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Upcoming Events Throughout Bureau County

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October 20th, 2017 -- October 21st, 2017

Nightmare on Fairgrounds Road

Nightmare on Fairgrounds Road Haunted Attraction at Bureau County Fairgrounds, 811 W Peru Street, Princeton. 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.  Tickets are $10 for regular admission or go into the VIP line for $15 admission. It's dark and full of scares and thrills, eat or get a hot drink at Mummie's Cafe, tour Dimension X for the more adventuresome crowd, and enjoy the bonfire. www.nightmareonfairgroundsroad.com 

October 21st, 2017

Festival 56

Festival 56 Presents The Songs of John Prine – Tribute Acoustic Music Event,  October 21, 2017.  7:30 PM - 10:00 PM CDT   http://www.festival56.com/specialevents.  Festival 56's Grace Performing Arts Center 316 S Main St. Princeton, IL 61356. Saturday, Oct. 21st at 7:30 pm. 815-579-5656. $18 in advance, $20 at the door. 

October 21st, 2017

Fundraiser

Workin' for the Wolsfelds Benefit to help pay medical expenses for a young man who fell 30 feet off a silo - with a Live Auction - Raffle Tickets - Silent Auction - 50/50 Raffle at the Princeton Moose Lodge, 1339 N. Euclid Avenue, Princeton. Saturday, October 21st, Doors Open at 4pm, Dinner 5 - 6:30PM. 7PM Entertainment by Comedian and YouTube Sensation Dionne Alexander. Contact Information:Cindy Harmon 815-878-6876, Tickets: $50 Each  Includes:Dinner for two, A Chance to win a 4 day /4 night Carnival Cruise to Key West and Cozumel! (air fare not included) A Chance to win a cash prize of $300, $200 or $100

 
 
October 27th, 2017 -- October 29th, 2017

Nightmare on Fairgrounds Road

Nightmare on Fairgrounds Road Haunted Attraction at Bureau County Fairgrounds, 811 W Peru Street, Princeton. 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.  Tickets are $10 for regular admission or go into the VIP line for $15 admission. It's dark and full of scares and thrills, eat or get a hot drink at Mummie's Cafe, tour Dimension X for the more adventuresome crowd, and enjoy the bonfire. www.nightmareonfairgroundsroad.com 

October 28th, 2017

Scarecrow Festival

Princeton's 2017 Scarecrow Festival  October 28, 2017. Stroll Main Street and see all the scarecrows! Decorated Scarecrows, pumpkin races, Costume Contest, Pumpkins in the Pool, Haunted Fairgrounds

October 28th, 2017

Halloween Hustle 5K

Halloween Hustle 5K Race.  Sponsored by the Ladd Community Education and Enrichment Foundation, proceeds from the race are used to benefit the students of Ladd Grade School.  Registration is held from 8:00-8:45 a.m. with the race start from the school at 9:00 a.m.  Race is timed by the Starved Rock Runners.  For more information, contact Mark Dempsey at demps6203@yahoo.com.

October 28th, 2017

Halloween Party

Halloween Parade & Party.  The Ladd Recreation Board will sponsor a Halloween Parade & Party for children and grandchildren of Ladd residents.  The parade will line up at 12:45 p.m. in the North Central Bank parking lot and at 1:00 p.m. will proceed south on Main Street to the Ladd Community Center where the children will participate in Halloween-themed activities and will be served lunch.  For more information http://www.villageofladd.com

October 28th, 2017 -- October 29th, 2017

Sauk Trail Gun Collectors Show & Sale

Sauk Trail Gun Show at Bureau County Fairgrounds Saturday and Sunday. 8:30 a.m to 4 p.m. Saturday and 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sunday.  Call Cathy Smith 309-689-1934 for more information. 811 W Peru St, Princeton, IL

October 28th, 2017

Princeton Coffeehouse

The Princeton Coffeehouse Presents Sons of the Never Wrong  October 28, 2017 for a cd release and 25th Anniversary Show. Open Prairie UCC, 25 E. Marion Street, Princeton. Saturday, October 28 at 7:30PM Doors Open at 7PM. Admission is $15

October 28th, 2017

Toy Run

The Spring Valley Toy Run will be held on Oct. 28. It will leave Spring Valley at 2 p.m. and will then travel to Peru, LaSalle, Oglesby, and return to Spring Valley at approximately 4 p.m.  All toys and money will be donated to Project Success.

