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2019 Programs

  • Wild Bill Days
    Wild Bill Days
    Sat, May 25
    North Utica
    May 25, 2024, 12:00 PM – May 26, 2024, 4:00 PM
    North Utica, 101 E Canal St, North Utica, IL 61373, USA
    May 25, 2024, 12:00 PM – May 26, 2024, 4:00 PM
    North Utica, 101 E Canal St, North Utica, IL 61373, USA
    Join the LaSalle County Historical Society as we celebrate the life and times of famous LaSalle County Native, Wild Bill Hickok. A live eight scene re-enactment of Wild Bill Hickok's life will take place 2pm on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Utica Garden Club Plant and Vendor Faire
    Utica Garden Club Plant and Vendor Faire
    Sat, Jun 08
    North Utica
    Jun 08, 2024, 9:00 AM – Jun 09, 2024, 4:00 PM
    North Utica, 208 S Clark St, North Utica, IL 61373, USA
    Jun 08, 2024, 9:00 AM – Jun 09, 2024, 4:00 PM
    North Utica, 208 S Clark St, North Utica, IL 61373, USA
    Join the Utica Garden Club for their annual plant sale and vendor faire! The UGC will have plants, herbs, and flowers available for purchase and the LCHS Canal Market will host vendors with vintage, antique, plants, and garden themed vendors!
  • 54th Annual Burgoo Festival
    54th Annual Burgoo Festival
    Sat, Oct 12
    North Utica
    Oct 12, 2024, 11:00 AM – Oct 13, 2024, 5:00 PM
    North Utica, 101 E Canal St, North Utica, IL 61373, USA
    Oct 12, 2024, 11:00 AM – Oct 13, 2024, 5:00 PM
    North Utica, 101 E Canal St, North Utica, IL 61373, USA
    Join the LaSalle County Historical Society for our 54th Annual Burgoo Festival. One of Northern Illinois largest and longest running Fall Festivals occurring every Columbus Day weekend. Our famous Burgoo Stew is slow cooked along the I & M Canal and served only on Sunday.
  • Antiquin' Weekend
    Antiquin' Weekend
    Sat, Apr 27
    North Utica
    Apr 27, 2024, 11:00 AM – Apr 28, 2024, 5:00 PM
    North Utica, 210 S Clark St, North Utica, IL 61373, USA
    Apr 27, 2024, 11:00 AM – Apr 28, 2024, 5:00 PM
    North Utica, 210 S Clark St, North Utica, IL 61373, USA
    The LCHS Canal Market will have vintage and antique vendors set up throughout the weekend!
  • 53nd Annual Burgoo Festival
    53nd Annual Burgoo Festival
    Sat, Oct 07
    North Utica
    Oct 07, 2023, 11:00 AM – Oct 08, 2023, 5:00 PM
    North Utica, North Utica, IL 61373, USA
    Oct 07, 2023, 11:00 AM – Oct 08, 2023, 5:00 PM
    North Utica, North Utica, IL 61373, USA
    Join the LaSalle County Historical Society for our 53rd Annual Burgoo Festival. Live entertainment, live blacksmithing demos, over 400 vendors, and our famous pioneer "Burgoo" stew!
  • I & M Canal Children's Camp
    I & M Canal Children's Camp
    Sat, Aug 26
    North Utica
    Aug 26, 2023, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    North Utica, 101 E Canal St, North Utica, IL 61373, USA
    Aug 26, 2023, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    North Utica, 101 E Canal St, North Utica, IL 61373, USA
    The Village of North Utica and LaSalle County Historical Society will be hosting an I & M Canal Children’s Camp on Saturday August 26, 2023 at the LaSalle County Historical Society. The program will run 10am-2pm, and is geared towards ages 7-14 and will include local history, outdoor activities,
  • Abolitionist in LaSalle County
    Abolitionist in LaSalle County
    Sat, Aug 12
    North Utica
    Aug 12, 2023, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    North Utica, 208 S Clark St, North Utica, IL 61373, USA
    Aug 12, 2023, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    North Utica, 208 S Clark St, North Utica, IL 61373, USA
    Join the LaSalle County Historical Society for a special presentation at our Heritage Center on Saturday August 12, 2023 at 1pm. The program will be on the Abolitionist Movement in LaSalle County and State of Illinois. Dr. Jeanne McDonald will be presenting on the subject. Program is free to members
  • Utica Garden Club Plant Sale and Vendor Faire
    Utica Garden Club Plant Sale and Vendor Faire
    Sun, Jun 11
    North Utica
    Jun 11, 2023, 9:00 AM – Jun 12, 2023, 4:00 PM
    North Utica, 208 S Clark St, North Utica, IL 61373, USA
    Jun 11, 2023, 9:00 AM – Jun 12, 2023, 4:00 PM
    North Utica, 208 S Clark St, North Utica, IL 61373, USA
    Join the Utica Garden Club for their annual Garden Faire & Plant Sale on June 11-12, 2023!
