Arts and entertainment calendar for Aug. 23
Updated: October 5, 2012 3:34PM
Fridays on the Green
Concert series held at 6 p.m. the first and third Fridays of each month on the Village Green in front of Mount Prospect Village Hall, 50 S. Emerson St. Sept. 7: Jack Straw. Sept. 21: The Committee Band. Visit www.experiencemountprospect.org.
A play that looks at living with disabilities will be performed at 8 p.m. Aug. 31 and Sept. 1 at Oakton Community College’s Footlik Theater, 1600 East Golf Road, Des Plaines. $10; $8 for students and seniors. Call (847) 635-1900.
Presented by Muse of Fire Theatre Company through Sept. 9 in Ingraham Park, behind the Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave., Evanston. Performances are at 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. No performances Aug. 25-26. Free admission. Visit www.museoffire.org.
“Man of La Mancha”
Presented by Light Opera Works at 8 p.m. Aug. 25 and 2 p.m. Aug. 26 at Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson St., Evanston. $48, $68, $77, $92 for main floor; $32, $48, $68, $77 for balcony; half-price for ages 21 and younger. Call (847) 920-5360 or visit www.LightOperaWorks.com.
Presented by Idle Muse Theatre Company at 8 p.m. Aug. 23-25 and 3 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Side Project Theater, 1439 W. Jarvis Ave., Chicago. Caught up in the political interests of a war he never understood, a young soldier stands convicted of war crimes. Now his only chance for survival is an enigmatic woman from the enemy side with an agenda he doesn’t understand. $20; $15 for students and seniors. Visit www.idlemuse.org or call (773) 340-9438.
The Shakespeare Project of Chicago
Presents a free performance of “50-Minute Romeo and Juliet” at 7 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Park Ridge Public Library, 20 S. Prospect Ave., Park Ridge. A discussion with the actors will follow the performance. Pre-registration is required by calling (847) 825-3123.
Sept. 8-Oct. 7 at Piven Theatre Workshop, 927 Noyes St., Evanston. British newcomer Polly Stenham’s play tells the story of London siblings left to fend for themselves after their bipolar mother goes missing. Performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays; 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays; and 2:30 p.m. Sundays. No 2:30 p.m. show on Sept. 15. $25; $15 for previews, Sept. 8-11. Call (847) 866-8049 or visit www.piventheatre.org.
“Woody Sez — The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie”
Sept. 14-Oct. 21 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. Featuring more than 30 of Guthrie’s ballads and anthems, the production celebrates the colorful life and rich musical legacy of America’s great folk troubadour. Curtain times are Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. (except Sept. 25 and Oct. 2 and 16); Wednesdays at 1 p.m. (except Sept. 26) and 7:30 p.m. (except Oct. 10); Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.; Fridays at 8 p.m. (except opening on Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m.); Saturdays at 2:30 p.m. (except Sept. 15) and 8 p.m.; Sundays at 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. (except Sept. 23, Oct. 7 and 21). $25-$72; $25-$54 for previews, Sept. 14-20. Student tickets are $15, any performance, subject to availability. Call (847) 673-6300 or visit www.northlight.org. Backstage with BJ, a discussion with artistic director BJ Jones, offering behind-the-scenes insight, is at noon Sept. 14. Reservations are required; call (847) 679-9501, ext. 3555. Hootenannies, informal post-show “jam sessions” with the artists from the production, will be held following the performances Sept. 30 (after 7 p.m.), Oct. 7 (after 2:30 p.m.) and Oct. 14 (after 7 p.m.). Audience members are invited to bring their own instruments and join the artists onstage to play for approximately one hour after the performance.
Lincolnwood Chamber Orchestra
Performs Jewish and Muslim music, “Celebrating 500 Years of Friendship in Bosnia and Herzegovina,” at 7 p.m. Sept. 2 at the American Islamic College, 640 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago. Tickets are $25, available at www.americanmusicfestivals.com.
Music Institute of Chicago
Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave., Evanston. (847) 905-1500. www.musicinst.org. Sept. 23, 3 p.m.: The Lincoln Trio performs Brahms’ Trio in C Major; Turina’s Piano Trio No. 1 in D Major, Op. 35; and other works. $30; $20 seniors; $10 students.
