The Batavia Park District will host Pints by the Pond, a craft beer festival featuring brews from 15 local breweries, from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Peg Bond Center.


The festival, which since 2012 has annually attracted large crowds to the park along the east bank of the Fox River just north of the Washington Street (Route 34) bridge, will feature live entertainment, food vendors and beers and brews served up by Illinois-based craft brewers.







The Congregational United Church of Christ in Campton Hills will host the United Fall Fest from 3 to 10 p.m. Sept. 17, with all proceeds benefitting local charities.