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Oct 5

Atomic Bingo at Randall Roadhouse

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Atomic Bingo at Randall Roadhouse Come on and join us for a blast of a time! Free to play and fun for all! Must be 21 and over to play!

Oct 5

Live Trivia Wednesdays at Old Republic

Wednesday, October 5, 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!

Oct 5

Free Paint Demonstration at The Vintage Hammer

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

We hope you can join us at one of our October classes or Events!

Oct 5

Atomic Bingo at Moretti’s

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Atomic Bingo at Moretti's Come on and join us for a blast of a time! Free to play and fun for all! Must be 21 and over to play!

Oct 5

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

Wednesday, October 5, 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!

Oct 5

Atomic Bingo at Pub 72

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Atomic Bingo at Pub 72 Come on and join us for a blast of a time! Free to play and fun for all! Must be 21 and over to play!

Oct 5

Ribbon Cutting at Well Child Center

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

The Well Child Center begins the month-long celebration of its 50th anniversary in October. We’re starting the celebration with a ribbon cutting at the opening of its food pantry in collaboration with Food for Greater Elgin. Join us as we celebrate this important agency dedicated to improving the lives of…

Oct 5

Karaoke Wednesdays at D Hangout Bar and Grill

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

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

Oct 5

Wednesday Night Karaoke at Vern’s Tavern

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Karaoke! On Wednesday nights! Come and sing your heart out. Have a blast. Have some drinks!

Oct 5

Sip n’ Paint at O’Hares Pub

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Sip n' Paint PartyCome early for dinner and a drink then pick a seat at Midway Landing Bowling Alley for a great time painting. Image TBD

Oct 5

Machines & Contraptions by Snapology

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Ages 5-12This program gives your student the tools they need to understand mechanical movement and the importance of simple machines. They will see these moving parts up-close as they follow instructions to build various machines and contraptions, then use the models to develop new design ideas, test out physics concepts,…

Oct 5

Fall Festival at Randall Oaks Zoo

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Celebrate all things fall at the Randall Oaks Zoo!  Saturday, Sept. 24 - Sunday, Oct. 30Daily from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Pedal TractorsPumpkins for SaleHayrides on Weekends ($3 per person)Fall Treats for SaleAnimal Shows on WeekendsSponsor a Scarecrow Interested in sponsoring a scarecrow for our Fall Festival? Here's more…

Oct 5

Karaoke at the Dutch

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

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

Oct 5

Extreme Bingo at Stanleys Grill & Craft Bar

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Free to play, WIN BIG prizes!

Oct 5

Bilingual Crafts for Kids

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Main Library Sally Lee Fox RoomWednesdays, September 7 - October 125 - 5:30 pmNo registration. Stop by for some creative fun after Rock 'n Read for K-3. Drop-in program! No registration. Instructions and support offered in English and Spanish. ¡Acompáñanos después del programa Rock 'n Read for K-3 para diversión…

Oct 5

Ladies’ Night Music Bingo & Trivia at Harp’s Lounge

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Bingo and trivia will be alternating weeks. Also Ladies $1 off all your drinks!!

Oct 5

Walk With The Mayor #ElginMoves

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Join Mayor Dave Kaptain on a walk and talk through Elgin. Downtown Elgin, Octobrer 5 @ 5:30 PM Elgin Mayor, David Kaptain and the City of Elgin are participating in the #MoveWithTheMayor campaign from September 1 – October 15, 2022. This campaign is a national initiative that works with mayors…

Oct 6

MUSIC BINGO at Black & Gray Brewing Co.

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Bring your friends for a fun night of Music Bingo! Prizes for winners! Every Thursday!

Oct 6

Halloween Decor Class at The Vintage Hammer

Thursday, October 6, 2022

We hope you can join us at one of our October classes or Events!

Oct 6

Vintage Shop Hop at The Vintage Hammer

Thursday, October 6, 2022 to Oct 9

We hope you can join us at one of our October classes or Events!

Oct 6

Signing, Snacks and Stories

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Learning a new language can be fun! Learn basic sign language, enjoy a yummy snack, and hear fun stories. Learn new signs each week to build your ASL vocabulary. Grades K-3.

