If you are looking tor that neighborhood bar feel, the kind where everyone knows your name, or acts like they do, then Matt’s should be your next stop. With their recent updates, Matt’s is the perfect place to meet with friends or family, have a drink,(my favorite is their Moscow Mule in a copper cup),and grab a game. Matt’s is also a great bar crawl spot, right across from the Crystal Lake station.
If you ride the train through Palatine then you most likely have seen this Palatine landmark. Durty Nellie’s is known for their Great Food, Live Music and Outstanding Selection of Beer. Their Convenient location across from the Palatine Metra station makes this pub an ideal choice for your next pub crawl.
Fourth Fridays in Harvard is a great way to spend a Friday evening. Art, Lite Appetizers and Live Music, all for $5 bucks. There is also a cash bar with Beer, wine and specialty coffees. Fourth Fridays is a Just Off The Tracks Favorite!
If you are looking for a unique outing this winter, put this one on your bucket list. Grab your family or a group of friends and head to Fox River Grove.Watch top ranked ski jumpers from around the world compete. Grab a drink, a bite to eat and gather around the fire-barrel and have some fun
Get out on the town this holiday season and enjoy everything from Tree Lighting Ceremonies and Parades to Visits With Santa and Free Carriage Rides to Live Theater like A Christmas Carol or the Nutcracker Ballet. The possibilities are endless along the Northwest Line alone, so head on out and start a new Holiday Tradition of your own.
For a great day of Family Entertainment, then an Evening of German Beer, Music, Food and Fun head to Mt. Prospect for their Fall Fest and then stick around and get ready to kick it up a notch at Oktoberfest. All of the festivities will be under a heated tent so you don’t have to worry about the weather. Admission is Free.
If you like to take a walk at night and be able to see the decor in other people’s homes, this is for you. You are invited to tour the insides of 5 distinct Mt. Prospect Homes; during the Mount Prospect Historical Society’s 27th annual Holiday Housewalk. The walking paths are lit with beautiful luminaria, to give you that magical holiday feeling
Mark this week on your calender as you won’t want to miss the annual Edison Park Restaurant Week. With 9 of their top restaurants featuring 3 Course prix-fixe menus, with lunches varying from $15 and dinners from $22 (higher on Friday & Saturday). So many choices so little time.
What a great way sample fine dining on a shoe string.
Great family fun is to be had at Crystal Lake’s Johnny Appleseed Festival. There will be wagon rides, pumpkin bowling, pony rides, petting zoo,,,,,,live music, food vendors, craft fair, farmers market, apple pie eating contest……and so much more.
Cary Main Street Fest, one of the newest fall festivals in the Northwest Suburbs. Hop on the Metra, Northwest Line and party in the street. With a full line up of bands, craft beer, select wines and local restaurants offering great fall flavors. There will also be family entertainment stage and art area.