all age groups and helps foster a better understanding of the Japanese culture. Most Festival activities are included with Garden Admission, with a small fee required for tea ceremony participation. 2017 Activities & Performances Include: - Taiko Drum Performances - Tea Ceremonies - Traditional Japanese Dance - Falconer Exhibit - Raku Pottery - Origami - Children’s Games - Japanese Dolls andersongardens.org/japanese-summer-festival-2017/

Location: Anderson Japanese Gardens, 318 Spring Creek Rd, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

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End Time: 08/21/2017 12:00 AM

Homewood Farmers Market
08/19/2017 08:00 AM - 08/19/2017 11:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/19/2017 08:00 AM 08/19/2017 11:00 AM Homewood Farmers Market At Homewood’s farmer’s market, purchase fresh produce, baked goods and prepared foods. Weekly Saturdays through October. Enjoy Hunt & Gather Vintage Market, the last Saturday of each month May-September. Sa 8AM-1PM village.homewood.il.us/ Homewood, IL, USA

At Homewood’s farmer’s market, purchase fresh produce, baked goods and prepared foods. Weekly Saturdays through October. Enjoy Hunt & Gather Vintage Market, the last Saturday of each month May-September. Sa 8AM-1PM village.homewood.il.us/

Location: Homewood, IL, USA

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It's Summer at the Museum
08/19/2017 01:00 PM - 08/19/2017 03:30 PM

Add to Calendar 08/19/2017 01:00 PM 08/19/2017 03:30 PM It's Summer at the Museum Decorated with summer theme. Park Forest Aquacenter history on display. Toys, furnishings, clothes books, 1948-1953. Park Forest history with social and fashion trends of the day. W & Sa 1-3:30PM; other days and hours by appointment parkforesthistory.org/ 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

Decorated with summer theme. Park Forest Aquacenter history on display. Toys, furnishings, clothes books, 1948-1953. Park Forest history with social and fashion trends of the day. W & Sa 1-3:30PM; other days and hours by appointment parkforesthistory.org/

Location: 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

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2017 Eclipse Across America
08/20/2017 12:00 AM - 08/22/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/20/2017 12:00 AM 08/22/2017 12:00 AM 2017 Eclipse Across America Gather all the info you need to understand how our tiny moon can block all the light from our gigantic sun. Take in a special planetarium show, explore sun-moon-earth relationships, manipulate models of scale, size, and movement, and build tools to safely view the eclipse. On Monday, Eclipse Day, we’ll repeat all the activities from Sunday. Plus we’ll be outside, weather permitting, and watch as the moon slowly covers the sun and then slides past! Maximum eclipse coverage in Rockford is around noon. Included with Discovery Center admission. Admission: $8.00/person or free for members and children age one and younger. Sunday, August 20; 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Get ready! Monday, August 21; 10:00 - 2:00 p.m. Eclipse day! discoverycentermuseum.com Discovery Center Museum, 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA

Gather all the info you need to understand how our tiny moon can block all the light from our gigantic sun. Take in a special planetarium show, explore sun-moon-earth relationships, manipulate models of scale, size, and movement, and build tools to safely view the eclipse. On Monday, Eclipse Day, we’ll repeat all the activities from Sunday. Plus we’ll be outside, weather permitting, and watch as the moon slowly covers the sun and then slides past! Maximum eclipse coverage in Rockford is around noon. Included with Discovery Center admission. Admission: $8.00/person or free for members and children age one and younger. Sunday, August 20; 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Get ready! Monday, August 21; 10:00 - 2:00 p.m. Eclipse day! discoverycentermuseum.com

Location: Discovery Center Museum, 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA

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Frankfort Country Market
08/20/2017 12:00 AM - 08/21/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/20/2017 12:00 AM 08/21/2017 12:00 AM Frankfort Country Market SPRING MARKET - Enjoy a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants and specialty products locally grown. Special events and demos throughout the season. A full listing of vendors and events will be available soon. villageoffrankfort.com/calendar Frankfort, IL, USA

SPRING MARKET - Enjoy a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants and specialty products locally grown. Special events and demos throughout the season. A full listing of vendors and events will be available soon. villageoffrankfort.com/calendar

Location: Frankfort, IL, USA

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Rock River Anything that Floats Race
08/20/2017 12:00 AM - 08/21/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/20/2017 12:00 AM 08/21/2017 12:00 AM Rock River Anything that Floats Race More than just an homage to the incredibly popular WROK/ZOK sponsored raft races of the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s - the all new Rock River Anything That Floats Race will be a brand new tradition for new generations of Rockfordians to love and experience. Entry fees for rafts is only $100, and $15 for the kayak and canoe divisions. All proceeds will benefit the Rockord Fourth of July and Holiday Lighting efforts, the Rock River Trail Initiative and the Ski Broncs. The race course, 1.65 miles in length, starts at the Coast Guard Station on the east bank and ends at Prairie Street Brewhouse. The scenic course offers a variety of viewing options for the thousands of spectators who will attend: Auburn Street Bridge, the Whitman Street Bridge, and along the Rockford Park District’s Sinnissippi Bike Path. Bring your picnic baskets or enjoy concession served by local City Market vendors at the Symbol parking lot just south of the Auburns Street bridge, the Nicholas Conservatory and on the grounds of the Prairie Street Brewhouse all day long. A festive post-race party will follow race award ceremonies on the docks at Prairie Street Brewhouse and indoors, as well. Race Schedule 7:30am - Race Sign-in Opens 9:00am - Double Kayaks 9:30am - Single Kayaks 10:00am - Double Canoes 10:30am - Single Canoes 11:00am - Stand Up Paddleboards 12:30pm - First Flight of Rafts 3:00pm - Party! Registration opens March 1 Rain Date: August 27 rratfr.com/about/ Rockford, IL, USA

More than just an homage to the incredibly popular WROK/ZOK sponsored raft races of the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s - the all new Rock River Anything That Floats Race will be a brand new tradition for new generations of Rockfordians to love and experience. Entry fees for rafts is only $100, and $15 for the kayak and canoe divisions. All proceeds will benefit the Rockord Fourth of July and Holiday Lighting efforts, the Rock River Trail Initiative and the Ski Broncs. The race course, 1.65 miles in length, starts at the Coast Guard Station on the east bank and ends at Prairie Street Brewhouse. The scenic course offers a variety of viewing options for the thousands of spectators who will attend: Auburn Street Bridge, the Whitman Street Bridge, and along the Rockford Park District’s Sinnissippi Bike Path. Bring your picnic baskets or enjoy concession served by local City Market vendors at the Symbol parking lot just south of the Auburns Street bridge, the Nicholas Conservatory and on the grounds of the Prairie Street Brewhouse all day long. A festive post-race party will follow race award ceremonies on the docks at Prairie Street Brewhouse and indoors, as well. Race Schedule 7:30am - Race Sign-in Opens 9:00am - Double Kayaks 9:30am - Single Kayaks 10:00am - Double Canoes 10:30am - Single Canoes 11:00am - Stand Up Paddleboards 12:30pm - First Flight of Rafts 3:00pm - Party! Registration opens March 1 Rain Date: August 27 rratfr.com/about/

Location: Rockford, IL, USA

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Start Time: 08/20/2017 12:00 AM
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Polish Fest
08/20/2017 11:00 AM - 08/20/2017 08:00 PM

Add to Calendar 08/20/2017 11:00 AM 08/20/2017 08:00 PM Polish Fest The 36th annual Polish Fest features Polish food, beer, dancers, bingo, pull tabs, dancing all day (two different bands), culture center, children games, and much, much more. Holy Mass will be at 10:00am st-stanislaus.org/ St Stanislaus Kostka Church, 201 Buckbee St, Rockford, IL 61104, USA

The 36th annual Polish Fest features Polish food, beer, dancers, bingo, pull tabs, dancing all day (two different bands), culture center, children games, and much, much more. Holy Mass will be at 10:00am st-stanislaus.org/

Location: St Stanislaus Kostka Church, 201 Buckbee St, Rockford, IL 61104, USA

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Summer Concert Series
08/20/2017 07:00 PM - 08/20/2017 09:30 PM

Add to Calendar 08/20/2017 07:00 PM 08/20/2017 09:30 PM Summer Concert Series The concerts are free, so bring your picnic baskets, refreshments, lawn chairs and blankets, and enjoy some summer fun with the whole family. Don’t forget the mosquito repellent. Food will be available from the Oak Lawn Boy Scouts (hot dogs, soda, & chips), Christensen’s Wagon (popcorn & lemon shake-ups). All concerts take place on the Village Green, located directly east of the Municipal Center and north of the Library in Oak Lawn. 7-9:30PM oaklawn-il.gov 9446 Raymond Ave, Oak Lawn, IL 60453, USA

The concerts are free, so bring your picnic baskets, refreshments, lawn chairs and blankets, and enjoy some summer fun with the whole family. Don’t forget the mosquito repellent. Food will be available from the Oak Lawn Boy Scouts (hot dogs, soda, & chips), Christensen’s Wagon (popcorn & lemon shake-ups). All concerts take place on the Village Green, located directly east of the Municipal Center and north of the Library in Oak Lawn. 7-9:30PM oaklawn-il.gov

Location: 9446 Raymond Ave, Oak Lawn, IL 60453, USA

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Tuesday Evening in the Gardens
08/22/2017 12:00 AM - 08/23/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/22/2017 12:00 AM 08/23/2017 12:00 AM Tuesday Evening in the Gardens Tuesday Evening in the Gardens features local, regional and nationally tourign musicians. Join friends and family for an evening of live music and comradery in this beautiful outdoor setting. Guests are allowed to set up picnic areas starting at 5:00pm. Food and beverages are available for purchase from local vendors. Carry-in picnic suppers are welcome - carry-in beverages are prohibited. andersongardens.org/tuesday-evening-gardens-2017/ Anderson Japanese Gardens, 318 Spring Creek Rd, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

Tuesday Evening in the Gardens features local, regional and nationally tourign musicians. Join friends and family for an evening of live music and comradery in this beautiful outdoor setting. Guests are allowed to set up picnic areas starting at 5:00pm. Food and beverages are available for purchase from local vendors. Carry-in picnic suppers are welcome - carry-in beverages are prohibited. andersongardens.org/tuesday-evening-gardens-2017/

Location: Anderson Japanese Gardens, 318 Spring Creek Rd, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

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Start Time: 08/22/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 08/23/2017 12:00 AM

Downtown Tinley Park Cruise Nights
08/22/2017 12:00 AM - 08/23/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/22/2017 12:00 AM 08/23/2017 12:00 AM Downtown Tinley Park Cruise Nights Are you a classic car or hotrod owner or fan? Show them off or just view them! Food and beverages available. Tu 5-9PM downtowntinley.com Tinley Park, IL, USA

Are you a classic car or hotrod owner or fan? Show them off or just view them! Food and beverages available. Tu 5-9PM downtowntinley.com

Location: Tinley Park, IL, USA

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Start Time: 08/22/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 08/23/2017 12:00 AM

Ski Broncs Waterski Show
08/23/2017 12:00 AM - 08/24/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/23/2017 12:00 AM 08/24/2017 12:00 AM Ski Broncs Waterski Show The Rockford Ski Broncs’ dazzling water ski show is in its 50th year! Powered by 2,000 horsepower, it’s like Cirque du Soleil on the Rock River. Daring jumps. Tremendous human pyramids. Speedy barefoot skiing. Beautiful ballet lines. Head-spinning swivel skiing. Tricky tricking. FREE admission and FREE parking. Modern bleachers and lawn seating available. Delicious concessions on-site. Our mission is to improve our community, and promote the sport of water skiing, through the impact we have on our participants and those who relate to us as a water ski show team. Please join us, relax, and enjoy the show! The Tuesday, July 4 show will conclude with a huge fireworks display. MAY (7:00pm) 5/26 Friday 5/31 Wednesday JUNE (7:00pm) 6/2 Friday 6/7 Wednesday 6/9 Friday 6/14 Wednesday 6/15 Thursday 6/21 Wednesday 6/23 Friday 6/28 Wednesday 6/30 Friday JULY (7:00pm) 7/4 Tuesday (Fireworks Display) 7/5 Wednesday 7/7 Friday 7/12 Wednesday 7/14 Friday 7/19 Wednesday 7/21 Friday 7/26 Wednesday 7/28 Friday AUGUST (6:30pm) 8/2 Wednesday 8/4 Friday 8/9 Wednesday 8/18 Friday 8/25 Friday SEPTEMBER (6:30pm) 9/1 Friday skibroncs.com 235 Evelyn Ave, Loves Park, IL 61111, USA

The Rockford Ski Broncs’ dazzling water ski show is in its 50th year! Powered by 2,000 horsepower, it’s like Cirque du Soleil on the Rock River. Daring jumps. Tremendous human pyramids. Speedy barefoot skiing. Beautiful ballet lines. Head-spinning swivel skiing. Tricky tricking. FREE admission and FREE parking. Modern bleachers and lawn seating available. Delicious concessions on-site. Our mission is to improve our community, and promote the sport of water skiing, through the impact we have on our participants and those who relate to us as a water ski show team. Please join us, relax, and enjoy the show! The Tuesday, July 4 show will conclude with a huge fireworks display. MAY (7:00pm) 5/26 Friday 5/31 Wednesday JUNE (7:00pm) 6/2 Friday 6/7 Wednesday 6/9 Friday 6/14 Wednesday 6/15 Thursday 6/21 Wednesday 6/23 Friday 6/28 Wednesday 6/30 Friday JULY (7:00pm) 7/4 Tuesday (Fireworks Display) 7/5 Wednesday 7/7 Friday 7/12 Wednesday 7/14 Friday 7/19 Wednesday 7/21 Friday 7/26 Wednesday 7/28 Friday AUGUST (6:30pm) 8/2 Wednesday 8/4 Friday 8/9 Wednesday 8/18 Friday 8/25 Friday SEPTEMBER (6:30pm) 9/1 Friday skibroncs.com

Location: 235 Evelyn Ave, Loves Park, IL 61111, USA

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Start Time: 08/23/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 08/24/2017 12:00 AM

Farmers Market- Palos Heights
08/23/2017 12:00 AM - 08/24/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/23/2017 12:00 AM 08/24/2017 12:00 AM Farmers Market- Palos Heights Great locally grown produce, food products and plants every Wednesday morning. LINK cards accepted. W 7AM-1PM. May 10-31; June 7-28; July 5-26; Aug 2-30; Sept 6-27; Oct 4-11. palosheights.org Palos Heights, IL, USA

Great locally grown produce, food products and plants every Wednesday morning. LINK cards accepted. W 7AM-1PM. May 10-31; June 7-28; July 5-26; Aug 2-30; Sept 6-27; Oct 4-11. palosheights.org

Location: Palos Heights, IL, USA

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Start Time: 08/23/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 08/24/2017 12:00 AM

It's Summer at the Museum
08/23/2017 01:00 PM - 08/23/2017 03:30 PM

Add to Calendar 08/23/2017 01:00 PM 08/23/2017 03:30 PM It's Summer at the Museum Decorated with summer theme. Park Forest Aquacenter history on display. Toys, furnishings, clothes books, 1948-1953. Park Forest history with social and fashion trends of the day. W & Sa 1-3:30PM; other days and hours by appointment parkforesthistory.org/ 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

Decorated with summer theme. Park Forest Aquacenter history on display. Toys, furnishings, clothes books, 1948-1953. Park Forest history with social and fashion trends of the day. W & Sa 1-3:30PM; other days and hours by appointment parkforesthistory.org/

Location: 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

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Start Time: 08/23/2017 01:00 PM
End Time: 08/23/2017 03:30 PM

Worth Days Fest
08/24/2017 12:00 AM - 08/28/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/24/2017 12:00 AM 08/28/2017 12:00 AM Worth Days Fest Family Friendly, Carnival, Entertainment, Beer Garden, Food, Kids Activities, Crafters, Live Music and MORE!!! $3 Residents/$5 Non-Residents worthparkdistrict.org Altman Park, Worth, IL 60482, USA

