Irish Quartet, Rock’s Glory Days Some of the Sauk Valley Activities – Shaw Local

Here is a list of current events and upcoming activities in the Sauk Valley. Don’t forget to check out 5 things to do for other opportunities.

Do you have information about an upcoming event or attraction? Be sure to let us know. Submit information for Sauk Valley Media’s weekly schedule to [email protected] Include a contact person and phone number.

Steam Irish Quartet and glass artist Molly Neuhauser, 6 p.m., Thursday at Dixon Stage Left, 306 West 1st Street, Dixon. Reimagined arrangements of exuberant jigs and reels along with quiet, soulful melodies from the west coast of Ireland and beyond create a unique expression of the ever-evolving folk music tradition. Neuhauser incorporates found objects into sculptural glass pieces. Tickets are $30.

talent show, 6:30 p.m. Friday, 417 Main St., Savanna. Teens and older kids have the chance to show off their passions for performance through singing, juggling, storytelling, comedy and magic tricks. Dial 815-590-1792.

A “Rock’n’Roll Tribute from Elvis to The Beatles” with the Neverly Brothers performs at 11:20 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, March 31 for a matinee buffet lunch at the White Pines Inn, Mt. Morris. Call 815-655-2400 ext 3. Tickets start at $47.

Sterling Public Library presents An Evening with Jenny Lawson, Wednesday 7 p.m. Lawson is a comedian who will talk about her latest book, “Broken (in the Best Possible Way)”. Lawson is a journalist and blogger who shares her battle with mental illness. The events are hosted by the Illinois Libraries in attendance. Links to register and Zoom are available at

Great White, Oakwood Grand Ballroom, Wild Rose Casino and Hotel, Clinton, 8 p.m., Saturday. Tickets start at $25. 800-457-9975 or



Clinton Symphony Orchestra has a performance April 30 at the Vernon Cook Theater in Clinton.

Rosbrook Studio Second Saturday Open Mic, registration 6 p.m., performances 7 p.m.-11 p.m., 107 S. Peoria Ave., Dixon. Suggested donation of $3

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

Theatrical productions

Historic Dixon Theater

Tickets are on sale for the following shows at the Historic Dixon Theater, 114 S. Galena Ave. Visit for tickets or more information.

Bette Davis Ain’t for Sissies with 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.

Rendezvous Symphony Orchestra with star soprano Michelle Areyzaga, 5 p.m. May 1.

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.

The next picture show, 113 E First Street, Dixon

Band of Five Mozart quintet and Plein Air artist Maggie Capettini, 5:30 p.m., April 21

Timber Lake Playhouse8215 Black Oak Road, Mt. Carroll.

Escape to Margaritaville. June 2-12

Lend me a tenor, from June 16 to 26

Annie, June 30-July 10

Legally Blonde, July 14-24

Nunsense, July 28-August. 7

We Will Rock You, August 11-31

Hank Williams: Lost Highway, September 8-18

Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings, December 1-11

Morrison Musical Theater Association, “Steel Magnolias.” Morrison Institute of Technology Auditorium. Tickets $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Free for children 11 and under. This event has been postponed and will be rescheduled.

Performing Arts Guild“The One-Act Play That Goes Wrong,” May 13-15, May 20-22, Pinecrest Grove Theater.

Clinton Area Showboat Theater, 303 Riverview Drive, Clinton, Iowa. Call 563-242-6760 or email [email protected]

Sister Act, June 2, June 4-12.

Calendar Girls, June 16-26.

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s State Fair, June 30, July 2-17.

The Wedding Singer, July 21-31.

The World Goes’ Round, August 4, August 6-14.

Art exhibitions

Planes, trains and automobiles takes place until March 31 in the commercial towers of the KSB hospital. The exhibit is free and opens daily at 9 a.m.

Shades of Gray exhibitionwill be on display through March 26 at The Next Picture Show Gallery at 113 W First St. The gallery is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.


Twin Town Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays, year-round indoors and outdoors; 106 Avenue A in Sterling, 815-626-8610, 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 more details.

Museums, exhibitions and attractions

Loveland History Museum, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, Loveland Community House, 513 W. Second St., Dixon; free; or 815-284-2741.

Ingersoll Wetlands Learning Center at Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge. Open 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday, 7071 Riverview Road, Thomson. Dial 815-273-2732.

Reagan’s childhood home810 S Hennepin Ave, Dixon, March 29-December 17, is open for tours Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., last tour departing at 3 p.m.

Historic Center of the Northwest Territories, 205 West Fifth St. Dixon, open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Information about Sauk Valley Media weekly calendar events and attractions should be submitted to [email protected] Include a contact person and phone number.

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