Upcoming Events Location
Liberty Arts Festival
Now - Jul. 21, 2018 , 9:00am - 8:30pm
Join us for the Art Walk and Handmade Market, Creator's Village Children's Activities, Sip N Shop Cocktail Tasting and much more!...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts/Crafts
111 Washington Street
105 E Main Street, Suite 201
Morris, IL 60450
815-941-0245
Busy Beaver Craft Club
Jul. 21, 2018 - Jul. 21, 2018 , 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Join us on the third Saturday of the month for "Busy Beavers Craft Club." Each day we will have a different craft set up in the museum for you to make and take home. In July, create a foil fish craft. In August, design a snail craft. And in September, decorate a classic fall colors bookmark. This program is offered ind...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Isle a la Cache
501 E. 135th Street
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 886-1467
Fight in America's 2018 Who's Who Boxing Event
Jul. 21, 2018 - Jul. 21, 2018 , 6-9PM
Joseph Awinongya & Sam Colonna Promotions Presents Fight in America's 2018 Who's Who Boxing Event Sponsored by Hawk Chevrolet of Joliet Performers include Jesse White Tumblers, Bredia Santoro, DJ SAAB & NHBW Boy Dance Crew. Don't miss out! See the list of honorary guests: Jesse White JB Pritzker Roger C C...More Info
Cost: $10-$20 Event Type: Holiday - Spring/Summer
3000 Jefferson St
2701 Black Rd
joliet, IL 60435
8156610247
SerbFest @ St. Joe's Park
Jul. 22, 2018 - Jul. 22, 2018 , Noon - 9 pm
SERBFEST at St. Joe's Park presented by St. George Serbian Orthodox Church of Joliet. Open to the Public! Come One...Come All! Arrive Early... Stay Late! Enjoy Great Food, Drink, Music and Fun with your Family and Friends! Food offerings include: BBQ Lamb, ?evap?ic?i (Serbian Sausages), Pork Shish-ka-bobs, Hot Dogs, N...More Info
Cost: Free Admission Event Type: Festivals
St. Joe's Park
700 S. Theodore St.
Joliet, IL 60435
The Sandlot
Jul. 24, 2018 - Jul. 24, 2018 , 7pm
When Scottie Smalls (Thomas Guiry) moves to a new neighborhood, he manages to make friends with a group of kids who play baseball at the sandlot. Together they go on a series of funny and touching adventures. The boys run into trouble when Smalls borrows a ball from his stepdad that gets hit over a fence....More Info
Cost: $5 Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, IL 60432
815-726-7171
Discovery Isle
Jul. 25, 2018 - Jul. 25, 2018 , 1-3 p.m.
Join us every Wednesday of the month for different activities that focus on natural or cultural history. In July, we'll explore the wonderful world of water, a bounty of birds, and the high-energy sport of lacrosse. August sessions will focus on ladybugs, frogs and turtles, native American containers, a.k.a. makuks, an...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th St
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 886-1467
Food Truck Friday
Jul. 27, 2018 - Jul. 27, 2018 , 4:30 - 7 p.m.
Food trucks are back for a second season. Enjoy your favorite fare on wheels right in your community. This year, we've expanded our locations to cater to a hungry public. In addition to yummy and convenient food, enjoy the trails and activities, plus it's hard to beat the view. Forest Preserve staff will be on-site wit...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Dining
Prairie Bluff Preserve
20205 W. Renwick Rd.
Lockport, IL 60441
(815) 727-8700
Beginning Birding
Jul. 28, 2018 - Jul. 28, 2018 , 10-11:30 a.m.
Have you always wanted to know about birds and birdwatching but did not know where to start? Join a naturalist for this program to find out the basics of birdwatching. Learn some basic techniques to help you find birds and identify what you find using field guides, binoculars and a spotting scope. The varied habitat at...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville,, IL 60446
(815) 886-1467
Paddle Rock Run Rookery (Intermediate)
Jul. 28, 2018 - Jul. 28, 2018 , 10-11:30 a.m.
