Events

June 30, 2017

Meet Lisa Allen & THE MIX Road Crew at Eyes to the Skies Festival

June 30, 2017 05:00am - 07:00am    Add this event to your calendar

Meet Lisa Allen, midday host, and THE MIX Road Crew on Friday, June 30th from 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. in Lisle. The Morning Balloon Launch begins at 5:30 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. The Festival continues all weekend with music and entertainment, a fireworks show, kid’s activities, a carnival, a Balloon Festival, and more! Purchase your tickets here.

Where: Lisle Community Park, 1825 Short Street, Lisle, IL 60532

July 1, 2017

Join THE MIX Road Crew at Floor & Decor

July 1, 2017 12:00pm - 02:00pm    Add this event to your calendar

Join THE MIX Road Crew at Floor & Decor on Saturday, July 1st from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Aurora. Stop by to spin the MIX prizewheel!

Where: Floor & Decor, 307 IL-59, Aurora, IL 60504

July 1, 2017

Meet Lisa Allen & THE MIX Road Crew for Jewel Osco’s Summer Splash with the Minions

July 1, 2017 02:00pm - 04:00pm    Add this event to your calendar

Meet Lisa Allen and THE MIX Road Crew for Jewel Osco’s Summer Splash with the Minions! Win movie passes to Despicable Me 3. Take pictures with The Minions. Win a family vacation to Chula Vista in the Wisconsin Dells! There’ll even be a professional face painter for the kids! All happening Saturday, July 1st from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Grand Opening of the new Jewel-Osco located at 102 W. Division Street in Chicago.

Where: Jewel Osco, 102 W. Division Street, Chicago, IL 60610

July 1, 2017

Join THE MIX Road Crew at Windy City RibFest

July 1, 2017 04:00pm - 07:00pm    Add this event to your calendar

Join THE MIX Road Crew at Windy City RibFest on Saturday, July 1st from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Uptown neighborhood. Top local and national ribbers will again mix saucy slab offerings that are complemented with an eclectic music lineup at this ninth annual festival. RibFest also features arts, crafts and a daytime kids’ activity area. See you there!

Where: 4800 N. Broadway Street, Chicago, IL 60640

July 1, 2017

Catch the Sox Summer Series & THE MIX Road Crew at Eyes to the Skies Festival

July 1, 2017 06:00pm - 08:00pm    Add this event to your calendar

Catch the White Sox Summer Series at Eyes to the Skies Festival with THE MIX Road Crew on Saturday, July 1st from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Lisle. Spin the White Sox prizewheel to win White Sox gear, ticket vouchers and tons of cool prizes! Plus, find out how you can win an on-field experience, autographed items, premium tickets and more courtesy of the Chicago White Sox! Stop by the Festival for a music and entertainment, a fireworks show, kid’s activities, a carnival, a Balloon Festival, and more! Purchase your tickets here.

Where: Lisle Community Park, 1825 Short Street, Lisle, IL 60532

July 2, 2017 - July 23, 2017

Catch the Sara Lee Deli Mobile Sampling Tour with THE MIX Road Crew

July 2, 2017 12:00am - July 23, 2017 12:00am    Add this event to your calendar

Catch the Sara Lee Deli Mobile Sampling Tour with THE MIX Road Crew at your local Jewel Osco this summer. The Taste of Summer starts with Sara Lee, featuring their brand new ham off the bone deli item! The Sara Lee sampling truck will be making an appearance at select Jewel-Osco locations, where they will passing out “Sweet Heat BBQ Ham Slider” samples and distributing “Sensational Summer Sandwiches” recipe books and coupons!

Sunday, July 2nd 12-1pm – Algonquin – 103 S. Randall Road

Sunday, July 2nd 12-1pm – Huntley – 13200 Village Green Drive

Thursday, July 6th 3-4pm – Oswego – 3795 Orchard Road

Wednesday, July 12th 1-2pm – Frankfort – 21164 S. La Grange Road

Sunday, July 16th 3-4pm – Oak Forest – 5616 W. 159th Street

Sunday, July 23rd 1:30-2:30pm – Chicago – 1763 Howard Street, 60626

Sunday, July 23rd 4-5pm – Evanston – 2485 Howard Street, 60602

Where: Various Jewel Osco locations

July 7, 2017

Join THE MIX Road Crew at the 6th Annual Hailey Gertz Charity Golf Outing

July 7, 2017 09:00am - 10:00am    Add this event to your calendar

Join THE MIX Road Crew at the 6th annual Hailey Gertz Charity Golf Outing, benefiting Eric & Kathy’s Kids for Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, on Friday, July 7th at the Chalet Hills Golf Club in Oakwood Hills. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. The Putting Contest will take place 9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. located on the practice putting green behind the clubhouse. Shotgun start at 10:00 a.m. Dinner immediately following the golf outing. Approximate start time is 2:30 p.m. Golfers can sign up individually or as a foursome. Only 120 spaces are available. There will be raffles and a silent auction. The golf registration deadline is June 26th. Read about Haley’s story here. #mixmakingadifference

