Events

2016 Harvest of Quilts and Textile Art Show
Oct 1 - 2
Saturday 10-5 Sunday 10-4
The DeKalb County Quilters Guild invites you to our biennial quilt show, October 1-2, 2016. Enjoy this years expanding our offerings to other textile and fiber arts, such as weaving, spinning, knitting, crocheting, wearable art and more. The featured artist will be Lorraine Torrence, who makes wearable art and quilts,…
31st Coon Creek Men's Club / Prophetstown FFA Farm Toy Show
Oct 16th
9am-Noon
31st Coon Creek Men's Club / Prophetstown FFA Farm Toy Show Sunday, October 16 at 9 AM - 12 PM in CDT Prophetstown High School 310 W Riverside Dr, Prophetstown, Illinois 61277 Farm toy show features toy vendors, toy displays, large outdoor antique tractor and equipment display. Door prizes and…
All About A Ghost Tour
Year Round
8pm
Walking tour with researched, authentic stories about Galena's ghostly past & present. Mix of history and mystery.
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Annual Cruisin to the Dairy Car Show
Sept 3
3pm-8pm
Cruise to the Union Dairy, a great old fashioned ice cream parlor, to see great cars, hear 50s and 60s music, and more. Music by 3-D Sound. Hourly drawings for food prizes. Souvenir t-shirts.
Annual Galena Oktoberfest
Oct 1
11 am - 10 pm
Annual German Oktoberfest will feature a Ceremonial Tapping of the Keg; non-stop live music; wiener dog races; polka lessons and dancing; bean bag tournament; beer stein endurance contest; bounce house & pumpkin decorating, for the kids; lots of food and beer.
Sept 18-29
8am-5pm
Experience a fall harvest with mid-1900s equipment demonstrating daily field farm activities on this 50-acre working show grounds. The three day show offers agricultural history and how the agricultural life has evolved. Watch daily demonstrations of wheat and oat threshing, working saw mill, blacksmithing, horse field plowing, corn pickers and…
Oct 14-16
9am-5pm
Autumn Drive, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, October 14 through Sunday, October 16, is a scene to behold in rural Woodstock and Marengo. As you travel farm roads toward this unique fall festival in the countryside, you suddenly notice steam rising from an old-fashioned kettle corn popper. The roadside…
Autumn on Parade
Oct 1-2
8am-5pm
Join us for the annual Autumn on Parade Festival in downtown Oregon. This event features a craft fair, farmer's market, strolling entertainment and food provided by local not-for-profit organizations. An antique tractor show on Saturday and the ever-popular Harvest Time Parade on Sunday. Handicap Accessible Old English Faire at Stronghold…
Autumn on the Farm
Sept 10
9-4
Enjoy this Arts and Crafts Show featuring handcrafted autumn crafts, unique styles of scarecrows, witches, turkeys and black cats as well as other decorations for fall holidays.
Oct 15
2-4pm
Join the Early American Crafters at Heritage Canyon for Fultons Annual Beggar Walk Saturday, October 15, from 2-4 p.m. Beggars Walk is a unique, fun, and safe event for kids to trick or treat in our 1800s Village located within Heritage Canyon. There is no cost to participate, however, donations will be accepted…
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Oct 8
8-3
Looking for homegrown goodness? Your search is over. The Cambridge Fall Review is a fall food festival that features unparalleled and locally-made gourmet foods and crafts. The marketplace will include the gourmet shop and bakery, as well as over 40 booths showcasing hand-crafted wares from the areas best crafters. The…
Year Round
Investigate the ghostly mysteries of a former piano factory that is now a shopping mall! Take part in an actual ghost hunt and help uncover the secrets of this 120 year-old building! Activities are scheduled year-round, and special events are offered around Halloween and other significant dates. Use our equipment…
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Cortland Fall Festival and Parade
Oct 9
1:00
Mark your calendar for Sunday, October 9th! The 35th Annual Cortland Festival and Parade will kick off at 1:00 p.m and will feature members of local bands, scout troops, clubs and other organizations. Then stay for the festival at Cortland Community Park after the parade. Vendors will offer food for…
Country Corner Farm Market Zombie Paintball
Oct 1-29
7pm-10pm weekends only
New Nighttime Activity sweeping the Nation! Come ride our Zombie Train and shoot the Zombies with our mounted paintball guns be sure to get them all before the train turns to go back for more supplies
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Creston Booster Days
Sept 17-18
9am
The Annual Creston Booster Days is September 17th and 18th, 2016, Booster Park, Creston, Illinois. Entertainment includes the Silver Creek Band @ 4pm and country music legend MOE BANDY @ 7pm Saturday September 17th followed by a Spectacular Firework Show. Entertainment continues Sunday September 18th with the Missing Links Banks…
Sept 11
11a.m.- 4p.m.
DeKalb Kite Festival is a full day of family fun. Happening September 11th from 11am - 4pm, it's a great way to enjoy the outdoors and see amazing kites! Everyone will enjoy seeing the giant inflatable kites, dancing kites, and fighting kites high up in the sky. Kite Fest is…
Dixon Scarecrow Festival
Sept 25
10am-3pm
The event begins at noon at the 100 and 200 blocks of First Street in downtown Dixon and Admission is free. The family fall festival will feature many games, crafts, and activities for children along with live music, autumn displays, and fall festival foods and treats. Some of the highlights…
Sept 24
7:00pm
Flashback Weekend presents Drive-In Dusk to Dawn Horrorfest – Midway Drive-In, Dixon, IL Sat. Sept. 24, 2016 John Carpenters HALLOWEEN (1978), Brian DePalmas CARRIE” (1976), “the original classic “THE EVIL DEAD” (1983), and “I DRINK YOUR BLOOD” (1970). Classic Horror trailers, vintage concession ads, and more! Arrive early to shop…
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Egyptian Theatre Flashlight Tour
Sept 17
8pm - 10pm
Join Egyptian Theatre staff as they provide a tour of the historic Egyptian Theatre using just your flashlights. Guests will be treated to a behind the scenes backstage tour which will highlight the haunted history of the theatre. This is the tour that reveals all the secrets and lets you…
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