Event Calendar

2018

April

USA Dance National Collegiate DanceSport Championships, March 31st & April 1st, 2018 April 1, 2018 Saturday 8 A.M. to 11 P.M. Sunday 8 A.M. to 5 P.M. Check show website closer to date for exact times and schedule.

The National Collegiate DanceSport Championships will be coming to the Odeum, March 31st and April 1st, 2018. Ballroom dancing at its finest…an event as a capstone for college competitors, as well as a stepping stone to continuing on as an adult dancer, with new exciting formats, including:

  • No USA Dance membership required
  • Alumni events
  • New team match format
  • Seminars from top professionals
  • No limit on entries
  • Over $15,000 in scholarships, gifts, and need-based assistance
  • Social dancing and fun dances
  • Much, much more…

Tickets are $10 per session (Saturday Day, Saturday Evening, or Sunday Day) or $25 for Weekend Pass. Tickets will be available online soon (check USA Dance website and/or Facebook page); or on day-of-show at ticket office, CASH ONLY.

Parking is $10 per car per day or $20 per bus per day. Weekend Parking Pass available for $15 for cars or $30 for buses.

Contact: For more information, visit their website at http://USADanceNCDC.org/ or Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/USADanceCollegeNetwork

Lyons Township Dog Training Club – EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT April 3, 2018 - April 24, 2018 6:30 p.m.

LTDTC is a non-profit AKC accredited dog training club with experienced instructors offering positive reinforcement group classes for all dogs (mixed and pure breeds) at all levels…from puppy to advanced beginners to the seasoned competitor…in agility, obedience and rally.  Whether your goal is a well-trained family pet, a therapy dog, or competition, join them and discover the fun and satisfaction of dog training.

Every Tuesday 6:30pm-9:30pm (no class on Tuesday, April 17th)

Contact: www.LTDTC.org

USAT Illinois State Championship Hosted by Illinois Taekwondo State Organization (ITSO) April 7, 2018 8:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. (check website below for time changes)

USAT Illinois State Championship is here!

This will include sparring, individual poomsae, pairs poomsae, team poomsae, demo team and board breaking.

Registration is now open!

Tickets are: $10 for adult; $5 children 6-17years; Children under 5 years and Seniors 65+ are free

Parking is $10 per car, $20 per bus.

Contact: For tickets or more information, see www.illinoistaekwondo.org

Jaripeo Baile de los Grandes, April 8, 2018 April 8, 2018 Doors open at 1:00pm

A Rodeo Dance you don’t want to miss! Jaripeo Baile de los Grandes!

Featuring Ramon Ayala y sus Bravos del Norte, Los Huracanes del Norte, Tierra Cali, Revancha Nortena, Geru y su Legion 7, Los Reyes de America, and Banda Nuestra Tierra! PLUS: Nino Maravilla, Botanillas de Colima, Cotorrita  de Oaxaca, Gallinita de Dolores, Tasajito de Oaxaca, Terrible de Acapulco, Jr de Iguala, and Tucan de Veracruz. Bull riding! Music! Family Fun!

VIP Tables Available!
Advance Tickets: $50, Children under 10 are FREE.

Parking is $10 per car, $20 per bus. CASH ONLY

Contact: Information: 630-540-8458 or 708-250-8563 or visit www.vivatumusica.com

Xtreme Spirit Elite International Championships, April 15th, 2018 April 15, 2018 Sunday, 8 A.M. to 6 P.M. Check show website closer to date for exact times and schedule.

Xtreme Spirit Elite International Cheer & Dance Championships, Sunday, April 15th at 8:00am. This annual 100+ team event is the end-of-the-season spectacular for Midwest cheerleading and dance teams. Featuring the Best of the Best, it’s a dance and cheer-ocracy of epic proportions! Don’t miss it!

Contact: For more information visit www.XtremeSpirit.com

Spring Festival – An Arts & Crafts Affair April 20th-22nd, 2018 April 22, 2018 Fri., 11 A.M. to 9 P.M., Sat., 9 A.M. to 6 P.M., Sun., 10 A.M. to 5 P.M

3 days and hundreds of artists and crafters to choose from. With home decor and hand-crafted art work. Perfect gifts for any occasion.

Admission is $9, $8 for seniors (age 60+), and children under 10 are free.

Parking is free for this event.

www.hpifestivals.com

Advance Ticket link coming soon. Watch our Facebook page for when it’s announced.

