Budget-friendly fun: Barrington Celtic Fest returns & Young Blood Art Exhibit continues in Libertyville

Celtic confab

The 11th annual Barrington Celtic Fest features lots of music, dancing and promotional giveaways this weekend at McGonigal's Pub, 105 S. Cook St., Barrington. Free admission. (847) 277-7400 or 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday, March 13-14; 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday, March 15; and 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. Tuesday, March 17

The Young Blood Art Exhibit is ongoing at the Adler Arts Center in Libertyville. Courtesy of David Adler Music and Arts Center

Young artists

Take in the creative works of kids and teenagers as part of the Young Blood Art Exhibit, featuring visual arts, poetry and more this weekend at the Adler Arts Center, 1700 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville. Free admission. (847) 367-0707 or Spoken-word and poetry slam from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 13; pop-up art show from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 15; exhibition continues 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; through Wednesday, March 18

Blonde ambition

Lisa Kudrow and Mira Sorvino get up to all sorts of amusing antics in "Romy and Michelle's High School Reunion." The 1997 comedy is screened at the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora. $1. Rated R. (630) 896-6666 or 7 p.m. Monday, March 16

Adoption drama

A pregnant college student is faced with an adoption dilemma in Stacey Lane's developing drama "Want Baby Badly," which will be read as part of the Williams Street Repertory Reading Series at the Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. Free admission. (815) 356-9212 or 7 p.m. Monday, March 16

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