Culture: Old Canal Days
June 14, 2012 10:50AM
Updated: June 14, 2012 5:12PM
Jewelry needed: Anderson Animal Shelter seeks jewelry for their 6th Annual Jewelry Faire to be held Sept. 7 and 8 at the American Legion in Geneva. Better handbags are also needed. Bring donations to the Shelte, 1000 S. LaFox (Rt. 31), South Elgin during business hours. Contact Kathleen Graff at (847) 382-1945 or email@example.com.
Anderson’s Bookshops: Lauren Kate, “Rapture,” reading and booksigning, 2 p.m. June 16, Naperville. David Ellis, “Wrong Man,” reading and booksigning, 7 p.m. June 19, Downers Grove. Christopher Coake, “In You Came Back,” reading and booksigning, 7 p.m. June 20, Naperville. Gillian Flynn, “Gone Girl,” reading and booksigning, 7 p.m. June 21, Naperville. At 5112 Main St. in Downers Grove and 123 W. Jefferson Ave. in Naperville. Anderson’s Two Doors East is at 111 W. Jefferson Ave. in Naperville. Call (630) 963-2665 or visit andersonbookshop.com.
Barnes and Noble: At the Promenade Center, 631 E. Boughton Road, Bolingbrook. Call (630) 783-0009 or visit barnesandnoble.com.
Barnes and Noble: At 2621 Plainfield Road, Joliet. Call (815) 254-2493 or visit barnesandnoble.com.
D’Arcy Buick GMC Cruise Night: The annual event is from 6-9 p.m. June 15 at 2022 Essington Road, Joliet. Free. Bring your car or come as a spectator. Featuring live music by Brainwashed. Visit d’arcymotors.com.
Lockport Cruise Nights: Classic car show from 5 to 9 p.m. Mondays to Sept. 3 along Central Square in Lockport.
Bolingbrook Farmers Market: 3 to 8 p.m. Thursdays to Sept. 13 at the Bolingbrook Promenade, 631 E. Boughton Road, Bolingbrook. Visit makeithappendupage.com.
Kane County Flea Market: Flea markets take place the first weekend of the month from noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays at the Kane County Fairgrounds, Randall Road and Route 64, St. Charles. Featuring antiques, collectibles and hundreds of dealers. Admission is $5 each day; children under 12 are free. Call (630) 377-2252. Visit www.kanecountyfleamarket.com.
Paramount Classic Monday Movies: “West Side Story” (1961), 7 p.m. June 18. Admission is 80 cents. At the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena. Visit paramountaurora.com.
Copley Cinematheque: “Withnail & I,” (R) 6:45 p.m. July 10. $8 for non-members and $5 for members. At the Copley Theatre, in North Island Center at 8 E. Galena. Visit paramountaurora.com/20110921cineastes.php.
Old Canal Days: Parade, juried craft show, live music, skills tournaments, food vendors, duck race on the I&M Canal, beer garden and children’s activities June 15-17. At State and Ninth streets, Lockport. Call (815) 838-4744 or visit Oldcanaldays.com.
Old Campground Festival: Arts and crafts booths, live entertainment June 23 on the outdoor stage, children’s games, free parking and free admission. The United Methodist Church Campground, off U.S. Route 30, one mile east of I-80 at Exit 137 in New Lenox. Call (815) 485-8271.
Main Street Live Concert Series: 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays to Aug. 16 at the Bolingbrook Promenade, 631 E. Boughton Road, Bolingbrook. Visit thepromenadebolingbrook.com.
Concerts on the Hill: The free concerts are at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays in Bicentennial Park, 201 W. Jefferson St., Joliet to Aug. 30. June 14: Bicentennial “Pops” Band, Bicentennial Park’s musical preview of “Oklahoma!”, Tinley Park Arts Alive! Band. Call (815) 724-3760. Visit Bicentennialpark.org.
“Oklahoma”: The classic musical will be performed June 15 to July 1 at Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park, 201 W. Jefferson St., Joliet. Tickets are $8-$10. Call (815) 724-3760 or visit bicentennialpark.org.
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