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Want to kill some time in Watseka? Here's some ideas about how to experience the town. Don your dogs playing poker painting is not art. So why not go a little upscale and see what's up at Krannert Art Museum. Going to the museum is a great opportunity to experience priceless works of art for very little money, so maybe check the events schedule at Iroqouis County Historical Museum, or Old Zion Museum. Watseka has a number of significant historical markers and structures for all to explore. Crescent City Historic District, Old Iroquois County Courthouse, and BROTHER JONATHAN (Shipwreck Site), are a pretty easy drive.

Take it up a notch with something a little more exciting. Jasper Co Fairgrounds is easy to get to and always has great fun stuff for all. Even when the fair is not in town there are usually alot of family oriented things to do. From rides and attractions to swap meets and live music the local fairgrounds near Watseka are a great place to find family stuff to do. Get off the couch and check out whats going on but first check the Watseka Fair and Events Directory. Bowling is a majestic sport of skill and precision. Get everyone together and throw some strikes while enjoying the ambiance at Concord Bowl. Or get your BOWL ON at Cissna Park Bowl.

Need some energy afterwards In a hurry and need to feed the beast? Go for after hours grindage and satisfy your cravings for something with too many calories at Noble Dairy Queen Stores Inc, or get your mow on at Dairy Queen East for something quicker. Bon appetit! OK let's decompress a little now. Want to find a place to chill while indulging in a sufficient number of brewski's, or just get semi swervy in and around Watseka. Sip something exciting perhaps a Ginger and Currant Fizz, or possibly a Toffee Apple Martini. While in Watseka go to On Da ROX, Topper, or Westside Lounge. Wanna try a different itinerary, it's all good just reload the page to get a whole new plan. Or click new itinerary

AMUSEMENTS

Watseka, Illinois amusement parks

Lots of fun adventures are found nearby Watseka, Illinois. Whether you like karting or would like to find fun stuff to do the potential experiences are limitless. Get out and find some cool stuff to do. When you're in Watseka get to Balmoral Park Harness Racing or take the fam to Jules Raceway for some insane fun.

ARTSY PLACES

Watseka, Illinois art galleries

Look for galleries and a plethora of photographic art surrounding Watseka. Whether you are looking for Art Nouveau or just want to enjoy the scenery at some local galleries, you'll find a variety of pleasant artsy diversions in Watseka. Try Master's Touch or feel the artsy vibes at Colonial Studio.

Master's Touch
(815) 457-2468
328 East Garfield Avenue
Cissna Park, IL 60924

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Frame World & Gallery
(815) 933-7263
259 South Schuyler Avenue
Kankakee, IL 60901

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Foto Quick
(815) 935-0101
931 West Broadway Street
Bradley, IL 60915

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Colonial Studio
(815) 933-3716
2293 West 3100N Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

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BARS

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Like to bend an elbow and enjoy a couple of lager's or like to find a place to get altogether lit up while visiting Watseka. Sip something with allure maybe a Disaronno Mimosa, Red Army or maybe an Alabama Slammer. While in Watseka check out On Da ROX, Topper or Westside Lounge. To look at all the options review the Watseka, Illinois bar directory. Scan reviews about your home away from home in the city's bar listings.

The Triple R Bar and Grille
(815) 889-4373
407 E Mulberry St
Watseka, IL 60970

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On Da ROX
(815) 432-4300
217 E Walnut St
Watseka, IL 60970

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Westside Lounge
(815) 432-3644
119 W Oak St
Watseka, IL 60970

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Porky Barn
(815) 432-3828
522 W Walnut St
Watseka, IL 60970

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BOWLING

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Get out and crush some pins while enjoying the fun at Concord Bowl. Bowling is a great way to legitimize drinking and eating junk food and we've identified all the best places in Watseka, right here. Stop in at Cissna Park Bowl. Or for a more comprehensive list of bowling alleys in the area click the Watseka, Illinois bowling directory. Know a place that's a real strike support our community and include it in our directory.

Concord Bowl
(815) 429-9088
PO Box 114
Iroquois, IL 60945

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Gilman Lanes
(815) 265-7711
Highway 45 & US Highway 24 East
Gilman, IL 60938

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Cissna Park Bowl
(815) 457-2840
110 West ENZ Avenue
Cissna Park, IL 60924

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St Anne Bowl
(815) 427-6748
Dixie Highway
St Anne, IL 60964

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BRAIN FREEZE

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Going out for ice cream is great fun. Like to find something cool and tasty? We have a zillion ways to get your ice cream fix in Watseka. Looking for the ultimate Cherry Cheesecake (Cheesecake Flavored Ice Cream with Cherry Swirl) or maybe in the mood for some rich chocolate we've got it handled. While you're hanging out in Watseka be sure to check Hershey's Ice Cream Store or stop at Pj's Ice Cream & Coffee Shop. Know of a place with gourmet sundaes or totally killer jamocha almond fudge? Tell us about it or add it to our directory.

