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Family Zone
Entertainment
Schedule

Enjoy entertainment in Lincoln Park both on and off the stage from local musicians, dance teams, the world's tallest juggling scarecrow stilt walker, and more!  Don't forget to stop by all our Sponsorship Booths that will be having activities, and more! View the Family Zone entertainment schedule below. 

Friday, October 7th 

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St. Charles Dance Company

12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

St. Charles Park District's very own St. Charles Dance Company is where students can develop dance techniques and choreography skills, performance abilities, and self-confidence. Students will grow as dancers through commitment, teamwork and persistence, and engage in the community with performances at various venues.

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Elite Academy of Dance

12:45 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Elite Academy of Dance is one of the premier dance education programs in the Fox Valley, offering a wide variety of classes for students ages two through eighteen. It is their hope to inspire students to believe in themselves and dream big. At Elite Academy of Dance, they hope to teach that with hard work and determination, they can achieve anything!

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Jason Kollum's Comedy Juggling & Variety Show

1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Jason Kollum's Comedy Juggling & Variety show features huge balancing and juggling stunts, cool skills with spinning balls, frisbees, and a huge variety of interactive skills! Get ready for lots of laughs, and tons of audience participation!

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Batavia Academy of Dance

2:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Batavia Academy of Dance's mission is to provide exceptional instruction and development in the art of dance for all levels and ages. In a nurturing and safe environment, they strive to promote a positive self-image and instill a passion for dance in every student. They believe in doing things differently and they are committed to providing quality dance education to Batavia and the surrounding Fox Valley communities. 

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Jason Kollum: World's Tallest Juggling Scarecrow Stilt Walker

2:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. (Roaming)

Jason Kollum's is the world's tallest juggling scarecrow stilt walker! Towering at nine feet tall, Jason will be moving around the event, featuring his juggling skills, comedy, and interactive entertainment.

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School of Rock Geneva

4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

School of Rock Geneva provides both in-person and online music lessons for students of all ages. School of Rock is also the leader in performance-based music education. They combine one-on-one drum, bass, keyboard, vocal, and guitar lessons with group practices. Students learn to play music from day one and put on live performances at local venues. Their experienced instructors are local musicians themselves who combine the performance-based School of Rock Method and programs with individual music lessons to get results for your student. 

Saturday, October 8th 

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Thompson Middle School Choir

10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

A tradition at Scarecrow Weekend, our very own Thompson Middle School Choir! 

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Marquee Youth Stage

10:45a.m. - 11:15a.m.

St. Charles' own Marquee Youth Stage is a 501(c)3 performing arts education organization, established in January 2011 and dedicated to empowering youth for life. It is their mission to broaden the reach and impact of theatre so that students of all abilities, ethnicities, skills and economic backgrounds may benefit, thereby increasing the opportunities for theatre in order to inspire creativity, support, enrich and empower youth with the skills and knowledge of how the arts can serve and influence the community at large. 

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Crystal Lake Strikers Drumline 

11:30a.m. - 12p.m.

The Crystal Lake Strikers are in their second decade of entertaining audiences and educating young performers. Started in 2008 as an outlet for drummers beyond their college marching band days, the Strikers have grown to include seven student ensembles numbering 125+ members.

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Glowby the Bubbler

12p.m. - 3p.m. (Roaming)

Glowby the Bubbler will be providing soap bubble entertainment all around Lincoln Park. He will making some unique bubble designs, using custom equipment and lots of audience participation.

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Joey Wilbur

12:30p.m. - 2:30p.m.

Joey Wilbur is a 17 year old singer/songwriter from the Chicago suburbs. This one-man-band is influenced by Ed Sheeran, and is known to cover his songs. Joey has released three singles, "Seize the Day", "2,000 Miles", and "All For You".

