Cruise Night kicks off Turning Back Time Weekend

Sycamore is going back in time to the fabulous ′50s on Saturday, July 24, to kick off the Turning Back Time Weekend. Hop in your ride and cruise to downtown Sycamore for the 13th Annual Cruise Night hosted by Discover Sycamore.

Visit from 3 to 10 p.m. to experience the nostalgia of the 1950s with food from Slow Smoke BBQ and Hicks BBQ; a beer garden; music and car introductions by DJ Dave; live entertainment by the Vinyl Destination from 7 to 10 p.m.; and hundreds of classic cars on display. Cash prizes and trophies will be awarded. Registration is open from 2 to 6 p.m. and a cruise parade through downtown Sycamore starts at 6:30 p.m.

Cruise Night is sponsored by DeKalb Sycamore Chevrolet Cadillac GMC, Waste Management, Rondo Enterprises Truck and Trailor Sales, and Accurate Towing & Recovery.

Also, if you are up for a full day of classics, be sure to check out DeKalb Sycamore Chevrolet Buick GMC, 1925 Mercantile Drive in Sycamore. The dealership will host its seventh annual Pre-Party Car Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. No pre-registration is required, and all makes and models are welcome.

This family-friendly event features food trucks, free ice cream, a Dyno Machine, Mr. D’s Magic Show, live music by DJ Dave, and giveaways, including Cubs tickets. No purchase necessary to win. Butch Patrick, aka Eddie Munster, along with the Munster Coach will also be on site. Classic cars will be on display, including The Grumpy’s Toy Pro Stock Vega.

Turning Back Time Weekend will wrap up with the 21st annual Fizz Ehrler Memorial Car Show from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 25.

Even if you’re too young to remember the 1950s, Turning Back Time Weekend will have fun-filled events for all ages. For more information, visit