Family Friendly, Carnival, Entertainment, Beer Garden, Food, Kids Activities, Crafters, Live Music and MORE!!! $3 Residents/$5 Non-Residents worthparkdistrict.org

Location: Altman Park, Worth, IL 60482, USA

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Start Time: 08/24/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 08/28/2017 12:00 AM

South Beloit Centennial Celebration
08/24/2017 12:00 AM - 08/28/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/24/2017 12:00 AM 08/28/2017 12:00 AM South Beloit Centennial Celebration South Beloit is celebrating its 100th birthday with a four day event. 11:00am-11:00pm - 9th Annual Corn Boil & Street Dance at South Beloit City Park 8:30pm - Cornelier Fireworks Show, Larry Style! - South Beloit City Park Thursday, August 24, 6:00pm - South Beloit City Park - Football field dedication - Red & White Flag Football Alumni Game Friday, August 25, 6:00pm - various locations - Fire Station open house - Police station open house - Library open house - Time capsule at South Beloit Historical Society - Sobos football game with fireworks (7pm - South Beloit Varsity vs. Midland) Saturday August 26 9:00am - South Beloit Centennial Community Paddle Trip at Nature at The Confluence 10:00am - Centennial Parade Sunday, August 27 All day - Community brunch at South Beloit Businessmen’s Hall 10:00am - Centennial Community Worship Service at Nature at The Confluence 11:30am-3:00pm - Open house and events at Nature at The Confluence southbeloit.org/south-beloit-centennial-celebration-august-24-27/ South Beloit, IL, USA

South Beloit is celebrating its 100th birthday with a four day event. 11:00am-11:00pm - 9th Annual Corn Boil & Street Dance at South Beloit City Park 8:30pm - Cornelier Fireworks Show, Larry Style! - South Beloit City Park Thursday, August 24, 6:00pm - South Beloit City Park - Football field dedication - Red & White Flag Football Alumni Game Friday, August 25, 6:00pm - various locations - Fire Station open house - Police station open house - Library open house - Time capsule at South Beloit Historical Society - Sobos football game with fireworks (7pm - South Beloit Varsity vs. Midland) Saturday August 26 9:00am - South Beloit Centennial Community Paddle Trip at Nature at The Confluence 10:00am - Centennial Parade Sunday, August 27 All day - Community brunch at South Beloit Businessmen’s Hall 10:00am - Centennial Community Worship Service at Nature at The Confluence 11:30am-3:00pm - Open house and events at Nature at The Confluence southbeloit.org/south-beloit-centennial-celebration-august-24-27/

Location: South Beloit, IL, USA

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Start Time: 08/24/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 08/28/2017 12:00 AM

Cruisin' Frankfort
08/24/2017 05:00 PM - 08/24/2017 08:00 PM

Add to Calendar 08/24/2017 05:00 PM 08/24/2017 08:00 PM Cruisin' Frankfort Enjoy viewing classic cars as they line the streets of downtown Frankfort. Frankfort, IL, USA

Enjoy viewing classic cars as they line the streets of downtown Frankfort.

Location: Frankfort, IL, USA

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Start Time: 08/24/2017 05:00 PM
End Time: 08/24/2017 08:00 PM

Private Lives
08/25/2017 12:00 AM - 09/18/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/25/2017 12:00 AM 09/18/2017 12:00 AM Private Lives Noel Coward’s PRIVATE LIVES is one of the most sophisticated, entertaining plays ever. Amanda and Elyot (divorced from each other) meet by chance and.... artistswalktheatre.com 847 Hutchison Rd, Flossmoor, IL 60422, USA

Noel Coward’s PRIVATE LIVES is one of the most sophisticated, entertaining plays ever. Amanda and Elyot (divorced from each other) meet by chance and.... artistswalktheatre.com

Location: 847 Hutchison Rd, Flossmoor, IL 60422, USA

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Start Time: 08/25/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/18/2017 12:00 AM

Cherry Valley Festival Days
08/25/2017 12:00 AM - 08/28/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/25/2017 12:00 AM 08/28/2017 12:00 AM Cherry Valley Festival Days The 29th annual Festival Days features great food, a carnival, on-site activities and, of course, the bands which make the summer music festival an event to remember. Friday - Nickle Scramble - Golden Key Hunt Saturday - Muddy Money Mud Pit - Scottish Highland Games - Home Depot of Rockford - Slow-Pitch Tourney (Sat. & Sun.) Sunday - Cherry Pie Eating Contest - Slow-Pitch Tourney (Sat. & Sun.) Visit the website for a full schedule of events and performances. valleydays.com/ Baumann Park, Cherry Valley, IL 61016, USA

The 29th annual Festival Days features great food, a carnival, on-site activities and, of course, the bands which make the summer music festival an event to remember. Friday - Nickle Scramble - Golden Key Hunt Saturday - Muddy Money Mud Pit - Scottish Highland Games - Home Depot of Rockford - Slow-Pitch Tourney (Sat. & Sun.) Sunday - Cherry Pie Eating Contest - Slow-Pitch Tourney (Sat. & Sun.) Visit the website for a full schedule of events and performances. valleydays.com/

Location: Baumann Park, Cherry Valley, IL 61016, USA

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Start Time: 08/25/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 08/28/2017 12:00 AM

Ski Broncs Waterski Show
08/25/2017 12:00 AM - 08/26/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/25/2017 12:00 AM 08/26/2017 12:00 AM Ski Broncs Waterski Show The Rockford Ski Broncs’ dazzling water ski show is in its 50th year! Powered by 2,000 horsepower, it’s like Cirque du Soleil on the Rock River. Daring jumps. Tremendous human pyramids. Speedy barefoot skiing. Beautiful ballet lines. Head-spinning swivel skiing. Tricky tricking. FREE admission and FREE parking. Modern bleachers and lawn seating available. Delicious concessions on-site. Our mission is to improve our community, and promote the sport of water skiing, through the impact we have on our participants and those who relate to us as a water ski show team. Please join us, relax, and enjoy the show! The Tuesday, July 4 show will conclude with a huge fireworks display. MAY (7:00pm) 5/26 Friday 5/31 Wednesday JUNE (7:00pm) 6/2 Friday 6/7 Wednesday 6/9 Friday 6/14 Wednesday 6/15 Thursday 6/21 Wednesday 6/23 Friday 6/28 Wednesday 6/30 Friday JULY (7:00pm) 7/4 Tuesday (Fireworks Display) 7/5 Wednesday 7/7 Friday 7/12 Wednesday 7/14 Friday 7/19 Wednesday 7/21 Friday 7/26 Wednesday 7/28 Friday AUGUST (6:30pm) 8/2 Wednesday 8/4 Friday 8/9 Wednesday 8/18 Friday 8/25 Friday SEPTEMBER (6:30pm) 9/1 Friday skibroncs.com 235 Evelyn Ave, Loves Park, IL 61111, USA

The Rockford Ski Broncs’ dazzling water ski show is in its 50th year! Powered by 2,000 horsepower, it’s like Cirque du Soleil on the Rock River. Daring jumps. Tremendous human pyramids. Speedy barefoot skiing. Beautiful ballet lines. Head-spinning swivel skiing. Tricky tricking. FREE admission and FREE parking. Modern bleachers and lawn seating available. Delicious concessions on-site. Our mission is to improve our community, and promote the sport of water skiing, through the impact we have on our participants and those who relate to us as a water ski show team. Please join us, relax, and enjoy the show! The Tuesday, July 4 show will conclude with a huge fireworks display. MAY (7:00pm) 5/26 Friday 5/31 Wednesday JUNE (7:00pm) 6/2 Friday 6/7 Wednesday 6/9 Friday 6/14 Wednesday 6/15 Thursday 6/21 Wednesday 6/23 Friday 6/28 Wednesday 6/30 Friday JULY (7:00pm) 7/4 Tuesday (Fireworks Display) 7/5 Wednesday 7/7 Friday 7/12 Wednesday 7/14 Friday 7/19 Wednesday 7/21 Friday 7/26 Wednesday 7/28 Friday AUGUST (6:30pm) 8/2 Wednesday 8/4 Friday 8/9 Wednesday 8/18 Friday 8/25 Friday SEPTEMBER (6:30pm) 9/1 Friday skibroncs.com

Location: 235 Evelyn Ave, Loves Park, IL 61111, USA

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Start Time: 08/25/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 08/26/2017 12:00 AM

Zoo Brew
08/25/2017 12:00 AM - 08/27/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/25/2017 12:00 AM 08/27/2017 12:00 AM Zoo Brew Enjoy bears and beers, lions and lagers, anteaters and ales...all at Brookfield Zoo’s 6th annual ZooBrew. ZooBrew is a one-of-a-kind, 21 and over, unique beer-tasting event featuring over 80 beers. 5-9PM czs.org/zoobrew Brookfield Zoo, 8400 W 31st St, Brookfield, IL 60513, USA

Enjoy bears and beers, lions and lagers, anteaters and ales...all at Brookfield Zoo’s 6th annual ZooBrew. ZooBrew is a one-of-a-kind, 21 and over, unique beer-tasting event featuring over 80 beers. 5-9PM czs.org/zoobrew

Location: Brookfield Zoo, 8400 W 31st St, Brookfield, IL 60513, USA

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Start Time: 08/25/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 08/27/2017 12:00 AM

Rockford City Market
08/25/2017 12:00 AM - 08/26/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/25/2017 12:00 AM 08/26/2017 12:00 AM Rockford City Market Rockford City Market is an open air public market featuring locally grown and made items including vegetables, fruit, meat, cheese, flowers, herbs, baked goods, artisans, prepared food, local beer and wine. There is weekly live entertainment in two areas, kids’ activities, and cooking demos. Fridays: 3:30pm-8:30pm May 19-Sept. 1 | 3:30pm-7:30pm Sept. 8-Sept. 29 rockfordcitymarket.com South Water Street, S Water St, Rockford, IL 61104, USA

Rockford City Market is an open air public market featuring locally grown and made items including vegetables, fruit, meat, cheese, flowers, herbs, baked goods, artisans, prepared food, local beer and wine. There is weekly live entertainment in two areas, kids’ activities, and cooking demos. Fridays: 3:30pm-8:30pm May 19-Sept. 1 | 3:30pm-7:30pm Sept. 8-Sept. 29 rockfordcitymarket.com

Location: South Water Street, S Water St, Rockford, IL 61104, USA

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Start Time: 08/25/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 08/26/2017 12:00 AM

DeKalb Corn Fest
08/25/2017 10:00 AM - 08/27/2017 06:00 PM

Add to Calendar 08/25/2017 10:00 AM 08/27/2017 06:00 PM DeKalb Corn Fest Corn Fest is one of the last remaining free music festivals among Illinois music festivals and summer festivals. Celebrating its 40th year the festival will be held in downtown DeKalb on Lincoln Hwy. between 1st and 4th St. All shows are free to the public and there is a $5 admission fee into the soundstage area. For more information, call (815) 748-CORN. cornfest.com DeKalb, IL, USA

Corn Fest is one of the last remaining free music festivals among Illinois music festivals and summer festivals. Celebrating its 40th year the festival will be held in downtown DeKalb on Lincoln Hwy. between 1st and 4th St. All shows are free to the public and there is a $5 admission fee into the soundstage area. For more information, call (815) 748-CORN. cornfest.com

Location: DeKalb, IL, USA

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Start Time: 08/25/2017 10:00 AM
End Time: 08/27/2017 06:00 PM

Get the LED Out @ RiverEdge
08/25/2017 06:30 PM - 08/25/2017 10:00 PM

Add to Calendar 08/25/2017 06:30 PM 08/25/2017 10:00 PM Get the LED Out @ RiverEdge Since 2015, Get the Led Out has been rocking audiences at RiverEdge Park, and this summer the boys are back for more of the same. The songs you know and love will be played to perfection and as you remember them, but don’t worry, these incredible rockers never repeat a show. Using six guys instead of four, Get the Led Out does something even Led Zeppelin couldn’t do: perform their songs live as they were heard on the studio albums. They are the only cover band out there that’s trying to “replicate those records,” lead singer Paul Sinclair said. From the first Led Zeppelin album to In Through the Out Door, their music is powerful, explosive, authentic and just flat out amazing. Although this is the third year they’ve played at RiverEdge Park, these guys are in demand and we can’t guarantee they’ll be back next year. With over 6,000 fans coming out to the park last year, we’re expecting this show to sell out. Get your tickets now for a musical experience you’ll never forget. Bring your lawn chair or a blanket to sit in the grass. Gates open at 6:30pm and concert starts at 8pm. Before your arrival, please read the RiverEdge Park policies. http://riveredgeaurora.com/visit/ RiverEdge Park, 360 N Broadway St, Aurora, IL 60505, USA

Since 2015, Get the Led Out has been rocking audiences at RiverEdge Park, and this summer the boys are back for more of the same. The songs you know and love will be played to perfection and as you remember them, but don’t worry, these incredible rockers never repeat a show. Using six guys instead of four, Get the Led Out does something even Led Zeppelin couldn’t do: perform their songs live as they were heard on the studio albums. They are the only cover band out there that’s trying to “replicate those records,” lead singer Paul Sinclair said. From the first Led Zeppelin album to In Through the Out Door, their music is powerful, explosive, authentic and just flat out amazing. Although this is the third year they’ve played at RiverEdge Park, these guys are in demand and we can’t guarantee they’ll be back next year. With over 6,000 fans coming out to the park last year, we’re expecting this show to sell out. Get your tickets now for a musical experience you’ll never forget. Bring your lawn chair or a blanket to sit in the grass. Gates open at 6:30pm and concert starts at 8pm. Before your arrival, please read the RiverEdge Park policies. http://riveredgeaurora.com/visit/

Location: RiverEdge Park, 360 N Broadway St, Aurora, IL 60505, USA

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Start Time: 08/25/2017 06:30 PM
End Time: 08/25/2017 10:00 PM

Farmer's Market Tinley Park
08/26/2017 12:00 AM - 08/27/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/26/2017 12:00 AM 08/27/2017 12:00 AM Farmer's Market Tinley Park Visit the farmer’s market every Saturday for the best selection of fruits, vegetables, fresh flowers and much more! Sa 7:30AM-12:30PM downtowntinley.com Tinley Park, IL, USA

Visit the farmer’s market every Saturday for the best selection of fruits, vegetables, fresh flowers and much more! Sa 7:30AM-12:30PM downtowntinley.com

Location: Tinley Park, IL, USA

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Start Time: 08/26/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 08/27/2017 12:00 AM

Homewood Farmers Market
08/26/2017 08:00 AM - 08/26/2017 11:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/26/2017 08:00 AM 08/26/2017 11:00 AM Homewood Farmers Market At Homewood’s farmer’s market, purchase fresh produce, baked goods and prepared foods. Weekly Saturdays through October. Enjoy Hunt & Gather Vintage Market, the last Saturday of each month May-September. Sa 8AM-1PM village.homewood.il.us/ Homewood, IL, USA

At Homewood’s farmer’s market, purchase fresh produce, baked goods and prepared foods. Weekly Saturdays through October. Enjoy Hunt & Gather Vintage Market, the last Saturday of each month May-September. Sa 8AM-1PM village.homewood.il.us/

Location: Homewood, IL, USA

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Start Time: 08/26/2017 08:00 AM
End Time: 08/26/2017 11:00 AM

Crossroads Blues Festival
08/26/2017 11:00 AM - 08/26/2017 07:00 PM

Add to Calendar 08/26/2017 11:00 AM 08/26/2017 07:00 PM Crossroads Blues Festival The 8th Annual Crossroads Blues Festival returns to the beautiful confines of Lyran Park on the Kishwaukee River, just upstream of where it joins the Rock River. We have another varied and fun lineup. Doug Deming and the Jewel Tones, The Kinsey Report, The Jimmys, The Corey Dennison Band and Ivy Ford will grace the main stage with their great acts. Between acts we feature our IBC entry Dan Phelps, Joe Filisko’s harmonica workshop, Paul Kaye’s guitar workshop, and the youth act Brutal Wedgie. We will also reprise our huge selecton of beers and wines, with great mainstream and craft beers for your enjoyment at only $5. We have a wonderful variety of foods that will be served, including BBQ, Mexican, Italian, bourbon glazed pork chops, gelatos and ice cream and much more! Mark your calendars for Rockford's best music event of the year. Lyran Park is just south of the Chicago Rockford International Airport. Rain or shine, no coolers, no pets, free parking, readmission allowed with wristband. 4791 S Bend Rd, Rockford, IL 61109, USA

The 8th Annual Crossroads Blues Festival returns to the beautiful confines of Lyran Park on the Kishwaukee River, just upstream of where it joins the Rock River. We have another varied and fun lineup. Doug Deming and the Jewel Tones, The Kinsey Report, The Jimmys, The Corey Dennison Band and Ivy Ford will grace the main stage with their great acts. Between acts we feature our IBC entry Dan Phelps, Joe Filisko’s harmonica workshop, Paul Kaye’s guitar workshop, and the youth act Brutal Wedgie. We will also reprise our huge selecton of beers and wines, with great mainstream and craft beers for your enjoyment at only $5. We have a wonderful variety of foods that will be served, including BBQ, Mexican, Italian, bourbon glazed pork chops, gelatos and ice cream and much more! Mark your calendars for Rockford's best music event of the year. Lyran Park is just south of the Chicago Rockford International Airport. Rain or shine, no coolers, no pets, free parking, readmission allowed with wristband.