Akoo Theatre at Rosemont
5400 N. River Road, Rosemont. Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.com or (800) 745-3000. For information about the theater, visit www.rosemonttheatre.com. Oct. 21, 7 p.m.: Celtic Thunder. $32.50, $49.50, $65, $75. Nov. 17, 8 p.m.: Australian Pink Floyd.
6920 N. Mannheim Road, Rosemont. Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.com or (800) 745-3000. For information, visit www.allstatearena.com. Parking is $20, cash only. Oct. 11, 7 p.m.: “Twins Of Evil Tour,” featuring Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson, with special guest J Devil, the DJ alter ego of KoRn’s frontman Jonathan Davis. $39.50, $49.50, $59.50, $69.50. Nov. 29-30, 7:30 p.m.: The Who: Quadrophenia and More. $39.50, $59.50, $80.50, $129.50.
Bluegrass Legends Concerts
Held at the American Legion Music Hall, 1030 Central St., Evanston. www.chicagobluegrass.com. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Admission: $20; $15 for children 16 and under and senior citizens. Aug. 25: Cumberland River.
Gorilla Tango’s Skokie Theatre
7924 Lincoln Ave. Skokie. www.gorillatango.com. (773) 598-4549. Aug. 31, 7 p.m., Sept. 1, 6 p.m., and Sept. 2, 3 p.m.: Parrots of the Caribbean (Jimmy Buffett tribute act). $25 in advance; $30 at the door.
InterContinental Chicago O’Hare Hotel
5300 N. River Road, Rosemont. (847) 544-5300. www.montroseroom.com. Aug. 25, 8:30 p.m.: Michael McDermott’s Birthday Bash Concert in the Montrose Room. The Chicago-based folk rock singer will perform songs from his new album, “Hit Me Back.” $12-$32.
1328 W. Morse Ave. in Rogers Park, Chicago. (773) 381-4554. www.maynestage.com. Aug. 26, 7 p.m.: Gary Nunez and Plena Libre with Chicago Afro-Puerto Rican Ensemble (CAPRE). $20-$30. Aug. 30, 8 p.m.: The Del Moroccos. $12. Sept. 13: Marcus Miller, winner of the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Jazz Album of 2001. $69.50. Sept. 14, 9 p.m.: The Handsome Family. $19 in advance; $23 at the door. Sept. 15, 9 p.m.: Las Guitarras de Espana and Los Hombres Perdidos, $20. Sept. 18, 8 p.m.: XRT Blues Breakers Show with John Mayall. $60.
Mullen’s Bar & Grill
8313 W. Lawrence Ave., Norridge. (708) 452-3190. Aug. 28, 7-10 p.m.: Jazz Community Big Band, an 18-piece big band, plays the music of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Stan Kenton and others. No cover.
1245 Chicago Ave., Evanston. www.evanstonspace.com. (847) 492-8860. Shows at 8 p.m., unless noted otherwise. Aug. 24: Maria Muldaur (blues/pop). $17-$30. Aug. 25: Langhorne Slim & the Law (alt country). $15/$18. Aug. 25: Seth Glier Residency in The Studios at SPACE, $10. Aug. 26, 2 p.m.: Michael Smith and Anne Hills. $15/$18. Aug. 26, 7 p.m.: Dan Navarro. $15-$28. Aug. 28: Rebecca Loebe with Anna Vogelzang. $10-$18. Aug. 29: David Ryan Harris (R&B). $15/$18. Aug. 30: Canned Heat (blues/rock). $28-$68. Aug. 31: The Fabulous Thunderbirds (blues/rock). $28-$68. Sept. 1: Brendan James, $12/$15. Sept. 5: Alan Evans Trio featuring Alan Evans of Soulive (jazz/soul/funk). $12/$15. Sept. 7, 7 p.m. and 10 p.m.: Tony