Naperville Jaycees’ Last Fling – All Weekend | Free Admission, $ for Items
The Naperville Jaycees’ four-day, end-of-summer festival in downtown Naperville will begin Friday evening, August 31 and run through Labor Day on Monday, September 3. Events, carnival and live music will occur along the Riverwalk on Jackson Avenue and at Rotary Hill near the Moser Tower with the Millennium Carillon. www.lastfling.org. (Note that the family-friendly event opens early in the evening on Friday, usually about 6PM.)
Trolley Tours of Naperville – 10:15 and 11AM | $8-16
Trolley Stop on Jackson Ave. at Eagle Street Naperville, IL 60540
Learn about old Naperville, and see the new Naperville. This one-hour Historic Tour of Naperville blends the past with the present, highlight’s Naperville’s growth, and includes some fun stories. Meet at the ‘Trolley Stop’ on Jackson Ave. at Eagle Street by 10:50AM. $16 per person, all ages. There is also a Children’s 30-minute Trolley ride at 10:15AM for $8. Trolley is fully enclosed and will run rain or shine, no refunds. DING! DING! Info and tickets at www.napervilletrolley.com.
Naperville Farmer’s Market – 7AM-noon | Free Admission, $ for Items
5th Avenue Station – 200 E 5th Ave, Naperville, IL 60563
The Naperville Farmer’s Market is a rain/shine event that is held every Saturday starting June 2 and ending October 27 in the parking lot of 5th Avenue Station. This is a pet-free market. Over 25 vendors that offer anything from produce, to meat, to flowers, along with hot coffee.
2018 Ashley Whippet K-9 Frisbee World Championships – 9:30AM | Free Admission
Ashley Whippet/Tom Wehrli – Nike Park, Mill Street at Diehl Road Naperville, IL 60563
Come watch the fur fly Saturday and Sunday as teams from all over the world compete for the 2018 title of World Champion. Sponsored by Naper Auto Works, Dog Patch Pet & Feed, Braconi’s Pizza, Lizzy’s Fund and many other local businesses.
Last Fling Family Fun Land / 10AM – 5PM / $5 ages 13 & Older (Ages 12 & under FREE)
Naper Settlement – 523 S. Webster St. Naperville, IL 60540
The Naperville Jaycees Family Fun Land area at Naper Settlement 523 S. Webster St., which is part of the Last Fling, provides a family-friendly atmosphere with bouncy rides, pony rides, an entertainment stage, arts and crafts area, food and beverages, family-focused business expo booths and much more. Runs through Labor Day. For more information, visit www.lastfling.org/familyfunland.
Casey’s Fires Up the Grill – 11AM | Price varies with purchase.
Casey’s Foods – 124 W. Gartner Rd. Naperville, IL 60540
Caseys Foods located at Naperville Plaza will be firing up its grill every Saturday and Sunday from 11AM to 2PM through October, weather permitting. Choose from a variety of options, including burgers, brats, tacos or the weekly special. It’s great food, at a good price, in a fun atmosphere outside under cover. Saturday Special Posted on Friday: Casey’s Quality Meat! Casey’s Jumbo Chicken Wings only $2.49/lb. Casey’s Steak Chips only $1.99. This Saturday from 8AM – 7PM Only * While Supplies Last! *
German Language Church Services – 11:30AM | Free
St. John United Church of Christ – 1190 Olesen Drive Naperville, IL 60540
Church services in the German language will be held at St. John United Church of Christ at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, September 2, 2018. The service will be led by Pastor Dr. Egon Gerdes, and all are welcome to attend. St. John UCC is located at 1190 Olesen Drive. German services are held on the first Sunday of every month and will continue on October 7 and November 4. For more information, call (630) 355-5208.
See Friday & Saturday above as Last Fling, Ashley Whippet K-9 World Championship and Casey’s Fires Up the Grill are slated on Sunday, too.
Jaycees Fling Mile – 8:45AM
The Jaycees and Frank E. Fling will host the Fling Mile right before the Labor Day Parade along Mill Street. www.lastfling.org
Labor Day Parade – 10AM
The Jaycees will host the Labor Day Parade in downtown Naperville. Starts at Naperville North High School, proceeds south on Main Street, west on Porter and ends near Naperville Central High School.