Meeting and Event Planning

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Ogle County

Costa's Italian Ristorante

133 E. Blackhawk Dr., Rt 2
Byron, Illinois 61010
Dedicated to bringing authentic homemade Italian dishes to the area in an upscale, yet family-friendly atmosphere. All pasta's, sauces and…
Lee County

Brandywine Banquet Center

441 Illinois Rt 2
Dixon, Illinois 61021
We offer over 16,000 square feet making us perfect for all sized parties, meetings, wedding receptions, and trade shows. With our spacious facility and experienced staff, we will work hard to ensure that your event is a success. We are conveniently located only 2 miles west of Dixon and an…
Lee County

Post House Ballroom

100 W. 2nd St.
Dixon, Illinois 61021
Available for any type of occasion from meetings and conventions to business social events. You will find that the Ballroom has an upscale look but is affordable enough to make your next event a step above the rest. It's perfect for all events from corporate business meetings (fully internet accessible)…
Whiteside County
NASCAR Themed Event Planning

NASCAR Themed Event Planning

Sterling, Illinois 61081
NASCAR-themed event planning by Chapman Motorsports is a unique company in Sterling, Illinois. We provide everything you need for NASCAR-themed events for all special occasions. We offer an excellent opportunity for businesses, event organizers and fund-raisers to promote their next sale, product or event while also placing authentic race cars…
Ogle County

Maxson's Riverboat & Riverside Restaurant

1469 Illinois Route 2 North
Oregon, IL 61061
Located on the Rock River, Maxson Riverside Restaurant in Oregon offers a unique setting that has turned the restaurant into…
Whiteside County

Days Inn by Wyndham Rock Falls

2105 First Avenue
Rock Falls, IL 61071
Whether traveling for business or leisure, the Days Inn – Rock Falls hotel is a comfortable and convenient choice when staying in the heart of…
Whiteside County

Manny's Too

305 11th Street
Fulton, IL 61285
Great food at great prices. We're famous for our tacos and pizza but we also offer so much more! Event…
Whiteside County

Candlelight Inn Rock Falls

2200 First Avenue
Rock Falls, IL
Home of the original Chicken George. Full-service bar/lounge, lunch and evening specials. Banquet facilities and carryout services. Conveniently located near…
Lee County

Shady Oaks Country Club

577 US Highway 52
Sublette, IL
18 holes, clubhouse, proshop, club/equipment rental and banquet facilities.
Lee County

Mills & Petrie Memorial Building

701 N. 1st St
Ashton, IL 61006
Named after two Civil War veterans that "adopted" the town. The building houses city offices, the public library, and has…
Lee County

Loveland Community House and Museum

513 West Second Street
Dixon, IL
Love Illinois history?  Check out some interesting items found in this beautiful building.  Dolls & toys from yesteryear, some of…
Lee County

Baker Street - Dixon

111 West First Street
Dixon, IL 61021
House-roasted coffees, great baked goods, soups, and sandwiches.  Be sure to check out their decadent cakes & pastries! Like and…
Carroll County

Candlelight at Lake Carroll

99 Lake Carroll Blvd.
Lake Carroll, IL 61046
 Restaurant and banquet facility open to the public. The Candle Light at Lake Carroll is the perfect place to share…
Carroll County

Manny's Pizza

213 Main Street
Savanna, IL
Famous for tacos and pizza for over 40 years. Since 1973, Manny's Pizza has been located in the river town of…
Carroll County

Shaw's Express Subway

855 South Mill Street
Mount Carroll, IL
Complete facility for all travel needs. Food court with Subway restaurant, all-purpose meeting/ dining room by reservation. Wheelchair accessible. Open…
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