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Sunday picks: May the Fourth be with you

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  • Test your knowledge of "Star Wars" films like "The Empire Strikes Back" at the "Let the Wookie Win: A 'Star Wars' Quiz" nationwide event on Sunday, May 4.

      Test your knowledge of "Star Wars" films like "The Empire Strikes Back" at the "Let the Wookie Win: A 'Star Wars' Quiz" nationwide event on Sunday, May 4.
    Photo courtesy of AP/Lucasfilm Ltd.

  • Strawberries dipped in chocolate are some of the treats featured at the annual Long Grove Chocolate Fest.

      Strawberries dipped in chocolate are some of the treats featured at the annual Long Grove Chocolate Fest.

  • Joffrey Ballet dancers Alberto Velazquez and Mahallia Ward rehearsing the U.S. premiere of choreographer Krzysztof Pastor's modern take on "Romeo & Juliet," which plays from Wednesday, April 30, through Sunday, May 11, at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University in Chicago.

      Joffrey Ballet dancers Alberto Velazquez and Mahallia Ward rehearsing the U.S. premiere of choreographer Krzysztof Pastor's modern take on "Romeo & Juliet," which plays from Wednesday, April 30, through Sunday, May 11, at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University in Chicago.
    Courtesy of Christopher Duggan/Joffrey Ballet

 
 

Test trivia, you will
The pub quiz company Geeks Who Drink will host its Let the Wookie Win: A "Star Wars" Quiz in 28 cities across the country on Sunday, May 4, a date known as Star Wars Day to fans. Up to six people can form teams to be tested on trivia from the first three "Star Wars" films: "A New Hope," "The Empire Strikes Back" and "Return of the Jedi." Admission to Fizz Bar, 3220 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, is $5 for each player. There will be costumes, prizes and more. Visit geekswhodrink.com/starwars. 7 p.m. Sunday, May 4

Calling all chocolate lovers!
Long Grove hosts its annual Long Grove Chocolate Fest at Robert Parker Coffin and Old McHenry roads, in downtown Long Grove. Visitors can dine on everything from chocolate brownies and doughnuts to giant chocolate-covered strawberries. Other highlights include musical performances, kids' rides, a climbing wall and more. Admission is $5 for adults; kids ages 12 and younger are free. (847) 634-0888 or visitlonggrove.com. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 4

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Star-crossed lovers
The Joffrey Ballet presents the U.S. premiere of choreographer Krzysztof Pastor's modern take on Prokofiev's classic ballet "Romeo & Juliet" starting Wednesday at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Parkway, Chicago. $31-$152. (800) 982-2787 or joffrey.org. 2 p.m. Sunday, May 4

He leads, he plays
Conductor and pianist Ignat Solzhenisyn leads the Elgin Symphony Orchestra in the music of Mozart and Bruckner this weekend at the Hemmens Cultural Center, 45 Symphony Way, Elgin. $25-$60. (847) 888-4000 or elginsymphony.org. 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 4

Cinco De Mayo at Gurnee Mills
Gurnee Mills shopping mall hosts its first Cinco De Mayo celebration with food, giveaways, live performances by bands such as Los Panchis, Banda Tierra Nueva and the Hershey y Su Norteno Banda and more. Events take place near entrance G of the mall, at I-94 and Grand Avenue, Gurnee. Free. Visit gurneemills.com. Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 4

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