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Marino's Pizzeria & Italian Cafe
Best known for its flavorful pizzas, homemade pasta, hand tossed salads, panini's, fresh chicken, sandwiches, expresso, cappucino, and in-store deli displays, Marino's Pizzeria & Italian Cafe features an open kitchen and casual, upscale dining area.
Pick blueberries mid-June through mid-July.
Beith House Museum
1850 limestone Greek Revival home restored, developed as preservation study house. June-August, Tues. 1-4pm. Other hours, groups by appointment.
Dollinger Family Farm
October brings pumpkins, hayrides, corn maze, train rides, farm animals, and fun. Also come see our Civil war reenactment the third weekend in October. Warrior Dash Midwest in June. On site gift shop.
A Decade Ago
A reflective look back at the creation of the museum and its dedication. View objects, images and video that tell the story of how this amazing Presidential Museum was created.
Florinda's Italian Restaurant & Pizza
Authentic Italian food served with a cozy atmosphere. The food is fresh and the service is fantastic. The stuffed pizza is a local favorite.
Walker Brothers Pancake House
Walker Bros. has been proudly serving the North Suburbs of Chicago for more than 50 years! We pride ourselves on serving you the very best, from our famous Apple Pancake to our thick sliced Bacon and our freshly squeezed Orange Juice.
Happy Elephant Thai Cuisine
We are conveniently located in the heart of Elk Grove Village. We provide fresh and flavorful Thai food that can be eaten in-house, carry-out, delivery, or catered!
CITY:Elk Grove Village
Bulldog Ale House
Bulldog Ale House is a large American pub with over 32 beers of draft and daily drink specials. Bulldog Ale House also offers a wide variety of menu items from to pizza and wings to calamari!
Yue-Sun Japanese Steak House
From our hibachi fire show to our rotating sushi bar, Yue-Sun brings the excitement of Japanese cuisine to Illinois. Our specially trained chefs will dazzle and delight the entire family as your meal is tossed about and served to perfection. We have a vast variety of items on our menu, ranging from traditional to a few unique recipes of our own.
In a world chock-full of mass-produced spirits, only few remain truly handcrafted, and small-batched. FEW Spirits are a new take on timeless distilling techniques, and transcend the oft-ordinary taste we’ve all grown accustomed to. Distilled from the very best grains, aged to perfection, and bottled under one roof, FEW remains in worthy hands until distribution.
Christmas in Carterville
This annual Christmas celebration encompasses the entire downtown area of Carterville. Santa and his helpers will be on hand for photos. There will be hot chocolate and cookies, caroling, chili supper, gingerbread contest, festival of trees, Sugar Plum Dance Fairies, face painting, Candy Land Path, Horse and Carriage rides and much much more. This event is held in downtown Carterville.
Marie Louise Olmstead Memorial Museum
Tours by appointment Some describe this museum as a “hidden gem” because of their display of local, cultural, natural and prehistoric history for lower DeKalb and upper LaSalle Counties.
Creativity Redefined Art Exhibit
The community-wide exhibit, Creativity Redefined, highlights the creative talents of regional artists and celebrates the valued diversity and unique perspectives of individuals in the Southern Illinois region.
Wauconda Farmer's Market
Come out, take a stroll and shop for fresh produce, flowers, herbs, spices, baked goods, and a myriad of other products. Also enjoy live entertainment including local musicians, a pet parade, a scarecrow building contest and comprise the market. Please visit the website for more information.
Chef Ping recreates the unique moderrn Chinese and Asian flavors with the balances use of fresh herbs and spices. Simply delicious, healthy, and refreshing! Remember at Chef Ping, the goal is to eat, relax, and enjoy happily together!
Delicious Pakistani food and banquet hall
2015 Christkindl Holiday Festival
Come to downtown Barrington for the annual Christkindl Festival. This is an open-air event during the holiday season featuring authentic German food, live entertainment, drinks, fun activities for families and kids crafts, live reindeer, carousel & train rides, Gingerbread House competition and even Santa's house. Please visit the website for a complete list of entertainment.
