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

January 2016

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March 16, 2016

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. 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. This year's beneficiaries the Brain Injury Clubhouse, VAC (Meals on Wheels), March of Dimes and Streator Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition. Tickets will be available at SOCU beginning Tuesday, January 20th.

April 9, 2016
Stems and Stilettos held at the Knights of Columbus at 6p.m.

Silent and Live Auctions

TICKETS: $25 Individual, $40 For Two, $200 Table of Ten

Non-Alcoholic Beverages Available

 

April 24, 2016
Dirty Mudder Bike Race

Grab your mountain, cyclocross or even road bike and head out to Marilla Park to 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 1, 2016
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 Theatre offers productions throughout the year. Please contact the theatre at 815-672-3584 or visit the website at www.englelane.org for details.

2016 Shows

The Last Five Years (endowment show) - February 25 - 28

Little Shop Of Horrors, May 15-21

Don't Dress for Dinner, June 12-18
Mary Poppins, July 9-16
Godspell Jr., August 7-13

Proof, September 11-17

The Addams Family, October 16-22

The Guys, November

May 10, 2016
"Buy Illinois" Streator Municipal Equipment Expo to 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, 2016

Rodeo Round Up, Knights of Columbus, 5:30 p.m.
St. Michael the Archangel School hosts its fourth annual spring gala.
The gala will feature dinner catered by Party by James, along with a dessert buffet, a live auction with a celebrity auctioneer, silent auction, games, entertainment and other activities. The evening begins at 5:30 p.m with cocktails and a silent auction, dinner at 7 p.m. and a live auction and games at 7:45 p.m. Tickets are $30 per person with a discount for a table of eight.
More information is available at https://www.facebook.com/StMichaelsGala

May 27-29 2016

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 30, 2016

Streator YMCA 23rd Annual Memorial Day 5k Run/Walk
Race 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 2016

Farmer's Market held in downtown Streator every Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm. Farmer's Market Week will be celebrated August 13 with a Petting Zoo, Educational Classes, and Special Vendors. Contact streatormarketmanager@gmail.com

June 10, 2016

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, 2016

Flag Day Celebration, Plumb Pavilion

June 12 - 18, 2016

"Don't Dress for Dinner" Engle Lane Theater, Streator. A Farce directed by Doug Bartelt.

Opening performance Sunday, June 12th running through Saturday June 18th.

Please call the Box Office at 815.672.3584 for tickets.

With his wife out of town, an alibi from his best friend, and a gourmet chef to add culinary spice, Bernard has the perfect romantic evening planned for his French mistress-- or so he thinks. Hidden identities and outrageous infidelities are exposed in Marc Camoletti's sequel to Boeing-Boeing.

 

June 25, 2016

WWII Recognition Event, City Park on the Plumb Pavilion, 3 to 10 p.m.
Ceremony starts at 3 p.m. Ray's Rockets from 6 to 10 p.m.Fill out form and submit by May 13th - https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1259479127414502&set=gm.1563705960626063&type=3&theater

 

June 26, 2016

4th Annual Garden Walk, Sponsored by Streator Garden Club

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

July 2-10, 2016
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 9th 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

​Saturday, July 2
Run for Glory, Streator City Park, 8 a.m.

Monday, July 4
Happy Fourth!!!

Thursday, July 7
Carnival, Northpoint Plaza, 5 to 10 p.m. http://dandjamusements.com
Music on the stage, Northpoint
80's Bush takes the stage from 8:15 to 11 p.m.
http://www.80sbushrocks.com/

Friday, July 8
Kids Corner, Northpoint Plaza, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Carnival, Northpoint Plaza, 5 to 11 p.m., http://dandjamusements.com
Music on the stage, Northpoint
Psycho Billy Cadillac takes the stage from 6:30 to 9 p.m.
Libido Funk Circus takes the stage from 9 p.m. to Midnight
http://www.libidofunkcircus.com/

Saturday, July 9
Carnival, Northpoint Plaza, 1 to 11 p.m., http://dandjamusements.com
Music on the stage, Northpoint
Ray's Rockets - 2 to 6 p.m.
Gas Road Riot - 7 to 9:30 p.m.
Streator's Got Talent, SHS Field before the Fireworks
Fireworks, SHS Field at dusk

Sunday, July 10
Parade, Downtown Streator, 1 p.m.
Carnival, Northpoint Plaza, 1 to 7 p.m., http://dandjamusements.com
Mary and the Trouble Makers, 2 to 6 p.m.
Auto Lotto tickets drawn at Northpoint at 6 p.m.

Streator Emergency Vehicle Show in conjunction with the Streator 4th of July Committee Celebration.
Antique Police and Fire Department Vehicles along with area Police and Fire Department Vehicles will be on display. Live demonstrations of firefighting, search and rescue, and police operations will occur through out the day. To register for the show please print and fill out the registration form -https://www.facebook.com/events/1094658747243353/ , and for any questions please call 815-674-7047
Downtown Streator
Parade 1:00 PM
Northpoint Plaza
Vehicle Show 2:00 PM
Medical Helicopter Landing 3:00 PM
SWAT Team Demonstration 3:30 PM
Vehicle Extrication Demonstration 4:00 PM
Police K9 Demonstration 4:30 PM
Helicopter Departure 5:00 PM

 

July 9, 2016

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, over 50 Craft & Food vendors, Farmer's Market, Children's Discovery Museum, Farmer's Market, Raffle items, Magician, Pluto Stamp reveal, and music on the Plumb Pavilion provided by Radium City Rebels.

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

 

July 9-16, 2016

"Mary Poppins" - Engle Lane Theater, Streator. Musical, directed by Darcy Mollo.

Opening performance Saturday, July 9th running daily through Saturday, July 16th.

Please call the Box Office at 815.672.3584 for tickets.

The jack of all trades, Bert, introduces us to England in 1910 and the troubled Banks family. Young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Using a combination of magic and common sense, she must teach the family how to value each other again. A magical, musical treat for family members of all ages.

 

July 30, 2016

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 7 to 13, 2016
National Farmer's Market Week . The event will feature classes during the week.

On Saturday, August 13th, 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.

 

September 3, 2016
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 5, 2016
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.

 

October 13,2016

58th Anniversary Celebration of Kukla, Fran and Ollie, Weber House and Garden, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hear stories about Burr Tilstrom, Fran Allison, and all the kuklapolitan players from their friend, Ted Weber.

October 29, 2016
Annual Downtown Trick or Treat parade 9 to noon for youngsters in their Halloween costumes. Sponsored by the Streator Downtown Area Businesses.

November 4 -6, 2016
Illinois Theater Association Community Theatre Festival

This event will be held at Engle Lane. Contact Kathy Missel, kathisu@yahoo.com

November 26, 2016  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 2016

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


 
Contact Streator Tourism at 815-672-2055