Event Calendar

2021

July

IBJJF Chicago International Open Tournament, July 10th-11th, 2021 July 11, 2021 Check website below for updates on start times

The International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) hosts several of the biggest Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) tournaments in the world, including the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship, World No-Gi Championship, Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship, and European Open Jiu-Jitsu Championship. Don’t miss the action at the 2021 Chicago International Open Championship coming to the Odeum this summer!

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

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

Chicago Video Game Summit, July 17, 2021 July 17, 2021 10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.

Do you remember how much fun you used to have playing Atari, Nintendo and all kinds of games on your computer? You will have the rare opportunity to play these great games again at the Video Game Summit, Chicago’s premier video game trade show!

Dealers in retro games will be on hand offering games, controllers, systems and memorabilia. They will be prepared to buy or trade
for the games you have held onto since you were a kid. Who knows, you might just have an Atari cartridge worth $1,000.00 or more collecting dust in your attic.

VGS expos from years past have had guest appearances of some of the creators of the games you love! And this year raffles will be free for all and be held every 2 hours.

People of all ages with an interest in video games or computers are encouraged to attend.

Admission is $10.00 per person; Children 12 & under with an Adult
are Free.

Parking is FREE

Contact: For tickets, guest appearance announcements, and more information, see http://www.videogamesummit.net/

Lyons Township Dog Training Club – EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT July 20, 2021 6:30 p.m.
NOTE: No class on July 27, 2021, due to an event.

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

DuPage County Health Dept COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Site July 26, 2021 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. subject to availability of tests on select dates

Hours of Operation

The testing site is open Sunday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 pm or until the daily test capacity of 1000 tests is met.

NOTE: NO TESTING on Sunday, July 4th and Monday, July 5th due to the Independence Day holiday.

NO TESTING on Sunday, July 11th, and July 27th-30th due to a special events.

DuPage County continues offering community-based COVID-19 testing at the Odeum Expo Center in Villa Park. Testing is free but limited tests are available per day. This is a drive-thru testing site where individuals will give themselves a nasal swab test with instructions from staff.

To help reduce wait times, you may pre-register prior to your visit using the Odeum Expo Center zip code of 60181 at www.testdirectly.com. Page down to the Odeum Expo Center Test Site and CHOOSE TEST to create a new account. Please note, each individual being tested must create an account, a staff member will register anyone who does not have an email or who has not already created an account, and pre-registering does not hold a place in line or guarantee testing for that day.

Contact: More details at DuPage County Health Department 

August

Homenaje a Uno de los Grandes Jaripeo Baile Bull Riding, August 1, 2021 August 1, 2021 Doors open at 1:00pm

20th Anniversary celebration honoring Nino Maravilla de Villa Madero riding 2 bulls, along with invited riders and ranches!

Plus music from Banda Nuestra Tierra, Banda Arperena, El Gaudillo, Banda Vallarta, Coaco, Los Nuevos Cadetas

 

Doors open at 1:00pm

VIP Tables Available
Advance Tickets: Start at $40, Children under 10 are FREE.

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

Visit our ATTENDEES page for directions and answers to frequently asked questions about amenities and parking of the Odeum Expo Center.

Contact: Information & VIP Tables: 630-540-8458 or 708-250-8563 or, purchase advance tickets at Ticketon and the usual local locations.

DuPage County Health Dept COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Site August 2, 2021 - August 31, 2021 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. subject to availability of tests on select dates

NEW Hours of Operation:

The testing site is open Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 pm or until the daily test capacity of 1000 tests is met.

DuPage County continues offering community-based COVID-19 testing at the Odeum Expo Center in Villa Park. Testing is free but limited tests are available per day. This is a drive-thru testing site where individuals will give themselves a nasal swab test with instructions from staff.

To help reduce wait times, you may pre-register prior to your visit using the Odeum Expo Center zip code of 60181 at www.testdirectly.com. Page down to the Odeum Expo Center Test Site and CHOOSE TEST to create a new account. Please note, each individual being tested must create an account, a staff member will register anyone who does not have an email or who has not already created an account, and pre-registering does not hold a place in line or guarantee testing for that day.

Contact: More details at DuPage County Health Department 

Lyons Township Dog Training Club – EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT August 3, 2021 - August 31, 2021 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

Eliminatorias Rumbo a Texas Jaripeo Baile Bull Riding, August 22, 2021 August 22, 2021 Doors open at 1:00pm

On the road to the playoffs in Texas 2022, the Chicago National Qualifiers will have you on the edge of your seat with non-stop bull riding action! You’ll see some of the best riders as they compete for a top spot. PLUS several bands to make you want to dance while you wait for the next heart-pounding bull ride!

Doors open at 1:00pm

VIP Tables Available
Advance Tickets: Start at $45, Children under 10 are FREE.

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

Visit our ATTENDEES page for directions and answers to frequently asked questions about amenities and parking of the Odeum Expo Center.

Contact: Information & VIP Tables: 630-540-8458 or 708-250-8563 or, purchase advance tickets at Ticketon and the usual local locations.

El Festival Grupero Mas Grande, August 29, 2021 August 29, 2021 Doors open at 2:00pm

Grupo Exterminador

Montez De Durango

Banda Machos

Sonora Dinamita de Colombia

Barones Del Norte

 

Doors open at 2:00pm

VIP Tables Available
Advance Tickets: Start at $45, Children under 10 are FREE.

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

Visit our ATTENDEES page for directions and answers to frequently asked questions about amenities and parking of the Odeum Expo Center.

Contact: Information & VIP Tables: 630-540-8458 or 708-250-8563 or, purchase advance tickets at BoletosGruperos.com and the usual local locations.

September

DuPage County Health Dept COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Site September 1, 2021 - September 30, 2021 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. subject to availability of tests on select dates

NEW Hours of Operation:

The testing site is open Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 pm or until the daily test capacity of 1000 tests is met.

NOTE: NO TESTING on Monday, September 6th due to the Labor Day holiday.

DuPage County continues offering community-based COVID-19 testing at the Odeum Expo Center in Villa Park. Testing is free but limited tests are available per day. This is a drive-thru testing site where individuals will give themselves a nasal swab test with instructions from staff.

To help reduce wait times, you may pre-register prior to your visit using the Odeum Expo Center zip code of 60181 at www.testdirectly.com. Page down to the Odeum Expo Center Test Site and CHOOSE TEST to create a new account. Please note, each individual being tested must create an account, a staff member will register anyone who does not have an email or who has not already created an account, and pre-registering does not hold a place in line or guarantee testing for that day.

Contact: More details at DuPage County Health Department 

Lyons Township Dog Training Club – EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT September 7, 2021 - September 28, 2021 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

NPC Continental USA, September 26th, 2021 September 26, 2021 12:00PM Pre-Judging with 5:00PM Finals

IFBB Pro Kate Lane and Jeff Johnson present the 2021 NPC Continental USA National Qualifier returning to their NEW LOCATION, the Odeum Expo Center on Sunday, September 26th! The annual NPC Continental USA competition is one of the most prestigious events in the world of bodybuilding and figure competition. Each year the NPC Continental USA brings together bodybuilders and guest posers from throughout the Midwest, across the country and around the world.

Pre-judging starts at 12:00pm with Finals at 5:00pm

 

SPECTATOR FEE:

$25.00 Pre-Judging at 12:00pm

$50.00 Finals at 5:00pm

 

FREE PARKING

Contact: For more information visit NPC Illinois Facebook Group or their website at www.npccontinentalusa.com   Questions? Email: NPCContinentalUSA@gmail.com

2021