Friday, August 5
Kids Summer Garage Sale, Civic Center, 5 Ashland Ave., Montgomery
The Scoop: 7-12 year olds will be selling the toys and games they have outgrown for profit. Noon to 3 p.m.
Inside Info: Everyone is welcome to come shop. Free popcorn and lemonade for all.
Kendall County Fair, Yorkville
The Scoop: The 4-H fair runs through Sunday. Click HERE for a full schedule.
Inside Info: The fairgrounds are at the intersection of Route 71 and East Highpoint Road just 1 mile west of Route 47.
North Aurora Days, North Aurora
The Scoop: From book sales to garage sales to ice cream eating contests and fireworks, North Aurora Days is a community-wide fun event. Friday through Sunday.
Inside Info: If you like playing bags, then the Baggo Classic is worth checking out from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Clock Tower Plaza. View the schedule for more.
The Age of Fiberglass, Plank Junior High, 510 Secretariat Lane, Oswego
The Scoop: Limelight Theatre Company presents a comedic story about the difficult transition from college to adulthood. $7/adults, $5/students. 7 p.m.
Inside Info: Limelight is a youth-oriented theater company sponsored by the Oswegoland Park District. You can purchase tickets at the door or in advance by calling 630-554-1010.
Saturday, August 6
Farmers' Market, Town Square Park, Yorkville
The Scoop: Saturday mornings from 8 a.m. to noon through Oct. 29.
Inside Info: Offerings will include farm-grown vegetables, baked goods and fresh roasted coffee.
Saturday Morning Stories, , 32 W. Jefferson St., Oswego; 1111 Reading Drive, Montgomery
The Scoop: Bring your little ones for picture book stories, songs, and rhymes. 10 a.m. Free.
Inside Info: No registration necessary. Storytime is slated for 20 minutes. Ages 2 to 6 with an adult.
Oswego Drag Raceway Reunion, Downtown Oswego
The Scoop: will take place in downtown Oswego. Dragsters, gassers, muscle cars, original cars, altered cars and memorabilia will be included in the event. Noon to 7 p.m.
Inside Info: A "drive-thru check in" will take place at Village Hall, 100 Parkers Mill, from noon to 2 p.m. $15 per car.
The Age of Fiberglass, Saturday performance at 7 p.m. See above.
Sunday, August 7
Oswego Triathlon, Oswego
The Scoop: Swim, bike and run in Oswego's first triathlon. Starts at 8 a.m.
Inside Info: Water temperature was 86 degrees on Aug. 1.
Oswego Country Market, Downtown Main Street, Oswego
The Scoop: Every Sunday through September, this fresh-air market is full of locally grown produce, meat, eggs, fresh flowers, specialty food items and more. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Inside Info: Look for Tom's Organic Produce for farm-fresh summer treats.