A list of daily events is also available at StreatorCalendar.com

Events in Streator

January 2017

February 2017


March 8, 2017

The Taste of the Town  is an annual culinary event and auction, and is held at the Knights of Columbus. The event has generated more than $100,000 during its five-year history and continues to be a successful venture for local restaurants to feature their unique foods. Proceeds are donated to locally named charities. Tickets are available for $25 each or 2/$40 or $50 for VIP. Call SOCU at 815-673-5577 or stop by the Northpoint Branch to get yours today.

March 25, 2017

POCO-A-POCO Summer Music Camp Auditions, Park Presbyterian Church, led by Streator native Kate Tombaugh and her husband, Steve Weimer.

April 28, 2017
Engle Lane “Birthday Party”will kick off the season at the Knights of Columbus Hall
www.englelane.org

April 30, 2017 Dirty Mudder Bike Race

Grab your mountain, cyclocross or even road bike and head out to Marilla Parkto try our 62 mile ride full of rolling hills of gravel, dirt and grass and less than 7 miles of blacktop. For those not looking to tackle all 62 miles we have added a shorter 35 mile ride full of rolling hills of gravel and minimal blacktop.Registration opens at 7am, Roll out at 10am
Preregistration will open soon and will be capped at 250 riders.

May 2017 Thrilla in Marilla Bike Race

The second round of the IL State Championship XC Race Series on the newly established trail at Marilla Park. Contact Bob Sandy at 815-674-7666.


May to October
Engle Lane Theatreoffers productions throughout the year. Please contact the theatre at 815-672-3584 or visit the website at www.englelane.org for details.

May 09, 2017
"Buy Illinois" Streator Municipal Equipment Expoto be held at the

Streator Incubator from 10 a.m. to 2 pm, sponsored by the City of Streator and Streator Chamber of Commerce. 

Participating companies and expo products include: Cora's truck bodies, Flink Co. snow plows and salt spreaders, Steril-ALM heavy lift equipment and scissor lifts, Streator Dependable metal fabrication production, U.S. Truck Bodies / Anthony Lift Gates , Teleweld railroad equipment and surveillance systems, Vactor Mfg Guzzlers, and Federal Signal emergency vehicle equipment. For more information, visit http://www.streatorexpo.com/

May 14 t0 20, 2017

Engle Lane Theater presents "Animal Crackers,"directed by Dan McKenzie

www.englelane.org

May 20, 2017

Food Truck Festivalwill roll into downtown Streator. More Details to come.

May 26-28 2017

Streator Park Fest held in the Streator City Park. Sponsored by the Streator Community Center, the outdoor festival includes a carnival, entertainment, food booths, and craft / vendor booths. an For more information, call 815-672-2685.

May

Streator YMCA 23rd Annual Memorial Day 5k Run/WalkRace begins at 9:00am. First 200 participants registered are guaranteed a race shirt. Cost Before May 30th Runners: $20 Walkers: $15 Cost Day of Race Runners: $25 Walkers: $20

June - October 2017

Farmer's Marketwill be held at the Streator City Park every Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm. Farmer's Market Week will be celebrated August 12 with a Petting Zoo, Educational Classes, and Special Vendors. Contact streatormarketmanager@gmail.com

June - August 2017

Jammin' at the Clockwill be held at Heritage Park every Friday from 5 pm to 7 pm.

Visit them on Facebook for more details.

June 09, 2017

Relay for Life begins at Streator High School at 6 p.m.

The opening ceremonies will begin at 6p.m. and will conclude at 6 a.m. on Saturday, June 11th.

June 11, 2017

Thrilla in Marilla Bike Race

The second round of the IL State Championship XC Race Series on the newly established trail at Marilla Park. Contact Bob Sandy at 815-674-7666.

Flag Day Celebration, Plumb Pavilion

June 11 to 17, 2017

POCO-A-POCO Summer Music Camp, Park Presbyterian Church

June 11 to 17, 2017

Engle Lane Theater presents "Steel Magnolias,"directed by Joe Ennenbach

www.englelane.org

June 2017

4th Annual Garden Walk,Sponsored by Streator Garden Club

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Information to follow

July 1, 2017

PlutoFest Streator City Park - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Streator City Park

Featuring the Big Bang Brewfest Homebrew Tasting sponsored by local ALES Homebrew Club & Streator Tourism.

