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May 15

Follow the Yellow Brick Road Scavenger Hunt

Sunday, May 15, 2022 to Aug 29

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to explore local businesses. Find secret words at 10 participating businesses and get a cute Wizard of Oz backpack. Turn in all of the secret words and get a great water bottle and bag, and be entered to win the Grand Prize Wizard of Oz…

Aug 17

Karaoke at the Dutch

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

8pm - 11pm under the stars at the Dutch every Wednesday

Aug 18

Mark Harrison of Wait, What?

Thursday, August 18, 2022

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

Join us for an evening of live music courtesy of Mark Harrison from the band Wait, What?

Aug 18

Hats Off to Elgin with Linda Rock

Thursday, August 18, 2022

In person or Zoom
Elgin History Museum
Elgin

In person or Zoom event / FREE for members / $3 for guests Historian Linda Rock will share her extensive hat collection (including men’s hats), highlighting fashion styles through the decades. In addition, she will share interesting tidbits of Elgin history that occurred during each decade of hat fashion. Feel…

Aug 18

Dan Peters Acoustic Live at Old Republic

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Dan Peters of West Side Winders is back at Old Republic for our Thursday Night Music! Thursday, August 18th @ 6pmDan Peters Live on Stage// NO COVER SHOW // Playing on our outdoor stage!FEATURING:- 1/2 Price Pizza- $6 Coors, Miller, and Bud Mini Pitchers #jointherepublicwww.oldrepublicbar.com

Aug 19

Friday Night Lights

Friday, August 19, 2022

Happy Hour at Black & Gray! $1.00 off all lagers

Aug 19

Nick Sanzeri returns Fri., 8/19/22, 7-10pm

Friday, August 19, 2022

Nick Sanzeri is a one man show. He’s full of energy to get us dancing on the patio at Rosie’s!

Aug 19

88 Keys Dueling Pianos Live at Old Republic

Friday, August 19, 2022

SUMMER IS HERE. Old Republic wants to bring you the best entertainment in Elgin! Join us for our FIRST Dueling Pianos show! Friday, August 19th @ 8pm88 KEYS DUELING PIANOS// NO COVER SHOW //Show starts 8pm outdoors on our patio!Request your favorite songs and sing along as they battle it…

Aug 19

Kevin Mantegna from the Liverpool Legends

Friday, August 19, 2022

Enjoy The Beatles Tribute music by Kevin Mantegna from the Liverpool Legends.

Aug 19

Downtown Elgin Farmers Market

Friday, August 19, 2022

Friday August 19th – Be an Environmentalist (3:00 PM-7:00 PM) A seasonal open-air farmers market in Downtown Elgin along Spring Street (between Chicago Street and Fulton Ave). Open Fridays 3pm to 7pm from June to October. We can't wait to see you! All Dates/Times/Themes for the 2022 Downtown Elgin Farmer's…

Aug 19

Drive In Movie: Jurassic World

Friday, August 19, 2022

Come out to Villa Olivia for Jurassic World. Bring a blanket or rent a golf cart ($5) for the full drive-in experience! Food and beverages will be available for purchase. This event is totally 𝙁𝙍𝙀𝙀 to attend.

Aug 19

Cop on a Rooftop

Friday, August 19, 2022

West Dundee Police will be partnering with East Dundee Police Friday morning August 19th for the 19th annual Cop on a Rooftop, at Dunkin', 892 E Main St, East Dundee. Hope to see you there to support Special Olympics!

Aug 19

Side Street Sip & Shop

Friday, August 19, 2022

Join us every Friday at the Elgin Farmers Market for Sip & Shop! Partnering with Elgin Beverage Company, we offer local craft beers, hard seltzers, wine, soda and water to quench your summertime thirst while you shop at the Downtown Elgin Farmers Market in historic downtown Elgin. AND, this year…

Aug 19

Origami with Lucy

Friday, August 19, 2022

Origami artist and visiting "celebrity" Lucy will lead an hour long lesson in the ancient art of Origami, supplies provided. Donations welcome.

