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Elburn Idol competition, dance classes headed to Elburn Days Community Stage

The Elburn Idol competition takes place at the festival's Community Stage
The Elburn Idol competition takes place at the festival's Community Stage

ELBURN – Ronald McDonald, the Elburn Idol competition and classes from Elburn-based M&M Dance Studio will be among the activities taking place at the Community Stage of the Elburn Days festival.

The festival takes place from Friday, Aug. 15, through Sunday, Aug. 17, on the grounds of the Elburn Lions Club, 500 Filmore St., Elburn.

The Elburn Days Community Stage is one area of the festival. The first event on the stage will be an appearance by Ronald McDonald at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15. It will follow the Elburn Days parade, which starts at 6 p.m. in downtown Elburn.

Community Stage events are as follows:

Aug. 15

7:30 p.m.: Ronald McDonald

7:55 p.m.: 2013 Elburn Idol winner opens for Back Country Roads.

Aug. 16

Noon to 3:30 p.m.: Free face painting

Noon to 5 p.m.: Coloring station

12:15 to 12:45 p.m.: Dreams Dance Academy performs

1 to 1:30 p.m.: M&M Dance Studio performs

1:45 to 2:15 p.m.: Hula Hoop contest, all ages

2:30 to 3:15 p.m.: Elburn Idol competition. Winners will be announced.

3:30 to 4 p.m.: Empower Dance Company showcase

4:15 to 5 p.m.: Girl Power Dance exhibition. Children 3 to 6 years old can get a free dance lesson from M&M

5 to 5:45 p.m.: M&M Dance Studio performs

6:30 p.m.: Vocalist McKenzie McMullen performs

Aug. 17

9:30 a.m.: Worship service

10 a.m.: Pie baking contest judging

10:45 a.m.: Pie baking winners announced

Noon to 5 p.m.: Coloring station

Noon to 3 p.m.: Princess photo station

1:15 to 2 p.m.: Free hip hop class for children 5 to 10 years old from M&M

2:15 to 3:15 p.m.: Ice cream eating contest sponsored by Colonial Ice Cream

3:30 to 4 p.m.: Zumba, free class

4:15 to 5:15 p.m.: M&M Dance Studio performs

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