A Czechlist
Major Czech-American Events in the Midwest

Guts & Glory” Exhibition

Czechoslovak Legions in Russia during WWI
April 7 – December 31, 2018
CZ & SK National Museum & Library, Cedar Rapids, IA

Czech Beer Festival

Centennial Celebration of T. G. Masaryk’s Triumphal Arrival to Chicago
May 5
Sokol Tabor Hall, Berwyn,IL

Lincoln Czech festival

May 6
Lincoln, NE

43rd Annual Czech Festival

June 2
Hastings, NE

Divadlo Bohemia – Childrens’ Day

June 3
Western Springs, IL

Sugar Creek Slavic Festival

June 8-9
Sugar Creek, MO

Lidice Tragedy Commemoration

June 10
Lidice Memorial Park, Crest Hill, IL

70th Tabor Czech Days

June 15-16
Tabor, SD

35th Czech-Slovak Festival & Lidice Memorial Service

& Lidice Memorial Service
June 15-17
Phillips, WI

56th Annual Clarkson Czech Festival

June 22-24
Clarkson, NE

Dwight Czech Festival

July 27-29
Dwight, NE

Wilson After Harvest Czech Festival

July 28-29
Wilson, KS

11th Czech & Kolace Festival

August 4-5
Kewaunee, WI

40th Annual Czech Days in Protivin

August 18-19
Protivin, IA

Pilsen Festival

Feat. Vanua2 Band, VojoDeyl Duo, Mural Dedication & More
August 18 - 19
Pilsen, Chicago, IL

The Great War Centennial Exhibition

September 7 – 28
Buttonwood ART Space, Kansas City, MO

Czech Centennial Gala

September 28, 6 pm
Union League Club of Chicago (65 Jackson Blvd., Chicago)
Concert (Jim Peterik, Petr Janda, The Swings), Art Exhibition, Dancing, Dinner, Special guests, Historic Presentation & More

Special Viewing - “Carving Destiny” Art Exhibition

September 29, 10 am - noon @ Union League Club of Chicago

Special Guided Tour - Bohemian National Cemetery

September 29, 2 – 4 pm @ 5255 N Pulaski Rd, Chicago

Czech Centennial Night

September 29, 6 pm
Sokol Tabor (1602 Clarence Ave., Berwyn)
Petr Janda, The Swings & More

79th Moravian Day

September 29-30
Lithuanian World Center
Saturday – Welcoming Dance 7 pm
Sunday - Holy Mass 10 am, Main Program 2 pm
Jiří Helán & Band, Dancers & Singers of United Moravian Societies & Guests

BrewNost 2018

September 14
Cedar Rapids, IA

Sokol Minnesota Fall Festival

September 16
St. Paul, MN

Dožínky Festival and Classic Car Cruise

September 21 and 22
New Prague, MN

Houby Day Festival

October 7
Cicero & Berwyn, IL

Joža Uprka Exhibition

CZ & SK National Museum & Library, Cedar Rapids, IA
October 12

CZ Octoberfest

October 20
Czech Mission, Brookfield, IL

CZ Centennial Celebration in Minnesota

CZ Mass, Battle of the Bands, Polka, CZ Cuisine & More
October 27 – 28
“Czech Cities” - New Prague, Montgomery, Lonsdale & Veseli, MN

Czech Swing in Chicago Clouds Jan Smigmator & Guests in Concert

November 3, 6:30 pm
Mid-America Club – 80th floor (200 E Randolph Dr., Chicago)
US & CZ Jazz Standards by a popular Czech vocalist and guests
Cocktail Reception
Free Admission
Reservation Required

Czech Centennial Concert The Czech Philharmonic in Chicago

November 4, 3 pm
Chicago Symphony Center (220 S Michigan Ave., Chicago)
Antonín Dvořák: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op.104 & New World Symphony
Special Reception co-hosted by Consulate General of the Czech Republic & Prague Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International
Czech Philharmonic will also perform @ Great Hall – Wharton Center, East Lansing, MI (Oct. 30), Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, MI (Nov. 1) & other US venues

Old World Christmas Market

December 1-2
Cedar Rapids, IA