YHS PRESENTS ‘ALICE IN WONDERLAND’
WHEN: 7 p.m. March 16 and 17
WHERE: Yorkville High School Cafetorium, 797 Game Farm Road, Yorkville
COST & INFO: Tickets for adults are $7 each; tickets for students are $5 each. The Yorkville High School Theatre Department will present the beloved classic “Alice in Wonderland.” The public, along with Alice, is invited to visit Wonderland and step through the “looking glass.” The magical adventure includes a mad tea party, a disappearing Cheshire Cat, a trial over stolen tarts, and more. Tickets will only be sold at the door; box office opens at 6:15 p.m. each night. Seating is general admission. Join us in Wonderland where “we’re all a little mad!”
YORKVILLE ST. PATRICK’S DAY FESTIVAL
WHEN: Saturday, March 17
WHERE: Downtown Yorkville
COST & INFO: Shows are free unless otherwise noted. Live music begins at 8 a.m. 5K race starts at 9 a.m. Parade steps off on East Hydraulic Street at 11 a.m. Full schedule of events is located on the Yorkville St Patrick’s Day Festival Facebook page.
ART AND FASHION SHOWCASE
WHEN: March 17-25
WHERE: Little White School Museum, 72 Polk St., Oswego
COST & INFO: Free. Get a rare glimpse of treasures from the Little White School Museum’s collections. The exhibit will be open during regular museum hours, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, and will feature original art works by local artists as well as fashion treasures from the museum’s extensive textile collection. For more information, call 630-554-2999, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit littlewhiteschoolmuseum.org.
MAPLE FEST AT RED OAK
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 17
WHERE: Red Oak Nature Center, Route 25, North Aurora
COST & INFO: Free. Tap the sweet taste of spring at the annual Red Oak Maple Fest. Naturalists from Red Oak will lead visitors to various stations in the woods to view demonstrations of how maple sap is harvested and turned into delicious maple syrup. Each group will tap a maple tree, then witness the process of how sap is boiled and converted into syrup. Group taste-tests will follow. Maple-themed treats and hot beverages will be available for a small fee (cash or check). Tours run every hour beginning at 9 a.m., with the final tour at 1 p.m.