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Woodstock’s 2nd Friday ArtWalks

Head to Woodstock Square for a fun evening on the 2nd Fridays of the Month through September. Filled with great art, fun entertainment for a date with a friend, a loved one or spending time with the family it will surely be a hit. Strolling the historic square is an added bonus.

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Orson Welles Festival – May 2014

In a 1960 interview that asked where “home” was, Orson Welles answered, “I suppose Woodstock, Illinois, I went to school there.” For film and history buffs alike, the Orson Welles Festival will have something that will grab your attention. Through out the month of May there will be a Film Festival, Panel Discussions, a Reenactment of War of the worlds,Book Signings and more.

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2014 Oscar Nominated Short Film Screening — at Catlow Theater in Barrington

SECOND SHOW ADDED !!! March 8th
For Film lovers everywhere you can have the inside track on Oscar Night!! Have you always wondered how and where you can see the Oscar Nominated Best Animated and Live Action Short Films? The Catlow Theater in Barrington is having a screening on Saturday, March 1st of all 10 nominated films. This event is not to be missed!

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Live the Movies – Get the “Gravity” Outer Space Experience

Who knew that traveling in space could be achieved by first traveling on a train to The Challenger Learning Center in Woodstock. If you loved the movie “Gravity” and have ever wondered about what it would be like to have an out of this world experience, then you need to check this place out. The center offers a number of programs to entertain, educate and expand your horizons.

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Drink Your Dessert

Are the specialty liquor shots at Ortmann’s a drink or a dessert? You decide, than let us know your favorite. Ortmann’s is located just off the square and close to the train, making it a great place to start or end your evening while in Woodstock.

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