If you’re looking for something to do in St. Charles this weekend, there is plenty from which to choose!
A farmers market, movie night at the library, live music in First Street Plaza — and all that’s just on Friday. There’s also a pancake breakfast, a community garage sale to the north apiece, then a fairy tale musical on Saturday, followed by a marathon on Sunday morning.
Here’s the weekend lineup:
Friday, Sept. 20
7 a.m. to 1 p.m. — St. Charles Farmers Market: 4th Avenue and East Main Street.
4:30 to 7 p.m. — Movie Night at the St. Charles Public Library: You must register for this event, which is held in the Huntley Meeting Room, All-Lower level.
6 to 8 p.m. — STC Live! returns to First Street Plaza with two performances. The Ambidexters brings its eclectic taste in music, featuring cover songs of different genres, from the 1970 to today, from 6 to 8 p.m. Then Josiah Jones, also known as The Jackal of Juggling, will wow spectators from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 21
8:30 a.m. — Marklund's 3rd annual Pancake Breakfast: Fundraiser for Marklund at the Hyde Center at Mill Creek, 1S450 Wyatt Drive Geneva.
9 a.m. — Thornwood Communitywide Garage Sale: A little something for everyone at 782 Kateland Way, South Elgin.
11 a.m. — The Story of Hansel and Gretel: Book by Vera Morris, music and lyrics by Bill Francoeur, a musical adaptation of the fable. Vero Voce School of Performing Arts, 951 State Ave., Suite F, St. Charles. 1 p.m. performance Sunday. Performances repeat Sept. 29-30.
Sunday, Sept. 22
7 a.m. — Fourth annual Advocate Dreyer Fox Valley Marathon: It steps off on 1st Street in downtown St. Charles at 7 a.m. and finishes at 1st and Illinois, with runners covering courses that traverse paths along the Fox River from St. Charles to Aurora.
1 p.m. — The Story of Hansel and Gretel: Book by Vera Morris, music and lyrics by Bill Francoeur, a musical adaptation of the fable. Vero Voce School of Performing Arts, 951 State Ave., Suite F, St. Charles. Saturday-Sunday performances repeat Sept. 29-30.