Geneva French Market
08/19/2018 09:00 AM - 08/19/2018 02:00 PM

Add to Calendar 08/19/2018 09:00 AM 08/19/2018 02:00 PM Geneva French Market Visitors will enjoy a variety of goods in these open-air markets that encourages communities to gather, socialize, and support small businesses. bensidounusa.com South 4th Street, S 4th St, Geneva, IL 60134, USA

Visitors will enjoy a variety of goods in these open-air markets that encourages communities to gather, socialize, and support small businesses. bensidounusa.com

Location: South 4th Street, S 4th St, Geneva, IL 60134, USA

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Start Time: 08/19/2018 09:00 AM
End Time: 08/19/2018 02:00 PM

Photographer of the Year and Annual Student Exhibition
08/20/2018 12:00 AM - 09/21/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/20/2018 12:00 AM 09/21/2018 12:00 AM Photographer of the Year and Annual Student Exhibition Prairie State College’s annual fall exhibition of student work, featuring our photographer of the year, chosen by the Photography Club. Works in all media. M-Th 9AM-3PM & W-Th 5PM-7PM prairiestate.edu/Christopher-Art-Gallery/ Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, IL 60411, USA

Prairie State College’s annual fall exhibition of student work, featuring our photographer of the year, chosen by the Photography Club. Works in all media. M-Th 9AM-3PM & W-Th 5PM-7PM prairiestate.edu/Christopher-Art-Gallery/

Location: Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, IL 60411, USA

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Start Time: 08/20/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/21/2018 12:00 AM

Alley Art Festival
08/25/2018 12:00 AM - 08/27/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 08/25/2018 12:00 AM 08/27/2018 12:00 AM Alley Art Festival Alley Art Festival has become a summer staple in downtown Aurora, bringing dozens of local artists to the pedestrian-friendly Water Street Mall on the last Saturday in August. On Saturday, August 25, the eighth annual Alley Art Festival brings more than 70 artists to sell their art, jewelry, pottery, handmade goods, and more. Set along the recently renovated Water Street Mall, the grassroots festival is an opportunity to meet and support local artists. It is known as a family-friendly afternoon that encourages an arts-forward community. Live music kicks off at noon with The Aviators, then Anderlik, Otto, and Church at 1 p.m., Eastern Fire Belly Dance at 2 p.m., Town Band at 3 p.m., and Olivia Ports at 4 p.m. “Alley Art Festival is going to launch a fun weekend of art and music on Water Street Mall in downtown Aurora. We’ll have incredible artists - some seasoned, and some showing for the first time - with their one-of-a-kind works. There will be food, ice cream, and fun activities for children. It’s a true day of community,” said Marissa Amoni, event coordinator for Aurora Downtown. On Sunday, City of Lights Ukulele Festival, the brainchild of Alderman Mike Saville holds its inaugural event from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Water Street Mall. aurora-il.org Aurora, IL, USA

Alley Art Festival has become a summer staple in downtown Aurora, bringing dozens of local artists to the pedestrian-friendly Water Street Mall on the last Saturday in August. On Saturday, August 25, the eighth annual Alley Art Festival brings more than 70 artists to sell their art, jewelry, pottery, handmade goods, and more. Set along the recently renovated Water Street Mall, the grassroots festival is an opportunity to meet and support local artists. It is known as a family-friendly afternoon that encourages an arts-forward community. Live music kicks off at noon with The Aviators, then Anderlik, Otto, and Church at 1 p.m., Eastern Fire Belly Dance at 2 p.m., Town Band at 3 p.m., and Olivia Ports at 4 p.m. “Alley Art Festival is going to launch a fun weekend of art and music on Water Street Mall in downtown Aurora. We’ll have incredible artists - some seasoned, and some showing for the first time - with their one-of-a-kind works. There will be food, ice cream, and fun activities for children. It’s a true day of community,” said Marissa Amoni, event coordinator for Aurora Downtown. On Sunday, City of Lights Ukulele Festival, the brainchild of Alderman Mike Saville holds its inaugural event from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Water Street Mall. aurora-il.org