Location: 4791 S Bend Rd, Rockford, IL 61109, USA

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Start Time: 08/26/2017 11:00 AM
End Time: 08/26/2017 07:00 PM

Alley Art Festival
08/26/2017 12:00 PM - 08/26/2017 05:00 PM

Add to Calendar 08/26/2017 12:00 PM 08/26/2017 05:00 PM Alley Art Festival Local artists converge on Water Street Mall in downtown Aurora and engage passerby with their art, craft, talent and more. Over 60 artists display their wares, food is available for purchase, and events include free yoga, a creative children’s booth and live music. Hours: Noon to 5 p.m. Aug. 26, 2017, see website for schedule. Admission: Free. downtownauroran.com/alley-art-festival Water Street Mall, 13 Water St, Aurora, IL 60505, USA

Local artists converge on Water Street Mall in downtown Aurora and engage passerby with their art, craft, talent and more. Over 60 artists display their wares, food is available for purchase, and events include free yoga, a creative children’s booth and live music. Hours: Noon to 5 p.m. Aug. 26, 2017, see website for schedule. Admission: Free. downtownauroran.com/alley-art-festival

Location: Water Street Mall, 13 Water St, Aurora, IL 60505, USA

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Start Time: 08/26/2017 12:00 PM
End Time: 08/26/2017 05:00 PM

It's Summer at the Museum
08/26/2017 01:00 PM - 08/26/2017 03:30 PM

Add to Calendar 08/26/2017 01:00 PM 08/26/2017 03:30 PM It's Summer at the Museum Decorated with summer theme. Park Forest Aquacenter history on display. Toys, furnishings, clothes books, 1948-1953. Park Forest history with social and fashion trends of the day. W & Sa 1-3:30PM; other days and hours by appointment parkforesthistory.org/ 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

Decorated with summer theme. Park Forest Aquacenter history on display. Toys, furnishings, clothes books, 1948-1953. Park Forest history with social and fashion trends of the day. W & Sa 1-3:30PM; other days and hours by appointment parkforesthistory.org/

Location: 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

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Start Time: 08/26/2017 01:00 PM
End Time: 08/26/2017 03:30 PM

Music in the Plaza Summer Concert Series
08/26/2017 07:00 PM - 08/26/2017 10:00 PM

Add to Calendar 08/26/2017 07:00 PM 08/26/2017 10:00 PM Music in the Plaza Summer Concert Series Enjoy music under the stars. Food and beverages are available. Don’t forget your lawn chairs and blankets! Call or visit the website to see who is playing! 7-10PM downtowntinley.com Tinley Park, IL, USA

Enjoy music under the stars. Food and beverages are available. Don’t forget your lawn chairs and blankets! Call or visit the website to see who is playing! 7-10PM downtowntinley.com

Location: Tinley Park, IL, USA

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Start Time: 08/26/2017 07:00 PM
End Time: 08/26/2017 10:00 PM

Music in the Plaza Summer Concert Series
08/26/2017 07:00 PM - 08/26/2017 10:00 PM

Add to Calendar 08/26/2017 07:00 PM 08/26/2017 10:00 PM Music in the Plaza Summer Concert Series Enjoy music under the stars. Food and beverages are available. Don’t forget your lawn chairs and blankets! Call or visit the website to see who is playing! 7-10PM downtowntinley.com Zabrocki Plaza, 17375 Oak Park Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

Enjoy music under the stars. Food and beverages are available. Don’t forget your lawn chairs and blankets! Call or visit the website to see who is playing! 7-10PM downtowntinley.com

Location: Zabrocki Plaza, 17375 Oak Park Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

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Start Time: 08/26/2017 07:00 PM
End Time: 08/26/2017 10:00 PM

Midtown Ethnic Parade and Festival
08/27/2017 12:00 AM - 08/28/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/27/2017 12:00 AM 08/28/2017 12:00 AM Midtown Ethnic Parade and Festival Historic Midtown District is hosts the 4th annual Midtown Parade and Ethnic Festival. Festival admission is free and families are welcome. There will be international food items and entertainment, and children’s activities. facebook.com/events/118649518695452/ 7th Street, 7th St, Rockford, IL, USA

Historic Midtown District is hosts the 4th annual Midtown Parade and Ethnic Festival. Festival admission is free and families are welcome. There will be international food items and entertainment, and children’s activities. facebook.com/events/118649518695452/

Location: 7th Street, 7th St, Rockford, IL, USA

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Start Time: 08/27/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 08/28/2017 12:00 AM

Frankfort Country Market
08/27/2017 12:00 AM - 08/28/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/27/2017 12:00 AM 08/28/2017 12:00 AM Frankfort Country Market SPRING MARKET - Enjoy a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants and specialty products locally grown. Special events and demos throughout the season. A full listing of vendors and events will be available soon. villageoffrankfort.com/calendar Frankfort, IL, USA

SPRING MARKET - Enjoy a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants and specialty products locally grown. Special events and demos throughout the season. A full listing of vendors and events will be available soon. villageoffrankfort.com/calendar

Location: Frankfort, IL, USA

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Start Time: 08/27/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 08/28/2017 12:00 AM

Tuesday Evening in the Gardens
08/29/2017 12:00 AM - 08/30/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/29/2017 12:00 AM 08/30/2017 12:00 AM Tuesday Evening in the Gardens Tuesday Evening in the Gardens features local, regional and nationally tourign musicians. Join friends and family for an evening of live music and comradery in this beautiful outdoor setting. Guests are allowed to set up picnic areas starting at 5:00pm. Food and beverages are available for purchase from local vendors. Carry-in picnic suppers are welcome - carry-in beverages are prohibited. andersongardens.org/tuesday-evening-gardens-2017/ Anderson Japanese Gardens, 318 Spring Creek Rd, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

Tuesday Evening in the Gardens features local, regional and nationally tourign musicians. Join friends and family for an evening of live music and comradery in this beautiful outdoor setting. Guests are allowed to set up picnic areas starting at 5:00pm. Food and beverages are available for purchase from local vendors. Carry-in picnic suppers are welcome - carry-in beverages are prohibited. andersongardens.org/tuesday-evening-gardens-2017/

Location: Anderson Japanese Gardens, 318 Spring Creek Rd, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

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Start Time: 08/29/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 08/30/2017 12:00 AM

Downtown Tinley Park Cruise Nights
08/29/2017 12:00 AM - 08/30/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/29/2017 12:00 AM 08/30/2017 12:00 AM Downtown Tinley Park Cruise Nights Are you a classic car or hotrod owner or fan? Show them off or just view them! Food and beverages available. Tu 5-9PM downtowntinley.com Tinley Park, IL, USA

Are you a classic car or hotrod owner or fan? Show them off or just view them! Food and beverages available. Tu 5-9PM downtowntinley.com

Location: Tinley Park, IL, USA

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Start Time: 08/29/2017 12:00 AM
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Ski Broncs Waterski Show
08/30/2017 12:00 AM - 08/31/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/30/2017 12:00 AM 08/31/2017 12:00 AM Ski Broncs Waterski Show The Rockford Ski Broncs’ dazzling water ski show is in its 50th year! Powered by 2,000 horsepower, it’s like Cirque du Soleil on the Rock River. Daring jumps. Tremendous human pyramids. Speedy barefoot skiing. Beautiful ballet lines. Head-spinning swivel skiing. Tricky tricking. FREE admission and FREE parking. Modern bleachers and lawn seating available. Delicious concessions on-site. Our mission is to improve our community, and promote the sport of water skiing, through the impact we have on our participants and those who relate to us as a water ski show team. Please join us, relax, and enjoy the show! The Tuesday, July 4 show will conclude with a huge fireworks display. MAY (7:00pm) 5/26 Friday 5/31 Wednesday JUNE (7:00pm) 6/2 Friday 6/7 Wednesday 6/9 Friday 6/14 Wednesday 6/15 Thursday 6/21 Wednesday 6/23 Friday 6/28 Wednesday 6/30 Friday JULY (7:00pm) 7/4 Tuesday (Fireworks Display) 7/5 Wednesday 7/7 Friday 7/12 Wednesday 7/14 Friday 7/19 Wednesday 7/21 Friday 7/26 Wednesday 7/28 Friday AUGUST (6:30pm) 8/2 Wednesday 8/4 Friday 8/9 Wednesday 8/18 Friday 8/25 Friday SEPTEMBER (6:30pm) 9/1 Friday skibroncs.com 235 Evelyn Ave, Loves Park, IL 61111, USA

The Rockford Ski Broncs’ dazzling water ski show is in its 50th year! Powered by 2,000 horsepower, it’s like Cirque du Soleil on the Rock River. Daring jumps. Tremendous human pyramids. Speedy barefoot skiing. Beautiful ballet lines. Head-spinning swivel skiing. Tricky tricking. FREE admission and FREE parking. Modern bleachers and lawn seating available. Delicious concessions on-site. Our mission is to improve our community, and promote the sport of water skiing, through the impact we have on our participants and those who relate to us as a water ski show team. Please join us, relax, and enjoy the show! The Tuesday, July 4 show will conclude with a huge fireworks display. MAY (7:00pm) 5/26 Friday 5/31 Wednesday JUNE (7:00pm) 6/2 Friday 6/7 Wednesday 6/9 Friday 6/14 Wednesday 6/15 Thursday 6/21 Wednesday 6/23 Friday 6/28 Wednesday 6/30 Friday JULY (7:00pm) 7/4 Tuesday (Fireworks Display) 7/5 Wednesday 7/7 Friday 7/12 Wednesday 7/14 Friday 7/19 Wednesday 7/21 Friday 7/26 Wednesday 7/28 Friday AUGUST (6:30pm) 8/2 Wednesday 8/4 Friday 8/9 Wednesday 8/18 Friday 8/25 Friday SEPTEMBER (6:30pm) 9/1 Friday skibroncs.com

Location: 235 Evelyn Ave, Loves Park, IL 61111, USA

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Start Time: 08/30/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 08/31/2017 12:00 AM

Farmers Market- Palos Heights
08/30/2017 12:00 AM - 08/31/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/30/2017 12:00 AM 08/31/2017 12:00 AM Farmers Market- Palos Heights Great locally grown produce, food products and plants every Wednesday morning. LINK cards accepted. W 7AM-1PM. May 10-31; June 7-28; July 5-26; Aug 2-30; Sept 6-27; Oct 4-11. palosheights.org Palos Heights, IL, USA

Great locally grown produce, food products and plants every Wednesday morning. LINK cards accepted. W 7AM-1PM. May 10-31; June 7-28; July 5-26; Aug 2-30; Sept 6-27; Oct 4-11. palosheights.org

Location: Palos Heights, IL, USA

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Start Time: 08/30/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 08/31/2017 12:00 AM

It's Summer at the Museum
08/30/2017 01:00 PM - 08/30/2017 03:30 PM

Add to Calendar 08/30/2017 01:00 PM 08/30/2017 03:30 PM It's Summer at the Museum Decorated with summer theme. Park Forest Aquacenter history on display. Toys, furnishings, clothes books, 1948-1953. Park Forest history with social and fashion trends of the day. W & Sa 1-3:30PM; other days and hours by appointment parkforesthistory.org/ 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

Decorated with summer theme. Park Forest Aquacenter history on display. Toys, furnishings, clothes books, 1948-1953. Park Forest history with social and fashion trends of the day. W & Sa 1-3:30PM; other days and hours by appointment parkforesthistory.org/

Location: 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

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Start Time: 08/30/2017 01:00 PM
End Time: 08/30/2017 03:30 PM

Ski Broncs Waterski Show
09/01/2017 12:00 AM - 09/02/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/01/2017 12:00 AM 09/02/2017 12:00 AM Ski Broncs Waterski Show The Rockford Ski Broncs’ dazzling water ski show is in its 50th year! Powered by 2,000 horsepower, it’s like Cirque du Soleil on the Rock River. Daring jumps. Tremendous human pyramids. Speedy barefoot skiing. Beautiful ballet lines. Head-spinning swivel skiing. Tricky tricking. FREE admission and FREE parking. Modern bleachers and lawn seating available. Delicious concessions on-site. Our mission is to improve our community, and promote the sport of water skiing, through the impact we have on our participants and those who relate to us as a water ski show team. Please join us, relax, and enjoy the show! The Tuesday, July 4 show will conclude with a huge fireworks display. MAY (7:00pm) 5/26 Friday 5/31 Wednesday JUNE (7:00pm) 6/2 Friday 6/7 Wednesday 6/9 Friday 6/14 Wednesday 6/15 Thursday 6/21 Wednesday 6/23 Friday 6/28 Wednesday 6/30 Friday JULY (7:00pm) 7/4 Tuesday (Fireworks Display) 7/5 Wednesday 7/7 Friday 7/12 Wednesday 7/14 Friday 7/19 Wednesday 7/21 Friday 7/26 Wednesday 7/28 Friday AUGUST (6:30pm) 8/2 Wednesday 8/4 Friday 8/9 Wednesday 8/18 Friday 8/25 Friday SEPTEMBER (6:30pm) 9/1 Friday skibroncs.com 235 Evelyn Ave, Loves Park, IL 61111, USA

The Rockford Ski Broncs’ dazzling water ski show is in its 50th year! Powered by 2,000 horsepower, it’s like Cirque du Soleil on the Rock River. Daring jumps. Tremendous human pyramids. Speedy barefoot skiing. Beautiful ballet lines. Head-spinning swivel skiing. Tricky tricking. FREE admission and FREE parking. Modern bleachers and lawn seating available. Delicious concessions on-site. Our mission is to improve our community, and promote the sport of water skiing, through the impact we have on our participants and those who relate to us as a water ski show team. Please join us, relax, and enjoy the show! The Tuesday, July 4 show will conclude with a huge fireworks display. MAY (7:00pm) 5/26 Friday 5/31 Wednesday JUNE (7:00pm) 6/2 Friday 6/7 Wednesday 6/9 Friday 6/14 Wednesday 6/15 Thursday 6/21 Wednesday 6/23 Friday 6/28 Wednesday 6/30 Friday JULY (7:00pm) 7/4 Tuesday (Fireworks Display) 7/5 Wednesday 7/7 Friday 7/12 Wednesday 7/14 Friday 7/19 Wednesday 7/21 Friday 7/26 Wednesday 7/28 Friday AUGUST (6:30pm) 8/2 Wednesday 8/4 Friday 8/9 Wednesday 8/18 Friday 8/25 Friday SEPTEMBER (6:30pm) 9/1 Friday skibroncs.com

