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June 1st, 2018 -- June 3rd, 2018

Sidewalk Sales

Friday - Sunday, June 1st - 3rd Sidewalk Sales in Princeton

June 2nd, 2018

Art Show

Saturday, June 2nd Art in the Park, Downtown Princeton

June 2nd, 2018

Townwide Garage Sales

Ladd’s Village Wide Garage Sales  Sale times set by individual sellers.  Maps available @ Casey’s, North Central Bank, Village Hall, Post Office and online @ www.villageofladd.com .

June 7th, 2018 -- June 8th, 2018

Sidewalk Sales - Pton

Shop local for some great deals Friday and Saturday in Princeton during the annual Sidewalk Sales. 

June 8th, 2018 -- June 10th, 2018

Hosta Walk

June 8-9-10 Open House and Hosta Walk at Hornbaker Gardens. This annual 3-day event offers many items with special pricing including a long list of hostas. There will also be free gardening workshops, refreshments, door prizes, and the gardens will be looking their best!  Lunch stand on Friday and Saturday. Free Admission.

June 9th, 2018

Art & Strawberry Festival

Art and Strawberry Festival will be in full swing all day on Saturday on Main Street in Tiskilwa.  Once again, strawberries will be for sale on the shaded lawn of Museum on Main.  Along with local artists, artisans, musicians and other town organizations, we’ll welcome the arrival of summer. Bring the family to enjoy children’s games and art projects as well as ice cream, pizza, and special historical exhibits. Check the website for details:  www.tiskilwahistoricalsociety.org.  

 

June 15th, 2018

SV Municipal Band Concert

June 15th, 22nd & 29th, SV Municipal Band Concerts, Downtown Mini-Park, 7:30 p.m. Limited seating. Bring your own lawn chair. 

June 15th, 2018

Summer Solstice

Friday, June 15th Summer Solstice shopping event in Princeton

June 20th, 2018

Farmer's Market

June 20th – October 3rd Farmers Markets in Spring Valley – Watch for new location. Home Grown & Home Made Food & Products. (weather permitting) Wednesdays, 4 - 6 p.m. To participate call: 815.303.4327

June 22nd, 2018

Down on Main Street Concert

Friday, June 22nd Down on Main Street Concert. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the free show right on Main Street in front of the Prouty Building. Food and drinks available. 

June 22nd, 2018

SV Municipal Band Concert

June 15th, 22nd & 29th, SV Municipal Band Concerts, Downtown Mini-Park, 7:30 p.m. Limited seating. Bring your own lawn chair. 

June 23rd, 2018 -- June 24th, 2018

Festival 56

Frog and Toad All Year June 23rd-30th (Showtimes 7:30 pm with matinees at 2:00 pm Sun. and Wed.) Festival 56's Grace Performing Arts Center, 316 S. Main St, Princeton IL. 815-879-5656. boxoffice@festival56.com    www.festival56.com  Check out the website for summer cabarets and other special events. Season tickets, summer pass, and flex four packets available at https://tix5.centerstageticketing.com/sites/festival56/

 
June 23rd, 2018

Beef & Ag Day

Farm Bureau tractor drive on Saturday, June 23.  Beef and Ag Days as well.

June 23rd, 2018

Cruise Night

Classic Car Cruise nite will be held at Culvers in Princeton 5-8 pm FREE, For more info call Scott at 815 643 2040

 

June 29th, 2018

Cruise Night

2018 Neponset Picnic Day will be held on Saturday, June 30.  The Cruise-In car show will be Friday, June 29th on Commercial Street with a raffle,  DJ and street dance.   For more detailed information on specific events that weekend, contact village board member and committee person Barb Safiran at: edbarbs@mchsi, or Neponset Village Clerk Karen Tomsic at 309-594-2201.

June 29th, 2018

SV Municipal Band Concert

June 15th, 22nd & 29th, SV Municipal Band Concerts, Downtown Mini-Park, 7:30 p.m. Limited seating. Bring your own lawn chair. 

June 30th, 2018

Fireworks

Fireworks & More at Kirby Park & Hall High School. (This is SV's Independence Day Celebration!)

June 30th, 2018

Neponset Picnic Day

2018 Neponset Picnic Day will be held on Saturday, June 30.  Picnic Day will have a parade, petting zoo, vendors in the park, potluck dinner, and a band in the park pavillion.

July 1st, 2018

Shakespeare in the Park

Free Shakespeare in the Park at Soldiers and Sailors Park. Midsummer Nights Dream July 1st-29th (Sundays and Wednesdays) Festival 56  Main Street, Princeton. 

July 3rd, 2018

Down on Main Street Concert

Tueday, July 3rd - Down on Main Street Concert. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the free show right on Main Street in front of the Prouty Building. Food and drinks available. 