Location: Aurora, IL, USA

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Start Time: 08/25/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 08/27/2018 12:00 AM

Geneva French Market
08/26/2018 09:00 AM - 08/26/2018 02:00 PM

Add to Calendar 08/26/2018 09:00 AM 08/26/2018 02:00 PM Geneva French Market Visitors will enjoy a variety of goods in these open-air markets that encourages communities to gather, socialize, and support small businesses. bensidounusa.com South 4th Street, S 4th St, Geneva, IL 60134, USA

Visitors will enjoy a variety of goods in these open-air markets that encourages communities to gather, socialize, and support small businesses. bensidounusa.com

Location: South 4th Street, S 4th St, Geneva, IL 60134, USA

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Start Time: 08/26/2018 09:00 AM
End Time: 08/26/2018 02:00 PM

Frankfort Fall Festival
09/01/2018 12:00 AM - 09/04/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/01/2018 12:00 AM 09/04/2018 12:00 AM Frankfort Fall Festival Join us September 1 - September 3, 2018, in Frankfort, IL for the #1 volunteer-run arts and crafts Festival! Fall Fest has something for everyone; Shopping, Live Music, Entertainment, Good Food, a Carnival and a Parade. Bring your whole family, admission is free! The Fun is priceless! Sa-Su 10AM-6PM; M 10AM-5PM frankfortchamber.com/fall-fest Frankfort, IL, USA

Join us September 1 - September 3, 2018, in Frankfort, IL for the #1 volunteer-run arts and crafts Festival! Fall Fest has something for everyone; Shopping, Live Music, Entertainment, Good Food, a Carnival and a Parade. Bring your whole family, admission is free! The Fun is priceless! Sa-Su 10AM-6PM; M 10AM-5PM frankfortchamber.com/fall-fest

Location: Frankfort, IL, USA

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Start Time: 09/01/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/04/2018 12:00 AM

Geneva French Market
09/02/2018 09:00 AM - 09/02/2018 02:00 PM

Add to Calendar 09/02/2018 09:00 AM 09/02/2018 02:00 PM Geneva French Market Visitors will enjoy a variety of goods in these open-air markets that encourages communities to gather, socialize, and support small businesses. bensidounusa.com South 4th Street, S 4th St, Geneva, IL 60134, USA

Visitors will enjoy a variety of goods in these open-air markets that encourages communities to gather, socialize, and support small businesses. bensidounusa.com

Location: South 4th Street, S 4th St, Geneva, IL 60134, USA

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Start Time: 09/02/2018 09:00 AM
End Time: 09/02/2018 02:00 PM

Geneva French Market
09/09/2018 09:00 AM - 09/09/2018 02:00 PM

Add to Calendar 09/09/2018 09:00 AM 09/09/2018 02:00 PM Geneva French Market Visitors will enjoy a variety of goods in these open-air markets that encourages communities to gather, socialize, and support small businesses. bensidounusa.com South 4th Street, S 4th St, Geneva, IL 60134, USA

Visitors will enjoy a variety of goods in these open-air markets that encourages communities to gather, socialize, and support small businesses. bensidounusa.com

Location: South 4th Street, S 4th St, Geneva, IL 60134, USA

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Start Time: 09/09/2018 09:00 AM
End Time: 09/09/2018 02:00 PM

Emil Bach House After Hours
09/13/2018 04:00 PM - 09/13/2018 07:00 PM

Add to Calendar 09/13/2018 04:00 PM 09/13/2018 07:00 PM Emil Bach House After Hours One day only. Enjoy a late-summer evening near Lake Michigan at Frank Lloyd Wright’s beautifully restored Emil Bach House as the home, Japanese-style tea house and well-appointed grounds come to life at sundown. Visit the historic home’s gorgeous interior, and bring a blanket to sit on the lawn and savor live music, wine and snacks in a festive, casual atmosphere. flwright.org/programs/bachafterhours 7415 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60626, USA

