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May 31, 2018

Traveling Thirsty Thursday at Hawthorne’s Backyard in West Chicago with Miller Lite

May 31, 2018 05:00pm - 07:00pm    Add this event to your calendar

The weekly rock and roll tradition continues Thursday, May 31st as Phil Manicki “phils in” for Sherman & Tingle with a special “Northside Baseball” edition of Traveling Thirsty Thursday!

Join The Drive’s Phil Manicki and Miller Lite at Hawthorne’s Backyard at 1200 W. Hawthorne Ln. in West Chicago from 5-7pm!

Enjoy a Fabulous Free Food Buffet and great Miller Lite drink specials!

Swing by for a chance to win tickets to catch some Northside Baseball vs. The Phillies June 5th at Wrigley Field, tickets to ZZ Top & John Fogerty June 12th at Ravinia, Loverboy & Survivor June 3rd at Ravinia and more!

Traveling Thirsty Thursday is powered by Miller Lite and 97.1 FM The Drive – Chicago’s Classic Rock!

Where: Hawthorne’s Backyard
Location: 1200 W. Hawthorne Ln. West Chicago, IL 60185

June 1, 2018

Arlington Heights Fire Department Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Boot Drive with 97.1 FM The Drive

June 1, 2018 03:00pm - 06:00pm    Add this event to your calendar

On June 1st, the Arlington Heights Fire Department will be hosting the AHFD MDA Fill the Boot Drive for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. All of the money raised provides medical services and summer camps to local children living with Muscular Dystrophy at no cost to their families. That day the firefighters will be out with their boots collecting from commuters in the major intersections of Arlington Heights for MDA, then that night the AHFD will be hosting the AHFD MDA Benefit at Ditka’s Trackside in Arlington Heights from 7-12am with live music from the band Moon Money, a live and silent auction, several raffles, food and beverage provided by our sponsors with 100% of all proceeds going to MDA. The event is open to the public.

You can go to www.mda.donordrive.com/event/ahfd to purchase pre-event discounted tickets or make an online donation.  Come out and help put a smile on a child’s face!

Where: Intersection of Palatine Road & Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Location: Intersection of Palatine Road & Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60004

June 2, 2018

2018 Chicago Undy Run/Walk

June 2, 2018 12:00am - 12:00am    Add this event to your calendar

Lincoln Park South Fields
1627 N Stockton Dr.
Chicago, IL 60614

When: Saturday, June 2, 2018
Starting Time: 9:00 a.m.

Did you know? Despite being America’s second leading cancer killer, Colorectal Cancer is up to 90 percent preventable when caught early.  In the United States alone, there are more than 1 million Colorectal Cancer survivors. 

Whether you’re running or walking, meet us at the finish line Saturday, June 2nd for the Chicago Undy RunWalk 5K as we celebrate survivors and spread awareness to end this disease. Register today at www.undyrunwalk.org and get $5 off with the code: THEDRIVE

Schedule: 

7:30 a.m. – Race packet pickup & on-site registration
8:40 a.m. – Opening remarks
9:00 a.m. – 5K begins
9:10 a.m. – 1 Mile fun run begins
10:05 a.m. – Survivor & Patient recognition & awards ceremony

Registration Fees: 

5K Adult (14 and older) – $35 Advance/ $40 Race Day
5K Youth (6-13) – $30 Advance / $35 Race Day
1 Mile fun run (all ages, Children 5 and younger are free) – $30 Advance / $35 Race Day

Virtual Participant – $35 Adult / $30 Youth

All Registration Types Include:

  • A pair of 2018 Boxer shorts
  • Survivor t-shirt if registered as a survivor
  • Survivor medal if registered as a survivor
  • Access to our online fundraising platform
Where: Lincoln Park South Fields
Location: 1627 N Stockton Dr. Chicago, IL

June 3, 2018

Loverboy & Survivor at Ravinia with The Drive’s Road Crew

June 3, 2018 07:00pm - 10:00pm    Add this event to your calendar

SUMMER IS HERE AND RAVINIA IS READY TO ROCK!

