Events & Festivals
ROWAMERICA is holding St. Charles’ first-ever Regatta Saturday, Oct. 4. Come out to watch the boats skim across the Fox River on a 5,000-meter course. There will be several vantage points to view the race – from riverside bicycle paths, the Red Gate bridge pedestrian walkway or at the finish line at Pottawatomie Park. More information is at www.rowstcharles.com.
A flake hasn’t fallen yet, but it’s time to start planning your entry in the annual Electric Christmas Parade. The Downtown St. Charles Partnership is now accepting entries for the parade, which will take place on Saturday, Nov. 29, at 5:30 p.m. on Main St. Read more »
City of St. Charles employees are holding a bake sale and raffle to raise funds for the CASA (Court-Appointed Special Advocates) Kane County child advocacy program. Our home-baked treats will be on sale in the reception area of the Municipal Building, 2 E. Main St., on Oct. 31 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Raffle tickets also will be available for $3 each. Prizes include theatre tickets, gift baskets, and more. Or, if you simply would like to donate to CASA Kane County, donation boxes will be available at City buildings throughout October. Read more »
Summer is Beginning to Wind Down but There is Still Plenty of Time to Enjoy a Whole Roster of Outdoor Activities
City Offices will be closed Monday, September 1 for the Labor Day Holiday.
Everyone can be a hero. Sign up to donate blood and you will come to the rescue of three people in need. Each blood donation can be divided into platelets, red cells, and plasma. On August 27, from noon to 4:30 p.m., at the Public Works facility, 200 Devereaux Way.
As we get ready to stake out our favorite spots to watch the spectacular July 4th fireworks display, we continue St. Charles’ longstanding tradition of celebrating its patriotism.
Here in our community, I certainly hope the living is easy as we embark upon another summer season in St. Charles.
Riverfest is a community/family celebration that allows us to relax and have some fun shopping, eating, and listening to good music in our downtown.
I hope you will have a chance to support the Relay for Life at Cougars’ Stadium on June 13. Other ancillary activities to show your support will also take place. Read more »