Hershey's Ice Cream Store
(815)933-3808
4 Meadowview Centre
Kankakee, IL 60901

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Schwan Ice Cream CO
(815)932-6666
511 Larry Power Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

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Dairy Queen
(815)932-6441
121 South Main Street
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

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Hershey's Ice Cream Store
(815)928-9250
1600 North State Route 50
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

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COFFEE BARS

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Don't get your coffee at the gas station. It's not cool, and coffee is sorta cool these days. The proliferation of flavor choices are best enjoyed when prepared by real professionals. Finding the right place makes the experience complete. Watseka has some great choices to satisfy your caffeine cravings. Discover new flavors like Egg Nog Creme Brulee Flavored Coffee or Vanilla Colada flavored coffee. Stop at Coffee Cup when you're in Watseka. Know of a place that serves the best Cafe Medici? Add it to our directory.

Coffee Cup
(217) 283-6500
401-499 E Lincoln St
Hoopeston, IL 60942

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Coffee Cup
(217) 283-6500

Hoopeston, IL 60942

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The Coffee Suite
(815) 939-0100

Kankakee, IL 60901

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Dunkin Donuts
(312) 226-8807
2925 Riverstone Ct
Kankakee, IL 60901

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RESTAURANTS

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Restaurant choices abound in Watseka from barbecue to five star dining there are many options to satiate your tastebuds. Explore the Watseka, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to consume mass quantities. While you're visiting we recommend you stop by George's Pub or sample some of the other local eateries like Gordos Tacos or Fiesta Restaurant.

FAIRGROUNDS

Watseka, Illinois fairground visit

The local fairgrounds always have amazing stuff to do. If you're looking for something to do this weekend the fairgrounds always have events scheduled that appeal to everyone. Even when the fair is not in town there are always lots of economical family things to do. From rides and attractions to tasty greasy fried treats and live music the local fairgrounds near Watseka are great for finding stuff to do on the weekend. Turn off the TV, get the kids in the car and get out to see what's up this weekend at Jasper Co Fairgrounds.

Jasper Co Fairgrounds
(219) 866-9971
2671 W Clark St
Rensselaer, IN 47978

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Will County Fairground
27924 S Harlem Ave
Peotone, IL 60468

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Fairbury Fair
(815) 692-3222
600 S 3rd St
Fairbury, IL 61739

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Lake County Fairgrounds
(219) 661-3071
889 S Court St
Crown Point, IN 46307

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FAST FOOD PLACES

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Need an energy boost that can only be provided by readily accessible yet highly processed food? You're totally covered from greasy early morning eye openers to after hours grindage satisfy your cravings for something fried in Watseka. Feeling hungry how about a good old Carl's Jr. Vanilla Shake or maybe a tasty KFC Chicken Pot Pie? Find all the fast food options around Watseka here in our directory. Reviewers recommend you get to Noble Dairy Queen Stores Inc or get your mow on at Dairy Queen East. Buon appetito!

Dairy Queen East
(815)432-2037
802 E Walnut St
Watseka, IL 60970

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Cissna Park Dairy Queen
(815)457-2368
500 N 2nd St
Cissna Park, IL 60924

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Dairy Queen
(815)932-4441
1045 W Station St
Kankakee, IL 60901

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Noble Dairy Queen Stores Inc
(815)933-4211
1700 E Maple St
Kankakee, IL 60901

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GOLF COURSES

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Why is golf more enjoyable than baseball or football? Maybe because golfers don't kick dirt on other people. Now that's settled so clean off your putters put your clubs in the car and check out the amazing private courses and driving ranges easily accessible to Watseka. Shagbark Golf Course has some stimulating obstacles complimented by beautiful surroundings. Or visit the pro shop at Oak Springs Golf Course, check out the latest gear from Callaway or maybe pick up the new Callaway Diablo Forged Game-Improvement Irons when your done don't forget to stop by the 19th hole Know of a course that's a complete birdie? Write a review!

