Park Forest, IL—(ENEWSPF)—January 24, 2016. Those living in the south suburbs have a history of supporting the arts and an appreciation of the importance of artistic education. To that end, the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra will be holding ‘The Big Easy Gala 2016’ on Saturday, February 6 at the Olympia Fields Country Club. The pre-Mardi Gras festivities will include bourbon tastings, New Orleans-style jazz entertainment, a 5-star French Quarter-inspired menu and silent auction. Proceeds from the event will benefit the artistic and education programs of the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra. Additional information about the event can . . .