Paddle around the islands and inlets of Rock Run Rookery. We provide all of the necessary equipment and materials required for you to independently explore this natural area and practice your paddling skills. Be sure to wear shoes and clothes that can get wet and don't forget your sunscreen, sunglasses and a water bott...More Info
Cost: $20/person Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Rock Run Rookery
23065 S. Youngs Rd.
Joliet, IL 60436
(815) 722-9470
Paddle Rock Run Rookery (Intermediate)
Jul. 28, 2018 - Jul. 28, 2018 , Noon-1:30 p.m.
Paddle around the islands and inlets of Rock Run Rookery. We provide all of the necessary equipment and materials required for you to independently explore this natural area and practice your paddling skills. Be sure to wear shoes and clothes that can get wet and don't forget your sunscreen, sunglasses and a water bott...More Info
Cost: $20/person Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Rock Run Rookery Preseve
23065 S. Youngs Rd.
Joliet, IL 60436
(815) 722-9470
Paddle Rock Run Rookery (Intermediate)
Jul. 28, 2018 - Jul. 28, 2018 , 2-3:30 p.m.
Paddle around the islands and inlets of Rock Run Rookery. We provide all of the necessary equipment and materials required for you to independently explore this natural area and practice your paddling skills. Be sure to wear shoes and clothes that can get wet and don't forget your sunscreen, sunglasses and a water bott...More Info
Cost: $20/person Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Rock Run Rookery Preserve
23065 S. Youngs Rd.
Joliet, IL 60436
(815) 722-9470

Now - Jul. 29, 2018 , See below
Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for all ages. This fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs, including "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl" and "Part of Your World." Ariel, K...More Info
Cost: Adults: $12, Senior/Student: $11, Lewis Students: $2 Event Type: Performing Arts
Philip Lynch Theatre Lewis University
1 University Pkwy
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815)836-5500
NMRA NMCA Superbowl
Jul. 26, 2018 - Jul. 29, 2018 , Times Vary ...More Info
Cost: Prices Vary Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Route 66 Raceway
500 Speedway Boulevard
Joliet, IL 60432
815-722-5500
8th Annual Interfaith Conference
Jul. 29, 2018 - Jul. 29, 2018 , 3 - 5:30 PM
8th Annual Interfaith Conference "Courage In Life" Sunday, July 29, 2018 3:00 - 5:30 PM (Open to all. Free admission. Vegetarian Dinner provided) (An all women panelists) ********************** Each summer the Kriya Vedanta Gurukulam hosts its Annual Interfaith Conference to promote inter-religious awa...More Info
Cost: N/A Event Type: Other
Temple Of Harmony
3400 Earl Dr.
Joliet, IL 60431
8152678977
Discovery Isle
Aug. 1, 2018 - Aug. 1, 2018 , 1-3
Join us every Wednesday of the month for different activities that focus on natural or cultural history. August sessions will focus on ladybugs, frogs and turtles, native American containers, a.k.a. makuks, and monarch butterflies. The possibilities and fun are as great as your ability to discover. Depending on topic a...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E. 135th Street
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 886-1467
Food Truck Friday
Aug. 3, 2018 - Aug. 3, 2018 , 4:30-7 p.m.
Food trucks are back for a second season. Enjoy your favorite fare on wheels right in your community. This year, we've expanded our locations to cater to a hungry public. In addition to yummy and convenient food, enjoy the trails and activities, plus it's hard to beat the view. Forest Preserve staff will be on-site wit...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Dining
Hammel Woods - Crumby Recreation Area
23601 Black Rd.
Shorewood, IL 60404
(815) 727-8700
A Walk in the Woods Bird Hike
Aug. 4, 2018 - Aug. 4, 2018 , 8-10 a.m.
