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Sunday picks: RiverEdge hosts Puerto Rican Heritage Festival, parade

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  • The 43rd Aurora Puerto Rican Heritage Festival is set at RiverEdge Park in Aurora Saturday and Sunday, July 26 and 27.

      The 43rd Aurora Puerto Rican Heritage Festival is set at RiverEdge Park in Aurora Saturday and Sunday, July 26 and 27.
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  • "An Afternoon with Vivian Maier" features a screening of the documentary "The Vivian Maier Mystery" at the College of DuPage's McAninch Arts Center's Cleve Carney Art Gallery in Glen Ellyn at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 27.

      "An Afternoon with Vivian Maier" features a screening of the documentary "The Vivian Maier Mystery" at the College of DuPage's McAninch Arts Center's Cleve Carney Art Gallery in Glen Ellyn at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 27.

  • The Volo Bog State Natural Area and the Friends of Volo Bog will be celebrating International Bog Day from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 27.

      The Volo Bog State Natural Area and the Friends of Volo Bog will be celebrating International Bog Day from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 27.
    Courtesy of Volo Bog State Natural Area

 
 

Island pride: The 43rd Aurora Puerto Rican Heritage Festival features food vendors, domino competitions, lots of music and a Sunday Puerto Rican Day Parade this weekend at RiverEdge Park, 360 Broadway St., Aurora. $5 general admission; kids ages 5 and under admitted free. (630) 896-6666 or riveredgeaurora.com. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday, July 27; parade at noon Sunday, July 27

Algonquin Founders Days: A cardboard boat regatta, carnival, concerts, parade and fireworks are some of the highlights of the Algonquin Founders Days fest at Algonquin Lakes Park, 1401 Compton Drive, Algonquin. Other featured events include children's games, a market/bazaar and the Founders' Run. Admission $4. algonquinfoundersdays.com. 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 27, at Algonquin Lakes Park, 1401 Compton Drive, Algonquin. Fireworks at 9 p.m. Sunday, July 27

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All's fair: The 86th Annual Lake County Fair promises loads of carnival games, rides, concerts, a demolition derby and more at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 1060 E. Peterson Road, Grayslake. $8-$10; $5 kids/seniors. (847) 680-7200 or lcfair.com. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, July 27

Bloody fun: Imbibe specialty cocktails or take part in a 5K run to support the charity Kids Rank at the 5th Annual Bloody Mary Fest today at Everts Park, 130 Highwood Ave., Highwood. Free admission, but there is a $25 competition fee and $150 fee to be a Bloody Mary vendor. (847) 432-6000 or celebratehighwood.com/bloodymary. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 27

Beer bash: More than 700 craft brewers across the U.S. have signed on for the Sierra Nevada's Beer Camp Across America tour, which arrives locally on Sunday at Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago. $65 sampling admission; $30 for designated drivers. (312) 595-7437 or beercamp.sierranevada.com. noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 27

Stealth shots: Learn about a secretive and unassuming 20th century Chicago street photographer during "An Afternoon with Vivian Maier," which features an exhibit, a lecture and a screening of the British documentary "The Vivian Maier Mystery" today at the College of DuPage's McAninch Arts Center's Cleve Carney Art Gallery, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn. $10. (630) 942-4000 or atthemac.org. 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 27

'Young Frankenstein': The College of Lake County's theater, music and dance departments team up to present "Young Frankenstein," a Mel Brooks musical based on the 1974 film of the same name, in the Mainstage Theatre of the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts at the College of Lake County, 19351 W. Washington St., Grayslake. Tickets $12-$15. (847) 543-2300 or clcillinois.edu/tickets. 2 p.m. Sunday, July 27

Harpeth Rising: The folk trio Harpeth Rising stars in an outdoor concert at the Long Grove Fountain Square, 308 Old McHenry Road, downtown Long Grove. The group plays bluegrass and classical selections. Free. visitlonggrove.com. 4 p.m. Sunday, July 27

A boggy day: Commemorate International Bog Day with an art show, a silent auction, a blues concert and more today at the Volo Bog State Natural Area, 28478 W. Brandenburg Road, Ingleside. No admission charge. (815) 344-1294 or dnr.state.il.us/lands/landmgt/PARKS/R2/Volobog.htm. noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 27

Triple play at LOL: Three improv teams compete in this Sunday's latest installment of Laugh Out Loud Theater's "Triple Play" at at Streets of Woodfield, 601 N. Martingale Road, Schaumburg. $10. (847) 240-0386 or laughoutloudtheater.com. 7 p.m. Sunday, July 27

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