Oct 6

Country Night at O’Hares/Midway Landing Bowling Alley

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Join us the first and third Thu each month for open line dancing at O'Hare's Pub and Midway Bowling in Bartlett! Line Leaders from Git 'n Line and your favorite DJ Spencer Kaminski will be there to make sure you dance the night away!Beginner, intermediate and advanced dances and all…

Oct 6

Bachata Workshop and Karaoke at El Diablo Cantina

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Every Thursday night - Karaoke, music, Bachata workshop.

Oct 6

Trivia Night at Pub 72

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Trivia Night, baby!

Oct 6

Horror Movie Trivia at Copper Barrel on State

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Wear a costume or Halloween mask for bonus points!

Oct 6

Crit Nite at Side Street Studio Arts

Thursday, October 6, 2022

7 pm first Thursday every month. Share your current works of progress in a laid-back setting and receive feedback from fellow artists. All experience levels and mediums accepted.

Oct 6

David’s Bazaar at Old Republic

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Beautiful outdoor patio. 6pm to 9pm.

Oct 6

Karaoke at Danny’s On Douglas

Thursday, October 6, 2022

All Ages Karaoke!

Oct 6

Atomic Bingo at Bamboozels

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Atomic Bingo at Bamboozels Come on and join us for a blast of a time! Free to play and fun for all! Must be 21 and over to play!

Oct 6

Poetic Karma Live at Old Republic

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Old Republic is bringing our favorite musicians to Elgin! Thursday, October 6th @ 6pmPOETIC KARMA live on Stage // NO COVER SHOW //ABOUT THE ARTIST:Covering artists such as the Beatles, Bob Marley, Jack Johnson and Jimmy Buffett and more! FEATURING:- 1/2 Price Pizza- $6 Bud, Coors, Miller Mini Pitchers #jointherepublicwww.oldrepublicbar.com

Oct 6

Fall Festival at Randall Oaks Zoo

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Celebrate all things fall at the Randall Oaks Zoo!  Saturday, Sept. 24 - Sunday, Oct. 30Daily from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Pedal TractorsPumpkins for SaleHayrides on Weekends ($3 per person)Fall Treats for SaleAnimal Shows on WeekendsSponsor a Scarecrow Interested in sponsoring a scarecrow for our Fall Festival? Here's more…

Oct 7

Nightshade: A Horror Anthology

Friday, October 7, 2022

Kick off spooky season with Memoriam Development's 4th annual production of Nightshade: A Horror Anthology. The 10 original horror themed short plays range from silly to truly sinister, telling stories of lake monsters, hauntings, dystopian futures, creepy little kids, and even an evil toaster.Shows are at 8pm September 30th October…

Oct 7

All You Can Eat Friday Fish Fry

Friday, October 7, 2022

All you can eat Friday Fish Fry is happening this Friday at Villa Olivia!For reservations or carry out, call 630-289-1000.

Oct 7

Evil Intentions Haunt

Friday, October 7, 2022

Located in Elgin’s industrial section stands the abandoned home of Elgin Casket Company. This once proud building has been witness to a murder, grisly discoveries, cult activities, and unexplained occurrences, and a dark legacy has emerged from its sordid history. Visitors still regularly report encounters with some of the former…

Oct 7

Something Wicked 2022 – Opening Crawl

Friday, October 7, 2022

CAN YOU BELIEVE IT??!! Our 10th annual Something Wicked exhibit is upon us! This year features a variety of arts media from artists whose subject matter is meant to instill a combined sense of wonder, awe and perhaps a little dread.Join us the #FirstFriday in #october for our opening crawl, and remember... creep…

Oct 7

Vintage Shop Hop – Elgin Area Listings

Friday, October 7, 2022 to Oct 8

Over 400 vintage shops, antique malls, ladies' boutiques, consignment shops & barn sales are on board to give you the...BEST. ROAD TRIP. EVER. Check out these Elgin Area businesses that are participating: Vintage Hammer - Hampshire Prairie View Farm Market - Hampshire Unique Antiques and Garden - Elgin Whatnots and…

Oct 7

First Fridays Improv with GreenRoom Productions

Friday, October 7, 2022

The Hemmens Cultural Center
45 Symphony Way
Elgin IL, 60120

Come on in, sit back, relax and prepare to laugh! 100% clean. 99.27% hilarious. Imagine 90 min of complete improvisation, a la Whose Line is it Anyway? GreenRoom’s improvisers take audience suggestions & true-life audience stories & turn them into hilarious theatre pieces right before your eyes! GreenRoom Productions, a…

