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  • Motoring at the Museum car show and Plein Air Art gathering takes place Sunday at the Arlington Heights Historical Museum.

      Motoring at the Museum car show and Plein Air Art gathering takes place Sunday at the Arlington Heights Historical Museum.

  • The Joffrey Ballet performs a centennial staging of the landmark ballet "The Rite of Spring" as the centerpiece of its "Russian Masters" concert at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University in Chicago.

      The Joffrey Ballet performs a centennial staging of the landmark ballet "The Rite of Spring" as the centerpiece of its "Russian Masters" concert at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University in Chicago.

  • See a wide variety of artwork at the Art in Your Eye festival along the Batavia Riverwalk this weekend.

      See a wide variety of artwork at the Art in Your Eye festival along the Batavia Riverwalk this weekend.
    Daily Herald file photo by Laura Stoecker/lstoecke

 
By Scott Morgan and Laura Stewart

Plein air autos
Feast your eyes on classic cars in the Motoring at the Museum car show, while painters take part in the Plein Air Art gathering on Sunday at the Arlington Heights Historical Museum, 110 W. Freemont St., Arlington Heights. $10 vehicle registration. Free admission for spectators. (847) 255-1225 or ahmuseum.org. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22

Focus on farm life
The two-day Farm Heritage Festival, at the Lakewood Forest Preserve, on Route 176, west of Fairfield Road, Wauconda, celebrates farm life from the turn of the century to the present. Highlights include a petting zoo, a tractor parade, sheepherding demonstrations, exhibits at the on-site Lake County Discovery Museum, wagon and barrel train rides, food and more. Admission is $10 for adults; $5 for seniors and kids ages 4-17; kids 3 and younger admitted free. (847) 968-3400 or lcfpd.org. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22

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Outdoor art
Stroll the riverwalk on Houston Street in downtown Batavia and view a variety of artwork at the Art In Your Eye fine arts show. The show features works from more than 70 artists from around the country. Other highlights include demonstrations, children's activities and musical entertainment. Free. Visit artinyoureye.com. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22

Country Folk Art Fest
View folk art and reproductions of antiques and traditional American art at the Country Folk Art Fest at the Kane County Fairgrounds, 525 S. Randall Road, St. Charles. $4. (815) 772-3279 or visit artoftheheartlandinc.com. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday Sept. 22

Native American Pow Wow
Celebrate Native American culture with dancing, demonstrations, storytelling, music, children's games, crafts and presentations at the Midwest SOARRING Foundation's Native American Pow Wow at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St., Naperville. Award-winning Native American flute player Robert Mirabal will perform. $7-$10; kids 2 and younger admitted free. (773) 585-1744 or midwestsoarring.org. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22. Grand entry of dances at 1 p.m.

Art on show
EXPO Chicago/2013 features more than 120 international galleries gathered together under one roof for a show of contemporary art and design for sale this week at the Navy Pier Festival Hall, 600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago. $20 one-day pass; $30 three-day pass. (312) 867-9220 or expochicago.com. Noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22

Made in the Windy City
The first Andersonville City Made Fest features an array of Chicago-based musicians, brewers and artisans on Clark Street between Argyle and Carmen. Festgoers can enjoy folk, blues, indie rock, hip-hop, world and Latin music. There also will be a full menu of local beer. Admission is $5. (773) 728-7552 or www.andersonville.org. Noon to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22

'Rite' centennial
The Joffrey Ballet's re-creation of Vaslav Nijinsky's groundbreaking Stravinsky ballet "The Rite of Spring" receives a centennial staging as the main centerpiece of the program "Russian Masters," which also features work by choreographers Yuri Possokhov and George Balanchine this week at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Parkway, Chicago. $31-$152. (800) 982-2787 or joffrey.org. 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22

'Ghosts of Chicago' author
Adam Selzer discusses and signs copies of his book "Ghosts of Chicago" at Centuries and Sleuths Bookstore, 7419 W. Madison St., Forest Park. (708) 771-7243 or centuriesandsleuths.com. 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22

Circus stays
The Kelly Miller Circus brings its international troupe of acrobats, exotic animals and more to the Westfield Hawthorn Shopping Town, 122 Hawthorn Center, Vernon Hills. $15; $7 kids. (847) 367-3700. e-clubhouse.org/sites/vernonh. 2 and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22

Local author chat
Meet local author Libby Hellmann as she discusses and signs copies of her book "Havana Lost" at The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, 811 Elm St., Winnetka. (847) 446-8880 or thebookstall.com. 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22

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