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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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Jazz on the Square — Jazz Jam

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.

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2014 Farmer’s Markets on the Northwest Line

What a better way to spend a morning or afternoon, then to shop your local market. Purchase the freshest ingredients available. Select from organic, locally sustainable produce, eggs, cheeses, humanely grown and raised meats, and more. Many of the markets have live entertainment, children’s activities, cooking classes, demonstrations and more!

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Not Your Usual Easter Brunch

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

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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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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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