Showcase Villa Park: Celebrate 8 & 28, April 28, 2018 April 28, 2018 Doors open at 4:30pm. Event begins 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Join us as we showcase the best of Villa Park with our Celebrate 8 & 28 event! Everyone is invited as we celebrate why Villa Park was named by Money Magazine as the 8th Best Place in America to Raise a Family and the 28th Best Place in America to Live!

Entertainment includes:

  • A special performance by Mick Archer’s Dueling Pianos
  • The best of Villa Park’s food vendors, with desserts from local churches (while supplies last)
  • Student Performances by School District 45, 48, 88, the Islamic Foundation School and the Mayer Irish Dancers
  • A School Art Contest, crafts, and a photo booth for the kids (and the kids at heart!)

Ticket cost: $8 online payment, or at Village offices. Price includes 3 food tickets. Family rate of $28 per 4 people. Children under 3 are free.

A cash bar will be available.

FREE PARKING

Chicago Marine Aquarium Society FRAG SWAP 2018 April 28, 2018 9:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

The Chicagoland Marine Aquarium Society (CMAS) is a nonprofit organization of marine hobbyists brought together by the desire to promote a better understanding of the life we keep in home or office marine aquariums. From the very colorful saltwater fish to the amazing coral formations, their focus is to increase the longevity of marine life in a controlled environment through education and the sharing of ideas. Whether you are just curious about saltwater aquariums or have many tanks of your own, you are sure to enjoy this colorful show.

Tickets are $5.00 Pre-Sale General Admission (if purchased 48 hours or more before), or $10.00 General Admission (at the door). Kids 12 & under (with adult entry) are free.

May

Lyons Township Dog Training Club – EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT May 1, 2018 - May 29, 2018 6:30 p.m.

LTDTC is a non-profit AKC accredited dog training club with experienced instructors offering positive reinforcement group classes for all dogs (mixed and pure breeds) at all levels…from puppy to advanced beginners to the seasoned competitor…in agility, obedience and rally.  Whether your goal is a well-trained family pet, a therapy dog, or competition, join them and discover the fun and satisfaction of dog training.

Every Tuesday 6:30pm-9:30pm

Contact: www.LTDTC.org

Fight To Win, May 5th, 2018 May 5, 2018 Doors at 5:00pm / Competition begins at 6:00pm (check website below for upates)

Fight To Win Promotions hosts world-class Professional Jiu Jitsu and Open BJJ and NOGI tournaments Nationwide with all the glitz and glamor of a MMA fight! Come out to see all the non-stop grappling action complete with VIP tables up-close to the ring!

Tickets are: $60, $50, and $40 and can be purchased at www.cagetix.com/f2w

Parking is $10 per car, $20 per bus.

Contact: For tickets or more information, see www.F2WPro.com

Chicago Charitable Games Charity Poker Event, May 5, 2018 May 5, 2018 - May 6, 2018 Doors open at 2:00pm

Chicago Charitable Games Poker, returns to the Odeum upstairs in our Banquet Room. Bring your buddies and put on your “Poker Face” to take your chances at winning some BIG MONEY! And just in case Lady Luck is not with you on your first few hands…we DO have an ATM machine in our lobby downstairs! All events are open to the public. Must be 18+ to play. Live cash games start at 2:30pm and run all event long. The Sit-n-Go single table tournaments and multi-table tournaments also available.

Our Sports Lounge is also open for LIVE VIDEO SLOTS…stop on by to WIN BIG!

Doors open at 2:00pm and runs until 1am.

FREE PARKING.

Check the website for game planned.

Contact: Visit www.chicagocharitablegames.com or their Facebook Event page for all the details.

Ring of Honor WAR OF THE WORLDS TOUR – CHICAGO May 13th, 2018 May 13, 2018 Doors at 6:00pm with Event to start at 7:00pm

Dream matches and huge championship bouts are guaranteed when Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro-Wrestling join forces for the fifth annual War of the Worlds Tour this May. Every ROH live event is truly a unique experience. Don’t miss your opportunity to see the Best Wrestling on the Planet LIVE!

Tickets are $30-$100

Parking $10 per car / $20 per bus

Contact: For more information visit www.ROHwrestling.com

Rebeats Chicago Drum Show May 19th-20th, 2018 May 19, 2018 - May 20, 2018 Saturday & Sunday, 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.

