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Air Classics Museum of Aviation Air Classics Museum of Aviation
Air Classics is an aviation museum located at Aurora Municipal Airport - ARR where the aircraft actually fly. You can climb into the pilot's seat of ...View Details
Albright Theatre Albright Theatre
This company has gained a reputation for producing cutting-edge dramas and comedies as well as family-friendly shows for over 40 years. Located on...View Details
Art at City Hall Art at City Hall
In its ongoing effort to support and promote the arts, the City of Aurora has assembled the works of 11 Aurora-area artists for its 2015 Art in City H...View Details
Art in Yorkville City Hall
Rotating art exhibits at City Hall. Hours Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm....View Details
First Fridays of the month....View Details
Arts on Fire Arts on Fire
Paint your own pottery, take a canvas class, and more. Painting pottery is fun, relaxing and anyone can do it. No reservation is needed! Stop in ...View Details
Aurora Architectural Driving Tour Aurora Architectural Driving Tour
Enjoy a self-guided driving tour of Aurora’s historic districts. Go back in time to Pre-Civil War era when Illinois' second largest city was being for...View Details
Aurora Art and Science Walk Aurora Art and Science Walk
The Aurora Downtown Outdoor Art and Science Walk was initiated by the Aurora Public Art Commission in 1999. The Art and Science Walk offers large-scal...View Details
Aurora Artists Studios Aurora Artists Studios
A working artists studio with local artists Cheryl Holz, David Hettinger, Anne Von Ehr, Rafael Rocha Jr. and Andrew Cook. Open only by appointment....View Details
Aurora Public Art Commission Aurora Public Art Commission
The Aurora Public Art Commission hosts rotating exhibits displaying a full spectrum of innovative arts. The History Center has a collection of photogr...View Details
Aurora Regional Fire Museum Aurora Regional Fire Museum
The museum features a variety of interactive exhibits designed to educate and entertain children, families, and firefighters. Visitors can pass a leat...View Details
Aurora Transportation Center Aurora Transportation Center
The Aurora Transportation Center is a staffed station on Metra's BNSF Railway Line and is served by numerous Pace bus routes. Aurora is the west end o...View Details
Aurora University's Crimi Auditorium Aurora University's Crimi Auditorium
This much-lauded and beautiful auditorium hosts classical and popular musical events as well as popular lectures and recitals. It is located in Aurora...View Details
Aurora West Forest Preserve Aurora West Forest Preserve
Aurora West Forest Preserve, a 715-acre property, was part of the historical “Sugar Grove” in the early years of Kane County. Much of...View Details
Avenue J. Studios Avenue J. Studios
In addition to classes, Avenue J produces 4 large-scale productions each year, giving students the opportunity to show off their acting, singing, and ...View Details
Ballydoyle Irish Pub & Restaurant Ballydoyle Irish Pub & Restaurant
From the southern midlands of Ireland to the Chicago suburbs Ballydoyle carries the tradition with classic Irish brews, excellent food and live entert...View Details
Batavia Academy of Dance Batavia Academy of Dance
At Batavia Academy of Dance, our mission is to provide exceptional instruction and development in the art of dance for all levels and all ages. In our...View Details
Batavia Depot Museum Batavia Depot Museum
Housed in an 1854 Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad depot, the train museum is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and comes alive ...View Details
Batavia Fine Arts Centre
Opened to the Fox Valley on August 20, 2011, it provides arts education to the students of Batavia, an artistic outlet to organizations and patrons th...View Details
Batavia Skate Park Batavia Skate Park
Outdoor skate park for skateboarders and rollerbladers. Open in good weather conditions only....View Details
Beecher Community Center and Park Beecher Community Center and Park
The park is over 22 acres and is the location of several baseball fields and a playground. There is walkway around the play area, beautiful shade tree...View Details
Bicentennial Riverfront Park Bicentennial Riverfront Park
The centerpiece of Downtown Yorkville with views of the Marge Cline Whitewater Course and street-side shopping and dining, Bicentennial Riverfront Par...View Details
Big Rock Forest Preserve Big Rock Forest Preserve
Mature woodlands, high-quality marshes, tallgrass prairie, clear-running creeks and a 65-foot deep lake are just some of the highlights of Big Rock Fo...View Details
Big Rock Historical Society Museum Big Rock Historical Society Museum
A Big Rock historical collection including school items, Plowing Match memorabilia, a military section from WWI through Iraq, home items and farm item...View Details
Big Rock Park District Community Park Big Rock Park District Community Park
Come see this beautiful park with a 1/2 mile walking trail. Play in the playground or enjoy a picnic in the serene atmosphere!...View Details
Blackberry Farm Blackberry Farm
Nestled on 54 scenic acres, Blackberry Farm is a family-friendly destination that features unique play areas for all ages, live animals, amusement rid...View Details
