Nellie Becker – A Titanic Story and Part of the 1912 Exhibit

Bureau County Historical Museum 109 Park Ave., Princeton, IL, United States

The Titanic sank in the frigid Atlantic Ocean on the night of April 14-15, 1912. The tragic loss of over 1,400 lives that night, the failures of the great unsinkable ocean liner, the insufficient lifeboats, all would affect legislation of ship building and sea travel in the

Travel Tales Trail Exploration

Plum Creek Nature Center in Goodenow Grove Nature Preserve 27064 Dutton Rd., Beecher, IL, United States

It's summer vacation time, but humans aren't the only animals that travel. Whether a short leap or a long migration, wildlife is also on the go! Hike the shoreline of Snapper Pond to follow Travel Tales, an outdoor exploration trail. Ten resident animals are featured at the

Poco-A-Poco Music Celebration

SE Corner of Streator City Park 201 N. Vermillion, Streator, IL, United States

Poco a Poco offers two levels of training and experience for young musicians throughout our week-long festival: A young artist program for incoming high school freshmen through graduated seniors (at the time of the Summer Music Fest), and Junior Faculty positions for college-aged musicians or recent college

Oglesby Summer Fun Fest

Oglesby Pool Grounds 55 Pool Drive, Oglesby, United States

Summer Fun Fest is coming back with an awesome mix of past favorites and brand new acts! As always, all entertainment and parking is FREE. We are packing in the fun with high-quality musical acts, carefully selected food vendors, the popular carnival midway, the DLW Timberworks Show,

Great American Road Trip 2.0 Final Show

Rialto Square Theatre 102 N. Chicago St., Joliet, United States

Join WJOL morning radio host Scott Slocum on another iconic road trip across America, traveling along Route 66 from California to Illinois. This two-week adventure will feature daily stops at legendary roadside attractions and museums. Starting June 3, Slocum and co-pilot Driver Kev will kick off the

Event Series Fishing Frenzy 2024

Fishing Frenzy 2024

I&M State Park (Channahon State Park) 25302 W. Story St., Channahon, IL, United States

Fish lovers, get ready to splash into some fin-tastic fun! The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is throwing a FREE Fishing Days celebration! Grab your bait and hooks, and head over to I&M State Park any time this weekend (June 14-16) for some reel-y great fishing! It’s

Bureau County Garage Sale

Bureau County Fairgrounds 811 W. Peru St., Princeton, IL, United States

Huge Garage Sale Inside and outside vendors – Food – Restrooms. Sign-up soon. See or the Fair Facebook page for details. June 14 & 15th. Doors open at 8 am. Free admission!  

Sidewalk Sales and More in Bureau County

Bureau County 205 S. 5th St., Princeton, IL, United States

Not just on Rt. 34 this year! Town-wide Garage Sales in Princeton and the Village of Ladd. Plus sales in Sheffield, Wyanet, Dover, LaMoille & more! More on 34 has been reinvented to More in Bureau County -shop garage sales all over Bureau County on Father's Day

Event Series Historic Trolley Tour

Historic Trolley Tour

Starved Rock Lodge & Convention Center 2680 E. 875th Rd., Oglesby, United States

Learn about the National Historic Landmark known as Starved Rock State Park and Lodge. Travel to the Lock and Dam, through historic downtown Utica and to the Starved Rock Visitor center. $18 - Adults $15 - Seniors $13 - Children under 10 Free - Children under 3

Ottawa Farmers & Makers Market

Washington Square Park 101 E. Lafayette St., Ottawa, Illinois

Come to Ottawa Farmers & Makers Market to purchase freshly picked, home-grown vegetables and fruits! Also featured are home baked goods, jams and jellies, dog treats, handmade soaps and fresh roasted coffee. With a motto of we BAKE it, we GROW it, we SELL it FRESH, your

45th Annual Beef & Ag Festival

Soldiers & Sailors Park 14 Park Ave. E, Princeton, United States

Beef & Ag Festival Cattleman serving food all day. A bunch of activities for all ages throughout the afternoon. Live music in the evening.  

