Summer Concert Series
Cook Park, 600 N. Main St., Wauconda
See the Midnight Cover Band perform a wide range of music — including 1950s pop hits, Big Band, Motown, classic rock, disco, funk, modern country and more — in this first edition of the park district’s weekly Summer Concert Series. For more information, call (847) 526-3610 or visit www.waucondaparks.org.
June 2 and 3
Concert Dance, Inc.
Ravinia Festival (Bennett Gordon Hall), 418 Sheridan Road, Highland Park
Enjoy a performance by this dance troupe, part of the Ruth Page Festival of Dance, under the guidance of artistic director Venetia Stifler. For tickets, and more information, call the box office at 847-266-5100 or visit www.ravinia.org.
Concert in the Park
Community Park, 42 Park View Lane, Hawthorn Woods
See acoustic classic rock artist John Lambert perform on opening night of the village’s 2016 Concert in the Park series. Food vendors will be on-site. Bring lawn chairs. For more information, call (847) 438-5500 or visit www.vhw.org.
Movies in the Park
Paulus Park, 200 S. Rand Road, Lake Zurich
Bring a picnic basket, a blanket, and friends and family members for a viewing of the animated film, “The Good Dinosaur,” in the first edition of the Park & Recreation Department’s Movies in the Park series. For more information, call (847) 438-5146 or visit www.lakezurich.org.
4th Annual Craft Beer Festival
Whitney Street, Downtown Grayslake
$65 (VIP pass), $45 (at gate), $35 (advance), $10 (designated driver)
Enjoy craft beer from more than 80 different breweries in this event, with proceeds benefiting the Grayslake Scholarship Fund. A host of live bands will perform on multiple stages, and a variety of food vendors will be on-site. For more information, call (847) 223-6888 or visit www.grayslakebeerfest.com.
17th Annual Ray Bradbury’s Dandelion Wine Fine Arts Festival
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Bowen Park, 1800 N. Sheridan Road, Waukegan
Enjoy this annual family event, dedicated to showcasing the work of local and regional artists in remembrance of acclaimed author Ray Bradbury, one of Waukegan’s favorite sons. The event includes live music, theatrical performances for all ages, food vendors and more. For more information, call (847) 599-2500 or visit www.waukeganil.gov.
Friends of the Library Summer Concert Series
Grayslake Public Library, 100 Library Lane, Grayslake
See award-winning singer/songwriter Dave Rudolf to kick off the 2016 Friends of the Library Summer Concert Series, held on the library’s front lawn. For more information, call (847) 223-5313.
Cultural Musical Performance
Barrington’s White House, 145 W. Main St., Barrington
$20, $10 (students)
See soprano vocalist and Barrington resident Joanne McDade perform a song cycle by Italian composer Giuseppe Martucci, accompanied by pianist Ken Smith. Violinist Kate Carter and pianist Louise Chan will perform one of composer Ernest Bloch’s best-known works, “Baal Shem: Three Pictures of Hassidic Life,” to open the show. For tickets, and more information, call (224) 512-4284 or visit www.barringtonswhitehouse.com.
4th Annual Champion Car Show
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Lambs Farm, 14245 Rockland Road, Libertyville
Show off your special car or truck, or just come to admire the vehicles on display. Prizes and trophies will be awarded. The event also includes live music. Gates open at 9 a.m. For more information, call (847) 362-4636 or visit www.lambsfarm.org.
Kids Nature Funfest
Greenbelt Cultural Center, 1215 Green Bay Road, North Chicago
Kids (ages 12 and under with an adult) can enjoy a creative afternoon with live animals, nature play, art and exploration in this event, part of the Lake County Nature Network initiative. No registration is required. For more information, call (847) 367-6640 or visit www.lcfpd.org.
Live Music in the Park
Engle Memorial Park (Parkman Pavilion), 2200 E. Grass Lake Road, Lindenhurst
See nationally known modern rock/pop cover band Mike & Joe perform in the first installment of the park district’s Live Music in the Park series. For more information, call (847) 356-6011 or visit www.lindenhurstparks.org.