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Below are the next 30 upcoming events in the Chicago Southland. Use the form above to search for specific events.

Aug 1, 2015-Aug 29, 2015 - FARMERS MARKET - HOMEWOOD
Village Hall
2020 Chestnut Road, Homewood, IL
708-206-3393
Shop HomewoodÂ’s Farmers Market. A wide variety of vendors with the freshest produce, cheeses, breads, pastries and more!
Sa 8AM-1PM
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Aug 1, 2015-Aug 29, 2015 - CANYON TOURS
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center
12545 West 111th Street, Lemont, IL
630-257-2045
The Sagawau Canyon is the only natural exposure of bedrock in Cook County. Join naturalists for a hike down the canyon to learn how it was formed and what lives there. Be prepared to wade through the stream; footing is unstable.
10AM Saturdays in August (No canyon tour on August 15 due to Hummingbird Fest)
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Aug 1, 2015-Aug 29, 2015 - OPEN-AIR MARKET-MOKENA
Front Street Metra Parking Lot
Front & Mokena Streets, Mokena, IL
708-479-3900
Open-air market featuring traditional farmers market vendors and artisan crafters.
Sa 10AM-2PM
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Aug 1, 2015-Aug 29, 2015 - VILLAGE OF ROBBINS - OPEN AIR MARKET
13900 Claire Boulevard
, Robbins, IL
708-385-8940
Thinking of going into business? Let us be your testing ground. Become a vendor/or shop till you drop. We have new and used merchandise.
Tu,Th & Sa 6AM-3:30PM
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Aug 1, 2015-Aug 29, 2015 - EUROPEAN MARKET - CRETE
Exchange & Main Streets
, Crete, IL
708-672-0729
The European Market hosts locally grown fresh produce, flowers and other seasonal and specialty items.
Sa 8AM-1PM
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Aug 1, 2015-Aug 29, 2015 - FARMERS MARKET - TINLEY PARK
Zabrocki Plaza
17375 Oak Park Avenue, Tinley Park, IL
708-532-9260
Visit the Farmer's Market every week on Saturdays, for the best selection of fruits, vegetables and fresh flowers.
Sa 7:30AM-12PM
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Aug 1, 2015-Aug 29, 2015 - FARMERS MARKET - PARK FOREST
271 Lakewood Boulevard
Corner of Lakewood Boulevard & Cunningham Drive, Park Forest, IL
708-748-1118
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.
Sa 7AM-12PM
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Aug 1, 2015-Aug 29, 2015 - FARMERS MARKET - SOUTH HOLLAND
Northeast corner of 162nd & South Park Avenue
, South Holland, IL
708-339-8493
Produce and food vendors only.
Sa 9AM-2PM
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Aug 1, 2015-Aug 30, 2015 - LIVE HARNESS RACING
Balmoral Park Race Track
26435 South Dixie Highway, Crete, IL
708-672-1414
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
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Aug 1, 2015-Aug 30, 2015 - FARMERS MARKET - OAK FOREST
Oak Forest Metra Train/CVS Parking Lot
159th & Cicero Avenue, Oak Forest, IL
708-687-7270
Join us every Saturday for fresh grown and hand crafted goods. We will also have weekly events in conjunction with the market. See you there!
Sa 8AM-1PM
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Aug 1, 2015-Aug 30, 2015 - SWAP O RAMA FLEA MARKET
4350 West 129th Street
, Alsip, IL
708-344-7300
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
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Aug 1, 2015-Aug 31, 2015 - CENTENNIAL WATER PARK
Centennial Water Park
15600 West Avenue, Orland Park, IL
708-349-4FUN (4386)
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.
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Aug 1, 2015-Aug 31, 2015 - CHICAGO WHITE SOX BASEBALL
Chicago White Sox
US Cellular Field, 333 West 35th Street, Chicago, IL
312-674-1000
The Chicago White Sox play spectacular Major League baseball providing great entertainment for families from April through September.
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Aug 1, 2015-Aug 31, 2015 - 2015 HOLLYWOOD CASINO AMPHITHEATRE CONCERT SEASON
Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
19100 South Ridgeland Avenue, Tinley Park, IL
312-559-1212
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Aug 1, 2015-Aug 31, 2015 - BENCHES ON THE AVENUE
Along Oak Park Avenue from 172nd to 176th
, Tinley Park, IL
708-444-5000
This award-winning public art program features benches that showcase the unique and colorful designs of professional and amateur artists. The theme for 2015 is "Heroes and Villains".
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Aug 1, 2015-Aug 31, 2015 - PICK. AT GARDEN PATCH FARMS
Pick. at Garden Patch Farms
14158 West 159th Street, Homer Glen, IL
708-301-7720
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Aug 2, 2015-Aug 30, 2015 - COUNTRY MARKETS - FRANKFORT
Village Green
Oak & Kansas Streets, Frankfort, IL
815-469-2177 x243
Enjoy local produce, homemade prepared foods, plants in an outdoor farmer's market. Special events throughout the year. Every Sunday in downtown Frankfort.
Su 10AM-2PM
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Aug 2, 2015-Aug 30, 2015 - CONCERTS ON THE GREEN
Village Green
Oak & Kansas Streets, Frankfort, IL
815-469-2177 x243
Weekly on Sundays.
