Monday, July 16, 2012

Lunch and Learn, Car Show and more

This week's Lunch and Learn will be a great one with Basil Tree providing lunch and Shawn Ortgiesen providing an update on the city. Sponsored by Hicks Insurance. The event starts at noon at the Post House Ballroom. Cost is $3.

Musical Fridays Presented by Community State Bank
July 20 -- This week's artist is Eileen Quest. Join us every Friday at Noon on the Riverfront from June - September. The full schedule is on our Facebook page at

Now on to the DMS Events and Updates ...
July 22 -- The 11th Annual Riverfront Classic Car and Motorcycle show is set for Sunday, July 22 from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. in downtown Dixon. The cars will be showcased on the Riverfront, along Hennepin Ave and First Street in the downtown. The event is expected to draw between 200-300 classic cars. As usual, 3D Sound will be on hand to provide music and commentary for the show. This year's competition will have several judged categories, including Top 50 1985 and older, Top 5 1986 and newer, Top 5 Motorcycles, and Best of Show Modified and Original. Awards will take place at 3 p.m. Registration goes from 8 a.m. - Noon and cost is $15 per car. Throughout the day Mama Cimino's and Oliver's Corner Market will be hosting cook-outs. For more information, call Steve at 815-284-2763.

July 28 -- Midsummer's Jubilee is set for 6-11 p.m. on July 28 on the Riverfront in downtown Dixon. The evening will feature music by the Rock River Jazz Band and dinner by Mama Cimino's. The evening also will feature a live and silent auction. Proceeds from the event will go toward the Riverfront's boat dock project and Dixon Main Street's John Dixon statue project. Tickets are $35 per person or a sponsored table of 8 for $280. For more information, call 815-288-2308.

August 7-12 -- Reagan Trail Days!! Get the full scoop at or at

August 17-18 -- Mumford and Sons Festival Weekend!!

A few quick notes from around the community. . .
Farmer's Market -- The Dixon Park District hosts its Farmer's Market every Wednesday and Saturdays 7 a.m. -- Noon at Haymarket Square at the corner of  Highland Ave and Second Street.

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