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We welcome you to explore our unique blend of natural beauty, heritage and urban attractions along 57 miles of winding river. Kankakee County is located just 50 miles south of Chicago, off of Interstate 57. Routes 45/52, 50 and 17 also run through the River Valley. O'Hare International Airport is 75 miles north of Kankakee County, and Midway Airport is 50 miles north. The Greater Kankakee airport is also available for personal aircraft landing space.

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Letourneau Home Open House
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Fantasy Con
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Peeps & Pups Dog Friendly Easter Egg Hunt
FARM TO FARM TABLE
Locavore brings the table to the farm in peaceful rural Kankakee County.
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Eclipse: The Sun Revealed

Eclipse: The Sun Revealed

Strickler Planetarium One University Ave | Bourbonnais, IL 60914 | (815) 939-5070 [email protected]


03/02/24 - 03/02/24 6:00 pm & 7:30 pm
Eclipses are certainly the most awe-inspiring celestial event. During a total solar eclipse, the Moon casts its shadow on a portion of the Earth, creating the incredible spectacle of darkness in the middle of the day. Eclipse: The Sun Revealed is an introduction to the science of eclipses and their history, as well as an explanation of how to view them safely. Hear first-hand accounts of witnessing a total solar eclipse and witness immersive visualizations that re-create this stunning event. Learn how eclipses revealed aspects of solar science that otherwise remained hidden. Leading up to the total solar eclipses visible from southern Illinois in 2017 and again in 2024, this show tells you all you need to know about the most impressive wonder the sky has to offer. Suitable Audience: general audiences Approximate Running Time: 30 minutes Main Themes: solar eclipses, eclipse safety



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