Lucca (pop). $18-34. Sept. 9, 5 p.m.: Griffin House live recording and show in the Studios at SPACE, $30. Sept. 9, 7 p.m.: Griffin House, $18/$22. Sept. 11: Elephant Revival (indie folk). $12/$15. Sept. 13: Debbie Davies (blues). $15/$20. Sept. 14: Natalia Zukerman & Friends live album recording (folk). $17/$20. Sept. 16, 7 p.m.: Greg Brown (folk). $26-$46. Sept. 18: Royal Southern Brotherhood (rock/blues). $17/$20. Sept. 19: Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds (rock/blues/soul). $12/$15. Sept. 20, 10 p.m.: Dave Specter’s Adventures in Guitar with Eddie Shaw (blues). $12/$15. Sept. 21: Dirty Dozen Brass Band, $25/$30. Sept. 22, 7 p.m.: Lori McKenna (folk). $15/$18. Sept. 22, 10 p.m.: Roomful of Blues, $20/$25. Sept. 23, 7 p.m.: Gary Louris of The Jayhawks (folk). $25/$27. Sept. 24: Pearl & The Beard (indie/folk). $12/$15. Sept. 25: Matthew Perryman Jones and Matthew Mayfield, $12/$15. Sept. 26-27: 93XRT Jazz Transfusion welcomes John Scofield Trio, $26-$48. Sept. 27, 10 p.m.: Dry The River (folk). $12-$15. Sept. 28: Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen (folk/bluegrass). $25/$30. Sept. 28, 10 p.m.: Michael Tolcher (pop). $12/$15. Sept. 29: Siegel Schwall Band with Johnny Burns (blues). $22-$42. Sept. 30: Chicago Blues Harp Bash #5, $15/$20. Oct. 2: Ben Taylor with Grace Weber. $15/$18. Oct. 3: Molly Lewis (acoustic pop). $15/$18/$25. Oct. 5, 7 p.m.: Garnet Rogers, $15/$18. Oct. 6: Dolly Varden with Nora O’Connor (folk rock). $15/$18. Oct. 7, 7 p.m.: Rasputina with Faun Fables (cello rock). $15/$17. Oct. 9: Chad & Jeremy (folk rock). $17/$20/$30. Oct. 10: Guy Forsyth (Americana). $15/$18. Oct. 12, 7 p.m.: Four Bitchin’ Babes (folk). $15-$35. Oct. 13, 7 p.m.: Lucy Kaplansky (folk). $16-$32. Oct. 19:Abigail Washburn with Prince Florence (Americana/bluegrass). $22/$25. Oct. 21, 7 p.m.: Paul Thorn (Americana). $17-$37. Oct. 23: The English Beat with Paul Collins’ Beat (ska/rock). $38/$40. Oct. 24: Ray Wylie Hubbard (country). $15/$18. Oct. 25:Joe Ely (country). $22-$42. Oct. 26, 7 p.m.: Antje Duvekot (folk). $12/$15. Oct. 26, 9:30 p.m.: Red Wanting Blue (rock). $15/$18. Oct. 28, 7 p.m.: Pianist George Winston, $25-$35. Oct. 30: Milk Carton Kids (folk). $13/$15. Nov. 2, 7 p.m.: Jeffrey Foucault (folk). $12/$15/$22. Nov. 2, 10 p.m.: Charlie Hunter Duo (jazz/funk). $18/$22/$30. Nov. 4: Shawn Mullins (folk rock/alternative). $20/$30/$40. Nov. 6: Noah Gundersen and David Ramirez, $10/$12/$18. Nov. 7: Lucy Wainwright Roche and Lindsay Fuller (folk). $12/$15/$22. Nov. 8: Enter The Haggis (rock/world fusion). $15/$18/$27. Nov. 9-10: Slide guitarist Sonny Landreth (blues). $27/$30/$46. Nov. 15: Willy Porter ( folk/blues). $18/$28/$38. Nov. 18: Kris Delmhorst (folk/Americana). $15/$18/$26. Nov. 25, 7 p.m.: Tuck & Patti (jazz). $20/$30/$40. Nov. 27: Billy Martin & Wil Blades Duo, featuring Billy Martin of Medeski, Martin & Wood (experimental jazz/funk). $15/$18/$25.
At the InterContinental Chicago O’Hare, 5300 N. River Road, Rosemont. (847) 544-5300. www.icohare.com. Through September: Serigraphs by Jack Silverman.
