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MOUNT CARROLL – "The Addams Family," performed by area teens; 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday at Timber Lake Playhouse, 8215 Black Oak Road; 815-244-2035 for tickets or timberlakeplayhouse.org, Facebook, 815-244-2048 for more information.
Don't miss ‘The Misanthrope’
DIXON – “The Misanthrope,” 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Dixon Stage Left, 306 W. First St.; $15 general admission, $5 each for group tickets or students at dixonstageleft.org, Treins, or the Crystal Cork; 815-440-2999.
Jodi Beach makin' waves
MOUNT MORRIS – The Jodi Beach Quartet debuts Friday at the bandshell. Bring chair or blanket; concessions available at 6 p.m.; music from 7 to 9 p.m.; Larry Ubben, 815-973-6786, or David Bailey, 815-677-5383, for details.
Fun in the Sun day
STERLING – First Student School Bus Co. is gathering supplies for Rock Falls and Sterling schools at Fun in the Sun, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Sinnissippi Park, 1100 Sinnissippi Road; water balloon tosses, tug of war, hula hoops “grab a duck” drawing; bring back-to-school supplies, backpacks, coats, etc.; 815-625-7933.
YWCA block party_UPDATE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED
STERLING – Music by the Downtown Rhythm Kings and Matt Gentry; a buffet-style dinner, cash bar, wine pull, 50-50 raffle; 5 p.m.-midnight Saturday on Light Street downtown; $35 today at the YW, 412 First Ave., or at Smoked on Third, 14 E. Third St., or $40 at the gate; 21 and older only, no refund for bad weather, proceeds benefit the YWCA; 815-625-0333 and ywsauk.org.
Antique tractor show
ROCK FALLS – Rock Falls Antique Tractor & Engine Show, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Triple P’s BBQ, 3312 Rock Falls Road/West U.S. Route 30; free; 309-530-9209 and Facebook.
Reber car show rides again
BYRON – Hib Reber Memorial Car Show, Colfax Street; registration 8-11 :30 a.m. Saturday, awards at 2 p.m.; plus United Church of Byron Trash to Treasure sale, Colfax and Second Street; music, concessions; Darrell Reber, 815-997-2390 and Facebook.
Historic organ reborn
LANARK – Concert celebrating restoration of its historic Hinners tracker-action organ, 3 p.m. Sunday, Lanark United Methodist Church, 405 E. Locust St.; 815-493-6300.
FULTON – Master’s Promise, 6 p.m. Sunday at Spring Valley Reformed Church, 10960 Spring Valley Road.