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Best bets: Buddy Guy headlines Blues on the Fox

Buddy Guy plays Blues on the Fox this weekend at the new RiverEdge Park in Aurora.

Buddy Guy plays Blues on the Fox this weekend at the new RiverEdge Park in Aurora.

 
Check out the competitions at the Scottish Festival and Highland Games in Itasca.

Check out the competitions at the Scottish Festival and Highland Games in Itasca.

 

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Bob Newhart appears at the Chicago Theatre as part of TBS Just for Laughs Chicago.

Bob Newhart appears at the Chicago Theatre as part of TBS Just for Laughs Chicago.

 
The annual Porsche Club Concours returns to Long Grove Sunday.

The annual Porsche Club Concours returns to Long Grove Sunday.

 

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Chicago-native and WWE Champion CM Punk is on the bill for WWE Payback at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.

Chicago-native and WWE Champion CM Punk is on the bill for WWE Payback at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.

 

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Arlington Heights native Sebastian Maniscalco does a series of shows at Zanies in Rosemont.

Arlington Heights native Sebastian Maniscalco does a series of shows at Zanies in Rosemont.

 
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By Scott Morgan

Foxy blues
Buddy Guy and Dr. John headline the Blues on the Fox Outdoor Music Festival this weekend at the new venue known as RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway St., Aurora. $10-$30 single day admission; $15-$50 two-day pass. (630) 896-6666 or riveredgeaurora.com. 7 p.m. Friday, June 14, and 3 p.m. Saturday, June 15

Celebrate liberty
The 2013 Libertyville Days Festival continues this weekend with rides, games, a parade and more at the intersection of Church, Brainerd and Cook streets in downtown Libertyville. Free admission; $22 ride special per day. (847) 918-8880 or libciviccenter.org. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 14-15, and 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 16

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Kilted wonders
Marvel at the competitions in heavy sports, Highland dancing and even frozen haggis tossing at the 27th Annual Scottish Festival & Highland Games this weekend at Hamilton Lakes, Thorndale Avenue and Route 53, Itasca. $12-$20 single-day pass; $30 two-day pass; $5 parking. (708) 447-5092 or chicagoscots.org. 4 to 10 p.m. Friday, June 14, and 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 15

Comedy legend
Legendary comedian Bob Newhart is still making audiences laugh at age 83. See him as part of the TBS Just for Laughs Chicago festival at the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., Chicago. $43-$69. (312) 462-6300 or thechicagotheatre.com. 7 p.m. Saturday, June 15

Massed sound
One of the world's most famous choral groups, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, brings its heavenly sound to the Ravinia Festival, 418 Sheridan Road, Highland Park. $95; $17 lawn. (847) 266-5100 or ravinia.org. 8 p.m. Saturday, June 15

Porsches aplenty
Take a gander at the wonders of German auto engineering at the Porsche Club Concours near Old McHenry Road in Long Grove. Free admission. (847) 634-0888 or longgroveonline.com. 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 16

Revenge time?
Celebrity wrestlers like CM Punk and John Cena are on the bill for the special Sunday bout called WWE Payback at the Allstate Arena, 6920 N. Mannheim Road, Rosemont. $25-$500; $20 parking. (800) 745-3000 or allstatearena.com. 6:30 p.m. Sunday, June 16

Premium laughs
Comedian and Arlington Heights native Sebastian Maniscalco returns for a special engagement starting Wednesday at the Zanies Comedy Club, 5437 Park Place, Rosemont. $30 with a two-item menu purchase. (847) 813-0484 or zanies.com. 7 and 9:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, June 19-20; 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday, June 21; 7 and 10 p.m. Saturday, June 22; and 7 p.m. Sunday, June 23

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