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Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Things to do around Naperville Memorial Day weekend

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Friday

Erlkonig – 7:30PM | $3 – $5
Meiley-Swallow Hall – 31 S. Ellsworth St. Naperville, IL 60540
A father and son gallop into the literal and metaphorical wilderness. In this exciting new adaptation, North Central College senior Cullen Rogers transforms a popular German myth into a moving meditation on children, parents and mental illness. This adaptation is part of North Central College’s Student Director Series. Tickets at northcentralcollege.edu/show or call the box office at 630-637-SHOW (7469).

President_MeAdam Carolla presents President Me: The America That’s in My Head – 7PM
Pfeiffer Hall –  310 E. Benton Ave. Naperville, IL 60540
Author and comedian Adam Carolla will discuss his new book President Me: The America That’s in My Head at Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave., on the campus of North Central College in Naperville. Moderating the program is Sun Times Film Critic Richard Roeper. Tickets are required, and are available at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave. with the purchase of President Me from Anderson’s Bookshop. Additionally, one $10 companion ticket is offered with the purchase of the first ticket. Companion tickets also include a coupon for a $5 discount on a second book. For more info, visit www.andersonsbookshop.com.

Live Music at CityGate Grille: Chuck Drager – 8PM
City Gate Grille – 2020 Calamos Court Naperville, IL 60563
Meals with a side of melody. The entertainment at CityGate Grille is the third dynamic piece of the recipe. Presenting a diverse collection of supreme artists, CityGate Grille gives Naperville extraordinary performances on Friday or Saturday night.  For dinner reservations, visit www.citygategrille.com.

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Saturday

square caseysCasey’s Fires up the Grill – 11AM
Casey’s Foods – 124 W. Gartner Rd. Naperville, IL 60540
Lunch is served fresh off the grill each Saturday and Sunday from 11am 2pm at Casey’s Foods. Choose from a variety of options, including burgers, brats, tacos or our weekly special. Add a dollar and get chips and a drink. It’s great food, at a good price, in a fun atmosphere.  For more info, visit www.caseysfoods.com.

Live Music at Quigley’s: Forget Hannah – 9PM
Quigley’s Irish Pub – 43 E. Jefferson St. Naperville, IL 60540
Live Rock & Roll covers. A little something for everyone to enjoy!

Sunday

Kane County Cougars – Sunday Funday – 6:30PM | Starts at $9
Fifth Third Bank Ballpark -Home of the Kane County Cougars
34 W 002 Cherry LN. Geneva, IL 60134
Enjoy a Sunday Funday at the ballparks as the Peoria Chiefs take on the Kane County Cougars. Includes Zooperstars and Nancy Faust playing the organ. Fireworks are scheduled for after the game. Tickets start at $11 and $9 for the lawn.

Naperville Memorial Day Parade 2013 (20)

Monday

Naperville Memorial Day Parade – 10:30AM
Downtown Naperville
The parade route steps off at Jackson Avenue and West Street, proceeds east to Washington Street, north to Benton, east to Court Place, and east to parking lot at SS. Peter & Paul Church.  The Parade Marshall is Jack Shiffler and the Officer of the Day is Cliff Preston. A 30-minute patriotic ceremony beginning at 12:15PM will feature an award-winning oratory by 15-year-old Savvy Raghuvanshi with music by the Naperville Municipal Band and the Neuqua Valley Treble Choir. The Memorial Day Observance will be held at the Community Concert Center in Central Park, Benton and Court streets.

Naperville Memorial Day Patriotic Observance – 12:15PM
Central Park  / Downtown Naperville (See above)

For more events, check PN’s calendar.

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