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Published: Friday, March 21, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014 8:38 a.m. CDT

Go see some live music

Robbie LeBlanc will play from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Books on First, 202 W. First St, Dixon. Rout 38 plays tonight at Long Shot Bar and Grill, 3312 W. Rock Falls Road. Trippin Molly will play tonight, and Flashpoint will play Saturday at The Cooler, 311 W. Second St., Rock Falls.

Catch a musical in Dixon

Newman High School will present "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" at 7 p.m. tonight and Saturday, and Sunday at 2 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for Seniors and $5 for students. This production features a cast of more than 75 Newman students. Tickets are on sale at Farley's Appliance Sales and Services in Dixon, at the high school, and at the box office.

For more information, call 815-625-0500.

New movies in Sterling

Kermit and the gang are back in "Muppets Most Wanted." The movie opens this weekend.

"Divergent," an action-adventure film set in a world where people are divided into distinct factions based on human virtues, also opens this weekend at Carmike Sauk Valley 8. "Need For Speed" rounds out the list of new flicks. The movie is also being offered in 3-D.

Go to carmike.com for showtimes and more information.

Veggies tales screening in Mount Morris

MOUNT MORRIS – The latest Veggie Tales film, "Veggies in Space ... the Fennel Frontier," will be shown for free at 10 a.m. Saturday at Evangelical Free Church of Mount Morris, 102 S. Seminary Ave.

Parents may attend. Children younger than 6 must be with a parent or guardian. For more information, visit efcmm.org or call 815-734-4942.

Sit back and watch some hoops

Feel like staying in this weekend? Relax, grab your bracket, and watch some college basketball, as the NCAA tournament shifts into high gear this weekend.

Teams will be hoping to punch their tickets to the Sweet 16 by the weekend's end.

Games will be shown on CBS, TNT, TBS, and truTV. Check your local listings.

 

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