Best Bets: Enrique Iglesias, Ricky Martin headline Allstate Arena
Latin singing stars Enrique Iglesias and Ricky Martin share a concert bill with Sebastián Yatra as part of a previously postponed tour that plays the Allstate Arena, 6920 N. Mannheim Road, Rosemont. $25-$259.95; $399-$949 VIP packages. (800) 745-3000 or allstatearena.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1
Richard Nichol's photos of the demolition of Louis Sullivan's Garrick Theatre in Chicago are featured in the exhibit "Romanticism to Ruin: Two Lost Works of Sullivan and Wright" at the Wrightwood 659 in Chicago.
- Courtesy of Ryerson & Burnham Libraries/Art Institute of Chicago
Mourn the loss of two architectural masterpieces via the dual exhibit "Romanticism to Ruin: Two Lost Works of Sullivan and Wright" starting this weekend at the Wrightwood 659, 659 W. Wrightwood Ave., Chicago. $15; advance registration is required. wrightwood659.org. Noon to 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday through Nov. 27
An attempt to hold the largest dog wedding is part of the "Paws & Claws in the Park" event at Villa Park's Lions Park on Saturday, Sept. 25.
- Courtesy of Holly Kee/Perry County Humane Society
Up to 500 dogs are sought to break the Guinness World Record for the "largest dog wedding ceremony" as part of "Paws & Claws in the Park." The Saturday event also features vendors, animal rescue organizations and more at Lions Park, 320 E. Wildwood Ave., Villa Park. $25 registration per dog; free admission. (630) 834-8525 or pawsandclawsvp.com. 8:30 a.m. check-in for dogs and owners; 10 a.m. ceremony; event runs until 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25
The Destination Asia Festival returns to the Morton Arboretum in Lisle on Saturday, Sept. 25.
- Daily Herald File Photo
The Destination Asia Festival returns to celebrate diverse cultures through music, food, dance and more Saturday at the Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle. $16; $14 seniors; $11 kids 2-17. (630) 968-0074 or mortonarb.org. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25
Learning in song
"Blippi: The Musical" transforms the online children's series about learning into a touring stage show, which plays the Genesee Theatre, 203 N. Genesee St., Waukegan. $34.50-$74.50. (847) 263-6300 or geneseetheatre.com. 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25
More than 300 vendors are set to sell their wares at the Chicago Toy Soldier Show at the Hyatt Regency, 1800 E. Golf Road, Schaumburg. $10; free for kids 12 and younger when accompanied by an adult. (847) 605-1234 or chicagotoysoldiershow.com. 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26
Elk Grove Village native Ailyn Pérez stars as Adina in Donizetti's romantic comedy "The Elixir of Love" at the Lyric Opera of Chicago.
- Courtesy of Dario Acosta
'Elixir of Love'
Elk Grove Village native Ailyn Pérez stars in a new-to-Chicago production of Donizetti's romantic comedy "The Elixir of Love," which is reset to the 1950s. The first of five performances begin Sunday at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. $39-$319. (312) 827-5600 or lyricopera.org. 2 p.m. Sunday and Wednesday, Sept. 26 and 29; 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2; 7 p.m. Tuesday and Friday, Oct. 5 and 8
The Active Senior Expo promises seminars on retirement, health and more on Wednesday at Atlantis Banquets, 1273 N. Rand Road, Arlington Heights. $2. (630) 620-6347 or activeseniorexpo.net. 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29