Look back at the colorful week in The Week in Pictures

 
 
Posted7/21/2019 8:00 PM

Daily Herald photographers sweated through the week to bring you the most colorful moments.

People stop and check out a rainbow that seems to cross the sky over St. Charles as temperatures reached in the mid 90s Saturday, July 13, 2019 at the Kane County Fair.
  People stop and check out a rainbow that seems to cross the sky over St. Charles as temperatures reached in the mid 90s Saturday, July 13, 2019 at the Kane County Fair.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Laura Burda, of Wauconda tries on a hat at the 56th Annual IPRA Championship rodeo in Wauconda Saturday, July 13, 2019.
  Laura Burda, of Wauconda tries on a hat at the 56th Annual IPRA Championship rodeo in Wauconda Saturday, July 13, 2019.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Zoe Johnson, 9, shares quiet time with one of her competition hogs at the Kane County Fair in St. Charles Thursday. She is from Sycamore.
  Zoe Johnson, 9, shares quiet time with one of her competition hogs at the Kane County Fair in St. Charles Thursday. She is from Sycamore.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Taking a break from cooking chicken in 90-degree temperatures, teenagers from left, Lucas Scott, Steven Sbarounis, Michael Sbarounis, Max Kroll and Robert Sbarounis, relax in the shade with ice cream and cool drinks at the St. Sophia Elgin Greek Fest Saturday, July 13, 2019.
  Taking a break from cooking chicken in 90-degree temperatures, teenagers from left, Lucas Scott, Steven Sbarounis, Michael Sbarounis, Max Kroll and Robert Sbarounis, relax in the shade with ice cream and cool drinks at the St. Sophia Elgin Greek Fest Saturday, July 13, 2019.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Xander Nielsen, 9, of West Chicago finds there is nothing better that cold ice cream on a hot summer day as he walks around with his brother Bradley at Railroad Days in West Chicago on Saturday, July 13, 2019.
  Xander Nielsen, 9, of West Chicago finds there is nothing better that cold ice cream on a hot summer day as he walks around with his brother Bradley at Railroad Days in West Chicago on Saturday, July 13, 2019.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Petya Petrova, of Arlington Heights stays cool with a fan during the Barrington Brew Fest Saturday, July 13, 2019.
  Petya Petrova, of Arlington Heights stays cool with a fan during the Barrington Brew Fest Saturday, July 13, 2019.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Toni Herz, of West Chicago works at a hat sales booth inside the tent during the 56th Annual IPRA Championship rodeo in Wauconda Saturday, July 13, 2019.
  Toni Herz, of West Chicago works at a hat sales booth inside the tent during the 56th Annual IPRA Championship rodeo in Wauconda Saturday, July 13, 2019.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
A cowboy hits the dirt as he is thrown from a bull at the Professional Championship Bull Riders Outlaw Energy Invitational at the Kane County Fair in St. Charles Friday.
  A cowboy hits the dirt as he is thrown from a bull at the Professional Championship Bull Riders Outlaw Energy Invitational at the Kane County Fair in St. Charles Friday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Cole Patton tries to stay clear of the horns as he competes in bull riding during the 56th Annual IPRA Championship rodeo in Wauconda Saturday, July 13, 2019.
  Cole Patton tries to stay clear of the horns as he competes in bull riding during the 56th Annual IPRA Championship rodeo in Wauconda Saturday, July 13, 2019.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
A pair of Sandhill Cranes bond while dancing Monday morning, July 15, 2019, in Geneva on the Mill Creek golf course. Depending on the time of year, it can be a mating dance but they also dance during migration as a way of staying connected.
  A pair of Sandhill Cranes bond while dancing Monday morning, July 15, 2019, in Geneva on the Mill Creek golf course. Depending on the time of year, it can be a mating dance but they also dance during migration as a way of staying connected.
