There’s a ton of things going on in Wheaton this weekend that appeal to a variety of interests.
On Friday evening, there’s a vintage car and custom motorcycle show, and an all-animal expo on Saturday emphasizing reptiles, but also birds and exotic small mammals.
Also Saturday is Coffee with the Council at City Hall and the DuPage PADS Run/Walk.
Sunday offers activities for both train buffs and art aficionados, with the Wheaton Great Midwest Train Show and a time in the afternoon for residents to come down and sign the city’s new mural.
Check out the weekend’s offerings below:
8 a.m. — Foreign Fire Insurance Tax Board: Fire Station #1, One Fapp Circle,
6:30 to 9 p.m. — Vintage Rides Antique Car & Custom Motorcycle Show: Check out antique cars during this popular weekly summer car show on Front Street each Friday night through Sept. 13. It’s on Front Street, 100 East through 100 West blocks (on either side of Main Street).
8 to 10:30 a.m. — 2013 DuPage PADS Run/Walk: Come join the fun and help a worthy cause.
10 a.m. — Coffee with Council: Wheaton City Hall Gamon Room, 303 W. Wesley St.
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. — French Market: Flowers, locally grown produce, jewelry, crafts and more at Main Street & Liberty Drive (just south of the railroad tracks).
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. — 1st Week Fall All-Animal Expo: Reptiles, birds, small exotic animals and more. At the DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 W Manchester Road, Wheaton.
9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Wheaton Great Midwest Train Show: One of the world's largest train shows! Featuring HO scale, N scale, Lionel, O scale, G scale, American Flyer, hobby tools, die-cast vehicles, train whistles, scenery items and more. At the DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 W Manchester Road, Wheaton.
1 to 4 p.m. — Come sign the Pearls of the Universe: This 70-foot mural celebrates Wheaton’s diversity, at 1026 E. College Ave. Residents are invited to come sign the mural. A second signing session is planned from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013.
Did we miss something? Add it in the comments field below!
Let Patch save you time. Our free newsletter can be delivered directly to your inbox. Fast signup here. Then like us on Facebook at WheatonPatch and follow us on Twitter at @WheatonPatch.