Reagan Day in Dixon
DIXON – Lee County Republicans Central fundraiser, honoring President Ronald Reagan; 5-8 p.m., today at the Elks Lodge, 1279 Franklin Grove Road; social hour and program, live and silent auctions, hors D’oeuvres, cash bar; $50; 815-564-7037 for reservation.
First Fridays in Oregon
OREGON – First Fridays Open Stage Music Show, 7 p.m. at the Oregon VFW Club, 1310 W. Washington St., (new location); registration at 6:30 p.m., musicians and bands play for 15 minutes; instruments are all acoustic and professional sound system engineering is provided; music includes country, bluegrass, blues, Gospel, folk, soft rock, and eclectic mixes of all of the above; concessions available; admission is by donation; info: Ron Colson at 815-973-0942.
Open mic at Rosbrook
DIXON – Second Saturdays open mic night, 7:30 p.m. 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 can message Rosbrook Studio on Facebook or call or text 815-973-7824; $3 donation; pizza and beverages sold by Mama Cimino’s; find Rosbrook on Facebook.
Sock Hop dances at Nash
OREGON – Mother-Son dance, today, Daddy-Daughter dance, Saturday, both from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Nash Recreation Center, 304 S. Fifth St., ‘50s garb encouraged; plus games, concessions; $15 for residents, $18 for nonresidents; 815-732-3101.
Flea market in Princeton
PRINCETON – Flea market, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Bureau County Fairgrounds, 811 W. Peru St.; concessions; admission free; 815-875-2905.
Motorcycle swap meet
DIXON – Twin River Abate’s motorcycle swap meet, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Dixon Elks Lodge, 1270 Franklin Grove Road, $7 for early birds, $5 for 13 and older, $25 for vendors; new and used parts, leathers, biker clothes and photos; seamstress on site; John Laschinski, 815-440-6018.