Below are the next 30 upcoming events in the Chicago Southland. Use the form above to search for specific events.
Jul 19, 2014-Sep 20, 2014 - FINE ART FAIR
Orland Park Crossing
14225 95th Avenue, Orland Park, IL
Art Fair featuring exhibits from local artists, free entertainment and community art projects for the whole family to take part in creating! The Fine Art Fair is organized in partnership with the Village of Orland Park and Orland Park Crossing.
Jul 21, 2014-Aug 8, 2014 - SUMMER CAMP
Markham Park District
16053 Richmond Avenue, Markham, IL
Packed with lots of fun filled activities including arts and crafts, theater, sports, field trips, educational activities and much more. On top of all of that, they will even receive free breakfast, lunch and a camp t-shirt! Ages 4-12
Before Care: 7-9AM; Camp Hours 9AM-3PM; After Care: 3-6PM
Aug 1, 2014-Aug 1, 2014 - WINE-JAZZ-ART IN THE BARN
Sgt. Means Park
20712 Western Avenue, Olympia Fields, IL
Come out for a relaxing evening of wine tasting, hors d'oeuvres and live music under the stars. A plethora of different wines will be sampled and glasses of wine will be available to buy that evening. Browse the interesting works of local artisans. Enjoy the smooth live jazz playing throughout the evening. The band will start playing at 7PM.
Aug 1, 2014-Aug 1, 2014 - MOVIES ON THE GREEN
9446 Raymond Avenue, Oak Lawn, IL
Bring your chairs, blankets, refreshments and mosquito repellant and come out to view Movies on the Green! The movies are FREE and start at dusk.
Begins at Dusk
Aug 1, 2014-Aug 2, 2014 - MEASURE FOR MEASURE BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Moraine Valley Community College Fine & Performing Arts Center
Outdoors at the Gateway, 9000 West College Parkway, Palos Hills, IL
Aug 1, 2014-Aug 3, 2014 - REEFER MADNESS
Studio Theatre, 330 West 202nd Street, Chicago Heights, IL
The outrageously fun, campy, musical is based on the 1936 "propaganda" cult movie classic of the same title. Young Jimmy Harper finds his life of promise turn into a life of debauchery and murder thanks to the new drug menace...Marijuana. Along the way he receives help from his girlfriend, Mary - and Jesus himself - but always finds himself in the arms of the Reefer Man...and the rest of the denizens of the Reefer Den.
F-Sa 7:30PM; Su 2PM
Aug 1, 2014-Aug 3, 2014 - TASTE OF ORLAND PARK
14700 Ravinia Avenue, Orland Park, IL
The Taste of Orland Park is a three day summer event that draws nearly 40,000 attendees. The 11th annual Taste will showcase some of Orland Parks finest restaurants and include live entertainment on two stages, Kids Day, a car show, Bingo, Orland Parks Got Talent, country line dancing, community and sponsor booths, and much more. Theres something for everyone at this annual summer favorite.
Aug 1, 2014-Aug 13, 2014 - FIBERS NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBIT | CALL FOR ART
Union Street Gallery & Studio Complex
1527 Otto Boulevard, Chicago Heights, IL
Union Street Gallery invites artists from all over the nation working in fibers and textiles to submit work to our 2014 fall national juried exhibit Material Matters.
W-Th 12-5PM; F 12-6PM; Sa 11AM-4PM
Aug 1, 2014-Aug 29, 2014 - FARMERS MARKET - FLOSSMOOR
Flossmoor Public Library Parking Lot
1000 Sterling Avenue, Flossmoor, IL
Fruit, vegetables, homemade bread and crackers, olives and handmade soap will be sold.
Aug 1, 2014-Aug 29, 2014 - FARMERS MARKET - SOUTH HOLLAND
Northeast corner of 162nd & South Park Avenue
, South Holland, IL
Produce and food vendors only.
Aug 1, 2014-Aug 31, 2014 - CHICAGO WHITE SOX BASEBALL
Chicago White Sox
US Cellular Field, 333 West 35th Street, Chicago, IL
The Chicago White Sox play spectacular Major League baseball providing great entertainment for families from April through September.
Aug 1, 2014-Aug 31, 2014 - 2014 COUNTRY CLUB HILLS THEATER CONCERT SERIES
Country Club Hills Theater
4116 West 183rd Street, Country Club Hills, IL
The #1 Venue in Chicagoland. The beautiful Country Club Hills Theater is an intimate, 5000-seat venue that combines stylish, modern architecture and state-of-the-art audio and video technology.
Aug 1, 2014-Aug 31, 2014 - CENTENNIAL WATER PARK
Centennial Water Park
15600 West Avenue, Orland Park, IL
Come enjoy the lazy river, body flume slide, tube slides, platform jump, zero depth pool with kiddie play structures and lap lanes. Daily fees apply.
