Monthly Archives: September 2017

Top 5 Places to Take Your 2018 Chevy Traverse This Fall in the Chicago Area

2018 Chevy Traverse

The 2018 Chevy Traverse has been completely redesigned and now offers more legroom and more features than ever before. That means that this SUV is perfect for a trip with friends to the Chicago area. Pack up your Chevy Traverse from Bill Walsh GM Superstore and head to Chicago for one of these fall events.

Bank of America Chicago Marathon

The 40th annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon takes place on Oct. 8. It’s too late to join as a runner, but you can still watch, cheer on runners, and get inspired for next year’s race.

Chicago International Film Festival

From Oct. 12 – 26 film-fanatics can explore over 150 indie films at this 53rd annual film festival.

Vintage Garage

Did you know that the 2018 Chevy Traverse now has almost 100 cubic feet of cargo space? It’s the perfect vehicle to take to the Vintage Garage on Oct. 15. You’re sure to find tons of amazing Mid-century finds at this flea market.

SOFA Chicago

SOFA, which stands for Sculptures, Objects and Functional Art, is one of Chicago’s biggest art fairs. It runs this November 2-5 and admission is $20.

Festival of Barrel Aged Beers

On Nov. 10-11 you can get your fill of rare, wood and barrel-aged adult beverages from over 90 different breweries. Just be sure not to drive your Chevy Traverse home until the next morning!

Drive Your Equinox to These Upcoming Events in Ottawa

upcoming events in Ottawa

You can do a walk for charity with the whole family!

The city of Ottawa has a lot to offer. If you just purchased an Equinox from Bill Walsh GM Superstore and are itching to take it out on the town, consider some of these upcoming events in Ottawa.

  1. Illinois Valley Walk to End Alzheimer’s: Join this walk for a great cause on Saturday, Sept. 9, at Jordon Block. Registration is at 8 a.m., the ceremony starts at 8:45, and the walk begins at 9.
  2. Birds of Prey Live!: Get up close and personal with several birds of prey, including hawks, falcons, and owls, on Sept. 2 and 3 at either 11 a.m. or 1 p.m. The event is being held by Saving Our American Raptors at Starved Rock State Park.
  3. Magda Brown: Magda Brown is a Holocaust survivor who will share her incredible story about one of the world’s darkest hours at the Reddick Public Library on Sept. 10. Be there at 1 p.m. to hear her powerful story.
  4. Ottawa’s Old Town Farmers Market: Every Saturday morning, you can count on this farmers market to be at Washington Square Park from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with fresh fruits and veggies for you to load up your Equinox with and take home for dinner.
  5. Murder Mystery Dinner: Make a date night out of this classic whodunit dinner at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Sept. 9 starting at 6:15 p.m.

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