U.S. Log Rolling Open: Behind the Scenes
Posted on 05/31/2016 by Kristen Bonk
We recently spoke with KRICK Log Rolling, LLC Owner Katherine Rick to get the behind the scenes information on preparing for the U.S. Log Rolling Open, which will be Saturday, June 11th at Centennial Park's Lake Sedgewick in Orland Park, IL. The U.S. Log Rolling Open is part...
Top 5 Things To Do Memorial Day Weekend in Chicago Southland
Posted on 05/26/2016 by Kristen Bonk
As the unofficial beginning of summer, Memorial Day Weekend offers the perfect way to start the road-trip season. Here are the top five fun things to do over memorial day weekend in Chicago Southland. Explore a bit of Irish culture or immerse in nature that is Just Beyond Th...
The Weekender: May 20th – 22nd in Chicago Southland
Posted on 05/19/2016 by Kristen Bonk
Fetch the train this weekend to find the perfect vintage piece for your house at Lansing's Fetching Market. After you choo-choo-choose your latest fetch, head over to see all things trains at Homewood's Rail Fest. Then dance and sing to Dierks Bentley "Train Travelin'" and c...
Vintage Market Shopping at Historic Ford Hangar
Posted on 05/17/2016 by Kristen Bonk
Have you ever looked at unique handcrafted, vintage Pinterest items and thought, “I’d buy that if only I could see it in person?” Well, the Fetching Market at the Historic Ford Hangar is like everything on your Pinterest boards, but BETTER because it’s in person with great f...
The Weekender: May 6th - May 8th in Chicago Southland
Posted on 05/06/2016 by Kristen Bonk
Discover the beauty of glass making, music, birds, nature and that special lady in your life all in one weekend! It's certain to be a beautiful weekend Just Beyond The City Limits!Click here for a complete listing of Mother's Day Weekend activities and events. Happy Mother's...
Mother's Day in Chicago Southland
Posted on 05/03/2016 by Kristen Bonk
Forget the flowers, overpriced cards and jewelry for this Mother's Day. My mom always says the same thing each year,"the best gift you can give me is your time."We all know moms do so much for us and the least we can do as children is to schedule some time to talk to our mom...
The 2016 Spring / Summer Festivals & Events Guide Now Available
Posted on 05/03/2016 by Juston Teach
It is time to pack away the winter blues, dust off your sandals and enjoy over 548 events during the #SummerofLumber with the Chicago Southland’s 2016 Spring / Summer Festivals & Events Guide.With the passing of April showers, we encourage you to enjoy the May flowers while ...
Venue Spotlight: La Banque Hotel
Venue Spotlight: Homewood Suites by Hilton Orland Park and the Elements Conference Center
United States Hockey League Development Series in the Village of Orland Park Honored as a 2017 Champion of Economic Impact
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