Sycamore block party rocks the block Saturday

Discover Sycamore's annual Block Party will take place Saturday, Aug. 23.
Discover Sycamore's annual Block Party will take place Saturday, Aug. 23.

SYCAMORE – The 2014 Discover Sycamore Block Party is scheduled to take place from 4-11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, in downtown Sycamore. This free day of fun provides entertainment for the entire family including kids’ games, inflatable attractions, face painting, DJ, contests, prizes, food from local vendors, beer garden, live music from Southern Charm and more.

At 4 p.m., families can enjoy some friendly competition in the Kids’ Game Area. Local businesses will host a fun fair with a variety of game booths and giveaways. At 6 p.m., the Block Party DJ will keep the party going as families enjoy local food vendors such as Culver’s , Mudslingers, Sycamore’s Country Store & Catering, Slow Smoke BBQ, and Sweet Dream Desserts and Catering.   

At 8 p.m., local favorite Southern Charm takes the stage. Southern Charm has a high-energy sound and a larger-than-life stage presence. They are known for recreating the sounds of modern country as well as all-time favorites.Collectively, they bring several decades of experience and have populated dance floors at music venues across northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin. 

“We are very excited to have Southern Charm this year. They are a local favorite in northern Illinois and continue to build a wide fan base,” Sycamore Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Rose Treml said.

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