Shewami Country Club
(815) 429-3769
Golf Rd
Sheldon, IL 60966

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Shagbark Golf Course
(815) 268-7308
1262 N 640 East Rd
Onarga, IL 60955

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Shamrock Golf Club
(815) 937-9355
Route 17E
Saint Anne, IL 60964

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Oak Springs Golf Course
(815) 937-1648
6740 S 3500 E Rd
Saint Anne, IL 60964

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HISTORIC PLACES

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For a pleasant diversion in Watseka get to Crescent City Historic District, Old Iroquois County Courthouse, or stop by BROTHER JONATHAN (Shipwreck Site). Watseka has numerous historical markers and places for families with kids to enjoy. Look into the Watseka, Illinois historical places directory to find more great historical places easily reached from Watseka. Or browse the Illinois historical places listings for detailed information on all of the historical attractions in Illinois.

LIBRARIES

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Why do I wanna go to the library? Great excursion for kids: Many of the free programs are kid- and family-friendly, and the library is a great place for a field trip. Spark the love of reading early on by getting your kid a library card, and he'll be excited to be able to choose any book to bring home. Borrowing and returning books also creates and teaches kids a sense of responsibility. revisiting the great classics like King Lear to superlative somewhat new novels such as Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas. It's all at the library for free! Whether you want Stephen Crane or Philip Roth, the Watseka, Illinois library directory has lots of great libraries. Wherever your interests lie you'll discover a vast selection of genres including Thrillers, Science, Paranormal, and Horror. showing off your huge brain and musing upon the works of Alan Shapiro at parties.

MUSEUMS

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Watseka offers an eclectic selection of museums and galleries to patrons of the arts. Plan a trip to Krannert Art Museum or check the events schedule at Iroqouis County Historical Museum. Going to the museum is a great way to kill an afternoon. Need another reason? Museums make you feel good. Still not convinced? How about amazing wild surrealistic art? Still not sure if you should go to the museum, here's another reason. Don't take this the wrong way but your dogs playing poker tapestry is not art so go find out what art really is at at Old Zion Museum.

NIGHTLIFE

Watseka, Illinois night spot listing

You and your bro's have zero chance of scoring at home so get ready to get freaky on the dance floor at the ragin nightclubs in the nightlife capitol Watseka. Watch the bartender as he regards you in quizzical admiration as you smoothly ask for your French Martini and bust your mac daddy Vogue skills at Iroquois Cafe. If you're still up for it head to Porky Barn or make the scene at Topper Make sure to delete all incriminating cell phone pictures and go to Dairy Queen East for your post party munch. Know a place that's just crazy fun? Give em their props and add it theThe Watseka, Illinois nightlife directory.

On Da ROX
(815)432-4300
217 E Walnut St
Watseka, IL 60970

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Westside Lounge
(815)432-3644
119 W Oak St
Watseka, IL 60970

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Porky Barn
(815)432-3828
522 W Walnut St
Watseka, IL 60970

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Topper
(815)432-9893
1898 N State Route 1
Watseka, IL 60970

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PARKS

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Watseka has many interesting local city parks and recreational opportunities for those who love the outdoors. Get the kids in the car and head to Legion Park or maybe stop by Milford District Library and borrow a copy of Relic by Douglas Preston, or some more casual reads and enjoy the solitude and tranquil setting at Peters Park. While you're in Watseka those in the know advise taking in the natural beauty and grounds at Bonnies Prairie Nature Preserve.

SHOPPING

Watseka, Illinois shopping mall listing

Feeling the need to shop and you're in the mood to take care of yourself you don't need a reason, it's all good girl. Shopping is my therapy too. Whether you're looking for decidedly tested designers like Max Azria or want to tell your girlfriends about the neat designer Astrid Andersen stuff you got shopping this weekend. Watseka has lots of options to satisfy your shopping needs look into The Watseka, Illinois shopping directory to find shopping malls with boutiques and merchandise from Abdul Halder, Helje Hamre, Ramesh Dembla, and Bensoni. When you're in Watseka visit Ben Franklin, or rollover to Big Lots or load up on all the sale stuff.