Aug 1, 2014-Aug 31, 2014 - BENCHES ON THE AVENUE
Along Oak Park Avenue from 172nd to 176th
, Tinley Park, IL
This award-winning public art program features benches that showcase the unique and colorful designs of professional and amateur artists. "Let the games begin" theme.
Aug 2, 2014-Aug 2, 2014 - KID'S FISHING DERBY
27341 Ridgeland Avenue, Monee, IL
Kids ages 5 to 15 are invited to the Forest Preserve District of Will Countys Kids Fishing Derby. Prizes will be awarded. Pre-registration is recommended by calling 708-534-8499. Day-of registration also will be available from 7 to 8 a.m.
For information, visit ReconnectWithNature.org.
Aug 2, 2014-Aug 2, 2014 - CARDBOARD BOAT RACE
410 Rose Street, Crest Hill, IL
Build your boat out of cardboard and duct tape and paddle across the pool. Winners based on fastest time. For ages 6+
Aug 2, 2014-Aug 2, 2014 - CHICAGO FIRE SOCCER
7000 South Harlem Avenue, Bridgeview, IL
Aug 2, 2014-Aug 2, 2014 - 47TH ANNUAL BACK TO SCHOOL FAMILY FLING
Just west of Western Avenue & Blackhawk Drive
, University Park, IL
Back to School Parade 10AM (90 Towncenter Drive & Olmsted Road); Family Fling 12PM-Dusk. Featuring: University Park Idol Contest, Live Entertainment, First Baptist Church of University Park Choir, Kid Zone, Back Pack Give Away, Motorcycle and more.... Free food for kids (12-2PM only)
Aug 2, 2014-Aug 2, 2014 - AMATEUR RIB COOK-OFF
Oak & Kansas Streets, Frankfort, IL
Taste ribs prepared on site in downtown Frankfort at the Amateur Rib Cook Off. Public tasting from 1:00 to 3:00 PM ($1/rib piece).
Aug 2, 2014-Aug 4, 2014 - WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS BASEBALL
Standard Bank Stadium
14011 South Kenton Avenue, Crestwood, IL
The Windy City ThunderBolts baseball brings affordable family entertainment all summer long at Standard Bank Stadium. Call to reserve groups or parties today!
Aug 2, 2014-Aug 30, 2014 - FARMERS MARKET - PARK FOREST
271 Lakewood Boulevard
Corner of Lakewood Boulevard & Cunningham Drive, Park Forest, IL
This market offers fresh garden produce, bakery items, and herbs. Freshly cooked pork sandwiches and tamales are also available. Come to the market to meet friends, chat, browse and shop. For more information, visit our website or call.
Aug 2, 2014-Aug 30, 2014 - MOKENA DOWNTOWN MERCHANTS MARKET
On Front Street between 11100 & 11120
, Mokena, IL
Community market open to all types of vendors; fruits, vegetables, plants, breads, pastries, crafts and other community services. Local talent for entertainment. Parking available at the Metra lot.
Aug 2, 2014-Aug 30, 2014 - FARMERS MARKET - OAK FOREST
Oak Forest Train Station
159th & Cicero Avenue, Oak Forest, IL
Enjoy fresh produce, flowers, homemade soaps, jams, oils, cheese, baked goods, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.
Aug 2, 2014-Aug 30, 2014 - EUROPEAN MARKET - CRETE
Exchange & Main Streets
, Crete, IL
The European Market hosts locally grown fresh produce, flowers and other seasonal and specialty items.
Aug 2, 2014-Aug 30, 2014 - FARMERS MARKET - HOMEWOOD
2020 Chestnut Road, Homewood, IL
Shop Homewoods Farmers Market. A wide variety of vendors with the freshest produce, cheeses, breads, pastries and more!
Aug 2, 2014-Aug 30, 2014 - FARMERS MARKET - TINLEY PARK
17375 Oak Park Avenue, Tinley Park, IL
Visit the Farmer's Market every week on Saturdays, for the best selection of fruits, vegetables and fresh flowers.
Aug 2, 2014-Aug 31, 2014 - LIVE HARNESS RACING
Balmoral Park Race Track
26435 South Dixie Highway, Crete, IL
View Live Harness racing, simulcast harness and thoroughbred racing from this newly remodeled rustic themed venue. No live racing on Super Bowl Sunday, Easter Sunday, Christmas Eve or Christmas Day.
W, Sa-Su 7:10PM
Aug 2, 2014-Aug 31, 2014 - SWAP O RAMA FLEA MARKET
4350 West 129th Street
, Alsip, IL
Chicagoland's finest-most modern indoor/outdoor permanent flea market. Over 800 individual booths of merchandise at bargain prices - every weekend.
W 7AM-2PM; Sa & Su 7AM-4PM
Aug 3, 2014-Aug 24, 2014 - CONCERTS ON THE GREEN
Oak & Kansas Streets, Frankfort, IL
Weekly on Sundays.