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Festivals & Events

Step up the fun at festivals steeped in tradition, celebrations that rock and a recreational palette of events that last all year long. Whether you wish to dig into the history of farming, want to immerse yourself in fine art, desire to parade your pet or seek dancing in the streets with thousands to celebrate the blues, we have a festival that fits.

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Nov 14 Jan 3 5th Anniversary Show Water Street Studios
Nov 26 Jan 4 Mary Poppins Paramount Theatre
Nov 28 Dec 28 Aurora's Holiday Festival of Lights Phillips Park
Nov 28 Dec 31 Holiday Lights at Mooseheart Mooseheart Child City & School
Dec 5 Dec 31 Photos with Santa Phillips Park Visitors Center
Dec 5 Jan 31 A-Men: Super Heroes of the Arts in A-Town Paramount Theatre
Dec 7 Dec 28 Pancakes with Poppins Paramount Theatre, The Grand Gallery
Dec 12 Dec 21 A Christmas Carol Riverfront Playhouse
Dec 13 Jan 4 Lehnertz Avenue Christmas Display Lehnertz Avenue
Dec 19 Dec 19 Transformation Hollywood Casino- Center Stage
Dec 19 Dec 19 Tanner House Holiday Showcase William Tanner House
Dec 19 Jan 24 Winter Garden of Youth Art David L. Pierce Art and History Center
Dec 20 Dec 20 Lunch with Santa Blackberry Farm
Dec 20 Dec 20 LEGO Robotics Regional Challenge Event Rotolo Middle School
Dec 20 Dec 20 Soda Hollywood Casino- Center Stage
Dec 20 Dec 21 Blackberry Farm Holiday Express Blackberry Farm
Dec 21 Dec 21 Yorkville Big Band Dance Best Western Hotel plus Timber Creek Inn & Suites Convention Center
Dec 21 Dec 21 "Sing-Along" at the Messiah Batavia Fine Arts Centre
Dec 21 Dec 21 Tanner House Holiday Showcase William Tanner House
Dec 22 Dec 22 Home Alone Paramount Theatre
Dec 23 Dec 23 The Polar Express Paramount Theatre
Dec 25 Dec 25 Storytime at Culture Stock Culture Stock
Dec 26 Dec 26 Kwanzaa Celebration Prisco Community Center
Dec 26 Dec 26 Rumor Hazit Hollywood Casino- Center Stage
Dec 26 Dec 26 Tanner House Holiday Showcase William Tanner House
Dec 27 Dec 27 Chicago Tribute Anthology Hollywood Casino- Center Stage
Dec 27 Dec 28 Drop-in Winter Fun Red Oak Nature Center
Dec 28 Dec 28 Tanner House Holiday Showcase William Tanner House
Dec 29 Dec 29 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Paramount Theatre
Dec 29 Dec 30 Frozen Fun Camp Rookery Building, Hoover Forest Preserve
Dec 31 Dec 31 Plush Hollywood Casino- Center Stage
Dec 31 Dec 31 Shout Section Hollywood Casino- Center Stage
Dec 31 Dec 31 Family New Year's Eve Party Vaughan Athletic Center
Jan 2 Jan 2 First Friday: Photography by Fermilab's Reidar Hahn SciTech Hands on Museum
Jan 9 Jan 11 Winter Stage: ‘The Addams Family: A New Musical’ Prisco Community Center
Jan 10 Jan 10 Mega Stars of Country Sandwich Opera House
Jan 11 Jan 11 Chicago Harp Quartet Fermilab's Ramsey Auditorium
Jan 13 Jan 13 Concert: Mark Valenti Crimi Auditorium at Aurora University
Jan 14 Feb 15 The Who's Tommy Paramount Theatre
Jan 15 Jan 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration "A Legacy of Leadership, Service and Faith" Crimi Auditorium at Aurora University
Jan 16 Jan 16 Revealing the Nature of Dark Matter Fermilab's Ramsey Auditorium
Jan 17 Jan 17 Totally 80's Totally Murder Show Meadowhawk Lodge at Hoover Forest Preserve
Jan 17 Jan 18 Butterfly Aurora Cup Vaughan Athletic Center
Jan 18 Jan 18 Animal Encounters Red Oak Nature Center
Jan 19 Jan 19 Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute Waubonsie Valley High School
Jan 19 Jan 19 Martin Luther King Day: SciTech's Dream Day SciTech Hands on Museum
Jan 19 Jan 19 Arlene Hawks Presents: "The Crayon Box that Talked" SciTech Hands on Museum
Jan 19 Jan 19 In the Heat of the Night Paramount Theatre
Jan 20 Jan 20 Faculty Speaker Series: Gerald Butters Perry Theatre at Aurora University
Jan 23 Jan 23 Ballroom with a Twist Batavia Fine Arts Centre
Jan 23 Jan 23 Concert: “La France”, an Aurora University Faculty Showcase Crimi Auditorium at Aurora University
Jan 23 Mar 14 Keeping Down with the Jones' Riverfront Playhouse
Jan 24 Jan 24 Cave Hike Red Oak Nature Center
Jan 24 Jan 24 The Covergirls Sandwich Opera House
Jan 26 Jan 26 Film: “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” Perry Theatre at Aurora University
Jan 26 Jan 26 The Big Lebowski Paramount Theatre
Jan 31 Dec 26 Who Let the Dog's Out Super SciTech Saturday SciTech Hands on Museum
