Local programs offer excellent opportunities for entertainment and education, and all the resources of Chicago and the Quad cities are just a day trip away.
Local resources include:
Woodlawn Arts Academy
Offers a variety of arts programs including visual arts, music and yoga. Classes for K through adults.
Centennial Auditorium at Sterling High School
Hosts community and school theatrical and musical performances.
Dillon Home Museum
Example of Italianate architecture, built in 1858.
John Deere Historic Site
Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home
Sterling Municipal Band Concerts
June-August, concerts in the park
Sterling Mural Society
Walking tours of downtown murals
Sterling/Rock Falls Historical Society Museum
Traces area history from prehistoric times to the present.