Looking for something fun to do this weekend? We've got the best bets for your done-with-work-outta-here time.
Check out our picks for activities to hit and new places to explore this weekend.
Where/when: , Fuel Room; 6:30 and 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6.
Why go? Best of Broadway tunes performed cabaret-style by cast of talented, local performers who will put on a professional, contemporary show featuring music from shows like Wicked, Grease, Funny Girl and Rent. Visit www.libertytownproductions.com for more information about this nonprofit entertainment company or to purchase tickets.
Pricing: $18 and $15 for students in advance; $20 at the door.
Where/when: ; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, Aug. 5.
Why go? Purchase lunch from 14 different vendors and eat at the park while listening to live music. This event is sponsored by .
Pricing: Vendor prices vary.
Where/when: ; 6 to 9 p.m., Friday, Aug. 5.
Why go? On every first Friday of the month, there is a party going on downtown. Be entertained while you shop. Some of the featured forms of entertainment are a jazz band, a classical guitarist, an art exhibit, a balloon artist and hor d'oeuvres. Participating merchants offer entertainment and special promotions. Watch a and enjoy the .
Pricing: Free admission.
Where/when: ; 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.; Friday, Aug. 5.
Why go? Sponsored by the Libertyville Junior Women's Club. Parents enjoy a night out at First Friday, while their children enjoy crafts, stories, games and a short art lesson. To register, email mailto:email@example.com. Potty-trained children only.
Pricing: $10 for the first child; $5 for each additional child.
Where/when: Shear Paradise Pet Salon, 400 N Seymour, Mundelein; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 7.
Why go? Bring your dog in for some pampering and help Our House of Hope K-9 Rescue's medical fund. Appointments are not required. All dogs' vaccines must be up to date. Therapy dogs and dogs available for adoption will be at the salon.
Pricing: $10 for a nail trim; $25 for a nail trim and bath.
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