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,
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
Craftors, vendors, raffles and more! All proceeds to benefit the Lemont Township Family Assistant Fund. $2 suggested donation entry fee.
The Annual Prairie Day celebrates the prairie environment at the Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area. Enjoy the butterfly barn, the picnic areas and play yards. Walk the trails and look into the Cragg Cabin.
Schedule of Events Friday, September 15, 2023 6:00 pm - Grounds Open 6:00 pm - NAWS Animal Rescue will be onsite 6:00 to 10:30 pm - Food Vendors, Beer, Wine and Spirits $ 6:00 to 10:30 pm - Sports Cave - Gazebo 7:30 to 10:30 pm -
MX Sports Pro Racing and Feld Motor Sports, Inc., jointly announced a partnership that will see the formation of the SuperMotocross World Championship. Tickets are now on sale and prices range from 42.00 USD to 276.00 USD, Don't miss your chance, Get your tickets for SuperMotocross World Championship
Art and Architecture of Robert Morris - Ink Doodles on Napkins over Wine
Hop aboard the I&M Canal Boat for an afternoon of music and history! The Canal Corridor Association is hosting a FREE Illinois Humanities Road Scholars Speakers Bureau presentation entitled “Down in the Mine: American Coal Miners and Their Songs, 1890-1960” by Bucky Halker. Coal miners in
Prairie Companion features artwork and specimens from the Illinois State Museum collection that highlight aspects of prairie ecology and how our actions have consequence for prairie survival. Presented in conjunction with Philip Juras’ exhibit celebrating the wide views of prairie preserves, this exhibition considers individual species and details
This exhibition features paintings from 23 nature preserves across Illinois by artist and conservationist Philip Juras. The work celebrates the 60-year legacy of the Illinois Nature Preserves Commission and offers a window into the past and present ecology of the Prairie State. The prairies featured in Juras’
Celebrate Prairie Shipyard Days in Seneca- "Bringing Us All Together"! Celebrating the 175th Anniversary of the I&M Canal!
Join the Lemont Artist Guild and Gallery Seven for a Plein Air Painting Event. Capture the Lincoln Landing's Fall Colors!!!
Take a walk through the Lemont Heritage & Woodland Sanctuary to see all the Scarecrow Contestants!!
If you've never visited Isle a la Cache Museum, take advantage of this opportunity to see what's going on in the 18th century Traders Cabin and peek inside the Native American longhouse.
Main Festival 12-6:00PM Finale Performance by Brian Justin Crum begins at 6:00pm Get ready for a day filled with boundless joy, laughter, and unity at the Joliet PrideFest! We're pulling out all the stops to create an unforgettable experience that celebrates the LGBTQ+ community and promotes acceptance
Join Lemont Township at Scarecrow Fest! DJ, Food Trucks, Horses, Crafts, Storytimes!!
Save the date for the 2023 Channahon Community Potato Festival! Returning this fall, the Channahon Community Potato Festival is a joint event between the Village of Channahon, Channahon Park District, and the Three Rivers Public Library District. That's right - we will be celebrating the infamous Channahon
September 26th is Olivia's birthday! Celebrate the life and music of the one and only Olivia Newton-John! From her early hits to her "Sandy" tunes from the hit movie musical Grease and beyond, this is a fun musical tribute for any "Hopelessly Devoted" Olivia Newton-John fan! Have
Join the Grundy County Historical Society & Museum with their first program for the year at the Morris Municipal Building. Jill Jackson with the Department of Natural Resources will be talking about the history of the I&M Canal and will also provide an update on the
A juried exhibition of 2D and 3D art for visual artists of Illinois. Theme: TIME Special thanks to Angel Ambrose Fine Art Studio for inspiring this year's theme.
Join Scott Kenemore, best-selling author of "Zombie Illinois," on a rollicking tour of the zombie’s origins in Haitian mysticism through its evolutions in pop culture to the ravenous zombies of today.
Join us for a Scouting Adventure of epic proportions! Announcing Forge On! Scouting Adventure: On September 30, Three Fires Council's main Scouting Adventure will take place with various activities and a Scout show for the ages. Hosted at The Forge: Lemont Quarries, this event will run from
The Lemont Quarrymen battle the Chicago Salmon as they play base ball by the rules of the 1860s. Don't miss out on the fun and the historical interpretation! Food and refreshments are offered.
Paranormal Access Events returns to Illinois's Most Haunted Pr*son!! Hosted by Chris Fleming, international paranormal investigator and medium from TV's HELP! My house is haunted, the Telly Award Winning The Curse of Lizzie Borden, and the international hit series for Discovery+, Haunted Scotland with Gail Porter, and