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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: Scroll down to see Recurring Events, like the French Market. 

Concert in the Park: The Neverly Brothers

Date: Tuesday, July 28
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St. 

Fasten your seatbelts for a guided musical tour through rock ‘n roll history as the Neverly Brothers play all the hits from 1950s American rockabilly, rock ‘n roll, and rhythm and blues all the way to the 1964 British invasion groups. Concert will be outdoors on the West Plaza, or in the event of rain, in the lower level large meeting room. More information 

Dog Days at Cantigny

Date: Saturday, Aug. 1
Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road

For one day only dog lovers can enjoy a fun day at the park with their “best friend.” Bring your dog out and enjoy a special dog play area, vendors from the dog world and some specially trained pooches to entertain. All dogs must have current vaccination tags and be social with others.   

Wheaton Brew Fest

Date: Saturday, Aug. 1
Time: 1-4:30 p.m.
Location: Memorial Park, 208 W. Union Ave,

The Wheaton Park District will bring back Wheaton Brew Fest, featuring more than 80 brews, entertainment, food vendors and more. This year's event will close with a live 80s band. Tickets required. More information 

Concert in the Park: Gavin Coyle

Date: Tuesday, Aug. 11
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St., West Plaza 

Irish baritone Gavin Coyle returns by popular demand with Carlyn Lloyd on flute and Jon Warfel on keyboard. The trio will perform the Great American Songbook, the canon of the most important and influential American songs of the 20th century. Concerts are held outdoors on the library’s West Plaza. Limited seating provided, please feel free to bring your own blankets or chairs. In the event of rain, concerts will be held in the lower level large meeting room. No tickets or registration necessary.

Story Time in Center Circle

Date: Thursday, Aug. 13
Time: 11 a.m.-noon
Location: Town Square Wheaton, Naperville Road & Blanchard Circle, Center Circle of shopping center

Join Town Square Wheaton for WTTW Kids Readers are Leaders story time, singing and dancing featuring Miss Lori’s Campus and Clifford the Big Red Dog. This event is free; no registration required. More information 

Library Book Sale

Date: Aug. 26-29, Preview Sale for Friends Members Aug. 25
Time: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Aug. 26-27, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 28-29
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St.

The Friends of the Wheaton Public Library annual book sale will feature 20,000+ adult books and a separate children’s area with thousands of books, movies, and music, all at super bargain prices. All proceeds benefit library programs. The sale is open from 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Wednesday, August 26 and Thursday, August 27; and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, August 28 and Saturday, August 29. A Preview Sale for Friends Members only will be from 5-9 p.m. Tuesday, August 25. Donations of books and more are being collected in the lobby of the library now. More information 

Shakespeare in the Park

Dates: Aug. 28-29
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Memorial Park, 208 W. Union Ave. 

The Wheaton Park District and Wheaton College Arena Theater will present "Midsummer Night's Dream" at 7 p.m. Aug. 28 and Aug. 29 in Memorial Park. This is a free event, but donations will be accepted. More information 

Wheaton Wine & Cultural Arts Festival

Date: Saturday, Sept. 19
Location: Memorial Park, 208 W. Union Ave. 

The Wheaton Park District's Wine & Cultural Arts Festival boasts of fine art, more than 72 wine varieties, local food vendors, and live entertainment. Guests may purchase a tasting ticket including entry fee, commemorative wine glass, and initial tastings, or for an entry fee join us in the park to peruse art, entertainment, and visit our beer garden. More information 

 

Recurring Events

Biz Books Review

Dates: Third Tuesdays of the month
Time: 8 a.m.
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross

Business and career coach Vickie Austin highlights business books for busy executives, employees, and entrepreneurs, from the hottest bestsellers to time-honored classics. She’ll share each book’s essence to give you new ideas and insights for your own business and career and include you in a lively discussion, whether you’ve read the book or not. No registration necessary. Co-sponsored by Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, Prairie Path Books and CHOICES Worldwide.

Wheaton Municipal Band Summer Concert Series

Dates: Thursdays, June 11-Aug. 13, 2015
Time: 8 p.m. (* Except 7:30 p.m. start time at July 23 concert)
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. More information 

Vintage Rides

Date: Fridays, May 29-Aug. 28 (except no events June 5 and July 3)
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Location: Front Street near Main Street, downtown Wheaton

Rev up your summer with Vintage Rides, a weekly car show featuring classic cars, custom vehicles, muscle cars and more each Friday night in downtown Wheaton. From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. each Friday, May 29 through Aug. 28, 2015, classic cars, collectibles, concept cars and muscle cars will be displayed along Front Street between Main and Cross streets. This family friendly event is an annual tradition of the Downtown Wheaton Association. More information 

Wheaton French Market

Dates: Saturdays through Nov. 14, 2015 
Times: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: Municipal Parking Lot at Main Street and Liberty Drive
This outdoor market, modeled after those found in France, offers much more than your typical Farmers Market. Find flowers, gifts, seasonal items, produce, jewelry, specialty foods and much more each week. For more information, contact Bensidoun USA at 312-575-0294 or ccbcec@sbcglobal.net