Planit 10
February 11, 2013 • 09:29:42 a.m.

Planit 10: Things to do Feb. 7-11

Have plans this weekend? Here are 10 suggestions.

VALENTINE CONCERT
WHEN: 3 p.m. Feb. 10
WHERE: McHenry County College, 8900 Route 14, Crystal Lake
COST & INFO: Second Sunday Concert Series concert by jazz/pop artists Maureen Christine and Michael Bazan featuring songs of the ’40s, ’50s and ’60s. Refreshments follow the concert. Free. Information: 815-479-7814.

A TRIBUTE TO THE WHO
WHEN: 7 p.m. Feb. 9
WHERE: Woodstock Opera House, 121 Van Buren St., Woodstock
COST & INFO: Performed by The Who Show. Part of the Opera House Tribute Series. Upcoming concerts include Tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival and Tribute to Buddy Holly. Tickets: $38. Tickets and information: 815-338-5300 or www.woodstockoperahouse.com.

“UNSPOKEN”
WHEN: 7 p.m. Feb. 7-9
WHERE: Huntley High School Performing Arts Center, 13719 Harmony Road, Huntley
COST & INFO: Annual showcase presented by Huntley High School’s dance club, Orchesis. Tickets: $5 a person in advance, $7 at the door. Tickets and information: Leslie Parri, lparrin@district158.org.

MARDI GRAS CELEBRATION
WHEN: 7 to 11 p.m. Feb. 9
WHERE: Park Place, 406 W. Woodstock St., Crystal Lake
COST & INFO: New Orleans style party sponsored by the Crystal Lake Park District. Wear your costume, mask and beads and bring your friends for Cajun and New Orleans-style food catered by 3 Chefs Catering. Dance to Zydeco Cajun music. Raffle prizes, best costume prize. Cost: $25 per person. Registration and information: 815-459-0680 or www.crystallakeparks.org.

“COMPANY”
WHEN: through Feb. 15
WHERE: Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake
COST & INFO: Six-time Tony award-winning romantic musical comedy presented by Williams Street Repertory. Starring John Michael Coppola of Chicago’s “Jersey Boys.” Who is Bobby? What’s wrong with him? Will he marry April? Surely all his married friends have the answers. Schedule: 8 p.m. Feb. 8-9; 3 p.m. Feb. 10; and 8 p.m. Feb. 15-16. Tickets start at $30. Tickets and information: 815-356-9212 or www.rauecenter.org.

HAYSTACK’S COFFEE HOUSE OPEN MIC & JAM
WHEN: 7 to 10 p.m. Feb. 8
WHERE: 5603 Bull Valley Road, McHenry
COST & INFO: Evening will feature local performers showing their skills as folk, rock ’n’ roll, jazz and classical musicians, comedians and poets. Anyone is welcome to take the stage and perform. Hosted by the Unitarian Universalist Congregation. Free and open to the public, but a free-will offering will be accepted. Information: Thomas Steffens, Tom92109@gmail.com.

ANNUAL POPS CONCERT
WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 8
WHERE: Jacobs High School, 2601 Bunker Hill Drive, Algonquin
COST & INFO: Presented by the Jacobs High School Music Department. Also featuring a Jacobs Performing Arts Boosters silent auction. Proceeds benefit the Music Department and Jacobs Performing Arts Boosters. Admission: $5 adults, $3 seniors, students and military personnel. Information: 847-532-6277.

“THE ODYSSEY”
WHEN: 7 p.m. Feb. 8-9, 15-16
WHERE: Woodstock North High School Performing Arts Center, 3000 Raffel Road, Woodstock
COST & INFO: Based on Homer’s classic. Watch Odysseus’s journey as he attempts to return home after 19 years of war against the Trojans. Tickets: $10 adults, $5 seniors and students. Tickets and information: 815-334-2127 or www.seatyourself.biz/woodstocknorth.

PARTNER YOGA & CHOCOLATE TASTING
WHEN: 7 to 8:45 p.m. Feb. 8
WHERE: Nurture Yoga & Massage, 10327 Main St. (second floor), Richmond
COST & INFO: A different twist to St. Valentine’s Day events. Bring your spouse, partner, family member or friend and enjoy some basic yoga poses and celebrate your connection with one another with a chocolate tasting and healthy appetizers. Tickets: $20 per person. Registration and information: 815-861-7702 or www.nurtureyoga.com.

COOTIE BLUES FUNDRAISER
WHEN: 8 p.m. Feb. 9
WHERE: VFW Fox River Post 4600, 3002 W. Route 120, McHenry
COST & INFO:  A night of Chicago blues with Barrelhouse Chuck and his band. All proceeds go to the care of veterans at the Capt. James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center in North Chicago. Tickets: $15, available at the door. Information: 815-385-4600.


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