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Posted on: May 22, 2018

Elgin Valley Fox Trot returns on May 26

Fox Trot, race start

The race takes place on Saturday, May 26 in downtown Elgin, with races and walk starting at the intersection of Kimball Street and Douglas Avenue. The 10-mile run begins with a shotgun start at 7:30 a.m., followed by the 10K at 7:40 a.m., the 5K at 8:00 a...

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Special Events & Cultural Arts
Posted on: May 7, 2018

May 2018 Special Events Newsletter

Elgin iFest Mariachi performance

Elgin International Festival (iFest)Elgin iFest brings together dozens of cultures from around the world with music and entertainment, ethnic cuisine, children’s activities, a “world market” and cultural arts and crafts. This free event is Saturday, May 5...

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Posted on: May 7, 2018

And now, a word from our friends at Oddball Art Labs

Bravo Magazine, April 2018 Cover-superheros

For all artists and performers, the Cultural Arts Commission of Elgin (CAC) is a great opportunity for an individual to execute a project or put on a show. An artist can receive up to $1000 by applying for an individual grant.I have been putting on shows ...

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

Elgin Cultural Arts Commission extending deadline for public art installation applications

Public Art

Elgin, IL - The City of Elgin Cultural Arts Commission (ECAC) announces its second annual Call for Public Art.  The ECAC is searching for two new pieces of public art as part of the "new works program" as outlined in the City's Public A...

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