posted: 7/19/2014 5:30 AM
5 things you might do this weekend: Gary Sinise; Ale Fest in Naperville
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Rockin' for a cause: Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band headline the Rockin' for the Troops all-day music festival at Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road, Wheaton. The event raises money for Operation Support Our Troops. Tickets are $25; limited on-site parking is $10. Free off-site parking with shuttle service. (630) 668-5161 or osotamerica.org. Noon today.
A day at the fair: The Kane County Fair continues today and Sunday with a carnival, entertainment, livestock events and more at the fairgrounds, 525 S. Randall Road, St. Charles. Admission is $10; children 3-12 $5. kanecountyfair.com. Noon to midnight today and noon to 10 p.m. Sunday.
Cheers: More than 200 craft beers and artisan ciders will be available at the Naperville Ale Fest at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St., Naperville. $45 (includes festival sampling glass, program guide and beer sampling). (630) 420-6010 or napersettlement.org. 1 to 5 p.m. today.
Standup in Schaumburg: Comedian Carlos Mencia ("Mind of Mencia" and "New Territory" on Comedy Central) returns to perform standup this weekend at The Improv Comedy Showcase, 5 Woodfield Road, Schaumburg. $33; $53 meet-and-greet tickets. (847) 240-2001 or improv.com. 7 and 9:45 p.m. today and 7 and 9:45 p.m. Sunday.
Broadway legends: The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Lakeside Singers and Broadway vocalists come together for the concert "An Evening of Lerner & Loewe" featuring songs from shows like "My Fair Lady," "Camelot" and "Brigadoon." It's Sunday at the Ravinia Festival, 418 Sheridan Road, Highland Park. $25-$70 pavilion; $15 lawn seating. (847) 266-5100 or ravinia.org. 5 p.m. Sunday.