Sunday, September 9, 2012
A review of the first two days of Fall On the Green 2012. Sunday is the last day to enjoy Oak Lawn's 17th annual fall frolic at 95th Street and Cook Avenue.
Thousands of local residents swarmed to 95th Street and Cook Avenue for the first two days of Oak Lawn’s 17th annual Fall On the Green, lured by the smell of roasted corn and the sound of retro cover bands. The Budweiser Beer Tent was jam packed for Rolling Stones’ tribute band Tumbling Dice for the fall frolic's Friday night opening of the three-day fest. Subscribe to the Oak Lawn Patch newsletter and breaking news alerts. While teens may not have cared for some of the retro 70s and 80s tribute bands that their parents and grandparents were boogeying to, there were plenty of activities for the "yewts." The most popular teen attraction is the water ball pond, new this year at Fall On the Green. Teens crawled into deflated plastic bubbles …
Saturday, September 10, 2011
St. Catherine's youth rock cover band The Bolts gets ready to rock out in the Gazebo at Fall on the Green. See Patch's complete Saturday band lineup.
Five years is a long time. That's approximately 2,628,000 minutes. For the Bolts, a band made of four kids from St. Catherine of Alexandra grade school in Oak Lawn, it's approximately 876,000 three-minute songs. The Bolts, who've been together for five years, is tuning up for its fifth appearance at Oak Lawn's Fall on the Green fest on Saturday. “We've been together four years with Luke (McGinnis), and the three of us were together a year before that, so five total,” said John Rolence, who plays guitar, bass and sings vocals in the band. The Bolts, comprised of bandmates Rolence, McGinnis on bass and keyboards, Kasey Hayes on guitar and vocals, and James Ryan plays the drums, plays a combination of old school rock and new school pop-rock…
Thursday, September 8, 2011
The fun starts this weekend in Oak Lawn at the 16th annual Fall on the Green. Patch gives you the rundown on what's happening at the end-of-summer blowout which runs Friday through Sunday, Sept. 9 to Sept. 11.
Oak Lawn’s premiere festival event -- Fall on the Green -- takes place this weekend on the Village Green located at 95th Street and Cook Avenue on Sept. 9, Sept. 10 and Sept. 11. Admission and rides are free! Patch will be popping in and posting photos and updates throughout the weekend, so check back often. We’ve got your guide to all of the events including the band lineup, kids bathtub races and other tips to make Fall on the Green 2011 enjoyable this year. DOWNLOAD the brochure to Fall on the Green 2011. FRIDAY, SEPT. 9 SATURDAY, SEPT. 10 SUNDAY, SEPT. 11