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Best bets: Suburban Chicago's Got Talent countdown

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  • Vocalist Kimberly Church of Carpentersville is a finalist in Suburban Chicago's Got Talent. The top 10 will perform at the Taste of Arlington Heights on Saturday, Aug. 10, when the winner and Fan Favorite will be announced.

      Vocalist Kimberly Church of Carpentersville is a finalist in Suburban Chicago's Got Talent. The top 10 will perform at the Taste of Arlington Heights on Saturday, Aug. 10, when the winner and Fan Favorite will be announced.
    Daily Herald file photo Gilbert R. Boucher II/gbou

  • Comedian Tiffany Streng of Arlington Heights is a finalist of Suburban Chicago's Got Talent.

      Comedian Tiffany Streng of Arlington Heights is a finalist of Suburban Chicago's Got Talent.
    Daily Herald file photo by Gilbert R. Boucher II/g

  • The Gipsy Kings headline at Ravinia Festival.

      The Gipsy Kings headline at Ravinia Festival.

  • Comedian Tone Bell appears at Zanies Comedy Club in MB Financial Park in Rosemont.

      Comedian Tone Bell appears at Zanies Comedy Club in MB Financial Park in Rosemont.

  • Kids can get lessons in archery as part of Family Day at the Mayslake Peabody Estate in Oak Brook.

      Kids can get lessons in archery as part of Family Day at the Mayslake Peabody Estate in Oak Brook.

  • Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta star in the hit film musical "Grease!"

      Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta star in the hit film musical "Grease!"

 
 

Suburban Talent
Find out which of the top 10 finalists of Suburban Chicago's Got Talent will be the grand prize winner on Saturday at the Taste of Arlington Heights at Vail Avenue and Campbell Street in downtown Arlington Heights. The contest's online Fan Favorite will also be announced after all the finalists perform. No charge. (847) 577-2121 or metropolisarts.com or taste-of-arlington.com. 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10

Fab Four fest
Country music fans won't want to miss the concert headliners The Fest for Beatles Fans at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare Hotel, 9300 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Rosemont. $40 Friday; $57 Saturday and Sunday; half price for kids ages 16 and under. (866) 843-3378 or thefest.com. 5 p.m. to midnight Friday, Aug. 9; noon to midnight Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 10-11

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Bell-y laughs
Comedian Tone Bell, formerly of the NBC sitcom "Whitney," performs standup this weekend at Zanies Comedy Club at MB Financial Park, 5437 Park Place, Rosemont. $20 plus a two menu-item purchase. (847) 813-0484 or zanies.com. 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 9-10

Going glam
Sheryl Crow and Cirque du Soleil are just some of the entertainment headliners at the 2013 edition of "Macy's Glamorama: Fashion in a New Light" Friday at Millennium Park's Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph Drive, Chicago. $75 show only; $175-$285 includes after-party and levels of show seating. (312) 334-7777 or harristheaterchicago.org. 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9

Summer Nights
Raise your voice alongside John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John at a special outdoor screening of "Singalong Grease" Friday at the RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway St., Aurora. $5. (630) 896-6666 or riveredgeauroa.com. 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9

Family fun
Kids get to try archery, fishing, dance and other activities at Family Day this Saturday at the Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31 St., Oak Brook. (630) 206-9566 or dupageforest.org. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10

Go fly a kite
See members of the Chicago Fire Kite Team and the Kite Society of Wisconsin and Illinois show off their skills at the 9th Annual Kite Festival at Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake-Cook Road, Glencoe. No admission charge, but $25 parking per car. (847) 835-5440 or chicagobotanic.org. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 10-11

Salsa sounds
Sway to rumba, salsa and flamenco music when theGipsy Kings perform this Sunday at the Ravinia Festival, 418 Sheridan Road, Highland Park. $65-$75 reserved seating; $27-$32 lawn seating. (847) 266-5100 or ravinia.org.7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11

She loves rock 'n' roll
Rock out when Joan Jett and the Blackhearts & Eric Burdon and the Animals perform in concert at Festival Park, 132 S. Grove Ave., Elgin. $15-$59. (630) 962-7000 or oshows.com. 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24

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