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: , 1400 W. Northwest Hwy., Palatine; 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m., Friday, May 27.
Why Go?: Go for a swim, check out the playmaze, compete on the basketball court and climbing wall. All families are welcome to attend family night.
Pricing: Free for members; $20 per family for non-members
Where / When: , 1331 N. Rand Rd., Palatine; 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Friday, May 27.
Why Go?: Stop by the outdoor cafe for grilling demonstrations and tasting. Kabobs, seafood skewers, veggies and burgers will be featured.
Where / When: , 150 E. Wood St., Palatine; 10:30 a.m.; Saturday, May 28.
Why Go?: Students of the Amber Music and Dance Company will present fashion from Urban Casual to Jazzy Couture. The morning will be full of singing, dancing and fun for all.
Pricing: $ 18 for adults; $15 for children ages 3 - 12; Free for children under 3
Where / When: ; 4 - 7:30 p.m.; Friday, May 27.
Why Go?: Outdoor entertainment by local acoustic musicians, affordable food and drink specials for the whole family.
Where / When: ; Saturday, May 28.
Why Go?: Enjoy a day at the pool.
Pricing: Visit www.palatineparks.org for more information on pool passes.
Where / When: , 542 Colfax St., Palatine; 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.; Saturday, May 28.
Why Go?: Visit the twenty-seven vendors who will be selling their farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, organic meats and eggs, cheeses, spices, olives, pickles and much more.
Pricing: Free admission
Where / When: Viper Alley, 275 Parkway Dr., Lincolnshire; 8:30 - 11 p.m.; Friday, May 27.
Why Go?: Listen to your favorite feel-good tunes with Chicago-based iPop. The band of five experienced musicians plays a wide variety of genres including current and classic favorites, dance anthems and nostalgic sing-a-longs. Bar and kitchen open at 5 p.m. and the show begins at 8:30 p.m.
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