Monday picks: Yo ho! A Lego pirate's life for me!
Take part in a scavenger hunt, build pirate ships and more as part of Pirate Adventure Weekend at the Legoland Discovery Center's Pirate Adventure Island! attraction at Streets of Woodfield, 601 N. Martingale Road, Schaumburg. $19 general admission. (847) 592-9700 or legolanddiscoverycenter.com/chicago. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Monday, Sept. 5
7th heaven headlines the 46th Annual Schaumburg Septemberfest at the Robert O. Atcher Municipal Center grounds, 101 Schaumburg Court, Schaumburg, at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 5. Plus, there's more: Taste of Schaumburg, a carnival, arts and crafts and the Labor Day parade (starting at Summit Drive and Wise Road) at 10 a.m. Monday. Free. septemberfest.org. 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 5
The seasonal Butterflies & Blooms exhibit flits away for another year after Labor Day, so this weekend is your last chance to see colorful winged bugs among the flowers at the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake-Cook Road, Glencoe. $6; $5 seniors; $4 kids 3-12. (847) 835-5440 or chicagobotanic.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Monday, Sept. 5
The summer season is about to end for the Bristol Renaissance Faire, so now's your last chance to experience some ye olde English fun this weekend just off I-94 at 12550 120th Ave., Kenosha, Wisconsin. $24.95; $11.50 kids; free for kids 4 and younger. (847) 395-7773 or renfair.com/bristol. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Monday, Sept. 5
Monday is We Love Our Country Day at Last Fling, the Naperville Jaycee's last big bash of the summer. The Hillbilly Rockstarz play at 3 p.m., Adam Wakefield (of NBC's "The Voice") at 4:30 and Alabama artist Jamey Johnson at 6. Main stage acts at 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 5, $30-$125. At Rotary Hill, 500 Jackson Ave., Naperville. (630) 961-4143 or lastfling.org.
Big top wows
Marvel at amazing feats of human strength and dexterity and more when the touring Kelly Miller Circus sets up its single-ring big top this weekend at the Belvidere Discount Mall, 2107 Belvidere Road, Waukegan, and then on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Cultural & Civic Center of Round Lake Beach, 2007 Civic Center Way, Round Lake Beach. $16; $8 kids. (580) 326-9229 or kellymillercircus.com. 2 and 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 5, in Waukegan. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, and 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, in Round Lake Beach. Shows the following week in McHenry, Carpentersville, Elk Grove Village, Itasca and other suburbs; check the website for details.
Gin Blossoms play alternative rock at the Arcada Theatre in St. Charles Thursday, Sept. 8.
Gin Blossoms: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St., St. Charles. Alternative rock. $39-$49. (630) 962-7000 or arcadalive.com.
Ozomatli: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, Joe's Live, 5441 Park Place, Rosemont. For ages 21 and older. $20 general admission; $40 balcony. (847) 261-0392 or joesliverosemont.com.
Jenny Lewis with The Watson Twins: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, The Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., Chicago. $27.50-$37.50. thechicagotheatre.com.
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