Where: Chalet Hills Golf Club, 943 Rawson Bridge Road, Oakwood Hills, IL 60013

July 8, 2017 - July 9, 2017

Kids Eat Chicago at Taste of Chicago

July 8, 2017 10:00am - July 9, 2017 07:00pm    Add this event to your calendar

Chicago Parent, the region’s largest parenting resource, is partnering with Taste of Chicago for a unique interactive experience for families. Kids Eat Chicago brings to life the Chicago Parent brand through fun activities such as bouncy houses, entertainment, celebrity chef demonstrations and more. Kids Eat Chicago will be running programming within the Taste of Chicago from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 8th and Sunday, July 9th at the North President’s Court within Grant Park. All day, both days there will be a full entertainment stage with food demonstrations including the kids of MasterChef Jr., Momma Cuisine, Pilot Light Chef, Stephen Dunne of Volo, and The Kids’ Table. Band headliners for the two days include Little Miss Ann, Istvan & His Imaginary Band, Miss Jamie’s Farm, School of Rock and The Happiness Club. Check www.kidseatchicago.com for a full two-day entertainment schedule. Families can also expect bouncy houses by The Playground Games, a Stroller Valet and Diaper Changing Area presented by BuyBuy Baby, Family Dining by Noodles & Company, a Climbing Wall by Body Armour as well as face painting, superhero training, princess meet and greet, and balloon art.

Where: North President’s Court within Grant Park, 337 E. Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60601

July 8, 2017

Join THE MIX Road Crew at Roscoe Village Burger Fest

July 8, 2017 02:00pm - 05:00pm    Add this event to your calendar

Join THE MIX Road Crew at Roscoe Village Burger Fest on Saturday, July 8th from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Roscoe Village neighborhood. July is about to get a few degrees hotter than normal when some of Chicago’s finest burger emporiums and restaurants fire up their grills at this year’s Roscoe Village Burger Fest. Add to that a rockin’ music on two stages and summer is gonna be sizzling. Visitors will also have the opportunity to vote for their favorite Chicago burger. Stop by the MIX table to spin the prizewheel and say hi to the Road Crew!

Where: 2000 W. Belmont Avenue, Chicago, IL 60618

July 8, 2017

Catch the Sox Summer Series & THE MIX Road Crew at Palos Hills Friendship Festival

July 8, 2017 04:00pm - 07:00pm    Add this event to your calendar

Catch the White Sox Summer Series at Palos Hills Friendship Festival with THE MIX Road Crew on Saturday, July 8th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Palos Hills. Spin the White Sox prizewheel to win White Sox gear, ticket vouchers and tons of cool prizes! Plus, find out how you can win an on-field experience, autographed items, premium tickets and more courtesy of the Chicago White Sox! 

Friendship Festival is a free four-day family festival sponsored by the city of Palos Hills. The festival features family entertainment including a carnival, petting zoo and pony rides, and live music. There will also be a car show, arts and crafts vendors, beer garden and a fireworks show Sunday evening.

Where: Moraine Valley Triangle, 107th Street & 88th Avenue, Palos Hills

July 9, 2017

Join THE MIX Road Crew at Magic Waters Waterpark

July 9, 2017 10:00am - 12:00pm    Add this event to your calendar

Join THE MIX Road Crew at Magic Waters Waterpark on Sunday, July 9th for Sun Safety Day from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Cherry Valley. Lifeguards will be conducting informative learning programs at 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. The first 1,000 guests will receive a free sunscreen sample upon first entry to the waterpark, while supplies last. The Screaming Lizard and newly renovated Little Lagoon are open for the summer! Stop by the MIX tent to spin the prizewheel!

Where: Magic Waters Waterpark, 7820 Cherryvale N. Blvd., Cherry Valley, IL 61016

July 14, 2017

Meet Koz & THE MIX Road Crew at Ravinia to see OneRepublic

July 14, 2017 04:00pm - 06:00pm    Add this event to your calendar

Meet Koz, afternoon host, and THE MIX Road Crew at Ravinia to see OneRepublic, with Fitz & The Tantrums and James Arthur on Friday, July 14th from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Highland Park. Stop by to spin the MIX prizewheel! You can view the full Ravinia summer calendar at ravinia.org/calendar.

