Jul 29, 2014

The Five Best Bets for Your Weekend Ahead

It's never too early to start planning out your weekend. Here's our top five best bets in the area.

The Five Best Bets for Your Weekend Ahead

1) Picnic on the Farm, Sunday Sept. 30, Noon-3 p.m. at Elawa Park. The City of Lake Forest Parks and Recreation is sponsoring this free event Sunday. Families are encouraged to bring a blanket, lawn chairs and picnic basket. The Parks Dept. will provide games, face painting, races, an animal show, volleyball and horseshoes. Take advantage of this awesome autumn weather before it gets too cold!

2) First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest Rummage Sale, Saturday Sept. 29, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m., at First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest (700 N. Sheridan Road). The event – which is now in its 62nd year – promises furniture, designer and regular clothing, books, appliances, art and home décor, toys and much, much more. If you get a really great score, make sure to let us know in the comments!

3) “Other People’s Money”, The Citadel Theater Company, Thursday –Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m. Although this play was written in the 1980s (and was voted “Best Off-Broadway Play” in 1989 by the Outer Critics Circle), it remains as relevant today. The plotline focuses on a small-town company trying to stay afloat, and the corporate raider who wants to liquefy them. Tickets are $37.50 ($32.50 for students and seniors), and available online at http://www.citadeltheatre.org/ or on the phone at (847)735-8554.

4) The Lake Bluff Farmer’s Market,  Friday from 7 a.m. to Noon, Downtown Lake Bluff. Come check out the plethora of fantastic fall treats – ranging from pumpkins and apples to flowers and cheeses – at the Lake Bluff Farmer’s Market.

5) Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s, Saturday 9 a.m., 1801 Sunset Road, Highland Park, IL. The Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer is an opportunity for participants to pay tribute to loved ones who have suffered from the disease, to learn more about it and to discover support programs. The event is free to participate in. You can learn more online at http://www.alz.og/walk.

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