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Weekend Roundup for Feb. 21-Feb 23, 2020

Looking for something fun to do in the Sauk Valley this weekend? Here are some suggestions picked by SVM news staff.
Looking for something fun to do in the Sauk Valley this weekend? Here are some suggestions picked by SVM news staff.

2ball b-ball for all

ROCK FALLS – The Coloma Township Park District’s 23rd annual 2ball competition begins at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the Rock Falls Middle School gym, 1701 12th Ave. 2ball is a basketball game with a two-player team. Each team has 1 minute to score as many baskets as possible from any of seven shooting spots. The game is open to anyone 9 and older, and trophies will be awarded to first-place winners. Registration forms are available at the park district, 508 E. 11th St. Call 815-625-072 or stop by from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday for more information.

Eagles (the birds) live!

BYRON – American Bald Eagle Live, 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Byron Forest Preserve, 7993 N. River Road; Northern Illinois Raptor and Education will present information on bald eagles, and show their new female bald eagle, Independence; free; byronforestpreserve.com or 815-234-8535.

Third Friday open mic

FRANKLIN GROVE – Open mic, 7 p.m. Friday, H.I. Lincoln Building, 136 N. Elm St., varied music includes country, bluegrass, blues, soft rock, folk, and mixes of all genres, drawing for music slot at 6:30 p.m., each musician plays for 15 minutes, donations accepted, info: Ron 815-973-0942.

Percussion Palooza

ROCK FALLS – Percussion Palooza Festival, noon-7 p.m. Sunday, Rock Falls High School, 101 12th Ave.; noon-3 p.m., solo-ensemble; 3-7 p.m., big group competition; tickets, $5 for adults, $3 children older than 5; Ramiro Martinez, 815-718-2302.

Monet in Mt. Morris

MT. MORRIS – Encore! Mt. Morris presents Claude Monet; 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Pinecrest Grove Theater, South McKendrie Avenue and Evergreen Lane; impersonator Scott Shepherd uses slides, monologue, theatrical demonstrations, and audience participatory re-enactments to interpret the famous artist; admission by donation; cookies and conversation with Shepherd follow; seat reservations and more info at EncoreMtMorris.com or 815-734-2103.

'Tuna Does Vegas' in Princeton

PRINCETON – Prairie Arts Center presents "Tuna Does Vegas," 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday at 24 Park Ave. E.; The two-man cast portrays all of the inhabitants of Tuna – men, women and Vegas showgirls; tickets $15 at prairiearts.org, 815-875-2787, or at the door.

Comic at Sauk Wednesday

DIXON – Comedian Jose Sarduy, 12:20-1:20 p.m. Wednesday in the cafeteria at Sauk Valley Community College, 173 state Route 2; Sarduy's been featured on CNN, CBS, Fox, the Lifetime Network, and NBC’s “Last Call with Carson Daly;" free; Ana Salgado, ana.s.salgado@svcc.edu or 815-835-6432.

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