One day only. Enjoy a late-summer evening near Lake Michigan at Frank Lloyd Wright’s beautifully restored Emil Bach House as the home, Japanese-style tea house and well-appointed grounds come to life at sundown. Visit the historic home’s gorgeous interior, and bring a blanket to sit on the lawn and savor live music, wine and snacks in a festive, casual atmosphere. flwright.org/programs/bachafterhours

Location: 7415 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60626, USA

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Start Time: 09/13/2018 04:00 PM
End Time: 09/13/2018 07:00 PM

Geneva French Market
09/16/2018 09:00 AM - 09/16/2018 02:00 PM

Add to Calendar 09/16/2018 09:00 AM 09/16/2018 02:00 PM Geneva French Market Visitors will enjoy a variety of goods in these open-air markets that encourages communities to gather, socialize, and support small businesses. bensidounusa.com South 4th Street, S 4th St, Geneva, IL 60134, USA

Visitors will enjoy a variety of goods in these open-air markets that encourages communities to gather, socialize, and support small businesses. bensidounusa.com

Location: South 4th Street, S 4th St, Geneva, IL 60134, USA

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Start Time: 09/16/2018 09:00 AM
End Time: 09/16/2018 02:00 PM

Geneva French Market
09/23/2018 09:00 AM - 09/23/2018 02:00 PM

Add to Calendar 09/23/2018 09:00 AM 09/23/2018 02:00 PM Geneva French Market Visitors will enjoy a variety of goods in these open-air markets that encourages communities to gather, socialize, and support small businesses. bensidounusa.com South 4th Street, S 4th St, Geneva, IL 60134, USA

Visitors will enjoy a variety of goods in these open-air markets that encourages communities to gather, socialize, and support small businesses. bensidounusa.com

Location: South 4th Street, S 4th St, Geneva, IL 60134, USA

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Start Time: 09/23/2018 09:00 AM
End Time: 09/23/2018 02:00 PM

Geneva French Market
09/30/2018 09:00 AM - 09/30/2018 02:00 PM

Add to Calendar 09/30/2018 09:00 AM 09/30/2018 02:00 PM Geneva French Market Visitors will enjoy a variety of goods in these open-air markets that encourages communities to gather, socialize, and support small businesses. bensidounusa.com South 4th Street, S 4th St, Geneva, IL 60134, USA

Visitors will enjoy a variety of goods in these open-air markets that encourages communities to gather, socialize, and support small businesses. bensidounusa.com

Location: South 4th Street, S 4th St, Geneva, IL 60134, USA

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Start Time: 09/30/2018 09:00 AM
End Time: 09/30/2018 02:00 PM

Materiality
10/01/2018 12:00 AM - 10/26/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 10/01/2018 12:00 AM 10/26/2018 12:00 AM Materiality This show features artists who use unusual materials that may not be thought of as media for artists. Works by Ragnhildur Steffansdottir (from Iceland); Marjorie Woodruff; Margi Weir; Nnenna Okore; Ann Rosen and Mille Guldbeck. Works include installations, sculpture and wall pieces. M-Th 9AM-3PM prairiestate.edu/Christopher-Art-Gallery/ Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, IL 60411, USA

This show features artists who use unusual materials that may not be thought of as media for artists. Works by Ragnhildur Steffansdottir (from Iceland); Marjorie Woodruff; Margi Weir; Nnenna Okore; Ann Rosen and Mille Guldbeck. Works include installations, sculpture and wall pieces. M-Th 9AM-3PM prairiestate.edu/Christopher-Art-Gallery/

Location: Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, IL 60411, USA

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Start Time: 10/01/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 10/26/2018 12:00 AM

Visiting Artist Talk by Nnenna Okore and Reception for Materiality Exhibit
10/03/2018 10:00 AM - 10/03/2018 02:30 PM