  • 4th Annual Wild Bill Days
    4th Annual Wild Bill Days
    Sat, May 27
    North Utica
    May 27, 2023, 12:00 PM – May 28, 2023, 4:00 PM
    North Utica, 101 E Canal St, North Utica, IL 61373, USA
    May 27, 2023, 12:00 PM – May 28, 2023, 4:00 PM
    North Utica, 101 E Canal St, North Utica, IL 61373, USA
    Join the LaSalle County Historical Society for our 4th Annual Wild Bill Days on Memorial Day Weekend in Utica! Special re-enactments of the life and times of LaSalle County native, Wild Bill Hickok, will be performed. Family friendly entertainment and special exhibits too!
  • Antiquin' Weekend
    Antiquin' Weekend
    Sat, Apr 29
    North Utica
    Apr 29, 2023, 10:00 AM – Apr 30, 2023, 4:00 PM
    North Utica, Clark St, North Utica, IL 61373, USA
    Apr 29, 2023, 10:00 AM – Apr 30, 2023, 4:00 PM
    North Utica, Clark St, North Utica, IL 61373, USA
  • Louis Jolliet: A Path Through Water
    Louis Jolliet: A Path Through Water
    Sun, Mar 26
    Oglesby
    Mar 26, 2023, 1:00 PM
    Oglesby, One Lodge Ln, Oglesby, IL 61348, USA
    Mar 26, 2023, 1:00 PM
    Oglesby, One Lodge Ln, Oglesby, IL 61348, USA
    Tickets available at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/louis-jolliet-a-solid-path-through-water-tickets-514182071417
  • 52nd Annual Burgoo Festival
    52nd Annual Burgoo Festival
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Oct 08
    North Utica
    Oct 08, 2022, 11:00 AM – Oct 09, 2022, 5:00 PM
    North Utica, North Utica, IL 61373, USA
    Oct 08, 2022, 11:00 AM – Oct 09, 2022, 5:00 PM
    North Utica, North Utica, IL 61373, USA
    Join the LaSalle County Historical Society for our 52nd Annual Burgoo Festival. Live entertainment, live blacksmithing demos, over 400 vendors, and our famous pioneer "Burgoo" stew!
  • Utica Garden Club Plant Sale and Vendor Faire
    Utica Garden Club Plant Sale and Vendor Faire
    Sat, Jun 11
    North Utica
    Jun 11, 2022, 9:00 AM – Jun 12, 2022, 4:00 PM
    North Utica, 210 Clark St, North Utica, IL 61373, USA
    Jun 11, 2022, 9:00 AM – Jun 12, 2022, 4:00 PM
    North Utica, 210 Clark St, North Utica, IL 61373, USA
  • Wild Bill Days
    Wild Bill Days
    Sat, May 28
    North Utica
    May 28, 2022, 1:00 PM – May 29, 2022, 5:00 PM
    North Utica, 101 E Canal St, North Utica, IL 61373, USA
    May 28, 2022, 1:00 PM – May 29, 2022, 5:00 PM
    North Utica, 101 E Canal St, North Utica, IL 61373, USA
    Join the LaSalle County Historical Society and the "Old West Regulators" for two days of the Life and Times of LaSalle County Native James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok. This event will feature family fun entertainment, a special exhibit of Wild Bill artifacts, and much more!
  • Antiquin' Weekend
    Antiquin' Weekend
    Sat, Apr 23
    North Utica
    Apr 23, 2022, 11:00 AM – Apr 24, 2022, 5:00 PM
    North Utica, 210 Clark St, North Utica, IL 61373, USA
    Apr 23, 2022, 11:00 AM – Apr 24, 2022, 5:00 PM
    North Utica, 210 Clark St, North Utica, IL 61373, USA
    Come down to the quaint village of North Utica and find some vintage or antique treasures!
  • 51st Annual Burgoo Festival
    51st Annual Burgoo Festival
    Sat, Oct 09
    208 N Clark St
    Oct 09, 2021, 11:00 AM – Oct 10, 2021, 5:00 PM
    208 N Clark St, 208 N Clark St, North Utica, IL 61373, USA
    Oct 09, 2021, 11:00 AM – Oct 10, 2021, 5:00 PM
    208 N Clark St, 208 N Clark St, North Utica, IL 61373, USA
    Join the LaSalle County Historical Society in celebrating our 51st Annual Burgoo Festival. One of Illinois largest and longest running fall festivals held annually on Columbus Day weekend in the quaint village of North Utica. 350 vendors, Burgoo Stew (Sunday only), live entertainment and more!
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