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Main Street Nights
2022 Main Street Nights
Grab a blanket and position yourself in the Park Forest Downtown Village Green (Cunningham and Main Streets) for eight FREE nights of entertainment, rain, or shine! Vendors on hand selling food and drinks! The evening starts at 6:30 p.m. with an opening act followed by the showcased entertainment. In case of rain, performances will be moved to Theater 47, 371 Artists Walk. For weather-related changes or cancellations, please call 748-2005 during Village Hall hours or check the Recreation and Parks Department Facebook page at facebook.com/pfrecandparks.
Wednesday, July 20, 2022
6:30 p.m. Spotlight on Southland Arts
The members of the Southland Arts (SA) showcase the abundant diversity and talent of artists and musicians throughout the region.
7:30 p.m. Southland Jazz Ensemble with Ava Logan
Southland Jazz Ensemble’s swingin’ and Ava Logan’s singin’, bringing the best of big band music to the stage. Featuring the Southland’s finest musicians, the ensemble plays classic hits that will make you want to get up and dance!
Wednesday, July 27, 2022
Park Forest movie and music night!
6:30 p.m. Bassel & The Supernaturals
Bassel & The Supernaturals tells the story of Bassel Almadani's experience as a first-generation Syrian-American using soulful melodies, funk-inspired grooves, and captivating lyrics regarding love, loss, and the war in Syria. Their release of Elements (2017), was premiered by Noisey/Vice, and led to their involvement in the nationally-acclaimed SXSW 2017 showcase 'ContraBanned: The album draws inspiration from artists such as Snarky Puppy, Jamiroquai, and Steely Dan's "Aja." Bassel & The Supernaturals have performed on stages including SXSW, John F. Kennedy Center, Summerfest, and Millennium Park, and supporting international touring artists such as Youssou N'Dour, Brother Ali, Aesop Rock, Emancipator, The Dandy Warhols, Sinkane, and many others.
Dusk Family Movie Encanto (Rated PG)
Deep in the Colombian mountains, the Madrigal family possesses an extraordinary secret. Each member of the family is able to perform magic. Yet, at the heart of the family is 15-year-old Mirabel, who does not seem to possess any unusual abilities. Faced with this harsh reality, Maribel struggles to reconcile her place within her family while searching for who she truly is.
Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022
Unity Day! Everyone is invited for a night in the town! Music, food, raffles, police emergency vehicles, trucks, and more! Sponsored by the Park Forest Police Department
6:30 p.m. Spotlight on Park Forest
Local talent entertains and inspires the audience with opportunities that are available right here in the Southland!
7:30 p.m. Fredi Taylor Featuring Nu Source Band
Chicago-Born vocalist Fredi Taylor started her music career as a child singing in church and grew to become a local and national performing vocalist and a spoken word artist. Fredi has brought together and performed with talented, internationally renowned musicians and always keeps the crowd on their feet, dancing and singing along. This year's Music Project features Nu Source Band and celebrates 25 years in the music industry. Get ready for classic and contemporary R&B hits that span the generations, topped with Fredi's special passionate, high-energy style, that all are sure to enjoy."
Events are subject to change, call 748-2005 to confirm the weekly schedule.