The petting zoo at Marmion's Abbey Farms Pumpkin Daze in Aurora attracts visitors to a previous year's event. This year's event will take place weekend running Sept. 21 through Oct. 27.
Geneva Smiles hosted a fall Fashion show Sept. 7 in Geneva. The event featured model Oliva Blank of Geneva, Ashley Sotello of Aurora and Tiffany Hite of Broofield.
Michael Lencioni presented the Niche restaurant General Manager Vince Balistreri with the Lencioni Best Presentation Award on Sept. 7 at the Festival of the Vine in Geneva.
The second of two prayer booths at the Aurora summer farmer's market will take place from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Metra station, 233 N. Broadway in Aurora. The public is invited to stop by the booth for a prayer or to leave a prayer request. (Al Benson photo)
The Zombie Invasion 5K will invade Blackberry Farm on Saturday, Sept. 21, where a “race for survival” will spread across the grounds as darkness descends. Beginning at 5 p.m., this running event is a whole different race. Participants will not only run a 5K, but will be forced to scurry through a sea of zombies and a minefield of obstacles.