Joliet tradition returns for 43rd year this weekend
The 43rd “Festival of the Gnomes” returns for a live show at 2 p.m. Dec. 7 and Dec. 8 at the Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre, located at 201 W. Jefferson St. in Joliet. Lobby opens 1 p.m.
Tickets are $5. Gnome caps are $3. Plate of cookies are $1.Raffle tickets for handmade, soft-sculptured boy and girl gnome dolls are $1 each or $5 for six. The following are free: tassel sewn on cap each year after first year, admission to lobby, live music, draw-your-own-gnome, parking. For tickets, call 815-724-3761 or visit bicentennialpark.org