The following is a list of current events and upcoming activities going on in the Sauk Valley. Don’t forget to check out 5 Things To Do for other opportunities.
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Poets Beth McDermott and John Bradley will have a poetry reading from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturday at Books on First, 202 W. First St., Dixon. McDermott and Bradley will be reading poems from their most recent poetry collections, “Figure 1″ by Beth McDermott and “Hotel Montparnasse: Letters to César Vallejo” by John Bradley.
Vincent by Leonard Nimoy, a one-man stage play about the great artist Vincent Van Gogh through the eyes of his brother, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and May 19-21. Dixon Stage Left, 306 W First St, Dixon
Train Day at Dillon Home Museum, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 1005 E. Third St., Sterling. Caboose will be open. Souvenirs available.
Launch and Lunch, kayaking and canoe event, 12:30 p.m., Saturday. Lock 21 campground, Wyanet boat launch, Hennepin Canal State Park. $20 donation.
Plant Sale, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Mount Carroll Farmers Market.
The Chick Thing, outdoor vendors, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Vintage Chicks and Feed, Leaf River.
Friends of the Windmill plant sale, 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Cattail Park, Fulton.
Dixon City Market, At the Riverfront, Dixon
Burn N Bush, 5 p.m. June 1
Bobbi White and Co., 5 p.m., June 8
The Lone Canary, 5 p.m. June 15
Andrew Robinson, 5 p.m., June 22
That Gurl, 5 p.m., July 13
Kayla Seeber Music, 5 p.m., July 20
Espinosa and Coffey, 5 p.m., July 27
The Midnight Purchase, 5 p.m. Aug. 3
Downtown Rhythm Kings, 5 p.m., Aug. 10
Minimal, 5 p.m. Aug. 17