Best bets: Romeo Santos plays Rosemont's Allstate Tuesday, Bruce Hornsby plays piano at Arcada Wednesday

 
 
Posted10/15/2018 5:57 AM
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  • Romeo Santos performs Tuesday, Oct. 16, at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.

    Romeo Santos performs Tuesday, Oct. 16, at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont. Associated Press, 2015

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Bachata balladeer

American-Dominican singer Romeo Santos brings "The Golden Tour," featuring songs from his latest album, to the Allstate Arena, 6920 N. Mannheim Road, Rosemont. $59.50-$575; $15-$25 parking. (800) 745-3000 or allstatearena.com. 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16

Bruce Hornsby performs Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the Arcada Theatre in St. Charles.
Bruce Hornsby performs Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the Arcada Theatre in St. Charles. - Associated Press, 2013
Piano player

Be amazed at the stylistic range of Grammy Award-winner Bruce Hornsby when he performs at the Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St., St. Charles. $69-$125. (630) 962-7000 or arcadalive.com. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17

Victoria Jaiani dances in the Joffrey Ballet's "Swan Lake." Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon's updated version of Tchaikovsky's classic ballet is revived at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University in Chicago.
Victoria Jaiani dances in the Joffrey Ballet's "Swan Lake." Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon's updated version of Tchaikovsky's classic ballet is revived at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University in Chicago. - Courtesy of Cheryl Mann/Joffrey Ballet
Paris version

The Joffrey Ballet revives choreographer Christopher Wheeldon's take on "Swan Lake," which updates and relocates the action to late 19th-century Paris. See Tchaikovsky's classic ballet at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive (formerly Congress Parkway), Chicago. $35-$205. (312) 341-2300, joffrey.org or auditoriumtheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, and Friday, Oct. 19; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20; 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21; runs through Oct. 28

The Grayslake Park District's Pumpkin Fest returns to Central Park Field Thursday, Oct. 18.
The Grayslake Park District's Pumpkin Fest returns to Central Park Field Thursday, Oct. 18. - Daily Herald File Photo
Go for gourds

Expect plenty of family-friendly Halloween activities like hay rides, moon walks, games and more with the Grayslake Park District's Pumpkin Fest at Central Park, 250 Library Lane, Grayslake. $8-$13 per child; free adult admission with paid child. (847) 223-7529 or glpd.com. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18

'Midnight Madness'

Hear past pop hits like "Sister Christian," "Don't Tell Me You Love Me," "When You Close Your Eyes" and more when Night Ranger performs at the Genesee Theatre, 203 N. Genesee St., Waukegan. $40.50-$415.50. (847) 263-6300 or geneseetheatre.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18

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