5 things to do this weekend in the suburbs

 
Daily Herald staff report
Updated 2/2/2018 1:31 PM
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  • See Bill Murray in "Groundhog Day," one of many weekend events for Woodstock's Groundhog Days.

    See Bill Murray in "Groundhog Day," one of many weekend events for Woodstock's Groundhog Days.

Groundhog Day fun in Woodstock, a French farce in Arlington Heights and a Super Bowl bash in St. Charles are among your weekend options in the suburbs. Here are five ideas. For others, go to dailyherald.com/calendar.

'Groundhog Day' in Woodstock

Watch screenings of the beloved 1993 film "Groundhog Day," tour film sites and more as part of Groundhog Days this weekend at the Harold Ramis Auditorium at Classic Cinemas Woodstock Theatre, 209 Main St., Woodstock, and other sites. No admission charge for the film, tour and other events. Some programs have fees. (815) 334-2620 or woodstockgroundhog.org. See website for schedule from Friday, Feb. 2, to Sunday, Feb. 4.

'Boeing-Boeing' at Metropolis

Laugh along with Metropolis Performing Arts Centre's production of French playwright Marc Camoletti's 1962 farce "Boeing-Boeing," which centers on a bachelor's attempts to romance three flight attendants and keep them from finding out about each other. Catch it at 111 W. Campbell St., Arlington Heights. $35, $40. (847) 577-2121 or metropolisarts.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2; 3 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3; 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4.

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble's 'Time Stands Still'

See Buffalo Theatre Ensemble's production of Donald Margulies' drama "Time Stands Still," about an injured photojournalist and her foreign correspondent boyfriend who re-evaluate their relationship and their ethics after a visit from her editor and his girlfriend. It's at the McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn. $37. (630) 942-4000 or atthemac.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 2-3; 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4.

Gospel Extravaganza Saturday

Enjoy choirs from across the area at the 30th anniversary Gospel Extravaganza Saturday at North Central College's Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. $15; $10 seniors and students. (630) 637-7469 or finearts.northcentralcollege.edu. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3.

Arcada Theatre Super Bowl party

Join a big theater crowd to cheer on either the Philadelphia Eagles or the New England Patriots at the Super Bowl Party hosted on Sunday by the Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St., St. Charles. No admission charge; $3 food and domestic draft beer; $1 hot dogs for kids. (630) 962-7000 or arcadalive.com. 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4.

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