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A Night in Sleepy Hollow
Venture into the perfect natural setting for a Sleepy Hollow reenactment at the Perry Farm Park. After you are part of the journey to see the horseman gallop through the woods, be sure to visit the Haunted Maze, hayrides, games, movie tent and more. Before you leave, visit the Horseman Photo Booth where you can get up close with a real headless horseman! All ticket purchases help raise funds for the Exploration Station®…a children's museum. This event is held Fridays and Saturdays.
Friacos Mexican Restaurant
Best authentic homemade mexican food in Will County. Family atmosphere. Mondays kids eat free. Tuesdays half priced margaritas. Sunday Special $2 bottled beer.
Red Roof Inn Chicago/Lansing
25 miles south of the Chicago Loop, Red Roof Chicago Lansing is located close to the Horseshoe Casino & the River Oaks Mall. This hotel features free Wi-Fi & complimentary local & long distance calls within the Continental U.S.
Nature Education & Ski Center
This environmental education and cross country ski center is dedicated to educating the public while protecting and restoring our natural environment.
Modern French cuisine. Located in an 1895 historic building - Celebrating 30 Years! Open for dinner Wednesday - Sunday. Reservations required. AAA Four Diamond Award Winner - 17th year in a row.
Matteson Community Center
Revitalize your body, mind and spirit at the Matteson Community Center. Our dedicated and friendly staff will help you achieve your goals! Make Matteson Community Center the Destination for your important events, business meeting, family function and major sporting event.
Southwest Symphony Orchestra
This delightful community orchestra is celebrating over 30 years of providing fine concert entertainment to the southwest suburban area.
CITY: Oak Lawn
The Childrens Museum in Oak Lawn
The Children's Musum has nine interactive exhibits for ages 2-10. Explore the puppet theater, market and a water table.
CITY: Oak Lawn
Sand Ridge Nature Center
Owned and operated by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, Sand Ridge Nature Center emphasizes the natural history of the Calumet region.
CITY: South Holland
Village of Thornton Historical Museum
This museum displays artifacts and documents from 1837 to the present. The museum offers annual Thornton Stone Quarry tours.
South Suburban Genealogical and Historical Society
Visit the finest genealogical research library in the south suburbs.
CITY: Hazel Crest
Riegel Farm and Conservation Center
This small farm houses a variety of farm animals and exotic birds. Join a tour, offered from April through October.
CITY: University Park
Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park
Sited outdoors over some 300 acres, the 21-piece collection contains monumental works by many of the 20th century's most important sculptors, including Puryear, Nauman, Disuvero and Hunt.
CITY: University Park
Homer Community Festival
The 3rd Annual Homer Community Festival is a 4 day event featuring a huge outdoor carnival, beer tent, live bands, great food and a bean bag tournament. Great family entertainment and free parking!
CITY: Homer Glen
"Family Fiesta" by Joliet's Spanish Center
Celebrate Spanish heritage with a wide variety of entertainment, food and activities for all ages. For event details, visit the Spanish Center’s website. Hours: Saturday 1:00pm- 11:00pm & Sunday 1:00pm- 10:00pm.
7th Annual Kops N Kidz Day
Tons of activities! Tons of fun! Event starts at Timberline Park with a bike parade to Lemont Park District. Activities and refreshments follow at Centennial Park, Lemont Park District. For more information, call the Lemont Police Department at (630) 257-2229.
Antique Tractor and Steam Engine Show
This mid-July gathering commemorates Will County's agricultural heritage and the tradition of neighbors gathering to thresh wheat after harvest. Those who attend the Will County Threshermen's Association Show can expect to be transported back to yesteryear. Steam engines, antique gasoline tractors, gas engines, antique automobiles, and other machines provide a working testimonial to the genius of previous generations. Visitors can also view live demonstrations of: an antique, steam-powered sawmill, antique plowing demonstrations, wheat threshing, corn shelling, and a tractor parade and tractor pull. Food is available for purchase and there is an on-site flea market.
Midwest Carver's Museum
Almost 1,000 wood carvings created by local and internationally known artists are displayed here. Also visit the gift shop, workshop, educational center and picnic area.
