Your Weekend Roundup for Aug. 9-11, 2019

A look at some things to do this weekend in the Sauk Valley

Magical night in Dixon

DIXON – Masquerade Mystery on the Riverfront runs from 4 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday at Heritage Crossing. This new, free magical-themed event features magicians, food, and music. Go to or call 815-284-3361 for more information.

Carroll County Fair

MILLEDGEVILLE – The Carroll County Fair is at Schell Park/Carroll County Fairgrounds, 28374 Milledgeville Road, through Saturday.

Fairgoers will be treated to music, exhibits, a carnival, demolition derby, rodeo, tractor pull, and, of course, all that fair food.

Go to or call 815-225-7444 for all the details.

‘Man of LaMancha’

MOUNT CARROLL – “Man of LaMancha” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, and at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Timber Lake Playhouse, 8215 Black Oak Road.

Tickets cost $30 for adults, $25 for those 60 and older, and $20 for students and members of the military.

Call 815-244-2035, or go to for tickets and more information.

Music at the Mill

FRANKLIN GROVE – Music at the Mill, a musical variety show in which musicians of all kinds perform for 20 minutes each, begins at 7 p.m. today at Franklin Creek Grist Mill, 1893 Twist Road.

Admission is free, but donations to support the Franklin Creek Preservation Association and the Grist Mill are appreciated. Call Kelly Reagan-Robery, 815-973-0986, for more information.

Citywide sales in Fulton

FULTON – Citywide sales at nearly 50 locations will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Saturday.

Free maps are available at City Hall, Shell, Sunrise Restaurant, Central Bank, and Fulton Oil Mart, and on the Fulton Illinois Tourism Facebook page and city website.

Contact Deb Ervin, 815-589-3925 or, to learn more.

Polo Car Show

POLO – The annual Polo car, truck and motorcycle show returns to the downtown Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. There also will be a trivia competition, music, and a 50-50 raffle.

Go to or call 815-946-3131 for more information.

Band wraps up its season

DIXON – Celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Old Settler’s Cabin and hear Dixon Municipal Band’s last concert of the season at 2 p.m. Sunday in President’s Park, 115 Lincoln Statue Drive.

Admission is free; bring a lawn chair.

Enjoy some Prophets-tunes

PROPHETSTOWN – Chuck Murphy performs from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Eclipse Square on state Route 78, as part of Winning Wheels free summer concert series.

Concessions also will be available.