Growing Up “X”

Illinois State Museum - Lockport Gallery 201 W. 10th St., Lockport, IL, United States

The Growing Up X exhibition explores the toys, technologies and cultural touchstones surrounding Gen Xers in their childhood. Museum visitors will see items familiar to anyone who grew up in the 1970s and 1980s, from telephones with cords, record and cassette players, and an Apple IIe computer

2024 Best of the Best

DuPage Art League & Gallery 218 Front St., Wheaton, IL, United States

We are excited to bring back “Best of the Best,” the renowned gallery exhibition, featuring the works of more than 50 award-winning artists from 12 suburban art organizations. The exhibit allows artists and art lovers an opportunity to view the work of artists who have been recognized

Magnificent Mardi Gras

Jacob Henry Mansion 20 S. Eastern, Joliet, IL, United States

This is the Zonta Club of the Joliet Area's annual event in which we raise funds to support local non-profit organizations and young women via scholarships while also supporting Zonta International's global initiatives. At this year's event, enjoy a lovely evening with Creole cuisine, fun New Orleans

“Special Delivery” – Celebrate Black History Month

Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park and Theatre 201 W Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL, United States

“SPECIAL DELIVERY” Concert by TAKE NOTICE Band Indoor theatre concert. Free admission. 7:00 pm show (6:00 pm lobby & cash bar opens) Come celebrate February’s Black History Month with “STAMPED INTO HISTORY” – a 3-day celebration featuring music, dance, live theatre a musical praise service! Be moved

Drinkin’ With Lincoln – Historic Pub Crawl in Lemont

Village of Lemont

Discover a bit of history and raise a glass with Honest Abe, the tour guide, as you visit 8 historic Lemont downtown hangouts: Tom’s Place, Corner Stone Tavern, 111 Martini Parlour, Hughie McClafferty’s, Canal St. Pub, Matt’s BBQ, Nick’s Tavern and Main Inn. The $30 donation per

Marvel Movie Trivia

Sable Creek Winery 14912 S. Eastern Ave., Plainfield, IL, United States

Join us for some wine while we test your knowledge of Marvel Movies. Your teams will be quizzed on Marvel Movies, while Sable Creek Winery serves up delicious wines and slushies by the glass. Cheese Plates, Charcuterie Trays, Pretzel Bites, and Smores Charcuterie Trays are available as

Health & Wellness Symposium

Lemont High School 800 Porter St., Lemont, IL, United States

Wellness event for all ages! Free Admission Complimentary Breakfast, Lunch & Childcare Keynote speaker, breakout sessions and exhibitors hall. Breakout Session Topics: Teen-Focused Q&A Panel Yoga Internet & Social Media Safety Healthy Relationships Stress & Anxiety Management CPR Training Comfort Dogs & Equine Therapy Family Communication Art

Event Series Heritage Harbor Park Run

Heritage Harbor Park Run

Heritage Harbor Park Run 2 Great Loop West, Ottawa, IL, United States

What is Heritage Harbor parkrun, Ottawa? A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate – it's up to you! When is it? Every Saturday at 9:00am. Where is it? The event takes place at Heritage Harbor, 2 Great Loop West,

Event Series Nell’s Woodland Winter Hike

Nell’s Woodland Winter Hike

Nell's Woodland 2000 Alexis Ave., Ottawa, IL, United States

Join us for a guided nature walk by nature enthusiast Joe Jakupcak. We hope to see you at Nell’s Woodland for our guided winter tour. This guided walk will be about one mile in length and will conclude in about 1 hour. Kids and families are welcome!

