Tuesday, April 17, 2012

A Tuesday Moment from Main Street

Greetings from Main Street ...
With this week being the National Volunteer Week, we would like to say THANK YOU! to everyone that has helped make Dixon a fantastic place to live through their volunteer efforts. We thank those of you that volunteer your time with Dixon Main Street throughout the year, as well as, those of you that volunteer with other great community organizations.

SAVE THE DATE! May 24 -- 5th Annual DMS Golf Outing presented by Sauk Valley Bank at Timber Creek with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Foursomes are just $280 and hole sponsorship is just $100. https://www.facebook.com/events/413276622018687/?context=create

Now on to the DMS Events and Updates ...
April 27-28 -- The City-Wide Garage Sales are back, sponsored by Sauk Valley Properties. Cost is $20 to list your sale, which includes the map and the 15 word listing. This year, the map will be distributed at area businesses and through The Telegraph. Pick up a form at Books on First or Waterfront Gifts or download it at www.facebook.com/dixonmainstreet

April 28 -- Art With Flavor at The Crystal Cork Wine Shoppe in downtown Dixon at 7 p.m. on April 28. The event will be a unique evening focused on highlighting great food and great art, all the while raising funds for Shining Star, Dixon Main Street, and the Dixon Riverfront. Tickets for the event will be $100 per person. Attendees will not only have great dinner and drinks, but each guest will receive a $100 auction voucher for the night.With only 48 tickets available, early reservations are encouraged. Reservations can be made by calling Dixon Main Street at 288-2308, The Crystal Cork at 285-3496, or Trein's Jewelry at 284-6626.

May 1 -- Shop Talk at Books on First from 5- 6 p.m. Join area merchants in this informal get-together to talk about issues effecting local businesses. A great networking opportunity to learn from your peers. Free refreshments thanks to Books on First and C&N Supply!

May 16 -- Lunch and Learn at the Post House Ballroom.

May 24 -- 5th Annual DMS Golf Outing presented by Sauk Valley Bank at Timber Creek with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Foursomes are just $280 and hole sponsorship is just $100.

A few quick notes from around the community. . .
April 20 - The Expressions Art Sale and Reception is the first of two major fundraisers for the Sinnissippi Foundation, starting April 10, when art and silent auction items go on display at The Next Picture Show gallery, 113 West 1st Street in Dixon. The event concludes with an evening reception on Friday April 20 at The Next Picture Show from 6 to 9 pm. Get more information on NPS at http://www.thenextpictureshow.com/calendar_of_events.html

April 21 -- The Historic Dixon Theatre is proud to have the Jagermeister Music Tour with Josh Thompson, Chris Cavanaugh and special guests on April 21. Tickets available online at www.dixontheatre.com.

April 23 -- World Book Night at Books on First. Free books to be handed out in the community.

May 12 -- Second Saturdays Art Happenings 6-8 p.m. throughout Downtown Dixon.

May 12 – The Champions4Children Walk in conjunction with Shining Star Children’s Advocacy Center and the Children’s Advocacy Center of Illinois (CACI) will be held at 10 a.m. at Lowell Park in Dixon. The Walk will raise money, through pledges and sponsorships, for the 38 Children’s Advocacy Centers in Illinois, which serve 95 of the state’s 102 counties. For more information and to register for this exciting event, please visit http://cacionline.org or contact Shining Star Children’s Advocacy Center at 284-1891.

May 19 -- Eastman School of Dance Recital at the Dixon High School.

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