Event Calendar

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Sun. 30 Jul, 2017 - Sat. 5 Aug, 2017

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Lee County 4-H Fair (11:00 am)

Lee County 4-H Fair-July 27-30, Lee County 4-H Center, Amboy

Check out all the fair information on our website at: http://web.extension.illinois.edu/clw/lee4h/3466.html

Monday, July 31, 2017

Corn Boil (11:00 am - 7:00 pm)

Monday, July 31:

Rock Falls Rotary Club 78th Annual Corn Boil at Rock Falls Community Building from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Cost is $8/adult and $4/children under 12 for either a hot dog or pulled pork barbeque sandwich, chips, beverage and all the corn you can eat. Drive-through carryout service is available. Desserts are available through Rock Falls Women’s Club. Tickets available at the event or from any Rock Falls Rotarian in advance. Pre-order for pick-up orders (11 a.m.-6 p.m.) of 10 or more meals if preordered by Noon, Friday, July 28. Orders may be faxed to 815-625-3726 or emailed: zoeller@essex1.com . Give name, number of orders of each sandwich choice, time for pick-up, and phone number of person placing order. Proceeds benefit a matching grant to purchase hospital beds for the new Hospice of the Rock River Valley Hospice Home.

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Shop Talk (5:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Informational talks for downtown business owners the first Tuesday of each month at Books on First, 5 pm

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

City Market (5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

City Market - Wednesday evenings on the Riverfront May 31-August 30, 2017, 5-8 pm Food, vendors, entertainment

Thursday, August 03, 2017

Legislative Update Luncheon (11:45 am - 1:30 pm)

The Dixon Chamber of Commerce and Main Street, Inc. will host a Legislative Update Luncheon on Thursday, August 3, 2017, at the Post House Ballroom. Arthur’s Garden Deli is catering the luncheon, which will be served beginning at 11:45 a.m. Congressman Adam Kinzinger will join us to give us an update on current legislative issues. The program will begin at 12:15 p.m. This luncheon is an opportunity for the business community to hear from the Congressman, discuss issues of importance to your business, and ask questions. Ticket price is $15.00 per person. Reservations are required.

Dixon Municipal Band Concert (7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

The 2017 summer concert season concludes with: The Liberty Bell, Riverfest, Buffalo Jump Ritual, An American Elegy, Symphonic Suite from Shogun, Spinning Wheel, Slippery Slides, Up, and Manhattan Beach March.

Friday, August 04, 2017

Green Iron Days Event at John Deere Historic Site (9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

An old John Deere tractor with a restored paint job

Green Iron Days Event

See more than 100 vintage John Deere machines on display. Explore faithfully restored equipment from early lawn mowers to legendary tractors. Talk with the owners who restored them.

Aug. 4 – 6, Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(Aug. 5: A special tractor parade through Grand Detour at 7 p.m.)
Admission is free

Riverfront Yoga (11:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Riverfront Yoga Fridays at 11 am on the riverfront, May 26-September 1

Musical Fridays (12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Musical Fridays at noon at the riverfront pavilion, May 26-September 1

Saturday, August 05, 2017

Green Iron Days Event at John Deere Historic Site (9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

An old John Deere tractor with a restored paint job

Green Iron Days Event

See more than 100 vintage John Deere machines on display. Explore faithfully restored equipment from early lawn mowers to legendary tractors. Talk with the owners who restored them.

Aug. 4 – 6, Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(Aug. 5: A special tractor parade through Grand Detour at 7 p.m.)
Admission is free

Rockin' on the Rock (3:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

The 3rd Annual Rockin' on the Rock at the Dixon RiverFront, Saturday, August 5th from 6 to 11pm.

Free Admission

Food  -  Games  -  50/50

Live Music by Snap Shot

50/50 Ticket prices: 1 ticket for $1 or 6 tickets for $5
 
  • Drawing will be held on August 5, 2017 at the Dixon Riverfront at 11:00pm. (Need not be present to win)
  • To purchase 50/50 tickets online via credit card, use the links below for the quantity you wish to purchase.  
There will be kids games, fire truck rides, a dunk tank, food and beverages, and live music!

Food/Beverages/Entertainment 50/50 drawing to benefit Dixon Public Schools

Tractor Parade (7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Green Iron Days Event at John Deere Historic Site - Saturday, August 5th - A special tractor parade through Grand Detour at 7 p.m.

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