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The Kankakee County festivals and events schedule showcases fun for everyone. Enjoy an array of activities at the Strawberry Jazz festival, Pembroke Rodeo, BBQ Fest and the Merchant Street Music Fest. Find fun and excitement in Kankakee County!

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Merchant Street Art Gallery Appreciation Day
09/23/17 - 09/23/17   3pm to 6pm
Kankakee State Park
18156859057
Admission: Free Admission
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To celebrate a marvelous 2 years at Merchant Street Art Gallery. All who have volunteered, participated in events, or created art for our gallery and all their families are invited. The owner of the S Read More...
Kankakee Valley Symphony Orchestra
09/23/17 - 09/23/17   7:30pm
Centennial Chapel
815-214-9555
Admission: Admission Fee
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Help the Kankakee Valley Symphony Orchestra celebrate their 50th Season! All concerts will be held at Centennial Chapel on the Olivet Nazarene University campus. Please check the KVSOA website for Read More...
20th Annual Manteno Oktoberfest
09/21/17 - 09/24/17   various hours
Downtown Manteno
815.468.6226
Admission: Free Admission
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Festivities start off with an exciting midway of carnival rides, and a wide variety of food items. Friday starts the garage sales throughout Manteno. Don't forget the lighted parade and the pet parade Read More...
Gun & Sporting Expo
09/23/17 - 09/24/17   23rd 8am-3pm 24th 8am-2pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
815-263-2810
Admission: Admission Fee
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For the sports enthusiast to the avid hunter, law enforcement officer or collector, there’s something for you to buy, sell, or trade with one of the area dealers. Read More...
St. Anne Pumpkin Fest
09/23/17 - 09/24/17   various hours
Downtown St. Anne

Admission: Free Admission
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Fun for the whole family. You can build your own pumpkin, watch the pumpkin parade, listen to great music or just check out the crafters and vendors. Read More...
University Orchestra Concert
09/26/17 - 09/26/17   7pm
Front lawn of Larson Fine Arts Center

Admission: Free Admission
Join Olivet Nazarene University's Orchestra as they perform on the front lawn of the Larson Fine Arts Center (weather permitting). No admission fee. Read More...
Momence Farmers Market
06/14/17 - 09/27/17   3:30pm-6:30pm
Downtown Momence
815-472-2001
Admission: Free Admission
Local produce, baked goods, flowers and organic products. Read More...
Murder in The Bennett-Curtis Mansion
09/29/17 - 09/29/17   7:00 P.M.
The Bennett-Curtis House
815.465.2288
Admission: Admission Fee
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In our 26th smashing season "Murder in the BC Mansion" is a huge hit. Your evening begins with appetizers and mingling with guests and cast. The cast are seated amongst you and dinner is served throug Read More...
Specialty Whiskey Tasting
09/01/17 - 09/30/17   5:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.
The Bennett-Curtis House
815.465.2288
Admission: Admission Fee
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The Bennett-Curtis House offers unique and fun tastings. Tastings are a night full of specialty drinks paired with a variety of foods prepared with the featured vodka, bourbon, tequila, etc. A variety Read More...
Blessing of the Animals
09/30/17 - 09/30/17   Service 10 am K9 demo 10:30 am
Our Savior Lutheran Church
815.932.1848
Admission: Suggested Donation
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Blessing of the Animals service at 10 am with a demonstration by the Bradley K9 Unit immediately following. Pets must be on leashes or in carriers. Outside under the tent rain or shine. Read More...
Tri-K Pigeon & Bantam Club
10/01/17 - 10/01/17   5am-Noon
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
815.697-2980
Admission: Admission Fee
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Featuring farm animals, poultry, pets, exotic animals and related items. Read More...
Prime Time Day for Senior Adults
10/05/17 - 10/05/17   9am-3pm
Chalfant Hall

Admission: Admission Fee
This is a great day for ANY senior adult to spend time on Olivet's campus. Admission is only $24 with lunch included. Read More...
Spiritual Connections Show
10/07/17 - 10/07/17   11:30 A.M.
The Bennett-Curtis House
815.465.2288
Admission: Admission Fee
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Intuitive Readings Featuring Jim Schultz Looking for insight? Intuitive readings are another way to view the world & your place in it, with a different perspective to gain insight and clarity. D Read More...
Collector Con
10/08/17 - 10/08/17   10am-4pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
815-545-3780
Admission: Admission Fee
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This is a collectors convention of sports cards, toys, comic books and collectibles. Read More...
Organ Recital
10/16/17 - 10/16/17   12pm noon - 1pm
Centennial Chapel

Admission: Free Admission
Please join Olivet Nazarene University as they welcome an organ recital to Centennial Chapel. Read More...
Haunted Trail
10/13/17 - 10/21/17    Friday 6:00-10:00pm Saturday 7:00-11:00pm
KVPD Campground
815.939.1311
Admission: Admission Fee
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This haunted trail may not be for the faint of heart. At the grave yard many things are happening, the graves are disturbed and zombies roam the area of the KVPD campground. You may have to run for yo Read More...
A Night in Sleepy Hollow
10/13/17 - 10/21/17   5:30 pm-11pm
Perry Farm
815.933.9905
Admission: Admission Fee
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Tales of the Headless Horseman riding through the Sleepy Hollow continue on to this day. Witnesses come forward to tell what they've seen and heard. Fri. Oct. 13 & 20 5;30pm-11PM Sat. Oct. 14 & 21 2 Read More...
Murder in The Haunted Bennett-Curtis Mansion
10/21/17 - 10/22/17   7:00 P.M.
The Bennett-Curtis House
815.465.2288
Admission: Admission Fee
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In our 26th smashing season "Murder in The Haunted Bennett-Curtis Mansion" is a huge hit. Your evening begins with appetizers and mingling with guests and cast. The cast and ghouls are seated amongst Read More...
Murder in The Haunted Bennett-Curtis Mansion
10/22/17 - 10/22/17   4:00 P.M.
The Bennett-Curtis House
815.465.2288
Admission: Admission Fee
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In our 26th smashing season "Murder in The Haunted Bennett-Curtis Mansion" is a huge hit. Your evening begins with appetizers and mingling with guests and cast. The cast and ghouls are seated amongst Read More...
Kankakee Farmers Market
04/29/17 - 10/29/17   8am-12pm
Corner of Schuyler & Merchant
847-630-6100
Admission: Free Admission
Local farmers market and gathering place for anyone to purchase local fresh produce, handmade goods, and freshly made, ready to eat food; plus to relax and listen to local musicians play some of your Read More...
Specialty Haunted Tasting
10/20/17 - 11/05/17   5:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.
The Bennett-Curtis House
815.465.2288
Admission: Admission Fee
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By Reservation Only- During Haunted Mansion Event Enjoy an evening of fun and spooktacular food. Taste our Spooky Drinks, Potions, & Brews along with fun spooktacular treats. No Tricks, Just Treats Read More...


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