A Hot Weekend for the Kane County Fair, Geneva Arts Fair and Live Radio Theater!

If you want something smaller, there is art, music and theater.

We’ve got the best bets for when the work week is over and you're ready to get out. Check our Beth Bales column Saturday morning as well as these picks for the activities to hit.


  • Where/When: All weekend at , 525 S. Randall Road, St. Charles
  • Why Go: Rodeo, music, truck pull, 4-H events, food and fun.
  • Pricing: $8.


  • Where/When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at , W. State St. & N. 3rd St.
  • Why Go: More than 140 artisans in a host of mediums from around the country are showcased.
  • Pricing: Free.


  • Where/When: 6:30-9 p.m. Sunday at RiverPark's outdoor amphitheater, Peyton Street and North River Lane, Geneva.
  • Why Go: Mary Jean Bankmann and the Radio Troupe “” will once again take you back in history with a “live” radio theater production. Bring folding chairs, pads or a picnic blanket.
  • Pricing: Free.


  • Where/When: Friday night at , 317 S. Third St., Geneva.
  • Why Go: The group covers a wide range of genres, such as jazz, blues and rock, striving to keep "live music" alive. 
  • Pricing: Free.


  • Where/When: 7:30 p.m. Friday and 4 p.m. Saturday at , 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles.
  • Why Go: Fox Valley Repertory presents Theresa Rebeck’s one-woman about the dating scene, completing Fox Valley Rep’s programming for the inaugural St. Charles Summer Theater Fest.
  • Pricing: $29 Friday, $39 Saturday.


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