Kane County Weekend Picks: Home Show, Film Fest, Comic Con, a Frolic ... Much More!

Kane County Weekend Picks: Home Show, Film Fest, Comic Con, a Frolic … Much More!

An HGTV-worthy event at Pheasant Run, a country music legend’s final concert, a Trick or Trot race, a Prairie Fest, Comic Con, Roots Fest — you name it, this weekend’s got it in Kane County.

Here are just a few of the options:

Old House New House Home Show 

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  • When:  10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept.26-27, 2015
  • Where: Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles
  • Website: Kennedy Productions

7th Annual Elgin Short Film Festival 

Screen Shot 2015-09-24 at 4.50.54 PMThe 7th Annual Elgin Short Film Festival promises to be an entertaining evening of some of the very best in short films by some of the very best up-and-coming filmmakers.You are invited to the award ceremony and screening of finalists taking place in Elgin, IL on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015

  • When: Red Carpet 6:15 p.m., Film starts 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015
  • Where: Hemmens Cultural Center, 45 Symphony Way, Elgin
  • Website: City of Elgin

Primrose Farm Frolic 

Screen Shot 2015-09-24 at 4.58.35 PMFun for the whole family! Pumpkin painting, Folk music, Horse-Drawn Hayrides, Petting Zoo, Straw Maze for young children, display of antique farm equipment. Admission: Adults 12+ $8; Children 2-11 $4. Admission includes all activities. Food purchases not included in admission price.

  • When: Sept. 27
  • Where:  Primrose Farm, 5N576 Crane Road, St. Charles
  • Website: St, Charles Parks

4th Annual Trick or Trot Run

Screen Shot 2015-09-24 at 5.04.25 PMAs the leaves begin to turn bright, take a trot through the downtown streets of historic Geneva, IL, on a crisp fall morning while helping chronically ill kids live better lives. The Fourth Annual Trick or Trot 5/10k will begin at the Courthouse and wind through the downtown, then onto the Fox River Trail, by the Fabyan Gardens and then returns to the streets of Geneva.  Take your final steps up Third Street, and end back at the Courthouse lawn.

  • When: Start time 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26
  • Where: Downtown Geneva Courthouse
  • Website: www.zcdf.org

3rd Annual Aurora Roots Festival

Screen Shot 2015-09-24 at 5.30.27 PMRoots Aurora is back for a third year to highlight Aurora‘s brilliant diversity. It’s a block party style celebration of the many cultures that make Aurora a vibrant place to live and work. Come see the rest of the world, down the street. Cultural Dancers! Live Art! Food Trucks! Kids’ Activities! So Much More! CLICK HERE for additional details.

  • When: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26
  • Where: LaSalle Street between Downer and Benton, Aurora
  • Website: RootsAurora.org