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LaSalle Street Auto Row Car Show – Aurora, IL
The annual LaSalle Street Historic Auto Row Car Show takes place on a Sunday in August on LaSalle Street in downtown Aurora. Enjoy antique, specialty cars and trucks, food vendors, raffles and more! This year, the car show is on Sunday, August 24. If you would like to volunteer or participate, call (630) 896-0181 for more information. lasalle-auto-row.org/
Big Boss Barber Shop
Big Boss Barbershop sits in the heart of downtown Aurora at 37 S. Stolp Ave. on Stolp Island. Licensed barbers wearing suits, a pool table and the latest trends are all offered up at Big Boss. Big Boss in downtown Aurora, IL. Where it’s @.
First Fridays in Downtown Aurora
First Fridays in Downtown Aurora is a night for everyone to come and explore art and culture. Several downtown venues open their doors to hundreds of spectators who are invited to get a taste of the urban art scene that Aurora, IL boasts. Starting in 2013, the downtown’s First Friday events quickly became popular, and feature a rotating lineup of venues and artists each month. From small, formal galleries to large, music-filled venues, First Fridays is a welcoming and exciting way to experience all that downtown Aurora offers. For a list of participating venues and more, visit auroradowntown.org.
About Downtown Aurora: La France Bakery
Cakes at La France Bakery in downtown Aurora are works of art. Come take a peek inside and see why La France Bakery at 118 E. Galena Blvd. is worth a visit. Downtown Aurora. It’s where it’s at!
About Downtown Aurora | Riverfront Playhouse
Since 1978, Riverfront Playhouse has been a destination in downtown Aurora. Located along the pedestrian-friendly Water Street Mall, Riverfront Playhouse continues to draw unique talent and appreciative crowds. riverfrontplayhouse.com/
About Downtown Aurora | Backthird Audio
About Downtown Aurora | Culture Stock Bookstore & Community Center
Culture Stock is a used bookstore in downtown Aurora run by the non-profit L.I.F.T. Aurora that features thousands of books, CDs, DVDs, vinyl records, and more.
It also serves as a cultural center in the heart of Aurora offering free, community events including live music on Monday nights, poetry readings, and more.