Feb 2 Feb 2 Main Stage: Daniel Pink “How Smart Organizations are Rethinking Innovation” Crimi Auditorium at Aurora University
Feb 2 Feb 2 Amistad Paramount Theatre
Feb 6 Feb 6 Concert: Mark Plummer Crimi Auditorium at Aurora University
Feb 6 Feb 6 First Friday: Photography by Fermilab's Reidar Hahn SciTech Hands on Museum
Feb 7 Feb 7 Cirque Zuma Zuma Fermilab's Ramsey Auditorium
Feb 7 Feb 7 Broadway & More Sandwich Opera House
Feb 8 Feb 8 Love and Laughter: ‘Cupid’s Valentine Variety Show’ Prisco Community Center
Feb 9 Feb 9 12 Years a Slave Paramount Theatre
Feb 13 Feb 28 The Mousetrap Albright Theatre
Feb 14 Feb 14 A Very Sweet Valentine's Day PME School of Cake Decorating
Feb 14 Feb 14 Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues Sandwich Opera House
Feb 15 Feb 15 Animal Encounters Red Oak Nature Center
Feb 16 Feb 16 Special Monday Opening: President's Day Scitech Hands On Museum
Feb 16 Feb 16 Django Unchained Paramount Theatre
Feb 20 Feb 22 Lie, Cheat, and Genuflect Fox Valley Older Adults Center
Feb 22 Feb 22 Vicki Lawrence and Mama Paramount Theatre
Feb 23 Feb 23 Malcolm X Paramount Theatre
Feb 28 Feb 28 Caladh Nua (from Ireland) Fermilab's Ramsey Auditorium
Feb 28 Feb 28 Legopalooza Super SciTech Saturday Scitech Hands On Museum
Mar 2 Mar 2 Highlander Paramount Theatre
Mar 5 Mar 5 Plunge into Coffee Culture Waubonsee Community College (Sugar Grove Campus)
Mar 6 Mar 6 First Friday: Photography by Fermilab's Reidar Hahn SciTech Hands on Museum
Mar 6 Mar 8 Fox Valley Theatre Guild Presents: ‘The Glass Menagerie’ Prisco Community Center
Mar 7 Mar 7 ComedySportz Sugar Grove Campus, Auditorium
Mar 7 Mar 7 John Lithgow Paramount Theatre
Mar 7 Mar 7 Rick Stanley & The Celtic Harp Sandwich Opera House
Mar 10 Mar 10 Main Stage: Susan Marie Frontczak “A Visit with Marie Curie” Crimi Auditorium at Aurora University
Mar 12 Mar 12 Happy Hour Jewelry Making Party K. Hollis Jewelers
Mar 13 Mar 13 Topic: New Understandings of Cancer Fermilab's Ramsey Auditorium
Mar 13 Mar 13 The Harlem Gospel Choir Batavia Fine Arts Centre
Mar 13 Mar 29 Defending the Caveman Paramount Theatre
Mar 15 Mar 15 Saint Charles Chamber Singers Fermilab's Ramsey Auditorium
Mar 18 Mar 18 Faculty Speaker Series: Sharon Miller, Chetna Patel, and Regina Rahn Perry Theatre at Aurora University
Mar 18 Apr 26 Les Misérables Paramount Theatre
Mar 19 Mar 20 Concert: Opera Workshop Production Crimi Auditorium at Aurora University
Mar 21 Mar 21 Maple Fest Red Oak Nature Center
Mar 21 Mar 21 Turtle Island Quartet with Nellie McKay: A Flower is a Lovesome Thing Fermilab's Ramsey Auditorium
Mar 21 Mar 21 Retrospective - Simon and Garfunkel Tribute Band Sandwich Opera House
Mar 21 Mar 22 Dinner Theatre Celebrating the Music from Phantom of the Opera Prisco Community Center
Mar 23 Mar 23 The Shawshank Redemption Paramount Theatre
Mar 24 Mar 24 Concert: Josh Baum and Ric Larsen Crimi Auditorium At Aurora University
Mar 28 Mar 28 Blackberry Farm 5K Spring Gallop Blackberry Farm
Mar 28 Mar 28 Wild Weather Super SciTech Saturday Scitech Hands On Museum
Mar 30 Mar 30 Jumanji Paramount Theatre
Apr 1 Apr 1 Main Stage: Music of the Baroque “Imogen Cooper Plays Beethoven” Crimi Auditorium at Aurora University
Apr 3 Apr 3 First Friday: Photography by Fermilab's Reidar Hahn SciTech Hands on Museum
Apr 3 Apr 3 Eggcellent Fire Truck Drop SciTech Hands on Museum
Apr 4 Apr 4 Almost Elton John Sandwich Opera House
Apr 6 Apr 6 Predator Paramount Theatre
Apr 10 Apr 10 Junie B. Jones Paramount Theatre
Apr 11 Apr 11 Official Blues Brothers Revenue Fermilab's Ramsey Auditorium
Apr 13 Apr 13 My Big Fat Greek Wedding Paramount Theatre
Apr 17 Apr 17 A Hard Day's Night: A Tribute to the Beatles Batavia Fine Arts Centre
Apr 17 Apr 18 Spring Theatre Presentation: “Dancing at Lughnasa” Perry Theatre at Aurora University
Apr 18 Apr 18 Junie B. Jones Batavia Fine Arts Centre
Apr 18 Apr 18 AC Rock Sandwich Opera House
Apr 18 Apr 19 Junior Theatre: ‘Charlotte’s Web’ Prisco Community Center
Apr 20 Apr 20 Gilda Paramount Theatre
Apr 22 Apr 25 Spring Theatre Presentation: “Dancing at Lughnasa” Perry Theatre at Aurora University
Apr 24 Apr 24 Can Money Buy Happiness? Fermilab's Ramsey Auditorium
Apr 25 Apr 25 Spring has Sprung Super SciTech Saturday Scitech Hands On Museum
May 1 May 1 First Friday SciTech Hands on Museum

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