Gallery Seven and the Lemont Artists Guild Present a Member Exhibit

Gallery Seven 200 W. 8th St., Lockport, IL, United States

  See the amazing variety of artwork by many of the talented artists in the Lemont Artists Guild! Gallery Hours:  Thurs, Fri, Sat, 12 pm to 5 pm - Sun, 12 pm to 3 pm.    

Channahon’s Three Rivers Festival

Central Park in Channahon Rt 6 @ Bluff Road, Channahon, IL, United States

Channahon's Three Rivers Festival is a 5-day, fun-filled, family festival. Enjoy carnival rides & games, live bands in the beer tent, food vendors, family stage, Kids Zone, Little Miss Channahon, baby contest, bingo, craft show, wine tasting and parade!  

Louis Jolliet, Fr. Jacques Marquette and Fellow “Voyageurs”

Chicago Portage 4800 Harlem Ave, Forest View, IL, United States

On May 17th of this year, we celebrated the 350th anniversary of Louis Jolliet and Father Jacques Marquette’s landmark expedition of discovery from the year 1673. The “discovery” that laid the groundwork for the settlement of the interior of the Colonial American Continent.From the Western side of

The Discovery of Chicago Tour

Chicago Portage 4800 Harlem Ave, Forest View, IL, United States

The Discovery of Chicago Bus Tour Visit the Places Chicago was Born! Stand Where History Happened! The tour will begin at 10 a.m. at the monumental statue of Joliet and Marquette in Portage Woods Forest Preserve (4800 S. Harlem Ave.) in Lyons, IL. Following a brief look at the last remnant

Abolitionists of LaSalle County

Heritage Center 208 Clark St., Utica, IL, United States

The LaSalle County Historical Society will be presenting a program about the abolitionist movement in Illinois given by Dr. Jeanne Gillespie McDonald on August 12, 2023 at the LCHS Heritage Center (208 Clark Street). Jeanne Gillespie McDonald is Professor of English at Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove

“The House of Lincoln” – Presentation and book signing with Bestselling Author Nancy Horan

Lincoln Home - National Historic Site 426 S. 7th St., Springfield, IL, United States

Join us at the Lincoln Home National Historic Site Visitor Center for a presentation and book signing with New York Times Bestselling Author Nancy Horan.  Horan will be discussing her latest book The House of Lincoln.  Nancy Horan, New York Times bestselling author of Loving Frank and Under the Wide

YOUNIS DHAHER “Where Do I Begin?”

Roxy Theatre 1017 S. State St., Lockport, United States

Younis Dhaher's "Where Do I Begin?" tells his amazing story as an Iraqi refugee through the art of comedy, beautifully crafted storytelling, vulnerable point of view and self-deprecating humor.  Come out to see this nationally touring comedian who has performed at legendary venues throughout North America -

The Fathers Tom Art Show

Annunciation Byzantine Catholic Church 14610 S. Will Cook Road, Homer Glen, IL, United States

Inspiring Faith in God through Beauty! Join Fr. Tom Loya and Fr. Tom Koys as they display their beautiful original art. Each priest will present a short talk at 3 pm connecting God & Beauty. There will be an opportunity to purchase originals or prints. Light refreshments

Event Series 2023 Lemont Legends Car Show

2023 Lemont Legends Car Show

Village of Lemont

The 2023 Lemont Legends Cruise Nights are back!  The area's best block party takes place on Wednesday nights during the month's of June, July, and August (no show July 5).  For official news and updates on Lemont Legends, visit the new web page located at, or

Dragonfly Moonrise Paint & Sip

Happy Daisy Art Studio 216 W. Washington, Morris, United States

Gather your friends and spend the evening laughing and painting at Happy Daisy Art Studio! Bring wine or your drink of choice and snacks and learn to paint on a 16x20 canvas. Artist/Owner Jillianne Renee will teach it step by step and paint along with you. Most

“Blues Brothers” Reels at the Rialto

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

Jake’s first task is to save the orphanage the brothers grew up in from closing, by raising $5,000 to pay back taxes. The two are convinced they can earn the money by getting their old band back together. However, after playing several gigs and making a few

Hummingbird Fest

Camp Sagawau

Hummingbird Fest delights its guests with activities and viewing and demos of how hummingbirds are banded for tracking and research. Fest is free.

