Top 5 Things To Do in Naperville This Weekend

Every Thursday Patch posts our top picks for weekend entertainment and fun in Naperville.

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Inaugural Lisle Ale Fest 

Where: Downtown Lisle 
When: Saturday, Sept. 28 - 4 p.m.
$40 (general admission) and $70 (VIP admission). Designated driver tickets available for $15 (general admission) and $20 (VIP admission)

Hop on over to nearby Lisle this weekend for some tasty hop-filled craft beer during the inaugural Lisle Ale Fest in downtown Lisle. The one-day event will be the perfect blend of barbecue, blues and more than 80 unique beers from some of America’s finest craft breweries.

For more information, visit http://www.loaves-fishes.org/news-and-events/events-calendar/volunteer-open-house/

Edward Plainfield Harvest 5K Run/Walk & Kidz Miler 2013

Where: Village Green Park, Plainfield 
When: Saturday, Sept. 29 

Bring the whole family for the 5K Run/Walk and the Kids’miler. Registration begins at 6:45 a.m. at Village Green Park in Plainfield. A portion of the proceeds will benefit local charities and community service organizations. For more information, www.plainfieldharvest5K.com.  

For more details, http://www.simplyvedic.org

Bike Bald 

Where: North Central College, Naperville 
When: Sunday, Sept. 29 - 1:30 p.m.

Bike Bald is a charity fun ride supporting St. Baldrick’s Foundation starting at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 29 at North Central College. Participants will ride a seven-mile course along the DuPage River Trail and will stop to have their heads shaved in the name of curing childhood cancer. To be a shavee, volunteer or barber, email bike.bald@yahoo.com or visit www.bikebald.com


Rockin' Thru the Generations Scholarship Fundraiser

Where: Nevin’s Brewing Company, 12337 S. Route 59, Plainfield
When: Saturday, Sept. 28 - 7 p.m.
$30 in advance; $40 at the door 

Support The Bloom Education Network, a not-for-profit organization providing scholarships for young women, at Nevin’s Brewing Company for a full night of fun, including: Drink specials, hors d’oeuvres, music of the generations, DJ/karaoke couples dance, hula hoop, karaoke and trivia contests. Dress in your favorite generation. Early-bird special is $50 per couple.

For more information, www.flashbacktothefuture.eventbrite.com


Glen Ellyn Bookfest 

Where: Downtown Glen Ellyn
When: Saturday, Sept. 28 - 9:30 a.m.

Downtown Glen Ellyn celebrates Bookfest this weekend when the event kicks-off with Pitchfest at the Glen Ellyn Public Library as authors "pitch" their books to readers in one minute sound bites. The conversation then moves to the author trade show for readers and writers to connect.Book signing events with authors Matthew Cordell and Judith Fradkin will take place during the day at The Bookstore and an Author Luncheon panel is scheduled at the Village Links Clubhouse.

For more information, visit http://www.loaves-fishes.org/news-and-events/events-calendar/volunteer-open-house/


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