Oct 7

Pirate Island Exhibit Opening at Gail Borden Public Library

Friday, October 7, 2022

Ahoy mateys! Adventure lands at the library when Pirate Island arrives with a 24-foot pirate ship and sailor activities and skills to explore. Families will learn all about pirate legends and visit stations offering STEAM activities. Gailborden.info/pirateisland

Oct 7

Vintage Shop Hop at Prestige Creative Markets

Friday, October 7, 2022 to Oct 8

We are SO excited to be a part of this Fall’s Vintage Shop Hop - a self-guided road trip to over 300 vintage shops, antique stores and boutiques in the Northern Illinois & Southern Wisconsin region! Join us on Friday, October 7th from 10AM - 5PM and Saturday, October 8th…

Oct 7

Unfinity Launch Party at Boar’s Hat Gaming

Friday, October 7, 2022

Unfinity Draft Start Time: 7:30pmFormat: DraftEntry: $15Prize: 1 booster pack per head added to the prize pool. Event Link Code: Z6QJ3GW Open to players of all skill levels. Friendly Judges and staff available to answer any and all questions.

Oct 7

The Halloween Experience: A Drive Thru Halloween Spectacular

Friday, October 7, 2022

All Ages eventDon't forget the kids, this event will be a thrill for everyone Easy AccessIntroducing EZ-Flow ticketing, for a fast, enjoyable check-in experience Limited ticketsAll tickets must be purchased online through our website. Limited amount of tickets each night! DatesEvery weekend through October 31st from 5pm - 11pm Location37W955…

Oct 7

I HATE HAMLET

Friday, October 7, 2022

Elgin Theatre Company is pleased to announce “I Hate Hamlet" by Paul Rudnick. This production will be the first of ETC’s 2023 Season celebrating their 70th Anniversary! Performances:Performances of "I Hate Hamlet" will be held on September 30, 2022, and October 1, 2, 7, 8, and 9, 2022. Friday and…

Oct 7

Ribbon Cutting at Sweetness Cookie Company

Friday, October 7, 2022

It’s so SWEET! Join us to celebrate the grand opening of this Woman Owned Business in South Elgin. It’s the perfect place to gather with friends to share a Gourmet Cookie, a scoop of premium Ice Cream or a tasty Cold Brew with those you cherish most.Custom Cookies, Logo Cookies,…

Oct 7

Ella’s Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friday, October 7, 2022

Come join us in supporting Ella's Friends of the Library at the Annual Book Sale! Dates and hours are as follows: Friday, Oct.7 10 am-4 pm Saturday, Oct. 8 10 am-4 pm Sunday, Oct. 9 10 am-4 pm On Sunday there will also be a special $5/bag sale! Fill your…

Oct 7

Sip’n Paint at Ceramica: An Art Affair

Friday, October 7, 2022

Pick and paint your own pottery!! This season is dedicated -but not limited- to Halloween! Embrace your inner hocus pocus with our witchy pieces with food and drink provided!Tickets can be viewed and purchased through our event bright link! Use code "October" for your 20% discount! 

Oct 7

Mark Betcher Live @ MartiniRoom

Friday, October 7, 2022

Live music Fridays at MartiniRoom are here to warm you up with amazing jazz from our amazing residential musician Mark Betcher! Smooth stylings of fusion jazz and amazing vocals will put you in the perfect fall mood accompanied by the famous MartiniRoom cocktails! Enjoy the calming atmosphere with our couch…

Oct 7

Pirate Island Exhibit Opening Day

Friday, October 7, 2022

Exhibit from the Miami Children’s Museum Main Library Starting October 7 Ahoy mateys! Adventure lands at the Library when Pirate Island arrives with a pirate ship and sailor skills to explore. Families will learn all about pirate legends and visit stations offering STEAM activities.

Oct 7

Side Street Sip & Shop

Friday, October 7, 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…

Oct 7

CANOE by Christian Simonsen

Friday, October 7, 2022

Announcing the plays selected for this year's Nightshade. Up first is Christian Simonsen's piece, Canoe. Summer camp can be cathartic. Join us for Nightshade, September 30th, October 1st, 7th, and 8th, 8pm at Side Street Studio Arts in Elgin.

