Category Archives: Local Events

Two of the Best Fourth of July Fireworks Displays Near Farmington Lakes 2022

Allow your imagination to lead you there. As blankets are unrolled, frisbees fly, and picnic baskets overflow with fruit, potato salad, and sandwiches, the breeze flutters. In the beer garden, drinks are yanked from iced coolers, and beer flows from kegs. As laughter echoes through parks and children play on playgrounds, you can almost feel…

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10 Fun Ways to Show Mom You Care this Mother’s Day

Mom may have given you your name, but did you know that babies across the world name their mothers, too? Whether she’s your mama, mum, or mommy, most names for mother sound similar no matter which language you’re speaking. This isn’t by chance! One of the easiest sounds to make when we’re born is “ma,” which…

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4 of the Best Fall Events Happening in Oswego

Fall Events in Oswego Halloween House Decorating Contest Oct 21, 2021 Description Whether you like tricks or treats, we want to see your best Halloween House Decorating this fall. Register by 10/20 for your house to be included in the contest. Oswegoland Park District staff will visit each home between 6-9pm on 10/21 to evaluate…

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Shop Local and Buy Fresh Produce at the Oswego Country Market Through September

Summer may be winding down and fall is on the horizon, but fresh, local produce is still in season. Farmington Lakes takes pride in supporting the local community, and we want to promote our farmers and businesses as much as possible! That being said, there is still time to get to the Oswego Country Market!…

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Celebrate Labor Day Weekend with the Oswego PrairieFest September 3 – 6

Here at Farmington Lakes, we want to make sure you have the best Labor Day possible in 2021. In order to do that, we wanted to highlight one of the best local events happening right here in Oswego. The 2021 Prairie Fest is back and is happening September 3 – 6 this year, brought to…

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Let’s Go: 5 Fun Activities in Oswego, Illinois

Oswego is located on the Fox River in Kendall County, Illinois. Some people may remember Oswego as having a town drag-strip from 1955-1979 that attracted muscle car racers from all over the Midwest. The drag-strip is now closed, but Oswego still races ahead with a boost in population growth and jobs. Oswego has a variety…

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Farmers Markets Near Oswego for the Best Local Produce and Goods

Farmers Markets and summertime tend to go hand in hand, with many markets running through the fall. There’s something wonderful about fresh, local produce and handcrafted goods. Small businesses and farmers can showcase their products and services to the community, and it feels good to the consumer to know where their food came from. We…

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The Top 3 Fourth of July Fireworks Shows Near Farmington Lakes

Let Your Imagination Take You There Swoosh! The breeze flutters as blankets are unrolled, frisbees fly, and picnic baskets abound with fruit, potato salad, and sandwiches.  Splash! So cold! Drinks are yanked from iced coolers while beer flows from kegs in the beer garden. You can almost feel the fun on your skin as laughter…

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