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Things To Do

Although Wheaton is only 25 miles from Chicago, you will find that there’s no need to leave Wheaton to find something to do, whether it's in the vibrant downtown, several shopping districts or elsewhere.
*NOTE: Please make sure to scroll down to see information about recurring events like the French Market! 

Upcoming Events: 

Library Pet Supply Drive for DCACC

Dates: July 21-Aug. 8
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St.
For three weeks, WPL Young Adult Services will collect items to be donated to the DuPage County Animal Care and Control’s Shelter. Items include: canned cat and dog food, thick blankets, small animal baby bottles, and many more. Please check the wish list posted at www.wheatonlibrary.org/teens before bringing an item. Items will be collected on the library’s main floor and in the Children’s Department.

Wheaton Brew Fest

Date: Saturday, Aug. 2
Time: 1-4:30 p.m. (VIP Access noon-4:30 p.m.)
Location: Memorial Park, 208 W. Union Ave.

The Wheaton Park District invites the community to attend Wheaton Brew Fest on Aug. 2 in Memorial Park. The event will feature beer tasting from more than 30 breweries. More information 

Wheaton Municipal Band Concert at Edman Chapel

Date: Saturday, Aug. 2
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Wheaton College's Edman Chapel, 401 E. Franklin St.

This special concert of the Wheaton Municipal Band will take place at Wheaton College's Edman Chapel. The concert is free, and no tickets are required. More information  

Skateboard Competition

Date: Thursday, Aug. 7
Time: 5:30-8 p.m.
Location: Clocktower Commons Skate Park

The Wheaton Park District will host a skateboarding competition with two events: 1.5-minute park jam run and mini-ramp competition. Participants will compete in three age divisions: 11 and under, 12-15, and 16+. More information and registration 

Library Outdoor Concert: Fast Eddie and the Corvettes

Date: Tuesday, Aug. 12
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: West Plaza outside Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St.
It’s back to the days of sock hops, hot rods, and golden oldies. Enjoy the sounds of the ‘50s, ‘60s, and ‘70s, including doo-wop vocals, rock & roll, and impressions of your favorite artists. The concert is provided by the Friends of Wheaton Public Library. Concerts are held outdoors on the West Plaza, weather permitting. Limited seating provided; feel free to bring blankets or chairs.

WWI Lecture Series: Airpower

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 13
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St., Lower Level Large Meeting Room
Don Sender will give a lecture on the great air battles of the Western Front. He will discuss Richthofen’s Flying Circus, the Zeppelin raids on England, and the technological advances that resulted. No registration required. 

Story Time at Town Square Wheaton

Date: Thursday, Aug. 14
Time: 11 a.m.-noon
Location: Town Square Wheaton, Naperville Road & Blanchard Road

WTTW Kids Readers are Leaders presents story time, singing and dancing followed by a meet and greet with Curious George. More information  

WWI Lecture Series: Women Heroes of WWI

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 27
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St., Lower Level Large Meeting Room
Kathryn Atwood, author of “Women Heroes of World War I: 16 Remarkable Resisters, Soldiers, Spies, and Medics,” discusses women’s roles in WWI featured in her book. Copies of her book will be available for purchase and signing. No registration required.

Shakespeare in the Park: "Love's Labour's Lost"

Dates: Aug. 29-31
Location: Memorial Park, 208 W. Union

The Wheaton Park District and Wheaton College Arena Theater will present a Shakespeare in the Park performance of "Love's Labour's Lost" on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 29-31 in Memorial Park. The event is free, but donation proceeds benefit the DuPage County Historical Museum. More information 

Recurring Events:

Wheaton Municipal Band Summer Concerts

Dates: Thursdays through Aug. 14 (except first week of July, concert on Wednesday, July 2)
Time: 8 p.m. (except June 26 concert begins at 7:30 p.m.)
Location: Memorial Park, located at Wheaton and Karlskoga avenues (near City Hall)

Founded in 1930, the Wheaton Municipal Band is carrying on a long-standing Wheaton tradition with its summer band concerts in Memorial Park. The concerts are free for the community to attend and feature a variety of music styles and themes. For more information about each concert, visit the Municipal Band’s website at www.wheatonmunicipalband.org.

Vintage Rides

Dates: Fridays through Sept. 5
Time: 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m.
Location: Front Street in Downtown Wheaton

Each Friday, May 30 through Sept. 5 (except July 4), classic cars roll into town for the Vintage Rides car show. This free family-friendly event allows you to stroll down Front Street and admire some outstanding automobiles. Each week features a different make, model or theme. For more information, visit the Downtown Wheaton Association’s website at www.downtownwheaton.com.

French Market

Dates: Saturdays through Nov. 15, 2014
Time: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: Parking lot near Main Street and Liberty Drive in downtown Wheaton (just south of the railroad tracks)

More than a typical farmers market, the Wheaton French Market offers a wide variety of vendors. From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Saturday through Nov. 15, 2014, visit the French Market near the intersection of Main Street and Liberty Drive to find fresh produce, locally made gifts, art, specialty foods, handmade jewelry, flowers and more. Items sold change seasonally, offering visitors variety from week to week. For more information about the French Market, contact Bensidoun USA at 312-575-0286.

Monthly Electronic Recycling

Date: Second Saturday of each month
Time: 9 a.m.-noon
Location: Public Works Storage Yard, 820 W. Liberty Drive

Bring your unwanted electronics to the Public Works Storage Yard, 820 W. Liberty Drive, between 9 a.m. and noon. It is a drive-through event; volunteers will unload items from your car. Household batteries no longer accepted (only rechargeable batteries accepted). No refrigerators, air conditioners or other items with refrigerant/coolant liquids. Read the list of items that will be accepted.