The best way to learn about birds is to see and hear them! Learn from an interpretive naturalist and other like-minded birders as you take a bird hike through oak-hickory forest near the DuPage River. The program begins with a short presentation about one particular bird or bird topic. Meet at Hidden Shelter, and be su...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Hammel Woods - Route 59 Access
554 Brookforest Av.
Shorewood, IL 60404
(815) 722-9470
Happy Hoppers and Harpers
Aug. 4, 2018 - Aug. 4, 2018 , 10:30 a.m. - noon
Join us as we try to keep up with grasshoppers, crickets and cicadas, oh my! We'll jump into their differences, sing their similarities and hopefully meet a few of our insect friends along the way. The program may include hiking less than 0.5 mile on preserve trails over uneven terrain. Please dress for the weather. ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Ave
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 886-1467
Kidzfest
Aug. 4, 2018 - Aug. 4, 2018 , 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Mark your calendars for Kidzfest on Saturday, August 5, the free family fun extravaganza in downtown Joliet! Be sure to stop by Lewis University's Mini Campus at the fest to get your picture in a small airplane, make an art project, create a science experiment and more! All activities are *FREE*! There will al...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Festivals
Located along Chicago Street between Benton and Jefferson Streets
Chicago Street Between Van Buren and West Jefferson St and the Van Buren Plaza
Joliet, IL 60432
+18157746066
Living History Demonstration
Aug. 5, 2018 - Aug. 5, 2018 , Noon - 3 p.m.
Experience history up close and personal. On these Sundays you may find cooks, seamstresses, voyageurs, soldiers or craftsmen sharing their talents. The Isle a la Cache Brigade is a volunteer group of re-enactors presenting a sample of the 18th-century fur trading life. In July, there is a special theme focusing on bir...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E, 135th Street
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 886-1467
Discovery Isle
Aug. 8, 2018 - Aug. 8, 2018 , 1-3 p.m.
Join us every Wednesday of the month for different activities that focus on natural or cultural history. August sessions will focus on ladybugs, frogs and turtles, native American containers, a.k.a. makuks, and monarch butterflies. The possibilities and fun are as great as your ability to discover. Depending on topic a...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E. 135th Street
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 886-1467
Bats! Bats!! Bats!!!
Aug. 9, 2018 - Aug. 9, 2018 , 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Be brave and bask in the brilliance of bats! Bust bat myths. Be creative and build bat bling. Befriend a bat. Be there! This fun family program is going to be a bat-tastic time. Bring a blanket or chairs. Wear long pants and bug spray. The program includes activities that take place on natural surfaces across uneven te...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Hammel Woods - Route 59Access
554 Brookforest Av.
Shorewood, IL 60404
(815) 722-9470
Cadillac Groove Concert
Aug. 9, 2018 - Aug. 9, 2018 , 7:30 ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Joliet Area Historical Museum
204 N. Ottawa Street
Joliet, IL 60432
815-723-5201
Turtle Time Play Date
Aug. 9, 2018 - Aug. 9, 2018 , 10:30 - noon
Turtles are some of our favorite animals to see in the forest preserves! Toddle on over to Isle a la Cache Museum to take part in a play date that includes a turtle craft, story and hike. We will make our own turtles, read a reptile book and hike along the riverside searching for our shelled friends. This program will ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 886-1467
TajMo: The Taj Mahal and Keb' Mo' Band
Aug. 10, 2018 - Aug. 10, 2018 , 730pm
TajMo: The Taj Mahal & Keb' Mo' Band brings to life the Grammy Award-winning collaboration between these two Blues titans in an exciting night of live music; performing songs from their long-anticipated collaborative album TajMo, available now on Concord Records. While the two have known and influenced each other fo...More Info
Cost: $49-$125 Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, IL 60432
815-726-7171
Cork and Craft
Aug. 11, 2018 - Aug. 11, 2018 , 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Make room on your wall for your very own masterpiece! Professional artist Crystal Simpelo, founder of Crystal's Canvas, will show you how to make "art from the heart," using Isle a la Cache as your muse. This program is perfect for beginners with step-by-step instructions. Give yourself a break, get creative and come c...More Info
Cost: $10/person Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 886-1467
12th Annual Nature Photography Contest & Exhibit
Aug. 5, 2018 - Aug. 12, 2018 , Noon-3:00 p.m.
