Events

Pet Microchip Event at Carpenter Park

Carpenter Park Carpentersville

The Village of Carpentersville is partnering with Kane County Animal Control to host a microchip pet event on May 11, in Carpenter Park. This is an excellent opportunity for you to ensure the safety of your furry friends. For a small fee of $15, you can get your pet microchipped, which can help you locate your pet in case they ever […]

Depot Market Opening Day in East Dundee

Dundee Depot

Depot Market Opening Day at the Dundee Depot Market and Visitor's Center. An established market with more than 10 years of service. Park-like setting on Fox River bike trail in historic downtown East Dundee. Family fun every week. Free maps, water, and smiles, plus snacks and drinks for sale. Season: May 11-Oct. 26.

BabyFest at Gail Borden Public Library

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

Stop by or "stroller in" to Gail Borden Public Library to explore the latest baby information in the area. The library will feature health and wellness resources, community services, and early childhood literacy information. The event will be held in Gail Borden Main Library's Meadows Community Rooms & Kidspace.

Hilltop Cemetery Tour with Bill Briska

Highlands Golf Course 875 Sports Way, Elgin

Tucked into the Elgin Sports Complex is the burying ground for the old Elgin State Hospital. Join the Elgin History Museum to learn more about the Elgin State Hospital and why this cemetery is located here. It is the final resting place for 974 individuals for whom other burial arrangements could not be made. Elgin historian Bill Briska will be […]

Business Expo and Job Fair in Pingree Grove

Village of Pingree Grove Municipal Center 555 Reinking Road, Pingree Grove

The Hampshire Area Chamber is thrilled to bring you the 2024 Home & Business Expo and Job Fair on Saturday, May 11, at the Pingree Grove Municipal Center. Free to the public. Enter to win raffle prizes at every booth. Food, vendors, giveaways, meet dozens of local business members all in one place. Fun for kids and adults.

Mamas and Mimosas at Hampshire Social

Hampshire Social 124 S. State Street, Hampshire

Mamas and Mimosas at Hampshire Social is set for May 11. Grab a drink, get a new bracelet and shop for all the mamas in your life (or yourself). Event by Hampshire Social and GoldenLinx Permanent Jewelry.  

Whatnots & Whimsies Mad Hatter Tea Party

Whatnots & Whimsies 211 E Chicago St., Elgin

Whatnots & Whimsies is thrilled to invite you to tumble down the rabbit hole and join us for a whimsical "Mad Hatter Tea Party," on Saturday, May 11, 211 E. Chicago St., Elgin. Expect the unexpected as our antique shop transforms into Wonderland filled with curiosities and treasures for everyone. A day of joy, laughter, and 'muchness,' perfect for celebrating […]

Mother & Son Amazing Race Competition at Goebbert’s Farm Pingree Grove

Goebbert's Farm 42W813 Reinking Road, Pingree Grove

Mother and son teams ages 4 and up will compete to find clues and solve puzzles competing in a series of both mental and physical challenges that take you racing around the farm, located at 42W813 Reinking Rd, Pingree Grove. Tickets: $50 per couple; $15 per each additional son. Purchase tickets: https://www.goebbertevents.com/events

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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

Rookies Rochaus presents “The Chain: the Midwest Premier Fleetwood Mac Tribute”

Rookies Rochaus 96 W Main St West, Dundee

Rookies Rochaus Presents "The Chain - the Midwest Premier Fleetwood Mac Tribute," with guests Heart of Glass Blondie Tribute and Mellenium. Tickets start at $15 Come on out for a night all of your favorite songs from one of the greatest classic rock bands of all time. Lineup: Doors - 6:30 pm Mellenium 6:45 Heart of Glass 8 pm The […]

Libido Funk Circus at Old Republic Kitchen + Bar

Old Republic Kitchen + Bar 155 S Randall Rd, Elgin

Libido Funk Circus will play live on stage at Old Republic Kitchen + Bar. $10 Cover Show ABOUT THE BAND: LFC members not only love to perform music, but to entertain... to provide an audience a high-energy, feel-good show to make them smile and forget about their troubles. With their signature show "bits," charismatic personalities and the ability to switch […]

Smokin Gunz at Danny’s on Douglas

Danny's On Douglas 231 Douglas Ave Elgin, IL

Smokin Gunz to play at Danny's on Douglas. About the band: Experience a night of pure country bliss with Smokin Gunz a Nashville-style country band. Please check the event organizer’s website for all updates.

Throwback Night at D.C. Cobb’s in East Dundee

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

Join D.C. Cobb's in East Dundee for the ultimate Throwback Party featuring all your favorite 90's & 2000's jams, Jell-O shots galore, epic games of water pong, and a rooftop patio with stunning views. Dust off your best throwback outfit and get ready to dance the night away with the best nostalgia-inducing tunes. DJ Match 10PM-2AM

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