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Adam Moore (left), of Alsip,and Jason Butkovich, of Chicago Ridge, cook up some sausage and peppers Oct. 6 during the Bear Down in Tailgate Town event at Orland Park Crossing. Photos by Julie McMann/22nd Century Media
Beth Mulcahy and fiance Eric Zamora, of Orland Park, make Bloody Marys on Oct. 6 during the Bear Down in Tailgate Town event at Orland Park Crossing.
Frank Cannatello, of Orland Park, grills during the tailgate party.
Noah Trainor, 5, of Orland Park, gets some help from Heather Giertuga, of Stuffed With Love, in making a custom creation.
Attendee, left to right, Tim Witte, of Orland Park, JT Janas, of Homer Glen, Jeff Rudny, of Orland, and Frank Cannatelle, of Orland Park, play a game of bags.
Margaret Mauthe, a body artist from Berwin, paints the face of Jada Phelps, of Orland Park.
Attendees, left to right, Julie Smith, of Orland Park, Kevin Farley, of Tinley Park, Therese Galvin and husband Mack Galvan, of Mokena, pose for a photo.
Eunice Ortiz, left, of Chicago, shows Cathy Wasielewski, of Chicago, middle, and Beth Mulcahy, of Orland Park, which prizes they can pick.
A group of Bears fans look up to the screen during the Bear Down in Tailgate Town at Orland Park Crossing.
Jacob Cross, Freelance Reporter
2:01 pm CDT October 9, 2019
While the outcome was not the one area fans wanted to see, that did not stop football fanatics from having a good time Oct. 6 outside at Orland Park Crossing. Bears fans gathered that afternoon for the first Bear Down in Tailgate Town event held at the shopping center.