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Around the Sauk Valley: Schedule of upcoming events

The following is a list of current events and upcoming activities going on in the Sauk Valley. Don’t forget to check out 5 Things To Do for other opportunities.

Do you have information on an upcoming event or attraction? Be sure to let us know. Submit information for Sauk Valley Media’s weekly calendar to news@saukvalley.com. Include a contact person and phone number.



Clinton Symphony Orchestra has performances Feb. 19 at Morrison High School, and April 30 at Vernon Cook Theater in Clinton.

Rosbrook Studio Second Saturday Open Mic 6 to 11 p.m., 107 S. Peoria Ave., Dixon. $3 suggested donation

The First Fridays Open Mic, K’s Sports Bar, 408 East Washington (Route 64) in Oregon. Admission is free, although a jar is available for donations. Sign-up for performers is at 6:45. For information, call 815-449-2660.

Theater productions

Historic Dixon Theatre

Tickets are on sale for the following shows at Historic Dixon Theatre, 114 S. Galena Ave. Go to dixontheatre.com/events/ for tickets or more information.

Rendezvous arts, True Colors Baroque and Kimberly Jones, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 10.

Dinosaur World Live, 7: 30 p.m. Feb. 12.

Get the Led Out, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23.

Rendezvous Arts Steam Irish Quartet and Catherine O’Connell, 5:30 p.m. March 24.

Bette Davis Ain’t for Sissies featuring Jessica Sherr, 7:30 p.m. April 2.

Kick it Out: A Tribute to Heart, 7:30 p.m. April 8.

Rendezvou Arts: Band of Five and Lee Kesselman, 5:30 p.m. April 21.

Exile: The No Limit Tour, 7:30 p.m. May 7.

Joe Piscopo, 7:30 p.m., May 13.

Million Dollar Quartet, 7:30 p.m. May 26.

Wild Rose Casino and Hotel, Clinton, Iowa. Great White, 8 p.m. March 26. Tickets start at $25. Call 1-800-457-9975 or online at www.wildroseresorts.com

Art exhibits

17th Regional Survey of Art opens Friday and runs through Feb. 12 at The Next Picture Show, 113 W. First St., Dixon.

Planes, Trains and Automobiles opens Saturday and runs through March 31 at KSB Hospital’s Commerce Towers. Exhibit is free and opens daily at 9 a.m.


Twin City Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, year-round indoors and out; 106 Avenue A in Sterling, 815-626-8610, twincitycarmersmarket.com and Facebook.

Chana Route 64 Auction Barn Inc. auction, 10 a.m. (first and third) Sunday; flea market, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (second and fourth) Saturday and Sunday at 620 S. Stone Hill Road. Find Chana Auction Barn on Facebook or call 815-830-3898 for more information. Contact Market Manager Robin at 815-973-0728 for details.

Museums, exhibits and attractions

Loveland History Museum, 9 a.m. -2 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, Loveland Community House, 513 W. Second St., Dixon; free; lovelandcommunityhouse.org or 815-284-2741.

Information on events and attractions for Sauk Valley Media’s weekly calendar should be submitted to news@saukvalley.com. Include a contact person and phone number.