The Nature Photo contest offers budding photographers a chance to display the best photographs from their many trips to State Parks in Illinois this year. While we would hope that everyone visits the GLPSNA for their entries, photographs are to be taken in Illinois State Parks, Lands or Areas and any National Park in ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Other
Goose Lake Prairie Partners
5010 N Jugtown Road
Morris, IL 60450
815-942-2899
The 25th Annual Wedding Expo
Aug. 12, 2018 - Aug. 12, 2018 , 11a - 4p
Rialto Square Theatre and VenuWorks hosts the 25th Annual Rialto Square Theatre Wedding Expo, Sunday, August 12, 2018 from 11a to 4p. We are thrilled to host local vendors and future brides in one of the most spectacular venues in all of Chicagoland. The Wedding Expo gives us the opportunity to connect future brides wi...More Info
Cost: $10 in advance, $12 at the door Event Type: Other
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, IL 60432
815-726-7171
Route 66 Street Markets
Now - Aug. 15, 2018 , 4:00-9:00 p.m.
The 2018 Route 66 Street Market in Downtown Joliet is open every Wednesday from 4-9PM between June & August. The 2018 Route 66 Street Market in Downtown Joliet is back and better than ever! Once again our annual market will feature vendors, downtown businesses, community partnerships, live entertainment and featu...More Info
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Located along Chicago Street between Van Buren and W. Jefferson Streets
Chicago Street Between Van Buren and West Jefferson St and the Van Buren Plaza
Joliet, IL 60432
(815)774-6066
Discovery Isle
Aug. 15, 2018 - Aug. 15, 2018 , 1-3 p.m.
Join us every Wednesday of the month for different activities that focus on natural or cultural history. August sessions will focus on ladybugs, frogs and turtles, native American containers, a.k.a. makuks, and monarch butterflies. The possibilities and fun are as great as your ability to discover. Depending on topic a...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E. 135th Street
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 886-1467
Paddle Rock Run Rookery (Intermediate)
Aug. 17, 2018 - Aug. 17, 2018 , 1-2:30 p.m.
Paddle around the islands and inlets of Rock Run Rookery. We provide all of the necessary equipment and materials required for you to independently explore this natural area and practice your paddling skills. Be sure to wear shoes and clothes that can get wet and don't forget your sunscreen, sunglasses and a water bott...More Info
Cost: $20/person Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Rock Run Rookery Preserve
23065 S. Youngs Rd.
Joliet, IL 60436
(815) 722-9470
Paddle Rock Run Rookery (Intermediate)
Aug. 17, 2018 - Aug. 17, 2018 , 3-4:30 p.m.
Paddle around the islands and inlets of Rock Run Rookery. We provide all of the necessary equipment and materials required for you to independently explore this natural area and practice your paddling skills. Be sure to wear shoes and clothes that can get wet and don't forget your sunscreen, sunglasses and a water bott...More Info
Cost: $20/person Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Rock Run Rookery Preserve
23065 S. Youngs Rd.
Joliet, IL 60436
(815) 722-9470
Paddle Rock Run Rookery (Intermediate)
Aug. 17, 2018 - Aug. 17, 2018 , 5-6:30 p.m.
Paddle around the islands and inlets of Rock Run Rookery. We provide all of the necessary equipment and materials required for you to independently explore this natural area and practice your paddling skills. Be sure to wear shoes and clothes that can get wet and don't forget your sunscreen, sunglasses and a water bott...More Info
Cost: $20/preson Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Rock Run Rookery Preserve
