Planit 10
March 27, 2013 • 08:45:58 p.m.

Planit 10: Things to do March 28-31

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

MURIEL ANDERSON

WHEN: 7 p.m. March 30

WHERE: Woodstock Opera House, 121 Van Buren St., Woodstock

COST & INFO: Performance by award-winning fingerstyle and harp guitarist. With special guest Howard Levy. Tickets: $25. Tickets and information: 815-338-5300 or www.woodstockoperahouse.com.

SIP & SHOP

WHEN: 6 to 9 p.m. March 28

WHERE: Nicolino’s Sports Bar, 621 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry

COST & INFO: Shop with more than 20 vendors together with a wine tasting, local business networking and prizes. Free admission. Information: 815-388-3444.

2013 SPRING CONSUMER SHOWCASE

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 28

WHERE: Prairie Lodge, 12880 Del Webb Blvd., Huntley

COST & INFO: Del Webb Sun City business expo will feature more than 130 exhibitors representing diverse businesses including home improvement, travel, health care, insurance, financial planning, automotive, physical therapy, handyman services, landscaping and more. Free admission.Information: 847-515-7241.

GEORGIA RAE FAMILY BAND

WHEN: 7 p.m. March 29

WHERE: Stage Left Caf, 125 Van Buren St., Woodstock

COST & INFO: The Borderline String Band will also perform. Presented by Off Square Music. Suggested donation: $10 to benefit Woodstock Farmers Market Link Plus program for food stamp recipients. Reservations and information: 815-338-5164 or offsquare@gmail.com.

McHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE ART EXHIBIT

WHEN: through March 31

WHERE: Woodstock Opera House, 121 W. Van Buren St., Woodstock

COST & INFO: McHenry County College Continuing Education art instructor Diane T. Wlezien and her MCC adult students will be exhibiting their work in the Community Room featuring selected oils, watercolors and acrylics the artists created on the theme of Home Sweet Home. Viewing hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday. Information: 847-516-8302 or DianeW@OpulentArt.com.

SCOTTY McCREERY

WHEN: 8 p.m. March 28

WHERE: Paramount Theatre, Aurora

COST & INFO:†“American Idol” winner brings his “Weekend Roadtrip Tour 2013” to town. Tickets: $35-$40. Tickets and information: 630-896-6666 or www.paramountaurora.com.

WOMEN’S WORKS

WHEN: through April 27

WHERE: Old Court House Arts Center, 101 N. Johnson St., Woodstock

COST & INFO: Featuring the 26th annual Women’s Works, celebrating women’s creativity national fine art exhibition. Paintings, drawings, sculpture, jewelry, and multimedia by women artists from Northern Illinois and the area. Presented by the Northwest Area Arts Council. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Information: 815-338-4525, www.oldcourthouseartscenter.com or www.naac4art.org.

EASTER EGG HUNT

WHEN: noon to 6 p.m. March 29

WHERE: Elite Kids, 825 Munshaw Lane, Suite B, Crystal Lake

COST & INFO: Easter egg hunt, crafts, games, cookie decorating and open gym. Schedule: noon to 1 p.m. preschool hunt for ages 6 and younger ($7 members, $8 nonmembers); 6 to 7 p.m. academy hunt for ages 6 and older and open gym 7 to 8 p.m. ($11 members, $13 nonmembers). Information: 815-451-9600 or www.elitekidsusa.com.

NIU STUDENT & FACULTY COMPOSERS CONCERT

WHEN: 8 p.m. April 3

WHERE: Boutell Memorial Concert Hall in the Music Building at Northern Illinois University, 400 Lucinda Ave., DeKalb

COST & INFO: Diverse program featuring instrumental and vocal music. Free. Information: 815-753-1546 or www.niu.edu/music.

PIANO DUET RECITAL

WHEN: 7 p.m. April 1

WHERE: Marjorie Thulin Performance Hall of the Thompson Center at Judson University, 1151 N. State St., Elgin

COST & INFO: Judson music professor Dr. Sojung Lee Hong and student Guihua Cui will play a “Passion and Peace” piano duet recital. A free-will offering will be taken. Information: 847-628-2500 or www.judsonu.edu.


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