Where: Ravinia, 200 Ravinia Park Road, Highland Park, IL 60035

July 14, 2017

Join THE MIX Road Crew at COPS Day Picnic

July 14, 2017 05:00pm - 07:00pm    Add this event to your calendar

Join THE MIX Road Crew at COPS Day Picnic on Friday, July 14th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Wulff Pavilion in Hanover Park. Each year, the Hanover Park Police Department hosts a COPS Day Picnic to foster relationships between the Police Department and the neighborhoods it serves. The event included face painting, a variety of emergency vehicles from local agencies on display, a K-9 demonstration, a charity raffle of a bicycle and television to benefit Special Olympics, appearances by several area sports mascots, and of course, the MIX prizewheel!

Where: Wulff Pavilion, Near Maple & Church Streets, Hanover Park, IL 60133

July 15, 2017

Join THE MIX Road Crew at 5K Run! To End Homelessness

July 15, 2017 07:00am - 10:00am    Add this event to your calendar

Join THE MIX Road Crew at 5K Run! To End Homelessness on Saturday, July 15th from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Montrose Harbor in Chicago. All proceeds will go to support the mission of A Safe Haven Foundation, which helps transform people’s lives from homelessness to self-sufficiency. Stop by to spin the MIX prizewheel, enjoy good music, a free Kids Fun Run, and other activities! Join the cause and register here. #mixmakingadifference

Where: Montrose Harbor-Grove 16, 600 W. Montrose Harbor Drive, Chicago, IL 60613

July 15, 2017

Meet Reese & THE MIX Road Crew at the Bristol Renaissance Faire

July 15, 2017 11:00am - 02:00pm    Add this event to your calendar

Meet Reese, evening host, and THE MIX Road Crew at the Bristol Renaissance Faire on Saturday, July 15th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. just off i94 at the IL/WI border! Bristol Renaissance Faire, where fantasy rules! Turkey legs and jousting, of course! Join a pub crawl or compete in RenQuest! Visit renfair.com for coupons, menus and more!

Where: Village of Bristol, 12550 120th Avenue, Kenosha, WI 53142

July 15, 2017

Join THE MIX Road Crew at the USO BBQ for the Troops

July 15, 2017 12:00pm - 02:00pm    Add this event to your calendar

Join THE MIX Road Crew at the USO BBQ for the Troops on Saturday, July 15th from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Chevrolet of Homewood. In Illinois, the Chicago Automobile Trade Association has been a leading BBQ partner with the USO of Illinois as they enlist their dealership members to host BBQs to raise awareness and funds for local troops and their families. Already, more than 70 dealerships representing more than 35 communities across Chicagoland will fire up the grill, offer “free” services, such as car washes, and collect donations to support the USO of Illinois. One hundred percent of the proceeds raised will support troops deployed and at home; military families; wounded, ill and injured troops as well as families of the fallen. Join one of your local new-car dealers for a day of great food and fun to help support local service members and military families who need it the most.

Where: Chevrolet of Homewood, 18033 Halsted Street, Homewood, IL 60430

July 15, 2017

Join THE MIX Road Crew at Ravinia to see OneRepublic

July 15, 2017 04:00pm - 06:00pm    Add this event to your calendar

Join THE MIX Road Crew at Ravinia to see OneRepublic, with Fitz & The Tantrums and James Arthur on Saturday, July 15th from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Highland Park. Stop by to spin the MIX prizewheel! You can view the full Ravinia summer calendar at ravinia.org/calendar.

Where: Ravinia, 200 Ravinia Park Road, Highland Park, IL 60035

July 22, 2017

Join THE MIX Road Crew for Jewel Osco’s Summer Splash with the Minions

July 22, 2017 12:00pm - 02:00pm    Add this event to your calendar

Join THE MIX Road Crew for Jewel Osco’s Summer Splash with the Minions on Saturday, July 22nd from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Deerfield. Stop by to win movie passes to Despicable Me 3, take pictures with The Minions, and win a family vacation to Chula Vista in Wisconsin Dells! There’ll even be a professional face painter for the kids! 

