2014 Naperville Marathon and Half Marathon: Map, Registration, Info

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What

  • 2014 Naperville Marathon & Half Marathon

When

  • Sunday, November 9, 2014 – both races start at 7am

Where

  • Start and end at Naperville Central high school
  • Course winds through the Naperville area

Registration

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Naperville’s Family-Friendly New Year’s Celebration

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When: Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Where: Downtown Naperville and Rotary Hill

Cost:  Free

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Ultimate Guide To The Naperville Last Fling 2013

2013 Naperville last flingWell, summer’s end draws near.  Let’s send it off with a bang and head on over to Naperville’s Last Fling 2013!  Here’s what it’s all about.

What Is The Last Fling?

Naperville’s Last Fling is a multi-day event including live concerts, food/drink, carnival rides, games, and other family entertainment and attractions.  It is put on by the Naperville Jaycees (a non-profit organization) and profits from the event are distributed to non-profit organizations in Naperville and the surrounding area.

Dates

  • Friday, August 30, 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 31, 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Sunday, September 1, 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Monday, September 2, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

How Much?

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Ultimate Guide To Veggie Fest 2013 In Naperville

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Although Veggie Fest is one of the largest vegetarian food festivals in all of North America, you don’t have to be a die-hard vegetarian or vegan to attend.  Anyone with interest in good food and healthy living will get a lot out of visiting this fun and family-friendly event.

What:

Veggie Fest 2013

Where:

4S 175 Naperville-Wheaton Rd. – Naperville, IL 60563

veggie fest location

When:

  • Saturday, August 10 – 11am to 8pm
  • Sunday, August 11 – 11am to 8pm

Admission:

Free

Parking:

The easiest parking will be in the parking lot for the Navistar building.  It’s free!

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Details:

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Naperville Ale Fest This Saturday July 20

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If you’re a lover of beer and, in particular, craft brews you may have never heard of or tasted yet, this is for you.

What

This Saturday, July 20 2013 is the first annual Naperville Ale Fest!  Come on over and choose to taste from 180 awesome beers from around the country.

When

  • Saturday, July 20, 2013
  • Open from 1:00 to 5:00 pm

Where

  • Naper Settlement
  • 523 S. Webster St. – Naperville, IL 60540

How Much?

Naperville Loaves And Fishes: A Day Without Hunger Event

a day without hunger june 14

The Naperville Loaves and Fishes organization is putting on the 6th annual Day Without Hunger event.

  • Day:  Friday, June 14
  • Time:  Noon to 10pm
  • Where: Loaves & Fishes Community Pantry – 1871 High Grove Lane, Naperville IL 60540
  • Cost:  Free

What Is It?

Day Without Hunger  is a free event designed to benefit and raise hunger awareness for low-income Naperville and DuPage County residents.  [Read more…]

Beer Or Wine? Take Your Pick This Saturday In Naperville.

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Are you a craft beer lover or a wine enthusiast?

Either way, downtown Naperville has you covered this Saturday, June 1st.

Craft Beer Celebration At Naper Settlement

For you beer lovers, Naper Settlement has it goin’ on.  June 1st is their Craft Beer Celebration where you can cruise through the historic grounds all while tasting craft brews from 14 different breweries.

Plus, enjoy a picnic dinner, live music and, for you naughty people, drinking in the church! [Read more…]

Party And Watch The Kentucky Derby In Naperville

naperville hesed house galaKentucky Derby fan?  Well, if you’re not going to make the race in person, celebrate it in Naperville. [Read more…]