Crest Ink - Volume 31 - Number 03

Local (& Not So Local) Family Fun! Dixon 05/28/19 – 08/28/19: Main Street Market every Wednesday night starting at 5 PM. Enjoy live entertainment, try new foods, and visit the booths of local vendors. 07/03/19 – 07/07/19: 55th Annual Petunia Fest. Sunday the 7th is Family Free Day! Visit for more information. 07/06/19: 20th Annual Reagan Run. There is also a Kids Run for ages 9 and under that is free! 07/07/19: Firework Show 08/10/19: Masquerade Mystery on the Riverfront 09/21/19: Blues, Brews, and BBQ and Bags For The Brave Rochelle 06/29/19, 07/27/19, 08/28/19, and 09/28/19: Outdoor Market. Enjoy wine and cheese tasting, farm fresh veg- etables, cupcakes, pottery, and more! 07/04/19: Firework show. Fireworks begin at dusk with music by the Municipal Band at 8 PM 08/16/19 – 08/18/19: Rochelle’s Lincoln Highway Heritage Festival. Visit for more information. Oregon Beginning 06/01/19: Farmer’s Market on the Courthouse lawn, buy fresh and local. Vegetables, plants, artisan bread, and more available! 06/15/19: Rockin’ River Fest. Come support Crest Foods team in the “Tug Across the Rock” competition! 07/31/19 – 08/04/19: Ogle County Fair. Visit for more information. 09/07/19: Mark Twain Day at Maxon’s Restaurant and Riverboat. All-inclusive with the price of a ticket: Paddle- wheel boat ride, music, hog roast, corn on the cob, ice cream, pie, and refreshments. This is a fundraiser to provide coats and boots to local needy children. Mendota 06/29/19: Mendota’s Firework Celebration starting at 5 PM 08/08/19 – 08/11/19: 72nd Annual Mendota Sweet Corn Festival. Fun and free (with the exception of the beer garden) event for everyone! The festival includes a variety of food, abundance of vendors, parade, and carnival. The “Big Event” is Sunday when Del Monte sweet corn is served for free! Chicago – The following are FREE ADMISSION dates at each establishment. Shedd Aquarium: June 17, 18, 24, 25 August 26-27 September 3, 4, 9-11, 16-18, 23-25, 30 Field Museum: June 26, 27, and 28th Adler Planetarium: September 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 26-27 Chicago Children’s Museum at Navy Pier: Every 1st Sunday of the month

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