Quincy Five Miler & Bear Creek Grunt Rowing Races
The Quincy Five Miler is a 5.4 mile head race on the Mississippi River and Quincy Bay from Hogback Island along the Illinois Shore, through the cut and into the Quincy Bay. Utilizing the same course of the 1st Quincy Boat Race in 1872, the race will begin from the Knapheide Landing. Bring anything you can row, pedal or paddle. $25 per race www.quincy5miler.com or 503-704-2133
The Art Box
Frame Shop & DeKalb Art Gallery Monday-Saturday 11:00am-6:00pm
Gallery 215 North
Also know as the 4th Street Gallery.
NIU Regional History Center
The Regional History Center is a unique component of NIU’s commitment to education, research, and public service. The Center’s mission is to acquire, preserve, and make available to the public the most significant historical records of the northern Illinois region. They actively collect from the eighteen northern counties of Illinois excluding Cook County. Since 1977 the Center has grown into a multifaceted research center which houses three related sets of historical records: University Archives, Regional Collections, and Local Government Records (Illinois Regional Archives Depository). The Regional History Center is always adding manuscripts to the collections. Please feel free to contact the center if you believe you have documents that should be preserved for future generations.
Theis Farm Market
Since 1981, Theis Farm Market has been providing high quality, exceptionally great tasting local produce. Family owned and operated, they take pride in their work and are constantly striving to meet new demands by delivering even better tasting produce and higher quality products. They started out with a wagon by the road full of vegetables. Greenhouses came as a necessity for the starting of our field plants. They decided to do a few flowers for fun and that quickly turned into the place to go for top quality beautiful bedding plants, including Barb's original mixed planters and baskets. Now they have bedding and vegetable plants starting in the spring following through to summer with ripe tasty vegetables and into the fall for pumpkins, squash, gourds and all your other fall decorations. They always carry fresh eggs, homegrown popcorn, honey from the bees on their farm, syrups and jams from slack's. May1st-October 31st Monday-Saturday 9am-6pm Sundays and Holidays 10am-5pm Closed: July 4th
This modern restaurant and bar lounge is one of the swankiest spots in downtown Champaign. Enjoy American Cuisine with an Asian flare as you sip cocktails in the vibrant atmosphere. The executive chef brings a range of experiences, from the Four Seasons Hotel and upscale Korean and French restaurants, that contributed to their exotic menu.
This casual, authentic Indian restaurant, the only Indian cuisine restaurant in Roselle welcomes you to enjoy the unique nostalgic flavors of Andhra, Hyderabadi, South Indian and North Indian dishes. As diverse as Indian culture, this restaurant was conceptualized with an idea to have all the best dishes Indian cuisine can offer. However, the pursuit was limited to what can be best done. The people behind this restaurant are those souls who were not really happy dining at different restaurants and felt there is something missing and felt they can make different food, your patronage and feedback on your dining experience with us will hopefully assist us in reaching our mission.
Kauffman Turkey Farm
Kauffman Turkey Farms is one of the last remaining independent family owned and operated turkey farms with its own dressing plant in the country. Providing fresh dressed turkeys to the Northern Illinois area for over 80 years. These big, beautiful tom turkeys are some of the thousands that are range grown here on the Kauffman Turkey Farm. The turkeys are grown from one day of age until they are dressed in the farm's federally inspected plant. They raise their birds with the emphasis on quality. This means that the turkeys grow more slowly and develop a richer flavor and denser texture.
White Christmas The Musical
Celebrate the holiday season with Irving Berlin's White Christmas, the merry and bright stage production based on the classic silver screen romantic comedy. When two former Army buddies, who are now Broadway performers, follow a sister act booked at a charming Vermont Inn, they soon discover that it is owned by their former commander. With no snow and no customers, the General is nearly bankrupt. To save the lodge, the two acts team up and put on a festive show packed with Irving Berlin favorites like Blue Skies, Count Your Blessings, I Love a Piano, and, of course, White Christmas. White Christmas is joyful entertainment for the entire family and will have audiences dreaming of tree tops glistening and sleigh bells in the snow.
Downtown Kewanee Car Show
Cruise in held on Friday night. Saturday Classic and vintage cars roll into downtown Kewanee and line the street for a top 100 car show.