October 28th, 2017

Halloween Parade

Spring Valley Lions Club to hold the annual Lions Kids’ Halloween parade from West St. Paul to the Mini Park on Oct. 28 at 1 p.m.

October 31st, 2017

Trick or Treat

Spring Valley Trick or Treat  5 - 7 p.m.

November 11th, 2017 -- November 12th, 2017

Christmas in the Valley

Christmas in the Valley, Special sales and holiday family activities in Downtown Spring Valley. Vendor Show to benefit Hall twp. Food Pantry, Christmas Tree Silent Auction to benefit March of Dimes; Saturday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Sunday: Noon - 4 p.m.  815.664.2753

November 11th, 2017

Huge Winter Garage Sale

Huge Winter Garage Sale at Bureau County Fairgrounds, 811 W Peru St, Princeton, IL.  www.bureaucountyfair.com

November 13th, 2017

Salute to Veterans

Tiskilwa Historical Society will host its annual SALUTE TO VETERANS at the Museum on Main.  The program begins at 7:00 at the Museum on Main and will be followed by refreshments and social time in the museum galleries. Check the website for specific details:  www.tiskilwahistoricalsociety.org.  

November 17th, 2017 -- November 19th, 2017

Mini Tree Festival

 The Prairie Arts Council will present its eighth annual Christmas Mini-Tree Festival at the Prairie Arts Center, 24 Park Av East, Princeton.  An Opening Reception will be Friday, November 17 from 6 to 8 p.m.  Featured are individually designed and uniquely decorated Christmas trees and wreaths by local creative artists. The Christmas Mini-Tree Festival, a fundraiser for Prairie Arts Center, will be held Saturdays and Sundays November 18 through December 3 from 1 to 4 p.m.

November 17th, 2017 -- November 19th, 2017

Christmas Open House

Annual Christmas Walk, Princeton. Shopping, live music, refreshments, trolley rides. 

November 18th, 2017

Model Train Fair & Farm Toy Show

The Model Train Fair and Farm Toy Show returns to Bureau County Fairgrounds Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  www.bureaucountyfair.com

November 19th, 2017

Motorcycle Swap Meet

Walneck Motorcycle Swap Meet, Bureau Co Fairgrounds, 811 W Peru St, Princeton, IL

November 25th, 2017

Lighted Xmas Parade

Lighted Santa Parade in Spring Valley. "Christmas Stories" Travels through downtown at 6 p.m.  Visit with Santa after the parade in the City Hall Community Room.

November 25th, 2017 -- November 26th, 2017

Sauk Trail Gun Collectors Show & Sale

Sauk Trail Gun Show at Bureau County Fairgrounds Saturday and Sunday. 8:30 a.m to 4 p.m. Saturday and 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sunday.  Call Cathy Smith 309-689-1934 for more information. 811 W Peru St, Princeton, IL

November 25th, 2017

Santa's on the Run

Spring Valley Santa’s On The Run 5K Race or 1K Walk, Benefits the Hall Food Pantry  10:00AM at JFK School. 

December 2nd, 2017

Craft, Vendor Show & Flea Market

There will be a Craft & Vendor Show plus Flea Market Vendors with Christmas Items at Bureau County Fairgrounds from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2nd.  For info call 815-866-3606 after 4 p.m.

December 9th, 2017

Tiskilwa's County Christmas

Tiskilwa’s annual Country Christmas event, all day on Saturday, Dec. 9.

December 9th, 2017

WZOE Ag Fair

WZOE Ag Fair at Bureau County Fairgrounds