The Dellora A. Norris Cultural Arts Center


September 2022

A Swingin’ Affair with Jeremy Kahn and the Chicago All-Stars

Kick off St. Charles Jazz Weekend with a performance by four of Chicago’s brightest jazz stars – pianist Jeremy Kahn, saxophonist/clarinetist Eric Schneider, bassist Dennis Carroll and drummer George Fludas. Friday, September 9, at the Baker Community Center in downtown St. Charles.

Comedy Confidential with Laurie Milbourn

Share some laughs – and a behind-the-scenes look at the comedy club circuit and some of your favorite TV shows – when St. Charles’ own Laurie Milbourn brings “Comedy Confidential” to our Wednesdays @ One event series.

October 2022

Jeorge Holmes and Marisa Buchheit: A Night of Song

Enjoy the artistry and passion of Chicagoland’s favorite vocal duo as they present an evening of songs from a variety of genres.

The Essential Edgar Allan Poe with Bill Pack

The Essential Edgar Allen Poe is, quite simply, the essential things you need to know about influential author Edgar Allan Poe. Author William Pack creates a concise and honest portrait of one of the most important and tragic figures in literature. 

November 2022

Baker’s Dozen Holiday Festival Video Recording Session – Join Our ‘Studio Audience’ – Free Event

A Baker’s Dozen Holiday Festival returns for a third season in December. Join us for a video recording session at the Baker Community Festival as we capture performances by four outstanding performers and ensembles.

Fox Valley Concert Band: Shake, Rattle and Roll

The Fox Valley Concert Band opens its 2022-23 season at the Norris Cultural Arts Center on November 6.

St. Charles Singers: A Little More Mozart

Members of the St. Charles Singers perform sacred and secular works of Mozart.

Charles Dickens: A Tale with a Twist, with Terry Lynch

Terry Lynch entertained and educated our audience last December with his portrayal of St. Nicholas. His Charles Dickens program will get you into the Christmas Spirit.

December 2022

Shout Section Big Band with Brett Dean

Saturday Night Lights welcomes back the Shout Section Big Band directed by Brett Dean for a tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Peggy Lee, including Holiday Season songs performed by both of these legendary singers.

March 2023

The Ragged Rascals Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Saturday Night Lights celebrates St. Patrick’s Day by welcoming back our favorite Irish pub band, The Ragged Rascals.

May 2023

Dean-Dorhauer Jazz Orchestra Presents “Big Band Beatles”

If you enjoy the Big Band sound, and you’re a Beatles fan (who doesn’t like The Beatles?), you don’t want to miss the Dean-Dorhauer Jazz Orchestra’s “Big Band Beatles” concert

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