Get Out: Mike and Joe at Nellie's, Easter Table Tasting at Whole Foods and More
Let Patch help you make plans for something fun to do this weekend.
Looking for something to do this weekend? We've got the best bets for your done-with-work-outta-here time. Check out our picks for activities to hit and new places to explore this weekend.
1. Mike and Joe
Where / When: Durty Nellie's Pub, 180 N. Smith St., Palatine; doors open at 9 p.m., show starts at 10:30 p.m.; Friday, April 22
Why Go? Mike and Joe play a variety of music including songs from The Killers, Green Day, U2, Pearl Jam and Blink 182.
Pricing: Cover is $7; 21 and over
Where / When: American Legion Hall, 122 W. Palatine Rd., Palatine; 5 - 8 p.m.; Friday, April 22.
Why Go?: Enjoy oven fried pollack. Sponsored by Legion Post 690.
Pricing: $8 for adults; $6 for children 8 - 12; $4 for children 8 and under
Where / When: Lamplighter Inn, 60 N. Bothwell St., Palatine; 10 p.m. - 3 a.m., Friday, April 22.
Why Go?: Dance all night to your favorite music. Must be 21 or older.
Where / When: Twin Lakes Golf Course Club House, 1200 E. Twin Lakes Dr., Palatine; 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.; Friday, April 22.
Why Go?: Lunch for kids ages 4 - 10 with the Easter Bunny, hosted by the Salt Creek Park District. Decorate eggs and make a fun craft too. Children must be accompanied by their parents.
Pricing: $15 per person
Where / When: Whole Foods Market, 1331 N. Rand Rd., Palatine; 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Saturday, April 23.
Why Go?: Try a variety of new and traditional favorites of the season.
Where/When: Bob Chinn's Crab House, 393 S. Milwaukee Ave., Wheeling; Friday, April 22.
Why Go: Annual Crabfest at Bob Chinn's, proceeds help the Jaycees fund community events. Price includes choice of snow crab legs or crab legs and prime rib, parsley potatoes, cole slaw and garlic rolls. Tickets are not sold at the restaurant. visit www.wheelingjaycees.org for information.
Where / When:Viper Alley, 275 Parkway Dr., Lincolnshire; 8:15 p.m., Friday, April 22.
Why Go?: Hear Arturo Sandoval, Jazz Master and protege of Dizzy Gillespie, perform live. Sandoval was part of the Grammy-winning group Irakere who blended classical, jazz, rock and Cuban music. Food and beverages, including a full bar, will be available for purchase.
Pricing: $35 - $75
Where / When: Cutting Hall, 150 E. Wood St., Palatine; 8 p.m., Saturday, April 23; 3 p.m., Sunday, April 24.
Why Go?: See one of the most popular and enduring masterpieces created for the musical theatre. Experience the unique and exquisite production, Theatre Nebula and Music On Stage theatre companies' first collaboration, that tells the story of the final seven days in the life of Jesus of Nazareth.
Pricing: $20 for adults, $17 for seniors, $18 for children if purchased in advance; $22 for adults, $19 for seniors, $20 for children if purchased at the door
And if you still want more, check out our family-friendly Grab & Go Kids Planner that's refreshed every Wednesday. If we have missed any of your favorites, please share them with us in the comment box below.