Marley Church Flea Market & Antique Show

Marley Church 12625 W. 187th St., Mokena, United States

We’re back for our 59th year! Hope you’ll join us on Saturday June 15, 2024 from 9:00AM-3:00PM Our lovely shaded park will be filled with exciting vendors to help you find those treasures you’ve been searching for! -Our homemade pie slices, sloppy joes, hot dogs, soft drinks, and other delicious

Pollinator Party

Isle a la Cache Museum 501 E Romeo Road, Romeoville, IL, United States

Get a head start on celebrating Pollinator Week 2024 at this family-friendly event! Learn about the insects and animals that perform the important task of pollinating plants, especially those that provide us with much of the food we eat. See live animals and learn about their roles

Father’s Day Brunch at Camp Aramoni

Camp Aramoni 809 N. 2199th Rd., Tonica, United States

Celebrate Father’s Day at Camp Aramoni with a delicious brunch buffet on Sunday, June 16! Reservations are required and can be made for 9 AM, 10:15 AM, 11:30 AM, 12:45 PM or 2 PM by calling (815) 224-7333 or emailing [email protected]. Bloody Marys, mimosas and nonalcoholic drinks

Steeples & Saloons Walking Tour

City of Ottawa 1028 LaSalle St., Ottawa, United States

Step into the past with our "Steeples & Saloons" walking tour, a fascinating adventure through Ottawa, Illinois' history and architectural wonders. Ideal for history aficionados, architecture admirers, and those eager to delve into the vibrant tales of a town steeped in American history. Explore pivotal events and

Visit a Canyon & A Boat Ride

Starved Rock Lodge & Convention Center 2680 E. 875th Rd., Oglesby, United States

Board a trolley with a guide and head to the entrance of one of Starved Rock's most scenic canyons. The walk is less than a mile and takes about 45 minutes. Following the hike, relax with a boat ride on the picturesque Illinois River. A snack, bottle

Historic Pullman Labor History Walking Tour

Pullman Exhibit Hall 11141 S. Cottage Grove, Chicago, United States

Explore hallowed ground for the modern labor movement The name Pullman was synonymous with luxury. And just as he expected high quality in his products and their operation, George Pullman’s model town was an attempt to carry that same standard to his factory and workforce. Beautiful and

2nd Annual Q on Canal: BBQ Competition & Festival

Matts BBQ 308 Canal St., Lemont, IL, United States

Spend Father’s Day with food and games for dads and kids alike on Canal Street in Lemont Downtown. Enjoy menu items from Matt’s Barbecue and samples from Shiner Beer, Pollyanna Brewing, Revolution Brewing, Goose Island, plus Kurvball whiskey, and Ole Smokey moonshine. Experience a fierce live barbecue

Music in the Meadow

The Barn at Hornbaker Gardens 11379 2300 St. E., Princeton, IL, United States

We are excited to offer music in our meadow! On Sunday, June 16th we will welcome The Wildwoods, a folk/Americana trio from Lincoln, Nebraska, to play near the patio at The Barn. We will have local beer and wine and fresh wood-fired pizza available for purchase. Wood-fired

Event Series Princeton Community Band

Princeton Community Band

Soldiers & Sailors Park 14 Park Ave. E, Princeton, United States

Princeton Community Band (PCB) is an all volunteer band which performs free summer concerts at Soldiers and Sailors Park in Princeton, IL. In 2005, the band was brought back to life and conducted by Jeremy Lehman. In 2008, James Jones took over the baton and has been

Summer Kickoff Bash 2024

Bluff Park 24638 S. Teal Drive, Channahon, IL, United States

Summer Kickoff Bash with a Movie in the Park featuring Super Mario Bros - FREE! Hey, Summer lovers! Are you ready to party? Then come join us at Bluff Park for our summer Kickoff Bash! We’re celebrating the first day of Summer in style with a picnic,