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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 through 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 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

DuPage County Fair

Dates: July 27-31
Times: 8 a.m.-11 p.m. daily
Location: DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Road
The annual DuPage County Fair will return to the fairgrounds at 2015 Manchester Road July 27-31 with live music, a rodeo, demolition derby, carnival rides and more. More information 

Movie Night: Star Wars – The Force Awakens

Date: Thursday, July 28
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St., West Plaza
Three decades after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, a new threat arises. The First Order attempts to rule the galaxy and only a ragtag group of heroes can stop them, along with the help of the Resistance. Pick up free tickets at the Wheaton Public Library Checkout Desk or call 630-868-7510 to reserve.

 

Lunch and Learn: Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Date: Tuesday, Aug. 2
Time: Noon
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St.
Bring your own lunch and learn about the basics of Alzheimer’s and dementia from registered nurse Natalie McFarland with Terra Vista. She will discuss memory loss as well as the warning signs of Alzheimer’s and the treatment available. Water will be provided, or bring your own beverage. Please register online at wheatonlibrary.org/calendar or call 630-868-7520.

Save the Honey Bees

Date: Thursday, Aug. 4
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St.
Did you know honey bees vote within the hive? Beekeeper Bill Whitney, owner of City Bee Savers of Wheaton, will present on the fascinating world of bees and what beekeepers do. He will also discuss the current honey bee crisis and what you can do to help. Please register online at wheatonlibrary.org/calendar or call 630-868-7520.

Wheaton Municipal Band Indoor Concert

Date: Saturday, Aug. 6
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Edman Chapel, Wheaton College
Celebrated baritone Master Sergeant Kevin Bennear joins the Wheaton Municipal Band in a special indoor concert featuring favorite timeless songs. Bing Crosby classics and a tribute to the 100th birthday of Frank Sinatra will enrich a program full of audience favorites.

Wheaton Brew Fest

Date: Saturday, Aug. 6
Time: 1-4:30 p.m.
Location: Memorial Park, 208 W. Union Ave.
The Wheaton Park District will host the 2016 Wheaton Brew Fest in Memorial Park, featuring unique brews, live entertainment and food from Wheaton restaurants. More information 

Concert on the Park: dupage

Date: Tuesday, Aug. 9
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St., West Plaza
This local cover band will play all your favorites, from Motown to classic rock n roll. The band’s mission is to get everybody up and dancing, so prepare to rock out and have a good time! Concerts are held outdoors on the West Plaza. Limited seating provided, please feel free to bring your own blankets or chairs. In the event of rain, concerts will be held in the lower level large meeting room on a first come, first served basis.

Wheaton Wine Walk

Date: Thursday, Aug. 11
Time: 5-8 p.m.
Location: Downtown Wheaton
Enjoy fine wines, try cuisine from Downtown Wheaton restaurants during the Downtown Wheaton Association's Wheaton Wine Walk. More than 20 locations will open their doors to bring tastings of fine wines and small bites and appetizers. This event will also include live music. More information 

Bike Wheaton Festival

Date: Saturday, Aug. 13
Time: 10 a.m.-noon
Location: Parade starts from Memorial Park, then events in Memorial Park, 208 W. Union Ave.
Join the Wheaton Bicycle Advisory Committee and Downtown Wheaton Association for a family-friendly celebration of cycling. The event will start with a bike parade from Memorial Park at 10 a.m. Prizes will be awarded for most creatively decorated bikes. More information 

Wheaton World Tour

Date: Saturday, Aug. 20
Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St., West Plaza
Join the Wheaton Community Relations Commission, Wheaton Public Library and Wheaton Park District for the Wheaton World Tour: A World of Fun featuring games from around the world, demonstrations, activities, a performance by the McNulty Irish Dancers and a Pet Parade. More information

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Dates: Aug. 24-27
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 
The Friends of the Wheaton Public Library Book Sale will take place 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Aug. 24-25; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 26-27. This sale features adult and children's books. A separate media sale will take place Sept. 22-25 featuring DVDs, CDs and more.  

Shakespeare in the Park

Dates: Aug. 26-27
Time: Park opens at 6 p.m., performance at 7 p.m.
Location: Memorial Park, 208 W. Union Ave.
Enjoy two performances of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night in Memorial Park Aug. 26 and 27. More information