Add to Calendar 10/03/2018 10:00 AM 10/03/2018 02:30 PM Visiting Artist Talk by Nnenna Okore and Reception for Materiality Exhibit Renowned artist Nnenna Okore will discuss her work in the exhibition and beyond in her artist’s talk as our 2018 Visiting Artist. After the Artist’s Talk, the reception features the artists whose work is in Materiality: Ragnhildur Stefansdottir, from Iceland; Nnenna Okore, Chicago; Marjorie Woodruff, Chicago; Mille Guldbeck, Ohio; Margie Weir, Detroit MI; and Ann Rosen, Highland Park IL. Artists will be present.10:30AM Artists Talk; 11:30AM-2PM Reception prairiestate.edu/Christopher-Art-Gallery/ Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, IL 60411, USA

Renowned artist Nnenna Okore will discuss her work in the exhibition and beyond in her artist’s talk as our 2018 Visiting Artist. After the Artist’s Talk, the reception features the artists whose work is in Materiality: Ragnhildur Stefansdottir, from Iceland; Nnenna Okore, Chicago; Marjorie Woodruff, Chicago; Mille Guldbeck, Ohio; Margie Weir, Detroit MI; and Ann Rosen, Highland Park IL. Artists will be present.10:30AM Artists Talk; 11:30AM-2PM Reception prairiestate.edu/Christopher-Art-Gallery/

Location: Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, IL 60411, USA

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Start Time: 10/03/2018 10:00 AM
End Time: 10/03/2018 02:30 PM

Geneva French Market
10/07/2018 09:00 AM - 10/07/2018 02:00 PM

Add to Calendar 10/07/2018 09:00 AM 10/07/2018 02:00 PM Geneva French Market Visitors will enjoy a variety of goods in these open-air markets that encourages communities to gather, socialize, and support small businesses. bensidounusa.com South 4th Street, S 4th St, Geneva, IL 60134, USA

Visitors will enjoy a variety of goods in these open-air markets that encourages communities to gather, socialize, and support small businesses. bensidounusa.com

Location: South 4th Street, S 4th St, Geneva, IL 60134, USA

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Start Time: 10/07/2018 09:00 AM
End Time: 10/07/2018 02:00 PM

Halloween Hollow
10/12/2018 12:00 AM - 10/14/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 10/12/2018 12:00 AM 10/14/2018 12:00 AM Halloween Hollow Spend a spook-tacular day at Halloween Hollow! Carnival, Ghoulish Goodies Food Court, contests, horse rides, hayrides, free stage entertainment, Scarecrow Laboratory, Free Kid’s Straw Maze, face painting, Free Ghost Town Games, and the Free Pumpkin Painting area. Some activities require a fee and are offered for a limited time. Visit our website for a complete schedule of activities and entertainment.F 5-9PM; Sa 1-9PM mokenapark.com Mokena, IL, USA

Spend a spook-tacular day at Halloween Hollow! Carnival, Ghoulish Goodies Food Court, contests, horse rides, hayrides, free stage entertainment, Scarecrow Laboratory, Free Kid’s Straw Maze, face painting, Free Ghost Town Games, and the Free Pumpkin Painting area. Some activities require a fee and are offered for a limited time. Visit our website for a complete schedule of activities and entertainment.F 5-9PM; Sa 1-9PM mokenapark.com

Location: Mokena, IL, USA

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Start Time: 10/12/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 10/14/2018 12:00 AM

Geneva French Market
10/14/2018 09:00 AM - 10/14/2018 02:00 PM

Add to Calendar 10/14/2018 09:00 AM 10/14/2018 02:00 PM Geneva French Market Visitors will enjoy a variety of goods in these open-air markets that encourages communities to gather, socialize, and support small businesses. bensidounusa.com South 4th Street, S 4th St, Geneva, IL 60134, USA

