Best Bets: Stroll the Lincolnshire Art Walk

  • The Lincolnshire Art Walk features new configurations that allow for social distancing.

    The Lincolnshire Art Walk features new configurations that allow for social distancing. Courtesy of Amdur Productions

 
 
Updated 8/13/2020 12:55 PM

Artful strolling

See paintings, jewelry, sculpture, photographs, clothing and more as part of the Lincolnshire Art Walk. The reconfigured socially distant event is this weekend at 100 Village Green, Lincolnshire. Free, but advance one-hour time slot reservation is required. $10 VIP tickets get priority entry. Registration and online artist galleries at amdurproductions.com. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 15-16; 9-10 a.m. special opening for people who have compromised health or mobility issues

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

"No Blue Memories: The Life of Gwendolyn Brooks" is screened online as part of Manual Cinema's 10th anniversary through Monday, Aug. 17.
"No Blue Memories: The Life of Gwendolyn Brooks" is screened online as part of Manual Cinema's 10th anniversary through Monday, Aug. 17. - Courtesy of Lindsey Warren/Manual Cinema
Animated stories

The 10th anniversary of Chicago-based Manual Cinema continues with online benefit screenings of previous shows "No Blue Memories: The Life of Gwendolyn Brooks" and "Frankenstein." Free, but donations are appreciated. manualcinema.com/watch. "No Blue Memories" screens through Monday, Aug. 17, with live talkback at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15; "Frankenstein" screens Monday through Sunday, Aug. 17-23, with live talkback Friday, Aug. 21

Kathryn Eli's "Mirror" is featured in an exhibit at the Side Street Studio in Elgin.
Kathryn Eli's "Mirror" is featured in an exhibit at the Side Street Studio in Elgin.
Art in Elgin

South Street Studio has reopened its galleries with a show by artist-in-residence Kathryn Eli called "One True Line." Another show called "Lockdown Renaissance" features the work of 15 young artists reacting to life in quarantine. The exhibits continue on weekends through Sunday, Aug. 23, at the Side Street Studio Arts, 15 Ziegler Court, Elgin. Free, but appointments are required. (847) 429-2276 or sidestreetstudioarts.org. 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday; through Aug. 23

Go fish

Help support Lake in the Hills at the fourth annual Connor Kincaid Fishing Tournament. The event raises funds to help restock fishing areas in the village. The tournament is at Indian Trail Beach, 228 Indian Trail, Lake in the Hills. $12, but preregistration required for social distancing; no on-site registration. (847) 960-7487 or lith.org. 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 15

"Hamilton" and "In the Heights" star Christopher Jackson performs a virtual concert to benefit Skokie's Northlight Theatre on Saturday, Aug. 15.
"Hamilton" and "In the Heights" star Christopher Jackson performs a virtual concert to benefit Skokie's Northlight Theatre on Saturday, Aug. 15.
'Hamilton' star

Broadway fans who love "Hamilton" and "In the Heights" won't want to miss the virtual concert "Christopher Jackson: Live From the West Side." It's a benefit for Skokie's Northlight Theatre. $40. northlight.org. 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15

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Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg and Linda Cardellini star in the comedy "Daddy's Home," which is screened as a Drive-in Pop-up Movie on Saturday, Aug. 15.
Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg and Linda Cardellini star in the comedy "Daddy's Home," which is screened as a Drive-in Pop-up Movie on Saturday, Aug. 15. - Courtesy of Paramount Pictures and Red Granite Pictures
Hello, Daddy!

Celebrate Highwood screens the 2015 PG-13 comedy "Daddy's Home" as a special Drive-in Pop-up Movie on Saturday. See comic characters created by Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg do battle on a temporary big screen in the Starbucks parking lot at 950 Sheridan Road, Highwood (enter on Old Elm Road). $40 per car (limit of 40 cars). (847) 668-1213 or celebratehighwood.org or eventbrite.com. 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15 (Rain date is Sunday, Aug. 16.)

Local suffragettes

Commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote with "Great Lakes, Great Women." This virtual Zoom presentation is sponsored by the National Museum of the American Sailor and led by museum technician Kim Ortega on Tuesday. Free, but reservations are required. (847) 688-3154 or history.navy.mil. 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18

The Shedd Aquarium continues with its Virtual Penguin Experience in Chicago.
The Shedd Aquarium continues with its Virtual Penguin Experience in Chicago. - Courtesy of Shedd Aquarium
South Pole stars

The Shedd Aquarium may be open once again to the public, but the institution is also still offering its Virtual Penguin Encounter from the safety of your own home. Meet virtually with penguins and their caretakers now through Saturday, Aug. 22, from the Shedd Aquarium at 1200 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago. $59.95 per Zoom link (limited to 20 participants per session). (312) 692-3355 or sheddaquarium.org. 10:30 a.m. daily through Saturday, Aug. 22; also 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19

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