Best Bets: Par King, Lambs Farm open for the season

  • The Par-King Skill Course in Lincolnshire opens its mini golf season on Saturday, April 3.

    The Par-King Skill Course in Lincolnshire opens its mini golf season on Saturday, April 3. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer, 2020

  • The Par-King Skill Course in Lincolnshire opens its mini golf season on Saturday, April 3.

    The Par-King Skill Course in Lincolnshire opens its mini golf season on Saturday, April 3. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer, 2020

  • "The Voice" winner Danielle Bradbery performs at the Genesee Street Cabaret in Waukegan.

    "The Voice" winner Danielle Bradbery performs at the Genesee Street Cabaret in Waukegan. Associated Press, 2019

  • Actor Michael Shannon is set to make an appearance for the online fundraiser for Chicago's A Red Orchid Theatre.

    Actor Michael Shannon is set to make an appearance for the online fundraiser for Chicago's A Red Orchid Theatre. Associated Press, 2011

  • Comedian Jeanie Doogan performs at Zanies at Parkway Bank Park in Rosemont.

    Comedian Jeanie Doogan performs at Zanies at Parkway Bank Park in Rosemont. Courtesy of Elizabeth McQueen Photography

  • The Farmyard at Lambs Farm in Libertyville opens for the season on Saturday, April 3.

    The Farmyard at Lambs Farm in Libertyville opens for the season on Saturday, April 3. Daily Herald File Photo

 
 
Posted3/30/2021 6:00 AM

Putt it there

Brush up your putting skills outdoors now that Par-King Skill Golf is reopening for the season starting on Saturday. The famed mini-golf course is at 21711 N. Milwaukee Ave., Lincolnshire. $8.50-$9.50 (cash admission). (847) 634-0333 or par-king.com. Spring hours begin Saturday, April 3; summer hours begin Saturday, June 5

 

Motherhood mirth

Local comedian Jeanie Doogan mines the pitfalls of parenthood for her humor. See her perform standup sets this weekend at Zanies at Parkway Bank Park, 5437 Park Place, Rosemont. $30 general admission. (847) 813-0484 or rosemont.zanies.com. 8 p.m. Thursday, April 1; 7 and 9:15 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 2 and 3

Finding eggs

Bring your own baskets to allow kids of differing ages to participate in an Egg Hunt sponsored by the Waukegan Park District. The event is on Saturday at Viking Park, 4374 Old Grand Ave., Waukegan. Free, but advance registration and safety protocols required. Space is limited. (847) 623-7788 or gurneeparkdistrict.com. Ages 2-3 at 9 or 10:50 a.m.; Ages 4-6 at 9:40 or 11:25 a.m.; Ages 7-9 at 10:15 a.m. and noon Saturday, April 3

Barnyard welcome

The Farmyard of Lambs Farm reopens for the season on Saturday. Meet up with all kinds of barnyard animals outdoors at 14245 W. Rockland Road, Libertyville. $5, but advance reservations required to allow for timed entries and social distancing. (847) 362-4636 or lambsfarm.org. Hours vary, but largely 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

A winning 'Voice'

Fans of country singer Danielle Bradbery and her winning run on NBC's "The Voice" won't want to miss seeing her up close when she performs for a limited audience on Saturday courtesy of the Genesee Street Cabaret, 221 N. Genesee St., Waukegan. $99. (847) 263-6300 or geneseetheatre.com. 8:30 p.m. Saturday, April 3

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Digital galleries

EXPO CHGO Online is a curated digital exhibition of more than 80 galleries. It also features five days of public panels with artists and performances starting Thursday. Free. hook.art/expo. 8 a.m. Thursday, April 8; through Monday, April 12

Show tune singers

The Sharpe Family Singers perform a concert of Broadway musical favorites and more starting on Thursday courtesy of North Central College's Fine and Performing Arts in Naperville. Free, but advance reservations required. (630) 637-7469 or finearts.northcentralcollege.edu. 7 p.m. Thursday, April 8

Starry Orchid

Support A Red Orchid Theatre by joining in online this Thursday with A Red Orchid's Root Ball 2021: Strong Roots, New Growth. It features auctions, raffles, a performance of "American Bottom" with appearances by ensemble members Kirsten Fitzgerald, Sadieh Rifai, Michael Shannon and more. Free to $75; VIP packages also available. (312) 943-8722 or aredorchidtheatre.org. 7 p.m. Thursday, April 8

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