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Entertainment options abound in Kane County

Readers can post events to the Kane County Chronicle’s online calendar. Visit, click “+Add Event” and follow the prompts. Select items also will appear in the newspaper.

DEC. 27

MOOSEHEART’S HOLIDAY LIGHTS DISPLAY FUNDRAISER: 5 to 9 p.m. nightly through Dec. 31, Mooseheart campus on Route 31 between North Aurora and Batavia. It runs 1.8 miles. Cost: $10 per vehicle. Information:

HOLIDAY FESTIVITIES AT PHEASANT RUN RESORT INCLUDE A CHRISTMAS LIGHT SPECTACULAR: daily every half hour from 4 to 9:30 p.m., 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles. The iPanic Escape Room presents the lights-set-to-music attraction on Bourbon Street. Information: 630-584-6300;

DEC. 28

BENEFIT TO HELP FIGHT CHILDHOOD BRAIN CANCER: 7 to 11 p.m., Full Moon Bar & Grill, 113 S. Batavia Ave., Batavia. Organizers said all proceeds go to the Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation. DJ Kickin’ Kenny will be featured at the second annual “Go Gray” fundraiser. People also can drop off donations in the collection box during the week until Saturday at the bar. Information:

THE MARSHALL TUCKER BAND: 8 p.m., Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St., St. Charles. Cost: $39 to $89. Information:

R&B JAM NIGHT WITH SAM SAVAGE AS PART OF CLUB ARCADA LINEUP: 9 p.m., Club Arcada, 105 E. Main St., St. Charles. Tony Ocean and The Hartbeats will appear at 9 p.m. Dec. 29. Information:

THE ORIGINAL MUSICAL “DOGS”: 8 p.m. Dec. 28 and 29 and 3 p.m. Dec. 29 and 30, Mainstage Theater at Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles. Go online to see all the entertainment offerings, capped by a New Year’s Day breakfast. Information:,, 630-584-6300.

FRIENDS OF THE BATAVIA PUBLIC LIBRARY HOLIDAY BOOK SALE: through December, library, 10 S. Batavia Ave. Information:

DEC. 29

THE BODEANS WITH SPECIAL GUEST TRAPPER SCHOEPP: 8 p.m., Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St., St. Charles. Information:

DEC. 30

DARK SIDE OF THE YULE HOLIDAY CONCERT WITH CLASSICAL BLAST: 5 p.m., Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St., St. Charles. Information:

DEC. 31

SEPARATE DAYTIME AND EVENING NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTIES WITH MUSIC, FOOD AND DANCING: 1 p.m. and 8 p.m., Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St., St. Charles. The matinee features the Brian Patti Orchestra in big band favorites. The evening party stars R&B group Hip Pockit. Information:

JAN. 3

GENEVA COMMONS ICE SKATING: daily, 602 Commons Drive, Geneva. Ice skating and skate rental fees apply, with hours from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturdays; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays through Jan. 13. Information:

FERMILAB ART GALLERY EXHIBIT: through Feb. 27, Wilson Hall off Kirk Road and Pine Street, Batavia. The show features work by Jane Barthès in “An Alternative Molecular Universe” ( A gallery talk is offered at noon Jan. 30. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; sign in at the Wilson Hall atrium reception desk. Cost: Free. Information:

STILL NOT FRIDAY STAND-UP COMEDY SHOWCASE: 8 p.m. every Thursday, Two Brothers Roundhouse, 205 N. Broadway, Aurora. Doors open at 7 p.m. The full food and drink menu is available in the showroom. Cost: Show admission free. Information:

OPEN MIC NIGHTS AT FLAGSTONE CRAFTS: 9 p.m. Thursdays, 101 W. State St., Geneva. It runs until 1 a.m. Cost: Free. Information:

LIVE MUSIC: 8:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday, ROX City Grill at Hotel Baker, 100 W. Main St., St. Charles. Information:, 630-845-5800.

JAN. 12

BUNCO CHARITY FUNDRAISER: 7:15 p.m., Batavia Moose Lodge, 1535 S. Batavia Ave. It’s presented by the Batavia Mothers’ Club Foundation, which describes it as a fun night of rolling dice and flashing back to the ‘80s, all to benefit children and families. All participants must be at least age 21. Appetizers, snacks and desserts will be offered, and a cash bar will be available.​ Cost: $30 per person or $100 per table of four, if ordered in advance; tickets cost $35 per person at the door, opening at 6:30 p.m. Information:,​ or 630-282-3153.

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