Casual, care free dining, nearly world famous wings, sandwiches, seafood, and salads, all served by the famous Hooter girls! Now with a full bar.
Trackside at Arlington Park
Off-track betting. First-class dining with year-round entertainment. Private dining.
Peapod Chinese Restaurant
We are a licensed, family-owned and operated Chinese restaurant. We pride ourselves on good, quality food at a reasonable price and offer a complete range of delicious authentic Cantonese and Mandarin cuisine. Being one of the best Chinese restaurants in the area, we promise the best in food, service and customer satisfaction.
CITY:Elk Grove Village
Gaylord India Restaurant of Schaumburg
A blend of traditional and innovative awaits you at Gaylord Fine Indian Cuisine. Experience the finest food, which perfectly combines the ancient traditions and authentic flavors of India, fused with a unique ethnic edge in a casually sophisticated ambiance. All served to you with a style of service rooted in the finest eastern traditions.
On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina
Today, you can get your hands on fresh-pressed tortillas, chips as big as your head, margaritas worth their salt, tableside guacamole and fresh Border-style food, all thanks to three pals—and a little tequila.
Crazy Joe's Fish House
Hot Fish. Cold Beer! For the best in food, fun and atmosphere you've gotta get to Crazy Joe's!
The Award Shop
-trophies -plaques -signs -office accesories
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner!
Nearly Sane Trail Half Marathon
The Nearly Sane Trail Half Marathon will be 13.1 miles through the trails of Half Day Forest Preserve (permit pending), onto the trails of the Des Plaines River trail and back to the festival area where you can enjoy your well-deserved beer and hot dog! The start/finish area will be located at Shelter C of Half Day Forest Preserve in Lake County and take place on the beautiful trails of Lake County, which are some of the best that Chicagoland has to offer!
House of Music and Entertainment
H.O.M.E. aka House of Music & Entertainment is the Chicagoland suburbs hot destination for the best in live music and sports.The premium sports bar features built-in table taps, 80 plasma TV’s, and a full menu featuring classic American bar food with some twists.H.O.M.E. offers NFL Sunday Ticket, ESPN Gameplan, and MLB Extra Innings so you can watch your favorite teams all of the time.Our H.O.M.E. Theater will offer 1000 of our guests the ultimate experience in live music and entertainment. The 15,000 Square Foot theater features a 28'x30' stage, state of the art sound system, and stadium style booth seating. The theater will feature local and national performances from bands, DJ’s and entertainers.
Armand's Pizzeria is a family owned business that has been delivering some of Chicago's best thin crust pizza since 1956. Besides pizza, Armand's also offers a variety of other signature dishes.
Chick N Shack
Dine In - Take Out - Local Delivery Let Chick'n Shack Cater your next party. OUR HOURS Tuesday, Wednesday 3:30 - 8:30 Thursday - Saturday 11:30 - 8:30 Sunday 11:30 - 7:00 Closed Mondays
Consignment and antique store with new items arriving daily. Sullivan is located in beautiful Amish Country.
DAAHA Nehring Gallery
DAAHA is dedicated to collecting, preserving, and sharing with people of all ages the storied history of agriculture and its innovators within northern Illinois. Through their exhibits, educational programs, and website they hope to tell the story of DeKalb County and northern Illinois’ contribution to the world’s most important invention: Agriculture. Their organization is new and constantly evolving, so check back often for new exhibits, programs, and virtual access to our collections.
They save architectural elements from the wrecking ball. Salvage One works to preserve and pass on our history. They have been helping their customers breathe new life into salvaged materials for nearly 30 years. Their aim is to take salvage further by working with you to add creativity and style to your space. They also specialize in one-of-a-kind items that are unique and of all tastes and styles.