23065 S. Youngs Rd.
Joliet, IL 60436
(815) 722-9470
Busy Beaver Craft Club
Aug. 18, 2018 - Aug. 18, 2018 , 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Join us on the third Saturday of the month for "Busy Beavers Craft Club." Each day we will have a different craft set up in the museum for you to make and take home. In July, create a foil fish craft. In August, design a snail craft. And in September, decorate a classic fall colors bookmark. This program is offered ind...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E. 135th Street
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 886-1467
D'Arcy GMC Route 66 Classic
Aug. 18, 2018 - Aug. 18, 2018 ...More Info
Cost: Prices Vary Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Route 66 Raceway
500 Speedway Boulevard
Joliet, IL 60432
815-722-5500
VeggieTaste of Joliet
Aug. 18, 2018 - Aug. 18, 2018 , 11AM-5PM
Family Friendly Food Festival featuring: -Vegetarian Food Court -Live Music -Free Medical Checkup -and more!...More Info
Cost: free Event Type: Dining
Temple of Harmony
3400 Earl Dr
Joliet, IL 60431
786-200-1557
Night of Hope
Aug. 19, 2018 - Aug. 19, 2018 , 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Join Purple Project for a free Night of Hope! Former Navy Seal and author of SEAL of GOD, Chad Williams, will share his experiences as a SEAL. Chad shares his journey through the grueling Navy Ops training and onto the streets of Iraq, where he witnessed the horrors up close. Chad shares his own radical conversion s...More Info
Cost: $0.00 Event Type: Other
Holy Family Parish
600 Brook Forest Ave
Shorewood, IL 60404
815 212 1647
Pop-Up Natural Series
Aug. 19, 2018 - Aug. 19, 2018 , Noon - 2 p.m.
Head's up ... there's a naturalist in the neighborhood. Each month a Forest Preserve naturalist will be at a local forest preserve to offer hands-on activities and programs. Programs are designed for families with young children to be engaged, inspired and delighted by nature. Pop-in to enjoy some free nature programmi...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Rock Run Preserve - Black Road Access
3669 Black Rd.
Joliet, IL 60431
(815) 727-8700
Discovery Isle
Aug. 22, 2018 - Aug. 22, 2018 , 1-3 p.m.
Join us every Wednesday of the month for different activities that focus on natural or cultural history. August sessions will focus on ladybugs, frogs and turtles, native American containers, a.k.a. makuks, and monarch butterflies. The possibilities and fun are as great as your ability to discover. Depending on topic ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E. 135th Street
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 886-1467
Food Truck Friday
Aug. 24, 2018 - Aug. 24, 2018 , 4:30-7 p.m.
Food trucks are back for a second season. Enjoy your favorite fare on wheels right in your community. This year, we've expanded our locations to cater to a hungry public. In addition to yummy and convenient food, enjoy the trails and activities, plus it's hard to beat the view. Forest Preserve staff will be on-site wit...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Dining
Prairie Bluff Preserve
20205 W. Renwick Rd.
Lockport, IL 60441
(815) 727-8700
The Great Joliet Prison Break-In
Aug. 25, 2018 - Aug. 25, 2018 , 5:00pm - 11:00pm
The Great Joliet Prison Break-In fundraiser will be taking place on Saturday, August 25 from 5:00pm to 11:00pm. Ticket holders will be able to step onto the historic prison yard and listen to the music of The Blooze Brothers, M&R Rush, Petty Cash and Hot Mess. while enjoying the tastes of various options from food truc...More Info
Cost: $40.00 Event Type:
Old Joliet Prison
1125 Collins St
Joliet, IL 60432
Father of the Bride
Aug. 28, 2018 - Aug. 28, 2018 , 7pm
George Banks (Steve Martin) and his wife, Nina (Diane Keaton), are the proud parents of Annie (Kimberly Williams), but when she returns from studying abroad and announces that she's engaged, their whole world turns upside down, especially that of overprotective George. From meeting the in-laws to wedding plans with an ...More Info
Cost: $5 Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, IL 60432
815-726-7171
Fishing Will County Preserves
Aug. 30, 2018 - Aug. 30, 2018 , 7-8:30 p.m.
Have you ever wondered where the best preserves are to go fishing or what kind of fish you can catch in this area? Join a naturalist for this program to find fishing hot spots and learn about common sport fish of Will County. This program will highlight many of the lakes, streams and rivers of the Forest Preserve Distr...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Sports/Recreation
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 886-1467
Rock the Woods
Aug. 31, 2018 - Aug. 31, 2018 , 6-9 p.m.
