Planit 10
April 12, 2013 • 05:25:23 p.m.

Planit 10: Things to do April 11-15

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

“SHORT STORIES AND TALL TALES OF THE AMERICAN HERO”

WHEN: 3 p.m. April 13

WHERE: Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake

COST & INFO: Enjoy classic American folklore with Williams Street Repertory in a high-energy, fast-paced, and vaudevillian-esque presentation that uses a mixture of song, dance and storytelling. Tickets: $20 adults, $10 students. Tickets and information: 815-356-9212; www.rauecenter.org or† ww.wsrep.org.

“THE FOX ON THE FAIRWAY”

WHEN: April 12-28

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

COST & INFO: This madcap tribute to the great English high comedies of the 1930s and 1940s takes audiences to a private country club where mistaken identities and romantic entanglements abound. Schedule: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $23 adults, $20 seniors and students. Tickets and information: 815-338-5300 or www.woodstockoperahouse.com.

OPENING WEEKEND OF RENTAL MARINA

WHEN: 6:30 a.m. to sunset, April 13-14

WHERE: Three Oaks Recreation Area, 5517 Northwest Highway, Crystal Lake

COST & INFO: Offering row boats with trolling motors, canoes, kayaks and paddleboats. Information: 815-356-3663 or www.threeoaksrecreation.com.

GREAT LAKES STEELPAN†FESTIVAL

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 13

WHERE: Hannah Beardsley Middle School, 515 E. Crystal Lake Ave., Crystal Lake

COST & INFO: An educational festival presented by Potts & Pans Inc. for musicians, aspiring artists and fans of steelpan music. Event will showcase various workshops and clinics. Cost: free to $25. Tickets and scheduling information: 815-245-3624 or www.steelpanfestival.com.

FAREED HAQUE

WHEN: 2 to 4 p.m. April 14

WHERE: The Listening Room at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake

COST & INFO:† With guest Zachary Weiss. Concert will showcase “Music from Brazil and Beyond.” Tickets: $20. Tickets and information: 815-455-8000 or www.lakesidelegacy.org.

LYRA

WHEN: 2 p.m. April 14

WHERE: First United Methodist Church, 236 W. Crystal Lake Ave., Crystal Lake

COST & INFO: An a cappella chorus, from St. Petersburg, Russia, will present a concert of Russian choral music. A free-will offering will be taken. Information: 815-459-0785.

“OFF TO THE RACES” GALA & DINNER AUCTION

WHEN: 6 p.m. April 12

WHERE: Holiday Inn, 800 S. Route 31, Crystal Lake

COST & INFO: A Kentucky Derby-themed evening featuring southern-style food, entertainment, live and silent auctions to benefit Family Health Partnership Clinic to help those without health insurance or are underinsured. Derby attire is encouraged. Tickets: $90. Tickets and information: 815-334-8987, ext. 25 or lannetti@hpclinic.org.

RUN THRU THE HILLS

WHEN: 8 a.m. April 14

WHERE: starting at AMC Lake in the Hills 12 Theatre, 311 Randall Road, Lake in the Hills. Walk, run and strolling distances for all levels sponsored by the Lake in the Hills Parks & Recreation Department

COST & INFO: Packet pickup and registration available 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 13 at the Running Depot, 30-H N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. Cost: $30. Registration and information: www.lith.org.†

“VIVA LA OPERA IV”

WHEN: 4 p.m. April 14

WHERE: Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake

COST & INFO: Presented by Voices in Harmony. Tickets: $15, $20 available at the Raue Center box office or from choir members. Tickets and information: 815-356-9212, www.rauecenter.org or www.voices-in-harmony.org.

WATERCOLOR SHOW†RECEPTION

WHEN: 3 to 6 p.m. April 13

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

COST & INFO: Featuring the work of local artist James Mansfield. Many paintings available for purchase. Free admission. Information: 815-338-4212


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