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Study Finds DuPage Airport to Generate $117M for Local Economy

Study Finds DuPage Airport to Generate $117M for Local Economy

The DuPage County Airport is located in West Chicago, west of Route 59 and just north of Roosevelt Road.  Nearly 400 aircraft are based at the airport which has experienced significant growth over the last decade. DuPage Airport to generate 7M for local economy, study finds DuPage Airport will pump $ 117 million into the […]

June 21, 2012 | By | Reply More
Santa to Visit Christmas on the Farm at Kline Creek

Santa to Visit Christmas on the Farm at Kline Creek

Santa will be paying a special visit to Kline Creek’s “Christmas on the Farm” celebration on Saturday, December 3rd and Sunday, December 4th. The free event, sponsored by the DuPage County Forest Preserve District will run from 1:30PM to 3:30PM both days.

November 16, 2011 | By | Reply More
Fall Harvest Wine & Beer Tasting in West Chicago

Fall Harvest Wine & Beer Tasting in West Chicago

Come out to Pal Joey’s in West Chicago (440 East Roosevelt Road) for the Fall Harvest Wine & Beer Tasting. The event is Thursday, October 27th, from 6:30PM to 8:30PM and proceeds will benefit Educare of West DuPage.

October 18, 2011 | By | Reply More
West Wind Motel in West Chicago – Movie Trivia

West Wind Motel in West Chicago – Movie Trivia

If you live in DuPage County, you may have driven throught the intersection of Garys Mill and Roosevelt Roads in West Chicago. There is no street light at the intersection, and it does appear fairly nondescript, but did you know that filming for one of the most iconic films of all time took place there?

March 30, 2011 | By | Reply More
Sheep Shearing Event at Kline Creek Farm

Sheep Shearing Event at Kline Creek Farm

Saturday and Sunday, April 16th and 17th, Kline Creek Farm in West Chicago will be performing sheep shearing. Watch at workers shear the flock of sheep while learning how the collected wool is made into yarn. This is sure to be an event that children will enjoy!

March 12, 2011 | By | Reply More
Maple Sugaring Event at Kline Creek Farm

Maple Sugaring Event at Kline Creek Farm

Come out to Kline Creek Farm in West Chicago this Saturday and Sunday, March 12th and 13th to see how a family in the 1890’s would collect maple sap. Watch and learn how the collected sap is boiled and transformed into maple syrup and maple sugar. This educational and fun event is family-friendly.

March 12, 2011 | By | Reply More
Taffy Pulling Event at Kline Creek Farm

Taffy Pulling Event at Kline Creek Farm

A great kid-friendly event awaits… Tour an 1890s farmhouse, and learn how kids lived more than a century ago. Then, make taffy from molasses to take home during this one-hour program.

February 14, 2011 | By | Reply More
Mosque Supporters Urge Proposal’s Passing

Mosque Supporters Urge Proposal’s Passing

Supporters urge passage of mosque proposal Leaders from Christian, Jewish and Islamic faiths gathered Wednesday to support the Muslim Educational Cultural Center of America in its effort to build a new place of worship in unincorporated DuPage County. Read more on The Doings Weekly

January 24, 2011 | By | Reply More
Fall Festivals in DuPage County

Fall Festivals in DuPage County

Just because the kids are back in school and the summer is winding down, it doesn’t mean that there isn’t plenty of fun to still be had. Fall is just around the corner, and this one should be bursting with color due to all the summer rain we’ve had. What better way to enjoy the beauty of the fall-season than outdoors…

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WWII Planes at DuPage Airport – B-17, B-24, P-51

WWII Planes at DuPage Airport – B-17, B-24, P-51

On Friday, July 30th, the Collings Foundation’s “Wings of Freedom” tour will arrive at the DuPage County Airport in West Chicago. A B-17 Flying Fortress, a B-24 Liberator (both bombers), and a P-51 Mustang fighter will be on display from 2PM-5PM.

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