Mental Health Advocacy FSA 5k Run/Walk 2024 at Raceway Woods

Raceway Woods 645 N Western Ave, Carpentersville

Join the Family Service Association of Greater Elgin Area by taking one step at a time for Mental Health at the FSA 5k Run/Walk at Raceway Woods in Carpentersville. FSA is excited to offer this community event to bring awareness to mental health and engage in advocacy to eradicate stigma. It is the mission of FSA of Greater Elgin to […]

49th Strawberry Festival at Bethlehem Lutheran Church

Bethlehem Lutheran Church 340 Grand Blvd, Elgin

Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Elgin is hosting the 49th Strawberry Festival. Enjoy Strawberry Shortcake, Strawberry Sundaes, Chocolate Covered Strawberries, Strawberry Jam, Baked Goods, Crafters, Plants, Jewelry, Antique Fire Truck Rides, The Strawberry Patch Raffle, and more. Rain or shine event.

Third annual Spring Artisan Marketplace & Craft Show

Arts In Bartlett 215 S Main St, Bartlett

The third annual Spring Artisan Marketplace & Craft Show in downtown Bartlett offers the finest from 65+ local artists, cottage food purveyors, crafters and specialty vendors during this first-of-the-season indoor/outdoor market. Free to attend and hosted by Arts in Bartlett, the event will pique your curiosity with a generous selection of affordable, handmade and one-of-a-kind items for Mother's Day and […]


Model Railroad Exhibition at Gail Borden Public Library

Gail Borden Public Library - Main Branch 270 N Grove Ave, Elgin

Drop by the Main Gail Borden Library to see the fun and inspiring Ho Scale Model Railroading exhibit, including pieces from the 1870s in honor of Gail Borden's 150th Anniversary this year. Dates/times: 9 am - 5 pm Friday, May 3 9 am - 5 pm Saturday, May 4 noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 5 In the Meadows Community […]

Art Show at the Rakow Center

Dundee Township Park District Rakow Center Carpentersville

More than 100 paintings, drawings, and illustrations in all mediums including oil, acrylic, watercolor, pen and ink, colored pencil, etc. will be on display at the Dundee Township Park District Adult Activities Center Art Show. The show is open to the public and will feature assorted landscape renderings, colorful floral arrangements, assorted wildlife graphics including animals and birds, and charming […]

Free Comic Book Day at Ella Johnson

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

Celebrate Free Comic Book Day at the library. Stop by the Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library District between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday, May 4, to  receive a free comic book and make your own light saber to celebrate May The 4th.  


Cinco De Mayo Party at D.C. Cobb’s East Dundee

D.C. Cobb's 311 Barrington Ave, East Dundee

Join D.C. Cobb's in East Dundee this May 4th and 5th for its Cinco De Mayo Party. The event will feature a special cocktail menu, layered Jello shots, and Casamigos cups filled with Beeritas. DJ Bernes will be spinning from 10PM-2AM on Saturday night, followed by DJs Double E and Kickn Kenny from 9PM-1AM on Sunday.

Touch-A-Truck-May The 4th Be With You!

Cambridge Lake Charter School 900 Wester Blvd, Pingree Grove

The Touch-A-Truck-May The 4th Be With You event is set for noon to 3 p.m., in the Cambridge Lakes Charter School Parking Lot. Vehicles on display will include a fire truck, ambulance, police car, cement truck, dump truck, garbage truck, and more. The event will also include food, kid's Galactic roadmap and prize drawing.      


Bingo Saturdays at Atlas Chicken Bartlett

Atlas Chicken Bartlett 1048 W Army Trail Road, Bartlett

Free Bingo every Saturday with prizes for adults and kids at Atlas Chicken's 2nd bigger location in Bartlett. Come try their scratch-made menu and have one of 8 slushies (4 boozy 4 non-boozy) Full bar, pool table, darts and blackboard wall for the kids On Army Trail just east of Rt 59

Rhythm of Asia Showcase at Elgin Community College

Elgin Community College

The Multicultural Education Group is proud to present Rhythm of Asia Showcase on Saturday, May 4, in the Spartan Auditorium at Elgin Community College. Join as Multicultural Education Group campers and leaders showcase the beautiful costumes, dances and music of Asia. Doors Open 6PMShow begins at 7PM Tickets: Free Admission.  Donations are welcome.


Beethoven’s 9th

Hemmens Cultural Center 45 Symphony Way, Elgin

Beethoven's 9th also presenting MOZART | Ave verum corpus JESSIE MONTGOMERY | Hymn for Everyone Featuring - Elgin Master Chorale Beethoven’s “Choral Symphony” was remarkable in its day not only for its grandness of scale but especially for its final movement, which includes a full chorus and vocal soloists singing “An die Freude” (“Ode to Joy”). The work was Beethoven’s final complete […]

Simply Yacht Rock at Niko’s Pingree Grove

Nikos Tavern and Neighborhood Grill 2401 W. Rt 20, Pingree Grove

Come aboard Simply Yacht Rock's inaugural journey at Niko's Tavern for an evening brimming with delicious food, wonderful company, and the finest escape tunes. Event by Simply Yacht Rock featuring Mark O'Dette. Immerse yourself in melodies from legendary artists such as Ambrosia, Steely Dan, and Little River Band. Set sail with your friends and indulge in a memorable night of […]

The Wisconsin Invasion Drag Show at Martini Room

Martini Room 161 E Chicago St

Get ready for an epic night of drag extravaganza with The Wisconsin Invasion Drag Show at The Martini Room on May 4. Hosted by the fabulous Miss Moscato, we're bringing you special guests all the way from Wisconsin: Cass Marie Domino, Montell Infinity Ross, and Anya Knees Thunderkat. From fierce lip-sync battles to mesmerizing dance routines, this show has it […]

Funk Brotherz at Danny’s on Douglas

Danny's On Douglas 231 Douglas Ave Elgin, IL

Funk Brotherz to play live at Danny's on Douglas. About the band: Funk Brotherz plays funk, blues, rock, jazz from the 70s, 80s, 90s, and today. All live and live dance mixes. Please check the event organizer's website for all updates.  

Mock Star at Old Republic Kitchen + Bar

Old Republic Kitchen + Bar 155 S Randall Rd, Elgin

Mock Star, the ultimate 80s rock experience, is coming to Old Republic Kitchen + Bar and bringing all your favorite hits to life. Please check the event organizer's website for all updates.  

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