Get Out: Rock Out, Party Down and Learn to Sleep it Off

Warmer weather means more great reasons to get out and explore Oak Park and River Forest.

Of course, there's , 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the , and the debut of the , 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in parking lot.

But here are some of our other weekend recommendations. Know of more happenings? Please tell us in the comments or add it to the Events calendar. Free and easy!

When/Where: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Thursday at FitzGerald's, 6615 Roosevelt Road in Berwyn.
Why go: Proceeds from this double bill concert, featuring The Webstirs and The Contractors will benefit, the Oak Park-based resource agency for abused women and their families.
Price: $20

When/Where: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday in the Oak Park Arts District, located on Harrison Street on the nine blocks west of Austin boulevard on Harrison Street.
Why go: More than 50 artists will display their work at this springtime event, which also features a magic show, live music, food, mimes and much more.
Price: Free to browse

When/Where: 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at , 13 Harrison St.
Why go: Chill and participate with the Buddhist community as they work on the center's World Peace Garden. Pizza, snacks and conversation provided.
Price: Free

When/Where: 11 a.m. Saturday at , 408 S. Oak Park Ave.
Why go: Learn to sleep better, learn to live better. The discussion will be led by Mary Maryland, PhD, RN, will present a talk titled Sweet Dreams: How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep
Price: Free

3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday at The Circle Theatre, 1010 Madison St. in Oak Park.
Why go: Enjoy a matinée performance of A Little Night Music, "a witty and urbane musical set in waltz time" and based on Ingrid Berman's film Smiles of a Summer Night.
$26; tickets here.


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