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  • The Lima Lima Flight Team will be part of the annual Chicago Air and Water Show this weekend.

      The Lima Lima Flight Team will be part of the annual Chicago Air and Water Show this weekend.
    Daily Herald File Photo by Bev Horne/bhorne@dailyh

  • Walt Willey returns to the area for performances and meet-and-greet sessions at Zanies in St. Charles and Rosemont.

      Walt Willey returns to the area for performances and meet-and-greet sessions at Zanies in St. Charles and Rosemont.

 
By Scott Morgan and Laura Stewart

Look to the sky!
The Aeroshell Aerobatic Team, the Lima Lima Flight Team and Sean D. Tucker & Team Oracle are some of the headliners at the annual Chicago Air and Water Show. The show takes place in the skies above Chicago's lakefront, from Fullerton to Oak Street. North Avenue Beach is the central gathering point for the show. Free. Visit cityofchicago.org. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18

Calling all antique collectors
Sixty antique dealers will be on hand with everything from antique furniture and vintage clothing to folk art, jewelry and more at the Chicago O'Hare Antiques Show and Sale at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Road, Rosemont. Admission is $10 and is good for all three days of the show. (708) 366-2710 or chicagoohareantiques.com. Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18

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Soapy star
Soap star Walt Willey, aka Jackson Montgomery on ABC's "All My Children," performs standup this weekend at Zanies at MB Financial Park, 5437 Park Place, Rosemont, (847) 813-0484, $50 VIP meet-and-greet one hour before the show. zanies.com. 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18

Nora Dunn solo
Former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Nora Dunn, who recently co-starred in Drury Lane's "Boeing Boeing," debuts her solo show, "Mythical Proportions," at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. Inspired in part by Dunn's childhood in Chicago, the show consists of monologues from characters ranging from an octogenarian Hollywood doyenne to a 7-year-old mystified by television. $24-$38. (773) 975-8150 theaterwit.org or mythologicalproportions.com. Previews continue at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18; the show opens at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19

Big band dance
Step out on the dance floor as the 16-piece Bobby Sanders Orchestra plays big band tunes at the Big Band Dance at Metropolis Ballroom, 6 S. Vail Ave., Arlington Heights. Singles and couples are invited. Those who prefer not to dance are welcome to attend for the concert. Admission is $15 per person. For information, call (847) 392-0918. 7 to 10 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18

Louise Mosrie
Nashville artist Louise Mosrie performs a concert of Americana, bluegrass, folk melodies and stories at The In-Law's Restaurant, 720 Milwaukee Ave., Gurnee. The event is hosted by the Lake County Folk Club. Admission is $12; $10 for seniors and club members; $5 for teens. Call (847) 602-8882 by noon on the day of concert for reservations. Visit thelakecountyfolkclub.org. 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18

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