Look for The Drive’s Road Crew for a night under the stars with Loverboy & Survivor at Ravinia on Sunday, June 3rd starting at 7:00 pm. The Drive will be on-site before the show with your chance to win great prizes!

Tickets on-sale at Ravinia.org!

Where: Ravinia Festival- Highland Park
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June 10, 2018

Join THE DRIVE’S Road Crew at Wells Street Art Festival

June 10, 2018 11:00am - 02:00pm    Add this event to your calendar

Join THE DRIVE’S Road Crew at Wells Street Art Festival on Sunday, June 10th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Old Town. Held on the eponymous strip of Wells Street between North Avenue and Division in Chicago’s historic Old Town neighborhood, art enthusiasts are guaranteed to find plenty of inspiration with the diverse mix of nearly 200-plus juried artists from both the region and across the nation. Beyond these artists, NEW in 2018 will be a stand-alone “Remix” area on Scott Street featuring the unique and eco-friendly works of some 20 artisans who make art from used and recycled materials. Additionally, a tented area at Remix will offer free educational workshops each afternoon with creative DIY projects for both adults and children. Other weekend highlights include the tasty cuisine from the neighborhood’s eclectic restaurants and cool music stage acts as well as kids’ art activities. Fest proceeds will again benefit the programs and services of the Old Town Merchants & Residents Association.

Where: Old Town
Location: 1400 N. Wells Street, Chicago, IL 60610

June 12, 2018

John Fogerty & ZZ Top at Ravinia with The Drive’s Road Crew

June 12, 2018 06:30pm - 09:00pm    Add this event to your calendar

SUMMER IS HERE AND RAVINIA IS READY TO ROCK!

Look for The Drive’s Road Crew for a night under the stars with John Fogerty & ZZ Top at Ravinia on Tuesday, June 12th starting at 6:30 pm. The Drive will be on-site before the show with your chance to win great prizes!

Tickets on-sale at Ravinia.org!

Where: Ravinia Festival- Highland Park
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June 14, 2018

The Drive’s 17th Birthday Bash

June 14, 2018 12:00am - 12:00am    Add this event to your calendar

Come party with 97.1 FM The Drive at our 17th Birthday Bash Thursday, June 14th! This year we’ll celebrate with the STEVE MILLER BAND and PETER FRAMPTON taking the stage at Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island!
 
Tickets on-sale now! Click here for more info and to purchase tickets.

Where: Huntington Bank Pavilion
Location: Northerly Island

June 23, 2018

Jewel Osco’s Incredible Summer Pop-Up in Wauconda with The Drive’s Road Crew

June 23, 2018 11:00am - 01:00pm    Add this event to your calendar

Join 97.1 FM The Drive for Jewel Osco’s Incredible Summer Pop-Up on June 23rd from 11am till 1pm at Jewel Osco 547 West Liberty Street in Wauconda! Win tickets to Incredibles 2! Register to win a family weekend getaway to Wisconsin Dells’ Chula Vista Resort.  97.1 FM The Drive will see you at the Jewel Osco in Wauconda for their Grand Re-Opening Incredibles Summer Pop-Up June 23rd from 11am till 1pm!

Where: Jewel Osco
Location: 547 West Liberty St. Wauconda, IL

September 29, 2018

2018 High Ropes for Habitat

September 29, 2018 12:00am - 12:00am    Add this event to your calendar

Last year, Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley hosted the first High Ropes for Habitat, a 21 story rappel raising awareness and funds for Habitat for Humanity. Join the adventure and sign up for our 2nd High Ropes for Habitat event being held Saturday, September 29th, raise money and help us to build more homes in the Northern Fox Valley area. For more information go to www.nfvrappel.org

Where: 425 N Martingale Rd, Schaumburg, IL
Location: 425 N Martingale Rd, Schaumburg, IL