Ottawa 2 Rivers Wine Festival
Wine, food, lobster and the sweet sounds of jazz…all at the Ottawa 2 Rivers Wine Fest. Join us for great food, fun and remember, the music is always free! Visit our website for up-to-date announcements, music lineup and food list. From imported cheese and fruit plates to fresh grilled lobster with real butter, there is something for everyone. And don’t forget over 100+ great wines to sample from the Illinois Grape Growers and Vintners Association. All tasting under one giant tent. Rain or shine…we will keep you dry! Prepare your palette for a taste of the good life. Maine lobster, brought to you by the Ottawa Noon Rotary, and flown in fresh, prepared perfectly, right there, on the spot! Must be pre-ordered, on-line by June 5. Present your paid receipt at the check-in table and get your official token to turn in at the lobster table when you’re ready to eat. Fresh and delicious – served with fresh corn on the cob, pumpernickel bread and real butter. Lobster cost is $30 in advance, and $35 at the door. Limited supply at the door. Lobster will be served Friday 5-9 Saturday 1-9 and Sunday 1-5 Tickets sales for Lobster will end at 5pm Thursday, June 5!!
Krieger's Sports Grill
Krieger's features great viewing for all your favorite sports action with numerous high-definition screens so you will never miss the action. Krieger's is not only the place for sports fans, but for families as well. We serve up kids eat free every Wednesday.
Harry's of Arlington
Harry's of Arlington is a local's favorite bar and restaurant. Located in downtown Arlington Heights it is where fun is had by all! Come on by with family and friends for dinner and one of our many drink options.
Carlos & Carlos
In the heart of Arlington Heights down town, is an elegant French Italian Bistro, limited sitting (70 guests) offering the best of Italy and France, and featuring a Chef’s Table to experience special gourmet menus. Our whole mission is to give you the best experiences, whether you enjoy a light dinner or an elaborate one let us assure you that all of us at Carlos & Carlos will do what it takes to see you and your guests enjoy.
Julian's BBQ and Grill
Julian’s BBQ & Grill serves high quality Authentic BBQ food. The secret behind this restaurant has been the chef, now owner, who has been at this location since 1998. All meats are hickory smoked anywhere from 6-12 hours to ensure the best flavor possible. So come on in and enjoy the best BBQ in town!
CITY:Elk Grove Village
Chevy's Fresh Mex
Chevys offers lunch and dinner menus daily along with an extensive list of margaritas, tequilas and wines. Chevys offers a wide variety of Mexican dishes with an emphasis on both traditional and innovative dishes.
Crossroads Tavern and Eatery
Crossroads Tavern & Eatery is a wonderful family sports pub. Enjoy the greatest dining in "The Burbs"
Breezy Hills Farm
A family owned farm provides a safe, family-friendly atmosphere. Features a general store, barn-o-rama, seasonal activities, and home grown pumpkins, and enjoy you-pick or pre-picked farm fresh strawberries and blackberries. Only 7 miles south of Rend Lake.
Offers the finest dining selections including steak, seafood, chops. Visit for the food, stay for the atmosphere. There is a beautiful outdoor deck overlooking the Fox River to be enjoyed in warm weather.
Country Hearth Inn
58 rooms, restaurants nearby, free continental breakfast, free movie channel, handicapped accessible
Tall Ship Red Witch!
Come sailing in Chicago aboard Tall Ship Red Witch! She is Chicago’s beautiful authentic wooden sailboat, offering a unique sailing experience with their Chicago charters and skyline tours, day sails and Chicago fireworks cruises. They’re the perfect venue for your company outing or small wedding. Welcome aboard!
Ford County Fair & 4-H Show
Featuring the Fair Queen pageant, demo derby, rodeo, artists, livestock exhibits, talent show, live music, entertainment and carnival by Swyear Amusements. Phone number only active week of the event.
Join Starved Rock Lodge, June 2 - 30, 2015, for the best vocal competition in the Illinois Valley. It all takes place on the Veranda of Starved Rock Lodge. Country singers take the stage to sing their hearts out in the hope of winning a cash prize! Outdoor dining and an amazing view of the Illinois River Valley combine to make this a great night out in LaSalle County. Guests can sign up to compete (maybe even sing) for prizes at intermission. 5:00pm grill opens; 7:00pm vocal competition.
