Best Bets: 'Get Happy' with Angela Ingersoll or explore first Wheaton Art Walk
Vote on your favorite stuffed creations this weekend as part of the St. Charles 2020 Scarecrow Stroll, featuring window displays, a professional pumpkin carver on Saturday, plus the option to buy a "Scarecrow in a Box" for your own at-home decorating. Displays can be found throughout downtown St. Charles. Free. Noon to 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 10-11
The debut Wheaton Art Walk features juried artists, live music and more this weekend at Memorial Park at the intersection of Hale Street and Karlskoga Avenue, Wheaton. Free, but $10 VIP tickets available; reserved time slots encouraged and proper social distancing with masks required. (847) 926-4300 or amdurproductions.com. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 10-11
The debut Wheaton Art Walk runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 10-11.
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The Daily Herald-sponsored Color the Town Pink Breast Cancer Fundraiser goes online to benefit the American Cancer Society. Pledge your support by making a donation for a goody bag that can be picked up on Saturday at the Deer Park Town Center, 20530 N. Rand Road. Packages cost $25, $30 and $35. events.dailyherald.com. 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 10
Costumed canines should enjoy Mundelein Park District's Doggy Trick-or-Treat Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Barefoot Bay Aquatic Center parking lot.
- Associated Press, 2015
Leashed canines in costumes and their masked owners are invited to the Mundelein Parks District's Doggy Trick-or-Treat for contests, an agility course, a photo booth and more on Saturday at the Barefoot Bay Aquatic Center Parking Lot, 1461 N. Midlothian Road, Mundelein. Free (face masks required). (847) 566-8661 or mundeleinparks.org. Noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10
The Chicago Philharmonic Brass Ensemble performs the music of Bernstein, Gershwin and more as part of an outdoor concert on Sunday in the east parking lot of the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. $38. (847) 673-6300 or chicagophilharmonic.org or northshorecenter.org. 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11
Watch a special Artists Live Lounge livestream of "Get Happy: Angela Ingersoll Sings Judy Garland" to help shuttered live venues like the Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire, Goodspeed Musicals in East Haddam, Connecticut, and more on Sunday. Emmy Award-nominee Ingersoll performs in the style of the late 20th-century entertainer from the stage of Freedom Hall in Park Forest. $35 per household. (847) 634-0200 or marriotttheatre.com. 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11
The American Indian Center Chicago and the Old Town School of Folk Music are just two of many co-sponsors for an "Indigenous Peoples Day Concert Chicago." The online show features hip-hop star Frank Waln, OPLIAM, V4Loops and more on Monday. Free. (773) 728-6000 or oldtownschool.org. 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12
Comedian Bert Kreischer bring his drive-in "Hot Summer Nights Tour 2020" to the Now Arena in Hoffman Estates on Friday, Oct. 9.
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Expect comedian Bert Kreischer to be wild and wacky at his "Hot Summer Nights Tour 2020." Laugh along during two drive-in standup comedy shows at the Now Arena, 5333 Prairie Stone Parkway, Hoffman Estates. $145 for three people per vehicle; $180 for four people per vehicle. (847) 649-2222 or nowarena.com. 7 and 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23