Bliss House Museum
The Bliss House Museum is operated by the Sugar Grove Historical Society and houses historical exhibits about the village of Sugar Grove and surroundi...View Details
Building Aurora: Sears Houses Building Aurora: Sears Houses
From 1908 to 1940, Sears Roebuck and Company ordered, manufactured and sold homes to hundreds of thousands of Americans. Sears homes were popular in t...View Details
Chapel on the Green & Heritage Hall Chapel on the Green & Heritage Hall
Dating back to 1855, and built from hand-hewn oak and walnut beams cut from woods along the nearby Fox River, this structure holds the unique distinct...View Details
Charles E. Hoscheit Park Charles E. Hoscheit Park
Also known as: Waubonsie Creek Park & baseball field. This lighted facility has 2 baseball fields and parking for approximately 250. For permittin...View Details
Comedy Shrine Comedy Shrine
Your night out just got funnier! The Comedy Shrine is Chicagoland’s premier improv & stand up comedy theater. The Comedy Shrine provides Improv, Stand...View Details
Copley Theatre Copley Theatre
For concert and event schedules please visit their web site....View Details
Crow's Nest Studio and Gallery Crow's Nest Studio and Gallery
At the Crow’s Nest you can find genuine local goods, many created by folks right here on the farm, that can fit any need: functional, creative, decora...View Details
David L. Pierce Art & History Center David L. Pierce Art & History Center
"The History of Writing and the Alphabet" by Paul Stoddard, a WPA mural donated to West Aurora High School by the Class of 1933 and saved from the wre...View Details
Esther's Place Esther's Place
Join educator and fiber artist Natasha Lehrer in a memorable experience with nature’s beauty. Take a fiber art class and learn how to make handm...View Details
Farnsworth House Farnsworth House
Master architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe created the ultimate minimalist masterpiece, the Farnsworth House, in pastoral Plano. The stellar structure ...View Details
Fermilab Fermilab
Whether you're interested in science or just fishing in the ponds near the American Bison herd you're welcome at Fermilab. Take a self-guided tour of ...View Details
Fermilab Art Gallery Fermilab Art Gallery
Located in Wilson Hall, open before and after performances and lectures and by appointment....View Details
Fermilab Arts & Lecture Series Fermilab Arts & Lecture Series
Ramsey Auditorium is the site for Fermilab's series of music, dance, and theater, plus lectures on the arts, sciences and culture....View Details
Fermilab's Ramsey Auditorium
Site of Fermilab's Arts & Lecture Series of music, dance and theater plus lectures on the arts, sciences and culture....View Details
Ford House by Architect Bruce Goff Ford House by Architect Bruce Goff
One of the most significant homes in Aurora is the Ford house, designed by architect Bruce Goff in 1949. It is also commonly referred to as the “Round...View Details
Gallery 125 at Sugar Grove Library Gallery 125 at Sugar Grove Library
Gallery 125 features the work of a variety of local artists in the Kaneland and surrounding communities. Located in the beautiful Sugar Grove Public L...View Details
Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Museum (GAR) Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Museum (GAR)
The Grand Army of the Republic Post 20 Hall and Museum has recently been reopened after being closed for more than 20 years as it has undergone import...View Details
Gray's Mill Gray's Mill
1853, 5-story stone flouring mill is now home to the South Moon BBQ....View Details
Hall Quarry Beach Hall Quarry Beach
Zero-depth sand beach, two islands, youth water slide, drop slide and diving tower with two- and four-meter platforms. Kid tested and family approved....View Details
Hinckley Historical Society Museum Hinckley Historical Society Museum
See the mastodon diorama and displays of historic homes. Open Saturdays 10 a.m.–3 p.m. and by appointment....View Details
Holbrook Mill Holbrook Mill
Built in 1843 out of stacked limestone the Holbrook Mill is possibly the oldest industrial structure in Kane County. First Friday's Aurora Gallery...View Details
Hollywood Casino Aurora Hollywood Casino Aurora
Hollywood Casino is the place for you! They'll add dazzle to your days and life to your nights with free admission, pulse-pounding games, incredible r...View Details
If These Walls Could Talk Framing & Gallery If These Walls Could Talk Framing & Gallery
Custom frame shop and art gallery. If These Walls Could Talk provides 100% archival quality framing services as well as a gallery for our customers to...View Details
Kendall County Historic Courthouse Kendall County Historic Courthouse
Victorian Italianate structure opened in 1964 that towers proudly over the Fox River and the City of Yorkville. Listed on the National Register of His...View Details
Kiss The Sky & Cloud 9 Thrift Shop Kiss The Sky & Cloud 9 Thrift Shop
Vinyl records, CDs, turntables, DVDs, posters, T-shirts, incense, oils, clothing and curious....View Details
Law Office Pub and Music Hall Law Office Pub and Music Hall
Boyd, owner of Rogue Barrister Records has partnered with Jason Leslie, owner of Three Angels Brewing to produce the Summer Solstice Craft Beer and Mu...View Details
Leland Tower Leland Tower
