Photo Gallery: 2019 LaSalle County 4-H Fair

Photo Gallery: 2019 LaSalle County 4-H Fair

The LaSalle County 4-H Fair, which runs now through Sunday, is a can't miss activity if you're passing through Starved Rock Country this weekend. From livestock judging to demolition derbies, this is a huge celebration of rural life. Here's a look at a few of the activities:
Starved Rock Country Golf Guide

Starved Rock Country Golf Guide

Here's your offical SRC guide to some of the best golf courses near Starved Rock State Park! Scroll down to see a full list:Course List:Anderson Fields Golf Course: Chapel Hill Golf Course: Dayton Ridge Golf Course: Dwight Country Club: Earlville Golf Club: The Eastwood Golf Cour…
Shakespeare in the park, after dark

Shakespeare in the park, after dark

More than 100 people attended the opening night of Festival 56's free Shakespeare in the Park series. This timely take on Othello runs Wednesdays and Sundays through July 31."With an outdoors show we can accommodate a really large audience, giving the community a two-plus hour sh…
Chart a course for Seneca's Spring Brook Marina

Chart a course for Seneca's Spring Brook Marina

Since its founding in 1961, Spring Brook has been home to one of Starved Rock Country's premiere marinas, boat sellers and riverfront dining destinations.Perched on a beautiful stretch of the Illinois River in Seneca, located less than an hour and a half from the heart of downtow…
Open your eyes at 4-H Fair

Open your eyes at 4-H Fair

Walking through the thick grass toward the collection of white Morton buildings and wood barns, it’s a common sight to see young denim-clad children in mud-covered cowboy boots hustling to their next event or lining up for an ice-cold lemon shake-up.
Photo Gallery: Ottawa's Fourth of July Celebration

Photo Gallery: Ottawa's Fourth of July Celebration

On the Fourth of July, Ottawa hosted their annual fireworks show, featuring preformances by the winners of the Ottawa First Talent competion, a presentation honoring the acomplishments of Ottawa athletes, a color gaurd cememony and a special apperance by skydivers from Skydive Ch…
Big acts headed to the Down by the River Music Festival

Big acts headed to the Down by the River Music Festival

Celebrate the Fourth of July weekend with craft beer and nationally touring bands at Dockside Bar and Grill's first Down by the River Music Festival, presented by NTL Productions.MladicAdam Ezra GroupChris MathienHeather Gillis Rick King's Royal Hustle The Commonheart LoneHollowC…
Photo Gallery: 2019 Streator's Fourth of July Celebration

Photo Gallery: 2019 Streator's Fourth of July Celebration

This past weekend, Streator hosted their biggest Fourth of July Celebration to date. Headliners Puddle of Mudd, Saliva, Jerrod Niemann and Jackyl brought thousands of music fans and carnival goers to the Northpoint plaza and park. Take a look at this photo gallery, featuring a se…
Heritage Harbor Float-in draws big crowds

Heritage Harbor Float-in draws big crowds

Nearly 600 people grabbed their favorite floats, or their best beach blankets, and headed out to the Heritage Harbor Marina Friday night, for at float-in screening of "Jaws."
Top Five Fireworks Shows in Starved Rock Country

Top Five Fireworks Shows in Starved Rock Country

Planning your Fourth of July festivities? Consider taking a trip out to Starved Rock Country this holiday weekend, to catch some of the best fireworks displays Centeral Illinois has to offer. Here's our top five list of must-see fireworks shows in Starved Rock Country:5.) Morris …