Warner and Troost Monument Company Celebrate 125 Years in East Dundee

Warner & Troost Monument Company 107 Water St., East Dundee

Warner and Troost Monument Company will celebrate its 125 years in East Dundee with a ribbon cutting at 8:30 a.m., followed by an open house until 11 a.m. The community is invited to come and see pictures of the company's history, recent updates to the office, as well as learn more about the different products and services on display to […]


Silent Book Club at Vern’s Tavern

Vern's Tavern 76 S Grove Ave, Elgin

Come to Vern's Tavern on a Thursday night from 4 p.m. to midnight for Silent Book Club and get comfy cozy in the speakeasy. Bring a book and get lost in the story while enjoying a cocktail or non-alcoholic beverage. Coffee and teas from local businesses will also be available for purchase. Vern's Tavern has created a swanky, peaceful, inviting […]

Village Squire West Dundee’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

The Village Squire Restaurants - West Dundee 125 Washington St, West Dundee

Celebrate the Village Squire in West Dundee turning 50 during a party set for 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 30. The evening will include music, food, drink specials, limited edition anniversary cups, golden envelopes, the Popcorn Song every hour, giveaways, and more.


Bingo at Chicago Street Pour House

Chicago Street Pour House 1350 E Chicago St, Elgin

Play Bingo from 6 to 8 p.m. every Thursday at Chicago Street Pour House. Free to play. Please check the event organizer’s website for all updates.


Gilberts Community Days

Gilberts Village Hall 87 Galligan Road, Gilberts

Gilberts Community Days is the Village’s annual festival to bring residents, visitors, and businesses together in a weekend long celebration of community and fun. Community Days has something for everyone: live musical entertainment on stage, free children's activities including a petting zoo, a carnival full of rides and games, local food and drinks, a classic car show, and much more. […]

Bike Fabulous with Elgin Community Bikes

Elgin Community Bikes 69 S. Riverside Drive, Elgin

Join Elgin Community Bikes for Bike Fabulous, a ride that celebrates the joy of riding a bike and feeling fabulous while doing it. Attendees are invited to dress in an outfit that makes you feel fabulous and slow roll for about 5-8 miles. All riders must complete an annual Ride Participation Waiver at

Glimpses into Elgin History through Archived Family Letters

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

For adults. Join Kevin O'Connor as he discusses his book, "Two Floors Above Grief," based on a collection of letters exchanged among family members from the 1930s through the 1970s. Kevin O'Connor grew up in Elgin, where his family owned the O'Connor Funeral Home from 1930 to 1984. He will talk about how he organized the 700 pages of letters […]


Free Poker at Olde Towne Inn

Olde Towne Inn 412 Bluff City Blvd, Elgin

Free poker at Olde Towne Inn, Elgin's oldest bar & grill, at 7 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays. For more information about Olde Towne Inn, visit, Please check the event organizer's website for all updates.  

Prominent Elgin Architect W. W. Abell, Presented by Dan Miller

Nancy Kimball Cobblestone House 302 W. Chicago Street, Elgin

The man, his drawings, his houses and his incredible contribution to Elgin. Event by the Elgin History Museum. Presented by Dan Miller of the Gifford Park Association. Location: Nancy Kimball Cobblestone House, 302 W. Chicago St. Parking available in the city lot located at W. Highland and N. Crystal St. Event is free. Donations accepted. Please register:



Bamboozels 101 W Main St, West Dundee

Free Bingo at Bamboozels in West Dundee. Progressive jackpot. Also enjoy food and drink specials. Please check the event organizer’s website for all updates.

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