Thursday, October 9, 2008

Upcoming Events

Downtown Dixon Upcoming Events

Main Street Chili Cook-off is set for Sunday, Nov. 2 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Bean Blossom parking lot. The event will feature teams competing for the best chili with prizes awarded. Admission for tasting is $3 per person or $5 per couple. Come and help decide who has the best chili in Dixon or enter your chili into the competition. The registration form is attached.

Downtown Saver Cards are now available at the Dixon Main Street office. The card contains great deals from downtown businesses including: Audio Video Connection, Salamandra, Touch of Thai, Trein's, Baker Street, Tangibles, Crystal Cork, Frameworks, Carebear's Popcorn, Treats and More, Mama Cimino's, Spurgeon's Bay, Fern's, Twice is Nice, Curve’s, KSB Gift Shop, Snow White Bakery, Blumen Stuff, Something Special, Sherwin-Williams and The Purse Addiction. Cards are $10 and help to fund Dixon Main Street events.

At the Next Picture Show, the “Farms and Barns 3: Juried Art Show” will remain up until Oct. 21.

“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.

The Graffe String Quartet with Michiko Otaki will perform at the Dixon Theatre on Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. And Nov. 2 at the theatre, the Dixon Library is sponsoring a free movie based on the book The Maltese Falcon at 3 p.m. For more information on Dixon Theatre events, go to

Phidian Art Club of Dixon will present a free concert at the First United Methodist Church on Sunday, Nov. 9 at 2 p.m. The event features the musical talents of Jon Warfel, a Dixon native.

The 2nd Annual Breast Cancer Pub Crawl is Saturday, Oct. 18 from 3 – 7 p.m., starting at First Street Pub. Proceeds will go to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. For information, call 815-440-3657.

Christmas Walk – Dec. 5-6
Lunch and Learn – Nov. 19

For more information about Dixon Main Street, go online to or call 815-288-2308.