From "American Idol" finalist Haley Reinhart at Buffalo Grove Days to Jon Lovitz at Schaumburg's Improv to Mustangs in Volo, there's no shortage of fun things to do in the suburbs on this long Labor Day weekend. Here are five to get you started; find more at dailyherald.com/calendar/.
Haley Reinhart is back
Wheeling native and "American Idol" finalist Haley Reinhart headlines Buffalo Grove Days at 9 p.m. Saturday with the Midnight Band at the fest's new venue: Mike Rylko Community Park, 951 McHenry Road. Plus, there's food, carnival rides, live music, beer tent, craft fair, bingo and more. Parade at 11 a.m. Sunday. Free; charge for food and rides. (847) 459-2500 or bgdays.com. 6 to 11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2; 1 to 11 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 3-4; and 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 5.
Jon Lovitz at Improv Comedy Showcase
Celebrated comedian Jon Lovitz brings the funny to the Improv Comedy Showcase, 5 Woodfield Road, Schaumburg. $33 plus a two-item purchase. (847) 240-2001 or chicago.improv.com. 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2; 7 and 9:15 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3; and 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4.
15th annual Mustang Car Show
See a variety of classic cars and enjoy live music, food, beer and giveaways at the 15th Annual Mustang Car Show at the Volo Auto Museum, 27582 Volo Village Road, Volo. Show admission includes admission to the museum. Rain date is Sunday, Sept. 4. Spectator admission is $15 adults; $13 seniors; $9 kids. (815) 385-3644 or volocars.com. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3.
Rick Saucedo at Cantigny
Elvis Presley tribute artist and Chicago native Rick Saucedo performs a tribute to the legendary king of rock 'n' roll in an outdoor concert in the band shell at Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road, Wheaton. Guests can bring blankets and lawn chairs for seating. Free with paid $10 parking. cantigny.org. 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4.
Taste of Batavia Block Party
A classic car show, a pie bake-off, live music, lawn games and bags, hula hoop activities, dancing, kids' activities and more are all part of the annual Taste of Batavia Block Party on North River Street and at the Riverwalk, 100 N. Island Ave., Batavia. Free. downtownbatavia.com/currentevents/block-party/. 4 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4.