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Published: Friday, June 13, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST • Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014 10:16 a.m. CST

It's Party Gras in Polo

POLO – The 2014 Polo Town & Country Days continue today through Sunday. Today is Kid's Day at the festival. The variety show starts at 1 p.m. Saturday, and the grand parade kicks off at 12:30 p.m. Sunday. There are carnival rides, crafts, food, drinks and more fun to be had. Go to polodays.org for a complete schedule.

Second Saturdays in Dixon

DIXON – This month's Second Saturdays Art Happenings event in the downtown includes the annual Art and Music Street Fair hosted by Rosbrook Studio at the Dixon Riverfront from 3 to 10 p.m. There will be food, vendors and a beer garden. Go to second-saturdays.com for a list of events and venues.

Destination Mount Morris

MOUNT MORRIS – The Friday Night Campus Concert series continues in the downtown band shell tonight with a performance from Destination Unknown. Concessions are available at 6 p.m.; the show starts at 7. The series ends Aug. 8.

Get in touch in Sterling

STERLING – The Sterling Park District will have a free Touch a Truck Day from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday in the parking lot at Bethel Reformed Church, 230 E. 23rd St. Local businesses will bring vehicles of all shapes and sizes for families to explore. Go to sterlingpark.org for more information.

Find a deal in Oregon

OREGON – The Oregon Citywide Garage Sales are today and Saturday. Sales locations were printed in the Thursday editions of Oregon Republican Reporter, Mount Morris Times, Tri-County Press, and Forreston Journal. Printed maps also are available at the Ogle County Newspapers office, 121 A S. Fourth St., Oregon.

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