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.

HOMETOWN DAYS

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 toYorkville.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.