Looking for something fun 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.
Where / When:; 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.; Friday, July 8.
Why Go?: Forget Hannah will perform rock classics and a bit of blues on the deck at the Twin Lakes Recreation Area. The free concert is presented by the . Arrive early and enjoy an evening sitting outside, listening to music. Plenty of delicious food and drinks will be available for purchase.
Pricing: Free admission
Where / When: ; 8 - 9:30 p.m., Friday, July 8.
Why Go?: by the Neverly Brothers sponsored by the . Go back in time to the days of American Rockabilly and young British pop bands.
Where / When: ; 7:30 p.m., Friday, July 8 and Saturday, July 9; 3 p.m., Sunday, July 10.
Why Go?: The Boy Friend is the 26th annual production of the Second Suburb Players, sponsored by the.
Pricing: $12 for adults and $10 for seniors, students and children in advance; $14 for adults and $12 for seniors, students and children at the door
Where / When: , 542 Colfax St., Palatine; 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.; Saturday, July 9.
Why Go?: Visit the 27 vendors who will be selling their farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, organic meats and eggs, cheeses, spices, olives, pickles and much more.
Pricing: Free admission
Where / When: ; 9 - 1 p.m., Saturday, July 9.
Why Go?: Volunteer to help sort through donated books to be put on display at the Little City's 5th Annual Book Fair. Help is needed to check the condition of the books and then organize the books by genre. Wear comfortable shoes and light clothing as there is no air-conditioning in the warehouse. Sign up at http://chicago.onebrick.org/event/?eventid=9645.
Pricing: Free / Volunteer
Where / When: Durty Nellie's; doors open at 9:30 p.m., show begins at 10 p.m.
Why Go? Hug, play air guitar, enjoy a beverage and high-five someone during this party band's performance. Visit www.rodtuffcurls.com for more information. Must be 21 or older to attend.
Pricing: $6 cover
Where / When: , 60 N. Bothwell St., Palatine; 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Friday, July 8.
Why Go?: It's Friday Family Happy Hour at Lamplighter Inn Tavern and Grille with live acoustic music.
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