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Village of Frankfort – Winter on the Green has already started!

 The Village of Frankfort’s Winter on the Green series is beginning this weekend (1/9), and there’s fun to be had by people of all ages.

Breidert Green, at the corner of White and Kansas streets, Frankfort. When: 1-3 p.m., Sundays starting Sunday, Jan. 8 through Sunday, Feb. 12.

 

Visit http://www.villageoffrankfort.com/ for details!

January 10, 2012 at 3:09 am Leave a comment

Frankfort & Mokena’s Kids Helping Kids Holiday Toy Drive

Pick out a toy to donate to the Frankfort and Mokena Kids Helping Kids Holiday Toy Drive! New toys for boys and girls ages 2 through 17 are needed, and all toys will be donated to local families. Click here for more information.
Where: Dee’s Dog Grooming, 11009 Front St., Mokena.
When: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through Friday, Dec. 23.

December 14, 2011 at 1:37 am Leave a comment

Glory Bee – New Antique Shop in Frankfort

Glory Bee, a new antique shop in downtown Frankfort, opened in December.  I’ll have to check it out. 

 

http://frankfort.patch.com/articles/glory-bee-shop-owners-want-to-bring-antiques-back-to-frankfort

December 13, 2011 at 6:14 pm Leave a comment

Local Ice Rinks

It’s time to go ice skating at Orland Park’s Winter Wonderland Ice Rink! If you don’t own a pair of skates you can rent your skates before you hit the ice.

Frankfort Square Park District also has two ice rinks that will be open to the public weather permitting. Keep an eye out for the Frankfort’s ice rink located in Main Park to open again this year too!

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Where: Orland Park’s Winter Wonderland Ice Rink: Centennial Park Ice Rink, 15600 West Avenue, Orland Park.  //  Frankfort Square Park District Rinks: NHL Style In-Line Hockey Rink, 19900 S. 80th Ave., Tinley Park. Champions Park Skating Rink, 20130 Rosewood Drive, Frankfort.  //  Frankfort’s Main Park Rink: 140 Oak St., Frankfort.
When: Orland Park’s Winter Wonderland Ice Rink: Sunrise-9 p.m., Daily through Monday, March 5.  //  Frankfort Square Park District Rinks: NHL Style In-Line Hockey Rink, 8 a.m.-10 p.m., Daily, weather permitting. Champions Park Skating Rink, Daily, weather permitting.  //  Frankfort’s Main Park Rink: Daily, weather permitting.

December 10, 2011 at 3:06 am Leave a comment

Happy birthday to Mickey Mouse!

Mickey Mouse will be turning the big 8-3, and the Frankfort Park District is inviting you to come out and celebrate it! With games, crafts, pizza and (of course) cake, you won’t want to miss this birthday bash. Register by Thursday. Click here for more information.
Where: Founders Community Center, 140 Oak St., Frankfort.
When: Register by Thursday, Nov. 17. Mickey’s Birthday Celebration will be held 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Monday, Nov. 21.

November 16, 2011 at 3:20 am Leave a comment

Fawn Landscaping in Frankfort has opened Creepy Hallow

 Who cares if you’re an adult. It doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the magic of Halloween! If you’re looking for a good scare, you don’t have to look far. Fawn Landscaping in Frankfort has opened Creepy Hallow. Kid-friendly by day, Creepy Hallow gives scares by night perfectly suited for spook-seeking adults. Featuring a corn maze, the Hollywood Horror Hayride and the Blood Shed Haunted House, you just might leave screaming like a little kid!

Where: Fawn Landscaping’s Creepy Hallow, 24405 S. LaGrange Road, Frankfort.

When: Daytime Family Fun: 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays through Sunday, Oct. 30.

After Dark Horrors: 6-11 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays through Saturday, Oct. 22. 6-10 p.m. Sundays through Sunday, Oct. 23. 6-10p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27. 6-11 p.m., Friday, Oct. 28. 6 p.m.-Midnight, Saturday, Oct. 29. 6-10 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 30. 6-11 p.m., Monday, Oct. 31.

October 13, 2011 at 11:46 pm Leave a comment

Evilena’s Red Dresser – Workshop, October 19th 630-730

Sounds like a fun event!
 