Frosty Five Mile – 45th Annual

Join us Saturday February 10, 2024 for the 45th Annual Frosty 5 Mile! Runners of all ages are invited to brave the cold. The first 200 runners will receive an official Frosty 5 Mile stocking cap and finishers medal. Runner are invited to stay after the race

“Stamped into History”

Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park and Theatre 201 W Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL, United States

Live theatrical musical, dance and oratorical look at Black history through United States postage stamps. If you saw last years, you’ll enjoy this new line-up of important figures. There are so many! Free admission 2:00 pm show (lobby opens at 1:00 pm) 7:00 pm show (lobby opens

“Let’s Jazz Up” – French Heritage Society – Chicago Midwest Chapter

651 W. Washington Blvd. 651 W. Washington Blvd., Chicago, IL, United States

The Chicago-Midwest Chapter of French Heritage Society is thrilled to invite you to our upcoming Gala: Let’s Jazz Up, marking our fifth annual celebration! This year, we're extending the winter festivities with our tradition of costumed fun for a lively jazz soirée on February 10, 2024. Immerse

“Stamped into History” – “Hymns & Gems for Him”

Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park and Theatre 201 W Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL, United States

Musical praise worship service open to all denominations. 4:00 pm service (lobby opens at 3:00 pm). Free admission. Beverages will be available for purchase.

Dream Lover! Vintage Songs of Love – Starved Rock Lodge

Grand Hall at Starved Rock Lodge One Lodge Lane, Oglesby, IL, United States

Not your typical, sappy love show full of ballads! With “love” songs ranging from the 1920s-60s, “Dream Lover! Vintage Songs of Love” highlights the flirty, fun, joyful and playful “love” songs! Matt and Cynthia ‘sass it up’ with “Dream Lover,” “Pretty Woman,” “Dizzy,” “Ring of Fire,” “I

Valentine’s Day Singles Mixer & Speed Dating

Renaissance Bronzeville 4641 S. King Drive, Chicago, IL, United States

Looking for love this Valentine's Day? Join us at The Renaissance Bronzeville for an exciting evening of mingling and speed dating! Get ready to meet other fabulous singles in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Whether you're searching for your soulmate or just want to make new connections,

Feltmaking with Betty Burian Kirk

Homer Township Public Library 14320 W. 151st St., Homer Glen, IL, United States

Multi-talented and award-winning fiber artist Betty Burian Kirk, will share the fine art craft of feltmaking including the history of making felt, how it is made, and its contemporary techniques and uses.  A lucky attendee will win one of Betty’s felted hearts! A former teacher, some of her

Event Series Trolley Trio Progressive Dinner

Trolley Trio Progressive Dinner

Grand Hall at Starved Rock Lodge One Lodge Lane, Oglesby, IL, United States

Join us for our series of Trolley Trio Progressive Dinners!  August Hill Winery, Camp Aramoni and Starved Rock Lodge have teamed up to create a new unforgettable event filled with wine, spirits, beer and food tastings. Meet at Starved Rock Lodge at 4:45pm, where the Starved Rock Trolley

The Navy in Chicago: An Unlikely Story

Chicago Maritime Museum 1200 W. 35th St., Chicago, IL, United States

Despite being 800 miles from the Atlantic Ocean Chicago has been a Navy town for more than 130 years.  The modern history of the Navy has been influenced by Chicago and Chicagoans to an extent most people are unaware.  The Chicago Navy Memorial Foundation is committed to

American Legion Valentine’s Day Party

American Legion Post 235 571 Rutland St., Marseilles, United States

Live music, dancing and refreshments! Music by Johnny Gray, sponsored by Jim Hollenbeck. Tickets $10 per person.  

Valentine Family Dance

Coal City United Methodist Church 6805 E. McArdle Rd., Coal City, IL, United States

Come one come all to our first Valentine Family Dance!! All ages are welcome 0 to 112! Dance the night away with family and friends! Tickets go on sale January 7th, $20 covers all the members in your house and all funds collected go towards the CCUMC

Winter Beach Party at Fat Daddy’z

Fat Daddy'z 176 W. Jackson St., Seneca, United States

If you’re stuck in the middle of Illinois for the winter and craving the beach, Fat Daddy’z is bringing the beach to you! We’re doing tropical drinks, live music, and you’re guaranteed to get a lei!It’s almost Beach Party Day! This Saturday come see how we transform