/5 things to do this weekend in the suburbs

5 things to do this weekend in the suburbs

Try some new brews at the Lake Zurich Craft Beer Festival or laugh it up with comedian/musicians Tim Cavanagh and Tim Walkoe at Arlington Heights’ Metropolis this weekend. For more fun ideas for how to spend your time, see dailyherald.com/calendar.

Hops to it

The Lake Zurich Craft Beer Festival features more than 100 brews from local and regional breweries at Henry J. Paulus Park, 200 S. Rand Road, Lake Zurich. $50 (includes souvenir glass and unlimited three-ounce samples); $10 designated driver. Must be 21 or older. (847) 438-5141 or lakezurich.org/528/Craft-Beer-Festival. 5 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 10-11.

‘Elephant Man’ revival

Playwright Bernard Pomerance’s “The Elephant Man” chronicles Joseph Carey Merrick’s transformation from side show performer to society darling in a revival being staged by Williams Street Repertory at the Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. $24.85 for RaueNOW members, $35.50 for nonmembers. (815) 356-9212 or wsrep.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 10-11, and 3 p.m. Sunday, May 12.

Twice the laughs

Comedian/musicians Tim Cavanagh, who appeared on ABC, Showtime and WGN America, and Tim Walkoe, winner of ABC’s “America’s Funniest People,” team up for “The Tale of Two Tims” at the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 W. Campbell St., Arlington Heights. (847) 577-2121 or metropolisarts.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11.

Ballet Hispanico performs at College of DuPage's McAninch Arts Center in Glen Ellyn on Saturday, May 11.

Ballet Hispanico performs at College of DuPage’s McAninch Arts Center in Glen Ellyn on Saturday, May 11.
– Associated Press, 2014


Latin dance

New York-based Ballet Hispánico performs a repertory program as part of a national tour at College of DuPage’s McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn. $49-$59. (630) 942-4000 or atthemac.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11.

Hitsteria

Country music songwriter/artist Phil Vassar will be joined by country singer David Nail, frontman of David Nail & The Well Raven, who will be performing a set with an acoustic trio at the Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St., St. Charles. $25-$99. (630) 962-7000 or arcadalive.com. 7 p.m. Sunday, May 12.

        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        

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