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5 THINGS TO DO | Enjoy a Fall Color Run, the Paddleboat Quarry, Main Street Shopping & More


Enjoy the great outdoors downtown Naperville, shop & dine downtown Wheaton, run for a cause through the Morton Arboretum, listen to the sweet sounds of jazz in St. Charles and so much more!. Happy September.

1. Fall Color 5K Run and Walk

October 3 • Morton Arboretum

LISLE–Run a socially distant race at The Morton Arboretum on Saturday or Sunday, October 3 or 4, or virtually anywhere. No matter when or where you run you will be supporting the Arboretum's work to plant and protect trees. Get the details and register online today!

2. Plan a Day on the Water at the Paddleboat Quarry

NAPERVILLE–Enjoy some warm weather fun on the water at the Naperville Park District’s Paddleboat Quarry! Choose from a four-person paddleboat, one-person paddleboard or one- or two-person kayak for 20-minute or 40-minute rentals. The Paddleboat Quarry is open through September on non-school days. Visit online for fees and more details.

3. Celebrate Fall Downtown Wheaton

WHEATON–There is so much to enjoy Downtown Wheaton this season. From dining outdoors under the Hale Street tents, to taking the Architectural Tour at DuPage Historical Museum, to shopping at fun boutiques like Jeans and a Cute Tops Shop and more!

4. Plan a New Kitchen, Basement or Bath

NAPERVILLE– Recognized as a premiere remodeling company, with a 10,000 square foot showroom in Naperville, HomeWerks has a beautiful online gallery of photos and ideas to help you plan your next remodeling dream come true. Now’s a great time to start planning your next kitchen, bath or basement project! Family owned and operated since 1996, HomeWerks specializes in full service remodeling. The kitchen and bath displays are interactive, allowing visitors to experience many product features first hand. With the focus of providing high quality products, professional installation and exceptional customer service

HomeWerks Kitchen and Bath •

5. St. Charles Jazz & Art Weekend

September 10-13 • 10am-5pm

ST. CHARLES–St. Charles Jazz Weekend is a four-day event that coordinates and promotes live jazz music in different St. Charles establishments. An array of St. Charles venues will take part in each year’s event featuring numerous jazz groups, including Grammy award winning Saxophonist Frank Catalano. Enjoy 16 Venues

25 Jazz Performances, 31 Public Art Attractions


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