ALLEY ART FESTIVAL
WHEN: noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31
WHERE: Water Street Mall, downtown Aurora
COST & INFO: Free. This family friendly outdoor art festival is a day of fun, music, and art – with over 65 artists along with music and food. For more information, visit alleyartaurora.com.
OSWEGO BEATS AND EATS
WHEN: 2 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31
WHERE: Main Street, downtown Oswego
COST & INFO: Free. Lineup includes Edward David Anderson, Echo and Ransom and R J Revue. Bring a camp chair or blanket for seating. Food and alcohol will be available for purchase. No outside food or drink. No pets on festival grounds. For information, visit oswegobeatsandeats.com.
WHEN: Aug. 29-Sept. 1
WHERE: Beecher Park, 908 Game Farm Road, Yorkville
COST & INFO: Free. The festival is packed with events and activities for the entire family including a carnival, Pet Fest, an amazing lineup of bands, the Ultimate Air Dogs Competition and more. For a complete list of events and more information go to Yorkville.il.us/Hometowndays.
USED BOOK SALE
WHEN: Aug. 31-Sept. 1
WHERE: Yorkville Public Library, 902 Game Farm Road, Yorkville
COST & INFO:Free to browse; over 10,000 books are priced $.50 - $2 each. Friends of the Yorkville Public Library are having their 10th annual Used Book Sale during Hometown Days. The sale is Saturday, Aug. 31 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All proceeds are used to support library programs and services.