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Things to do in Kendall County: PrairieFest

Madelyne Koehler, left, Isabella Saerno, center, and Enya Hrizak, all seniors at Oswego High School enjoy rides at PrairieFest Friday June 17, 2022 in Oswego.

1. PrairieFest: Thursday through Sunday, June 13 to 16, 91 Plank Drive, Oswego. Carnival thrills, live music, 5K, food and drink vendors, art, raffles, a car show and more. New events each day. For more information, visit

2. Fishing Derby: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 15, Silver Springs State Park - Loon Lake, 13608 Fox Road, Yorkville. Free rods and reels on first-come basis, prizes, informational sessions and fishing assistance at this family event. For more information, visit

3. Yin Yoga: 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. Mondays, June 17 and 24, Little White School Museum, 72 Polk St., Oswego. Relaxing poses for all levels of students, ages 13 and older. $64 for residents, $79 for nonresidents. Mat, blanket and pillow must be brought. For more information, visit

4. Hot Air America: Friday through Sunday, June 21 to 23, Sandwich Fairgrounds, 1401 Suydam Road. Hot air ballooning nonprofit brings the gravity-defying sport to new communities. For more information, visit

5. Raging Waves: Open from Sunday, June 8, to Sunday, Sept. 8, Raging Waves, 4000 N. Bridge St., Yorkville. Waterslides, wave pool, lazy river, Hungry Croc Restaurant, The Boomerang, outdoor snacks and more. Pick-your-date tickets cost $44.99, any day tickets are $59.99 and season passes are on sale for $79.99 and regularly for $179.99. For more information, visit

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