The Chicago Drum Show is the world’s largest and longest-running event of it’s kind. It is a drum expo, an entertainment event and swap-meet. There are clinics, classes, demonstrations, raffles, and over 30,000 square feet of exhibits: New, used, vintage and custom drums, cymbals, and related accessories.

Adult daily admission is $15.00; Daily admission for ages 5-12 is $10.00
VIP Admission $100.00. Group rates available for 10 or more band members.

Rebeats Chicago Drum Show is running in conjunction with the 4 Amigos Chicago Guitar Show and offers a discount to attend both shows.

www.rebeats.com

4 Amigos Chicago Guitar Show May 19th-20th, 2018 May 19, 2018 - May 20, 2018 Saturday & Sunday, 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.

The 4 Amigos Guitar Shows are America’s oldest, biggest and best consumer guitar events! This is a fun opportunity to talk with other guitar enthusiasts and update your equipment! This is a rockin’ event you won’t want to miss!

Adult Admission is $15.00 per day; Children 11 and under are free, if accompanied by an adult. Group rates available for 10 or more band members.

The 4 Amigos Guitar Show is running in conjunction with Rebeats Chicago Drum Show and offers a discount to attend both shows.

Contact: For tickets or more information, see www.texasguitarshows.com

June

Chicago Charitable Games Charity Poker Event, June 16, 2018 June 16, 2018 Doors open at 2:00pm

Chicago Charitable Games Poker, returns to the Odeum upstairs in our Banquet Room. Bring your buddies and put on your “Poker Face” to take your chances at winning some BIG MONEY! And just in case Lady Luck is not with you on your first few hands…we DO have an ATM machine in our lobby downstairs! All events are open to the public. Must be 18+ to play. Live cash games start at 2:30pm and run all event long. The Sit-n-Go single table tournaments and multi-table tournaments also available.

Our Sports Lounge is also open for LIVE VIDEO SLOTS…stop on by to WIN BIG!

Doors open at 2:00pm and runs until 1am.

FREE PARKING.

Check the website for games planned.

Contact: Visit www.chicagocharitablegames.com for all the details.

Lyons Township Dog Training Club – EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT June 19, 2018 - June 26, 2018 6:30 p.m.

LTDTC is a non-profit AKC accredited dog training club with experienced instructors offering positive reinforcement group classes for all dogs (mixed and pure breeds) at all levels…from puppy to advanced beginners to the seasoned competitor…in agility, obedience and rally.  Whether your goal is a well-trained family pet, a therapy dog, or competition, join them and discover the fun and satisfaction of dog training.

Every Tuesday 6:30pm-9:30pm

Contact: www.LTDTC.org

Coach Pigeon Rubik’s Cube Competition, June 23, 2018 June 23, 2018 8:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.

First competition begins at 8:00 a.m. This WCA Cube Competition will blow your mind! Come check out these competitors as they solve Rubik’s Cubes in split seconds! You’ll see 3x3s, 4x4s, 5x5s, 6x6s in all shapes & sizes solved right before your eyes…if you don’t blink! The World Cube Association governs competitions for all puzzles labeled as Rubik puzzles, and all other puzzles that are played by twisting the sides, so-called ‘twisty puzzles’. Most famous of these puzzles is the Rubik’s Cube, invented by professor Rubik from Hungary. The spirit of the World Cube Association is that people of all ages from all over the world have fun together in a friendly competitive atmosphere.

World records were broken at their last event here at the Odeum in October 2017.

ALL SPECTATORS ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND FOR FREE with FREE PARKING.

Contact: For more information, visit www.WorldCubeAssociation.org

Chicago Charitable Games Charity Poker Event, June 30, 2018 June 30, 2018 Doors open at 2:00pm

Chicago Charitable Games Poker, returns to the Odeum upstairs in our Banquet Room. Bring your buddies and put on your “Poker Face” to take your chances at winning some BIG MONEY! And just in case Lady Luck is not with you on your first few hands…we DO have an ATM machine in our lobby downstairs! All events are open to the public. Must be 18+ to play. Live cash games start at 2:30pm and run all event long. The Sit-n-Go single table tournaments and multi-table tournaments also available.

Our Sports Lounge is also open for LIVE VIDEO SLOTS…stop on by to WIN BIG!

Doors open at 2:00pm and runs until 1am.

FREE PARKING.

Check the website for games planned.

Contact: Visit www.chicagocharitablegames.com for all the details.

2018