Saturday, May 4, 2013
The lineup is in for free summer concerts every Wednesday and Sunday night in June at the popular shopping center on Randall Road.
The lineup has been named for the 11th Annual Geneva Commons Summer Concert Series, which kicks off Wednesday night, June 5. The free outdoor concerts will continue each Wednesday and Sunday evening through June 30 in the shopping center’s courtyard between Houlihan's and Bar Louie. Concerts will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, and 5 p.m. on Sundays. Everyone is welcome to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets. This year, the first 100 attendees at each concert will receive a free insulated beverage and snack tote. The artist line-up is scheduled as follows but subject to change without notice: Wednesday, June 5 – WILD DAISY (6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.) Led by energetic singer Krissi Woods, this band plays current country hits, as well …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Just don't take the brown acid. Oh, sorry, that's another Woodstock. If you want to get in the fun of Groundhog Day, there's a great weekend trip up the road.
Forget Forget Punxsutawney Phil and Gobbler's Knob, PA. Woodstock, IL, is the place to be tomorrow—Saturday, Feb. 2, Groundhog Day 2013. As the Woodstock groundhog website will tell you, Woodstock is located 51 miles northwest of the Chicago loop. It's just 39.6 miles from Geneva, so clearly it's the superior destination point if you care deeply about furry weather forecasters not named Al Roker. We're not bragging, but the score in 2012 was Woodstock 1, Gobbler's Knob 0 as far as predicting a shorter winter. Woodstock, of course, is the place where the excellent Ramis comedy starring Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell and Chris Elliott was shot. Woodstock’s weeklong Groundhog Day celebration already is in full swing at the Woodstock Opera …
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Old House New House Home Show® returns with ideas, information and inspiration for homeowners.
- PATCH'S HOUSE & HOME
Thursday, September 27, 2012
The Old House New House Home Show, featuring 300 of the area’s award-winning contractors, designers, craftsmen, carpenters, landscape architects and home maintenance specialists on Sept. 29 and 30 at Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St. In its 28th year, the event attracts thousands of homeowners in search of solutions for home improvement projects, according to a Pheasant Run Resort release. Learn practical pointers, design basics and tips from the trades. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Adult admission is $7; seniors (62+) and children (younger than 18) attend free. Parking is free. A portion of the ticket proceeds benefits The Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley, the partner philanthropy…
Thursday, March 15, 2012
St. Patrick's Day! A high school musical! LEGOs galore! The annual faculty recital! Harrison Street School Fun Fair!
I'm not Irish, but my wife is of Irish discent and I've read Angela's Ashes. Does that count? If so, I might head out to Claddagh Irish Pub for a St. Patrick's Day treat or two. 1. St. Patrick's Day at Claddagh—Saturday's Irish celebration starts with Kegs and Eggs at 8 a.m. and continues with tents and Irish dancers and a U2 tribute band and traditional Irish music and about a billion other things Irish. Check it out at Claddagh's website. 2. High School Musical Urinetown!—Saturday's 7:30 p.m. show at Geneva High School is the last of three. It's also playing 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday night, and everyone says it's awesome. 3. Geneva Becomes LEGO Land!—Get to the Geneva History Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this weekend for a LEGO …