Jeff Knox | Staff Photographer
Cowboys watch from the fence during the sunset at the Professional Championship Bull Riders Outlaw Energy Invitational at the Kane County Fair in St. Charles Friday.
  Cowboys watch from the fence during the sunset at the Professional Championship Bull Riders Outlaw Energy Invitational at the Kane County Fair in St. Charles Friday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Lila Tellone, 11, of Yorkville listens to her mom, Darcy, talk about her insulin prescription following a news conference Monday held by congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) in Plainfield.
Lila Tellone, 11, of Yorkville listens to her mom, Darcy, talk about her insulin prescription following a news conference Monday held by congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) in Plainfield.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Gohan, young bearded dragon, wears dragon wings as he sits on the shoulder of Louri Kuhr, of Batavia at the Windmill City Fest in Batavia before a pet parade Saturday morning.
  Gohan, young bearded dragon, wears dragon wings as he sits on the shoulder of Louri Kuhr, of Batavia at the Windmill City Fest in Batavia before a pet parade Saturday morning.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Hayden DeMarsh, 12, of West Dundee connects as he takes some batting practice with his dad Pat at South End Park on Monday in Lake in the Hills. Brother Shane, 10, was shagging the fly balls.
  Hayden DeMarsh, 12, of West Dundee connects as he takes some batting practice with his dad Pat at South End Park on Monday in Lake in the Hills. Brother Shane, 10, was shagging the fly balls.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Ivan Gonzalez, of Hanover Park takes a slug of cold water as he works with a crew from Plote Construction on a Randall Road resurfacing project on Monday in Lake in the Hills.
  Ivan Gonzalez, of Hanover Park takes a slug of cold water as he works with a crew from Plote Construction on a Randall Road resurfacing project on Monday in Lake in the Hills.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Ela Township social worker Anna Hummel, right, has fun dancing with summer program kids before the start of an Olympics-style competition Tuesday at Knox Park in Lake Zurich.
  Ela Township social worker Anna Hummel, right, has fun dancing with summer program kids before the start of an Olympics-style competition Tuesday at Knox Park in Lake Zurich.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
A dead fish surfaces in the Lombard Lagoon on Marcus Dr. in Lombard Wednesday. It was one of hundreds. Officials said the cause is likely excessive heat.
  A dead fish surfaces in the Lombard Lagoon on Marcus Dr. in Lombard Wednesday. It was one of hundreds. Officials said the cause is likely excessive heat.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Steve Soderborg, a director with the Chicago Metro Pickleball League, teaches new learners the basics of the game as The Chicago Pickleball Open begins Wednesday at the Nike Sports Complex in Naperville.
  Steve Soderborg, a director with the Chicago Metro Pickleball League, teaches new learners the basics of the game as The Chicago Pickleball Open begins Wednesday at the Nike Sports Complex in Naperville.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Emma Stewart, front, of St. Charles and Bridget Lyons of Batavia, stand beside their red and white Holstein cow during the "soft opening" of the Kane County Fair in St. Charles Wednesday.
  Emma Stewart, front, of St. Charles and Bridget Lyons of Batavia, stand beside their red and white Holstein cow during the "soft opening" of the Kane County Fair in St. Charles Wednesday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Evelyn Walters, 3, of Elgin and her sister, Emily, 5, have a blast on the kiddie coaster during the "soft opening" of the Kane County Fair in St. Charles Wednesday.
  Evelyn Walters, 3, of Elgin and her sister, Emily, 5, have a blast on the kiddie coaster during the "soft opening" of the Kane County Fair in St. Charles Wednesday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Jessica Toran, seasonal interpreter, shows Hannes Fischer, 9, how to walk on stilts during farmhands summer camp at Kline Creek Farm in West Chicago.
  Jessica Toran, seasonal interpreter, shows Hannes Fischer, 9, how to walk on stilts during farmhands summer camp at Kline Creek Farm in West Chicago.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Visitors can walk a tree-lined path at Kline Creek Farm in West Chicago.