Nothing says summer more than the pairing of food and live music; enjoy a night out with family and friends as the Forest Preserve hosts a concert featuring popular local bands Midlife Crisis and Replay, and some of the most sought-after food trucks in the Chicagoland area. So grab your favorite lawn chair, claim a spo...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Performing Arts
Lower Rock Run Preserve - I&M Canal Access
1966 Hollywood Rd.
Joliet, IL 60436
(815) 727-8700
Living History Demonstration
Sep. 2, 2018 - Sep. 2, 2018 , Noon - 3 p.m.
Experience history up close and personal. On these Sundays you may find cooks, seamstresses, voyageurs, soldiers or craftsmen sharing their talents. The Isle a la Cache Brigade is a volunteer group of re-enactors presenting a sample of the 18th-century fur trading life. In July, there is a special theme focusing on bir...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th St
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 886-1467
Strung Out Concert
Sep. 14, 2018 - Sep. 14, 2018 , 7:30 ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Joliet Area Historical Museum
204 N. Ottawa Street
Joliet, IL 60432
815-723-5201
10th Annual MEN WHO COOK
Sep. 15, 2018 - Sep. 15, 2018 , 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
A fun and casual event featuring 50 men preparing bite-sized samples of their favorite dishes for public judging, to support the Will County Children's Advocacy Center which provides hope, healing & justice for abused children....More Info
Cost: $40/person, $75/couple, $10/children 6-12, FREE - children 5 & under Event Type: Other
Chicagoland Speedway
500 Speedway Boulevard
Joliet, IL 60433
815/774-4565
21st Annual Prairie Day
Sep. 15, 2018 - Sep. 15, 2018 , 10:00am - 3:00pm
The Annual Prairie Day is a celebration the prairie environment normally held in conjunction with National Prairie Week at the Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area. Presentations on the environment and nature play a very important part of the day's activities as well as playing on the special features of the park its...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Nature
Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area
5010 N. Jugtown Road off Pine Bluff Road
Morris, IL 60450
21st Annual Prairie Day
Sep. 15, 2018 - Sep. 15, 2018 , 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The Annual Prairie Day celebrates the prairie environment at the Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area, 5010 N. Jugtown Road, Morris, IL 601450. It is in conjunction with National Prairie Week....More Info
Cost: Free Admission Event Type: Other
Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area
5010 N Jugtown Road
Morris, IL 60450
815-942-2899
Busy Beaver Craft Club
Sep. 15, 2018 - Sep. 15, 2018 , 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Join us on the third Saturday of the month for "Busy Beavers Craft Club." Each day we will have a different craft set up in the museum for you to make and take home. In July, create a foil fish craft. In August, design a snail craft. And in September, decorate a classic fall colors bookmark. This program is offered ind...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Arts/Crafts
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E 135th Street
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 886-1467
Super Chevy Show
Sep. 16, 2018 - Sep. 16, 2018
The pages of Super Chevy Magazine will come to life with the largest collection of Chevrolet vehicles in one place ranging from classics to modern, all looking to take home the best in class award and a coveted Super Chevy Show jacket. The show will feature an all GM car show which will be professionally judged by a pa...More Info
Cost: Prices Vary Event Type:
Chicagoland Speedway
500 Speedway Boulevard
Joliet, IL 60433
888-629-RACE (7223)
10th Annual MEN WHO COOK
Sep. 22, 2018 - Sep. 22, 2018 , 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
MEN WHO COOK is a favorite of all ages and provides critical financial support for the Will County Children's Advocacy Center -- providing hope, healing, and justice for abused children. MEN WHO COOK is widely recognized as the largest and most popular, single-day fundraising event in Will County! This fun and c...More Info