Location: 235 Evelyn Ave, Loves Park, IL 61111, USA

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Start Time: 09/01/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/02/2017 12:00 AM

Rockford City Market
09/01/2017 12:00 AM - 09/02/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/01/2017 12:00 AM 09/02/2017 12:00 AM Rockford City Market Rockford City Market is an open air public market featuring locally grown and made items including vegetables, fruit, meat, cheese, flowers, herbs, baked goods, artisans, prepared food, local beer and wine. There is weekly live entertainment in two areas, kids’ activities, and cooking demos. Fridays: 3:30pm-8:30pm May 19-Sept. 1 | 3:30pm-7:30pm Sept. 8-Sept. 29 rockfordcitymarket.com South Water Street, S Water St, Rockford, IL 61104, USA

Rockford City Market is an open air public market featuring locally grown and made items including vegetables, fruit, meat, cheese, flowers, herbs, baked goods, artisans, prepared food, local beer and wine. There is weekly live entertainment in two areas, kids’ activities, and cooking demos. Fridays: 3:30pm-8:30pm May 19-Sept. 1 | 3:30pm-7:30pm Sept. 8-Sept. 29 rockfordcitymarket.com

Location: South Water Street, S Water St, Rockford, IL 61104, USA

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Start Time: 09/01/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/02/2017 12:00 AM

Live Summer Concert Aurora- Miles Nelson & the Rusted Hearts with The Desperate Bastards
09/01/2017 06:00 PM - 09/01/2017 10:00 PM

Add to Calendar 09/01/2017 06:00 PM 09/01/2017 10:00 PM Live Summer Concert Aurora- Miles Nelson & the Rusted Hearts with The Desperate Bastards Millennium Plaza, a green space along Stolp Avenue next to Leland Tower in downtown Aurora, hosts 18 free concerts this summer. The concerts are part of Wednesdays at the Plaza, a free summer concert series, First Fridays in downtown Aurora, and Summer Second Saturdays, a free afternoon with family-friendly entertainment and activities. The auditorium seating facing the Fox River is the perfect setting for a summer evening with live music. Wednesdays at the Plaza concerts are from 7 to 9 p.m. First Fridays concerts are from 6 to 10 p.m. and Summer Second Saturdays are 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Coolers (no alcohol) are welcome. Blankets and/or cushions are recommended. Chairs can be set up in the small lawn area. All concerts are sponsored by Aurora Downtown, a non-profit group of downtown business and property owners within SSA #One. Certain dates are also sponsored by City of Aurora. Wednesdays at the Plaza sponsors are Karademas Management, Aurora Fastprint, If These Walls Could Talk, The Compounder, Rocktown Adventures, Reuland’s Food Service, Vicki McCoy/ReMax, The Yetee, Ald. Carl Franco, City of Aurora, Aurora Downtown, Downtown Auroran Magazine and Fox Valley Park District. For more information, visit www.auroradowntown.org. Aurora, IL, USA

Millennium Plaza, a green space along Stolp Avenue next to Leland Tower in downtown Aurora, hosts 18 free concerts this summer. The concerts are part of Wednesdays at the Plaza, a free summer concert series, First Fridays in downtown Aurora, and Summer Second Saturdays, a free afternoon with family-friendly entertainment and activities. The auditorium seating facing the Fox River is the perfect setting for a summer evening with live music. Wednesdays at the Plaza concerts are from 7 to 9 p.m. First Fridays concerts are from 6 to 10 p.m. and Summer Second Saturdays are 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Coolers (no alcohol) are welcome. Blankets and/or cushions are recommended. Chairs can be set up in the small lawn area. All concerts are sponsored by Aurora Downtown, a non-profit group of downtown business and property owners within SSA #One. Certain dates are also sponsored by City of Aurora. Wednesdays at the Plaza sponsors are Karademas Management, Aurora Fastprint, If These Walls Could Talk, The Compounder, Rocktown Adventures, Reuland’s Food Service, Vicki McCoy/ReMax, The Yetee, Ald. Carl Franco, City of Aurora, Aurora Downtown, Downtown Auroran Magazine and Fox Valley Park District. For more information, visit www.auroradowntown.org.

Location: Aurora, IL, USA

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Start Time: 09/01/2017 06:00 PM
End Time: 09/01/2017 10:00 PM

Farmer's Market Tinley Park
09/02/2017 12:00 AM - 09/03/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/02/2017 12:00 AM 09/03/2017 12:00 AM Farmer's Market Tinley Park Visit the farmer’s market every Saturday for the best selection of fruits, vegetables, fresh flowers and much more! Sa 7:30AM-12:30PM downtowntinley.com Tinley Park, IL, USA

Visit the farmer’s market every Saturday for the best selection of fruits, vegetables, fresh flowers and much more! Sa 7:30AM-12:30PM downtowntinley.com

Location: Tinley Park, IL, USA

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Start Time: 09/02/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/03/2017 12:00 AM

Homewood Farmers Market
09/02/2017 08:00 AM - 09/02/2017 11:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/02/2017 08:00 AM 09/02/2017 11:00 AM Homewood Farmers Market At Homewood’s farmer’s market, purchase fresh produce, baked goods and prepared foods. Weekly Saturdays through October. Enjoy Hunt & Gather Vintage Market, the last Saturday of each month May-September. Sa 8AM-1PM village.homewood.il.us/ Homewood, IL, USA

At Homewood’s farmer’s market, purchase fresh produce, baked goods and prepared foods. Weekly Saturdays through October. Enjoy Hunt & Gather Vintage Market, the last Saturday of each month May-September. Sa 8AM-1PM village.homewood.il.us/

Location: Homewood, IL, USA

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Start Time: 09/02/2017 08:00 AM
End Time: 09/02/2017 11:00 AM

It's Summer at the Museum
09/02/2017 01:00 PM - 09/02/2017 03:30 PM

Add to Calendar 09/02/2017 01:00 PM 09/02/2017 03:30 PM It's Summer at the Museum Decorated with summer theme. Park Forest Aquacenter history on display. Toys, furnishings, clothes books, 1948-1953. Park Forest history with social and fashion trends of the day. W & Sa 1-3:30PM; other days and hours by appointment parkforesthistory.org/ 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

Decorated with summer theme. Park Forest Aquacenter history on display. Toys, furnishings, clothes books, 1948-1953. Park Forest history with social and fashion trends of the day. W & Sa 1-3:30PM; other days and hours by appointment parkforesthistory.org/

Location: 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

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Start Time: 09/02/2017 01:00 PM
End Time: 09/02/2017 03:30 PM

Frankfort Country Market
09/03/2017 12:00 AM - 09/04/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/03/2017 12:00 AM 09/04/2017 12:00 AM Frankfort Country Market SPRING MARKET - Enjoy a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants and specialty products locally grown. Special events and demos throughout the season. A full listing of vendors and events will be available soon. villageoffrankfort.com/calendar Frankfort, IL, USA

SPRING MARKET - Enjoy a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants and specialty products locally grown. Special events and demos throughout the season. A full listing of vendors and events will be available soon. villageoffrankfort.com/calendar

Location: Frankfort, IL, USA

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Start Time: 09/03/2017 12:00 AM
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Sayonara Means Farewell
09/03/2017 11:00 AM - 09/03/2017 03:30 PM

Add to Calendar 09/03/2017 11:00 AM 09/03/2017 03:30 PM Sayonara Means Farewell Walk a Tokyo streetscape to explore the progressive, youth-inspired contemporary culture of Japan. Then cross the bridge to experience an ancestral heritage that still exists harmoniously side by side in a bustling city. Invent your own mascot, dress up in the kawaii shop, practice katakana writing, or tie a wish to the tree one more time before Hello From Japan says goodbye. Included with Discovery Center admission. Admission: $8.00/person or free for members and children age one and younger. discoverycentermuseum.com Discovery Center Museum, 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA

Walk a Tokyo streetscape to explore the progressive, youth-inspired contemporary culture of Japan. Then cross the bridge to experience an ancestral heritage that still exists harmoniously side by side in a bustling city. Invent your own mascot, dress up in the kawaii shop, practice katakana writing, or tie a wish to the tree one more time before Hello From Japan says goodbye. Included with Discovery Center admission. Admission: $8.00/person or free for members and children age one and younger. discoverycentermuseum.com

Location: Discovery Center Museum, 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA

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Start Time: 09/03/2017 11:00 AM
End Time: 09/03/2017 03:30 PM

Old Times Family Picnic
09/03/2017 12:00 PM - 09/03/2017 09:00 PM

Add to Calendar 09/03/2017 12:00 PM 09/03/2017 09:00 PM Old Times Family Picnic Come enjoy the day with live music by the Walk-Ins, entertainment, dancing, booth games, free children rides, beanbag and water balloon tournaments, relaxation and much more! Food and beverages are available for purchase. 12PM-dusk recintern.weebly.com/ 15601 Central Ave, Oak Forest, IL 60452, USA

Come enjoy the day with live music by the Walk-Ins, entertainment, dancing, booth games, free children rides, beanbag and water balloon tournaments, relaxation and much more! Food and beverages are available for purchase. 12PM-dusk recintern.weebly.com/

Location: 15601 Central Ave, Oak Forest, IL 60452, USA

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Start Time: 09/03/2017 12:00 PM
End Time: 09/03/2017 09:00 PM

Historic Pullman 1st Sunday Walking Tour
09/03/2017 01:30 PM - 09/03/2017 02:30 PM

Add to Calendar 09/03/2017 01:30 PM 09/03/2017 02:30 PM Historic Pullman 1st Sunday Walking Tour Our 2017 “First Sunday” guided walking tour program starts on Sunday, May 7, at 1:30pm and repeats every “first Sunday” May through October. These tours are open to the public and do not require a reservation although we would appreciate knowing if you plan to bring a group to the tour. Tours leave from the Pullman National Monument Visitor Information Center, 11141 S. Cottage Grove Ave. www.pullmanil.org/ Pullman National Monument, 11141 S Cottage Grove Ave, Chicago, IL 60628, USA

Our 2017 “First Sunday” guided walking tour program starts on Sunday, May 7, at 1:30pm and repeats every “first Sunday” May through October. These tours are open to the public and do not require a reservation although we would appreciate knowing if you plan to bring a group to the tour. Tours leave from the Pullman National Monument Visitor Information Center, 11141 S. Cottage Grove Ave. www.pullmanil.org/

Location: Pullman National Monument, 11141 S Cottage Grove Ave, Chicago, IL 60628, USA

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Start Time: 09/03/2017 01:30 PM
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South Holland Heritage Festival
09/04/2017 09:30 AM - 09/04/2017 04:00 PM

Add to Calendar 09/04/2017 09:30 AM 09/04/2017 04:00 PM South Holland Heritage Festival An annual tradition in South Holland, featuring live music, arts and craft vendors, food, activities, quilters and performances by the South Holland municipal band. 1870 house and barn tours. southholland.org Paarlberg Park, 16226 Wausau Ave, South Holland, IL 60473, USA

An annual tradition in South Holland, featuring live music, arts and craft vendors, food, activities, quilters and performances by the South Holland municipal band. 1870 house and barn tours. southholland.org

Location: Paarlberg Park, 16226 Wausau Ave, South Holland, IL 60473, USA

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Start Time: 09/04/2017 09:30 AM
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Calumet City Liberty Parade
09/04/2017 10:30 AM - 09/04/2017 01:00 PM

Add to Calendar 09/04/2017 10:30 AM 09/04/2017 01:00 PM Calumet City Liberty Parade Join us as we commemorate the 100 anniversary of America’s entry into World War I, with the Region’s largest parade. 10:30AM Calumet City, IL, USA

Join us as we commemorate the 100 anniversary of America’s entry into World War I, with the Region’s largest parade. 10:30AM

Location: Calumet City, IL, USA

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Start Time: 09/04/2017 10:30 AM
End Time: 09/04/2017 01:00 PM

Farmers Market- Palos Heights
09/06/2017 12:00 AM - 09/07/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/06/2017 12:00 AM 09/07/2017 12:00 AM Farmers Market- Palos Heights Great locally grown produce, food products and plants every Wednesday morning. LINK cards accepted. W 7AM-1PM. May 10-31; June 7-28; July 5-26; Aug 2-30; Sept 6-27; Oct 4-11. palosheights.org Palos Heights, IL, USA

Great locally grown produce, food products and plants every Wednesday morning. LINK cards accepted. W 7AM-1PM. May 10-31; June 7-28; July 5-26; Aug 2-30; Sept 6-27; Oct 4-11. palosheights.org

Location: Palos Heights, IL, USA

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Start Time: 09/06/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/07/2017 12:00 AM

It's Summer at the Museum
09/06/2017 01:00 PM - 09/06/2017 03:30 PM

Add to Calendar 09/06/2017 01:00 PM 09/06/2017 03:30 PM It's Summer at the Museum Decorated with summer theme. Park Forest Aquacenter history on display. Toys, furnishings, clothes books, 1948-1953. Park Forest history with social and fashion trends of the day. W & Sa 1-3:30PM; other days and hours by appointment parkforesthistory.org/ 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

Decorated with summer theme. Park Forest Aquacenter history on display. Toys, furnishings, clothes books, 1948-1953. Park Forest history with social and fashion trends of the day. W & Sa 1-3:30PM; other days and hours by appointment parkforesthistory.org/

Location: 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

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Start Time: 09/06/2017 01:00 PM
End Time: 09/06/2017 03:30 PM

Anglers & Ale
09/07/2017 12:00 AM - 09/08/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/07/2017 12:00 AM 09/08/2017 12:00 AM Anglers & Ale Grab your fishing pole and we will grab the beer! Anglers will need IL State and Park District Fishing Licenses to fish. We will have beer and Park District Licenses to sell at the event. The first drink is on us. $5 in advance/$10 at the door hfparks.com 183rd Street, 183rd St, Homewood, IL 60430, USA

Grab your fishing pole and we will grab the beer! Anglers will need IL State and Park District Fishing Licenses to fish. We will have beer and Park District Licenses to sell at the event. The first drink is on us. $5 in advance/$10 at the door hfparks.com

Location: 183rd Street, 183rd St, Homewood, IL 60430, USA

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Start Time: 09/07/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/08/2017 12:00 AM

Cruisin' Frankfort
09/07/2017 05:00 PM - 09/07/2017 08:00 PM

Add to Calendar 09/07/2017 05:00 PM 09/07/2017 08:00 PM Cruisin' Frankfort Enjoy viewing classic cars as they line the streets of downtown Frankfort. Frankfort, IL, USA

Enjoy viewing classic cars as they line the streets of downtown Frankfort.