  Visitors can walk a tree-lined path at Kline Creek Farm in West Chicago.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Jim Weinland, of Glen Ellyn dodges raindrops as he heads for the Metra platform on the opposite side of the tracks in downtown Glen Ellyn Thursday. The outdoor temperature is expected to increase to around 100 degrees as the weekend approaches.
  Jim Weinland, of Glen Ellyn dodges raindrops as he heads for the Metra platform on the opposite side of the tracks in downtown Glen Ellyn Thursday. The outdoor temperature is expected to increase to around 100 degrees as the weekend approaches.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Addison Huffman, 3, of Gurnee gets ready to enjoy some ice cream at the Vernon Hills Celebration of Summer on Thursday.
  Addison Huffman, 3, of Gurnee gets ready to enjoy some ice cream at the Vernon Hills Celebration of Summer on Thursday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Victoria Samovsky, 12, of Vernon Hills with Eden Block, 12, of Mundelein, Priya Shlimon, 12, and Anji Shlimon, 12, of Vernon Hills and Morgan Landry, 12, of Libertyville take a selfie under one of the rides at the Vernon Hills Celebration of Summer.
  Victoria Samovsky, 12, of Vernon Hills with Eden Block, 12, of Mundelein, Priya Shlimon, 12, and Anji Shlimon, 12, of Vernon Hills and Morgan Landry, 12, of Libertyville take a selfie under one of the rides at the Vernon Hills Celebration of Summer.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Eleven-year-old Carter Allen, of Reedsburg Wisconsin couldn't resist Wild JR's Hot Sauce as he takes a giant bite Friday during the St. Charles Farmers Market on Cedar Avenue next to Baker Memorial Church.
  Eleven-year-old Carter Allen, of Reedsburg Wisconsin couldn't resist Wild JR's Hot Sauce as he takes a giant bite Friday during the St. Charles Farmers Market on Cedar Avenue next to Baker Memorial Church.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Emily Bailey, 20, takes a selfie with her friend Sarah Neenan, 20, eating sweet corn at the Lake Zurich's Lions Club annual Alpine Fest on Friday.
  Emily Bailey, 20, takes a selfie with her friend Sarah Neenan, 20, eating sweet corn at the Lake Zurich's Lions Club annual Alpine Fest on Friday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Ryder Thompson, 8, of Lake Zurich digs into his sweet, sticky cotton candy on a scorching summer day at the Lake Zurich's Lions Club annual Alpine Fest on Friday.
  Ryder Thompson, 8, of Lake Zurich digs into his sweet, sticky cotton candy on a scorching summer day at the Lake Zurich's Lions Club annual Alpine Fest on Friday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Camila Medina, 5, of Des Plaines cools off in a jet of water at the Village Green in Elk Grove Village Saturday, July 13, 2019.
  Camila Medina, 5, of Des Plaines cools off in a jet of water at the Village Green in Elk Grove Village Saturday, July 13, 2019.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Standing mostly in the shade of trees on the east side of the Fox River, a fisherman casts a net in Algonquin.
  Standing mostly in the shade of trees on the east side of the Fox River, a fisherman casts a net in Algonquin.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
A weather front rolls over St. Charles as temperatures reached in the mid 90s Saturday, July 21, 2019 at the Kane County Fair.
  A weather front rolls over St. Charles as temperatures reached in the mid 90s Saturday, July 21, 2019 at the Kane County Fair.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Penny Bontkowski of Grayslake found herself cooling off in the sprinkler spray on a very hot day at Antioch's Taste of Summer.
  Penny Bontkowski of Grayslake found herself cooling off in the sprinkler spray on a very hot day at Antioch's Taste of Summer.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Levi Woertz, 11 of Antioch woofs down a hot dog on a very hot day at Antioch's Taste of Summer.
  Levi Woertz, 11 of Antioch woofs down a hot dog on a very hot day at Antioch's Taste of Summer.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
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