5 events for $5 (or less): Free Museum Days at Adler Planetarium

  • The Adler Planetarium in Chicago participates in select free admission days for Illinois residents.

    The Adler Planetarium in Chicago participates in select free admission days for Illinois residents. Courtesy of Adler Planetarium

 
 
Posted1/15/2020 6:00 AM

Local artist

See "The Wild and Crazy Imagination of a Very Old Artist" as Arts in Bartlett continues hosting an exhibit of paintings by John Malmfeldt of West Chicago. It's ongoing at Bartlett Village Hall, 228 S. Main St., Bartlett. Free admission. (630) 372-4152 or artsinbartlett.org. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday; runs through Feb. 28

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Gallery stroll

Downtown Waukegan's monthly ArtWauk of gallery strolls and local concerts features a performance of The Surfaholics at Nightshade and Dark's Pandemonium Brewing, 216 W. Clayton St., Waukegan. Free admission to the ArtWauk, though some venues charge for dinner, drinks or snacks. (847) 445-2467 or artwauk.com. 6 to 11:59 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18; The Surfaholics perform at 9:30 p.m.

A Volo Bog Bird Walk is set for Saturday, Jan. 18.
A Volo Bog Bird Walk is set for Saturday, Jan. 18. - Daily Herald File Photo
Feathered friends

Meet with other bird-watching enthusiasts for a Bird Walk at the Volo Bog State Natural Area, 28478 W. Brandenburg Road, Ingleside. Free admission, but advance registration is required. (815) 344-1294 or dnr.illinois.gov. 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 19

Look up

The Adler Planetarium is a participant in Free Chicago Museum Days this winter. Learn all about the heavens and more at 1300 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago. Free admission for Illinois residents (select sky shows not included). (312) 922-7827 or adlerplanetarium.org. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, Jan. 20-22, and Tuesday through Thursday, Feb. 4-6 and 11-13 and other dates

The Cool Cluster Dog Show returns to the Lake County Fairgrounds in Grayslake Wednesday through Sunday, Jan. 22-26.
The Cool Cluster Dog Show returns to the Lake County Fairgrounds in Grayslake Wednesday through Sunday, Jan. 22-26. - Daily Herald File Photo
Canine confab

See different canine breeds compete at the Cool Cluster Dog Show sponsored by the Chain O' Lakes Kennel Club. The five-day show starts on Wednesday at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 1060 E. Peterson Road, Grayslake. Free admission, but $5 parking. (847) 680-7200 or lcfair.com. Begins at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, and runs through 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26

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