Visitors will enjoy a variety of goods in these open-air markets that encourages communities to gather, socialize, and support small businesses. bensidounusa.com

Location: South 4th Street, S 4th St, Geneva, IL 60134, USA

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Start Time: 10/14/2018 09:00 AM
End Time: 10/14/2018 02:00 PM

Geneva French Market
10/21/2018 09:00 AM - 10/21/2018 02:00 PM

Add to Calendar 10/21/2018 09:00 AM 10/21/2018 02:00 PM Geneva French Market Visitors will enjoy a variety of goods in these open-air markets that encourages communities to gather, socialize, and support small businesses. bensidounusa.com South 4th Street, S 4th St, Geneva, IL 60134, USA

Visitors will enjoy a variety of goods in these open-air markets that encourages communities to gather, socialize, and support small businesses. bensidounusa.com

Location: South 4th Street, S 4th St, Geneva, IL 60134, USA

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Start Time: 10/21/2018 09:00 AM
End Time: 10/21/2018 02:00 PM

Geneva French Market
10/28/2018 09:00 AM - 10/28/2018 02:00 PM

Add to Calendar 10/28/2018 09:00 AM 10/28/2018 02:00 PM Geneva French Market Visitors will enjoy a variety of goods in these open-air markets that encourages communities to gather, socialize, and support small businesses. bensidounusa.com South 4th Street, S 4th St, Geneva, IL 60134, USA

Visitors will enjoy a variety of goods in these open-air markets that encourages communities to gather, socialize, and support small businesses. bensidounusa.com

Location: South 4th Street, S 4th St, Geneva, IL 60134, USA

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Start Time: 10/28/2018 09:00 AM
End Time: 10/28/2018 02:00 PM

Geneva French Market
11/04/2018 09:00 AM - 11/04/2018 02:00 PM

Add to Calendar 11/04/2018 09:00 AM 11/04/2018 02:00 PM Geneva French Market Visitors will enjoy a variety of goods in these open-air markets that encourages communities to gather, socialize, and support small businesses. bensidounusa.com South 4th Street, S 4th St, Geneva, IL 60134, USA

Visitors will enjoy a variety of goods in these open-air markets that encourages communities to gather, socialize, and support small businesses. bensidounusa.com

Location: South 4th Street, S 4th St, Geneva, IL 60134, USA

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Start Time: 11/04/2018 09:00 AM
End Time: 11/04/2018 02:00 PM

Reception and Ceremony for Veteran's Day Exhibition
11/09/2018 12:00 AM - 11/10/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 11/09/2018 12:00 AM 11/10/2018 12:00 AM Reception and Ceremony for Veteran's Day Exhibition This reception for Service, art works by veterans on loan from the National Veteran’s Museum of Art and the Pritzker Military Museum, will be part of a celebration of Veteran’s Day held at PSC. prairiestate.edu/Christopher-Art-Gallery/ Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, IL 60411, USA

This reception for Service, art works by veterans on loan from the National Veteran’s Museum of Art and the Pritzker Military Museum, will be part of a celebration of Veteran’s Day held at PSC. prairiestate.edu/Christopher-Art-Gallery/

Location: Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, IL 60411, USA

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Start Time: 11/09/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 11/10/2018 12:00 AM

Geneva French Market
11/11/2018 09:00 AM - 11/11/2018 02:00 PM

Add to Calendar 11/11/2018 09:00 AM 11/11/2018 02:00 PM Geneva French Market Visitors will enjoy a variety of goods in these open-air markets that encourages communities to gather, socialize, and support small businesses. bensidounusa.com South 4th Street, S 4th St, Geneva, IL 60134, USA

Visitors will enjoy a variety of goods in these open-air markets that encourages communities to gather, socialize, and support small businesses. bensidounusa.com

Location: South 4th Street, S 4th St, Geneva, IL 60134, USA

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Start Time: 11/11/2018 09:00 AM
End Time: 11/11/2018 02:00 PM

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