Sister Hazel at the Forge

The Forge Adventure Park and Ziplines 227 Heritage Quarries Drive, Lemont, Illinois

The Forge Adventure Park is proudly hosting Sister Hazel, a chart-topping country/alternative band, named "one of the Top 100 Most Influential Independent Performers of the last 15 years" by Performing Songwriter Magazine. Join The Forge's Mount Lawn to enjoy live music by renowned artist, Sister Hazel on

Ribbon Cutting at Marseilles Bike Station

Marseilles Bike Station Main Street & I&M Canal, Marseilles, IL, United States

The Canal Corridor Association welcomes their partnership with the City of Marseilles in sponsoring an additional location to rent a bicycle along the I&M Canal State Trail. Check out the bikes on Main Street at the I&M Canal any time, dawn to dusk, or join us at the

St. James at Sag Bridge Overnight Bike Trip

I&M Canal State Trail IL, United States

    Join Fr. Tom Koys for an overnight bike trip from Morris to Starved Rock. Depart from Morris at 10 am on August 24th Cars to be parked overnight at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Morris Travel via I&M Canal Trail Distance is 34 miles one

SSCM Summer Fest

Sts. Cyril & Methodius Church 607 Sobieski St., Lemont, IL

Food - Drinks - Beer Tent - Games - Live Music - Carnival Rides - Bingo Raffles Date & Times Aug 24 - 6 pm to 10 pm Aug 25 - 6 pm - 11 pm Aug 26 - 3 pm to 11 pm Aug 27 -

Rivers of Color – Sunset Hike & Campfire

McKinley Woods - Frederick's Grove 27110 S. McKinley Woods Rd., Channahon, IL, United States

Enjoy a fun excursion through the woods as the sun is setting. We will test our senses and enjoy all that the forest has to offer at night. After sunset, enjoy s’mores by the campfire. Registration required by Thursday, August 24. More information on the event and

Museum Campus Exploration Days

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

If you've never visited the Isle a la Cache Museum, take advantage of this opportunity to see what's going on in their 18th Century Traders Cabin and peek inside the Native American longhouse!

The Forge Art Fest

The Forge Adventure Park and Ziplines 227 Heritage Quarries Drive, Lemont, Illinois

Experience the arts like never before at the world's largest adventure park! Immerse yourself into art and nature, in our outdoor festival of art. The Forge Art Fest is on Saturday, August 26th from 10am-4pm. Admission is only $5 and will grant you all day access to

The Forge Adventure Park and Ziplines 227 Heritage Quarries Drive, Lemont, Illinois

As an ambassador for the arts, the Chicagoland Pops Orchestra offers an incredible opportunity for family entertainment. The annual Memorial Weekend Military Salute honoring the men and women of our nation’s armed forces has been a perennial source of inspiration  for the past 14 years. Whether it’s

Art in the Park – Channahon

Memorial Tree Walk 24555 S. Navajo Dr., Chiannahon, United States

In celebration of the 175th anniversary of the I&M Canal, the Village of Channahon is hosting its first annual Art in the Park event. The event will be held at the Memorial Tree Walk near Village Hall. Artists will be asked to create works inspired by the I&M

Architecture Serviette –

Gallery Seven 200 W. 8th St., Lockport, IL, United States

Art and Architecture of Robert Morris - Ink Doodles on Napkins over Wine  

Free Public Interpretative Tours of the Chicago Portage

Chicago Portage 4800 Harlem Ave, Forest View, IL, United States

The Chicago Portage was an ancient portage that connected the Great Lakes waterway system with the Mississippi River system. Connecting these two great water trails meant comparatively easy access from the mouth of the St Lawrence River on the Atlantic Ocean to the Rocky Mountains, and the

Pullman Labor Day Celebration

Historic Pullman Manufacturing Grounds

Pullman National Park and State Historic Site invite you to celebrate Labor Day September 4, 2023. This free event takes place outdoors at the historic Pullman manufacturing grounds. There will be family friendly activities, guided walking tours, musical performances and speakers. Pullman National Historical Park is holding