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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...
In Real Life.

John Deere

Historic Site

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photo: Jack Hughes

Mississippi Palisades

State Park

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photo: Jack Hughes

Nachusa Grasslands

Bison Herd

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De Immigrant Windmill

working windmill

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LIVE MUSIC | Howl at the Moon

Saturday, Mar. 04, 2023 6:30 pm until Saturday, Mar. 04, 2023 10:00 pm
LIVE MUSIC | Howl at the Moon


Dueling Pianos and More!

Get ready for a unique entertainment experience! Come sing, dance and howl as the most versatile and talented musicians perform your favorite songs from 80's rock, 90's pop and today's dance hits on pianos, guitars and more in a high-energy show!

Party For a Good Cause!

Part Fundraiser. Part Concert. ALL FUN! 100% of funds raised support the many programs of the Whiteside County Farm Bureau Foundation.

Doors open at 6:30pm each night - Show starts at 7:00pm

TICKETS: Table for Eight: $220/Individual: $30

Reserved seating when purchasing a full table. All other seating is first come, first serve.

Click here for  Friday, March 3rd  tickets  

Click here for Saturday, March 4 tickets 


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NW Illinois Travel Blog

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  • Winter Fun in the Blackhawk Waterways

    November 28, 2022
    Summer had to end The summer of 2022 was enjoyable around here, and the fall was fabulous. Enjoying the outdoors with friends and family is addictive. It doesn't have to end when our furnaces start to growl. Many people don't think of northwest Illinois as a winter vacation destination, but…
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