Sunday picks: Violinist Philippe Quint teams with ESO at Hemmens

  • Violinist Philippe Quint performs with the Elgin Symphony Orchestra at the Hemmens Cultural Center.

    Violinist Philippe Quint performs with the Elgin Symphony Orchestra at the Hemmens Cultural Center.

  • The 2015 Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Built Ford Tough Series will make a stop at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.

    The 2015 Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Built Ford Tough Series will make a stop at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.

  • Dan Wallis of Oswego attending a previous All-Canada Show at Pheasant Run Resort's Mega Center in St. Charles.

      Dan Wallis of Oswego attending a previous All-Canada Show at Pheasant Run Resort's Mega Center in St. Charles. Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

 
 
Posted1/11/2015 6:00 AM

Passionate scores

Violin soloist Philippe Quint joins with conductor Andrew Grams and the Elgin Symphony Orchestra for concerts featuring the works of Smetana, Barber and Dvorak this weekend at the Hemmens Cultural Center, 45 Symphony Way, Elgin. $25-$60. (847) 888-4000 or elginsymphony.org. 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Big fish

Learn about the latest rods, reels and other products to help you catch the big fish of your dreams at the Muskie Expo Chicago this weekend at the Sears Centre Arena, 5333 Prairie Stone Parkway, Hoffman Estates. $10; free for kids ages 12 and under. muskieexpo.com or searscentre.com. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11

Maple leaf land

If you're considering an outdoorsy vacation north of the border, then don't miss the All Canada Show starting Thursday at the Pheasant Run Mega Center, 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles. $10; $8 seniors; free admission for youth ages 17 and younger. (800) 474-3272 or allcanada.com. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11

'The Addams Family'

Step into the sometimes spooky and zany world of characters Gomez, Morticia, Pugsley, Uncle Fester and others as the Fox Valley Park District's Winter Stage group presents the musical comedy "The Addams Family" at the Prisco Community Center, 150 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora. $8-$10. foxvalleyparkdistrict.org. 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11

Shepard play

Director Carin Silkaitis teams up with students to adapt Leslea Newman's novel "October Mourning" for a new theater piece exploring the 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard starting Thursday at North Central College's Madden Theatre, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. $8-$10. (630) 637-7469 or finearts.northcentralcollege.edu. 2 and 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11

Hold on

See which contestants can stay in the saddle the longest when the 2015 PBR (Professional Bull Riders): Built Ford Tough Series bucks into town this weekend at the Allstate Arena, 6920 N. Mannheim Road, Rosemont. $20-$130. (800) 745-3000 or allstatearena.com. 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11

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