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DeKalb Corn Fest 2019 GUIDE

AUGUST 23rd- 25th

FREE admission to the fest FREE parking $500 Entry to the Soundstage Area Friday at 7:00 pm

JOHN WAITE

Sunday at 4:30 pm

SLIM JIM PHANTOM OF THE STRAY CATS

DeKalb Corn Fest

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8th Annual Bags Tournament

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Corn Fest is one of the last remaining free music festivals among Baggers Illinois music festivals and summer festivals. Celebrating its 42nd year, the festival will be held in downtown DeKalb on Lincoln Hwy. between 1st and 4th Street. Corn Fest is also one of the oldest summer music festivals in Illinois. Many people from Illinois as well as the Midwest attend this 3 day music festival. Admission to the festival is free. There is a $5 entry fee for the soundstage but there is a free section to view the bands from as well.

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DATE: Saturday, August 24, 2019 TIME: On-site Sign-in 11:00 am/Bags Fly at Noon

LOCATION: Corn Fest Soundstage Area LOCATION: Corn Fest Soundstage Area

This festival features a carnival complete with rides and games, food booths, free live music, craft fair, car show, family entertainment and much more. Carnival wristbands are available for unlimited rides during the following times over the weekend : Friday: 3-7 pm, Saturday 11-4 pm or Sunday 11-6 pm. Wristbands valid only for timeframe for which they are purchased. $27.00 per day for Friday and Saturday, and $30.00 on Sunday. Back this year is the MEGA PASS! For $55 ride unlimited rides ALL WEEKEND LONG! Single ride tickets may be purchased all weekend long. The carnival hours are Fri. 3pm-11pm, Sat. 11am-11pm and Sun. 11am-6pm.

Team Entry Fee and Information: $50.00 per team. All entries will be processed in order of receipt and are subject to availability. Tournament will follow ACO rules. Double elimination tournament, winners bracket is best 2 of 3 & the losers bracket is single game elimination. Cash payout for 1st place is $300.00, 2nd place is $200.00 and 3rd place is $100.00. Social division payouts are as follows: $100.00 for 1st and $50.00 for 2nd place. Bags fly rain or shine.

cessed in order of receipt and are subject to availability. Double elimination tournament, Payment: Cash only

Street. Registration untilfor 11:30 am Saturday. lace is $100.00. Social division payouts are as follows: $100 1stonand $50 for 2nd place.

How To Register: Registration available in front of the Sound Stage gate on 2nd Waiver: In consideration of sponsors accepting this entry form, I, on behalf of myself and any and all of those who may have right to seek recourse on my behalf, hereby waive, release and forever discharge all sponsors, its representatives, agents, co-sponsors, participants, officials, and all others connected with Corn Fest, Inc., from any and all rights and claims that may accrue for any injuries or damages incurred by me in connection with my association with, during, or after the Corn Fest, Inc. 2019 Cornhole Tournament. I fully understand that it is my obligation to determine, prior to the Corn Fest 2019 Cornhole Tournament, that I possess the proper physical and mental capabilities to participate. My signature, below, indicates my review and agreement to all terms.

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Suggested Items to Bring to the Festival

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• Hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen: to protect you on hot, sunny days • Cellular phone: to allow you to connect with friends and family attending the Festival • Pen, paper, PDA and/or business cards: to exchange phone numbers with old friends you’ll run into and new friends you’ll meet • Schedule of Events: this can be printed by clicking on the “Sound Stage” link or picked up at one of the Festival Information Booths • Comfortable pair of shoes: since you’ll probably do lots of walking throughout the day. • Comfortable clothes: dress appropriately for the weather. • Photo camera: to treasure your memories of this year’s Festival. • Binoculars: if you’re seated far away from the stage. • Cash: to purchase Official Festival merchandise, art and crafts, and tickets for purchasing food and beverages. • ATM Card: ATM machines are available on the Festival grounds • Small umbrella or rain hat: in case of showers.

Will be offering free door to door pick up for seniors, people with disabilities, or anyone needing a ride to Corn Fest Aug. 24th & 25th. Call TransVAC 24 hours before your pick up to arrange times. Drop off will be at the DeKalb Senior Center located at 4th and Grove St. Call 815-7586641. This is a FREE service.

TransVAC Pick-Up Times

Saturday: Pick-up from your home at 11:00 am, 12:30 pm, 2:30 pm or 4:30 pm. Drop off point will be the DeKalb Senior Center, 330 Grove St. Returns will be provided from the Senior Center at: 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 6:30 pm, 9:30, and 11pm. Sunday: Pick up from your home at 11:00 am, 12:30 pm, 2:30 pm or 4:30 pm. Drop off point will be the DeKalb Senior Center, 330 Grove St. Returns will be provided from the Senior Center at: 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 6:30 pm.

NIU Late Ride Bus Service

The following items are prohibited at DeKalb Corn Fest. • Outside Alcoholic beverages • Coolers • Handbills or placing flyers on windshield • Motorized vehicles (except for motorized handicapped wheelchairs) • Skateboards • Roller blades • Glass bottles • Pets (except for service animals) • Grills • Open flames • Firearms & Weapons • Bicycles We ask you to respect Mother Nature and pick up your trash as you leave.