Su 6:30PM
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Aug 3, 2015-Aug 31, 2015 - CRUISE NIGHT IN HISTORIC BLUE ISLAND
Western Avenue & York Street (13000 South)
, Blue Island, IL
708-388-1000
Cruise Night is back by popular demand for our fourth season in uptown Blue Island's historic antiques district.
M 5:30-8:30PM
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Aug 3, 2015-Aug 31, 2015 - FARMERS MARKET - BLUE ISLAND
Metro South Park
2310 York Street, Blue Island, IL
708-396-7074
The Blue Island Farmers Market starts this Monday, July 6th and runs through September 28th. It will go from 3:30 to 6:00 pm at the Metro South Park.
M 3-6:30PM
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Aug 5, 2015-Aug 29, 2015 - ART AS ARTIFACT
Union Street Gallery & Art Studios
1527 Otto Boulevard, Chicago Heights, IL
708-754-2601
This vibrant exhibit will present contemporary art within a visual context that enables the audience to examine the work through an ethnographic lens. Paintings, Sculptures, and Installations in the exhibit are made from both organic materials that derive from nature and inorganic modern-day materials such as plexi-glass, plastics, and metals. The exhibition consists of 17 visual artists that represent the states of Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, and Indiana. Reception: August 22nd, 6-9PM
W-Th 12-5PM; F 12-6PM; Sa 11AM-4PM
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Aug 5, 2015-Aug 29, 2015 - THE URBAN BOX PROJECT
Union Street Gallery & Art Studios
1527 Otto Boulevard, Chicago Heights, IL
708-754-2601
Luis Sahagun, a Chicago Heights based artist along with two Bloom Township high school students will be creating street interventions, paintings, and sculptures entirely made out of materials excavated from Chicago Heights. In addition, a site-specific installation will be created with debris and objects collected from the city. The community is encouraged to visit and experience this LIVE process every THURSDAY in August. The final exhibition will contain a collection of Luis' artwork, visual documentations of the street interventions performed by the TUBP and independent sculptures created from the collected rubble. Reception: Saturday, Aug 22 6-9PM
W-Th 12-5PM; F 12-6PM; Sa 11AM-4PM
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Aug 7, 2015-Aug 28, 2015 - FARMERS MARKET - ORLAND PARK
Village Center
14700 Ravinia Avenue, Orland Park, IL
708-403-7275
Over 50 vendors offer a variety of fresh produce, flowers, plants, pasta, bakery items, gourmet spices, artisanal cheeses, olive oil, and more. Join us for our bi-weekly chef demos on sustainable and healthy living. Barbecue lunches sponsored by local charities available for purchase through September 4.
F 7:30AM-1PM
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Aug 7, 2015-Aug 28, 2015 - FARMERS MARKET - FLOSSMOOR
Flossmoor Public Library Parking Lot
1000 Sterling Avenue, Flossmoor, IL
708-798-3600
Fruit, vegetables, homemade bread and crackers, olives and handmade soap will be sold.
F 8AM-1PM
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Aug 7, 2015-Aug 28, 2015 - MOVIES ON THE GREEN
Odyssey Fun World
19111 South Oak Park Avenue, Tinley Park, IL
708-429-3800
Shown on a giant inflatable screen in our beautiful outdoor park. The best part? They will be Free! No outside food or drink please, refreshments will be available. You may wish to bring chairs and bug spray as this is an outdoor event.
F Dusk
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Aug 10, 2015-Aug 31, 2015 - BOGUMIL BRONKOWSKI - WORLD APART
Moraine Valley Community College Fine & Performing Arts Center
Robert F. DeCaprio Art Gallery, 9000 West College Parkway, Palos Hills, IL
708-974-5500
Drawing on his personal experience of immigrating to America, Bogumil Bronkowski creates paintings that explore concepts of struggle, place, and belonging. Reception: Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2:30-4PM Artist Talk: 3PM
M-F 9AM-4:30PM
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Aug 25, 2015-Aug 30, 2015 - WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS BASEBALL
Windy City ThunderBolts
Standard Bank Stadium, 14011 South Kenton, Crestwood, IL
708-489-2255
The Windy City ThunderBolts baseball brings affordable family entertainment all summer long at Standard Bank Stadium. Call to reserve groups or parties today!
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Aug 25, 2015-Aug 31, 2015 - LINEMENTS-ART WORKS BY RUBEN AGUIRRE
South Suburban College
Dorothea Thiel Gallery, 15800 South State Street, South Holland, IL
708-596-2000 x2445
Reception: September 14th, 1PM
M-Th 9AM-6PM; F9AM-4PM
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Aug 26, 2015-Aug 29, 2015 - ARTIST GALLERY
South Holland Community Center
501 East 170th Street, South Holland, IL
708-210-2918
The gallery includes a unique collection of oils, watercolors, pastels, graphite and colored pencil, prints, photographs, sculptures, pottery, and miniatures.
W-F 12-8PM; Sa 10AM-2PM
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Aug 26, 2015-Aug 30, 2015 - WILL COUNTY FAIR
Will County Fairgrounds
710 West Street, Peotone, IL
708-258-9359
Our local fair includes livestock judging as well as arts and crafts judging. Free family entertainment tent. Carnival, food, grandstand entertainment and commercial exhibits and a beer tent.
7AM-12AM
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