Archive for September 30, 2011

Disney is Booked! — Tips/Suggestions ANYONE

We FINALLY booked our first trip to Disney (my first trip too, to FL for that matter unless you count a layover).  I would love to hear your tips/tricks/favorite places to eat/things to do… anything goes 🙂

September 30, 2011 at 4:29 am Leave a comment

Christmas Gifts (Yes, I said it) – Make Your Own! – Various Dates

It’s almost beginning to look a lot like Christmas! OK, so we’re exaggerating, but the truth is that the holiday season is right around the corner. So why not avoid that last minute shopping and sign up for Lockport Township Park District’s Gift Ideas programs? You’ll learn how to make wine sacks, drinking glasses, sweatshirts, plates, baskets and ornaments. You don’t even need to sign up for the whole series – you can just take the classes you want! Call (815) 838-3621 ext. 0 to register. Click here to go to the Lockport Township Park District’s website.
Where: Gladys Fox Museum, 231 E. Ninth St., Lockport.
When: 6-9 p.m., Monday, Oct. 3, Monday, Oct. 10, Monday, Oct. 17,  Monday, Nov. 7, Monday, Nov. 14, Monday, Dec. 5.

September 30, 2011 at 4:28 am Leave a comment

New Lenox – Cruise the Creek on 10/2

It may be a bit chillier outside than it was a month ago, but that doesn’t mean you should put away your bikes quite yet. Why? Well, because New Lenox’s Cruise the Creek Bike Ride and Fest is this weekend! The ride will take place on a two-loop trail through scenic woodlands, wetlands and prairie. You even get to choose between a six mile loop or a 10 mile loop. Or, if you’re extra energized, you’re invited to take part in both! Relax after with the live entertainment, food vendors and more. Click here for more information.
Where: Hickory Creek Barrens Nature Preserve, 450 S. Schoolhouse Road, New Lenox.
When: Noon-4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 2.

September 30, 2011 at 4:27 am Leave a comment

Mokena Chamber of Commerce’s Food and Wine Festival – 10/1

If you enjoy a good glass of wine after a long work week, then don’t miss out on the Mokena Chamber of Commerce’s Food and Wine Festival! You’ll get to enjoy a variety of wines as well as various dishes while listening to live music and mingling with other guests. If you’re not a wine drinker, don’t fret. This fest will also feature two micro-brew beer samples. Purchase your tickets beforehand for a discounted price! Click here for more information. Why: You deserve it! Where: Historic Yunker Farm, 10824 LaPorte Road, Mokena. When: Noon-6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 1.

September 30, 2011 at 4:26 am 2 comments


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