Looking for something to do this weekend? We have 10 suggestions.
25 OR 6 TO 4
WHEN: 8 p.m. Sept. 7
WHERE: Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake
COST & INFO: Chicago tribute band performs the band’s biggest hits. Tickets: $29-$35. Tickets and information: 815-356-9212 or www.rauecenter.org.
SAUFEN UND SPIEL FESTIVAL
WHEN: Sept. 6-8
WHERE: Johnsburg Community Club, 2315 W. Church St., Johnsburg
COST & INFO: 42nd annual event featuring weekend of entertainment and fun. Schedule: 6 p.m. Sept. 6, Friday Night Black Light bean bag tournament, live music and food; 5 p.m. Sept. 7, Banjo Beer Night, live music, food; 12:30 p.m. Sept. 8, parade, live music, dancing and games. Information: 815-385-1717 or www.johnsburgcommunityclub.com.
BELL’S CHARITY TAP TAKE OVER
WHEN: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 5
WHERE: Duke’s Alehouse & Kitchen, 110 N. Main St., Crystal Lake
COST & INFO: Fundraiser hosted by Bell’s Brewery, Summit Brewery and The Big Bay Brewery to benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to help fight blood cancer. Summit Firkin tapping, Big Bay Ufer tapping, 50/50 cash raffle, beer-themed prizes. Free admission. Information: 815-455-3355.
GEORGIA RAE FAMILY BAND
WHEN: 8 p.m. Sept. 6
WHERE: The Listening Room at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake
COST & INFO: Playing a mix of folk, bluegrass and contemporary hits. Tickets: $20. Tickets and information: 815-455-8000 or www.lakesidelegacy.org/the-listening-room.
WHEN: 7 p.m. Sept. 7
WHERE: Haystacks Coffee House at the Tree of Life Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 5603 Bull Valley Road, McHenry
COST & INFO: Guitar concert with Donna Herula and Andrew Calhoun to benefit the Monic Children’s Center in Jinja, Uganda. A $10 donation is requested at the door. Information: 815-404-7908; 815-322-2464 or www.treeoflifeuu.org.
RIDERS IN THE SKY
WHEN: 4 and 8 p.m. Sept. 7
WHERE: Woodstock Opera House, 121 Van Buren St., Woodstock
COST & INFO: Western music coupled with their own legendary wacky humor. Tickets: $20 reserved seating. Tickets and information: 815-338-5300 or www.woodstockoperahouse.com.
BRYAN WHITE / “WOODSTOCK IDOL”
WHEN: 7 p.m. Sept. 7
WHERE: Performing Arts Center at Woodstock North High School, 3000 Raffel Road, Woodstock
COST & INFO: Grammy award-winning artist to perform live to benefit District 200’s music program. Including performances by District 200 students for the title of 2013 Woodstock Idol. Tickets: $20 available at www.attendstar.com.
FIRST FRIDAY ART SHOW
WHEN: 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 6
WHERE: Lakeside Legacy Arts Park (Dole Mansion), 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake
COST & INFO: A showcase of 14 artists will be featured entitled “Visage: Out of the Ordinary Portraits.” Guests will view art, mingle with the artists, enjoy music, explore the Dole Mansion and enjoy light appetizers and cash bar. Free admission. Information: 815-455-8000 or www.lakesidelegacy.org.
FALL FAMILY FEST
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 7
WHERE: Lions Park, 1170 Silver Lake Road, Cary
COST & INFO: Hosted by the Cary Park District. Offering a variety of seasonal activities with hayrides, pony rides, petting zoo, children’s crafts, pumpkin patch and more. Admission: $9 children age 3 and older, $5 children ages 1-2, free for adults and children younger than 1. Information: 847-639-6100 or www.carypark.com.
SUN CITY CONCERT BAND
WHEN: 2 p.m. Sept. 8
WHERE: Drendel Ballroom at Prairie Lodge, 12880 Del Webb Blvd., Huntley
COST & INFO: The band’s 10th anniversary concert. Tickets: $10 available at the member services desk at Prairie Lodge and at the door the day of the concert. Information: 847-515-7773.