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    Sunday, July 25 | Best Bets For Fun Today

    It’s going to be a nice (hot) day, so here’s a rundown of best bets for an enjoyable Sunday in the Fox Valley.

    Geneva Farmers Market

    The beloved French Market will be open today in its customary space in the Metra parking lot at 4th and South Streets.

    Hours will be from 9AM – 2PM.

    The market features a variety of vendors offering locally-grown produce, baked goods, jewelry and clothing, and a plethora of other delights.

    Some of the vendors featured in this year’s market include:

    Barking Spot Bakery & Boutique, Rustic Road Farm, Mion Artisan Soap, Alice’s Corner, The Sheet Lady, Dorn’s Design Studio, That Pickle Guy, Nuts To Go, Gindo’s Spice Of Life, Chucks Wood Fired Pizza Crusts, Hahn Bakery, The Cheese People, Seize The Bead, CRIA Honey, Redefined Map Design, Six Generation Farming, Poppy Boutique, Kernal Dan’s Kettle Corn, Dog Is Good, The Wayward Book, Twinkle Ever After, Red Star Pizzas, Kinaloon, ReMax Suburban, Obsessions  (jewelry/purses/scarves), Eating Well Good Earth, Windy Acres Farm, Pop Can Jewelry, Kurtos Kalacs, Twister Cakes, Deetta’s Bakery, Von Lucy Mobile Boutique, Big Blanc, Joe Wolf Farm And Greenhouses, Barcacao chocolat


    Oswego Country Market

    The Oswego Country Market is located at 15 Main Street in Oswego.

    Hours are 9am – 1pm.

    Shop local with plenty of choices to buy fresh produce, meats, eggs, artisan cheeses, specialty foods like baked goods & honey, and handmade items in our outdoor, open-air market.

    For a list of 2021 vendors, visit www.oswegolandparkdistrict.org/programs-events/special-events/oswego-country-market/.


    Geneva Arts Fair

    Downtown Geneva serves as a picturesque backdrop for an eclectic outdoor art gallery drawing more than 120 artists in a host of mediums from around the country.

    The Geneva Art Festival, sponsored by the Geneva Chamber of Commerce, has drawn acclaim as being one of the top art fairs in the region year after year.

    The show runs from 10am to 5pm today in downtown Geneva.  Admission is free.


    “Kashmir” at the Arcada Theatre

    Tickets:  $19 – $29

    Yes the singer looks and sounds alot like Robert Plant and the band shares the authenticity, appearance and sound of the great Led Zeppelin, but more importantly the band wants to share the energy and the experience that Led Zeppelin created while on tour. The band calls it “The Zone” and they want everyone to share that same electromagnetic experience after leaving a Kashmir show like so many Zep fans did in the past while watching the great Led Zeppelin on stage.


    The Arcada is located at 105 E. Main Street in downtown St. Charles.

    Visit www.arcadalive.com/upcomingevents/ for more tickets or more information.


    “The Claudettes” at The Venue
    Advance General Admission Terrace $15 (Seat provided)
    Advance General Admission Lawn seats $10. Bring Your Own Chair or blanket.
    +$5 door
    *This is a rain or shine outdoor concert.

    The Claudettes fuse Chicago piano blues with the full-throttle energy of rockabilly and punk and the sultriness of ’60s soul to write a thrilling new chapter in American roots music.

    Johnny Iguana pounds the piano alongside seductive singer Berit Ulseth, bassist/guitarist/singer Zach Verdoorn and drummer Michael Caskey.

    Johnny, who toured for years with his cult-favorite rock band oh my god, is also in the Grammy-nominated groups Chicago Blues: A Living History and the Muddy Waters 100 Band. He has toured/recorded with Junior Wells, Buddy Guy, Otis Rush and more and played piano on the Chicago Plays the Stones album featuring Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Buddy Guy.


    Concerts are at Mundy Park, just adjacent to The Venue, at 21-23 South Broadway in Aurora.

    Visit www.themusicvenue.org for more tickets or more information.


    Naperville Concerts In Your Park – OMT

    Free admission.

    OMT is comprised of founding member and multi talented drummer vocalist Bobby Carroll, local Naperville talent Dick Kuhn on guitar and vocals, Mike Aquino, nationally renowned guitarist who holds his music degree from Roosevelt College, world class guitarist Dave Benziger on guitar and vocals and professional bassist Jason Trtan, a graduate of Boston’s Berklee College of Music.



    Concerts In Your Park is held at Gartner Park, 546 Gartner Rd in Naperville.

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