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Sugar Grove Corn Boil festival starts July 26

Bigger Sugar Grove Corn Boil to keep hometown feel

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Organizers estimate they'll cook up 10,000 ears of sweet corn during the Sugar Grove Corn Boil festival.

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Aiden Bailey, 7, and his father, Patrick, both of Sugar Grove, join hands to cross the finish line together in the Sugar Grove Corn Boil 5K run/walk last year. The race weaves throughout the village and residents come out to cheer on the runners.

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Carnival rides will offer excitement at the Sugar Grove Corn Boil this weekend in Volunteer Park.

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Hillbilly Rockstarz bills itself as "Chicagoland's premier top 40 country band." Catch the band at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 27 at the Sugar Grove Corn Boil.

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The Sugar Grove Corn Boil is back this year with a new addition: a jumbotron that will live feed bands featured at the three-day festival. "It's something very different for us," said Jean Lindsay, president of the Corn Boil committee.
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    • Organizers estimate they’ll cook up 10,000 ears of sweet corn during the Sugar Grove Corn Boil festival.
    • Aiden Bailey, 7, and his father, Patrick, both of Sugar Grove, join hands to cross the finish line together in the Sugar Grove Corn Boil 5K run/walk last year. The race weaves throughout the village and residents come out to cheer on the runners.
    • Carnival rides will offer excitement at the Sugar Grove Corn Boil this weekend in Volunteer Park.
    • Hillbilly Rockstarz bills itself as “Chicagoland’s premier top 40 country band.” Catch the band at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 27 at the Sugar Grove Corn Boil.
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