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.    

“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

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

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

2023 Chicago Labor Day Parade & Eddie Fest

Pullman Labor Day Parade 10800 S. Cottage Grove, Chicago, United States

The new location will highlight our city’s history as the “Hometown of the American Labor Movement” and offer new activities at Eddie Fest PARADE: Step-off at noon from 108th St. & Cottage Grove Ave. to 113th St. EDDIE FEST: Immediately following parade from 1-6 p.m. at Arcade Park and

The 71st Keepataw Day Parade & 2nd Annual Fun Fest in Downtown Lemont

Village of Lemont

The Parade kicks off in Downtown Lemont at 1:00 pm. The Fun Fest will start at 1:30 pm in the Metra Parking Lots featuring: Live Music Food & Beverages Games Inflatables Craft vendors Kids stage Touch a truck Face Painting & More


Haunted Trails Amusement Park & Picnic Grove 1423 N. Broadway St., Joliet, United States

Wrap up another spectacular summer with UNLIMITED FUN this Labor Day – Monday, Sept. 4th! Enjoy up to 3 hours of UNLIMITED RIDES & ATTRACTIONS! Experience UNLIMITED Trails Raceway Go-Karts, Jr. Go-Karts, Laser Tag, Miniature Golf, Monster Hop, Bone Shaker & Tornado Rides for only $33.95 per

The Wise Guys at Jamie’s Outpost

Jamie's Outpost 602 S. Clark St., North Utica, United States

The Wise Guys play a high energy mix of 70s and 80s rock!  

Military History Weekend

Dellwood Park Woods Drive, Lockport, United States

Saturday, September 9th 9:00 am       Park Opens 11:00 am.     WWII Battle 12:00 pm.    Sweet Reminder performing hits of '40s, '50s, 60s 1:00 pm       Civil War Battle 3:00 pm      WWII Battle 4:00 pm      Fortunate Sons

A River Thru History

Columbia Woods Forest Preserve Willow Springs Rd. & Corcoran Rd., Willow Springs, IL, United States

A River Thru History is a living history reenactment of early American life, as it was on the Illinois frontier prior to 1848, with emphasis on our local history from the fur trade era to the canal era. The goal of this rendezvous is to be the

Illinois Watercolor Society Member Exhibition

McCord Gallery & Cultural Center 9602 W. Creek Rd., Palos Park, IL, United States

The Illinois Watercolor Society was established in 1981, committed to promoting and encouraging the pursuit of excellence in water-based media throughout Illinois. Since that time, IWS has grown from a small group of painters to a nationally-recognized watercolor society with members stretching from Vermont to California. Today,

Regional History Symposium: Place and the Environment on the occasion of the 175th Anniversary of The Illinois & Michigan Canal

Gaylord Building, Lockport 200 W. 8th Street, Lockport, IL, United States

Lewis University and the Gaylord Building Historic Site invite you to a symposium marking the 175th anniversary of The Illinois & Michigan Canal - part of a year-long series of events held along the 96-miles of the nation's first National Heritage Area. 9 - 9:25 am