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Aug 11, 2020 5: 07 PM

Participants line up for wine samples at last year’s Festival of the Vine in Geneva. This year’s event, which was to be held in September, has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Contributors line up for wine samples in the end twelve months’s Competition of the Vine in Geneva. This twelve months’s tournament, which became as soon as to be held in September, has been canceled attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic. (David Sharos / The Beacon-Information)

Evening hikes offered in Kane County wooded self-discipline preserves

Contributors can be taught the legends of the moon during month-to-month evening hikes offered by the Wooded self-discipline Withhold District of Kane County.

The all-ages “By the Light of the Moon” evening hikes will eliminate plot even when the skies are cloudy.

Planned events encompass a Harvest Moon hike from 6: 45 to 7: 45 p.m. Sept. 1 at Dick Younger Wooded self-discipline Withhold, 39W115 Major St., Batavia; a Hunter Moon hike from 6: 30 to 7: 30 p.m. Oct. 1 at Pingree Grove Wooded self-discipline Withhold, 14N187 Route 20, Hampshire; a Blue Moon hike from 5: 45 to 6: 45 p.m. Oct. 31 at Les Arends Wooded self-discipline Withhold, 2S731 Route 31, Batavia; and a Beaver Moon hike from 4: 30 to 5: 30 p.m. Nov. 30 at Johnson’s Mound Wooded self-discipline Withhold, 41W600 Hughes Avenue, Elburn.

Reach registration is required. To register, call 630-444-3190 or e mail The registration rate is $2 per hike.

Geneva Competition of the Vine canceled attributable to pandemic

The Competition of the Vine, planned for Sept. 11 to 13 in Geneva, has been canceled attributable to the coronavirus pandemic.

The Geneva Chamber of Commerce and Geneva Chamber of Commerce Board announced the resolution Monday.

“Whereas this resolution became as soon as refined, fragment four pointers operate no longer enable an tournament the scale of Competition of the Vine,” mentioned Geneva Chamber of Commerce President Paula Schmidt. “We felt this resolution is for the protection of our Competition of the Vine company and people.”

She mentioned moderately than the competition, there’ll be a up to date tournament called Sip & Sample By plan of September.

It will be “a month-prolonged tournament of ingesting locations offering a sip and a pattern of a widespread or contemporary merchandise. It’s some distance our hope that patrons will then maintain for breakfast, lunch or dinner in that eatery and abet increase the Geneva Chamber as neatly,” Schmidt mentioned.

Tickets and more data for Sip & Sample By plan of September will be readily available by Aug. 24 at

2d installment of property taxes due Sept. 1

Kane County Treasurer David J. Rickert is reminding taxpayers that the second installment of property taxes is due Sept. 1.

Mailing the payment to the Treasurer’s Place of job postmarked by Sept. 1 is thought of as on time. Residents can additionally fall the payment within the fall box on the reduction of Building A on the Authorities Center, 719 S. Batavia Ave. in Geneva.

As well, residents can fill the payment at a taking part Kane County bank. A checklist of taking part banks is readily available at Folks can additionally fill the payment during the treasurer’s web self-discipline.

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