October 4, 2013 7:58PM
Alexandra Palkovic, Kelli Cramer, Susan Moniz with James Moye in “9 to 5”’ through Oct. 13 at Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire.
Updated: November 6, 2013 6:02AM
THE ANSEL B. COOK HOUSE AND VICTORIAN MUSEUM: Milwaukee Avenue, between Cook Avenue and Church Street, Libertyville. (847) 362-2330 or libertyvillemundeleinhistoricalsociety.com. The house was built in 1878 by its namesake on the site of the first permanent dwelling in Libertyville. In 2001, the Home was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. Due to the 1921 facade reconstruction, it is listed as Cook Memorial Library.
THE BUTTON ROOM MUSEUM: 4072 Old Grand Ave., Gurnee. (224) 399-9870. Hours are Tuesday-Sunday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Visitors will be given an opportunity to view beautiful buttons on display and learn more about beautiful objects and historical artifacts. The museum is celebrating the 100 year anniversary of the Titanic.
CUNEO MUSEUM AND GARDENS: 1350 N. Milwaukee Ave., Vernon Hills. (847) 362-3042; www.luc.edu/cuneo. Complimentary admission for visitors who are interested in a tour are offered from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month through December.
FORT HILL HERITAGE MUSEUM: Lion’s Field, 601 E. Noel Drive, Mundelein. (847) 566-8122; www.mundeleinparks.org. The museum is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Offerings include a host of exhibits, railroad artifacts, a replica 1900s Lake County schoolhouse, Mundelein’s first fire hose cart, 19th-century quilts, photographs and veterans’ uniforms, fashions of various eras, to the oldest item, a 1774 Flintlock musket. Open Saturdays from 1 to 4 p.m.
VOLO AUTO MUSEUM: 27582 Volo Village Road, (815) 385-3644; volocars.com. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily Exhibits featuring roughly 300 cars are all under roof in climate-controlled buildings. “Cars in Wonderland” on display. Admission is $13.95, $8.95 for children ages 6 to 12 and $11.95 for veterans and military personnel with ID. Admission is free for military personnel in uniform and children 5 and younger.
CUBBY BEAR NORTH: 21661 N. Milwaukee Ave., Lincolnshire. (847) 541-4700; cubbynorth.com. Wild Child will perform Oct. 5 at 10 p.m. Tickets are $5. Stache will perform Oct. 11 at 10 p.m. Tickets are $5
APPLE HOLLER: 5006 S. Sylvania Ave., Sturtevant, Wis. (800) 238-3629; www.appleholler.com. Join the “Star Trek” crew in “Beam Me Up, Scotty — She Hollered!” through Nov. 16. Dinner theater tickets are $49.34.
CITADEL THEATRE: West Campus, 300 S. Waukegan Road, Lake Forest. (847) 735-8554; www.citadeltheatre.org. “How We Got On” by Idris Goodwin will be presented through Oct. 20. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 3 p.m. Sundays. There will be a special matinee at 1 p.m. Oct. 16. Tickets are $37.50, $32.50 for students and seniors, and $35 on Thursdays, Sundays and the Wednesday matinee. Also, special rates for groups of 10 or more.
DR. LYNN SCHORNICK THEATRE: Jack Benny Center for the Arts, 39 Jack Benny Drive-Bowen Park, Waukegan. (847) 360-4740; www.waukeganparks.org. Bowen Park Theatre Company will present “A Man for All Seasons,” a play written by Robert Bolt and directed by Barbara Anderson, through Oct. 13. The play is the retelling of the historic events surrounding Sir Thomas More, the chancellor of England who remained silent regarding Henry VIII’s divorce. Performances are at 8 p.m. Oct. 5, and 11-12 and at 3 p.m. Oct. 6 and 13. Tickets are $20, $15 for senior/military/seminary student tickets and $10 for students.
JAMES LUMBER CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS: 19351 W. Washington St., Grayslake. College of Lake County Theatre Department will present “Charlotte’s Web” at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 5 and 2 p.m. Oct. 6. Tickets are $7.
LIBERTYVILLE CIVIC CENTER: 135 W. Church St. (847) 708-8880 or www.jencoretheatre.com. Jr. Encore Theatre will present “Into the Woods” at 7 p.m. Oct. 6 at Book by James Lapine and music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door.
MARRIOTT THEATRE: Ten Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. (847) 634-0200 or www.marriotttheatre.com. “9 to 5” will be performed through Oct. 13. Performances are 1 and 8 p.m. Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, 4:30 p.m. Saturdays and 1 and 5 p.m. Sundays. This hilarious new musical from Grammy Award-winner Dolly Parton features the hit title song, “What a Way to Make a Living,” and Tony Award-nominated score. The musical is the hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the rolodex era. Tickets are $40-48 with dinner packages available at $55.
THREE BROTHERS THEATRE: 115 N. Genese St., Waukegan. (319) 621-0024; www.facebook.com/threebrotherstheatre. “Ghost Light,” a play reading series, will showcase new plays by Chicagoland playwrights at 7 p.m. Oct. 5, 12 and 19.