La Tasca Tapa Restaurant
Hola! La Tasca means "local gathering place" in Spanish, and it translates perfectly at our lively Arlington Heights location. Whether the need be a private party, drinking homemade sangria at the bar, or hearing some of the hottest live Latin music around, La Tasca is sure to please.
Los Burritos Tapatios
Los Burritos Tapatios, located in Streamwood, has a variety of Mexican dishes and house specialities. They are open late for those after dinner cravings!
Hampton Inn & Suites - DeKalb
Located just moments from Northern Illinois University, with easy access to I-88 and the Historic Lincoln Highway (Route 38), the Hampton Inn hotel in DeKalb, IL, offers a comfortable base for guests traveling on business or vacationing in DeKalb, Illinois. The hotel is near golf courses and shops, restaurant and pubs in quaint downtown DeKalb and Sycamore. Stay connected with free WiFi, work in comfort at the ergonomic desk or watch movies on the HDTV. Sleep soundly on the clean and fresh Hampton bed® before waking to Hampton’s free hot breakfast buffet, offering a variety of hot and cold favorites. Exercise at this hotel in DeKalb, IL, in the free fitness center or relax in the indoor swimming pool. Buy snacks from the 24-hour Suite Shop, and enjoy free tea and coffee, and information about what to see and do in DeKalb, in the welcoming lobby any time of the day or night. Stay connected with useful services and amenities in the free 24-hour business center or hold a successful event for up to 30 people in the 627 sq. ft. meeting room. Amenities include: Suite Shop, Fitness Center, Indoor Pool, Complimentary Continental “On the House” Breakfast, Handicapped Accessible, Meeting Room up to 32, Wi-Fi Access, Business Center, Guest Laundry, Refrigerators and microwaves in every room
Come in for one of the best dining experiences you will have, in a great environment, surrounded by happy people, awesome drinks and fun food. We're incredibly grateful for having had such amazing friends, family, teachers and mentors along the way. We hope everyone will share in our imagination and desire for creative cooking. Let's eat!
Pretzel City Paper
Pretzel City Paper offers cardmaking and scrapbooking with over 450 original rubber stamps, inkpads, paper punches, Cuttlebug embossing folders and dies and over 500 greeting cards on display. Add your personal touch to the greeting cards you give. Located in the Freeport Press building. Open: Monday thru Friday: 8 am to 5:30 pm; Saturday: 10 am to 1 pm
Smith Studio and Gallery
Stop in …enjoy whimsical paper mache sculptures and hand colored prints by David Smith; resident artist and art teacher. Explore our ever-growing selection of diverse artwork by innovative Midwest artists. We offer art classes for children, adults, and private groups. We are also available for social gatherings, meetings, and birthday parties. Our goal is to be a gathering place for the community and visitors, so that visual arts might enrich everyone’s life.
Geneseo Maxwell Street Day
Retailers and residents fill downtown State Street with a variety of unique items, all priced to sell. Open 9 am to 2 pm.
155th Annual Jo Daviess County Fair
Celebrate with the oldest fair in Illinois. Livestock shows, exhibits, tractor pull, draft horse pull, motocross and ATV races, live entertainment, fair foods, carnival rides and more.
Caribbean setting with the view of Schaumburg airport. Great steaks, seafood and pasta. Great for groups, banquet facility up to 60 people.
Chef Vince's ZEAL
Zeal is a new restaurant in the Woodfield-Schaumburg area that serves a variety of dishes ranging from burgers and pasta to steak, prime rib, and fresh fish. All dinner entrees are served with fresh homemade soup and salad. The bar/lounge area serves fantastic drinks including specialty martinis.
Started as a Trolley Trailer, now moved into a permanent location in Somonauk. 30 years in the food and beverage industry has provided them with the experience needed to offer excellent service and an undeniably mouth-watering menu using the freshest ingredients and a 4th generation BBQ recipe! everything from our famous Pulled Pork BBQ down to the handmade Creamy Coleslaw. Come experience their flavors that are BBQ Express!
Open Water Swim at Lincoln Trail State Park
A rectangular 1.2 and 2.4 mile loop course marked by buoys, lifeguards, rowboats, kayaks and other safety officials. Finish with a brief run of beach sand through finish chute.
