September 3-6, 2010
Cost: $10-$12 for Mainstage events; free on Monday, and for kids 3 and under.
Organizer: Naperville Jaycees
What to expect: Live music, a carnival, beer, kids activities and a Labor Day parade.
Why to go: Give one last hurrah to summer by celebrating with a beer garden, dozens of food vendors, wine tasting and a rib cook off.
Additional info: Other events include a Big Wheel Race for kids (9-11 a.m. Saturday), a lip-sync contest, and a pie eating contest (11 a.m.-noon Sunday). The Parade will take place on Monday at 10 a.m. in downtown Naperville, preceded by a mile-long run.
Centerstage Reviewer: Ben Rubenstein