Around Aurora

How to Celebrate the Chinese New Year in Aurora!

February 13, 2018

Want a reason to celebrate new beginnings and invite a little luck into your life? Then join the millions of people who mark the lunar new year beginning on February 16 and enjoy the cultural festivities that usher prosperity, longevity and happiness into your life! This is the year of the Earth Dog and the …

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Plan The Perfect Valentine’s Date

February 6, 2018

You know, of course, that Valentine’s day is NEXT WEEK, right? If this is news to you, drop what you’re doing and make a plan. There’s still time to think about a dinner date or romantic adventure you’ll both enjoy. And if you’re feeling uninspired, just pick from this list for a super special Valentine’s …

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Music’s in the Air This Weekend!

January 18, 2018

It’s a musical weekend with your choice of melodious things to do: from an orchestral dancing horse show to a variety of musical theatre and even your favorite Sesame Street tunes! Looking for a night out on the town? Get your Roaring Twenties on or get into a funky groove and you will definitely not …

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Fabulous Fall Festivals!

October 5, 2017

What’s fall without a festival…or two or three? You’ll have your pick near the master-planned community of Southshore with a beer festival, a pumped-up pumpkin toss (also known as the Punkin Chunkin), a crazed corn maze festival and a harvest festival. There are a few comedy acts not to miss, too, in all things funny …

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Autumn Bucket List!

October 3, 2017

Autumn flies by in a flash and if you’re not planning and paying attention, it can get past you before you have a chance to finish your seasonal bucket list! October is the month to get lost in a corn maze, arrange some fall décor or snap a selfie in front the changing colors of …

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Farmers Market Recipes

July 11, 2017

The Farmers Market at Southlands Mall takes place every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Why not stop by this weekend? We have some great recipes for you to try using your farmers market finds! We scoured some of our favorite sources for few appetizing, healthy, and lip-smacking recipes to take full advantage of …

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Classes, Plays and Don’t-Miss Events!

May 18, 2017

With so many classes, performances and events happening near the lakeside community of Southshore this weekend, weeding your lawn can wait! With three final don’t-miss performances at local theaters, a once-a-year first-rate vegetable plant sale, symphonic dance shows and kids-only events – it’s all happening in and around Aurora, starting today! TODAY/TONIGHT! Thursday, May 18 TEEN CRAFT …

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Fun Times Around Aurora!

March 16, 2017

Looking for fun in the sun this weekend? Whether you’re Irish or not, who can resist an all-day outdoor St. Patrick’s Day party that lasts until midnight? If green beer’s not your thing, how about dinosaur sculpting, family Bingo, a movie about spotted dogs or days filled with building, coloring and crafting? It’s all happening …

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Activities and Attractions Around Aurora

January 26, 2017

We’ve got activities galore this weekend! We’ve curated performances, games, classes, exhibits and lunch dates, all for you. Pick your preference and have a great weekend! TODAY, Thursday, January 26 GROUP LUNCH DATE Spend your lunch hour with the Daytrippers and enjoy good company and great food. Located a short walk from the Convention Center …

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MLK Jr. Celebrations this Weekend

January 12, 2017

Aurora celebrates the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK), beginning this weekend as part of the city’s 31st Annual MLK Commemoration. Planned events include a breakfast to forge relationships, a parade, films, a wreath-laying ceremony and more. Plus, you can find plays to watch, mob hangouts to tour, and slot machines to …

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