Spotlight on Arts in North Aurora
● Published by Katelyn Nelson
Summer Stage presents: The Wiz
Don’t miss this beloved Broadway musical’s unique, soulful take on the The Wonderful Wizard of Oz on July 17 at 7pm, July 18 at 2 & 7pm and July 19 at 2pm. Follow Dorothy down the magical brick road to Oz as you’ve never seen it traveled before! Tickets available the Paramount Box Office. $10 (18+), $8 (Seniors, Children 3–17). 23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora. foxvalleyparkdistrict.org.
Watch a summer dance concert
Experience the art of dance through story telling of classic fairytales on Aug. 7 & 8 at 6:30pm. Ballet, jazz, contemporary, tap and hip hop will be featured. Presented by A-Factor Dance Company and Steppin’ Out Dance Studio. $7 advanced, $9 at the door. Tickets available beginning July 6 at Prisco Community Center. 150 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora.
Enjoy a weekend of creativity at Art in Your Eye
Bring the entire family out for a weekend-long celebration at the Art in Your Eye festival Aug 14–16. Events include live music, vendors, children’s activities,
fine art show and a variety of art exhibits. They are expanding the music, dance and theatre performances, art battles, craft beer, food and wine plus some new special activities and exhibits. The event is free. Located at the Batavia Riverwalk at the corner of Island Ave. and Houston St. in downtown Batavia. artinyoureye.com