WHERE: Schingoethe Center of Aurora University, 1315 Prairie St., Aurora
WHEN: Reception from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24; show runs to Dec. 13
COST AND INFO: Free; 630-844-7844, firstname.lastname@example.org, aurora.edu
ABOUT: The exhibition “Threads: A Line from There to Here” will open with a reception. The center's chief curator Meg Bero of Batavia and curator Laura Russman created the exhibit. The museum displays 150 historic and contemporary Native American clothing items, shoes, jewelry and bags.
BONUS ITEM – ST. PETER FALL FEST
WHERE: Noon to 10:30 p.m. Sept. 21
WHEN: St. Peter Church, 1891 Kaneville Road, Geneva
COST AND INFO: Prices vary; Melinda Bernhard at email@example.com or 630-232-0124, ext. 126; advance tickets at squareup.com/store/st-peter-church
ABOUT: The focus is on family festivities from noon to 4 p.m., where a $5 kid’s wristband for ages 3 to 14 includes pony rides, petting zoo, touch-a-truck, face-painting and inflatables. Mass will be celebrated at 4:30 p.m. Tickets for the evening session from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. cost $40 in advance or $45 at the door. The ticket includes dinner catered by Schnitzel Platz and live music by the Paul Windsor Orchestra. One can purchase 50/50 raffle tickets for a cash prize or enter the St. Peter Community Food Pantry Raffle to support a family for the holiday and win a gift card bonanza.