Best Bets: Jay & Silent Bob bring their comedy tour to McHenry

  • Kevin Smith, left, and Jason Mewes tour to the McHenry Outdoor Theater with "Jay and Silent Bob Get Old" on Sunday, Nov. 1.

    Kevin Smith, left, and Jason Mewes tour to the McHenry Outdoor Theater with "Jay and Silent Bob Get Old" on Sunday, Nov. 1. Associated Press, 2019

 
 
Posted10/29/2020 6:00 AM

Aging 'Clerks'

See Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes re-team for their new comedy tour "Jay and Silent Bob Get Old" Sunday at the McHenry Outdoor Theater, 1510 N. Chapel Hill Road, McHenry. $60 single vehicle for two people; $100 single vehicle for four people; $49.50 additional passenger add on. goldenagecinemas.com. 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Elmhurst History Museum executive director Dave Oberg presents a virtual lecture on "Stars, Stripes & Strategy: A Brief History of the Presidential Campaign Poster," available now through Monday, Nov. 30.
Elmhurst History Museum executive director Dave Oberg presents a virtual lecture on "Stars, Stripes & Strategy: A Brief History of the Presidential Campaign Poster," available now through Monday, Nov. 30. - Courtesy of Elmhurst History Museum
Poster candidates

Get some historical context to visuals created to spur U.S. voters into action with the online documentary "Stars, Stripes & Strategy: A Brief History of the Presidential Campaign Poster." This virtual presentation led by Dave Oberg is available through the Elmhurst History Museum, 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst. Free. (630) 833-1457 or elmhursthistory.org. Available now through Monday, Nov. 30

Backyard spirits

Catch up with the classic 1984 Harold Ramis comedy "Ghostbusters" when it is screened as a Backyard Movie Night event tonight at the Side Lot Brewery, 110 Slocum Lake Road, Wauconda. Free, but food and drink purchases suggested. (224) 747-2337 or sidelotbrewing.com. 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30

Rick Moranis stars in the 1984 blockbuster film "Ghostbusters," which is screened at Side Lot Brewery in Wauconda on Friday, Oct. 30.
Rick Moranis stars in the 1984 blockbuster film "Ghostbusters," which is screened at Side Lot Brewery in Wauconda on Friday, Oct. 30. - Courtesy of Columbia Pictures/SONY
Drive-by parade

Families who don't plan on trick-or-treating can check out the drive-by "Arts in the Dark -- an UPSIDE DOWN Halloween Parade." The reconfigured and socially distanced event allows spectators to drive by creative displays curated by the nonprofit LUMA8 in collaboration with the Chicago Park District and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events on Saturday along Russell Drive in Washington Park, 5531 S. Martin Luther King Drive, Chicago. Free, but advance reservations required for an hourly time slot. (312) 742-2001 or artsinthedark.com. Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31

Magician Justin Willman performs "Magic for Humans (at Home)" with virtual performances at 6 and 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31.
Magician Justin Willman performs "Magic for Humans (at Home)" with virtual performances at 6 and 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31. - Courtesy of Jillian Sipkins
Virtual illusions

Families sheltering in place for Halloween can be entertained online with magician Justin Willman and his virtual show "Magic for Humans (at Home)" on Saturday via Skokie's North Shore Center for the Performing Arts. $25. (847) 673-6300 or northshorecenter.org. 6 and 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31

Mexican holiday

The Cleve Carney Museum of Art and the McAninch Arts Center team up for a special Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) drive-by with ofrendas honoring Frida Kahlo and those lost due to of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and music by the band Mariachi Monumental de México on Sunday at Camera Park, 101 E. Fullerton Ave., Glendale Heights. Free, but nonperishable food donations requested for a food drive. (630) 942-3206 or atthemac.org. 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1

Symphonic dance

Revisit a collaboration with the Chicago Philharmonic and Visceral Dance Chicago for "The Dream," which is part of a "Hear it Together" virtual concert. $45 individual support; $70 suggested family support. (312) 957-0000 or chicagophilharmonic.org. 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1

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