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Beer Fest, Great Joliet Prison Break-In and more

8/13/2019, 9:28 p.m.
Illinois Beer Fest August 17 Grundy County Fairgrounds a fun day full of brew, food and entertainment at the Illinois ...

Illinois Beer Fest August 17 Grundy County Fairgrounds a fun day full of brew, food and entertainment at the Illinois Beer Fest happening this Saturday from 3:00pm - 8:00pm at Grundy County Fairgrounds in Morris, Illinois. There will be over 40 breweries from across the country as well as in the neighborhood. Pre-sale tickets are now $35 and with your entry into the event, you will also receive 24 beer samples with your very own IBF sampling glass.

Annual Bureau County Fair August 21-25 Bureau County Fairgrounds

The Bureau County Fair is back again for it 164th annual event from Wednesday, August 21 through Sunday, August 25th. This is a family fun event that will have something for everyone. There will be Carnival style games and rides, livestock shoes, horse shows, rodeo, tractor and trunks pull, demolition derby and more. Special guest Gary Alan will take the stage Thursday with some of your favorite hits.

WeatherTech Berwyn Route 66 Car Show August 24 Ogden Avenue, between Oak Park Ave and Ridgeland Ave Come out next Saturday to the 29th Annual WeatherTech Berwyn Route 66 Car Show. This is known to be the area's largest car show, so bring the entire family and take a look at 500+ vintage and custom cars, trunks and motorcycles. There will be raffles, entertainment by Chicago's very own Rick Saucedo and Svengoolie from Me-TV, and an award ceremony to honor the winners.

The Great Joliet Prison Break-In August 24 Old Joliet Prison Enjoy great music, food, beer and more inside the gates of the Old Joliet Prison at the Great Joliet Prison Break-In, which will be held next Saturday from 4:00pm - 11:00pm. This year's featured headliner is the iconic Chicago band The Ides of March, singers of the classic hit "Vehicle." Other bands include Hot Mess, which features Joliet Mayor Bob O’Dekrik on drums, as well as Carolina rocker Nikki Hill with the Nikki Hill Band, and Great Moments in Vinyl. For more information visit market@hccvbil.com