Location: Frankfort, IL, USA

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Start Time: 09/07/2017 05:00 PM
End Time: 09/07/2017 08:00 PM

Fetching Market at Historic Ford Hangar
09/08/2017 12:00 AM - 09/10/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/08/2017 12:00 AM 09/10/2017 12:00 AM Fetching Market at Historic Ford Hangar Quality Vintage and One-of-a-Kind Artisan Pop-Up Market featuring handmade items created by 65 Vendors from across the Midwest. Live Music, Local Fare and Local Brews/Wine. $6 at the door ($5 in advance) fetchingmarket.com/ Lansing Municipal Airport, 3250 Bob Malkas Drive, Lansing, IL 60438, USA

Quality Vintage and One-of-a-Kind Artisan Pop-Up Market featuring handmade items created by 65 Vendors from across the Midwest. Live Music, Local Fare and Local Brews/Wine. $6 at the door ($5 in advance) fetchingmarket.com/

Location: Lansing Municipal Airport, 3250 Bob Malkas Drive, Lansing, IL 60438, USA

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Start Time: 09/08/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/10/2017 12:00 AM

Monee Fall Fest
09/08/2017 12:00 AM - 09/11/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/08/2017 12:00 AM 09/11/2017 12:00 AM Monee Fall Fest Fall at its finest. Parade, Carnival, Beer Garden, an array of Food Vendors, Car Show, Arts & Crafts, Village-wide Garage Sale, Great Bands. Giant Fireworks Display and so much more. villageofmonee.org 5162 W Court St, Monee, IL 60449, USA

Fall at its finest. Parade, Carnival, Beer Garden, an array of Food Vendors, Car Show, Arts & Crafts, Village-wide Garage Sale, Great Bands. Giant Fireworks Display and so much more. villageofmonee.org

Location: 5162 W Court St, Monee, IL 60449, USA

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Start Time: 09/08/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/11/2017 12:00 AM

Rockford City Market
09/08/2017 12:00 AM - 09/09/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/08/2017 12:00 AM 09/09/2017 12:00 AM Rockford City Market Rockford City Market is an open air public market featuring locally grown and made items including vegetables, fruit, meat, cheese, flowers, herbs, baked goods, artisans, prepared food, local beer and wine. There is weekly live entertainment in two areas, kids’ activities, and cooking demos. Fridays: 3:30pm-8:30pm May 19-Sept. 1 | 3:30pm-7:30pm Sept. 8-Sept. 29 rockfordcitymarket.com South Water Street, S Water St, Rockford, IL 61104, USA

Rockford City Market is an open air public market featuring locally grown and made items including vegetables, fruit, meat, cheese, flowers, herbs, baked goods, artisans, prepared food, local beer and wine. There is weekly live entertainment in two areas, kids’ activities, and cooking demos. Fridays: 3:30pm-8:30pm May 19-Sept. 1 | 3:30pm-7:30pm Sept. 8-Sept. 29 rockfordcitymarket.com

Location: South Water Street, S Water St, Rockford, IL 61104, USA

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Start Time: 09/08/2017 12:00 AM
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Festival of the Sister Cities
09/08/2017 05:00 PM - 09/10/2017 09:00 PM

Add to Calendar 09/08/2017 05:00 PM 09/10/2017 09:00 PM Festival of the Sister Cities The weekend honors the four official sister cities of Chicago Heights, including food, arts, business, musical and interactive entertainment for all ages. F 5-10PM, carnival only; Sa 1-11PM; Su 1-9PM chicagoheightssistercities.com Bloom High School, 101 W 10th St, Chicago Heights, IL 60411, USA

The weekend honors the four official sister cities of Chicago Heights, including food, arts, business, musical and interactive entertainment for all ages. F 5-10PM, carnival only; Sa 1-11PM; Su 1-9PM chicagoheightssistercities.com

Location: Bloom High School, 101 W 10th St, Chicago Heights, IL 60411, USA

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Start Time: 09/08/2017 05:00 PM
End Time: 09/10/2017 09:00 PM

Fall on the Green Festival
09/08/2017 06:00 PM - 09/10/2017 09:00 PM

Add to Calendar 09/08/2017 06:00 PM 09/10/2017 09:00 PM Fall on the Green Festival Oak Lawn’s Fall On the Green Festival celebrates the beginning of autumn by bringing joy to the south suburbs on the Village Green located near 95th Street and Cook Avenue. Fall On the Green has grown into the one of the biggest and most popular outdoor festivals in the Southland, traditionally falling on the first weekend after Labor Day in September. Admission and rides are entirely free. (Sorry, no pets allowed.) This event features Bingo, entertainment, food tent, inflatables for kids, climbing wall, eurobungy, new car show, and so much more! F 6PM-12AM; Sa 11AM-12AM; Su 11AM-8PM oaklawn-il.gov Oak Lawn, IL 60453, USA

Oak Lawn’s Fall On the Green Festival celebrates the beginning of autumn by bringing joy to the south suburbs on the Village Green located near 95th Street and Cook Avenue. Fall On the Green has grown into the one of the biggest and most popular outdoor festivals in the Southland, traditionally falling on the first weekend after Labor Day in September. Admission and rides are entirely free. (Sorry, no pets allowed.) This event features Bingo, entertainment, food tent, inflatables for kids, climbing wall, eurobungy, new car show, and so much more! F 6PM-12AM; Sa 11AM-12AM; Su 11AM-8PM oaklawn-il.gov

Location: Oak Lawn, IL 60453, USA

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Start Time: 09/08/2017 06:00 PM
End Time: 09/10/2017 09:00 PM

13th Annual Baby Expo
09/09/2017 12:00 AM - 09/10/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/09/2017 12:00 AM 09/10/2017 12:00 AM 13th Annual Baby Expo Longest standing Baby Expo in Chicagoland! Over 13 years in business. Check our everything for babies! Demonstrations by experts! Fun activities for the kids! Numerous business vendors. Enter to win amazing prizes and giveaways! First 500 people receive GIFT BAGS! $2 for Kids (ages 2-12) $10 for Adults, Babies are FREE! familytimemagazine.com Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 College Pkwy, Palos Hills, IL 60465, USA

Longest standing Baby Expo in Chicagoland! Over 13 years in business. Check our everything for babies! Demonstrations by experts! Fun activities for the kids! Numerous business vendors. Enter to win amazing prizes and giveaways! First 500 people receive GIFT BAGS! $2 for Kids (ages 2-12) $10 for Adults, Babies are FREE! familytimemagazine.com

Location: Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 College Pkwy, Palos Hills, IL 60465, USA

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Start Time: 09/09/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/10/2017 12:00 AM

Farmer's Market Tinley Park
09/09/2017 12:00 AM - 09/10/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/09/2017 12:00 AM 09/10/2017 12:00 AM Farmer's Market Tinley Park Visit the farmer’s market every Saturday for the best selection of fruits, vegetables, fresh flowers and much more! Sa 7:30AM-12:30PM downtowntinley.com Tinley Park, IL, USA

Visit the farmer’s market every Saturday for the best selection of fruits, vegetables, fresh flowers and much more! Sa 7:30AM-12:30PM downtowntinley.com

Location: Tinley Park, IL, USA

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Start Time: 09/09/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/10/2017 12:00 AM

Homewood Farmers Market
09/09/2017 08:00 AM - 09/09/2017 11:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/09/2017 08:00 AM 09/09/2017 11:00 AM Homewood Farmers Market At Homewood’s farmer’s market, purchase fresh produce, baked goods and prepared foods. Weekly Saturdays through October. Enjoy Hunt & Gather Vintage Market, the last Saturday of each month May-September. Sa 8AM-1PM village.homewood.il.us/ Homewood, IL, USA

At Homewood’s farmer’s market, purchase fresh produce, baked goods and prepared foods. Weekly Saturdays through October. Enjoy Hunt & Gather Vintage Market, the last Saturday of each month May-September. Sa 8AM-1PM village.homewood.il.us/

Location: Homewood, IL, USA

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Start Time: 09/09/2017 08:00 AM
End Time: 09/09/2017 11:00 AM

Bubble Festival
09/09/2017 09:00 AM - 09/09/2017 03:30 PM

Add to Calendar 09/09/2017 09:00 AM 09/09/2017 03:30 PM Bubble Festival Join Discovery Center in welcoming bubble-celebrity Geoffrey Akins back for his live performances and sudsy science fun. After the show, join us in the Bubble-Palooza Playground to try some of Geoff’s tricks, and create some of your own as you test your soapy skills with bubble art and activities for the whole family! Sponsored in part by Alpine Bank and the Illinois Arts Council Agency. Tickets in advance: $5 Public; $4 Members; At the Door: $6 Public; $5 Members; Museum admission is extra; Admission: $8.00/person or free for members and children age one and younger. Performances will be held at: 9:00, 10:30, Noon, 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30. discoverycentermuseum.com Discovery Center Museum, 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA

Join Discovery Center in welcoming bubble-celebrity Geoffrey Akins back for his live performances and sudsy science fun. After the show, join us in the Bubble-Palooza Playground to try some of Geoff’s tricks, and create some of your own as you test your soapy skills with bubble art and activities for the whole family! Sponsored in part by Alpine Bank and the Illinois Arts Council Agency. Tickets in advance: $5 Public; $4 Members; At the Door: $6 Public; $5 Members; Museum admission is extra; Admission: $8.00/person or free for members and children age one and younger. Performances will be held at: 9:00, 10:30, Noon, 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30. discoverycentermuseum.com

Location: Discovery Center Museum, 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA

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It's Summer at the Museum
09/09/2017 01:00 PM - 09/09/2017 03:30 PM

Add to Calendar 09/09/2017 01:00 PM 09/09/2017 03:30 PM It's Summer at the Museum Decorated with summer theme. Park Forest Aquacenter history on display. Toys, furnishings, clothes books, 1948-1953. Park Forest history with social and fashion trends of the day. W & Sa 1-3:30PM; other days and hours by appointment parkforesthistory.org/ 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

Decorated with summer theme. Park Forest Aquacenter history on display. Toys, furnishings, clothes books, 1948-1953. Park Forest history with social and fashion trends of the day. W & Sa 1-3:30PM; other days and hours by appointment parkforesthistory.org/

Location: 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

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Music in the Plaza Summer Concert Series
09/09/2017 07:00 PM - 09/09/2017 10:00 PM

Add to Calendar 09/09/2017 07:00 PM 09/09/2017 10:00 PM Music in the Plaza Summer Concert Series Enjoy music under the stars. Food and beverages are available. Don’t forget your lawn chairs and blankets! Call or visit the website to see who is playing! 7-10PM downtowntinley.com Zabrocki Plaza, 17375 Oak Park Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

Enjoy music under the stars. Food and beverages are available. Don’t forget your lawn chairs and blankets! Call or visit the website to see who is playing! 7-10PM downtowntinley.com

Location: Zabrocki Plaza, 17375 Oak Park Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

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Frankfort Country Market
09/10/2017 12:00 AM - 09/11/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/10/2017 12:00 AM 09/11/2017 12:00 AM Frankfort Country Market SPRING MARKET - Enjoy a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants and specialty products locally grown. Special events and demos throughout the season. A full listing of vendors and events will be available soon. villageoffrankfort.com/calendar Frankfort, IL, USA

SPRING MARKET - Enjoy a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants and specialty products locally grown. Special events and demos throughout the season. A full listing of vendors and events will be available soon. villageoffrankfort.com/calendar

Location: Frankfort, IL, USA

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Start Time: 09/10/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/11/2017 12:00 AM

Zoo Run Run
09/10/2017 12:00 AM - 09/11/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/10/2017 12:00 AM 09/11/2017 12:00 AM Zoo Run Run Glide past lemus and ravens. Bound past Nigerian dwarf goats. Wade past The Swamp. Be inspired by rescued white pelicans. Dip past The Living Coast. Soar by the condors and bald eagles. Thunder by bison. Gallop past giraffes, zebras and camels. Encounter endangered black rhinos and pygmy hippos. Marvel at the Big Cats - lions, tigers and snow leopards. czs.org/ZooRunRun Brookfield Zoo, 8400 W 31st St, Brookfield, IL 60513, USA

Glide past lemus and ravens. Bound past Nigerian dwarf goats. Wade past The Swamp. Be inspired by rescued white pelicans. Dip past The Living Coast. Soar by the condors and bald eagles. Thunder by bison. Gallop past giraffes, zebras and camels. Encounter endangered black rhinos and pygmy hippos. Marvel at the Big Cats - lions, tigers and snow leopards. czs.org/ZooRunRun

Location: Brookfield Zoo, 8400 W 31st St, Brookfield, IL 60513, USA

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Start Time: 09/10/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/11/2017 12:00 AM

Million Dollar Quartet- Live at the Paramount
09/13/2017 12:00 AM - 10/30/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/13/2017 12:00 AM 10/30/2017 12:00 AM Million Dollar Quartet- Live at the Paramount There was no plan for Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins to record together on December 4, 1956, but as fate would have it, they did and left behind a historic and mind-blowing album. Million Dollar Quartet tells that story, with all the raw energy and monumental talent you’ve come to expect from these music giants. Nominated for three Tony Awards, including Best Musical and a win for Best Supporting Actor, Million Dollar Quartet features some of the biggest and best songs of all time, including “Peace in the Valley,” “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “I Walk the Line,” “Hound Dog” and “Great Balls of Fire.” This is the show that ran in Chicago from 2008 to 2016 and spanned more than 2,500 performances. Critics called it “the most exuberant theatrical event,” “dazzling from first beat to last” and “the best live rock ‘n’ roll show I have ever seen.” It is the third longest-running show in Chicago theatre history and the Paramount is about to do its production of it. Be there. paramountaurora.com/events/million-dollar-quartet/ Paramount Theatre, 23 E Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL 60506, USA

There was no plan for Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins to record together on December 4, 1956, but as fate would have it, they did and left behind a historic and mind-blowing album. Million Dollar Quartet tells that story, with all the raw energy and monumental talent you’ve come to expect from these music giants. Nominated for three Tony Awards, including Best Musical and a win for Best Supporting Actor, Million Dollar Quartet features some of the biggest and best songs of all time, including “Peace in the Valley,” “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “I Walk the Line,” “Hound Dog” and “Great Balls of Fire.” This is the show that ran in Chicago from 2008 to 2016 and spanned more than 2,500 performances. Critics called it “the most exuberant theatrical event,” “dazzling from first beat to last” and “the best live rock ‘n’ roll show I have ever seen.” It is the third longest-running show in Chicago theatre history and the Paramount is about to do its production of it. Be there. paramountaurora.com/events/million-dollar-quartet/

Location: Paramount Theatre, 23 E Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL 60506, USA

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Start Time: 09/13/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 10/30/2017 12:00 AM

Farmers Market- Palos Heights
09/13/2017 12:00 AM - 09/14/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/13/2017 12:00 AM 09/14/2017 12:00 AM Farmers Market- Palos Heights Great locally grown produce, food products and plants every Wednesday morning. LINK cards accepted. W 7AM-1PM. May 10-31; June 7-28; July 5-26; Aug 2-30; Sept 6-27; Oct 4-11. palosheights.org Palos Heights, IL, USA

Great locally grown produce, food products and plants every Wednesday morning. LINK cards accepted. W 7AM-1PM. May 10-31; June 7-28; July 5-26; Aug 2-30; Sept 6-27; Oct 4-11. palosheights.org

Location: Palos Heights, IL, USA

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Start Time: 09/13/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/14/2017 12:00 AM

It's Summer at the Museum
09/13/2017 01:00 PM - 09/13/2017 03:30 PM

Add to Calendar 09/13/2017 01:00 PM 09/13/2017 03:30 PM It's Summer at the Museum Decorated with summer theme. Park Forest Aquacenter history on display. Toys, furnishings, clothes books, 1948-1953. Park Forest history with social and fashion trends of the day. W & Sa 1-3:30PM; other days and hours by appointment parkforesthistory.org/ 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

Decorated with summer theme. Park Forest Aquacenter history on display. Toys, furnishings, clothes books, 1948-1953. Park Forest history with social and fashion trends of the day. W & Sa 1-3:30PM; other days and hours by appointment parkforesthistory.org/

Location: 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

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Start Time: 09/13/2017 01:00 PM
End Time: 09/13/2017 03:30 PM

Cruisin' Frankfort
09/14/2017 05:00 PM - 09/14/2017 08:00 PM

Add to Calendar 09/14/2017 05:00 PM 09/14/2017 08:00 PM Cruisin' Frankfort Enjoy viewing classic cars as they line the streets of downtown Frankfort. Frankfort, IL, USA

Enjoy viewing classic cars as they line the streets of downtown Frankfort.

