Happening This Weekend Near Naperville – 6/24 – 6/26

June 24th, 2016 by


Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Look no further than Downtown Naperville!

Here are a few events going on this weekend.

Friday, June 24th:

Movie Under The Stars
Grab some blankets and a few chairs and head over to Central Park, directly behind the Kroehler YMCA, to catch a showing of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Cost: FREE!
Time: Dusk
Where: Central park, behind Kroehler YMCA

Relive the Magic of Harry Potter
Test your Harry Potter trivia knowledge, send an exclusive Owl Post Postcard back home, and join in on the assemble of an 875-piece 3D puzzle of a Wrebbit 3D Hogwarts Astronomy Tower.

Cost: FREE
Time: 7pm
Where: Barnes & Noble
47 East Chicago Ave.

Kool & the Gang – Thomas McClary Founder of the Commodores
In over 4 decades, Kool & the Gang has sold over 70 million albums worldwide, won 2 Grammys and 7 AMAs, racked up 31 gold and platinum albums and scored a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. This June, they’re bringing their funky jams to RiverEdge Park. You won’t be able to stay in your seat when these guys roll out hits including “Celebration,” “Jungle Boogie” and “Get Down On It.”

Cost: $45
Time: Gates Open 6PM
Where: RiverEdge Park
360 N Broadway Street
Aurora, IL 60505

Saturday, June 25th:

Extremely Cute Animals Operating Heavy Machinery Storytime

Join in on storytime at Barnes and Noble for a funny, whimsical tale about believing in yourself and telling bullies who’s boss from author-illustrator David Gordon.

Cost: Free
Time: 11am
Where: Barnes & Noble
47 East Chicago Ave.

Craft Beer Festival – Morton Arboretum

Toast to the trees at the third annual Craft Beer Festival. Sip on local favorites and explore new beers from more than 40 breweries while enjoying the beautiful surroundings of The Morton Arboretum.

Cost: $50-$75
Time: Gates Open 1-5PM
Where: The Morton Arboretum
4100 Illinois Route 53
Lisle, IL 60532

Willie Nelson & Family with special guest Kris Kristofferson
Willie Nelson might have been inducted into Country Hall of Fame 23 years ago, but he’s been considered a living legend for decades longer. It’s no surprise; with a 60-year career, 200+ albums and more tours than we can count under his brass belt buckle, this guy’s the outlaw country king.

Cost: $50
Time: Gates Open 6PM
Where: RiverEdge Park
360 N Broadway Street
Aurora, IL 60505

Friday & Saturday

Drive For A Cause Test Drive Event

Join us as we try and raise donations for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana. For each test drive mile driven, $1 will be donated.

Cost: Free!
Where: Bill Jacobs BMW

To learn more about this event, please click here.

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