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Cruisin’ Into Lockport Car Shows returning to Monday nights

Lockport, IL – The annual Cruisin’ Into Lockport car show is making its 2020 debut in new ways! Beginning Monday, August 3 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. classics and sports cars will line historic State Street downtown Lockport from ...

Happening’s at the Forest Preserve

Ultimate tree-hugger hunts for champion trees at Messenger Woods in Homer Glen Dave Shepard is on a mission to nominate Will County trees to the Illinois Big Tree Register. The environmental science teacher trekked to The Forest Preserve District of ...

Forest Preserve launches summer paddling with ‘bring your own boat’

Forest Preserve District of Will County paddling programs begin July 21 with a new format that requires participants to bring their own boats, paddles and personal flotation devices due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The change is designed to keep participants ...

2020 Heritage Corridor Ale Trail Passport

The Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau launched their 2020 Heritage Corridor Ale Trail Digital Passport to help support its member breweries, tap rooms, and bottle shops. This is third year that the passport has been released, offering prizes to ...

Illinois players win over $428,000 in Mega Millions prizes

thetimesweekly.com In last week’s Mega Millions drawing, over 62,000 Illinois Lottery players took home prizes ranging from $2 to $20,000.

Goodman Theater postpones remaining season

Thetimesweekly.com As shelter-in-place due to COVID-19 continues in Illinois, Goodman Theatre expressed its intention to postpone the four remaining 2019/2020 Season productions to the upcoming 2020/2021 Season. These four shows include School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play by ...

Rialto, Bella Cucina team up to offer Dinner & A Quartile Concert

Local musician Alex Hoffer will be performing during the concert portion of the Dinner & A Quarantine Concert event Thursday being hosted by Rialto Square Theatre.

IN MEMORIAM: Little Richard, One of the Most Influential Founding Fathers of Rock n’ Roll, Dies at 87

Richard Wayne Penniman, better known as Little Richard, was one of the most influential singer songwriters in popular music. He was one of the founders of Rock n’ Roll in the 1950s and one of the most memorable performers in ...

Rialto Square Theatre 1926 campaign

With so much uncertainty these days, Rialto Square Theatre is incredibly grateful to have the help of loyal supporters during difficult times. To commemorate Rialto’s grand birth in 1926 and its 94th birthday this year, the theatre is launching the ...

Free Oktoberfest for families at Bicentennial Park

Oktoberfest is rolling out the barrel of free family fun on Saturday, September 14 (2-10 p.m.) at Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park (201 West Jefferson Street, Joliet). FREE FOR ALL AGES...EVEN LIL' FIDO! Free admission, music, contests & games. Even little ...

Rialto Square Theatre and Mills Entertainment present

Theresa Caputo Live The Experience Rialto Square Theatre, Joliet, IL Tuesday, November 12, 2019 @ 7:30 PM Tickets On Sale Friday, September 6 @ 10 AM By popular demand, additional performance added

2019 Newport Jazz Festival Combines Jazz Greats with New Stars

A mixed bag of jazz greats, generations and genres made the 65th edition of the Newport Jazz Festival one of the most interesting and exciting of recent memory. Jazz Legends such as Herbie Hancock, Dianne Reeves and Dee Dee Bridgewater ...

Cathedral Preservation hosts Garage Sale, Beer Walk, Wine Walk events

The Cathedral Area Preservation Association (CAPA) is proud to present upcoming events that engage the community and celebrate the historic nature of the Cathedral Area neighborhood. These events would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors. *Garage ...

Settlers' Park movie series kicks off

Calling all movie lovers! The 2019 Movie Series, presented by Illinois American Water, kicks off Friday, June 7, at 8:30 p.m. The Village of Plainfield and Plainfield Park District will be showing Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation, sponsored by Crawford, ...

Rialto celebrates 93 years of entertainment and experiences

Rialto Square Theatre, the “Jewel of Joliet,” turned 93 years old on Friday, May 24th! We invite any member of the community to make a donation in honor of our 93rd birthday. Donate at www.rialtosquare.com/support. The Rialto Square Theatre first ...

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