Location: Frankfort, IL, USA

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Start Time: 09/14/2017 05:00 PM
End Time: 09/14/2017 08:00 PM

Autumn in the Park Festival
09/15/2017 12:00 AM - 09/17/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/15/2017 12:00 AM 09/17/2017 12:00 AM Autumn in the Park Festival Join us for this two-day community event that includes a parade, food vendors, beer, wine & spirits, live music, kids & tot area, artisans, BBQ & Chili Cook-Off, Pie Contest & more. F 5-10:30PM; Sa 11:30AM-11PM palospark.org/248/2017-Autumn-In-The-Park-Festival 8901 W 123rd St, Palos Park, IL 60464, USA

Join us for this two-day community event that includes a parade, food vendors, beer, wine & spirits, live music, kids & tot area, artisans, BBQ & Chili Cook-Off, Pie Contest & more. F 5-10:30PM; Sa 11:30AM-11PM palospark.org/248/2017-Autumn-In-The-Park-Festival

Location: 8901 W 123rd St, Palos Park, IL 60464, USA

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Rockford City Market
09/15/2017 12:00 AM - 09/16/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/15/2017 12:00 AM 09/16/2017 12:00 AM Rockford City Market Rockford City Market is an open air public market featuring locally grown and made items including vegetables, fruit, meat, cheese, flowers, herbs, baked goods, artisans, prepared food, local beer and wine. There is weekly live entertainment in two areas, kids’ activities, and cooking demos. Fridays: 3:30pm-8:30pm May 19-Sept. 1 | 3:30pm-7:30pm Sept. 8-Sept. 29 rockfordcitymarket.com South Water Street, S Water St, Rockford, IL 61104, USA

Rockford City Market is an open air public market featuring locally grown and made items including vegetables, fruit, meat, cheese, flowers, herbs, baked goods, artisans, prepared food, local beer and wine. There is weekly live entertainment in two areas, kids’ activities, and cooking demos. Fridays: 3:30pm-8:30pm May 19-Sept. 1 | 3:30pm-7:30pm Sept. 8-Sept. 29 rockfordcitymarket.com

Location: South Water Street, S Water St, Rockford, IL 61104, USA

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Start Time: 09/15/2017 12:00 AM
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Farmer's Market Tinley Park
09/16/2017 12:00 AM - 09/17/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/16/2017 12:00 AM 09/17/2017 12:00 AM Farmer's Market Tinley Park Visit the farmer’s market every Saturday for the best selection of fruits, vegetables, fresh flowers and much more! Sa 7:30AM-12:30PM downtowntinley.com Tinley Park, IL, USA

Visit the farmer’s market every Saturday for the best selection of fruits, vegetables, fresh flowers and much more! Sa 7:30AM-12:30PM downtowntinley.com

Location: Tinley Park, IL, USA

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Start Time: 09/16/2017 12:00 AM
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Vintage Illinois 2017
09/16/2017 12:00 AM - 09/18/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/16/2017 12:00 AM 09/18/2017 12:00 AM Vintage Illinois 2017 http://vintageillinois.com Matthiessen State Park, Route 178, North Utica, IL 61373, USA

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Location: Matthiessen State Park, Route 178, North Utica, IL 61373, USA

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Start Time: 09/16/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/18/2017 12:00 AM

Homewood Farmers Market
09/16/2017 08:00 AM - 09/16/2017 11:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/16/2017 08:00 AM 09/16/2017 11:00 AM Homewood Farmers Market At Homewood’s farmer’s market, purchase fresh produce, baked goods and prepared foods. Weekly Saturdays through October. Enjoy Hunt & Gather Vintage Market, the last Saturday of each month May-September. Sa 8AM-1PM village.homewood.il.us/ Homewood, IL, USA

At Homewood’s farmer’s market, purchase fresh produce, baked goods and prepared foods. Weekly Saturdays through October. Enjoy Hunt & Gather Vintage Market, the last Saturday of each month May-September. Sa 8AM-1PM village.homewood.il.us/

Location: Homewood, IL, USA

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Start Time: 09/16/2017 08:00 AM
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Archaeology Day
09/16/2017 10:00 AM - 09/16/2017 03:00 PM

Add to Calendar 09/16/2017 10:00 AM 09/16/2017 03:00 PM Archaeology Day Join us for a day of activities to promote appreciation of Native American culture. Enjoy local archaeology displays, guided hikes, activities and crafts. fpdcc.com/Nature-Centers/Sand-Ridge-Nature-Center/ Sand Ridge Nature Center, 15891 Paxton Ave, South Holland, IL 60473, USA

Join us for a day of activities to promote appreciation of Native American culture. Enjoy local archaeology displays, guided hikes, activities and crafts. fpdcc.com/Nature-Centers/Sand-Ridge-Nature-Center/

Location: Sand Ridge Nature Center, 15891 Paxton Ave, South Holland, IL 60473, USA

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Start Time: 09/16/2017 10:00 AM
End Time: 09/16/2017 03:00 PM

Paint & Pour at the Vineyard with Galena Artist Sandra Principe
09/16/2017 11:00 AM - 09/16/2017 02:00 PM

Add to Calendar 09/16/2017 11:00 AM 09/16/2017 02:00 PM Paint & Pour at the Vineyard with Galena Artist Sandra Principe Enjoy your self-expression through painting at Galena Cellars Vineyard with Galena artist Sandra Principe. No experience required. $40 per person includes class, lunch and a wine tasting in the Galena Cellars Tasting Room. An optional $15 materials fee is also available for the class. Advanced reservations required: call 815-541-0068. Or for more information contact the Galena Cellars Vineyard, 4746 N. Ford Rd., Galena, 815-777-3235. Galena Cellars Vineyard, 4746 N Ford Rd, Galena, IL 61036, USA

Enjoy your self-expression through painting at Galena Cellars Vineyard with Galena artist Sandra Principe. No experience required. $40 per person includes class, lunch and a wine tasting in the Galena Cellars Tasting Room. An optional $15 materials fee is also available for the class. Advanced reservations required: call 815-541-0068. Or for more information contact the Galena Cellars Vineyard, 4746 N. Ford Rd., Galena, 815-777-3235.

Location: Galena Cellars Vineyard, 4746 N Ford Rd, Galena, IL 61036, USA

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Start Time: 09/16/2017 11:00 AM
End Time: 09/16/2017 02:00 PM

Homewood's Fall Fest
09/16/2017 11:00 AM - 09/16/2017 10:00 PM

Add to Calendar 09/16/2017 11:00 AM 09/16/2017 10:00 PM Homewood's Fall Fest Homewood’s favorite festival will feature live entertainment, wagon rides, petting zoo, pony rides, games, artisans, pumpkin patch, children’s crafts and scrumptious cuisine from local eateries. 11AM-10PM village.homewood.il.us/ Homewood, IL, USA

Homewood’s favorite festival will feature live entertainment, wagon rides, petting zoo, pony rides, games, artisans, pumpkin patch, children’s crafts and scrumptious cuisine from local eateries. 11AM-10PM village.homewood.il.us/

Location: Homewood, IL, USA

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Start Time: 09/16/2017 11:00 AM
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2nd Annual Fulton Zombie Crawl
09/16/2017 03:00 PM - 09/16/2017 07:30 PM

Add to Calendar 09/16/2017 03:00 PM 09/16/2017 07:30 PM 2nd Annual Fulton Zombie Crawl The 2nd Annual Zombie Crawl and 5K is being planned for September 16, 2017, to benefit the Andresen Nature Center and the Early American Crafters of Heritage Canyon. The Zombie 5K will start at the Robert Fulton Community Center beginning at 3 p.m. followed by the Zombie Crawl at 4 p.m. at Heritage Canyon. Parking for this event will be located at the RFCC or the Fulton Corp Parking lot, located at 8th Ave and 3rd St. A shuttle bus will pick-up and drop-off in the north parking lot at the RFCC. The goal for these events are to produce funds that aide in the continued programming and operations of each organization so they may help grow our community. The deadline for donor and sponsorship acknowledgement is August 1st. This year’s event will feature a zombie pre-event tailgate party at the Robert Fulton Community Center with Holly’s Dogs preparing a special Zombie Dog for the event. Need to know your fate? The Magic Girls, fortune-tellers, will be there to “help” you on your journey to Heritage Canyon. Marlena Midnight, TV and radio personality will be on hand to talk to people about her show “Midnight Mausoleum”. Zombies from Skellington Manor will also be roaming Heritage Canyon. Preregistration opens on July 1, 2017. Individuals wishing to participate in the Zombie Crawl or the 5k can visit The City of Fulton website (www.cityoffulton.us) to print a registration form or register online at www.getmeregistered.com. Student crawl preregistration is $10 and $15 the day of. Adults 18+ crawl preregistration is $20 and $25 the day of. Family crawl preregistration is $40 and $45 the day of. Preregistration for any participanty wishing to do both the 5K and the crawl is $25 and $30 on race day. Runners are welcome to dress up as zombies, but are asked to wear the Zombie Crawl/5K t-shirt if they wish to participate in the Crawl within Heritage Canyon. Individuals completing the course are challenged the task of visiting five checkpoints within the Canyon and collecting a token from each station. Zombies will be roaming through the canyon seeking health flags that participants receive upon check-in. Participants must return tokens and any remaining health flags upon check-in at the Andresen Nature Center to be classified and entered to win prizes. Fulton, IL 61252, USA

The 2nd Annual Zombie Crawl and 5K is being planned for September 16, 2017, to benefit the Andresen Nature Center and the Early American Crafters of Heritage Canyon. The Zombie 5K will start at the Robert Fulton Community Center beginning at 3 p.m. followed by the Zombie Crawl at 4 p.m. at Heritage Canyon. Parking for this event will be located at the RFCC or the Fulton Corp Parking lot, located at 8th Ave and 3rd St. A shuttle bus will pick-up and drop-off in the north parking lot at the RFCC. The goal for these events are to produce funds that aide in the continued programming and operations of each organization so they may help grow our community. The deadline for donor and sponsorship acknowledgement is August 1st. This year’s event will feature a zombie pre-event tailgate party at the Robert Fulton Community Center with Holly’s Dogs preparing a special Zombie Dog for the event. Need to know your fate? The Magic Girls, fortune-tellers, will be there to “help” you on your journey to Heritage Canyon. Marlena Midnight, TV and radio personality will be on hand to talk to people about her show “Midnight Mausoleum”. Zombies from Skellington Manor will also be roaming Heritage Canyon. Preregistration opens on July 1, 2017. Individuals wishing to participate in the Zombie Crawl or the 5k can visit The City of Fulton website (www.cityoffulton.us) to print a registration form or register online at www.getmeregistered.com. Student crawl preregistration is $10 and $15 the day of. Adults 18+ crawl preregistration is $20 and $25 the day of. Family crawl preregistration is $40 and $45 the day of. Preregistration for any participanty wishing to do both the 5K and the crawl is $25 and $30 on race day. Runners are welcome to dress up as zombies, but are asked to wear the Zombie Crawl/5K t-shirt if they wish to participate in the Crawl within Heritage Canyon. Individuals completing the course are challenged the task of visiting five checkpoints within the Canyon and collecting a token from each station. Zombies will be roaming through the canyon seeking health flags that participants receive upon check-in. Participants must return tokens and any remaining health flags upon check-in at the Andresen Nature Center to be classified and entered to win prizes.

Location: Fulton, IL 61252, USA

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Start Time: 09/16/2017 03:00 PM
End Time: 09/16/2017 07:30 PM

Music in the Plaza Summer Concert Series
09/16/2017 07:00 PM - 09/16/2017 10:00 PM

Add to Calendar 09/16/2017 07:00 PM 09/16/2017 10:00 PM Music in the Plaza Summer Concert Series Enjoy music under the stars. Food and beverages are available. Don’t forget your lawn chairs and blankets! Call or visit the website to see who is playing! 7-10PM downtowntinley.com Tinley Park, IL, USA

Enjoy music under the stars. Food and beverages are available. Don’t forget your lawn chairs and blankets! Call or visit the website to see who is playing! 7-10PM downtowntinley.com

Location: Tinley Park, IL, USA

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Start Time: 09/16/2017 07:00 PM
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Music in the Plaza Summer Concert Series
09/16/2017 07:00 PM - 09/16/2017 10:00 PM

Add to Calendar 09/16/2017 07:00 PM 09/16/2017 10:00 PM Music in the Plaza Summer Concert Series Enjoy music under the stars. Food and beverages are available. Don’t forget your lawn chairs and blankets! Call or visit the website to see who is playing! 7-10PM downtowntinley.com Zabrocki Plaza, 17375 Oak Park Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

Enjoy music under the stars. Food and beverages are available. Don’t forget your lawn chairs and blankets! Call or visit the website to see who is playing! 7-10PM downtowntinley.com

Location: Zabrocki Plaza, 17375 Oak Park Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

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Start Time: 09/16/2017 07:00 PM
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Frankfort Country Market
09/17/2017 12:00 AM - 09/18/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/17/2017 12:00 AM 09/18/2017 12:00 AM Frankfort Country Market SPRING MARKET - Enjoy a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants and specialty products locally grown. Special events and demos throughout the season. A full listing of vendors and events will be available soon. villageoffrankfort.com/calendar Frankfort, IL, USA

SPRING MARKET - Enjoy a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants and specialty products locally grown. Special events and demos throughout the season. A full listing of vendors and events will be available soon. villageoffrankfort.com/calendar

Location: Frankfort, IL, USA

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Start Time: 09/17/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/18/2017 12:00 AM

Farmers Market- Palos Heights
09/20/2017 12:00 AM - 09/21/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/20/2017 12:00 AM 09/21/2017 12:00 AM Farmers Market- Palos Heights Great locally grown produce, food products and plants every Wednesday morning. LINK cards accepted. W 7AM-1PM. May 10-31; June 7-28; July 5-26; Aug 2-30; Sept 6-27; Oct 4-11. palosheights.org Palos Heights, IL, USA

Great locally grown produce, food products and plants every Wednesday morning. LINK cards accepted. W 7AM-1PM. May 10-31; June 7-28; July 5-26; Aug 2-30; Sept 6-27; Oct 4-11. palosheights.org

Location: Palos Heights, IL, USA

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Start Time: 09/20/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/21/2017 12:00 AM

Wine & Unwind
09/21/2017 12:00 AM - 09/22/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/21/2017 12:00 AM 09/22/2017 12:00 AM Wine & Unwind Relax with yoga by our outdoor fireplace followed by a wine social. All experience levels welcome. $15 18120 Highland Ave, Homewood, IL 60430, USA

Relax with yoga by our outdoor fireplace followed by a wine social. All experience levels welcome. $15

Location: 18120 Highland Ave, Homewood, IL 60430, USA

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Start Time: 09/21/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/22/2017 12:00 AM

Rockford City Market
09/22/2017 12:00 AM - 09/23/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/22/2017 12:00 AM 09/23/2017 12:00 AM Rockford City Market Rockford City Market is an open air public market featuring locally grown and made items including vegetables, fruit, meat, cheese, flowers, herbs, baked goods, artisans, prepared food, local beer and wine. There is weekly live entertainment in two areas, kids’ activities, and cooking demos. Fridays: 3:30pm-8:30pm May 19-Sept. 1 | 3:30pm-7:30pm Sept. 8-Sept. 29 rockfordcitymarket.com South Water Street, S Water St, Rockford, IL 61104, USA

Rockford City Market is an open air public market featuring locally grown and made items including vegetables, fruit, meat, cheese, flowers, herbs, baked goods, artisans, prepared food, local beer and wine. There is weekly live entertainment in two areas, kids’ activities, and cooking demos. Fridays: 3:30pm-8:30pm May 19-Sept. 1 | 3:30pm-7:30pm Sept. 8-Sept. 29 rockfordcitymarket.com

Location: South Water Street, S Water St, Rockford, IL 61104, USA

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Start Time: 09/22/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/23/2017 12:00 AM

Crete Acorn Fest
09/22/2017 12:00 AM - 09/24/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/22/2017 12:00 AM 09/24/2017 12:00 AM Crete Acorn Fest Come enjoy our fest under the Oaks at Acorn Fest featuring live music, food, crafts, FREE admission and kid’s play area. Details found at CretePark.com F 5-10PM; Sa 11AM-10PM Crete Park, 515 1st St, Crete, IL 60417, USA

