Bonne Annee – A New Year Celebration!

Isle a la Cache Museum 501 E Romeo Rd, Romeoville

Celebrate like it's 1759! Ring in the New Year French-Canadian fur-trader style with stories and games of Illinois Country around a toasty fire. Make a vintage French craft to take home as a keepsake of this family-friendly event and the Bonne Année, or Good Year, to come. This drop-in, station-based program will take place in…

Winter Wonder Walk

Isle a la Cache Museum 501 E Romeo Rd, Romeoville

Take in the wonders of winter on this guided nature hike. Beginning at Isle a la Cache Museum, we will bundle up and head out on an adventure exploring the island and shores of the Des Plaines River. Then we will warm up fireside in the Traders Cabin with some hot cocoa. Fee: Free! Age:…

Discovery Isle: Bison

Isle a la Cache Museum 501 E Romeo Rd, Romeoville

Drop by Isle a la Cache Museum to Celebrate National Bison Day! Explore bison artifacts – fur, skulls and horns. Learn how Potawatomi and other Native peoples, who made Illinois Country home, utilized and depended on the bison. Try your hand at the sport of bison chip throwing! Furthest throw receives the grand prize, a…

Deconstructing Stereotypes: Top Ten Truths About Native Peoples

Isle a la Cache Museum 501 E Romeo Rd, Romeoville

Many of us face stereotypes and misconceptions about our heritage and culture. But what stereotypes impact the lives of Native peoples the most? The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian surveyed Native American and Indigenous Canadian peoples to find out. The results identified the top ten stereotypes and misconceptions that Native peoples face today. They…