Cost: $40/person, $75/couple, $10/kids age 6-12, 5 & under free Event Type: Festivals
Chicagoland Speedway
500 Speedway Boulevard
Joliet, IL 60433
815-774-4562
Baconstock
Sep. 22, 2018 - Sep. 22, 2018 , 12:00pm - 10:30pm
1 day of Meat, Music & Metal Monkey. Featuring the best of Metal Monkey, bands all day, and a line of food trucks! All ages and pet-friendly!...More Info
Event Type: Ale Trail
Metal Monkey Brewing
515 Anderson Dr. #900
Romeoville, IL 60446
630-862-9595
Galaxy Comic Book and Fantasy Art Expo
Sep. 22, 2018 - Sep. 22, 2018 , 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Galaxy Comic Book and Fantasy Art Expo is excited and looking forward to a great Expo Saturday Sept 22nd 2018. This will be the expo not to be missed this year as we have EXPANDED ! Due to continued growth at Galaxy we have expanded our floor space to add more this year !! Galaxy Comic Book and Fantasy Art Expo wi...More Info
Cost: See Below Event Type: Other
Joliet Area Historical Museum
204 N Ottawa St
Joliet , IL 60432
779-875-6383
The Sound of Music: Sing-A-Long Edition
Sep. 25, 2018 - Sep. 25, 2018 , 7pm
A tuneful, heartwarming story, it is based on the real life story of the Von Trapp Family singers, one of the world's best-known concert groups in the era immediately preceding World War II. Julie Andrews plays the role of Maria, the tomboyish postulant at an Austrian abbey who becomes a governess in the home of a wido...More Info
Cost: $5 Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, IL 60432
815-726-7171
Scout Flea Market
Sep. 29, 2018 - Sep. 29, 2018 , 10am-3pm
Scout Flea Market is a fun, laid back flea market packed with vintage, antiques, handmade and salvage. Bring the family and enjoy music, kids activities and great picking! SFM will take place at True North, 539 Bedford Road in Morris. www.ScoutFleaMarket.com...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Shopping
True North
539 Bedford Rd.
Morris, IL 60450
815-705-0161
Will County Heritage Village Apple Festival
Oct. 13, 2018 - Oct. 13, 2018 , 10:00-4:00
Join us for our first annual Apple Festival. Celebrate Will County's agricultural heritage in our 19th century Historical Village with apples and baked goods, kids activities such as bobbing for apples and a costume contest, and more activities. Also help in planting of another apple tree to produce a future harvest ...More Info
Cost: Free (Donations appreciated) Event Type: Festivals
Will County Historical Museum Heritage Village
249 W. 2nd Street
Lockport, IL 60441
815-838-5080
Halloween Dance Party
Oct. 28, 2018 - Oct. 28, 2018 , 2:00-3:30 pm
Halloween Dance Party with DJ DreLaurin Children of all ages with adult, no registration Mwahahaha! Wear your costume and bring your friends for a monstrously fun afternoon of music, games, and dancing!...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Joliet Public Library
150 N Ottawa Street
Joliet, IL 60432
8158463124
Halloween Spooktacular
Oct. 30, 2018 - Oct. 30, 2018 , 6:30-8:00 pm
Children of all ages with adult, no registration Bring the whole family for a Halloween extravaganza! Come in costume for exciting stories, games, crafts, and snacks that will be taking place throughout the library. ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Joliet Public Library
3395 Black Road
Joliet, IL 60431
8158463124
Young Frankenstein
Oct. 30, 2018 - Oct. 30, 2018 , 7pm
Respected medical lecturer Dr. Frederick Frankenstein (Gene Wilder) learns that he has inherited his infamous grandfather's estate in Transylvania. Arriving at the castle, Dr. Frankenstein soon begins to recreate his grandfather's experiments with the help of servants Igor (Marty Feldman), Inga (Teri Garr) and the fear...More Info
Cost: $5 Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, IL 60432
815-726-7171
Holiday Open House
Nov. 2, 2018 - Nov. 2, 2018 , 10am-6pm
Kick off your holiday shopping at True North! More than 70 vendors fill their booths with kitschy holiday fun. Shop True North for vintage decorations, handmade gifts, home décor and anything you need to make your holidays memorable. Open 7 days a week!...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Shopping
