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« Saturday January 27, 2018 »
Start: 11:30 pm
End: 12:30 am

The Infinite Wrench Begins Its Nonstop Run In Chicago with the Newly Launched Show from The Neo-Futurists

Start: 10:30 am
End: 5:00 pm

The refrigerated toboggan run at Pokagon State Park opens on Friday, Nov. 24. If you’ve never taken a run down this quarter-mile track at 35-40 mph, this is the year to check it off your bucket list.

Start: 5:00 pm
End: 5:59 pm

By order of Her Majesty, Queen Maria Isabella, newly-crowned monarch of Medieval Times, the Schaumburg Castle’s post-holiday Fill the Pantry initiative has officially launched, set to run through Feb. 4, 2017. In an attempt to re-fill local food pantry stockpiles that historically begin to run low this time of year after the holiday surplus, the Queen is challenging patrons to donate enough food to provide 3,000 meals to families served by the Greater Chicago Food Depository.

Start: 7:00 pm
End: 7:30 pm

Lifeline Theatre Artistic Director Dorothy Milne and former Live Bait Theater Artistic Director Sharon Evans are pleased to announce the 21st Annual Fillet of Solo Festival, running January 12–28, 2018. Celebrating the breadth of Chicago’s enduring storytelling and live lit scene, Lifeline brings 12 storytelling collectives and seven solo performers together for a three-week, multi-venue selection of powerful personal stories.

Start: 4:00 pm
End: 4:59 pm

Indiana Quick Quiz
1. Who was Indiana Governor 50 years ago (1968)?
2. What city serves as the county seat of Jackson County?
3. Hollywood actress Marjorie Main came from what Indiana town?
Answers Below

Pictured: Memorial to Gus Grissom in Mitchell. Photo by Statehouse Tour Office.

Start: 12:00 pm
End: 5:00 pm

Put down the ice auger and join in on the fun of indoor fishing this January with the return of the Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo, January 25-28, at the Schaumburg Convention Center, 1551 North Thoreau Drive.

Start: 7:00 pm
End: 10:30 pm

Fridays at Footlight is back. The group’s open-mic night will again be on the 4th Friday of each month, starting with Friday, January 27th at 7:00 PM. Admission is free to the public with a $2.00 fee for any entertainers for the evening. The theme for this month is “Sparkle the New Year in with a New Song”.

Start: 7:30 pm
End: 9:30 pm

Theatre at the Center presents Kashmir, a Led Zeppelin tribute band, on Saturday, January 27th at 7:30 PM.

Start: 8:00 pm
End: 11:00 pm

Beatniks on Conkey is proud to welcome, for the first time, to our stage, The Vintage Postcard Band. We are very excited that this wonderful group of local musicians is going to perform here at Beatniks on Saturday, January 27th at 8:00 pm. Doors open 1/2 hour early.

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