9599 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. Through October: “Simply Sandy,” an exhibit of works by Sandy Schmidt, sponsored by Simply Chicago Art. Visit www.simplychicagoart.com.
Oakton Community College
Koehnline Museum of Art, 1600 E. Golf Road, Des Plaines. (847) 635-2633. www.oakton.edu/museum. Through Sept. 21: “Eyewitness: Works by Morris Topchevsky,” a diverse survey of work by the Chicago artist and social crusader Morris Topchevsky (1899-1947).
Services for Adults
Staying in Their Homes, Celebrating Experience: A Gallery of Art by Older Adults, 1123 Emerson, Suite 200, Evanston. (847) 864-7274. www.SASIathome.org. Gallery hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays or by appointment. All art is for sale, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting SASI. Through Nov. 4: Works by Robert Leopold, Delores Rix and Howard Tyner.
Auditions & opportunities
Performing Arts at Oakton
Holding auditions for “Lysistrata” from 6-9 p.m. Aug. 27-28 at Oakton Community College’s Studio One, 1600 E. Golf Road, Des Plaines. No appointment is necessary. The director seeks 17 actors — men and women of all ages — who should prepare a comedic monologue (one to two minutes in length) or be ready to read from the script. Monologues need not be memorized. Production dates are Oct. 11-21. Call (847) 635-1897.
Six Piano Ensemble
The group, which performs classical, jazz, and contemporary music arranged for six pianos, will hold auditions from 7-9 p.m. Sept. 10 and 12 in Room 1360 at Oakton Community College’s Des Plaines campus, 1600 E. Golf Road. Music is provided, and candidates also may play a prepared selection. For more information, contact Glenna Sprague at (847) 635-1905 or email@example.com.
Oakton String Ensemble
Seeking violin, viola, cello, and double bass players with prior experience for the 2012-13 season. The ensemble performs several times a year on campus with occasional off-campus appearances. Recent performances have included everything from Vivaldi, Corelli, and Schubert to Bartok, Joplin, New Orleans jazz, and Bollywood music. Rehearsals are held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays at Oakton Community College’s Des Plaines campus, 1600 E. Golf Road. To schedule an audition, contact Daniel Golden at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Performing Arts at Oakton
Holding auditions for a staged reading of “The Amish Project” from 6-9 p.m. Sept. 4-5 at Oakton Community College’s Studio One, 1600 E. Golf Road, Des Plaines. No appointment is necessary. The director seeks teenaged girls (including one Latina actress), as well as women and men ages 30 to 55. All should prepare a contemporary monologue (one to two minutes in length) or be prepared to read from the script. Monologues need not be memorized. Production dates are Sept. 29-30. Call (847) 635-1897.
Canzonetta Youth Orchestra
Seeking musicians to audition for the 2012-13 music season. Directed by Hilel Kagan, Canzonetta is a chamber orchestra that offers specialized instruction for children interested in developing their orchestral skills. Training Orchestra, for 7- to 10-year-olds with beginning orchestral experience, meets from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Saturdays. The Intermediate Orchestra, for 10- to 13-year-olds with more advanced training, meets from 3-4:30 p.m. Sundays. The Senior Orchestra, for high school students who are advanced musicians, meets from 1-3 p.m. Sundays. All three orchestras rehearse at the Wilmette Recreation Center, 3000 Glenview Road. There will be at least four concerts throughout the year. To make an audition appointment, call Helia Schramm, (847) 328-0570.
Seeks dancers ages 7-17 to audition to perform in its annual Chicago presentation of “The Great Russian Nutcracker.” Auditions will be held at 4 p.m. Aug. 29 at Southport Performing Arts Conservatory, 3433-37 W. Peterson Ave., Chicago. Dancers should have two years of ballet training and be no more than 5 feet tall. $5 audition fee. Registration required. Call (773) 463-1220 or visit www.southportarts.com.
Martin Luther Church
6850 W. Addison, Chicago, seeks crafters for its annual Holiday Fair, to be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 20. Table rental fee and sample for raffle. Call (773) 777-8821 for information.
