The following events were supplied to us by festival organizers and tourism offices throughout the state, and selected by Midwest Living editors. This is not intended as an all-inclusive list of all events in this state. If you decide to go, call first: Dates and specific events can change at the last minute.
2015 U.S. Amateur Championship
August 17 - 23, 2015
The U.S. Amateur is the premier amateur golf championship for players from around the world. Past winners include Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods. (708) 630-4849; 2015usamateur.com
Frankfort Fall Festival
September 5 - 7, 2015
Celebrating our 47th year! An outdoor show of over 360 juried artisans who offer the finest handmade creations. Special events sponsored by local civic organizations with live entertainment, food court, carnival and parade on Sunday. Outdoor Event with Free Admission. (815) 469-3356; frankfortfallfestival.info