There is a lot going on in downtown Dixon this month and this list doesn’t even cover it all. So, check you schedule now and plan for a busy month! And look for our latest newsletter that will be going into the mail in a few days.
-- At the Next Picture Show, the “I Am Woman: Women’s Juried Exhibition” continues until Sept. 16. Beginning Sept. 19 is the “Farms and Barns 3: Juried Art Show” that will remain up until Oct. 21. Go online to www.thenextpictureshow.com for a full calendar of events at Dixon’s downtown cultural arts center. Also in September, is the Canterbury 25th Anniversary Music Festival Weekend, September 12, 13 and 14. A variety of events will be held. For more information, call 815-285-4924
-- The Dixon Sister Cities Association will present their Second Annual September Concert on Thursday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. More than 300 people attended last year’s event. For more information on Dixon Theatre events, go to http://dixontheatre.com/
-- “4Visions: A relation of color, life and form” is the featured art show at The Crystal Cork through Oct. 31. Call 815-285-3496 for details.
-- Main Street Clean-up Day will be Saturday, September 13 from 9 a.m. – Noon. Bring your gloves, trash bags and friends. Meet at the Main Street office at 9 a.m. or just start cleaning things up!
-- The Lunch and Learn series continues Wednesday, Sept. 17 at noon at the Post House Ballroom. The program cost is $3 and is open to the public. Lunch will be provided by Baker Street and the program will be on the Dixon Historic Center.
-- The Chamber of Commerce is holding a Legislative Luncheon with the help of the Rotary Club. The luncheon is set for Monday, Sept. 15 at noon at the Loveland Community House. RSVP to the Chamber at 284-3361 by Sept. 10. Cost is $15 and includes lunch.
-- Scarecrow Festival will be held on Saturday, September 27 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. The day-time activities are family-focused events including pumpkin painting, kiddie water fights, bean bag toss, classic car show, the Dixon Theatre’s Acoustic Jam, chalk the walk and much, much more. At night, join one of the Progressive Walks starting at 5 p.m. Call the Main Street office for details 288-2308.
For more information about Dixon Main Street, go online to www.dixonil.com/mainstreet or call 815-288-2308.