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Lincoln’s Ghost Walk: Legends & Lore
3/4/14 - 11/15/14
Springfield
A ninety minute ten block walking tour presented by Garret Moffett, that uses the Lincoln sites as the scene for the strange and bizarre history surrounding Lincoln’s life and death.
David Bowie Is
9/23/14 - 1/4/15
Chicago
"David Bowie Is" at the Museum of Contemporary Art is the first international retrospective of the extraordinary career of David Bowie. More than 300 objects, including handwritten lyrics, original costumes, photography, set designs, album artwork, and rare performance material from the past five decades are brought together from the David Bowie Archive for the first time.
Pontiac Community Art Center Show
10/1/14 - 10/31/14
Pontiac
You won't want to miss the Pontiac Community Art Center's next Group Show. Beginning on October 1st and running through October 31st, the show entitled 'Nevermore', is based on the epic poem 'The Raven' by Edgar Allan Poe and will be open to the public. Only one month to catch this dark and mysterious show, with eerie and beautiful pieces submitted by various Art Center vendors - after that, Quoth the Raven..."Nevermore."
Chicago Ghost Tours - Tours by Foot
10/2/14 - 10/31/14
Chicago
The begins as the sun sets through downtown Chicago hearing some of the most gruesome and creepy Chicago stories. First stop is the Congress Hotel, known as the most haunted hotel in Chicago. Walk along the streets that H. H. Holmes, Chicago’s first serial killer wandered as he stalked his prey, get a glimpse of Chicago’s sordid past through stories of the Everleigh Club and the 1900’s Red Light district, and learn about downtown prison breaks. This tour is not for meant for the faint of heart, taking those who seek a good thrill and are interested in the underbelly of Chicago. Reservations are required tours are name-your-own-price, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays @ 8pm through Halloween.
Cirque Italia
10/31/14 - 11/2/14
Joliet

Many people dream of visiting Europe one day, and immersing themselves into its culture. Tomorrow, you will have the chance to experience a traditional event enjoyed in every village, town, and city across the “Old World:” A GENUINE, EUROPEAN TRAVELING CIRCUS WITH A UNIQUE FEATURE NEVER BEEN DONE BEFORE IN AMERICA. Cirque Italia has gathered circus performers from around the world for this year’s production. The Cirque Italia owner decided to start a NEW CONCEPT in America with a TRAVELING 35,000 GALLON WATER STAGE!!!

North Halsted Halloween Parade
10/31/14
Chicago
This iconic event is in its 17th year, and is one of Chicago's largest celebrations of ghosts, goblins and costumes of all types! This Halloween party draws thousands of spectators of all ages who line Halsted Street from Belmont to Addison to enjoy the evening's festivities.
15th Annual Chicago Lakefront 50/50
11/1/14
Chicago
This famous race allows you to view the Chicago skyline as you run in either a 50m or 50k race along Chicago's lakefront paved paths. Run for fun or beat the record that was set in 1984. Show off your 50/50 tech shirt and your medal or belt buckles to all of your friends!
Unity Route 66 Flea & Farmers Market
11/1/14 - 11/2/14
Joliet
Free Give-Aways all day, Live Entertainment & more! Fun for the kids all day! Toys, Antiques, Crafts, Tools, Electronics, New Clothes, Computers, Appliances, Car Stereos, New Sports Equipment & Apparel, Cell Phones & Accessories, New Golf Equipment, Creative Art, Fresh Farmers Produce, Bikes, Computer Repair, Furniture, Shoes, Purses, Custom Jewelry and Much More! You must see it to believe it!

Tri-County Barnstormers 5K/10K
11/2/14
Romeoville
INAUGURAL BARNSTORMERS 5K/10K XC RACES The 5K/10K Races will be run on the new Cross Country course. No Wheelchairs or strollers are permitted. Dogs are not allowed. TIMES: 9:00am 5K, 9:45am 10K. Phone: (630) 327-1619.
Wild Bill! An Evening with James Butler Hickok
11/2/14
Joliet
Joliet Area Historical Museum in association with Willey World Community Productions presents Walt Willey in a special edition of this one-man show - Hickok's Time in Illinois. Willey starred recently in an episode about Wild Bill on the "Gunslingers" television program, which featured dialogue from his one-man show.
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