Come enjoy our fest under the Oaks at Acorn Fest featuring live music, food, crafts, FREE admission and kid’s play area. Details found at CretePark.com F 5-10PM; Sa 11AM-10PM

Location: Crete Park, 515 1st St, Crete, IL 60417, USA

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Start Time: 09/22/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/24/2017 12:00 AM

Farmer's Market Tinley Park
09/23/2017 12:00 AM - 09/24/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/23/2017 12:00 AM 09/24/2017 12:00 AM Farmer's Market Tinley Park Visit the farmer’s market every Saturday for the best selection of fruits, vegetables, fresh flowers and much more! Sa 7:30AM-12:30PM downtowntinley.com Tinley Park, IL, USA

Visit the farmer’s market every Saturday for the best selection of fruits, vegetables, fresh flowers and much more! Sa 7:30AM-12:30PM downtowntinley.com

Location: Tinley Park, IL, USA

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Start Time: 09/23/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/24/2017 12:00 AM

Dutch Festival
09/23/2017 07:30 AM - 09/23/2017 04:00 PM

Add to Calendar 09/23/2017 07:30 AM 09/23/2017 04:00 PM Dutch Festival Don’t miss Elim’s Dutch Festival which offers free admission, free parking and fun activities for all ages! 7:30AM-4PM 13020 Central Ave, Palos Heights, IL 60463, USA

Don’t miss Elim’s Dutch Festival which offers free admission, free parking and fun activities for all ages! 7:30AM-4PM

Location: 13020 Central Ave, Palos Heights, IL 60463, USA

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Start Time: 09/23/2017 07:30 AM
End Time: 09/23/2017 04:00 PM

Homewood Farmers Market
09/23/2017 08:00 AM - 09/23/2017 11:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/23/2017 08:00 AM 09/23/2017 11:00 AM Homewood Farmers Market At Homewood’s farmer’s market, purchase fresh produce, baked goods and prepared foods. Weekly Saturdays through October. Enjoy Hunt & Gather Vintage Market, the last Saturday of each month May-September. Sa 8AM-1PM village.homewood.il.us/ Homewood, IL, USA

At Homewood’s farmer’s market, purchase fresh produce, baked goods and prepared foods. Weekly Saturdays through October. Enjoy Hunt & Gather Vintage Market, the last Saturday of each month May-September. Sa 8AM-1PM village.homewood.il.us/

Location: Homewood, IL, USA

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Start Time: 09/23/2017 08:00 AM
End Time: 09/23/2017 11:00 AM

Frankfort Country Market
09/24/2017 12:00 AM - 09/25/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/24/2017 12:00 AM 09/25/2017 12:00 AM Frankfort Country Market SPRING MARKET - Enjoy a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants and specialty products locally grown. Special events and demos throughout the season. A full listing of vendors and events will be available soon. villageoffrankfort.com/calendar Frankfort, IL, USA

SPRING MARKET - Enjoy a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants and specialty products locally grown. Special events and demos throughout the season. A full listing of vendors and events will be available soon. villageoffrankfort.com/calendar

Location: Frankfort, IL, USA

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Start Time: 09/24/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/25/2017 12:00 AM

Pasion Del Artista
09/25/2017 12:00 AM - 10/29/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/25/2017 12:00 AM 10/29/2017 12:00 AM Pasion Del Artista Works by Hispanic artists Carlos Barberena, Oscar Martinez and Paul Sierra. Woodcuts and paintings exude passion in this exhibition by three artists to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. prairiestate.edu/Christopher-Art-Gallery/ 202 S Halsted St, Chicago Heights, IL 60411, USA

Works by Hispanic artists Carlos Barberena, Oscar Martinez and Paul Sierra. Woodcuts and paintings exude passion in this exhibition by three artists to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. prairiestate.edu/Christopher-Art-Gallery/

Location: 202 S Halsted St, Chicago Heights, IL 60411, USA

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Start Time: 09/25/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 10/29/2017 12:00 AM

Farmers Market- Palos Heights
09/27/2017 12:00 AM - 09/28/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/27/2017 12:00 AM 09/28/2017 12:00 AM Farmers Market- Palos Heights Great locally grown produce, food products and plants every Wednesday morning. LINK cards accepted. W 7AM-1PM. May 10-31; June 7-28; July 5-26; Aug 2-30; Sept 6-27; Oct 4-11. palosheights.org Palos Heights, IL, USA

Great locally grown produce, food products and plants every Wednesday morning. LINK cards accepted. W 7AM-1PM. May 10-31; June 7-28; July 5-26; Aug 2-30; Sept 6-27; Oct 4-11. palosheights.org

Location: Palos Heights, IL, USA

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Start Time: 09/27/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/28/2017 12:00 AM

Rockford City Market
09/29/2017 12:00 AM - 09/30/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/29/2017 12:00 AM 09/30/2017 12:00 AM Rockford City Market Rockford City Market is an open air public market featuring locally grown and made items including vegetables, fruit, meat, cheese, flowers, herbs, baked goods, artisans, prepared food, local beer and wine. There is weekly live entertainment in two areas, kids’ activities, and cooking demos. Fridays: 3:30pm-8:30pm May 19-Sept. 1 | 3:30pm-7:30pm Sept. 8-Sept. 29 rockfordcitymarket.com South Water Street, S Water St, Rockford, IL 61104, USA

Rockford City Market is an open air public market featuring locally grown and made items including vegetables, fruit, meat, cheese, flowers, herbs, baked goods, artisans, prepared food, local beer and wine. There is weekly live entertainment in two areas, kids’ activities, and cooking demos. Fridays: 3:30pm-8:30pm May 19-Sept. 1 | 3:30pm-7:30pm Sept. 8-Sept. 29 rockfordcitymarket.com

Location: South Water Street, S Water St, Rockford, IL 61104, USA

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Start Time: 09/29/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/30/2017 12:00 AM

Farmer's Market Tinley Park
09/30/2017 12:00 AM - 10/01/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/30/2017 12:00 AM 10/01/2017 12:00 AM Farmer's Market Tinley Park Visit the farmer’s market every Saturday for the best selection of fruits, vegetables, fresh flowers and much more! Sa 7:30AM-12:30PM downtowntinley.com Tinley Park, IL, USA

Visit the farmer’s market every Saturday for the best selection of fruits, vegetables, fresh flowers and much more! Sa 7:30AM-12:30PM downtowntinley.com

Location: Tinley Park, IL, USA

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Start Time: 09/30/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 10/01/2017 12:00 AM

Homewood Farmers Market
09/30/2017 08:00 AM - 09/30/2017 11:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/30/2017 08:00 AM 09/30/2017 11:00 AM Homewood Farmers Market At Homewood’s farmer’s market, purchase fresh produce, baked goods and prepared foods. Weekly Saturdays through October. Enjoy Hunt & Gather Vintage Market, the last Saturday of each month May-September. Sa 8AM-1PM village.homewood.il.us/ Homewood, IL, USA

At Homewood’s farmer’s market, purchase fresh produce, baked goods and prepared foods. Weekly Saturdays through October. Enjoy Hunt & Gather Vintage Market, the last Saturday of each month May-September. Sa 8AM-1PM village.homewood.il.us/

Location: Homewood, IL, USA

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Start Time: 09/30/2017 08:00 AM
End Time: 09/30/2017 11:00 AM

Frankfort Country Market
10/01/2017 12:00 AM - 10/02/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 10/01/2017 12:00 AM 10/02/2017 12:00 AM Frankfort Country Market SPRING MARKET - Enjoy a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants and specialty products locally grown. Special events and demos throughout the season. A full listing of vendors and events will be available soon. villageoffrankfort.com/calendar Frankfort, IL, USA

SPRING MARKET - Enjoy a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants and specialty products locally grown. Special events and demos throughout the season. A full listing of vendors and events will be available soon. villageoffrankfort.com/calendar

Location: Frankfort, IL, USA

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Start Time: 10/01/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 10/02/2017 12:00 AM

Prairie Riders Grass Drags
10/01/2017 12:00 AM - 10/02/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 10/01/2017 12:00 AM 10/02/2017 12:00 AM Prairie Riders Grass Drags facebook.com/PrairieRiders/ Boone County Fairgrounds, 8791 IL-76, Belvidere, IL 61008, USA

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Location: Boone County Fairgrounds, 8791 IL-76, Belvidere, IL 61008, USA

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Start Time: 10/01/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 10/02/2017 12:00 AM

Farmers Market- Palos Heights
10/04/2017 12:00 AM - 10/05/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 10/04/2017 12:00 AM 10/05/2017 12:00 AM Farmers Market- Palos Heights Great locally grown produce, food products and plants every Wednesday morning. LINK cards accepted. W 7AM-1PM. May 10-31; June 7-28; July 5-26; Aug 2-30; Sept 6-27; Oct 4-11. palosheights.org Palos Heights, IL, USA

Great locally grown produce, food products and plants every Wednesday morning. LINK cards accepted. W 7AM-1PM. May 10-31; June 7-28; July 5-26; Aug 2-30; Sept 6-27; Oct 4-11. palosheights.org

Location: Palos Heights, IL, USA

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Start Time: 10/04/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 10/05/2017 12:00 AM

Farmer's Market Tinley Park
10/07/2017 12:00 AM - 10/08/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 10/07/2017 12:00 AM 10/08/2017 12:00 AM Farmer's Market Tinley Park Visit the farmer’s market every Saturday for the best selection of fruits, vegetables, fresh flowers and much more! Sa 7:30AM-12:30PM downtowntinley.com Tinley Park, IL, USA

Visit the farmer’s market every Saturday for the best selection of fruits, vegetables, fresh flowers and much more! Sa 7:30AM-12:30PM downtowntinley.com

Location: Tinley Park, IL, USA

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Start Time: 10/07/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 10/08/2017 12:00 AM

Fall Family Campout
10/07/2017 12:00 AM - 10/09/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 10/07/2017 12:00 AM 10/09/2017 12:00 AM Fall Family Campout Camp in town! This camp-out is complete with a cookout, campfire and movies. Also, we will be having a “glamping” competition with a prize that will go to the best “glamping” set up. Bring a tent, sleeping bags, snacks and a flashlight. Don’t have a tent? Rent one from Irons Oaks. $12 Residents / $18 Non-Residents 4PM hfparks.com Flossmoor Park, Flossmoor, IL 60422, USA

Camp in town! This camp-out is complete with a cookout, campfire and movies. Also, we will be having a “glamping” competition with a prize that will go to the best “glamping” set up. Bring a tent, sleeping bags, snacks and a flashlight. Don’t have a tent? Rent one from Irons Oaks. $12 Residents / $18 Non-Residents 4PM hfparks.com

Location: Flossmoor Park, Flossmoor, IL 60422, USA

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Start Time: 10/07/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 10/09/2017 12:00 AM

Homewood Farmers Market
10/07/2017 08:00 AM - 10/07/2017 11:00 AM

Add to Calendar 10/07/2017 08:00 AM 10/07/2017 11:00 AM Homewood Farmers Market At Homewood’s farmer’s market, purchase fresh produce, baked goods and prepared foods. Weekly Saturdays through October. Enjoy Hunt & Gather Vintage Market, the last Saturday of each month May-September. Sa 8AM-1PM village.homewood.il.us/ Homewood, IL, USA

At Homewood’s farmer’s market, purchase fresh produce, baked goods and prepared foods. Weekly Saturdays through October. Enjoy Hunt & Gather Vintage Market, the last Saturday of each month May-September. Sa 8AM-1PM village.homewood.il.us/

Location: Homewood, IL, USA

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Start Time: 10/07/2017 08:00 AM
End Time: 10/07/2017 11:00 AM

Frankfort Country Market
10/08/2017 12:00 AM - 10/09/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 10/08/2017 12:00 AM 10/09/2017 12:00 AM Frankfort Country Market SPRING MARKET - Enjoy a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants and specialty products locally grown. Special events and demos throughout the season. A full listing of vendors and events will be available soon. villageoffrankfort.com/calendar Frankfort, IL, USA

SPRING MARKET - Enjoy a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants and specialty products locally grown. Special events and demos throughout the season. A full listing of vendors and events will be available soon. villageoffrankfort.com/calendar

Location: Frankfort, IL, USA

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Start Time: 10/08/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 10/09/2017 12:00 AM

Farmers Market- Palos Heights
10/11/2017 12:00 AM - 10/12/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 10/11/2017 12:00 AM 10/12/2017 12:00 AM Farmers Market- Palos Heights Great locally grown produce, food products and plants every Wednesday morning. LINK cards accepted. W 7AM-1PM. May 10-31; June 7-28; July 5-26; Aug 2-30; Sept 6-27; Oct 4-11. palosheights.org Palos Heights, IL, USA

Great locally grown produce, food products and plants every Wednesday morning. LINK cards accepted. W 7AM-1PM. May 10-31; June 7-28; July 5-26; Aug 2-30; Sept 6-27; Oct 4-11. palosheights.org

Location: Palos Heights, IL, USA

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Start Time: 10/11/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 10/12/2017 12:00 AM

Headlamp Games
10/12/2017 12:00 AM - 10/13/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 10/12/2017 12:00 AM 10/13/2017 12:00 AM Headlamp Games Get your headlamp and head to Clubhouse at Dolphin Lake. We will be playing your favorite picnic games by headlamp. Price includes prizes, a hotdog with chips and one beer. Additional beer available for sale. Event is for adults 21 and over. $20 by October 11 / $30 at the door 7PM hfparks.com Dolphin Lake Clubhouse, 2700, 183rd St, Orland Park, IL 60467, USA

Get your headlamp and head to Clubhouse at Dolphin Lake. We will be playing your favorite picnic games by headlamp. Price includes prizes, a hotdog with chips and one beer. Additional beer available for sale. Event is for adults 21 and over. $20 by October 11 / $30 at the door 7PM hfparks.com

Location: Dolphin Lake Clubhouse, 2700, 183rd St, Orland Park, IL 60467, USA

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Start Time: 10/12/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 10/13/2017 12:00 AM

Nightmare at the Terrace
10/13/2017 12:00 AM - 10/30/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 10/13/2017 12:00 AM 10/30/2017 12:00 AM Nightmare at the Terrace Nightmare at the Terrace is a 12+ room Haunted House. Each room is filled with more terrors then the previous. Can you survive the nightmare? $10 per person F-Su 7-10PM worthparkdistrict.org 11500 S Beloit Ave, Worth, IL 60482, USA

Nightmare at the Terrace is a 12+ room Haunted House. Each room is filled with more terrors then the previous. Can you survive the nightmare? $10 per person F-Su 7-10PM worthparkdistrict.org

Location: 11500 S Beloit Ave, Worth, IL 60482, USA

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Start Time: 10/13/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 10/30/2017 12:00 AM

Fall Diddley Craft Show
10/14/2017 12:00 AM - 10/16/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 10/14/2017 12:00 AM 10/16/2017 12:00 AM Fall Diddley Craft Show mhrl.org/falldiddley.html Boone County Fairgrounds, 8791 IL-76, Belvidere, IL 61008, USA

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Location: Boone County Fairgrounds, 8791 IL-76, Belvidere, IL 61008, USA

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Start Time: 10/14/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 10/16/2017 12:00 AM

Farmer's Market Tinley Park
10/14/2017 12:00 AM - 10/15/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 10/14/2017 12:00 AM 10/15/2017 12:00 AM Farmer's Market Tinley Park Visit the farmer’s market every Saturday for the best selection of fruits, vegetables, fresh flowers and much more! Sa 7:30AM-12:30PM downtowntinley.com Tinley Park, IL, USA

Visit the farmer’s market every Saturday for the best selection of fruits, vegetables, fresh flowers and much more! Sa 7:30AM-12:30PM downtowntinley.com

