Join Special Olympics Illinois for a night of laughter from your couch. The Saturday Night In Virtual Gala will bring “Saturday Night Live” inspired humor to Special Olympics Illinois.
Usually, hundreds of attendees gather in Chicago for an extravagant black-tie event to support the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois. This year, the gala will take place virtually Saturday, Oct. 17.
The night will begin at 7:30 p.m. with a live program. Viewers can watch the program online at www.soill.org. The night includes special appearances by The Daily Show’s Jordan Klepper, NBC Chicago’s Patrick Fazio, WXRT’s Lin Brehmer, Olympic Medalist Apolo Ohno and Special Olympics Illinois featured athlete David Harlan.
Join early at 7 p.m. and enjoy musical entertainment from the Bono Bros Band with members of Freddy Jones Band, Tributosaurus, Mr. Blotto and special guest guitarist Fran Banish.
The virtual gala will also include a live auction, where viewers can