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Sunday picks: Battle of the bull riders at Allstate

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  • The 2013 Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Built Ford Tough Series stops at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 12-13.

      The 2013 Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Built Ford Tough Series stops at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 12-13.

  • See HO gauge train models, featuring mid-20th century Highland Park landmarks, at "The History of Toy Trains VI" exhibit at the Highland Park Historical Society.

      See HO gauge train models, featuring mid-20th century Highland Park landmarks, at "The History of Toy Trains VI" exhibit at the Highland Park Historical Society.
    Courtesy of the Highland Park Historical Society

  • Learn more about Canada's top camping, fishing and hunting sites at the 30th Annual All-Canada Show at the Pheasant Run Mega Center in St. Charles.

      Learn more about Canada's top camping, fishing and hunting sites at the 30th Annual All-Canada Show at the Pheasant Run Mega Center in St. Charles.
    Courtesy of the All-Canda Show

  • John Heffron headlines Schaumburg?s Improv Comedy Showcase.

      John Heffron headlines Schaumburg?s Improv Comedy Showcase.

 
By Scott Morgan and Laura Stewart

Ride 'em
The top bull riders in the world compete to ride the country's fiercest bucking bulls when the 2013 PBR (Professional Bull Riders) Built Ford Tough Series comes to the Allstate Arena, 6920 N. Mannheim Road, Rosemont. $15-$120. (800) 745-3000 or allstatearena.com. 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13

Browse and buy
An estimated 220 antique exhibitors from across the Midwest display and sell everything from antique jewelry and toys to vintage clothing, books and more at the Antique and Flea Market at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 1060 Peterson Road, Grayslake. Admission is $7 (good for both show days). Free parking. Visit zurkopromotions.com. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13

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Canuck corral
Get tips on the best Canadian hunting and fishing spots at the All-Canada Show, which returns to the Pheasant Run Mega Center, 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles. $10; $8 seniors and teens; kids 12 and younger admitted free. (800) 325-6290 or allcanadashow.com. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13

Boggy weather
Celebrate the season with indoor crafts, outdoor tours and more as part of the family-friendly Volo Bog's Winterfest Sunday at the Volo Bog State Natural Area, 28478 W. Brandenburg Road, Ingleside. (815) 344-1294 or friendsofvolobog.org. Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13

Art climate
Artists explore issues of global warming and more in the new exhibit "Climate of Uncertainty" at the DePaul Art Museum, 935 W. Fullerton Ave., Chicago. No admission fee. (773) 325-7506 or museums.depaul.edu. Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

'The History of Toy Trains VI'
Calling all toy train lovers: The Highland Park Historical Society, 326 Central Ave., presents the family-friendly exhibit "The History of Toy Trains VI." See a variety of HO gauge operational model trains, with landmarks from mid-20th century Highland Park, exhibits about toy trains and real railroads and a photograph exhibit of the railroads of Highland Park through Sunday, Feb. 10. $5 per person ($12 per family). (847) 432-7090 or highlandparkhistory.com. 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13

Vivaldi 'Seasons'
Violinist Jennifer Frautschi is the featured soloist in Vivaldi's "The Four Seasons" in an Elgin Symphony Orchestra concert that also includes pieces by Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky. Ignat Solzhenitsyn conducts the weekend performances at the Hemmens Cultural Center, 45 Symphony Way, Elgin ($18-$68). (847) 888-4000 or elginsymphony.org. 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13

'Deathtrap' revived
A playwright struggling through a series of flops finds a promising script by an unknown writer and passes it off as his own in Ira Levin's "Deathtrap." Bernie Weiler directs Steel Beam Theatre's revival of the mystery drama about a man who goes to extraordinary lengths to stay on top. The show opens Friday at 111 W. Main St., St. Charles. $25, $23. (630) 587-8521 or steelbeamtheatre.com. 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13

Christmas continued
The Rolling Meadows Historical Museum, a replica of a 1950s Kimball Hill home located at 3100 Central Road, Rolling Meadows, hosts an Open House and displays its holiday decorations, including a 1950s aluminum Christmas tree. Refreshments will be served. Free admission. Visit ci.rolling-meadows.il.us. 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13

'The Hindenburg Disaster'
Learn about one of the great tragedies of the 20th century at "The Hindenburg Disaster," part of the History Speaks Lecture Series, in the Century Memorial Chapel at the Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St., Naperville. Actor and historian Terry Lynch portrays WLS Chicago radio reporter Herbert Morrison, who was on hand as the German passenger airship LZ 129 Hindenburg burst into flames on May 6, 1937, in Lakehurst, N.J. Advance tickets cost $5-$6. Tickets on the day of the event cost $6-$7. (630) 420-6010 or napersettlement.museum. 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13

Wayward Sisters
The Wayward Sisters quartet performs classical selections at the Byron Colby Barn at Prairie Crossing, 1561 Jones Point Road, Grayslake. The quartet includes Beth Wenstrom on the baroque violin, Anne Timberlake on recorders, Anna Steinhoff on the baroque cello and John Lenti on the guitar and theorbo. $18 adults; kids younger than 16 admitted free. (847) 543-1202 or prairiecrossing.com. 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13

A standup guy
The career of comedian John Heffron gained extra exposure after he won season two of NBC's "Last Comic Standing." Catch him this weekend live at the Improv Comedy Showcase and Restaurant, 5 Woodfield Road, Schaumburg. $19-$22 plus a two menu-item purchase. (847) 240-2001 or improv.com. 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13

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