CITY: South Holland
Bluegrass on the Green Fest
The Frankfort Bluegrass Fest is a free 2 day event for the whole family highlighting national touring and regional bluegrass bands performing this great style of acoustic American music. Vendors, kids activities, food & more.
Mokena Food & Wine Festival
Join us for our 10th Annual Festival of Food and Wine on the grounds of historic McGovney-Yunker Farm. Taste a variety of wines specially paired with dishes from local restaurants. Enjoy the festival atmosphere, browse the artisan booths and listen to live performances. Ages 21 and over only. All ticket sales final. (This is an outdoor event. For your comfort please dress accordingly).
The Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University
This beautiful 1,171-seat theater hosts professional dance, drama and orchestral performances.
CITY: University Park
All VW's are welcome to our 10th anniversary show at D'Arcy VW. Attendees are free. You can enter your VW in our show for only $15.00. The first 120 entrants will recieve an event T shirt, dash plaque and Goody Bag. Awards will be given for the Best of Show, Top 15, Best Paint, Engine, Interior, Rust Bucket, and Sponsor's Choice. Kids will enjoy the free Jumper, and writting on the Chalk-a-Bug. Great door prizes, 50/50 raffle. All proceeds will go to support Gigi's Playhouse, a Down syndrome awareness center in Aurora.
2013 Celtic Fest
Come to Will County for a day of celebrating Celtic tradition! There will be food, games, crafts and a step dancing competition! The event runs from 9:00am - 10:00pm and costs $5 for adults and children over 12.
Dr. Dennis Cremin, Associate Professor of History at Lewis University, will present his new historical work, "Grant Park: The Evolution of Chicago’s Front Yard." Discovery Dinners are held periodically on the 2nd Thursday of selected months in The Gaylord Building. Doors open at 5:45pm with a cash bar reception. The full service dinner begins at 6:15pm with the lecture following at 7:00pm. Discovery Dinners conclude with book signings, providing guests with a chance to get up-close and personal with presenters.
Centennial Park West Concert
Rich Daniels and the City Lights Orchestra will perform their renditions of everything from the Beatles to the Big Band Era, Sinatra to Motown. Bring blankets, lawn chairs, picnic baskets. Concessions for purchase.
CITY: Orland Park
Farmers Market Orland Park
Fresh Produce, flowers, plants, jewelry, specialty foods, home and personal products and more. Barbeque lunches available for purchase through August 9th
CITY: Orland Park
Blues & BBQ
Enjoy a live blues performance by BMR4 & Toronzo Cannon! Lynnie Ques BBQ will be available for purchase. Don't forget your blanket or lawn chair.
76th Annual Glad Fest Remember the Year
On the agenda for the Gladiolus Festival are the Coronation of the Princess and Queen, plus numerous parades, carnival and giant flea, swap, and craft market.
An Evening of Midsummer Magic
Enjoy children's carnival games, a bounce house, a coloring/activity station, and a live performance by Magician Michael Darnell!
Community Conversations: The Future of Libraries in America
The Future of Libraries in America will examine the role of public libraries in the United States with a “paperless society” that continues to evolve in our age of electronic media. Presenters include Scott Pointon, Executive Director of the White Oak Library District; Paul Mills, Director of Fountaindale Public Library District; and Jennie Mills, Director of the Shorewood-Troy Public Library District. Admission: $10 per person.
Main Street Nights
The Village of Park Forest hosts free entertainment in it's downtown center. The family oriented Main Street Nights features local and regional entertainers on stage in the Village Green located at Cunningham and Victory Boulevard. Vendors include civic groups selling snacks and beverages. So grab a blanket or grab a lawn chair and enjoy the free entertainment under the stars!
CITY: Park Forest
Insider art is an exhibition of art created by Union Street Gallery insiders: studio and guild artists, a connected group of artists who are part of a unique collaborative that functions inside the influence of Union Street Gallery.