Contact Bob Sandy for 815-674-7666 for Homebrew, Pam Walker 815-674-6251 for festival information.

Run for Glory,Streator City Park, 8 a.m.

July 6-9, 2017
Streator's Fourth - America's Best!The annual Fourth of July celebration includes a carnival at Northpoint, talent contest, musical entertainment, food vendors and a parade with the highlight of the festivities being the awesome Fireworks display on Saturday, July 8th at the Streator High School Athletic Field. Please support this wonderful event by purchasing an autolotto fund-raising ticket. For more information you may visit their website at www.streators4th.org

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July 9 to 15, 2017

Engle Lane Theater presents "Spamalot,"directed by Doug Bartelt

www.englelane.org

July 29, 2017

Streator Ag Day, Streator City Park

Activities celebrating agriculture in Illinois.

Flea and Farmers Market, Blacksmith Showcase

Cattlemen's Lunch, Kid's Activities

Tractor Show, Cattlemen Dinner

Music / Entertainment

Contact Jack at the Streator Chamber of Commerce, 815-672-2921

August
National Farmer's Market Week. The event will feature classes during the week.

On Saturday, August 12th, there will be an expanded Farmer's Market, a petting zoo, and pony rides.  Includes Vendors, Art in the Park, Petting Zoo, Activities, Raffles, and Illinois Stewardship Alliance.

August 6 to 12, 2017

Engle Lane Theater presents "The Lion King Jr. Experience,"directed by Darcy Mollo www.englelane.org

September 2, 2017
Roamer Cruise Night and Car Show. The largest cruise night in downstate Illinois, featuring over 500 cars and 18,000 spectators in the downtown business district. On display is a 1917 Roamer, originally built in Streator. Cars will cruise from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday evening. Food, music, prizes, family fun. The car show will be held Saturday in City Park from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. with trophies awarded.

September 4, 2017
Labor Day Parade. Annual parade at 12:00 noon beginning at the BNSF station through the downtown business district to the City Park. For more information go to www.streatorchamber.com or call 815-672-2921.

September 10 to 16, 2017

Engle Lane Theater presents "I Hate Hamlet,"directed by Larry Kelsey www.englelane.org

October
Annual Downtown Trick or Treat parade 9 to noon for youngsters in their Halloween costumes. Sponsored by the Streator Downtown Area Businesses.

October 15 to 21, 2017

Engle Lane Theater presents "Sister Act,"directed by Nik Frig

www.englelane.org

November


November 25 , 2017 Keeping Christmas Close to Home

Light Up Streator ,

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5th Annual Lighted Parade & Starlight Shopping

9 am to 11pm

Light Up Streator, the fourteenth anniversary of the lighting of the Christmas holiday decorations in the City Park,  will be at 6:30 p.m

Vendors will be at Park Place, Bruce Township Hall, and the VFW from  9 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Model Trains St. Mary's Lyceum - All Day

Light Up Streator - 6:30 p.m.

Lighted Parade - 7 p.m.

Starlight Shopping 8 -10 p.m.

Carriage & Rides 8 -10 p.m.

Live Reindeer 8 - 10 p.m.

Kids Activities - All day

The day will feature Christmas toy drive, food, and a special visit by Santa. Following the ceremony, guests may enjoy a "Family Christmas" at the Weber House and Garden. Call 815-672-2055 for more information or email streatormarketmanager@gmail.com

December 2017

Christmas at the Weber House & Garden, 1503 Baker Street, Streator, IL. Visitors to this popular tourist attraction will enjoy special holiday decorations of the historic home. Candles illuminate the house and each room has a unique story to be told. For more information call 815-672-8327 or go to the website at www.weberhouseandgarden.com

Year-Round

Trio of Homes Tour- Tour three unique homes in LaSalle County!

Weber House and Gardens - 1503 Baker Street, Streator, IL. Contact 815-672-8327 or visit www.weberhouseandgarden.com Call for prices.

Reddick Mansion and Garden - 100 W. Lafayette St, Ottawa, IL. Contact 815-433-6100 or visit www.reddickmansion.com .

Hegeler Carus Mansion - 1307 Seventh Street, LaSalle, IL . Contact 815-224-6543 or visit www.hegelercarus.org .

A list of daily events is also available at StreatorCalendar.com


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