Leland Tower is a twenty-two story tall building located on Stolp Island in Aurora, Illinois. Leland Tower was at one point the tallest building in Il...View Details
Lyon Farm & Village Lyon Farm & Village
The Lyon Farm features 15 historic buildings that trace the history of Kendall County plus an 1819 Chicago Burlington & Quincy caboose, a fully-st...View Details
Marge Cline Whitewater Course Marge Cline Whitewater Course
The paddling community is all abuzz about the Marge Cline Whitewater Course. This new, state of Illinois recreational facility is centrally located in...View Details
New Hites Studios & Gallery
New Hites Studios & Gallery is a part of the thriving art scene in Downtown Aurora. The artists that call New Hites "home" work in a broad spectrum of...View Details
New York Street Memorial Bridge New York Street Memorial Bridge
Spanning the entire Fox River, features include the circa 1930 “Memory” and “Victory” statues in honor of fallen soldiers from World War I. In 1930...View Details
Paramount Theatre Paramount Theatre
Recently named one of the Top Ten Theatres in Chicago by the League of Chicago Theatres, the Paramount continues to provide world-class entertainment—...View Details
Phillips Park Phillips Park
Located on over 325 acres, popular attractions include the Mastodon Visitors Center, the gorgeous Sunken Garden, an 18-hole golf course/driving range,...View Details
Riemenschneider Fire and Spray Park Riemenschneider Fire and Spray Park
It's time to SPLASH and have a BLAST this Summer! Yorkville's water spray park is open from 10 am - 7 pm Memorial Day to Labor Day (weather permitting...View Details
RiverEdge Park RiverEdge Park
Home of the Blues on the Fox festival. The 30-acre park was designed in a way that would serve many purposes. From the canoe/kayak launch and natural ...View Details
Riverfront Playhouse Riverfront Playhouse
Come inside the intimate Riverfront Playhouse and discover a treasure. Since 1978, Riverfront Playhouse has been a destination in downtown Aurora. Loc...View Details
Sandwich Opera House Sandwich Opera House
Built in 1878 and restored in 1986, the Opera House today provides performing arts from classical to country, dance, student recitals, summer theatre ...View Details
Schingoethe Center of Aurora University Schingoethe Center of Aurora University
Schingoethe Center is a collection of Native American artifacts as well as artwork by both Native American and non-Native American artists. Admissi...View Details
SciTech Hands-On Museum SciTech Hands-On Museum
Come and explore over 150 interactive STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) exhibits which inspire education and imagination. Bring the...View Details
Settler's Cottage Museum Settler's Cottage Museum
Tour the oldest remaining structure in the Village. The home was originally owned by Montgomery’s founder, Daniel Gray. A museum offers an educational...View Details
Speakers to inspire, provoke & inform, entertainment to make you think, smile & dance and workshops to help craft the life you deserve....View Details
Smallville Museum Smallville Museum
Selected to represent Smallville in the films “Man of Steel” and “Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice,” Plano is now the home of the Smallville Museu...View Details
Spring Bluff Nursery Spring Bluff Nursery
Spring Bluff has U-pick Christmas trees, fruits and vegetables, farm fresh eggs, honey, pumpkins, harvest decorations, nursery/greenhouse. Spring B...View Details
Sri Venkateswara Swami Temple of Greater Chicago
This Hindu temple blends ancient and modern architectural technology....View Details
Stone Mill Museum Stone Mill Museum
A four-floor large museum located in a former stone mill, including items from the area and a room dedicated to Native America artifacts. A 24' long m...View Details
Swimming Stones / Isaac(squared) Swimming Stones / Isaac(squared)
A kinetic water sculpture fountain sculpted by internationally acclaimed artist Christian Tobin Isaac(squared) brings Aurora the most mysterious essen...View Details
The Office Batavia
This music venue was founded by three young men with a rich background in the arts and a richer plan to help shape a growing artistic community. Seati...View Details
Water Street Studios Water Street Studios
Housed in a renovated 16,000 sq. ft. limestone historic building, Water Street Studios is a comprehensive nonprofit community art center featuring 26 ...View Details
Waubonsee Community College Art Displays Waubonsee Community College Art Displays
Waubonsee Community College has art displays on campus, free and open to the public. For more information regarding their art displays, contact th...View Details
West Main Community Park West Main Community Park
58 acres with baseball and softball fields, two basketball courts, hiking or running trails, roller hockey court and 100-car parking lot....View Details
William Tanner House William Tanner House
The William Tanner House has proudly been the home of the Aurora Historical Society since it was donated by the family in 1936. The house was a gift t...View Details
Yorkville Performing Arts Center Yorkville Performing Arts Center
Dance, music, theatre and fitness classes as well as private lessons for all ages and skill levels. See their web site for performance schedule....View Details

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