2015 River Rendezvous Recap!

River Rendezvous RecapThe rain was falling heavily Saturday morning as the British legionaries emerged from their tents in Columbia Woods along the Des Plaines River where they had camped since Thursday. On Friday over 1,000 fourth through sixth grade students had been there, rushing from tent to tent; shopping, eating, playing and taking in the sights and sounds of colonial life at A River Thru History – The Des Plaines Valley Rendezvous.


Dinner & a Little History with Gary Mechanic

Lock 16 Center, LaSalle, IL • Thursday, September 17 at 5:30pm

Gary Mechanic Dinner Lecture

Come for a delicious pot roast or French chicken dinner with fellow history enthusiasts as we listen to renowned storyteller Gary Mechanic at the Lock 16 Center in LaSalle on Thursday, September 17 at 5:30pm. Gary will regale guests with tales of early Chicagoan and I&M Canal icon, Gurdon Hubbard.