Naper Nights Community Concert Series – Friday & Saturday 5PM | $10-$15
Naper Settlement – 523 S. Webster Street Naperville, IL 60563
The Naper Nights Community Concert Series sets the stage for three summer weekends in June, July and August of nonstop music. The History of Rock continues this year. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy music under the stars on the beautiful grounds of Naper Settlement throughout the summer. No outside beverages are allowed. Michael McDermott and the Duke Street Kings perform music of Bruce Springsteen on Friday and opening act Deacon Blues is a tribute to Steely Dan. On Saturday, Mike and Joe will sing the greatest pop and rock hits from the ’90s to today and opening act Fortunate Sons pay a tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival. Tickets are $15 adults, $10 youth 4-12. Free admission for members and children under 4. Tickets at www.napersettlement.org.
Cabaret – 8PM | $20-$24
Meiley-Swallow Hall – 31 S. Ellsworth St. Naperville, IL 60540
Brightside Theatre presents the musical ‘CABARET’! Performing at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall at North Central College June 13 29, 2014 Friday and Saturdays at 8PM and Sundays at 3PM Tickets: www.brightsidetheatre.com or (630) 637-7469. Ticket prices $20-$24.
Live Music: Fletcher Rockwell – 9PM
Quigley’s Irish Pub – 43 E. Jefferson St. Naperville, IL 60540
Fletcher Rockwell is an American rock band from Chicago formed in 2009. With a classic heartland sound steeped in the grit and charm of their hometown, the group quickly built a loyal following on the strength of their raucous live shows.www.quigleysirishpub.com.
Naperville Farmers’ Market – 7AM
Fifth Avenue Station – 200 E. Fifth Ave., Naperville, IL 60540
Beginning the first Saturday in June through the last Saturday in October, the Farmer’s Market is open every Saturday from 7AM to noon at the Fifth Avenue Station parking lot.
Donate Blood – 8AM
Lexis of Naperville – 2480 Aurora Ave. Naperville, IL 60540
US Navy SR Chief Douglas Balder returned home from deployment and home only a few months when he stopped to help a disabled semi while on duty as an Illinois State Trooper. Doug was hit by the semi and was severely injured. During his recovery Doug received many blood transfusions and to pay it forward Operation Welcome You Home is sponsoring a blood drive in Doug’s name.
Second Chance Resale Half Price Sale – 10AM
Second Chance Resale – 1512 N. Naper Blvd., Suite 172 Naperville, IL 60563
Second Chance Resale – Naperville will be holding a 1/2 price storewide sale one day only 10AM-5PM.
ArranmoreArts CabCab: Forces of Nature – 6:30PM | $20-$30
Arranmore Farm & Polo Club – 34 Rance Road Oswego, IL 60543
Never been to a ‘CabCab’? You’re in for a treat. It’s Ravinia without the formality, Northerly Island without the long drive, Pritzker Pavilion without the restrictions. This open-air concert brings together some of Chicago’s most talented performers for one night of musical magic under the stars. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, frisbees and a full spread of food and drink. Kick your shoes off and get ready to dance, sway and sing to the music. They’re celebrating the summer solstice with a nod to Mother Nature and all of her powers: sun, wind, rain, storms and more. Tickets are $20 in advance, $30 at gate, $50 VIP Backstage Pass. Children 13 and under are free. www.arranmorearts.com.
Evita – 7:30PM | $12-$18
North Central College Pfeiffer Hall – 310 East Benton Ave Naperville, IL 60540
North Central College Summer Music Theatre presents ‘Evita’ by Andrew Lloyd Weber and Tim Rice. ‘Evita’ traces the life of the controversial Eva Duarte and her rise to power as the loved first lady of Argentina, Eva Peron. Tickets at northcentralcollege.edu/show or call the box office at (630) 637-SHOW (7469).
Step Up for Autism Walk – 8:30AM | $10-$25
Naperville Riverwalk Grand Pavilion – 305 Jackson Ave. Naperville, IL 60540
Designed to raise awareness about autism, a complex developmental disability that affects an estimated 1.5 million Americans, the Step Up for Autism walk was the first of its kind to be held in Naperville. More than 1,200 participants help make the walk and fun run one of the most successful fundraising events at Little Friends. Funds raised from this annual event benefit children and adults with autism right here in our community served by Little Friends and the Little Friends Center for Autism. Adults $25, Children $10.www.littlefriendsinc.org.
Iron Gate International Auto Show – 10AM
CityGate Centre – 2135 CityGate Lane Naperville, IL 60563
CityGate Centre will host a premier international auto show at its Naperville campus on Sunday, June 22. Iron Gate Motor Condos presents its competition, which will feature more than 30 categories of high-end international cars. Admission to the event is free, but donations will be accepted for Cal’s All-Star Angel Foundation, an organization supporting children with cancer and their families. Some of the auto show’s generous participants will also be granting wishes for Cal’s Angel’s kids by allowing them the opportunity to take a ride in some very special cars. The event will run from 10AM to 3PM Judging begins at noon and awards take place at 3PM. An array of automobiles from around the world will be parked by country of origin. The auto show will be held rain or shine, with covered parking garages accessible in the event of inclement weather. While at the auto show, car owners and spectators will enjoy a street fair atmosphere, complete with a number of food and beverage options including outdoor dining with a menu of summertime favorites, the ‘Not So Suburban Brunch’ at SugarToad, as well as specials at Tap In Pub and Carvery and Lavazza Espressions coffee shop. For more details on the event please visitdoublekproductions.com or call (630) 605-2122.
Live Music: OMT Concerts in the Park – 7PM
May Watts Park will stage the first in the series of Concerts in the Park. OMT, a homegrown band formerly known as One More Time, will perform from 7-8:30PM Sunday. The free concert is open to the public. Frozen treats will be available for purchase.