2nd Tuesday Song Circle
2nd Tuesdays February 10, March 10, April 14. (7:00-9:00pm, $1) — BYOS! (Bring Your Own Songs!) A monthly opportunity to informally & acoustically perform your songs for the circle! Plank Road Folk Music Society is co-sponsor.
Saturdays February 7 & 21, March 7 & 21, April 4 & 18. (2:00-4:00pm, $1) — Our popular song circles where beginners and experienced musicians can learn and/or share songs. Listeners and singers welcome too! Songbooks provided. Plank Road Folk Music Society co-sponsors. First and third Saturday afternoons of each month.
Saturdays February 28, March 28, April 25. (2:00-4:00pm, $1) — Bluegrass Jams — Musicians of all experience levels gather to improve skills, learn/share tunes, and have fun!. Fourth Saturday of each month, 2:00-4:00pm. Plank Road Folk Music Society is co-sponsor.
LAST THURSDAY Open Mike
Thursdays January 29, February 26, March 26. (7:00-9:30pm, free) — A monthly unplugged open mike for high school and college age students on the last Thursday of every month. Music, poetry and other performance arts — 10 minutes max. Doors open 7:00 for signups — first come, first served. More info here, or on Facebook, or phone 630-968-5526.
Old Time Barn Dance Party
Saturday February 7 (8:00pm, $5) — Reels, squares, line dancing, waltzes and more, plus music of our great live band. Fun for the whole family! All dances taught and called by our expert leaders. No experience, costume or partner needed. Plank Road Folk Music Society is co-sponsor.
This is the weekend of Downers Grove's popular Ice Sculpture Festival! See the ice carvings throughout the downtown area.