“Essential Elements of Decorating”

WORKSHOP
WED. October 19 · 6:30-7:30 · $10 
Held at Evilena’s Red Dresser in Frankfort, IL
 
Find out the Perfect Recipe for a Beautiful Home!
 
How do you find inspiration for a room?
 
How do I select a color palette?
 
Learn how to fix decorating mistakes!
 
Renew your rooms by simply rearranging your stuff! 
 
    RSVP: 815-464-4426
or email: jan@evilenasreddresser.com
or  denise@theroomdesigner.com
(space is limited…) 

October 13, 2011 at 10:02 pm Leave a comment

Frankfort General Store Anniversary Celebration – 10/15

Remember to mark your calendars for the Frankfort General Store’s 2 1/2 Anniversary.  August, Frankfort’s local ballooon artist will be on hand to make designs, enjoy samples of their gourmet foods and cupcakes from The Pickwick! Saturday, October 15.  Call Pickwick Tea Society or General Store for more information.

October 12, 2011 at 3:47 pm Leave a comment

Haunted Houses!!! Find them here!

Happy Halloween!  Check out one of the many haunted houses in the area…

Orland Park Lions Club Haunted Woods Presents Forest of Fears 14800 S. Ravinia Ave., Orland Park

Scaring Orland Park since 1988.

  • When: Oct. 14-15, Oct. 21-22, Oct. 27-29, from 7-11 p.m.
  • Admission: $10 for ages 6 and older ($2 discount with donation for food pantry)
  • Information: http://orlandparklionsclub.com/

Haunted Hayrides Forest View Farms, 16717 Lockwood Ave., Tinley Park

A Halloween ride through haunted forest preserve takes about 20-30 minutes. A fall tradition for at least 15 years.

  • When: Oct. 8-9, Oct. 14-16, Oct. 20-23, Oct. 27-29, from 6-7 p.m. a less scary version for kids, from 7 p.m. to close a full effects show.
  • Admission: $10 ($9 if you book a whole wagon, which seats 20).
  • Information: 708-560-0306 or online at www.fvfarms.com

Frankfort Area Jaycees Haunted House Harlem Crossings Shopping Center, 198th Street and Harlem Avenue, Frankfort

Scaring Frankfort for the past 15 years

Haunted Hollow at Toyota Park in Bridgeview

Haunted Hollow returns to Bridgeview’s Toyota Park with a new fright fest called Carn-Evil Midway.

  • When: Oct. 14-16, Oct. 21, Oct. 23 and Oct. 28-31, from 7-11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 7-10 p.m. on Sunday and Halloween.
  • Admission: $10 for ages 7 and older. RIP passes are an additional $5.
  • Information: www.bridgeviewhauntedhouse.com, or see Haunted Hallow’s Facebook page or Twitter feed.

Frightmare Haunted House at Haunted Trails 7759 S. Harlem Ave., Burbank

A two-story haunted house and scary maze featuring scenes from famous horror films.

  • When: Daily from Oct. 7 to Halloween, 6-10 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 6-11 p.m. Fridays; 3-11 p.m. Saturdays; 3-10 p.m. Sundays.
  • Admission: $10 (discount coupons on website) but only 99 cents on 20th anniversary days Oct. 10-13 and Oct. 17-20. 6-10 p.m. Monday through Thursday,
  • Information: http://www.frightmarehauntedhouse.com/

Haunted Hayride 10801 S. Roberts Road, Palos Hills

Sweet Dreams Haunted House 11901 S. Cicero Ave. Alsip, inside the Funtime Square

In its seventh year of operation, Sweet Dreams Haunted House is located inside Funtime Square in Alsip, which has the largest haunted cemetery count, according to Haunted Places of Illinois.

  • When: Oct. 12, Oct. 7-9, Oct. 14-16, Oct. 21-23, Oct. 26-31, from 7-10 p.m.  Sunday through Thursday, 7 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday.
  • Admission: $10
  • Information: http://www.sweetdreamshauntedhouse.com

3rd Annual Nightmare at the Terrace Haunted House 11500 Beloit Ave., Worth

The Worth Park District will once again be turning the Terrace Centre into a place full of scares, thrills and chills for the 3rd annual “Nightmare at the Terrace” Haunted House. If you dare, take your chances and walk through a 700-foot path and 15-room maze.

