Community Events

Things to do in Dwight, IL 

Welcome to the Delong Ford community events page. We complied this list of events so our customers in Dwight can be more aware of what's going on in the local community. 

We hope you enjoy reading this page and come back each month to see the new happenings around the town! 

2018 January Community Events 

Enchanted Railroad at the Morton Arboretum
January 13 to February 19 ; Weekdays: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Weekends: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

The Morton Arboretum - 4100 Rte. 53, Lisle, IL, 60532

Marvel at a world of tiny enchantment! Watch an intricate miniature model railroad wind through magnificent scenery that the whole family can enjoy.  Watch as more than 10 model trains wind through a two-level display of tree collections from around the world. The trains run at a child-friendly height to thrill even the littlest fan.

Snow Day Festival

January 20, 2018 ; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Plum Creek Nature Center - 27064 S Dutton Rd, Beecher, IL 60401

Cure your cabin fever with some winter recreation at Goodenow Grove Nature Preserve. Snowshoe the preserve's trails or conquer its giant hill on a sled or a tube, and meet and greet Siberian husky sled dogs. Warm up by the campfire, and while you're there, make some s'mores. Spend time warming up inside the nature center and explore the hands-on exhibits. Plum Creek Nature Center is open year round; discover what the winter forest has in store for you!

Starved Rock Eagle Watch Weekend

January 27 - 28, 2018 ; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

2668 East 873rd Rd, Oglesby, IL 61348

Birds of Prey shows and family activities at the Starved Rock Visitor Center, Starved Rock Lodge and Illinois Waterway Visitor Center. Take a short hike to the top of Starved Rock for live eagle viewing or join the park naturalist for a guided eagle viewing tour. Call for more information. 9am-4pm each day. 


  • Monday 8:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Tuesday 8:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Wednesday 8:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Thursday 8:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Friday 8:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Saturday 8:00AM - 3:00PM
  • Sunday Closed


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