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Sunday picks: Elgin has your classic rock fix

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  • The Marshall Tucker Band appears in concert with other music groups at Festival Park in Elgin on Sunday, Aug. 3.

      The Marshall Tucker Band appears in concert with other music groups at Festival Park in Elgin on Sunday, Aug. 3.

  • Enter a world of magic and faries at the World of Faeries festival in Soth Elgin's Vasa Park.

      Enter a world of magic and faries at the World of Faeries festival in Soth Elgin's Vasa Park.
    Courtesy Mike Smith

  • Comedian Finesse Mitchell appears at the Improv Comedy Showcase in Schaumburg from Friday through Sunday, Aug. 1-3.

      Comedian Finesse Mitchell appears at the Improv Comedy Showcase in Schaumburg from Friday through Sunday, Aug. 1-3.

  • Traditional Thai dancers are part of the mix for the Destination Asia Festival this weekend at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.

      Traditional Thai dancers are part of the mix for the Destination Asia Festival this weekend at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
    Courtesy of Morton Arboretum

  • Honor circus artists of the past and celebrate the world of clowns and the circus at the Celebration of International Clown Week at Woodlawn Cemetery in Forest Park.

      Honor circus artists of the past and celebrate the world of clowns and the circus at the Celebration of International Clown Week at Woodlawn Cemetery in Forest Park.

  • A boat sporting Uncle Sam and Snoopy during venetian boat night on the Fox River in Algonquin.

      A boat sporting Uncle Sam and Snoopy during venetian boat night on the Fox River in Algonquin.
    Daily Herald/Patrick Kunzer

 
 

Rock on: Get your fill of classic rock when the Marshall Tucker Band, right, The Artimus Pyle Band, Molly Hatchet and The Outlaws perform in concert on Sunday at Festival Park adjacent to the Grand Victoria Casino, 132 S. Grove Ave., Elgin. $19-$79. (888) 508-1900 or grand victoriacasino.showare.com. 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3

Asian arts: Dances, sporting events and concerts of many different Far East cultures are featured at the new Destination Asia Festival this weekend at the Morton Arboretum, 4100 Route 53, Lisle. $12; $11 seniors; $9 kids ages 2-17. (630) 968-0074 or mortonarb.org. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3

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Fun with fairies: Celebrate magic and fairies at The World of Faeries Festival in Vasa Park, on Route 31, South Elgin. Festival features music, costumed performers, a Fairy Tea Party and more. Tickets are $11 at the gate; $8 seniors ages 65 and older, and free for children ages 12 and younger. Free parking. Call (815) 788-1630, or visit theworldoffaeries.com. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3

Honoring circus artists: Chicago's 15th Annual International Clown Week Celebration is a remembrance of circus artists of the past, held in a well-known resting place for circus artists, Woodlawn Cemetery, 7750 W Cermak Road, Forest Park. The event features speakers, laying of flowers, circus arts performances, kids' activities, refreshments, clowns and more. Bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. Free admission. Performers (clowns, acrobats, jugglers, etc.) are welcome to come in costume and perform at the end of ceremony. Visit facebook.com/showmens.rest or performforthelove.com/showmensrest. 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3

Laugh central: Comedian Finesse Mitchell, a veteran of the 2013 Shaq All-Star Comedy Jam tour, continues his run of standup shows this weekend at the Improv Comedy Showcase, 5 Woodfield Road, Schaumburg. $19 plus a two-item menu purchase. (847) 240-2001 or improv.com. 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3

Talented 10: See the Top 10 finalists of Suburban Chicago's Got Talent in their last two chances to wow the judges tonight at the Prairie Center for the Arts, 201 Schaumburg Court, Schaumburg. $10. (847) 895-3600 or prairiecenter.org. The winner and online Fan Favorite will be announced after a free performance by the finalists at the Taste of Arlington Heights in downtown Arlington Heights on Saturday, Aug. 9. 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3 in Schaumburg

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