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 the activities to hit and new places to explore this weekend.
Where / When: , Performing Arts Center, 1200 W. Algonquin Rd., Palatine; 7:30 p.m., Friday, April 1.
Why Go?: Free concert by award-winning pianist who has appeared in Carnegie Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall and has performed concerts all over the world.
Where / When: 60 N. Bothwell St., Palatine; 10 p.m. - 3 a.m.; Friday, April 1.
Why Go?: Dance all night to your favorite music played by a DJ. (Must be 21 years old or older.)
Where / When: , 1200 W. Algonquin Rd., Palatine; 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Friday, April 1.
Why Go?: Juried exhibition of work selected from across the country, sponsored by Harper College's Educational Foundation. Media ranges from photography to painting and sculpture.
Where / When:, 1801 N. Rand Rd., Palatine; 9 - 10 a.m., Saturday, April 2.
Why Go?: Learn how easy it is to grow a great lawn from the owner of Knupper Nursery, John Heaton. He will share his years of experience in lawn care to help you get a lush, green lawn.
Where / When: The Seville, 700 S. Barrington Rd., Streamwood; 5:30 p.m., Sunday, April 3.
Why Go?: Tempting appetizers, delicious four-course dinner, cash bar, more than 100 items up for bidding in silent and live auctions, live entertainment by West Suburban Symphony. Proceeds benefit the Festival Chorus, a non-profit organization and Harper College Continuing Education Community Outreach Partner.
Pricing: $40 per person
Where / When: Meijer, 1301 Meijer Dr., Rolling Meadows; 11a.m. - 2 p.m.; Saturday, April 2.
Why Go?: Baseball-themed food and giveaways, meet Bill Madlock and get his autograph, live broadcast of WDRV's The Drive.
Where / When: 150 E. Wood St., Palatine; 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday, April 1 and 2; 3 p.m., Sunday, April 3.
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
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