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100 miles due west of Chicago lie the rolling hills, old growth forests and the pristine rivers of the Blackhawk Waterways in Northwest Illinois. With its quaint cabins and darling bed & breakfasts, it's the perfect weekend getaway in Illinois. Every mile is steeped in history, surrounded by outdoor beauty and dotted with charming villages. The Blackhawk Waterways is what your vacation getaway looks like...
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John Deere

Historic Site

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photo: Jack Hughes

Mississippi Palisades

State Park

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Nachusa Grasslands

Bison Herd

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De Immigrant Windmill

working windmill

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FESTIVAL: Milledgeville Jamboree

Friday, Jun. 03, 2022 9:00 am until Friday, Jun. 03, 2022 11:59 pm
FESTIVAL: Milledgeville Jamboree

Three days of music and community events

The 6th Annual Village Jamboree in downtown Milledgeville,  runs June 3 - 5, 2022. This is a fun-filled weekend where the community can come together and families make memories.

The events planned for the weekend include craft and food vendors, 50/50 raffle, live bands, beer garden, bag tournament, a kid's village, garage sales all weekend, car show, and much more.


  • June 3 | 7 p.m. | Just 4 Fun
  • June 3 | 9:30 p.m. | Burn N Bush
  • June 4 | 6:30 p.m. | Folk N Stages
  • June 4 | 9 p.m. | Brushville
  • June 5 | Noon | 3 on the Tree

Go to the event's Facebook page for an updated schedule. The link is at the top of this event.

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