Aug 20

End of season Vintage Yard Sale at ABLE Shoppe

Saturday, August 20, 2022

WHAT: End of season Vintage Yard Sale PLUS Discount at Able Shoppe for participating customers!!! **Receive a 10% off discount at the @ableshoppe storefront the weekend of sale by tagging 3 friends in the comments below and sharing this post to your story*** WHERE: DM for Yard Sale address OR…

Aug 20

South Elgin Riverfest – Fox River Trolley Museum

Saturday, August 20, 2022

The Village and the Museum celebrate the long weekend along the Fox River with food, music, trolley rides, viewing historic rail cars and exhibits, carnival rides and FIREWORKS! Village celebration starts Thursday afternoon. See Village of South Elgin Riverfest web page for additional information on village activities.

Aug 20

Buti With Tyra! Every other Saturday!

Saturday, August 20, 2022

The Light Lounge at Vern’s
77 S Riverside Dr
Elgin

BUTI is a yoga format that focuses on music and dance to help the body release and tone those abs! The use of primal movement, dynamic poses and HIIT style cardio bursts will allow you to shake away all your layers, negative energy and TRANSFORM.“Buti” means ‘a cure kept secret/hidden’We…

Aug 20

Kankakee Factory – Open Play

Saturday, August 20, 2022

Ticket Link coming soon…Location: 980 N Hobbie Ave, Kankakee, IL 60901Price: $30An awesome open play experience! 6 levels of airsoft goodness and outside play! Come hang out and have a great day with us!NO CAMO RESTRICTIONSHiCaps and Drum mags allowedSemi Auto ONLY except for LMGsKankakee Open Play follows our standard…

Aug 20

Fox Valley Performing Arts Roundtable

Saturday, August 20, 2022

The Fox Valley Performing Arts Roundtable will be a discussion of the current state of the performing arts scene and how we can all collaborate to foster growth and creativity. This roundtable is open to all impacted by the Fox Valley scene including but not limited to performers, producers, venue…

Aug 20

UFC is back at Nikos Tavern!

Saturday, August 20, 2022

UFC is back at the Tavern! We will be hosting the UFC 278 Fight! Mark the calendar! Get ready for a good time. Early Prelims - 5PM Prelims - 7PM Main Card Begins - 9PM #gottahavenikos

Aug 20

UFC 278 No Cover at Old Republic

Saturday, August 20, 2022

Old Republic is your HOME in the burbs for every UFC Fight Night!! Join us for UFC 278 NO COVER at OR Saturday, August 20th @ 9pmUSMAN vs EDWARDS 2World Welterweight Champion FEATURING:- Reams Prime Rib- $9 Rum Barrel in our 22oz Souvenir Cup- $4 Goose Island Pints #jointherepublic #summerisherewww.oldrepublicbar.com 

Aug 20

Largest Tomato Contest

Saturday, August 20, 2022

24th Annual Depot Market Event Winners at 12n. $100s of dollars total prizes - THREE prize winners First place for HEAVIEST tomato Bring entries to the visitor's center on that Saturday. Tomatoes are judged by weight. The tiebreaker is the order of entry.

Aug 20

The Big Chair Makeover Unveiling

Saturday, August 20, 2022

Have you been downtown lately and wondered what was missing???Yes!! You guessed it......the Big Red Chair. That is because it is currently getting a makeover. You can be one of the first to see the new and improved chair when it is unveiled on Saturday, August 20 at 10 a.m. at…

Aug 20

Fitness in the Park

Saturday, August 20, 2022

Grab a friend, take in the fresh air and start your day with a FREE fitness class in the park all summer long. Pick up your complimentary towel - while supplies last.Classes will be held at Lords Park in June, Wing Park in July and Festival Park in August.Pick up…