Oct 7

Pop Punk PowerHaus

Friday, October 7, 2022

Pop Punk Lives in West Dundee!! Join us for a night of all of your Blink-182, Fall Out Boy, Paramore and Green Day favorites when we welcome back What's Our Age Again, Fueled by Emo and Basketcase to our 112 year old stage! Doors 7PMShow 8PM +/- 

Oct 7

Something Wicked – Artist’s Reception

Friday, October 7, 2022

Side Street Studio Arts' 10th Annual Something Wicked... a variety of art media whose subject matter is meant to instill a combined sense of wonder, awe, and perhaps a little dread in the City of Elgin's art scene. Showing from October 7 - October 30

Oct 7

Fall Festival at Randall Oaks Zoo

Friday, October 7, 2022

Celebrate all things fall at the Randall Oaks Zoo!  Saturday, Sept. 24 - Sunday, Oct. 30Daily from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Pedal TractorsPumpkins for SaleHayrides on Weekends ($3 per person)Fall Treats for SaleAnimal Shows on WeekendsSponsor a Scarecrow Interested in sponsoring a scarecrow for our Fall Festival? Here's more…

Oct 7

Open Mic Event

Friday, October 7, 2022

Share your musical gifts under the spotlight. Singers and musicians are welcome. All ages can participate in this family-friendly event. Due to space and set up time, no bands, please. (acoustic ensembles welcome) Singing order is based on sign-in order. (MG) $5 per audience member - performers free (sign in…

Oct 7

80’s Music Bingo at Copper Barrel on State

Friday, October 7, 2022

Oct 7

Plank Road Tap Room Food Truck: Double R BBQ

Friday, October 7, 2022

This Friday, help us welcome Double R BBQ and enjoy a cold craft beer with some tasty smoked meats!

Oct 7

Spooktacular Drive Thru

Friday, October 7, 2022

Come experience Santa’s Village like never before with our all new Not-Too-Spooky Halloween Spooktacular Drive Thru! This October, watch as our park transforms into a Halloween Haven with family-friendly scenes featuring The Witches Broom Lot, Mad Scientist, Alien Landing, Monster Mash Bash, and more.At the end of the experience, enjoy…

Oct 7

Downtown Elgin Farmers Market

Friday, October 7, 2022

Friday October 7th - Art Fest (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 Market…

Oct 7

Outdoor Storytime at Klein’s Farm & Garden Market

Friday, October 7, 2022

🍁 Join us for an outdoor storytime at Klein's! We will be outside so make sure to dress for the weather. All attendees will receive a special treat courtesy of Klein's at the end of storytime. We will read books, sing songs and play. This storytime is for all ages.…

Oct 7

Drive-In Movie : Ghostbusters Afterlife

Friday, October 7, 2022

Who you gonna call?! Get into the Halloween spirit  (get it?) with our Drive-In style viewing of Ghostbusters Afterlife! Registration is required at only $15 per car, spots are limited so register soon!

Oct 7

The Moods

Friday, October 7, 2022

The Moods are back!!! Come join us

Oct 8

No Limits (Live Band) at D Hangout Bar and Grill

Saturday, October 8, 2022

The band covers different genres from the ’70s, ’80s, ’90s, 2000s, and current hits. They always bring the energy and music that will keep you up and dancing all night. Make sure to put on your dancing shoes and enjoy every second of their show!

Oct 8

CARNIVALE!

Saturday, October 8, 2022

Elgin Symphony Orchestra concert - What better way to open ESO’s 73rd season than with the sounds of unrestrained joy and celebration? DVOŘÁK | CARNIVAL OVERTUREWYNTON MARSALIS | VIOLIN CONCERTOELGAR | ENIGMA VARIATIONSANDRES LOPERA, CONDUCTORKELLY HALL-TOMPKINS, VIOLIN Prices: Gold $65 / Red $40 / Green $20Students tickets $10Youth 17 and…

Oct 8

The Depot Market

Saturday, October 8, 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 &…

Oct 8

DINE AT SPARTAN TERRACE BEFORE THE SHOW

Saturday, October 8, 2022

As a guest, you play an important role in the educational process of these talented future culinarians enrolled in this award-winning ECC Culinary Arts and Hospitality Program. If you'd like to dine before a show, enjoy a dinner created by ECC's award-winning Culinary Arts and Hospitality Program students. Make this…