PALATINE: Arts, fun runs and garden gatherings
NOW TO OCT. 26,
PALATINE FARMERS’ MARKET
PALATINE TRAIN STATION,
137 W. WOOD ST.
7 A.M.-1 P.M.
What else you need to know: Street musicians and special events happen every week. Parking might be tricky. Call Margaret Duer at (847) 358-1649 or visit www.localharvest.org for more information.
AN ART AFFAIR AROUND THE SQUARE
150 W. PALATINE ROAD
10 A.M.-5 P.M.
What else you need to know:
Visit www.palatinejaycees.org or call (847) 604-0288 for more information.
HARVEST MOON BIKE RIDE
PALATINE HILLS GOLF COURSE,
512 W. NORTHWEST HIGHWAY
What it is: Embark on a leisurely 7-mile bike ride, beginning at the golf course, traveling through downtown Palatine, on local trails, and finishing back at the golf course. The event wraps up with entertainment at the clubhouse.
What else you need to know: Helmets and bike lights are required for all riders. Participants must be at least 16 years old. There is a $5 fee for Palatine residents and a $6 fee for non-residents. Visit www.palatineparks.org for more information.
GIRLS NIGHT OUT
DURTY NELLIE’S PUB,
180 N. SMITH ST.
What it is: Women 21 years old and up will enjoy shopping, food, drinks, pampering, giveaways and a live DJ. Proceeds benefit the Palatine Township Senior Citizens Council.
What else you need to know: The price is $20 in advance, $25 at the door or $90 for a group of 5. Call (847) 991-1112 or visit email@example.com for
BRIDGE THE GAP WALK/RUN
DEER GROVE EAST TRAIL,
COOK COUNTY FOREST PRESERVE, DUNDEE ROAD
What it is: This fundraising event benefits The Bridge Youth and Family Services. Prizes are awarded to top runners in each category. Participants will be entered into a drawing for prizes, and all pre-registered runners will receive a T-shirt.
What else you need to know: Meet at the Deer Grove East Trail at Shelter 1. The deadline for pre-registration is Sept. 21. Visit www.bridgeyouth.org or call (847) 485-3085 for more information.
HALLOWEEN HUSTLE 5K
DOWNTOWN PALATINE, ERIC DRIVE
What else you need to know: There’s a party immediately following the race for spectators and runners at Durty Nellie’s Pub. Runners are encouraged to dress in Halloween costumes. Visit www.halloween5k.com for more information.