Aug 20

Flow Like a River – Yoga at Schweitzer House

Saturday, August 20, 2022

With Colleen Davidson Saturdays at 11 a.m. $20 to attend, 50% of proceeds go to Friends of the Fox River Register at yogicplayground.com FOTFR has a new partner, and you are invited to the Grand Opening this Saturday. Set on the top of Dundee Township, the Schweitzer view is exceptional.…

Aug 20

The Depot Market

Saturday, August 20, 2022

This seasonal market offers a variety of local produce and goods, as well as monthly events. For the 2022 season, our market is every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. mid May 7 through October 29. 40+ vendors feature antiques & collectibles, food & produce (in season), plants &…

Aug 20

Free Yoga in the Park

Saturday, August 20, 2022

FREE Yoga in the Park - 12 years & older8:00-9:00 amJune 11, 25 | July 9, 23 | August 6, 20Randall Oaks Park (Front Shelter)Join us throughout the summer for this great workout! This class will jump start your weekend with a clear mind and refreshed body. We will be…

Aug 20

New! Paper Making

Saturday, August 20, 2022

Learn about papermaking!Join us and make your own paper from start to finish!To sign up:https://bartlettparks.org/registration/program code for this class is: 20339-07Age for class is 10yrs and over

Aug 20

Fatsoz Live Music on the Patio!

Saturday, August 20, 2022

Come check out awesome bands on our patio this summer!

Aug 20

Hampshire’s Outdoor Markets – AUGUST 20

Saturday, August 20, 2022

Mark your calendars for the Chamber's Outdoor Markets! Join us for some summer fun for the whole family!

Aug 20

End of Summer Music Fling

Saturday, August 20, 2022

Come out to the Village of South Elgin's End of Summer Music Fling on August 20 at Panton Mill Park. It will be a day to enjoy music, food and drink, fireworks and fun! Family Activities 12-5pm• inflatable bounce houses,• giant yard games• face painting• caricaturists Music Line-Up• 12pm Dynamix•…

Aug 20

What Makes Elgin Township Tick?

Saturday, August 20, 2022

Come on out to our outdoor event on Saturday, August 20th, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. here at the Elgin Township campus! We will be showcasing nearly 40 organizations that help make Elgin Township tick by not only showing how they can help Elgin Township residents but also showing…

Aug 20

Happy 1st Birthday Tator Tot & Mohawk!

Saturday, August 20, 2022

Come help us sing Happy Birthday to our guinea pigs Tator Tot and Mohawk! At 1:00 pm we'll give them a special birthday treat and everyone will sing to them! Remember to sign their birthday card while you're there.Zoo admission is required.

Aug 20

In The Stix Live @ Old Republic

Saturday, August 20, 2022

Hey y'all c'mon out for a good ole country time with In The Stix live at Old Republic! Great food, Great Drinks & Great country music! 8pm! See y'all there!

Aug 21

Listen Up! Jewish a Cappella Group

Sunday, August 21, 2022

Listen Up! Delivers creative vocals as they express their love of Judaism and Israel blending Hebrew prayers with modern music, they perform with both warmth and humor! Doors open at 3:15 p.m. Free parking available across the street at Holy Trinity Church. Rear parking is for disabled only.

Aug 21

End of season Vintage Yard Sale at ABLE Shoppe

Sunday, August 21, 2022

WHAT: End of season Vintage Yard Sale PLUS Discount at Able Shoppe for participating customers!!! **Receive a 10% off discount at the @ableshoppe storefront the weekend of sale by tagging 3 friends in the comments below and sharing this post to your story*** WHERE: DM for Yard Sale address OR…

Aug 21

Princess Picnic 2022

Sunday, August 21, 2022

The 1st Annual Princess Picnic in the Royal Courtyard of OLD REPUBLIC!Boys and Girls of All Ages (and their families) are cordially invited to the First Annual PRINCESS PICNIC held in the Royal Courtyard of the Old Republic in Elgin.Join us for an outdoor afternoon with Food, Music, and Dancing…

Aug 21

Tap Takeover With Penrose Brewery

Sunday, August 21, 2022

Join us Sunday, August 21st from 2pm-6pm for a Tap Takeover by Penrose Brewery!We will have raffles, live music from 3pm-6pm and a food truck from 2pm-6pm. Keep the pint while supplies last! See you there!