Most of all please bring your family and friends and have fun, we truly have something for everyone.

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Sponsored by Faranda’s, Lincoln Inn, and Dream Vacaons

Saturday, September 7 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Held at the DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak Street

(815) 756-9568 ext. 1701

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Will pick up every 20 minutes beginning at 11:30pm until 5am in the Walgreens Parking lot and drop off at locations around town. This is a free service to NIU students that present their ONE Card. For more info and drop off points visit: https://www.cornfest.com//wp-content/ uploads/2014/06/safe_ride2_web.jpg

What NOT to Bring to the Festival

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FREE Transportation


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FRIDAY, AUGUST 23RD 5:00PM-7PM

ISTVAN & HIS IMAGINARY BAND

SUNDAY, AUGUST 25TH DIMENSIONS DANCE ACADEMY

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24TH

3:00PM-3:30PM

12:00PM-12:30PM PERFORMING ARTS ACADEMY 1:00PM-1:30PM NIU STEM

GRANT & ANDY FROM STROKER RED

4:00PM-4:30PM LINKED UP 5:00PM-5:30PM

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12:00PM-12:30PM TIM GLEASON 1:00PM-1:30PM NORTHERN ILLINOIS DANCE 2:00PM-2:30PM GRANT & ANDY FROM STROKER RED 3:00PM-3:30PM RENEGADE WILDFLOWER

AUTO FEST | Saturday, Aug. 24th

City Hall (corner of 4th and Grove) 8:00-3:00 rain or shine- Prizes awarded

THE CHUCK SIEBRASSE CORN BOIL | Saturday, Aug. 24th 11am-2pm Free Sweet Corn! Located at corner of 4th and Lincoln Hwy.

BAGS TOURNAMENT | Saturday, Aug. 24th

Corn Fest Soundstage Area On Site Registration 10:30am- 11:30am In front of soundstage entrance on 2nd St. in front of Egyptian Theatre. Tournament begins at noon $30 cash per team entry.

CRAFT FAIR | Fri- Sun 11am-6pm NEW LOCATION- Locust St. between 2nd and 3rd St.

HISTORICAL TOURS | Sat 8/24 & Sun. 8/25 Pick up time 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm at Senior Center, corner of 4th and Grove

FESTIVAL & CARNIVAL HOURS

FREE TRANSPORTATION

Carnival unlimited rides Wristband: $55 for weekend $25 Fri. 3-7 or Sat 11am-3pm $30 all day Sun

Trans VAC will be offering free door to door pick up for seniors and people with disabilities to Corn Fest from 8am-6pm on Aug. 24th and 25th. Call transVAC by Aug. 23rd at 4pm at 815-758-3932 to arrange pick up. Drop off will be at the DeKalb Senior Center. This is a FREE service.

Fri. 3pm-11pm, Sat. 11am-11pm, Sun. 11am-6pm

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2:00PM-2:30PM

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Car Show

Saturday, August 24th • 8 am-3 pm 45th Annual Corn Fest Car Show 200 S. 4th St. (Rte. 23) (Former DeKalb Police Dept • 1 block South of Rte. 38)

• Originals • Modified/Customs • Street Rods • Imports • Trucks • Special Interest

REGISTRATION UNITL NOON - ONLY $10

Historical Bus Tour Saturday and Sunday Aug 24th & 25th Times: 10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm & 4 pm Free 1 hr. bus tours of DeKalb will be offered by historian Steve Bigolin in 2 hour intervals. Steve will tantalize you with interesting tidbits from DeKalb’s historic past. Bus pick up at the Corner of Grove and 4th St. across the street from the Senior Center. First come, first served.

Raffle Prizes! Door Plaques!

Space is limited. First come, first served!

Music by Carousel Sound Company

PLEASE CALL 815-748-CORN for questions.

WE ARE OPEN! Cornfest Weekend Clearance Sale Lots of items in store on sale at prices as low as $5.00. Decorated and plain t-shirts, sweatshirts, sweatpants, shorts, bags and more.

147 N. 2nd St., DeKalb www.soasdekalb.com 815.756.9910


Sponsored by:

Corn Boil

Saturday, August 24th 11 am - 2 pm Located at the corner of 4th St. and Lincoln Hwy, The DeKalb Corn Fest Board of Directors renamed the Corn Boil in 2009 in honor of Chuck Siebrasse, a lifelong DeKalb resident and respected community leader, and Chairman of the Corn Boil for 25 years, as well as past Chairmain of Corn Fest. Chuck passed away on February 5, 2009. We honor his memory with this tribute to recognize his lifelong commitment to Corn Fest and his tireless contributions to community service.

Free steamed sweet corn is available on Saturday during the festival from 11am until 2pm (or when corn runs out).

Sycamore Performing Arts Academy ADULT

DANCE | AERIAL SILKS NEW CIRCUS ARTS JAZZ & AERIAL SILKS

Classes for ages 3-Adult • Storybook Ballet • Ballet • Jazz • Contemporary • Lyrical • Tap • Aerial Silks • Circus Arts Fall Semester Begins Monday, August 26

815-901-7653 | 212 West State Street, Sycamore | www.sycamoreballet.com

• Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Chuck Siebrasse Corn Boil

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