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Great Fall Landscaping Trends for Your Fox River Valley Home!

by The Rullo Team

Fall in the Fox Valley is a spectacular time of year! The beautiful colors of orange, red, yellow and more add much needed color to the cooler months. If you're looking to sell your home, or just add a little 'spice' to your landscape, check out these great Fall Landscaping Trends!


1. Modern Fireplace Features that incorporate Technology


2. Contemporary Groupings for Fall's favorite plants- Chrysanthemums, sunflowers, mums and the ambiance of the natural colors of the leaves on the trees!


3. Create areas for Entertaining with choice lighting- Pendant lights and hanging old fashioned light strands give your area great atmosphere appeal.


4. Utilize Natural Elements- Porcelain tiles, metal fixtures and a collage of floral pots, hanging lanterns and great outdoor organic rugs in the colors of the season.


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Find the Perfect Pumpkins in the Fox River Valley!

by The Rullo Team

Autumn in the Fox River Valley is our favorite time of year! The cool sunny days, the crisp air, stunning colors of leaves, cozy sweaters, and the buzz of energy as we head into the end of the year are all some of the best aspects of the season. One of our other favorite fall things…...PUMPKINS. Find the perfect pumpkin to decorate your Fox River Valley home or to create a delicious pumpkin pie at our area’s best Pumpkin Patches.

Windy Acres

Address: 37W446 Fabyan Parkway

Geneva, IL 60134

Phone: 630-232-6429

Fax: 630-232-6459

Website: Windy Acres

Email: [email protected]


Kuipers Family Farm

Address: 1N318 Watson Road

Maple Park, IL 60151

Phone: 815-827-5200

Fax: 815-827-4100

Website: Kuipers Family Farm

Norton's Produce

Address: 39W369 Illinois Highway 64

Saint Charles, IL 60175

Phone: 630-377-8118

Website: Norton's Produce

Email: [email protected]


Sonny Acres Farm

Address: 29W310 North Avenue

West Chicago, IL 60185

Phone: 630-231-3859

Website: Sonny Acres Farm


Abbey Farms

Address: 2855 Hart Road

Aurora IL, 60502

Phone: 630-966-7775

Website: Abbey Farms


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St. Charles Jazz Weekend!

by The Rullo Team



Another great community event is headed your way.....this time in beautiful downtown St. Charles! It's time for the 2018 St. Charles Jazz Weekend!! Enjoy 4 days of the best jazz performers from around the country, including Grammy Award winning saxophonis Frank Catalano. Check out the 33 jazz performances at 14 venues around the downtown area!

Thursday, September 6th

6:00 pm | Frank Catalano | The Filling Station Pub & Grill

6:00 pm | Jack Macklin Trio | The Wine Exchange

7:00 pm | Neal Alger Jazz Trio | Eden on the River

7:30 pm | A Salute to Nancy Wilson with the Angel Spiccia Quartet | Club Arcada

8:00 pm | Alex Murphy Trio feat. Daniel Ferris | Vero Voce Theater & School of Performing Arts

8:00 pm | Sam Wyatt & Erin McDougald | Vintage 53

8:30 pm | Tom Linsk | Rox City Grill

9:00 pm | Joel Baer | The House Pub

Friday, September 7th

6:00 pm | Jack Macklin & Alex Murphy Quartet | The Filling Station Pub & Grill

6:30 pm | Fantasy Master’s Smooth Jazz Group | The Wine Exchange

8:00 pm | Riley Elmore | Vintage 53

8:00 pm | Ruben Alvaréz Latin Jazz Ensemble | Eden on the River

8:30 pm | Re-Birth of Louis Armstrong feat. Dean Simms and the Hot Notes | Club Arcada

8:30 pm | Johnny Burnett | Rox City Grill

9:00 pm | Frank Catalano | The House Pub

Saturday, September 8th

1:30 pm | DePaul University Student Jazz Ensemble | 1st Street Plaza

3:00 pm | Dana Hall’s Spring | 1st Street Plaza

4:30 pm | Frank Catalano | 1st Street Plaza

6:00 pm | Joel Reams Jazz Group | The Filling Station Pub & Grill

6:30 pm | Alex Murphy Trio | The Wine Exchange

7:00 pm | Jack Macklin Trio | McNally’s Traditional Irish Pub

8:00 pm | Le Percolateur | Vintage 53

8:00 pm | Bill Boris Jazz Trio | Eden on the River

8:30 pm | Re-Birth of Louis Armstrong feat. Dean Simms and the Hot Notes | Club Arcada

8:30 pm | Peter Miletic | Rox City Grill

9:00 pm | Frank Catalano | The House Pub

Sunday, September 9th

9:00 am | Alex Murphy Trio | Baker Memorial Church

10:30 am | Kingdom of Groove | Baker Memorial Church

2:00 pm | Shout Section Big Band Jazz Ensemble | 1st Street Plaza

3:00 pm | Andy Schlinder | The Office

3:00 pm | An Evening of Random Acts | Mount St. Mary’s Park

4:30 pm | Sinatra Sunday with Dakota Trio | Club Arcada

5:30 pm | Frank Catalano | The Finery & Blacksmith Bar

6:00 pm | Jack Macklin | Francesca’s by the River



The Rullo Team wishes everyone a weekend of musical fun at the 2018 St. Charles Jazz Weekend!!



Image Credit: City of St. Charles

Fill Your Cup With Fun at the Festival of the Vine!

by The Rullo Team

Get ready to fill your cup at the Festival of the Vine!!!! Head to downtown Geneva on Friday, September 7th, through Sunday, September 9th, for this favorite festival of art, entertainment, food, and wine! Enjoy delicious wine, tasty food, and plenty of community fun. The highlights are truly the wine tasting and the samplings at the Flavor Fare. Do not miss the Special Wine Tasting & Culinary Events. But, there is so much more for the whole family! Here is all the information you need to make the most of your weekend at the 37th Annual Festival of the Vine in beautiful Geneva, Illinois!


Festival of the Vine Brochure


Music Lineup

Main Stage at the Flavor Fare (West State & North Fourth Streets)

Friday, September 7th

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm | Hitmen

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm | Paul, Jay and Tom Trio

8:00 pm – 10:00 pm | Majors Junction

Saturday, September 8th

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm | Bert’s Revenge

5:00 pm – 7:30 pm | Gregory Hyde

8:00 pm – 10:00 pm | Hiline Band

Sunday, September 9th

12:00  pm – 2:00 pm | The MacCartyns

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm | Drew Clausen

Concerts on the Green (Third & James Streets)

Friday, September 7th

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm | The Thompson Duo

Saturday, September 8th

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm | Brian Allison

Sunday, September 9th

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm | Kelsey Roberts w/ Owen Szorc

Flavor Fare Information

Hours: 11:00 am – 10:00 pm (Friday & Saturday) | 11:00 am – 5:00 pm (Sunday)

Cost: $1 per ticket | Wine Costs 5-16 Tickets per Glass

**Ticket sales end ½ hour prior to closing

Festival Wine List

Food Menu

The Rullo Team wishes everyone a weekend of food and fun at the Festival of the Vine!

Image Credit: Geneva Chamber of Commerce


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