Aug 21

Mark Harrison on Rosie’s patio

Sunday, August 21, 2022

Mark Harrison from Wait! What! Playing acoustic on Sunday, 8/21/22, 2-5pm on Rosie’s patio!

Aug 22

Outdoor Storytime Adventure With Miss Mary

Monday, August 22, 2022

Miss Mary will read books, sing songs and play at an Outdoor Storytime Adventure at 10am. Stick around for Garden Buddies at 10:30am. Both programs will be held at the Pingree Grove Community Garden.

Aug 22

Yoga at the Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library

Monday, August 22, 2022

Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library District Community Room
109 S State St
Hampshire

Come exercise your body as well as your mind! Chair yoga is a beneficial form of yoga for any fitness level, from active seniors to those recovering from an injury. Wear comfortable clothes but no additional equipment is needed.

Aug 22

Culver’s of Carpentersville Cruise Nights August 22nd

Monday, August 22, 2022

Culver's of Carpentersville will be hosting Cruise Nights May 23rd June 27th July 25th August 22nd Sept 26th5pm - 8pm All makes & Models of Show vehicles welcome! Free Scoop of Custard & $1 off all food baskets for all Cruisers! Raffles for prizes. A Gas Card and Trophy will…

Aug 22

World Leaders Forum Inspirational Series with Edward James Olmos

Monday, August 22, 2022

There is still time to grab your tickets for our annual World Leaders Forum!World Leaders Forum is bringing back the Inspirational Series that will feature Special Guest Edward James Olmos. Please join us for the annual World Leaders Forum our new date and time, August 22 at 7:00 p.m. in…

Aug 22

World Leaders Forum Inspirational Series with Edward James Olmos

Monday, August 22, 2022

We look forward to welcoming Edward James Olmos to Judson University in the fall. This event has been re-scheduled for Monday, August 22, 2022 at 7:00pm!EVENT SCHEDULE -5:30 PM - 7:00 PM - VIP Reception 6:30 PM - Doors Open at Herrick Chapel, Judson University Campus 7:00 PM - Event…

Aug 23

Bingo Night

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Every Tuesday 6 PM - 8 PM Games, fun, prizes!

Aug 23

The Haight’s Summer Soiree Open House

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Our Summer Soirée is an intimate vendor meet & greet for Haight couples + their families! Prospective Haight couples are also welcome!You're cordially invited to The Haight's Summer Soirée Open House!This special event will be filled with LIVE music, drinks, sweets, and samples of delicious food from some of our…

Aug 23

Breakout Barnabus: The Great Escape! – A Community Reads Kids’ Escape Room

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Help Barnabus and his imperfect pet pals escape from their underground laboratory. Join us for a fun escape room adventure. For grades 3-5 Registration required https://attend.gailborden.info/event/6663223

Aug 23

Jeep 3d- Paint pARTy At Black and Gray-East Dundee

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Paint YOUR Jeep! 12" 3D Jeep Door Hanger/Home Decor!This unique 3D Jeep Design can be customized to your preference!Quantities are limited! $35Register ASAP!Email Abbypaintpartybyabby@gmail.com

Aug 23

Michters Whiskey Dinner Pairing at Elgin Public House

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Chef Greg and Michters are partnering up for an evening filled with flavor combinations that are sure to create an experience second to none*$25 Deposit Required*21+ Only event*Dinner cost $90 per person plus tax and gratuity. $25 deposit will be applied to final bill on the day of the eventAppetizerTandoori…

Aug 24

Macaroni Soup with Miss Carole

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Main Library Meadows Community RoomsWednesday, August 2410 - 11 amPlease register: http://attend.gailborden.info/event/6405011. Macaroni Soup with Miss Carole is Brain Food and Body Fuel! Families will sing Miss Carole's music all the way home! Sneakily educational and developmentally appropriate for children 8 and younger – and their adults!Please register each child individually: http://attend.gailborden.info/event/6405011

