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Things to do around Naperville this weekend: March 24-26

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Friday

Naperville offers nearly 300 dining choices every day / From Diehl Road north to 111th Street south, Dine Naperville features eateries to whet every appetite and suit every budget. (Also, kindly remember that the Friday Night Fish Fry at the VFW Post has been canceled for the remainder of Lent.) And while some eateries are closed on Easter Sunday, April 9, Meson Sabika is among restaurants now taking reservations for Easter Brunch—and, weather permitting, an Easter Bunny just might suddenly appear.

The Red Hot Chilli Pipers / 8PM at Pfeiffer Hall – 310 E. Benton Ave. Naperville, IL 60540 / $30-45 / North Central College presents “The Red Hot Chilli Pipers” at 8PM Fri., March 24, in Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave. Bagpipes with attitude. Drums with a Scottish accent. A blazing rock band and show so hot, it carries its own health warning! It’s Bagpipes. It’s Rock. It’s Bagrock. AC/DC meets the poet Robert Burns. Where rock anthems sit comfortably alongside the great tunes from the glens and the mountains of Scotland. It’s The Red Hot Chilli Pipers –a nine-piece ensemble consisting of pipers, guitarists, keyboards, and drummers—with musicianship of the highest order and a passion for pipes that will leave you breathless. Formed in 2002, The Chillis have fast become a global phenomenon, taking their signature sound to the masses with their unique fusion of rocked up bagpipes and clever covers of popular songs from all genres. Tickets are $30-45 (price range per seating). finearts.northcentralcollege.edu.

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Saturday

Naperville Jaycees celebrate springtime with Easter Bunny Pet Pictures / Noon to 3PM at Two Bostons, 2523 W. 75th Street, in the Springbrook Shopping Center. Bring your furry friend to meet the Easter Bunny. Suggested Donation: $5. All proceeds benefit Naperville Jaycees and their programs.

Check out choices around town from a Naperville Trolley Tour to Bowlero and from WHIRLYBALL to IFly. Cheers to putting together an itinerary for the fun day every day during Spring Break! (Photos courtesy Dine Naperville)

Augustana Choir Tour Concert / 7PM at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church – 815 S. Washington St. Naperville, IL, 60540 / The Augustana Choir, under the direction of Dr. Jon Hurty, will perform as part of its spring tour. The 52-voice ensemble will sing a selection of traditional and contemporary choral works. The choir is known for its innovative programming, attention to detail, and musical excellence. The choir has a tradition of touring abroad and throughout the U.S. and has been invited to sing at many state and regional conventions. The group’s most recent tour, in the summer of 2022, was to Germany and the Czech Republic. Tickets are not required. A freewill offering will be available.

Live Music at Quigley’s Irish Pub / 8:30PM at Quigley’s Irish Pub – 43 E. Jefferson Ave. Naperville, IL 60540 / Paulie & The Shakers to perform at 8:30PM. www.quigleysirishpub.com.

Sunday

Downtown Naperville Spring Savings Pass / All month in downtown Naperville / Spring savings are around every corner in downtown Naperville. Come shop, dine, and explore with the Spring Savings Pass throughout the month of March. Mention the spring savings pass to receive the savings at participating businesses in downtown. More info at downtownnaperville.com.

Vote! Early in-person voting is now in progress daily.

Early In-person Voting begins 15 days prior to Nonpartisan Consolidated Election Day. Mail-in or early in-person voting is important for 2023 since spring breaks happen at the end of March through the beginning of April.

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