1740 West Quincy Avenue Naperville, IL 60540 +1 630 470 6400
Players Indoor Sports Center is a sprawling complex that hosts a number of sports events as well as major cultural events within its confines. Equipped with a range of facilities, it is little wonder that this center enjoys immense popularity with the people of Naperville. Check website for details on upcoming events.
A charming American town, Homewood is located about 28 miles (45 kilometers) from Chicago. Incorporated as a town in 1893, Homewood saw its first settlers as early as 1834. The town flourished at first as a farming town, because of the excellent topsoil, but later found prosperity with the advent of railroads and the town became an important cargo and commuter stop. Today, Homewood is one of the several suburban towns in the region. It is known for its cultural events like the Block Part, Homewood Rail Days, Dog Days of Summer, and Chocolate Fest. See the website for more information.
110 West Fremont Street Arlington Heights, IL 60004 +1 847 255 1225
The past is, ironically, an essential part of a community's present and future. It tells us how a particular community has sustained itself against trying times, and how it has flourished in times of prosperity. Thus, it is important to preserve this history, and the Arlington Heights Historical Society has done just that at the community's Historical Museum. Comprising five buildings - Muller House, Log Cabin, Coach House, Banta House, and the Soda Pop Factory Building - this museum holds artifacts and documents detailing the past of Arlington Heights. Tours are available at specific timings, so do see the website to plan your visit.
5200 Miller Road Lake in the Hills, IL 60014 +1 847 960 7460(City Park Council)
One of the several parks in Lake in the Hills, the Sunset Park is an ideal place to take the entire family for a entertaining outing. Formerly known as the Concord Miller Park, this park comes equipped with facilities that ensure everyone finds something they want to do. There are tennis courts, a playground, baseball fields, basketball courts, a skate park, food stalls, as well as picnic pavilions. The park is also the venue for events like the Rockin' Rib festival and the Summer Sunset Festival. See the website to know more.
Long Grove is a quiet little hamlet located about 37 miles from the bustling city of Chicago. Though a small village, Long Grove has a rich historical background, starting in the early 1800s, when German settlers immigrated here and founded a small township. Secluded from major towns and cities, this little community flourished uniquely. The history is evident in the numerous buildings and structures around the village, that have their origins in the 1800s. To preserve the village's beauty, its council has issued building ordinances that restrict the presence of sidewalks, street lights, or curbs, as well as convenience and chain stores. Long Grove is also known for the annual Chocolate Festival that takes place each Spring. See the website to know more.
475 S. Grace St. Addison, IL 60101 +1 630 543 9200
There's something for everyone at this sports entertainment center, located less than 20 miles from Chicago. The venue hosts birthday parties, offers skating classes, Zumba fitness and more. Visit the website for a current schedule of events.
310 East Benton Avenue North Central College Naperville, IL 60540 +1 630 637 5100
The rich repertoire of Naperville's performing arts is showcased at the Pfeiffer Hall, located on the NCC campus. The hall features art and theater performances along with musicals and concerts in its spacious auditorium. The creative power and artistic quality of performances is well seen in all its arty events. The venue spells great cultural significance. Call ahead for more details.
807 South First Avenue Proviso East High School Maywood, IL 60153 +1 708 344 7000
The Proviso East High School is one of the most prestigious schools in Maywood, Illinois. The school is known for their excellent curriculum and the fact that each and every student here gets a holistic education, which allows them to face the world with much confidence and valor. The school is also known for their extra-curricular activities such as art, sports and more. Most of the performance art takes place in the Proviso East High School Auditorium. Though the auditorium is mainly meant for school programs, non-school related events are hosted here as well, such as benefits, charity concerts and more. The auditorium has earned a reputation amongst the entertainment venues in the city. To know more about the events taking place here do log onto their website.
1510 Wagner Road Glenview, IL 60025 +1 847 657 1506
Describing itself as a place where 'Education Meets History', the Historic Wagner Farm traces its roots back to 1855 when the starry-eyed immigrants Johann Wagner and his wife arrived from Germany. Over the centuries their farmland kept getting better and larger, and has been an educative influence on children who can learn how to milk the cows and ride tractors alongside their parents. Stop by at their snack bar which sells sodas, floats, sundaes and delicious hand-dipped cones. Entry is always free unless there is a specific event being held which may have an admission price.
The Alamo Ballroom is a modern events space that plays host to some of the biggest events taking place in the region. From concerts, gigs to live musicals, here you can catch them all. Several upcoming and established artists have staged memorable performances here. Alamo Ballroom is equipped with a state-of-the-art lighting and sound system and latest technical equipments that accentuate every performance that takes place here. On a visit to this side of Aurora, do catch a performance at the Alamo Ballroom. Call ahead to know more.
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