July 3rd, 2018 -- July 7th, 2018

Festival 56

The MOMologues  July 3rd-`19th (Showtimes 7:30 pm with matinees at 2:00 pm Sun. and Wed.)Festival 56's Grace Performing Arts Center, 316 S. Main St, Princeton IL. 815-879-5656. boxoffice@festival56.com    www.festival56.com  Check out the website for summer cabarets and other special events. Season tickets, summer pass, and flex four packets available at https://tix5.centerstageticketing.com/sites/festival56/

 
July 4th, 2018

Shakespeare in the Park

Free Shakespeare in the Park at Soldiers and Sailors Park. Midsummer Nights Dream July 1st-29th (Sundays and Wednesdays) Festival 56  Main Street, Princeton. 

July 6th, 2018 -- July 8th, 2018

Festival 56

The Addams Family  July 6th-13th (Showtimes 7:30 pm with matinees at 2:00 pm Sun. and Wed.) Festival 56's Grace Performing Arts Center, 316 S. Main St, Princeton IL. 815-879-5656. boxoffice@festival56.com    www.festival56.com  Check out the website for summer cabarets and other special events. Season tickets, summer pass, and flex four packets available at https://tix5.centerstageticketing.com/sites/festival56/

 
July 7th, 2018

Sheffield Tractor Pull

2nd Annual Sheffield tractor pull. The date is July 7th at 10am in Sheffield.  

July 8th, 2018

Shakespeare in the Park

Free Shakespeare in the Park at Soldiers and Sailors Park. Midsummer Nights Dream July 1st-29th (Sundays and Wednesdays) Festival 56  Main Street, Princeton. 

July 8th, 2018

Tiskilwa Historical Society

The community is invited to a Sunday afternoon of music and picnicking at Tiskilwa’s Museum on Main.  At 4:00, a fascinating program in beekeeping, presented by Tiskilwa resident John Sims, will begin the celebration of the twelfth anniversary of the Tiskilwa Historical Society.  A picnic on the west lawn will follow the program.  Check the website for specific details:  www.tiskilwahistoricalsociety.org.  

July 11th, 2018

Shakespeare in the Park

Free Shakespeare in the Park at Soldiers and Sailors Park. Midsummer Nights Dream July 1st-29th (Sundays and Wednesdays) Festival 56  Main Street, Princeton. 

July 13th, 2018

SV Municipal Band Concert

July 13th & 20th, SV Municipal Band Concerts, Downtown Mini-Park, 7:30 p.m. Limited seating. Bring your own lawn chair. (No concert on July 7th)

July 15th, 2018

Shakespeare in the Park

Free Shakespeare in the Park at Soldiers and Sailors Park. Midsummer Nights Dream July 1st-29th (Sundays and Wednesdays) Festival 56  Main Street, Princeton. 

July 18th, 2018 -- July 22nd, 2018

Softball Tourney

July 18-22, 2018  Jonny Yerly Classic @ Kennedy Park, Ladd, Annual softball tournament sponsored by the Jonny Yerly Foundation to promote handicap awareness.

July 18th, 2018

Shakespeare in the Park

Free Shakespeare in the Park at Soldiers and Sailors Park. Midsummer Nights Dream July 1st-29th (Sundays and Wednesdays) Festival 56  Main Street, Princeton. 

July 19th, 2018 -- July 21st, 2018

Bureau County 4H Fair

Bureau County 4-H Fair will be held at the Bureau County Fairgrounds July 19-21.

July 20th, 2018 -- July 22nd, 2018

Ladd Daze

Ladd Daze - Sponsored by the Ladd Men’s Club to benefit community projects.

July 20th, 2018 -- July 25th, 2018

Festival 56

Peter and the Starcatcher July 20th-26th. (Showtimes 7:30 pm with matinees at 2:00 pm Sun. and Wed.) Festival 56's Grace Performing Arts Center, 316 S. Main St, Princeton IL. 815-879-5656. boxoffice@festival56.com    www.festival56.com  Check out the website for summer cabarets and other special events. Season tickets, summer pass, and flex four packets available at https://tix5.centerstageticketing.com/sites/festival56/

 
July 20th, 2018

Down on Main Street Concert

The Princeton Area Chamber of Commerce who will once again host "Down on Main Street" on Friday, July 20 featuring food and live music. Z Tour Bike Riders will be able to check-in early at the event.  Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the free show right on Main Street in front of the Prouty Building. Food and drinks available.

 

July 20th, 2018

SV Municipal Band Concert

SV Municipal Band Concerts, Downtown Mini-Park, 7:30 p.m. Limited seating. Bring your own lawn chair. 

July 21st, 2018

Fun for Kids

Kids Wet & Wacky Obstacle Course Race, Saturday, July 21st @ Sheffield's Veterans Park. For time and details, please visit our website at www.ccwell.org or contact Elizabeth at 815-454-8020. Cornerstone Community Wellness, Inc.

July 21st, 2018

Convoy against Cancer Big Truck Show

Convoy Against Cancer BIG Truck Show - 10:00am – 3:00pm on Main Street. Truck display, food, music, raffles, etc. to benefit the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.

