Get Out: Take in a Play
Or listen to a free concert on a holiday 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 when you're done with work and ready to get out. Check our picks for the activities to hit.
1. PRIVATE LIVES
Where/When: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd, Glen Ellyn.
Why Go: Buffalo Theatre Ensemble's performance of Noel Coward's witty comedy about rekindled relationships.
2. CLASSIC CAR SHOW
Where/When: 6-9 p.m. Friday on Main St. from Maple to Franklin, Downers Grove.
Why Go: Wander among the classic cars, 1980 or older, with the featured Fords, Mercurys and Lincolns on Curtiss Street. Acoustic rock cover band Johnny Don't to perform.
3. MOTORCYCLE CRUISE NIGHT
Where/When: 6-9 p.m. Saturday at The Nook, 4738 Main St., Lisle.
Why Go: Evviva! Bar and Eatery and Heritage Harley-Davidson host this summer's first cruise night, and the village's first motorcycle show. Families can enjoy free cotton candy, a moon bounce, a freestyle motocross exhibition, a live band, DJ and food provided by Evviva! on Main Street from Ogden to Burlington Avenues. Those who register their bikes are eligible for peoples' choice awards gift certificates to a local business. Downtown Main Street will close between 4:30-5 p.m. in preparation for the event.
Where/When: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Wheaton Drama - Playhouse 111, 111 N Hale St, Wheaton.
Why Go: The Tony-Award winning musical about revolution-era America.
5. FREE CONCERTS
Where/When: Saturday, Sunday and Monday at Cantigny Gardens & Grounds, 1s151 Winfield Rd., Wheaton.
Why Go: The 1st Infantry Division Band plays patriotic music at 5 p.m. Saturday' the West Suburban Concert Band plays patriotic music at 3 p.m. Sunday; the Steve Cooper Orchestra plays big band music at 3 p.m. Monday.