Open Pottery Studio at Union Street Gallery: "The Open Pottery Studio is designed for those individuals that have some experience working with clay and have their own ideas of what they want to make." Includes two sessions.
Civil War Luncheon: "The Women's and Men's Association of Flossmoor Community Church present the first of their 2013-14 Luncheon/Program events 'Thunder in the Distance: An Illinois Northerner's Perspective on the Civil War.'"
A Night With Local Mural Painter, Thomas Melvin: The Homewood Historical Society is hosting a meeting with man responsible for bringing Homewood's Richard Haas-designed trompe-l'oeil murals to life.
Chamber of Commerce Oktoberfest (Day 1): Enjoy two days of authentic German food, imported beer, live music and shopping at Glenwoodie Golf Club. Event sponsored by the Homewood Area Chamber of Commerce and the Village of Glenwood.
Murder Mystery Dinner Fundraiser: Habitat for Humanity is hosting "A Dinner to Die For," a murder mystery dinner at Balagio Restaurant in Homewood
SaturdayChicago Heights Family Camp Out: Pack your blankets, snacks,and PJ's for a fun family weekend. Free tent rentals for the first 20 families to sign up. Call 708-755-1351 for more info.
Perk Your Parks Day at Olympia Fields Park District: A day dedicated to the beautification of Olympia Fields Park District's most popular parks. Call 708-481-7313 to volunteer.
Chamber of Commerce Oktoberfest (Day 2): Enjoy two days of authentic German food, imported beer, live music and shopping at Glenwoodie Golf Club. Event sponsored by the Homewood Area Chamber of Commerce and the Village of Glenwood.
Flamenco Passion: Queijos - Cries in the Air at GSU: "Take an emotional journey with Chicago’s own Studio Mangiameli through the musical landscape of Spain." Pre-show wine and tapas included with ticket purchase.
WoodsTALK: Teen Music and Art Festival: Local teen art and leadership organization TALK is hosting it's biggest event yet—a day-long party filled with local talent, food and drink to raise money for the organization. Begins in the parking lot in front of the former Bogart's at noon.
North American Reptile Breeders Conference & Trade Show: "Cold-blooded creatures return to Chicago the weekend of October 12th with the North American Reptile Breeders Conference & Trade Show. Open to the public, this high quality, captive-bred-only reptile show brings together top dealers from across the country offering thousands of exotic and pet-friendly 'herps.'"
Want to see what else is going on? Check out the Chicago Heights Patch events calendar.