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Family Zone Entertainment Schedule

Enjoy FREE entertainment in the Family Zone in Lincoln Park, presented by St. Charles Bank & Trust, both on and off the stage from local musicians, dance teams, magic shows, and more!  Don't forget to stop by all our Family Fun Booths as they'll have exciting activities and more! View the Family Zone Entertainment Schedule below. 

Friday, October 11th

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St. Charles Dance Company

12:30pm - 1:00pm

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

1:15pm - 1:45pm

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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Duet Dance Academy

2:00pm - 2:30pm

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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Batavia Academy of Dance

2:45pm - 3:15pm

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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The Collective

3:30pm - 5:30pm

The Collective is an alternative rock party dance cover band based in Chicago. They cover bands including: Cage the Elephant, 3 Doors Down, Train, Dave Matthews, Pearl Jam, and much more!

Saturday, October 12th

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Thompson Middle School Choir

10:00am - 10:30am

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

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Moves Dance Studio

10:45am - 11:15am

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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Jason Kollum - Stilt Walking - Roaming

11:00am - 2:00pm

Now this is some TALL ENTERTAINMENT! Jason Kollum will be the World's Tallest Juggling Scarecrow Stilt Walker! He is one of the best & most interactive Stilt-Walkers around! Everybody loves to take photos with the tall guy on Stilts! What a fantastic crowd pleaser! Stilt-Walking is entertainment that everybody notices! You'll see the Stilt-Walker JUGGLING WHILE ON STILTS, as he moves around everywhere, never staying in one spot! He'll be interacting with kids and families and adults with lots of zany comedy, juggling and interactive bits, and lots and lots of improvisation! And he'll be posing for TONS of photos!

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Glowby the Bubbler - Roaming

12:00pm - 3:00pm

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

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Dennis O'Brien

12:30pm - 2:00pm

Dennis is a fervent vocalist and guitar player who has been performing classic acoustic covers for 35 years. He is an accomplished entertainer who has shared the stage with such notable artists as The Eagles, Kenny Loggins, Michael McDonald, America, Poco, Firefall, Three Dog Night, Rare Earth, Koko Taylor, Little River Band, Air Supply, Tommy James and the Shondells, and The Turtles.

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Magic of Scott Piner - Roaming

1:00pm - 4:00pm

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 in 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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Leslie Hunt and the Hunt House Showcase

2:30pm - 5:30pm

Leslie Hunt, renowned musician and owner of Hunt House Creative Arts Center, is taking the stage with her students at this year's Scarecrow Weekend. Leslie Hunt, who performs both as a solo artist and with a progressive rock band, District 97, even achieved top ten females on Season 6 of American Idol. This live performance will not only highlight Leslie Hunt's diverse musical range, which spans from rock to R&B, but also showcase the skills of very talented Hunt House Creative Arts students, as well.

Sunday, October 13th

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Dreams Dance Academy

10:00am - 10:30am

At Dreams Dance Academy, we offer classes for everyone (girls AND boys!). Whether it's our strong preschool program or our confidence boosting intensive program...our 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 - Roaming

10:00am - 5:00pm

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

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3rd Street Dance

10:45am - 11:15pm

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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Jason Kollum - Stilt Walking - Roaming

11:00am - 2:00pm

Now this is some TALL ENTERTAINMENT! Jason Kollum will be the World's Tallest Juggling Scarecrow Stilt Walker! He is one of the best & most interactive Stilt-Walkers around! Everybody loves to take photos with the tall guy on Stilts! What a fantastic crowd pleaser! Stilt-Walking is entertainment that everybody notices! You'll see the Stilt-Walker JUGGLING WHILE ON STILTS, as he moves around everywhere, never staying in one spot! He'll be interacting with kids and families and adults with lots of zany comedy, juggling and interactive bits, and lots and lots of improvisation! And he'll be posing for TONS of photos!

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Dance Dynamics

11:30am - 12:00pm

Dance Dynamics, located in Batavia and celebrating 15 years 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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Magic of Scott Piner - Roaming

12:00pm - 3:00pm

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 in 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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Gregory Hyde

12:30pm - 2:00pm

Gregory Hyde is a Chicago-based Singer/Songwriter who has received comparisons to a broad array of artists such as Weezer, the Eagles, and Jellyfish. Hyde has toured North America as an original artist, and as an entertainer for major corporate events. He has performed live on national radio, had his songs paced in award-winning films, documentaries, & shows, sold over 7,000 copies of his independently produced albums, is a recipient of the Billboard Music Songwriting award, and still plays upwards of 200 solo acoustic shows and private events a year. Gregory has toured with and shared the stage with notable performers like Jay Leno, Jim Gaffigan, Pat Benatar, Barenaked Ladies, Soul Asylum, 10,000 Maniacs, Sister Hazel, Gin Blossoms, Los Lonely Boys, Toad the Wet Sprocket, The Smithereens, The Jayhawks, Edwin McClain, Tesla, America, Guster, The Fixx, Air Supply, Blood Sweat & Tears, Bo Bice, and many others.

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Glowby the Bubbler - Roaming

1:00pm - 4:00pm

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

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Hillbilly Rockstarz

2:30pm - 4:30pm

Hillbilly Rockstarz is Chicagoland's #1 country band playing all of your favorite hits from yesterday and today. Touring since 2007, Hillbilly Rockstarz has something for every music fan in their set. From Luke Combs to Tim McGraw, Old Dominion to Whitney Houston an Guns & Roses to Carrie Underwood into Justin Timberlake, a Hillbilly show has something for everyone. Hillbilly Rockstarz's amazing talent and versatility is exactly what keeps their fans coming back for more.

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