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Magic Show with Scott Piner

3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (Stage)

4 p.m - 6 p.m. (Roaming)

Known for his magical personality, Scott Piner specializes in engaging audiences with interactive magic. With a degree in Theatre Arts from Northern Illinois University and an MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, Scott blends his passion for storytelling, people, marketing, math, and the arts to think creatively and create customers. In his youth, Scott was one of only a select few students from the Midwest chosen to attend the prestigious Tannen's Magic Camp on Long Island, New York. He lives with his wife and daughter in St. Charles and is a past President of the St. Charles Rotary Club. Scott performs for parties, events, and fundraisers year-round.

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School of Rock Geneva

4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

School of Rock Geneva provides both in-person and online music lessons for students of all ages. School of Rock is also the leader in performance-based music education. They combine one-on-one drum, bass, keyboard, vocal, and guitar lessons with group practices. Students learn to play music from day one and put on live performances at local venues. Their experienced instructors are local musicians themselves who combine the performance-based School of Rock Method and programs with individual music lessons to get results for your student. 

Sunday, October 9th 

Sponsorship Booths

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Be sure to get festive with face painting at AAA's sponsorship booth.

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Stop by Blackhawk Bank's sponsorship booth, as they will have a prize wheel for a chance to win some prizes.

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There will be a light-up mason jar decorating activity at State Farm's sponsorship booth.

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Try your luck at Plinko and Bozo buckets at Goldfish Swim School's sponsorship booth. There will also be giveaways, as well.

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The Tri City Health Parternship's sponsorship booth will have Giant Operation! You'll have to use your patience and steady hands to "operate" and win the game!

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Try your luck at Plinko for the opportunity to win some prizes at St. Charles Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram's sponsorship booth.

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School of Rock will have an instrument petting zoo at their sponsorship booth, where you'll be able to see and touch music instruments up close!

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You can't forget about your dog during Scarecrow Weekend! Pet Suites will have doggie goodie bags at their sponsorship booth. 

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J & R Herra Home Services will have Bozo, mask decorating for kids, and giveaways at their sponsorship booth.

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Dreams Dance Academy

10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

At Dreams Dance Academy, they offer classes for everyone. Whether it's their strong preschool program or their confidence boosting intensive program, their students receive the proper technical training to become well-rounded dancers, gain self-confidence, and learn the value of teamwork. 

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Windy City Ghostbusters

10 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Roaming)

The Windy City Ghostbusters is a 501(c)3 charity group of Chicago-based Ghostbusters enthusiasts who make and wear their own movie-accurate costumes. They march in parades and attend events dressed as Ghostbusters. 

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Moves Dance Studio

11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

For over 33 years, Moves Dance Studio Inc. has trained thousands of dancers. Their success begins with a commitment to each and every student. Moves provides world class instructors in a professionally charged environment. 

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Glowby the Bubbler

11 a.m. - 2 p.m. (Roaming)

Glowby the Bubbler will be providing soap bubble entertainment all around Lincoln Park. He will making some unique bubble designs, using custom equipment and lots of audience participation.

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Dance Dynamics

11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Dance Dynamics, located in Batavia and celebrating 14 yers of top-of-the-line dance instruction for children of all ages. Their recreational program starts at age 2, and their competitive program starts at age 5. They are where artistry is born and where true dancers are created.

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Duet Dance Academy

12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Duet Dance Academy Inc. is proud to be more than just a dance studio. They are dedicated to being a positive presence in the Fox Valley community involved with local youth. They are passionate about their skills and motivated to provide the best dance experience possible in a safe, fun-filled environment. 

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3rd Street Dance

1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

3rd Street Dance & Theatre Academy's Mission is to challenge students to be the best they can be, through hands-on personalized instruction and to develop a solid technical background in dance and theatre. They believe an education in the arts builds imagination and self-confidence in the student while helping them grow as a person and prepare for the future in and out of the studio. 

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Miss Jamie's Farm

2:15 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Miss Jamie's Farm is a popular music show for young kids and their families, sharing values from life down on the farm through songs both new and familiar. Sing, dance, laugh and learn with Miss Jamie and her farm animal friends!

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Nicole Devine

3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Nicole Devine is a singer and songwriter from Elk Grove Village, IL. Nicole has been singing since she was four years old, and took up the guitar in college. She has had the opportunity to sing on stage with popular country music artist, Keith Urban.