From Spring Road Day to Epiphany Lutheran Resale to Courts Plus open house, there's something for everyone this weekend.
Friday, September 14, 2012
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Or, perhaps, a concert; will it be Dave Matthews music or Elmhurst Symphony?
There's something for everyone this weekend, from garage sales to boot camp. Here are a few things we thought looked interesting. For more, check out our calendar and, as always, tell us what we missed in the comments. What/where: Puppets on the Wilder Side Spring Performance, 7:30 p.m. Friday at Elmhurst Public Library, 125 S. Prospect Ave. Why go: This one's pretty much just for the kids. But it's by the kids, too. Talented middle and high schoolers have been working on this rousing show for awhile now. Come and see "Bear Feels Sad," No Such Thing" and "The Case of the Missing Sheep." Cost: Free What/where: Trippin Billies Dave Matthews Tribute Band, 10 p.m. Friday at Fitz's Spare Keys, 119 N. York Why go: Dave Matthews music. What more …
Friday, May 4, 2012
Here's a quick look at the obvious—and the not-so-obvious—happenings in town.
Everyone is buzzing about Art in the Park this weekend, May 5 and 6, and certainly the local watering holes will be welcoming all for sangria and margaritas to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. But that's not all that's happening. Just check out our weekend calendar listing. Here are a few things you may or may not have heard about. And, if we left anything out, let us know in the comments below. What/When: Friday Night at the Museum Panel Discussion, 6:30 p.m. Friday at Elmhurst Art Museum, 150 S. Cottage Hill Ave. Why go: After a busy week, enjoy a bit of stimulation and relaxation during an up-close and personal interaction with talented artists. Cost: Free What/When: Final weekend of Greenman Theatre's production of "The Matchmaker," 7:30 p.m. …
Friday, April 13, 2012
Godspell is getting rave reviews, and you can get a lesson in the environment, line-dance the night away, swoon to Diva Montell and so much more.
Plenty of activities await this weekend in Elmhurst, and here are just a few. To see more, be sure to check out our events calendar. And, as always, if we missed anything, please let us know in the comments. What/Where: York High School Drama Department presents "Godspell" at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday at the York auditorium, 355 W. St. Charles Road. Stop in at the York High commons before the play on Friday at 6 p.m. and fill up on delectable delights from nine local pizza joints, a fund-raiser for the District 205 Foundation. Why Go: If the reviews on Patch are any indication, this is a can't-miss production. Godspell is still the same story that emerged in the 1970s, retelling the parables of the Gospel of St. Matthew…
Friday, February 3, 2012
There's plenty to do, so get out there!
Enjoy everything Elmhurst has to offer. Here's a few things happening this weekend. We couldn't list it all here, so be sure to check out our calendar for more events. And, as always, tell us what we missed in the comments. What: York High School Drama Winter Festival When/Where: 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Feb. 3-5, at York High School, 355 W. St. Charles Road Why go: The York High School Drama Department presents the fifth annual Winter Festival Feb. 2-5. This year’s festival features one musical performance and three plays. The weekend offers audiences a wide variety of theater to enjoy and showcases the talent of nearly 50 students who perform, stage manage and assist in direction. Friday, it's "Waiting for Gadot" at 7:…
Friday, December 2, 2011
Take in some fun activities after a weekend of holiday shopping in Elmhurst.
It's Santa's busy season, and he's making stops in Elmhurst this weekend so be sure and pay him a visit. Or, if you're more of a sports fan, the Elmhurst YMCA is the place to be. Here are a few ideas for the weekend. We couldn't list them all here, so be sure to check out our calendar for more events. And, as always, tell us what we missed in the comments. 1. SING ALONG WITH SANTA When/Where: 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Fitz's Spare Keys, 119 N. York St. Why Go: Belt out holiday classics with friends, family, and Santa and Mrs. C. Bring your camera to this family friendly event. Food and drink is available for purchase. Also, while you're in City Centre, stop by one of three tents—at York and Adelaide, 190 N. York and Addison at Schiller Court…
Thursday, July 7, 2011
Walk the gardens, see Bulls at the zoo or enjoy Christmas in July. Summer doesn't last forever, you know.
We’ve got the best bets for when the work week is over and you're and ready to get out. Check our picks for the activities to hit. 1. GAMES AROUND THE WORLD & WORLD'S FAIR CARNIVAL Where/When: Games Around the World is from 1 to 1:45 or from 2:30 to 3:15 Friday, and World's Fair Carnival is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Elmhurst Public Library, 125 S. Prospect Ave. Why Go: Travel around the world with Kidworks Touring Theatre on Friday. Kick up your heels to the Mexican Hat Dance, bow to the Queen of England, and parade under a Chinese Dragon. And on Saturday, put on your globetrotting shoes for a carnival of international fun with games, crafts, and tales from all over. Cost: Free 2. GARDEN WALK AND FAIRE Where/When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m…
Thursday, March 24, 2011
Spies, Lincoln, climbing wall and racing pigeons—take your pick.
Each week, we'll give you the info on the five best family activities or events for the week. You're time-pressed enough, so we're happy to do the research and find the best things to do and places to go, both locally and within reasonable striking distance. Look for the kids’ planner each Wednesday, and help us build the planner with your own suggestions and tips — just add them to the comment box. Even if you disagree with our picks, let us know. We want to hear from you! • A CIVIL WAR SPY Where/When: 1-2 p.m. Saturday at Elmhurst Public Library, 125 S. Prospect Ave. Why Go: Children in grades 1 to 6 are invited to meet Belle Boyd, one of several women who were spies during the Civil War. Pricing: Free. • FRIDAY FUN CLIMB Where/When: 6:…
Thursday, February 17, 2011
There is plenty to do this weekend.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend. Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit and new bars/restaurants/shops to explore. 1. WINTER JAZZ FEST Where/When: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday on the McAninch Arts Center Mainstage, College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd, Glen Ellyn. Why Go: Friday's show is Henry Johnson and The Organ Express, and Two for Brazil: Paulinho Garcia and Greg Fishman. Saturday's headliner is the Ramsey Lewis Trio. Pricing: Friday: $30, $28 for seniors, $20 for youth. Saturday: $50-75, $48-73 for seniors, $40-65 for youth. 2. HERE'S LOOKING AT YOU - DEAD! Where/When: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Angelo's …
Friday, December 10, 2010
This week's calendar includes puppets, music and scrimshaw.
With bitter cold temperatures and more snow in the forecast, we can all use a little pick-me-up for the weekend. Here are the happenings around Elmhurst. This time, we're going to take you through Monday. Friday, Dec. 10 Saturday, Dec. 11 Sunday, Dec. 12 Monday, Dec. 13