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Mar 18

Fatsoz Open Mic Thursday Nights!

Mar 18 to Apr 29
Every Thursday

Fatsoz Bar
959 Villa St
Elgin IL, 60120

Come out for Fatsoz Open Mic Night every Thursday night!Want to sing?Want to be a comedian?We have the mic, you bring the talent!

Apr 2

Metamorphosis Exhibit

Friday, April 2, 2021 to May 2

Side Street Studio Arts
15 Ziegler Court
Elgin IL, 60120

Join us Side Street Studio Arts as they welcome three artists from Dixon Correctional Center as they express how art has helped them heal and change their life. All works of art will be on sale and 100% of the sales will go back to the artists.  Featured artists:-Fermin Barron-Nickolas…

Apr 7

Weekly Trivia Night

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Black and Gray
311 Barrington Avenue
East Dundee IL, 60118

Join us for the first night of weekly trivia!!Subjects include current events, geography, history, movies, music, pop culture, science, sports, & more. Play solo or bring a team and enjoy a brew or two. Top teams win prizes. Please observe social distancing policies so everyone can enjoy a fun night…

Apr 10

Nature Scavenger Hunts

Saturday, April 10, 2021

Hawthorne Hill Nature Center
28 Brookside Drive
Elgin IL, 60123

Twice a month we will we post on our web and Facebook page a unique and fun scavenger hunt you can do at Hawthorne Hill Nature Center. Go online using our QR code that will provide you a fun fact hike clue sheet or pick-up a clue sheet the day…

Apr 10

Lil’ Kickers Open House

Saturday, April 10, 2021

Intra Sports Complex
37W950 Mason Rd
Elgin IL, 60124

Child development fueled by fun! For children 18 months to 9 years old, enjoy the sport of soccer to develop skills like teamwork and coordination while having fun playing.

Apr 11

Fork N Fry Lunch in the Beer Garden

Sunday, April 11, 2021

Plank Road Tap Room
39W149 Plank Road
Elgin IL, 60124

Hello friends! Got some good news for our surrounding area- Elgin foodies. Fork N’Fry will serving Sunday lunch at the tap room!Grab some delicious poutine to enjoy with a beer in our garden, or grab some to-go! You can pre-order from https://foodtruck.pub/ with their given code #2574, or look them up “FORK…

Apr 11

Music in the Garden: New Vintage Strings

Sunday, April 11, 2021

Plank Road Tap Room
39W149 Plank Road
Elgin IL, 60124

Plank Road Tap Room is excited to bring New Vintage Strings back for Music in the Garden!! Classic Rock, Pop, & Alternative from the 70s, 80s & 90s-today, but with a Classical touch.Elgin’s very own, these four music teachers bring their years of classical training to present the songs you…

Apr 15

Backspace Open Mic

Apr 15 to Jun 17
Every 3rd Wednesday

Everyone gets at least fifteen minutes of fame. SSSA can give you five. Introducing the BackSpace Open Mic. Side Street Studio Arts in Elgin is opening up their space (virtually to start with) for performers of all types to try out their material. On the third Wednesday of each month…

Apr 15

Trek with a Naturalist

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Fitchie Creek Forest Preserve
39W993 Russell Rd
Elgin IL, 60124

Get your 10,000 steps in during these invigorating naturalist-led hikes! This monthly program is designed for those who like active hiking - all year long. We visit different preserves each month. The naturalist will stop occasionally to interpret the ecology of the preserve as we walk – but the main…

Apr 17

Black & Gray Brewing Co Pop Up Event

Saturday, April 17, 2021

Black and Gray Brewing Co.
311 Barrington Ave
East Dundee IL, 60118

We will be serving up original creations incorporating some amazing smoked meat. Stop by for the exceptional beers from Black & Gray and also have a bite to eat. See you there!

Apr 19

Books and Cooks

Monday, April 19, 2021

Mondays, 3:30 to 4 p.m. ZoomMarch 15: Rainbow Fruit PizzasApril 19: Bunny BagelsMay 17: Apple Race CarsKids take over the kitchen to make a funsnack while listening to funny food stories!Grades K-2.Sign up at ttps://www.frvpld.info/books-and-cooks-2

Apr 24

Nature Scavenger Hunts

Saturday, April 24, 2021

Hawthorne Hill Nature Center
28 Brookside Drive
Elgin IL, 60123

Twice a month we will we post on our web and Facebook page a unique and fun scavenger hunt you can do at Hawthorne Hill Nature Center. Go online using our QR code that will provide you a fun fact hike clue sheet or pick-up a clue sheet the day…

Apr 24

Music in the Garden: Make it a Double

Saturday, April 24, 2021

Plank Road Tap Room
39W149 Plank Road
Elgin IL, 60124

Join us in welcoming Make it a Double back to the tap room in 2021!Sharing their love of Bluegrass, Country, Americana, & Jazz, Mark Frystak (Vocals/Guitar/Bass) and Hayley Skreens (Vocals/BanjoBass) together form Make it a Double.Dress for cool weather and enjoy some great beer in our beer garden while enjoying…

Apr 26

Full Moon Ride- April

Monday, April 26, 2021

Parking Lot near Festival Park
132 S Grove Ave
Elgin IL, 60120

It's the Full Moon Ride! This will be a moderate pace ride for 7 to 8 miles throughout the core neighborhoods of Elgin. Join us for this social night ride!Reminder: Illinois State law requires bike riders to have a clear light on the front and a red reflector or a…

Apr 29

Burgers & Beers Night: The Biker Dude Pop-Up

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Plank Road Tap Room
39W149 Plank Road
Elgin IL, 60124

We are excited to bring Burgers & Beer Night to the tap room! One night each month of 2021, The Biker Dude will be out in the beer garden smashing burgers to enjoy with your cold beer. So save the date in those phones, grab a friend, and #relaxyoureherenow.Cheers! *PRTR…

May 5

Music and Food at Gather!

