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Things To Do

Although Wheaton is only 25 miles from Chicago, you will find that there’s no need to leave Wheaton to find something to do, whether it's in the vibrant downtown, several shopping districts or elsewhere.

Recurring Events

Vintage Rides Car Show

Date: Fridays, May 20-Aug. 26
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Location: Front Street, between Wheaton Avenue and Cross Street
See classic cars on display and enjoy music on Front Street from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Downtown Wheaton Association hosts these summer events. Each week has a different theme. Visit www.downtownwheaton.com for more information.

French Market

Date: Saturdays, April 16 through Nov. 12, 2016
Time: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: Commuter Parking Lot at Liberty Drive and Main Street
This Wheaton favorite will kick off its outdoor season on Saturday, April 16. Held in the commuter parking lot near Liberty Drive and Main Street (just south of the railroad tracks), the French Market is an outdoor market selling locally grown produce, flowers, handmade gifts, jewelry, baked goods, specialty foods and much more. For more information, contact Bensidoun USA at 312-575-0294 or ccbcec@sbcglobal.net

Wheaton Municipal Band Summer Concerts

Dates: Thursdays, June 9-Aug. 11
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Memorial Park, 208 W. Union Ave.
The Wheaton Municipal Band presents a different concert each Thursday night, including marches, student musicians, a special concert for kids, waltzes, jazz and more. Concerts take place in the Memorial Park bandshell. To see a schedule of concerts, visit the Wheaton Municipal Band's website

 

Other Events

Lunch & Learn: Wills and Powers of Attorney

Date: Tuesday, May 24 at noon
Time: Noon
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St.
Bring your own lunch and learn about the basics of a Last Will and Testament and Powers of Attorney from John Pankau and Lisa Knauf of the Law Office of John Pankau, P.C. Water will be provided, or bring your own beverage. Please register online at wheatonlibrary.org/calendar or call 630-868-7520 to reserve your spot. 

Taste of Wheaton

Date: June 2-5
Location: Memorial Park, 208 W. Union Ave.
Join the Wheaton Park District and Wheaton Chamber of Commerce for the annual Taste of Wheaton festival. This year's festival will include food from local restaurants, carnival rides, Art in the Park, children's games, a beer and wine garden and more. More information 

Lecture: “The Foulis Family of Wheaton and their Impact on the History of Golf in the Midwest”

Date: Saturday, June 11
Time: 10 a.m.-noon
Location: Wheaton Cemetery, 1209 S. Warrenville Road, Wheaton
After emigrating from Scotland in the late 1800s, the Foulis family brought their expertise and love of golf to America. The Wheaton Historic Commission and the Wheaton Cemetery Association will host a lecture by Bob Jacobsen, Chairman of the Milton Township Cemeteries, on the Foulis family and the part they play in the history of golf in Wheaton and in the U.S. The lecture will take place at the Foulis family gravesites in Wheaton Cemetery. Jacobsen is an avid golf memorabilia collector and knowledgeable on the Foulis family’s role in golf history. Jacobsen will display Foulis-related and antique golf items. For more information, contact Jacobsen at 630-668-7551 or email wheatonhistoriccommission@gmail.com

 

Concert on the Park: Denny Diamond

Date: Tuesday, June 14
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St.
This energetic family trio will perform songs made famous by Neil Diamond while mixing in songs by artists connected to Neil through performance, such as Johnny Cash, Buddy Holly, Elvis and more. Concerts are held outdoors on the West Plaza. In the event of rain, concerts will be held in the lower level large meeting room. Limited seating provided, please feel free to bring your own blankets or chairs. No registration required.
 

Let the Games Begin: The Origin of Sports

Date: Thursday, June 16
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St.
Storyteller Terry Lynch will portray ancient athlete "Discus Meter" as he leads you through time to discover the beginnings of some of today's most enjoyable pastimes. The Olympic Games, baseball, football, basketball, ice skating, and tennis will all be on the scorecard. Ages 10 and up welcome. Please register online at wheatonlibrary.org/calendar or call 630-868-7520.

 

 

Custer’s Last Stand: The Untold Story

Date: Thursday, June 23
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St.
Countless books have been written about General Custer and the Battle of Little Bighorn but so much remains a mystery. Join Wheaton resident and military history expert Don Sender as he sheds light on this important piece of American history. Please register online at wheatonlibrary.org/calendar or call 630-868-7520.