Gordon Lightfoot wasn’t always an international music legend, but he’s had star capacity since the fourth grade when the school principal played Lightfoot singing over the intercom.
The Tempel Lipizzans will present another season of public exhibitions with matinee and evening performances.
The Antioch Garden Club will present its 18th annual Garden Walk to be held June 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The EAA Chapter 414 Young Eagles free flights for ages 8 to 17 will be given June 22 by Skill Aviation at Waukegan Regional Airport.
Thirty-seven years and 50-plus albums after making their 1976 debut with the international smash “Let Your Love Flow,” country/rock duo David and Howard Bellamy are still going strong.
British composer Max Richter has recomposed “The Four Seasons.” Yes, Richter has tampered significantly with Vivaldi’s magnificent set of violin concertos, which have been chronicling the cycles of nature since they were published in 1725.
FAMILY FRIENDLY: Families can enjoy a gentle introduction to camping at Family Campout, 5:30 p.m. June 29 to 9 a.m. June 30 at the Family Aquatic Center, 635 N. Aspen Drive, Vernon Hills.
The strawberries are ripe, the calendar says summer. So it’s time to celebrate in Long Grove. So this year, the town’s 29th annual Strawberry Fest runs June 21-June 23.
BeachFest will be held June 27-30 inside the Round Lake Beach Cultural & Civic Center and on the festival grounds.
Out to Lunch is held every Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning June 21 through Aug. 16 in Cook Park in Libertyville.
Ashley Bell bends over backwards for scares in “The Last Exorcism Part II,” major stars get rude and crude in “Movie 43” and Dustin Hoffman has a senior moment in “Quartet.”
There are household names and then there’s Martha Stewart. Everyone knows Martha can do anything related to domestic and lifestyle goodliness.
Nearly 100 people came out to the 10th annual Juneteenth Conference and Festival at Greater Faith Church-Baptist in Waukegan on Saturday, a celebration of the end of slavery for African Americans and a celebration of their ancestors who, despite many obstacles, kept reaching for freedom.
One would expect the producer of an outdoor theater festival to have a background in drama, perhaps business. But entomology?
The goose is now loose at the North Shore Wine, Beer, Cigar & Food Festival after the Libertyville Sunrise Rotary Club and the Brainerd Community Center organization combined their popular events.The annual Libertyville Sunrise Rotary Club Goose is Loose Raffle will be featured this year as part of the North Shore Wine, Beer, Cigar & Food Festival from 4-8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24.
Libertyville RFD “Really Fun Days” is the theme of the annual Libertyville Days Festival June 15-16 in downtown.