4:00pm to 11:30pm, featuring ARRA, and serving MGD, Miller Lt, Coors Lt, Leinenkugel Honey Weiss, and Mike’s Hard Lemonade.
Admission to the dance is a Lions wristband. Wristbands will be sold Summerfest day and at the gate for $5.00, under 12 is $3.00. Wristbands will be required for anyone staying in the beer garden after the Pork Chop Dinner.
Forces were joined when musician veteran brothers Mike and Tim Higgins decided to form a bar band that they could call their own.
The reason you ask? To deliver a diverse catalog of solid, rock favorites from the ‘50s to present to please any audience.
ARRA is one of the best and largest drawing classic rock cover bands in the Chicagoland area, and has been for the past 2 decades. Were also voted “Best Classic Rock Band” the Nitelife Best of the Burbs Contest for the 5th year in a row. By performing the biggest hits by the biggest bands of all time, with precision and excellence... it has been, and continues to be, the secret to their success. The unparalleled vocal harmonies and incredible musicianship is also what has brought them to being one of the most sought after club and festival bands in the Chicago area markets.
Join us at the Village Hall in the Community Room for 12 games of Bingo. Free event, prizes for the winners. Water and snacks will be available for the players. Contact Jay at 815-290-5080 to sign up.
Start Summerfest weekend with a Friday night of great music and food. Serving MGD, Miller Lt, Coors Lt, Leinenkugel Honey Weiss, and Mike’s Hard Lemonade. Beer garden opens at 7:00pm, Keigher Academy of Irish Dance at 7:30pm, Back Country Roads starts at 9:00pm. Admission to the beer garden is a Lions wristband. Wristbands will be sold at the gate for $5.00, under 21 is $3.00. Minooka Lions Club will also be presenting the Volunteer of the Year Award, around 8:30pm on the main stage.
Race day registration will be available from 6:45am to 7:45am and will be $35.00. Registration will be under the big tent at the corner of Wabena Ave. and Mondamin St. Please pay by cash or check, payable to Minooka Lions Club. Online registration is $30.00 plus online fee. Registrations after June 4th will be $35.00. Online registration closes June 12th. Free kids’ races (10 and under) immediately following the 5k. See our website at
www.minookalionsclub.com for information and registration links.
Sponsored by Village Christian Church. Parade begins at Minooka Bible Church and heads south on Wabena Ave. Parade steps off at 10:00am and concludes on the Summerfest grounds.
Knights of Columbus Fundraising Bean Bag Tournament sponsored by Heartland Bank. Crossing Center parking lot, across RR tracks, south of the tent. Check in and final registration at 10am and limited to 32 teams.. Starts at 11:00am. Forms available at Village Hall, Heartland Bank and online at www.minooka.org and www.kofc12882.org. $40.00 entry fee. Must be 18 and older or with written parental consent. 1st place $350 (minimum 12 teams), one cash prize for each four teams entered.
Call 815-325-8409 for more information.
New for 2019, join in and watch the Kiddie Tractor Pull. Registration and weigh in is anytime between 12:00pm and 2:00pm. Tractor Pull starts at 2:00pm. Event will be held in the St. Mary’s parking lot (behind the post office). Free for all participants - bring your camera!
The Friends of Three Rivers Library invites you to their book sale from 10:00am to 3:00pm at the Minooka Branch Library on the lawn.
Serving from 4:30pm to 7:00pm, by 5-B’s Catering Service.
Purchase tickets at the gate: $10 tickets for Pork Chop (1 or 2), Chicken (1 or 2), or Combo (1 of each). Carryouts available.
