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Sunday picks: Join Patti Vasquez in fight against breast cancer

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  • Comedian Patti Vasquez headlines the breast cancer fundraiser Shop & Laugh to Find a Cure Sunday at Zanies in Rosemont.

      Comedian Patti Vasquez headlines the breast cancer fundraiser Shop & Laugh to Find a Cure Sunday at Zanies in Rosemont.

  • Los Tigres del Norte performs with Joan Sebastian at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont on Sunday, April 27.

      Los Tigres del Norte performs with Joan Sebastian at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont on Sunday, April 27.

  • Joan Sebastian will appear on the same bill with Los Tigres del Norte at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont at 6 p.m. Sunday, April 27.

      Joan Sebastian will appear on the same bill with Los Tigres del Norte at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont at 6 p.m. Sunday, April 27.
    Associated Press File Photo

  • Jenn Gambatese and Billy Zane star in the Lyric Opera of Chicago's new production of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical "The Sound of Music."

      Jenn Gambatese and Billy Zane star in the Lyric Opera of Chicago's new production of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical "The Sound of Music."
    Courtesy of Todd Rosenberg Photography/Lyric Opera of Chicago

 
 

Comedy for a cure: Comedian Patti Vasquez is the headliner for the breast cancer fundraiser Shop & Laugh to Find a Cure Sunday at Zanies at MB Financial Park, 5437 Park Place, Rosemont. $55. (847) 813-0484 or zanies.com. Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 27

Toys, dolls and more: More than 600 exhibitors will showcase items at the Antique-Collectible Toy & Doll Show at the Kane County Fairgrounds, 525 S Randall Road, St. Charles. Actor Jackson Bostwick of the 1970s children's show "Shazam!" will meet with fans and sign autographs. $9 admission. Kids under age 12 are free. Visit chicagotoyshow.com. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 27

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Artistry in Wood: Woodcarvers from across the Midwest will step into the spotlight at the Artistry in Wood woodcarving show at Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road, Wheaton. The event, presented by the North Suburban Carvers group, features one-of-a-kind items for sale, artist demonstrations and more. Free with paid $5 parking fee. Visit cantigny.org. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 27

Sheep Shearing Weekend: The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County invites guests to learn how wool goes from "sheep to the shop" during the annual Sheep Shearing Weekend at Kline Creek Farm, 1N600 County Farm Road, West Chicago. Watch as the farm's sheep lose their winter woolen coats by modern and old-fashioned shearing methods. Other activities include sheepherding demonstrations by staff and border collies from Heatherhope Farm and more. Free admission. (630) 876-5900 or dupageforest.org. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 27

Art on parade: Sixty juried artists and artisans from around the Midwest will showcase their works at the Art Fair at the North Shore Unitarian Church, 2100 Half Day Road, Deerfield. Other event highlights include live music, food, a children's art workshop and raffles for donated art work prizes. Free. Visit nsuc.org. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 27

The Hills are Alive: The Lyric Opera of Chicago continues its postseason experiment of producing classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals with "The Sound of Music," featuring stars from Hollywood (Billy Zane), opera (Christine Brewer) and Broadway (Jenn Gambatese) starting tonight at the Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. $29-$199. (312) 827-5600 or lyricopera.org. 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 27.

Fear No Art: The College of Lake County hosts its 16th Annual Fear No Art festival featuring dance, music, drama, poetry and the visual arts in the James Lumber Center on the CLC campus, 19351 W. Washington St., Grayslake. The event features original works by CLC students and faculty. $7-$9; children under age 12 are $3. Visit clcillinois.edu. 2 p.m. Sunday, April 27

They're still here: The Senior Follies gives senior citizens the chance to strut their stuff and show off their talents today at the Prairie Center for the Arts, 201 Schaumburg Court, Schaumburg. $5. (847) 895-3600 or prairiecenter.org. 2 p.m. Sunday, April 27

Latin legends: Singing star Joan Sebastian plays on the same bill as Los Tigres del Norte Sunday at the Allstate Arena, 6920 N. Mannheim Road, Rosemont. $49-$125; $13-$20 parking. (800) 745-3000 or allstate.com. 6 p.m. Sunday, April 27

Trills today: Singer Sarah Holman and Youth Concerto Competition winner Michael Zyzak are the featured soloists in the Fox Valley Orchestra concert "Operatic Treasures" today at Crimi Auditorium at Aurora University's Institute for Collaboration, 407 S. Calumet Ave., Aurora. $13; $11 students/seniors. (630) 891-2526 or foxvalleyorchestra.org. 3 p.m. Sunday, April 27

Provocative Persian: From his appearances on NPR's "Wait Wait Don't Tell Me" to being a founder of "The Axis of Evil Comedy Tour," Iranian-American comedian Maz Jobrani certainly gets around. Catch him live this weekend at the Improv Comedy Showcase, 5 Woodfield Road, Schaumburg. $33-$53. (847) 240-2001 or improv.com.7 p.m. Sunday, April 27

Jam please: Rock out with Dave Mason's Traffic Jam, which plays two area locations this weekend: first on Saturday at North Central College's Wentz Concert Hall, Naperville, $35-$45. (630) 637-7469 or finearts.northcentralcollege.edu; then Sunday at the Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St., St. Charles. $29-$49. (630) 962-7000 or oshows.com. 7 p.m. Sunday, April 27, in St. Charles

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