Planit 10
December 10, 2012 • 09:28:20 a.m.

Planit 10: Things to do Dec. 6-10

Looking for something to do this weekend? We have 10 suggestions.

CHRISTMAS AT THE DOLE HOLIDAY CONCERT
WHEN: 8 p.m. Dec. 7
WHERE: Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake
COST & INFO: Featuring Cassandra Vohs-Demann and John Hegner performing in the Listening Room. Tickets: $20. Tickets and information: 815-455-8000 or www.lakesidelegacy.org.

CHRISTMAS AT THE DOLE
WHEN: Dec. 7
WHERE: Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake
COST & INFO: Schedule: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Ladies Holiday Soiree hosted by the Savvy Sisters featuring chef showcase, holiday shopping, tree lighting, festival of trees auction, Nelson’s Jewelry raffle and more (tickets: $35); 5 to 7:30 p.m., family-friendly First Friday event featuring art, music and food with artwork for sale (free admission). Tickets and information: 815-455-8000 or www.lakesidelegacy.org.

“SING-ALONG MESSIAH”
WHEN: 4 p.m. Dec. 9
WHERE: Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake
COST & INFO: Presented by Voices in Harmony and McHenry County College  Choir. Tickets: $15, $18. Tickets and information: 815-356-9212 or www.rauecenter.org.

“DOG SEES GOD: CONFESSIONS OF A TEENAGE BLOCKHEAD”
WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6-7; 2 and 7:30 p.m.   Dec. 8
WHERE: Black Box Theatre at McHenry County College, 8900 Route 14, Crystal Lake
COST & INFO: Play by Bert Royal presented by the McHenry County College drama club. The unauthorized parody of the Peanuts comic strip by Charles Schultz takes a glimpse into the future when Charlie Brown and his friends are 10 years older and encounter modern threats to childhood’s innocence. Tickets: $5 at the door. Information: 815-455-8746.

MCYO HOLIDAY CONCERT
WHEN: 2 p.m. Dec. 8
WHERE: Crystal Lake South High School, 1200 S. McHenry Ave., Crystal Lake
COST & INFO: Presented by the McHenry County Youth Orchestras to benefit the Crystal Lake Interfaith Food Pantry. Concert is free and monetary goodwill offerings will be accepted at the door to buy perishable items for local families. Sponsored by Follett Corporation. Information: 815-356-6296 or www.mcmusic.org

MODEL RAILROAD CLUB HOLIDAY DISPLAY
WHEN: through Dec. 28
WHERE: Prairie Lodge at Sun City, 12880 Del Webb Blvd., Huntley
COST & INFO: The Kishwaukee Valley-Eakin Creek Model Railroad Club of Sun City will feature a holiday display of model trains. There will also be a raffle for three Lionel trains at 3 p.m. Dec. 23. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Schedule: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends. Free admission. Information: 847-669-2392.

McHENRY B&B SQUARE DANCE CLUB
WHEN: Dec. 7
WHERE: Johnsburg Community Club, 2315 W. Church St., Johnsburg
COST & INFO: Rounds at 8 p.m. with Wally Smulson and squares with Mike Richard at 8:30 p.m. Toys for Tots collection night. Cost: $5 members, $6 visitors. All dancers welcome. Information: 815-353-5346.

CHRISTMAS BEDTIME STORIES
WHEN: 7 to 8 p.m. Dec. 7
WHERE: Rotary Building, 431 N. Walkup, Crystal Lake
COST & INFO: Christmas songs and stories with Mrs. Claus. Hosted by the Crystal Lake Park District. Bedtime stories also available 7 p.m. Dec. 11 and 14. Cost: $13 residents, $19 nonresidents. Register at www.crystallakeparks.org. or Crystal Lake Park District Administrative Office. Information: 815-459-0680, ext. 213.

MADRIGAL DINNER
WHEN: 1 and 5:30 p.m. Dec. 8; and 1 p.m. Dec. 9
WHERE: Johnsburg High School, 2002 W. Ringwood Road, Johnsburg
COST & INFO: Presented by the Johnsburg High School Madrigal Troupe. Cost: $15 adults, $12 seniors, Johnsburg High School students and children. Limited seating. Advanced ticket purchase recommended. Reservations and information: 815-385-9233, ext. 252, or dsmith@johnsburg12.org.

FESTIVAL OF TREES & SANTA RIDE-IN
WHEN: 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 7
WHERE: Village Hall, 600 Harvest Gate, Lake in the Hills
COST & INFO: Santa will light the trees in front of Village Hall. Spectators can cast their vote for their favorite tree by placing nonperishable food donations under the tree for local food pantries. There also will be music, crafts and snacks. Information: 847-960-7460 or www.lith.org.


 


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