Where: Jewel Osco, 16 S. Waukegan Road, Deerfield, IL 60015

July 23, 2017

Join THE MIX Road Crew at the Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk

July 23, 2017 08:00am - 11:00am    Add this event to your calendar

Join THE MIX Road Crew at the Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk on Sunday, July 23rd from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Naperville Pavilion. The event benefits the Lustgarten Foundation, the nation’s largest private funder of pancreatic cancer research, and underscores our mission of advancing the scientific and medical research related to the diagnosis, treatment, cure and prevention of pancreatic cancer. Click HERE to register and be sure to stop by the MIX tent to spin the prizewheel! #mixmakingadifference

Where: Naperville Pavilion, 500 W. Jackson Avenue, Naperville, IL 60540

July 28, 2017

Join THE MIX Road Crew at Pierogi Fest

July 28, 2017 04:00pm - 06:00pm    Add this event to your calendar

Join THE MIX Road Crew at Pierogi Fest on Friday, July 28th from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Whiting, Indiana. With almost a hundred vendors serving food ranging from traditional European delicacies to alligator stuffed pierogi, you’re sure to find something you’ll love at one of the largest food festivals in the Midwest. Stop by the MIX tent to spin the prizewheel!

Where: Along 119th Street in Downtown Whiting, IN

July 29, 2017

Join THE MIX Road Crew at the Sepsis Challenge 5K

July 29, 2017 08:00am - 11:00am    Add this event to your calendar

Join THE MIX Road Crew at the Sepsis Challenge 5K Fun Run and Walk on Saturday, July 29th from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Centennial Park in Orland Park, benefiting the Sepsis Alliance. Participants will enjoy the scenery as they run or walk around the park in order to raise awareness of sepsis as a medical emergency, with more than 1.6 million cases of sepsis every year. Sepsis Alliance is the nation’s leading sepsis advocacy organization, dedicated to saving lives and reducing suffering by raising awareness of sepsis as a medical emergency. Stop by the MIX table after the run/walk to spin-to-win for station prizes! Click HERE to register. #mixmakingadifference

Where: Centennial Park, 10401 W. 153rd Street, Orland Park, IL 60462

July 29, 2017

Join THE MIX Road Crew at Day At The Park

July 29, 2017 11:00am - 02:00pm    Add this event to your calendar

Join THE MIX Road Crew at Day At The Park on Saturday, July 29th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Seafari Springs Aquatic Center in Hanover Park. Bring the whole family out for a Safari at Seafari! There will be a DJ, balloon twister, games, relay races, crafts, and more! Anyone attending the event will receive free admission to the pool during the time of the event. There will be a Duck Drop following the event at 2:00 p.m. The top three ducks to finish the race down the slide win prizes. Come hangout with THE MIX Road Crew for an afternoon of fun!

Where: Seafari Springs Aquatic Center, 1700 Greenbrook Blvd., Hanover Park, IL 60133

August 4, 2017 - August 6, 2017

Destination Asia Festival at The Morton Arboretum

August 4, 2017 07:00am - August 6, 2017 07:30pm    Add this event to your calendar

Explore the diverse cultures of Asia through music, dance, food, and more at Destination Asia Festival on August 4th, 5th, and 6th at The Morton Arboretum. Explore their tree collections from China, Japan, and Korea. At 6:00 p.m. Friday, the festival begins with a formal ceremony, engaging performances, culinary delights, and a breathtaking Toro Nagashi Japanese floating lantern display on Meadow Lake. Learn more at mortonarb.org.

Where: The Morton Arboreum, 4100 IL-53, Lisle, IL 60532

September 9, 2017 - October 31, 2017

Fall Color Festival at The Morton Arboretum

September 9, 2017 07:00am - October 31, 2017 07:30pm    Add this event to your calendar

The Morton Arboretum has taken the season and turned it into a celebration with the Fall Color Festival! See the world through a kaleidoscope of brilliantly-colored trees while enjoying grilled goodies and taffy apples, Trick or Trees, a Mystery Dinner at Thornhill, a Fall Color 5K run & walk, and much more. Learn more at mortonarb.org.

Where: The Morton Arboreum, 4100 IL-53, Lisle, IL 60532

September 23, 2017 - September 24, 2017

Passport Europe Festival at The Morton Arboretum

September 23, 2017 07:00am - September 24, 2017 07:30pm    Add this event to your calendar

Join The Morton Arboretum for a trip around Europe with their fourth annual Passport Europe Cultural Festival on Saturday, September 23rd and Sunday, September 24th. No need for a passport to experience authentic music, dance, cuisine, and more, all in one weekend! Learn more at mortonarb.org.

Where: The Morton Arboreum, 4100 IL-53, Lisle, IL 60532