Top 5 things to do this weekend: Feb. 7-9, 2019

February 8, 2019

CLS Family Fun Fair

STERLING – Christ Lutheran School Boosters’ second annual CLS Fun Fair runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the school at 2000 18th Ave., for all families with kids in preschool through eighth grade.

Events are set up by stations and require a punch card. Each game offers the chance to win prizes or participate in an activity. Cards with 9 punches cost $5 in advance at the school, cards with 6 punches will cost $5 at the fair.

Call the school at 815-625-3800 or find it on Facebook for more information.

Clinton Symphony in Morrison

MORRISON – The Clinton (Iowa) Symphony Orchestra presents its annual Winter Concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Morrison High School, 643 Genesee Ave.

The 50-piece orchestra, conducted by Brian Dollinger, will feature two pieces chosen for the Valentine season, and the third symphony of Finnish composer Jean Sibelius.

Admission is $20 for adults, and free to all students. In addition, a student may sponsor an accompanying adult for half price. Tickets are available at Fitzgerald Pharmacy in Morrison, Grummert’s Hardware in Sterling, Tegeler Music in Clinton, and at the door.

Go to www.clintonsymphony.org for more information.

‘A Little Bit of Everything’

MOUNT MORRIS – Aireloom Music Studio and Friends present a musical variety show, “A Little Bit of Everything” at 7 p.m. Saturday at Pinecrest Grove Community Theatre, 414 S. Wesley Ave.

This year’s theme is old-timey radio ads, and there will be live music, audience participation, and local celebrities such as Mother Slightly Superior and Sister Mary Lawrence.

Instruments and other items will be raffled to benefit Aireloom’s music scholarship fund.

Admission is $10. Find the studio on Facebook or call 815 973-5697 for more information.

Motorcycle swap meet

DIXON – Twin Rivers Abate’s 12th annual Motorcycle Swap Meet runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Dixon Elks Lodge, 1279 Franklin Grove Road.

Admission is $5, free to those 12 and younger, and $7 for early birds. Concessions will be sold.

Vendor space is $25. New and used parts, leathers, biker clothes and motorcycle photos will be sold. A seamstress will be on site for leather sewing, patches, and repairs at a cost.

Abate is a statewide organization that promotes motorcycle safety and education.

Call 815-440-6018 for more information on the swap meet and vendor space. Visit abate-il.org or Twin Rivers Abate on Facebook for more information about the organization.


‘Love Letters’

PRINCETON – Festival 56 presents Love Letters at ;7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Grace Performing Arts Center, 316 S. Main St.

The show follows the lifelong correspondence between two friends who grew up together, went their separate ways, but always stayed connected.

Tickets cost $29, $26 for those 65 and older, and $14 for students at www.festival56.com, 815-879-5656, boxoffice@festival56.com or at the door up to one hour before the show.

Call 815-879-5656 for more information.

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