Aug 24

Xingonas Walk Every Wednesday

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Walk for women and children, at the Marie Grolich Park 51 Souster Ave, Elgin. WTF (women trans femme) & children only

Aug 24

Karaoke Wednesdays at D Hangout Bar and Grill

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Every Wednesday night, 7PM til 12AM Happy hour 5-8 PM

Aug 24

KARAOKE WEDNESDAYS AT D.C.COBB’S-EAST DUNDEE

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Make Wednesday Nights your favorite night out. Take a mid week break and come out for some fun and entertainment. Sing a tune, or sit back, hang out, and enjoy the show. Hosted by Spicoli & DJ Clinto Every Wednesday Night!

Aug 24

Live Trivia Wednesdays at Old Republic

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Trivia is BACK at Old Republic! Join us every Wednesday at 8pm!Hosted by Sporcle Live with TJ!Free to Play!FEATURING: Burrito Republic Special$4 Modelo & Corona BottlesFREE TRIVIA! Bring out your team and have fun!

Aug 24

The Colorful History of the Little Black Dress

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Versatile, dependable, and affordable, the Little Black Dress, or “LBD,” has become the fashion equivalent of a Model T Ford.In this illustrated lecture, historian Leslie Goddard, Ph.D., explores the history of this fashion icon. Learn how Chanel helped dissociate black from mourning, how Audrey Hepburn helped establish the LBD; and…

Aug 24

Trivia Night at Black & Gray

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

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

Join us for weekly trivia! Questions cover all subjects (Current Events, Geography, History, Movies, Music, Pop Culture, Science, Sports), and you play as a team. No limit to team sizes, so bring all the friends you want. The top teams will win gift certificates to be redeemed on a future…

Aug 24

Food & Music at Gather

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Gather Event Venue
14n205 Reinking Road
Pingree Grove IL, 60140

Come out to Gather in Pingree Grove for a relaxed evening of food and music. Food Trucks: Puff Truck & *pending* Music: Amber Lea Berg

Aug 24

Extreme Bingo at Stanleys Grill & Craft Bar

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Free to play, WIN BIG prizes!

Aug 24

Teen Game Night

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

(August 24) Grades 7-12. Join us at the library to unwind, hang out with other teens, and play tabletop/video games!

Aug 25

Karaoke at Danny’s On Douglas

Thursday, August 25, 2022

All Ages Karaoke!

Aug 25

2022 Hampshire Coon Creek Country Days

Thursday, August 25, 2022 to Aug 28

Mark your calendars and join us August 25, 26, 27 and 28, 2022! We are so excited and hope to see you there! 🎡🎢🎠🎤🎉🎆🎇 This Elgin area staple offers live performances, raffles, a grand parade, and a free corn boil, and is topped off with fireworks.

Aug 25

Strolling the Boards: America’s Boardwalks

Thursday, August 25, 2022

Thursday, August 25, at 7:00 p.m. History-Zoom Program-Registration Required This presentation explores the history of a selection of America’s most beloved boardwalks, from Atlantic City to Venice Beach. The program explains and rediscovers almost two centuries of American travel to exciting and beautiful seashore locations.

Aug 25

Austin Hopkins Acoustic

Thursday, August 25, 2022

Old Republic is bringing you the best music in Elgin! Join us Thursday, August 25th at 6pm as we welcome AUSTIN HOPKINS to the outdoor stage! 6pm Show StartNO COVER SHOW FEATURING:- 1/2 Price Pizza- $6 Bud, Coors, Miller Mini Pitchers #jointherepublicwww.oldrepublicbar.com

Aug 25

Caregiver Support Group

Thursday, August 25, 2022

Fox Valley Caregiver support group is a support group for caregivers. We are not an illness-specific group, the group is free to attend, and all are welcome. Get encouragement, support, and tips to make your caregiving experience more positive and meaningful. You are not on the caregiver journey alone. Runs…

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