Aurora, IL - Things To Do This Weekend

There are so many things to do in Aurora, IL this weekend!

Looking to BUY and/or SELL a House?

I am having two OPEN HOUSES this weekend in Aurora, IL 60506.

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Have a a great weekend!

Monica Mancano, REALTOR®, MRP, AHWD,

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Check out the News Release below for more info.

Friday, August 12 | 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 
Greene Field Park | 774 Illinois Ave.
Alderman-at-Large Richard Irvin and AAMOU host the 8th Annual Back-to-School Fair in partnership with 4th Ward Alderman Bill Donnell, 6th Ward Alderman Mike Saville and the Fox Valley United Way. The event includes food, haircuts, games and free supplies. Download the flyer
Saturday, August 13 | 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Aurora Transportation Center | 233 N. Broadway
Shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh-from-the-farm preserves, artisan cheeses, old world breads and a very diverse selection of handcrafted products at Illinois' Oldest Farmers Market every Saturday. For more information, click here
Saturday, August 13 | 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
GAR Museum | 23 E. Downer Place
Aurora's historic Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Hall is open once again to the public. It is filled with unique exhibits on the Civil War, on the local soldiers who fought and on everyday life in post-Civil War Aurora. Tours are FREE each Saturday.
Saturday, August 13 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Sunday, August 14 | 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Blackberry Farm | 100 S. Barnes Rd.
Take a trip back in time and speak with Union and Confederate troops as they camp at Blackberry Farm. 
Enjoy Civil War and historical crafts throughout the grounds. And don't miss a LIVE Civil War battle reenactment at 5 p.m. on Saturday! 
Saturday, August 13 | 7:30 p.m.
Phillips Park Sledding Hill | 1150 Howell Place
Aurora's Indian American Community Outreach Advisory Board presents this free event that will feature a special edition of "Movies in the Park" at dusk with a showing of the hit movie, Om Shanti Om. Prior to the movie, the crowd will be entertained by LIVE Indian dances beginning at 7:30 p.m. 
Sunday, August 14 | 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
McCarty Park | 350 E. Galena Blvd.
Alderman Juany Garza and the Ward 2 Committee host the 11th Annual Ice Cream Social that is a favorite summer activity for the community. Free hot dogs and ice cream are followed by an afternoon of entertainment.  Download the flyer
1000 Ray Moses Drive
Aurora, IL 60505
Open Daily
9 a.m. -  5 p.m.
Reptile House
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Special features: 
  • More than 100 animals representing 41 different species
  • Reptile House
  • Cougars, Wolves and an Elk herd
  • Free admission
828 Montgomery Road
Aurora, IL 60505
Monday - Friday:
Noon - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday:
Noon - 7 p.m.
Special features:
  • Drop-off slides into a plunge pool
  • Winding flume slides
  • Kid-friendly areas
  • Sand volleyball courts
  • Concession stands
195 S. Barnes Road
Aurora, IL 60506
Monday - Friday:
10:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday:
11 a.m. -  6 p.m.
Special features:
  • Second-largest lazy river in Illinois, with 1,100 feet winding through dumping buckets, sprayers, jets and a bubbling rapids
  • Winding flume slides
  • Kid-friendly areas
  • Sand volleyball courts
  • Concession stands
City of Aurora, 44 E. Downer Place, Aurora, IL 60507

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