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  • Peyton List will appear as part of The Tween Stars Live Tour at the Rosemont Theatre Sunday.

      Peyton List will appear as part of The Tween Stars Live Tour at the Rosemont Theatre Sunday.

  • The Garden Conservancy's Open Days Program offers tours of three private gardens on Sunday, July 28, starting at The Gardens at 900 in Lake Forest.

      The Garden Conservancy's Open Days Program offers tours of three private gardens on Sunday, July 28, starting at The Gardens at 900 in Lake Forest.

  • There will be plenty of fresh corn to eat at the annual Sugar Grove Corn Boil.

      There will be plenty of fresh corn to eat at the annual Sugar Grove Corn Boil.

  • Linda Leffingwell walks with Neapolitano VI Anita as part of the Tempel Lipizzan show.

       Linda Leffingwell walks with Neapolitano VI Anita as part of the Tempel Lipizzan show.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Pianist Vassily Primakov joins with conductor Donato Cabrera to open the 2013 Woodstock Mozart Festival at the Woodstock Opera House.

      Pianist Vassily Primakov joins with conductor Donato Cabrera to open the 2013 Woodstock Mozart Festival at the Woodstock Opera House.

  • Comedian Bryan Callen is set to perform at the Improv Comedy Showcase in Schaumburg.

      Comedian Bryan Callen is set to perform at the Improv Comedy Showcase in Schaumburg.

  • Comedian Craig Gass is set to perform at Zanies locations in Rosemont and Chicago.

      Comedian Craig Gass is set to perform at Zanies locations in Rosemont and Chicago.
    Courtesy of Frazer Harrison

 
By Scott Morgan and Laura Stewart

Tween dreams
The Tween Stars Live Tour features Disney Channel and Nickelodeon singing actors like Peyton List (Emma on "Jessie"), Calum Worthy (Dez on "Austin & Ally"), Jennifer Stone (Harper on "Wizards of Waverly Place") and more at the Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Road, Rosemont. $25-$55. (800) 745-3000 or rosemonttheatre.com. Noon Sunday, July 28

Garden tours
Take a look at three private North Shore landscapes during The Garden Conservancy's Open Days Program starting at The Gardens at 900, 900 N. Waukegan Road, Lake Forest (directions to additional properties will be provided). $5 per garden; kids ages 12 and younger admitted free. (888) 842-2442 or opendaysprogram.org. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 28

Corn-ucopia
Come hungry to the annual Sugar Grove Corn Boil, in Volunteer Park, west of Route 47, off Main Street in downtown Sugar Grove. Along with plenty of fresh corn to eat, there will be music, a carnival, a parade, a craft/vendor fair and fireworks. Free admission; charge for carnival rides. (630) 466-5166 or sugargrovecornboil.org. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, July 28

Puerto Rican Heritage Fest
Celebrate Puerto Rican culture with a parade, food, music, games and more at the Aurora Puerto Rican Heritage Fest in RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway St., Aurora. Parade at noon Sunday at Benton and Broadway streets, Aurora. Admission is $1-$2. Free for seniors and children younger than 5. (630) 631-9270 or auroraprcc.org. 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday, July 28

Saluting veterans
The Village Tavern of Long Grove pays tribute to the U.S. military at its fourth annual Veterans' Recognition Day featuring concerts, family activities, a bratwurst cookout and a pig roast. Visitors can meet with veterans and their families and donate items for current military personnel including books, toiletries and more through Operation Airlift -- VFW 5151. The pig roast is $10 for the general public and free for all military veterans and current military personnel. The tavern is at 135 Old McHenry Road, Long Grove. (847) 634-3117 or visitlonggrove.com. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, July 28

Sol train
The streets of Pilsen will sizzle when Fiesta del Sol puts up its tents filled with bouncy live music, interesting wares and authentic Mexican food at 1400 W. Cermak Road, Chicago. Celebrating its 41st year, Fiesta del Sol started as a one-block festival and today is the largest Latino festival in the Midwest. Bring the kids for their own activities in the children's area, browse the art pavilion and take in entertainment and sports tournaments. (312) 666-2663 or fiestadelsol.org. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday, July 28

Blue Whiskey Independent Film Festival
The Blue Whiskey Independent Film Festival continues through this weekend at the Cutting Hall Performance Arts Center, 150 E. Wood St., Palatine. If you haven't seen any of the offerings so far this week, you can make up for lost time by checking out the schedule at bwiff.com. Join Daily Herald film critic Dann Gire and Blue Whiskey founder, Palatine native Michael Noens, at noon Sunday for the annual awards luncheon at Emmett's Brewing Company in Palatine, followed by two "Blue Whiskey" chasers: two added feature films back at Cutting Hall. Call (847) 202-5229 for tickets and information. Noon to 9 p.m. Sunday, July 28

A Boggy day
There's an art show, crafts, tours, storytelling by Brian Fox Ellis, and a "Bog Dog Picnic" with Norwegian elkhound dogs (if the weather is not too hot) all to commemorate International Bog Daytoday at Volo Bog State Natural Area, off U.S. Highway 12, between routes 120 and 134 in Ingleside. Free admission, but donations welcome. (815) 344-1294 or friendsofvolobog.org. Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 28

Cutting-edge fest
If you've yet to explore the hip neighborhood of Wicker Park, consider doing so during Wicker Park Fest, featuring some of the best in current and emerging music. The annual street festival is an economical alternative to Chicago's other big ticket music fests with its three stages of continuous live music, a dedicated children's fun area, performance art and dozens of local vendors. Wicker Park Fest, along Milwaukee Avenue between North Avenue and Paulina Street in Chicago, expects to see more than 70,000 people on hand to hear the likes of Walkie Talkies, The Dirty Pigeons, Meat Puppets, Roky Erickson and Ted Leo and the Pharmacists. Bring the little hipsters for face painting, train rides, mini golf, a bounce house, reptile house and performances by Mary Macaroni and The Boogers. Suggested gate donation is $5. (773) 384-2672 or wickerparkfest.com. Noon to 10 p.m. Sunday, July 28

Horse play
Watch the famed Tempel Lipizzans perform to classical music and then tour the stables for these amazing horses Sunday at Tempel Farms, 17000 Wadsworth Road, Old Mill Creek. $25; $20 veterans; $15 kids. (847) 623-7272 or tempelfarms.com. 1 p.m. Sunday, July 28

Mozart amassed
Pianist Vassily Primakov and conductor Donato Cabrera perform the opening weekend of the 2013 Woodstock Mozart Festival, which continues through Aug. 11 at the Woodstock Opera House, 121 Van Buren St., Woodstock. $30-$52; $25 students, per program. (815) 338-5300, woodstockoperahouse.com or mozartfest.org. 3 p.m. Sunday between July 28 through Aug. 11

Callen comedy
Comedian Bryan Callen ("MADtv," "How I Met Your Mother") returns to perform standup at The Improv Comedy Showcase, 5 Woodfield Road, Schaumburg. $19-$22 plus a two menu-item purchase. (847) 240-2001 or improv.com. 7 p.m. Sunday, July 28

He's a Gass
Craig Gass co-starred on the CBS sitcom "King of Queens" and he's a regular guest on "The Howard Stern Show." See Gass live this weekend at Zanies, 1548 N. Wells St., Chicago, (312) 337-4027, $25 plus a two-item menu purchase. zanies.com. 8:30 p.m. Sunday, July 28

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