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Event Calendar

Island Showcase & Food Truck Friday

Event Information

Date: Friday, 07/30/2021

Time: 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact Phone: 815.886.1467

Location: Isle a la Cache Museum


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Photo by Anthony Schalk

Event Details

Please note: Wearing a mask is recommended for those who are not fully vaccinated. 

Celebrate the completion of the new, outdoor Native American lifeways exhibit and see all the recent improvements around the preserve! Tour the American Indian longhouse and exhibits that explore the lifeways of the Potawatomi during the 18th century. Visit the museum that interprets the Fur Trade Era of the 1700s, and stop by the Traders Cabin to take a step back in time. The new exhibit was made possible through a Public Museum Capital Grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

The fun will continue with a special Food Truck Friday at the beautiful new Island picnic shelter, overlooking the Des Plaines River. Here's the food truck lineup:

Here's the lineup for this event:

Exhibits will be open for viewing from 4 to 7 p.m., and food trucks and Metal Monkey Brewing will be serving from 4 to 8 p.m.

Event Requirements

No registration required. 

Isle a la Cache Museum is an accessible facility. The exhibits and outdoor activities are accessible via paved and limestone trails over uneven terrain. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.

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