Planit 10: Things to do Nov. 15-19
Looking for something to do this weekend? We have 10 suggestions.
WHEN: 8 p.m. Nov. 17
WHERE: Unity Spiritual Center, 225 Calhoun St., Woodstock
COST & INFO: General admission: $10. Singer/songwriter performs folk troubadour fall concert presented by Off Square Music. Information: 815-338-5164 or www.offsquaremusic.org.
“MY FAIR LADY”
WHEN: Nov. 15-18
WHERE: Drendel Hall in Prairie Lodge at Sun City, 12880 Del Webb Blvd., Huntley
COST & INFO: The Theatre Company of Sun City’s fall play by Lerner and Loewe. Schedule: 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday (for information call 847-515-8545); 3 p.m. Saturday and 1:30 p.m. Sunday (for information, call 847-515-1583). Tickets: $15 adults, $10 children younger than 12 available in the Main Lobby.
“THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST”
WHEN: 7 p.m. Nov. 15-17
WHERE: Marengo Community High School, 110 Franks Road, Marengo
COST & INFO: Fall play presented by Marengo Community High School. Tickets: $8 adults, $6 seniors and students. Featuring a British-themed dinner theater option on opening night for $30 that includes a meal and play ticket. Tickets and information: 815-568-6511, ext. 1303.
“A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM”
WHEN: 7 p.m. Nov. 15-16; 2 and 7 p.m. Nov. 17
WHERE: McHenry East Campus Theatre, 1012 N. Green St., McHenry
COST & INFO: Play written by William Shakespeare and presented by McHenry East High School. Tickets: $7 adults, $5 seniors and students. Information: 815-385-1145.
WHEN: 10 a.m. Nov. 15
WHERE: Woodstock Opera House, 121 Van Buren St., Woodstock
COST & INFO: Creative Living Series program. Award-winning Brooklyn bakers Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito will bring the story of their world-famous bakery to the Opera House. Tickets: $24 at 815-338-5300 or www.woodstockoperahouse.com.
McHENRY’S CHRISTMAS WALK
WHEN: Nov. 17-18
WHERE: at various locations throughout downtown McHenry
COST & INFO: Stroll downtown for a Taste of Downtown Christmas 2 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday where several restaurants will offer a taste of their food for a minimal fee followed by a Tree Light Ceremony at 6 p.m. Most stores will remain open until 8:30 p.m. Sunday features trolley rides, Christmas karaoke caroling contest, hayride and pony rides, caroling and more 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and a 1 p.m. Toys for Tots parade featuring nearly 800 motorcycle riders in costume. Information: 815-385-4300 or www.mchenrychamber.com.
AFFAIR OF THE ARTS
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 18
WHERE: The Shores of Turtle Creek, 7908 Winn Road, Spring Grove
COST & INFO: A free fine-art show with 35 local artists displaying and selling jewelry, wood, glass, pen and ink, paintings and other media. Open to the public. Free admission. Information: www.affairofthearts.org.
HOLIDAY FASHION SHOW & CHRISTMAS TREE RAFFLE
WHEN: 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 17
WHERE: Holiday Inn, Route 31 and Three Oaks Road, Crystal Lake
COST & INFO: Festive day includes lunch, fashion show, silent auction and opportunities to win a fully decorated tree and other items. Tickets: $50 a person or $60 for premier seats closer to the runway. Proceeds benefit Northern Illinois Special Recreation Association to provide recreation activities for residents with disabilities. Tickets and information: 815-459-0737, ext. 231, or email@example.com.
GOLDEN DRAGON ACROBATS
WHEN: 8 p.m. Nov. 16
WHERE: Raue Center for the Arts, Crystal Lake
COST & INFO: World renowned producers Danny Chang and Angela Chang combine death-defying acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music and theatrical elements. Tickets: $31, $34, $37 at 815-356-9212 or www.rauecenter.org.
WHEN: Nov. 17-18 and Dec. 1-2
WHERE: coordinated by Carriage House Gallery, 2110 Main St., Spring Grove
COST & INFO: Annual tour hosted by local artists, special venues and galleries. Participants will offer handcrafted artwork for sale. Venues are in the northern part of the county into Wisconsin. Schedule: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays. Information: 815-2199834 or www.carriagehousegallery.com.
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