A “Just off the Tracks” favorite. For $5 at the door on the first & third Friday’s of the month you get a night of incredible Chicago Quality Jazz. Stage Left Cafe is the perfect intimate setting for this fun eventing. Beer, wine and light snacks are available. Head to Woodstock’s Historic Square for a memorable evening.
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
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.
Get ready for one of the most fun biking events of the year! The Active Transportation Alliance sponsors this annual ride with four different routes to choose from, each exploring Chicago’s vibrant and diverse neighborhoods, lush parks and historic architecture, plus sample food from your choice of 3 great restaurants.
If you are looking for music, food and fun here is your ticket. Hop on board for some of this summers best festivals, all right off Metra’s Northwest Line. Starting on June 27th with Des Plaines-Summer Fling to August 15th with Edison Park Fest there is a festival to attend almost every weekend.
Head to Cary on a Wednesday evening and you can expect the best in hot rods, muscle cars, classic cars and more. Cary Cruise Nights are held every Wednesday from June 4th through August 27th, in the street right out front of the Tracks Bar & Grill, which serves one of the best burgers in McHenry county.
This years fireworks along the Northwest Line start on July 2nd with the last town, Fox River Grove on the 12th. So get out and enjoy the show. Many of the towns have celebrations, festivals and parades as well.
If you are looking for something out of the ordinary for your Easter breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner, here are a couple of suggestions. From a traditional Italian celebration in Park Ridge, to a no fuss Bloody Mary kind of Brunch in Palatine. From a small bistro in Crystal Lake, to Brunch in a 1920′s dining car. Enjoy