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82nd Annual Gladiolus Festival

August 7 – August 11th

The 82nd Annual Gladiolus Festival in Momence kicks off later this week and runs August 7th to August 11th featuring a variety of activities and events, starting with the Glad Fest Princess & Queen Coronation and wrapping up with the Adult Bean Bag Tournament & Beer Garden on Sunday afternoon. Here’s a look at the full schedule. For more info, logon to the Glad Fest website by clicking here. Wed Aug 7th 2019 7pm – Princess & Queen Coronation | H.S. Football Field Thur…Find out more »

2019 Enjoy Illinois Chicago Bears Training Camp – August 10th

August 10 @ 8:15 am – 10:30 am Olivet Nazarene University, 1 University Ave 
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States + Google Map

Since Summer 2001, Bourbonnais has been the summer home of the Chicago Bears.  Each year, fans swarm to the town 60 miles south of Chicago in an effort to get up close and personal with their favorite NFL stars on the campus of Olivet Nazarene University. Along with seeing athletes in action, fans can enjoy daily entertainment, games, activities, giveaways and more on the campus of Olivet. All fans attending must sign up in advance for free tickets.Find out more »

Sunshine Music Fest

August 10 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pmUncle John’s Flea Market, 15205 Wicker Ave 
Cedar Lake, IN 46303 United States + Google Map$22

Bring the kiddos to the good old days with this retro-inspired music fest. Enjoy fun, sun, giant lawn games as you support local music and a local nonprofit, Community Love. THE LINEUP: >>Vintage Postcard Band >>The Jordan and James Band >>The Corey Dennison Band >>Fresh Hops >>And special musical guest, Ben Stombaugh from the Hey My Man Podcast. Entrance to the Festival grounds is open to all ages and includes access to food vendors, live music, and lawn games. Food…Find out more »

Kankakee Cosplay Chaos! 2019

August 10 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pmArts Center of Kankakee County, 1600 N State Route 50 
Bradley, IL 60915 United States + Google Map

Kankakee Cosplay Chaos! 2019 Entry fee: $20 to enter cosplay judging event or be an artist vendor. Learn more @ https://www.kankakeecosplaychaos.com **** From anime to gaming to your favorite comic and cartoon icons— put your cosplay craft and skills to the test and go head-to-head on the runway at Kankakee Cosplay Chaos! 2019 Judges will be awarding medals and cash prizes to 1st, 2nd & 3rd place winners in adult and youth and Custom divisions. Stop by to enjoy many…Find out more »

Heroes, Hogs, and Hot Rods

August 10 @ 12:00 pm – 11:00 pmMain Street, N. Main St 
Manteno, IL 60950 United States + Google Map

Bring the whole family to this FREE EVENT and enjoy some of the many things that make this community incredible for an even more incredible cause. We will be featuring a BBQ Competition, Car Show, Strongman Competition, Crafts and Craft Beer, Local Vendors, Live Music, and much much more. The money raised will be going towards building tiny homes, which will be donated to The Prince Home, the homeless veterans’ shelter in Manteno, IL. These tiny homes will help The…Find out more »

Slammers Fest

August 10 @ 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm

SLAMMERS FEST! Saturday August 10th Let’s party at the Ballpark! featuring Live performances by Everclear Bowling For Soup Alien Ant Farm Lights Over Bridgeport & more! Great Ballpark Food, Beer, Live Music & the night will be topped off with a HUGE Fireworks spectacular! Tickets start at ONLY $25! ON SALE NOW @ www.350brewing.com/slammersfestFind out more »


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