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Weekend Roundup for Oct. 25-27, 2019

Halloween Happenings

Bash at at Rosebrook

DIXON – Halloween bash, costume party; doors open at 8 p.m. Saturday, all ages; music by Extinguish the Sun, Alborn and Fearless Me at 8:30 p.m; beverages and pizza by Mama Cimino's; all ages welcome; find Rosbrook on Facebook.

In Rock Falls

ROCK FALLS – Chamber of Commerce's Uptown Trick or Treat, 4-6 p.m. today, along First Avenue from Dixon Avenue to First Avenue bridge, and along Second Street from Avenue A to Fifth Avenue; candy and games, some sidewalk booths; information, Rock Falls Chamber of Commerce on Facebook or go to rockfallschamber.com/trickortreat.

At Pleasant View

MORRISON – Annual safe trick-or-treating, 3-5 p.m. today at Pleasant View Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, 500 N. Jackson St.; costume parade along decorated pathway, candy; first 20 children to parade receive a free pumpkin to decorate.

Morrison Parade

MORRISON – Halloween parade and costume contest, 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Community State Bank, 220 E. Main Street; treat bags for the first 100 kids; line up at 12:30 p.m. in the drive-through area, 1:15 p.m. costume judging, 1:30 p.m. parade starts; 2-2:30 p.m., prizes awarded; in case of inclement weather, events will be at Morrison Junior High School, 300 Academic Drive; info: Community State Bank, 815-772-4011

Halloween in Dixon

DIXON – Dixon Noon Lions 76th annual Halloween parade, Saturday at Haymarket Square, 317 W. Third St.; 9:30 a.m., assembly, 9:50 judging, 10 a.m. parade starts; first- through- third place prizes in seven costume categories: pre-school, kindergarten-first grade, second-third grade, fourth-eighth grade, treat bags to all participants; parents welcome to walk; inclement weather, prizes and treats distributed at Post House Ballroom, 100 W. Second St.; Lion Jason Nelson, 815-284-8845; Monster pancake breakfast, 8-9:30 a.m. first floor, Lee County Council on Aging, (bellow Post House Ballroom); eat with costumed characters; $4.50 for adults, $2.50 for 11 and younger, $1 off for those in costume; Lee County Council on Aging, 815-288-9236; Scarecrow Festival, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Dixon Riverfront and downtown, Treat Street, 10-11:30 a.m. Town Square Centre Circle Drive, 102 S. Hennepin Ave., info: Dixon Chamber & Main Street, 815-284-3361; DHS Key Club Trunk or Treat, 5-8 p.m., 300 Lincoln Statue Drive parking lot behind school, donations accepted; info: 815-973-7013.

Halloween costume contest

ROCK FALLS – The Coloma Township Park District, Rock Falls Youth Council, Rock Falls American Legion and Rock Falls American Legion Auxiliary's Halloween Costume Judging Contest, 4 p.m. Sunday in the Orvel A. Howard Auditorium at the Louis J. Pignatelli Municipal Center, 1007 Seventh Ave.; doors open to contestants of all ages at 3:30 p.m.; cash prizes in many categories, as well as best of show, first- and second-runner up; candy treats to all participants; info: park district, 815-625-0272.

Dixon Coin show

DIXON – Dixon Coin Club Coins and Collectibles Show, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Dixon Elks Lodge, 1279 Franklin Grove Road; free public admission; door prize drawings and 50-50 drawing; dealer tables available, call Jack Lawyer at 815-284-9157; info: Jerry Bartlett, 815-535-8427.

Crafters Expo

DIXON – Flynnies Diner second annual Crafters Expo, 5-9 p.m. today, 607 p.m. Depot Ave.; local artisans work on display; info: 815-973-8129

'Fall-In' to crafts

STERLING – Sixth annual "Fall-In" with New Life Craft Show, Saturday 9 a.m. -3 p.m., 702 W. Lynn Blvd.; handmade items, 50 handcrafted makers, door prizes, bake sale, concessions; info: Marci, 815-535-7862.

FallFest in Oregon

OREGON – FallFest 2019 family fun, 6-8 p.m. Friday at RiverStone Church, 609 S. 10th St; carnival games, face painting, candy, prizes, chili cook-off; info: Toni Guiffre, 773-909-4277.

Savanna castle tours

SAVANNA – Havencrest Castle, 140 N. Fifth St.; home of Alan and the late Adrianne St. George; decorated to honor their love; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sunday; $20 for adults, $15 for children 18 and under and veterans; info: havencrestcastle.com/tickets.

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