Event Calendar

2022 2023 (Q1)

April

Illinois Taekwondo State Organization (ITSO) April 2, 2022 April 2, 2022 8:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. (check website below for time changes)

 

USAT Illinois State Championship hosted by Illinois Taekwondo State Organization (ITSO) returns to the Odeum!

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

Tickets last year were: $10 for adult; $5 children 6-17 years; Children under 5 years and Seniors 65+ are free (advance information – prices subject to change)

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

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

SHOW ME REPTILE & EXOTICS SHOW along with REPTILES AFTER DARK April 2, 2022 - April 3, 2022 Sat. & Sun. 10:00am - 3:30pm / Sat. Night only Reptile after Dark 6:00pm - 8:00pm

About this event

Show Me Reptile & Exotics Show Presents:  Day hours 10:00 am to 3:30pm

Reptiles After Dark!!!!!  6:00pm to 8:00pm

This is the reptile show for those who can not make the daytime shows. This could also be a date night or a family fun night! Reptiles after dark is a different atmosphere, it’s more laid back! If this interests you admission is $10 bucks, tickets are also available at the door.

 

Weekend warrior pass is $20 at the door covers VIP both days and reptiles after dark (at select events),

$1 Dollar of every paid admission goes to support the USARK,

Show proof of your USARK membership for $1 off entry price at the door!

 

 

Spring Festival – An Arts & Crafts Affair April 8th-10th, 2022 April 8, 2022 - April 10, 2022 Fri., 11 A.M. to 9 P.M., Sat., 9 A.M. to 6 P.M., Sun., 10 A.M. to 5 P.M

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

Your paid admission is good for all weekend with our hand-stamp!

Parking is FREE for this event.

www.hpifestivals.com

To avoid the lines, purchase tickets in advance HERE.

NJPW of AMERICA – WINDY CITY RIOT April 16, 2022 • SAT. APRIL. 16. 2022 | DOOR 6PM Central | BELL 7PM Central
Chicago Marine Aquarium Society FRAG SWAP 2022 April 23, 2022 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 – May 3rd will be our Final NIGHT at The Odeum May 3, 2022 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

IBJJF Chicago International Open Tournament, May14, 15 2022 May 14, 2022 - May 15, 2022 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 2022  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

DuPage County Health Dept COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Site May 20, 2022 - May 31, 2022 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  and  Saturday 10:00 a.m.  – 12 noon 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 

CANCELLED – LADIES DAY OUT EXPO – CANCELLED May 21, 2022 - May 22, 2022 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

SHOPPING EXTRAVAGANZA UNDER ONE ROOF!!

Ladies Day Out Expo V

Get Ready!! The Ladies Day Out Expo is excited to bring to you our 5th Vendor Expo Show!

Tell your friends, family, co-workers….and hey…tell the guys too! It’s something for everyone this year!!

There will be hundreds of exhibits to shop, network and connect with.

SHOPPING! FUN! EDUCATION & NETWORKING!

Beautiful Jewelry, Apparel, Home Decor, Beauty products, Fashion, Health & Wellness, Vacation Planning & More on display.

Come experience New Inventions & Creativity and maybe even find a new

hobby and New streams of income!!

*FREE ADMISSION*

*FREE PARKING

FREE EXPO TOTE BAG UPON ENTRANCE (Until gone)

BROUGHT TO YOU BY REIGN BATH LLC.

YOUR HOST: LaDwyna To the 3rd Power!

LaDwyna H.

LaDwyna L.

LaDwyna B.

YES ALL OUR NAMES ARE LaDwyna and we are here to ROCK THIS THING!!

 NOW ACCEPTING VENDORS!!!

 

CANCELED Amigos Chicago Guitar Show May 21st & 22nd 2022 CANCELED May 21, 2022 - May 22, 2022 Saturday & Sunday, 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.

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

Adult Admission is $20.00 per day; Children 11 and under are free, if accompanied by an adult. Group rates available for 10 or more band members.

Contact: For tickets or more information, see www.texasguitarshows.com or stay up-to-date by liking the Amigo Guitar Shows Facebook page!

DuPage County Health Dept COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Site May 23, 2022 - May 28, 2022 M-F 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and Saturdays 8:00am-1:00pm 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 and Saturdays 8:00am-1:00pm, 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 

2022 2023 (Q1)