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Landmarks Illinois Skyline Council Downtown Joliet Pub Crawl

October 1 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Landmarks Illinois Skyline Council Downtown Joliet Pub Crawl

Join Skyline Council members for a pub crawl and neighborhood tour of Downtown Joliet. Skyline Council member Erica Ruggiero of McGuire Igleski & Associates, Inc. and Jayne Bernhard of the City of Joliet will lead guests on a fun walking tour of Downtown Joliet exploring history and architecture while stopping at taverns and local eateries.

Sites along the walking tour include (but not exclusive of) Will County Courthouse, Des Plaines River, Joliet Public Library, Rialto Square Theatre, former St. Mary Carmelite Catholic Church, the first Dairy Queen and the I & M Canal. Pub and eatery stops include MyGrain Brewing Company, Chicago Street Pub, and Juliet’s Tavern.

DATE

Saturday, October 1, 2022

Noon – 4:00 p.m.

TICKETS

$35.00 Per Person

Ticket price does not include cost of drinks or food.

MEET-UP LOCATION

MyGrain Brewing Company

Tour will leave MyGrain at 12:30 p.m.

OPTIONAL TOUR ADD-ONS

Tour of Old Joliet Prison

10:00 a.m.

Join Quinn Adamowski, Landmarks Illinois’s Regional Advocacy Manager,

for a private behind the scenes tour of the Old Joliet Prison. Opened in 1858 and abandoned in 2002, the internationally iconic Prison has defined Joliet for decades and is now operated as a historic site by the Joliet Area Historical Museum.

Bishops Hill Winery

4:00 p.m.

Extend your time in Joliet to venture to Bishops Hill Winery.

The winery is housed inside the former residence of German immigrant and Joliet brewmaster, Frederick Sehring, and later headquarters for the Joliet Catholic Diocese.

TRANSPORTATION

Getting to Joliet from Chicago

Via Metra Train – Rock Island (RI)

Train leaves LaSalle Street Station at 10:40 a.m. and arrives in Joliet at 11:50 a.m.

If attending Old Joliet Prison tour, train leaves LaSalle Street Station at 8:30 a.m. and arrives in Joliet at 10:00 a.m. Quinn will meet attendees at train station and drive guests to the prison. If driving, meet at prison at 10:15 a.m.

Details

Date:
October 1
Time:
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.landmarks.org/events/skyline-council-events/

Organizer

Landmarks Illinois
Phone:
(312) 922-1742
View Organizer Website

Venue

MyGrain Brewing Co.
50 E Jefferson St #106
Joliet, IL 60432 United States
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Phone:
(815) 345-3339
View Venue Website