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Summer Concerts in the Park — 2013

If you are looking for a romantic evening, a get together with good friends, or a fun family night out, these concerts are for you. Bring your blanket or lawn chairs and pack your picnic basket and head on out to enjoy an evening of live music, some summer air and a sunset. Best of all they are FREE!!!

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2013 Arlington Million — August 17th

It’s the day we’ve all been waiting for – the 31st running of the Arlington Million! You can experience one of the most prestigious races in the world.The day is packed with parties, music, food, drinks, entertainment, and of course the best thoroughbreds in the country on the track.

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Edison Park Fest 2013 – August 16th – 18th

Edison Park Fest, a 3-day extravaganza of entertainment, family fun, delicious food and music for all ages. Music and dancing will be non-stop as the fest’s live entertainment rivals that of any neighborhood festival in Chicago.Including local bands, such as Modern Day Romeos, Hi-Infidelity, and Hillbilly Rockstarz. Please note that the headliner bands are 21 and over shows.

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Arlington Park Race Track 2013

One of the surest signs of Summer is the return of Racing to Arlington Park Race Track. Opening day is May 3rd so hop on the Metra Northwest Line and be delivered right to their door. A day at the Track is a fun and exciting way to spend the day with friends & family.

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Bike Trails along the Metra Northwest Pacific Line

Some of the best Bike Trails in the Chicago-land area are accessable from the Northwest Pacific Train Line. Whether you bike for fun or as a means of getting around, this post is for you. We’d love to hear about your trip and your tips for the other bikers out there

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Celebrate Barrington Traditions — Barrington Holiday Events 2013

If you would like to start some holiday traditions this year, Barrington’s Holiday Events, may be one of the best places to start. Along with their usual traditions this year they have added the ChristKindlfest, with a market, entertainment, food & drink it promises to be a new favorite.

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July 2013 Festivals & Fun

Follow the Festivals along the Metra Northwest line. Almost every town along the line has a festival planned for July. There is something for everyone; entertainment, food and fun. Gather up your friends & family and head out for a taste of summer.

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Arlington Park Racecourse — Thoroughbred Racing

Don’t let another summer go by without visiting beautiful Arlington Park Racecource. The park has so much to offer with many activities geared for families, as well as groups of any size. Admission is affordable and with Metra stopping right in front of the park even getting there is easy.

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