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Weekend picks: Chicago Auto Show starts its engines today

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A Lexus hybrid concept car was featured at last year's Chicago Auto Show, which returns to McCormick Place in Chicago for its 105th edition.

Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer, February 2012

Look for finches and other winter birds at the free Bird Walk at Cantigny Park in Wheaton.

The Grave Digger jumps into action as part of "Monster Jam." The big truck extravaganza returns to the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.

Learn about the life of NASCAR legend and Elmhurst native Fred Lorenzen at the "On the Road to Glory: Fred Lorenzen" exhibit at the Elmhurst Historical Museum.

Courtesy of the Elmhurst Historical Museum

Comedian Maz Jobrani is set to play the Improv Comedy Showcase in Schaumburg.

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The Chicago Auto Show revs things up starting Saturday at McCormick Place. See the latest models, concept cars and much more. Search for finches and other winter birds at the Bird Walk at Cantigny Park in Wheaton. The Elgin Choral Union and Heartland Voices join with the Elgin Symphony Orchestra for the concert "Choral Fantasy" Saturday. Plus, Ring in the Chinese New Year at the Garfield Park Conservatory.
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    • A Lexus hybrid concept car was featured at last year's Chicago Auto Show, which returns to McCormick Place in Chicago for its 105th edition.
    • Look for finches and other winter birds at the free Bird Walk at Cantigny Park in Wheaton.
    • The Grave Digger jumps into action as part of "Monster Jam." The big truck extravaganza returns to the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.
    • Learn about the life of NASCAR legend and Elmhurst native Fred Lorenzen at the “On the Road to Glory: Fred Lorenzen” exhibit at the Elmhurst Historical Museum.
    • Comedian Maz Jobrani is set to play the Improv Comedy Showcase in Schaumburg.
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