Wal-Mart
(815) 432-2200
1200 E Walnut St
Watseka, IL 60970

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J C Penneys
(815) 432-5436
1120 E Walnut St
Watseka, IL 60970

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Ben Franklin
(815) 265-4590
102 N Central St
Gilman, IL 60938

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Kmart Supercenter
(815) 937-0203

Kankakee, IL 60901

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SPAS / SALONS

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Why is a better to be a girl than a guy, well it's just easier C'mon you can easily rationalize spending a weeks pay on a purse, you don't hit your sexual peak until your thirties…not on prom night, and guys don't care if you're coming out of a relationship - women look at a guy on the rebound like Jabba the Hut. But all this comes with at a cost, and with some strings attached, you need to look like money, act like money, and be money whether you gotta get a lavender infused facial detox mask treatment, soothing massage treatments, professional salon services, or you just wanna get your nails done in a really trampy red. Looking good means feeling good, and you gotta stay focused on the long game. Not to worry. We've got all the stylists, salons, eyebrow threading, and fitness hook up's you need to stay fabulous in Watseka. Peruse all your options in the Watseka, Illinois Personal Care Directory.

Riverside Health & Fitness Center
(815) 929-1200
350 N Wall St
Kankakee, IL 60901

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Curves
(815) 472-0964
128 E Washington St
Momence, IL 60954


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Color ME Tan
(815) 744-8826
573 William R Latham Sr Dr
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

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Riverside Fitness Center
(815) 929-1200
100 Fitness Dr
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

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THEATRE / ARTS

Watseka, Illinois theater arts directory

Watseka has a vast selection of local theatre offerings within reach. Taking in the theatre is a great way to be classy on that first date and the best part is it's always in 3D. C'mon get some culture it won't kill you. Find local productions of the classics like Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee: Lauded playwright Edward Albee's award-winning masterpiece offers a fictitious look at the lives of two couples as the older of the two grow drunker and begin hurling abuses each other and their companions. Or find local interpretations of entertaining musicals such as On the Town. Check out the Watseka, Illinois theatre and arts directory for details. We recommend you check out Young Peoples Theatre or Ace Entertainment when you're in town.

Country Theatre Workshop
(815)457-2784
1280 East 770 N Road
Cissna Park, IL 60924

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Lorraine Theatre
(217)283-5311
324 E Main St
Hoopeston, IL 60942

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Kankakee Valley Theatre
(815)935-8510
90 S 3000w Rd
Kankakee, IL 60901

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Young Peoples Theatre
(815)935-8620
90 S 3000w Rd
Kankakee, IL 60901

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WORLD FLAVORS

Watseka, Illinois french food restaurant directory

Tired of frozen dinners? No worries, Watseka Has lots of killer places to get your world flavors groove on. El Paso for sure is a tasty possibility or get to Pegasus Pizza for all the details or to find the greatest Dim Sum inside Watseka check out the Watseka, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got shreddin Thai or grindable carne asada think of all the good karma you'll get and write them a boss review.

El Paso
(219)374-8666
10833 W 133rd Ave
Cedar Lake, IN 46303

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Papa John's Pizza
(765)364-9000
187 E South Blvd
Crawfordsville, IN 47933

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Dayton Tap Incorporated
(815)434-3015
3112 East 1961st Road
Ottawa, IL 61350

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Pegasus Pizza
(309)263-7700
151 W Bradley St
Morton, IL 61550

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ZOOS

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The zoo is a great way to get out and learn about nature, with all the walking from exhibit to exhibit it's a healthy way to get some exercise. Between running around searching for the Okapi exhibit and the Bullet Ant attractions find a moment to get some cool cell phone pictures with the zoo's freaky and interesting inhabitants. While you're looking for some fun on the wild side in Watseka look into the vibe Des Plaines State Conservation Area, or for all the options click on the Watseka, Illinois zoo directory.


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About Watseka


Watseka is a city in and the county seat of Iroquois County, Illinois, United States. It is located approximately west of the Illinois-Indiana state line on U.S. Route 24. The population of Watseka was 5,670 in 2000, and 5,375 in 2009.
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Watseka, Illinois History

Incorporated in 1865, the name "Watseka" derives from the Potawatomi name "Watch-e-kee", "Daughter of the Evening Star", the wife of early eastern Illinois settler Gurdon Saltonstall Hubbard.The Old Iroquois County Courthouse was constructed in 1866, with two additions built in 1881 and 1927. In the early 1960s, an Iroquois County resident, Mrs. Katherine Clifton, bequeathed to the county in her will a large sum of money and a site upon which to build a new courthouse. It is the only courthouse in the United States built entirely with private funds.The old courthouse was advertised for sale and fell into disuse. In 1967, during the Centennial Celebration of Watseka, the …Read More
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Watseka, Illinois Geography

Watseka is located near the center of Iroquois County, at the intersection of U.S. Route 24 and Illinois Route 1. The Iroquois River winds along the north side of the town and is joined by Sugar Creek on the west side of town. The south half of the town is in Belmont Township; the north half is in Middleport Township. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of, all of it land.

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