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Sunday picks: Explore Mexican dance with Ballet Folklorico

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  • Ballet Folklórico de México de Amalia Hernández performs in Waukegan at the Genesee Theatre before heading to Chicago at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University.

    Ballet Folklórico de México de Amalia Hernández performs in Waukegan at the Genesee Theatre before heading to Chicago at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University.

  • Actor and Theodore Roosevelt impersonator Joe Wiegand, pictured, portrays Roosevelt in a program at the Batavia Public Library.

    Actor and Theodore Roosevelt impersonator Joe Wiegand, pictured, portrays Roosevelt in a program at the Batavia Public Library.
    Courtesy of Mark Glenn Studio

 
 

Mexican culture

Marvel at the many facets of traditional Mexican culture when Ballet Folklorico de Mexico de Amalia Hernandez tours to the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Parkway, Chicago. $30-$60. (800) 982-2787 or auditoriumtheatre.org. 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27

An apple a day

Apples are in season, which means it's time for Long Grove Apple Fest. This year, don't miss the pie-eating contest, plus apple treats like apple doughnuts, apple cotton candy, apple pie fudge and more. Today's headliner is Suburban Cowboys at 5 p.m. on the Main Stage. Family activities round out the fun at Robert Park Coffin and Old McHenry roads in downtown Long Grove. $5-$8; free for kids 12 and younger. (847) 634-0888 or visitlonggrove.com. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27

Crafty art

The 31st American Craft Expo is a highly competitive juried show and sale of one-of-a-kind handcrafted artwork. Browse it this weekend at the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake-Cook Road, Glencoe. Free admission, but parking is $25-$30 per car or van. (847) 835-5440 or chicagobotanic.org or americancraftexpo.org/artists. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27

Country Folk Art

See the work of 50 artisans at the juried Country Folk Art Festival at the Kane County Fairgrounds, 525 S. Randall Road, St. Charles. Admission is $8 Friday; $6 Saturday; and $4 Sunday. (630) 387-1151 or artoftheheartland.com. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27

Living dead

Find out some life stories behind deceased historical figures at the 28th Annual Bluff City Cemetery Walk today at 945 Bluff City Blvd., Elgin. $12. (847) 742-4248 or elginhistory.org. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27

Tavern Day Celebration

Learn about life in the days of the pioneers at the Tavern Day Celebration 2015 at Historic Stacy's Corners, 800 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn. Highlights include music, scarecrow and rope-making events, log sawing, kraut-making demonstrations, pioneer games, food, animals from the Trails End Farm and more. $3-$8. (630) 469-1867 or glenellynhistory.org. 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27

Teddy's world

Learn about the life of the 26th president of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt, in the Sundays on Stage program "An Afternoon With Theodore Roosevelt" at the Batavia Public Library, 10 S Batavia Ave., Batavia. Actor Joe Wiegand portrays Roosevelt and follows his life in Washington, D.C., and his travels throughout the world. Free. Registration is required. Register online at bataviapubliclibrary.org or call (630) 879-1393, ext. 200. 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27

Concerts

Irish Heritage Singers: 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27, Schaumburg Prairie Center for the Arts, 201 Schaumburg Court, Schaumburg. Irish and Irish-American music. (847) 895-3600 or prairiecenter.org.

Benefit Concert featuring ANIMA Children's Choir and the Australian Girls Choir: 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27, DuPage Unitarian Universalist Church, 1828 Old Naperville Road, Naperville. Proceeds from concert will go to Bridge Communities, a not-for-profit organization that offers services for homeless families in DuPage County. $10. (630) 505-9408.

Ronnie Milsap: 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27, Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St., St. Charles. Country. $49-$99. (630) 962-7000 or oshows.com.

Information is provided by entertainment venues. Check with venue before purchasing tickets. For more concert listings, visit dailyherald.com/calendar.

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