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Dog Days of summer in Sterling

STERLING – Sterling Main Street's annual Dog Days celebration will be Saturday at Grandon Civic Center downtown. It starts at 8 a.m. with the Happy Tails Humane Society 2k fun run for people and their dogs. From 9 a.m. to noon, there will be pet-friendly vendors, presentations, family fun, giveaways and activities.

A berry cool event in Mount Morris

MOUNT MORRIS – BerryView Orchard, 7504 W. Midtown Road, will have an Aronia Berry Field Day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. There will be an informational presentation and field tours by Jeff Warren at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. A $5 lunch will be available, as will Aronia samples and products. Admission is free.

War time in Dixon

DIXON – An authentic World War II re-enactment camp, featuring daily battle simulations with U.S. and German troops, returns to Elks Page Park, 7883 S. Lowell Park Road, from 5 to 7 p.m. today, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday. There will be weapons and uniform demonstrations and a military collectibles sale. Admission is $5, or $10 per car, but free to World War II veterans.

Car show in Sterling

STERLING – The Sterling Main Street Car Show will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday in the First Avenue parking lot behind Grummert's Hardware and Mead's Bike Shop downtown. Admission is free for spectators. Vehicle registration is $12 in advance and $15 on-site from 8 to 11 a.m. A cruise and awards presentation will be at 2 p.m.

June Jam in Grand Detour

GRAND DETOUR – Local musicians will join forces for the annual June Jam festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the John Deere Historic Site, 8334 S. Clinton St. Those attending are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and a picnic lunch. Admission is $5, or free with a canned food donation for the local food bank.

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