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Outdoor Concerts


Concerts on the Green

630pm Sundays June 19 through August 28

Breidert Green Stage


Free Concerts in the Park

KO Bossy 7-9pm June 12

Three Men in Kilts 7-9pm July 10


New Lenox

Concerts in the Commons

7pm every other Sunday June 12 through August 28

Village of New Lenox Commons, Veterans Parkway for more info

Orland Park

Concerts in the Park

Encore Concert Band, 7-830pm Sunday June 19

Rockin Fenderskirts, 7-830pm Sunday July 17

Cresecent Park

142nd and Main Streets, Orland Park

Concessions sold

If it rains, shows at Cultural Arts Center Exhibit Hall, 14760 Park Lane, Orland Park

Tinley Park

Music in the Plaza

The Oak Park Avenue train station, 173rd Street and Oak Park Avenue, will be buzzing with live music on the 2nd and 4th Saturday’s of  each month. The rock cover band Eleventh Hour will kick off series on June 25.  the rock bandk Reckless will conclude concert series on August 29


June 22, 2011 at 11:02 pm Leave a comment

4th of July Celebrations!


5pm July 4

Main Park

Festivities include inflatables, kid entertainment, carnival games, tattoos, popcorn wagon, cotton candy, bean bag tournament, refreshments and fireworks at dusk.  Wristbands for kids are $10. Adult is free.


845pm July 3. Festivities held at Dellwood Park, Route 171 and Woods Drive. Call 815.838.1183 for more info


10am Parade! Travel down Wolf Road from LaPorte Road to Granite Drive

For more information visit 708.479.2468

New Lenox

7-930pm July 4

New Lenox Village Commons, Vetrans Parkway, New Lenox

Valid Proof will perform at 7pm

830pm Lions Club has raffle drawing and Joliet American Legion Band will perform

Fireworks begin at 930pm

More info 815.462.6400

Orland Park

715pm Centennial Park, 15600 West Ave

Johnny Russler and the Beach Bum Band will entertain.  At 915pm there will be a presentation of colors and firworks at 920pm

More info 708.406.7275

Tinley Park

July 4

8am with Stars & Stripes 5k run/walk at McCarthy Park, 16801 S. 80th Ave

4pm food and beer tents will open.  Lie bands will perform from 415-9pm

Fireworks begin 915pm.

All activities will take place at McCarthy Park.  Call 708.342.4200

June 22, 2011 at 10:56 pm Leave a comment

Movies Under the Stars

Frankfort: Movies on the Green

830pm Wednesdays

June 8, July 6 and August 3 on Breider Green at Kansas and Ash streets in downtown Frankfort

Lockport: Movies in the Square

730-10pm on Friday’s

June 17 is the Sandlot, July 15 is Shark Tale, August 19 is School of Rock at Central Square, 222 E. Nineth St in the lawn.

Mokena: Movies in the Park

Main Park 10925 LaPorte Road in Mokena

Wizard of Oz on June 24 and Megamind on July 29

Both movies begin at 845 (approx)

New Lenox: Summer Movie Series

8pm (dusk) on Wednesdays, June 8 – August 17

Visit for movie line up

Village Commons, Veterans Parkway

Orland Park: Saturday Cinema

830pm (dusk) Saturday, August 20th, Village Green, 14700 S. Ravinia Ave, Orland Park,  Return to Witch Mountain.  Rain site is the cultural Center, 14760 Park Lane

Tinley Park: Movies in the Plaza

August 27 for Air Bud at the Oak Park Avenue Train Station.  Preshow activities before sun sets. Visit for more information

June 22, 2011 at 10:51 pm Leave a comment

Cruise Nights


6-9pm Thursdays through August 25 on Breidert Green at Kansas and Ash streets in downtown Frankfort.


630-830pm Mondays through August 29th in the Central Square, 222 E. Ninth Street and First Midwest Bank parking lots in downtown Lockport


5-9pm Sundays through September 4 at Stoney Point Grill Parking lot, 19031 Old LaGrange Road, Mokena

New Lenox

6-9pm Mondays June 13, July 11, August 8 at Laraway Lanes, 1009 W. Laraway Road, New Lenox.

Orland Park

9am Sunday through August 21, Hoosters, 15300 S. LaGrange Road, Orland Park,

Tinley Park

5-9pm Tuesdays along Oak Park Avenue.

June 22, 2011 at 10:45 pm Leave a comment

Splash Pads

New Lenox


Hibernia Park

800 S. Anderson Road

new Lenox

Temperature must be 74 degrees

Orland Park Centennial Park Aquatic Center

12-8pm daily

15600 West Ave

There are modified pool hours May 31 – June 3, July 4 and September 5

Adm $7 for residents, $14 for non residents

Tinley Park White Water Canyon Water Park

Noon – 8pm daily

8221 W. 171st St

During the month of July the waterpark is open 12-830pm.  After Tuesday, August 23 the water park will be open from 4-8pm.

June 22, 2011 at 10:40 pm Leave a comment

Wine & Jazz Night (New Lenox)

6pm Saturday July 16

Village of New Lenox Commons

Veterans Parkway, new Lenox


Wine tasting begin at 6pm and the Ben Clark Quartet will perform at 7pm

June 22, 2011 at 10:37 pm Leave a comment

Local Festivals

Orland Days

June 1-5, 153rd Metra Station, Orland Park

Old Canal Days

Friday June 10 – Saturday June 12

Proud American Days

July 28-31

New Lenox Community Park District, 1 Manor Drive, New Lenox

Taste of Orland Park

August 5-7, Orland Park Civic Center

14750 S. Ravinia Ave, Orland Park

Includes live entertainme t, Kids’ Day, bingo, car show and more

Farm & Barn Fest

10-11pm Saturday August 13 at Yunker Farm, 10824 LaPorte Road, Mokena

Includes demonstrations, entertainment, flea market, quilt show, baby contest and more

Frankfort Fall Fest

September 3-5 in downtown Frankfort

Homer Community 10th Anniversary Festival and Independence Day Parade

June 23-26 at 1440 W. 151st in Homer Glen.  Includes carnival, food, games, live music, fireworks display on June 24th.  Parade on Saturday at 11am.

June 22, 2011 at 10:36 pm Leave a comment

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