Resurrection College Prep High School
Seeks crafters for its Arts & Craft Fair, to be held Nov. 10 at 7500 W. Talcott Ave., Chicago. Applications are available at www.reshs.org or by contacting Carol Marchetti at (773) 775-6616, ext. 112.
Norwood Park Historical Society
Accepting applications from crafters, artists, and high-quality chefs/bakers to fill positions at the 25th annual Victoria’s Holiday Boutique, a fund-raiser for the nonprofit organization, to be held Nov. 28-Dec. 2 at 5624 N. Newark Ave., Chicago. Fee is $35-$65 per space, and each seller must donate 15% commission on sales. During the event, crafters must commit to a minimum of five hours to working the sale. Handmade or homemade items only. Call (773) 631-4633 or e-mail email@example.com.
Christmas in Park Ridge Boutique
Seeks crafters for the event, to be held from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 7-8 at Park Ridge Presbyterian Church, Crescent and Delphia. Space rental $20-$80, plus 10% of sales. Call (847) 823-0920. Application deadline is Dec. 1.
Books & poetry
Gorilla Tango’s Skokie Theatre
7924 Lincoln Ave. Skokie. www.gorillatango.com. (773) 598-4549. Aug. 26, 5:30 p.m.: Salsation, a Latin improv and sketch comedy troupe, presents the Word Up! poetry slam. $10.
Niles Public Library
6960 Oakton St., Niles. (847) 663-6405. www.nileslibrary.org. Aug. 25, 2 p.m.: Saturday Family Movie Series presents “The Adventures of Tintin,” rated PG. Aug. 28, 4 p.m.: Captain Underpants book release party, for children in grades 1-4.
Gorilla Tango’s Skokie Theatre
7924 Lincoln Ave. Skokie. www.gorillatango.com. (773) 598-4549. Aug. 24-25, 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays: “Miscellaneous: A Comedy Showcase.” Politics, pop culture, literature and other subjects are given the comedic treatment in an improv and sketch show. $20. Through Sept. 29, 9 p.m. Saturdays: “Holy Bouncing Boobies! A Batman Burlesque.” 18 and over only. $20. Sept. 8-29, 7:30 p.m. Saturdays: “Shakespeare’s Female Women,” written and performed by Ever Mainard and Alicia Queen. $15.
1813 Dempster St., Evanston. (847) 424-1382. Aug. 25, 7:30-8:30 p.m.: “An Evening of Comedy and Spoken Word” with author and comedian Debbie Sue Goodman of Skokie. No cover.
Zanies Comedy Club
5437 Park Place, Rosemont. Showtimes at 8 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; 8 p.m. and 10:15 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Two-item food/beverage minimum. Aug. 23-25: John Roy. Aug. 29-Sept. 1: Maria Villasenor. Sept. 8, 7 p.m.: Paul Reiser. $25.
Lynnette’s School of Dance
517 W. Talcott Road, Park Ridge, celebrates 40 years of business in Park Ridge with a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house at 5 p.m. Aug. 23. Call (847) 823-7334.
Leikarringen Heimhug Norwegian Folk Dancers
Meet weekly, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays, at Norwood Crossing, 6016 N. Nina, Chicago. New members, age 16 and older, welcome. No dance experience needed, just interest in Scandinavian folk dance. Call (847) 823-7596 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; or (847) 692-6616 or email@example.com.
For all ages, held from 7-10 p.m. every Tuesday at the White Eagle Banquet Hall, 6839 N. Milwaukee Ave., Niles. Beginner lessons are at 7:30 p.m. and new dance or review at 8 p.m. Admission: $7; $5 for ages 17 and under. Call (847) 965-6353 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fairs & festivals
Taste of Armenia Festival
Held from noon-6:30 p.m. Aug. 26 at St. James Armenian Church Evanston, 816 Clark St., Evanston. The event features authentic Armenian food, live music, children’s activities, cooking demonstrations and other cultural offerings. Free admission and parking. Visit www.tasteofarmenia.org.
An Arts & Crafts Adventure
Held 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 15 in Hodges Park, 101 S. Courtland, Park Ridge. Visit www.americansocietyofartists.org.
