Best Bets: 'Troll Hunt' continues at Morton Arboretum

  • "Troll Hunt" by artist Thomas Dambo continues at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.

    "Troll Hunt" by artist Thomas Dambo continues at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle. Daily Herald File Photo

 
 
Updated 7/9/2020 10:09 AM

Trolls outdoors

Danish artist Thomas Dambo's "Troll Hunt" outdoor art installation continues through 2021 at the recently reopened Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle. $15; $13 for seniors; $10 for kids 2-17 (discounts on Wednesday). (630) 968-0074 or mortonarb.org. Reserved time entry from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through October; 7 to 9 a.m. members-only admission

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Taste at home

Learn from chefs Jessica Romanowski of Care Kitchen, Darnell Reed of Luella's Southern Kitchen and Sarah Grueneberg of Monteverde via online cooking demonstrations that are part of the Taste of Chicago To-Go series of events this weekend. Free. chicago.gov or youtube.com/ChicagoDCASE. Noon Friday through Sunday, July 10-12

Matthew Broderick stars in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off." Loft 21 in Lincolnshire screens the hit 1986 John Hughes film as a drive-in movie on Friday, July 10.
Matthew Broderick stars in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off." Loft 21 in Lincolnshire screens the hit 1986 John Hughes film as a drive-in movie on Friday, July 10. - Courtesy of Paramount Pictures
Save 'Ferris'

Experience the late director John Hughes' classic 1986 comedy "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" as a drive-in movie at Loft 21, 1501 N. Milwaukee Ave., Lincolnshire. $30 per vehicle; $50 premium vehicle spot. (847) 868-5638 or loft21events.com or eventbrite.com. 7 to 8:30 p.m. DJ set, 8:30 p.m. film Friday, July 10

Chicago-area native Andrew Bird is set to appear in a future online episode of RaviniaTV.
Chicago-area native Andrew Bird is set to appear in a future online episode of RaviniaTV. - Courtesy of Ravinia Festival
Ravinia online

Singer/songwriter Andrew Bird, the Chen Quartet with clarinetist Stephen Williamson and Ralph Covert's Bad Examples and Ralph's World are just a few of the artists expected to perform as part of the online RaviniaTV series. New free episodes are released on Fridays throughout the summer. ravinia.org/Page/RaviniaTV. New online episode available at 7 p.m. Friday, July 10

Drive-in electronica

Fans of electronica DJs won't want to miss seeing NGTMRE, Midnight Tyrannosaurus and Dogma spinning their thumping music mixes as part of a drive-in concert at the McHenry Outdoor Theater, 1510 N. Chapel Hill Road, McHenry. $183.86 vehicle pass for four and $38.01 per extra person. seetickets.us or AtTheDriveInn.com. 10:30 p.m. Friday, July 10

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"Hershey Felder's Beethoven" streams live from Florence, Italy, at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 12, as a fundraiser for Chicago's Porchlight Music Theatre.
"Hershey Felder's Beethoven" streams live from Florence, Italy, at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 12, as a fundraiser for Chicago's Porchlight Music Theatre. -
Felder as Beethoven

"Hershey Felder's Beethoven" features the famed actor/playwright/pianist dramatizing the life of the great German composer in a livestream from Florence, Italy, as a fundraiser for Chicago's Porchlight Music Theatre. $55 per household. porchlightmusictheatre.org. 7 p.m. Sunday, July 12

The Chicago Dogs play the Sioux Falls Canaries for a three-day series at Impact Field in Rosemont from Tuesday, July 14, to Thursday, July 16.
The Chicago Dogs play the Sioux Falls Canaries for a three-day series at Impact Field in Rosemont from Tuesday, July 14, to Thursday, July 16. - Daily Herald File Photo
Dogs vs. birds

Baseball fans can see the Chicago Dogs take on the Sioux Falls Canaries in a series of three baseball games Tuesday through Thursday at Impact Field, 9800 Balmoral Ave., Rosemont. $9-$100. (847) 636-5450 or thechicagodogs.com. 7:05 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, July 14-16

Oaklee's Guide Family Pick

Paleontology play

There's a Kohl Children's Pop-Up Museum featuring a Young Paleontologists and a Tech Play Lab exhibit for families. It's open Tuesday through Saturday at the Round Lake Beach Cultural and Civic Center, 2007 N. Civic Center Way, Round Lake Beach. Free admission, but timed reservations are required. Two groups of nine people per one-hour session. (847) 832-6600 or kcmgc.org or pop-up-2020-rlb.eventbrite.com. 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday though July 24

• Please note that events are subject to change as a result of COVID-19 and other factors. Check events and recommended safety precautions before you go.

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