CITY: Chicago Heights
Frankfort Fall Fest
Each year over Labor Day weekend, over 250,000 visitors flock to the charming village of Frankfort to enjoy the Frankfort fall festival. With over 300 (from 30 different states) participating artisans, unlimited entertainment & food options; the festival continues to thrive and grow. The Festival has received continued recognition for the “Best shows in the United States” by Sunshine Artist Magazine. Throughout fall festival weekend you won’t want to miss the special events sponsored by many of our local civic and community organizations. This includes an entertainment tent with dance area, a food court offering a wide assortment of refreshments and live stage entertainment. This annual fall fest provides a chance for visitors to enjoy one of the region’s most charming and distinctive communities. Wander our streets, parks and businesses. Enjoy the warm hospitality that our community extends to each & every guest that visits our village.
Joliet Area Historical Museum
Travel through time and space! Walk through a replica of the I & M Canal, window shop on a turn-of-the-century street, take a virtual ride on a replica trolley, live the legend of Route 66, land on the moon in a walk-in simulator, and experience space exploration and the Apollo missions. Temporary exhibit(s) change often in our Special Exhibition Gallery. There's always family fun in our discovery room, and remember your visit with a souvenir from our Gift Shop.
Dollar General 300 Powered by Coca Cola
Chase weekend kicks-off with the Dollar General 300 Powered by Coca-Cola. Making their second visit to Chicagoland Speedway in 2013, the stars of the NASCAR Nationwide Series will battle door-to-door for 300 miles of high-stakes racing. Tickets starting at $40 & kids are free!
The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup will begin at Chicagoland Speedway on Sunday, September 15. Last year, Brad Keselowski won this race, which catapulted his Chase run to help him win the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup. Who will win this year? Find out. Join us for the 2013 Geico 400! The race is from 1:00pm-11:00pm. Tickets start at $55.
Farmer's Market Lansing
Stock up on fresh from the farm produce, flowers, baked goods, and prepackaged foods. Enjoy cooking demonstrations, weekly craft vendors, children's activities, and more!
Lemont's 23rd Annual Heritage Fest
Outdoor Street Festival. Food, music and tons of family fun in Historic Downtown Lemont! For more information, please contact the Lemont Village Hall at (630) 243-2700. Hours: 1:00pm- 11:00pm
Heritage Village Fest
This event takes place on I & M Canal trail path between Lincoln Landing, 9th Street and Heritage Village (HV)Park, 2nd Street in Lockport. Various historical societies from Wll County will be represented, along with free hot dogs and chips for all, musical events, HV park tour, buggy rides, children's activities and much more.
Fall on the Green Festival
The annual Fall on the Green Festival is held the weekend after Labor Day. This family friendly event has everything you look for in a festival, great food, wonderful entertainment, games, and vendors of all types. This event takes place on the village green located at 95th Street & Cook Avenue. There is no charge for admission, parking or rides. The only cost to attendees is the purchase of food and drink.
CITY: Oak Lawn
Your family will enjoy exploring traditional Dutch food, crafts and entertainment at this year's Dutch Festival.
CITY: Palos Heights
Autumn in the Park Festival
Autumn in the Park Festival has something for the entire family and then some. Two Chili Cook-Off's, BBQ Rib Competition, entertainment, food, drinks and fun.
CITY: Palos Park
Hickory Hills Pumpkin Fest
Rides, games, music, face painting, balloon animals, pony rides, candy and much more all at our annual Pumpkin Fest in Hickory Hills.
CITY: Hickory Hills
Homer Harvest Days
The event will feature food, live music, old-fashioned entertainment and games, children's activities, living history and pioneer demonstrations, a petting zoo, pony rides, antique tractors, hay rides, artisan & unique craft vendors, and other amusements and diversions from a simpler and more rural era.
CITY: Homer Glen
Hoop It Up Chicago
The world's largest 3 on 3 basketball tour! For all ages and skill levels. Awards for 1st and 2nd place for each division; Minimum of 3 games: t-shirt and swag bag, free samples, prizes and shooting contests for players and spectators; Invitation to play in the Hoop It Up World Championship and a chance for Top Gun and u18 division winners to represent USA Basketball in FIBA International Tournaments
The festivities include village garage sale days, carnival, craft show, live entertainment, food and street vendors, bean bag tournament and the premier lighted parade, plus much more.
Bolingbrook's Clow International Airport
This airport offers general aviation, flight school, air charter, restaurant and Illinois Aviation Museum all within the airport.