Location: Tinley Park, IL, USA

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Start Time: 10/14/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 10/15/2017 12:00 AM

Fall Fishing Derby
10/14/2017 08:30 AM - 10/14/2017 11:30 AM

Add to Calendar 10/14/2017 08:30 AM 10/14/2017 11:30 AM Fall Fishing Derby The Village of Palos Park and the Forest Preserves of Cook County (FPCC) are offering you and your family a FUN day of fishing. Bring you rod and tackle or we have rods to borrow. Try your luck at catching the largest fish in your age group. 8:30-11:30AM Horsetail Lake, Palos Township, IL 60464, USA

The Village of Palos Park and the Forest Preserves of Cook County (FPCC) are offering you and your family a FUN day of fishing. Bring you rod and tackle or we have rods to borrow. Try your luck at catching the largest fish in your age group. 8:30-11:30AM

Location: Horsetail Lake, Palos Township, IL 60464, USA

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Start Time: 10/14/2017 08:30 AM
End Time: 10/14/2017 11:30 AM

Weavings & Diversities
10/14/2017 10:00 AM - 10/14/2017 04:00 PM

Add to Calendar 10/14/2017 10:00 AM 10/14/2017 04:00 PM Weavings & Diversities Weavings & Diversities has a large array of woven garments, artwork, felted items, jewelry, knitting, basketry and other textile arts for sale as well as demonstrations. 10AM-4PM sites.google.com/site/weaversguildsouth/ 4231 183rd St, Country Club Hills, IL 60478, USA

Weavings & Diversities has a large array of woven garments, artwork, felted items, jewelry, knitting, basketry and other textile arts for sale as well as demonstrations. 10AM-4PM sites.google.com/site/weaversguildsouth/

Location: 4231 183rd St, Country Club Hills, IL 60478, USA

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Start Time: 10/14/2017 10:00 AM
End Time: 10/14/2017 04:00 PM

Paint & Pour at the Vineyard with Galena Artist Sandra Principe
10/14/2017 11:00 AM - 10/14/2017 02:00 PM

Add to Calendar 10/14/2017 11:00 AM 10/14/2017 02:00 PM Paint & Pour at the Vineyard with Galena Artist Sandra Principe Enjoy your self-expression through painting at Galena Cellars Vineyard with Galena artist Sandra Principe. No experience required. $40 per person includes class, lunch and a wine tasting in the Galena Cellars Tasting Room. An optional $15 materials fee is also available for the class. Advanced reservations required: call 815-541-0068. Or for more information contact the Galena Cellars Vineyard, 4746 N. Ford Rd., Galena, 815-777-3235. Galena Cellars Vineyard, 4746 N Ford Rd, Galena, IL 61036, USA

Enjoy your self-expression through painting at Galena Cellars Vineyard with Galena artist Sandra Principe. No experience required. $40 per person includes class, lunch and a wine tasting in the Galena Cellars Tasting Room. An optional $15 materials fee is also available for the class. Advanced reservations required: call 815-541-0068. Or for more information contact the Galena Cellars Vineyard, 4746 N. Ford Rd., Galena, 815-777-3235.

Location: Galena Cellars Vineyard, 4746 N Ford Rd, Galena, IL 61036, USA

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Start Time: 10/14/2017 11:00 AM
End Time: 10/14/2017 02:00 PM

Hobo Night
10/14/2017 06:30 PM - 10/14/2017 08:00 PM

Add to Calendar 10/14/2017 06:30 PM 10/14/2017 08:00 PM Hobo Night Learn about Hobos while enjoying a bonfire, marshmallow roasting, Hobo costume contest, sing-a-long and tour the retired Illinois Central caboose located at the Rail Park. Free 6:30-8PM village.homewood.il.us/ 18015 Park Ave, Homewood, IL 60430, USA

Learn about Hobos while enjoying a bonfire, marshmallow roasting, Hobo costume contest, sing-a-long and tour the retired Illinois Central caboose located at the Rail Park. Free 6:30-8PM village.homewood.il.us/

Location: 18015 Park Ave, Homewood, IL 60430, USA

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Start Time: 10/14/2017 06:30 PM
End Time: 10/14/2017 08:00 PM

Frankfort Country Market
10/15/2017 12:00 AM - 10/16/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 10/15/2017 12:00 AM 10/16/2017 12:00 AM Frankfort Country Market SPRING MARKET - Enjoy a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants and specialty products locally grown. Special events and demos throughout the season. A full listing of vendors and events will be available soon. villageoffrankfort.com/calendar Frankfort, IL, USA

SPRING MARKET - Enjoy a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants and specialty products locally grown. Special events and demos throughout the season. A full listing of vendors and events will be available soon. villageoffrankfort.com/calendar

Location: Frankfort, IL, USA

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Start Time: 10/15/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 10/16/2017 12:00 AM

Frankfort Country Market
10/22/2017 12:00 AM - 10/23/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 10/22/2017 12:00 AM 10/23/2017 12:00 AM Frankfort Country Market SPRING MARKET - Enjoy a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants and specialty products locally grown. Special events and demos throughout the season. A full listing of vendors and events will be available soon. villageoffrankfort.com/calendar Frankfort, IL, USA

SPRING MARKET - Enjoy a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants and specialty products locally grown. Special events and demos throughout the season. A full listing of vendors and events will be available soon. villageoffrankfort.com/calendar

Location: Frankfort, IL, USA

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Start Time: 10/22/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 10/23/2017 12:00 AM

Haunted Hills of Palos Hayride
10/27/2017 12:00 AM - 10/29/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 10/27/2017 12:00 AM 10/29/2017 12:00 AM Haunted Hills of Palos Hayride Take a wagon through the woods filled with spooky characters. Concession stand available. Less spooky ride takes place from 6-7PM. $5 Adults, $3 10 yrs & younger paloshillsweb.org/index.html;jsessionid=568A5CFF6FB79BD756188E4C6AB5F352 10801 S Roberts Rd, Palos Hills, IL 60465, USA

Take a wagon through the woods filled with spooky characters. Concession stand available. Less spooky ride takes place from 6-7PM. $5 Adults, $3 10 yrs & younger paloshillsweb.org/index.html;jsessionid=568A5CFF6FB79BD756188E4C6AB5F352

Location: 10801 S Roberts Rd, Palos Hills, IL 60465, USA

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Start Time: 10/27/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 10/29/2017 12:00 AM

Trick or Treat in Downtown Aurora
10/28/2017 12:00 PM - 10/28/2017 03:00 PM

Add to Calendar 10/28/2017 12:00 PM 10/28/2017 03:00 PM Trick or Treat in Downtown Aurora All ages are invited to dress up in costume and visit dozens of participating businesses and museums for treats. Hours: Noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 28, 2017 Admission: Free. auroradowntown.com Aurora, IL, USA

All ages are invited to dress up in costume and visit dozens of participating businesses and museums for treats. Hours: Noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 28, 2017 Admission: Free. auroradowntown.com

Location: Aurora, IL, USA

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Start Time: 10/28/2017 12:00 PM
End Time: 10/28/2017 03:00 PM

Frankfort Country Market
10/29/2017 12:00 AM - 10/30/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 10/29/2017 12:00 AM 10/30/2017 12:00 AM Frankfort Country Market SPRING MARKET - Enjoy a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants and specialty products locally grown. Special events and demos throughout the season. A full listing of vendors and events will be available soon. villageoffrankfort.com/calendar Frankfort, IL, USA

SPRING MARKET - Enjoy a variety of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants and specialty products locally grown. Special events and demos throughout the season. A full listing of vendors and events will be available soon. villageoffrankfort.com/calendar

Location: Frankfort, IL, USA

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Start Time: 10/29/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 10/30/2017 12:00 AM

Day of the Dead
11/05/2017 01:00 PM - 11/05/2017 05:00 PM

Add to Calendar 11/05/2017 01:00 PM 11/05/2017 05:00 PM Day of the Dead Celebrate Dia de los Muertos with authenic food, dancing, Mexican altars, and tradition. Hours: 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 5, 2017 Admission: Free. downtownaurora.com East Benton Street, E Benton St, Aurora, IL, USA

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos with authenic food, dancing, Mexican altars, and tradition. Hours: 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 5, 2017 Admission: Free. downtownaurora.com

Location: East Benton Street, E Benton St, Aurora, IL, USA

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Start Time: 11/05/2017 01:00 PM
End Time: 11/05/2017 05:00 PM

Paint & Pour at the Vineyard with Galena Artist Sandra Principe
11/11/2017 11:00 AM - 11/11/2017 02:00 PM

Add to Calendar 11/11/2017 11:00 AM 11/11/2017 02:00 PM Paint & Pour at the Vineyard with Galena Artist Sandra Principe Enjoy your self-expression through painting at Galena Cellars Vineyard with Galena artist Sandra Principe. No experience required. $40 per person includes class, lunch and a wine tasting in the Galena Cellars Tasting Room. An optional $15 materials fee is also available for the class. Advanced reservations required: call 815-541-0068. Or for more information contact the Galena Cellars Vineyard, 4746 N. Ford Rd., Galena, 815-777-3235. Galena Cellars Vineyard, 4746 N Ford Rd, Galena, IL 61036, USA

Enjoy your self-expression through painting at Galena Cellars Vineyard with Galena artist Sandra Principe. No experience required. $40 per person includes class, lunch and a wine tasting in the Galena Cellars Tasting Room. An optional $15 materials fee is also available for the class. Advanced reservations required: call 815-541-0068. Or for more information contact the Galena Cellars Vineyard, 4746 N. Ford Rd., Galena, 815-777-3235.

Location: Galena Cellars Vineyard, 4746 N Ford Rd, Galena, IL 61036, USA

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Start Time: 11/11/2017 11:00 AM
End Time: 11/11/2017 02:00 PM

Elf the Musical- Live at the Paramount
11/22/2017 12:00 AM - 12/08/2017 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 11/22/2017 12:00 AM 12/08/2017 12:00 AM Elf the Musical- Live at the Paramount Based on the hilarious 2003 Will Ferrell movie, Elf is one of those rare holiday shows that will have both kids and adults lighting up with laughter, humming tunes like “A Christmas Song” and “Sparklejollytwinklejingley” for days and rediscovering what it means to be a family. And Paramount has become the place that families head to for memorable holiday experiences. From the two-story Christmas tree in the lobby, to the thousands of sparkling lights adorning the banisters, to the carolers filling the air with song, you can’t help but get into the spirit the minute you walk through the doors. So this holiday season, join the Paramount family for the perfect feel-good show that will turn even the grumpiest of grinches into a happy-go-lucky bearer of Christmas cheer, singing loud for all to hear. paramountaurora.com/events/elf-the-musical/ Paramount Theatre, 23 E Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL 60506, USA

Based on the hilarious 2003 Will Ferrell movie, Elf is one of those rare holiday shows that will have both kids and adults lighting up with laughter, humming tunes like “A Christmas Song” and “Sparklejollytwinklejingley” for days and rediscovering what it means to be a family. And Paramount has become the place that families head to for memorable holiday experiences. From the two-story Christmas tree in the lobby, to the thousands of sparkling lights adorning the banisters, to the carolers filling the air with song, you can’t help but get into the spirit the minute you walk through the doors. So this holiday season, join the Paramount family for the perfect feel-good show that will turn even the grumpiest of grinches into a happy-go-lucky bearer of Christmas cheer, singing loud for all to hear. paramountaurora.com/events/elf-the-musical/

Location: Paramount Theatre, 23 E Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL 60506, USA

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Start Time: 11/22/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 12/08/2017 12:00 AM

Paint & Pour at the Vineyard with Galena Artist Sandra Principe
12/02/2017 11:00 AM - 12/02/2017 02:00 PM

Add to Calendar 12/02/2017 11:00 AM 12/02/2017 02:00 PM Paint & Pour at the Vineyard with Galena Artist Sandra Principe Enjoy your self-expression through painting at Galena Cellars Vineyard with Galena artist Sandra Principe. No experience required. $40 per person includes class, lunch and a wine tasting in the Galena Cellars Tasting Room. An optional $15 materials fee is also available for the class. Advanced reservations required: call 815-541-0068. Or for more information contact the Galena Cellars Vineyard, 4746 N. Ford Rd., Galena, 815-777-3235. Galena Cellars Vineyard, 4746 N Ford Rd, Galena, IL 61036, USA

Enjoy your self-expression through painting at Galena Cellars Vineyard with Galena artist Sandra Principe. No experience required. $40 per person includes class, lunch and a wine tasting in the Galena Cellars Tasting Room. An optional $15 materials fee is also available for the class. Advanced reservations required: call 815-541-0068. Or for more information contact the Galena Cellars Vineyard, 4746 N. Ford Rd., Galena, 815-777-3235.

Location: Galena Cellars Vineyard, 4746 N Ford Rd, Galena, IL 61036, USA

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Start Time: 12/02/2017 11:00 AM
End Time: 12/02/2017 02:00 PM

Caberet- Live at the Paramount
02/07/2018 12:00 AM - 03/19/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 02/07/2018 12:00 AM 03/19/2018 12:00 AM Caberet- Live at the Paramount Cabaret is one of the most well-known Broadway musicals of all time. Enjoy extraordinary songs, universal appeal and a spellbinding story that still holds true in today’s world. Nominated for a total of 26 Tony Awards over three decades and winning a total of 12 including Best Musical and Best Revival of a Musical, Cabaret is exactly what musical theatre should be: entertaining, enlightening, provocative, edgy and a continuing reflection of our own lives. This groundbreaking musical was unlike anything audiences had seen back when it first premiered, and you’ll feel the same way when it hits the Paramount stage. paramountaurora.com/events/cabaret/ Paramount Theatre, 23 E Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL 60506, USA

Cabaret is one of the most well-known Broadway musicals of all time. Enjoy extraordinary songs, universal appeal and a spellbinding story that still holds true in today’s world. Nominated for a total of 26 Tony Awards over three decades and winning a total of 12 including Best Musical and Best Revival of a Musical, Cabaret is exactly what musical theatre should be: entertaining, enlightening, provocative, edgy and a continuing reflection of our own lives. This groundbreaking musical was unlike anything audiences had seen back when it first premiered, and you’ll feel the same way when it hits the Paramount stage. paramountaurora.com/events/cabaret/

Location: Paramount Theatre, 23 E Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL 60506, USA

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Start Time: 02/07/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 03/19/2018 12:00 AM

Once the Musical- Live at the Paramount
04/25/2018 12:00 AM - 06/04/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 04/25/2018 12:00 AM 06/04/2018 12:00 AM Once the Musical- Live at the Paramount Once is a Tony Award-winning musical based on the Oscar-winning movie about the struggles of love and life. Once is both big and grand in its themes of love and longing, yet simple and subtle in its execution. In today’s world where we’re all struggling to connect, despite a million ways to do so, sometimes the simplest way is through song. Once is based on the Oscar-winning movie and is an eight-time Tony Award-winning musical, including Best Musical, Best Actor and Best Book. paramountaurora.com/events/once/ Paramount Theatre, 23 E Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL 60506, USA

Once is a Tony Award-winning musical based on the Oscar-winning movie about the struggles of love and life. Once is both big and grand in its themes of love and longing, yet simple and subtle in its execution. In today’s world where we’re all struggling to connect, despite a million ways to do so, sometimes the simplest way is through song. Once is based on the Oscar-winning movie and is an eight-time Tony Award-winning musical, including Best Musical, Best Actor and Best Book. paramountaurora.com/events/once/

Location: Paramount Theatre, 23 E Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL 60506, USA

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Start Time: 04/25/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 06/04/2018 12:00 AM

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Explore Illinois! Countless festivals, farm tours, county fairs, orchards and our Northern Illinois Wine Trail, featuring over 30+ wineries for your tasting pleasure, are just some of the many ways that you can enjoy Illinois. Whatever you decide to do, these Chicago attractions are sure to please everyone. The possibilities are endless and will lead to countless memories.