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Visit Santa Claus in Aurora, IL

Ho, ho, ho! It’s time to get merry in A-town. Put those kids in some cute, matching outfits and bring them out to some of these local sites for photos with jolly ol’ Santa. VISITS WITH SANTA RETURN TO PHILLIPS PARK Children...

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Winter Lights Festival: Jolly, Festive & Fun!

The City of Aurora is kicking off the holiday season with the third annual Winter Lights event – It’s a Jolly Holiday! – this Friday, November 21 from 5 to 9 p.m.The festivities will take place on Downer Place and Stolp Avenue in...

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Happy 120th Birthday to Aurora’s Old Central Fire Station

This year marks the 120th anniversary of Aurora’s old Central Fire Station. Visit the Aurora Regional Fire Museum at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 19 for a grand birthday party. Aurora’s Old Central Fire Station The station was built in 1894 at...

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Bad Santa is Naughty and Nice

Over 20 artists will soon find out if they are on Santa’s naughty or nice list.   Local artists such as Don Picton, Ariel Hodge, Ann Pasteur, and others might be securing their fate for a stocking full of coal as they...

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First Fridays on Nov. 7 Includes 14+ Venues

It just keeps growing. This fall, First Fridays in Downtown Aurora is bigger and better. Stop by several downtown venues and find not only art, but also specials and extended hours on Friday, Nov. 7. It’s the Black and White show at...

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Holiday Markets You Won’t Want to Miss in Aurora and Beyond!

Holiday Markets are a great way to avoid the big box and support local artisans. Here are the ones you do not want to miss this holiday season. Take note! Nov. 8: Wesley Methodist Church, Aurora Nov. 13, 14 & 15: Downtown...

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New Issue Arrives Nov. 6

Downtown Auroran Magazine’s fall/winter issue featuring a holiday shop local guide and more will be available locally staring November 6. The new issue highlights over a dozen local shopping options for the holidays. Featured artists include Don Picton, Jason DeLancey, Stacee Cummings...