  • When: Oct. 14-15, Oct. 21-23, Oct. 27-30, from 6-10 p.m.
  • Admission: $8 for 8 and older. A Lights on for Kids version will be Oct. 20 from 4-6 p.m. and Oct. 29 from 2-5 p.m. for $2.
  • Information: 708-448-7080 or online at http://www.worthparkdistrict.org

Spirits of the Oaks Haunted Trail Irons Oaks in Olympia Fields

It’s the time of year when the darkness lengthens and the Spirits of the Oaks become restless. Are you brave enough to walk amongst them? Visit our haunted trail that is sure to scare even the bravest soul.

  • When: Oct. 14-15, from 7-10 p.m. for ages 12 and older
  • Admission: $7 ($5 in groups of 5 or more)
  • Information: http://www.hfparks.com

Doorway to Doom Pick-Ups Bar, 21000 Torrence Ave., Lynwood

The Doorway to Doom began as a simple yard haunt in a quiet little town south of Chicago. Soon, the Haunt grew and the Doorway threatened to consume the sleepy little suburb. It is said, that a vortex opens up beyond the Doorway and those unlucky enough to be in the Mausoleum when this happens are swept away to a world of unspeakable terrors!

  • When: Oct. 14-16, Oct. 21-23, Oct. 26-31, from 7-10 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, 8 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays, 6-0 p.m. on Halloween night.
  • Admission: $13
  • Information: http://www.doorwaytodoom.com/

Abyss Haunted House Presented by Dollinger Farms, 7502 E. Hansel Road, Channahon

A darkness, long forgotten, has been unleashed deep within the bowels of the earth, beneath the old McClindon place in unsuspecting Channahon. An unspeakable portal to horror so deep and black, it is known only as … ABYSS.

  • When: Oct. 7-8, Oct. 14-16, Oct. 20-23, Oct. 27-30, from 7-10 p.m. Sundays and Thursdays,  7-11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
  • Admission: $17
  • Information: 815-467-6788 or online at http://www.abysshaunts.com/

Statesville Haunted Prison and City of the Dead, Crest Hill

Enter Statesville Haunted Prison at your own peril. When you do, the Warden the Demon of Darkness and his Zombies will quickly take control of you like everything else inside the ancient walls of pure evil!

  • When: Oct. 6-9, Oct. 13-16, Oct. 20-23, Oct. 25-31, Nov. 4-5, 7-10 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays, 7-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.
  • Admission: $30, VIP $40
  • Information: http://www.statesville.org/

Haunted Mansion and Asylum 13 Ditka’s Sports Dome, 730 N. Bolingbrook Dr. in Bolingbrook

  • When: Oct. 7-9, Oct. 14-16, Oct. 20-23, Oct. 26-31, 6-10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 6-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.
  • Admission: $20
  • Information: www.ditkasportsdome.com/haunted

Six Flags Fright Fest, Gurnee

  • When: Oct. 7-10, Oct. 14-16, Oct. 21-23, Oct. 28-30, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sundays, 5-11 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Columbus Day
  • Admission: $59.99 for adults, $39.99 for children under 48-inches, free for children 2 and younger. Additional fee required for some haunted attractions.
  • Information: http://frightfest.sixflags.com

October 7, 2011 at 6:00 pm Leave a comment

Frankfort Jaycee’s Annual Fright Fest!!

We’ll bet that with Halloween just around the corner, your kids are looking for a good scare. Well tell them to get ready to scream in complete fright and delight, because the Frankfort Area Jaycees’ Annual Fright Fest haunted house is just about ready to open and scare! The monsters ghosts and other spooky creatures will surely do the job with the theme “12 Things That Scare People.” Click here for more information.
Where: Harlem Crossings Shopping Center, 19818 S. Harlem Ave., Frankfort.
When: Kid’s Friendly Version: 2-4 p.m. Haunted House: 7-10 p.m. Both are open Fridays and Saturdays through Halloween starting Saturday, Oct. 1.

September 28, 2011 at 2:04 am Leave a comment

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