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Gather
14n205 Reinking Road
Pingree Grove IL, 60140

Every Wednesday in May, visit the wedding venue, Gather, in Pingree Grove for food and music outdoors in the parking lot. Each week features a new truck and musical guest as well as a bar special. Since all events are outdoors these events will only take place weather permitting. Food…

May 7

Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr. Performances

Friday, May 7, 2021 to May 8

𝐏𝐔𝐑𝐂𝐇𝐀𝐒𝐄 𝐓𝐈𝐂𝐊𝐄𝐓𝐒 𝐀𝐓 𝐡𝐭𝐭𝐩://𝐛𝐢𝐭.𝐥𝐲/𝐜𝐭𝐞𝐬𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥𝐫𝐨𝐜𝐤  We are excited to announce our Spring 2021 CTE production – Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr.  Performances will be streamed via ShowTix4U on 𝐅𝐫𝐢𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐌𝐚𝐲 𝟕 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐒𝐚𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐌𝐚𝐲 𝟖𝐭𝐡 𝐚𝐭 𝟕:𝟑𝟎 𝐩𝐦. This will be your only opportunity to watch!  Each ticket purchased will work on…

May 12

Music and Food at Gather!

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Gather
14N205 Reinking Road
Pingree Grove IL, 60140

Every Wednesday in May, visit the wedding venue, Gather, in Pingree Grove for food and music outdoors in the parking lot. Each week features a new truck and musical guest as well as a bar special. Since all events are outdoors these events will only take place weather permitting. Food…

May 16

Fork N Fry Lunch in the Beer Garden

Sunday, May 16, 2021

Plank Road Tap Room
39W149 Plank Road
Elgin IL, 60124

Hello friends! Got some good news for our surrounding area- Elgin foodies. Fork N’Fry will serving Sunday lunch at the tap room!Grab some delicious poutine to enjoy with a beer in our garden, or grab some to-go! You can pre-order from https://foodtruck.pub/ with their given code #2574, or look them up “FORK…

May 16

Music in the Garden: New Vintage Strings

Sunday, May 16, 2021

Plank Road Tap Room
39W149 Plank Road
Elgin IL, 60124

Plank Road Tap Room is excited to bring New Vintage Strings back for Music in the Garden!! Classic Rock, Pop, & Alternative from the 70s, 80s & 90s-today, but with a Classical touch. Elgin’s very own, these four music teachers bring their years of classical training to present the songs…

May 19

Burgers & Beers Night: The Biker Dude Pop-Up

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Plank Road Tap Room
39W149 Plank Road
Elgin IL, 60124

We are excited to bring Burgers & Beer Night to the tap room! One night each month of 2021, The Biker Dude will be out in the beer garden smashing burgers to enjoy with your cold beer. So save the date in those phones, grab a friend, and #relaxyoureherenow.Cheers! *PRTR…

May 19

Music and Food at Gather!

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Gather
14N205 Reinking Road
Pingree Grove IL, 60140

Every Wednesday in May, visit the wedding venue, Gather, in Pingree Grove for food and music outdoors in the parking lot. Each week features a new truck and musical guest as well as a bar special. Since all events are outdoors these events will only take place weather permitting. Food…

May 21

Fridays on the Farm

Friday, May 21, 2021

Goebbert's Farm in Pingree Grove
42W813 Reinking Rd
Pingree Grove IL, 60140

The Four Seasons, with violin soloist Karen Gomyo and conducted by Andrew Grams, features the work of Astor Piazzolla and Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky. The program will begin with Piazzolla’s The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires, which seamlessly blends classical music with tango. It concludes with Tchaikovsky’s famous Serenade for Strings. Tickets will be available at www.elginsymphony.org, as well as by phone…

May 21

Fridays on the Farm

Friday, May 21, 2021

Goebbert's Farm in Pingree Grove
42W813 Reinking Rd
Pingree Grove IL, 60140

The Four Seasons, with violin soloist Karen Gomyo and conducted by Andrew Grams, features the work of Astor Piazzolla and Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky. The program will begin with Piazzolla’s The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires, which seamlessly blends classical music with tango. It concludes with Tchaikovsky’s famous Serenade for Strings. Tickets will be available at www.elginsymphony.org, as well as by phone…

May 22

Food Truck: Allegory

Saturday, May 22, 2021

Plank Road Tap Room
39W149 Plank Road
Elgin IL, 60124

This Naperville based Farm to Table restaurant & Food Truck will be rolling out to our beer garden to enhance your Music in the Garden experience with delicious dishes!Check out their menu here: https://allegorynaperville.com/menuSome menu items may not be available on the truck. *PRTR and Beer Garden is 21+ only. Children…

May 22

Music in the Garden: Make it a Double

Saturday, May 22, 2021

Plank Road Tap Room
39W149 Plank Road
Elgin IL, 60124

Join us in welcoming Make it a Double back to the tap room in 2021!Sharing their love of Bluegrass, Country, Americana, & Jazz, Mark Frystak (Vocals/Guitar/Bass) and Hayley Skreens (Vocals/BanjoBass) together form Make it a Double. Dress for cool weather and enjoy some great beer in our beer garden while…

May 26

Music and Food at Gather!

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Gather
14n205 Reinking Road
Pingree Grove IL, 60140

Every Wednesday in May, visit the wedding venue, Gather, in Pingree Grove for food and music outdoors in the parking lot. Each week features a new truck and musical guest as well as a bar special. Since all events are outdoors these events will only take place weather permitting. Food…

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