Autumn on Parade

Autumn On Parade

October 5 & 6 2024

Autumn on Parade, held the first full weekend of October, is a volunteer based organization that includes more than 180 vendors and other events such as the Harvest Time Parade, Auto Classic, and many more family orientated events! There’s so much fun to be had at Oregon’s Autumn On Parade. See all the details and…

Bill Hinkle Tennis Courts Dedication & Celebration

May 24, 2024

Please join the Oregon Park District to dedicate the Oregon Park District Tennis Courts in honor of Bill Hinkle on Friday, May 24 at 5:30 p.m. at Park West at 1402 Koontz Place, Oregon, IL Dedication begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by music by Justin Jones, free food, games and bounce house to celebrate Bill…

Blessing of the Bikes

May 11, 2024

Join us May 11th at Noon for the Annual Blessing of the Bikes! We’ve made allot of changes here over the winter so make sure you come check us out! We’ve added pizza and a full blown ice cream parlor inside. Please help us share this event with all your biker friends. We are looking…

Burn N’ Bush at Tipsy Hog

May 24, 2024

Welcoming Burn N’ Bush to Tipsy Hog! Friday, May 24, 2024 at 6:00pm 101 S 3rd St, Oregon, IL

Chana Museum Annual Sale

May 31, June 1st 2024

This year’s benefit sale will be held on May 31st 8:00-5:00, June 1st 8:00-12:00 at the Oregon Coliseum located at the corner of Rt 2 and Franklin Street. This annual fundraiser brings in usually enough funds to pay the expenses for the museum for a year. Your support in past years have helped to save…

Concerts in the Park

Every Tuesday Evening in June & July

Bring your lawn chair, blanket, picnic basket and wear your dancing shoes. Enjoy a variety of music on Tuesday evenings at Park West at 6:30 pm. We thank the local business sponsors for bringing great entertainment to the park for the enjoyment of all ages! Food vendors are available on site if you would like…

Craft Crawl Pop Up

May 24th-26th, 2024

On May 24-26 local homes and businesses can display and sell their crafts in their garage, yard or shop! If you are hosting your sales from home you will need to obtain a garage sale permit HERE. (This is not for garage sales selling home goods. Only art and craft items.) You may also sell…

Father’s Day Hillclimb

June 16, 2024

Gates open at 9 a.m. Sharp start Noon Bring your family to this amazing event don’t forget your chairs and coolers. NO PETS, NO KEGS, NO ATM 6719 W Pines Rd Oregon, IL 61061 Sunday, June 16, 2024 12:00 pm Event by Rock River Motorcycle Club

First Friday’s Open Mic at Oregon VFW

1st Friday of Every Month

Head over to the Oregon, IL VFW on the First Friday of every month to perform or to enjoy some live music! Open Mic Night every First Friday of the month. Doors open at 4pm. Sign up on arrival, no drawing for position. Music starts at 6:30pm, kitchen open. Oregon VFW located at 1310 W…

Fly-in/ Drive-in Breakfast

July 4, 2024

*** NEW THIS YEAR *** VIP Pilot Line – this line will be available for pilots who fly-in to the event! MENU: pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, hash browns, applesauce, juice, coffee and water OTHER ATTRACTIONS: Gun Raffle / T-shirt Sales COST: Adults=$10 / Kids (5-12y)=$5 / Children under 5y (FREE) >>> Event will be held…

Mastering Smartphone Photography

May 18, 2024

Instructors Wolf & Linnea Koch The best camera is the one you have with you and virtually everyone today has cell phones or tablets with cameras of various capabilities. Probably 99% or more of photos taken now are taken with smartphones, with the great majority of these phone photos being simple snapshots meant to share…

Maxson’s Mothers Day Boat Cruises

May 12, 2024

Mother’s Day is the start of our boating season! There are two cruises available on Mother’s Day both cruises have a sight seeing and dining option available and the cruise is 2 hours long! Cruises board 30 minutes prior to the set cruise time! Dish Choices For Mother’s Day Cruises Pulled Pork with Cheddar Mashed…

Mother’s Day Brunch (Chamber of Commerce)

May 12. 2024

Treat Mom to Something Special this Mother’s Day. Please join us for a Mother’s Day Brunch at The River’s Edge Experience. Each Mom will receive a special gift and free ticket for door prizes! There will be a special Bling Pull Activity, Silent Auction Gift Baskets along with photos with mom and so much more!…

Ogle County Fair

July 31st-August 4th, 2024

The annual Ogle County Fair is brimming with a lively ambiance of attractions for all ages. From the classic sugar-sprinkled funnel cakes to local musicians and friendly animals, the Ogle County Fair is a unique experience for the entire family. Head to to see the full schedule of events!

