Local Events

January

Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo
January 23 – 26, 2020

Location:  Schaumburg Convention Center, 1551 N, Thoreau Drive N, Schaumburg, IL

Show Hours
Thursday, 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday, 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

For more information including admission cost visit the Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo website

February

Tinley Park Fishing and Outdoors Show
February 8 and 9, 2020

Location:  Tinley Park High School, 6111 W. 175th Street (east of Ridgeland), Tinley Park, IL.

Show Hours
Saturday, 9am-5pm
Sunday, 9am-5pm

Admission
Adults: $7
Seniors: $6
Youth ages 6-13: $5
Kids: 6 & under FREE!

For more information:  Visit the Midwest Outdoors website


Orvis Yorktown Offers Free Fly Tying Workshops for Novices
Saturdays 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
February 1 through February 29 

Learn the basics of fly tying for free at Orvis Fly Tying 101! During this two-hour class you will learn essential fly tying techniques and leave having tied your first fly.  As a thank you for taking the class, you will receive special offers on fly tying materials, accessories, and kits. Classes will be offered through Saturday, February 29. 8 students per class, and registration is required.  Fly tying equipment and materials are provided.
View the Orvis Yorktown website event calendar for upcoming dates and to sign up on their website.  Participants must register online.  Contact the store directly for any questions.

May

Orvis Yorktown Offers Free Fly Fishing Classes
Saturdays and Sundays 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. (see Orvis website calendar)

Fly Fishing 101
Learn fly-fishing basics in one of Orvis Yorktown’s free Fly Fishing 101 classes. Perfect for beginners of all ages, the Fly Fishing 101 course includes free lessons on fly casting and outfit rigging.

Fly Fishing 201
If you’ve already completed Fly Fishing 101, you’e ready for the next step. Join us for a short outing on local water and a chance to catch your first fish! A nominal fee for the outing may apply.

A free Trout Unlimited Membership—a $35 value—is included for all FF101 and FF201 graduates. Upon completion of the course, you will receive special in-store offers, valid for the purchase of Orvis products.

View the Orvis Yorktown website event calendar for upcoming dates and to sign up on their website.  Participants must register online.  Contact the store directly for any questions.
Location: Orvis Yorktown,  306 Yorktown Center, Lombard, IL 60148
Phone: 630-932-6573
Email:  retail-yorktownstr042@orvis.com

June

Orvis Yorktown Offers Free Fly Fishing Classes
Saturdays and Sundays 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. (see Orvis website calendar)

Fly Fishing 101
Learn fly-fishing basics in one of Orvis Yorktown’s free Fly Fishing 101 classes. Perfect for beginners of all ages, the Fly Fishing 101 course includes free lessons on fly casting and outfit rigging.

Fly Fishing 201
If you’ve already completed Fly Fishing 101, you’e ready for the next step. Join us for a short outing on local water and a chance to catch your first fish! A nominal fee for the outing may apply.

A free Trout Unlimited Membership—a $35 value—is included for all FF101 and FF201 graduates. Upon completion of the course, you will receive special in-store offers, valid for the purchase of Orvis products.

View the Orvis Yorktown website event calendar for upcoming dates and to sign up on their website.  Participants must register online.  Contact the store directly for any questions.
Location: Orvis Yorktown,  306 Yorktown Center, Lombard, IL 60148
Phone: 630-932-6573
Email:  retail-yorktownstr042@orvis.com

July

Orvis Yorktown Offers Free Fly Fishing Classes
Saturdays and Sundays 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.  (see Orvis website calendar)

Fly Fishing 101
Learn fly-fishing basics in one of Orvis Yorktown’s free Fly Fishing 101 classes. Perfect for beginners of all ages, the Fly Fishing 101 course includes free lessons on fly casting and outfit rigging.

Fly Fishing 201
If you’ve already completed Fly Fishing 101, you’e ready for the next step. Join us for a short outing on local water and a chance to catch your first fish! A nominal fee for the outing may apply.

A free Trout Unlimited Membership—a $35 value—is included for all FF101 and FF201 graduates. Upon completion of the course, you will receive special in-store offers, valid for the purchase of Orvis products.

View the Orvis Yorktown website event calendar for upcoming dates and to sign up on their website.  Participants must register online.  Contact the store directly for any questions.
Location: Orvis Yorktown,  306 Yorktown Center, Lombard, IL 60148
Phone: 630-932-6573
Email:  retail-yorktownstr042@orvis.com