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Sunday, July 21, 2024

Things to do in Naperville this weekend


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Friday, July 6

PENN JILLETTE BOOK EVENT / 7PM, Fri., July 6  / Presented by Anderson’s Bookshop at Meiley–Swallow Hall on the campus of North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth St. At 7PM.(Rescheduled)  The famed magician and comedian will discuss his latest book and the Ten Commandments.

CITYGATE GRILLE FEATURES LIVE MUSIC EVERY FRIDAY & SATURDAY NIGHT IN JULY / 8:30PM-Midnight, Fri., July 6, 7 / Enjoy signature cocktails, a Mediterranean-inspired menu, and live music / INFO or RSVP: www.citygategrille.com.

THE WIZARD OF OZ AT NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE / 7:30PM Fri. & Sat.; 2PM Sun., / North Central College’s Summer Musical Theatre presents the family musical “The Wizard of Oz,” based on the 1939 movie, and features actors from the community. Performances will be staged at 2PM July 8 and at 7:30PM July 6 and 7 in Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave., Naperville. Tickets are $15/adults and $10/students and senior citizens; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.

Saturday, July 7

BRUNCH IS SERVED IN DOWNTOWN NAPERVILLE EVERY WEEKEND! Check out the menus at Quigley’s Irish Pub, Hugo’s Frog Bar, Heaven on Seven, Sullivan’s Steak House, Flat Top Grill, Jimmy’s Grill, and Egg Harbor.  Stroll the Riverwalk, come for breakfast, and stay for some great shopping – a great way to spend the day with the family and friends! For more information visit www.downtownnaperville.com.

Sunday, July 8

SETTLEMENT SUNDAYS WITH FREE SUNDAES AT NAPER SETTLEMENT! / 2-3:30PM, Sun., July 8 / Admission to the historic museum village includes free sundaes from 2 to 3:30 p.m. with do-it-yourself toppings, but also a variety of hands-on activities during the Settlement’s open hours of 1 to 4PM. Play old-fashioned games, participate in sack races, tour the Victorian mansion, explore the homes and businesses and try the Geocache hunts. Admission is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors 62 and older and $8 for youth ages 4 to17. Admission is free for children 3 and younger. INFO: (630) 420-6010 or visit www.napersettlement.museum.

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