July 21st, 2018

Z Tour Bike Ride

The Z Tour Bike Ride, on July 21st, 2018, is in its 8th year and offers some of the best routes for riders of all ability levels. We offer five options: 10, 30, 50, 65, and 100 miles. The event has established a partnership with the Princeton Area Chamber of Commerce who will once again host "Down on Main Street" on Friday, July 20 featuring food and live music. Riders will be able to check-in early at the event.

July 22nd, 2018

Shakespeare in the Park

Free Shakespeare in the Park at Soldiers and Sailors Park. Midsummer Nights Dream July 1st-29th (Sundays and Wednesdays) Festival 56  Main Street, Princeton. 

July 25th, 2018

Shakespeare in the Park

Free Shakespeare in the Park at Soldiers and Sailors Park. Midsummer Nights Dream July 1st-29th (Sundays and Wednesdays) Festival 56  Main Street, Princeton. 

July 27th, 2018

SV Municipal Band Concert

July 27th SV Municipal Band Concerts, Jazz Night,  Downtown Mini-Park, 7:30 p.m. Limited seating. Bring your own lawn chair. Special performance with Dave Peterson & Group

July 28th, 2018

DePue 5K

 8TH ANNUAL DEPUE CELEBRATION   5K RUN/WALK  DePue Fire Station   Saturday July 28, 2018 400 Railroad St. DePue, IL 8:00am USATF SANCTIONED EVENT      STARVED ROCK RUNNERS RECOMMENDED RACE. PLEASE JOIN US AFTER THE RACE AT THE DEPUE LAKESHORE FOR THE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP BOAT RACES

 
July 28th, 2018

Cruise Night

Classic Car Cruise nite will be held at Culvers in Princeton 5-8 pm FREE. For more info call Scott at 815 643 2040

 

July 29th, 2018

Shakespeare in the Park

Free Shakespeare in the Park at Soldiers and Sailors Park. Midsummer Nights Dream July 1st-29th (Sundays and Wednesdays) Festival 56  Main Street, Princeton. 

July 31st, 2018 -- August 3rd, 2018

Festival 56

The Hunchback of Notre Dame July 31st-Aug. 5th  (Showtimes 7:30 pm with matinees at 2:00 pm Sun. and Wed.) Festival 56's Grace Performing Arts Center, 316 S. Main St, Princeton IL. 815-879-5656. boxoffice@festival56.com    www.festival56.com  Check out the website for summer cabarets and other special events. Season tickets, summer pass, and flex four packets available at https://tix5.centerstageticketing.com/sites/festival56/

 
August 2nd, 2018 -- August 5th, 2018

Tiskilwa Pow Wow Days

AUGUST 2-5:  TISKILWA POW WOW DAYS includes a 5K race, a children’s “Li’l Spurs Rodeo” and Queen Pageant, music and dancing, a parade, beer garden, food stands, church-sponsored lunches, alumni banquet, and many other events. On Saturday, visit the Museum on Main for special exhibits as well as the west lawn for a “Classic Rides” display of vehicles from tractors to cars to buggies to motorcycles. 

August 3rd, 2018 -- August 5th, 2018

Sidewalk Sales

Friday - Sunday, August 3rd - 5th Sidewalk Sales Princeton

August 4th, 2018 -- August 5th, 2018

Festival 56

The Hunchback of Notre Dame July 31st-Aug. 5th (Showtimes 7:30 pm with matinees at 2:00 pm Sun. and Wed.)  Festival 56's Grace Performing Arts Center, 316 S. Main St, Princeton IL. 815-879-5656. boxoffice@festival56.com    www.festival56.com  Check out the website for summer cabarets and other special events. Season tickets, summer pass, and flex four packets available at https://tix5.centerstageticketing.com/sites/festival56/

 
August 7th, 2018

National Night Out

August 7th (Tentative Date) 5th Annual NATIONAL NIGHT OUT, KIRBY PARK 5PM-8PM, Presented by SPRING VALLEY POLICE AND PROJECT SUCCESS OF EASTERN BUREAU COUNTY. Public Safety Displays, Spring Valley Police, Spring Valley Fire Department, 10/33 Ambulance, LifeFlight Helicopter, Bureau County Sheriff's Department Command Vehicle, St. Margaret's Health

August 10th, 2018

Down on Main Street Concert

Friday, August 10th  Down on Main Street Concert. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the free show right on Main Street in front of the Prouty Building. Food and drinks available.

August 11th, 2018

Music on Main

August 11th (Tentative Date) SVFD Music on the Main, Downtown Mini-Park, Food-Beer Garden-50/50. Proceeds benefit the Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department

August 18th, 2018

Car Cruise

Spring Valley Historic Association Classic Car, Truck & Motorcycle Cruise, Featuring Vehicles from 1993 or older, 100 & 200 Blocks of West St. Paul Street, Registration & Show Noon - 5 p.m. Music by 3D Sound. 50/50 & Food. 815.303.4327

August 25th, 2018

Cruise Night

Classic Car Cruise nite will be held at Culvers in Princeton 5-8 pm FREE. For more info call Scott at 815 643 2040