Friday, May 15, 2009

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events in Downtown Dixon …
May 16 – Champions for Children Fundraiser Walk. The walk will raise money for Shinning Star. Contact the Dixon Police Department for details.
* May 16 – Downtown Clean Up Day – Starting at 8 a.m. volunteers will be downtown picking up trash and helping to beautify the city. All are welcome. Meet at the Main Street office or just start picking up the trash.
May – Throughout the entire month of May check out the Dos Equis xx: Women’s Exhibit at the Next Picture Show. The next show, A River Runs Through It, begins June 5 to coincide with the Catfish Tournament.
* June 5 – Musical Fridays at noon in downtown Dixon. Come downtown, check out our shops and restaurants and stay for a free concert. Ongoing every Friday through the summer. Robbie LeBlanc, presented by Spurgeons Bay kicks off the concert series.
June 6 -- Cabella's Catfish Tournament. Evening entertainment features music, food and drink with "Late Nite Blues Brothers" to perform 8:30pm 11pm with intermission for announcements, prizes, etc. Admission is $5 with the fun beginning at 5 p.m.Early in the day there will be kid’s events at Page Park. Contact the Dixon Welcome Center at 815 284-DIXON (3496) for details or www.
Always Something Happening …
The Next Picture Show. – The downtown arts center has openings every month and a variety of special events and classes. Call 285-4924.
Performances at the Historic Dixon Theatre. There is always something going on at the theatre. For a calendar of events, go online to
Crystal Cork Art Quarterly – The downtown wine shoppe has guest artists on display with openings throughout the year. Current show is by downtown business owner John DeLong.
Concerts – Several downtown businesses provide live concerts every weekend. Check out Books on First, Spurgeons Bay and the Crystal Cork for the latest show times.