Don’t Miss the Orchid Show at the Chicago Botanic Garden

close up of a pink orchid at an orchid show

An easy drive from Carol Stream Crossing is a stunning destination known as the Chicago Botanic Garden. The botanic garden covers 385 beautiful acres and also hosts unique events year-round. One of these events is the annual Orchid Show, which takes place between February 9th and March 24th. This year’s theme is The Tropics, and it captures the […]

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Enjoy Live Entertainment at Manhattan’s American Bar & Grill

Two men playing guitars on a stage with microphone

Just five minutes from Carol Stream Crossing is a lively destination where friends love to meet. Established in 2009, Manhattan’s American Bar & Grill is a local favorite. Established by Sindy Rogers, the restaurant has many regulars who enjoy the homemade meals served in large portions and the live musical entertainment that has everyone tapping their toes. […]

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Don’t Miss the Wine and Art Walk at the Morton Arboretum

Wine & Art Walk

Do you want to enjoy live music and wine while shopping for unique nature-themed works of art?  If so, don’t miss the Wine and Art Walk at the Morton Arboretum. It takes place on August 18th and 19th around Meadow Lake, and artists include: Barb Beckman Barb Beckman is an artist who creates three-dimensional prismatic, reflective glass. She fires […]

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