Elgin Public Museum presents “The Leopold Birds: 100 Years of Mystery” program

Elgin Public Museum 225 Grand Blvd, Elgin, IL

On the 100th anniversary of an infamous Chicago crime, we take a look at one of Elgin Public Museum's most enduring mysteries -- our Leopold Birds collection. On May 21, 1924, sociopathic teenagers Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb committed a gruesome murder, cruelly taking the life of 14-year-old Bobby Franks. Caught, tried, and sentenced to life, avid bird taxidermy program […]

Pints and Paint at Black & Gray Brewing Co.

Black & Gray Brewing Co. 311 Barrington Ave, East Dundee, IL

Join Make You Brush and Black & Gray Brewing Co. for a Pints and Paint night. Choose a Hat or Umbrella $35 includes a Hat$35 BRING Your Own Umbrella!$55 I provide the Umbrella Limited seating for Umbrella painters. This event is for simple designs that can be started and completed no later than 9 p.m. Designs available for hats will […]

Star Wars Trivia at Pub 72

Pub 72 38 Higgins Rd, Gilberts, IL

Chicago Trivia Guys will host Star Wars Trivia at Pub 72. Subject matter will include Episodes 1-9, Solo: A Star Wars Story, Rogue One, and possibly a question or two from The Mandalorian series. Try to outwit other teams while enjoying dinner and drinks. May the force be with you. Top teams win prizes.

Parking Lot Pop-Up at Gather featuring live music, food trucks

Gather Event Venue

Mark your calendars because Gather is bringing you a night of music, food, and fun at its community concert featuring the incredibly talented Nicole Devine. Get ready to groove to her amazing tunes under the stars. But that's not all- attendees can get their taste buds covered with the delicious flavors of La Catrina's mouthwatering tacos and Waffadilla's delectable waffles. […]

Bees and Beekeeping

Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library District 109 S State St, Hampshire, IL

Mike Ream from Mike Ream's Country Bees will join us at the Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library District to tell us a little bit about honeybees and beekeeping and answer any questions you might have. Adult program. Register: Bee's and Beekeeping | Demco Software (


Trivia at Black & Gray Brewing Co. in East Dundee

Black & Gray Brewing Co. 311 Barrington Ave, East Dundee, IL

Wednesday night trivia with Joe at Black & Gray Brewing Co. It's free; it's fun; there are prizes; and there's beer. Taproom opens at 3; game starts at 7 pm. Please check the event organizer's website for all updates. About Black & Gray Brewing Co.: Microbrewery focusing on classic craft beer styles. 26 taps. Large taproom and patio overlooking the […]


Silent Book Club at Vern’s Tavern

Vern's Tavern 76 S Grove Ave, Elgin, Illinois

Come to Vern's Tavern on a Thursday night from 4 p.m. to midnight for Silent Book Club and get comfy cozy in the speakeasy. Bring a book and get lost in the story while enjoying a cocktail or non-alcoholic beverage. Coffee and teas from local businesses will also be available for purchase. Vern's Tavern has created a swanky, peaceful, inviting […]

Thirsty Thursday Street Fest with Pino Farina Band

Dundee Depot

Thirsty Thursday Street Fest will offer an evening of live music on the ππˆπ† Stage by 𝐏𝐒𝐧𝐨 π…πšπ«π’π§πš 𝐁𝐚𝐧𝐝. Punchy bass lines, gritty guitar riffs, amazing feats of vocal dexterity all held together with a driving beat is a strong signature to Pino Farina Band’s sound. From The Beatles to the Black Crows, U2 to the Foo Fighters, Pino Farina […]

Sips n’ Sweets at More Brewing Co. Bartlett

More Brewing Co. 121 W Railroad Ave., Bartlett, United States

Join More Brewing Co. in Bartlett at for a night of cupcakes and brews, with beer-infused cupcakes by Rebecca's Cakes. Ticket for one includes: One beer flight & one mini cupcake flight. Tickets: $35 A portion of ticket sales will be donated to Connections for Abused Women and their Children (CAWC). You can also donate directly via the following link:Β CAWC […]

Mel Senese live at Old Republic Kitchen + Bar

Old Republic Kitchen + Bar 155 S Randall Rd, Elgin, IL

Mel Senese to play live on stage at Old Republic Kitchen + Bar. No Cover Show. About the artist: Mel Senese is an up-and-coming artist from Chicago who offers an inspired take on Pop/Rock. She channels the powerhouse energy of Pink, mixed with alternative flashes of Paramore and No Doubt. Inspired by the struggles of everyday life, Mel interprets and […]


Bingo at Chicago Street Pour House

Chicago Street Pour House 1350 E Chicago St, Elgin, IL

Play Bingo from 6 to 8 p.m. every Thursday at Chicago Street Pour House. Free to play. Please check the event organizer’s website for all updates.

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