Pontiac Cruise Night
Bring your antique, classic, or new car to downtown Pontiac and enjoy the fellowship of hundreds of other automobile enthusiasts. The small registration fee is used to support local charities.
Rockford Aviators Baseball - Home Games at Aviators Stadium
The Rockford Aviators are a member of the Frontier League of Professional Baseball, the longest operating independent professional baseball league in the country. Home games are played at Aviators Stadium.
34th Annual American Music Festival
Americana and roots music fans will find a full menu of talent at FitzGerald's 34th Annual American Music Festival brought to you by FitzGerald's. The summer 3-day event features more than 50 artists from Chicago and around the country. FitzGerald's American Music Festival takes place rain or shine on three stages -- club, tent and SideBar. Hours are 4:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. on July 2, 4:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. on July 3 and 4; 1 p.m.-3 a.m.
Hog Day Stampede
Join us and compete in the four-mile Stampede, a one-mile run and a quarter-mile "fun run" for younger children. T-shirt awards, children under 7 receive a free t-shirt. Begins at 8 am.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra at Ravinia
Conductor Nikolaj Znaider and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra will be performing Berlioz Symphonie fantastique and Mozart Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216. Come out and enjoy a concert under the stars at Ravinia.
Featuring carnival, demo derby, livestock judging, talent show, stock car racing, Red Neck Olympics, live bands and much more. Theme is "It's a Jungle Out There.....So Come to the Fair!"
Contemporary, casually sophisticated trattoria ambience with authentic rustic cooking, firendly service, and fair prices. Perfect location for a great night out or a private party.
Toscana offers a little taste of Europe and brings the good sentimental feelings together with its cozy, inviting and yet sophisticated atmosphere. Our professional and caring staff is truly dedicated to serve your needs. We proudly present our fine signature dishes, tasted and modified to perfection.
Cucina Bianchi Ristorante & Pizzeria
Cucina Bianchi has originated from the former Bimbo’s Restaurant which thrived in Palatine, Illinois for over 35 years. Serving authentic Italian home cooked favorites, our recipes have been passed down for generations and are made with the finest ingredients.
CITY:Elk Grove Village
LaMirage is a Russian restaurant and banquet facility located in Rolling Meadows. Offering a wide variety of appetizers, entrees, desserts, and drinks its the perfect location for any occasion!
We do healthy...tastier with a commitment to flavor and great service. We know you're busy and want to take care of yourself at the same time—so we make it simple, fast, and delicious to fuel your body while allowing you to take care of the other things in your life. That’s where PROTEIN BAR ® comes in! Our focus is on serving healthy, flavorful food in a hip, trendy environment quickly and efficiently so you can get back to your day. Our menu, our service style, and our stores are set up for quality, style, and speed. Whether breakfast, lunch, dinner, catering, or snack—we've got the menu to keep you satisfied and on track.
Established in 2008, KOVAL produces organic whiskey, liqueurs and specialty spirits in Chicago's first distillery since the mid-1800s. Founders Robert and Sonat Birnecker, chose to leave their academic careers to bring the distilling traditions of Robert’s Austrian family to America. In making this decision, they vowed to make organic spirits from scratch (avoiding the common industry practice of purchasing and bottling pre-made spirits) and to change the way people understand whiskey by creating a new, signature style - using only the “heart” cut of the distillate - affording a brighter, cleaner take on whiskey.
Close To You: The Music of The Carpenters
The Carpenter's beautiful, memorable love songs topped the Billboard charts with more than a dozen number one hits. Lisa Rock and her six piece band bring these classics back to the stage.
Thanksgiving with Lincoln Heritage of DeWitt County
Join us for a traditional Thanksgiving meal with a little history as you meet Mr.Lincoln and discover his ties with DeWitt County. The Thanksgiving meal is catered and tickets are available from the Clinton Chamber & Tourism Office.
32nd State Square and Round Dance Convention
32nd State Square and Round Dance Convention July 24 - 26, 2015 Held at: Northern Illinois University Holmes Student Center Dekalb, IL Featured Caller is Darryl Lipscobe
Amtrak - Chicago to Springfield
The train makes your trip relaxing and pleasant as you watch the miles roll by.
