Ravinia District of Highland Parks' Inaugural Bags' League
The Ravinia District of Highland Park is pleased to announce its inaugural Bags (cornhole) League that will take place at Food Truck Thursdays. Registration is now open for teams of two to sign up for one of two five-week sessions of competition: June 20 - July 25 or August 1 - 29, from 6-8PM. No League on July 4th. Must be 21 or older. The winner of each session will compete in a finale on September 5. The winning team will receive a cash prize that will be determined by the number of registrations. The season will culminate with a celebration at Ravinia Brewing Co. ?We have already received an overwhelmingly positive response about the addition of the Bags League at Food Truck Thursdays, and we are counting down the days until the summer fun begins!? says Katie Wiswald, Chair of the Ravinia Business District Association and Vice President at Highland Park Bank & Trust. ?Food Truck Thursdays has become a summer staple in the Ravinia District of Highland Park, bringing out crowds to enjoy the live music, great food, and family friendly atmosphere. The addition of a Bags League, will bring residents and visitors out to play and watch the weekly Bags making this year bigger and better than ever.? The registration fee is $30 per team of two (and one alternate) and includes complimentary Ravinia District of Highland Park Bags League T-shirts, registration packets with goodies from League sponsors. Bags League at Food Truck Thursdays will be held in Jens Jensen Park between Roger Williams Avenue, Dean Avenue and St. Johns Avenue, across from the Ravinia Metra Station. For information about participating in the Bags League contact Ripple Public Relations at (847) 432-6000, or firstname.lastname@example.org. Food Truck Thursdays will return to the Ravinia District June 6th through September 12th from 4:30 PM to Dusk. Alfresco diners are invited to come and enjoy a variety of food and drinks from a rotating series of more than a dozen food trucks every week, along with adult beverages from local restaurants including Abigail?s American Bistro and Ravinia Brewing Company. While dining with family and friends, attendees can enjoy a wide range of music, as well as the Bags League (corn hole), and family-friendly crafts and activities. Food Truck Thursdays will take place on Dean Avenue between Roger Williams and St. Johns Avenues, and in Jens Jensen Park, across from the Ravinia Metra Station. The public is encouraged to walk, or bike along the enhanced Green Bay Trail Robert McLory Bike Trail that leads into the charming Ravinia District, ride the Metra north or south to Ravinia Station at Roger Williams in the Ravinia Business District, or take a Pace Bus. If traveling by car, Highland Park is easily accessible via north Lake Shore Drive to Sheridan Road, US 41 and 294. Exit Clavey Road east to Green Bay Road and east on Roger Williams Avenue. Free parking is available. For sneak peaks of Bags League updates, weekly food trucks, music and event updates, be sure to like and follow RaviniaDistrict.HighlandPark on Facebook, or visit cityhpil.com/thingstodo. Food Truck Thursdays, Music in the Park and the Bags League is sponsored by the Ravinia District Special Service Area 17 property owners. Bags League at Food Truck Thursday is also sponsored by Highland Park Bank & Trust, Baird & Warner Highland Park, Hub & Spoke Provisions, Ravinia Brewing Co. Food Truck Thursdays is managed by Bensidoun USA. Music in the Park is managed by Life Rhythms. Bags League is managed by Ripple Public Relations. ABOUT THE RAVINIA DISTRICT OF HIGHLAND PARK The Ravinia District is an eclectic mix of small-scale businesses, great restaurants and food specialty shops, and personal and professional services. All located within a few walkable blocks, this creative, quaint, friendly and historic neighborhood offers nearly anything a person might be looking for. A lovely location to dine before or after visiting the Ravinia Festival or the Chicago Botanic Garden, Ravinia District is just east of Green Bay Road in Highland Park on Roger Williams Avenue and hosts the Ravinia stop on the Metra train service.