Gorilla Tango’s Skokie Theatre
7924 Lincoln Ave. Skokie. (773) 598-4549. www.gorillatango.com. Aug. 25-26, noon- 5 p.m.: Silent movie fest, held in conjunction with Skokie’s Backlot Bash. Free.
Lincolnwood Public Library
4000 W. Pratt Ave. (847) 677-5277. www.lincolnwoodlibrary.org. Aug. 24, 1 p.m.: “Big Miracle.” Aug. 30, 10:30 a.m.: “The Deep Blue Sea.” Aug. 30, 1 p.m.: “Annie Get Your Gun.” Aug. 31, 1 p.m.: “Footnote” (English subtitles).
Northwest Chicago Film Society
Classic Film Series is held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, unless otherwise noted, at the Portage Theater, 4050 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. Admission is $5. Visit www.northwestchicagofilmsociety.org. Aug. 29: “The Chase” (1966), with the Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner cartoon “Fast and Furry-ous.”
Walking On Water Films
Presenting the Chicago premiere of “Promised Land: Israel Through The Eyes of Surfers” at 4 p.m. Sept. 9 at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. The screening will be followed by a meet-and-greet with director and co-producer Todd Morehead. The film is appropriate for all ages. Free. Call (312) 560-5680.
Tours & outings
Evanston History Center
Walking tour series conducted by Kris Hartzell, EHC’s director of Visitor Services and Facilities. The 90-minute tours begin at 11 a.m. at the Dawes House, 225 Greenwood St., Evanston, and will take place rain or shine. Admission for each tour is $20; $15 for EHC members. Reservations are not required, but are recommended. Call (847) 475-3410 or e-mail email@example.com. Sept. 1: “Architectural Evanston.” Sept. 15: “Evanston Women’s History.” Oct. 6: “Evanston’s Lakefront.” Oct. 20: “Burnham in Evanston,” a tour of the neighborhood where architect Daniel Burnham lived and worked.
Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park
Located along the east side of McCormick Boulevard, between Dempster on the north to Touhy on the south. Free, docent-led tours featuring a different section of the two-mile long park are offered each month. Tours last approximately one hour and feature discussions of the sculptures, their creating artists, types of materials used and techniques employed as well as the artists’ concepts for the various pieces. The park is handicapped accessible but the tours require walking between the sculptures, so people who have difficulty are encouraged to bring a wheelchair. All tours begin promptly at 1 p.m. No reservations are required. Visit www.sculpturepark.org or call (847) 679-4265. Aug. 26: Section I, park in the lot between Dempster and Main streets on the east side of McCormick Boulevard. Sept. 23: Section II, park in the canoe launch on Oakton, just east of McCormick, and walk over the channel bridge to McCormick to begin the tour. Oct. 28: Section IV, park in the lot in the park, between Howard and Touhy.
Workshops & classes
Skokie Art Guild
Offering figure drawing workshops from 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays at the Devonshire Cultural Center, 4400 Greenwood, Skokie. Live models; no instructor. Fee per session is $20; $12 for members. Call Steve Gal, (847) 673-4450, or visit www.skokieartguild.org.
Monday Night Car Shows
Held from 6-9 p.m. every Monday, through Sept. 10, in the west parking lot of Westfield Old Orchard shopping center, 4999 Old Orchard Center, Skokie. Cars on display will include classic cars, muscle cars, hot rods, motorcycles and vintage military vehicles. There will also be music, food and hourly raffles. Visit www.mondaynightcarshows.com.
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
9603 Woods Drive, Skokie. (847) 967-4889. www.ilholocaustmuseum.org. Admission: $12; $8 for students and senior citizens; $6 for children ages 5-11. Special exhibitions are free with museum admission. Through Jan. 6, 2013: “Spies, Traitors and Saboteurs: Fear and Freedom in America,” a creation of the International Spy Museum. The exhibit explores how the United States should balance civil liberties and individual rights during times of conflict, crisis and fear. At interactive stations following the themes of the exhibition — revolution, sabotage, hate, radicalism, world war, subversion, protest, extremism and terrorism — visitors are able to record their opinions on issues of national security and civil liberties and compare their reactions to those of past Gallup polling results.