The premier of Ballet Theatre of Illinois’ original production of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” will be presented at 4 p.m. March 8 and at 2 p.m. March 9 at the Libertyville High School auditorium, 708 W. Park Ave.
Reptile Rampage will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 9 at Lake Forest’s Recreation Center.
Lira Singers, a female ensemble, will participate in the celebration of the 60th anniversary of St. John Brebeuf Parish by performing a concert of Polish sacred, classical and folk music at 8 p.m. March 8 at the Church in Niles.
“Twelfth Night, Or What You Will” by William Shakespeare will be presented by the College of Lake County Theatre department at 7:30 p.m. March 7-8 at the College of Lake County in Grayslake.
About 60 students from Middle School South will take audiences on a journey to a land of ironic adventure this week when they stage “Alice in Wonderland.”
Pat Hazell, former writer on NBC’s “Seinfeld” show, salutes the Baby Boomer Generation in “The Wonder Bread Years,” being presented at 8 p.m. March 14 at the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts at the College of Lake County, 19351 W. Washington St., Grayslake.
The Lake Bluff History Museum will host a program about the North Shore Line and its evolution into a “super interurban” under the control of Samuel Insull at 2 p.m. March 9 in the Lake Bluff Train Station, 600 N. Sheridan Road.
“Sex and the City” star comes to Chicago to tout her footwear partnership with the CEO of Manolo Blahnik.
If you are looking for some respite from the cold weather, the two Grayslake high schools are performing “Once On This Island,” a Caribbean love story, next week.
Local “Jeopardy” champ says Arthur Chu is definitely not “an evil genius.”
MADRID — Paco de Lucia, one of the world’s greatest guitarists who dazzled audiences with his lightning-speed flamenco rhythms and finger work, has died in Mexico, officials said Wednesday. He was 66.
The Spaniard had a heart attack while on vacation at the Caribbean beach …
If you looked out the window on March 1 and thought it looked more like Feb. 1, the sugar maples at the Ryerson Woods Forest Preserve in Riverwoods apparently are in agreement — they have yet to start letting their sap flow for the annual springtime production of maple syrup.
Liam Neeson has grounded “The Lego Movie.” The action star’s airliner thriller “Non-Stop” arrived in first place at the weekend box office, effectively ending the Warner Bros. animated film’s three-week blockade at the top spot.
Ignore the weather forecasts. Things will definitely be heating up in Long Grove March 1 and 2 during the sixth annual Ice Meltin’ Blues Weekend. Organizer Mary Ann Ullrich owns The Village Tavern with her husband, one of two venues where performances will be held. …
Fat Cat Rescue, Inc. is holding a fundraiser at Green Town Tavern in Waukegan to benefit homeless animals in Lake and surrounding counties.
Long Grove’s annual Ice Meltin’ Blues Weekend will be held from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. March 1 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 2 in downtown.