Oktoberfest Party

September 28, 2024

Oktoberfest Party! September 28th, 2024 4:00-10:00pm Learn more here Come out to Ogle County Brewery on Saturday September 28th for our 4th Annual Oktoberfest Party! We’re brewing up fantastic OCB’s Oktoberfest brew, Marzen, with German food & drink specials all day long. The party kicks off at 4:00 pm with a ceremonial keg tapping by…

Oregon Lions Club Annual Father’s Day Car Show

June 16th, 2024

Sunday, June 16, 2024 (7:30 AM – 2:00 PM) Car Show – Top 50 trophies, 50/50 drawing, Breakfast & Lunch served! This event is hosted by the Oregon Illinois Lions Club. Profits will be donated to various charitable causes, especially to assist those with hearing and vision difficulty. Oregon Park East 120 N River Rd

Oregon VFW Memorial Day Event

May 27, 2024

MEMORIAL DAY FAMILY EVENT!!! Come on out for a day of fun and excitement for the entire Family! – Rustic Ridge Axe Throwing – Bounce House – Silent Auction – 50/50 Raffle – Bake Sale – Military Vehicle Display Lightning ⚡️ Bingo! 5:30PM-6:30PM FOOD VENDORS: * Chow Haul Smokehouse (all of your Smoked BBQ cravings)…

Oregon’s Candlelight Walk

Saturday, November 30, 2024 (3:00 PM - 8:00 PM)

Join us in Downtown Oregon, IL on Saturday November 25th, 2023 from 3pm – 8pm for an evening of old-fashioned holiday fun! #2 in Illinois for “Small Towns who honor Christmas in the most magical way.” See article here Oregon’s 38th Annual Candlelight Walk Includes: Horse Drawn Carriage Rides, Visit with Santa & Mrs. Claus,…

Potato Bar Fundraiser for VBS

May 22, 2024

Please register here to help us plan Our Potato Bar Fundraiser (to support Vacation Bible School) is BACK! Enjoy a delicious potato bar dinner while also raising money for this summer’s VBS. The money we raise will enable us to offer VBS for FREE for all the kids! That’s what we call a WIN-WIN! Come…

River’s Edge Farmers Market

Thursdays June-September

River’s Edge Farmers Market in Oregon, IL. Market opening date: June 6th! Oregon, IL Farmer’s Market is open June-September 5:00pm – 7:30 pm on Thursday evenings along the river behind Oregon’s Fire Department. Fresh, locally grown produce, quality hand-made items, live music, fun activities for kids, & special events! See all the details here

Sheez-It Back at Tipsy Hog

May 25, 2024

Oregon look out the Sheez-IT’s are taking over Tipsy again! A awesome local girl group you will not want to miss! 101 S 3rd St, Oregon, IL 61061 Saturday, May 25, 2024

Sheez-It Duoz Sunday-Funday at Chrissy’s Corner

May 19, 2024

Pull out your phone and set a reminder to make Sunday, May 19th a FUNDAY with Sheez-It Duoz at Chrissy’s Corner in Oregon! Join Shelley & Wendy and singalong with your favorite Rock (and some Country) tunes! 17 N River Rd Oregon, IL

Sledgehammer’s Annual Pub Float

July 20, 2024

4th Annual Pub Float. This event sells out every year so get your tickets early. $40 per person Includes Free shirt Waterproof cellphone landyard 2 free drink tickets Transportation to and from water. Everyone will be required to arrive at Sledgehammers around 10am for registration. First Bus will leave at 11am and we should arrive…


August 24, 2024

Celebrate the winners of the US National Straw Sculpting Competition! All day event with so many fun activities. Craft & Vendor Fairs, Bale Races, Line Dancing, Live Music & Great Food! See all the details here

Stronghold Olde English Faire

October 5-6, 2024

2024 Stronghold Olde English Faire The Olde English Faire is Celebrating 51 years in 2024! Join us for merriment and revelry at the Stronghold Camp and Retreat Center 1922 N IL Route 2 Oregon, IL 61061 Saturday, 10/5 | 9:00 am – 5:30 pm Sunday, 10/6 | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm The Faire will…

Sunday Funday with Gavin Arnold at Tipsy Hog

May 19, 2024

Amazing Rockford/Northern Illinois artist Gavin Arnold is rocking Tipsy Hog for Sunday Funday 1:00-4:00pm! After a few months into writing, the country duo would join the Midwest Country Music Organization and land a radio spot on 25+ radio stations across the Midwest with their debut single “Think That I Needed You”. The song was also…

Things with Wings

July 15, 2024

Join Lorado Taft Field Campus to explore all the things with wings. From insects to birds to planes, we’ll learn about the world of wings by making them, discovering how they’re used and investigating the process of flight. Come soar to new heights with us! Register HERE  

TOSOC Bike Ride

September 28, 2024

Join us on the TOSOC – Tour of Scenic Ogle County – passing through some of the most beautiful roads in Northern Illinois. Routes are on quiet, paved country roads with rolling hills, passing beautiful scenery on well-marked routes. Highlight includes ride past Nachusa Grasslands with its herd of 100+ Bison in a natural habitat.…

Vacation Bible School

July 22, 2024

Dive into a friendship with God! Kids dive deep into an amazing undersea adventure where they’ll experience the ever-flowing, never-ending love of God. FREE Community Vacation Bible School, Monday, July 22 – Friday, July 26 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Hosted by St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and Oregon United Methodist Church and will be held…

Watercolor Art Classes

June 6, 2024

Instructor: Betty PredmoreIn this four-week class we will discuss paper, brushes, color theory, paint, technique, and more. The class is for first timers or someone who wants to expand their skills and knowledge. Each student is encouraged to work at their own pace and skill level with individual guidance provided.• Four Week Tuition: Members: $65.00…