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Published: Friday, March 28, 2014 8:28 a.m. CDT

Have a laugh at the Happy Spot

DEER GROVE – Saturday is comedy night at Arnie's Happy Spot, 1667 Hoover Road. Daryl Horner, a comedian who has been featured on HBO and Comedy Central, will headline the 8 p.m. event, which has a $5 cover charge at the door. For more information, call 815-438-5282.

Enjoy some Air time in Sterling

STERLING – The Rock River Valley Barbershop Chorus will have its 63rd annual show, "On the Air ...," beginning at 4:30 p.m. Saturday in Centennial Auditorium at Sterling High School, 1608 Fourth Ave. Comedy gags and music are planned, with Forefront being the featured quartet. Tickets at the door cost $15 for adults and $12 for seniors; students are free.

Start Sunday with pancakes in Dixon

DIXON – A pancake breakfast fundraiser is planned for 8 a.m. to noon Sunday at VFW Post 540, 1560 Franklin Grove Road. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for kids 6 to 12, and free for kids younger than 5. Sausage, eggs, orange juice and coffee will be served. Proceeds will pay for Easter food baskets for veterans and their families.

Fourth Fridays in Sterling

STERLING – Fourth Fridays: Where People and Art Collide brings art and music to a variety of downtown venues tonight. Most events are from 6 to 8 p.m., although many places have musicians performing into the night. For example, Matthew Francis Smith will play at 6 p.m. at Air Play Sports & Espresso, 115 E. Third St. Walking maps with a complete list of venues and events, and more information, are available at

A Seuss Saturday at Sauk

DIXON – Sauk Valley Community College will host the 30th annual Child Fair "A Seussational Event" from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. The event promotes children's health and family well-being. More than 40 exhibitors with activities, games and giveaways will be featured. A performance of Dr. Seuss' "The Cat in the Hat" will begin at noon in the gym. The fair and play are free.

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