Cavalcade Tour of Homes Helps Shelter Homeless Veterans – All day | $12 online and $15 at the door
18 Homes in Western Suburbs
On September 7, 2018, 18 visionary homes in the Western Suburbs will open their doors for two weekends to showcase the very best in new home construction, architectural and interior design. Guests can tour as many homes as they like, at their own pace, to find inspiration and gain valuable, firsthand knowledge of all the possibilities that exist for todays homeowner. Presented by the Northern Illinois Homebuilders Association the Cavalcade is Illinois’ largest and most elaborate multi-site tour featuring homes throughout Chicago’s Western suburbs. Exploring the tour with friends is made easy through a downloadable app called Parade Craze that offers tickets, home descriptions and a map to get you from house to house. One $15 ticket gives you access to all 6 days of the tour and the knowledge that you are changing lives. Forty percent of the proceeds go directly to the Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans and Naperville Responds for Veterans, two organizations that provide housing, home repairs, job training, mental health services and more for our heroes in need. Visit www.cavalcadeofhomes.com for tickets, map and more information.
2018 Healthy Wealthy and Wise Senior Conference – 7:30AM | Free
Naperville Municipal Center – 400 S. Eagle St. Naperville, IL 60540
Naperville and Lisle TRIAD and the City of Naperville sponsor this free and annual event to educate seniors. Three outstanding speakers with topics that will educate seniors, families, caregivers to live healthier and safer. Advanced Reservations are required. Call (630) 969-0992. Refreshments / Blood Pressure Screenings / Resource Exhibits / Raffle. Free lunch voucher for first 200 registered participants.
Author Event: Eoin Colfer & Andrew Donkin – 7PM | Free w/ book purchase
Anderson’s Bookshop – 123 W Jefferson Ave Naperville, IL 60540
Eoin Colfer (of Artemis Fowl fame) returns with an exciting, timely new graphic novel for middle graders. Illegal is a powerful immigration story, full of hope for starting a new life in a new place. This event is free and open to the public. To join the signing line, purchase the author’s latest book, Illegal, from Anderson’s Bookshop. To purchase, stop into or call Anderson’s Bookshop in downtown Naperville at (630) 355-2665.
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.
Riverwalk Fine Art Fair – 10AM-5PM | Free Admission
Downtown Naperville – Riverwalk at Jackson Ave. and Main St.
Attend the juried art exhibition and sale with more than 100 booths of original art presented by the Naperville Art League, which is held along the renowned Naperville Riverwalk and downtown city streets. The Fair continues Sunday.
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. Watch for Saturday specials posted on Friday.
Judd-A-Thon .1K – 10:01AM | $45
Judd Kendall VFW Post 3873– 908 W. Jackson Naperville, IL 60540
Run, walk, stroll as fast as you can to make a big difference in a short event to benefit the National Home for Children. All ages welcome. Come register behind the VFW where everybody’s welcome to a good time.
Walk to End Alzheimer’s at North Central College – 10AM | $Donation
Res/Rec Center at North Central College Naperville, IL 60540
North Central College Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium, Registration begins at 8AM in the College’s Residence Hall/Recreation Center, 440 S. Brainard St. For more information about this event held by the Alzheimer’s Association, visit act.alz.org/walk. Note Ceremony is 9:30AM. 3-Mile Walk begins 10AM.
Rotary Festiville – 1PM | $100
TopGolf – 3211 Odyssey Court Naperville, IL 60563
Festville is the signature fundraising event of the Rotary Club of Naperville with something for the entire family. There will be golf, but also a kid’s play area, drinks, food, and live music. Proceeds will benefit Reclaim 13, a local anti human trafficking organization and Rotary Harmony Park in partnership with Century Walk, that brings the community public art. Also grants will be provided to a number of local community service organizations through Naperville Rotary Charities. Sponsorship packages are available at all levels. For more information and tickets, visit www.rotaryfestiville.com.