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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Saturday, February 04, 2017

Winter Farmers Market (9:00 am - 12:30 pm)

Dixon Winter Farmers Market

Fresh produce, artisan food, and crafts

at Loveland Community House, 513 W. 2nd St., Dixon

1st and 3rd Saturdays, November - April, 9 am - 12:30 pm

www.DixonWinterFarmersMarket.org

Sunday, February 05, 2017

Bridal Fair 2017 (11:00 am - 3:00 pm)

The annual Sauk Valley Bridal Fair runs from 11 am to 3 pm February 5th at Sauk Valley Community College.  Bridal Fair 2017 is designed to help couples plan their perfect wedding in one stop.  There will be dozens of vendors offering cakes, tuxedos, and everthing in between.  More than 30 door prizes from those vendors, including $75, $150 and $300 certificates that can be used at the vendor of your choice will be given away. 

Admission is $5.

Vendor spots are available.  The fair is sponsored by Sauk Valley Media and Seno's Formal Wear.  Contact SVM's marketing department at 815-625-3600, ext. 5602, for more information.

Tuesday, February 07, 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

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Every year JA supporters head out to their local bowling alley to help provide students with JA's financial literacy, work-readiness, and entrepreneurship programs. Participants of all ages form their own bowling team and enjoy a fun time with friends, co-workers, and family. You don't have to be a great bowler to be successful. All you need is your enthusiasm! Proceeds from the event help support more than 56,000 students benefitting from JA. We want to team up with you in helping students in the Sauk Valley Area own their economic success. Educators are requesting JA programs for their classrooms, now we need your help! Bowl for JA! The JA Bowl-A-Thon is our largest fundraiser - helping us serve more than 1,600 students in the Sauk Valley Area! Join us for this fun, one-of-a-kind event that you won't want to miss! JA Bowl-A-Thon Saturday, February 11, 2017 Plum Hollow Family Center - Dixon, Illinois 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Lanes will fill up fast, contact Katie at katie.langel@ja.org or 309-277-3919, or visit our website to register your team online now! www.jaheartland.org

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Pancake and Sausage Breakfast (8:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Join us on Sunday, February 12th, at the Dixon VFW for a pancake and sausage breakfast in support of the Veteran's Memorial Park.  Menu: Pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage. Serving from 8 am to 12 noon.  Donations will be accepted at the door.  (VFW Post 540 is located at 1560 Franklin Grove Road in Dixon.)

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Small biz workshop - Windows 10 (11:30 am - 1:00 pm)

Business and Nonprofit Café Lunch and Learn Workshop Series This lunch and learn series will provide information and training on a variety of topics to help your business or organization grow and become updated on ways to improve. The lunch and learn series will be held at Sauk Valley Community College and is sponsored by the Dixon Area Chamber, the Morrison, Rock Falls, and Sauk Valley Area Chambers of Commerce and Sterling Main Street. Six workshops are scheduled between January 25th and April 19th. Topics include business structure, forward focused governance, social media, Windows 10, Microsoft Office 365, and QuickBooks Online. Visit svcc.edu/smallbiz for information and registration.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

BAB (5:00 pm - 6:30 pm)

The Dixon Chamber's February Business After Business (BAB) will be held on Thursday, February 16, from 5:00 - 6:30 pm at Northern Illinois Cancer Treatment Center, which is located at 327 IL Route 2, Dixon. This networking event is free for Dixon Chamber members and their guests. Bring your business cards!

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Winter Farmers Market (9:00 am - 10:30 am)

Dixon Winter Farmers Market

Fresh produce, artisan food, and crafts

at Loveland Community House, 513 W. 2nd St., Dixon

1st and 3rd Saturdays, November - April, 9 am - 12:30 pm

www.DixonWinterFarmersMarket.org

Dixon Fashion Show (5:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

The 815 Market is proud to announce The Dixon Fashion Show. This show starts around 6:00pm with doors opening at 5:00pm! A reception with a DJ, light appetizers sponsored by Baker Street Dixon, yummy cocktails and a professional photo booth will be open to all guests! Come experience fashion in beautiful downtown Dixon! Clothing from: Fancy Farmhouse That Fit Mom The Asterisk Boutique Hair & Makeup: Maggie Love Hair & Make Up Attire: Black and White is preferred Entry is complimentary! ​Seating is limited. Reserve your ticket while they are still available! Please feel free to contact us at the815market@gmail.com regarding ticket booking or to make any enquiries about this event. Social Media: @the815market #the815market #dixonfashionshow

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

American Red Cross Blood Drive (9:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 KSB Hospital 403 East First Street Dixon, IL 61021 9:00AM-6:00PM Walk ins after 12 Noon please For appointments call: 1-800-733-2767 Help save 3 lives, give the gift of blood.

Monday, February 27, 2017

American Red Cross Blood Drive (9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Monday, February 27, 2017

Sauk Valley Community College

173 IL Rt 2

Dixon, IL 61021

9:00AM-3:00PM

 For appointments call: 1-800-733-2767

Help save 3 lives, give the gift of blood.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Workshop - Leading Change (8:30 am - 11:30 am)

The Dixon Chamber will sponsor a 1/2 day management leadership development workshop on "Leading Change". It will begin at 8:30 am on Tuesday, February 28, at Mama Cimino's Banquet Room. The speaker will be from AAIM-Employers Association. Advance registration required. Contact the Dixon Chamber at 815-284-3361 for details.

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