When: Sun., July 18, 9 a.m. 2010
Evanston hosts a leg of the Point Premium Root Beer International Cycling Classic, a 17-days-in-17-cities race that takes place each July. Though the pros start at 4 PM, festivities are day-long: amateur adult bike races are from 9 AM to 2 PM, followed by a kids' race at 3:15 PM. A dance party, with tunes from DJ Mike Dodson, starts at 2:30 PM. See the website for a route map and full schedule of events.