Your Weekend Top 5
Talent show at TNPS
DIXON – The 17th annual Sauk Valley Talent Showcase will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at The Next Picture Show, at 113 W. First St.
The musical talent of students in junior high through college will be featured. Refreshments will be served. Admission is $5 for ages 13 and older, $4 for seniors, and $3 for ages 12 and younger.
Proceeds benefit scholarships for fine arts students at Sauk Valley Community College. Call 815-288-1890 for more information.
Brilliance on display in Morrison
MORRISON – West Carroll High School tubist Benjamin Rogers of Savanna will be a featured musician in the Clinton (Iowa) Symphony Orchestra's "Early Brilliance" concert, which begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Morrison High School Auditorium, 643 Genesee Ave.
This show is free for all students. Otherwise, tickets, available at the door, are $15 for adults. Advance tickets also are available at Wagner Pharmacy on North Second Street in Clinton, Fitzgerald Pharmacy in Morrison, and Grummert's Hardware in Sterling.
Go to www.clintonsymphony.org, or call 815-625-0922 for more information.
STERLING – The classic musical "Hello Dolly!" will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Sterling High School's Centennial Auditorium, 1608 Fourth Ave.
Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students, or $20 for four, and are available from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday at the box office, and at 815-622-3248, at www.centennialauditorium.org and at the door. All seats are reserved.
More information on the cast is available at the website.
Wine About Winter
STERLING – Wine About Winter, a wine, beer, music and food fest, will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Woodlawn Arts Academy, 3807 Woodlawn Road.
There will be wine, craft beer, scotches and spirits to sample, and jazz trio Chameleon will perform. The event is a benefit for Sterling Main Street, Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce and the academy.
Tickets are $30, or $50 per couple, at the door. Admission includes eight tasting tickets per person and hors d'ouevres. A limited number of commemorative glasses will be available.
Call Main Street, 815-626-8610; the chamber, 815-625-2400; or the academy, 815-626-4278, for tickets or more information.
Fourth Fridays in Sterling
STERLING – Fourth Fridays: Where People and Art Collide brings art and music to a variety of downtown venues. Most events are from 6 to 8 p.m., although many places have musicians performing into the night.
Walking maps with a complete list of venues and events, and more information, are available at www.fourthfridayspac.com or at any participating venue, or call Janna Groharing, 815-625-1248, email fourthFridaysPAC@gmail.com or find it on Facebook.