Enjoy everything Elmhurst has to offer this weekend. For more events, check out our calendar, and tell us what we missed in the comments.
1. BLUE HAWAII SPECTACULAR
Where/When: 5:30-11 p.m. Friday at , 310 W Butterfield Rd.
Why Go: Bob West's also featuring The Halau Hula O Puanani Dancers, starring Shasta Puanani Hud. The post's world famous fish fry will be available for purchase. In addition to the standard menu, two specials will be available: BBQ Ribs and Hawaiian Chicken. Reservations recommended: Call 630-833-7800.
Cost: $10 donation for show.
2. USED BOOK SALE
Where/When: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and noon-3 p.m. Sunday at , 888 N. Wilson St.
Why go: The Elmhurst American Association of University Women's with thousands of used books that have been highly organized into over 30 categories, including a large children's section and a collector's area. Most items priced from 50 cents to $2. CDs, DVDs and casette tapes also are available. Proceeds are used to provide grants and scholarships for students at the local and national level.
3. BIRTHSTONE EXHIBIT
Where/When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday at , 220 S. Cottage Hill Ave.
Why go: This features the traditional birthstone along with their alternates. Rough mineral specimens show the gems natural formation.
Cost: Regular museum admission $4; Friday's free.
4. SUMMER EXHIBITIONS
Where/When: 1-4 p.m. Friday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, at , 150 S. Cottage Hill Ave.
Why Go: Humongous by Chicago artist Michael Rea; The Unsentimental Journey of Seymour Rosofsky, a retrospective of the prolific Chicago artist; Original Dirt, painterly quilts by Cincinnati artist Denise Burge; and Works on Paper: Selections from the Elmhurst College Collection.
Cost: Adults $7, free on Fridays.
5. WEST SUBURBAN SYMPHONY
Where/When: 8 p.m. Saturday at Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville.
Why Go: The West Suburban Symphony of Hinsdale will feature a "" concert with Maestro Peter Lipari leading an inspirational musical tribute with NBC Chicago newsman Dick Johnson as narrator for Aaron Copland's "Lincoln Portrait."