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Top 5 things to do this weekend, May 10-12, 2019

Looking for something fun to do in the Sauk Valley this weekend? Here are some suggestions.
Looking for something fun to do in the Sauk Valley this weekend? Here are some suggestions.


Big Tree Event

MOUNT MORRIS – Come party around the biggest tree in Illinois.

There will be hayrides, children’s crafts, a geology exploration, and prairie and savanna hikes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Bald Hill Preserve, 5502 N. Silver Creek Road.

Go to or call 815-234-8535 for more information.

Kids 'n' oldies at TLP

MOUNT CARROLL – Elephants & Piggie’s “We are in a Play” will be performed at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday at Timber Lake Playhouse, 8215 Black Oak Road. Tickets cost $6.

Dancing Queen, an Abba tribute, will begin at 7 p.m. Saturday at the theater.

Admission is $25, or $20 for subscribers.

Call 815-244-2035 or go to for more information.

Open mic night at Rosbrook

DIXON – Second Saturdays open mic night runs from 7:30 p.m. to midnight at Rosbrook Studio, 107 S. Peoria Ave.

Solo and duet acts will play for 15 minutes, and full bands will play for 30. Doors open at 6, and registration takes place at and after that time. After 6, acts also can message Rosbrook Studio on Facebook or call or text 815-973-7824.

Admission is a suggested $3 donation. Pizza and beverages will be sold by Mama Cimino’s.

Find Rosbrook Studio on Facebook for more information.

Lincoln Highway Car Show

FRANKLIN GROVE – The eighth annual Lincoln Highway Car Show will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday downtown. 

The cost to show a car is $12, with judging is at noon. There also will be music, a 50-50 drawing, and vendors.

For more information or to register, call Marilyn Spangler, 815-456-2695, or find Lincoln Highway Car Show on Facebook.

Cruise ’n Show

SUBLETTE – Sublette’s annual Cruise ’n Show will run from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday downtown.

The event is free and no registration is needed. All antique, classic, and special interest cars or truck owners are can display their vehicles.

Village shops and restaurants will be open.

Call Don Dinges at 815-713-5675 for more information.

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