True North
539 Bedford Rd.
Morris, IL 60450
815-705-0161
Meet the Sugar Plum Fairy
Nov. 4, 2018 - Nov. 4, 2018 , 2-3 pm
Children of all ages with adult, registration opens Oct 22 Join us for a ballet-themed storytime including a demonstration and mini-ballet class taught by a professional ballerina: the Sugar Plum Fairy from Von Heidecke's Chicago Festival Ballet's performance of The Nutcracker! Photo opportunity to follow. No ballet e...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Joliet Public Library
150 N Ottawa Street
Joliet, IL 60432
8158463124
Light up the Holidays Festival & Parade
Nov. 23, 2018 - Nov. 23, 2018 , 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Light Up the Holidays Parade and Festival is held on the Friday following Thanksgiving each year. Activities begin downtown as early as 9:30 a.m., and include the Fantastic Fun Fair in the Joliet Area Historical Museum's auditorium, as well as activities in the Joliet Public Library, Gji's Sweet Shoppe, Jitters Coffeeh...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Downtown Joliet
Chicago Street
Joliet, IL 60432
+18157746066
Light Up the Holidays Festival and Parade
Nov. 23, 2018 - Nov. 23, 2018 , 10am to 7pm
Presented by the University of St. Francis Light Up the Holidays Parade and Festival is held on the Friday following Thanksgiving each year. Activities begin downtown as early as 10:00 a.m., and include the Fantastic Fun Fair in the Joliet Area Historical Museum's auditorium, as well as activities in the Joliet Publ...More Info
Cost: free Event Type: Festivals
Downtown Joliet, along Chicago Street
Joliet, IL 60432
815-774-6067
Shop Small Saturday
Nov. 24, 2018 - Nov. 24, 2018 , 10am-6pm
Shop small, shop local, shop True North. In a time where online shopping and big box stores dominate, remember to support your local stores and shop small business. Feel good knowing you support 70 local vendors with every purchase made at True North! Thank you for shopping small!...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Shopping
True North
539 Bedford Rd.
Morris, IL 60450
815-705-0161
Woods Walk
Sep. 1, 2018 - Nov. 30, 2018 , 8-4 p.m.
Get out and get moving! It's the return of "Woods Walk"! Experience 10 of Will County's top-rated trails during their fall splendor. Trail lengths range from 1.5 to 4 miles, and each trail offers its own unique experience. Bring your binoculars, field guides and a camera. Select trails offer photo staging areas, adding...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Sugar Creek Administration Center
17540 W Laraway Road
Joliet, IL 60433
(815) 727-8700
Victorian Holiday Luncheon in "The Gathering Room"
Nov. 29, 2018 - Dec. 5, 2018 , Nov 29, Nov 30, Dec 5: 11:00am-2:00pm
We welcome you to begin your day with a self-guided tour. The Jacob Henry Mansion is a Historical City, State and National Landmark. This Award Winning Mansion, built in 1873, is known for its original beauty and old Victorian charm. You will feel right at home in The Jacob Henry Mansion, which will be dressed and beau...More Info
Cost: $40 Event Type: Ongoing
The Jacob Henry Mansion Estate
20 South Eastern Avenue
Joliet, IL 60433
815-722-1420
Midnight Shopping
Dec. 7, 2018 - Dec. 7, 2018 , 10am-12am
True North will be open for 15 hours straight to help you can complete your holiday shopping. However, at 7pm the fun begins! The lights are turned down and shoppers get to explore the 6000 square foot store by flashlight. Take part in the adult scavenger hunt, with prizes! Games, prizes, discounts, music and movies. B...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Shopping
True North
539 Bedford Rd.
Morris, IL 60450
815-705-0161
C3 Martial Arts Classes
Now - Jan. 5, 2019 , Saturdays 10 am, 11 am, & 12 pm Thursdays 6pm
C3 is a martial arts self-defense program. We offer Taekwondo, Combat Hapkido, and Tai Chi classes. Not only do we teach self-defense, we believe in teaching inner strength, self-discipline, kindness, respect, and responsibility. Sam Murphy is the founder and instructor. He has over 15 years of experience with two s...More Info
Cost: $20.00 per month Event Type: Ongoing
2800 Black Rd. Joliet, IL 60435
2800 Black Rd.
Joliet, IL 60435
8153423538