Lincoln Trio at Ravinia
The Lincoln Trio's program to include works by Babajanian, Martin and Clarke. This is a Bennett Gordon Hall $10 concert series. Reserved Ticket Price: $10
Family owned and operated restaurant featuring Italian and Mexican dishes at an affordable price.
Coach's Corner is a A Family Pizzeria & Sports Grill Open 7 days a week for Lunch & Dinner. Homemade American and Italian food with a full bar and 27 HD TV's showing sports 24/7.
CITY:Elk Grove Village
Bisi African Restaurant
What started as a dream at age 6 is now a reality in the form of Bisi African Restaurant. Bisi was raised by her grandmother who taught her the secrets and art of African cuisine and has over 20 years of experience preparing various African dishes. Your food is guaranteed to be fresh from the meat type to fresh produce because just like our slogan,"Fresh ingredients make delicious food".
Fireside Ale House
The Fireside Ale House is a family-owned and operated restaurant designed to offer guests an exceptional dining experience. By offering a menu of satisfying comfort foods prepared by an experienced kitchen, a beer and wine list numbering over 80 entries, and a congenial atmosphere, Fireside Ale House will be a favorite in the Western Suburbs for years to come.
World's Largest Horseshoe
Weighing in at 1,144 lbs and measuring 5'8" by 4' 5/8", this horseshoe is sure to bring good luck to all that visit. The Martinsville Horseshoe gained its Guinness Book of World Record status in 2013. The horseshoe stands at the entrance to the Martinsville fairgrounds.
Shania Twain & Cher Tribute
She looks and sounds exactly like Shania...but, wait....is that Cher? Kelly Smith is the premier Shania and Cher Tribute artist in the country.
Rides, games, music, face painting & balloon animals. Pony Rides, candy and much more at our annual Pumpkin Fest in Hickory Hills. Don't forget to bring your camera!
Sweet Annie's Open House and Home Tour
Explore this original Colony structure that once served as a communal residence for families of Bishop Hill. See how it has been transformed into a wonderful backdrop for primitive antiques and handcrafted wares displayed throughout this stately home. You will find Primitive Cupboards, Folk Art, Early Country in old paint & original surface, Garden Accents, Textiles, Pottery, Quilts, Yellowware, Treenware, Baskets. Open 10 am to 4 pm.
Bishop Hill Honor Flight Benefit
The spirit of giving each year is renewed by the Bishop Hill, The Filling Station Restaurant who organizes the annual fundraiser to send the Quad Cities area veterans to Washington, D.C. part of the Honor Flight Network. A barbeque rib dinner, that’s finger licking good right off the grill starts the festivities. Patriot Guard and Legion Riders ride into town and kick off the festivities with an invocation and presentation of colors. Patriotic music is provided throughout the event as well as unique military exhibits and a military retreat is held promptly at 1800 hours with a 21 gun salute and taps. A live auction of donated items, including, locally made artisan craft to sports memorabilia and more is the highlight of the day, besides the eating that is. Golf cart shuttle service from outlying parking areas will be provided to Village Park by Cambridge Cart Sales. Area veterans are provided with a free trip to visit their memorial with priority given to survivors of World War II, Korean War, and any veteran with a terminal illness. Honor Flight Quad Cities operates on donations from organizations and individuals. Representatives from the Honor Flight organization attend the fundraiser. All proceeds from the day’s events are donated to Honor Flight of the Quad Cities, $60,000 and counting. 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Geneseo Christmas Tour of Homes
Some of Geneseo’s most beautiful and unique homes will be featured on the tour, each with a touch of the Christmas season. The Tour of Homes is sponsored by the Geneseo Alliance of Ladies (GALS). The money goes to help women from our community continue their education or get training to re-enter the workforce.
Itzhak Perlman and Emmanuel Ax at Ravinia
Join Itzhak Perlman on the violin and Emanuel Ax on the piano for a great night of music under the stars at Ravinia. Program to include violin sonatas by Richard Strauss, Fauré and Mozart. Tickets are $95/80 and lawn seats are $20.