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Things to do Jan. 27-Feb. 2 in Naperville and the Fox Valley – Chicago Tribune

Here are some events taking place Jan. 27-Feb. 2 in Naperville and the Fox Valley.

Adults only theater

The comedic play “America’s Sexiest Couple,” by Emmy Award-winning writer Ken Levine, will be performed at 8 pm Fridays and Saturdays through Feb. 18 at the Riverfront Playhouse in Aurora. Tickets are $18-$20. At 11-13 S. Water Street Mall. 630-897-9496; riverfrontplayhouse.com.

Music and BYO snacks

Sounds on the Fox is at 7 pm Jan 27 at the Prisco Community Center in Aurora. Tickets are $8-$10. At 150 W. Illinois Ave. 630-859-8606; foxvalleyparkdistrict.org/event/sounds-on-the-fox.

Bring your own beverages, snacks, lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy as Double Brewed performs classic rock, pop and country hits.

winter fun

Frosty Fest, presented by the Fox Valley Park District, is from 4 to 7 pm Jan. 28 at Red Oak Nature Center in North Aurora. Tickets are $5-$10. At 930 N River Road. 630-897-0516; redoaknaturecenter.info/special-events.

Participants can hike the Illuminated Snowflake Trail or the storybook trail and warm up by the fire with hot cocoa and roasted marshmallows.

Music of the past

Chamber Music on the Fox presents “In Stile Moderno: Virtuoso Music from the Seicento and Beyond” featuring the Newberry Consort at 7:30 pm Jan 30 at the First Congregational Church of Dundee in West Dundee. Tickets are $10-$20. At 900 S. Eighth St. 224-276-8881; chambermusiconthefox.org.

The program consists of music of 17th century Italy by composers Castello, Notari, Marini, Jarzebski and more. The musicians will be joined by soprano Nathalie Colas.

Black History Month keynote speaker

Writer and diversity consultant Mikki Kendall will speak at 7 pm Feb. 1 at Wentz Concert Hall at North Central College in Naperville. Tickets are free; registration is required. At 171 E.Chicago Ave. 630-637-7469; northcentralcollege.edu/show.

Kendall has discussed race, feminism, education, food politics, police violence, technology and pop culture at institutions and universities across the country.

Annie Alleman is a freelance reporter for the Naperville Sun.

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