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Places To Go. Things To Do.: April 12-18

BENEFITS

EUCHRE TOURNAMENT, doors open at 5:30 p.m., tournament starts at 6:30, Saturday, April 14, Norway Community Building. Food, raffles, 50-50 drawing. Sponsored by Ben and Flo’s 11 Relay for Life team. All proceeds benefit American Cancer Society. 815-695-5609.

NIGHTLIFE

TYNAN BAND, 10 p.m. Friday, April 13, Shakers Lounge, 121 W. Stevenson Road, Ottawa. 815-433-2110.

HAIRBANGERS BALL, 9 p.m., Saturday, April 14, Shakers Lounge, 121 W. Stevenson Road, Ottawa. 815-433-2110.

OPEN MIC NIGHT, 8 to 11 p.m., Thursday, April 12, Dockside Bar & Grill, 1001 E. Main St., Ottawa.

CHRIS CORKERY, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 14, August Hill tasting room.

WINDY CITY DUELING PIANOS, 8:30 to 11:30 p.m., Saturday, April 14, Prairie Lakes Country Club & Inn, 2550 N. 32nd Road, Marseilles.

ESCAPING PAVEMENT, 8:30 to 11:30 p.m., Saturday, April 14, The Lone Buffalo, 808-812 La Salle St., Ottawa.

CONTESTS

SHAKERS STAR SEARCH singing, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, Shakers Lounge, 121 W. Stevenson Road, Ottawa. 815-433-2110.

TRIVIA NIGHT, 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, April 18, The Lone Buffalo, 808-812 La Salle St., Ottawa.

THEATER

GLO HEART, 1 to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 14, Wallace Hall, 813 La Salle St., Ottawa. Musical play on global immigration.

MISCELLANEOUS

SPRING AT WEBER HOUSE AND GARDEN, 1503 N. Baker St., Streator. Tours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 815-672-8327.

HOT COCOA BIKE RIDE, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, April 14, biking along the Illinois and Michigan Canal starting at Heritage Harbor, Ottawa.

MUSEUMS

OTTAWA HISTORICAL AND SCOUTING HERITAGE MUSEUM, 1100 Canal St., noon to 4 p.m. Friday through Monday. 815-431-9353.

REDDICK MANSION, 100 W. Lafayette St., Ottawa, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays through Mondays, with hourly tours. 815-433-6100.

ILLINOIS & MICHIGAN CANAL TOLL COLLECTOR’S BUILDING, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays through October and by appointment, canal towpath between Columbus and La Salle streets, Ottawa. 815-434-2737.

STREATORLAND MUSEUM, 
306 S. Vermillion St., 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. weekdays and weekends by appointment. 815-672-2443.

MIDDLE EAST CONFLICTS MEMORIAL WALL MUSEUM, Illinois Valley Cellular building, 200 Riverfront Drive, Marseilles. 815-795-3200.

LA SALLE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM, 101 E. Canal St., Utica. Museum in an 1848 canal warehouse, 1865 one-room school, 1875 barn, 1892 blacksmith shop. Hours: Heritage Center, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and by appointment. 815-667-4861.

HEGELER CARUS MANSION, 1307 Seventh St., La Salle, tours noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. 815-224-5892.

SENECA AREA HERITAGE MUSEUM, noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays and by appointment. 815-769-5077.

EARLVILLE HISTORICAL MUSEUM, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m Saturdays and Sundays or by appointment, 136 S. Ottawa St. 815-246-9598 or 815-866-9323.

FERN DELL MUSEUM, 9 E. Front St., Newark, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays or by appointment. 815-695-5240.

OLMSTEAD MUSEUM, Somonauk, 2 to 4 p.m. Sundays, except for some holiday weekends. 815-498-3154.

CORNELL AMITY TOWNSHIP MUSEUM, 510 Main St., 1 to 3 p.m. first Sunday of each month or by appointment. 815-358-2973.

MAGNOLIA TOWNSHIP PRESERVATION ASSOCIATION MUSEUM, 110 N. Peoria St. Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays. 815-257-0707.

UNION DEPOT RAILROAD MUSEUM, 683 Main St., Mendota, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday or by appointment. 815-539-3373.

THE OLD BARN MUSEUM, 7127B Oakbrook Road, Newark. Group events can be scheduled weekdays and Saturdays. 630-553-5997.

TOURISM

FORT ST. LOUIS DE ILLINOIS Visitor Center and Le Rocher Bookstore, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, Starved Rock State Park, Utica. 815-667-5357.

HERITAGE CORRIDOR VISITORS BUREAU, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, U.S. 6 and Route 178, Utica. 815-667-4356 or 800-746-0550.

ILLINOIS RIVER AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday, 135 Washington St., Marseilles. 815-795-2323.

ILLINOIS WATERWAY VISITORS CENTER, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Dee Bennett Road, Utica. 815-667-4054.

LOCK 16 VISITOR CENTER, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily, 754 First St., La Salle. Cafe, gift shop. 815-223-1851.

OTTAWA VISITORS CENTER, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, 1028 La Salle St. 815-434-2737 or 888-688-2924.

STREATOR TOURISM OFFICE, 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday through Friday, 118 Oak St. 815-672-2055.

RESEARCH

LA SALLE COUNTY GENEALOGY GUILD, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays and Saturdays, 115 W. Glover St., Ottawa. 815-433-5261.

TO INCLUDE an entertainment or activity item in the Events Calendar, submit information by 2 p.m. Tuesday online to newsroom@mywebtimes.com, by fax at 815-433-1639 or in writing to Events Calendar, The Times, Box 618, 110 W. Jefferson St., Ottawa, IL 61350.

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