Planit 10
June 27, 2013 • 08:41:05 a.m.

Planit 10: Things to do June 27-July 1

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

JERRY LEE & FRIENDS: AN EVENING WITH THE KING, THE KILLER & CASH

WHEN: 8 p.m. June 29

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

COST & INFO: Featuring Lance Lipinsky, Cody Slaughter and Adam Lee of the hit show “Million Dollar Quartet.” Tickets start at $44. Tickets and information: 815-356-9212 or www.rauecenter.org.

WOODSTOCK PICKLE PALOOZA

WHEN:  11:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. June 29

WHERE:  on the grounds of the Woodstock Harley-Davidson store near the intersection of Routes 14 and 47, Woodstock

COST & INFO:  A daylong festival filled with contests, food, pickles and a musical lineup to benefit the Woodstock VFW and local military veterans. Among the acts this year are The University, Spoken Four, Josh Scholl, Johnny Russler and Beach Bum Band, Suburban Cowboys and Wedding Banned. Information: woodstockpicklepalooza.com.

PLACE DE LA MUSIQUE CARNAVAL GALA EVENT

WHEN: 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. June 29

WHERE: Sanfilippo Estate, 789 Plumtree Road, Barrington Hills

COST & INFO: Enjoy a night of entertainment themed around a late-1800s carnival, complete with stilt walkers, magicians, psychic medium Michael Gourley and more. Plus, there will be a self-guided open house estate tour, auction view and enjoyment of the Eden Palais Carousel. Proceeds benefit Home of the Sparrow. Tickets: $100 per person (includes dinner). Tickets and information: 815-271-54440, ext. 40, or www.hosparrow.org.

FOURTH FRIDAYS

WHEN: 6 to 9 p.m. June 28

WHERE: Starline Gallery, 400 W. Front St., Harvard

COST & INFO: Featuring 4th Fridays art exhibits and events each month, live music, light appetizers and more. Admission: $5 at the door. Cash bar. For artists interested in submitting their artwork, visit www.nancymerkling.com. Information: 815-943-4805 or www.starlinefactory.com.

INDEPENDENCE DAY CONCERT

WHEN: 1 p.m. June 30

WHERE: Center for Spiritual Evolution, 204 Spring St., Cary

COST & INFO: Patriotic songs from the Civil War will be part of a musical offering by the Kishwaukee Ramblers. Tickets: $20. Tickets and information: 847-516-1950 or www.newthoughtmchenry.org.

BRYAN BOWERS

WHEN: 8 p.m. June 29

WHERE: Unity Spiritual Center of Woodstock, 225 Calhoun St., Woodstock

COST & INFO: Autoharp virtuoso and storyteller concert presented by Off Square Music. Suggested donation: $12. Reservations: 815-338-5164, offsquare@gmail.com or visit: www.offsquaremusic.org.

AN EVENING WITH DANNY WRIGHT

WHEN: 7 p.m. June 30

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

COST & INFO: Eclectic mix of contemporary, new age and instrumental piano. Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 day of show. Tickets and information: 815-356-9212 or www.rauecenter.org.

SECOND ANNUAL NATIONAL PIANO CONFERENCE

WHEN: June 27-30

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

COST & INFO: Schedule: 8:30 a.m. June 27, Exploring the Piano, One Key at a Time; 7 p.m. June 27, Winner’s Showcase Concert; 6 p.m. June 28, Nashville BBQ Fundraiser; 8 p.m. June 28, Nashville Backstage: A Country Cabaret; 8 p.m. June 29, Jerry Lee & Friends: An Evening with The King, The Killer & Cash; 7 p.m. June 30, An Evening with Danny Wright. Tickets and pricing: 815-356-9212 or www.rauecenter.org.

FREE WATER SKI SHOWS

WHEN: 7 p.m. Fridays

WHERE: Center Beach on Hancock and East Lake Shore Drives, Wonder Lake

COST & INFO: Bring your family and lawn chairs to watch the Wonder Lake Water Ski Show Team perform. Schedule: June 28, July 19, July 26, Aug. 2 and Aug. 16. Information: www.wonderlakeskiteam.org.

CONCERT IN THE PARK SERIES

WHEN: 7 p.m. Thursdays through July 18

WHERE: Lions Park Rotary Bandshell, 1170 Silver Lake Road, Cary

COST & INFO: Sponsored by the Cary Park District. Schedule: June 27, Crazy Talk (country); July 11, Alex & the Allstars (’70s until now); July 18, Ocean Blu Jazz Ensemble (jazz). Free. Information: 847-639-6100 or www.carypark.com.


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