5 things to do for $5 (or less) in the suburbs over the next week

 
 
Updated 2/9/2018 6:26 AM
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  • Maureen Christine and Michael Bazan perform the concert "If I Loved You" at McHenry County College's Luecht Conference Center Sunday, Feb. 11.

    Maureen Christine and Michael Bazan perform the concert "If I Loved You" at McHenry County College's Luecht Conference Center Sunday, Feb. 11.

Icy fishing

Check out the Northern Illinois Conservation Club 58th Chain O' Lakes Ice Fishing Derby and Winter Festival at Turtle Beach at the Thirsty Turtle Brew & View Pub, 42273 N. Woodbine Ave., Antioch. Free, though raffle tickets are $3 each or $5 for two. (262) 496-3021 or mynicc.org. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11

Founding gardeners?

Enjoy a mix of gardening and history at this weekend's Of Bogs and Books discussion. It's centered around Andrea Wulf's book "Founding Gardeners: The Revolutionary Generation, Nature, and the Shaping of the American Nation" at the Volo Bog, 28478 W. Brandenburg Road, Ingleside. Free, but reservations requested. (815) 344-1294 or friendsofvolobog.org. 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 10

Lincoln landmark

Max and Donna Daniels portray President Abraham Lincoln and First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln in "The Lincolns Present: The Genesis of the Gettysburg Address." The event is on Sunday at the Elmhurst History Museum's Education Center, 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst. Free, but reservations required. (630) 530-6879 or elmhursthistory.org. 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11

A fine romance

Maureen Christine and Michael Bazan perform a mix of romantic show tunes, jazz standards and more in the concert "If I Loved You" at McHenry County College's Luecht Conference Center, 8900 Route 14, Crystal Lake. Free. (815) 479-7814 or mchenry.edu/artevents. 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11

Claudette Colbert won an Academy Award for the 1934 comedy "It Happened One Night," which will be screened at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora on Monday, Feb. 12.
Claudette Colbert won an Academy Award for the 1934 comedy "It Happened One Night," which will be screened at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora on Monday, Feb. 12. - Associated Press
Screwball sparks

See legendary Hollywood actors Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert exchange cutting comic barbs and romantic sparks in the 1934 film "It Happened One Night." The five-time Academy Award-winning screwball comedy directed by Frank Capra is screened Monday at the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora. $1. Rated PG. (630) 896-6666 or paramountaurora.com. 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 7

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