10:40am Invocation & National Anthem
Welcome - Village President, Pat Brennan
11:00am - 11:55am Dave DiNaso’s “Traveling World of Reptiles”
(Sponsored by Three Rivers Public Library)
12:00pm - 12:55pm Incredible Bats
1:00pm - 1:55pm T-Rexplorers
2:00pm - 2:30pm Local Band - Playing With Rocks
2:30pm - 3:00pm Local Band - Apocolyptics
3:00pm - 3:30pm Local Band - Deleterious
3:30pm - 4:00pm Local Band - Evolution of Fools
7:00pm - 8:30pm Higgins Bros. Band
9:15pm - 11:45pm ARRA
8:00am - 9:30am 5k Race & Kids’ Fun Run
10:00am - 3:00pm Kids’ Games (12 and under)
10:00am - 3:00pm Pinewood Derby Races
10:00am - 6:00pm Art & Craft Show - Up Osceola Street
10:00am - 6:00pm Bounce House and Inflatable Slide
10:00am - 1:00pm Touch-a-Truck (Sensory friendly hour, 10-11)
10:00am - 10:45am Antique Tractor Parade
10:30am - 2:00pm Minooka Fire Department Kids’ Waterball
10:30am - 6:00pm Information Booths
11:00am - 11:30pm Food Vendors & On Stage Entertainment
11:00am - 3:00pm Bean Bag Tournament
2:00pm - 4:00pm Kiddie Tractor Pull
4:30pm - 7:00pm Pork Chop Dinner
Pam’s Academy of Dance - Corn Dogs, Nachos, & Lemon Shake-ups
Dad’s Grill - Pork on a Stick, Pulled Pork, Pork Burger, & Shaved Ice
Pizza for “U” - Pizza by the Slice
Candy & Corn - Concession Candy, Gourmet Popcorn, & Ice Cream
Mel’s Food Truck - Steak & Pork Tacos, Guacamole, Chili Dogs
Little Jimmy’s Italian Ice - Flavored Italian Ice Lemonade, Pretzels, Funnel Cakes, & Deep Fried Treats
Minooka Music Studio is opening this showcase up to young, local musicians age 13-25. We would like to feature acts with original compositions, those who play cover songs, or groups that just jam together on stage! All music genres welcome! To reserve a performance time musicians/groups need to submit a video of themselves performing. Musicians who would like additional help to prepare can register for coaching at Minooka Music Studio. Contact Megan at
815-467-8926 or Info@MinookaMusicStudio.com to register.
Craft Fair Signup Information
Comfort First Heating & Cooling
D’Arcy Chevrolet - Morris
Friends of Adam Kinzinger
Jewel - Osco
Martin Joint Ventures LLC
Minooka AG Holdings, LLC
Aux Sable Township
BDM Holdings, LLC
CIBC Bank USA
Feece Oil Company
First Midwest Bank
Lyondell Basell Industries
Minooka Grain & Lumber
Spesia & Taylor
American Erosion Control Supply, Inc.
American Family Insurance, Don Klank
Aux Sable Liquid Products
Ben Sisk (Edward Jones)
Berryman Transfer & Storage Co, INC
BMO Harris Bank
Cabinets 4 You
Carnagio Enterprises, Inc.
Casey’s General Store
Channahon-Minooka Rotary Club
Commercial Tire Service
Dollinger Family Farm, Inc.
Dr. Hassnain Syed, MD, S.C.
Fred C. Dames Funeral Home
Grundy County Republican
Integrity Automotive Services
Laura Schiavone, Realtor, Keller Williams Realty Infinity
Michael Mattingly Law Office
Minooka Family Dental
Minooka Hardware INC
Minooka Modern Arnis Academy
Minooka Music Studio, Inc.
North American Stainless
Northern Illinois Steel Supply Co
PACCAR Financial Used Truck Center
Simotes Motor Sales, Inc.
Stellwag Automotive, Inc
Three Rivers Library
Turk’s Collision Repair
United States Cold Storage, Inc
Upland Design Ltd.
Von Holten Eye Care LTD
Willow Falls, A Dial Retirement Community
B.P. Miller Consultants
Carey Financial Services
Channahon Home Dialysis
Clennon Insurance Agency
Cortina, Mueller & Frobish, P.C.
Crown, INC DBA Minooka Creamery
Don Budzyn - RE/MAX
Fantastic Sams - Minooka
Fitness Premier Minooka
Fredin Construction Co.
G.A. Blocker Grading Contractor Inc.
Grainco FS Inc
Grundy County Chamber of Commerce
Langeland Construction, Inc.
Law Office of Donald J. Gould, LTD.
Mahoney, Silverman & Cross, LLC
Marquette Properties, Inc.
Mary Kay Cosmetics [Judi Tapella]
Minooka Collision Center
Minooka Family Chiropractic PC
Minooka Plaza [Art Karahalios]
Narvick Brothers Lumber Co., Inc.
Peak Fitness Holdings LLC
PPP Printing Plus Promotions
R & S Distributing, Inc.
Richard A. Olson & Associates, Inc.
Roth Jorstad Insurance Agency, LLC
Sabuco, Beck, Hansen & Massino, P.C.
Scheffer & Associates, P.C.
Second City Track Club
Some Guys Entertainment
Speer Finanical, Inc.
U-Can Store It
Your Personal Best - Ron Lehman
Zeiter Landscaping INC