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The Suburbs This Weekend: High school bands, wine tasting, Rob Schneider and 'The Sunshine Boys'

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A high school band contest, wine tasting, Rob Schneider and 'The Sunshine Boys' are among the choices by Sean Stangland and Richard Battin.

Sean's picks

"Saturday Night Live" veteran Rob Schneider ("Deuce Bigelow: Male Gigolo," "Grown Ups") headlines Schaumburg's Chicago Improv this weekend. The Emmy Award nominated actor/comedian returns to standup comedy 25 years after getting his start opening for comedians such as Jerry Seinfeld and Jay Leno.

8 and 10:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21; 7 and 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at 5 Woodfield Road, Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg. $33, plus a two food or beverage item minimum. (847) 240-2001

"The Sunshine Boys" at Steel Beam Theatre, 111 W. Main St., St. Charles, (630) 587-8521 or steelbeamtheatre.com; Showtimes: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 7

Running time: About 2 hours, with intermission. Tickets: $25, $23 for students and seniors

Richard's picks

More than 20 high school marching bands from Rolling Meadows, Elk Grove Village and other towns compete in the 45th Annual Chicagoland Marching Band Festival Saturday at Wheeling High School, 900 S. Elmhurst Road, Wheeling. $10; $7 students/seniors. (847) 718-7111 or wheelingbands.org. 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22

Two local breweries and more than 100 wines are part of the Daily Herald-sponsored Waterleaf Food & Wine Festival, which also includes artisanal cheeses, hors d'oeuvres, pastries and music from the Shawn Maxwell Trio Saturday surrounding the Waterleaf Restaurant at College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn. $40-$45. Must be 21 or older to attend. (630) 942-6881 or waterleafrestaurant.com. 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22

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