Here is a list of current events and upcoming activities in the Sauk Valley. Don’t forget to check out 5 things to do for other opportunities.
[ 5 Things To Do In the Sauk Valley ]
Do you have information about an upcoming event or attraction? Be sure to let us know. Submit information for Sauk Valley Media’s weekly schedule to email@example.com. Include a contact person and phone number.
“Moms, we still have it!” from Michigan MOMseems will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Festival 56 Grace Theater in Princeton. Enjoy renditions of “I’m Just a Mom Who Cain’t Say No”, “Mommy is a Rockstar”, “Shoppin’ after Midnight”, and “It’s a Hard Knock Life, for Moms”. Tickets are $25.
maple syrup party, From 8am to 11am on Saturdays at the Heritage Farm Museum Expo building, 8059 North River Road, Byron (part of the Byron Forest Reserve). Bring your family for a delicious breakfast and see how they make their maple syrup. Admission is $5 adults, $3 for children 4-12.
Ready, Set Grow Gardening Workshop will be 9 a.m. Saturday at Loveland Community House in Dixon, 513 W. 2nd Street. The main presentation focuses on the tradition and appeal of wildflowers. Nancy Gmitro, Carroll County Master Gardener, will take a tour of her favorite spring flowers. The fee is $25. Registration was scheduled for March 9.
To come up
Rock band And now ?!? will perform from 9 p.m. to midnight Saturday at the Corner Tap in Rock Falls.
Clinton Symphony Orchestra has a performance April 30 at the Vernon Cook Theater in Clinton.
Rosbrook Studio Second Saturday Open Mic, registration 6 p.m., performances 7 p.m.-11 p.m., 107 S. Peoria Ave., Dixon. Suggested donation of $3
Open Mic First Fridays, K’s Sports Bar, 408 East Washington (Route 64) in Oregon. Admission is free, although a jar is available for donations. Artist registration is at 6:45 a.m. For information, call 815-449-2660.
Great White, Oakwood Grand Ballroom, Wild Rose Casino and Hotel, Clinton, 8 p.m., Saturday, March 26. Tickets start at $25. 800-457-9975 or www.wildroseresorts.com.
Tickets are on sale for the following shows at the Historic Dixon Theater, 114 S. Galena Ave. dixontheatre.com/events/ for tickets or more information.
Jazz Inspired by Judy Carmicahel, 7:30 p.m., March 18 and March 25.
Bette Davis Ain’t for Sissies with Jessica Sherr, 7:30 p.m. April 2.
Kick it Out: A Tribute to Heart, 7:30 p.m. April 8.
Rendezvou Arts: Band of Five and Lee Kesselman, 5:30 p.m. April 21.
Rendezvous Symphony Orchestra with star soprano Michelle Areyzaga, 5 p.m. May 1.
Exile: The No Limit Tour, 7:30 p.m. May 7.
Joe Piscopo, 7:30 p.m., May 13.
Million Dollar Quartet, 7:30 p.m. May 26.
Dixon Stage Left, 306 West 1st Street, Dixon
Irish band steam and glass artist Molly Neuhauser, 5:30 p.m., March 24.
The next picture show, 113 E First Street, Dixon
Band of Five Mozart quintet and Plein Air artist Maggie Capettini, 5:30 p.m., April 21
Timber Lake Playhouse, 8215 Black Oak Road, Mt. Carroll.
Escape to Margaritaville. June 2-12
Lend me a tenor, from June 16 to 26
Annie, June 30-July 10
Legally Blonde, July 14-24
Nunsense, July 28-August. 7
We Will Rock You, August 11-31
Hank Williams: Lost Highway, September 8-18
Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings, December 1-11
Morrison Musical Theater Association, “Steel Magnolias.” Morrison Institute of Technology Auditorium. Tickets $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Free for children 11 and under. This event has been postponed and will be rescheduled.
Performing Arts Guild, “The One-Act Play That Goes Wrong,” May 13-15, May 20-22, Pinecrest Grove Theater.
Clinton Area Showboat Theater, 303 Riverview Drive, Clinton, Iowa. Call 563-242-6760 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sister Act, June 2, June 4-12.
Calendar Girls, June 16-26.
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s State Fair, June 30, July 2-17.
The Wedding Singer, July 21-31.
The World Goes’ Round, August 4, August 6-14.
Planes, trains and automobiles takes place until March 31 in the commercial towers of the KSB hospital. The exhibit is free and opens daily at 9 a.m.
Shades of Gray exhibition, will be on display until March 26 at The Next Picture Show Gallery at 113 W First St. The gallery is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
Twin Town Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays, year-round indoors and outdoors; 106 Avenue A in Sterling, 815-626-8610, twincitycarmersmarket.com and Facebook.
Chana Route 64 Auction Barn Inc. auction, 10 a.m. (first and third) Sunday; flea market, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (second and fourth) Saturday and Sunday at 620 S. Stone Hill Road. Find Chana Auction Barn on Facebook or call 815-830-3898 for more information. Contact Market Manager Robin at 815-973-0728 for more details.
Museums, exhibitions and attractions
Loveland History Museum, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, Loveland Community House, 513 W. Second St., Dixon; free; lovelandcommunityhouse.org or 815-284-2741.
Ingersoll Wetlands Learning Center at Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge. Open 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday, 7071 Riverview Road, Thomson. Dial 815-273-2732.
Sauk Valley Media weekly calendar event and attraction information should be submitted to email@example.com. Include a contact person and phone number.